Highlights of the Month: November 2014

Siemens Appoints New CEO of Wind Power & Renewables Business

Siemens Power Generation Services, Wind Power & Renewables business has a new global CEO. Mark Albenze succeeds Tim Holt who is taking over new responsibilities within Siemens.

V164-8.0 MW Breaks All Records

At the beginning of October, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s new wind turbine, installed at the test center Østerild, produced enough electricity to power 13,500 Danish households in just 24 hours, thus breaking the world record.

Size Matters for Dong

In an effort to cut down the cost of offshore wind energy as much as possible, Dong Energy is investing in bigger offshore wind turbines and plans to take it to the next level.

Siemens Wind Division Struck by Turbine Charges

Siemens released its financial figures for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 today, reporting that its fourth-quarter profit in the Energy Sector declined to €403 million, as ongoing challenges within the Sector led to lower results year-over-year.

EDF, Dong Seek Wind Turbine Installation Contractor

Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN France and Dong Energy Power Holding, has invited bids for the transportation and installation of offshore wind turbines at Courseulles-sur-Mer, Fécamp and Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farms.

E.ON Goes with 116 Turbines for Rampion

E.ON has announced the final design for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm project, after receiving consent from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in July this year.

Siemens to Exit Tidal Energy Business

Siemens announced its proposal to divest its ocean power generation business, in particular Marine Current Turbines (MCT), based in Bristol, United Kingdom.