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Exclusive: Offshore wind's new colossus

Exclusive: Offshore wind's new colossus

GERMANY: Winergy's gearbox for the 8MW Adwen offshore turbine is the largest and, in terms of input torque, the most highly rated yet seen. Eize de Vries was granted exclusive access to the unit and its production facilities ahead of its unveiling at WindEnergy Hamburg on 27 September.

Hamburg prepares to exceed Husum legacy

Hamburg prepares to exceed Husum legacy

GERMANY: Germany has a proud tradition of wind technology fairs. As Hamburg prepares to hold its biggest event yet, here is a look at what's on offer for visitors, plus the history of wind-energy fairs in northern Germany, from competing events to partnerships.

Windtech: Rollers offer extended lifespan over balls

Windtech: Rollers offer extended lifespan over balls

GERMANY: IMO has focused on extending operational lifetime with its new three-roller pitch bearing, aimed at low-wind onshore and large offshore turbines.

Polish developers head out to sea

Polish developers head out to sea

POLAND: With prospects for developing onshore wind projects in Poland looking slim following the introduction of onerous distance requirements earlier this year, some companies are looking off the Polish coast for growth.


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