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SPAIN: Former Siemens Wind Power CEO Markus Tacke has been named the new CEO of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), replacing Ignacio Martin who led the new company through its transition.
SPAIN: Ignacio Martin, Gamesa's former executive chairman, has been appointed interim CEO of the joint company created by the merger of Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa.
SPAIN: The merger between Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa became effective on 3 April with the registration of the joint venture in the Mercantile Registry of Biscay in Spain.
SPAIN: Japanese manufacturer Hitachi is sending its 5MW offshore wind turbine nacelle and drivetrain for testing at Spain's Wind Turbine Test Laboratory (LEA), run by the National Renewable Energy Centre (Cener) in Pamplona, according to several sources at an offshore floating wind power seminar in the city.1 comment
FRANCE: Areva has exercised its option to sell its 50% stake in the Adwen offshore joint venture to partner Gamesa after failing to find a third-party buyer.
GERMANY/SPAIN: Siemens has signed a binding agreement with Gamesa to merge the two companies' wind businesses, creating possibly the world's largest OEM.
SPAIN: Developer Iberdrola's group earnings of €3.8 billion in the first half of 2015 show a growth of 5.7% from the same period last year, boosted by increased production at its West of Duddon Sands offshore project in the Irish Sea.1 comment
SPAIN/FRANCE: The joint offshore venture between Gamesa and Areva has been named Adwen and will include two platforms for the offshore market.
FRANCE: Areva will continue its offshore wind operations via the planned joint-venture with Gamesa, the group confirmed today as it announced a record loss of €4.834 billion in 2014.