Ingeteam commissioned over 4GW of wind energy converters in 2018

Ingeteam Power Technology announced that it contracted over 4GW of wind energy converters globally in 2018. With a total of 45GW installed capacity to date, the company remains the unchallenged independent number one supplier of wind power converters in the world. The Group closed the year with a 15% increase in turnover compared to 2017. … Continue reading Ingeteam commissioned over 4GW of wind energy converters in 2018

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Wind energy in Tanzania: Njombe Region Set to Generate Wind Power

The country first wind powered electricity is expected to be set in Makambako in Njombe Region and the project development, spearhead by Windlab Development Tanzania, is progressing well. The project, Miombo Hewani Wind Farm, is a planned 300 megawatts in wind energy plant in three phases of 100MW each. The project phase one set to … Continue reading Wind energy in Tanzania: Njombe Region Set to Generate Wind Power

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Iberdrola and IFIT back the development of renewable energy in the Canary Islands

The commissioning of their first wind farm in the islands is an example of a model to be followed: competitive and sustainable wind energy developed by local partners and world-class developers, that creates jobs and contributes to communities. Chimiche II has required an investment of over €25M, has created over 200 jobs during its construction … Continue reading Iberdrola and IFIT back the development of renewable energy in the Canary Islands

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Sparrows provides cable handling solutions for Hornsea One

Sparrows Group Cable and Pipe Lay Solutions (CPLS) division more than doubled its business during 2018 thanks to an upsurge in activity in the renewables market. This included the successful delivery of its largest renewables project to date as part of three contracts awarded through VBMS; DEME Offshore, formerly known as Tideway; and DeepOcean. The … Continue reading Sparrows provides cable handling solutions for Hornsea One

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Kazakhstan to launch first phase of new wind farm

Construction of the first 50 MW phase of the Astana EXPO 2017 wind farm is being completed in Kazakhstan, Trend reports via Kazakh media. CAPEC Green Energy Director Yedil Saryev made the remarks at the Central Asian states’ renewable energy summit held in Astana. He noted that the first phase of the wind farm is … Continue reading Kazakhstan to launch first phase of new wind farm

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Auction of solar power and wind energy in Colombia allocates 1,398 MW of renewable energy

The auction assigned responsibilities to six wind power projects for 1,160 megawatts, located in La Guajira, and two solar generation projects for 238 megawatts, in the department of Cesar.  “Today I want to tell you that the renewable energy revolution started in Colombia, because last night we closed the reliability auction and investments and projects … Continue reading Auction of solar power and wind energy in Colombia allocates 1,398 MW of renewable energy

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DEWA seeks developers for fifth phase of Dubai Concentrated Solar Power Park

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority issues a request for qualification to build and operate new phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Concentrated Solar Power Park. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a request for qualification for developers to build and operate the fifth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum … Continue reading DEWA seeks developers for fifth phase of Dubai Concentrated Solar Power Park

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Iberdrola opens wind power plant in the Canary Islands

Wind energy in the Canary Islands: Iberdrola Chimiche II wind farm inaugurated. President Clavijo highlights the results of the joint project of Iberdrola and Canarian investors to raise the profile of renewable energies in the Canarian energy mix, which has gone from 8% to 20% in just three years. The president of the Canary Islands, … Continue reading Iberdrola opens wind power plant in the Canary Islands

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Wind energy: Aragón leads renewable energies

Aragón leads renewable energies with the authorization of 79 wind power plants with a capacity of 2,355.49 Megawatts (MW). Six of these wind farms, already built with a capacity of 122.45 MW, also have the operating authorization, as indicated by the Government of Aragon. Aragón is also processing the files of 143 wind farms with … Continue reading Wind energy: Aragón leads renewable energies

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Wind energy in Turkey: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

On January 22, 2019, Goldwind completed the installation of the first GW140-3.4 MW wind turbine for AKSU RES wind power project in Kayseri, Turkey. Upon completion, this project will be Goldwind’s first overseas project under commercial operation using 3S wind turbines, which makes it a model for the rest overseas markets of the company. This … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

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India projected to be on track to achieve its Paris climate change agreement target

India, which is successfully pushing its aggressive policy of adding renewable energy to its energy profile, is projected to be on track to achieve its target set under the historic Paris climate change agreement, a top US energy expert has said. Testifying before a Congressional Committee on Paris Climate Agreement Commitment, an energy expert from … Continue reading India projected to be on track to achieve its Paris climate change agreement target

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Google uses AI to predict wind energy output

In collaboration with its Britain-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) subsidiary DeepMind, Google has developed a system to predict wind power output 36 hours ahead of actual generation. Google said that these type of predictions can boost the value of wind energy and can strengthen the business case for wind power and drive further adoption of carbon-free … Continue reading Google uses AI to predict wind energy output

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President of Ukraine attends launch of Primorskaya wind energy plant

Petro Poroshenko took part in the ceremonial launch of the first wind turbines of Primorskaya Wind Electricity Plant (WEP) in Zaporizhzhya Region, Ukraine. The Primorskaya WEP is set to increase green energy output in Ukraine by 650-700 mln kWh annually. This marks a significant step in Ukraine’s diversification of energy sources and energy independence. “Innovative … Continue reading President of Ukraine attends launch of Primorskaya wind energy plant

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China takes the lead in wind energy

Despite the notable installations off the coast of the UK reported recently, such as Hornsea One, China overtook all European countries in the installation of offshore wind farms in 2018. In notable recent developments, for example, LM Wind Power’s first two sets of LM 66.6 blades have been successfully installed on Shanghai Electric Wind Power’s … Continue reading China takes the lead in wind energy

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Senvion secures the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea

Italian near shore wind farm to feature ten 3 MW wind turbines. Senvion has concluded a 30-megawatt (MW) contract with Renexia for the first offshore wind farm in the Italian Mediterranean Sea. The wind farm will feature ten Senvion 3.0M122 wind turbines, installed on monopile foundations in a water depth ranging from 3 to 18 … Continue reading Senvion secures the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea

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Ørsted and Northumbrian Water Group sign UK’s first Offshore Wind Energy PPA

Ørsted has signed a long-term agreement with Northumbrian Water that will see the water company take almost a third of its renewable energy demand from Race Bank offshore wind farm. The 10-year deal is the first Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of its kind in the UK and is an expansion of a renewable electricity supply … Continue reading Ørsted and Northumbrian Water Group sign UK’s first Offshore Wind Energy PPA

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E.ON bids with ENGIE and EDPR for Dunkirk wind energy project

E.ON plans to enter the French renewable energy market and has joined the ‘Dunkerque Eoliennes en Mer’ consortium. Together with the energy companies ENGIE from France and EDPR from Portugal, E.ON is taking part in the auction of the Dunkirk offshore wind farm announced by the French government for March. The 600-megawatt wind power project … Continue reading E.ON bids with ENGIE and EDPR for Dunkirk wind energy project

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France added 1.5 GW of wind power capacity in 2018

France added 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of wind energy capacity in 2018, taking its total installed power generation from wind turbines to 15.1 GW. Electricity production from renewable wind power sources was at 26.1 terawatt hour (TWh) in 2018, compared with 22.6 TWh a year ago, and accounted for 5.5 percent of French electricity consumption during … Continue reading France added 1.5 GW of wind power capacity in 2018

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Google, DeepMind Target Machine Learning at Boosting Wind Energy Value

Wind energy adoption is further along than you might think: Iowa, for example, is expected to generate about half its electrical power from wind within a few years; in total, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, about 90 gigawatts of wind power has been installed nationwide. It’s not just plentiful wind but also wind … Continue reading Google, DeepMind Target Machine Learning at Boosting Wind Energy Value

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 21 MW in China, marking the first wind energy deal with State Power Investment Corporation

Siemens Gamesa secured its first wind farm landing of Siemens Gamesa 3.X platform in China, supplying six units of its SG 3.4-132 wind turbines with a flexible power rating of 3.65 MW. Commissioning is expected in August 2019. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) reached a contract to supply six SG 3.4-132 wind turbines with a … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 21 MW in China, marking the first wind energy deal with State Power Investment Corporation

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