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Scotland’s SgurrEnergy and China uni NCEPU team up to advance wind turbine designs

Wind turbine

Scottish renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy is collaborating with a Chinese university to advance wind turbine designs and control systems.

Suzlon to launch 6MW offshore wind turbine

Offshore wind turbine

Indian wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Group is to launch its latest 6MW offshore wind turbine. The Indian firm will launch the REpower 6.2M152 wind turbine at the EWEA Offshore conference and exhibition this month. The offshore wind turbine will enter commercial production in 2015.

Construction complete on world’s largest offshore wind turbine

The world's largest wind turbine being installed

Construction on the world's largest wind turbine has been completed in Scotland. Work started to install the 7MW offshore turbine, in waters close to the Methil's Energy Park in Fife, in early October. The world–beating wind turbine is now ready for testing.

Huisman to build world’s largest cranes in China for installing offshore wind turbines

offshore wind farm installation vessel

Netherlands-based maritime company Huisman has won a contract to build in China the world's largest cranes for installing offshore wind turbines. The firm will deliver three cranes for UK firm Seajacks' latest record-breaking offshore wind farm installation vessel, Scylla, announced in June.

National offshore wind energy authority to be formed in India under MNRE

Offshore wind farm under construction

A National offshore wind energy authority is to be formed in India which is set to make offshore wind power a reality in the BRIC country.

China to lead world in wind power O&M expenditure by 2020

Siemens wind turbine under maintenance

Wind power developments are set to boost the value of the operations and maintenance (O&M) market to USD 19bn by 2020, led by China, new research clams.

Danish wind giant Vestas to deliver 50MW of turbines to China energy supplier

Danish firm Vestas is to supply 50MW of wind turbines to a Chinese gas supplier. The Danish wind power developer, based in Denmark, will deliver the turbines to Chinese firm Hanas New Energy.

Gear change

The move towards gearless units in the wind sector has been propelled by the growth of offshore wind and a conviction amongst leading turbine makers that it offers the best solution for improved reliability and reduced operational and maintenance costs.

World’s largest offshore wind farm starts to generate power in UK

The world’s largest offshore wind farm had started to generate power in the UK. The 630MW London Array wind farm is under construction in the Thames Estuary, England.

World’s longest blades for 6MW wind turbine tested in Denmark

Tests on the world’s longest wind turbines blades have started in Denmark. German firm Siemens Energy has begun field testing its record-breaking 154m rotor for the 6MW offshore wind turbine at the national test centre at Østerild.

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