Tag Archive for 'wind turbine'

Vestas produces prototype blade for most powerful offshore wind turbine

September 10th, 2013 by Vestas Wind Systems A/S

The offshore wind energy industry is developing rapidly in its drive to decrease construction and maintenance costs to produce electricity from a renewable energy source at the cheapest possible price. There’s on-going technological advancement to produce turbines that can generate more electricity as each offshore wind turbine is expensive to install. Vestas Wind Systems A/S […]

Ecotricity’s Urbine hopes to bolster micro wind turbine credibility

February 14th, 2013 by ecotricity

Britain’s first green energy company Ecotricity are set to carry out final tests on a British-designed-and-made micro wind turbine – called the Urbine – which could be up to 40% more efficient than similar sized windmills on the market. The vertical-axis windmill will undergo six months testing in Stroud, Gloucestershire before undergoing official performance certification […]

Scaling up wind turbine power by employing superconductivity

January 21st, 2013 by Elhuyar Fundazioa

SUPRAPOWER is an EU FP7 founded research project focused on a major innovation in offshore wind turbine technology by developing a new compact superconductor-based generator. The project aims to design an innovative, lightweight, robust and reliable 10 MW class offshore wind turbine based on a superconducting generator, taking into account all the essential aspects of […]

Mazars looks at trends in financing UK onshore wind energy projects

December 7th, 2012 by Mazars

2012 has been the most successful year for obtaining long-term debt finance in the UK onshore wind sector since the financial crisis began in 2007/08, according to a report ‘UK Onshore Wind Investment‘ published by Mazars. Project Finance specialists at audit and advisory firm Mazars carried out the research that reveals more deals in excess […]

Siemens begins field testing 6 MW wind turbine for offshore industry

October 8th, 2012 by Siemens AG

On 6 October 2012, Siemens Energy began field testing of its new 154 metre rotor for the 6-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine in Østerild, Denmark. The SWT-6.0-154 turbine is equipped with 75 metres long rotor blades. With a record rotor diameter of 154 meters, each SWT-6.0-154 turbine can produce 25 GW.h of clean electricity in […]

Siemens launches new 6 MW direct drive offshore wind turbine

November 30th, 2011 by Siemens AG

On 29 November 2011 Siemens Energy launched its new 6-megawatt (MW) direct drive wind turbine at the European Offshore Wind Energy Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The new SWT-6.0 will be available with rotor diameters of 120 and 154 meters and is designed for the most challenging offshore sites. It features the Siemens direct drive […]

Offshore wind energy conference and exhibition will be in Amsterdam from 29 November to 1 December 2011

February 8th, 2011 by Events

The European Wind Energy Association organises a conference and exhibition on off-shore wind energy every two years. Offshore 2011 will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 29 November to 1 December. Offshore 2009, which took place in Stockholm, Sweden, had 260 exhibitors, 23 conference sessions and attracted over 4,800 people. For more information about […]

E-Si micro-renewable energy exhibition and seminar at the OGH Hotel, St Peter Port on 11 November 2010

October 18th, 2010 by Events

On 11 November 2010 E-Si Limited is hosting a micro-renewable energy exhibition and seminar at the OGH Hotel in St Peter Port, Guernsey.  The exhibition begins at 4 pm and the seminar begins at 8 pm. Andrew Hillier and Andrew Sheldon of Ice Energy UK will be attending as well as Alan Bates, MD of […]