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Nordex installs the first N131/3600 wind turbine

The Nordex Group has received the first order for the installation of its second turbine introduced in September. The manufacturer will be setting up its light-wind N131/3600 turbine in December for GP Joule, a project developer.   The site of the project is located near Husum at Windtestfeld Nord in Schleswig-Holstein, where the turbine is … Continue reading Nordex installs the first N131/3600 wind turbine

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Brazil study shows methods of enabling energy supply based entirely on renewables

On behalf of Greenpeace International, researchers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) have analysed what the energy supply in Brazil could be like by 2050 if the accelerated expansion of renewable energies and efficiency measures can be structured in a sustainable manner. The study, conducted within the framework of … Continue reading Brazil study shows methods of enabling energy supply based entirely on renewables

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Gamesa continues to secure new orders in Chile

Gamesa continues to reinforce its position in the Chilean market, having recently signed a contract with EDF EN Chile, a subsidiary of the French utility, and Spain’s Ibereólica for the supply of 115 MW at a wind development. This order is included in the third-quarter order intake figure already disclosed. Under the terms of the … Continue reading Gamesa continues to secure new orders in Chile

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Gamesa wins supply agreement for 155 MW for a Terna Energy wind farm in the United States

Gamesa, a global leader in wind energy, has entered into an agreement with Terna Energy for the supply of 74 of its G114-2.1 MW turbines (155 MW) at a wind complex being developed in Texas, in southern United States. This order is included in the third-quarter order intake figure already disclosed, which amounted to 1.090 … Continue reading Gamesa wins supply agreement for 155 MW for a Terna Energy wind farm in the United States

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ESB extends cooperation with Nordex in Ireland and UK

The Nordex Group has secured a new project order in Ireland in September this year. The manufacturer will supply and install turbines to the 33.1 MW “Castlepook” wind farm, jointly-owned and developed by Irish semi-state companies ESB (Electricity Supply Board) and Coillte. The project site is located in the Ballyhoura Forest in County Cork in … Continue reading ESB extends cooperation with Nordex in Ireland and UK

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Wind energy can play key role in heating, cooling and transport

Renewable energy accounts for 18% of primary energy consumption in the heating and cooling sector, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson told the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Joint Undertaking today. Dickson addressed delegates of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Stakeholder Forum in Brussels. He highlighted that the transport and heating sectors will represent over 25% of energy … Continue reading Wind energy can play key role in heating, cooling and transport

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Siemens celebrates topping out ceremony at new wind turbine factory in Cuxhaven, Germany

Siemens celebrated the topping out ceremony for its new wind turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany, attended by Parliamentary State Secretary Enak Ferlemann, Lower Saxony’s State Secretary of Economic Affairs Daniela Behrens, and the Mayor of Cuxhaven, Dr. Ulrich Getsch. The structural steel uprights now stand for the production building, which will offer 56,000 square … Continue reading Siemens celebrates topping out ceremony at new wind turbine factory in Cuxhaven, Germany

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High Renewable Energy Electricity Growth Continued in 2015

The 2015 Renewable Energy Data Book shows that U.S. renewable electricity grew to 16.7 percent of total installed capacity and 13.8 percent of total electricity generation during the past year. Published annually by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on behalf of the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the data book … Continue reading High Renewable Energy Electricity Growth Continued in 2015

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Donald Trump renewed a British wind farm fight

When President-elect Donald Trump met with British politician Nigel Farage in recent days, he encouraged Farage and his entourage to oppose the kind of offshore wind farms that Trump believes will mar the pristine view from one of his two Scottish golf courses, according to one person present.   The meeting, held shortly after the … Continue reading Donald Trump renewed a British wind farm fight

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100% Renewable Energy a must for limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees

United under the umbrella of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Campaign, cities, NGOs, Renewable Energy Industry Associations and academics from across the world highlight that implementing the Paris Agreement means phasing out fossil fuels and investing in a 100% Renewable Energy infrastructure immediately. At a High-Level Event in Marrakesh, leaders from this global 100% RE … Continue reading 100% Renewable Energy a must for limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees

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Siemens to build offshore wind power project with innovative foundations and cable systems

Four wind turbines and related equipment take a large step into the future of offshore wind technology: Nissum Bredning Vindmøllelaug and Jysk Energi placed the winning bid for Nissum Bredning Vind following a tender from Danish Energy Agency’s (DEA) tender for the construction of the 28-megawatt pilot project in northern Denmark.   The final investment … Continue reading Siemens to build offshore wind power project with innovative foundations and cable systems

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Senvion confirms annual guidance of EUR 2.25-2.3bn revenues in 2016

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has increased its revenues to EUR 584m in the third quarter 2016, up 15.6 percent compared to the previous quarter. With adjusted EBITDA growing to EUR 60m, Senvion further improved its profitability and posted an adjusted EBITDA margin of 10.3 percent. The EBITDA margin for the 9 … Continue reading Senvion confirms annual guidance of EUR 2.25-2.3bn revenues in 2016

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Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts of wind power in Australia

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been selected by Nexif Energy as preferred supplier of the EPC contracts and maintenance agreements for the 25-turbine Glen Innes Wind Farm in New South Wales and the 59-turbine Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in South Australia. Combined, these projects will deliver over 300 megawatts (MW) of … Continue reading Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts of wind power in Australia

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Nordex first N117/3600 to start operation in November

Just a short time after the market launch of the N117/3600, in September 2016 the Nordex Group received the first order from WIND-consult Measuring Company for a project with the new turbine for IEC-2 sites.   In November the first N117/3600 is to start operation in Bargeshagen, near Rostock. With a wind speed of 7.1 … Continue reading Nordex first N117/3600 to start operation in November

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Gamesa will install 18 of its G132-5.0 MW wind turbines (90 MW) at a wind power plant

Gamesa has achieved a fresh milestone in its sales and product strategy, having received the first order for the new G132-5.0 MW1, the company’s largest turbine.   The agreement reached with the renewable energy subsidiary of Sinohydro, one of China’s largest manufacturing groups, also constitutes the début order for the supply of turbines from the … Continue reading Gamesa will install 18 of its G132-5.0 MW wind turbines (90 MW) at a wind power plant

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Senvion confirms annual guidance of EUR 2.25-2.3bn revenues in 2016

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has increased its revenues to EUR 584m in the third quarter 2016, up 15.6 percent compared to the previous quarter. With adjusted EBITDA growing to EUR 60m, Senvion further improved its profitability and posted an adjusted EBITDA margin of 10.3 percent. The EBITDA margin for the 9 … Continue reading Senvion confirms annual guidance of EUR 2.25-2.3bn revenues in 2016

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Renewable energy technologies ready to deliver on the Paris Agreement at all levels of deployment

The REN Alliance, a coalition of five renewable energy associations, joined forces at COP22 in Marrakech to demonstrate how renewable technologies working together can meet energy needs at island, rural, city, national and regional levels.   Among the most significant challenges facing society today is the impacts that global climate change can have on our … Continue reading Renewable energy technologies ready to deliver on the Paris Agreement at all levels of deployment

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Microsoft announces its largest purchase of wind power

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced its largest purchase of wind energy to date with the signing of two agreements. Combined, these agreements represent 237 megawatts of wind energy, which brings Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy projects in the U.S. to more than 500 megawatts.   “Microsoft is committed to building a responsible cloud, and … Continue reading Microsoft announces its largest purchase of wind power

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

Located west of Horsham, Victoria, near the town of Nhill, the Kiata wind farm is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project for Vestas. The order also includes a five-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and performance, and a SCADA VestasOnline Business for data-driven … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts in Australia

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been selected by Nexif Energy as preferred supplier of the EPC contracts and maintenance agreements for the 25-turbine Glen Innes Wind Farm in New South Wales and the 59-turbine Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in South Australia. Combined, these projects will deliver over 300 megawatts (MW) of … Continue reading Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts in Australia

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