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2011-12-19 13:45:00

Wind Energy Update: The renewable energy sector is quickly turning into a profitable business: in 2010 investment in the renewable energy projects exceeded the ones in fossil fuel demonstrating a new trend in investorsâ strategy. LONDON (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 Wind Energy Update reports offshore wind, with its incomparably high energy production per hour witnessed important developments during 2011: RWE - The fifth largest utility company in Europe, with 3 offshore wind...

2011-11-18 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Major global companies including Motorola Mobility, Deutsche Bank, Bloomberg and Method have procured or have pledged to procure at least 25 percent of their operations' power consumption from wind energy. The companies pioneering the use of the world's first wind power consumer label were unveiled today at an event hosted by WindMade(TM) and the UN Global Compact in New York. The label allows participating companies to communicate the share of...

2011-11-14 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its largest marketing campaign to date, Vestas, the global leader in wind energy, is using LinkedIn and Bloomberg Businessweek to reach out to corporate decision makers, informing them about the brand building and financial benefits of investing in wind energy. Vestas believes that corporations are part of the solution for climate change and they are in the position to do more by investing directly in wind energy. "We have launched one of...

2011-11-07 05:00:00

PEORIA, Ill. & AARHUS, Denmark, Nov. 07, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and Vestas Wind Systems (NASDAQ: VWS) have reached a 10-year, global agreement to remanufacture wind turbine components. Vestas, of Aarhus, Denmark, is the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer, with an installed base of 44,500 turbines. Vestas has chosen to enter this agreement to ensure remanufacturing services of high quality and at a competitive price for its customers. With the...

2011-10-24 13:30:00

RANDERS, Denmark and LAS VEGAS, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Danish energy company Vestas Wind Systems will use IBM big data analytics software and powerful IBM systems to improve wind turbine placement for optimal energy output. Turbine placement is a major challenge for the renewable energy industry, and Vestas expects to accelerate the adoption of wind energy internationally and expand its business into new markets by overcoming this challenge....

2011-10-17 10:25:00

DALLAS, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas M. Carbone has been appointed president of Tri Global Energy, a renewable energy project developer and operator with fifteen utility-scale wind farms under development in the Southwest. Carbone will also serve on Tri Global Energy's board of directors. According to CEO and board chair John Billingsley, "Tom is an energy industry veteran who brings substantial financial, operational and leadership experience to our firm. Tom will help us move...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently turned its attention to the wind industry. As it stands, there are no national metrics for comparing the wind industry against other businesses, but with developments in the pipeline, this could change quicker than expected, and would be of major benefit to the industry. London (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Wind Energy Update Investigates Helath and Safety ahead of the Wind Energy Health and Safety Summit When such laws do come...

2011-07-21 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Colorado increased 1.1% over the past twelve months according to the 2012 Colorado Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Colorado gained 2,428 industrial jobs between May 2010 and May 2011, the first gain MNI has recorded for the state since 2006. Manufacturers' News reports Colorado is home to 6,669 manufacturers employing...

2011-06-21 00:00:28

When a seven metre portion of a Vestas blade prototype broke off last year - only weeks after the company had a signed a deal to supply the same model to a 420MW wind farm in Australia - the company felt it had some explaining to do. But according to the latest Wind Energy Update Operations and Maintenance Report 2011, human error, which was ultimately the cause of the failure, is all too common in blade prototype manufacturing. (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 "The rotor blade prototype fabrication...

2011-06-15 08:00:00

SHANGHAI, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Offshore Wind China 2011 Conference & Exhibition, Asia's largest and the world's second largest offshore wind event, will be staged with a new look at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre on June 15-17, 2011. Offshore wind leaders both within and outside of China will take an active part in proving the unique charm of China as the country with the most potential for offshore wind power development in the world. The event is...