Siemens Gamesa strengthens its presence in India by inaugurating its new engineering centre supporting global R&D in Bengaluru for wind energy

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has inaugurated its new centre in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. This centre is one of the three major R&D hubs for SGRE globally, with Spain and Denmark. The centre will support global engineering and technology requirements pertaining to software and design engineering for onshore and offshore wind turbines. It will further … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa strengthens its presence in India by inaugurating its new engineering centre supporting global R&D in Bengaluru for wind energy

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Historic interconnector linking Britain and Belgium: ’a major boost for offshore wind energy in the North Sea’

On 4 December WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson participated in an event celebrating the commissioning of the NEMO interconnection link between Great Britain and Belgium. The event, co-organised by Transmission System Operators Elia (Belgium) and National Grid (UK) marks the inauguration of a project that could revolutionise how Europe sources its energy. The Nemo Link interconnector … Continue reading Historic interconnector linking Britain and Belgium: ’a major boost for offshore wind energy in the North Sea’

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University of Kansas campus to be wind-powered by 2020

The University of Kansas has signed an agreement with Westar Energy to have its Lawrence campus powered nearly 100 percent by wind energy by 2020. The Kansas City Star reports the 20-year agreement is expected to lower the university’s utility bills about 22 percent, from 2.3 cents per kilowatt hour to 1.8 cents. Kansas State … Continue reading University of Kansas campus to be wind-powered by 2020

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A CMI Solar Receiver Will Equip the World’s Tallest Concentrated Solar Power Tower in Dubai

After its commercial success in China for the design and supply of a thermal solar receiver at Haixi, CMI has just been awarded a new contract for engineering and supplying a receiver for the Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum solar park (Dubai). This huge concentrated solar power (CSP) project named after the Emir of Dubai, … Continue reading A CMI Solar Receiver Will Equip the World’s Tallest Concentrated Solar Power Tower in Dubai

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World Wind Energy Award 2018 for Shahid Hamid

On the occasion of WWEA’s annual World Wind Energy Conference, WWEA has the tradition to honor personalities and organizations with outstanding contributions to the international development of wind power and renewable energy generally. The future of mankind depends on how fast the world can manage the complete transition to renewable energy, and without doubt emerging … Continue reading World Wind Energy Award 2018 for Shahid Hamid

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Wind energy in Spain: Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for a Norvento wind farm in Lugo

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached an agreement with Norvento, a Spanish renewable energy technology company, to supply 34.6 MW for a wind project located in the A Mariña district of Lugo, in Spain. The company will deliver ten units of the SG 3.4-132 wind turbine, which has a unit capacity of 3.465 MW … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for a Norvento wind farm in Lugo

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Nordex Group has received its largest ever turnkey wind power order with 475 MW in Sweden

Joint venture partners, E.ON Climate & Renewables and Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP) place an order for 114 turbines, 104 x N149 and 10 x N131, as well as associated infrastructure works. Major ground-breaking order for wind turbines from the new DELTA4000 technology platform. Hamburg, 3 December 2018. The Nordex Group has received its … Continue reading Nordex Group has received its largest ever turnkey wind power order with 475 MW in Sweden

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Leading wind energy companies announce new Wind Wildlife Research Fund

Over two dozen companies in the U.S. wind power industry have signed up so far to back a new fund facilitating research that will speed development and deployment of innovative solutions related to wind and wildlife. The news was announced at the Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront Hotel in Saint Paul, Minn., before an audience of … Continue reading Leading wind energy companies announce new Wind Wildlife Research Fund

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) today received the order for the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV. It includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement. The project consists of the two combined sites: Seastar, a … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

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Siemens Gamesa and Ruselprom sign contract on wind energy for Russia

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached an important milestone in the localisation strategy for Russia. SGRE and Ruselprom, a leading manufacturer of electric motors and generators, have signed a manufacturing and supply agreement for the Russian market. According to the contract, Ruselprom will locally produce and deliver generators for onshore wind turbines. Recently, SGRE … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa and Ruselprom sign contract on wind energy for Russia

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Manhattan Ogden district to go to 100 percent wind energy

The Manhattan-Ogden school board plans to move to 100 percent wind energy for 20 years, beginning in 2021. The Manhattan Mercury reports Westar Energy offered several public entities a 20-year fixed rate to join the Soldier Creek Wind Farm project. The school board voted Wednesday to accept the offer. Kansas State University and Manhattan city … Continue reading Manhattan Ogden district to go to 100 percent wind energy

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Researchers put figures to the European success in wind energy technology

Researchers of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, in a scientific article, explore the globalization of the wind energy industry with a focus on the contribution by European companies and their economic impact in the global wind energy sector. The global wind energy industry is nowadays a tale of two worlds, China and … Continue reading Researchers put figures to the European success in wind energy technology

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Wind energy ready to step up to Europe’s decarbonisation challenge

The European Commission today called for the bloc to aim for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in its new decarbonisation strategy. The EU’s newly-agreed renewable energy and energy efficiency targets put the bloc on track to cut emissions in 2050 by 60% compared to 1990. But that will still not be enough to meet … Continue reading Wind energy ready to step up to Europe’s decarbonisation challenge

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Japan passes law promoting offshore wind energy

Japan’s Diet enacted on Friday a law to promote offshore wind power generation. The law sets guidelines for building and operating offshore wind farms. Japan has lagged behind other countries in the field due to a lack of unified rules. Under the law, the government will set aside around five offshore areas for wind power … Continue reading Japan passes law promoting offshore wind energy

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Siemens Gamesa strengthens its presence in the onshore wind energy market with new wind farm projects totaling 263 MW

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to reinforce its strong market position with the supply of 263 MW (1) to onshore wind power projects in Sweden, Norway, Germany and Turkey. The wind turbines types are within a performance range between 2.3 and 4.1 MW. In Northern Europe, the company will provide 34 wind turbines with … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa strengthens its presence in the onshore wind energy market with new wind farm projects totaling 263 MW

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Black developed 100MW Ilanga Concentrated Solar Power 1 achieves Commercial Operation Date

Ilanga CSP1, South Africa’s first 100% black developed Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) power plant achieves Commercial Operation Date (COD). Ilanga CSP1 is a truly transformation project that was conceived and developed by a 100% black developer (Emvelo). Its two top executives (CEO & CFO) are black females, two-thirds of its board members are black and … Continue reading Black developed 100MW Ilanga Concentrated Solar Power 1 achieves Commercial Operation Date

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World Wind Energy Association and Renewable Resources Private Limited welcome the presence of those more than 600 participants

The World Wind Energy Association and Renewable Resources Private Limited welcome the presence of those more than 600 participants from 30 countries attending this Conference, from wind and all other renewable energy technologies. The Conference covered all aspects of wind utilisation, science and technology, related policies, manufacturing, development, operation, integrated solutions, community involvement as well … Continue reading World Wind Energy Association and Renewable Resources Private Limited welcome the presence of those more than 600 participants

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Sri Lanka to construct 60MW wind energy and 150MW solar power plants

Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers has approved the procurement process for a policy framework for the construction of solar energy and wind power plants in the island. A 60 Mwt wind power plant and 150 Mwt solar power plant will be connected to the national grid by 2020. The proposal was presented by Dr. Ranjith … Continue reading Sri Lanka to construct 60MW wind energy and 150MW solar power plants

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Vestas receives 220 MW wind power order in USA and secures 10 GW of wind energy intake in 2018

Vestas has received a wind farm order for 100 V120-2.2 MW wind turbines for a wind power project in the U.S., which takes Vestas’ order intake in 2018 across the 10 GW mark before entering December. In 2018, Vestas has received orders across six continents, including orders in new markets Panama, Kazakhstan, Bolivia, and Senegal, … Continue reading Vestas receives 220 MW wind power order in USA and secures 10 GW of wind energy intake in 2018

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Siemens Gamesa to extend the useful life of a customer’s entire fleet of wind turbines in Aragon

The company will implement its life extension program on 264 wind turbines (237.5 MW) located at six wind farms in Aragon. This program guarantees the availability of the wind turbines until year 30, extending their useful life by ten years. The initial design useful life of a wind turbine is 20 years. The contract also … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to extend the useful life of a customer’s entire fleet of wind turbines in Aragon

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