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Large-scale nacelle test rig to boost South Korean wind know-how

Germany-based Renk Test Systems is developing a modular test rig for closed-loop testing of up to 15MW nacelles to be commissioned in South Korea next year. Eize de Vries speaks to the experts.

Republicans demand whale death hearings as fishing group calls BOEM rudderless

Republicans who oppose wind development after recent whale deaths off New Jersey said they will hold hearings in Washington on the issue, while a fishing group has attacked the federal body responsible for offshore wind.

EU’s Critical Raw Materials Act scope ‘too narrow’ for wind self-sufficiency

Wind sector players said the European Commission’s new Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) does not go far enough to secure supply chain resilience while recognising the proposals as an important first step.

Video: X1 Wind produces first power from self-aligning floating wind pilot

X1 Wind has produced first power from its floating offshore wind prototype at a test site in the Canary Islands, describing the milestone as a “significant stride” towards scaling up its platform for 15MW turbines.

US set to add 7.1GW new wind in 2023

The world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine unveiled – and more

With 260-metre rotor and 18MW rating, CSSC Haizhuang has broken records with its new offshore turbine: the H260-18MW. But it’s only one in a series of breath taking launches from the Chinese company. Here’s all you need to know…