Third wind farm with 5 wind turbines operational on Curaçao

New wind farm Tera Kora II, which Aspiravi International NV has constructed together with NuCapital Incorporated on the island of Curaçao, is fully operational and produces green energy for 20,900 families. This new wind farm with 5 wind turbines has an installed capacity of 17.25 MW and is an extension of the existing wind farms … Continue reading Third wind farm with 5 wind turbines operational on Curaçao

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China’s Qinghai Province could become the first region in China to run entirely on clean energy by 2050

By 2050, the installed capacity of green energy in Qinghai could reach 400 million kilowatts, and its annual electricity generation could surpass 800 billion kilowatt hours, said Lu Qiang, academician with Chinese Academy of Sciences, at a high-profile green energy forum in Qinghai. “By then, it could completely remove reliance on fossil energy and run … Continue reading China’s Qinghai Province could become the first region in China to run entirely on clean energy by 2050

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Offshore wind market delivers success for Montrose Port Authority

Montrose Port Authority, a leading support and service hub for the energy industry, has heralded a new era of capabilities, supporting its first project within the offshore renewable sector. In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd, a subsidiary of the leading Norwegian logistics company NorSea Group AS, the Port is participating in the pioneering Hywind … Continue reading Offshore wind market delivers success for Montrose Port Authority

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General Electric To Lead Wind Power Project In Abu Dhabi

Masdar, a renewable energy company in Abu Dhabi, has signed a deal with a consortium made up of several global players to put up a wind farm in Oman. The consortium consists of TSK from Spain and the US-based General Electric. The project is the joint work of Oman’s Rural Areas Electricity Company and Masdar … Continue reading General Electric To Lead Wind Power Project In Abu Dhabi

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International Community Wind Symposium 2017

After last year’s 1st International Community Wind symposium with more than 100 experts and practitioners from 20 countries, the World Wind Energy Association WWEA and LEE NRW will soon host the 2nd International Community Wind Symposium. In the immediate run-up to the COP23 in Bonn November 2017, numerous international and German experts, amongst them representatives of community projects and associations, … Continue reading International Community Wind Symposium 2017

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A quarter of India’s energy demand can be met with renewable energy

India can raise its renewable energy use to meet a quarter of the country’s total final energy demand by 2030, according to the findings of a report presented today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable energy prospects for India, a study from IRENA’s REmap programme, outlines action areas that can unlock India’s vast … Continue reading A quarter of India’s energy demand can be met with renewable energy

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Russia’s Rosatom eyes Inox’s wind turbine

Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corp. is exploring an investment in Inox Group’s wind turbine manufacturing business, said two people aware of the development. The Russian government company’s interest in India’s second largest wind-turbine maker by market share stems from its strategy to gain control over the supply chain, which in turn will help towards reining … Continue reading Russia’s Rosatom eyes Inox’s wind turbine

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Guris building 62 MW of wind energy in Kosovo and Ukraine

Güri? Holding, one of Turkey’s leading renewable energy-based electricity producers, continues to make new investments. The company is installing a 32-megawatt (MW) wind power plant in Kosovo and an 80-MW wind power plant in Odessa, Ukraine. The construction of the 30-MW part of both projects has begun, according to Turkish daily Dünya. Güri? Holding General … Continue reading Guris building 62 MW of wind energy in Kosovo and Ukraine

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Study for the development of a 130 megawatt wind farm in Zambia

A U.S. trade division said it awarded a $1 million grant to support a feasibility study for the development of a 130 megawatt wind farm in Zambia. Zambia relies on hydroelectricity for nearly all of its energy needs, which left the country with severe energy shortages because of low rainfall over recent years. The U.S. … Continue reading Study for the development of a 130 megawatt wind farm in Zambia

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wind turbines for offshore wind farm in Germany

The firm and unconditional order is placed by Northland Power Inc. and is for the 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project. DeBu is Northland’s third offshore wind project and is located 77 km from Northland’s other German offshore wind project, Nordsee One. With the order, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has announced orders for more than 700 … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wind turbines for offshore wind farm in Germany

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

Vestas has strengthened its position in Thailand’s renewable energy market by finalising the sale of 60 V136-3.0 MW turbines to an undisclosed customer. These low-wind turbines will be the first of their kind in Asia Pacific, and with a hub height of 157 meters, the wind park will also feature the highest towers in the … Continue reading Wind power in Thailand: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Siemens exhibits digitalization and engineering efficiency at Husum Wind 2017

Under the slogan “Creating the most from wind – discover the value of digitalization”, digitalization and engineering efficiency are main themes of this year’s Siemens presentation at Husum Wind. The digitalization focuses on the Simatic WinCC Open Architecture Scada System, the cloud-based MindSphere open IoT operating system, and industrial communication: for efficient storage and analysis … Continue reading Siemens exhibits digitalization and engineering efficiency at Husum Wind 2017

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Van Oord awarded contract to construct Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm

Subsequent to the announcement that Northland Power’s 252 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm has reached financial close, Van Oord is pleased to confirm that it is contracted for the Balance of Plant scope. The project was originally developed by Highland Group Holdings Ltd. The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm is located in the German … Continue reading Van Oord awarded contract to construct Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm

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Oman prepares to build the first large-scale wind farm in the GCC region

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, signed an Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contract with a global consortium comprising GE and Spain’s TSK to build the Dhofar Wind Power Project, the first large-scale wind farm in Oman and the GCC. The Dhofar Wind Power Project is a result of the joint development agreement that was … Continue reading Oman prepares to build the first large-scale wind farm in the GCC region

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Masdar to help build Oman wind farm

Masdar, the Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company, signed an engineering, procurement and construction contract with a group of companies that include GE and Spain TSK to build a wind farm in Oman, the first large scale project of its kind in the Gulf.   “Oman has immense untapped potential in renewable energy, particularly in solar and wind. Masdar is proud to be … Continue reading Masdar to help build Oman wind farm

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Enel signs tax equity agreement for 300MW Red Dirt wind power project in the USA

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), the Enel Group’s US renewable energy company, acting through its subsidiary Red Dirt Wind Holdings, LLC (“Red Dirt Holdings”),1 has signed a tax equity agreement worth approximately 340 million U.S. dollars with MUFG and Allianz Renewable Energy Partners of America LLC (“Allianz”) for the Red Dirt wind project … Continue reading Enel signs tax equity agreement for 300MW Red Dirt wind power project in the USA

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1 GW awarded in latest German onshore wind energy auction

A total of 1 GW was awarded in the second onshore auction of the year in Germany, according to the results announced on 15 August 2017.   63% of the volume was awarded to projects in the eastern German states of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. In total, 281 bids amounting to almost 3GW … Continue reading 1 GW awarded in latest German onshore wind energy auction

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State renewable portfolio standards

We’ve previously reported on the economic and environmental benefits state renewable portfolio standards (RPSs) create. In short, RPS are powerful job creators, can lead to lower electricity prices, help clean our air, and usually more than pay for themselves. Now, a new video series puts real-world faces to these benefits. The mini-documentaries examine Washington state’s … Continue reading State renewable portfolio standards

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First commercial floating offshore wind farm nears completion

The fifth and final wind turbine for the Hywind Scotland commercial-scale floating offshore wind farm, a joint project between Masdar and Statoil, has arrived at its final destination, Buchan Deep, 25km east of Peterhead in Scotland. Earlier this summer, all five turbines were successfully assembled outside Stord, Norway and they have now completed their journey … Continue reading First commercial floating offshore wind farm nears completion

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GE and AGL develop Australia’s largest wind farm in Coopers Gap, Queensland

GE announced an agreement with the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) to supply and install 123 wind turbines for the Coopers Gap wind farm project at Cooranga North, 250 kilometres north-west of Brisbane. PARF is a partnership between AGL Energy Limited (AGL) (20 percent) and Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) (80 percent, on behalf of clients … Continue reading GE and AGL develop Australia’s largest wind farm in Coopers Gap, Queensland

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