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GE Renewable Energy’s nacelle has arrived in the UK for testing

A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s testing facility ahead of a rigorous testing programme designed to prepare it for years of operation at sea.

Vestas to supply and install Chilean wind farm

The global wind and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power, has placed a 185 MW order for the Cerro Tigre wind farm, to be located in the Antofagasta region, Chile.

Geronimo Energy announces commercial operation of wind farm

Geronimo Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Grid Plc, has announced the start of commercial operations for its Crocker Wind Farm (Crocker), a 200 MW wind energy project located in Clark County, South Dakota, US.


Siemens Gamesa installs 1000th wind turbine

When Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy recently installed turbine 51 in the British 714 MW East Anglia One project, it reached a significant milestone: the installation of offshore Direct Drive wind turbine number 1000, eight years on from the first.

Scottish power announces hybrid clean power strategy

ScottishPower has announced a new hybrid technology strategy to maximise onshore renewable energy potential in the UK and Ireland, which will see the company construct solar projects for the first time.

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Port of Tyne ready for offshore

The Port of Tyne, one of only two deep-sea ports in North East England is making further progress to prepare its site for offshore wind manufacturers.