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GE Renewable Energy to deliver wind turbines for 300 MW wind farm in Gujarat, India

Selected by EDF Renewables / SITAC Group Joint Venture to provide 112 wind turbines for low wind speed conditions. Sitac Kabini wind farm will have a total installed capacity of 300 MW. Wind farm will produce enough green energy to meet annual electricity requirements for 1.3 million people in India. GE Renewable Energy has received … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to deliver wind turbines for 300 MW wind farm in Gujarat, India

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Impact of COVID-19 on China’s wind energy industry

This update has been jointly prepared by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA) based on consultation with their industry members and their own market intelligence.  As China is the world leader in new onshore and offshore wind power installations, there have been rising concerns in over the impact … Continue reading Impact of COVID-19 on China’s wind energy industry

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Wind energy in Djibouti, Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for 59 MW wind farm

The 59 MW wind farm built by Siemens Gamesa will almost double the country’s current installed power generation capacity; wind power project will help reduce the cost of electricity, increase energy independence and decrease the country’s CO2 emissions; first Siemens Gamesa wind power project with the participation of an African investor. Energy access rates and … Continue reading Wind energy in Djibouti, Siemens Gamesa wind turbines for 59 MW wind farm

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Wind energy exceeds 25,700 MW installed in Spain

Spain leads the ranking of EU countries in onshore wind farm installation. Spain has increased wind power by 2,243 MW in 2019, multiplying by five the installed wind turbines capacity compared to the previous year, adding a total of 25,704 MW of wind power installed with wind turbines. Wind energy has produced 20.8% of the … Continue reading Wind energy exceeds 25,700 MW installed in Spain

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Wind energy in Chile, Nordex’s 33 wind turbines for 156 MW wind farm

Nordex has received a large order for building a wind farm with wind turbines from the Delta4000 generation in Chile. The 156 MW wind farm will comprise 33 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines. In addition to this, the customer has opted for the Premium Service for a period of 15 years. The wind farm is located 30 … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Nordex’s 33 wind turbines for 156 MW wind farm

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Wind energy, Senegal opens West Africa’s first big wind farm

Senegal inaugurated the first large-scale wind farm in West Africa on Monday, a wind power facility that will supply nearly a sixth of the country’s power when it reaches full capacity later this year. With the wind farm, Senegal will get 30% of its energy from renewable sources, which has been a goal of President … Continue reading Wind energy, Senegal opens West Africa’s first big wind farm

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Offshore wind power and the shipping sector can reinforce each other to reach the Green Deal targets

Wind energy currently makes up 15% of Europe’s energy mix. The majority of this is onshore wind farm plants. Offshore wind turbines is just 2% at the moment. But it’s growing rapidly thanks to decreasing costs and improving technology. So offshore wind power will be a major player in the future. But collaboration with the … Continue reading Offshore wind power and the shipping sector can reinforce each other to reach the Green Deal targets

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EU industrial strategy must recognise wind energy as a job creator

Last week, WindEurope was one of the co-signatories of a letter calling for a robust industrial strategy to implement the Green Deal. Europe can only reach climate-neutrality through the sustained growth of wind energy to power the economy. This will be essential to ensure Europe’s long-term security of energy supply and technology leadership. The letter … Continue reading EU industrial strategy must recognise wind energy as a job creator

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Construction starts on chinese 2,200 MW offshore wind power project

China Three Gorges (CTG) has started construction on what the state-owned utility describes as offshore wind energy ‘’super projects’’ with a combined capacity of 2,200 MW. The two wind farms are the 1,400 MW Yangjiang Shapa project off the city of Yangjiang, Guangdong Province, and the Jiangsu Rudong 800 MW (H6, H10) wind farm offshore … Continue reading Construction starts on chinese 2,200 MW offshore wind power project

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Construction of wind power plant begins in Vietnamese province of Soc Trang

BPP Vinh Chau (BPPVC), a subsidiary of Banpu Power of Thailand, began construction of a wind energy plant in the city of Vinh Chau, in the Vietnamese province of Soc Trang.The first phase of the wind farm has a capacity of 29.4 MW with seven wind turbines and an investment of more than 56.1 million … Continue reading Construction of wind power plant begins in Vietnamese province of Soc Trang

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Jordan among leading countries in MENA region for wind power production

Jordan was ranked third after Egypt and Morocco in the MENA region in terms of wind energy production during the year 2019, according to a report recently published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). According to the annual report, Jordan”s total wind energy production amounted to 190 megawatts (MW), placing it third in the … Continue reading Jordan among leading countries in MENA region for wind power production

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Offshore wind energy could power much of coastal China

Under the Paris Climate Agreement, China committed to rely on renewable resources for 20 percent of its energy needs by 2030. Currently, the country is on track to double that commitment, aiming to hit 40 percent by the next decade. Wind power is critical to achieving that goal. Over the past 20 years, China’s wind … Continue reading Offshore wind energy could power much of coastal China

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Goldwind Argentina’s First Wind energy Project Connects to the Grid

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd (Goldwind) is pleased to announce that its first wholly owned wind power project based in South America has recently reached commercial operation. The conclusion of this Argentina-domiciled wind farm, Loma Blanca II, signified a firm expansion of Goldwind’s global business territory. It also showcased Goldwind’s diversified yet well-integrated business … Continue reading Goldwind Argentina’s First Wind energy Project Connects to the Grid

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Vestas led wind turbines for wind energy in 2019

The commissioning of wind turbines for wind power increased by 21% to 61GW in 2019, with Danish manufacturer Vestas once again taking first place despite its market share being reduced and despite Vestas installing less capacity than the previous year.  Only four wind turbine manufacturers accounted for 55% of the total wind capacity commissioned last … Continue reading Vestas led wind turbines for wind energy in 2019

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Europe now gets 15% of its electricity from wind energy

Europe installed 15.4 GW of new wind energy in 2019. Three quarters of this wind power was onshore wind farm, 11.8 GW, new offshore wind power was 3.6 GW. Europe now has 205 GW of wind energy. And it accounted for 15% of all electricity consumption in Europe last year. The United Kingdom (2.4 GW, … Continue reading Europe now gets 15% of its electricity from wind energy

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Zimbabwe must harness wind energy

With hydro and thermal power stations at Kariba and Hwange largely failing to meet Zimbabwe’s growing appetite for electricity, renewable energy sources have been on a lot of people’s minds of late. There is a mounting body of evidence showing the damage to our environment caused by fossil fuels, which compels the country to take … Continue reading Zimbabwe must harness wind energy

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Two wind energy projects approved in La Guajira

After several months of processing, the approval of the environmental license for the development of wind power projects in La Guajira was finally achieved. This news was produced today to celebrate World Energy Day. The wind farm will be located in the municipality of Maicao and will operate with 45 wind turbines, which will provide … Continue reading Two wind energy projects approved in La Guajira

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Wind energy in Djibouti, first wind farm

A wind power project consortium has approved funding for the construction and operation of a 60 MW wind farm in the Ghoubet area, near Lake Assal in Djibouti. The consortium consists of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Climate Fund Managers (CFM), FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank and Great Horn Investment Holdings (GHIH) and aims to … Continue reading Wind energy in Djibouti, first wind farm

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Africa and Middle East add 894MW of wind energy capacity in 2019, market expected to grow by over 10GW by 2024

Africa and the Middle East installed 894MW of wind energy capacity in 2019, a decrease of 7 per cent compared to installations in 2018. Total installed wind power capacity in Africa and the Middle East is now over 6GW. Wind turbines capacity is expected to surge by 10,732MW over next five years, driven by wind … Continue reading Africa and Middle East add 894MW of wind energy capacity in 2019, market expected to grow by over 10GW by 2024

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Genneia starts operating its seventh wind energy plant in Necochea

The renewable energy company Genneia, began operating its Wind Wind Farm of Necochea, with a power of 38 megawatts, which is the seventh of the company in operation and the second in the province of Buenos Aires. In this way, Genneia reached a total power of 600 megawatts of wind power and 700 renewable, in … Continue reading Genneia starts operating its seventh wind energy plant in Necochea

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