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US House misses opportunity, House bill would cripple wind power

The U.S. House of Representatives missed an opportunity to stand up for 60,000 American workers and preserve $50 billion in private infrastructure investment. The tax reform bill passed by the House retroactively changes how businesses can qualify for wind energy’s primary investment tools, the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC), … Continue reading US House misses opportunity, House bill would cripple wind power

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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy welcomes The Queen Elizabeth to Hull

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to its offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory at Alexandra Dock, Hull. On arrival at the site, Her Majesty drove the full 75 metre length of the turbine blade that featured as an art installation in the Queen Victoria Square, in Hull city centre, as … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy welcomes The Queen Elizabeth to Hull

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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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Senvion issued notice to deliver 126 MW in South Australia

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been issued notice to proceed under a contract to install the first 35 turbines of the 59-turbine Lincoln Gap wind farm in South Australia. The Lincoln Gap wind farm will feature the Senvion 3.6M140 EBC turbine, which will be the first from Senvion’s three-megawatt range to … Continue reading Senvion issued notice to deliver 126 MW in South Australia

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Iberdrola announces the complete closure of its coal-fired power capacity

In line with its strong commitment to tackling the effects of climate change, Iberdrola has decided to complete the process of phasing out all its coal-fired power generation capacity worldwide. The technology represents 1.8% of the group’s total installed capacity of 48,062 megawatts (MW) and 1.5% of its electricity production for the first nine months … Continue reading Iberdrola announces the complete closure of its coal-fired power capacity

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Senvion posted revenues of EUR 1,309 million in the first nine months of 2017

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, is making substantial progress in meeting its financial targets for 2017. Senvion posted revenues of EUR 1,309 million in the first nine months of 2017, a decline of 10% in a challenging market environment. The adjusted EBITDA margin was 7.9%, in line with Senvion’s expectations. The company … Continue reading Senvion posted revenues of EUR 1,309 million in the first nine months of 2017

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Offshore wind power ‘could be a bonanza’ for UK

The UK generates more electricity from offshore wind than any other country in the world with around 5% of our annual electrical energy coming from the sector. This is expected to grow to 10% by 2020. Wind power is also a fundamental part of the Government’s decarbonisation targets. Windfarm electricity capacity will rise from 5 … Continue reading Offshore wind power ‘could be a bonanza’ for UK

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Senate tax reform bill would keep promise to US wind energy workers and rural America

Today’s proposed Senate tax reform bill honors the 2015 bipartisan phase out terms for the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). The PTC has been used to enable tens of billions in capital investment in rural America and to support tens of thousands of manufacturing and construction jobs spanning all 50 states. In 2015, the … Continue reading Senate tax reform bill would keep promise to US wind energy workers and rural America

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In the third quarter of 2017, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,743m

Compared to the third quarter of 2016, revenue and earnings decreased, but remain at a healthy level. Free cash flow increased compared to last year’s third quarter due to favourable working capital movements. Solid order intake in the quarter, and combined order backlog at high level. Guidance for 2017 adjusted. In the third quarter of … Continue reading In the third quarter of 2017, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,743m

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GE and Green Investment Group to Deliver 650 MW of Onshore Wind Energy to Sweden

GE Renewable Energy to provide 179 of its 3.6-137 wind turbines to Markbygden ETT wind farm, currently the largest single site onshore wind installation to be delivered in Europe. Green Investment Group and GE Energy Financial Services partner as 50/50 equity investors to acquire the project from Svevind and raise remaining capital from debt markets.Landmark … Continue reading GE and Green Investment Group to Deliver 650 MW of Onshore Wind Energy to Sweden

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Turkish wind power ready to take off

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson gave a keynote speech at the Turkish Wind Energy Association’s 25th anniversary in Ankara. The event took place after Turkey’s first 1 GW wind tender this summer with a record-breaking $3.48/kWh. Dickson saw the recent result as a testimony for the government’s laudable commitment to clean homegrown energy and investors’ confidence. … Continue reading Turkish wind power ready to take off

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Microsoft signs one of the largest wind energy deals in the Netherlands with Vattenfall

Microsoft Corp. has announced its second European wind project in the Netherlands with Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest electricity and heat retail and producers. Microsoft will purchase 100 percent of the wind energy generated from a repowered and expanded wind farm that is adjacent to its local datacenter operations in the Netherlands. The 180-megawatt wind … Continue reading Microsoft signs one of the largest wind energy deals in the Netherlands with Vattenfall

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European platform for corporate renewable energy sourcing launched

The potential for corporate sourcing of renewable energy in Europe is significant and largely untapped. To support its growth and bring a new stream of revenue into the European electricity market, it requires a consistent regulatory environment and awareness of this opportunity needs to be raised across a range of different stakeholders. SolarPower Europe and … Continue reading European platform for corporate renewable energy sourcing launched

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Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines totaling more than 780 MW in the U.S.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announced today that the company will supply 310 wind turbines of different types for five projects in the U.S. With various output ratings and rotor diameters, the projects feature Siemens and Gamesa technology of the recently merged company. A total of 92 units of the SWT-2.3-108, 144 units of the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines totaling more than 780 MW in the U.S.

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US wind power under construction or in development nears 30 GW

The roster of U.S. wind projects under construction and in advanced development as of the end of the third quarter of 2017 has reached 29,634 megawatts (MW), the highest level since this statistic was first measured at the beginning of 2016, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) out today. … Continue reading US wind power under construction or in development nears 30 GW

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Nordex still on a growth trajectory in France

Nordex Group was again awarded orders for the delivery of wind turbines to France in the third quarter. In 2018, it will be supplying fourteen wind power systems with an aggregate capacity of 37.2 MW. Starting in February, Nordex will be delivering six N117/3000 turbines for the “Coesmes” wind farm located around 40 kilometres south … Continue reading Nordex still on a growth trajectory in France

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Tall tower solutions secure another wind power order in China

Vestas’ high tower solutions continue to open up the Chinese wind energy market for projects in low- and ultra-low-wind sites. Vestas’ new tubular steel tower offers higher hub height, increasing energy output at a much lower weight than the towers usually used in the Chinese market. The reduced use of steel in these taller towers … Continue reading Tall tower solutions secure another wind power order in China

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Iberdrola successfully installs all 70 wind turbines at Wikinger offshore wind farm (Germany)

Iberdrola has successfully installed the 70 wind turbines comprising Wikinger offshore wind farm, the renewable infrastructure which the company is building in German waters of the Baltic Sea.   It is a new and significant milestone for Iberdrola as it enters the final phase for the plant’s commissioning, having completed the installation of the offshore … Continue reading Iberdrola successfully installs all 70 wind turbines at Wikinger offshore wind farm (Germany)

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 281-megawatt Nordlicht onshore wind power project in Norway

With a diversified investor’s base and highly efficient direct-drive wind turbines, the Norwegian onshore wind power project “Nordlicht” is currently one of Europe’s largest and most innovative developments in renewable energy. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has received an order for the supply and installation of 67 units of its recently upgraded OptimaFlex wind turbine type … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 281-megawatt Nordlicht onshore wind power project in Norway

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US offshore wind power momentum sparks competition among state leaders, businesses

Close to 1,000 business leaders, academics, environmental specialists, and high-ranking officials from around the world gathered in New York this week for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference. The conference comes at a time when the offshore wind industry is gaining traction in the U.S., fueled by the desire of many states … Continue reading US offshore wind power momentum sparks competition among state leaders, businesses

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