Siemens Gamesa Reportedly Developing 21-MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 16:26:26 +0000

The global race to build ever-larger offshore wind turbines may have another entrant, as Siemens Gamesa has reportedly told customers the company plans to produce a 21-MW model in the […]

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Siemens Gamesa Cutting 4,100 Jobs in Wind Turbine Unit

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 29 May 2024 13:43:35 +0000

Siemens Gamesa plans to cut about 4,100 jobs from its wind turbine division as the company continues to restructure its business. The downsizing, reported May 28 by Reuters, impacts about […]

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Siemens Gamesa Changes CEO, Announces Job Cuts as Part of New Focus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 08 May 2024 14:19:38 +0000

Siemens Energy announced an overhaul of its struggling wind power division on May 8, unveiling plans for a new CEO for its wind turbine business and also saying job cuts […]

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Recyclable Blades Featured at New RWE Offshore Wind Farm Near Denmark

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 13:12:59 +0000

Recycling of components used in the renewable energy sector is a growing industry. Several companies have entered the market to make wind and solar power more sustainable, including some of […]

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Universities Develop Ways for Wind Turbines to Generate More Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 18:55:27 +0000

A major collaboration between universities and energy companies has made vital improvements to offshore wind turbines, which could help them generate more renewable energy and reduce the UK’s reliance on fossil fuels. Major collaboration between universities and industry has made vital improvements to offshore wind production Partnership between Universities of Sheffield, Durham, Hull and energy […]

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Siemens Gamesa Posts Nearly $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:04:30 +0000

Siemens Gamesa chief executive Jochen Eickholt acknowledged equipment failures in both the company’s onshore and offshore wind turbines, leading to higher warranty provisions, contributed to a nearly $1 billion net loss for the company in the last three months of 2022. Eickholt on Feb. 2 said the company’s October to December—the group’s fiscal first quarter—loss […]

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Siemens Gamesa Posts Nearly $1 Billion Quarterly Loss

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 16:04:30 +0000

Siemens Gamesa chief executive Jochen Eickholt acknowledged equipment failures in both the company’s onshore and offshore wind turbines, leading to higher warranty provisions, contributed to a nearly $1 billion net loss for the company in the last three months of 2022. Eickholt on Feb. 2 said the company’s October to December—the group’s fiscal first quarter—loss […]

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‘Largest’ Floating Offshore Wind Farm Comes Online in North Sea

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 17:39:15 +0000

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An installation that at present is considered the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm has produced its first power, providing electricity for oil and gas exploration operations in the North Sea. Hywind Tampen on Nov. 13 began powering Equinor’s drilling at the Gullfaks oil and gas field. The wind farm is located about 87 miles […]

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Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype Breaks 24-Hour Output Record

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2022 21:50:12 +0000

Siemens Gamesa wind turbineSiemens Gamesa set a fresh record in wind generation this week. Specifically, a Siemens SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine prototype set the record. The turbine has produced 359 megawatt-hours within a 24-hour time period — “the most power one turbine has ever produced over this duration and enough energy to drive 1.8 million km […]

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GE Will Cut 20% of U.S. Onshore Wind Workforce

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 16:54:35 +0000

General Electric (GE) has notified staff that it plans to lay off about 20% of the workforce in its U.S. onshore wind business. A report from NASDAQ this week said the cuts are part of a plan to restructure and resize the onshore wind division, as the group “is grappling with weak demand and rising […]

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