Gamesa lands a new order for the supply of 48 MW in China

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new order from Chinese utility Datang for the supply of 48 MW at Sanlengshan wind complex.   The contract entered into with Datang contemplates the installation of 24 G97-2.0 MW turbines at the Sanlengshan complex located in the Liaoning region in north-eastern China. These … Continue reading Gamesa lands a new order for the supply of 48 MW in China

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President Donald Trump would be a climate catastrophe

A Trump presidency would be a boon for the wall construction business – not just the Mexican wall, but also walls along the coasts to keep back the rising seas. To prevent climate change that floods large portions of coastal cities, dooms small island nations and turns whole regions into deserts, we need to accelerate … Continue reading President Donald Trump would be a climate catastrophe

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Northeast Regional Forum on July 19 and 20

While states like Texas, Iowa and California often make headlines for their renewable energy progress, in many ways, it’s the Northeast that leads the way in clean power policy innovation. That’s why it’s an exciting time to attend the AWEA Northeast Regional Forum on July 19 and 20, where you can learn about the policies … Continue reading Northeast Regional Forum on July 19 and 20

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80 MW Noupoort wind farm enters commercial operation

The 80 MW Noupoort wind farm, in the Northern Cape, entered commercial operation on July 11, with all 35 turbines at the R1.9-billion facility commissioned and connected to the Eskom grid. Country programme manager Savva Antoniadis reports that Noupoort is also the first wind farm selected during the third bid window of the Renewable Energy … Continue reading 80 MW Noupoort wind farm enters commercial operation

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ACWA Power to start work on Morocco wind power project with Vestas wind turbines

Acwa Power, a leading private power and water project developer in the Gulf region, said one of its companies is all set to start the construction of a major wind power project in the north of Morocco. Formerly known as UPC Renewables, Acwa Power Khalladi is 75 per cent owned by Acwa Power – a … Continue reading ACWA Power to start work on Morocco wind power project with Vestas wind turbines

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Inox Wind bags 50 megawatt wind energy project in Gujarat

Wind energy solutions provider Inox Wind today said it has bagged an order from Atria Wind Power to set up a 50 megawatt project in Gujarat. As part of the turnkey order, Inox Wind will provide Atria with end-to-end solutions from development and construction to commissioning and providing long-term operations and maintenance services. “The combination … Continue reading Inox Wind bags 50 megawatt wind energy project in Gujarat

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Iberdrola awards Gamesa contract to supply wind turbines for its El Cabo wind farm in the United States

IBERDROLA, via its U.S. Subsidiary AVANGRID Renewables, has awarded Gamesa the contract to supply the wind turbines for its El Cabo wind farm, which is located in the state of New Mexico in the south of the United States. According to the contract signed by the two parties, Gamesa will supply 142 G114 turbines with … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Gamesa contract to supply wind turbines for its El Cabo wind farm in the United States

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Gamesa secures type certification for the G132-5.0 MW

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured type A certification for its G132-5.0 MW turbine from DNV GL, a certification service provider. This milestone marks the culmination of the G132-5.0 MW certification process and endorses the technological credentials of this turbine, the most powerful made by Gamesa. This turbine generates 3% more … Continue reading Gamesa secures type certification for the G132-5.0 MW

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Netherlands to build world’s offshore cheapest wind farm

The government has announced the construction of the first major Dutch wind farm on the sea. Not only will it be the largest offshore wind farm in the world when it’s completed, it will also be the cheapest for tax payers. The coming years a large number of wind turbines will be built off the … Continue reading Netherlands to build world’s offshore cheapest wind farm

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Google Wind Energy Coming to Norway and Sweden

Google have been heavily investing in the renewable energy sector for quite some time now. This has become apparent with their purchasing of various wind farms across the globe, including their recent investment in Kenya’s largest ever wind farm.  Now, it seems that Google are not making healthy contributions to projects in both Norway and … Continue reading Google Wind Energy Coming to Norway and Sweden

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Floating wind turbines proposed in Hawaii

Floating wind turbines have been proposed for the 72-mile wide Ka’ie’iewaho Channel, which separates Kauai and Oahu and the environmental conservation group Life of the Land is calling for meetings on both islands to bring the public up to speed. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has received unsolicited bids from two companies to build … Continue reading Floating wind turbines proposed in Hawaii

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Tamil Nadu ready to sell 1,000MW wind power

Even private power generation companies in the state are now free to sell power to other states as the government had lifted restrictions imposed on them a month ago. Tamil Nadu is in the process of setting up one such corridor and the work is almost over. Tamil Nadu is routing power to Goa via … Continue reading Tamil Nadu ready to sell 1,000MW wind power

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Europe sees two big wind energy purchase agreements in June

Two of the world’s largest companies signed wind power deals in the UK and Norway last month, as Europe continues to see a strong year for Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).   On 30 June, Google signed a 12-year deal with Zephyr and Norse Vind Energi for the 160MW Tellenes plant in the Southwest of Norway. … Continue reading Europe sees two big wind energy purchase agreements in June

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Dutch tender brings offshore wind power on a par with conventional power generation

The Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs has today awarded DONG Energy the concession to build the offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. The total price for the two projects is €87/MWh including the cost of the grid connections. This is by some distance a record low for offshore wind. The previous lowest was Horns … Continue reading Dutch tender brings offshore wind power on a par with conventional power generation

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Germany EEG reform a mixed bag for wind energy

Germany’s parliament approved a plan to reform the country’s renewable energy law by ending feed-in tariffs in favour of competitive auctions and putting clear volumes on wind energy deployment.   Lawmakers have agreed to cap the annual auctions for onshore wind at 2.8GW and offer fluctuating tenders for offshore wind in order to control renewables … Continue reading Germany EEG reform a mixed bag for wind energy

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Brexit: what it might mean for the wind energy industry

The full impact and implications of the UK referendum, and what it means for the wind industry short and long term, are impossible to assess properly at this stage. But there are some points we can make with a degree of clarity today.   First, the UK wind market retains a number of strong fundamentals. … Continue reading Brexit: what it might mean for the wind energy industry

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Gamesa to supply 298 MW at an Avangrid Renewables wind energy complex in the US

The company will install 142 of its G114-2.1 MW wind turbines at the El Cabo wind farm being built in the state of New Mexic. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has landed a new order for the supply of 298 MW in the US, specifically at the El Cabo wind complex, which … Continue reading Gamesa to supply 298 MW at an Avangrid Renewables wind energy complex in the US

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GE, Senvion prepare bids for French wind energy group Adwen

General Electric and German wind turbine maker Senvion are preparing bids for French wind power group Adwen, which is jointly owned by Spain’s Gamesa and France’s Areva. German industrials group Siemens is due to take over Gamesa’s 50 percent stake in Adwen as part of its 1 billion euro ($1.1 billion) deal to buy a … Continue reading GE, Senvion prepare bids for French wind energy group Adwen

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Siemens to supply 141 wind turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas

Siemens has contracted with Pattern Energy Group LP to deliver, install and service a total of 141 wind turbines for the Broadview Wind project. Broadview Wind combines two adjacent projects in New Mexico and Texas with a total installed capacity of 324 megawatts (MW). Both onshore wind power plants will provide clean energy to meet … Continue reading Siemens to supply 141 wind turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas

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