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Wind energy in Denmark, Vestas’ wind turbines 36 MW repowering wind farm

Vestas has secured a 36 MW repowering order for the final phase of the 94 MW Overgaard 1 wind farm in Randers Municipality in Denmark. The order is derived from the energy-neutral auction in November 2019 in Denmark and it is placed by SE Blue Renewables, a joint venture between the Danish energy company Norlys … Continue reading Wind energy in Denmark, Vestas’ wind turbines 36 MW repowering wind farm

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Wind power in Norway: Vestas’ wind turbines for repowering

Vestas has received a 38 MW order from the utility Finnmark Kraft AS for the repowering of Havøygavlen Wind Farm on the island of Havøy in northern Norway, which is the world’s most northern wind farm. Located deep inside the arctic circle, with extreme climate conditions, this landmark project consists of nine V117-4.2 MW Typhoon … Continue reading Wind power in Norway: Vestas’ wind turbines for repowering

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Wind energy in China, repowering with larger wind turbines

Repowering refers to complete dismantling and replacement of old wind turbines at the original wind farm site. Wind farms older than 15 years are generally ideal candidates for repowering as the operation and maintenance (O&M) cost is 50% higher than that of wind farms younger than five years. The wind repowering market in China is … Continue reading Wind energy in China, repowering with larger wind turbines

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Vestas secures order for two repowering wind energy projects in Italy

E2i Energie Speciali has placed a 43 MW order for two merchant repowering projects in the province of Chieti, Italy. By applying market experience and operational data from two existing wind farms, Vestas and E2i have been able to create a custom repowering solution that doubles the wind farms’  combined energy production, reduces the number … Continue reading Vestas secures order for two repowering wind energy projects in Italy

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Time now running out for a large share of Europe’s installed wind energy capacity

There is a major challenge confronting European wind energy – and it is a challenge the industry and policy-makers must face before it is too late. Back in 2000, wind power accounted for only 12 GW of power in Europe. Since then, the industry has spent years growing, maturing, and becoming one of the great … Continue reading Time now running out for a large share of Europe’s installed wind energy capacity

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Siemens Gamesa awarded the largest repowering order in North America by MidAmerican Energy

The company will supply and install 163 SG 2.7-129 wind turbines, operating at 2.38 MW and 18 previously sold SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines to repower the Rolling Hills wind farm (429.3 MW), with an option for 12 additional wind turbines.  Siemens Gamesa has been selected by MidAmerican Energy Company for the Rolling Hills wind power project … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded the largest repowering order in North America by MidAmerican Energy

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Wind power in Denmark: Vestas receives 58 MW repowering order

Vestas has received a 58 MW repowering order for the first phase of the 94 MW Overgaard 1 wind farm in Randers Municipality in Denmark. The order is placed by SE Blue Renewables, a joint venture between the Danish energy company SE and Denmark’s largest pension company, PFA Pension. The order includes supply, installation and … Continue reading Wind power in Denmark: Vestas receives 58 MW repowering order

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Wind farm extension becomes Vestas’ first merchant project in Italy

2076/5000Vestas ha firmado un contrato de 18 MW con VRG Wind 060 para la extensión de la planta de energía eólica Mazara del Vallo en Sicilia, Italia. Utilizando la tecnología líder en la industria de Vestas y los datos de operación de las turbinas eólicas existentes para impulsar la producción de energía eólica y mitigar … Continue reading Wind farm extension becomes Vestas’ first merchant project in Italy

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The extension of life of wind farms, a new challenge for wind energy in Spain

The development of renewable energies is key for the European Union to achieve a decarbonised energy model. Wind power in Spain represents 21.9% of the installed power in the generator park as a whole and ranks fourth in terms of renewable generation. Spain is a pioneer in wind energy, so some of its wind turbines … Continue reading The extension of life of wind farms, a new challenge for wind energy in Spain

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Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

El Cabrito wind power plant, located at Tarifa (Cadiz), goes from ninety 330-kW wind turbines installed in 1995 to twelve 3-MW and 1.5-MW machines of Nordex technology. Replacing 90 obsolete wind turbines installed 23 years ago with 12 of modern technology, while maintaining the same capacity (30 MW), increasing energy production by 16% and reducing … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

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Vestas receives 29 MW repower wind energy order from Denmark’s first auction

Vestas has received a 29 MW repowering wind power order from the Danish utility company NRGi Renewables A/S for the Tagmark wind farm in Thisted Municipality in northwestern Jutland, Denmark. The repowering project is derived from Denmark’s first energy-neutral auction held in November 2018. The site currently consists of six V66-1.75 MW wind turbines, which … Continue reading Vestas receives 29 MW repower wind energy order from Denmark’s first auction

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Vestas secures largest repowering order to date with 359 MW from Phoenix Wind Repower

Vestas has received a 359 MW wind energy order to repower a portfolio of three projects in Texas from Phoenix Wind Repower, LLC, which is a portfolio investment of a fund managed by the Infrastructure and Power strategy of Ares Management Corporation., a leading global alternative asset manager. The order is Vestas’ largest repowering order … Continue reading Vestas secures largest repowering order to date with 359 MW from Phoenix Wind Repower

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Vestas secures first multi-brand repowering wind turbines order from PacifiCorp

Vestas has received an order from PacifiCorp, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 47 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines, delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode, to repower the Goodnoe Hills wind energy project in Washington, U.S.  With the order, PacifiCorp repowers the wind energy projects’ existing 47 Senvion MM92 2MW wind turbines, increasing the … Continue reading Vestas secures first multi-brand repowering wind turbines order from PacifiCorp

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E.ON surges forward with repowering wind energy project in West Texas with 172 wind turbines

E.ON announced today it is partnering with GE (NYSE: GE) to repower its Panther Creek I and Panther Creek II wind farms in West Texas. “We’re excited to embark on our first repowering project in the U.S.,” said Silvia Ortin, Chief Operating Officer, North America and E.ON Climate & Renewables Board Member. “The repowering of … Continue reading E.ON surges forward with repowering wind energy project in West Texas with 172 wind turbines

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Siemens Gamesa seals a 508 MW deal to repower three wind farms in the US

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announces that it has signed two agreements with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources to repower 508 MW in the US at three wind farms in Texas, demonstrating once again its strong multi-brand technical capabilities. Under the first agreement, the company will repower 362 units of Vestas’ V47 wind turbines … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa seals a 508 MW deal to repower three wind farms in the US

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Quinbrook to repower California wind farm

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, a global investment manager specializing in lower carbon and renewable energy infrastructure, announced that, following a competitive solicitation run by the State of California, the Quinbrook Low Carbon Power Fund has been awarded a new long term lease to repower the Gonzaga Ridge Wind Farm, located in Pacheco State Park in central … Continue reading Quinbrook to repower California wind farm

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Leeward Renewable Energy and GE Complete Repowering and Financing For Sweetwater 1 & 2 Wind Farms

Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC (“Leeward”) and GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the successful completion of the repowering of the combined capacity 136 MW Sweetwater 1 & 2 wind farms in Nolan County, Texas. GE Renewable Energy is the wind turbine provider for the project and GE Energy Financial Services provided tax equity financing. The Sweetwater … Continue reading Leeward Renewable Energy and GE Complete Repowering and Financing For Sweetwater 1 & 2 Wind Farms

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Vestas’ EPC and repowering expertise secures turnkey solution that will triple wind farm capacity

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional 21 MW order from Energieprojekte Eichsfeld for repowering of the Reinholterode wind farm in Central Germany. With this project, Vestas gets a new customer and the opportunity to repower wind turbines from a competitor. The wind park currently consists of four 1.5 MW turbines, which will be replaced … Continue reading Vestas’ EPC and repowering expertise secures turnkey solution that will triple wind farm capacity

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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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Vestas to repower two wind farms in Italy

Vestas has received a combined 53 MW repowering order for the Castiglione Messer Marino and Schiavi d’Abruzzo wind parks, underlining repowering’s growing significance in wind energy’s continued growth. Vestas will replace 59 units of third party 600 kW turbines with 16 V112-3.3 MW turbines and hereby increase the wind parks’ nominal power by 50 percent … Continue reading Vestas to repower two wind farms in Italy

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