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WindEurope supports initiative to adopt grid planning in line with climate neutrality

Together with 40 other organisations including transmission system operators, WindEurope signed a ‘Request to Adapt European Energy Planning Scenarios’ initiated by the Renewable Grids Initiative (RGI). Renewables-based electrification is a key driver for the decarbonisation of Europe. To integrate the rapidly growing shares of wind energy and other renewables, Europe needs to optimise and expand … Continue reading WindEurope supports initiative to adopt grid planning in line with climate neutrality

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AEP Energy Signs PPA For Output From New 400-MW Wind energy Project In Illinois

American Electric Power’s (NYSE: AEP) AEP Energy subsidiary has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with an affiliate of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for the output of 400 megawatt (MW) of renewable energy from Panther Grove Wind Energy Facility in Woodford County, Illinois.   Construction of Panther Grove is scheduled to begin in early 2021, … Continue reading AEP Energy Signs PPA For Output From New 400-MW Wind energy Project In Illinois

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Polish government and industry agree to jointly develop Baltic wind power

Poland’s government signed on Wednesday a letter of intent with lobby groups and industry to collaborate on developing offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea as the country seeks to reduce its reliance on coal. Poland, which generates almost 80% of its electricity from coal, is under European Union pressure to reduce carbon emissions and … Continue reading Polish government and industry agree to jointly develop Baltic wind power

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Wind energy in the Netherlands, Vestas’ wind turbines for 36 MW repowering order with Vattenfall

Vestas has received an order from Vattenfall Wind Development Netherlands B.V. for the Jaap Rodenburg II wind power project in the Netherlands. The wind farm will be installed in the Province Flevoland, near Almere and will feature ten V117-3.45 MW wind turbines with 91.5 m towers delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode to maximise … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands, Vestas’ wind turbines for 36 MW repowering order with Vattenfall

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China’s new seven-megawatt offshore wind turbine has rolled off the production line

The semi-direct-drive wind turbine was developed by the CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Co. Ltd. in Zhuzhou, central China’s Hunan Province. After installation, the wind turbine is expected to generate 30 million kWh of electricity annually. The wind turbine adopts permanent magnet technology and has several advantages including high efficiency, high power density and convenient maintenance, as … Continue reading China’s new seven-megawatt offshore wind turbine has rolled off the production line

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Wind energy in Italy, Vestas wind turbines for a 49 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 49 MW order for two wind power projects in Italy that showcase the versatility of Vestas’ product portfolio. The auction-based projects, located in the Campania region, will include six V110-2.0 MW wind turbines delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode and ten V117-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode. … Continue reading Wind energy in Italy, Vestas wind turbines for a 49 MW wind farm

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Mexico and its great potential as a wind power generator

Wind energy is known as that produced when the wind blows strongly and moves giant blades that are connected to an electric power generator. It gets its name from Aeolus, the Greek god of the wind. Wind is a clean and renewable source, the advantage of which is that it is non-polluting, inexhaustible, indigenous and … Continue reading Mexico and its great potential as a wind power generator

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Iberdrola seals the purchase of the French wind power company Aalto Power for €100m

Stronger presence in the French generation market where it is developing the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm (496 MW).This company has 118 MW of onshore wind energy already operational and a portfolio of wind farm projects totalling 636 MW at various stages of development.The company, headed by Ignacio Galán, which is to make record investments this … Continue reading Iberdrola seals the purchase of the French wind power company Aalto Power for €100m

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Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves R$208 million financing for wind farm

The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) announced the approval of financing in the amount of R $ 208 million for the implementation of the Ventos de Santa Martina 14 wind farm, in the municipalities of Caiçara do Rio do Vento and Riachuelo, in Rio Grande do Norte. According to the institution, the … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, BNDES approves R$208 million financing for wind farm

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Suzlon successfully completes Debt Restructuring

Balance Debt of secured consortium lenders replaced by 0.01% Optionally Convertible Debenture (OCD) of the Company and 0.0001% Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares (CCPS) of its subsidiary redeemable or convertible in 20 years. Suzlon Group, India’s largest wind energy solutions provider, announced the completion of its Debt Restructuring. Tulsi Tanti, Founder and CMD, Suzlon Group, said … Continue reading Suzlon successfully completes Debt Restructuring

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Ørsted completes the onshore Plum Creek Wind energy project

The 82 wind turbine project, located in Wayne County, Nebraska, demonstrates the company’s expanding footprint in the US and its track record of timely completion. Ørsted has completed a 230MW wind farm in Nebraska’s Wayne County. Plum Creek consists of 82 wind turbines and represents Ørsted’s first operational project in Nebraska, further adding to the … Continue reading Ørsted completes the onshore Plum Creek Wind energy project

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Vestas consolidates in wind energy in France with two new orders

The international renewable energy developer Valeco has placed a 42 MW order for three wind power projects in France. The contract includes the supply and installation of eight V100-2.0 MW wind turbines delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode and eight V117-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.0 MW operating mode, as well as Active Output … Continue reading Vestas consolidates in wind energy in France with two new orders

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Vestas secures 151 MW order from Capital Power

Vestas has received a 151 MW order of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Capital Power for the 97 MW Whitla Wind 2 and 54 MW Whitla Wind 3 projects in Alberta, Canada.  The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year service … Continue reading Vestas secures 151 MW order from Capital Power

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Siemens Gamesa to shut down its factory in Aoiz (Navarre)

This factory is specialized in small wind turbine models, mainly for the domestic market. The company will launch an Employment Regulation File for a maximum of 239 employees.Siemens Gamesa will focus on the next generation of larger and more powerful wind turbines to successfully operate in a market environment of strong competition and pressure on … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to shut down its factory in Aoiz (Navarre)

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Vestas receives order for 278 MW of wind power from V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the U.S,

Vestas has received an order for 278 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in the U.S. Including previously purchased 4 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 302 MW. The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 … Continue reading Vestas receives order for 278 MW of wind power from V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the U.S,

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Broad Energy Industry Coalition Encourages PJM to Continue to Examine Carbon Pricing in its Electricity Market

s U.S. policymakers look for cost-effective ways to tackle climate change, a diverse coalition of power generators, trade associations, and think tanks last week sent a letter encouraging PJM to continue its examination of the policy options and implications of carbon pricing in its market. The request comes at a time when many states in … Continue reading Broad Energy Industry Coalition Encourages PJM to Continue to Examine Carbon Pricing in its Electricity Market

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Recommendations

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis recommendations on climate policies.  “We commend the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis for taking this comprehensive approach to climate-related legislation. This report underlines the top methods by which the U.S. should pursue policy solutions … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Statement on House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Recommendations

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Vestas to supply wind turbines to two wind power plants in Japan

Vestas, in partnership with Tokyu Land Corporation and Japan Wind Development, has secured a supply contract for 76 MW of wind turbines. Vestas will supply the wind turbines to Chitose Wind Farm and Noheji Mutsuwan Wind Farm in the Aomori prefecture of Japan. Asia-Pacific president Clive Turton said: “Projects like Chitose and Noheji Mutsuwan wind … Continue reading Vestas to supply wind turbines to two wind power plants in Japan

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How to protect the wind energy from lightning during the high season of thunderstorms?

2,000 lightning strikes occur on our planet every minute. An uncontrolled phenomenon, and the twenty-fifth cause of world death. The wind power sector is an economic activity especially sensitive to its attacks, due to the location of its parks and the idiosyncrasy of wind turbines. As an example, in Spanish territory last year there were … Continue reading How to protect the wind energy from lightning during the high season of thunderstorms?

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Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

Siemens Gamesa, through one of its subsidiaries, has received a firm order to supply wind turbines to Vattenfall for the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm located on the Dutch coast, with a total capacity of approximately 1.5 GW. The offshore wind energy order ratifies the agreement notified on November 27, 2019 for said operation. The … Continue reading Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

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