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Siemens Gamesa continues to grow in China

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to grow in China – the world’s biggest wind market – having signed two new agreements for the supply of 96 MW: 48 MW to the Chinese utility Datang and other 48 MW to the Chinese General Nuclear Power Group (CGN). Under the terms of the contract signed with … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa continues to grow in China

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Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm

Siemens Gamesa, Spain’s leading wind turbine OEM, continues to fortify its position in the country having secured a new order for the supply of the turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm, a project with which the Spanish energy player is diversifying its business into the renewables arena. The wind farm, which is being developed … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm

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Falck Renewables and Nordex start the year with a 115 MW order for Sweden

Falck Renewables, through its Swedish subsidiaries, has awarded the Nordex Group two contracts to supply in total 31 N131/3900 wind turbines and the associated civil and electrical infrastructure works on an EPC turn-key basis for the two Swedish projects “Aliden” and “Brattmyrliden”. Preliminary works have started with activity intensifying during 2018 and 2019 respectively. Commercial … Continue reading Falck Renewables and Nordex start the year with a 115 MW order for Sweden

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Masdar acquires stake in Montenegro wind farm

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) today signed a share purchase agreement (SPA) with Akuo Energy, the French IPP in renewable energy, to enter into the Krnovo Wind Farm, Montenegro’s first wind energy project. The agreement was signed by Niall Hannigan, chief financial officer of Masdar, and Eric Scotto, chief executive officer of Akuo Energy, … Continue reading Masdar acquires stake in Montenegro wind farm

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Onshore Wind Power Now as Affordable as Any Other Source, Solar to Halve by 2020

The cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity costs falling by 73 per cent in that time, according to new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report also highlights that solar PV costs are expected to halve by … Continue reading Onshore Wind Power Now as Affordable as Any Other Source, Solar to Halve by 2020

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Denmark sets record with 43 pct of power from wind energy in 2017

Denmark generated close to half of its electricity consumption from wind energy in 2017, setting a new world record as it aims to entirely phase out fossil fuels in its power sector, the country’s energy and climate minister said on Thursday. “This will not be the last record we set,” Lars Chr. Lilleholt told Reuters. … Continue reading Denmark sets record with 43 pct of power from wind energy in 2017

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Nordex – order intake of 1.6 GW in the fourth quarter of 2017

In the fourth quarter of 2017, the Nordex Group received firm orders for 1,598.6 megawatts (Q4/2016: 1,420.8 MW), an increase of 12.5 percent compared to Q4 2016. After the sluggish order intake registered in the first three quarters, expectations of a strong fourth quarter have been met.   New business for 2017 amounted to 2,741.3 … Continue reading Nordex – order intake of 1.6 GW in the fourth quarter of 2017

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Leeward Renewable Energy and GE Complete Repowering and Financing For Sweetwater 1 & 2 Wind Farms

Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC (“Leeward”) and GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the successful completion of the repowering of the combined capacity 136 MW Sweetwater 1 & 2 wind farms in Nolan County, Texas. GE Renewable Energy is the wind turbine provider for the project and GE Energy Financial Services provided tax equity financing. The Sweetwater … Continue reading Leeward Renewable Energy and GE Complete Repowering and Financing For Sweetwater 1 & 2 Wind Farms

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Siemens Gamesa to supply newest 8 MW direct-drive offshore turbine to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project in France

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply its new 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the SG 8.0-167 DD, to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project off Bretagne coasts. The ordered direct drive wind turbine will replace Adwen’s AD 8-180 model after Siemens Gamesa has decided to focus on offshore direct drive platform. The switch to the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply newest 8 MW direct-drive offshore turbine to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project in France

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Nordex to install 191 MW for new customers in Spain

The Nordex Group is benefiting increasingly from the renaissance of the Spanish wind power market: utility Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables (GNFR) has now ordered 58 AW132/3300 from the company in December. The contract covers the installation of six wind farms as well as multi-year services for the turbines. Construction of the first turbines will commence … Continue reading Nordex to install 191 MW for new customers in Spain

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Siemens Gamesa lands 262 MW wind turbine supply

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a new order for the installation of 125 of its G97-2.1MW turbines (total capacity of 262.5 MW) at the Egyptian wind farm Gulf of Suez, of Ras Ghareb Wind Energy SA. Specifically, the company received this order from the consortium comprised by the French energy group ENGIE, the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa lands 262 MW wind turbine supply

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Egypt to build the largest wind farm in the MENA

In an effort to boost renewable energy in Egypt and establish Egypt as a leading player in environmental development, the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy initiated a LE 5 billion project to build the largest wind farm in the Middle East, locates in the Suez Bay, funding the project through investments of several international entities, reported Al-Ahram … Continue reading Egypt to build the largest wind farm in the MENA

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Wind energy generated 24.3% in December 2017 in Spain

Renewable energies generated 33.7 of electricity in 2017 in Spain. Wind power accounted for 19.2%, solar thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 3.2%. Generation from January to December 2017 In December, renewable energies generated 33.2 of electricity in 2017 in Spain. Wind accounted for 24.3%, solar thermal for 0.6% and photovoltaic for 1.7%. Generation of the month … Continue reading Wind energy generated 24.3% in December 2017 in Spain

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Iberdrola’s Wikinger offshore wind farm connected to the grid in Germany

Iberdrola has connected its Wikinger offshore wind farm to the German power grid. The facility was built over the last 18 months in the Baltic Sea. By reaching this milestone, Wikinger adds 350 megawatts (MW) capacity to the system and will supply renewable energy to 350,000 homes, representing more than 20% of the power used … Continue reading Iberdrola’s Wikinger offshore wind farm connected to the grid in Germany

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Two new onshore wind energy projects in Italian Basilicata region

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received orders for two new onshore wind projects in southern Italy: the company is set to deliver 13 SWT-3.0-113 direct-drive units to European Energy’s 39 MW project in Tolve and 10 G97-2.0 MW turbines to a further 20 MW project near Capoiazzo. Both wind farms are located in the … Continue reading Two new onshore wind energy projects in Italian Basilicata region

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New 118 MW wind energy order adds to Vestas’ momentum in Mexico

Mexican company Compañía Eólica Vicente Guerrero SA de CV has placed a 118 MW order with Vestas for the Vicente Guerrero wind park in the state of Tamaulipas. The order derives from a private power purchase agreement (PPA) and comprises supply and installation of 6 V136-3.45 and 27 V136-3.45 MW units of the same model … Continue reading New 118 MW wind energy order adds to Vestas’ momentum in Mexico

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Vestas receives 32 MW order of 80 percent PTC qualifying turbines in the U.S.

Vestas has received an order for 16 V110-2.0 MW turbines that qualify for 80 percent of the PTC value under the bipartisan PATH act that Congress passed in 2015. The PTC qualifying turbines enable future wind energy projects to be realised. The long-term PTC phasedown terms set in the PATH act made the wind industry … Continue reading Vestas receives 32 MW order of 80 percent PTC qualifying turbines in the U.S.

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

Goldwind Science and Technology, based in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, recently received an order for a wind power plant from Kazakhstan, domestic news site stcn.com reported Tuesday. Goldwind signed an agreement with CITIC Construction to deliver two wind power generation units for a 5-million-watt wind project in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2018, it said. … Continue reading Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

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2,130 MW wind power plants to be established in 32 locations across Turkey

The first round of wind power tenders to establish wind power plants across Turkey, which was closely monitored by Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak, was completed yesterday. On the first day of tenders, which will run through Dec. 29, bids for 430 megawatts (MW) of wind power were collected for eight regions, while … Continue reading 2,130 MW wind power plants to be established in 32 locations across Turkey

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