ACCIONA will supply renewable energy to Aguas Chañar, the concession company for the integrated water cycle in Atacama (Chile)

Aguas Chañar, a company that works in the production and distribution of potable water and the collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater in the region of Atacama (Chile), has awarded ACCIONA Energía the supply of electricity to its main facilities, consisting of 100% renewable energy generated by the company in Chile. Under the terms of … Continue reading ACCIONA will supply renewable energy to Aguas Chañar, the concession company for the integrated water cycle in Atacama (Chile)

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TransAlta Renewables acquires two U.S. wind energy projects

TransAlta Renewables Inc. has entered into an arrangement to acquire two construction-ready projects in the Northeast United States. The wind development projects consist of: (i) a 90 MW project located in Pennsylvania which has a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) and (ii) a 29 MW projected located in New Hampshire with two 20-year PPAs. All … Continue reading TransAlta Renewables acquires two U.S. wind energy projects

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Senvion wins 101,2 MW EPC project from ReNew Power

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been awarded a 101,2 MW project from ReNew Power – one of India’s largest clean energy companies, to deliver the Bhuwad Wind Project (part of Round 2 bidding from Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited – a company of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, … Continue reading Senvion wins 101,2 MW EPC project from ReNew Power

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First 2018 onshore wind energy auction in Germany

Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) announced the winners of the first onshore wind auction for 2018. 83 projects with a total capacity of 709 MW were awarded a contract. 132 projects with a total capacity of 989 MW participated in the auction. The prices of successful bids ranged from €38/MWh to €52.80/MWh. The average was … Continue reading First 2018 onshore wind energy auction in Germany

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Vestas secures 50 MW order in Colorado

Vestas has received an order for 50 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode. The order adds to the more than 900 MW of announced V136-3.45 MW orders in the U.S., since receiving the first order in October 2017. The turbines will all be manufactured at Vestas’ four Colorado factories … Continue reading Vestas secures 50 MW order in Colorado

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Vestas wins 57 MW auction-derived order from E.ON in Italy

Vestas has secured its first order from E.ON Climate & Renewables Italy and will build one of the country’s largest auction-derived wind parks, the 57 MW Morcone project. The order includes 19 V112-3.0 MW turbines and was won in Italy’s latest auction, which was held in November 2016. With this new order, Vestas has obtained … Continue reading Vestas wins 57 MW auction-derived order from E.ON in Italy

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Siemens Gamesa signs a new contract for the supply of 36 MW in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Siemens Gamesa has secured a new order in Bosnia and Herzegovina from F.L. Wind, one of country’s independent power producers (IPP), for the supply of 36 MW. This is the company’s second project in the country and overall tenth project on the Western Balkans. The scope of the agreement includes delivery and installation of 18 … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa signs a new contract for the supply of 36 MW in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Çal?k Enerji will build a wind power plant of 50MW capacity in Georgia

The information was released by Georgia’s Vice-Premier and the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Dimitry Kumsishvili on Tuesday. Kumsishvili, who is on a working visit in Ankara,Turkey, announced the news after the meeting with the Ahmet Çalik, the founder and the Chair of the Çal?k Enerji. “This is a very important investment, and at … Continue reading Çal?k Enerji will build a wind power plant of 50MW capacity in Georgia

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Smarter roll-out of electricity grids makes integrating 35% renewables easier and cheaper

The integration of increasing shares of renewable energy into electricity grids is getting easier and cheaper. Smart grids, demand response, flexible wind turbines and storage are helping to do this. But we need to upgrade and expand the grid to secure the significant cost savings that an interconnected power market could offer. If renewables are … Continue reading Smarter roll-out of electricity grids makes integrating 35% renewables easier and cheaper

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EU doubling renewables by 2030 positive for economy

The European Union (EU) can increase the share of renewable energy in its energy mix to 34 per cent by 2030 – double the share in 2016 – with a net positive economic impact, finds a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), launched in Brussels. Presenting the findings during a launch event, ‘Renewable … Continue reading EU doubling renewables by 2030 positive for economy

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Inox Wind wins auction to 200MW wind farm in India

Inox Wind has won the third round of auction conducted by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to develop 200MW wind farm in the Indian state of Gujarat. SECI is an Indian government enterprise which conducts auctions and awards clean energy contracts in the country. Inox Wind has won the auction at a fixed price … Continue reading Inox Wind wins auction to 200MW wind farm in India

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E.ON builds 57MW wind farm in Italy

E.ON has begun construction of a new onshore wind farm in Italy. Nineteen turbines of the three-megawatt class from the Danish manufacturer Vestas will provide clean energy in the future. The wind farm was the largest project awarded by the Italian government at an auction in 2016. At the moment E.ON is building the roads … Continue reading E.ON builds 57MW wind farm in Italy

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Wood supports South Plains Wind Farm

Wood recently supported TerraForm Power with power performance testing (PPT) at South Plains I Wind Farm located near Lockney, Texas. The 200 MW site, whichcomprises 100 Vestas V100 wind turbine generators (WTGs), has the capacity to generate enough energy for approximately 60,000 households. Wood was appointed to undertake power performance testing as part of TerraForm … Continue reading Wood supports South Plains Wind Farm

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Nordex scores once again in Greece

Group has received a contract for the construction of two neighbouring wind farms in Avlaki, ?toloakarnania, Greece, where the manufacturer will be installing 16 wind turbines of the N117/2400 and N100/2500 series. Deliverables include the servicing of the turbines over a period of 15 years. To take care ideally of the turbines, Nordex will establish … Continue reading Nordex scores once again in Greece

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Thailand is South East Asia’s leader in renewable energy

Thailand has emerged as South-East Asia’s leading developer of renewable electricity, with providers obliged to guarantee minimum levels of supply. Thailand’s biggest wind power generator, Wind Energy Holdings (WEH), plans to invest into other sources of electricity including solar, hydro and biomass to back up its capacity, its chief executive told Reuters in an interview. … Continue reading Thailand is South East Asia’s leader in renewable energy

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LM Wind Power starts delivery of wind turbine blades from Turkish facility

LM Wind Power, a supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry, has started delivering its first blades from its new factory in Bergama, Turkey. The first blades left the Bergama factory in December 2017 and traveled 100km by road to the Izmir-Alsancak Port. In total, the Bergama team will ship 99 blades to their … Continue reading LM Wind Power starts delivery of wind turbine blades from Turkish facility

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New recyclable resin makes wind turbines more sustainable

Fields of spinning wind turbines inspire thoughts of earth-friendly energy, but until now, generating wind power hasn’t been as sustainable as people may have thought. It generally requires a great deal of time and energy to cure the type of resin that makes the 150-foot-wide fiberglass turbines strong and durable. When they finally wear out … Continue reading New recyclable resin makes wind turbines more sustainable

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e-BO Enterprises chooses EdgeCentrix technology for offshore LTE networks

Quortus has announced a collaboration with e-BO Enterprises, a Belgian provider of smart content distribution platforms, network operation services, secure cloud computing solutions and network infrastructure, to enable LTE voice and data solutions for offshore wind farms. The companies’ jointly developed solution is already commercially deployed in two North Sea wind farm installations, where it … Continue reading e-BO Enterprises chooses EdgeCentrix technology for offshore LTE networks

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More good news for wind energy

The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) released its 2018 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook yesterday, and the findings show more good news for wind power. Notably, BCSE found wind and solar capacity has increased 471 percent since 2008. Even better, Americans are spending the smallest percentage of their income on electricity than at any … Continue reading More good news for wind energy

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