Siemens onshore wind turbines for Saxony

Siemens will supply three direct drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.2-113 for the onshore wind power plant Naundorf. These modern wind turbines add about ten megawatts (MW) to the site’s existing wind power capacity. Additional Siemens medium-voltage switchgear located in the turbine towers will play a key role. These components enable the three turbines … Continue reading Siemens onshore wind turbines for Saxony

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Google buys output from 160 MW norwegian wind farm

Google has purchased 100% of the output of a 160 MW Norwegian wind power farm to be built south of Stavanger, Norway, through a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA). Zephyr AS is a Norwegian wind power company that develops projects in southern and central Norway. The company was established in 2006 and has since then … Continue reading Google buys output from 160 MW norwegian wind farm

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Brunei has potential for solar energy

Brunei has “good potential” to utilise solar energy due to its location, said a professor at Universiti Teknologi Brunei. UTB’s Assistant Vice Chancellor, Professor Nawaf Hazim Saeid, said solar intensity is higher in Brunei compared to other countries because of the amount of sunlight it has daily, local daily the Brunei Times reported Thursday.   … Continue reading Brunei has potential for solar energy

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Wind power in Italy: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm in Basilicata

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has secured a contract for the delivery and installation of 30 wind turbines with a total rated power of 60 megawatts (MW) for the wind farm of Tursi Colobraro with PLT Energia. Tursi is the largest project under the third Italian feed-in tariff auction system to date. … Continue reading Wind power in Italy: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm in Basilicata

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Wind energy in United States: Vestas secures orders for 162 MW

For one of the orders, some of the turbines will be delivered in the 2.2 MW power optimized mode.  Vestas and the customer utilized the flexibility of the V110 power modes to customize a site-specific product mix that extracts the maximum wind resource output, reaping the optimal value between yield and cost.   Both orders … Continue reading Wind energy in United States: Vestas secures orders for 162 MW

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Wind Power Moves U.S. Energy Forward

Wind power is an important part of America’s electricity mix that keeps money in the pockets of families and businesses, despite misleading claims from anti-renewable energy special interest groups. Today, there’s enough wind power in the U.S. for 20 million American homes, and wind is on track to quadruple in size by 2030 to supply … Continue reading Wind Power Moves U.S. Energy Forward

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Washington D.C. recognizes the importance of renewable energy

The latest big moment for clean energy is in the nation’s capital. This week, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. voted to expand the city’s use of clean energy for years to come. The District of Columbia city council unanimously decided to require half of the city’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources like wind and … Continue reading Washington D.C. recognizes the importance of renewable energy

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Wind energy in the United States: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Colorado

The firm order serves as the PTC Safe Harbor order for the proposed 600 MW Rush Creek project, and will be delivered to Xcel Energy in December 2016. The order follows a conditional agreement to supply up to 300 V110-2.0 MW turbines for Xcel Energy’s 600 MW Rush Creek Wind Project (ref. company announcement No. … Continue reading Wind energy in the United States: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Colorado

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Wind energy in Germany: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Schleswig-Holstein

The order comprises an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract along with a 20-year full-scope service agreement (AOM 5000) and VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is planned to begin in the fourth quarter of 2016. The headquarters of Vestas Central Europe is located in Hamburg, Germany. The business unit is responsible … Continue reading Wind energy in Germany: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Schleswig-Holstein

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Wind power in Turkey: eight V126-3.3 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in Balikesir

Vestas has secured a contract with Elfa Elektrik Uretim A.S., an affiliate of Yildirim Group, to supply eight units of the V126-3.3 MW model for a 26 MW wind farm to be located in Balikesir, in eastern Turkey. The contract comprises the supply and installation of the wind turbines, along with a 10-year AOM 4000 … Continue reading Wind power in Turkey: eight V126-3.3 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in Balikesir

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

Rabbalshede Vind 5 AB, a joint venture between Rabbalshede Kraft AB and private investment company Ardian, has placed a firm and unconditional order for the Lyrestad wind park in Mariestad, Sweden.  Google will purchase the power produced by the wind park.   “Working with Vestas on the Lyrestad wind park feels like a secure and … Continue reading Wind energy in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power could supply 50 percent of Kansas electricity

Kansas has long been one of America’s wind power leaders; its installed capacity has doubled four times in the last 10 years, and it’s about to double again. In 2015, wind supplied nearly 24 percent of the state’s electricity, and according to Gov. Sam Brownback, that number will exceed 30 percent in 2016. And reaching … Continue reading Wind power could supply 50 percent of Kansas electricity

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Nordex installing the world’s tallest wind turbine

Nordex has installed the world’s tallest wind turbine to date in Hausbay in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. With a hub height of 164 metres and a rotor length of 65.5 metres, the N131/3300 wind power system reaches a total height of just under 230 metres. Located roughly 100 kilometres west of Frankfurt/Main, the “Hausbay-Bickenbach” … Continue reading Nordex installing the world’s tallest wind turbine

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North America to run on 50 percent clean electricity by 2025

Within 10 years the North American continent will source half of its electricity from clean energy, according to a new pact agreed to by President Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. The three country’s leaders are expected to announce the new target tomorrow during the North American Leaders Summit. … Continue reading North America to run on 50 percent clean electricity by 2025

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Wind power ready to propel nation’s capital forward to 50% renewable energy by 2032

Within the next 10 years the U.S., Canada, and Mexico will collectively obtain half of their electricity from zero-carbon sources of electricity, including wind power. That’s according to a joint pledge to be announced by President Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto tomorrow during the North American Leaders’ Summit … Continue reading Wind power ready to propel nation’s capital forward to 50% renewable energy by 2032

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Wind energy in France: Gamesa to supply 36 MW to French developer Valorem

The company will install eight of its G114-2.5 MW wind turbines and eight of its G87-2.0 MW wind turbines at three wind farms located in France, which it will then maintain for 10 years. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, continues to make inroads with its business strategy in Europe, having received its … Continue reading Wind energy in France: Gamesa to supply 36 MW to French developer Valorem

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U.S., Mexico Said to Pledge 50 Percent Clean Power by 2025

The U.S. and Mexico will commit to using wind, solar and other carbon-free sources for half their electricity by 2025, according to a person familiar with the plans. The pledge is set to be made as part of a trilateral summit of North American leaders Wednesday in Ottawa, said the person, who spoke on the … Continue reading U.S., Mexico Said to Pledge 50 Percent Clean Power by 2025

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Gulf Power to add wind power from Oklahoma

Gulf Power is expanding its wind energy output. The company filed a petition Monday asking the Florida Public Service Commission to approve adding 94 megawatts of wind energy from the Kingfisher Wind farm in Oklahoma. The diversification of the energy sources that Northwest Florida customers use to power their homes means less price fluctuations as a result … Continue reading Gulf Power to add wind power from Oklahoma

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Invelox technology could provide New Zealand with 100% renewable energy

New Zealand’s energy providers could scrap existing fossil fuel plant in the very near future by turning to new INVELOX wind generation according to Pacific Wind program manager Reza Sehdehi. After the November Paris Climate Change Agreement, global leaders have called on New Zealand to cut fossil fuel generation capacity faster than its 2020 target … Continue reading Invelox technology could provide New Zealand with 100% renewable energy

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Wind power in Djibouti: Chinese company to construct wind farm

Djibouti Energy Minister Yacin Houssein Bouh on Sunday met with a Chinese delegation to discuss bilateral cooperation in the area of renewable energies, especially construction of a wind farm in the country. The minister reminded his guests that the project which is dear to Djibouti’s president, is in line with the government’s policy road map … Continue reading Wind power in Djibouti: Chinese company to construct wind farm

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