Wind energy exceeds nuclear power

The wind energy exceeded nuclear in power generation worldwide and enough capacity to cover global consumption, indicated a report of the Global Wind Energy Council. According to the data of that entity and the World Nuclear Association at the closing of 2015, there were installed 432,42 gigawatts, after adding 63 over the last year (17 … Continue reading Wind energy exceeds nuclear power

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Nordex with further top-line growth and strong order intake

On the basis of its preliminary unaudited figures, the Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) increased its sales by some 40 percent in 2015 to EUR 2,430.1 million (2014: EUR 1,734.5 million). Accordingly, it slightly exceeded the upper end of the sales guidance which the Management Board had revised most recently in November 2015. The operating margin … Continue reading Nordex with further top-line growth and strong order intake

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Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wins 268 MW service contract

A Spanish wind project developer has extended a full-scope Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service contract with Vestas to operate and maintain six wind parks in Spain. The AOM 4000 solution provides superior support in key areas, tailor-made to strengthen the customer’s business case.   President of Vestas Mediterranean, Marco Graziano, says that “We’re extremely … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wins 268 MW service contract

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CTE WIND is increasing its wind energy participation in Europe and Northern Africa

Since 2010, CTE WIND Civil Engineering has been active in Poland with its local office CTP designing the foundations of 38 wind farms to date. As a lead actor in the wind sector, they will participate in the PWEA expo in Warsaw 8 – 9 March, Poland.The event is organized by the Polish Wind Energy … Continue reading CTE WIND is increasing its wind energy participation in Europe and Northern Africa

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Repsol sells its offshore wind power business in the UK for 238 million Euros

Repsol has agreed to sell its offshore wind power business in the United Kingdom to SDIC Power of China for 238 million euros. The sale includes the Inch Cape project (100%) and Repsol’s share in the Beatrice project (25%), both of which are located on the east coast of Scotland. The transaction is part of … Continue reading Repsol sells its offshore wind power business in the UK for 238 million Euros

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DEME and Siemens conclude EPCI foundation contract for Hohe See offshore wind farm

DEME Group’s offshore marine engineering devision GeoSea and Siemens have concluded an EPCI foundation contract for the Hohe See offshore wind farm. The new contract confirms Germany as a key market for the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group following its recent acquisition of the offshore assets and personnel from its former German partner … Continue reading DEME and Siemens conclude EPCI foundation contract for Hohe See offshore wind farm

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Galloper Wind Farm Ltd awards James Fisher the Offshore Services Contract for 336MW wind farm

James Fisher selected to provide a suite of offshore and marine services during construction phase of Galloper offshore wind farm. James Fisher and Sons plc (James Fisher, the Group) today announces that it has been awarded a significant marine services and support contract by Galloper Wind Farm Limited (GWFL) during the construction of the 336MW … Continue reading Galloper Wind Farm Ltd awards James Fisher the Offshore Services Contract for 336MW wind farm

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Gamesa reports €170 million net profit (+85%)

Gamesa ended 2015 with €170 million net profit, 85% more than in 2014 (€92 million), supported by sustained growth in revenues (+23%) and profitability (8.4% underlying EBIT margin1). These figures exceed the company’s guidance for 2015 and enable it to step up the targets in the Business Plan for 2017 and bring them forward to … Continue reading Gamesa reports €170 million net profit (+85%)

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Siting and Environmental Compliance conference

While policy and manufacturing can at times dominate the headlines, those in-the-know understand the importance of siting and environmental compliance. A firm grasp of all the aspects involved with siting and compliance is a critical component for both individual wind projects and having the robust industry we all advocate for so strongly. AWEA’s Wind Project … Continue reading Siting and Environmental Compliance conference

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Michael Kelley receives Excellence in Operations Award

Michael Kelley, Principal at Mistral Renewable Energy LLC, is this year’s Excellence in Operations Award recipient. The Excellence in Operations Award recognizes an individual or company for excellence in efficient and effective operations of a wind farm, and the winner is someone who collaborates with others in the wind industry to improve the quality of … Continue reading Michael Kelley receives Excellence in Operations Award

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Over $128 billion dollars invested in U.S. economy by new wind power projects over last 10 years

Building new wind farms in the U.S has added $13 billion a year on average to the American economy over the past five years. According to information released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), that’s more money each year than the annual revenue generated by Major League Baseball.   “By building new wind … Continue reading Over $128 billion dollars invested in U.S. economy by new wind power projects over last 10 years

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a new generation storage system in the United States

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning by EDF Renewable Energy, its North American subsidiary, of an innovative storage system combining battery energy storage and computerized control system. The McHenry plant is able to supply almost 20 MW in nameplate capacity (40 MW of flexible capacity) and to manage an energy reserve to stabilise the local … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a new generation storage system in the United States

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Ingeteam is set to exhibit at Mexico WindPower 2016

Once again, Ingeteam, the leader in operation and maintenance services in Mexico, is to take part in the most important event for the country’s wind power sector: Mexico WindPower 2016, to be held on the 24th and 25h February at the Banamex Centre in Mexico City. During the Fair, Ingeteam will showcase its latest advances … Continue reading Ingeteam is set to exhibit at Mexico WindPower 2016

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TPI launches second Mexico wind blade plant and expands its agreement with Gamesa

TPI Composites, Inc., a leading global wind blade manufacturer, announced today that it plans to open a second wind blade manufacturing facility in Juarez, Mexico in the second half of 2016, and that it has signed a long-term agreement with Gamesa to continue to supply wind blades from its existing Juarez, Mexico manufacturing facility and … Continue reading TPI launches second Mexico wind blade plant and expands its agreement with Gamesa

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DONG Energy divests 50% of the UK offshore wind farm project Burbo Bank Extension to PKA and the LEGO Group

DONG Energy has signed and completed an agreement to divest 50% of the 258 MW UK offshore wind farm project Burbo Bank Extension to Danish pension provider PKA and KIRKBI A/S, parent company of the LEGO Group. Each investor will obtain a 25% ownership interest in the project. Burbo Bank Extension will be constructed by … Continue reading DONG Energy divests 50% of the UK offshore wind farm project Burbo Bank Extension to PKA and the LEGO Group

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Goldwind Displaces Vestas to Claim First Place in Global Wind Power Market

FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today released FTI Intelligence’s preliminary rankings of the world’s top five wind turbine original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”). These rankings are to be published in the Global Wind Market Update – Demand & Supply 2015 report, which … Continue reading Goldwind Displaces Vestas to Claim First Place in Global Wind Power Market

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China to lead wind energy market in 2016

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology has become the world’s largest wind turbine maker, the company announced today. In 2015, the Chinese-based wind energy generator installed huge turbine capacity in different regions that it overtook the world’s top two wind turbine maker; Denmark’s Vestas Wind System and General Electric of the US. Goldwind by reaching the … Continue reading China to lead wind energy market in 2016

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U.S. solar energy market sets new record, installing 7.3 GW of solar PV in 2015

In yet another record-breaking year, the solar industry in the United States installed 7,286 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2015. GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association announced the historic figures today ahead of the March 9 release of the U.S. Solar Market Insight report. For the first time ever, solar beat … Continue reading U.S. solar energy market sets new record, installing 7.3 GW of solar PV in 2015

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Senvion intends to go public in first half of 2016

Senvion Group 1(“Senvion”), a leading global player in wind energy, is planning a listing of its shares on the regulated market segment (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange during the first half of 2016, subject to market conditions. In connection with the listing, the current owners of Senvion’s shares plan to sell a portion … Continue reading Senvion intends to go public in first half of 2016

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