Posts Tagged ‘Turbine’

Wind turbine becomes 1st-class stage for musicians in Gaspe, Que.

When StA©phane Brochu thought of perching musicians on top of a wind turbine, he thought getting authorization and insurance would be his biggest challenges. It turned out finding musicians who didn't have vertigo to perform 80 metres above the ground was the more grueling task. View full post on Wind Power News

As Wind Power Sector Grows, Turbine Makers Feel the Squeeze

Vestas Wind Systems and Siemens Gamesa are giants of the wind-power industry, building mammoth turbines that rise high into the air and power more and more homes. But disappointing earnings reports from the two companies last week indicated that even they are struggling to adapt to a fast-changing sector. View full post on Wind Power […]

PHOTOS: Work begins on wind turbine factory at Fawley Power Station

As reported by the Daily Echo, Danish firm MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is to build a new premises, on land at the decommissioned Fawley Power Station site, to paint and store the 80m long turbine blades, which it manufactures at Newport on the Isle of Wight. The new factory is expected to create 50 jobs […]

Wind turbine project for Thurston/Lewis counties moves forward

The Skookumchuck wind energy project, first pitched in Thurston County more than a year ago, continues to inch its way through the land-use process. A Colorado-based company called RES Americas proposes to build 51 wind turbines on Weyerhaeuser property, near the Skookumchuck reservoir, that straddles the Thurston-Lewis county line. View full post on Wind Power […]

Safety a Priority for Oklahoma Wind Turbine Maintenance Workers

Just about every day on the job, the two look out at the Oklahoma landscape in every direction for miles, several hundred feet atop a wind turbine. The two are both wind technicians for NextEra Energy's Breckinridge Wind Energy Center east of Enid. View full post on Wind Power News

Government Support Will Boost Wind Turbine Market Growth During Forecast Period 2014-2020

Wind energy is the power extracted from wind using wind turbines. A wind turbine is a device that transforms the kinetic energy of the wind into electrical energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Siemens Gamesa wins wind turbine order in Norway

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA said Friday it has been awarded a wind turbine order in Norway for Fortum's Sorfjord windfarm. Siemens Gamesa will supply Fortum's wind power plant in Tysfjord with 23 of its wind turbines, the company said, adding that it expects installation to start in summer 2019 and to be completed in […]

Global Wind Turbine Pitch Systems 2017 Market Size, Status and Forecast to 2022 adds “Global Wind Turbine Pitch Systems 2017 Market Size, Status and Forecast to 2022 ” reports to its Database. “A safe and reliable pitch system is critical for the wind turbine's performance and power production. View full post on Wind Power News

India’s Wind Turbine Makers Mull Cuts as Auction Pace Lags

ReGen Powertech Pvt., one of India's top five wind turbine makers, last month shuttered a factory in the northwest city of Udaipur and laid off workers, signaling challenges roiling the nation's wind turbine manufacturers as they adjust to an auction system that's throwing into doubt how much wind energy gets built. “We all have extra […]

Wind Turbine Components 2017 Global Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 12% and Forecast to 2021

Wind turbines harness the power of the wind to generate electricity. The energy present in the wind turns the blades around a rotor, which is connected to the main shaft that spins a generator to create electricity. View full post on Wind Power News