Windpower monthly magazine


  1. DENMARK: The Danish Wind Industry Association has marked the reaching of 4GW installed onshore capacity milestone with a warning it could be the last for a while.
  2. CHINA: Vestas has continued to benefit from its shift in strategy by winning a 50MW order from one of its suppliers, Jiangsu Sinojit Wind Energy Technology.
  3. AUSTRALIA: French developer Neoen will build the 220MW Bulgana wind project in Victoria, after signing a memorandum of understanding for a power offtake agreement.
  4. EUROPE: National governments have not moved to increase the target of 27% renewables in the EU's energy mix proposed by the heads of state and government in 2014, an internal EU Council document suggested.
  5. ARUBA: Swiss transmission specialist ABB has been awarded the deal to provide a microgrid to utility WEB Aruba to help integrate renewables.
  6. NORWAY/UK: The five turbines destined for Statoil's 30MW Hywind Scotland floating project have been installed on their spar buoy foundations and are ready for transport to the project site.
  7. SWITZERLAND: Transmission specialist ABB has doubled the voltage level of its WindStar transformer to 66kV, benefitting the latest generation off offshore wind turbines.
  8. GERMANY: Regional energy company EWE plans what could be the world's biggest battery using redox flow technology in underground salt caverns usually used for natural gas storage.
  9. TURKEY: Nordex will debut its new low-wind turbine at a 39MW project in western Turkey.
  10. GERMANY: Swedish industrial group SKF opened its new test centre in Germany for large-size bearings under actual operating conditions, including those used in wind turbines.

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