E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

E.ON announced today its largest single-phase project to date, the 440 megawatt (MW) onshore windfarm, Big Raymond. The development is located in Willacy, Cameron and Hidalgo counties. The project benefits from a 12-year power purchase agreement with Austin Energy for 200 MW. “We’re thrilled to partner with another renewable energy leader in Texas in Austin … Continue reading E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

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#AmericanWindWeek: Wind power’s opportunity for veterans

Welcome to Day 4 of #AmericanWindWeek! Today, we’re saluting the many veterans who play an integral role in wind energy’s American success story. Wind is powering career opportunities for the men and women who serve our country. Our country’s brave servicemen and women make us proud. Many of them selflessly enlisted in the armed forces … Continue reading #AmericanWindWeek: Wind power’s opportunity for veterans

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Vestas reached orders for 5,696 megawatts of wind power

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems presented a net profit in the first half of 115 million euros, 60% less year-on-year. Net operating profit (ebit) was reduced by 56% to 171 million. The turnover between January and June amounted to 3,851 million, which represents a 2.6% drop compared to the same period of 2018. The … Continue reading Vestas reached orders for 5,696 megawatts of wind power

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International companies entering the Chinese wind power market

Azure International is a China-based research, engineering and investment firm focused on sustainable energy solutions for private companies and government organizations.  In this edition, we are honoured to hear from Hubert Beaumont, Director of Engineering and Sourcing at Azure International. He is experienced with development and assessment of renewable energy projects , drafting, negotiating and implementing partnership … Continue reading International companies entering the Chinese wind power market

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Navantia consolidates in offshore wind energy with another 62 jackets

Navantia has made the contract of 62 support structures for marine wind turbines –jackets– for the future Iberdrola wind farm in Saint Brieuc, in French Brittany, which will have an installed wind power capacity of about 500 MW. It is, therefore, not only one of the largest marine wind energy projects under way, but also … Continue reading Navantia consolidates in offshore wind energy with another 62 jackets

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Plasencia processes two wind power plants

The City Council of Plasencia is processing the installation of two new wind farms and two photovoltaic solar power plants. One of the wind farms will be the so-called “Merengue 2” wind farm by Naturgy. It will have 15 wind turbines and a power of 50 megawatts (MW). This wind farm complements the first one … Continue reading Plasencia processes two wind power plants

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Europe has space for enough wind turbines to power the entire world

Europe has enough space to create millions of wind turbines that could power the entire world until 2050, according to a new scientific analysis.  An international team of researchers say there is 4.9 million square kilometres of land – 46 per cent of Europe’s total land – that would be suitable for wind turbines, according to the paper published in Energy … Continue reading Europe has space for enough wind turbines to power the entire world

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Suzlon announces Q1 FY20 results

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its first quarter results for financial year 2019-20 (Q1 FY20). J. P. Chalasani, Group CEO, said, “We continue to witness sectoral slowdown, owing to the prolonged industry transition to the bidding regime and policy uncertainty in few states. On the positive side, tariffs are stabilizing and … Continue reading Suzlon announces Q1 FY20 results

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Nordex launches 163 metre rotor for the Delta4000 5.X wind turbines

Nordex is further extending its product portfolio in the wind energy market segment of wind turbines with a nominal capacity of more than 5 MW. “At the heart of our product development strategy, is the continued expansion of the capabilities of our proven Delta4000 platform. We have now reached a further milestone with the introduction … Continue reading Nordex launches 163 metre rotor for the Delta4000 5.X wind turbines

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China is the world’s largest wind power market

China is the world’s largest wind power market in both new and cumulative installations. In 2018, the country installed 20.2 GW of onshore wind energy and 1.6 GW of offshore wind farm, representing 44% and 37% of global market share respectively.     The continued growth of this wind turbines market is mainly due to ambitious … Continue reading China is the world’s largest wind power market

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Wind powers opportunities for job creation

Welcome to Day 3 of #AmericanWindWeek! Today we’re celebrating wind-powered career opportunities– wind is helping workers in all 50 states pursue the American Dream! A record 114,000 Americans now work in wind. In the last five years, the country has added over 64,000 wind jobs, and right now wind turbine technician is the second fastest growing … Continue reading Wind powers opportunities for job creation

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Three solar modules of world’s first commercial beam-down tower Concentrated Solar Power project to be connected to grid

Yumen Xinneng 50 MW molten salt tower CConcentrated Solar Power plant is China’s only pilot project taking innovative beam down CSP tower technology and also will be the first large-scale commercial CSP project in the world of this kind. It is expected that No.1-3 Modules will be completed and connected to the grid at the … Continue reading Three solar modules of world’s first commercial beam-down tower Concentrated Solar Power project to be connected to grid

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Trump sued for dismantling Obama’s green policy

The Trump administration attacked the Renewable Energy Plan (wind power, concentrating solar thermal power, PV) driven by the Obama administration. The Trump administration attacked the Clean Energy Plan promoted by the Obama administration.A coalition of 29 states and cities filed a lawsuit against the Administration of US President Donald Trump on Tuesday to block the … Continue reading Trump sued for dismantling Obama’s green policy

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Wind powers opportunity in our everyday lives

Welcome to Day 2 of #AmericanWindWeek! Today we’re focusing on the ways wind powers opportunity in our everyday lives—the products and services we use and the stores we visit are increasingly powered by wind energy. A lot of times, we don’t even think about all the ways electricity touches our lives. When we flip the … Continue reading Wind powers opportunity in our everyday lives

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The Nabrawind Technologies wind energy achieves € 1.7 million in European financing

Nabrawind Technologies, a Sodena-owned company that designs and develops advanced wind energy technologies for wind turbines, has benefited from the EU Horizon 2020 SME Instrument program, which will grant financing to the Navarrese company worth 1.7 million Euros. The wind power project presented by Nabrawind was successfully defended on 9 July in Brussels before an … Continue reading The Nabrawind Technologies wind energy achieves € 1.7 million in European financing

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Atlantica Yield buys Abengoa’s subsidiary in Mojave and Solana concencentrated solar power plants

Atlantica Yield has signed the purchase of 100 percent of ASI Operations to Abengoa, the company that provides the operation and maintenance services of the Solana and Mojave concentrated solar power plants in the United States. The amount of this transaction, sealed on July 30, is 6 million dollars (5.3 million euros) and the company … Continue reading Atlantica Yield buys Abengoa’s subsidiary in Mojave and Solana concencentrated solar power plants

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Siemens Gamesa strengthens its leadership in India wind energy

The company will install 206 SG 2.2-122 wind turbines for its first wind power projects with Alfanar in the country. The order includes two wind farm projects which will be developed in Bhuj in the state of Gujarat. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured its first order in India with Alfanar for the supply of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa strengthens its leadership in India wind energy

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Wind energy powers opportunity in rural America

Our main event for today is at the Iowa State Fair, where candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President will be signing a real wind turbine blade. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington, who proclaimed this week #AmericanWeekWeek in his home state, was one of the candidates who signed the blade, alongside AWEA CEO … Continue reading Wind energy powers opportunity in rural America

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Wind energy costs and prices driven to new lows in US

Wind power is enjoying a prime period in the United States, with record low technology costs spurring strong investment, as local production of components helps projects avoid the worst impacts of Trump’s trade war with China that has hit the solar market hard. The Wind Technologies Market Report commissioned by the US Department of Energy, … Continue reading Wind energy costs and prices driven to new lows in US

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The Global Wind Energy Council welcomes ENERCON as a board level member

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is pleased to welcome ENERCON as its latest board level member. ENERCON has been one of the technology leaders in the wind power sector for more than 30 years, supplying over 50.398 GW of wind energy globally as of 2018. Ben Backwell, CEO of GWEC, said: “We are delighted … Continue reading The Global Wind Energy Council welcomes ENERCON as a board level member

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