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Nordex exceeded 1,000 wind turbines and 3 GW of wind power in Turkey

Business in Turkey continues to be successful for the Nordex Group. On 1 October 2021, the Turkish Wind Energy Association announced their half year statistics 2021. According to this report, Nordex Turkey maintained its market leadership with a 28.55% market share of 3,022MW installed capacity. In August 2021, Nordex Turkey installed its 1,000th turbine in … Continue reading Nordex exceeded 1,000 wind turbines and 3 GW of wind power in Turkey

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Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

The Spanish company has certified the entire Nabralift 2.0 tower family, made up of three tower configurations that cover hub heights of between 140 and 190 meters. Nabralift 2.0, the new family of self-lifting towers from Nabrawind, has received the “Design Evaluation Conformity Statement” from DNV. The Nabralift 2.0 tower catalog is made up of … Continue reading Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

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Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

ENERCON reached the important milestone of 10 GW of installed capacity in the Western Europe region. ‘We thank our customers who developed this 10 GW of wind energy capacity. We are grateful for their trust and we are looking forward to realising many more projects together!’, says Frederic Maenhaut, Regional Head Western Europe. ‘Congratulations also … Continue reading Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

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More Renewables, Not Less

In a matter of weeks, thousands of world leaders and decision-makers will gather in Glasgow for the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP26. Then we’ll finally find out whether there’s any hope to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. Opinion piece by Julie Wedege, SVP Corporate Politics and Ownership and Hans Magne Ådland, VP Ownership at … Continue reading More Renewables, Not Less

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Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

One year after starting its operations, the Vientos Patagónicos wind farm has achieved a plant factor of 43% and consolidates its potential by injecting 27,132 MWh of wind power into the Punta Arenas Electric System to date. Developed by ENAP and Pecket Energy in Cabo Negro, this complex has been achieving good levels of reliability … Continue reading Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

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Iberdrola is painting wind turbine blades black and applying vinyl shapes resembling eyes to protect birdlife

Supporting solutions based on the findings of Norwegian research and the experience of French airports will allow renewable facilities to coexist in harmony with nature. Painting one of the three blades black on several wind turbines on the Cavar (Navarre) and Zorreras (Zahara de los Atunes, Cádiz) projects and installing vinyl shapes that resemble eyes … Continue reading Iberdrola is painting wind turbine blades black and applying vinyl shapes resembling eyes to protect birdlife

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Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

This week, American Clean Power is in Boston for our Offshore WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition.  As our organization’s first-in person conference, we all look forward to gathering together again to celebrate the forward movement for American offshore wind.   In March, the U.S. set a goal of generating 30 gigawatts of power from offshore wind by 2030. Since then, we’ve seen several positive industry developments. The final federal permitting … Continue reading Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

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Vestas underlines sustainability leadership by outlining pathway to circularity

Vestas, the global leader in wind energy solutions and wind turbine manufacturing, launches a new circularity roadmap, detailing a comprehensive set of commitments that will be implemented across our value chain to accelerate our journey to achieve zero-waste turbines for 2040. Through the roadmap, Vestas aims to set a new benchmark for the wind industry … Continue reading Vestas underlines sustainability leadership by outlining pathway to circularity

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DEME Offshore to Install Foundations at Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

DEME Offshore, has through its U.S. subsidiary DEME Offshore US LLC, secured a contract for the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in the U.S. Vineyard Wind 1, operated by Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), will be the first large-scale offshore … Continue reading DEME Offshore to Install Foundations at Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

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WindEurope CEO visits German cement plant that’s running on blade waste

On 4 October WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson visited Holcim’s Lägerdorf plant in Germany, together with Claudia Grotz of Siemens Gamesa and Chair of WindEurope’s Sustainability Working Group.  They met the Geocycle team who are using wind turbines blade waste to generate heat and ash to help make cement.  It’s currently the only such cement plant … Continue reading WindEurope CEO visits German cement plant that’s running on blade waste

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GE Renewable Energy signs MoU with General Motors to develop supply chain of rare earth and other materials to support EV and renewable energy growth

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) and General Motors (NYSE: GM) today announced they have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate opportunities to improve supplies of heavy and light rare earth materials and magnets, copper and electrical steel used for manufacturing of electric vehicles and renewable energy equipment. The initial focus of the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy signs MoU with General Motors to develop supply chain of rare earth and other materials to support EV and renewable energy growth

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GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X prototype wind turbines starts operating at 14 MW

GE’s Haliade-X prototype is now running at 14 MW. The Haliade-X 14 MW can produce up to 74 GWh* of gross annual energy production and is an uprated version of the Haliade-X 13 MW. GE Renewable Energy was the first industry player to start operating an offshore wind turbine in the 12 MW and above … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X prototype wind turbines starts operating at 14 MW

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GE Renewable Energy and ACTA MARINE sign contract for Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm commissioning Service Operation Vessel

The Service Operation Vessel will support the GE Wind Turbines Mechanical Completion and Commissioning phase of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm constructionThe installation is anticipated to start in the second quarter of 2022The Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm will be equipped with 80 Haliade 150-6MW and will have an installed capacity of 450 MW GE Renewable … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and ACTA MARINE sign contract for Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm commissioning Service Operation Vessel

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Global Offshore Wind Energy Compact signed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

GWEC and IRENA are delighted to announce a new UN Global Compact to advance SDG7 on sustainable energy for all, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. The agreement states that by 2030, IRENA and GWEC will work together to: Increase government ambition to achieve 380 GW of offshore wind … Continue reading Global Offshore Wind Energy Compact signed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

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Vestas showcases EnVentus platform with 189 MW order from Algonquin for two wind projects in the USA

Vestas has received an order to supply EnVentus turbines for two wind projects in the U.S. totalling 189 MW, both owned by Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. One project, Deerfield 2, is located in Michigan, USA and consists of 16 V162-6.2 MW turbines in 6.0 MW operating mode and one V150-6.0 MW turbine in 5.6 … Continue reading Vestas showcases EnVentus platform with 189 MW order from Algonquin for two wind projects in the USA

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Nordex offers the N155 / 4.X concrete tower wind turbines for the US wind energy market

The Nordex Group is extending its range of Delta4000 turbines for the North American market to include a variant of the N155/4.X turbine on concrete towers for specific sites. John McComas, CEO Nordex USA: “Nordex is committed to working along with our clients collaboratively in order to find unique product solutions in order to increase … Continue reading Nordex offers the N155 / 4.X concrete tower wind turbines for the US wind energy market

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Nordex supplies wind turbines for 200 MW of wind power in Finland

Project developer orders 35 N163/5.X wind turbines for four wind farms.A Finnish wind farm developer has placed orders with the Nordex Group to supply N163/5.X turbines for four wind farms totalling 199.5 MW. The orders also include a Premium Service of the turbines for a period of 30 years. The project names and the customer … Continue reading Nordex supplies wind turbines for 200 MW of wind power in Finland

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Wind power in Colombia, wind turbines for La Guajira wind farm

The Ministry of Mines and Energy of Colombia highlighted that, after the approval in Congress of the Energy Transition Law, the first wind turbines began to arrive in La Guajira for the assembly and commissioning of the first large-scale wind farm that will be installed in the country in more than 17 years.“This milestone consolidates … Continue reading Wind power in Colombia, wind turbines for La Guajira wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa 5.X wind turbines continue their success in Swedish wind power

The contracts will see the supply of 6 SG 5.8-170 turbines to a site at Grevekulla and 8 of the same model to the site of Skåramåla, both in Sweden Three contracts signed with emerging independent renewable energy producer European Energy in Sweden in under 6 months The projects for 86 MW in total are … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa 5.X wind turbines continue their success in Swedish wind power

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Capital Energy closes with GE the supply of wind turbines for a 39 MW wind farm in Andalusia

Capital Energy has closed a wind power purchase agreement with the manufacturer General Electric (GE) for the acquisition of wind turbines for the Loma de los Pinos wind farm, located in the province of Seville, whose installed power will be 39 megawatts (MW ) and that will involve a total investment of more than 36 … Continue reading Capital Energy closes with GE the supply of wind turbines for a 39 MW wind farm in Andalusia

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