China to build offshore wind farm near east coast

China will build an offshore wind power project with an investment of 160 billion yuan (about 23.5 billion U.S. dollars) in waters off eastern Jiangsu Province, according to the provincial government of Jiangsu. On Sunday, the Jiangsu government and China Huaneng Group signed an agreement on the project with a planned installed capacity of over … Continue reading China to build offshore wind farm near east coast

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Nordex presents new wind turbines in the Delta4000 series for less complex wind power sites

Nordex will present the fourth wind turbine model in the Delta4000 series, the N155/4.5, at Windpower USA in Houston. The N155 utilizes the same proven mechanical architecture of the Delta4000 series but adds a longer glass fiber rotor and a different hub set-up to optimize performance for specific site conditions. The wind turbine has a … Continue reading Nordex presents new wind turbines in the Delta4000 series for less complex wind power sites

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Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

Vestas has received an order for 249 MW of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines from EDF Renewables for the 273 MW Las Majadas wind farm in Texas. The full project size includes previously purchased 2 MW Vestas PTC components. “The execution of the Las Majadas Turbine Supply Agreement is a reflection of the continued growth of … Continue reading Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

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Enel Green Power’s New Missouri Wind Farm to Supply Renewable Energy to AECI

Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. will purchase the entire output of Enel Green Power’s 236.5 MW White Cloud wind energy project, currently in development in Nodaway County, Missouri. The wind farm is expected to begin construction in the second half of 2019 and become operational by the end of 2020. Enel Green Power North America, Inc., … Continue reading Enel Green Power’s New Missouri Wind Farm to Supply Renewable Energy to AECI

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Orix Corp seeks to buy remaining stake India’s IL&FS wind power assets

India’s debt-ridden Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) said on Sunday that Japan’s Orix Corp has expressed an interest in buying out the remaining 51% stake in IL&FS’s wind energy assets. Orix Corp plans to buy the stake to exercise its right under the terms of an existing agreement that allows Orix to match the … Continue reading Orix Corp seeks to buy remaining stake India’s IL&FS wind power assets

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The European Parliament is a key enabler of wind energy

It was the Parliament that fought for the 32% EU renewables target for 2030 – the European Commission and the Member States initially only wanted 27%. Last year the Parliament also pushed for more EU finance for renewables and R&D funding. And it secured key improvements to make Europe’s electricity markets ready for more renewables. … Continue reading The European Parliament is a key enabler of wind energy

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Wind power in Mexico: The seventh wind farm will be inaugurated in Reynosa

With a total of 50 wind turbines to produce wind energy, they will be inaugurating the seventh wind farm in Reynosa. At the state level there are fifteen wind farms and in this border town it will be the second that works. It was announced that the wind power project began to be built since … Continue reading Wind power in Mexico: The seventh wind farm will be inaugurated in Reynosa

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Wind energy in Cuba: wind farm advances in Las Tunas

The Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Ramiro Valdés Menéndez, verified the construction work for the assembly of the Windwind wind turbines of the La Herradura 1 wind farm, on the north coast of Las Tunas. The first two cast bases, and the work that is undertaken in the third for the … Continue reading Wind energy in Cuba: wind farm advances in Las Tunas

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Why offshore wind energy is essential to the fight against climate change

16 May marked the opening of European Maritime Day (EMD) 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal. The two-day event is the annual EU meeting point on maritime affairs and blue growth, focusing on entrepreneurship, research, innovation and investment to transform traditional maritime sectors and boost emerging technologies and value chains.  With the eyes of the world focused on the ongoing climate … Continue reading Why offshore wind energy is essential to the fight against climate change

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Global Wind Energy Council welcomes GE Renewable Energy as its latest board level Member

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is pleased to welcome GE Renewable Energy as its latest board level member. GE Renewable Energy is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of onshore and offshore wind turbines and provider of energy system solutions. The company operates across 35 countries with a total installed wind capacity of 62 … Continue reading Global Wind Energy Council welcomes GE Renewable Energy as its latest board level Member

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Cross-border energy markets are a reality

On Tuesday 14 May On Tuesday 14 May WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke on a panel on European energy markets at the European Economic Forum in Katowice, Poland. Dickson told attendees that cross-border coupling of energy markets is not a future goal: it’s a present reality. There is already an integrated European market for energy … Continue reading Cross-border energy markets are a reality

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Enel Green Power, Enertrag, Leclanché inaugurate 22 MW Cremzow battery energy storage system in Germany

The construction of the battery energy storage system (BESS) involved an investment of approx. 17 million euros and it is contributing to German network’s stability providing frequency regulation services to the country’s Primary Control Reserve market. Enel’s subsidiary Enel Green Power Germany (EGP Germany), the German renewable energy company ENERTRAG and the Switzerland-based energy storage … Continue reading Enel Green Power, Enertrag, Leclanché inaugurate 22 MW Cremzow battery energy storage system in Germany

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Acciona, a pioneer in the hybridization of solar panels with wind power towers

The company has installed flexible organic photovoltaic modules in a wind turbine tower in the Breña Wind Farm (Albacete) to cover the consumption of the wind turbines auxiliary systems. The project will allow the testing of organic PV panels and their application to optimize the efficiency of wind energy. The Energy Division of ACCIONA has … Continue reading Acciona, a pioneer in the hybridization of solar panels with wind power towers

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Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy to cooperate on deployment for largest offshore wind turbine in Europe

“As a leader of the wind energy industry, we are constantly striving for top notch technology. The cooperation with GE Renewable Energy enables us to remain one step ahead in wind turbine technology developments. The size and performance of Haliade-X 12MW will support us to further improve the competitiveness of offshore wind energy production. Due … Continue reading Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy to cooperate on deployment for largest offshore wind turbine in Europe

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Vestas secures 228 MW wind power order from PacifiCorp

Ekola Flats is part of PacifiCorp’s Energy Vision 2020 initiative, a USD 3.1 billion investment to expand wind power via repowering existing wind energy projects, adding 1,150 MW of new wind resources by the end of 2020, and building a 140-mile transmission line segment in Wyoming to enable wind generation. Vestas has received an order … Continue reading Vestas secures 228 MW wind power order from PacifiCorp

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Prysmian secures offshore wind energy project in U.S.

The wind farm will have 84 units of 9.5-MW wind turbines. Prysmian confirms commitment to the offshore wind cable sector in North America Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth approximately Euros200 million by Vineyard Wind, LLC, a US offshore wind development company 50% … Continue reading Prysmian secures offshore wind energy project in U.S.

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Wind energy in Spain: Elecnor will build 6 wind farms with GE wind turbines

The wind power plants will have a total installed capacity of 231 MW. The contract, which amounts to 47 million euros, includes the construction of 3 substations and 2 evacuation lines for the wind farm plants. Elecnor has been awarded a contract of 47 million euros for the construction of 6 wind farms in Zaragoza. … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Elecnor will build 6 wind farms with GE wind turbines

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New report: Strengthening America’s “Electric Highway” will fast-track U.S. economic growth

The United States urgently needs a 21st Century update of its aging power grid and the solution, well-planned transmission investment, will more than pay for itself according to a new report released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Grid Vision: The Electric Highway to a 21st Century Economy outlines why an interconnected, modern transmission grid is … Continue reading New report: Strengthening America’s “Electric Highway” will fast-track U.S. economic growth

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AWEA’s Amy Farrell gives remarks at Politico’s Reinventing American Energy event

This morning Amy Farrell, AWEA’s Senior Vice President for Government & Public Affairs, gave the opening remarks at Politico’s Reinventing American Energy event. She focused on the need to update and expand America’s electric grid to meet 21st century needs, and explained why transmission expansion is at the heart of this effort. You can watch … Continue reading AWEA’s Amy Farrell gives remarks at Politico’s Reinventing American Energy event

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Wind energy in Navarre: the wind farms of Ablitas and Cabanillas of ENHOL are modified

In Ablitas I wind farm the wind turbines are reduced from 7 to 4, and in Cabanillas II the evacuation line is modified. The Government of Navarre has adopted two agreements by which the wind farms of Ablitas and Cabanillas wind power plants, promoted by the company ENHOL, are modified. Specifically, Ablitas I reduces wind … Continue reading Wind energy in Navarre: the wind farms of Ablitas and Cabanillas of ENHOL are modified

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