Goldwind wins 99MW deal for installing 66 wind turbines in Sindh

China’s Three Gorges has ordered 66 Goldwind turbines of 1.5 MW each for the second phase of a project in Sindh. The 99MW project is an addition to a 49.5MW site that was completed in 2014, according to Windpower Intelligence, the research and data division of Windpower Monthly. The first phase of the project also … Continue reading Goldwind wins 99MW deal for installing 66 wind turbines in Sindh

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SWEPCO issues request for proposals for purchase of wind energy assets

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase of wind energy assets as the company seeks to add more renewable energy to its diverse resource mix. Proposals for up to 100 megawatts, with a minimum nameplate rating of 80 megawatts, are due Sept. 15, 2016. SWEPCO is … Continue reading SWEPCO issues request for proposals for purchase of wind energy assets

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Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile to build one gigawatt of wind energy plants

Global wind and solar energy company Mainstream Renewable Power was today awarded contracts by the National Energy Commission of Chile to build and operate seven utility-scale wind energy plants with a combined capacity of 986MW. The projects, awarded via twenty year term contracts, are located throughout Chile and are scheduled to begin supplying low-cost, clean … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile to build one gigawatt of wind energy plants

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Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,557m

Compared to the second quarter of 2015, earnings and free cash flow significantly improved, mainly driven by high activity levels in the quarter and higher average project margins. Satisfactory order intake with backlog remaining at high levels. Outlook for 2016 upgraded. In the second quarter of 2016, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,557m – an … Continue reading Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,557m

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Wind energy boasts bipartisan support

With the 2016 election at the forefront of our media and our politicians divided over important issues such as the economy, national security, the justice system and so much more, it’s gratifying to find one thing parties from both sides of the aisle can agree on: wind energy. Wind power has bipartisan support from governors, members … Continue reading Wind energy boasts bipartisan support

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Annual Wind Power Market Report Confirms Technology Advancements, Improved Project Performance, and Low Wind Energy Prices

Wind energy pricing remains attractive to utility and commercial purchasers, according to an annual report released by the U.S. Department of Energy and prepared by the Electricity Markets & Policy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Prices offered by newly built wind projects are averaging around 2¢/kWh, driven lower by technology advancements and … Continue reading Annual Wind Power Market Report Confirms Technology Advancements, Improved Project Performance, and Low Wind Energy Prices

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Pattern Energy announces it is in discussions to acquire interest in Armow Wind power facility in Ontario

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (“Pattern Energy”) today announced it is in discussions to acquire a 90 MW interest in the 180 MW Armow Wind power facility in Ontario from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”). Pattern Energy intends to fund the acquisition with available liquidity from its recent equity offering. The … Continue reading Pattern Energy announces it is in discussions to acquire interest in Armow Wind power facility in Ontario

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DONG Energy welcomes consent decision for Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm

DONG Energy has welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy to grant development consent for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, located 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast. Hornsea Project Two will have a capacity of up to 1.8 gigawatts (GW) and will consist of up to 300 turbines. It could … Continue reading DONG Energy welcomes consent decision for Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm

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World’s biggest offshore wind farm to be built in Hornsea

The world’s largest offshore wind farm, the Hornsea Project Two offshore windfarm has received development consent from Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark. When complete, the windfarm will deliver up to 1,800 megawatts of low carbon electricity to around 1.8 million UK homes. The windfarm would create up to 1,960 construction jobs and 580 operational … Continue reading World’s biggest offshore wind farm to be built in Hornsea

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Senvion implements the next growth step with acquisition of Kenersys assets in India

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed definitive agreements to acquire the wind turbine nacelle production facilities and infrastructure, complete product portfolio suite, wind turbine inventory and the service operations of Kenersys India Private Limited, in Baramati, India, in order to further move ahead with its market penetration of its new core … Continue reading Senvion implements the next growth step with acquisition of Kenersys assets in India

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The Wind Portrait Project: Meeting the people building a renewable future

future An incredibly diverse group of Americans are working to build a better, cleaner tomorrow. Ed Collier August 16, 2016 “I think what you do is cool and important. I’d like to take your picture. Simple as that.” The idea I’ve actually been thinking about the Wind Portrait Project for a few years, and finally, … Continue reading The Wind Portrait Project: Meeting the people building a renewable future

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Flawed study overstates challenge of integrating wind energy

A national press story recently highlighted an academic study claiming flexible fossil-fired power plants, like natural gas power plants, are critical for integrating renewable energy.  In reality, wind energy can be reliably integrated onto the existing power system, and the addition of renewable energy never increases, and actually always decreases, the need for other power … Continue reading Flawed study overstates challenge of integrating wind energy

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Wind energy ownership becoming more fragmented

Though the top 25 global wind asset owners expanded their collective wind capacity last year, they did, however, lose market share, according to a new report from MAKE. In total, the top 25 owned 170 GW of grid-connected capacity at the end of 2015. This comprised 41% of global cumulative capacity, which is a decline … Continue reading Wind energy ownership becoming more fragmented

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Boost to wind energy potential in Tamil Nadu

In a boost to wind energy potential in Tamil Nadu, the Centre has announced new policy for repowering of wind energy projects. Repowering refers to replacing ageing wind turbines with powerful and modern units in order to boost power generation. It can help old wind sites to more than double their installed capacities. “There is … Continue reading Boost to wind energy potential in Tamil Nadu

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Senvion aims for EUR 2.25-2.3bn revenues in 2016

Senvion is on track to meet its annual guidance of EUR 2.25-2.3bn in revenues and an adjusted EBITDA-margin of around 9.5 percent, following a 7 percent increase in revenues in the second quarter. The leading global manufacturer of wind turbines posted revenues of EUR 505m in the second quarter on the back of the strong … Continue reading Senvion aims for EUR 2.25-2.3bn revenues in 2016

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Wind power in Brazil: Ceara gives prelim licence to 972 MW wind farm

Semace gave a preliminary licence to a 972.4 MW wind power project. The licence proves that the execution of the scheme is environmentally feasible which in turn enables the project to take part in Brazil’s energy auctions.   The Complexo Eolico Ibiapaba Sul, as it is named, will consist of 442 pieces of 2.2-MW wind turbines … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Ceara gives prelim licence to 972 MW wind farm

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Offshore wind energy gets a boost from Massachusetts

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law this week a piece of legislation that will transform the U.S. offshore wind market and catapult the industry into a thriving source of clean energy for New England ratepayers. The new law tasks state utilities with procuring 1,600 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power capacity through 15 to 20 … Continue reading Offshore wind energy gets a boost from Massachusetts

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The top 25 global wind energy asset owners in 2015

In 2015, the 25 biggest wind asset owners expanded their collective grid-connected wind capacity to 170 GW but lost market share. This was shown in a new market report by renewable energy consulting company MAKE (link is external).   Overall, the top 25 owned 41% of global cumulative wind power capacity, a decline from 42% … Continue reading The top 25 global wind energy asset owners in 2015

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Gamesa bags 40 MW wind energy order from KCT Renewable Energy in India

Gamesa, the renewable energy major in India, today announced a 40 MW wind power project from KCT Renewable Energy Pvt Ltd that will be commissioned in Molagavalli site in Andhra Pradesh. The project essentially comprises 20 units of G114-2.0 MW T106 turbines which are due to be commissioned by March 2017. Gamesa will be responsible … Continue reading Gamesa bags 40 MW wind energy order from KCT Renewable Energy in India

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Scottish wind turbines produced enough wind energy to power country for an entire day

Strong winds helped wind turbines produce the equivalent of all of Scotland’s electricity needs last weekend, according to new data. The figures, provided by analysis firm Weather Energy and analysed by WWF Scotland, showed that last Sunday Scottish wind turbines sent 39,545 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity to the National Grid. Total electricity consumption in … Continue reading Scottish wind turbines produced enough wind energy to power country for an entire day

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