Enel Green Power has added 445 MW of installed wind power capacity to its consolidated Portuguese portfolio

Enel Green Power (“EGP”) has taken ownership of six wind farms in Portugal with a total installed capacity of 445 MW, following the approval by the General Shareholders Meeting of Eólicas de Portugal, S.A. (“ENEOP”) to split the company and allocate its 1,333 MW of wind power assets to its shareholders, pro rata with their … Continue reading Enel Green Power has added 445 MW of installed wind power capacity to its consolidated Portuguese portfolio

Continue reading

Wind power can help Texas affordably and reliably comply with the Clean Power Plan

As states look for the most cost-effective way to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants, new analysis from the Texas grid operator points to a leading role for wind energy. ERCOT, the grid operator for most of Texas, recently released analysis concluding that wind energy will play a critical role in cost-effectively complying with … Continue reading Wind power can help Texas affordably and reliably comply with the Clean Power Plan

Continue reading

Dong Energy to build world’s biggest wind farm off UK coast

Dong Energy is to build a 660-megawatt wind farm in the Irish Sea. The final investment decision for Walney Extension has been made after securing all necessary consents from authorities and signing most of the supply and installation contracts for the project. The 660MW Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, to be located in the Irish … Continue reading Dong Energy to build world’s biggest wind farm off UK coast

Continue reading

Tri Global Energy continues to lead Texas in wind energy projects under construction

Tri Global Energy (TGE), a Dallas-based renewable energy company, continues as the leading developer of wind energy projects in Texas, according to the third quarter 2015 Market Report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Tri Global Energy’s utility-scale wind projects represent about a quarter of all wind power projects currently under construction in Texas. … Continue reading Tri Global Energy continues to lead Texas in wind energy projects under construction

Continue reading

1GW of offshore wind energy underway at French wind power sites

Oldbaum Services, one of the world’s leading wind consultancies, announced today that it has deployed two 3D WINDCUBE 400S Scanning LiDARs as part of the wind resource assessment campaigns the company is currently conducting at two French offshore wind sites. It is the first time that such long range scanning systems are deployed for operational … Continue reading 1GW of offshore wind energy underway at French wind power sites

Continue reading

Wind power in New York: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm in New York

Gamesa, a technological leader in the worldwide wind industry, continues to strengthen its presence in the United States, having been awarded a new contract1 for the supply of 37 Gamesa’s G114-2.1 MW (78 MW) for a wind farm project located in the state of New York. Under the terms of the contract signed, Gamesa will … Continue reading Wind power in New York: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm in New York

Continue reading

Poland can increase renewable energy nearly five-fold by 2030

Poland can increase its share of renewable energy in power generation from seven per cent in 2010 to nearly 38 per cent by 2030, according to a report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). REmap 2030 Renewable Energy Prospects for Poland, prepared with input from the Polish Ministry of Economy, also finds … Continue reading Poland can increase renewable energy nearly five-fold by 2030

Continue reading

Chile to auction areas for wind energy and solar power

Chile is set to auction off vast new areas of land for anyone who will use the space to develop solar power or wind energy projects. Chile has a fast growing renewable energy sector, setting a target that 20 percent of its energy will be renewable by 2025. The Chilean Ministry of National Assets made … Continue reading Chile to auction areas for wind energy and solar power

Continue reading

Wind power in Mexico: Enel Green Power wind farm in Jalisco

Enel Green Power (EGP) has started construction of the new Palo Alto wind farm in the Mexican state of Jalisco.   “This new wind farm is an important step towards the consolidation of EGP’s presence in Mexico, a market that has huge potential for development. Once Palo Alto is completed, our portfolio in the country … Continue reading Wind power in Mexico: Enel Green Power wind farm in Jalisco

Continue reading

Wind energy in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Eolus Vind AB has placed an order for eight V112-3.3MW turbines for the Kungsbacka-Iglasjön wind power plant, proving Vestas’ ability to deliver a strong business case in the challenging Swedish market.   Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the Kungsbacka-Iglasjön wind power plant in the Västra Götaland county in southwestern Sweden. The … Continue reading Wind energy in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Continue reading

Norvento completed four new development wind power sites

Medium-scale wind turbine manufacturer, Norvento, has successfully completed four new development sites in the last three months, with the fourth set to go live in early November. This intensive period of construction has resulted in a significant addition to Norvento’s growing UK fleet of nED100 100kW wind turbines, as the firm looks to overcome financial … Continue reading Norvento completed four new development wind power sites

Continue reading

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind receives 165 MW wind energy order for wind farm in Belgium

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received a firm and unconditional order for 50 V112-3.3 MW turbines for the Nobelwind offshore project in Belgium, with a total capacity of 165 MW, ref. Company announcement no. 2/2015 of 8 January 2015. Included in the contract between MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and customer Parkwind NW is a 15-year … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind receives 165 MW wind energy order for wind farm in Belgium

Continue reading

Ozone hole nears record size again

The ozone hole over Antarctica currently extends over 26 million square kilometres – an area larger than the North American continent. Currently, it is approximately 2.5 million square kilometres larger than at the same time in 2014. In 2006 it was larger than now, at 27 million square kilometres. Researchers from the German Aerospace Center … Continue reading Ozone hole nears record size again

Continue reading

Wind power in South Africa: Northern Cape gets wind farm

The Northern Cape is getting greener, this as 10 solar power plants are already feeding into the national grid. Three wind farms are on the cards, one of which is under construction. The wind farm in the early stages of construction is a life-line for the community. It has already created over 200 jobs for … Continue reading Wind power in South Africa: Northern Cape gets wind farm

Continue reading

Financing for the fourth Belgian offshore wind farm Nobelwind has been found

The financing for the construction of the fourth Belgian offshore windfarm in the North sea, known as Nobelwind, has been found. It was announced on Friday. The work will start in April 2016, and should finish in 2017. This new wind farm will be built next to Belwind, 47 kilometers from the Ostende coast. It … Continue reading Financing for the fourth Belgian offshore wind farm Nobelwind has been found

Continue reading

Wind energy in Pakistan: 30 wind power projects to generate 1760 MW

As many as 30 wind farm power projects, that will generate 1760 MW electricity, are being perused by Alternative Energy Development Board, said Ministry of Water and Power on Sunday.   According to a statement the government is taking necessary measures for development of renewable energy and various projects are being implemented in collaboration of the private … Continue reading Wind energy in Pakistan: 30 wind power projects to generate 1760 MW

Continue reading

U.S. wind energy sees strong third quarter growth

Spurred by a diverse group of supporters, wind energy continues to make great strides in 2015. AWEA’s U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2015 Market Report finds that over 1,600 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity were installed during the third quarter of 2015, increasing the year-to-date total to more than 3,600 MW. The report also … Continue reading U.S. wind energy sees strong third quarter growth

Continue reading

Wind power for offshore oil and gas applications

The concept of using wind power for offshore oil and gas applications is one step closer to realisation. WIN WIN, a DNV GL-led joint industry project (JIP), is running with the following seven participants: ExxonMobil, ENI Norge, Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd, Statoil, VNG, PG Flow Solutions, and ORE Catapult. Initial DNV GL studies showed that … Continue reading Wind power for offshore oil and gas applications

Continue reading

Wärtsilä Ship Designs increasingly important for wind farm operations

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the ship design for the ‘Vestland Cygnus’, a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) owned by Norway based Norside AS that is to be converted to serve as an offshore wind farm service vessel. The conversion will take place at the Fjellstrand yard in Norway. The contract with Wärtsilä was signed … Continue reading Wärtsilä Ship Designs increasingly important for wind farm operations

Continue reading