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Corrosion Develops System for Offshore Wind Turbines

30 May, 2014

Corrosion, a specialist in (corrosion) protection of steel structures, has presented a sophisticated environmental friendly ICCP system that can effectively protect steel wind turbines from corrosion problems for decades.

Beautifying your Blades: How to make them run better and longer

23 January, 2014

Blades account for 20% of a turbine’s value. Concerns are increasing now that more turbines are nearing a decade of service. We look at options, materials and devices that are emerging that could transform maintenance.

Fraunhofer IWES Develops Test Stand for Rotor Blade Coatings

7 January, 2014

Fraunhofer IWES, in collaboration with industrial and research partners, is building a test stand which is to help in developing weatherproof coatings for rotor blade surfaces.

ECN Compiles Data Report on Renewable Energy in the EU Member States

21 December, 2013

All European Union Member States have reporting obligations in the framework of RES Directive 2009/28/EC. This is a European Directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources. It mandates renewable energy targets for all European Union Member States, and prescribes an...

MareWint training course

18 December, 2013

MareWint is organising training course on Applications of RANS to wind turbine support hydrodynamic predictions


EWEA: Next Two Years Critical to Further Expanding European Offshore Wind Sector

18 December, 2013

The next two years will be critical to further establishing and expanding the European offshore wind sector, especially in Britain and Germany, one of the track chairs at the recent offshore conference in Frankfurt said earlier this week.

TU Delft`s Researcher Develops Method for Offshore Wind Cost Reduction

18 December, 2013

The costs of generating electricity through wind farms at sea still need to be lower. Researcher Michiel Zaayer of TU Delft (Delft University of Technology) has developed a program that can help. On Monday December 16, he defended his doctoral dissertation on this topic at TU Delft.

Bilfinger to Produce Steel Foundations for Polish OWF

6 December, 2013

The engineering and services group Bilfinger, along with Polish steel construction company Crist and the state-owned investment fund MARS, will together produce steel foundations for offshore wind turbines in Szczecin, Poland.

Prototype Nacelle for Vestas’ 8MW Wind Turbine Completed

5 December, 2013

The prototype nacelle for the world’s most powerful wind turbine, Vestas’ V164-8.0 MW, has been completed at Lindø Industrial Park, Denmark.

Storm ‘Christian’ Shakes DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm (Germany)

4 December, 2013

DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border, recently shook under the strength of storm “Christian” that swept through the North Sea.

One of the strategic objectives of the industrial initiative of the SET Plan on wind energy is to reduce cost of energy by...

South Baltic Center of Offshore...

posted on 29 September, 2015

Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery PASci in Gdansk is the initiator of  the establishment of South Baltic Center of Offshore Wind Energy, acronym “BALTECO”. Purpose of the Center is to become a...More

MareWint project workshop

posted on 13 February, 2015

The MareWint project, has been supported by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme, provides training in the context of doctoral programmes for 14 researchers in multi-disciplinary...More