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Big Lift for Newly Launched Siemens Gamesa 14-MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received an order for 100 units of its newly launched SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine model—one of the largest wind turbine models…


GE Gains Vattenfall’s Backing for Massive 12-MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Swedish utility Vattenfall will take up deployment of the massive 12-MW Haliade-X offshore wind turbine in Europe, marking a major milestone for GE Renewable Energy’s effort to boost sales of…


Offshore Wind Surge Threatens Merchant Generator Profits

Two recent project announcements indicate that the U.S. offshore wind sector is burgeoning, bolstered by falling prices and ramped-up political support. A credit ratings agency warns, however, that the sector’s…


Six Things You Didn’t Know About the Offshore Wind Power Sector

The world’s offshore wind sector, which has been at near-standstill in the U.S. owing to high costs and technical limitations, is poised to see a fierce developmental gust that can…


IRENA: Solar and Bioenergy See Record Growth in 2016

Global renewable energy generation capacity surged 161 GW in 2016, marking its strongest year ever for new capacity additions, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said in a new report…