ENERCON will launch the new wind energy converters in the 4 MW-plus segment on the market as E-147 EP5 and E-160 EP5.

A change to the product designation has been made in the next stage of ENERCON and Lagerwey’s affiliation. In future, all of the new WECs developed in partnership will enter the market as ENERCON WEC types with a uniform “E” series designation. The new E-147 and the new E-160 are taking the lead, and are … Continue reading ENERCON will launch the new wind energy converters in the 4 MW-plus segment on the market as E-147 EP5 and E-160 EP5.

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Wind energy at the heart of a future-proof energy system

On 19 March WindEurope co-signed the Marine Grid Declaration in Brussels, together with Transmission System Operators, NGO and other industry associations. The Declaration lays out principles specific to grid deployment in the marine environment, including promotion of environmentally-sound projects, early stakeholder engagement and knowledge sharing. The Declaration supports the smooth deployment of the offshore infrastructure … Continue reading Wind energy at the heart of a future-proof energy system

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Missouri regulators approve Midwest wind energy power line

Paul Agathan, an attorney for the Missouri Landowners Alliance, which has opposed the project, said he is considering whether to appeal the regulatory ruling to a state court. The project also could face continued opposition from some counties, which grant approval for power lines to cross roads, and from individual property owners. Some landowners “just … Continue reading Missouri regulators approve Midwest wind energy power line

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Prysmian supports floating wind farm in France

EPR technology proves to be the key enabler for dynamic applications. Prysmian will provide guaranteed performance thanks to an end-to-end monitoring system Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth approximately €30 million by PGL (Provence Grand Large), a floating offshore wind farm project located … Continue reading Prysmian supports floating wind farm in France

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People prefer living near wind turbines over other energy sources

Here’s an indisputable fact: We need electricity to power our modern world. That means building facilities to generate that electricity, some of which will inevitably be located near homes. Now, a new study finds that 90 percent of respondents would prefer to live near a wind farm over any type of centralized power plant, whether … Continue reading People prefer living near wind turbines over other energy sources

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Aquila Capital secures 700 MW wind power and solar energy projects in Spain

Aquila Capital, an alternate investment company, has reportedly acquired the project rights for renewable energy projects with a total capacity of 700MW in Spain, for a confidential price and from an unannounced seller. Sources familiar with the matter informed that the portfolio consists of more than 300 MW of photovoltaic and nearly 400 MW of … Continue reading Aquila Capital secures 700 MW wind power and solar energy projects in Spain

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Senvion appoints Neil Robson as Chief Restructuring Officer

Senvion today announced the appointment of Neil Robson as Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO). He will be part of the management board, reflecting the company’s increased focus on securing financing solutions underpinning the implementation of the transformation programme. Neil Robson in his new role as CRO will be an important pillar in the financing discussions required … Continue reading Senvion appoints Neil Robson as Chief Restructuring Officer

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Oman targets 30% renewable energy share by 2030

In a bid to diversify its energy sources, Oman has set an ambitious goal of covering 30 per cent of its electricity demand with renewable energy projects by 2030. With the launch of several major renewable energy projects in the sultanate, Oman Power and Water Procurement Co (OPWP) expects solar energy, wind power and waste … Continue reading Oman targets 30% renewable energy share by 2030

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Renewable energy provided 17.6% of electricity generation in the United States in 2018

Renewable energy provided 17.6% of electricity generation in the United States in 2018, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Renewable generation (wind energy, photovoltaica and concentrated solar power) provided a record of 742 million megawatt-hours of electricity in 2018, nearly twice as much as the 382 million megawatt-hours produced in 2008. Nearly 90% of … Continue reading Renewable energy provided 17.6% of electricity generation in the United States in 2018

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Goldwind Signs MOU with Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

Goldwind and Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in relation to cooperation in the wind energy industrial development. The MoU expresses the willingness of mutually beneficial cooperation between the two parties on wind energy industrial development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It highlights Goldwind’s interest to investigate the … Continue reading Goldwind Signs MOU with Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

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Boralex commissions the Basse Thiérache Nord wind farm in France

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) announces the commercial commissioning of the Basse Thiérache Nord wind farm with 20 MW of installed capacity, located in the Aisne department of France. With the commissioning of this wind farm, Boralex’s capacity increases to 941 MW in France and a total 1,962 MW worldwide. “Basse Thiérache … Continue reading Boralex commissions the Basse Thiérache Nord wind farm in France

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Wind energy in Tanzania: Eurus Energy invests in Miombo Hewani wind farm

Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation, one of Japan’s largest wind energy developers, acquires a share in Winlab Africa, a subsidiary of the Australian group Winlab Limited, with an investment of $10 million. The money will be used to finance several projects, including the Miombo Hewani wind farm in southwest Tanzania. The development of the Miombo Hewani … Continue reading Wind energy in Tanzania: Eurus Energy invests in Miombo Hewani wind farm

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Wind power in Mexico will create 35,000 jobs

The president of the Mexican Association of the Wind Energy Industry (Amdee), Leopoldo Rodríguez Olivé, estimated that at the end of the six-year term at least 35,000 jobs could be created in the sector if the goal of tripling the installed capacity of this energy in the country. The industry representative told Notimex in an … Continue reading Wind power in Mexico will create 35,000 jobs

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EDPR enters its 14th global market through a wind energy project in Colombia

The company is arriving in Colombia after winning two new wind power contracts to build wind farms with a total of 492 MW. EDP Renováveis has secured two 20-year contracts at an auction organized by the Colombian Government for the construction of wind farms. The contracts refer to the Alpha (212 MW) and Beta (280 … Continue reading EDPR enters its 14th global market through a wind energy project in Colombia

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Senvion installs the tallest wind turbines in France

Senvion installs the tallest wind turbines in France for BayWa r.e. With a tip height of 200 metres, the Senvion 3.0M122 wind turbines are currently being installed in the wind farm Les Landes, located in the French department of Haute Vienne. Olivier Perot, Managing Director of Senvion Europe South, states: “Thanks to its flexible and … Continue reading Senvion installs the tallest wind turbines in France

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Nordex starts series production of wind turbines in the Delta4000 range

Since mid-March the Nordex Group has been producing wind turbines from the Delta4000 range in series. The first N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines being manufactured in Europe in continuous flow production are now leaving the production line in Rostock, Germany, for orders already in excess of 700 MW. In future this plant will handle the assembly of … Continue reading Nordex starts series production of wind turbines in the Delta4000 range

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The top 10 countries in the world by wind energy capacity

Wind energy is a well-established source of renewable energy, but what countries have the highest wind energy capacity in the world? Wind power has become an important source of energy generation around the world, with global capacity reaching over 600GW in 2018. The construction of new wind power varies year to year and by region; … Continue reading The top 10 countries in the world by wind energy capacity

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Vestas and Utopus Insights to pilot energy forecasting solutions for renewable power plants in Australia

With the increasing amount of renewable energy in the system, grid operators must address the challenge of balancing supply and demand from intermittent energy generation. One way of meeting this challenge is to use advanced forecasting tools to provide predictability in renewable energy generation in order to keep the grid stable. In support of Vestas’ … Continue reading Vestas and Utopus Insights to pilot energy forecasting solutions for renewable power plants in Australia

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Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

The company is expanding its fleet of CTVs as its strong support of the government’s policy of developing indigenous offshore wind farms. aiwanese marine construction company Hung Hua Construction (HHC) signed a purchase agreement, followed by another MOU with Dutch shipbuilding company Damen for further joint cooperation, at one of the region’s largest wind energy … Continue reading Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

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#FridaysforFuture: Young people are right. Time for a new culture and for 100% renewable energy to save the planet

Stefan Gsänger, Executive Committee Member of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform Global100RE, and Ruslana, Ambassador for Global100RE, declare on the occasion of today’s worldwide #FridayforFuture demonstrations: “Young people in more than 100 countries around the world are demonstrating today for our future. They are deeply concerned that climate change will destroy the earth and … Continue reading #FridaysforFuture: Young people are right. Time for a new culture and for 100% renewable energy to save the planet

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