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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is building what it claims is the world's largest blade testing rig at its facilities in northern Denmark.
The minister of business affairs has altered an executive order lifting a height restriction meaning local authorities can permit turbines with a tip height of above 150 metres.
A GE turbine collapsed at a wind farm in north-east Brazil, injuring a worker and sparking a probe into the fifth such incident this year, the manufacturer confirmed.
Software company Ping Services will install 55 monitoring devices that use acoustic analysis, machine learning and internet-of-things technology to detect damage to wind turbine blades at a project in Victoria, Australia.
Nordex and developer VSB Neue Energien Deutschland have commissioned a N149-4.5MW turbine at a site in Thuringia, Germany, with a total height of 238.5-metres, making it one of the tallest worldwide.
A project backed by offshore wind developer Ørsted, a floating wind site, and a gin distillery are three initiatives that have secured funding as part of a £390 million UK government programme to support the advancement of clean hydrogen production.
Longer blades and taller towers are having a dramatic effect on wind project output in the US, according to the Department of Energy (DoE).
The German turbine maker, first to market in the supersize onshore class, has taken another jump forward with a 163-metre rotor for its Delta 5.X range.
Donald Trump won the US presidential election in November 2016 with a promise to revitalise the country's coal industry.
German technology developer Adion Technologies believes its medium-speed gear and toothed-belt hybrid gearbox concept for turbines up to 20MW will become a wind industry game changer. Eize de Vries finds out why.
Makani has declared the offshore test flights of its 600kW kite-wind demonstrator a success, even though one of the two flights ended in a rather wet crash landing.
Enercon's E-147 EP5 prototype will soon be ready for rollout, marking another significant step in the manufacturer's technology transition. Eize de Vries reports exclusively from Enercon's research and development centre in Aurich.
An open-air museum in Germany brings together a unique collection of more than 30 historic wind turbines built from the late 1970s until 1997, from one-off home experiments to some of the earliest models from major manufacturers.