Egypt plans to establish $1.2bn concentrated solar power plantsEgypt plans to establish $1.2bn concentrated solar power plants

Smart Engineering Solutions, in cooperation with the Ministry of Military Production, plans to launch concentrated solar power (CSP) plants and manufacture components of this system in Egypt with investments of $ 1.2bn. Osama Kamal, company’s chairperson told Daily News Egypt that they started the selection process of solar thermal companies to cooperate with, “from a … Continue reading Egypt plans to establish $1.2bn concentrated solar power plantsEgypt plans to establish $1.2bn concentrated solar power plants

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Floating wind power in South Korea: EDP will build a 500 MW wind farm

EDP ??Renovavéis (EPDR), in consortium with WindPower Korea and Aker Solutions, will build a floating wind farm with an initial capacity of 500 megawatts (MW) off the coast of the Metropolitan City of Ulsan (South Korea). The consortium was established through the investment of EDP Renováveis ??and the engineering company Aker Solutions in the development … Continue reading Floating wind power in South Korea: EDP will build a 500 MW wind farm

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Turkey aims for 20,000 MW installed wind energy capacity by 2023

Turkey aims to reach 20,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity in wind power by 2023, Hakan Y?ld?r?m, the president of the Turkish Wind Energy Association (TWEA), told Anadolu Agency’s (AA) Energy Desk. The country’s favorable geographic location provides a potential capacity for 48,000 MW wind energy, according to the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural … Continue reading Turkey aims for 20,000 MW installed wind energy capacity by 2023

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Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power developer plans larger plants in Chile

The ground-breaking 110 MW Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power plant could start commissioning by end of 2019 and the fund-owned developer is studying larger projects at three other sites in northern Chile, Francisco Vizcaino, Project Director at Cerro Dominador, told New Energy Update. After a troubled start, Latin America’s first utility-scale Concentrating Solar Power plant … Continue reading Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power developer plans larger plants in Chile

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Offshore wind energy: Seagreen Announces MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for Wind Turbines

MHI Vestas has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for Scotland’s newest and largest offshore wind farm. SSE Renewables is building Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of Fife, which will be one of the most significant construction projects undertaken … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: Seagreen Announces MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for Wind Turbines

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The Wind energy Wildlife Research Fund

This is a guest post from Kyle Boudreaux, NextEra Energy Resources and Chair of the Wind Wildlife Research Fund Advisory Council. Continuous innovation and creative thinking are characteristics that define American wind power. A prime example of this is the Wind Wildlife Research Fund, a proactive approach led by the wind industry to achieve a … Continue reading The Wind energy Wildlife Research Fund

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OPDEnergy enters the wind energy business with its first wind farm in Chile

OPDEnergy starts its wind energy activity in Chile with the construction of a park in the town of La Estrella, located in the O’Higgins regionThe park will have an installed capacity of 50 MW, thanks to the start-up of 11 wind turbines that will be supplied by Siemens GamesaThe wind turbine technology to be implemented … Continue reading OPDEnergy enters the wind energy business with its first wind farm in Chile

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Three new wind energy contracts in Chile for Siemens Gamesa

The supply of the 82 SG 4.5-145 wind turbines destined for these wind farm projects is planned for next year. Siemens Gamesa has recently signed three new contracts in Chile for the supply of 359 MW to several customers, which increases the entry of orders in the country to 640 MW during fiscal year 2019, … Continue reading Three new wind energy contracts in Chile for Siemens Gamesa

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Construction completed on the largest First Nation wind energy project

Pattern Energy Group and Nigig Power Corporation announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility. Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and Nigig Power Corporation officially announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility on Oct. 15. The landmark project is the largest single-phase wind facility and the largest on-reserve wind … Continue reading Construction completed on the largest First Nation wind energy project

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IEA wins contract for 130-MW Iowa wind farm

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (IEA) (“IEA” or the “Company”), a leading infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, today announced a new wind energy project award valued at approximately $67 million. The award is for construction of the Richland Wind Farm in Sac County in western Iowa. This is a 130-megawatt … Continue reading IEA wins contract for 130-MW Iowa wind farm

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How many separatists are there in Catalonia? Less than 44%

Although the mantra is recurrent by the separatists of Catalonia over a vast majority of Catalans want independence, the truth is that reality is not as the account. The results of the polls and the data of the last Center of Opinion Studies (CEO) of the Generalitat not specifically these desires. While it is true … Continue reading How many separatists are there in Catalonia? Less than 44%

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Molten salt storage in concentrated solar power plants

The first thing you see of the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Facility, and you can be miles away, is a light so bright you can’t look directly at it. This sits atop a 640-foot cement tower, rising from the flat, empty Nevada desert around the halfway point on the highway from Reno to Las Vegas. … Continue reading Molten salt storage in concentrated solar power plants

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Berkshire Hathaway firm announces launch of $200 million Alberta wind power plant

The Rattlesnake Ridge Wind power project will be located southwest of Medicine Hat and produce enough energy to supply the equivalent of 79,000 homes, says Calgary-based BHE Canada, a subsidiary of Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Warren Buffett’s BHE Canada to build $200M wind farm A company linked to American investment guru Warren Buffett says it … Continue reading Berkshire Hathaway firm announces launch of $200 million Alberta wind power plant

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Inox Wind sells its wind turbines for Adani Green wind power plant

The company in its press release said it has closed a deal for sale of a 50 MW wind power project at Dayapar, Kutch in the state of Gujarat in which Adani will be the strategic investor. This project is part of the capacity won under SECI bids for wind power projects connected on the … Continue reading Inox Wind sells its wind turbines for Adani Green wind power plant

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Jordan’s Fujeij wind energy project inaugurated

Deputising for Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, Energy Minister Hala Zawati on Tuesday inaugurated the Fujeij Project for wind energy with a capacity of 89 megawatts. The wind farm can produce 24 per cent of the compound wind power connected to the national power grid. The total cost is $180 million, financed by the Korea Electric … Continue reading Jordan’s Fujeij wind energy project inaugurated

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Wind power in September has provided unusual figures

A well-planned wind energy deployment across Europe that includes the Iberian Peninsula can facilitate the objective of a single decarbonized European electric market and the emission reduction targets for 2030 and 2050. Last September has probably been the windiest month of the last 5 years. The use of wind turbines leaves unusual electricity generation figures … Continue reading Wind power in September has provided unusual figures

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Uruguay is third in the world in wind power generation

It is the best in America and if only wind energy is considered, it rises to third place worldwide, with 35% of the total generated.The International Energy Agency placed Uruguay in fourth place in the world ranking of electricity generation based on wind and photovoltaic energy (wind and sun). This agency is an autonomous body … Continue reading Uruguay is third in the world in wind power generation

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Wind energy in Greece: Kafireas wind farm complex has been inaugurated

Kafireas, Greece’s wind farm complex has been inaugurated. Composed of seven wind farms on the island of Evia, the facility has a total installed capacity of 154 MW and will be able to generate approx. 480 GWh per year. Greece has taken one more step along the path of energy transition. Enel Green Power has … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece: Kafireas wind farm complex has been inaugurated

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Building a Sustainable Wind Energy Industry For The Energy Transition

As participants in the wind energy sector, we find ourselves in a unique position as an industry and as people, faced with a unique responsibility. The world is waking up to the realisation that we now have only a short time to take action to head off a disastrous rise in global temperatures and to … Continue reading Building a Sustainable Wind Energy Industry For The Energy Transition

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Wind energy Nordex records incoming orders of 1.7 gigawatts in third quarter of 2019

Nordex announced that in the third quarter of 2019 its customers ordered 436 wind turbines with a total output of 1,700 megawatts (Q3 2018: 974 MW) for wind power projects in 14 countries. Europe accounts for 60 percent of orders from July to September, the USA for 28 percent and Latin America for 12 percent. … Continue reading Wind energy Nordex records incoming orders of 1.7 gigawatts in third quarter of 2019

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