Gamesa produced 1.880 turbine

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has beaten its annual turbine manufacturing record, having made more than 1,880 units with productive capacity of 3,880 MW in 2016. The last record was attained eight years ago, in 2008, when the company produced 3,787 MW. read more »

Burbo Bank Extension installation works completed

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, Dong Energy and A2Sea completed the installation of 32 of the world’s most powerful, serially produced wind turbines at Burbo Bank Extension. The project represents the first time that the V164-8.0 MW wind turbine has been erected offshore. read more »

China reduced its renewables target

According to Mercom's Solar MI Report, China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) had reduced its solar energy target by 20% from 150 GW to 110 GW by 2020. On wind, the government now aims for 210 GW of installed capacity, down from 250. While actual increases may surpass those figures, they show Beijing’s strong desire to rein in unwieldy growth. read more »

Scotland's floating offshore wind

RSPB Scotland has given its backing to Hexicon’s 10MW Dounreay Trì floating wind demonstration project off the north coast of Scotland in a consultation response submitted to Marine Scotland. read more »

Taiwan job for Offshore Wind Consultants

Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC) has been appointed by a Taiwanese renewables company to provide consultancy services related to wind turbine installation vessels and their suitability for different wind turbines and site locations offshore Taiwan. read more »