UK tidal power firm unveils ‘world’s largest’ turbine

It is expected to be deployed on future phases of the MeyGen tidal project

Scotland’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre officially opens

The £300m offshore wind test and demonstration facility is located in Aberdeen Bay

Spinning turbine catches prestigious innovation award

The O-Wind project is able to generate energy using wind from any direction

Danish turbine maker Vestas to close Spanish assembly plant

The move will affect all of its 362 employees at the factory

‘Self-installing’ wind turbine arrives off Spanish coast

Installation costs are expected to be reduced by 30% to 40% compared to existing solutions

New 6MW offshore turbine arrives in UK for testing

GE’s Haliade-150 nacelle will be tested at a facility in Blyth, Northumberland

Giant 12MW turbine breezes into town

General Electric has unveiled its new 12MW wind turbine, which it says will be at the forefront of the next generation of offshore renewable energy technologies

Serbian wind project takes shape

The largest wind energy project in the Western Balkans is taking shape. Global Wind Service (GWS) will install large numbers of GE Renewable Energy turbines at the 158MW Čibuk 1 wind farm in Serbia. The group is also in charge of deploying and operating cranes at the site. Pre-assembly started at the end of last […]

Gas turbine project in Iraq secures $211m UK funding

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is to provide $210.8 million (£148.9m) to help General Electric (GE) Global Services secure a landmark gas turbine contract in Iraq. The project will upgrade and repair existing turbines across 10 sites to deliver an improved and secure power source, able to generate 6.5GW of capacity and powering millions of homes across […]

Siemens Gamesa supplies 500MW offshore wind site

Siemens Gamesa is to supply its latest 8MW turbines to an offshore wind project in France. The 500MW Saint Brieuc project off the coast of Bretagne will use 62 of the structures, which have blades nearly 82 metres long. Their large size allows them to sweep across an 18% larger area and generate up to […]