September 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Global wind turbine order intake increased by an impressive 111% in the second quarter of 2019, according to new figures published by renewable energy research firm Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, overtaking the previous record set in the fourth quarter of 2018.
July 2nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind energy giant Vestas Wind Systems A/S finished off the second quarter of 2019 with its trademark flurry of activity, announcing 1,775 megawatts (MW) of new wind turbine orders over the last four days of the quarter, pushing its total orders for the first half of the year to 7,605 MW, a 40% increase over the same period in
June 26th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Wind energy powerhouses Vestas Wind Systems A/S and GE Renewable Energy announced this week that they had reached an "amicable settlement" over all disputes related to multiple patent-infringement claims in the United States which will subsequently discontinue the case pending in the US District Court for the Central District of California as well as all other pending proceedings related to the patents-in-suit
April 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Global Wind Energy Council published figures on Wednesday which confirmed that Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S dominated turbine supply in 2018, accounting for 1 out of every 5 turbines installed during the year.
April 1st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S reclaimed the number 1 spot atop the global wind turbine manufacturing pile in 2018, news announced at the same time as the company finished 2019's first quarter with a flurry of turbine order announcements worth 1,380 megawatts and including two subsidy-free projects.
February 14th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S was once again the world's leading onshore wind turbine supplier in 2018 and led a group of four manufacturers which accounted for 57% of all wind turbines commissioned in 2018.
January 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind turbine manufacturing giant Vestas Wind Systems A/S announced today that, with the installation of a V110-2.0 megawatt (MW) turbine at MidAmerican Energy’s Wind XI project in in late 2018, the company has become the first to install 100 gigawatts (GW) of wind turbines
January 8th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind turbine manufacturing giant Vestas Wind Systems A/S continued to flummox efforts to report its total wind turbine order book for 2018 right down to the wire, with five announcements made on December 31 (and a sixth on January 1), bringing its total for 2018 close to the 13 gigawatt (GW) mark
December 28th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind turbine manufacturing giant Vestas Wind Systems A\S had a lot to celebrate over Christmas as it announced seven orders over the Christmas period, and a flurry of eight announcements Friday, worth a total of 1,722 MW in total, likely bringing its total order book for 2018 over the 12 gigawatt (GW) mark, a new company record
December 3rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S announced this week that it had received an order to supply 220 megawatts (MW) worth of wind turbines to a wind project in the United States, which in and of itself is not the biggest news, but the order subsequently took the company passed the 10 gigawatt (GW) mark for 2018.
September 14th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Offshore wind energy giant MHI Vestas made two landmark announcements last week with the official opening of its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Scotland, and the signing of a turbine supply order of the world's most powerful turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic floating offshore wind farm in Northern Portugal
April 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
MHI Vestas announced this week that it will provide its 9.5 megawatt (MW) wind turbines to the 224 MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm set to be developed in Belgian waters, making it the first time the record-setting 9.5 MW wind turbine will be installed and operational anywhere in the world.
January 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Vestas Wind Systems announced Monday that it has secured its first wind turbine order in Kazakhstan, from one of the country's leading renewable energy developers, CAPEC Green Energy, for the 52 megawatt Astana wind project.
November 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A total of 11,570.9 megawatts worth of wind turbine orders were announced through the first half of 2017, a nearly 2 gigawatt decline on the same time a year ago and over 3 gigawatts on the second half of 2016, and was led once again by Vestas.
November 23rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Vestas Wind Systems A/S announced on Wednesday that it had entered into a binding framework agreement with OOO Fortum Energy on the back of Russia's first wind energy auction held earlier this year.
November 10th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Leading wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has seen its shares plummet nearly 20% on the back of a poor third quarter financial report which saw revenue and earnings decrease and the company cut its 2017 profit margin guidance.
October 3rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Vestas Wind Systems A/S announced a flurry of wind turbine orders to mark the end of the third quarter last week, with orders from the United States, India, Europe, and Latin America totaling 463 MW.