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Construction underway on West Africa‘s first utility wind farm

Ground has been broken on the development of West Africa‘s “first utility-scale wind power project”, located in Senegal. The 158.7 megawatt (MW) Parc Eolien Taiba N‘Diaye, or PETN, is set to be completed in 2020, according to renewable energy firm Lekela. The 46-turbine facility will use turbines from Danish company Vestas and will generate more … Continue reading Construction underway on West Africa‘s first utility wind farm

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Vestas leads Goldwind in 2018 onshore wind power

Vestas gains wind energy lead as top wind turbines manufacturer. The latest data from BloombergNEF (BNEF) show that Vestas extended its lead in the wind power industry, with 10.1 GW of its onshore wind turbines commissioned in 2018, a market share of 22% compared with 16% in 2017. The statistics draw on BNEF’s global database … Continue reading Vestas leads Goldwind in 2018 onshore wind power

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Developers commissioned 45 GW of onshore wind turbines in 2018

The latest data from BloombergNEF (BNEF) show that Vestas extended its lead in the wind power industry, with 10.1 GW of its onshore wind turbines commissioned in 2018, a market share of 22% compared with 16% in 2017. The statistics draw on BNEF’s global database of wind farm projects and extensive information from the industry. … Continue reading Developers commissioned 45 GW of onshore wind turbines in 2018

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Siemens Gamesa reports €18m net profit in the first quarter

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy reported the results of the first quarter (October-December) of FY 2019 today. Revenue increased in the first three months of the year by 6% year-on-year, to €2,262m, driven by the Offshore wind energy business and by Service. Wind turbine volume increased by 7%, to 2,129 MWe, due to the strong contribution … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reports €18m net profit in the first quarter

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New 99 MW order reinforces Vestas’ leading position in Russia’s growing wind energy industry

Vestas has secured an order for a 99 MW wind power project from a joint venture between Rusnano and Fortum. Located in the Rostov region, the wind farm will comprise 26 V126-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.8 MW Power Optimised Mode. The order is Vestas’ third order from its framework agreement with Rusnano and … Continue reading New 99 MW order reinforces Vestas’ leading position in Russia’s growing wind energy industry

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Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) recently signed its third contract with Voltalia in Brazil to supply the wind power project Ventos da Serra do Mel 2 (VSM 2). The scope of the contract with Voltalia, recognized international player in renewable energy with a presence in 18 countries, includes the supply of 36 units wind turbines … Continue reading Wind energy Brazil: Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for a Voltalia wind farm

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China adds 26 GW of wind energy as Goldwind number-one in wind turbines

Installations include 1 GW offshore wind power big-three wind turbines makers tighten grip on world’s largest wind farm market. China added 25.9GW of new wind power capacity and grid-connected 20.3GW in 2018 as Goldwind kept its status as leading wind turbine OEM in the world’s largest market, according to latest industry figures. Offshore wind farm … Continue reading China adds 26 GW of wind energy as Goldwind number-one in wind turbines

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Vestas introduces EnVentus, starting with two new wind turbines

Vestas has been at the frontier of wind energy for 40 years, introducing market-leading wind power solutions that have driven the down cost of energy and taken wind farm from niche to mainstream. Today, Vestas introduces the EnVentus wind turbines, which represents another significant step forward in the continuous efforts to lower the levelised cost … Continue reading Vestas introduces EnVentus, starting with two new wind turbines

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Siemens Gamesa launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine; annual energy production (AEP) increase of 30%

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), the world’s leader in the offshore wind power industry, today launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. Based on the experience of its previous generations, the newest wind turbine in the SGRE offshore product portfolio builds on proven technology for maximum energy yield at … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine; annual energy production (AEP) increase of 30%

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Wind energy: Vestas becomes the first company to install 100 GW of wind turbines

Vestas has been a pioneer in wind energy solutions and a cornerstone in making the world’s energy mix sustainable. In late 2018, a new milestone was reached in that 40-year journey, as Vestas achieved 100 GW of installed wind turbines with the installation of a V110-2.0 MW wind turbine at MidAmerican Energy’s Wind XI wind … Continue reading Wind energy: Vestas becomes the first company to install 100 GW of wind turbines

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Wind energy in Russia: Siemens Gamesa will supply 57 of its Siemens Gamesa 3.X platform wind turbines to the Kola wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a second wind power order in Russia from Enel Russia, one of the country’s independent power producers (IPP), for the supply of 201 MW of wind turbines. The scope of the agreement includes supply, installation and commissioning of 57 Siemens Gamesa 3.X platform wind turbines at the Kola … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia: Siemens Gamesa will supply 57 of its Siemens Gamesa 3.X platform wind turbines to the Kola wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa will supply SG 4.5-145 wind turbines with a flexible power rating of 4.2 MW to Enel Green Power’s Parque Amistad III and IV wind farms in Coahuila

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy made a big step forward in strengthening its product portfolio by signing the first contract featuring SG 4.5-145 wind turbines with Enel Green Power, the global renewable energy business line of Enel Group. The scope of the contract includes the supply of 24 units of the new SG 4.5-145 wind turbines … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will supply SG 4.5-145 wind turbines with a flexible power rating of 4.2 MW to Enel Green Power’s Parque Amistad III and IV wind farms in Coahuila

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Siemens Gamesa to extend the useful life of a customer’s entire fleet of wind turbines in Aragon

The company will implement its life extension program on 264 wind turbines (237.5 MW) located at six wind farms in Aragon. This program guarantees the availability of the wind turbines until year 30, extending their useful life by ten years. The initial design useful life of a wind turbine is 20 years. The contract also … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to extend the useful life of a customer’s entire fleet of wind turbines in Aragon

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Nordex receives wind energy orders for 54 MW with 15 wind turbines in two wind farms from France

The Nordex Group has obtained orders for the installation of two wind farms with a total of 15 N131/3600 wind turbines in France. Both wind power orders also include a Premium Service Agreement covering 15 years. For its customer, Quaero, the manufacturer will be installing the Riaucourt Darmannes wind farm with five turbines in the … Continue reading Nordex receives wind energy orders for 54 MW with 15 wind turbines in two wind farms from France

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Wind energy: Research and innovation needed to provide substitutes for rare materials used in wind turbines

On 14 November WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the European Innovation Partnership’s annual conference on “Raw Materials for clean energy-intensive industries of the future.”   European energy-intensive industries are important to the European economy, but now face challenges in making the transition to a low-carbon and circular economy by 2050. The wind power industry … Continue reading Wind energy: Research and innovation needed to provide substitutes for rare materials used in wind turbines

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Enercon eyes 1.1 GW Swedish wind energy from 2020

German wind energy producer Enercon will proceed with a plan to build up to 1.1 GW of wind power capacity at Markbygden in northern Sweden, with an initial grid connection from 2020. “We have already started working on the local infrastructure and aim to connect the first turbines to the grid in 2020 and complete … Continue reading Enercon eyes 1.1 GW Swedish wind energy from 2020

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Enercon has installed wind turbines with a combined wind energy capacity of over 50 GW

Enercon has installed wind turbines with a combined wind power capacity of over 50 GW, following the installation of 16 E-103 EP2 machines at a wind farm in Vietnam. The German manufacturer said it has now installed more than 29,075 wind turbines with a total capacity of 50,027MW. The latest hardware was erected at New … Continue reading Enercon has installed wind turbines with a combined wind energy capacity of over 50 GW

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Siemens Gamesa to bring innovative solutions to Global Wind Summit 2018 in Hamburg

CEO Markus Tacke to take part in the panel “The current outlook for wind in Europe”. Roof-topping ceremony of SGRE Electric Thermal Energy Storage (ETES) prototype located close to Hamburg’s harbor. The company will support a Hackathon on blockchain technology to manage and optimize a microgrid. Official Opening Reception at SGRE Booth (Hall B6, Stand … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to bring innovative solutions to Global Wind Summit 2018 in Hamburg

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Siemens Gamesa tailors SG 8.0-167 DD for Asia-Pacific markets

The new SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine variant for Asia-Pacific markets addresses local conditions across the region. Based on the proven Siemens Gamesa Offshore Direct Drive wind turbine platform, the variant is strongly suited for the growing Taiwanese offshore wind market. It ensures that the SG 8.0-167 DD is tailored to meet local codes … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa tailors SG 8.0-167 DD for Asia-Pacific markets

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Wind energy in Senegal: Vestas´ wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas is providing a customised solution for the 159 MW Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye, Senegal’s first large utility-scale wind power project and the largest wind energy project in West Africa. The wind farm will expand the country’s generation capacity by 15 percent, support the development of affordable renewable energy and diversify Senegal’s energy mix as … Continue reading Wind energy in Senegal: Vestas´ wind turbines for a wind farm

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