MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a conditional agreement for an offshore wind power project

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of wind turbines for an offshore project not materially above Vestas’ announcement threshold for offshore projects of 800 MW. The project is to be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and will not enter into the order backlog of Vestas Wind Systems … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a conditional agreement for an offshore wind power project

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Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines with 208 MW total capacity for one of Norway’s largest wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply the Tonstad Wind Farm in Norway with 51 of its SWT-DD-142 Onshore wind turbines. After commissioning, the wind farm will be one of the largest in Norway. The project is developed by ENGIE and will have a total capacity of 208 MW. The wind farm is located in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines with 208 MW total capacity for one of Norway’s largest wind farm

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Soluna to build 900 MW wind power plant in Morocco

Morocco has attracted investment in solar and wind power as part of a goal to generate 52 percent of its electricity from renewable energies. Blockchain company Soluna plans to build a 900-megawatt wind farm to power a computing center in Dakhla in the Morocco-administered Western Sahara, its chief executive John Belizaire said in an interview. … Continue reading Soluna to build 900 MW wind power plant in Morocco

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Investors eye wind farm development in Soc Trang, Vietnam

The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang will prioritise investors with technical and financial capacity to implement wind power projects in the province, according to local officials. To date, 69 investors have registered to carry out wind power projects in the province, including 16 joint ventures, 24 foreign and 29 domestic firms. Meanwhile, Soc Trang … Continue reading Investors eye wind farm development in Soc Trang, Vietnam

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Governors and Mayors across the country recognize #AmericanWindWeek

Towns and cities across the country have been holding events this week recognizing America’s wind power leadership, and the conversation has boomed on social media. But governors and mayors from coast to coast have weighed in too. Republican and Democrat lawmakers alike have declared this a week to celebrate wind power. That includes proclamations from … Continue reading Governors and Mayors across the country recognize #AmericanWindWeek

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New York celebrates #AmericanWindWeek

We’re almost through the 2nd annual American Wind Week (August 5th-11th)! Supporters of wind energy across the U.S. launched American Wind Week last year when wind power became the country’s largest source of renewable energy capacity. Today, that leadership is growing with a record amount of wind power under construction at wind farms across America. … Continue reading New York celebrates #AmericanWindWeek

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NBT buys Syvashenergoprom, to build a 250-230 MW wind farm in Ukraine

NBT in April 2018 bought Syvashenergoprom (Kherson region, operates a wind farm with a capacity of about 3 MW) and intends to build a wind power plant with an installed capacity of 250-330 MW in the adjacent territories, the company’s website said. “In April 2018 NBT acquired the Ukrainian company Syvashenergoprom, which serves a 3 … Continue reading NBT buys Syvashenergoprom, to build a 250-230 MW wind farm in Ukraine

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Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines. Demonstrating that the offshore wind industry is gaining significant momentum in the United States, Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa today announced the signing of a subcontract to supply wind turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project founded by Dominion Energy. … Continue reading Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

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Senvion signs agreement in Spain for up to 300 MW of wind energy

Senvion has signed an agreement which includes the delivery of wind turbines for up to 300 MW wind power projects in Spain with Alfanar, which received the largest wind allotment of 720 MW. The installation and commissioning is planned in 2019. The agreement also covers a 20-year full maintenance service for all turbines. This is … Continue reading Senvion signs agreement in Spain for up to 300 MW of wind energy

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Ørsted buys US onshore wind power developer

Ørsted has acquired Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a US onshore wind farm developer with a total portfolio of more than 2 GW, from investment group Squared Capital for USD 580m. LCE operates 513 MW of onshore wind power production in the US and has another 300 MW under construction and more than 1.5 GW in … Continue reading Ørsted buys US onshore wind power developer

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Wind energy grew faster in New Mexico than in any other state

In 2017, wind energy grew faster in New Mexico than in any other state. Now, the Land of Enchantment has 17 wind projects, 1,005 total turbines, and at least seven additional projects either under development or under construction. The state currently produces enough wind energy to power more than 420,000 homes. Besides industry growth, New … Continue reading Wind energy grew faster in New Mexico than in any other state

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Senvion to service one of the Netherland’s largest onshore wind farms

Four year service contract for 122 MW Princess Alexia wind farm. Senvion has signed a four year renewal contract to service Vattenfall’s 122 MW Princess Alexia Wind Farm located at Zeewolde, in the Flevoland Province of the Netherlands. Joint teams of Senvion and Vattenfall/Nuon turbine engineers will be servicing 36 Senvion 3.4M104 turbines at Princess … Continue reading Senvion to service one of the Netherland’s largest onshore wind farms

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Rep. Blumenauer’s role in shaping U.S. leadership in wind power recognized during American Wind Week

The American Wind Energy Association named Rep. Blumenauer (D-OR) a U.S. Wind Champion for the 115th Congress at an August 7 event hosted by Avangrid Renewables, a renewable energy company and employer in the Portland area. AWEA is presenting U.S. Wind Champion Awards to select members of the 115th Congress who have taken action in … Continue reading Rep. Blumenauer’s role in shaping U.S. leadership in wind power recognized during American Wind Week

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Growth ahead for Taiwanese offshore wind energy

Siemens Gamesa strongly supports growth of market to reach governmental goals of 5.5 GW installed by 2025. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) signed 10 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with a range of suppliers today in Taipei, Taiwan. The MoUs come as a complement to previous agreements signed with Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group (YGG) and … Continue reading Growth ahead for Taiwanese offshore wind energy

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Iberdrola starts the transfer of the Andalusia II substation from Cádiz to the East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom

It will be installed in the biggest offshore wind power project currently being developed in the world. The ‘Andalusia II’ substation began its sea crossing last Saturday from the shipyard in Puerto Real (Cádiz) to the East Anglia One offshore wind farm that Iberdrola is building in British waters. The loading operation started at ten … Continue reading Iberdrola starts the transfer of the Andalusia II substation from Cádiz to the East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom

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Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re Collaborate to Accelerate Renewable Energy Development in Illinois and Virginia

Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re today announced an agreement to develop two new wind and solar energy farms in Illinois and Virginia. Spearheaded by Apple, the new projects will generate 290 megawatts to the PJM electric grid serving much of the Eastern United States, including areas of Virginia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. … Continue reading Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re Collaborate to Accelerate Renewable Energy Development in Illinois and Virginia

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Wind power solutions provider Inox Wind today reported a consolidated net profit

Inox Wind Ltd (BOM:539083) has returned to profitability in the first quarter of fiscal 2018/19 thanks to orders coming from Indian wind tenders as the sector witnessed an “abrupt transition to the auction regime.” The company booked a net profit of INR 104 million (USD 1.5m/EUR 1.3m) in April-June 2018, following a four-quarter gap, versus … Continue reading Wind power solutions provider Inox Wind today reported a consolidated net profit

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Aeolus starts work on Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm

Starting in 2019, some 400,000 households will be running on green energy supplied by Norther, set to be Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm. Offshore installation vessel Aeolus underwent a major transformation before installing the very first foundation in the seabed this month. The installation of the first of a total of 45 foundations marks the … Continue reading Aeolus starts work on Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm

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Sen. Grassley receives “U.S. Wind Energy Champion Award”

The Senator’s role in securing over 8,000 wind energy jobs in Iowa and forging U.S. leadership in wind power recognized during American Wind Week. Senator Chuck Grassley has been named a U.S. Wind Champion for the 115th Congress by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) at an event hosted by Alliant Energy. AWEA is presenting … Continue reading Sen. Grassley receives “U.S. Wind Energy Champion Award”

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2018: The Year Sees Explosive Expansion of Concentrated Solar Power Capacity Globally

Nearly 40 years have passed since concentrated solar power first saw its commercialization in 1980s. Its position in the global power supply structure has been gradually enhanced. According to CSPPLAZA, by the end of 2017, the global installed CSP capacity has reached 5133MW. Spain remains the world leader in existing CSP capacity as an established … Continue reading 2018: The Year Sees Explosive Expansion of Concentrated Solar Power Capacity Globally

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