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Europe adds 6.1 GW of wind energy capacity in first half of 2017

6.1 GW of extra wind energy capacity was installed in Europe in the first half of 2017, according to figures released today by WindEurope. The figure puts Europe on course for a bumper year for installations, although hides some worrying trends.   A total of 4.8 GW of onshore wind capacity was installed in the … Continue reading Europe adds 6.1 GW of wind energy capacity in first half of 2017

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Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy Announce America’s Largest Wind Farm

Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately-held renewable energy company, along with GE Renewable Energy, today announced a 2,000-megawatt wind farm that will be the largest in the U.S. and second-largest in the world, once operational. The Wind Catcher facility is currently under construction in the Oklahoma panhandle and will generate wind electricity from 800 state-of-the-art … Continue reading Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy Announce America’s Largest Wind Farm

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Enel starts operations of Cristalândia wind farm in Brazil

Enel, through its Brazilian renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (“EGPB”), has begun operation of its Cristalândia wind farm, which has a total installed capacity of 90 MW. The facility is located in the municipalities of Brumado, Rio de Contas and Dom Basilio, in Brazil’s north-eastern state of Bahia. “We are extremely pleased to … Continue reading Enel starts operations of Cristalândia wind farm in Brazil

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Wind energy in Croatia: Senvion wins first order

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract with the Croatian “Vjetroelektrana Orjak” for the delivery of five turbines for the Greda wind farm. The project will feature five Senvion MM92 turbines at a hub height of 80 meters and be located close to the city of Blato na Cetini in … Continue reading Wind energy in Croatia: Senvion wins first order

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Siemens Gamesa receives 20-turbine order from Indonesia for Equis Energy’s ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind power plant

With the ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind project, Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in Indonesia for the gearless SWT-3.6-130 wind turbines. The wind power plant developed by Equis Energy, the largest renewable energy IPP (independent power producer) in the Asia-Pacific region, will be installed by late 2017. Commissioning is planned for early 2018. Equis … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives 20-turbine order from Indonesia for Equis Energy’s ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind power plant

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Siemens Gamesa to build a 23-MW wind farm in Tenerife

Siemens Gamesa has secured its maiden order from DISA, the leading distributor of energy products in the Canary Islands, which has contracted it to build a 23.1-MW wind farm on the island of Tenerife under a turnkey arrangement. Under the agreement, the company will install 11 of its G114-2.1 MW turbines at the Bermejo and … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to build a 23-MW wind farm in Tenerife

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 118 MW in Turkey, marking the début order in Europe for its new 3.3 MW platform

Siemens Gamesa has landed its maiden order from the Turkish investor Sancak Enerji for the supply of 118 MW at two wind farms in the region of Konya. Moreover, it marks the first order for the supply of turbines from the 3.3-MW platform in Europe. This new platform is designed to minimise the cost of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 118 MW in Turkey, marking the début order in Europe for its new 3.3 MW platform

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Wind energy industry bets on Bilbao

WindEurope and the Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC) today agreed to work together to deliver the WindEurope Conference & Exhibition from 2-4 April 2019 in Bilbao. The conference and exhibition is the most important event in Europe for the wind industry and is one of the reference events of the association, with an average of 8,000 … Continue reading Wind energy industry bets on Bilbao

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Vestas receives 22 MW order in the Netherlands

After a competitive tender process, long-term customer Eneco places order comprising six V112-3.45 MW turbines in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode for the Slufterdam wind park near Rotterdam.   The 22 MW firm and unconditional order is placed by Eneco via its special project company Windpark Eneco Slufterdam B.V. and includes supply and commissioning of … Continue reading Vestas receives 22 MW order in the Netherlands

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Nordex wins out again in Turkey – now with the N131/3600 too

In June 2017, Nordex has received further orders for 72 MW from Turkey. The customer Pakmem Elektrik ordered a total of 16 N131/3600 turbines for the “Cerit” project, to be delivered by the wind turbine manufacturer as of spring 2018. Pakmem Elektrik has also signed a Premium Service Agreement covering a period of fifteen years. … Continue reading Nordex wins out again in Turkey – now with the N131/3600 too

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Google signs new PPA with Eneco

As the energy transition gathers pace, more and more corporates are procuring their energy from renewable energy suppliers. Just last week came the announcement of Google’s second power purchase agreement (PPA) with Eneco, one of the leading electricity providers in the Netherlands.   Under the terms of this PPA, Google will have exclusive access to … Continue reading Google signs new PPA with Eneco

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 752 MW to DONG Energy in the Netherlands

Siemens Gamesa and DONG Energy have signed an agreement for the supply of 94 8-MW turbines (752 MW) at the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind power plant being developed in Dutch waters. The contract additionally includes maintenance of the turbines. The wind power plant will be located 22km from the coast of the Dutch … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 752 MW to DONG Energy in the Netherlands

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Wind energy in Germany: Nordex awarded new contracts for 81 MW

In the second quarter, Nordex received contracts for the execution of a total of 13 projects with a combined capacity of 81 megawatts. These are already approved wind farms for which finance has been finalised and which are eligible for remuneration under German renewable energies legislation (EEG). The projects will be executed this year for … Continue reading Wind energy in Germany: Nordex awarded new contracts for 81 MW

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GRI Renewable Industries will manufacture wind towers in Argentina

GRI Renewable Industries (GRI), wind industrial división of Corporación Acek, has concluded a Joint Venture agreement with Metalurgia Calviño (CALVIÑO) to initiate the manufacture of wind towers in Argentina in the second semester of 2017. This new GRI facility will be located in the existing industrial plants in the Industrial Center of CALVIÑO in Florencio … Continue reading GRI Renewable Industries will manufacture wind towers in Argentina

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Wind energy in Norway. Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has secured a follow-up order from Norway. For Midtfjellet Vindkraft AS, a long-standing customer, the manufacturer will be supplying eleven N117/3600 turbines for the Midtfjellet III wind farm on the island of Stord in the south-west of Norway. Delivery and installation of the turbines is scheduled for spring 2018. The owner of … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway. Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Vestas receives first order for V105-3.45 MW in Ireland

ABO Wind AG has placed an order for four V105-3.45 MW delivered in Power Optimised Mode to 3.6 MW for the Cappawhite B wind park in Ireland.   The order marks the introduction of the V105-3.45 MW wind turbine in Ireland. With an extremely robust design for tough wind sites, the turbine is well-suited for … Continue reading Vestas receives first order for V105-3.45 MW in Ireland

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MidAmerican Energy places 302 MW order for its 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 170 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Wind XI project. The order includes previously purchased PTC-qualifying components.   The turbines will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories and will be delivered in the second quarter 2018. The … Continue reading MidAmerican Energy places 302 MW order for its 2,000 MW Wind XI project in Iowa

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Wind power in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines awarded its largest order to date

APG Group and Vasa Vind, a HgCapital Renewable Partners company, have placed an order for 288 MW of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines, making the order the largest V136-3.45 MW order to date and the largest Vestas order ever in Sweden. Press release from Vestas Northern Europe, Malmö, Sweden.   The firm and unconditional order comprises … Continue reading Wind power in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines awarded its largest order to date

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Nordex installs multi-megawatt turbine on 134 metre tubular steel tower for the first time

In February this year the Nordex Group installed a 3 MW turbine on a 134 metre tubular steel tower in a test field operated by windtest grevenbroich gmbh for GP Joule, a project developer. Prior to this the manufacturer had always installed its turbines with hub heights in excess of 120 metres in continental Europe … Continue reading Nordex installs multi-megawatt turbine on 134 metre tubular steel tower for the first time

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Vestas seals 557 MW fleet-wide service deal in Australia with Infigen

Infigen Energy and Vestas have signed fleet-wide long-term service agreements for 557 MW of Vestas and Suzlon turbines. With the deal, Vestas will provide maintenance to Infigen’s entire operating fleet until the end of their design life, including all their Suzlon wind turbines.   The service agreements cover Infigen’s entire operating wind portfolio comprising 368 … Continue reading Vestas seals 557 MW fleet-wide service deal in Australia with Infigen

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