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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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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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First 2018 onshore wind energy auction in Germany

Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) announced the winners of the first onshore wind auction for 2018. 83 projects with a total capacity of 709 MW were awarded a contract. 132 projects with a total capacity of 989 MW participated in the auction. The prices of successful bids ranged from €38/MWh to €52.80/MWh. The average was … Continue reading First 2018 onshore wind energy auction in Germany

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Wood awarded construction management contract for Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm in Sweden

Wood has been appointed by GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group Limited as the owner’s engineer on the 650MW Markbygden ETT Onshore Wind Farm located in Swedish Lapland near the town of Piteå. The project, which comprises 179 3.63MW GE wind turbine generators, is set to become Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm … Continue reading Wood awarded construction management contract for Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm in Sweden

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GE Renewable Energy hits 60 GW of global onshore wind energy installed capacity

GE Renewable Energy today announced it has more than 60,000 MW of onshore wind turbines installed across the globe. This significant milestone was passed thanks to large projects commissioned in North America as well as in Europe (Turkey, Spain and Romania). The company has now installed over 35,000 wind turbines in 36 countries. Pete McCabe, … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy hits 60 GW of global onshore wind energy installed capacity

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Costs come down again in 1 GW German onshore wind energy auction

The results are in from the latest German onshore auction and costs have fallen again. The average support price is €38/MWh. The lowest bid was €22/MWh. The auction was oversubscribed. 210 bids were issued with a volume of 2591 MW. The German federal network regulator awarded 1004 MW to 61 projects. 60 of the 61 … Continue reading Costs come down again in 1 GW German onshore wind energy auction

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GE and Green Investment Group to Deliver 650 MW of Onshore Wind Energy to Sweden

GE Renewable Energy to provide 179 of its 3.6-137 wind turbines to Markbygden ETT wind farm, currently the largest single site onshore wind installation to be delivered in Europe. Green Investment Group and GE Energy Financial Services partner as 50/50 equity investors to acquire the project from Svevind and raise remaining capital from debt markets.Landmark … Continue reading GE and Green Investment Group to Deliver 650 MW of Onshore Wind Energy to Sweden

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Vattenfall to invest €200m in Netherlands onshore wind energy

Vattenfall has decided to invest over €200m to replace old wind mills and also expand the Wieringermeer onshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The company will replace old wind mills with latest technology to generate 180MW by 2019. The adjacent Wieringermeer, which Vattenfall has acquired, will add an additional capacity of 115MW. By 2020, the … Continue reading Vattenfall to invest €200m in Netherlands onshore wind energy

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Wales’ largest onshore wind farm was officially opened

Vattenfall revealed a major boost for the Welsh economy at the inauguration. The Swedish energy group said that 52% of its £400mn investment to build the Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project has gone to businesses in Wales, securing work for more than 1,000 workers in Wales over the past three years. The First Minister … Continue reading Wales’ largest onshore wind farm was officially opened

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Siemens Gamesa delivers wind turbines for four onshore wind power projects in Germany

Proven direct-drive technology is being deployed in new Onshore projects in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, for which Siemens Gamesa will deliver 16 wind turbines with a total capacity of 50.6 megawatts (MW)1. Individualized planning and flexible technology helped some of these projects to qualify for the necessary approvals: in Geestpark Almdorf, Siemens Gamesa fully … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa delivers wind turbines for four onshore wind power projects in Germany

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Community projects steal the show in German onshore wind energy auction

The first onshore wind tender in Germany, under the reformed “EEG” renewable energy law, awarded 807 MW at an average price of EUR 57.1/MWh (weighted average) according to results announced on 19 May 2017.   Of the 70 successful bids, 65 came from community projects, confirming the key role of citizens in the German energy … Continue reading Community projects steal the show in German onshore wind energy auction

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Germany approves onshore wind power expansion

German authorities have approved hundreds of megawatts in additional capacity at onshore wind farms. The price at which it awarded the projects was below expectations, pointing to stronger competition. The German Economy Ministry announced Friday it had approved 807 megawatts of capacity at onshore wind parks. The projects were granted at an average price requiring … Continue reading Germany approves onshore wind power expansion

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Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is Wales’s largest onshore wind farm

Wales’s largest onshore wind farm started operating at full power for the first time late on Sunday (7 May, 2017), 38 months after construction started in the upper Rhondda, Cynon and Afan valleys. The 76-turbine Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is capable of meeting the electricity needs of more than 13% of households in … Continue reading Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is Wales’s largest onshore wind farm

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Vestas awarded its largest onshore wind energy order to date in UK

SSE Plc has placed an order for 53 x V117-3.45 MW and 13 x V112-3.45 MW wind turbines totalling 228 MW, demonstrating the strength of Vestas’ 3 MW platform in the UK. The firm and unconditional order from SSE is for the Stronelairg wind farm located in Scotland, which will consist of 66 wind turbines … Continue reading Vestas awarded its largest onshore wind energy order to date in UK

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Siemens receives order for onshore wind energy project in South Korea

Siemens Wind Power has received an order to supply 17 direct drive wind turbines for the Uljin onshore wind power plant in Gyeongsangbuk province on the east coast of South Korea. The customer is SK D&D Co., Ltd., a Korean developer of real estate and renewable energy projects. The scope of supply includes the delivery … Continue reading Siemens receives order for onshore wind energy project in South Korea

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E.ON announces major onshore wind farm US investment

E.ON announced that it will build the 228 megawatt onshore wind farm Bruenning’s Breeze in Willacy County, Texas. The wind farm will feature 76 three-megawatt turbines provided by the German manufacturer Nordex. Bruenning’s Breeze is scheduled for commissioning at the end of next year. Today’s announcement comes as the Company is currently constructing its Radford’s … Continue reading E.ON announces major onshore wind farm US investment

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Siemens wins orders for five onshore wind energy projects in northern Germany

Direct-drive wind turbines from Siemens are gaining ground on the German market: Siemens has now received five orders for 23 of these state-of-the-art wind turbines. Two of the wind farms are situated in Germany’s northernmost state of Schleswig-Holstein, while the other three are to be erected in Lower Saxony. Installation of all five projects, comprising … Continue reading Siemens wins orders for five onshore wind energy projects in northern Germany

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Wind power in Australia: Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind farm

Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2 onshore wind farm in South Australia. Stage 2 is an addition to the Hornsdale Stage 1 wind farm project, for which Siemens … Continue reading Wind power in Australia: Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind farm

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