Vestas expands Colorado production for Texas wind energy projects

Vestas Wind Systems A/S (OMX: VWS) factory workers in Brighton and Windsor will fill an order for additional V100-2.0 megawatt turbines from EDF Renewable Energy for two wind-energy projects. Vestas announced the order in September, but it has been increased from 750 megawatts to 1,174 megawatts. The projects, known as Hereford 1 and Longhorn North, … Continue reading Vestas expands Colorado production for Texas wind energy projects

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Goldpoly Signs Agreements for 195 MW Photovoltaic Solar Power Plants

Goldpoly New Energy Holdings Limited (“Goldpoly” or “the Company,” HK stock code: 686, whose largest shareholder is China Merchants New Energy Group “CMNE”), a leading solar power plant investor and operator in China, today announced that one of its indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries, United Photovoltaics (Changzhou)Investment Co., Ltd. (“United Photovoltaics (Changzhou)”), entered into three sale and … Continue reading Goldpoly Signs Agreements for 195 MW Photovoltaic Solar Power Plants

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Gamesa Wind Turbines opens centre in Chennai

Wind energy company Gamesa Wind Turbines on Friday inaugurated its new ‘integrated service and monitoring centre’ at Red Hills in Chennai.   The facility is equipped to handle all the functions of its service portfolios — operations management, technical back-up office, spares and logistics management, control and training centre and repair circuit outlet — under … Continue reading Gamesa Wind Turbines opens centre in Chennai

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Montana wind farm operator sues California utility for breach of contract

NaturEner, which owns and operates three wind farms in Montana, sued a California utility on Friday for breaching contracts to invest in the Rim Rock wind farm.  The lawsuit also seeks to prevent the utility from reneging on its contractual promise to buy the renewable energy generated at the facility. San Diego Gas & Electric, … Continue reading Montana wind farm operator sues California utility for breach of contract

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China’s Wind Power Sector Further Powered Up

As one of the largest drivers for global wind power development, China has faced difficulty in exporting domestically made wind turbines. However, that hurdle seems to have been lifted after China Electric Power Research Institute (CEPRI) became a member of the Measuring Network of Wind Energy Institutes (Measnet), an elite club of the world’s wind … Continue reading China’s Wind Power Sector Further Powered Up

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Archimede Solar Energy secures a new Saudi shareholder for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) growth

The Saudi solar energy market forecasts covers 41 GW within the next 20 years, 25 GW of which in the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) and 16 MW photovoltaic (PV). “Archimede Solar Energy (ASE), a subsidiary of the industrial Group Angelantoni Industrie and participated by the Japanese Chiyoda Corporation, has signed in New York the entrance … Continue reading Archimede Solar Energy secures a new Saudi shareholder for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) growth

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Alstom will supply ECO 122 wind turbines for Queiroz Galv

Alstom has signed two contracts totaling around €400 million with Queiroz Galvão, one of the main infrastructure groups in Brazil, to deliver, erect and commission ECO 122 wind turbines at two large wind farms – Caldeirão Grande I and II, both located in the state of Piauí State, Northeast of Brazil. The wind farms Caldeirão … Continue reading Alstom will supply ECO 122 wind turbines for Queiroz Galv

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Acciona has been awarded the supply of wind turbines of a 102 MW wind power project in Canada

The South Canoe wind farm (102 MW) project for the province of Nova Scotia will consist of thirty-four 3 MW ACCIONA Windpower turbines ACCIONA has signed a contract to supply the 34 turbines for a 102 MW wind farm in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It will carry out the construction, internal electrical infrastructures … Continue reading Acciona has been awarded the supply of wind turbines of a 102 MW wind power project in Canada

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German Development Bank to finance Bosnia and Herzegovina wind farm

The German Development Bank (KFW) will provide a loan of 65 million euros (88.8 million U.S. dollars) to finance the construction of a wind farm in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), local media reported on Thursday. The KFW approved the loan to Elektroprivreda BiH, the state electricity company of BiH, within the framework of development cooperation … Continue reading German Development Bank to finance Bosnia and Herzegovina wind farm

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Enel Green Power in the Balkans and Romania

Enel Green Power has been developing wind, hydro and PV solar power in the Balkans and Romania, the site of impressive results in 2013 that include an investment agreement struck with the EIB. Enel Green Power has 875 megawatts of installed wind, hydroelectric and PV solar power in the Balkans and Romania, with particularly impressive … Continue reading Enel Green Power in the Balkans and Romania

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Wind energy: Vestas receives 220 MW order in the USA and increases the potential of the master supply agreement with EDF from 750 MW to 1,174 MW

This order is a call off of the master supply agreement (MSA) announced in September for multiple U.S. projects, the potential of which has been increased from 750 MW to 1,174 MW. So far, Vestas has secured 300 MW in this MSA. Both projects, Hereford 1 and Longhorn North, are located in the Texas Panhandle. … Continue reading Wind energy: Vestas receives 220 MW order in the USA and increases the potential of the master supply agreement with EDF from 750 MW to 1,174 MW

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Storage Solutions Allow for Renewable Energy on Demand

One of the biggest challenges with using renewable energy for electricity generation—specifically wind and solar power—is intermittency. The wind doesn’t always blow and the sun doesn’t always shine. Affordable, reliable, and deployable storage is seen as the holy grail of renewable energy integration, and recent advances in storage technology are getting closer to finding it. … Continue reading Storage Solutions Allow for Renewable Energy on Demand

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Vestas receives 50 MW order for UK offshore wind energy project

Vestas will supply 15 V112-3.3 MW offshore wind turbines for the Kentish Flats Extension off the coast of the UK. Kentish Flats, owned by Vattenfall, was installed by Vestas in 2005. It currently consists of 30 V90-3.0 MW wind turbines, which Vestas services. Vestas will supply 15 V112-3.3 MW offshore turbines for the Kentish Flats … Continue reading Vestas receives 50 MW order for UK offshore wind energy project

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Acciona Windpower is awarded a 57 MW wind energy contract in Turkey

The company will supply ZT Enerji with nineteen AW 125/3000 wind turbines (3 MW each) for the Çerçikaya wind farm, and will undertake the operation and maintenance of the installation for 10 years. It is ACCIONA Windpower’s first contract in Turkey, taking the number of countries with AW wind turbines installed – or with firm … Continue reading Acciona Windpower is awarded a 57 MW wind energy contract in Turkey

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REpower (Suzlon) bags two wind turbines orders from wind farm plants in France

Wind turbine maker Suzlon today said its arm REpower Systems has bagged two contracts for supplying 20 wind turbines in France. “REpower Systems SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, bagged two contracts, totalling 40 MW, for the supply of 20 wind turbines with an output of 2.05 MW each,” Suzlon Energy said … Continue reading REpower (Suzlon) bags two wind turbines orders from wind farm plants in France

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First Solar photovoltaic modules selected to solar power projects totaling 48 MW in France

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that its advanced thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules will power four solar energy plants in France, with a combined capacity of 48 megawatts (MW). “Our choice of First Solar’s thin-film modules was based on a combination of cost-competitiveness, unrivalled bankability, the ability of its modules to reliably deliver solar … Continue reading First Solar photovoltaic modules selected to solar power projects totaling 48 MW in France

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