Wind energy and solar power surpass 10% of U.S. electricity generation

Wind turbines and photovoltaic arrays provided slightly more than 10% of U.S. electricity generation in March. This marks the first time these two renewables combined have made a double-digit contribution to the nation’s generation of electricity, says a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. EIA anticipates that April figures will show that the two … Continue reading Wind energy and solar power surpass 10% of U.S. electricity generation

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Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines for Russian wind power plants

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will supply equipment for wind turbines of Enel Russia, Director General of OJSC Enel Russia, Carlo Villamagna said at an annual general meeting of the company’s shareholders.   “We managed to convince one of the Russian suppliers to deliver and realize this equipment in the territory of the Russian Federation. This … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines for Russian wind power plants

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Senvion Announces Chairman Transition

Senvion S.A. (“Senvion” or the “Company”) announced today that Steven Holliday has joined the Supervisory Board as its new Chairman effective June 15, 2017. Steven Holliday has been approved by the Supervisory Board to follow Stefan Kowski who stepped down as Chairman and retired from the Supervisory Board following the Annual General Meeting of Senvion’s … Continue reading Senvion Announces Chairman Transition

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Swedish energy company reveals latest thinking on Norfolk offshore wind farm proposals

Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has published today [16/06/17] maps showing a reduced number of search areas for important electrical infrastructure. Ruari Lean, Vattenfall’s Project Manager for Norfolk Vanguard, said: “Thanks to feedback from communities in Norfolk and environmental specialists we have been able to further refine … Continue reading Swedish energy company reveals latest thinking on Norfolk offshore wind farm proposals

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Nordex with a hattrick in France

The Nordex Group has been awarded three new contracts covering a total capacity of 36 megawatts in France. Different project developers and power station operators have placed orders for the installation of a total of 13 N131/3000, N117/3000 and N117/2400 turbines. Work on the wind farms is to commence this year. Nordex will be installing … Continue reading Nordex with a hattrick in France

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Global Wind Day 2017: Photo contest winners

In celebration of Global Wind Day, the Global Wind Energy Council announced the winners of its photo contest earlier today. The winners took some seriously impressive shots. Here are the photos that came out on top, along with a description of their subjects: “A unique, first of its kind 73.2 MW wind farm on a … Continue reading Global Wind Day 2017: Photo contest winners

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Global Wind Day: wind power companies have come a long way

Susy Bento is a Marketing Specialist at Alcen Renewable. June 15, 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the first ever Wind Day, a moment to celebrate wind as a renewable energy source. Since that initial celebration, Wind Day (now called Global Wind Day) has become a worldwide holiday. Every year, hundreds of events are held … Continue reading Global Wind Day: wind power companies have come a long way

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Wind energy, solar power could overpower political winds

Demand for renewable energy by consumers and businesses – along with a long-term commitment to cleaner portfolios from utilities – seems to be fundamentally shifting energy attitudes and decisions, independent of federal stances, according to Deloitte’s annual “Resources 2017 Study – Energy Management: Sustainability & Progress.” Technology advancements and cost declines have made renewables competitive … Continue reading Wind energy, solar power could overpower political winds

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Enel enters Russian renewable sector with 291 MW of wind energy capacity awarded

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), acting through its subsidiary PJSC Enel Russia (“Enel Russia”), has been awarded two wind projects for a total capacity of 291 MW within the framework of the 2017 Russian government tender for the construction of 1.9 GW of wind capacity in the country. The two projects will be developed and built by … Continue reading Enel enters Russian renewable sector with 291 MW of wind energy capacity awarded

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Wind power has crossed the 500GW milestone – Global Wind Day 2017

Today we celebrate Global Wind Day. With over 500GW installed worldwide, wind power has become the leading source of new power generation in Europe and in many countries around the world. In 2016 alone $112.5 billion were invested in wind power globally, and the industry now employs 1.2 million people making it one of the … Continue reading Wind power has crossed the 500GW milestone – Global Wind Day 2017

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BP Statistical Review shows long-term shifts underway

The 2017 edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy shows global energy markets continuing to undergo long-term changes as they also adapt to nearer-term price challenges. Data published in the Review – the 66th annual edition – clearly demonstrate the long-term transitions now underway in the markets, with a shift to slower growth … Continue reading BP Statistical Review shows long-term shifts underway

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Senvion and EnBW Conclude Cooperation Agreement

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, was selected by EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG as its exclusive cooperation partner for the realization of projects totaling several hundred megawatts (MW) throughout Germany. At the start of the cooperation, EnBW will submit planning applications at short notice for the planned projects featuring the new Senvion 3.4M140 … Continue reading Senvion and EnBW Conclude Cooperation Agreement

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Senvion wind turbines for the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for Taranto wind farm. Taranto will be the first offshore plant in the Mediterranean sea, with a total rated power of 30 megawatts (MW). The project will feature ten Senvion 3.0M122, each with a … Continue reading Senvion wind turbines for the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea

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Wind energy in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to supply and install 25 units of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode. The turbines will be installed at the Kassidiaris wind park complex in the region of Epirus in northwestern Greece.   “Vestas has shown great understanding of the project’s specific requirements … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji Sign Ten-year Full Service Agreement in Turkey

Continuing its pioneering collaboration in the development of clean energy in Turkey, GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji have concluded negotiations to broaden their cooperation program into a comprehensive ten-year Full Service Agreement (FSA), complemented by a 2-year trial of GE’s Predix-powered Digital Wind Farm solutions. The new FSA, signed 21st April, 2017, is designed … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji Sign Ten-year Full Service Agreement in Turkey

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WindEurope promotes common interests with biomass but urges biomass industry to ensure rigorous accounting methodology

On a panel with Paolo Frankl (Head of the Renewable Energy Division at the International Energy Agency) and Dana Younger (Chief Renewable Energy Specialist of the International Finance Corporation), Dickson highlighted the common interests between wind and biomass: both play a key role in delivering the 30% of Europe’s power that comes from renewables, and … Continue reading WindEurope promotes common interests with biomass but urges biomass industry to ensure rigorous accounting methodology

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World Wind Energy Market has reached 486 GW from where 54 GW has been installed last year

The worldwide wind energy capacity reached 486,661 MW by the end of 2016, out of which 54,846 MW were added in 2016. This represents a growth rate of 11,8 % (17,2 % in 2015). All wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2016 can generate around 5 % of the world’s electricity demand. China and … Continue reading World Wind Energy Market has reached 486 GW from where 54 GW has been installed last year

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Why does wind power bring this Ohio farmer to tears?

Ohio lawmakers are currently considering a measure that could transform the state’s rural communities, and last week they heard powerful testimony from those who will be directly impacted. Fixing Ohio’s wind turbine setbacks Let’s go back to 2014. That year, the state legislature adopted onerous wind energy setbacks, without accepting public comment or having any … Continue reading Why does wind power bring this Ohio farmer to tears?

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Ingeteam continues its international expansion

This global presence has been boosted with the opening of new subsidiaries in Honduras and Bulgaria. As an ISP, the company has strengthened its global leadership position in the provision of power plant Operation & Maintenance Services. Ingeteam has opened a new subsidiary in Uruguay and another in Bulgaria, thereby increasing its global presence to … Continue reading Ingeteam continues its international expansion

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Wind power in Australia: Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for over 429 MW

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a Delivery Partnership Agreement with RES Australia and its project partners for the 116-turbine Murra Warra wind farm in Victoria in a consortium with Downer and is now part of Senvion’s conditional order book. The Delivery Partnership Agreement is for the early works which are … Continue reading Wind power in Australia: Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for over 429 MW

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