Vattenfall to invest € 1.8 billion in wind energy

Vattenfall plans to make growth investments of SEK 28 billion (approximately € 2.9 billion), in the coming two years, most of which will be invested in renewable energy production. This is in line with the company’s strategy to create a sustainable production portfolio and offer climate-smart solutions with the goal of making the company and the entire chain from suppliers to customers fossil-free.

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DNV GL awards shop approval certification to Ingeteam’s converter manufacturing plant

Ingeteam Production Facility SpainIngeteam has received DNV GL’s “Shop Approval in Renewable Energy” certification for its wind converter manufacturing facility in Northern Spain. This certification will reduce and simplify the manufacturing audits or possibly even exempt Ingeteam and its present or future customers from any manufacturing audit for the next three years.  

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LM Wind Power lays first stone at Cherbourg blade factory

LM Cherbourg factoryLM Wind Power has announced that work on its new factory in Cherbourg, Normandy, France has commenced. The company brings an initial investment of more than € 100 million into the development of the Cherbourg site which is expected to grow to a capacity between 1.2 and 2.0GW.

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RCG grows technical advisory services with recruitment of Daniel Stevens

Daniel StevensThe Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has announced the addition of Daniel Stevens to the firm’s London office as Director. Mr Stevens is an experienced technical analyst with a track record of developing solutions to maximise the value of renewable assets.

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EU clears GE acquisition of LM Wind Power

The European Commission has approved unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of LM Wind Power by General Electric. The Commission concluded that the merged entity would continue to face effective competition in Europe. General Electric has a relatively small market share in both onshore and offshore wind turbines.

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Vryhof launches new offshore engineering unit

Vryhof and its business unit Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) have launched a new engineering unit to support the company’s offshore oil & gas, renewables and aquaculture operations.

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