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Wind energy in Austria, GE Renewable Energy will supply wind farms with its Cypress wind turbines

GE Renewable Energy selected by PÜSPÖK Group to supply 30 Cypress onshore wind turbines units for two wind farms located in Burgenland region in Austria. The 157 MW wind power project is GE Renewable Energy’s first onshore wind farm order in Austria in recent years. Deal includes a multi-year service contract. GE Renewable Energy announced … Continue reading Wind energy in Austria, GE Renewable Energy will supply wind farms with its Cypress wind turbines

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Austria’s wind power industry bolstered by EU funding

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and UniCredit Bank Austria have announced that they will jointly be providing a total of 107.4 million euros for the development of one of Austria’s largest wind farms. Thanks to the investment the facility will have a capacity of 143 MW and will be able to supply over 90,000 homes … Continue reading Austria’s wind power industry bolstered by EU funding

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Wind energy in Austria, 51 Enercon wind turbines for a 212 megawatt wind farm

Austrian utility has 51 wind turbines made up of different ENERCON models installed in 7 wind farms. Construction of next wind power projects to get underway in summer. ENERCON has agreed another close cooperation with the utility Energie Burgenland in its expansion of onshore wind energy in Austria. The two companies recently concluded contracts on … Continue reading Wind energy in Austria, 51 Enercon wind turbines for a 212 megawatt wind farm

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Vestas and W.E.B sign two wind energy orders in Germany and Austria

Vestas has signed a partner agreement with W.E.B to supply its 4 MW platform for future projects in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Canada, and the U.S. that potentially can materialise in three-digit volume over the next two years. As part of the agreement, W.E.B has placed orders for a total of 35 MW across one … Continue reading Vestas and W.E.B sign two wind energy orders in Germany and Austria

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Vestas to repower one of Europe’s highest-located wind farms

Located in Niedere Tauern mountain massif in Styria, Austria, the Tauernwindpark is one of the highest-located wind parks in Europe, operating 1,900 meters above sea-level. ImWind, Tauernwindpark’s owner, was looking to repower the 22.75 MW wind park, which currently consists of 13 V66-1750 kW wind turbines. A wind power project in such an environment is … Continue reading Vestas to repower one of Europe’s highest-located wind farms

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Wind energy in Austria: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed contracts to supply 20 wind turbines with a total output of 62 megawatts (MW) for four projects in Lower Austria. The contracts have been signed with Windkraft Simonsfeld AG, which has had an established business relationship with Senvion since 2011. The two companies have previously … Continue reading Wind energy in Austria: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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Austrian winds of change

WindEurope seized the latest EUFORES parliamentary workshop in Vienna to advocate for more ambition on renewable energy. Member of European Parliament Claude Turmes (Greens – Luxembourg), Members of the Austrian Parliament, and stakeholders from the Austrian and European energy sector discussed opportunities and challenges of the European Energy Union. Austria has a renewable energy share … Continue reading Austrian winds of change

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Wind energy in Austria: Vestas wins 33 MW order

The project will employ a customised solution consisting of V112-3.3 MW turbines with a hub height of 140m and V126-3.3 MW turbines with a hub height of 137m, demonstrating the versatility of Vestas’ product portfolio. The firm and unconditional order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines along with a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution. … Continue reading Wind energy in Austria: Vestas wins 33 MW order

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Wind energy in Austria: Vestas wind turbines for a 33 MW wind farm

Vestas Wind Systems said on Monday it had received a 33 megawatt turbine order for a wind power plant in Austria.   The order was for 10 units of the V126-3.3 MW turbine for the power plant Hohenruppersdorf II, Vestas said in a statement. The contract includes delivery, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, … Continue reading Wind energy in Austria: Vestas wind turbines for a 33 MW wind farm

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EU loans €85m for wind farm in Austria

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing an €85 million loan for the development of wind energy projects in Austria. The funds will be channelled through the Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien AG (RLB NÖW) bank. Project promoter WindLandKraft GmbH will build and operate three wind power projects, which will include 34 wind turbines and have a total … Continue reading EU loans €85m for wind farm in Austria

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One quarter of Austrian electricity could come from wind energy by 2030

The Austria Wind Energy Association study said that the Green Electricity Act passed in 2011 includes an expansion of the wind turbine energy production from its current 1,900 megawatts to 3,000 megawatts by 2020. Wind turbines in Austria currently produce 6.5 percent of the country’s domestic electricity consumption, said a new study released Thursday, predicting … Continue reading One quarter of Austrian electricity could come from wind energy by 2030

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Austria’s wind power industry laments new zoning restrictions

A proposal made this week to restrict new wind farms to just 2 percent of Austria’s biggest state has drawn warnings the country won’t meet its energy goals. The Vienna wind power industry group IG Windkraft said Monday it’s questionable whether Lower Austria can achieve the renewable energy goals set out in its 2030 energy … Continue reading Austria’s wind power industry laments new zoning restrictions

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Alpine wind farm lights up mountainous region in winter

Erich Enikl works in the Moschkogel alpine wind farm in Styria, Austria in turbine maintenance. Today, as part of the Global Wind Day “wind energy stories” series, he tells us about his passion for wind energy. When did you first become passionate about wind energy? My first encounter with a – very small – wind … Continue reading Alpine wind farm lights up mountainous region in winter

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Part two of a new series of “wind energy stories” from around the world, in association with Global Wind Day. Today, Gerhard Scholz from the Austrian Wind Energy Association, speaks to Johanna Lehner, a service technician at Windkraft Simonsfeld in Austria. What exactly does a wind turbine service technician do? Essentially, we go on a … Continue reading

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REpower Bags Wind Energy Contract From Austria

The wind turbines, each with a rated power output of 3.2 megawatts (MW) and a hub height of 143 metres, are intended for the Poysdorf-Wilfersdorf III wind farm in the north-east of Austria. On Tuesday at HUSUM WindEnergy 2012, Suzlon Group’s subsidiary REpower Systems SE signed a contract with the Austrian operator Windkraft Simonsfeld AG … Continue reading REpower Bags Wind Energy Contract From Austria

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