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Deutsche WindGuard Engineering GmbH

A wind tunnel designed for the needs of the wind industry

13 Nov 2018 | - WindGuard Aeroacoustic Wind Tunnel in Bremerhaven celebrates 10-year-anniversary Bremerhaven (renewablepress) - This year Deutsche WindGuard’s large scale aeroacoustic wind tunnel in Bremerhaven celebrates its tenth anniversary. “When the wind industry became established in the early 2000s, it became apparent that noise emission was an issue with rotor blades at the time”, recalls Dr.-Ing. Knud Rehfeldt, Managing Director of Deutsche WindGuard Engineering GmbH. “The existing wind tunnels with their high background noises could not provide the testing conditions for the new industry requirements. So when some of our customers approached us about a wind tunnel for rotor blade aero... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Nordex sees business pick up

13 Nov 2018 | - Sales just shy of EUR 1.8 billion in the first nine months of 2018 - EBITDA margin of 4.0 percent achieved - Order intake rises to 3.1 GW - First orders placed for Delta4000 product series - Q3 2018 in line with expectations; FY 2018 guidance narrowed at the lower end of the range Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) today announced consolidated sales of EUR 1,772.9 million for the period ended 30 September 2018 (9M/2017: EUR 2,319.5 million). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounted to EUR 71.4 million (9M/2017: EUR 181.9 million), resulting in an EBITDA margin of 4.0 percent (9M/2017: 7.8 percent). In the Se... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Storage power plant inaugurated at Curslack wind farm

09 Nov 2018 | Energy transformation in Northern Germany making further progress Hamburg (renewablepress) - Michael Westhagemann, the Senator for Economics, Transport and Innovation of the City of Hamburg, today officially commissioned the storage power plant at the Curslack wind farm in Hamburg-Bergedorf. At the core of the system is a system linking the five wind turbines operated at the wind farm with a new battery storage facility, which is connected directly to the wind farm grid. Built by Vattenfall in conjunction with the Competence Center for Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency (CC4E) of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) and the Nordex Group, the lithium-ion battery storage... read more...

 
CPC Finland Oy

CPC Germania grows capacity as an independent power producer – EUR 70 million wind farm under construction in Finland

09 Nov 2018 | Rheine / Helsinki (renewablepress) - CPC Germania, one of Europe’s oldest wind energy companies, has started a EUR 70 million onshore wind farm project in Isojoki, Finland. With this project, CPC continues to expand its power generation capacity as an independent power producer. The Lakiakangas wind farm currently comprises of two operational Vestas V126 wind turbines, and by September 2019, further twelve Vestas V150 wind turbines will become operational. When completed, the Lakiakangas wind farm is likely to be the first market-based, project financed, and subsidy-free wind farm project in Finland. The financing for the project has been structured and arranged by ING Wholesale Banking... read more...

 
juwi AG

juwi crosses the 100-MW mark in Vietnam

05 Nov 2018 | The new PV project has a size of 50 megawatts and is to be constructed in the middle of Vietnam close to the eastern coastline. Wörrstadt, Germany / Vietnam (renewablepress) - With the signing of its third turnkey EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) contract of a 50 MWp solar energy project with a consortium of Quadran International of France and TTVN Group of Vietnam, juwi has increased its footprint in Vietnam beyond the 100-MW mark. The cumulative capacities to be installed by juwi until June 2019 in Vietnam now stand at 130 MWp. This new project is to be constructed in Cat Hiep, Binh Dinh province of Vietnam, approx. 600 kilometers northeast of Ho-Chi-Minh. juwi wil... read more...

 
Deutsche Windtechnik AG

Deutsche Windtechnik is opening a business unit in Taiwan – First major service contract for Yunlin offshore wind farm

05 Nov 2018 | Bremen, Germany / Taipei, Taiwan (renewablepress) - Deutsche Windtechnik continues to expand its worldwide service network and is establishing a new regional unit in Taiwan. At the offshore wind farm Yunlin, Deutsche Windtechnik Co. Ltd. will be in charge of a large part of wind turbine maintenance above and below water as well as technical management. In the medium term, the newly formed Taiwan team will comprise about 25 professionals, most of whom will be Taiwanese, including service technicians, HSE managers, administration as well as the crew of the Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV), which has been newly built in Taiwan. The managing directors of the Taiwanese unit will be Carl Rasmus Richards... read more...

 
Quantec Signals GmbH

Quantec Signals Expands International Presence

01 Nov 2018 | Goslar (renewablepress) - When it comes to the wind energy industry, the know-how of German suppliers attracts international demand. This was evident in many discussions held between Quantec Signals representatives and visitors from all over the world at this year’s WindEnergy trade fair. Quantec Signals was able to sign cooperation agreements with two new partners while in Hamburg – agreements which significantly expand the international on-site presence for the supplier of aviation obstacle lighting systems. By rounding off the offshore portfolio of Goslar-based Quantec Signals with systems from Tideland, the American specialist for navigation lighting, the two companies already str... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Nordex Group receives order for 57 MW from Germany

01 Nov 2018 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The Nordex Group has secured an order for a total of 57.6 MW for a cluster of wind farms in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. The "Hoort" wind farm is a joint project by LOSCON GmbH, a wind farm developer, and mea Energieagentur Mecklenburg-Vorpommern GmbH (mea), a wholly owned subsidiary of the municipal utility WEMAG AG. Nordex is to supply 16 N117/3600 turbines, ten to LOSCON GmbH and six to mea. The order also includes Premium Service contracts, each with a period of 15 years and an option to extend by a further five years. In August 2018 the "Hoort" project was awarded contracts in the third bidding round for onshore wind turbines in Germany. With a r... read more...

 
CEE Operations GmbH

CEE Group presents innovative software for its wind turbine components

29 Oct 2018 | Hamburg (renewablepress) - The asset manager CEE has taken a further step towards digitalisation. The Hamburg-based company has teamed up with partners to develop a database containing a large number of relevant component specifics of more than 130 wind turbines. The software will be unveiled to the public for the first time at the Wind Energy Days in Linstow. CEE operates wind turbines in Germany and France with a total capacity of about 370 megawatts. Frank Grafe, Director, explains: “Our goal as asset manager is to minimise risk and optimise yields. With a track record stretching back more than 15 years, we have a broad based portfolio of more than 130 turbines. Each make has its ow... read more...

 
Nordex SE

Falck Renewables and Nordex Group extend service contracts for 159 turbines in Europe

24 Oct 2018 | The agreements for O&M service cover the entire 384 MW Falck Renewables Nordex portfolio highlighting improved terms and conditions and 5 years clear visibility Milan, Hamburg (renewablepress) - Falck Renewables renewed the service contracts with the Nordex Group for 14 of its wind farms in Europe entering into a five year frame agreement covering the entire Falck Renewables portfolio using Nordex wind technology. The maintenance contract spans 159 turbines of the 2 to 2.5 MW series installed between 2007 and 2016 present in Great Britain, France and Italy. The agreement re-defines the service contract structure, bringing it to current terms and standards, meeting the needs of both pa... read more...