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The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition

The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the technical and innovation challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition. Rocío Sicre, president of AEE, said at the opening of the day that “the wind power sector is committed to addressing the technical challenges that we will face in the Energy Transition. For this, it will … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition

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Wind energy in Brazil: Five new wind farms start operating in Pindaí

A national leader in the number of wind turbines and the commercialization of wind power projects, Bahia will consolidate its position with the start-up of five more wind farms in the municipality of Pindaí, in southwestern Bahia. Currently with 160 wind farms in operation, wind power generation in the state grew 49.9% in the first … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Five new wind farms start operating in Pindaí

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Final wind turbine installed at Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm

Formosa 1 announced today that the installation of all 20 wind turbines for phase 2 of the project has now been completed. Formosa 1 is the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan and will be able to supply 128,000 households with wind power.  The offshore construction of Formosa 1 Phase 2 started in May … Continue reading Final wind turbine installed at Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm

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EDF Renewables brings into service 22 MW of wind power in Champagne

EDF Renewables continues its expansion in France by bringing into service the 22 MW Pays d’Anglure wind farm in the Marne département. This new project forms part of the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 strategy, which between 2015 and 2030 seeks to double EDF’s renewables capacity in France and worldwide, taking it to 50 GW net. … Continue reading EDF Renewables brings into service 22 MW of wind power in Champagne

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GE Renewable Energy announces first Cypress onshore wind power contract in Brazil

GE’s largest onshore wind turbines will be installed at EDF Renewables’ wind farm in Bahia. Agreement includes 25 wind turbines and 20 years of operation and maintenance (O&M) services for all the equipment supplied by GE. GE Renewable Energy announced today it has signed an onshore wind energy contract with EDF Renewables in Brazil. This … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces first Cypress onshore wind power contract in Brazil

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New Africa Wind Energy Handbook to pave the way for wind energy growth in African Markets

Today, the Global Wind Energy Council has released the first segment of its Africa Handbook, a comprehensive guide that sets out for policy makers and stakeholders the opportunities and practical implementation steps necessary to create thriving wind energy sectors in African markets. This release comes on the occasion of Windaba 2019, the largest event of … Continue reading New Africa Wind Energy Handbook to pave the way for wind energy growth in African Markets

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First wind energy order for 200 MW in China for the Siemens Gamesa 4.X wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to grow its business in China with the first contract to supply the Siemens Gamesa 4.X platform in the country. The company will install 42 wind turbines with unit rating reaching 4.8 MW, as well as provide operation and maintenance services for five years at a 200 MW wind … Continue reading First wind energy order for 200 MW in China for the Siemens Gamesa 4.X wind turbines

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Final wind turbine installed on world’s largest offshore wind farm

Ørsted has today announced that the final of 174 wind turbines has been installed at the world’s largest offshore wind farm Hornsea 1. The component loadout took place at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s factory in Hull, where the majority of blades were constructed, and the components were then transported 120km out to sea.  The wind … Continue reading Final wind turbine installed on world’s largest offshore wind farm

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All 31 wind turbines are commissioned at Deutsche Bucht wind farm

The final of MHI Vestas’ 31 V164-8.4 MW wind turbines on monopiles are commissioned at Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, and now providing wind energy to the German grid. Germany’s renewable energy transition takes a leap forward as all 31 wind turbines at the 269 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm are now producing wind … Continue reading All 31 wind turbines are commissioned at Deutsche Bucht wind farm

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AEE and AENOR sign a collaboration agreement for wind energy training in Spain

The collaboration agreement signed by the entities is aimed at cooperation in the field of training and standardization in the renewable energy sector, and was attended by Juan Virgilio Márquez, general director of the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), and Susana Lozano, AENOR Training Director. AENOR and the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) share the … Continue reading AEE and AENOR sign a collaboration agreement for wind energy training in Spain

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GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X wind turbines to be used by Dogger Bank Wind Energy

World’s largest offshore wind farm to use world’s most powerful wind turbines. Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier. Under the new deal, GE Renewable Energy will supply Dogger Bank with its next generation … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X wind turbines to be used by Dogger Bank Wind Energy

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Iberdrola launches a new 1,200 MW US offshore wind energy plan

Iberdrola, through Vineyard Wind, aspires to the development of a new marine wind power project in United States waters, this time in the State of Connecticut, for the development of up to 1,200 megawatts (MW). Vineyard Wind, a 50% owned company by Avangrid – the US subsidiary of the Spanish group – and the Danish … Continue reading Iberdrola launches a new 1,200 MW US offshore wind energy plan

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Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wins largest EnVentus order

Glennmont Partners has together with the Finnish developer Ilmatar Energy placed an order with Vestas for the 211 MW Piiparinmäki wind project in the municipalities of Pyhäntä and Kajaani in Finland. Once constructed, the Piiparinmäki wind power project will be the largest wind farm in the country and it is the first Anti-Icing order for … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland: Vestas wins largest EnVentus order

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Vestas secures order for two repowering wind energy projects in Italy

E2i Energie Speciali has placed a 43 MW order for two merchant repowering projects in the province of Chieti, Italy. By applying market experience and operational data from two existing wind farms, Vestas and E2i have been able to create a custom repowering solution that doubles the wind farms’  combined energy production, reduces the number … Continue reading Vestas secures order for two repowering wind energy projects in Italy

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Vestas wins 230 MW order in US with 20-year wind energy service agreement

Vestas has secured an order for 230 MW of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode for a wind farm in the U.S. Including previously purchased 2 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 241 MW. The mixed platform site configuration demonstrates both the flexibility of Vestas’ 2 … Continue reading Vestas wins 230 MW order in US with 20-year wind energy service agreement

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Vestas wins 359 MW wind power order of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines in US

Vestas has secured an order for 359 MW of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in the U.S. Including previously purchased V112-3.45 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 400 MW. The mixed platform site configuration demonstrates both the flexibility of Vestas’ 2 and 4 MW platforms, and Vestas’ ability … Continue reading Vestas wins 359 MW wind power order of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines in US

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GE Renewable Energy Delivers PPA to Google to Sell Wind Energy from Swedish Björkvattnet Cypress Onshore Wind Farm

GE Renewable Energy Delivers Corporate Power Purchase Agreement to Google to Sell Energy from Swedish Björkvattnet Cypress Onshore Wind Farm. GE Renewable Energy today announced the signature of a Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to sell energy from the Björkvattnet Onshore Wind Farm to Google. GE Renewable Energy originated and negotiated the Power Purchase Agreement … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Delivers PPA to Google to Sell Wind Energy from Swedish Björkvattnet Cypress Onshore Wind Farm

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GE Renewable Energy to Supply Cypress wind turbines for 51 MW Gazi-9 Wind Farm in Turkey

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Sanko Enerji to supply  Cypress Units for the 51 MW Gazi-9 Wind Farm in Turkey. Gazi-9 represents one of the first Cypress orders for GE Renewable Energy in Turkey. GE Renewable Energy will locally produce the wind turbine blades in LM Wind Power’s Bergama site, Izmir, Turkey. GE … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Supply Cypress wind turbines for 51 MW Gazi-9 Wind Farm in Turkey

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Wind energy in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for a 54 MW wind farm

Since Greece began its transition to an auction-based renewable energy system last year, Vestas has won more of the auctioned capacity than any other solutions provider. That leadership position has been further strengthened with a new order for two wind power projects. Volterra S.A. has placed a 54 MW order for 15 V117-3.45 MW wind … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for a 54 MW wind farm

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Wind energy, CO2, climate change and SF6 in perspective

A recent article on BBC News about sulphur hexafluoride gas – or SF6 – says that its use is rising as an ‘unintended consequence of the green energy boom’. The BBC article is based on a study by Cardiff University about the British electricity network. The article says that an increase in the use of … Continue reading Wind energy, CO2, climate change and SF6 in perspective

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