Senvion Appoints Yves Rannou as Chief Executive Officer

Senvion S.A. (“Senvion”) today announced the appointment of Yves Rannou as Chief Executive Officer effective March 2019, at the latest. Rannou will take over from acting Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Manav Sharma, who will continue in his role as Chief Financial Officer. Rannou is a seasoned leader who brings to Senvion over … Continue reading Senvion Appoints Yves Rannou as Chief Executive Officer

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Boralex is a big winner in the second round of a French onshore wind power

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) is pleased to announce that its two projects submitted in June in the onshore wind power request for proposals (“RFP”) in France have been selected. As in the first round of the RFP, the aggregate capacity that could have been awarded amounted to 500 MW; the aggregate … Continue reading Boralex is a big winner in the second round of a French onshore wind power

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Ørsted completes the world’s largest offshore wind farm in Cumbria

The Walney Extension with its 87 wind turbines is currently the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm, covering an area of 145 square kilometres. The world’s largest operational offshore wind farm – which has been worked on by suppliers from Carlisle to Lancaster – will officially open today (6 September). Walney Extension is a 659-megawatt … Continue reading Ørsted completes the world’s largest offshore wind farm in Cumbria

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NextEra Energy Partners, LP announces agreement to acquire approximately 1,388 megawatts of contracted renewables projects

NextEra Energy Partners, LP NEP, +0.76% today announced that it has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC to acquire a geographically diverse portfolio of 11 wind and solar projects, collectively consisting of approximately 1,388 megawatts (MW). In conjunction with the acquisition, NextEra Energy Partners also has entered into a … Continue reading NextEra Energy Partners, LP announces agreement to acquire approximately 1,388 megawatts of contracted renewables projects

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Wind energy in México: Acciona puts the first wind power plant in the new wholesale electric power market

The milestone corresponds to the 183-MW El Cortijo wind farm in Tamaulipas, which is also the first renewable energy facility to start up under the Mexican Energy Reform. The El Cortijo wind farm owned by ACCIONA is the first energy installation ?conventional or not? to enter commercial operation within the framework of Mexico’s Wholesale Electricity … Continue reading Wind energy in México: Acciona puts the first wind power plant in the new wholesale electric power market

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WindEurope presses the case for offshore wind energy in Poland at Krynica Economic Forum

WindEurope was speaking with Michael Simmelsgaard, Head of Offshore Wind at Vattenfall, and Zbigniew Gryglas, chair the offshore wind energy committee in Polish Parliament, as well as representatives of the Lithuanian and Polish Transmission System Operators. All insisted on the strong fundamentals that will drive the deployment of offshore wind turbins in the Baltic. With … Continue reading WindEurope presses the case for offshore wind energy in Poland at Krynica Economic Forum

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Ingeteam develops new optimal offshore wind power conversion architecture based on in-depth LCoE R&D study

Ingeteam’s R&D study assessed the complex relationship between the cost of the power conversion stage and its reliability and maintainability metrics (MTBF and MTTR respectively) to determine the lowest LCoE. 09/05/18, 05:48 AM | Solar & Wind, Other Energy Topics Ingeteam, an independent global supplier of electrical conversion and turbine control equipment, announced today that … Continue reading Ingeteam develops new optimal offshore wind power conversion architecture based on in-depth LCoE R&D study

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The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

More concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage in the system would reduce the contribution of natural gas cycles and coal, which would lower the price of electricity in the wholesale market. Solar thermal energy is renewable, compared to wind energy and photovoltaic, which generates more electricity per MW installed since last May, thanks to its … Continue reading The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

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Urban wind turbine wins UK James Dyson award

The O-Wind Turbine aims to capture inner-city wind and turn it into electricity in cities struggling to produce enough renewable energy for increasing populations. The portable, low-cost device can be attached to the sides of buildings. The two inventors said they hoped the energy produced could be plugged into the home or the electricity grid. … Continue reading Urban wind turbine wins UK James Dyson award

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Kenya to Launch Lake Turkana Wind Power Plant

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics Economic Survey released in 2017 showed production of maize decreased in 2016 due to lower volume of rainfall, high costs of farm inputs and disease. Maize production reduced from 42.5 million bags in 2015 to 37.1 million bags in 2016. The value of marketed maize declined by 7.2 per … Continue reading Kenya to Launch Lake Turkana Wind Power Plant

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Global wind energy market size to cross annual installations of 70 GW by 2024

The worldwide wind turbine market is expanding at an unprecedented rate, thanks to the economic advantages of wind energy and increasing competitiveness of sustainable sources over their fossil fuel counterparts. The uncertainties regarding the global oil & gas supplies and the pressing need to adopt emission free technologies have had a positive impact on the … Continue reading Global wind energy market size to cross annual installations of 70 GW by 2024

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Nordex receives wind energy order for 99 MW wind farm from Argentina

The Nordex Group has received an order from AES Argentina Generación, a subsidiary of the energy provider AES Corporation, for the delivery of 30 AW132/3300 wind turbines. The “Energética” wind farm is located in the Province of Buenos Aires near Bahia Blanca. The location is characterised by average wind speeds above 10 metres per second. … Continue reading Nordex receives wind energy order for 99 MW wind farm from Argentina

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an 860 MW wind power order in the UK

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received a firm and unconditional order for the 860 MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. The order has been placed by Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Ltd. and comprises 90 V164-9.5 MW wind turbines. The wind energy project will be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an 860 MW wind power order in the UK

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Wind energy in Senegal: Vestas´ wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas is providing a customised solution for the 159 MW Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye, Senegal’s first large utility-scale wind power project and the largest wind energy project in West Africa. The wind farm will expand the country’s generation capacity by 15 percent, support the development of affordable renewable energy and diversify Senegal’s energy mix as … Continue reading Wind energy in Senegal: Vestas´ wind turbines for a wind farm

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EDPR is awarded contracts for wind power capacity at Brazilian energy auction

EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), através da sua subsidiária EDP Renováveis Brasil, SA (“EDPR Brasil”), assegurou Contratos de Aquisição de Energia (“CAEs”) a 20 anos, na sequência do leilão de energia brasileiro A”>EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), through its subsidiary EDP Renováveis ??Brasil, SA (“EDPR Brasil”), has entered into 20-year Energy Acquisition Agreements (“CAEs”) following the Brazilian … Continue reading EDPR is awarded contracts for wind power capacity at Brazilian energy auction

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Brazil awarded 1250 MW of wind energy contracts in Friday’s tender

Brazil awarded 2,100.14 MW of power supply contracts in Friday’s tender, the Power Trading Chamber (CCEE) announced. The tender took place a few hours later than schedule due to a postponement decision made by the Federal Regional Court of the 2nd Region (TRF-2) for the entry of Evolution Power Partners’ thermal energy project, UTE GPE … Continue reading Brazil awarded 1250 MW of wind energy contracts in Friday’s tender

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Kenya Signs U.S. Trade Deal to Finance Wind Power Plant

Kenya has signed agreements with a US wind energy company, providing a major boost for wind power and food security. Mr. Kenyatta said the ‘Big Four agenda’ projects – boosting manufacturing industry, promoting food security, providing affordable housing and universal healthcare coverage – present major opportunities for local and foreign investors. The Overseas Private Investment … Continue reading Kenya Signs U.S. Trade Deal to Finance Wind Power Plant

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