Enel wins long-term renewable tender in Mexico

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), acting through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Rinnovabile S.A. de C.V. (“ERinnovabile”), has been awarded the right to sign a number of contracts in Mexico to supply energy and clean certificates with four wind projects for a total capacity of 593 MW in the country’s third long-term public tender since its energy … Continue reading Enel wins long-term renewable tender in Mexico

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Nordex offers new sound concept, now also for existing wind turbines

For Generation Delta turbines, the Nordex Group offers solutions specifically for noise-sensitive sites, which increase turbine output while maintaining sound emissions at the same level. The manufacturer is now widening this range with the “Xtended Power Sound Concept” solution package that also covers N100/2500 and N117/2400 turbines from Generation Gamma as well as Generation Delta … Continue reading Nordex offers new sound concept, now also for existing wind turbines

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Costs come down again in 1 GW German onshore wind energy auction

The results are in from the latest German onshore auction and costs have fallen again. The average support price is €38/MWh. The lowest bid was €22/MWh. The auction was oversubscribed. 210 bids were issued with a volume of 2591 MW. The German federal network regulator awarded 1004 MW to 61 projects. 60 of the 61 … Continue reading Costs come down again in 1 GW German onshore wind energy auction

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Ingeteam wins a new contract in the United Kingdom for the maintenance of 200 MW

Ingeteam has won a new operation and maintenance contract for two wind farms in the United Kingdom. This is a key contract for Ingeteam, making it the company to hold the world record for maintained power. With contracts totaling more than 12 GW of maintained power throughout the world, Ingeteam has strengthened its position as … Continue reading Ingeteam wins a new contract in the United Kingdom for the maintenance of 200 MW

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Dudgeon offshore wind farm officially opened

Statoil and partners Masdar and Statkraft officially open the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in Great Yarmouth today (November 22nd). Since the investment decision was made in 2014, construction costs have been reduced by more than 15%, from GBP 1.5 billion to approximately GBP 1.25 billion. All 67 turbines at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm … Continue reading Dudgeon offshore wind farm officially opened

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Vestas enters into framework agreement and receives first order in the world’s fourth largest electricity market

Following the success of Vestas and OOO Fortum Energy in Russia’s first wind energy auction, the two companies have signed the first order of a binding framework agreement. The framework agreement engages Vestas to supply its 4 MW platform for wind energy projects in the world’s fourth largest electricity market, while the order includes 14 … Continue reading Vestas enters into framework agreement and receives first order in the world’s fourth largest electricity market

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What people are saying about DOE’s resiliency proposal

Somewhat lost amid the tax reform debate, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) continues to debate a new rule proposed by the Department of Energy (DOE). DOE’s resiliency proposal would act as a subsidy for coal and nuclear plants while throwing competitive energy markets into disarray. There has been no shortage of opinions on the … Continue reading What people are saying about DOE’s resiliency proposal

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Siemens Gamesa delivers wind turbines for three projects in Greece with a total capacity of 60 MW

Siemens Gamesa has secured during October 2017 three new orders from two local IPPs (Independent Power Producers) for the supply of 60 MW in three onshore wind farms in Greece. Specifically, the company has signed an agreement with a local IPP for the supply of turbines at two different wind farms: 8 units of G114-2.0 … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa delivers wind turbines for three projects in Greece with a total capacity of 60 MW

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By 2030, wind power in Spain will supply more than 30% of electricity

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has developed the analysis “The necessary elements for an energy transition. Proposals for the electricity sector”. This document has recently been sent to the Spanish Committee of Experts for Energy Transition. With it, AEE aims at making specific and realistic proposals on the contribution of wind power for 2020, … Continue reading By 2030, wind power in Spain will supply more than 30% of electricity

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WindEurope CEO addresses the world’s energy leaders at the IEA Ministerial Meeting 2017

On Wednesday, 8 November, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson discussed the energy transition with Ministers and CEOs at the 2017 IEA (International Energy Agency) Ministerial Meeting in Paris. This major biennial event focuses on global energy challenges and how they can be overcome, and is a significant meeting point for coordinating a global vision for the … Continue reading WindEurope CEO addresses the world’s energy leaders at the IEA Ministerial Meeting 2017

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Whirlpool to Use Wind Energy at Ohio Manufacturing Plant

Whirlpool recently announced plans for three wind turbines to power its manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio, further building on the company’s commitment to sustainable manufacturing. Beginning construction in early 2018, the turbines will be the same as those developed for Whirlpool’s other Ohio manufacturing facilities in Findlay, Marion and Ottawa. The completion of the additional … Continue reading Whirlpool to Use Wind Energy at Ohio Manufacturing Plant

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What critics are getting wrong about wind power during the tax reform debate

Ever since the House released its tax reform proposal on Nov. 1, skeptics of wind power have jumped at the opportunity to spread misleading information, especially about the Production Tax Credit (PTC) that has unleashed the private capital needed for wind to scale up. The reality is that tax credits for wind energy are already … Continue reading What critics are getting wrong about wind power during the tax reform debate

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ICO and ACCIONA sign a loan agreement for 75 million Australian dollars to finance the construction of a wind farm in Australia

ACCIONA has been present in Australia since 2002, where it has infrastructure, water and energy projects. Mt. Gellibrand will be the fourth wind farm owned by the company in the country. The President of Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) Pablo Zalba and ACCIONA Managing Director for Economics and Finance Carlos Arilla have signed an agreement … Continue reading ICO and ACCIONA sign a loan agreement for 75 million Australian dollars to finance the construction of a wind farm in Australia

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House tax plan would hurt wind energy industry

As the saying goes, there are few certainties in life other than death and taxes. Having tax policy certainty is important for business, particularly when companies are making new investments. But the United States House of Representatives’ proposal for tax reform that was recently rolled out would unfairly put a retroactive tax hike on an … Continue reading House tax plan would hurt wind energy industry

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions 350 MW in wind and solar energy capacity in Brazil

The bulk of the Pirapora solar photovoltaic project (with close to 400 MWp in total capacity) and the 66 MW Ventos da Bahia wind farm were recently commissioned and connected up to the Brazilian grid via its EDF EN do Brasil local subsidiaries. The 350 MW in installed capacity so far contribute to the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions 350 MW in wind and solar energy capacity in Brazil

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US House misses opportunity, House bill would cripple wind power

The U.S. House of Representatives missed an opportunity to stand up for 60,000 American workers and preserve $50 billion in private infrastructure investment. The tax reform bill passed by the House retroactively changes how businesses can qualify for wind energy’s primary investment tools, the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC), … Continue reading US House misses opportunity, House bill would cripple wind power

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200+ wind businesses to Congress: U.S. Senate protects jobs during tax reform

More than 200 companies that do business in the wind industry have sent a letter to House leadership objecting to language in its tax reform bill. The House’s proposal substantially lowers the value of the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and retroactively changes the rules on how companies can qualify for it. That puts … Continue reading 200+ wind businesses to Congress: U.S. Senate protects jobs during tax reform

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Protecting American wind energy workers during tax reform

Congress has long spoken of tax reform that would help American businesses thrive and create new opportunities for U.S. workers. But a provision in the House’s tax reform bill does just the opposite– it puts 60,000 U.S. jobs at risk and jeopardizes $50 billion in private investment. It reneges on the 2015 bipartisan promise to … Continue reading Protecting American wind energy workers during tax reform

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BYD will provide 50 pure electric buses to the Argentine province of La Rioja

he fleet of buses are part of a series of new energy solutions BYD inked with La Rioja on Thursday at the China Hi-tech Fair 2017 in Shenzhen,south China’s Guangdong Province. In accordance with preliminary surveys and consultation, BYD’s new energy solutions will include pure electric vehicles, solar module products, and battery energy storage systems. … Continue reading BYD will provide 50 pure electric buses to the Argentine province of La Rioja

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Whirlpool Corporation announces plans for wind turbines at Greenville manufacturing facility

Whirlpool Corporation today announced plans for three wind turbines to power its manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio and further build on the company’s 46-year commitment to sustainable manufacturing. Beginning construction in early 2018, the turbines will be the same as those developed for Whirlpool Corporation’s manufacturing facilities in Findlay, Marion, and Ottawa, Ohio, and will … Continue reading Whirlpool Corporation announces plans for wind turbines at Greenville manufacturing facility

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