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Ørsted orders 165 turbines for Hornsea Two wind power plant

With the official signing of the wind turbine order with Siemens Gamesa the developer and operator Ørsted has now kicked off the largest offshore wind project to date. Once commissioned in early 2022 Hornsea Two will provide clean energy for approximately 1.3 million British households. The installation of the 165 large direct drive wind turbines … Continue reading Ørsted orders 165 turbines for Hornsea Two wind power plant

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Siemens Gamesa secures Brazil’s largest-ever contract: 136 turbines for Iberdrola

Siemens Gamesa has reinforced its position in Brazil having signed its largest ever contract* in this market. The company will supply a total of 471 MW to Neoenergia, Iberdrola’s Brazilian subsidiary. The agreement encompasses the commissioning of 136 of the company’s SG 3.4-132 turbines at the Santa Luzia complex, which comprises 15 wind farm developments, … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures Brazil’s largest-ever contract: 136 turbines for Iberdrola

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Vestas strengthens its footprint in Ukraine with two orders from Vindkraft Group totaling 97 MW

Long-term customer Vindkraft Group has placed two orders with Vestas for the Overyanivska and Novotroitske II projects with a total capacity of 97 MW. The order comprises supply, installation and commissioning of 27 V136-3.6 MW turbines. “With the two new orders we continue to build on our valued cooperation with Vindkraft as well as on … Continue reading Vestas strengthens its footprint in Ukraine with two orders from Vindkraft Group totaling 97 MW

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EDF Group has inaugurated two ground breaking energy transition projects in the United Kingdom: the off-shore wind farm in Blyth and the battery storage facility in West Burton

On Friday 22 June 2018, Jean-Bernard Lévy, the EDF Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bruno Bensasson, the Group Executive Vice-President in charge of Renewable Energies and Simone Rossi, EDF Energy Chief Executive Officer officially opened two ground breaking projects in the United Kingdom: the Blyth off-shore wind farm and the West Burton B battery … Continue reading EDF Group has inaugurated two ground breaking energy transition projects in the United Kingdom: the off-shore wind farm in Blyth and the battery storage facility in West Burton

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Acciona starts commissioning its fourth wind farm in Australia

ACCIONA has started the commissioning process of the 132-MW Mount Gellibrand Wind Farm, which has involved an investment of AUD258m in the state of Victoria (around EUR165M at current exchange rates). Mount Gellibrand (Victoria) features 44 wind turbines with a total capacity of 132 MW As the 44 turbines come online, energy production will ramp … Continue reading Acciona starts commissioning its fourth wind farm in Australia

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Tanzania Signs Deal to Build First Wind Farm

Tanzania has licensed a subsidiary of Australia’s Windlab Ltd to build 300MW Miombo Hewani wind farm in the central part of the country. Windlab Developments Tanzania Ltd has obtained an environmental and social impact assessment certificate for the project near Makambako town at the junction of Njombe, Iringa and Mbeya. Windlab said the project will … Continue reading Tanzania Signs Deal to Build First Wind Farm

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Vestas secures 442 MW order from Xcel Energy

Vestas has received an order for 442 MW of V116-2.0 MW and V110-2.0 MW turbines from Xcel Energy Inc., a national leader in wind energy. The order is part of Xcel Energy’s proposed multi-state wind expansion to add 3,680 MW of new wind generation to its system, across 12 projects located in seven states throughout … Continue reading Vestas secures 442 MW order from Xcel Energy

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Vestas receives 442 MW order in the USA

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the USA, comprising 216 V116-2.0 MW turbines and 10 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines, with a total capacity of 442 MW. Additional information about the project: Customer: Xcel Energy Project name(s): Undisclosed Location/Country: USA Number of MW: 442 MW Number of turbines/turbine type(s): 216 x V116-2.0 … Continue reading Vestas receives 442 MW order in the USA

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Longroad Energy places 212 MW order with Vestas for wind energy project in Texas

Vestas has received an order for 212 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines, delivered in 3.6 Power Optimised Mode, from Longroad Energy for the Rio Bravo wind project in Texas. Including previously purchased 4 MW PTC components, the Rio Bravo wind project will be 238 MW in total upon completion. Longroad Energy acquired the Rio Bravo … Continue reading Longroad Energy places 212 MW order with Vestas for wind energy project in Texas

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Combination of comprehensive provincial action and better national coordination is vital for renewable energy deployment in Pakistan

The World Wind Energy Association, with the support of Heinrich Böll Stiftung (hbs), Pakistan has conducted a study titled “Impact of 18th Constitutional Amendment on Governance of Renewable Energy in Pakistan.” The primary purpose is to analyse the impacts of devolution of power to the provinces on the governance of the renewable energy sector. It … Continue reading Combination of comprehensive provincial action and better national coordination is vital for renewable energy deployment in Pakistan

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Eni to develop its first large-scale wind farm in Kazakhstan

Eni has taken the Final Investment Decision to build, develop and operate the Badamsha plant, a 50 MW wind farm located North West of Kazakhstan. This project represents the first large scale investment in wind technology for the Company. The construction works of the plant, which is located in the Aktobe Oblast, will start in … Continue reading Eni to develop its first large-scale wind farm in Kazakhstan

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ACCIONA starts up its first wind farm following the Energy Reform in Mexico

ACCIONA has begun the start-up of the 183-MW El Cortijo wind farm in Tamaulipas (Mexico), the first to enter service of those associated with the Energy reform in Mexico. Fifteen months after the start of construction work the company grid connected the first wind turbines, a process that will continue over the next few weeks … Continue reading ACCIONA starts up its first wind farm following the Energy Reform in Mexico

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Eletrobras Approves Sale Of US$766m In Wind, Power Assets

Brazilian state-backed utility Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras (Eletrobras) has reportedly approved the sale of equity interests in 970 MW of wind projects and 1,000 km of transmission lines. The divestment comes as the country’s economic woes continue to put pressure on state-run firms to sell assets. Specifically, the company’s board of directors has given the go-ahead … Continue reading Eletrobras Approves Sale Of US$766m In Wind, Power Assets

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Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May

Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May: wind 17.2%, solar thermal 2.7% and photovoltaic 4.1%.Generation of the month of May 2018 The peninsular demand for electric power in May is estimated at 20,044 GWh, 1% lower than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If the effects of the calendar and temperatures … Continue reading Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May

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Siemens Gamesa secures €2.5 billion multi-currency term and revolving credit facility

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed a €2.5 billion multi-currency term and revolving credit facility, enhancing its long-term financial structure. The facility was signed with a syndication of international financial entities and replaces the company’s €750 million credit facility signed in 2017 and will serve for general corporate purposes and to refinance existing outstanding debt. … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures €2.5 billion multi-currency term and revolving credit facility

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Suzlon to build wind farm in Bosnia

Suzlon Energy on Wednesday won the right to build a 25.2 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Bosnia to help it cut greenhouse gas emissions and meet the EU renewable energy standards. The concession was awarded for a period of 30 years with a possibility to extend it. The wind farm, consisting of 12 turbines with … Continue reading Suzlon to build wind farm in Bosnia

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Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

Vineyard Wind, a company owned 50% by Iberdrola (through its subsidiary Avangrid), has received authorisation from the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDC) to build an offshore wind farm off the east coast of the United States. The wind farm will have an output of 800 megawatts (MW) and will be the first of Iberdrola’s large-scale … Continue reading Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 70 wind turbines to three projects in Norway

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply three onshore wind farms in Norway including 70 units of its Onshore OptimaFlex wind turbines. The SWT-DD-130 turbines will each feature a rated capacity of 4.2 megawatts (MW) and a 130 meter diameter rotor. All turbines will be installed on steel towers with 125 meter hub heights. The … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 70 wind turbines to three projects in Norway

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Latest German onshore wind energy auction results come in at €57/MWh

Bid prices in Germany’s latest onshore wind round rose to an average of €57.3/MWh following an auction that was under-subscribed. According to the German Federal Network Agency, BNetzA, 604 MW of wind capacity across 111 bids entered the second German onshore wind auction this year. This was less than the 670 MW that was on … Continue reading Latest German onshore wind energy auction results come in at €57/MWh

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New 106 MW order extends Vestas’ Argentinean leadership

With the establishment of an assembly factory and a record-high order intake of close to 600 MW in Argentina last year, Vestas is already playing a key role in helping the country’s ambitious targets for a more sustainable energy mix. Further underlining this leading position in Argentina’s growing wind energy market, Vestas has received a … Continue reading New 106 MW order extends Vestas’ Argentinean leadership

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