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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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Vestas secures 144 MW wind power order from Avangrid Renewables in U.S.

Vestas has received an order for 144 MW of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Avangrid Renewables for the Otter Creek Wind Farm in Illinois. The full Otter Creek nameplate capacity is 158 MW, and includes previously purchased Vestas components. “The proven technology of Vestas wind turbines makes for … Continue reading Vestas secures 144 MW wind power order from Avangrid Renewables in U.S.

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Enel Green Power starts construction of new 100 MW wind farm in Mexico

The Enel Group, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Mexico (“EGPM”), has begun the construction of the 100 MW Amistad II wind farm in the northern State of Coahuila. Amistad II is the first wind power project to start construction of those awarded in Mexico’s Third Long Term Auction, which was held in November … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of new 100 MW wind farm in Mexico

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Vestas upgrades IKEA Group’s global fleet of Vestas wind turbines to maximise asset value

Leveraging Vestas’ performance improving PowerPlus® products, Vestas will upgrade long-time customer IKEA Group’s global portfolio of Vestas wind turbines, equalling 316 MW, to maximise the value of their wind energy assets. The upgrades span across six different Vestas wind turbine types and are expected to generate on average 1.5 percent in additional energy production, estimated … Continue reading Vestas upgrades IKEA Group’s global fleet of Vestas wind turbines to maximise asset value

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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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Nordex (Acciona) awarded big-ticket wind energy contracts in South Africa

The Nordex Group has again received big-ticket contracts from South Africa to install a total of 80 AW125/3150 wind turbines for the “Garob” and “Copperton” wind power projects. The wind farm “Garob” comprises 46 wind turbines which Enel Green Power has ordered. The second wind farm (“Copperton”) comprises 34 wind turbines for the developer and … Continue reading Nordex (Acciona) awarded big-ticket wind energy contracts in South Africa

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Siemens Gamesa, once again confirmed member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy keeps constituent member, again this year, of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices (DJSI World), which tracks the economic, social and environmental performance of leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. This is the ninth occasion the company has been selected for this index and the third year in a row. Additionally it was … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa, once again confirmed member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World

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Acciona is awarded a wind farm in Victoria (Australia)

The 157.5-MW capacity Mortlake South wind farm is designed with thirty-five 4.5-MW Nordex wind turbines. ACCIONA Energía will have a 157.5 MW wind farm under its ownership in Victoria (Australia) following an award in the renewable energy tender called by the State Government of Victoria announced today. Mortlake South wind farm represents capital expenditure of … Continue reading Acciona is awarded a wind farm in Victoria (Australia)

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Senvion signs 2nd contract in August for the U.S. wind energy market

Senvion and Heritage Sustainable Energy have executed an 80 MW agreement for the supply and delivery of Garden II wind farm. The first 20 MW are already firm followed by a conditional 60 MW. The agreement includes a 21 year full service contract. The Garden II project consists of 20 Senvion 4.0M140 wind turbines with … Continue reading Senvion signs 2nd contract in August for the U.S. wind energy market

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EDF Renewables awarded 276 MW of wind energy projects in Brazil

At the last federal competitive tender held by the Brazilian regulator on August 31th, EDF Energies Nouvelles’s local subsidiary, EDF Renewables, has been awarded two wind power projects located in Bahia State, totalizing 276 MW. EDF Renewables thus won nearly a quarter of the 1200 MW capacity awarded at the auction.     Those two wind farm projects … Continue reading EDF Renewables awarded 276 MW of wind energy projects in Brazil

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Wind energy in México: Acciona puts the first wind power plant in the new wholesale electric power market

The milestone corresponds to the 183-MW El Cortijo wind farm in Tamaulipas, which is also the first renewable energy facility to start up under the Mexican Energy Reform. The El Cortijo wind farm owned by ACCIONA is the first energy installation ?conventional or not? to enter commercial operation within the framework of Mexico’s Wholesale Electricity … Continue reading Wind energy in México: Acciona puts the first wind power plant in the new wholesale electric power market

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Nordex receives wind energy order for 99 MW wind farm from Argentina

The Nordex Group has received an order from AES Argentina Generación, a subsidiary of the energy provider AES Corporation, for the delivery of 30 AW132/3300 wind turbines. The “Energética” wind farm is located in the Province of Buenos Aires near Bahia Blanca. The location is characterised by average wind speeds above 10 metres per second. … Continue reading Nordex receives wind energy order for 99 MW wind farm from Argentina

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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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EDPR is awarded contracts for wind power capacity at Brazilian energy auction

EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), através da sua subsidiária EDP Renováveis Brasil, SA (“EDPR Brasil”), assegurou Contratos de Aquisição de Energia (“CAEs”) a 20 anos, na sequência do leilão de energia brasileiro A”>EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), through its subsidiary EDP Renováveis ??Brasil, SA (“EDPR Brasil”), has entered into 20-year Energy Acquisition Agreements (“CAEs”) following the Brazilian … Continue reading EDPR is awarded contracts for wind power capacity at Brazilian energy auction

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Kenya Signs U.S. Trade Deal to Finance Wind Power Plant

Kenya has signed agreements with a US wind energy company, providing a major boost for wind power and food security. Mr. Kenyatta said the ‘Big Four agenda’ projects – boosting manufacturing industry, promoting food security, providing affordable housing and universal healthcare coverage – present major opportunities for local and foreign investors. The Overseas Private Investment … Continue reading Kenya Signs U.S. Trade Deal to Finance Wind Power Plant

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Offshore substation in place at 714-MW East Anglia One wind power plant

ScottishPower Renewables, part of Spain’s Iberdrola (BME:IBE), said today that the offshore substation for its 714-MW East Anglia One offshore wind project in the UK has been installed. The topside, which will house the electrical equipment needed to send the power from the project’s 102 turbines to the shore, was put in place on a … Continue reading Offshore substation in place at 714-MW East Anglia One wind power plant

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EDP Renewables to Provide Salesforce with 80 Megawatts of Wind Energy

EDP Renewables, SA (EDPR), through its fully-owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), announces that it has secured an 80 megawatt (MW) 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Salesforce for the energy produced from its Bright Stalk Wind Farm in McLean County, Illinois. This PPA is part of the 405 MW announcement EDPR … Continue reading EDP Renewables to Provide Salesforce with 80 Megawatts of Wind Energy

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GE to provide wind turbines and financing for 100 MW Ukrainian wind farm

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), announced today it facilitated the raising of €90MM in project financing for stage I (100-megawatt) of DTEK Renewables B.V. Primorskaya wind electricity plant (Primorskaya WEP), located on the Sea of Azov shore in Zaporizhia region, South Ukraine.     Bayerische Landesbank, a leading German bank … Continue reading GE to provide wind turbines and financing for 100 MW Ukrainian wind farm

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Report Confirms Wind Power Technology Advancements Continue to Drive Down Wind Energy Prices

Wind energy pricing remains attractive, according to an annual report released by the U.S. Department of Energy and prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). At an average of around 2 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), prices offered by newly built wind projects in the United States are being driven lower by technology advancements and … Continue reading Report Confirms Wind Power Technology Advancements Continue to Drive Down Wind Energy Prices

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DOE 2017 Wind Market Reports Indicate Strong Wind Power Installation Trends and Falling Prices

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released three wind energy market reports demonstrating that as wind installations continue across the country and offshore wind farm projects move beyond the planning process, technology costs and wind energy prices continue to fall. The reports cover three market sectors: land-based utility scale, distributed, and offshore wind energy. Highlights … Continue reading DOE 2017 Wind Market Reports Indicate Strong Wind Power Installation Trends and Falling Prices

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