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Towers reach for the sky

Towers reach for the sky

WORLDWIDE: The development of tall, cost-effective towers is widely recognised as the next revolution in the wind industry because of their potential in boosting yields and cutting energy costs. Eize de Vries reviews the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in tall tower design.

Technology continues to move the industry forward

Technology continues to move the industry forward

GERMANY: Wind power has made huge strides, growing from a small-scale niche technology to a substantial source of clean energy generation. And the rate of innovation continues as new solutions are developed for the ongoing challenges - onshore and offshore.

Pitch bearing breakthrough

Pitch bearing breakthrough

NETHERLANDS: Inspired by the movement of the human wrist, SKF is developing a groundbreaking blade pitch system. The system architect behind it tells Eize de Vries about its main features and the benefits for the global wind industry.

Where will technology reduce costs next?

Where will technology reduce costs next?

WORLDWIDE: Which technological improvements will make the biggest near-term contribution to cutting wind energy costs? The answers from the industry range from open-source tools and shared condition-monitoring data to better weather forecasting.


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ProjectCountryMWDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Santa Vitoria do Palmar Brazil 54MW Atlantic Energias Renovaveis Acciona AW125/3000 2017 28/08/2014
Andhra Pradesh/Madhya Pradesh India 80MW Independent Power Producer Gamesa 2015 22/08/2014
Burbo Bank Extension UK 258MW Dong Energy Vestas V164-8MW 2016 21/08/2014
Orla Poland 22.5MW Not known Nordex 2.5MW 2014 12/08/2014
Fengdikeng II China 40MW Not known Geoho Energy GHFD100-2000 2015 12/08/2014
Sattravallen Sweden 52.8MW Allianz Vestas V126 3.3MW 2015 01/08/2014
Tooele USA 1.7MW US Army Corps of Engineers GE 1.7MW 2015 29/07/2014
Ma'an Jordan 66MW Elecnor Gamesa 2MW 2015 29/07/2014
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