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Danish manufacturer Vestas has agreed to provide its V150-4.5MW turbines for Engie’s 846MW Serra de Assuruá project in Brazil

Vestas to supply one of Latin America’s largest wind farms

Vestas has secured a deal to supply utility Engie with its 4.5MW turbines for one of the largest wind farms in Latin America.

Enercon installed the first EP3 turbines to feature E-nacelles at a site in the Netherlands (pic credit: Klaas Eissens/Enercon)

Enercon installs first EP3 turbine with E-nacelle technology

Enercon has installed its first EP3 type turbine to feature its E-nacelle at a wind farm in the Netherlands. In total, three E-138 EP3 E3 turbines, with a rotor diameter of 138 metres and a nominal power capacity of 4.26MW, will be installed at the Staphorst wind farm, North of Zwolle.

The offshore wind industry lacks the skilled workforce needed to achieve targets, panellists agreed (pic credit: Leoty X/Andia/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

Qualified workforce is ‘biggest’ supply-chain challenge for offshore wind

A qualified workforce, financial support for the industry and infrastructure fit for the future are among the most pressing challenges laid out by panellists at a WindEnergy Hamburg conference session to explore supply chain issues faced by offshore wind.

News and Analysis

Asia Pacific offshore ‘needs regional manufacturing – not national targets’

Asia Pacific should adopt a regional approach to local manufacturing as it builds out its offshore wind sector, according to a panel of experts at the WindEnergy Hamburg 2022 conference.

Vestas named preferred supplier for 1.2GW offshore site in Poland

Vestas has been chosen as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1.2GW Baltic Power project in the Baltic Sea, located 23km off the Polish coast, near Leba.

Avangrid delays US offshore wind projects as supply chain costs rise

Iberdrola-owned Avangrid Renewables is delaying two major offshore wind projects in the US because of supply chain issues, CEO Pedro Azagra has told investors.

Senvion eyes ‘resurrection’ after rare turbine order

Senvion India has secured a firm turbine deal – its first major order in nearly a year – as its CEO aims to “resurrect” the manufacturer.

Report: Portugal boosts first offshore wind auction to 10GW

Portugal has reportedly raised the target for its debut offshore wind auction to 10GW in order to accelerate the European country’s move towards renewable power during the ongoing energy crisis.

In Depth

Wind power buildout versus biodiversity – a question of priorities?

As the industry strives to deliver the rapid build-out of wind, developers are working to ensure the fight against climate change does not come at the expense of biodiversity

Distribution of value in the wind industry is broken – it’s time for a new settlement

Former Siemens Gamesa insider says turbine manufacturers are in dire need of the bright future they were promised

Don’t lose sight of ESG as we streamline EU permitting

Draft legislation to cut permitting time is welcome but we also have a responsibility to the environment

Analysis: How to build out wind fast at a good price for all

Amid increasing urgency for a massive rollout of low-cost wind, are competitive tenders for CfDs still the gold standard?

Interview: TetraSpar pioneer Henrik Stiesdal

The wind industry veteran behind the TetraSpar floater on the need to overcome our fear of mistakes and why competition is healthy