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GE to Deliver Cypress turbines for 88 MW Wind Farm in Finland

GE Renewable Energy secures another win for its Cypress platform in the Nordics, and will supply 16 of its 5.5 MW-158 Cypress wind turbines to the Puskakorpi wind farm. Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners acquires the project from co-development partners Smart Windpower, Mincovest and GE Renewable Energy. Societe Generale selected by GE Energy Financial Services to … Continue reading GE to Deliver Cypress turbines for 88 MW Wind Farm in Finland

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Ørsted acquires Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with Brookfield Renewable, a global owner and operator of renewable power assets, to acquire a 100 % equity interest in its existing Ireland and UK onshore wind business, Brookfield Renewable Ireland (BRI). The agreement is based on an enterprise valuation of BRI of EUR 571 million as of 31 December … Continue reading Ørsted acquires Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

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New RWE onshore wind farm in Italy produces green electricity for Sofidel

Long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) decisive lever for RWE’s 13.6 megawatt wind powe project in Sicily.Sofidel will be the sole corporate off-taker contracting 26 gigawatt hours per yearGreen energy from Alcamo II contributes to Italian Sofidel Group, one of the leading companies in tissue paper production, achieving its sustainability goals: 40% emissions per ton of … Continue reading New RWE onshore wind farm in Italy produces green electricity for Sofidel

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Germany: Latest Renewables Law will hold back expansion of onshore wind energy

Wind power was 27% of German net electricity last year. And renewables in total were over 50%.  But changes to the Renewables Law threaten to undermine the progress renewables are making – and in particular hold back the expansion of onshore wind which is central to Germany meeting its climate and energy goals. Renewables were … Continue reading Germany: Latest Renewables Law will hold back expansion of onshore wind energy

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Vestas, Rabobank and Windpark Zeewolde partner up to build Netherland’s largest onshore wind energy project

Windpark Zeewolde B.V., Vestas and Rabobank have closed wind turbine contracts and financing for the Windpark Zeewolde wind project in the Netherlands. A unique collaboration of over 200 local farmers, residents and entrepreneurs from the Netherlands, Windpark Zeewolde B.V. has placed an order for 83 Vestas wind turbines totaling 322 MW for the Zeewolde wind … Continue reading Vestas, Rabobank and Windpark Zeewolde partner up to build Netherland’s largest onshore wind energy project

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GE Renewable Energy hails its first onshore wind energy contract with PowerChina Guizhou Engineering Company in China

Contract includes 12 units of 2.5-132 onshore wind turbines with a two-year service agreement.The Xuanli Qingfeng wind farm will generate 30 MW of clean energy, enough to power more than 40,000 homes in Henan province. GE Renewable Energy continues to grow its onshore wind energy business in China with the first contract with Power China … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy hails its first onshore wind energy contract with PowerChina Guizhou Engineering Company in China

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GE Renewable Energy to Supply Cypress Wind Turbines for 132 MW Onshore Wind Farm in Finland

GE Renewable Energy selected by OX2 to supply 24 Cypress onshore wind turbines units to the 132 MW Metsälamminkangas wind farm project. The project is GE Renewable Energy’s Onshore Wind Europe first deal in Finland with its Cypress platform. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by OX2 as the supplier for … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Supply Cypress Wind Turbines for 132 MW Onshore Wind Farm in Finland

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Germany onshore wind energy growth slowed sharply in 2019

Germany saw a sharp fall in the number of new onshore wind turbines installed last year, industry groups said on Tuesday, urging the government to do more to boost numbers this year. Wind power is one of the most important drivers of Germany’s transition to renewable energy and a related target for green energy to … Continue reading Germany onshore wind energy growth slowed sharply in 2019

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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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German onshore wind energy auction under-subscribed

Just 476 MW worth of wind farm projects won capacity in the latest German onshore wind power auction. A total of 700 MW was on offer.   The average price of bids was €61/MWh. This was slightly lower than the previous auction in October 2018 (€63/MWh) but higher than May 2018’s €57/MWh. The problem is … Continue reading German onshore wind energy auction under-subscribed

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Scottish onshore wind energy jobs down a third

Scotland has lost almost a third of its onshore wind energy jobs in a year, while offshore wind employment increased by 55%, according to new figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) statistics show employment in onshore wind fell by 2,400 jobs from 8,200 in 2016 to 5,800 in 2017 – a 29% drop. At … Continue reading Scottish onshore wind energy jobs down a third

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Lower prices for onshore wind energy in second Greek renewables auction

Onshore wind power won almost 160 MW of capacity in Greece’s second renewables auction. The prices were competitive, coming in within a range of €55–65/MWh.   This price level is lower than in Greece’s first onshore wind auction in July 2018, where onshore wind power prices were between €68-72/MWh. Nine wind projects in total won. All … Continue reading Lower prices for onshore wind energy in second Greek renewables auction

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Poland’s new energy strategy to almost phase out onshore wind energy

Poland today revealed details of its draft energy strategy to 2040. It plans to increase its power capacity from 40 GW to 73 GW and expects the share of coal to fall from 80% of electricity consumption today to 60% by 2030. They plan to build 6-9 GW of new nuclear by 2043 and 10 … Continue reading Poland’s new energy strategy to almost phase out onshore wind energy

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Competitive prices in Polish onshore wind energy auction

The results of the first Polish onshore wind power auction were announced today. Prices came it at between €37 and €50/MWh according to Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office. 23 developers entered 31 successful bids for around 1 GW of capacity. WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson said: “These prices are extremely competitive. They’re lower than we’ve seen in … Continue reading Competitive prices in Polish onshore wind energy auction

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E.ON announces plans to build large onshore wind farm in Sweden

Construction is slated to begin this year and it’s expected the wind energy facility will be finished by the end of 2021. It will use 114 wind turbines from Nordex, a German manufacturer. Europe added 4.5 gigawatts of wind energy in the first half of 2018, according to trade body WindEurope. E.ON is to build … Continue reading E.ON announces plans to build large onshore wind farm in Sweden

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Germany reaches political agreement on additional onshore wind energy

This week the German government reached a political agreement on an additional 4 GW of onshore wind power by 2021.   The agreement will see Germany auction an additional onshore wind turbines capacity of 1 GW (in 2019), 1.4 GW (in 2020) and 1.6 GW (in 2021) over and above the 2.8 GW pa which … Continue reading Germany reaches political agreement on additional onshore wind energy

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Permitting issues leave latest German onshore wind energy auction under-subscribed

Challenges in the permitting procedure mean the latest German onshore wind auction has come in under-subscribed. The prices – average €62.6/MWh – were also up on the €57/MWh in the last auction in May. The German Federal Network Agency, BNetzA, announced the results of the latest German onshore wind auction today. Only 363 MW of … Continue reading Permitting issues leave latest German onshore wind energy auction under-subscribed

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Boralex is a big winner in the second round of a French onshore wind power

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) is pleased to announce that its two projects submitted in June in the onshore wind power request for proposals (“RFP”) in France have been selected. As in the first round of the RFP, the aggregate capacity that could have been awarded amounted to 500 MW; the aggregate … Continue reading Boralex is a big winner in the second round of a French onshore wind power

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Innogy cuts ribbon on Welsh wind farm

Construction of the 28-turbine project located 10 kilometres north-east of Carmarthen kicked off in November 2016 with first power in January 2018. The Renewables Obligation-backed project consisting of Senvion MM92 turbines rated at 2.05MW was fully operational in June. Innogy said it had invested almost £40m of the total £100m project cost in Wales during … Continue reading Innogy cuts ribbon on Welsh wind farm

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Senvion to service one of the Netherland’s largest onshore wind farms

Four year service contract for 122 MW Princess Alexia wind farm. Senvion has signed a four year renewal contract to service Vattenfall’s 122 MW Princess Alexia Wind Farm located at Zeewolde, in the Flevoland Province of the Netherlands. Joint teams of Senvion and Vattenfall/Nuon turbine engineers will be servicing 36 Senvion 3.4M104 turbines at Princess … Continue reading Senvion to service one of the Netherland’s largest onshore wind farms

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