Total Eren and NBT Secure the Financing for the First Phase of The 250 MW Syvash Wind Project in Ukraine from a Consortium Led by EBRD

NBT AS (“NBT”), a utility-scale wind power developer based in Oslo, and Total Eren SA (“Total Eren”), a leading renewable energy Independent Power Producer (“IPP”) based in Paris, have signed definitive financing agreements for the first phase of a 250 MW wind project located in the Kherson region of Ukraine. The €155M financing agreement was … Continue reading Total Eren and NBT Secure the Financing for the First Phase of The 250 MW Syvash Wind Project in Ukraine from a Consortium Led by EBRD

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Hitachi Strengthens Wind Power Generation System Business

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) will strengthen its wind power generator maintenance services and expand its core product of wind power generation solution business, as part of efforts to strengthen its renewable energy business, including community-based and collaborative creation-oriented energy projects that combine solar power, storage batteries, EMS(1) and other elements. Hitachi will also strengthen its … Continue reading Hitachi Strengthens Wind Power Generation System Business

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The wind power beats record of daily production with 43.2% of the total in Spain

Wind energy generation on January 23, 2019 in Spain marked a new record by producing 367,697 MWh. This represents an increase of 0.6% with respect to the previous maximum, registered on February 12, 2016, the day on which the wind turbines of the peninsular electrical system produced 365,384 MWh.    The new wind power generation … Continue reading The wind power beats record of daily production with 43.2% of the total in Spain

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American Wind Energy Association offers guide to electrification policies

The Pew Research Center reported in 2018 that among American adults, 85% supported increased reliance on wind power, including 79% of Republicans and 91% of Democrats. The way we power everyday life in the U.S. is changing. Electric vehicles (EVs) are exploding in popularity. Home heating is becoming electrified. Even New York City is adding … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association offers guide to electrification policies

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CWind and ORE Catapult to jointly develop offshore wind power technologies

CWind, part of the Global Marine Group (GMG), a leading provider of topside, splash zone and subsea engineering services to the offshore renewables and utilities market, has signed a Collaboration Agreement with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s offshore renewable energy innovation centre. The agreement demonstrates CWind’s long-term commitment to develop solutions to … Continue reading CWind and ORE Catapult to jointly develop offshore wind power technologies

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Senvion: Executive transition

Senvion S.A. (“Senvion”) announces that Manav Sharma today informed the Board about his decision to resign from his office as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Supervisory Board of Senvion S.A. has appointed Hans-Jürgen Wiecha as successor to Manav Sharma as Chief Financial Officer. He will join the company from 1 February 2019. After leading the … Continue reading Senvion: Executive transition

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Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) recently signed its third contract with Voltalia in Brazil to supply the wind power project Ventos da Serra do Mel 2 (VSM 2). The scope of the contract with Voltalia, recognized international player in renewable energy with a presence in 18 countries, includes the supply of 36 units wind turbines … Continue reading Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

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China adds 26 GW of wind energy as Goldwind number-one in wind turbines

Installations include 1 GW offshore wind power big-three wind turbines makers tighten grip on world’s largest wind farm market. China added 25.9GW of new wind power capacity and grid-connected 20.3GW in 2018 as Goldwind kept its status as leading wind turbine OEM in the world’s largest market, according to latest industry figures. Offshore wind farm … Continue reading China adds 26 GW of wind energy as Goldwind number-one in wind turbines

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Vestas introduces EnVentus, starting with two new wind turbines

Vestas has been at the frontier of wind energy for 40 years, introducing market-leading wind power solutions that have driven the down cost of energy and taken wind farm from niche to mainstream. Today, Vestas introduces the EnVentus wind turbines, which represents another significant step forward in the continuous efforts to lower the levelised cost … Continue reading Vestas introduces EnVentus, starting with two new wind turbines

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E.ON Achieves Successful Commercial Operation and Tax Equity Financing for Stella Wind Farm

E.ON announced today the successful completion and tax equity financing of its 201 megawatt (MW) Stella wind farm in Kenedy County, Texas. Allianz Capital Partners of America on behalf of Allianz insurance companies provided tax equity financing in exchange for a partial interest in the Stella project. The project achieved commercial operation and closing of … Continue reading E.ON Achieves Successful Commercial Operation and Tax Equity Financing for Stella Wind Farm

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AEROX strengthens in U.S. to meet the growing demand of the North-American wind energy market

In just over four years, the Spanish start-up AEROX has become a benchmark technology provider in the wind power sector. AEROX has commercial presence in 8 countries, including leaders in wind power such as China, USA, and Denmark. The start-up closes a successful 2018 with the opening of its branch AEROX North America LLC. AEROX, … Continue reading AEROX strengthens in U.S. to meet the growing demand of the North-American wind energy market

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China Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has acquired three solar and wind power plants in Brazil

China Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has acquired three solar and wind power plants in Brazil from Italian power generation group Enel and in so doing steps up China’s considerable footprint in Brazil’s energy provision. The deal was signed on 16 January between Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participacoes (EGP Brazil), and CGN Energy International … Continue reading China Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has acquired three solar and wind power plants in Brazil

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Parkwind and ESB to develop two offshore wind power plants at Oriel and Clogherhead in Ireland

Parkwind and ESB have reached an agreement to kick-start the offshore wind energy generation industry in the Republic of Ireland through ESB’s acquisition of up to 35 per cent in the Oriel wind farm. The Oriel wind farm, located in the Irish Sea off the coast of Dundalk, has a capacity of up to 330 … Continue reading Parkwind and ESB to develop two offshore wind power plants at Oriel and Clogherhead in Ireland

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Albania Adopts New Support Schemes For Solar Power And Wind Energy Plants

lbania is almost entirely depending on hydro power as over than 95% of the electricity is generated by hydropower plants. This disbalance underestimated the great potential that Albania has in developing other sources of renewables, such as solar or wind power plants. In February 2017, the Parliament approved the new law on Incentives for Using … Continue reading Albania Adopts New Support Schemes For Solar Power And Wind Energy Plants

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Inox Wind to develop wind power project for Adani

Inox Wind has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) from Adani Green Energy for developing 501.6 megawatt wind farm. Inox Wind is being roped in to supply, install and commission 152 wind turbines of 3.3 MW in Kutch district, Gujarat. These wind turbines will have 145 meter rotor diameter erect at a 100 to 120 … Continue reading Inox Wind to develop wind power project for Adani

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Erosion in wind turbine blades solved with the help of artificial intelligence

The erosion of materials used in wind turbine blades due to the effect of weather conditions is a problem that applies to the whole wind energy sector. VTT’s antiAGE project found a functional solution to the material problem with the help of artificial intelligence and 3D printing. The erosion of wind turbine blade material is … Continue reading Erosion in wind turbine blades solved with the help of artificial intelligence

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Wind Energy and the Electrification of Europe’s Energy System

On 22 January WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at an event organised by ENTSO-E (the association of European Transmission System Operators) to mark the launch of the PowerFacts Europe report. With the right policies it is technically and economically possible to increase the share of electricity in energy from 24% today to 62% in 2050, … Continue reading Wind Energy and the Electrification of Europe’s Energy System

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Wind Power on Capitol Hill: Help us tell the wind energy story

There’s a new Congress in town, and that means there are a lot of members who haven’t heard the wind story yet. Now it’s our job to educate them, and we need your help. No one can help us tell this story better than the men and women working in American wind power every day. … Continue reading Wind Power on Capitol Hill: Help us tell the wind energy story

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Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

In October 2018 innogy and the Nordex Group agreed on a strategic partnership with a view to facilitating future growth with onshore wind power projects in a highly competitive environment in an optimal manner. This partnership is already paying off for both companies: for instance, at the end of 2018 innogy SE and the Nordex … Continue reading Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

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Atlantica Yield’s $120 Million Acquisition of a Wind Farm in Uruguay

Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“EGP”) closed the sale to power company Atlantica Yield of its fully-owned subsidiary Enel Green Power Uruguay S.A. (“EGP Uruguay”), which owns through its project company Estrellada S.A. the 50 MW Melowind wind farm located in Cerro Largo, around 320 km away from Montevideo. EGP has sold its subsidiary in Uruguay … Continue reading Atlantica Yield’s $120 Million Acquisition of a Wind Farm in Uruguay

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