Siemens Gamesa confirms order for 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant

Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ailes Marines, an affiliate of Iberdrola, to supply and build the 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant.62 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines to be used; firm order also includes 10-year maintenance agreement.Nacelles and blades will be manufactured in France at the planned … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa confirms order for 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant

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Nordex supplies wind turbines for wind power in the US

Nordex has been active in the United States of America since 2008, with two main office locations in Chicago, Illinois – which acts as the region’s head office – and West Branch, Iowa. Between these two locations, and those working out in the field, Nordex USA, Inc. has a total of 460 employees. With the … Continue reading Nordex supplies wind turbines for wind power in the US

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Iberdrola relaunches its relationship with wind energy Siemens Gamesa

It is awarded the supply and maintenance of the 62 wind turbines for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in French Brittany.berdrola and Siemens Gamesa return to good relations after their shareholding divorce. Proof is the withdrawal of all the cross-litigation filed and an income for Iberdrola of 1,100 million from the sale of 8% of … Continue reading Iberdrola relaunches its relationship with wind energy Siemens Gamesa

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Final wind turbine sails to WindFloat Atlantic project site for installation

MHI Vestas confirms that the final V164-8.4 MW wind turbine atop Principle Power’s semi-submersible WindFloat Foundation has left the quay in Northern Spain and is sailing toward the project site. When the final wind turbine arrives at its destination after a 250 km journey, WindFloat Atlantic will consist of three V164-8.4 MW wind turbines – … Continue reading Final wind turbine sails to WindFloat Atlantic project site for installation

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Wind energy in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 41 MW wind farm

Vestas has received an order for a project in China that includes the supply of 17 V120-2.2 MW wind turbines with 141m towers delivered in 2.4 MW Power Optimised Mode, as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. Deliveries are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2020, with … Continue reading Wind energy in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 41 MW wind farm

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Largest onshore wind power project gets under way after winter break

In spite of the coronavirus pandemic and a long winter break: Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm, Blakliden Fäbodberget, is on schedule. In the interior of northern Sweden, Vattenfall is building its largest-to-date onshore wind farm. Its 84 turbines will be in place in 2022 and will be able to generate renewable electricity for some 220,000 … Continue reading Largest onshore wind power project gets under way after winter break

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EDP Renova?veis was awarded CfD for 54 MW at the Italian wind energy auction

EDP Renewables, a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the largest wind energy producers in the world, announced today that the company was awarded 20-year Contract-for-Difference (“CfD”) at the Italian wind power auction to sell electricity to be produced by 2 wind farms with total capacity of 54 MW. The wind … Continue reading EDP Renova?veis was awarded CfD for 54 MW at the Italian wind energy auction

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Central and Eastern Europe: now leading the way in facilitating corporate renewable PPAs

Corporate renewable electricity sourcing is set to play a major role in the energy transition. Corporates are increasingly looking at ways to reduce the environmental impact of their own operations, both for reputational reasons and to gain a competitive edge in a society in which awareness and the importance of environmental impacts are ever increasing. … Continue reading Central and Eastern Europe: now leading the way in facilitating corporate renewable PPAs

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First wind turbine installed at Borssele III/IV wind power project

The first of the 77 V164-9.5 MW wind turbines has been installed at the Borssele III/IV wind power project in the Dutch North Sea The first wind turbine at the 731.5 MW Borssele III/IV offshore wind energy project has now been installed by MHI Vestas at site 55 km off the coast of the Netherlands. … Continue reading First wind turbine installed at Borssele III/IV wind power project

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on IRS Safe Harbor Guidance

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provided one additional year of safe harbor flexibility for wind projects that began construction in 2016 and 2017, in order to help address the significant short-term challenges associated with COVID-19. “We applaud the Administration for taking this critical … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Statement on IRS Safe Harbor Guidance

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Innogy places order with the Nordex for 27 MW wind energy project in Germany

Wind farm to be set up on recultivated land of a former open cast lignite mining site, Garzweiler.innogy SE has commissioned the Nordex Group to equip the “Jüchen A44n” wind farm with six N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines, all with hub heights of 164 metres. The “Jüchen A44n” wind farm will be built next to the A44 … Continue reading Innogy places order with the Nordex for 27 MW wind energy project in Germany

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COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets by 2030, countries must safeguard the gains already attained and accelerate efforts to achieve affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030 … Continue reading COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

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The last platform of the world’s first semi-submersible floating wind farm sets sail

The wind energy platform will travel from the Galician city of Ferrol to its final location, 20 kilometers from the coast of Portugal.The two previous platforms – which also house the world’s largest offshore wind turbine on floating foundations – are already fully installed in the wind farm and provide power to the Portuguese electricity … Continue reading The last platform of the world’s first semi-submersible floating wind farm sets sail

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Vestas wins largest order to date in Vietnam for three wind energy projects

Vestas has secured its largest order in Vietnam to date for a total of 144 MW for the three wind farms Lien Lap, Phong Huy, and Phong Nguyen in the Qu?ng Tr? Province. The order is placed by Power Construction Company No.1 (PCC1), a local independent power producer and electrical infrastructure company, in partnership with … Continue reading Vestas wins largest order to date in Vietnam for three wind energy projects

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FROM GREEN DEAL TO GREEN RECOVERY: A joint initiative of the EU solar industry

In early 2020, the proposal of the European Commission to launch a “Green Deal” set an ambitious double objective for the sake of European citizens’ wealth and health : increasing the European contribution to fight climate change while boosting the European economy. Within a few months, the COVID-19 crisis added a dramatic level of urgency … Continue reading FROM GREEN DEAL TO GREEN RECOVERY: A joint initiative of the EU solar industry

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Wind turbine sizes keep growing as industry consolidation continues

Vestas (18%) remained the number one wind turbine supplier, with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (15.7%) moving into second place thanks to its offshore wind expansion and China’s Goldwind (13.2%) in third place. The report finds that 22,893 wind turbines from 33 suppliers were installed globally in 2019 totalling over 63 GW of capacity, a new … Continue reading Wind turbine sizes keep growing as industry consolidation continues

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EU Recovery Strategy to boost renewable energies and green technologies

Today the European Commission tabled its long-awaited “Recovery Strategy”. It’s two elements, a new EU Budget for 2021-27 and a new Recovery Fund, amount to €1.85tn of total investment. The Strategy clearly enshrines the green transition as the main driver of economic recovery and as key to Europe’s future growth and prosperity. Within that the … Continue reading EU Recovery Strategy to boost renewable energies and green technologies

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Atlantic Wind Transfers wins contract for offshore wind project in Virginia

Atlantic Wind Transfers is a Rhode Island company that works with the Block Island Wind Farm. Atlantic Wind Transfers based in Quonset Point, Rhode Island has secured its second long-term O&M Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) contract in the U.S. to provide offshore marine support services for the Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines to be installed … Continue reading Atlantic Wind Transfers wins contract for offshore wind project in Virginia

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Outgoing AWEA board chair Rob Caldwell reflects on a 40-year energy career

After 40 years in the power generation business, Rob Caldwell has seen a lot of change—technologies improve, customer preferences evolve, and policy drivers adapt to reflect the will of the people. As his tenure as AWEA Board Chair comes to a close and he nears retirement as President of Duke Energy Renewables, I had a … Continue reading Outgoing AWEA board chair Rob Caldwell reflects on a 40-year energy career

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22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of wind power capacity

The Global Wind Energy Council has published its annual Supply Side Analysis 2019 report on its market intelligence platform. According to the report, 22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of wind power capacity, a new supply side record in terms of capacity for … Continue reading 22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of wind power capacity

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