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Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power sign further 84 MW wind energy order for wind power project in Chile

Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd (“Mainstream”) have signed a wind power contract for 20 Senvion 4.2M148 wind turbines for the Alena wind farm project in Chile. This is the third conditional contract within a month. The three contracts signed are for a total of 424 MW and the contract scope includes the delivery, installation … Continue reading Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power sign further 84 MW wind energy order for wind power project in Chile

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Senvion signs 340 MW conditional wind turbines contracts with Mainstream Renewable Power in Chile

Senvion has signed conditional orders with global wind energy and solar development company Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd (“Mainstream”) for 81 Senvion 4.2 MW wind turbines in Chile. The project scope includes the delivery, installation and commissioning of 37 Senvion 4.2M148 wind turbines for the Tchamma wind farm and a further 44 Senvion 4.2M118 wind turbines … Continue reading Senvion signs 340 MW conditional wind turbines contracts with Mainstream Renewable Power in Chile

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Mainstream Renewable Power completes financial close for two wind farms in South Africa

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power announced the successful completion of financial close for two wind farms in South Africa that have a combined capacity of 250 MW. A consortium led by Mainstream was awarded the contracts for the wind farms by the Department of Energy in South Africa under the fourth round … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power completes financial close for two wind farms in South Africa

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Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream sells Scottish wind farm project to France’s EDF

Mainstream Renewable Power, the green energy group founded a decade ago by businessman Eddie O’Connor, has sold a wind farm project off the coast of Scotland to a unit of French utilities giant Electricite de France (EDF). While terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, Mainstream’s chief executive, Andy Kinsella, told The Irish Times in an … Continue reading Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream sells Scottish wind farm project to France’s EDF

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Senvion’s first wind power contract in Chile totalling 299 MW

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been informed that the Chilean power generator Aela Energía achieved the financial close for its two wind projects Sarco and Aurora totalling 299 megawatts (MW). The conditional contract for the supply and installation of 93 Senvion turbines for the two wind farm projects in Chile was … Continue reading Senvion’s first wind power contract in Chile totalling 299 MW

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GE, Mainstream Renewable Power and Phu Cuong Group Formalize Joint Development Agreement for 800 MW Wind Power Project in Vietnam

GE Renewable Energy, global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power and local Vietnamese partner the Phu Cuong Group today participated in a ceremony to formalize a US$2bn Joint Development Agreement to develop, build and operate the 800 MW Phu Cuong Wind Farm in the Soc Trang province of Vietnam.   The deal was one … Continue reading GE, Mainstream Renewable Power and Phu Cuong Group Formalize Joint Development Agreement for 800 MW Wind Power Project in Vietnam

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Mainstream signs agreements for three wind farms in Vietnam

Mainstream Renewable Power will develop, build and operate, together with local and international developers, three wind projects with a combined capacity of approximately 940MW. The exchange of a wind energy cooperation agreement was witnessed today by Irish President Michael D. Higgins and Vietnamese President Tr?n ??i Quang at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam during … Continue reading Mainstream signs agreements for three wind farms in Vietnam

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Mainstream Renewable to build $2.2 bln of wind power in Vietnam

Mainstream Renewable Power on Monday said it had agreed to build and operate wind projects in Vietnam worth a total of over $2.2 billion, as the country looks for new energy sources to meet soaring demand. The announcement came on the sidelines of Irish President Michael Higgins’ visit to the Southeast Asian nation. It expands … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable to build $2.2 bln of wind power in Vietnam

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GE begins wind energy push in Vietnam

General Electric is teaming up with a partner to construct large-scale wind power plants in Vietnam with a total investment of $1.5 billion. The company recently signed a partnership deal with the Ireland-based Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. to develop 1,000 megawatts of wind power capacity for the national grid, according to the Wall Street Journal. … Continue reading GE begins wind energy push in Vietnam

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Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile to build one gigawatt of wind energy plants

Global wind and solar energy company Mainstream Renewable Power was today awarded contracts by the National Energy Commission of Chile to build and operate seven utility-scale wind energy plants with a combined capacity of 986MW. The projects, awarded via twenty year term contracts, are located throughout Chile and are scheduled to begin supplying low-cost, clean … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power wins seven government contracts in Chile to build one gigawatt of wind energy plants

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Mainstream Renewable Power Signs Landmark Africa Clean Energy Equity Funding

Global renewable energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power (www.MainstreamRP.com) has signed $117.5m  equity investment from investors including IFC (www.IFC.org), the IFC African, Latin American and Caribbean Fund (ALAC) and the IFC Catalyst Fund, two funds managed by IFC Asset Management Company, Ascension Investment Management and Sanlam to accelerate the build-out of megawatts of wind and solar … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power Signs Landmark Africa Clean Energy Equity Funding

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Ghana’s first wind farm

Lekela Power, a renewable energy company, believes Ghana’s power deficit will be substantially bridged when it completes a US$300million first-utility scale wind-farm power project that is the biggest not only in Ghana but West Africa, the CEO, Chris Antonopoulos has confirmed. Set to become Ghana’s first utility-scale wind-farm, the Ayitepa project could power up to … Continue reading Ghana’s first wind farm

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Wind power in South Africa: Noupoort Wind Farm breaks ground

A ground-breaking ceremony on the site of the 80MW Noupoort Wind Farm was attended by representatives from the community of the surrounding Umsobomvu Local Municipality, including Ward Counsellors and the Mayor. This Northern Cape project is one of the first to start construction as part of the third round of the Renewable Energy Procurement Programme … Continue reading Wind power in South Africa: Noupoort Wind Farm breaks ground

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860 megawatts of wind energy and solar power in South Africa, Egypt and Ghana

Lekela Power, a 60:40 joint venture between Actis and Mainstream Renewable Power, launched in February of this year already has 860 megawatts of wind and solar projects under construction or due to commence construction next year across South Africa, Egypt and Ghana. Lekela Power is one of the biggest international platforms focused on renewable energy … Continue reading 860 megawatts of wind energy and solar power in South Africa, Egypt and Ghana

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Mainstream Renewable Power Awarded 250MW of Wind Energy Projects in South Africa Government Tender

A consortium led by global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power was today awarded Preferred Bidder status by the Department of Energy in South Africa for two large-scale wind energy projects with a total generation capacity of 250 megawatts. The award was made under the fourth round of the South African Government’s Renewable Energy … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power Awarded 250MW of Wind Energy Projects in South Africa Government Tender

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Wind power in Scotland: new wind farm will consist of up to 75 wind turbines

Mainstream Renewable Power – which is behind the 75-turbine The Neart na Gaoithe wind farm off Fife Ness – has secured a 15-year ‘Contract for Difference’ (CfD) to sell the power it generates to the National Grid.   Councillor David Alexander sees this as a huge opportunity for the Kingdom and, in particular, Energy Park … Continue reading Wind power in Scotland: new wind farm will consist of up to 75 wind turbines

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Siemens provides 157 wind turbines for three wind power projects in South Africa

Siemens has secured another large wind power contract in South Africa with an order for 157 wind turbines for three wind power projects in the South Africa province of Northern Cape. The 2.3 megawatt (MW) machines of the Siemens G2 platform will be installed at the wind power plants Khobab, Loeriesfontein 2 and Noupoort. The … Continue reading Siemens provides 157 wind turbines for three wind power projects in South Africa

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Mainstream launches $1.9bn pan-African renewable energy platform with Actis

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the launch of a pan-African renewable energy generation platform, Lekela Power, which it has formed along with Actis, the global pan-emerging market private equity firm. Lekela Power will provide between 700 and 900 megawatts of wind and solar power across Africa by 2018. Mainstream and … Continue reading Mainstream launches $1.9bn pan-African renewable energy platform with Actis

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Mainstream completes financial close for three wind power farms in South Afric

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the successful completion of financial close for three wind farms in South Africa with a combined capacity of 360 megawatts. In October 2013 a consortium led by Mainstream was awarded the contracts for the three wind farms by the Department of Energy in South Africa … Continue reading Mainstream completes financial close for three wind power farms in South Afric

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Mainstream lands five wind farm wind energy deal in Chile

Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power and joint venture partner Actis have been awarded a contract in Chile to supply 343 megawatts of wind power from five wind farms in Chile. Its the second big development this week for the Irish renewable energy developer.   In the UK a consortium that includes Mainstream won permission to … Continue reading Mainstream lands five wind farm wind energy deal in Chile

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