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Wind energy in Texas: Acciona wind turbines for a wind farm

The 93-MW project is currently under construction and will enter service by the end of 2016. ACCIONA Energy has closed tax equity financing with Bank of America Merrill Lynch for the San Roman Wind Farm which is currently being installed in Texas (US), as part of the company’s renewed focus on building renewable energy projects … Continue reading Wind energy in Texas: Acciona wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Ireland, Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Reinforcing Vestas’ competitiveness in Ireland, the 3 MW platform is particularly well-suited for the Irish market, as it meets the country’s demanding grid connection requirements. The 36 MW order for the Glanaruddery wind farm in County Kerry includes delivery, installation, and commissioning as well as a 12-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service agreement.   … Continue reading Wind power in Ireland, Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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MidAmerican Energy Completes Two Major Wind Energy Projects

With the completion of the Highland wind farm in O’Brien County and the Adams wind farm in Adams County, MidAmerican Energy Company has wrapped up work on two major projects adding more than 1,200 megawatts of wind generation capacity for customers.   The Highland wind farm, which was placed in service on December 3, 2015, … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy Completes Two Major Wind Energy Projects

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a new wind farm in New Mexico

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning in the United States, of the Milo wind farm with almost 50 MW, by its North American subsidiary, EDF Renewable Energy.   The Milo wind farm is located in Roosevelt County, eastern New Mexico, nearby the Roosevelt wind facility (250 MW) recently commissioned by EDF Renewable Energy. With an … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a new wind farm in New Mexico

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China’s new wind power capacity hits record high

China’s newly installed wind power capacity reached a record high in 2015 amid increasing efforts from the government to boost clean energy.   The new wind power capacity jumped to 32.97 gigawatts last year, more than 60 percent higher than 2014, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Tuesday. Wind power generated 186.3 terawatt hour … Continue reading China’s new wind power capacity hits record high

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Record 3 GW new capacity in offshore wind power in 2015

Offshore wind investments in Europe doubled in 2015 to €13.3 billion in a record year for financing and grid-connected installations.   A total of 3,019 MW in new offshore wind capacity came online in European waters in 2015, more than double what was connected to the grid in 2014. Europe’s total offshore wind capacity is … Continue reading Record 3 GW new capacity in offshore wind power in 2015

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Wind energy in Mexico: Gamesa will install 95 of its G114-2.1 MW wind turbines at a wind farm

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has received a new order for the supply of 200 MW at a wind farm located in the state of Coahuila, in northern Mexico. Under the terms of the agreement, the company will install and commission 95 of its G114-2.1 MW turbines at this development. The turbines … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico: Gamesa will install 95 of its G114-2.1 MW wind turbines at a wind farm

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Samsung and Pattern Development Start Operations at 180 MW Armow Wind Power Facility in Ontario

The Armow Wind power facility in Ontario is now up and running. Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”) today announced their 180 megawatt (MW) Armow Wind power facility has completed construction and is fully operational. Armow Wind is expected to generate enough clean energy to power approximately 70,000 Ontario … Continue reading Samsung and Pattern Development Start Operations at 180 MW Armow Wind Power Facility in Ontario

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

Long-term Vestas customer, Eolus Vind AB, has placed a firm and unconditional order for eight V126-3.3 MW wind turbines, confirming the competitive cost of energy of the Vestas 3 MW platform in the Swedish market.   The 26 MW order for the Kristinehamn-Långmarken wind project comes at a time of low electricity and green certificate … Continue reading Wind energy in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Siemens and Gamesa discuss wind power deal

Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica SA confirmed it is in talks about combining wind-energy activities with Siemens AG, a tie-up that would create the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer. Gamesa and Siemens are in talks on “a potential integration of certain wind energy businesses,” Gamesa said in a regulatory filing Friday, but an agreement hasn’t been reached. … Continue reading Siemens and Gamesa discuss wind power deal

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Siemens receives wind turbine orders for two onshore wind energy projects in Ireland

Siemens has received two orders for onshore wind projects in Ireland. With 36 Siemens D3 direct drive wind turbines, the Cloosh Valley Wind Farm – also known as Galway Wind Park Phase 2 – will add 108 megawatts (MW) to Ireland’s renewable energy capacity. A second order includes 20 SWT-3.2-101 wind turbines for the Irish … Continue reading Siemens receives wind turbine orders for two onshore wind energy projects in Ireland

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U.S. wind power sees second strongest quarter in history, ready for 2016

The fourth quarter numbers are in, and they are impressive: the U.S. wind industry recorded its second strongest quarter in history. Combined with the best policy certainty it’s ever known, American wind is poised for a take-off. Fourth quarter results 5,001 megawatts (MW) of wind capacity were installed during the fourth quarter of 2015. More … Continue reading U.S. wind power sees second strongest quarter in history, ready for 2016

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American wind energy industry installed 5,001 megawatts (MW) during the fourth quarter of 2015

The American wind industry installed 5,001 megawatts (MW) during the fourth quarter of 2015, more installations than in all of 2014, according to data released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today. Overall in 2015 the American wind industry installed 8,598 MW, the third largest amount ever installed in a year and a 77 … Continue reading American wind energy industry installed 5,001 megawatts (MW) during the fourth quarter of 2015

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The Spanish wind energy sector installs zero megawatts in 2015

The year 2015 has closed as the darkest in the history of wind energy in Spain, with zero megawatts installed. This has not happened since the 80´s, when a shy development of the sector started in our country, which was accelerated in the 90´s and consolidated in the next decade, reaching 22,988 MW currently. Wind … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy sector installs zero megawatts in 2015

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Wind power in Finland: Nordex wind turbines for wind farms

Nordex has signed a frame contract with the Finnish asset management company Taaleritehdas. The companies have agreed on the delivery of 72 N131/3000 turbines for six projects in 2016 and 2017.     The planned projects are intended for different IEC-3 sites in Finland. The customer has now called down the first two wind farms, … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: Nordex wind turbines for wind farms

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EDF Renewable Energy Signs Agreement to Supply 24 MW of Wind Power from Salt Fork Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy has signed an agreement to supply Salesforce with 24 megawatts (MW) of wind energy from its Salt Fork Wind Project in Texas. The Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) advances Salesforce’s commitment to power 100 percent of its global operations with renewable energy.   The Project, located in the Texas Panhandle in Donley … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy Signs Agreement to Supply 24 MW of Wind Power from Salt Fork Wind Project

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E.ON: Installation of first foundations at Rampion offshore wind farm

Following the accomplished offshore wind projects Humber Gateway and Amrumbank West E.ON continues to battle the elements. The company has announced that the first turbine foundation for Rampion project in the UK will be installed this week. The project remains on schedule, despite adverse weather conditions that already disrupted enabling works to prepare the seabed … Continue reading E.ON: Installation of first foundations at Rampion offshore wind farm

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RES assists floating wind farm to hit first milestone

RES has assisted Hexicon to achieve its recent submission of a scoping report for the Dounreay Trì floating wind demonstration project by providing an array of development services. Since October 2014, RES has provided site selection, development, wind analysis and metocean services in support of the project. Jim Sandon, COO Offshore at RES commented: “RES … Continue reading RES assists floating wind farm to hit first milestone

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Governors’ coalition teams up wind energy and solar power to advance renewable energy across U.S.

After seven years of promoting the benefits of adding wind energy to the U.S. electricity mix, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition announced today it will pair its advocacy work for wind with work for solar energy as well. The change is reflected in the group’s new name, the Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition (GWSC). … Continue reading Governors’ coalition teams up wind energy and solar power to advance renewable energy across U.S.

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Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power wind farm in Bahia

Once completed, Delfina will have an installed capacity of 180 MW and will be able to generate more than 800 GWh per year. EGP will be investing approximately 400 million US dollars in the construction of the new wind farm.   Enel Green Power (“EGP”) has started building its Delfina wind farm in Brazil’s north-eastern … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power wind farm in Bahia

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