Wind energy articles from the Power and Energy Solutions, renewable energy magazine and website.

The new Moventas Exceed high torque density 3 MW gearbox to be piloted by Acciona Windpower

Acciona Windpower has agreed with Moventas on prototype as well as serial deliveries of a 3 MW wind gearbox product based on Moventas's new Exceed series of high torque density gearboxes. Deliveries of the new technology will take place in 2015, adding to the on-going 3 MW deliveries Moventas has been making to Acciona since 2009.

The recently entered agreement concerns two Exceed prototype deliveries as well as serial production of the new Exceed gearbox, both of them expected to take place in 2015.

In 2012, Acciona Windpower and Moventas agreed to together develop a new version of Acciona's very successful 3 MW turbine, with the objective of reducing size and increasing torque density. Outcome of this is the Exceed gearbox series,

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Orga showcases new wind turbine marking and lighting system at WindEnergy 2014

Orga Aviation will present its new smart LED obstruction marking and lighting system at the first-ever WindEnergy 2014 trade fair in Hamburg, Germany, from 23-26 September.

Dutch company Orga Aviation is all set to launch its latest smart LED marking and lighting solution for wind turbines at WindEnergy 2014 in Hamburg, Germany.

With 40 years of experience and knowledge in design, developing and manufacturing smart obstruction lights, Dutch company Orga has taken obstruction marking and lighting solutions to new heights. Developed to ensure safe navigation around wind farms and to provide safe access to wind turbines for maintenance, Orga has used advanced LED optical technologies and precision

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International Wind Energy Industry to Showcase State-of-the-art Products and Projects at WindEnergy Hamburg

From 23 to 26 September the international wind energy industry will gather at the WindEnergy Hamburg fair. More than 1,000 companies hailing from over 30 different countries will be present at the leading international wind energy industry fair to showcase their latest products, service offerings and projects for both onshore and offshore wind power. For four days, eight halls at the Hamburg fair site will provide exhibitors and industry visitors with an opportunity to get the full picture of all the latest technologies from every segment of the value chain. This is a selective preview of some of the innovations and developments from the wind energy world which have been announced for the leading global industry fair at the 'wind capital' of Hamburg.

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Four Siemens 2.3 MW wind turbines in Denmark reach record 100 million kWh mark

Four Siemens semi-offshore wind turbines in Denmark have reached the significant milestone of having each generated 100 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity since being installed in 2003. This is also a world record for the company. The combined production of 400 million kWh is enough clean energy to power over 100,000 average Danish households for one year.

The four SWT 2.3-82 turbines are located at the Roenland wind project in northwest Denmark, operated by Driftselskabet Rønland Havvindmøllepark I/S, and have consistently been some of the most productive wind turbines in the world.

The location of these four Siemens 2.3 MW turbines is unique as the wind farm is considered "semi-offshore" since the turbi

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CWind Board appoints new commercial director

Jemma Eaton joins the CWind Executive Team

CWind, a leading provider of integrated services to the offshore wind industry, today announced it has appointed Jemma Eaton to the board of directors as Commercial Director.

The former Commercial Head of UK Offshore Project Site Execution joins CWind after nine years with Siemens, having undertaken commercial positions for Siemens Wind Power on several major offshore wind farm projects.

Sir Tim McClement, Non-executive Director of the Board of CWind, said: "We are delighted to welcome Jemma to the Board. Jemma brings a wealth of commercial experience and expertise to the company, accompanied by an in-depth technical knowledge of operations and s

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