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Global turbine orders rise in 2020 despite early Covid-19 slump

Even though turbine purchasing slumped in the first five months of the year as the coronavirus pandemic hit, it recovered in the last seven months to push 2020's firm onshore order total above 2019 figures

Looking back on 2020 – Part 3: Turbine ratings and rotor sizes continue to go up

Even in a difficult year, manufacturers continued to launch new technology, with competition intensifying in the offshore and low-wind segments. Find out more in part three of Windpower Monthly's round-up

Looking back on 2020 – Part 2: Losses mount as Covid adds to sector’s woes

The second part of our review of the year looks at how the industry's major players fared as lockdowns caused some delays in installations and quite a few CEOs were waved off

Enercon secures long-term financing

Embattled turbine manufacturer Enercon has secured financing until the end of 2023 and plans to outsource its power generation and marketing business as part of a restructuring programme.

SGRE uses offshore experience to take 5.X onshore platform past 6MW

Launched in 2019, Siemens Gamesa's 5.X modular turbine sets new onshore wind boundaries for rating and rotor size, and has secured orders before installing the two planned prototypes. Eize de Vries takes a close look at the platform's key technology features.

SGRE: picking up the turbine pace

The merger of Siemens and Gamesa was never going to be a simple affair. Two major multinational wind-turbine manufacturers pursuing separate markets with different turbine technologies might have made all kinds of sense as a business plan on paper, but threw up all manner of questions about how that could actually be achieved on the production floors and at project sites.