World’s Largest Offshore Wind Turbine Can Power 16,000 Homes

The world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine will test its wings at an innovative facility in northeast England. The 12-megawatt Haliade-X, developed by GE Renewable Energy, stands 853 feet tall, or about three times the height of the Flat Iron building in New York City. Its massive rotor …

GE Renewable Energy 12 Megawatt Haliade Wind Turbine Heading To UK Offshore Catapult

GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult announced have signed a five-year research and development agreement which will see GE’s mammoth 12 megawatt (MW) Haliade-X wind turbine head to UK shores for the first time for extensive testing. The five-year research and development agreement was announced on …

Siemens Gamesa Awarded 225 Megawatt US Wind Supply Contract

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on Tuesday that it had been selected to supply 225 megawatts (MW) worth of wind turbines for a new but undisclosed project being built in Kansas, United States. Siemens Gamesa will provide 98 of its SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines to the project which has yet to …

Siemens Gamesa Overtakes Vestas As Leading Wind Manufacturer

Less than a year after its successful merger, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been named the leading wind manufacturer by two analyst firms, thereby dethroning Danish manufacturer Vestas. It is the time of year to be looking back on wind turbine manufacturers’ previous year’s efforts, and those of us who …