Vestas has reduced its manufacturing workforce at its blade factories in Windsor and Brighton, Colorado. The workforce reduction represents about 10 per cent of Vestas’ 1,100 manufacturing employees in the state. Vestas while regretting to lay off highly skilled employees, claim the dismissals are necessary in order to adjust manufacturing capacity to the expected market [...]
As part of the companies plan to streamline and reduce costs, employees at Vestas’ facilities in Copenhagen and Randers have been informed that their positions will be transferred to Aarhus at Vestas’ addresses in the northern part of Aarhus as of 1 July 2013. Vestas maintains its warehouse at Langelandsvej in Randers. Group Senior Vice [...]
The Vestas Sailrocket team reached speeds of 59.23 knots (around 70mph) over the 500 metre course at Walvis Bay in Namibia.
Vestas have announced an increase in the expected fixed cost reduction to €250m from the earlier stated €150m. This is based on a forecasted shipment of around 5GW in 2013 which will result in a lower activity level in 2013 to which the company will naturally have to adapt. The company had previously announced that [...]
Vestas have announced that further development of a new facility at the Port of Sheerness in the south east of England is to be shelved as the wind sector calls for clarity on Government subsidy programs. In a website statement, Vestas and the Port of Sheerness announced the decision to scrap plans for the facility [...]
Vestas expects to lay off 2,335 employees by ceasing manufacturing at a factory, merging production units and centralising administrative functions.
The Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. Dr Cable formally opened the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol.
Vestas has received an order from E.ON Climate and Renewables UK for delivery of 25 units of the V80-2.0 MW wind turbine.
Vestas signs agreement for 70 hectares of land in Kent to create it’s new turbines
Vestas has confirmed that it has signed an order for a total capacity of 80 MW for projects in Brazil.