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Drones are checking Vestas blades
Vestas has selected a drone-based solution for a large-scale blades inspection programme in Scandinavia.
Vineyard Wind secures grid permit
Offshore wind energy developer Vineyard Wind has secured the permits required to connect its proposed 800 MW wind farm to the Massachusetts grid.
Nordex wins new order for Syvash wind farm
Nordex has received a follow-up order for the second phase of the Syvash wind farm in Ukraine.
Wood wins on Vineyard Wind
Wood has been awarded the role of technical advisor on Vineyard Wind, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm located off the coast of Massachusetts, USA.
EBRD returns to Poland’s wind sector
The EBRD has signed a loan agreement for a 220 MW wind farm in Poland, the first deal signed by the bank in the Polish wind sector for three years.
Vattenfall signs Netherlands wind farm PPA
Vattenfall has signed an agreement to purchase the energy generated by the repowered onshore wind farm Zeewolde in the Netherlands.
SGRE consolidates leading position in offshore wind – GlobalData assessment
Siemens Gamesa will supply turbines for two French offshore wind projects totalling nearly 1GW following GE's exit.
Orsted moves forward on Changhua projects, Taiwan
Orsted says it is to move ahead with development of two offshore wind farms in Taiwan after making a final investment decision on the projects.
Europe invests €27 billion in new wind farms
Europe invested a total of €27 billion in the construction of new wind farm capacity in 2018.
E.ON signs deal for Japanese offshore wind projects
E.ON has signed a co-operation agreement with Kyuden Mirai Energy to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Japan.
Massachusetts approves offshore wind deal
The US state of Massachusetts has approved the long-term offtake contracts for the proposed 800 MW Vineyard offshore wind farm.
Eurowind chooses Siemens Gamesa for Denmark’s largest onshore wind project
Siemens Gamesa has signed an order with Eurowind Energy for Thorup-Sletten, the largest onshore windfarm in Denmark.
Japanese firms form offshore wind JV
Japanese firms Hitachi Zosen Corporation and Eco Power Co Ltd have established a joint venture to build a 500 MW wind farm off the coast of northeast Japan.
Terna announces new US investment
Greek renewable energy developer Terna Energy has paid $310 million for a 200 MW wind farm in Texas, USA.
E.On boosts its Texas portfolio
E.On has started the construction of a new 220 MW wind farm in Texas, USA.
DNV studies Tampen proposal
DNV GL is to carry out a verification study of Equinor’s proposed Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm.
MHI Vestas booked for Kincardine wind array
MHI Vestas has confirmed it will supply five turbines for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Siemens launches new onshore WTGs
The Siemens Gamesa onshore portfolio has been enlarged with the launch of the company’s new 5.X platform rated at 5.8 MW.
Vestas returns to the top of the WTG rankings
Vestas Wind Systems has re-established itself as the leading manufacturer for wind turbines with over 10 GW of global installations in 2018.