Collett delivers 13 Nordex N133 turbines to Kennoxhead Wind Farm 

Located south of the A70, near the village of Glespin on the Douglas Estate, the thirteen turbine site features Nordex N133 onshore wind turbines with an individual blade length of 64 metres and a tip height of no more than 180 metres. Collett Teams were appointed to undertake all logistical planning and execution to deliver …

Hall Trucking Inc. deploys new Goldhofer Trailer P12 Plus

Hall Trucking Inc., located in Evansville, Wyoming, was one of the first customer to purchase Goldhofer’s new Highway Trailer P12 Plus in 2021. Available with one or two intermediate bogies, the semi-trailer is capable of being combined up to twelve axle lines and offers a longer loading deck and a flexible payload. Heavy haul companies …

Wind turbine nacelle and blade manufacturing under one roof in Le Havre, France

Siemens Gamesa has started manufacturing of both its patented offshore Direct Drive wind turbine nacelles and patented IntegralBlades at its new manufacturing facility in Le Havre, France. The world’s first facility to encompass both offshore wind turbine nacelle and blade manufacturing under one roof, it is the largest industrial renewable energy project in France. A …

New Nooteboom XL Mega Windmill Trailer for Linden Transport

As the industry grows, the wind turbines are becoming larger, blades are longer and tower sections are growing in diameter. As a result, the base towers of these turbines have become wider, from about 4.5 m a few years ago to over 6 m today. Ready for this challenge, the Doetinchem-based Linden Transport was the …

Sarens supports St. Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm project in France

Sarens has been involved in the load-in, load-out, transport, and storage of several monopiles and transition pieces for the St. Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm since January 2021. The work is being performed at the port of La Rochelle in France. As part of its agreement with DEME Offshore, Sarens will offload and transport monopiles and …

Second life for wind turbine blades in Spain

Last year, GE Renewable Energy signed preliminary agreements with German and French-Swiss companies to dismantle, shred and co-process the blades from some of the continent’s onshore turbines that are approaching the ends of their lives. The company also partnered with Veolia North America to recycle blades removed from its onshore turbines in the U.S. And in …

Improved offshore wind turbine base quayside lifting safety with Enerpac XC Pump

Belgium-based REM-B Hydraulics has developed self-contained, remote-controlled hydraulics powerpacks for connecting and releasing 1000 tonne, 85m high, offshore wind turbine bases during quayside lifting onto a pontoon, for leading international steel construction company, Smulders. Based on a cordless, Enerpac XC-Series hydraulic pump, the hydraulic shackle release powerpack is a safer alternative to dangling long lengths …