Wind turbine assembly begins for the WindFloat Atlantic wind energy project

This wind power project marks the first floating wind farm in continental Europe and a key milestone for the renewable energy sector The installation of the first Windfloat Atlantic turbine on its floating platform will begin today in the outer harbor of Ferrol, marking a major milestone for the Windfloat Atlantic project and the offshore … Continue reading Wind turbine assembly begins for the WindFloat Atlantic wind energy project

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Wind power in Serbia: first operational wind farm

The Kova?ica wind farm launched the trial run at the beginning of the year and has been fully operational since July 12. The other 4 operational wind farms in Serbia are the 500 kW Devre? 1 (2012), the 9.9 MW Kula (2016), the 6.6 MW La Piccolina (2016), and the 8 MW Alibunar (2018). About … Continue reading Wind power in Serbia: first operational wind farm

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Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

A wind farm built by the largest energy provider in southeast New Mexico went into service last month, serving customers in Texas and New Mexico. Xcel Energy announced the opening of its Hale Wind Project, centered in Plainview, Texas, which went into commercial operations June 28. The company invested $700 million in the project, per … Continue reading Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

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Greece hits 3 GW wind energy milestone

Greece’s cumulative wind energy capacity has exceeded 3 GW, according to the latest data from the Greek Wind Energy Association (ELETAEN). Greece hit the 3 GW milestone on May 20, with an Enercon E-70 E4 2300kW wind turbine installed at the Trikorfo wind farm, ELETAEN said in a press release, noting that the achievement was … Continue reading Greece hits 3 GW wind energy milestone

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Wind power in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy 49 wind turbines for 158 MW winf farm

GE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply 49 of its 3 MW platform onshore wind turbines for five wind farms in Turkey. With a total capacity of 158 MW, wind energy the project will provide renewable energy to the region, powering the equivalent of 183,000 homes. The 147 blades will be manufactured at GE’s … Continue reading Wind power in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy 49 wind turbines for 158 MW winf farm

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Windfloat Atlantic floating wind energy, participated by Repsol and EDP Renováveis, starts assembly of wind turbines

The Windfloat Atlantic floating wind wind power project, participated by Repsol, EDP Renováveis, Engie and Principle Power, will take an important step in its development with the start on Wednesday of the installation of its first wind turbine in the outer port of Ferrol. In a statement, the consortium notes that this advance represents a … Continue reading Windfloat Atlantic floating wind energy, participated by Repsol and EDP Renováveis, starts assembly of wind turbines

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Saipem to build a floating offshore wind farm

Italian contractor signs MoU with Plambeck Emirates for developing 500 MW floating offshore wind farm in the Gulf kingdom. Saipem announced on Wednesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company Plambeck Emirates for the design and construction of a 500 megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind farm in Saudi … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Saipem to build a floating offshore wind farm

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to Commission Largest Wind Farm in Africa

Lake Turkana Wind Power plant has an installed capacity of 310MW of clean, reliable, low-cost energy It has often been said that the future of energy is renewable energy. This can never be overemphasized how much the world needs to pay attention to the issue of renewable energy. We cannot continue to burn off our … Continue reading Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to Commission Largest Wind Farm in Africa

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Wind energy in Argentina: wind farms in Anguil and Guatraché

The Secretary of Energy of the Nation opened the envelopes yesterday with the economic offers received in the framework of “Round 3 – MiniRen” of the RenovAr program, a national operation that seeks to add renewable energy to the Argentina energy matrix. Among the 52 projects received and pre-adjudicated, two contemplate investments in wind energy … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: wind farms in Anguil and Guatraché

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GWEC and World Bank host intergovernmental delegation for offshore wind power in emerging markets

  Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), in partnership with the World Bank Group, held the first intergovernmental forum for emerging markets with strong offshore wind potential in London this week. The forum brought together governments, commercial developers, development partners and wind energy experts from developing countries in order to realise the offshore wind potential in … Continue reading GWEC and World Bank host intergovernmental delegation for offshore wind power in emerging markets

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Oman mulls thermal concentrated solar power project

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) — the sole procurer of new electricity and water capacity under the Sector Law — is mulling plans to set up the first-ever solar thermal project to support the future energy requirements of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Duqm. The concentrated solar power plant will only … Continue reading Oman mulls thermal concentrated solar power project

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Vestas’ wind turbines for a 415 MW wind farm

A consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar has placed a 415 MW wind power order for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in the Al Jouf region of Saudi Arabia. The project will be the country’s first utility-scale wind farm, showcasing the increasing competitiveness of wind energy globally. The order is an engineering, procurement … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Vestas’ wind turbines for a 415 MW wind farm

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IRENA and RES4Africa Partner to Accelerate Renewables in Africa

New agreement pursues sustainable development and climate goals in Africa by increasing renewable energy deployment. IRENA and the RES4Africa Foundation have agreed to cooperate to increase the speed of renewable energy development in Africa in the pursuit of the continent’s sustainable development and climate goals. The ‘Letter of Intent’ signed on 15 July 2019 in … Continue reading IRENA and RES4Africa Partner to Accelerate Renewables in Africa

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Wind power in Argentina: Genneia will build two wind farms in Chubut

The company Genneia obtained a 15-year loan for US $ 131.5 million from the German bank KfW for the construction and commissioning of two wind power plants in Chubut. The financing agreements consist of a 15-year, non-recourse guaranteed loan with 75% of the total wind farm project cost debt, granted by the German entity Kreditanstalt für … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina: Genneia will build two wind farms in Chubut

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Wind power and solar will produce half of the world’s electricity

The big reductions that will be in the costs of the ecological technology, the solar energy and the wind energy of the world for 2050. Thus it was projected Bloomberg in a new New Energy Outlook 2019 (NEO). In addition, it has been pointed out that these technologies have been reduced to more than 20 … Continue reading Wind power and solar will produce half of the world’s electricity

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SWEPCO plans to add 810 megawatts of wind energy by 2022

SWEPCO provides customers with 469 megawatts of wind power under PPA agreements. Electric utility Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a company of Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power, announced Monday (July 15) it will add 810 megawatts of wind energy by 2022 as part of the company’s long-term plan to increase the use of renewable energy … Continue reading SWEPCO plans to add 810 megawatts of wind energy by 2022

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GWEC launches newest Policy Pulse on Argentina wind power

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched a Policy Pulse report on Argentina, which provides qualitative analysis of the political and macroeconomic headwinds steering the wind sector and the measures needed to unlock greater wind power potential. Argentina is a promising market with some of the best wind resources in the world. Wind energy … Continue reading GWEC launches newest Policy Pulse on Argentina wind power

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A.P. Moller Holding to acquire KK Group A/S

A.P. Møller Holding A/S (A.P. Moller Holding) has agreed to acquire KK Group A/S from SoLix Group AB. KK Group’s main activities are realized through KK Wind Solutions, a leading global supplier of power electronics solutions to the wind turbine industry. KK Wind Solutions has been a leader in the wind industry since the 1970s … Continue reading A.P. Moller Holding to acquire KK Group A/S

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Wind energy in Australia: Goldwind wind turbines for Biala wind farm

Goldwind has been awarded a contract for the supply of Goldwind wind turbines for the Biala Wind Farm project in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. The wind farm, owned by BJCE Australia, will consist of 31 x GW140/3.57MW Goldwind wind turbines at 110 metre hub height and 108.5 megawatts installed capacity. “Goldwind is … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia: Goldwind wind turbines for Biala wind farm

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Wind energy in Argentina: Genneia starts operation of Pomona I wind farm

The wind farm of 100 megawatts, is located northeast of the Patagonian province of Río Negro and has 26 Nordex wind turbines, arranged in a plot of 1,365 hectares.Genneia, the Argentine company specializing in renewable energies received the commercial authorization for the start-up of its ‘Pomona I’ wind farm after an investment of US $ … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: Genneia starts operation of Pomona I wind farm

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