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R&I investment and collaboration ‘key to boosting EU leadership in renewables’

High level political negotiations are ongoing at COP24 in Katowice, with countries struggling to reach agreement on the key elements of the Paris Agreement. In particular, the debate now centres on questions about the operational framework (the so-called ‘rulebook’) and level of ambition to be deployed by EU Member States in the effort to combat … Continue reading R&I investment and collaboration ‘key to boosting EU leadership in renewables’

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CleanWinTur biofouling solutions for offshore wind turbines

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), NDT Consultants, Brunel University London, Reece Innovation, InnoTecUK, 3-Sci and E.ON have joined forces to launch a new and innovative project named CleanWinTur. The project which has been funded by Innovate UK, aims to research practical solutions to minimise the impacts of biofouling on Offshore Wind Turbines (OWT). Offshore … Continue reading CleanWinTur biofouling solutions for offshore wind turbines

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Suzlon secures 50.4 MW wind energy order from Atria Power

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, today announced its maiden order win for development of 50.4 MW wind power project from Atria Power. Suzlon will install 12 units of S111-140m and 12 units of S120-140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower, with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. … Continue reading Suzlon secures 50.4 MW wind energy order from Atria Power

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Kazakhstan launches solar power and wind energy plants to boost share of renewables

Kazakhstan has launched two renewable power projects in the country – the Burnoye Solar Power Plant with a capacity of 100 MW in the country’s southern Zhambyl region and the first stage of the wind power station in the Tupkaragan district of the Mangystau region western Kazakhstan. Burnoye uses an environmentally friendly method of generating electricity that is able to … Continue reading Kazakhstan launches solar power and wind energy plants to boost share of renewables

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Wind energy in Texas: Acciona has started construction work on its second wind farm

It will have a capacity of 145 MW and be equipped with 46 of Nordex’s AW3150 wind turbines. ACCIONA Energía has started construction work on its second wind farm in Texas —the company’s ninth in the U.S. — which will increase ACCIONA’s U.S. wind power capacity to 866 megawatts (MW). An investment of around €176 … Continue reading Wind energy in Texas: Acciona has started construction work on its second wind farm

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New Life for Wind Turbines with Innovation and the Circular Economy

Wind turbines, the circular economy and recycling are at the heart of Enel Green Power’s new Challenge, open to start-ups, companies and individual innovators. How can we reuse the enormous blades of wind generators? Over to you! The average operating life of a wind turbine is about twenty years. After that, its efficiency decreases and … Continue reading New Life for Wind Turbines with Innovation and the Circular Economy

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Blackfinch Investments completes third wind energy project acquisition

TLT has reunited with clean energy investor Blackfinch Investments and Santander to complete the acquisition and project funding for two additional onshore wind turbines near Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire. The turbines, each with a 500kW generation capacity, were acquired through Blackfinch’s renewable energy investment entity, Sedgwick Trading. The deal forms part of Blackfinch’s ambitious … Continue reading Blackfinch Investments completes third wind energy project acquisition

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Yves Rannou to join Senvion as CEO on 1st January 2019

Yves Rannou will join Senvion as Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2019. Rannou is taking over the role from acting CEO and CFO Manav Sharma. As an industry expert with proven track record in the renewable energy industry Rannou will lead Senvion through the next phase of international growth and will further drive the … Continue reading Yves Rannou to join Senvion as CEO on 1st January 2019

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Full program now available for the 2019 CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit in Toronto

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today released the program for its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Summit 2019, the largest annual wind operations event in Canada. With an expected attendance of over 300 wind energy professionals from across Canada and the United States, the O&M Summit is the best place to get up to speed on … Continue reading Full program now available for the 2019 CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit in Toronto

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More than 680 GW of new wind energy capacity will come online globally over the 10-year outlook

More than 680GW of new wind power capacity will come online globally over the 10-year outlook, according to new research by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. Wood Mackenzie recently upgraded its “Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update: Q4 2018” by 2% compared to the outlook published in the third quarter. Most upgrades occur in the … Continue reading More than 680 GW of new wind energy capacity will come online globally over the 10-year outlook

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Enel Green Power starts operation of HillTopper, its first wind farm in the U.S. state of Illinois

Enel, through its US renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has begun operation of the 185 MW HillTopper wind farm, its first wind  facility in the US state of Illinois. HillTopper, which is located in Logan County, is supported by three long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Bloomberg LP, General Motors as … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts operation of HillTopper, its first wind farm in the U.S. state of Illinois

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Enel Green Power begins construction of new 244 MW wind farm in Mexico

The Enel Group, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Mexico (“EGPM”), has begun the construction of the 244 MW Dolores wind farm in the municipality of China, its first project in the state of Nuevo León. The overall investment in the construction of the facility amounts to approximately 280 million US dollars, as part … Continue reading Enel Green Power begins construction of new 244 MW wind farm in Mexico

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Wind energy in Senegal: Wind farm with Vestas´’ wind turbines

The company specialising in renewable energy production, Lekela, has officially launched the construction of the Taiba N’Diaye wind farm. With a capacity of 158.7 MW, it is located 70 km north of Dakar, the capital of Senegal. The construction of the Taiba N’Diaye wind farm has been launched in western Senegal. It is the first … Continue reading Wind energy in Senegal: Wind farm with Vestas´’ wind turbines

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Iraq is expected to have an installed capacity of five gigawatts of solar energy and one gigawatt of wind energy

Iraq is seeking to diversify its energy dependency by building large-scale solar, wind and biomass facilities within the next decade, expecting to supply more than 10 per cent of its energy needs by 2028 from sustainable resources, according to Frost & Sullivan’s energy analysis.   The country suffers from heavy electricity shortage due to insufficient … Continue reading Iraq is expected to have an installed capacity of five gigawatts of solar energy and one gigawatt of wind energy

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Senvion signs 48 MW wind turbines contracts of 3.XM series in European core markets

Senvion has signed 47.5 megawatts (MW) firm contracts of its modular 3.XM series in Belgium, France and Portugal in the fourth quarter of 2018. In Belgium, Senvion has concluded contracts with customers including EDF Luminus for the Sint Gillis Waas wind farm and Eoly for the Rebaix wind farm. The Belgian wind farms total four … Continue reading Senvion signs 48 MW wind turbines contracts of 3.XM series in European core markets

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Vestas receives largest wind energy order to date in India with 252 MW EPC wind power project from auction

Leveraging Vestas’ experience from more than 4 GW of turnkey projects across the globe, Vestas has received a wind farm order for a 252 MW Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) project in India. The order is Vestas’ largest order to date in India and placed by Vivid Solaire Energy Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Engie, … Continue reading Vestas receives largest wind energy order to date in India with 252 MW EPC wind power project from auction

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Stedin and GE Power Mobilize New Technology to Manage Increasing Renewable Generation in the Netherlands

GE (NYSE: GE) and Stedin, one of the leading distribution network operators (DNOs) in the Netherlands, went live with the first European implementation of Transmission Forecast (T-Forecast) software from GE’s Grid Solutions. Part of the Digital Energy portfolio, this new solution forecasts power flow across transmission and distribution and is built to help manage increasing … Continue reading Stedin and GE Power Mobilize New Technology to Manage Increasing Renewable Generation in the Netherlands

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SOC, Subsea 7 secure contract for US offshore wind energy project

Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC), in combination with Subsea 7, has been awarded its first US offshore wind project by Ørsted Wind Power North America LLC, who are constructing the project for Dominion Energy. This turnkey cable supply and cable installation contract for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) Project marks the continued success of a global … Continue reading SOC, Subsea 7 secure contract for US offshore wind energy project

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Vestas extends wind energy market leadership with fifth EPC wind power project in Jordan

Vestas has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 52 MW Abour wind farm in Tafileh, Jordan. The order is placed by Abour Energy Company PSC, the Jordanian SPV owned by Saudi Arabia’s Xenel Industries and Dubai based Amea Power Limited, and includes the supply, transport, installation and commissioning of 15 V136-3.45 … Continue reading Vestas extends wind energy market leadership with fifth EPC wind power project in Jordan

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Repowering: EDF Renewables commissions a fully renewed wind power plant in Germany

EDF Renewables in Germany is announcing the repowering of the Eckolstädt wind farm, the first in a series to come. “Repowering” or renewing means the refurbishment of a facility that has reached the end of its life cycle. The Eckolstädt wind farm initially had an installed capacity of 14.5 MW, which has now been increased … Continue reading Repowering: EDF Renewables commissions a fully renewed wind power plant in Germany

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