Masdar to acquire stake in two U.S. wind energy plants

The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) has announced the execution of a share purchase agreement (SPA) to acquire John Laing Group plc’s interest in two wind farms in the US, a media report said. This marks the first time the Abu Dhabi-based company has invested in renewable energy projects in North America, reported Emirates … Continue reading Masdar to acquire stake in two U.S. wind energy plants

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Ombepo Wind Farm went online in Namibia

In December 2018, the Ombepo Wind Farm went online, generating 5MW to provide electricity to the nearby towns. PENETRON ADMIX was the key crystalline product specified to waterproof and densify the concrete foundations of the three massive wind turbines. The construction of the Ombepo Wind Farm was set up by InnoSun Energy Holding, a French-Namibian … Continue reading Ombepo Wind Farm went online in Namibia

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Siemens Gamesa launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine; annual energy production (AEP) increase of 30%

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), the world’s leader in the offshore wind power industry, today launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. Based on the experience of its previous generations, the newest wind turbine in the SGRE offshore product portfolio builds on proven technology for maximum energy yield at … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine; annual energy production (AEP) increase of 30%

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Restrictions on steel imports could jeopardise the EU’s 2030 renewables target

EU countries will discuss a proposal from the European Commission on protective measures on steel imports to the EU. The EU will then vote on the measures, which aim to restrict steel imports from third countries to the EU until July 2021, on Friday. Steel import restrictions to the EU come as a response to … Continue reading Restrictions on steel imports could jeopardise the EU’s 2030 renewables target

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Goldwind Installed the First Wind Turbine for Loma Blanca Wind Power Project in Argentina

Goldwind started the pre-installation of its first GW 3S wind turbine for Loma Blanca wind farm in Argentina, a major milestone to take root in Argentine wind energy market.   Since May 2017, Goldwind International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Goldwind, has started the investment and development of five wind energy projects in Argentina, which are … Continue reading Goldwind Installed the First Wind Turbine for Loma Blanca Wind Power Project in Argentina

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Wind power in Italy: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion has concluded a wind energy contract for the largest rotor turbine in Italy. The order by Repower Renewables comprises the delivery and installation of the Rosario wind farm, located in the province of Sassari (Sardinia, Italy) and is part of Senvion’s December order intake. Senvion will provide full maintenance services for 15 years.   … Continue reading Wind power in Italy: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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Nordex new orders amount to more than 4.7 gigawatts of wind power in 2018

137 wind turbines from the new Delta4000 series sold in 4th quarter alone.Orders in full-year 2018 amounting to 4.75 GW (+73% yoy) of wind energy. The Group has installed more than 23 GW of wind energy capacity in over 25 markets and in 2017 generated revenues of EUR 3.1 billion. The company has more than … Continue reading Nordex new orders amount to more than 4.7 gigawatts of wind power in 2018

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EDF Renewables announces Commercial Operation at Copenhagen Wind farm in New York

EDF Renewables North America announced today that the 80 megawatt (MW) Copenhagen Wind Project is fully operational and delivering electricity. This new wind farm brings the EDF Group one step closer to meeting its CAP 2030 strategy of doubling its worldwide renewable energy capacity to more than 50 GW between 2015 and 2030. Consisting of … Continue reading EDF Renewables announces Commercial Operation at Copenhagen Wind farm in New York

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Renewable Energy to have future geopolitical effects

IRENA estimates that by 2025 the global weighted average cost of electricity could fall by 26 % from onshore wind energy, by 35 % from offshore wind power, by at least 37 % from concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies, and by 59 % from solar photovoltaics (PV). IRENA, the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy … Continue reading Renewable Energy to have future geopolitical effects

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Senator Ernst earns recognition from AWEA for advancing Iowa cash crop: wind energy

Senator Joni Ernst has been recognized as a U.S. Wind Champion by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). AWEA presents U.S. Wind Champion Awards to members of Congress from both parties who show consistent and strong leadership in support of the American wind industry and the jobs it creates. “Iowa is a leader in wind … Continue reading Senator Ernst earns recognition from AWEA for advancing Iowa cash crop: wind energy

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Acciona starts the construction of its second photovoltaic plant in Atacama (Chile)

Within the framework of the investment program that ACCIONA Energía is carrying out in Chile, the company has begun the construction of the Almeyda solar plant, the second with photovoltaic technology installed in the Atacama region, mainly to support the electricity supply contract signed with the National Mining Company (ENAMI). Located in the municipalities of … Continue reading Acciona starts the construction of its second photovoltaic plant in Atacama (Chile)

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Goldwind operates on 6 continents, has more than 8,000 employees, and more than 44 GW of installed wind energy capacity

Since Goldwind was founded, it has installed a total capacity of 44 GW in wind power around the world. Goldwind has 28,500 operational wind turbines (of which, more than 24,000 are direct drive wind turbines) on six continents and nearly 20 countries. Goldwind is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (002202) and Hong Kong Stock … Continue reading Goldwind operates on 6 continents, has more than 8,000 employees, and more than 44 GW of installed wind energy capacity

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Suzlon secures 50.4 MW wind power order from Atria Power

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its maiden order win for development of 50.4 MW wind farm from Atria Power. Suzlon will install 12 wind turbines of S111-140m and 12 wind turbines of S120-140m with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower, with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project is located … Continue reading Suzlon secures 50.4 MW wind power order from Atria Power

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Wind energy in Costa Rica: new wind power plant in Guanacaste

The Cacao Wind Energy Farm is currently benefiting 20,000 homes in the Nicoya Peninsula, in Guanacaste province, in Costa Rica. ‘With the construction of this project, we reaffirm as a government that Guanacaste is a province with great development in Costa Rica,’ Vice President Marvin Rodriguez said at the opening ceremony of the facility on … Continue reading Wind energy in Costa Rica: new wind power plant in Guanacaste

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Tunisia awards first wind energy contracts

The Tunisian industry ministry on Thursday awarded the first wind power concessions to four foreign companies. The companies will be producing 120 MW of wind energy with investment totalling 400 million Tunisian dinars. Germany’s ABO WIND AG, the Netherlands’ UPC Tunisia Renewables and the French companies LUCIA HOLDING and VSB Energies Nouvelles have had their … Continue reading Tunisia awards first wind energy contracts

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Nordex signs wind power contract for 150 MW wind farm in the U.S.

With a major order from the USA, the Nordex Group has successfully completed the 2018 year-end spurt in one of the largest growth markets for wind energy. In December, the company signed a contract with an independent power producer to supply 48 wind turbines from the AW125/3150 series. Nordex plans to deliver the first wind … Continue reading Nordex signs wind power contract for 150 MW wind farm in the U.S.

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Vestas receives 101 MW wind energy for V120-2.2 MW wind turbines featuring the tallest towers in China

Leveraging its high tower solution, Vestas has secured a 101 MW order in China for 46 V120-2.2 MW wind turbines that will all feature the country’s tallest towers with a hub height of 152m. The wind farm project’s customised tower solution takes the 2 MW platform to the highest hub heights ever in Vestas’ history … Continue reading Vestas receives 101 MW wind energy for V120-2.2 MW wind turbines featuring the tallest towers in China

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Six trends shaping the future of wind energy

2018 may be in the rearview mirror, but let’s take a moment to reflect on another year of incredible progress for American wind power. Wind energy made huge strides across the U.S., from the shores of Massachusetts all the way out to California and dozens of places in between. And that’s good news for families … Continue reading Six trends shaping the future of wind energy

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The EDF Renewables-Masdar consortium awarded a 400 MW wind power project in Saudi Arabia

The consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC), both global leaders in renewable energy, is announcing that it has won the tender for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm. With an installed capacity of 400-megawatt (MW), it will be Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm and the most powerful in … Continue reading The EDF Renewables-Masdar consortium awarded a 400 MW wind power project in Saudi Arabia

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Siemens Gamesa obtains first green guarantee line in Spain, for €900 million

The transaction furthers the company’s focus on sustainability and combating climate change; it has installed close to 90 GW of wind energy capacity to date, avoiding the emission of 233 million tons of CO2 per year. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) strengthened its focus on sustainability and set a milestone by being the first company … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa obtains first green guarantee line in Spain, for €900 million

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