Windpower Monthly TV
Video reports and interviews with top wind industry executives, wind industry event reports and webcasts
UNITED STATES: UNITED STATES: The University of Maine (UMaine) has been operating the prototype VolturnUS floating platform off the coast of Maine since June 2013.
Windpower Monthly TV, programme 1: A visit to a repowered wind farm demonstrates just how far the industry has progressed in the last 20 years, and offshore data reveals the changes expected in another decade of offshore wind development.
GERMANY: Senvion CEO Andreas Nauen said he had been nervous before the Scottish referendum earlier this month but was glad of the outcome, he told Windpower TV.
GERMANY: Siemens launched its new remote diagnostics centre handling 7,500 turbines at a ceremony at the WindEnergy Hamburg conference.
GERMANY: Wind turbines blades will continue to get longer, meaning developing ways to transport them is an ongoing process, Joachim Kolb, manager of market research and development at the Scheuerle Group told Windpower TV.
GERMANY: Moventas is focusing research and development on increasing torque density in its gearboxes to reduce the levelised cost of energy in the wind sector, the company told Windpower TV.
EUROPE: Google is actively looking a buy into European wind projects, in Scandanavia and elsewhere, to help power its data centres.