Berkshire Hathaway firm announces launch of $200 million Alberta wind power plant

The Rattlesnake Ridge Wind power project will be located southwest of Medicine Hat and produce enough energy to supply the equivalent of 79,000 homes, says Calgary-based BHE Canada, a subsidiary of Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Warren Buffett’s BHE Canada to build $200M wind farm A company linked to American investment guru Warren Buffett says it … Continue reading Berkshire Hathaway firm announces launch of $200 million Alberta wind power plant

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Inox Wind sells its wind turbines for Adani Green wind power plant

The company in its press release said it has closed a deal for sale of a 50 MW wind power project at Dayapar, Kutch in the state of Gujarat in which Adani will be the strategic investor. This project is part of the capacity won under SECI bids for wind power projects connected on the … Continue reading Inox Wind sells its wind turbines for Adani Green wind power plant

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Jordan’s Fujeij wind energy project inaugurated

Deputising for Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, Energy Minister Hala Zawati on Tuesday inaugurated the Fujeij Project for wind energy with a capacity of 89 megawatts. The wind farm can produce 24 per cent of the compound wind power connected to the national power grid. The total cost is $180 million, financed by the Korea Electric … Continue reading Jordan’s Fujeij wind energy project inaugurated

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Wind power in September has provided unusual figures

A well-planned wind energy deployment across Europe that includes the Iberian Peninsula can facilitate the objective of a single decarbonized European electric market and the emission reduction targets for 2030 and 2050. Last September has probably been the windiest month of the last 5 years. The use of wind turbines leaves unusual electricity generation figures … Continue reading Wind power in September has provided unusual figures

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Uruguay is third in the world in wind power generation

It is the best in America and if only wind energy is considered, it rises to third place worldwide, with 35% of the total generated.The International Energy Agency placed Uruguay in fourth place in the world ranking of electricity generation based on wind and photovoltaic energy (wind and sun). This agency is an autonomous body … Continue reading Uruguay is third in the world in wind power generation

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Wind energy in Greece: Kafireas wind farm complex has been inaugurated

Kafireas, Greece’s wind farm complex has been inaugurated. Composed of seven wind farms on the island of Evia, the facility has a total installed capacity of 154 MW and will be able to generate approx. 480 GWh per year. Greece has taken one more step along the path of energy transition. Enel Green Power has … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece: Kafireas wind farm complex has been inaugurated

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Building a Sustainable Wind Energy Industry For The Energy Transition

As participants in the wind energy sector, we find ourselves in a unique position as an industry and as people, faced with a unique responsibility. The world is waking up to the realisation that we now have only a short time to take action to head off a disastrous rise in global temperatures and to … Continue reading Building a Sustainable Wind Energy Industry For The Energy Transition

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Wind energy Nordex records incoming orders of 1.7 gigawatts in third quarter of 2019

Nordex announced that in the third quarter of 2019 its customers ordered 436 wind turbines with a total output of 1,700 megawatts (Q3 2018: 974 MW) for wind power projects in 14 countries. Europe accounts for 60 percent of orders from July to September, the USA for 28 percent and Latin America for 12 percent. … Continue reading Wind energy Nordex records incoming orders of 1.7 gigawatts in third quarter of 2019

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Wind energy in Russia: largest wind farm opens near Murmansk

The chill winds lashing the Arctic coasts near Murmansk will soon provide a new sort of warming effect – a wind farm that will be Russia’s largest, supplying as much as 750 gigawatts of electricity a year.  The Russian-Italian joint project – which will place 57 wind turbines on the coast of the Barents Sea … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia: largest wind farm opens near Murmansk

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Lebanon calls for bid on consultancy services for a concentrated solar power plant

The Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation(LCEC) has published a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consultancy Services for the Development of a Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in Hermel Lebanon.The project will have a capacity of at least 50 MW with 7.5 hours of storage. The consultant will be in charge of the preparatory studies for the concentrated solar … Continue reading Lebanon calls for bid on consultancy services for a concentrated solar power plant

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Wind energy to grow 9-times current levels by 2050

Wind energy is set to grow 9-times current levels, and supply over a third of the world’s electricity demand, according to a new study by KPMG. The report, commissioned by Siemens Gamesa, says that wind power will offset 5.6 billion tonnes of CO2, equal to the annual emissions of the world’s 80 most-polluting cities, by … Continue reading Wind energy to grow 9-times current levels by 2050

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Siemens Gamesa boosts wind energy in Egypt with 250 MW

The West Bakr wind farm will generate 1,000 GWh per year and increase the installed wind capacity in the country by 18%. Siemens Gamesa will install 96 SG 2.6-114 wind turbines and perform the operation and maintenance tasks for 15 years. 70% of the work for the construction of the wind energy project will be … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa boosts wind energy in Egypt with 250 MW

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Wind power in Mexico will reach 15,000 MW in 2024

Leopoldo Rodríguez, president of the Mexican Wind Energy Association (Amdee), said that a total of US $ 10,516 million has been invested in the construction of 54 wind farms in 13 states of Mexico such as Nuevo León, Oaxaca, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas and Puebla, among others.At the end of this six-year period, the wind … Continue reading Wind power in Mexico will reach 15,000 MW in 2024

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Queensland approves new 180 MW wind farm

The Queensland state government has given development approval to a new 180 MW wind energy project near Biloela that may also include a big battery. The development approval for Lacour Energy’s Banana Range wind farm was announced on Sunday by state planning minister Cameron Dick and energy minister Anthony Lynham, who said it took the … Continue reading Queensland approves new 180 MW wind farm

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Agreement for the sale of Race Bank transmission assets

Race Bank Wind Farm Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50%), Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (25%), a fund established by Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Development Bank of Japan (12.5%) and Arjun Infrastructure Partners and Gravis Capital Management (12.5%), announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its … Continue reading Agreement for the sale of Race Bank transmission assets

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Wind energy suffers the uncertainty of Argentina

The Argentine Wind Energy Chamber warned this week that, due to exchange restrictions, the financing for this type of wind power works is “suspended”. There are currently five wind farms under construction in three districts, with hundreds of hired workers.The Argentine Wind Energy Chamber (CEA) released a statement this week in which it expressed its … Continue reading Wind energy suffers the uncertainty of Argentina

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Wind energy in Taiwan: Swancor says that Formosa 1 wind farm plan on track

A company official said that 20 phase 2 wind turbines off the Miaoli County coast have been completed and operations would start before 2020. Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm, is to begin commercial operations by the end of this year, according to Swancor Holding Co, one of the shareholders of the project. Swancor … Continue reading Wind energy in Taiwan: Swancor says that Formosa 1 wind farm plan on track

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Galán to Bolsonaro: we will invest 6.6 billion euros in Brazil until 2022

The president of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, who participated in the Brazil Investment Forum 2019 (Sao Paulo), had the opportunity to expose the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, the firm commitment of the company to the country. In the course of a constant meeting between the two, Galán has assured that – through its Brazilian subsidiary, Neoenergia- … Continue reading Galán to Bolsonaro: we will invest 6.6 billion euros in Brazil until 2022

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Wind energy in Serbia: Masdar inaugurates $332mln wind farm in Western Balkans

Cibuk 1 further strengthens UAE’s partnership and cooperation with Serbia and its government.A consortium led by Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company and one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, on Friday inaugurated Cibuk 1, the largest utility-scale commercial wind power project in Serbia and the Western Balkans. The inauguration of the 300 … Continue reading Wind energy in Serbia: Masdar inaugurates $332mln wind farm in Western Balkans

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Taiwan president promotes wind energy

Three years ago, Taiwan started to transform its energy policies from its lowest point to reach a situation where there are no energy shortages, President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday (October 12). She was speaking at the launch of the first Taiwanese-made foundation pin piles for offshore wind energy at the Port of Taipei in Bali, … Continue reading Taiwan president promotes wind energy

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