Category Archives: Wind Energy

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International prize awarded to Acciona for sustainability with a wind power project in Mexico

Acciona Energía has won the Infraestructura 360º prize awarded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) for the sustainability of its infrastructure projects implemented in the Latin America/Caribbean area. The winning project was the Eurus wind farm, a 250.5-megawatt (MW) facility located in the west of the State of Oaxaca, Mexico. The jury particularly highlighted its […]

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Wind energy in Denmark: Vestas has secured a wind farm order for 11 V117-3.3 MW wind turbines

The 36 MW order for the Rødby Fjord project has been placed by long-time Vestas customer European Energy A/S. The order includes supply, installation, and commissioning of the wind turbines, along with a 15-year full-scope Vestas Active Output Management (AOM 4000) service agreement. Turbine delivery is expected in the fourth quarter of 2015. “For more […]

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Wind energy in Uruguay: Construction begins on US$117.5 million Kiyú wind farm with Vestas wind turbines

Construction has begun on the US$117.5 million Kiyú wind farm, located in the San José district of Uruguay. Mott MacDonald is monitoring construction of the wind power plant, which is being developed by Spanish company Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, on behalf of Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank. The 49MW Kiyú wind farm will comprise […]

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EWEA CEO Thomas Becker steps down

European Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Officer Thomas Becker is stepping down as the head of the association for personal reasons after two years of service. European Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Officer Thomas Becker is stepping down as the head of the association for personal reasons after two years of service. Following his appointment […]

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Cookie-cutter Koch study in North Carolina still suffers from same errors, plus some new ones

Randy Simmons, the “Charles G. Koch Professor” at Utah State University and major recipient of funding from the fossil fuel industry billionaires, has produced another study attacking the benefits of state pro-renewable energy policies. The latest Koch attack replicates many of the errors from their Kansas attack, plus making some new ones as well. When […]

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Acciona Windpower signs a new contract in Brazil and passes 1,000 MW of its AW3000 wind turbines

ACCIONA Windpower, the ACCIONA Group subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture and sale of wind turbines, has reached agreement with Atlantic Energias Renováveis and the British private equity firm Actis to supply 195 megawatts (MW) –sixty-five 3 MW turbines– for a wind power complex located in the State of Piauí (northest Brazil). The wind farm, […]

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