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Nordex group to present the largest capacity turbine in the Indian market: AW125/3000

At India’s leading wind fair, Windergy, which is being held in New Delhi from 25 to 27 April 2017, Acciona Windpower – member of the Nordex group – will be presenting the AW125/3000 wind turbine. Based on proven concepts and with a rated capacity of 3 MW, the AW125/3000 is the most efficient turbine for … Continue reading Nordex group to present the largest capacity turbine in the Indian market: AW125/3000

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Top 11 wind energy trends of 2016

Today, AWEA released its U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report, Year Ending 2016, which showcases strong, steady growth throughout the year. Wind power became the largest source of renewable generating capacity and supplied record amounts of wind energy to many parts of the country. Strong wind project construction, a growing manufacturing sector, and the increasing need for … Continue reading Top 11 wind energy trends of 2016

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Wind energy adds jobs over 9 times faster than the overall economy

American wind power added jobs over 9 times faster than the overall economy amid robust growth for another year, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which released its 2016 U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report today at the Minnesota State Capitol. Installing over 8,000 megawatts (MW) of new wind power for a second … Continue reading Wind energy adds jobs over 9 times faster than the overall economy

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Acciona Energy starts construction of its fourth wind farm in Australia (132 MW)

ACCIONA Energy has begun construction work on the 132-megawatt Mount Gellibrand wind farm in the State of Victoria. With an estimated investment of 258 million Australian dollars (around 183 million euros at current exchange rates), the new wind farm will strengthen ACCIONA’s presence in the renewables sector in Australia, one of the company’s strategic markets. … Continue reading Acciona Energy starts construction of its fourth wind farm in Australia (132 MW)

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Brazil’s Renova sells wind farm to AES

Renova Energia SA sold a wind farm project to a unit of AES Corp for 600 million reais ($193 million) on Tuesday, enabling the Brazilian renewable power company to replenish cash amid a severe cash crunch.   In a securities filing, AES Tietê Energia SA said it plans to assume 1.150 billion reais worth of … Continue reading Brazil’s Renova sells wind farm to AES

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ENGIE Purchases Northern Power Integrated 1MW Eos Aurora® Battery for Landmark Solar and Wind Project in Brazil

ENGIE, Eos Energy Storage (“Eos”) and Northern Power Systems Corp. (TSX: NPS) today announced that the they will work together to install a 1 megawatt (MW), 4 megawatt-hour (MWh) grid-scale energy storage solution supporting a hybrid solar and wind demonstration project, developed by ENGIE in Brazil. Eos and Northern Power will together manufacture and supply … Continue reading ENGIE Purchases Northern Power Integrated 1MW Eos Aurora® Battery for Landmark Solar and Wind Project in Brazil

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DONG Energy awarded three German offshore wind power projects

In the first of two German auction rounds, the Bundesnetzagentur has today awarded DONG Energy the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea. DONG Energy submitted six projects in the bid and won with the following three projects which have a total capacity of 590MW: • OWP West (240MW) • … Continue reading DONG Energy awarded three German offshore wind power projects

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1.4 GW offshore wind energy announced in Germany with zero public financial support

On 13 April, the German network regulator announced the results of the first offshore wind auction in Germany. EnBW and DONG Energy have won the rights to build offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.   Commenting on the results, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson said: “The result of the first offshore auction in Germany … Continue reading 1.4 GW offshore wind energy announced in Germany with zero public financial support

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China on track to build world’s largest offshore wind farm

State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC), one of the top five power generators in China, is making swift progress in raising its planned 800 megawatts wind power farm off the coast of eastern China’s Yancheng, Jiangsu province. Once completed, the farm will eclipse the 630 MW London Array as the world’s largest offshore wind farm. It is … Continue reading China on track to build world’s largest offshore wind farm

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U.S. use more clean energy in 2016

Americans used more renewable energy in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Overall, energy consumption was nearly flat.   Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory/Department of EnergyU.S. Energy Chart 2016 The 2016 energy flow chart released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory details the … Continue reading U.S. use more clean energy in 2016

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China’s renewable energy sector to attract $782bn investment by 2030

China’s wind and solar energy sectors could attract as much as 5.4 trillion yuan ($782 billion) in investments between 2016 and 2030 as the country tries to meet renewable energy targets, according to a research report published on Tuesday. China has pledged to increase non-fossil fuel energy to at least 20 percent of its total … Continue reading China’s renewable energy sector to attract $782bn investment by 2030

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Wind energy in Czech Republic: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion, a leading manufacturer of wind turbines worldwide, has signed its first contract with EEH s.r.o for the delivery of eleven Senvion MM100 and two Senvion MM92 for the Václavice wind farm. The wind farm is located in Hrádek nad Nisou in the Okres Liberec region and will, with a total rated power of 26 … Continue reading Wind energy in Czech Republic: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy drives Turkey’s power

Wind energgy plants constitute 41 percent of the 958 megawatt electricity generation capacity, which became operational in the first quarter of 2017. The initiatives of the Ministry of Energy to exploit the domestic and renewable energy resources to bring them to the economy have started to bear fruit. According to the data compiled from the … Continue reading Wind energy drives Turkey’s power

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Vestas receives order for 76 MW repowering wind power project in Germany

The turbines will be installed at the Norderwöhrden wind park in Schleswig-Holstein, Northern Germany and will replace 40 different types of turbines installed over the last 30+ years. With 13 different companies involved, the project is the result of great collaboration, demonstrating how repowering can provide improved return on investment across asset owners.   The … Continue reading Vestas receives order for 76 MW repowering wind power project in Germany

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Russia has abundance of all renewable energy sources which can be scaled up to fuel economic growth

Russia can increase the share of renewables in its energy mix from roughly 3 per cent today to more than 11 per cent by 2030, according to new findings by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The growth in renewable energy use would represent nearly a fourfold increase in the share of renewables between 2014 … Continue reading Russia has abundance of all renewable energy sources which can be scaled up to fuel economic growth

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First nacelle for Merkur Offshore wind farm has left the assembly line

GE Renewable Energy announces that the first nacelle (out of 66) that will be part of the Merkur Offshore wind farm has recently left the assembly line. According to planning, this nacelle will be stored at GE’s Saint-Nazaire (France) site while new ones continue to be manufactured, and then be shipped to our logistical operations … Continue reading First nacelle for Merkur Offshore wind farm has left the assembly line

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GE wind turbines selected for 250 MW Texas wind power project

Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, announced today the financing of its Willow Springs project, a 250 megawatt wind farm in Haskell County, Texas. GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) will supply the project with 100 of its 2.5-116 wind turbines. Upon entering commercial operations, the wind farm will be supported … Continue reading GE wind turbines selected for 250 MW Texas wind power project

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The merger of Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power becomes effective

The merger between Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power becomes effective today, after the registration of the combined company in the Mercantile Registry of Biscay, in Spain. This was the last step required to close the transaction announced in June 2016, after fulfillment of all the conditions precedent and other closing actions. This transaction creates a … Continue reading The merger of Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power becomes effective

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India adds 5,400 MW wind power capacity in 2016

The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy has claimed to have added over 5,400 MW of wind energy generation capacity during 2016-17, bettering its target of 4,000 MW. A ministry statement claimed that, “The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set a record in wind power generation capacity by adding over 5,400 MW … Continue reading India adds 5,400 MW wind power capacity in 2016

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Gamesa to maintain 146 MW for Eolia Renovables at eight wind farms in Spain

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new agreement with Eolia Renovables, Spain’s leading independent renewable energy operator, for the provision of operations and maintenance services in respect of 146 MW of turbines located in Spain for five years, until 2022. This marks the renewal of the agreement to operate and … Continue reading Gamesa to maintain 146 MW for Eolia Renovables at eight wind farms in Spain

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