Vestas : Information in the market regarding project in the USA

Today there is information in the market regarding Vestas and a 600 MW project in the USA. Vestas can confirm that Vestas has entered into a conditional agreement to supply wind turbines for a 600 MW project in the USA. If and when the project translates into a firm and unconditional order in accordance with … Continue reading Vestas : Information in the market regarding project in the USA

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Brazil wind energy expected to grow by 2 GW

Investors have already registered interest for the first auction, which will take place on 29 April and requires energy generation to begin within five years — by 2021. The second auction, announced in March, is scheduled for 28 October, and generation must start within three years, by 2019. In April’s A-5 auction, 864 wind power … Continue reading Brazil wind energy expected to grow by 2 GW

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Adani Green gives Inox Wind two wind energy projects

Inox Wind Ltd on April 12 said it has bagged two wind energy projects totalling 70 MW from Adani Green Energy Ltd an arm of Adani Enterprises Ltd. “Inox Wind inked two contracts for a cumulative capacity of 70 MW with Adani Green Energy Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Limited and part of … Continue reading Adani Green gives Inox Wind two wind energy projects

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Top nine wind energy trends of 2015

April 12, 2016 Today, AWEA released its U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report, Year Ending 2015, which showcases strong continued growth throughout the year. 2015 was one of the most successful years ever for U.S. wind power. The industry installed the third most new wind power capacity in history, second only to 2009 and 2012. Wind … Continue reading Top nine wind energy trends of 2015

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Wind energy industry applauds Maryland’s move toward 25 percent renewable energy by 2020

American wind power hailed the Maryland Legislature’s historic move to obtain 25 percent of its electricity from renewable sources within four years, and is prepared to do its part to meet the standard if it becomes law. Both the state Senate and House have now passed SB 921, the Clean Energy Jobs Act. It now … Continue reading Wind energy industry applauds Maryland’s move toward 25 percent renewable energy by 2020

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US wind power jobs hit record, up 20 percent in 2016

American wind power supported a record 88,000 jobs at the start of 2016—an increase of 20 percent in a year—according to the U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report, Year Ending 2015, released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Strong job growth coincided with wind ranking number one as America’s leading source of new … Continue reading US wind power jobs hit record, up 20 percent in 2016

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Gamesa lands contract to supply 18 MW to a wind farm in France

Gamesa has signed its first contract  with the Belgian renewable energy producer Elicio for the supply of 18 MW at Quint wind farm, located in Flers-Sur-Noye, in the Picardy region, in Northern France. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will handle the transportation, installation and commissioning of 9 of its G97-2.0 MW turbines. Delivery … Continue reading Gamesa lands contract to supply 18 MW to a wind farm in France

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2015 sets record for renewable energy

Renewable generation capacity increased by 152 gigawatts (GW) or 8.3% during 2015, the highest annual growth rate on record, according to  new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Capacity Statistics 2016 finds that as of the end of 2015, 1,985 GW of renewable generation capacity existed globally. “Renewable energy deployment continues … Continue reading 2015 sets record for renewable energy

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Suzlon lands 105 MW wind energy order

Suzlon Energy Ltd has announced that it has received maiden order of 105 MW from Greenko Group. The project will be located in Andhra Pradesh, India and will be progressively commissioned by January 2017. Suzlon says the order, which marks its first with Greenko, comprises 50 units of the S97 120-meter 2.1 MW hybrid tower. … Continue reading Suzlon lands 105 MW wind energy order

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Renewable energy capacity up by 152GW

The renewable energy generation capacity increased by 152 gigawatts (GW), which is equivalent to 8.3% last year, the highest annual growth rate on record, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). The Renewable Capacity Statistics 2016 found that as of the end of 2015, 1,985 GW of renewable generation capacity … Continue reading Renewable energy capacity up by 152GW

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions the Joncels wind farm

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of the Joncels wind farm with 11.9 MW in installed capacity. The group now operates 444.2 MW in wind energy capacity in the Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées region, or close to 45% of local installations in this area of south-western France that boasts high-quality wind resources. The wind farm is located near … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions the Joncels wind farm

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Wind energy in Kansas: Enel begins its largest wind farm

With a total installed capacity of 400 MW, Cimarron Bend will be Enel’s largest wind farm worldwide. Enel will invest approximately 610 million US dollars in the construction of the new facility. The power and the renewable energy credits from Cimarron Bend will be sold under power purchase agreements to Google and to the Kansas … Continue reading Wind energy in Kansas: Enel begins its largest wind farm

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1, Vestas, 2 Goldwind, 3 GE, 4 Siemens, 5 Gamesa, 6 United Power, 7 Enercon, 8 Envision, 9 Mingyang, and 10 Senvion, the top

A Research Note from Make Consulting examines the dynamic forces affecting the changes in global turbine OEM market share and analyses the leading turbine OEMs in major wind markets. It explores the market trends and implications of technology changes and sales strategies that have shifted the market positions of key turbine OEMs around the world … Continue reading 1, Vestas, 2 Goldwind, 3 GE, 4 Siemens, 5 Gamesa, 6 United Power, 7 Enercon, 8 Envision, 9 Mingyang, and 10 Senvion, the top

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North America could add 75 GW of wind power by 2025

According to MAKE’s latest wind power outlook for North America, unprecedented long-term policy certainty in the U.S., along with a new climate-conscious government in Canada, will enable nearly 75 GW of total wind power growth in the region from 2016 to 2025. The production tax credit (PTC) in the U.S. was extended in December 2015 … Continue reading North America could add 75 GW of wind power by 2025

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Vortex Bladeless wind energy project team receives Altair CAE suite donation

Altair is supporting the Vortex Bladeless, a Wind Energy Spanish Crowd Funding Project by providing free software licenses, training, and engineering services. Vortex Bladeless was founded in 2013 as an R&D company, exclusively dedicated to the development and marketing of Vortex, a multi-patented bladeless electric wind generator. The project focuses on the development of generators … Continue reading Vortex Bladeless wind energy project team receives Altair CAE suite donation

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WindEurope welcomes Enel Green Power’s Francesco Venturini as new chairman of the board

WindEurope has elected Francesco Venturini, Chief Executive Officer of Enel Green Power, as its new chairman. Mr. Venturini was elected for an 18-month term by WindEurope’s Board of Directors, which is comprised of corporate members, national associations and other organisations. Upon his appointment, Mr. Venturini said: “It is an honour for me to have been … Continue reading WindEurope welcomes Enel Green Power’s Francesco Venturini as new chairman of the board

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Big brands buy wind power

Any time a new market becomes available, it’s usually good news for business. That was certainly the case for wind power in 2015, as major brands and other emerging non-utility buyers increasingly purchased wind to meet their energy needs. This gives the U.S. wind industry a new arena of customers in addition to traditional utility … Continue reading Big brands buy wind power

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Big brands and other emerging customers signed for more than half of new wind power capacity contracted in 2015

Major brands and other emerging non-utility customers signed 52 percent, or 2,074 megawatts (MW), of the wind power capacity contracted through power purchase agreements (PPA) in 2015. Customers driving this new demand for wind energy include Fortune 500 companies behind household brands, like Tide and Downy, high-tech companies, universities, and major U.S. cities. This non-traditional … Continue reading Big brands and other emerging customers signed for more than half of new wind power capacity contracted in 2015

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Wind energy in China: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm at an altitude of over 3,200 metres

The company has been contracted to supply 32 MW for Concord New Energy, with whom it recently agreed another order for a project being developed at an altitude of 3,400 metres. In addition, Gamesa will deliver another 50 MW for phase three of the Senjitu II complex. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, … Continue reading Wind energy in China: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm at an altitude of over 3,200 metres

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Gamesa climbs two places to secure fifth place on the global wind energy

According to MAKE Consulting, Gamesa was the top-ranked manufacturer in India and Mexico for the third year in a row, and took second place in Brazil. The company is also the leading western OEM in China, the world’s largest market. In 2015, Gamesa bolstered its leadership in the world’s biggest wind power markets: the company … Continue reading Gamesa climbs two places to secure fifth place on the global wind energy

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