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Offshore Wind Power At the U.S. Grid Will Replace Fossil Fuel Resources

Researchers force injecting offshore wind power into the U.S. electrical grid. This is to reduce pollution and costs from fossil fuel resources. Researchers believe that it would be much beneficial if large amounts of offshore wind power will be injected into the U.S. electrical grid. According to Science Daily, the use of offshore wind power … Continue reading Offshore Wind Power At the U.S. Grid Will Replace Fossil Fuel Resources

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GE to sell 82 wind turbines to wind power complex in Brazil

General Electric Co agreed to supply 82 turbines to Brazil’s CER (Companhia de Energias Renováveis), which is building a wind power complex in the country, GE’s Latin America head for wind power, Jean-Claude Robert, told Reuters on Monday.   The wind power turbines will be used in a project with total generation capacity of 205 … Continue reading GE to sell 82 wind turbines to wind power complex in Brazil

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KEPCO to add wind power plant in Jordan

South Korea’s state-run Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) on Tuesday broke ground for its first wind power plant in the Middle East. The wind farm in Fujeij located near Amman, Jordan on Monday would be able to generate 89 megawatt of power a year capable of powering 30,000 households. KEPCO won the deal from state-run … Continue reading KEPCO to add wind power plant in Jordan

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Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Indonesia’s first wind farm

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has entered into an agreement with PT UPC Sidrap Bayu Energi – a joint venture owned by UPC Renewables, PT Binatek and AC Energy Holdings- for the supply of 75 MW for the first wind farm ever to be commissioned in Indonesia, a high-potential wind market. This … Continue reading Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Indonesia’s first wind farm

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WindEurope launches Daily Wind Power Numbers

WindEurope launches a unique digital platform in the presence of European Commission Vice-President Šef?ovi?. The Daily Wind Power Numbers platform will inform policy makers, stakeholders and citizens every day on: the share of wind in yesterday’s power mix in Europe, broken down by Member State; yesterday’s hourly electricity mix (all fuels and technologies), again broken down … Continue reading WindEurope launches Daily Wind Power Numbers

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Suzlon Commissions 35 MW Wind Power in Brazil

Suzlon Group has successfully completed installing and commissioning of over 350 MW wind energy in Brazil over a period of 16 months ending November 2014 with bulk of 309 MW being added in Calendar Year 2014. This combined capacity includes projects located in the high wind states of Rio Grande do Norte & Ceara in … Continue reading Suzlon Commissions 35 MW Wind Power in Brazil

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Siemens 8-megawatt wind turbine up and running

Siemens Wind Power has installed the latest version of its offshore direct drive wind turbine at the national test center in Østerild, Denmark – according to plan. The SWT-8.0-154 is rated at 8 megawatts (MW) and equipped with the proven 154-meter rotor. The prototype was certified by DNV GL in January, confirming all relevant safety … Continue reading Siemens 8-megawatt wind turbine up and running

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Vestas wins 41 MW order in southern Germany

The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines along with a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution. The turbines will be installed in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is expected to begin in the second half of 2017. The project demonstrates the versatility of Vestas’ product portfolio and how it can … Continue reading Vestas wins 41 MW order in southern Germany

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wins record order for 450 MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm project in Germany

DONG Energy has placed a milestone order with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the 450 MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 project in Germany. The record breaking order is the largest ever for MHI Vestas, demonstrating the markets’ confidence in the V164-8.0 MW as well as underlining the strong relationship with DONG Energy. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wins record order for 450 MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm project in Germany

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Increase in Nordex Group’s order intake to over EUR 3.3 billion in 2016

The order intake of the Nordex Group (ISIN DE000A0D6554) grew by 33.6% to EUR 3.30 billion in 2016 (2015: EUR 2.47 billion). The geographical distribution of 2016 orders mirrored the intended broadening of Nordex’ market footprint following the acquisition of Acciona Windpower effective 1 April 2016. Consequently, the share of South and North American orders … Continue reading Increase in Nordex Group’s order intake to over EUR 3.3 billion in 2016

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Nordex supplies 22 wind turbines to Australia

End of 2016 the Nordex Group has signed a contract for supplying 22 AW125/3000 turbines for the construction of the first phase of “Mount Gellibrand” wind farm in Australia. This 66 MW project is located near Colac, in Western Victoria state, in the south-east of the country. The customer is the Spanish project developer Acciona … Continue reading Nordex supplies 22 wind turbines to Australia

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Netherlands trains now running on 100 percent wind power

A country that’s used wind mills since the Middle Ages has begun harnessing the power of wind to bring its transportation system into the future. In a world first, Dutch railway company NS now runs all of its passenger trains on 100 percent wind energy. Roughly 600,000 people ride NS trains every day, and as … Continue reading Netherlands trains now running on 100 percent wind power

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Chinese government is to invest US$101 billion in new wind power

The Chinese government is to invest US$101 billion in new wind power and infrastructure by 2020, a strategy that is expected to drive significant breakbulk demand in the sector. The investment is part of a total US$361 billion earmarked for renewable infrastructure in the country by the National Energy Administration, or NEA, in line with … Continue reading Chinese government is to invest US$101 billion in new wind power

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Wind power AREVA sells its stake to Gamesa

Following on from the agreement signed with Gamesa on June 17, 2016, AREVA’s stake in Adwen was sold today. Gamesa is thus taking over AREVA’s offshore wind activities. This sale is part of the transformation plan undertaken by AREVA to refocus its business on nuclear fuel cycle activities. Commitments made as part of the tender … Continue reading Wind power AREVA sells its stake to Gamesa

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Wind power and wildlife thrive together

National Bird Day is today and it offers a good chance to share the positive story about wind energy and birds. Cleaner air, healthier habitats What do some of America’s most respected conservation groups think about wind power? “Audubon strongly supports properly sited wind power as a renewable energy source that helps reduce the threats … Continue reading Wind power and wildlife thrive together

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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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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

The order for the Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 wind park adds to Vestas’ growing presence in the country despite the market slowdown in 2016. EDF EN do Brasil has placed a firm an unconditional order for the 117 MW Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 project to be built in the northeastern state … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

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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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Vestas receives 131 MW order in the United States

EDF Renewable Energy orders 100 MW of V110-2.0 MW wind turbines and 31 MW of 2.0 MW compatible turbine components. The firm and unconditional order includes 50 V110-2.0 MW turbines for an undisclosed project and an additional 31 MW of 2.0 MW compatible turbine components to enable future project pipeline. The order includes supply and … Continue reading Vestas receives 131 MW order in the United States

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

The order takes Vestas to more than 1.5 GW of installed and under construction wind capacity across five states in the Brazil. Vestas has received a firm an unconditional order for 21 V110-2.0 MW wind turbine for the Cabeço Vermelho I and Cabeço Vermelho II wind park to be located in Rio Grande do Norte. … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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