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Wind power in South Africa: Enel Green Power begins new 140 MW wind farm

The Garob wind energy project, located in the Northern Cape province, is expected to generate around 573 GWh annually once fully operational in the first half of 2021. Enel, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power, has started construction on its 140 MW Garob wind farm located near the town of Copperton, which is part … Continue reading Wind power in South Africa: Enel Green Power begins new 140 MW wind farm

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Wind power in Kosovo: EBRD lends €18m to first wind farm

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting Kosovo’s first wind farm with an €18m loan. The 32.4MW wind farm, in Kitka has already begun operations, having been developed by the Turkish energy group Guris. It will raise annual national electricity generation by more than 1.4% and reduce emissions by 81,000 tonnes of … Continue reading Wind power in Kosovo: EBRD lends €18m to first wind farm

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Iberdrola begins the installation of the 102 wind turbines of the East Anglia One offshore wind farm

This 714 megawatt wind energy megacomplex will be fully operational by mid 2020. Iberdrola has begun the final phase of construction of the East Anglia One offshore wind farm, located in English waters of the North Sea, with the installation since this weekend of the first units of the total of 102 wind turbines of … Continue reading Iberdrola begins the installation of the 102 wind turbines of the East Anglia One offshore wind farm

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Construction underway on West Africa‘s first utility wind farm

Ground has been broken on the development of West Africa‘s “first utility-scale wind power project”, located in Senegal. The 158.7 megawatt (MW) Parc Eolien Taiba N‘Diaye, or PETN, is set to be completed in 2020, according to renewable energy firm Lekela. The 46-turbine facility will use turbines from Danish company Vestas and will generate more … Continue reading Construction underway on West Africa‘s first utility wind farm

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Extremadura enters the wind energy age with its first Naturgy wind farm

The wind farm is composed of 15 wind turbines and will contribute to reducing around 120,000 tons of polluting and greenhouse emissions and CO2 emissions throughout its lifetime. The president of the Junta de Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández, accompanied by the Mayor of Plasencia, Fernando Pizarro, and the General Director of Gas and Electricity of Naturgy, … Continue reading Extremadura enters the wind energy age with its first Naturgy wind farm

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Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm

The Lagoa dos Ventos wind energy facility is comprised of 230 wind turbines and, once fully up and running, will be able to generate over 3.3 TWh per year while avoiding the emission of over 1.6 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. The 716 MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind power facility, located in Piauí, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Enel Green Power starts construction of South America’s largest wind farm

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New 99 MW order reinforces Vestas’ leading position in Russia’s growing wind energy industry

Vestas has secured an order for a 99 MW wind power project from a joint venture between Rusnano and Fortum. Located in the Rostov region, the wind farm will comprise 26 V126-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.8 MW Power Optimised Mode. The order is Vestas’ third order from its framework agreement with Rusnano and … Continue reading New 99 MW order reinforces Vestas’ leading position in Russia’s growing wind energy industry

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Wind power in Italy: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion has concluded a wind energy contract for the largest rotor turbine in Italy. The order by Repower Renewables comprises the delivery and installation of the Rosario wind farm, located in the province of Sassari (Sardinia, Italy) and is part of Senvion’s December order intake. Senvion will provide full maintenance services for 15 years.   … Continue reading Wind power in Italy: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in the Canary Islands: Approved the wind farm of San Bartolomé in Lanzarote

The Governing Council of the Canary Islands, on the proposal of the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Commerce and Knowledge, has approved the decree by which it is agreed to execute the wind energy project of the San Bartolomé Wind Farm, promoted by Insular de Aguas de Lanzarote, S.A. and that has a power of 9.2 … Continue reading Wind power in the Canary Islands: Approved the wind farm of San Bartolomé in Lanzarote

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Acciona is awarded a wind farm in Victoria (Australia)

The 157.5-MW capacity Mortlake South wind farm is designed with thirty-five 4.5-MW Nordex wind turbines. ACCIONA Energía will have a 157.5 MW wind farm under its ownership in Victoria (Australia) following an award in the renewable energy tender called by the State Government of Victoria announced today. Mortlake South wind farm represents capital expenditure of … Continue reading Acciona is awarded a wind farm in Victoria (Australia)

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Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm

Siemens Gamesa, Spain’s leading wind turbine OEM, continues to fortify its position in the country having secured a new order for the supply of the turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm, a project with which the Spanish energy player is diversifying its business into the renewables arena. The wind farm, which is being developed … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm

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Wind energy in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm of Vasa Vind

Vasa Vind, together with their long-term instuitional partner, have ordered 23 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the 49 MW Munkflohögen wind park located outside Östersund in central Sweden. Utilising the 2 MW platform’s flexibility, the turbines will be delivered in various power modes that maximise each turbine’s energy production based on its specific location at the … Continue reading Wind energy in Sweden: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm of Vasa Vind

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Acciona Energía to replace 90 older wind power systems with 12 new wind turbines

The Nordex Group has won a 30-MW order to renovate one of Acciona Energía’s oldest wind farm in Spain. In the second half of 2018, it will upgrade the 30-MW wind farm “El Cabrito” with twelve multi-megawatt turbines. In this connection, Acciona Energia has opted for eight N100/3000 turbines and four AW70/1500 turbines that fit … Continue reading Acciona Energía to replace 90 older wind power systems with 12 new wind turbines

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Vattenfall begins building largest offshore wind farm in Denmark

Vattenfall said on Friday it had started construction on Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm in the North Sea, able to power 425,000 households. The 406 MW Horns Rev 3 wind farm will consist of 49 8.3 MW-turbines delivered by MHI Vestas, a joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. “Horns Rev 3 is the … Continue reading Vattenfall begins building largest offshore wind farm in Denmark

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OPEC grants loan to Mauritania for wind farm

The wind farm of Bulenuar will strengthen the electricity supply for the cities of Nuakchot and Nuadibú. The Islamic Republic of Mauritania received a loan of $ 18.8 million from the Opec Fund for International Development (OFID) to complete the construction of a wind farm in the north of the country, the Mauritanian daily Horizons … Continue reading OPEC grants loan to Mauritania for wind farm

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Enel Starts Construction of Peru’s Largest Wind Farm

Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Peru (“EGPP”), has started construction of Wayra I1, its first wind farm in Peru, located in the district of Marcona, Ica region.Wayra I[1], which is the first wind farm built by Enel in Peru, will have a capacity of 132 MW and will be able to generate around … Continue reading Enel Starts Construction of Peru’s Largest Wind Farm

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Acciona Energy starts construction of its fourth wind farm in Australia (132 MW)

ACCIONA Energy has begun construction work on the 132-megawatt Mount Gellibrand wind farm in the State of Victoria. With an estimated investment of 258 million Australian dollars (around 183 million euros at current exchange rates), the new wind farm will strengthen ACCIONA’s presence in the renewables sector in Australia, one of the company’s strategic markets. … Continue reading Acciona Energy starts construction of its fourth wind farm in Australia (132 MW)

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Abengoa starts commissioning tests of the Campo Palomas wind farm in Uruguay

On February 21, wind turbine number 19 of this wind farm was connected to the grid and started generating electricity. The company is also involved in the Artilleros and Colonia Arias wind farms, which are both located in the south of Uruguay.  Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability … Continue reading Abengoa starts commissioning tests of the Campo Palomas wind farm in Uruguay

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Gamesa to build its second wind farm in Jordan

Gamesa, in a consortium with Spanish company Elecnor, has been awarded the contract to build an 86-MW wind power plant on a turnkey basis in the region of Maan, in southern Jordan. This contract, placed by Green Watts Renewable Energy Company LLC, a 100% subsidiary of Alcazar Energy, comprises the installation of 41 G114-2.1 MW … Continue reading Gamesa to build its second wind farm in Jordan

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Wind power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

Gamesa will install 35 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Colonia Arias wind farm and maintain them for 15 years. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has received an order from Rafisa, trustee of the Financiero Arias Trust, backed and managed by Uruguay’s state utility, UTE, for the turnkey construction of a … Continue reading Wind power in Uruguay: Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm

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