Science & technology news

  • science & technology

    New inspection system for rotor blades

    Reetec will present two new products, its Multi Connection Cabinet RE-MCC for offshore wind turbines and RE-VIS, its vertical rotor blade inspection system at WindEnergy Hamburg. read more
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    The world’s biggest wind turbine gearbox

    In close cooperation Adwen and Winergy developed the gearbox for Adwen's AD 8-180 offshore wind turbine. With an input torque of close to 10,000 kilonewton-meters (kNm) and a weight of 86 tonnes it is... read more
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    Offshore wind research programme launched

    To study the environmental impact of offshore wind energy, Swedish energy company Vattenfall has launched a scientific research programme. Aberdeen Offshore Wind Limited, a 100% subsidiary of... read more

  • project update, science & technology

    Senvion is nominated for first floating wind farm in France

    Senvion will be providing the turbines for the first floating wind farm in the French Mediterranean. The Senvion 6.2M152 turbines have been specially adapted for use on floating offshore foundations... read more
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    DNV GL launches project for floating wind turbines

    DNV GL has launched a new joint industry project with fourteen global partners to develop a Recommended Practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines. The project is the first... read more
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    Siemens offers 8 MW turbine

    The German company Siemens expands its portfolio of direct drive offshore wind turbines. The new SWT-8.0-154 has a capacity of 8 MW. read more
  • science & technology

    Accelerating grid expansion and reducing costs

    A recent study carried out by the German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation shows that significant acceleration and cost reduction can be achieved in the area of offshore grid connections. It also... read more
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    Longest blade in the world presented

    Adwen and LM Wind Power have partnered to lower the cost of energy in offshore wind. LM Wind Power has developed and built a 88.4 meter blade specifically for Adwen’s AD 8-180 wind turbine model. read more
  • science & technology

    Adwen begins testing the AD 8-180 in Bremerhaven

    Adwen has begun testing the drive train of the AD 8-180 at the IWES Dynamic Nacelle Testing Laboratory (DYNALAB) in Bremerhaven. The validation process will continue until the end of the year and... read more
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    Wind measurement campaign with M3EA Wind LiDAR Buoy

    Nass&Wind Smart Services installed its Wind LiDAR Buoy, the M3EA platform, off the coast of Dunkirk in France. The system is now collecting wind data to achieve the set objectives, wind resource... read more