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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American Wind Power Week 2018 kicks off

America celebrates U.S. leadership in wind energy production and the benefits it creates this week as American Wind Week 2018, August 5-11, officially kicks off. Wind power is an affordable, reliable and rapidly growing segment of the U.S. electricity supply that supports jobs in all 50 states. Those benefits help drive broad popular support for … Continue reading American Wind Power Week 2018 kicks off

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How climate change influences wind energy

Climate change poses a big challenge for wind energy production in Europe. This is the conclusion of a study carried out by researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) using spatially and temporally highly resolved climate models. The mean wind power production of the entire European continent will change only slightly by the end of … Continue reading How climate change influences wind energy

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Kenya’s second largest wind power plant

Kenya’s second largest wind farm, the Kipeto Wind Power Project, has secured a 22-month EPC contract. The project will contribute an additional 100MW of clean power once completed. EPC firm WorleyParsons this month signed the contract with Kipeto Energy for the Kipeto Wind Power Project in Kenya. Located in the south west of Nairobi, the … Continue reading Kenya’s second largest wind power plant

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Wind energy breaking new ground

Wind energy continues to expand all over the world. It’s at the heart of government thinking on the energy transition. The technology continues to evolve and the costs continue to fall. And crucially it’s now moving beyond the power sector, and we’re beginning to think how wind can help decarbonise heating, transport and industrial processes. … Continue reading Wind energy breaking new ground

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Senvion signs 205 MW wind energy project in Chile

Senvion has signed a conditional contract with GPG and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables for the supply of wind turbines with a total wind power capacity of 204.7 MW. The Cabo Leones II wind farm is located in the Atacama region and is Senvion’s largest project in Chile. The contract includes the supply of 89 Senvion 2.3M130 … Continue reading Senvion signs 205 MW wind energy project in Chile

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Concentrated solar power marks historical record of generation when reaching the 899 GWh in July in Spain

The concentrated solar power plants has generated electricity for 24 hours a day on the 31st day of July, obtaining the generation record above 100 MW over 723 hours. The concentrated solar power has set a record for monthly electricity generation, reaching 899 GWh in July, according to the REE data (Source: REE) collected by Protermosolar, … Continue reading Concentrated solar power marks historical record of generation when reaching the 899 GWh in July in Spain

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Mitsui & Co. invests in Taiwanese offshore wind energy developer Yushan Energy Taiwan

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. completed all necessary procedures to enter into a definitive agreement to acquire a 50% share of Yushan Energy Taiwan Co., from Singapore’s Yushan Energy Co., a subsidiary of Enterprize Energy Group. Yushan Energy Taiwan Co. is currently developing an off-shore wind power plant in Taiwan, the company said in its press … Continue reading Mitsui & Co. invests in Taiwanese offshore wind energy developer Yushan Energy Taiwan

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