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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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MidAmerican will spend $1 billion ‘repowering’ oldest wind turbines

Using a massive crane and ropes, about a half dozen men carefully shift a 13,450-pound wind turbine blade until its steel poles match up with holes in a massive hub, slowly sliding in. The “stabbing” takes about a half hour — the growing wind speed Wednesday made the process trickier than normal, says Spencer Moore, MidAmerican Energy’s vice president of … Continue reading MidAmerican will spend $1 billion ‘repowering’ oldest wind turbines

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Siemens Gamesa to repower two wind farms in Texas

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been selected by NextEra Energy Resources to repower two wind farms in Texas. The newly repowered wind farms are expected to deliver up to 25% more annual energy production, boost reliability and efficiency, and extend service life. The two wind farms currently feature Siemens SWT-2.3-93 model turbines. The repowering … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to repower two wind farms in Texas

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GE Adds Value to the US Wind Turbine Industry With its Repower Offering

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced at the AWEA Windpower Conference that it has repowered 300 wind turbines, the equivalent of adding 75 wind turbines worth of output. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has estimated that the U.S. repowering market could grow to $25 billion by 2030. With the largest installed base in the … Continue reading GE Adds Value to the US Wind Turbine Industry With its Repower Offering

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Vestas receives order for 76 MW repowering wind power project in Germany

The turbines will be installed at the Norderwöhrden wind park in Schleswig-Holstein, Northern Germany and will replace 40 different types of turbines installed over the last 30+ years. With 13 different companies involved, the project is the result of great collaboration, demonstrating how repowering can provide improved return on investment across asset owners.   The … Continue reading Vestas receives order for 76 MW repowering wind power project in Germany

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Vestas receives 30 MW repowering order from citizen-owned wind power plant in Germany

Vestas has received an order for a repowering project consisting of nine V117-3.45 MW turbines from Bürger-Windpark Lübke-Koog Nord GmbH & Co.KG. The firm and unconditional order comprises supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 20-year full-scope Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement. The wind turbines will be installed at … Continue reading Vestas receives 30 MW repowering order from citizen-owned wind power plant in Germany

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Vestas receives first repowering order in the United States

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for its first repowering project in the United States. The order includes 29 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbine components that enable future repowering efforts within the customer’s operating wind project portfolio. The turbine components will be manufactured at Vestas’ Colorado factories and will be delivered beginning in … Continue reading Vestas receives first repowering order in the United States

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Wind power in Finland: Extension for Kivivaara wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

Second helping in Finland: the customer Taaleri has ordered six more turbines from the Nordex Group for its “Kivivaara-Peuravaara” wind farm. The asset management company founded in 2010 is adding a further six N131/3000 machines to its wind farm located in the north-east of the country. The turbines from the Delta series are to be … Continue reading Wind power in Finland: Extension for Kivivaara wind farm with Nordex wind turbines

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Fewer wind turbines, greater output: Nordex to repower the Altenbruch wind farm

Nordex will be replacing 16 legacy N60/1300 wind turbines with nine modern N117/3000 ones for PNE Wind AG by the end of 2016. Located near Cuxhaven in Germany, the Altenbruch I wind farm will be undergoing what in Germany is seen as a business model offering considerable potential for the future: repowering.   In 2015, … Continue reading Fewer wind turbines, greater output: Nordex to repower the Altenbruch wind farm

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Repowering gives new life to old wind sites

This article by James Lawson originally appeared June 17 on the Renewable Energy World website UK — By 2020, swapping aging wind turbines with more powerful modern units will have raised annual electricity generation at refurbished sites from 1,524 GWh to 8,221 GWh. A 2-MW wind turbine coming off the production line with a rotor … Continue reading Repowering gives new life to old wind sites

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