Milestone Senvion’s wind turbines installed at Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm in South Wales

Senvion has reached the historic milestone of 1,000 wind turbines installed in the UK. The landmark wind turbine was installed at the Innogy Renewables UK Ltd. Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm in South Wales earlier this month. The news culminates a highly successful three years between 2016 and 2018 during which Senvion has installed 350 … Continue reading Milestone Senvion’s wind turbines installed at Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm in South Wales

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Siemens Gamesa will supply 567 MW to ReNew Power for two wind energy projects in India

Siemens Gamesa will install 270 units of the SG 2.1-122 wind turbines. The wind power order includes two turnkey wind farm projects which will be developed in the states of Gujarat and Karnataka. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a new order in India from ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy Independent Power Producer … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will supply 567 MW to ReNew Power for two wind energy projects in India

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Taiwan announces 2019 feed-in-tariff for offshore wind power projects

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the feed-in-tariff for offshore wind projects, which sign a power purchase agreement with Taipower in 2019. Developers have the option to choose between a 20-year flat tariff of TWD5,516 (approx. EUR157) per MWh or a tiered tariff of TWD6,279.5 (approx. EUR178) per MWh for the first 10 years … Continue reading Taiwan announces 2019 feed-in-tariff for offshore wind power projects

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There are now 96,488 MW of cumulative installed wind energy capacity in the United States

US wind power industry reports third strongest quarter ever for new capacity installations. With a robust pipeline of new wind farms currently under construction or in advanced development, wind power’s strong 2018 is continuing this year. Projects totaling 2,125 MW started construction and a further 3,661 MW entered the advanced development phase in the quarter. … Continue reading There are now 96,488 MW of cumulative installed wind energy capacity in the United States

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GE Expands Renewable Energy Business Portfolio

One of the broadest portfolios in the industry with Wind, Hydro, Grid, and Renewable Hybrids coming together to provide end-to-end solutions for our customers demanding reliable, affordable green power. GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it intends to intensify its focus on the growing renewable energy market by consolidating all of the company’s renewable and … Continue reading GE Expands Renewable Energy Business Portfolio

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Global Wind Energy Council statement on revision to proposed changes to Feed in Tariff in Taiwan

Ben Backwell, CEO of GWEC, said: “We welcome the Taiwan Government’s decision to modify its proposed changes to the Feed in Tariff. We are pleased that that the government has listened to the views and evidence presented by GWEC and the industry since the changes were announced late last year. We note that the changes … Continue reading Global Wind Energy Council statement on revision to proposed changes to Feed in Tariff in Taiwan

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Boralex commissions the Sources de l’Ancre wind farm and confirms the commercial commissioning of its Le Pelon wind farm in France

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) announces the commercial commissioning of the Sources de l’Ancre wind farm with 23 MW of installed capacity, located in the Somme department of France. With the commissioning of this wind farm, Boralex’s capacity increases to 921 MW in France and a total 1,942 MW worldwide. “In the … Continue reading Boralex commissions the Sources de l’Ancre wind farm and confirms the commercial commissioning of its Le Pelon wind farm in France

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Egypt- Siemens Gamesa sends offer to EETC to establish 2,000 MW wind energy plant

Siemens has sent its financial offer to the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) in order to implement a wind energy plant with a 2,000MW capacity after the approval of the armed forces to implement the projects using the build, own, operate (BOO) system. Sources told Daily News Egypt (DNE) that the EETC has recently started … Continue reading Egypt- Siemens Gamesa sends offer to EETC to establish 2,000 MW wind energy plant

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Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power sign further 84 MW wind energy order for wind power project in Chile

Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd (“Mainstream”) have signed a wind power contract for 20 Senvion 4.2M148 wind turbines for the Alena wind farm project in Chile. This is the third conditional contract within a month. The three contracts signed are for a total of 424 MW and the contract scope includes the delivery, installation … Continue reading Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power sign further 84 MW wind energy order for wind power project in Chile

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German wind energy industry worries about public resistance

Following a sharp drop in new onshore wind power installations in Germany in 2018, the industry warns that mounting resistance against new turbines endangers a sufficient supply of renewable energy demanded by industry and national climate targets. New capacity additions fell 55 percent to 2.4 gigawatts (GW) in 2018, mainly due to projects that won … Continue reading German wind energy industry worries about public resistance

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Checking in on the Nebraska wind energy boom

Nebraska is in the midst of a wind power boom– it’s one of seven states on track to double its installed wind farm capacity in the coming years. Like many rural communities across the U.S., this has brought wide-ranging benefits to the state. “Wind energy, the fastest-growing source of electricity in the U.S., is transforming … Continue reading Checking in on the Nebraska wind energy boom

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Wind energy PPAs signed by companies in Europe have now reached a total capacity of 5 GW

European companies bought a record amount of wind power capacity last year, as energy-hungry businesses like aluminum producers and IT giants look for greener ways to drive their machinery and data centers. Companies around Europe have now signed nearly 5 GW of power purchase agreements (PPAs) with wind farms. This is almost equivalent to Denmark’s … Continue reading Wind energy PPAs signed by companies in Europe have now reached a total capacity of 5 GW

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Siemens Gamesa reports €18m net profit in the first quarter

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy reported the results of the first quarter (October-December) of FY 2019 today. Revenue increased in the first three months of the year by 6% year-on-year, to €2,262m, driven by the Offshore wind energy business and by Service. Wind turbine volume increased by 7%, to 2,129 MWe, due to the strong contribution … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reports €18m net profit in the first quarter

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SENER will be involved in the Kincardine offshore floating wind farm that COBRA is currently constructing in Scotland

SENER will be involved in a large floating offshore wind power plant that COBRA is building 15 km offshore from the Scottish coast of Aberdeen. SENER’s work will range from supervising the manufacture of the floating platforms to analyzing the technical feasibility of assembling the wind turbines, as well as providing technical assistance in monitoring … Continue reading SENER will be involved in the Kincardine offshore floating wind farm that COBRA is currently constructing in Scotland

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China hooked up another 20.59 GW of new wind energy capacity to its grid in 2018

China’s renewable power capacity rose 12 percent in 2018 compared to a year earlier, official data showed on Monday. China has been aggressively promoting renewable energy as part of an “energy revolution” aimed at easing its dependence on coal, a major source of pollution and climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions. Total capacity – including hydro and … Continue reading China hooked up another 20.59 GW of new wind energy capacity to its grid in 2018

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Budweiser’s New Super Bowl Commercial Celebrates Wind Power

The Minnesota-born bard lent his 1963 track “Blowin’ in the Wind” to a spot featuring Budweiser’s iconic Clydesdales. One of Bob Dylan’s most famous protest songs will play during Super Bowl LIII during a Budweiser commercial touting the beer-maker’s use of clean energy. Budweiser’s Copper Lager will also have a Super Bowl ad this year. … Continue reading Budweiser’s New Super Bowl Commercial Celebrates Wind Power

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Natural Power advises on New Frontier Wind farm in North Dakota

Natural Power has provided the finance-grade energy yield analysis (EYA) and associated reliance letter for Capital Power Corporation’s 99MW New Frontier Wind Project in McHenry County, North Dakota. Jim Adams, President of Natural Power North America, said: “It’s fantastic to be involved in a project of this scale which underpins the continued growth of the … Continue reading Natural Power advises on New Frontier Wind farm in North Dakota

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Suzlon commissions second wind power project for HAL

The two wind energy projects will cater to about 46.6% of HAL’s energy consumption. This wind farm project comprises of four revolutionary Suzlon S111-120m 2.1 MW wind turbines. Project will help in offsetting ~25,162tonnes of CO2 emissions annually, Suzlon Energy Ltd, one of the leading global renewable energy solutions provider, today announced the successful commissioning … Continue reading Suzlon commissions second wind power project for HAL

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New 99 MW order reinforces Vestas’ leading position in Russia’s growing wind energy industry

Vestas has secured an order for a 99 MW wind power project from a joint venture between Rusnano and Fortum. Located in the Rostov region, the wind farm will comprise 26 V126-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.8 MW Power Optimised Mode. The order is Vestas’ third order from its framework agreement with Rusnano and … Continue reading New 99 MW order reinforces Vestas’ leading position in Russia’s growing wind energy industry

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AWEA releases model legislation to guide consumer-friendly electrification

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released model legislation today designed to help states prepare for the consumer-driven electrification boom. The model legislation is based on findings in AWEA’s new study, “A Shared Future: Electrification and Renewable Energy,” also released today. The report offers insights to electricity providers, state legislators, and regulators as they develop … Continue reading AWEA releases model legislation to guide consumer-friendly electrification

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