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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Siemens introduces new onshore Direct Drive wind turbine for medium wind sites

Meeting the growing demand of wind turbines suited for moderate wind speeds, Siemens presents its new wind turbine model SWT-3.6-130 for IEC class II sites. Especially designed for medium wind sites and based on proven Direct Drive technology, the latest addition to the portfolio delivers 3.6 megawatts (MW) of electric power. The new benchmark for … Continue reading Siemens introduces new onshore Direct Drive wind turbine for medium wind sites

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Siemens introduces low wind turbine with 142-meter rotor

The new Siemens SWT-3.15-142 wind turbine for low wind conditions features two premieres at the same time: For the first time, all advantages of the Siemens direct drive technology are available in a dedicated IEC Class IIIA wind turbine. Another innovation is the 69 meter rotor blade based on hybrid-carbon technology by LM Wind Power. … Continue reading Siemens introduces low wind turbine with 142-meter rotor

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GE Supplies Wind Turbines for First Phase of 200 MW Digital Wind Farm in India

General Electric Company, through its GE Renewable Energy business, today announced that it has completed construction of the first of a three-phase wind project in southeast India, namely 30 units of GE’s 1.7-103 technology. Mytrah Energy Limited’s Aspari I, the first 51 MW of a planned 200 MW project, is now erected and ready for … Continue reading GE Supplies Wind Turbines for First Phase of 200 MW Digital Wind Farm in India

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Enel starts 172 MW wind farm in Brazil

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda (“EGPB”), has started the construction of the Morro do Chapéu Sul wind farm cluster, which is located in the municipalities of Morro do Chapéu and Cafarnaum in the state of Bahia in north-eastern Brazil, 400 kilometres from state capital Salvador.   … Continue reading Enel starts 172 MW wind farm in Brazil

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Building new transmission will bring more low-cost wind power to millions of Americans

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz said “wind [power] is changing our energy geography” during the Center for American Progress’s Upgrading America’s Infrastructure event in Washington, D.C. today. The event focused on how federal policymakers can update America’s infrastructure to create jobs, protect public health and grow greater access to renewable energy like wind power. In … Continue reading Building new transmission will bring more low-cost wind power to millions of Americans

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Big business hungry for more wind energy

The WindEurope Summit conference session on corporate renewable power purchase agreements in Europe explored the changing models in the energy business. Finance experts and non-industrial investors from Google, ING and BT exchanged views on the potential of corporate renewable PPAs, electricity procurement and the challenges that come with such transactions. Europe today has over 1.2 … Continue reading Big business hungry for more wind energy

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Gamesa concludes installation of the prototypes for the new G126-2.5 MW and G132-3.3 MW wind turbines

Gamesa has completed installation at the Alaiz R&D facility (Navarra) of the prototypes of its newest turbine models: the G126-2.5 MW and the G132-3.3 MW. The G126-2.5 MW turbine is already producing power, while the G132-3.3 MW will start to do so in the coming days. Once up and running, the next step will be … Continue reading Gamesa concludes installation of the prototypes for the new G126-2.5 MW and G132-3.3 MW wind turbines

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OPIC commits to Senegal’s wind farm

The US government’s development finance institution, OPIC, has signed a financing agreement with Lekela Power for the development of a wind farm in Senegal. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) revealed last week during the US – African Business Forum held in New York City that it has engaged into a pact with Lekela Power … Continue reading OPIC commits to Senegal’s wind farm

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