Energy

China overtakes EU to become global wind power leader

China exceeded the European Union to become the world leader in wind power capacity, in fact China is ramping up renewable energy in a bid to limit smog-causing pollution from coal plants and act on climate change. The country added an “astonishing” 30.5 gigawatts to boost installations to 145.1GW. In...

Wind Energy Generation: 2015 was a record year for the UK

One of the best locations for wind power in the world is the UK. According to the statistics provided by National Grid, 2015 was a record year for wind energy generation in this country: 11 percent of the U.K.’s electricity was generated by onshore and offshore wind in 2015 – up from 9.5 percent...

The Global Wind Power market

Galbiati Group performs custom mechanical processing for the production of wind energy plants worldwide: boring, milling and drilling of components for wind turbines (frames, blade port hubs, rotors and stators). You can read here some information about the Global Wind Power market… It is accounted for $172.3 billion in 2014 with CAGR of...

Hydropower plants in Italy

Galbiati Group is the ideal partner in supplying machined large sized components for the  Energy Industry. For hydroelectric power plants worldwide, the company manufactures multipliers characterized by great quality. We present here some information about the current situation of hydropower plants in Italy… 80.2% of hydropower systems are installed in northern Italy,...

India approves Offshore Wind Energy Policy

For wind energy plants worldwide, Galbiati Group performs custom mechanical processing: boring, milling and drilling of components for wind turbines (frames, blade port hubs, rotors and stators). We present here one of the latest news from the world about the wind energy sector… India is fast becoming a world leader in...

The world needs more hydro power dams

Energy experts say that the world needs more hydro power dams to provide more clean energy, particularly in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, where much of the world’s population growth is expected to occur by 2050. At present, about 160 countries worldwide use hydro power technology. Adnan Amin, director-general of the International...

Wind energy: production record in Denmark

Positive signs for the diffusion of wind power in Europe. The greatest growth was in Denmark: in 2014, wind provided 39.1% of electricity in the country, which is close to the target of 50% of energy from renewable sources by 2020. Thursday, July 9, Denmark managed to produce 116% of...

Wind turbine generators under motorway viaducts and bridges to produce electricity: the Spanish project in the Canary Islands

The energy industry sector is of strategic importance to the Galbiati Group: the company builds Kaplan turbines for wind farms and carries out top quality mechanical machining for turbine components. One of the latest developments in wind turbine generation is the project to install wind turbines under bridges and viaducts...