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Reliability and Efficiency in Renewable Energy Sources

25 January, 2013

The Belgian Society of Testing and Environmental Engineering (BSTEE), The Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-lab) and Sirris are hosting a study day on Reliability and Efficiency in Renewable Energy Sources with a focus on offshore wind energy applications on Friday, February 22th,...More

World's longest wind turbine blade

16 January, 2013

At this very moment the world's longest wind turbine blade is waiting at SSP Technology's factory in Kirkeby. The blade has just been loaded on the truck and is now ready to be transported to the test facilities in Bremerhaven.

UAE: IRENA Launches Global Atlas

14 January, 2013

The world’s first open-access Global Atlas of renewable energy resources went online yesterday, announced at the annual general assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Four Largest Wind Turbine Installation Vessels Meet at Port of Esbjerg, Denmark

7 January, 2013

Four of the largest wind turbine installation vessels in the world are currently positioned in the Port of Esbjerg, where Blue Water Shipping is acting as agent and handling stevedore assignments.

Wind power deadline sees US firms rush to build turbines

29 December, 2012

US energy companies are racing to install wind turbines before a federal tax credit expires at the end of this year. Experts say that wind power has exceeded the construction of natural gas plants in recent months.

Belgium: Turbine Blade Designs to Reduce Costs

27 December, 2012

Siemens has already become somewhat of a leader in this field producing the world’s longest rotor blades for wind turbines. Measuring 75 meters in length, the blades are almost as big as the wingspan of an Airbus A380.

Danish Test Bench Reduces Development Costs

25 December, 2012

The test bench is among the most advanced in the world and besides testing of durability, function and mechanics of the nacelle, the facility can test wind turbine stability and capacity in a wind farm with many turbines and analyse how the entire wind park relates to a specific grid code.

Siemens to Acquire LMS, Becoming the First PLM Software Company to Provide Closed-Loop,...

16 December, 2012

PLANO, Texas, November 8, 2012 - Siemens expands its portfolio of industry software by acquiring LMS International NV (Leuven, Belgium), a leading provider of test and mechatronic simulation software including model-based systems engineering to the automotive, aerospace and other advanced...

Weekly Intelligence Brief: 3–10 Dec 2012

10 December, 2012

NARCE opens two offshore testing facilities; Companies and organisations mentioned: National Renewable Energy Centre, Greenpeace, WWF, Cambridge Econometrics, Narec, Turner & Townsend, Repower, Munich Re, Nordwest Assekuranz, The European Parliament’s Energy and Research Committee,...

Welcome to MAREWINT Project

14 January, 2012

new MAterials and REliability in offshore WINd Turbines technology MARE-WINT is Marie Cuire Initial Training Network founded under 7th Framework Programme. MARE-WINT main goal is training of 14 researchers in multidisciplinary area of future generation of Offshore Wind Turbines.

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

Siemens to Present Cost-Cutting...

posted on 27 February, 2015

The international wind energy conference EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen in early March will see Siemens focusing on innovations supporting cutting the costs of offshore wind power.

Germany: New Energy Husum to Hold...

posted on 17 December, 2013

Messe Husum & Congress is calling on creative persons to give a live talk to the New Energy Husum audience at the New Energy Slam on March 21, 2014. The talk should be about a topic they...