Siemens takes big step in type certification for 6MW offshore turbine
Siemens Wind Power has received the Provisional Type Certificate from GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) for its 6 MW offshore wind turbine. The Provisional Type Certificate is a milestone towards the final certification of the wind turbine. It attests the conformity of the wind turbine design, manufacturing, and testing processes for all safety relevant items…
Denmark: 1,000 Megawatts Of Offshore Wind, And No Signs of Slowing Down
Denmark just finished connecting its first gigawatt of offshore wind power. Together with onshore resources, wind now supplies 25% of the country's electricity, and is shooting for 50% by 2020. The second 25% will be harder: more of it will be offshore, and the integration issues associated with adding this intermittent resource to the grid will be more difficult as the installed capacity increases.