in News Departments > People
print the content item

Wind gear manufacturer and service provider Moventas has appointed Dr. Niels Hammer senior vice president of technology, responsible for Moventas' research and development globally.

Moventas says Hammer has a background in technology leadership for industrial and wind gear engineering, as well as experience in manufacturing processes and engineering management.

Previously Hammer worked at Siemens AG where he was a senior consultant for engineering and management, specifically in supply chain management. Before Siemens AG, Hammer worked at Siemens Mechanical Drive, where he headed different projects for both industrial and wind gear manufacturing and design optimizations.

Effective Jan. 1, Hammer will report to Moventas President and CEO Mikael Laine and will be based in Moventas’ factory in Wuppertal, Germany, the company notes.


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Senate Passes Tax Extenders Bill With Wind PTC Extension

The legislation, which passed in the U.S. House earlier this month, will renew the critical production tax credit through the end of 2014 - giving developers only about two weeks left to start construction.


Transmission Study Shows Nebraska Could Handle A Lot More Wind Power

A new report released by the Nebraska Power Review Board finds that the state already has enough infrastructure to accommodate at least 2 GW of additional wind generation.


Can Wind Energy And Birds Coexist? Environmental Group Says Yes

The Environmental Defense Fund, a supporter of responsible wind energy development, points out ways to help mitigate impacts of turbines on birds and bats.


Another Study Finds Wind Turbines Do Not Affect Nearby Property Values

Research conducted by the University of Guelph focused on regions in Ontario, and the conclusion echoes that of previous studies.


Too Little, Too Late? U.S. House Approves Wind PTC Extension

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a tax extenders package that would renew the wind production tax credit (PTC) and about 50 other expired tax breaks through 2014. The wind industry argues the short-term fix is virtually no fix at all.

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015