ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola in the UK, has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the provision and installation of wind turbines at a £6.5 billion offshore wind energy project.
GE Research, GE Renewable Energy, and LM Wind Power were recently selected by the US DoE to research the design and manufacture of 3-D printed wind turbine blades.
The project will be located off the UK’s East Anglian coast and could deliver up to 1.5GW of renewable electricity.
DNV GL and Leosphere have launched a partnership to drive cost reduction, increase efficiency and assurance benefits for wind farms.
Shell has acquired a 51% share of the Simply Blue Energy Kinsale venture, which was set up to develop the Emerald Project.
Statkraft, Aker Offshore Wind and Aker Horizons have signed a cooperation agreement to explore commercial-scale offshore wind opportunities in Norway.
Wind energy will provide the backbone to the electricity sector’s transformation over the coming decade, according to a new report from Rethink Energy.
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The University of Aberdeen has launched the UK’s first postgraduate degree programme in Energy Transition Systems and Technologies.
Africa-based renewable energy company Lake Turkana Wind Power has partnered with energy solutions firm Clir Renewables to enhance it’s wind farm performance tracking.
In Kazakhstan, APS Energia selected Saft for the provision of its battery solution for optimisation of a wind farm during winter harsh conditions.