Iberdrola Renewables Celebrates Our Nation’s Military Veterans

As we mark Veterans Day this week across the United States, we want to take a moment to share some of the unique stories of our team members who have bravely fought to protect our freedom and our country. Supporting members of our military is an important responsibility that we take seriously year-round. More than … Continue reading Iberdrola Renewables Celebrates Our Nation’s Military Veterans

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BMT, IT Power and Ramboll provide best practice O&M guidelines for offshore wind power in Taiwan

BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, IT Power and Ramboll have partnered since mid-2014 to provide Taiwan’s offshore wind industry with a series of guidelines for the future developments around the island.  Funded by Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), which is supporting the industry as co-ordinator and the primary technical … Continue reading BMT, IT Power and Ramboll provide best practice O&M guidelines for offshore wind power in Taiwan

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Rwanda’s renewable energy plans endorsed by Climate Investment Funds

Rwanda is committed to providing electricity access to 70% of the population by 2018 – up from only 23% this year – through a wide range of renewable resources Rwanda and the Climate Investment Funds (http://www-cif.ClimateInvestmentFunds.org) are today celebrating the endorsement of that country’s renewable energy investment plans under the CIF’S dedicated fund for Scaling … Continue reading Rwanda’s renewable energy plans endorsed by Climate Investment Funds

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Nobelwind offshore wind farm reaches financial close, Belgium

The €655 million Nobelwind offshore wind farm, located 45km off the Belgian coast at Ostend, has successfully achieved financial close. Mott MacDonald acted as lenders’ technical advisor during the project’s financing and will now monitor construction in an ongoing role. Nobelwind will be made up of 50 3.3MW Vestas wind turbines, providing a total capacity … Continue reading Nobelwind offshore wind farm reaches financial close, Belgium

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New federal rules for California desert put too many prime wind energy sites off-limits

Today, modern wind technology and siting techniques allow American wind power to both cut emissions and preserve lands and wildlife. It’s a big reason why the U.S. wind energy industry has gained recognition for its legacy of care. However, a new plan released today by the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM), focusing on a … Continue reading New federal rules for California desert put too many prime wind energy sites off-limits

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83 percent of African-Americans support growing wind power

Update: After posting this, we’ve seen some additional coverage about this poll. To learn more about the context, see “Poll Shows African Americans Support Clean Power Plan and Climate Action, But Not Exxon-Funded National Black Chamber of Commerce.” Two-thirds of African-Americans strongly believe a shift to clean energy will create jobs and reduce energy costs, according … Continue reading 83 percent of African-Americans support growing wind power

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Acciona Energía receives two CEMEX works development and innovation awards for the ventika wind farm complex in Mexico

Acciona Energía Mexico has received two awards  at the 24th CEMEX Works Awards  for the construction of the Ventika and Ventika II wind farms, located in the  town of General Bravo, Nuevo León. With a joint capacity of 252 MW, these  parks, delivered turn-key by ACCIONA Energía for a consortium consisting of  Fisterra Energy, CEMEX … Continue reading Acciona Energía receives two CEMEX works development and innovation awards for the ventika wind farm complex in Mexico

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Gamesa doubles net profit to €126 million on a 30% increase in revenues to €2,533 million

Strong commercial activity boosted order intake to 3,990 MW in the last twelve months, with orders from 25 different countries, enhancing medium-term visibility and in line with the Business Plan 2015-2017. Revenue growth, driven by higher wind turbine sales, reflects the company’s competitive position, with diversified exposure to developed and emerging markets. In a context … Continue reading Gamesa doubles net profit to €126 million on a 30% increase in revenues to €2,533 million

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Wind power in South Korea. Vestas wins 20 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from GS Power, part of the South Korean conglomerate GS Group, for six V112-3.3 MW turbines for the Yaksoo wind park. The wind park is the first wind energy project for GS Power and will be located in South Korea’s southwestern Jeonnam Province. GS Power is a … Continue reading Wind power in South Korea. Vestas wins 20 MW wind farm

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Wind power in China. Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for two projects for a combined 200 MW from China’s Hanas Group. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 55/2015 of 6 November 2015, the order highlights the competitiveness of Vestas’ 2 MW platform in China and reflects an increasing focus on levelised cost … Continue reading Wind power in China. Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy produces billions of dollars in benefits for Oklahoma

This guest blog is authored by Jeffrey Clark, Executive Director of the Wind Coalition. Building wind farms in Oklahoma is giving Oklahoma schools another reason why math matters. That’s because the state’s abundant wind resources, combined with private investment growing wind power in the state, is sending over a billion dollars in property taxes to … Continue reading Wind energy produces billions of dollars in benefits for Oklahoma

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Record August winds propel 2015 output

Year-to-date wind energy production is almost back to the high-water mark seen in 2014 thanks to record output in August and above average output in July, according to newly released Department of Energy (DOE) data. The latest results also confirm that some press articles were premature in their sky-is-falling reports of decreased 2015 output, based … Continue reading Record August winds propel 2015 output

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Anti-renewable energy group produces error-ridden report

Real-world data shows wind energy supplies diverse, far-reaching benefits for consumers and communities across the United States. It offers an affordable, reliable solution that diversifies our energy mix while eliminating many forms of harmful pollution. Wind’s costs have fallen 66% over the last two years, and wind power supports over 73,000 well-paying American jobs. Growing … Continue reading Anti-renewable energy group produces error-ridden report

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Acciona Windpower reaches 1,000 MW of wind turbines installed with concrete towers

ACCIONA Windpower (AWP), the ACCIONA Group subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture and commercialization of wind turbines, has now installed more than 1,000 MW (1 GW) of wind power capacity using concrete tower technology. The company revealed this figure during the opening of the Windaba 2015 trade fair now underway in Cape Town, South Africa. … Continue reading Acciona Windpower reaches 1,000 MW of wind turbines installed with concrete towers

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Siemens receives order for offshore wind power plant in the United Kingdom

Siemens is to supply, install and commission 56 wind turbines for the Galloper Wind Farm Ltd. (GWFL) off the south-east coast of England. The owners of the offshore wind power plant are RWE, UK Green Investment Bank, Macquarie Capital and Siemens Financial Services (SFS), each with a 25 percent stake. The plant’s 336 megawatt capacity … Continue reading Siemens receives order for offshore wind power plant in the United Kingdom

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Higher ed gets schooled on renewable energy

Higher education has some seriously high aspirations – developing one gigawatt of clean energy, roughly enough to power about 300,000 average homes – by 2020. Luckily, there’s also a new way to help reach this goal. The growing cost-effectiveness of long-term contracts for renewable energy resources is creating opportunities for colleges and universities to scale … Continue reading Higher ed gets schooled on renewable energy

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Statoil to build the world’s first floating wind farm: Hywind Scotland

Statoil has made the final investment decision to build the world’s first floating wind farm: The Hywind pilot park offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. This marks an important step forward for offshore wind technology, and potentially opens attractive new markets for renewable energy production worldwide. The decision triggers investments of around NOK 2 billion, realizing … Continue reading Statoil to build the world’s first floating wind farm: Hywind Scotland

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Gamesa cements its leadership in wind energy in India

Gamesa has attained another milestone in its bid to consolidate its leadership of the Indian market: it has been contracted by the renewable energy player, Ostro Energy, to build two 100-MW wind farms under a turnkey arrangement. With this order, the company’s order intake in India, where it is the leading OEM, rises to 896 … Continue reading Gamesa cements its leadership in wind energy in India

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Siemens receives first offshore order for 7-MW wind turbines

47 wind turbines for UK project of DONG Energy • Walney Extension East to have a total capacity of 330 megawatts • Service to be provided by Siemens and DONG Energy over a period of 5 years   Siemens has received its first order for the new 7MW offshore wind turbine: the company is to … Continue reading Siemens receives first offshore order for 7-MW wind turbines

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States across the U.S. set wind power output records

October was a record breaking month for wind energy output. Grid operators in Texas (ERCOT) and the Midwest (MISO) spent the past week neck and neck in a race for record wind output, leading to a near photo finish. Texas jumped into first place on October 22, eclipsing the record set by MISO in January … Continue reading States across the U.S. set wind power output records

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