Senvion confirms its expansion in Serbia

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has completed the installation of the 14th turbine of out 21 Senvion MM100 turbines of the Serbian Alibunar wind farm. After its completion planned in summer this year, the 42 megawatts (MW) wind farm will be among the largest installed in Serbia and will produce enough energy … Continue reading Senvion confirms its expansion in Serbia

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Nordex Group awarded contract for 147 MW in South Africa

With the signing of the power purchase agreement by public-sector utility Eskom, the contract for the installation of the South African wind farm “Roggeveld” has now also come into effect. This order for the Nordex Group entails 47 AW125/3150 and AW125/3000 turbines with a combined capacity of around 147 megawatts and a high capacity factor … Continue reading Nordex Group awarded contract for 147 MW in South Africa

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WindEurope press trip visits Bilbao’s thriving wind industry

The Basque Country in Spain has one of the highest concentrations of wind industry companies of any region in the world. Thanks to its port it in Bilbao it is becoming a thriving hub not only for the Spanish wind market but for the European market too. Despite a low installed wind capacity (around 150MW), … Continue reading WindEurope press trip visits Bilbao’s thriving wind industry

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GE Renewable Energy and ORE Catapult sign five-year R&D agreement to advance offshore wind energy technologies in the UK

GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have signed a five-year research and development agreement to test and develop next generation offshore wind technologies. GE’s recently announced Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine and existing Haliade 150-6MW will undergo advanced test and demonstration programs that accurately replicate real-world operational conditions to … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and ORE Catapult sign five-year R&D agreement to advance offshore wind energy technologies in the UK

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Acciona will build four renewables plants in Chile with an investment of 500 million euros

Over three years ACCIONA Energía will build two new photovoltaic plants and two wind farms in Chile, with a total capacity of around 400 MW and an investment of approximately 600 million dollars (around 500 million euros at current exchange rates). In early 2019 the company will start construction work on the 62 MWp capacity … Continue reading Acciona will build four renewables plants in Chile with an investment of 500 million euros

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Siemens Gamesa selected to supply 225 MW for U.S. wind power project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announced today that the company will supply 98 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines for an undisclosed project located in Kansas. The wind farm will span across over 40,000 acres of land and can supply enough energy for nearly 73,000 average U.S. homes. The blades for this project will come from Siemens Gamesa’s … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa selected to supply 225 MW for U.S. wind power project

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Where can you find all of the wind turbines in the U.S.?

Here at AWEA, we are proud to be called the authoritative source for information on the U.S. wind industry. We focus on providing accurate and timely information, both to our membership and to the general public. Our latest announcement is a continuation of this commitment. We’ve partnered with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and … Continue reading Where can you find all of the wind turbines in the U.S.?

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Denmark wants to build massive offshore wind energy plant

In just a few short years, Denmark could very well have one of the biggest wind energy parks in the world – that is, if the government gets its way. The initiative is part of the much-awaited government energy proposal that is expected to surface sometime this week. “We are talking about a very, very … Continue reading Denmark wants to build massive offshore wind energy plant

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New control strategy helps reap maximum power from wind farms

Every two and a half hours, a new wind turbine rises in the U.S. In 2016, wind provided 5.6 percent of all electricity produced, more than double the amount generated by wind in 2010, but still a far cry from its potential. A team of researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) … Continue reading New control strategy helps reap maximum power from wind farms

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Pakistan all set to produce over 1,000MW of clean energy through wind power alone

Pakistan is all set to produce over 1000MW of clean electricity through wind energy alone in the current year as this is going to be a major milestone achieved towards the ultimate goal of the country to secure self-reliance in the energy sector. This was stated by the Chief Executive Officer of Alternative Energy Development … Continue reading Pakistan all set to produce over 1,000MW of clean energy through wind power alone

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New Jersey Catches Up To NY With 50% Clean Energy Bill

New Jersey lawmakers have passed a bill increasing the northeastern state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030, bringing it level with those of national leaders New York and California. An interim goal of 35% renewables by 2025 was also set. The bill sets in motion plans to build 2,000 MW of energy storage … Continue reading New Jersey Catches Up To NY With 50% Clean Energy Bill

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Oklahoma holds high wind energy production marks

Oklahoma was among four states nationwide to generate at least 30 percent of the electricity produced inside state borders last year, according to a new industry report. The report published by the American Wind Energy Association shows that Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa and South Dakota achieved that mark for 2017. Oklahoma ranked second in the country … Continue reading Oklahoma holds high wind energy production marks

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Boralex enters into a purchase agreement to acquire the Kallista Energy Investment SAS portfolio

Boralex Inc. (TSX: BLX) (“Boralex”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a purchase agreement with Ardian Infrastructure to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Kallista Energy Investment SAS (“Kallista”), for a consideration of €129.4 million (C$202 million) and the assumption of €94 million (C$146.7 million) in project debt. The consideration will be paid by … Continue reading Boralex enters into a purchase agreement to acquire the Kallista Energy Investment SAS portfolio

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Belgium will double offshore wind energy capacity

Belgium will double the area of its North Sea waters made available to offshore wind parks after 2020, the government announced on Friday, as part of its exit strategy from nuclear power. The country has four offshore wind parks that produce 871 megawatts of power and wants to increase that capacity to 2.2 gigawatts by … Continue reading Belgium will double offshore wind energy capacity

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GE launches Hawa wind farm in Pakistan

GE Renewable Energy and Hawa Energy (Pvt.) Ltd have inaugurated the 50 MW wind farm, Hawa Power Project, in the Gharo-Keti Bandar Wind Corridor in Jhimpir, Sindh – a highly anticipated launch that seeks to further drive the growth of renewable energy in Pakistan. The project is installed with 29, 1.7-103 wind turbines, with implementation … Continue reading GE launches Hawa wind farm in Pakistan

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WindEurope engages EU policy leaders during Clean Energy Package negotiations in Bulgaria

This week saw a number of important events in Bulgaria around the ongoing policy negotiations on the EU energy transition. Bulgaria currently holds the Presidency of the EU Council and is presiding over the ongoing Clean Energy Package negotiations. Clean Energy Package negotiations The Clean Energy Package is a major talking point all over Europe. … Continue reading WindEurope engages EU policy leaders during Clean Energy Package negotiations in Bulgaria

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New order in Mexico for 100 MW in the wake of the latest wind power auction

Siemens Gamesa has secured a new order in Mexico for the supply of 100 MW as part of the last wind power auction held in the country in November 2017. This order marks a new milestone in Siemens Gamesa’s positioning in Mexico where it has cemented itself as the leading OEM in recent years. The … Continue reading New order in Mexico for 100 MW in the wake of the latest wind power auction

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Ukraine Power Resources plans to build a wind power plant in Odesa

Ukraine Power Resources plans to build a wind power plant in Odesa region, Odesa Regional State Administration’s press service has reported. According to the report, the construction of wind turbines is to begin this autumn. According to the project, it is planned to place 26 wind turbines with a total capacity of 100 megawatts in … Continue reading Ukraine Power Resources plans to build a wind power plant in Odesa

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Largest Ever Database of U.S. Wind Turbines Released

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), in collaboration with public and private partners, has released the most comprehensive publicly available database yet of U.S. wind turbine locations and characteristics. The United States Wind Turbine Database (USWTDB) will allow unparalleled ability for government agencies and others to make planning decisions. The USWTDB, funded by the U.S. Department … Continue reading Largest Ever Database of U.S. Wind Turbines Released

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Wind energy experts line-up for September’s energy transition event

Keynote speakers at the Global Power & Energy Leaders’ Summit will examine the long-term change in the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed With the core theme of the global energy transition, the Global Power & Energy Leaders’ Summit at GPEX 2018 will address important commercial, regulatory, geopolitical and technical issues impacting the future … Continue reading Wind energy experts line-up for September’s energy transition event

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