TerraForm Power Selects GE Renewable Energy For New Digital Services Agreement

TerraForm Power, Inc. (“TerraForm”) announced that GE Renewable Energy has been selected to provide a range of services for its North American wind fleet, one of the region’s largest with more than 900 turbines. The agreement leverages GE’s service and digital capabilities to improve and optimize turbine performance while enabling the ability to deliver unique … Continue reading TerraForm Power Selects GE Renewable Energy For New Digital Services Agreement

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Senvion announces launch of cash capital increase

Senvion S.A. today announced the launch of an accelerated book-building to implement a capital increase for cash of approximately EUR 62.5 million, under exclusion of shareholders’ preemptive rights. Senvion intends to use the net proceeds in particular to capture growth opportunities and to fund its expansion in new markets, such as India, with incremental capital … Continue reading Senvion announces launch of cash capital increase

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Pattern Energy and PSP Investments Acquire 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind Farm in Québec

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSP Investments”) today announced the acquisition of the 147 megawatt (MW) Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind power facility from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development 1.0”). Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind is located approximately 50 kilometers south of Québec … Continue reading Pattern Energy and PSP Investments Acquire 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind Farm in Québec

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Nordex generated wind power order intake of 2.1 GW during the first half of 201

The Nordex Group generated order intake of 2.1 GW in the Projects segment during the first half of 2018 (H1 2017: 0.9 GW), including 1.1 GW in the second quarter (Q2 2017: 0.6 GW). Of this order intake, 1,091 MW (H1 2017: 210 MW) related to Latin America, 751 MW (H1 2017: 399 MW) to … Continue reading Nordex generated wind power order intake of 2.1 GW during the first half of 201

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Senvion’s onshore wind energy order has grown 32% year-over-year to EUR 2.1 billion

Senvion continues to report a solid onshore order intake growth of 26% in the first half of 2018, aggregating to EUR 797 million. New markets continue to be key drivers with the 432 MW order intake in India, 226 MW in Australia and 97 MW in Argentina. The total order book also improved and stands … Continue reading Senvion’s onshore wind energy order has grown 32% year-over-year to EUR 2.1 billion

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Renewables step into the breach to counteract power plant problems during Europe’s heatwave

With record temperatures being reached across the continent this summer, power plants have needed the intervention of renewables to compensate for serious shutdowns and curtailments over the summer months. Europe’s summer heatwave has had a significant impact on power plants, with nuclear and coal plants either reducing their output or closing down temporarily. This is … Continue reading Renewables step into the breach to counteract power plant problems during Europe’s heatwave

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Taiba Ndiaye wind power development in Senegal reached financial close

A recent financing deal has cleared the way for progress on the Taiba Ndiaye wind power development in Senegal. The project reached financial close on 30 July, with construction scheduled to begin in the near future. Operated by London-headquartered renewable energy company Lekela and sponsored by French developer Sarréole, the site when completed will generated … Continue reading Taiba Ndiaye wind power development in Senegal reached financial close

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Senvion wins conditional wind energy order for 250 MW in India

Senvion has been awarded a 250 MW conditional order by an SPV of Continuum Wind Energy Ltd. The agreement includes the turnkey supply and commissioning of the entire windfarm comprising 108 Senvion 2.3M130 turbines for the Bhuj wind project in the Gujaratstate in north-west India. The project scope includes a 20-year comprehensive operations and maintenance … Continue reading Senvion wins conditional wind energy order for 250 MW in India

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Mexico’s largest wind power plant to be inaugurated Monday

It will prevent the emission of 739,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year. The project is the result of Mexico’s second long-term energy auction, which was conducted by the Secretariat of Energy (Sener) and the National Energy Control Center (Cenace) in September 2016. A new wind farm that will be Mexico’s largest … Continue reading Mexico’s largest wind power plant to be inaugurated Monday

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Sindh vows to resolve issues of wind energy

The consultative session was organised at a time when production from 20 operational wind power projects in Sindh has gone up to 1,037 megawatts, while by November 2018 another 200 MWs of clean energy would be added to the national grid through the completion of four more wind energy plants. Some 35 wind projects are … Continue reading Sindh vows to resolve issues of wind energy

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Cemig will hold second wind energy auction in September

The Energy Company of Minas Gerais S.A. (CEMIG) will hold its next and second wind power auction in September. According to the announcement of the auction, the selected projects will be granted a PPA with a duration that goes from 10 to 20 years, while the start of the energy delivery has been established for … Continue reading Cemig will hold second wind energy auction in September

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Wind energy workers be aware of heat-related illness

Temperatures are heating up across the country this summer, and being aware of heat-related illnesses is critical to working safely on a wind farm. According to OSHA, workers exposed to hot indoor environments or hot and humid conditions outdoors are at risk of heat-related illness, especially those doing heavy work tasks or using bulky or … Continue reading Wind energy workers be aware of heat-related illness

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Corporate customers show up for #AmericanWindWeek

As we close out #AmericanWindWeek, it’s been thrilling to see towns, communities, local leaders and wind industry workers gather across the country to celebrate wind power. Importantly, Fortune 500 companies and business leaders also showed up. Corporate purchasers of wind voiced their support nationwide, touting the economic and environmental benefits that wind power brings to … Continue reading Corporate customers show up for #AmericanWindWeek

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a conditional agreement for an offshore wind power project

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of wind turbines for an offshore project not materially above Vestas’ announcement threshold for offshore projects of 800 MW. The project is to be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and will not enter into the order backlog of Vestas Wind Systems … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a conditional agreement for an offshore wind power project

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Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines with 208 MW total capacity for one of Norway’s largest wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply the Tonstad Wind Farm in Norway with 51 of its SWT-DD-142 Onshore wind turbines. After commissioning, the wind farm will be one of the largest in Norway. The project is developed by ENGIE and will have a total capacity of 208 MW. The wind farm is located in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines with 208 MW total capacity for one of Norway’s largest wind farm

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Soluna to build 900 MW wind power plant in Morocco

Morocco has attracted investment in solar and wind power as part of a goal to generate 52 percent of its electricity from renewable energies. Blockchain company Soluna plans to build a 900-megawatt wind farm to power a computing center in Dakhla in the Morocco-administered Western Sahara, its chief executive John Belizaire said in an interview. … Continue reading Soluna to build 900 MW wind power plant in Morocco

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Investors eye wind farm development in Soc Trang, Vietnam

The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang will prioritise investors with technical and financial capacity to implement wind power projects in the province, according to local officials. To date, 69 investors have registered to carry out wind power projects in the province, including 16 joint ventures, 24 foreign and 29 domestic firms. Meanwhile, Soc Trang … Continue reading Investors eye wind farm development in Soc Trang, Vietnam

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Governors and Mayors across the country recognize #AmericanWindWeek

Towns and cities across the country have been holding events this week recognizing America’s wind power leadership, and the conversation has boomed on social media. But governors and mayors from coast to coast have weighed in too. Republican and Democrat lawmakers alike have declared this a week to celebrate wind power. That includes proclamations from … Continue reading Governors and Mayors across the country recognize #AmericanWindWeek

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New York celebrates #AmericanWindWeek

We’re almost through the 2nd annual American Wind Week (August 5th-11th)! Supporters of wind energy across the U.S. launched American Wind Week last year when wind power became the country’s largest source of renewable energy capacity. Today, that leadership is growing with a record amount of wind power under construction at wind farms across America. … Continue reading New York celebrates #AmericanWindWeek

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NBT buys Syvashenergoprom, to build a 250-230 MW wind farm in Ukraine

NBT in April 2018 bought Syvashenergoprom (Kherson region, operates a wind farm with a capacity of about 3 MW) and intends to build a wind power plant with an installed capacity of 250-330 MW in the adjacent territories, the company’s website said. “In April 2018 NBT acquired the Ukrainian company Syvashenergoprom, which serves a 3 … Continue reading NBT buys Syvashenergoprom, to build a 250-230 MW wind farm in Ukraine

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