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HELUKABEL Introduces New Wind Cables at North America’s Premier Wind Energy Conference

ELGIN, Illinois (US)/MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (CA) - HELUKABEL, one of the world's leading cable manufacturers, will showcase their latest cabling technologies for the wind energy industry in Orlando, Florida May 18-21 at the industry's leading annual conference and exhibition, WINDPOWER 2015, hosted by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). One of the largest wind energy events in North America, WINDPOWER 2015 will gather thousands of industry professionals to promote unity within the industry and present the latest technological innovations and solutions for the year ahead.

Ten cables in total are being introduced, with five using copper as a conductor material and five using aluminum. New aluminum cable connection technology is also being launched at t

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NOAA buys WINDCUBE Scanning Lidars from Renewable NRG systems

Renewable NRG Systems, a designer and manufacturer of decision support tools for the global renewable energy industry, announced today the recent sale of two WINDCUBE 200S 3D Scanning Doppler Lidars to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

WINDCUBE 200S Lidars incorporate advanced techniques to measure the wind components on a large scale for short term campaigns or long term operations to reduce wind flow modeling uncertainties, understand physical phenomena such as wakes, and improve wind forecasting. They are able to perform a full 3D mapping of the atmosphere to provide remote measurements of wind speed, direction, turbulence, and boundary layer height.

The two machines will be utilized

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vortex energy constructing three wind farms of the output of 140 Megawatts in Poland

The project development company is buying a Polish joint venture company

29 April 2015, Szczecin. vortex energy Polska Sp. z o.o. (Limited Liability Company) having its registered office in Szczecin, a project development company, has acquired KWE Sp z o.o. (Limited Liability Company) (Konin Wiatr Energia). The enterprise is a joint venture company established in collaboration with a project development company, Global Wind Energy Sp. z o.o., and the second largest Polish brown coal mine operator, PAK Kopalni Węgla Brunatnego Konin S.A. Upon acquisition, vortex energy took over the following three planned wind farms from KWE: Kazimierz Biskupi, Jóźwin 2A and Jóźwin 2B located in Centr

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Centerbridge completes acquisition of wind turbine manufacturer Senvion

Hamburg/London: The wind turbine manufacturer Senvion SE ("Senvion"), previously part of the Indian group Suzlon Energy Limited ("Suzlon"), has changed owners. Centerbridge Partners, L.P. ("Centerbridge"), through its Centerbridge Capital Partners private equity investing strategy, has successfully completed the acquisition of Hamburg-based Senvion. All the necessary administrative, legal and financial preparations for the transfer of ownership are now completed. The relevant antitrust authorities have approved the transaction.

Andreas Nauen, CEO of Senvion, said: "We are very excited to welcome Centerbridge as our strong new partner. Together, we will take even greater advantage of our potential i

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CWind wins Health & Safety ROSPA Gold Award third year running

CWind, a leading provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has once again won the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award. The Gold award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) recognises the company's approach and commitment to occupational health and safety, achieving high levels of compliance and ensuring above average safety performance. It not only looks at accident records, but also at the entrants' overarching Health and Safety Management Systems, including important practices such as strong leadership and workforce involvement.

David Rawlins, RoSPA's awards manager, said: "The RoSPA Awards encourage improvement in occupational health and safety management. Organisations th

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