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Growing focus on offshore wind energy casts shadow over growth of onshore wind energy projects

The Paris Climate Conference in December last year brought together 195 countries to chalk out an action plan to limit global warming. The first-ever, legally binding global climate deal has aided the growth of the global onshore wind energy market. The market is anticipated to take a leap at a CAGR of 25% during the … Continue reading Growing focus on offshore wind energy casts shadow over growth of onshore wind energy projects

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Siemens to supply 141 wind turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas

Siemens has contracted with Pattern Energy Group LP to deliver, install and service a total of 141 wind turbines for the Broadview Wind project. Broadview Wind combines two adjacent projects in New Mexico and Texas with a total installed capacity of 324 megawatts (MW). Both onshore wind power plants will provide clean energy to meet … Continue reading Siemens to supply 141 wind turbines for major wind power plant in New Mexico and Texas

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Wind power in Norway: Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind farm

Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 50 onshore wind turbines in Norway. Project developers are Zephyr AS and Norsk Vind Energi AS. Funds managed by BlackRock are providing equity financing for the project. The wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, will … Continue reading Wind power in Norway: Siemens to supply wind turbines for onshore wind farm

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Siemens onshore wind turbines for Saxony

Siemens will supply three direct drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.2-113 for the onshore wind power plant Naundorf. These modern wind turbines add about ten megawatts (MW) to the site’s existing wind power capacity. Additional Siemens medium-voltage switchgear located in the turbine towers will play a key role. These components enable the three turbines … Continue reading Siemens onshore wind turbines for Saxony

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Vestas introduces its largest onshore wind turbine to the Chinese wind energy market

Responding to global demand and Chinese customer interest, Vestas will introduce its largest onshore turbines to China.  “We are continuously bringing our latest technologies, products, and service solutions to China, and we are determined to grow together with our partners in the country while simultaneously leveraging on the continuous supply chain localisation in China for … Continue reading Vestas introduces its largest onshore wind turbine to the Chinese wind energy market

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Siemens to supply direct-drive wind turbines for onshore wind farm in Japan

Siemens has secured its third wind power order from Japan’s largest wind power developer, Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation headquartered in Tokyo. For the 41.6 megawatt Eurus Higashi Yurihara wind power plant, developed in Yurihonjo city – located in the north of the mainland Honshu – Siemens will provide 13 direct drive wind turbines of the … Continue reading Siemens to supply direct-drive wind turbines for onshore wind farm in Japan

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New study highlights good practice by onshore wind energy industry in Scotland

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the wind energy industry, has welcomed the publication of a new report on the way onshore wind farms are developed in Scotland. The 2-year study by Climate XChange, the independent body which advises the Scottish Government on adapting to the changing climate and the transition to a low carbon society, … Continue reading New study highlights good practice by onshore wind energy industry in Scotland

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Senvion delivers tallest onshore wind turbine type to Belgium

Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth-largest wind turbine manufacturer, has concluded a contract with Storm on the construction of the foundations and the delivery and installation of three Senvion 3.2M114 wind turbines in Belgium. The wind turbines, each with a hub height of 143 metres, are intended for … Continue reading Senvion delivers tallest onshore wind turbine type to Belgium

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Onshore wind energy cheaper than coal, nuclear and gas

Producing onshore wind energy is cheaper than coal, nuclear and gas, the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has claimed.   Based on EWEA’s analysis of the data in the report, onshore wind has an approximate cost of EUR 105 per megawatt hour (MWh) which is cheaper than gas (up to EUR 164), nuclear (EUR 133) … Continue reading Onshore wind energy cheaper than coal, nuclear and gas

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Germany: Onshore wind power grows strongly

In the first half of 2014, the German market for onshore wind turbines grew by around 66 percent year over year, with some 1,723 megawatts having been installed. The sector attributes this strong growth to some overlapping effects, specifically a race to get projects completed before the new Renewable Energy Act (dubbed EEG 2.0) takes … Continue reading Germany: Onshore wind power grows strongly

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Germany onshore wind power surges

German onshore wind power grew strongly in the first half of 2014, ahead of the country’s adjusted law on renewable energy development coming into force in August, data from industry groups showed on Tuesday. In the first half of 2014, onshore wind turbines with some 1723 megawatts of capacity were installed, German Engineering Federation (VDMA) … Continue reading Germany onshore wind power surges

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Germany adds 1,723 MW onshore wind energy capacity in H1

Germany is among world leaders such as China and the United States in installed wind power capacity. At 3.45 billion euros ($4.63 billion), Germany’s investments in wind energy in 2013 accounted for 10.8 percent of total global spending on onshore wind turbines. Germany added 1,723 megawatts (MW) of onshore wind power capacity in the first … Continue reading Germany adds 1,723 MW onshore wind energy capacity in H1

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