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Energy news, October 2011

The new Danish centre-left coalition government has increased the target for wind capacity to 50% of the total power consumption in Denmark in 2020.

DONG tests Vestas' 7 MW offshore wind turbine

DONG Energy and Vestas will test Vestas' V164 7 MW offshore wind turbine at DONG’s demonstration site in the waters off Frederikshavn in Northern Jutland,

REpower Systems SE will deliver 12 wind turbines to Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) for the 24.6 MW Eva Creek wind farm near Ferry, Alaska, USA.

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) welcomed the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee (ECCC) to its base at Stromness and testing sites around t

The 25 jacket foundations for RWE Innogy's Thornton Bank 2 offshore wind farm off the coast of Belgium have now been installed.

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has conducted studies to compare the performance of its new Baydur® polyurethane systems with that of epoxy and vinyl ester based

Financing has been completed for the 75 MW Finca de Viento Santa Isabel wind farm in Puerto Rico, Pattern Energy Group LP says.

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd has begun mass production of its permanent magnet direct drive (PMDD) 1.5MW wind turbines for high altitude a

GE Energy Financial Services and India's Greenko Group Plc will develop up to 1 GW of wind energy projects across India.

Wind Energy Services Company (WES), a provider of composite repair and maintenance services for wind farms and part of Molded Fiber Glass Companies (MFG),

Vestas will supply 55 of its V100 1.8 MW wind turbines for a 99 MW wind farm in Texas, USA.

Tata Power has reached the 300 MW milestone for installed wind power capacity in India.

US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar calls for continued and unwavering commitment from industry and the Government for US offshore wind.

Original equipment and wind turbine manufacturers say stable Federal policies are needed to establish a US offshore wind industry at the Offshore WINDPOWER

The wind energy market is set to overtake aerospace as the largest user of advanced composite materials, accounting for nearly 60% of the market by 2020, a

REpower Systems SE is delivering 23 of its MM92, 2.05 MW wind turbines to La Compaigne du Vent, GDF SUEZ Group, for two wind farms totalling 47 MW in Burgu

UK wind turbine manufacturer FuturEnergy has unveiled a highly efficient 10 kW turbine which employs Amber Composites' prepreg in its blade design.

REpower Systems SE is supplying 36 of its 3.4M104 wind turbines for a 122 MW wind farm near Zeewolde, the Netherlands, to be developed by Zuidlob Wind B.V.

Southwest Windpower Inc and Advanced Technology & Research Corp (ATR) are joining forces to design and manufacture wind and solar hybrid systems.

Financing for the €335 million, 200 MW Jädraås wind farm in Sweden has been completed by private equity fund manager Platina Partners LLP and onshore wind

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Board of Trustees is ending the competitive solicitation process for the Great Lakes Offshore Wind Project (GLOW) witho

Siemens AG says it is aiming for a profit margin of at least 10% of revenues for its wind power operations, achieved through cost cutting and streamlining

Huntsman Advanced Materials' Araldite AW 4856 / Hardener HW 4856 Fast epoxy adhesive designed for the manufacture of wind blades and large composite parts

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