Wind energy giant Vestas invests in Modvion, which specialises in making wooden wind turbine towers that it claims are “stronger than steel”.
Global engineering giant unveils its most powerful onshore wind turbine yet, a 6MW version of its Cypress line of turbines, surpassing the 5.3MW model.
A 230m tall Vestas wind turbine tower has collapsed in northern Sweden, in latest of series of accidents and malfunctions involving the Danish giant’s hardware.
Norwegian research team finds painting one of three blades of a wind turbine black reduces collision-related bird deaths by 70 per cent.
Western Australia government launches study into feasibility of producing wind turbine components locally – a first for the state and a rarity for Australia.
The 14MW turbine has 222m rotor diameter, 108m long blades, a 39,000m2 swept area and offers a 25% increase in annual energy production against its 11MW predecessor.
World’s biggest turbine sets a new record for generation over a 24-hour period – enough to meet the power needs of more than 30,000 households on its own.
GE’s 12MW Haliade-X prototype installed at the Port of Maasvlakte-Rotterdam in the Netherlands has started generating and selling power to local utility Eneco.
New technology designed to protect eagles from being injured or killed by wind turbines farms is ready to be tested at Tasmania’s 144MW Cattle Hill project.
Global marine contractor Van Oord and heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet partner with Queensland’s Verton Australia to develop safer method for installing wind turbine blades.