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Vestas Tidal Wind Solutions for Vietnam

Danish manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems has developed a customized solution for a 50 MW intertidal project in Bạc Liêu Province, Vietnam for the local EPC construction company Bac Phuong JSC, using onshore wind technologies to harvest wind resources from the sea.The intertidal project site is covered in water at high tide and some of the turbines will be uncovered at low tide, said a press note from the sustainable energy solutions provider.Working closely with the customer to overcome the complex operation of planning and executing an intertidal project, Vestas will supervise the installation

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Offshore Wind Market Expected to Reach $50 bln by 2023

, where there has been a substantial investment towards the growth of non-conventional electricity generation. These factors will drive the market for offshore wind market in North American region during the forecast period.The key players of global offshore wind market are Siemens AG (Germany), Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Denmark), General Electric Company (U.S), Senvion SA (Germany), Areva (France), Clipper Windpower, LLC (U.S), ABB Ltd. (Switzerland), Sinovel Wind (Group) Co., Ltd. (China), Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (South Korea), Suzlon (India), A2SEA (Denmark) and EEW-Group (Germany)

Google to Tap the Power of Offshore Wind

200 staff once completed in 2021, according to the plans.Besides Fredericia, Google bought another plot last year in Aabenraa, Denmark, next to a planned Apple Inc data centre. Facebook has also planned a data centre in Denmark.Denmark is home to a large wind energy sector including turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems and offshore wind farm developer Orsted

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Maersk Signs on to Help Clean up Ocean Plastic

of the campaign is expected to be 60 days.“Part of Maersk Supply Service’s strategy is to diversify its business and use its technical capabilities in new areas outside traditional oil and gas. With recently announced other new partnerships in innovative fields with DeepGreen and with Vestas Wind Systems, this collaboration with The Ocean Cleanup  is a confirmation we are taking important steps in this direction,” Karstensen said.Maersk Launcher is currently on charter by DeepGreen, who has released it so that Maersk Supply Service can perform the operation for The Ocean Cleanup

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Wind Surpasses Hydro as Largest US Renewable Energy Source

80 percent of all of last year's wind installations. The fourth quarter was the industry's largest for installed capacity since the fourth quarter of 2012. The 8,303 MW added for the year represented more than $13.8 billion in investment. Just three turbine makers - General Electric Co, Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Siemens AG -- accounted for up to 95 percent of the U.S. turbine market in 2016. Texas has more than 20 MW of installed wind capacity, or nearly a quarter of the market. Iowa is the second-biggest wind state, and Oklahoma overtook California for third place at the end of 2016. The

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MHI, Vestas Wind Joint Venture Underway

Offshore Wind A/S, a MHI, Vestas JV gets Underway In early May operations got underway at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, a new company dedicated to offshore wind turbine business jointly established by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) of Denmark. The new joint-venture company (JV) consolidates the offshore wind power systems operations newly separated off from MHI and Vestas. “Vestas has entered offshore wind turbine market already in the 1990’s and has been taking a firm foothold in the market,” said a spokesperson at MHI. “Vestas

Operations Underway at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

New joint-venture company dedicated to offshore wind turbine business Operations began today at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, a new company dedicated to offshore wind turbine business jointly established by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S of Denmark. The new joint-venture company consolidates the offshore wind power systems operations newly separated off from MHI and Vestas. By integrating their comprehensive technological strengths, market trustworthiness and abundant track records in offshore wind turbines, MHI and Vestas look for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to

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