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Goldwind launched two new onshore wind turbines – the GW165-3.6/4.0MW and GW165-5.XMW – at China Wind Power 2020 conference in Beijing
Chinese manufacturer MingYang Smart Energy's new MySE6.25-173 has a power rating of 6.25MW and rotor diameter of 173 metres
Siemens Gamesa secures its largest yet 5.X deal in the Nordic region with a 372-MW Björnberget project in Sweden, building on wins across Europe, Brazil, Chile and Vietnam
Construction starts on a pioneering green hydrogen plant powered by onshore wind turbines leaving the support system
The tit-for-tat legal battle between Siemens Gamesa and GE Renewable Energy could end up boosting their competitors' order books, according to an intellectual property expert
Following the installation of a new V162-6.0MW prototype, Vestas will offer turbines from its EnVentus platform with a standard power rating of 6MW
Total enters the French floating offshore wind sector, by buying into a 30MW pilot project in the Mediterranean Sea
Siemens Gamesa has filed a 'retaliatory' IP claim against GE — two months after the US giant sued its Spanish-German rival
Chinese OEM MingYang is forging a new place between direct-drive and high-speed geared wind turbine technology with its hybrid-drive designs. Eize de Vries talks to president and chief technical officer Zhang Qiying
In-depth technology analysis of China's most powerful operating turbine by Eize de Vries
Siemens Gamesa launched its new SG 3.4-145 turbine to make the most of India's best wind sites. Eize de Vries finds out how the company's technical experts in Spain and India worked together to come up with the best design to offer flexible power ratings, withstand the country's hot, humid conditions and offer export potential.
As Enercon put the final touches to the installation of its 4.6MW E160 EP5 E1 prototype, Eize de Vries spoke exclusively to CTO Jörg Scholle, reporting from the Wieringermeer test location in the Netherlands as the final massive blade was lifted into place
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.