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Siemens Gamesa awarded two wind turbine projects totaling 330 MW of G132-3.465 MW turbines in the U.S.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed two orders in the U.S. for the supply of 95 of its G132-3.465 MW wind turbines totaling 330 MW. Once both wind farms are completed, they can produce enough energy to power over 100,000 average U.S. homes. Siemens Gamesa will supply 47 G132-3.465 MW wind turbines for the Midway … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded two wind turbine projects totaling 330 MW of G132-3.465 MW turbines in the U.S.

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New governor set to kick-start NJ offshore wind energy development

New Jersey looks set to expand its use of renewable energy – offshore wind in particular – under new Democratic governor Phil Murphy, who was sworn into office on January 16. The state is populous bur struggles with high electricity prices. Previous governor, Republican Chris Christie, had been criticised by renewables advocates as dragging his … Continue reading New governor set to kick-start NJ offshore wind energy development

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Siemens Gamesa continues to grow in China

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to grow in China – the world’s biggest wind market – having signed two new agreements for the supply of 96 MW: 48 MW to the Chinese utility Datang and other 48 MW to the Chinese General Nuclear Power Group (CGN). Under the terms of the contract signed with … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa continues to grow in China

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Indonesia’s first wind farm 90% complete

The government is now finishing the development of a 100-hectare Sidrap Wind Farm in Sindereng Rappang regency, South Sulawesi, the first wind power project in the country and the largest project of its kind in Southeast Asia.   Progress on the wind farm’s development had reached 90 percent, the spokesman of state-owned electricity company PLN, I Made Suprateka, said on … Continue reading Indonesia’s first wind farm 90% complete

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VOS and Ampelmann join forces for Arkona wind farm project

Vroon Offshore Services and Ampelmann have joined forces to deploy a Walk to Work (W2W) solution for the Arkona offshore wind farm, located in the German Baltic Sea. Vroon’s VOS Stone vessel, the newest addition to its offshore-support fleet, will be mobilised with an Ampelmann A400 gangway system. The gangway, launched in 2017, will be … Continue reading VOS and Ampelmann join forces for Arkona wind farm project

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European Parliament set for crucial vote on future of European renewables

EU Energy Ministers opted to endorse the Commission’s original proposal of just 27% at December’s Energy Council. Now it’s the European Parliament’s turn to vote on the Renewable Energy Directive and Governance Regulation. These two pieces of legislation will determine Europe’s ambition on renewable energy post-2020 and the trajectory on how to get there. Giles … Continue reading European Parliament set for crucial vote on future of European renewables

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New CEO and Co-CEO to lead MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s expansion

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas) are pleased to appoint Philippe Kavafyan to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Lars Bondo Krogsgaard to Co-Chief Executive Officer (Co-CEO)of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The appointments will take effect on 1 April, 2018, and are made in accordance with the joint venture agreement’s principle of changing … Continue reading New CEO and Co-CEO to lead MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s expansion

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Quinbrook Closes $268 Million Tax Equity and Construction Financing to Build 200 MW Wind Energy Project in Oklahoma

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners (“Quinbrook”), a global investment manager specializing in lower carbon and renewable energy infrastructure assets and GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that the Quinbrook Low Carbon Power Fund has closed construction and tax equity financing of the 200 Megawatt (MW) first stage of the GE-powered 365 MW Persimmon wind farm project (“Persimmon”) in … Continue reading Quinbrook Closes $268 Million Tax Equity and Construction Financing to Build 200 MW Wind Energy Project in Oklahoma

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Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm

Siemens Gamesa, Spain’s leading wind turbine OEM, continues to fortify its position in the country having secured a new order for the supply of the turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm, a project with which the Spanish energy player is diversifying its business into the renewables arena. The wind farm, which is being developed … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm

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Russia’s first commercial-scale wind farm has been commissioned

The 35MW wind farm is situated near the city of Ulyanovsk, home to about 620,000 people. Its EUR 65 million Ulyanovsk project is located near a city of the same name about 680km southeast of Moscow. Chinese turbine manufacturer Dongfang supplied the turbines for the project. Ulyanovsk is included in the renewable projects competitive selection … Continue reading Russia’s first commercial-scale wind farm has been commissioned

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Falck Renewables and Nordex start the year with a 115 MW order for Sweden

Falck Renewables, through its Swedish subsidiaries, has awarded the Nordex Group two contracts to supply in total 31 N131/3900 wind turbines and the associated civil and electrical infrastructure works on an EPC turn-key basis for the two Swedish projects “Aliden” and “Brattmyrliden”. Preliminary works have started with activity intensifying during 2018 and 2019 respectively. Commercial … Continue reading Falck Renewables and Nordex start the year with a 115 MW order for Sweden

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Masdar acquires stake in Montenegro wind farm

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) today signed a share purchase agreement (SPA) with Akuo Energy, the French IPP in renewable energy, to enter into the Krnovo Wind Farm, Montenegro’s first wind energy project. The agreement was signed by Niall Hannigan, chief financial officer of Masdar, and Eric Scotto, chief executive officer of Akuo Energy, … Continue reading Masdar acquires stake in Montenegro wind farm

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Onshore Wind Power Now as Affordable as Any Other Source, Solar to Halve by 2020

The cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity costs falling by 73 per cent in that time, according to new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report also highlights that solar PV costs are expected to halve by … Continue reading Onshore Wind Power Now as Affordable as Any Other Source, Solar to Halve by 2020

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E.ON starts construction of new wind farm in Texas

By investing in a new major project, E.ON underscores the attractiveness of the U.S. wind power market. In Kenedy County, Texas, E.ON has begun construction of the Stella wind farm. The project will have an installed capacity of 201 megawatts (MW) powered by 67 turbines of the three-megawatt class from the German manufacturer Nordex. In … Continue reading E.ON starts construction of new wind farm in Texas

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AVANGRID Completes Three Additional New Wind Farms

Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE:AGR) began commercial operations at three new wind farms in recent weeks. More than 500 megawatts (“MW”) of new wind farms in California, New Mexico, and Colorado, all under long-term energy contracts, join the company’s U.S. fleet, which now includes 3,300 wind turbines across 22 states. The 131 … Continue reading AVANGRID Completes Three Additional New Wind Farms

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 224 MW wind farm in Canada

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the 224 MW Nicolas-Riou wind farm by its local subsidiary, EDF EN Canada. Following the facility’s completion, EDF Energies Nouvelles has over 1.6 gigawatt (GW) combined wind and solar installed capacity in Canada. The Nicolas-Riou wind farm is located in south-eastern Quebec. With 224.25 MW in installed … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 224 MW wind farm in Canada

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E.ON announces start of construction on 201 MW South Texas wind power project

E.ON announced today it has started construction on the Stella Windfarm, a 201 megawatt (MW) project, located in Kenedy County, Texas, in the ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) south market. The project, powered by 67 3.0 MW turbines supplied by the Nordex Group, will produce enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes and … Continue reading E.ON announces start of construction on 201 MW South Texas wind power project

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Denmark sets record with 43 pct of power from wind energy in 2017

Denmark generated close to half of its electricity consumption from wind energy in 2017, setting a new world record as it aims to entirely phase out fossil fuels in its power sector, the country’s energy and climate minister said on Thursday. “This will not be the last record we set,” Lars Chr. Lilleholt told Reuters. … Continue reading Denmark sets record with 43 pct of power from wind energy in 2017

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Turkey licenses 2.11 GW of new capacity

Turkey has licensed 66 new onshore wind projects, totalling 2.11 GW of capacity, following three days of grid access tenders in late December. Potential developers were invited by Turkey’s grid operator TEIAS to bid for grid access slots of specific capacity in 38 of the country’s 81 provinces. Bids were submitted based on the level … Continue reading Turkey licenses 2.11 GW of new capacity

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Nordex – order intake of 1.6 GW in the fourth quarter of 2017

In the fourth quarter of 2017, the Nordex Group received firm orders for 1,598.6 megawatts (Q4/2016: 1,420.8 MW), an increase of 12.5 percent compared to Q4 2016. After the sluggish order intake registered in the first three quarters, expectations of a strong fourth quarter have been met.   New business for 2017 amounted to 2,741.3 … Continue reading Nordex – order intake of 1.6 GW in the fourth quarter of 2017

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