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North Carolina’s first wind farm starts operations

The Amazon Wind Farm US East, powered by Avangrid Renewables at Desert Wind, in North Carolina has started operations. The facility reached full commercial operation this month and began delivering power in December 2016. It features 104 modern wind turbines that will produce 208MW of energy, enough to power the equivalent of approximately 61,000 US homes … Continue reading North Carolina’s first wind farm starts operations

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Wind energy in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Greenwind S.A, a subsidiary of Pampa Energía, one of the largest power companies in Argentina, to supply 29 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the 100 MW Corti wind park in the Bahía Blanca, Argentina.   The order is an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract and comprises … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Allianz and MUFG invest in EDF wind farm in Oklahoma

Allianz and MUFG, one of the world’s leading financial groups, have together invested tax equity in the Great Western wind park developed and owned by EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), one of the leading wind project developers in the United States. The Great Western wind project is located in Ellis and Woodward Counties, around 200km … Continue reading Allianz and MUFG invest in EDF wind farm in Oklahoma

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Newcastle yard awarded key contract for offshore wind farm

A contract for assembling pioneering suction bucket foundations for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) has helped safeguard around 35 jobs and create up to another 105 positions in Newcastle-upon-Tyne after being awarded to Smulders Projects. The company will carry out the work on the 11 foundations at its Wallsend-based manufacturing facility which Smulders … Continue reading Newcastle yard awarded key contract for offshore wind farm

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IKEA buys second Alberta wind farm

IKEA Canada has acquired its second wind farm in Alberta, purchasing the 88 MW Wintering Hills facility near Drumheller for approximately $61 million. The furniture retailer, which purchased a 48 MW wind farm near Pincher Creek in 2013, has vowed to become globally “energy independent” by 2020. The Wintering Hills facility, which was jointly owned … Continue reading IKEA buys second Alberta wind farm

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New floating wind farm set to put Scottish Highlands at forefront of sustainable energy

Dounreay Trì Limited has awarded the construction contract for a novel floating wind farm off the Northern Coast of Scotland to Scottish energy sector service company, Global Energy Group. The works will be carried out at the Group’s Nigg Energy Park facility in the Highlands, and the project is subject to Marine Scotland and Scottish … Continue reading New floating wind farm set to put Scottish Highlands at forefront of sustainable energy

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Wind power in Argentina: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

With the award of two contracts for the construction of wind farms with a combined capacity of 148 megawatt, the Nordex Group has successfully entered the new growth market Argentina in December. 32 AW 125/3000 turbines are to be installed for the “La Castellana” project, while the “Archiras” project entails 15 turbines of the same … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Huadian places order for seven V117-3.45 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in China’s Fujian Province

Vestas will supply turbines and supervise installation for the Qingyu project, located in Shapu Town of Fuqing City. The firm and unconditional order also includes a two-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM4000) service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and performance as well as a SCADA VestasOnline Business system for data-driven … Continue reading Huadian places order for seven V117-3.45 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in China’s Fujian Province

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Wind energy in Ukraine: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas successfully re-starts market activities in Ukraine with an order from Karpatenwind LLC for 6 V126-3.45 MW.   The firm and unconditional order comprises supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year full-scope Active Output Management 4000 (AOM4000) service agreement. The wind turbines will be installed at Staryi Sambir in the … Continue reading Wind energy in Ukraine: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in Honduras: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

The firm and unconditional orders total 59 MW of V117-3.45 MW turbines and are Vestas’ first in Honduras. Both orders are Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts that include the supply and installation of the wind turbines as well as the electrical and civil works, substation, and access roads. Additionally, a 15-year full-scope service agreement … Continue reading Wind energy in Honduras: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Jordan: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) has via Fujeij Wind Power Company placed a firm and unconditional order for 27 V126-3.3 MW wind turbines to build the Fujeij wind farm in Al Shobak, Governorate of Ma’an, Jordan. In addition to turbine installation and a 20-year full-scope Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement, the Engineering, Procurement … Continue reading Wind power in Jordan: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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IDB to Finance YPF Wind Farm in Argentina

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), a unit of the IDB, is providing a $200 million loan with a maximum repayment term of nine years to build a 20 sq. kilometer (7.7 sq. mile) wind farm with 30 wind turbines. Argentine oil company YPF said it signed a financing agreement on Wednesday with the Inter-American Development … Continue reading IDB to Finance YPF Wind Farm in Argentina

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Senvion announces 15 year ISP extensions for 95 wind turbines in US

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has concluded agreements for the fifteen year extension of operations and maintenance contracts for 95 wind turbines across two wind farms in the US with EverPower. Combined, the wind farms have a rated output of 194 megawatts (MW) of energy, producing enough to power over 125,000 homes. … Continue reading Senvion announces 15 year ISP extensions for 95 wind turbines in US

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Wind power in Australia: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract with Pacific Hydro to supply, install and service 14 MM92 turbines at the Yaloak South Wind Farm near Ballan, Victoria. The 28.7 megawatt (MW) wind farm will produce enough electricity to power nearly 16,000 households in Australia. Turbine installation is expected to be … Continue reading Wind power in Australia: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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ENEL starts operations at Sierra Gorda wind farm in Chile

Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Chile Ltda. (“EGPC”), has completed and connected to the grid the Sierra Gorda wind farm, which is located in the municipality of Sierra Gorda, 60 km from the city of Calama, in Chile’s Antofagasta Region. Sierra Gorda, which has an installed capacity of 112 MW, will generate more … Continue reading ENEL starts operations at Sierra Gorda wind farm in Chile

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Wind power in India: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has concluded its first contract in India for the supply of 220 Senvion turbines totaling more than 500 megawatts (MW) under a firm framework agreement with one of the large Indian IPPs. The 220 turbines will consist of turbines from the recently acquired Kenersys portfolio. Turbines are … Continue reading Wind power in India: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has received its first order for wind farms with the N117/3600 in Turkey. Its customers Bakir Enerji and Marmarares Elektrik have ordered a total of 19 turbines with a combined capacity of 68.4 MW for the “Esenköy” and “Kürekdagi” projects. “Esenköy” is located in the Marmara region in the north-west of Turkey. … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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First U.S. offshore wind farm comes online

It’s now official: America’s first offshore wind farm is sending clean energy to the grid in Block Island and mainland Rhode Island. Although construction finished earlier this year, Deepwater Wind’s Block Island wind farm has been undergoing testing since September. That’s now finished, and the project will begin generating enough electricity to power 17,000 homes. … Continue reading First U.S. offshore wind farm comes online

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First US offshore wind farm unlocks vast new ocean energy resource

America’s first offshore wind farm began generating electricity today in the waters near Block Island, Rhode Island, opening a new frontier for American energy production. By continuing to tap into abundant offshore wind resources here at home, more clean, reliable electricity can power American homes and businesses while creating well-paying jobs.   “This is a … Continue reading First US offshore wind farm unlocks vast new ocean energy resource

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Wind energy in Australia: Vestas receives 270 MW order

The order for the Sapphire Wind Farm project was placed by SWF Nominees Pty Ltd, a partnership between CWP Renewables and funds managed and/or advised by global private markets investment manager Partners Group.  It consists of 75 V126-3.45 MW turbines with Power Optimised Mode to 3.6 MW. Located near the town of Glen Innes in … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia: Vestas receives 270 MW order

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