DNV GL certifies Nordsee Ost offshore wind project for innogy

29th September 2016, DNV GL has awarded innogy SE the project certificate for its Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm at this year’s WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition. Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm is a lighthouse project supported by the EU, promoting a reliable, environmentally friendly energy supply that remains affordable. The certification was carried out according to … Continue reading DNV GL certifies Nordsee Ost offshore wind project for innogy

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JDR awarded contract for SSE Beatrice wind farm

JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a subcontract by Siem Offshore Contractors GmBH to supply subsea power cables for SSE’s Beatrice offshore wind farm. The 588 MW wind farm will be situated in the UK’s Outer Moray Firth, 18.4 kilometres (km) from … Continue reading JDR awarded contract for SSE Beatrice wind farm

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Severe weather, not renewables, cause of South Australia power outage

Severe weather knocked out power for 1.7 million Australians this week, and while some have sought to blame renewables, the reality is wind power likely helped lessen the damage. Extreme weather was the true culprit High-speed winds and 80,000 lightning strikes from the worst storm in 50 years knocked out 22 transmission towers and lines … Continue reading Severe weather, not renewables, cause of South Australia power outage

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Senvion supplies wind turbines for over 60 megawatt in Schleswig-Holstein

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, signed six conditional contracts over a total rated output of 60 megawatt (MW) in Schleswig-Holstein at the leading trade fair Hamburg WindEnergy. The Bürgerwindpark im Kirchspiel Medelby GmbH & Co. KG had already put four wind farms with overall 27 Senvion 3.2M114 turbines and Senvion MM92 turbines … Continue reading Senvion supplies wind turbines for over 60 megawatt in Schleswig-Holstein

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Vestas receives 100 MW order in China

The order for 50 Vestas V100-2.0 MW wind turbines was placed by long-term customer CGN Wind Energy Limited for a project in north-eastern China. The Liulongtai project is located in Yi County, Jinzhou City, in the Liaoning province, where Vestas will supply the turbines for the wind park and supervise the installation. The order also … Continue reading Vestas receives 100 MW order in China

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

Continuing to make inroads into the Brazilian wind market, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from long-term partner Gestamp Eólica Brazil S.A. to supply 20 units of the V110-2.0 MW turbine for the 40 MW Pedra Rajada I/II wind parks to be located in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.   This new contract … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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GE Renewable Energy Unveils Uprated Versions of its 3 MW Onshore Wind Platform

General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), through its GE Renewable Energy business, today added two new wind turbine models to its recently announced platform of 3MW wind turbines at Wind Europe, in Hamburg, Germany.  Today’s announcement introduced two uprated machines in the 3.6-137 and 3.8-130, to form GE’s most powerful family of onshore wind turbines to … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Unveils Uprated Versions of its 3 MW Onshore Wind Platform

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Wind energy and eagles can successfully coexist

Through a legacy of care, the U.S. wind industry has worked hard to minimize its impacts on wildlife to the greatest extent possible. However, a new study makes some misleading assumptions that I hope to clear up. The notion that migratory birds impacted at wind farms may have come from outside the areas immediately surrounding … Continue reading Wind energy and eagles can successfully coexist

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NHPC signs agreement with Rajasthan Govt, Inox for wind energy

The company has signed a power purchase pact with the Government of Rajasthan as well as Inox Ltd for a 50 mw wind power project in the state. The scrip opened at Rs. 25.5 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 25.5 and Rs. 24.3 respectively. So far 3469475 shares were traded on … Continue reading NHPC signs agreement with Rajasthan Govt, Inox for wind energy

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GE and Max Bögl to Install World’s Tallest Wind Turbine

General Electric Company, through its GE Renewable Energy business, today announced it has signed a Turbine Supply Agreement with Max Bögl Wind AG (max-boegl.de) to deliver and commission the world’s tallest and first ever wind turbine integrated with pumped storage hydro-electric power. The full scope of the Gaildorf project, located in Germany’s Swabian-Franconian Forest on … Continue reading GE and Max Bögl to Install World’s Tallest Wind Turbine

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China General Nuclear acquires China General Nuclear acquires Belgium’s largest onshore wind farm

Windvision, a company that produces and supplies wind energy solutions, has signed an agreement with China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) on Thursday. The Belgium-based Windvision company has wind farms and parks in Belgium, Cyprus, France, and Serbia. China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has signed an agreement in Paris with Belgium’s Windvision to take … Continue reading China General Nuclear acquires China General Nuclear acquires Belgium’s largest onshore wind farm

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Enel awarded 93 MW of wind power in mexican renewables tender

Enel, acting through its subsidiary Enel Green Power México, has been awarded the right to sign an energy and clean certificate supply contract with the Salitrillos wind project in the second renewable energy tender launched by the Mexican Ministry of Energy.   Enel is investing approximately 120 million US dollars in the construction of the … Continue reading Enel awarded 93 MW of wind power in mexican renewables tender

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GE begins wind energy push in Vietnam

General Electric is teaming up with a partner to construct large-scale wind power plants in Vietnam with a total investment of $1.5 billion. The company recently signed a partnership deal with the Ireland-based Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. to develop 1,000 megawatts of wind power capacity for the national grid, according to the Wall Street Journal. … Continue reading GE begins wind energy push in Vietnam

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Wind energy in Serbia: Senvion signs 42 MW contract

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a conditional contract with Elicio NV for the delivery, installation and commissioning of 21 Senvion MM100 for the wind farm Alibunar in Serbia at the Hamburg WindEnergy Fair. The installation is planned to take place in fall 2018 close to the wind farm Malibunar, where … Continue reading Wind energy in Serbia: Senvion signs 42 MW contract

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Vestas receives 45 MW order for repowering wind farm in Germany

The firm and unconditional order comprises supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 20-year full-scope service agreement (AOM 4000) and VestasOnline Business SCADA solution. The wind turbines will be installed at the Prignitz wind park in Brandenburg, eastern Germany.  Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is planned to begin in the first … Continue reading Vestas receives 45 MW order for repowering wind farm in Germany

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

The order for 25 Vestas V110-2.0 MW wind turbines is for the country’s second wind power project. The order for the 50 MW Tsetsii wind park, located in the Gobi desert in southern Mongolia, was placed by Clean Energy Asia LLC – a joint venture between SB Energy Corp. (Japan) and Newcom LLC (Mongolia) as … Continue reading Wind energy in Mongolia: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Offshore wind power part of America’s clean energy future

In an op-ed published in The Hill this morning, Nancy Sopko, AWEA’s lead on matters relating to offshore wind energy, took on some misleading claims about the technology and explained why it’s an important part of a clean energy future. “The price consumers pay for onshore wind power has dropped by two-thirds over six years, … Continue reading Offshore wind power part of America’s clean energy future

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Ventotec signs framework agreement for at least 200 Siemens wind turbines

Four wind turbines and related equipment take a large step into the future of offshore wind technology: Nissum Bredning Vindmøllelaug and Jysk Energi placed the winning bid for Nissum Bredning Vind following a tender from Danish Energy Agency’s (DEA) tender for the construction of the 28-megawatt pilot project in northern Denmark. The final investment decision … Continue reading Ventotec signs framework agreement for at least 200 Siemens wind turbines

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New Siemens onshore wind turbine offers less noise at optimum performance

High performance at low to medium wind speeds – that’s what the new Siemens low noise SWT-3.3-130LN wind turbine offers customers. The new model operates at a reduced rotor speed compared to the SWT-3.3-130, and includes aerodynamic add-ons to its rotor blades. Utilizing these add-ons, it can be operated at a noise level of 104.9 … Continue reading New Siemens onshore wind turbine offers less noise at optimum performance

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Siemens launches three new wind turbines based on one onshore direct drive platform

Siemens has launched an extended portfolio of its successful Onshore direct drive wind turbines. At the WindEnergy Hamburg trade show, the company’s Onshore CEO Thomas Richterich launched three new turbine models for optimum performance at low wind, medium wind, and noise sensitive sites. Thanks to a modular platform concept, all three machines share the same … Continue reading Siemens launches three new wind turbines based on one onshore direct drive platform

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