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Wind power ensured 20% of the electricity consumption in Romania

The wind energy ensured on Friday 20% of the electricity consumption, which places Romania on the fourth place in Europe, after Denmark (81% of consumption), Germany (37%) and Austria (23% of the consumption). According to the data provided by the association Wind Europe, the wind energy ensured 19% of the consumption of Portugal (fifth), followed … Continue reading Wind power ensured 20% of the electricity consumption in Romania

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Romania should opt for wind energy, which is cheapest

Romania should opt for the installation of new wind turbines in the future as additional power plants are needed and the wind source is cheaper than coal, natural gas or nuclear sources, Giles Dickson, CEO of Wind Europe told on Tuesday a profile conference organized in Bucharest.There is enough space in Romania for the installation … Continue reading Romania should opt for wind energy, which is cheapest

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Romania could reap the rewards of wind power

Romania should harness onshore wind to meet growing demand for electricity instead of investing in conventional power – this was the message WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson told the annual meeting of the Romanian Wind Energy Association in Bucharest today. Wind energy provided 12.2% of Romania’s electricity last year. With a more flexible grid and interconnectors … Continue reading Romania could reap the rewards of wind power

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Transeastern Power Trust announces acquisition of 45 MW operating wind farm

Transeastern Power Trust (“Transeastern” or the “Trust”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a binding agreement with OMV Petrom for the acquisition of OMV Petrom Wind Power SRL operating a 45 MW wind farm located in the Dobrogea Region, Romania (the “Dorobantu Wind Project”). The Dorobantu Wind Project is equipped with 15 Vestas-V90 … Continue reading Transeastern Power Trust announces acquisition of 45 MW operating wind farm

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Wind energy reaches a quarter of Romania’s power production

The wind energy accounted for 23% of Romania’s electricity production on Friday afternoon (April 15). It was the second most important power source, after hydropower, according to the state-controlled electricity transporter Transelectrica. The wind energy production amounted to 1,941 MW on Friday at 2pm whereas the hydropower reached 2,192 MW, representing 26% of the total, … Continue reading Wind energy reaches a quarter of Romania’s power production

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Wind energy in Romania: seventh EU country for wind turbines installed in 2014

Although last year there were 50 per cent fewer new wind turbines installed in Romania compared to 2013, the Romanian wind energy market has climbed one position in Europe among the largest markets for wind power, finishing in the tenth place in 2014 according to total capacity. Depending only on the mounted wind turbines in … Continue reading Wind energy in Romania: seventh EU country for wind turbines installed in 2014

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GE’s Wind Power Up* to Increase Power Output at Five European Wind Energy Farms

GE (NYSE: GE) announced European wind farm operators ENERTRAG AG and Monsson Group have selected GE’s Wind PowerUp* for wind farms in Germany and Romania. PowerUp services, a GE Predictivity* solution, allows wind farm operators to increase annual energy production (AEP) by up to 5 percent, taking into account environmental conditions. A 5 percent increase … Continue reading GE’s Wind Power Up* to Increase Power Output at Five European Wind Energy Farms

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Dobrogea becomes the largest wind farm in Central and Eastern Europe

Dobrogea became the largest wind farm in Central and Eastern Europe, with hundreds of 2.5 MW wind turbines being spread all over the Constanta County, in Cogealac, Fantele, Pestera, Independenta, Chirnogeni, Silistea, Targusor and Crucea localities and surrounding areas. The Dobrogea strong winds and the high price of electricity continue to attract investments in wind … Continue reading Dobrogea becomes the largest wind farm in Central and Eastern Europe

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EBRD provides loan for 84 MW wind farm in Romania

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced it will provide Romania with a loan worth €57 million (US$78 million) to fund its eighth wind power project in the country.   LUKERG Renew, a 50-50 joint venture headed by Italy-based ERG Renew and LUKOIL-Ecoenergo in Russia, is responsible for the wind farm’s development. The … Continue reading EBRD provides loan for 84 MW wind farm in Romania

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AMSC to make wind turbines components at new Romanian plant

Wind turbine parts maker AMSC is opening a new production center in Romania to make wind turbine electrical control systems for customers outside of China. The plant, in the city of Timisoara is expected to be operational during 2014/15 fiscal year. “By expanding its manufacturing footprint into Eastern Europe, AMSC is enhancing its distribution capabilities and … Continue reading AMSC to make wind turbines components at new Romanian plant

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ANRE gives Ok for two new wind energy plants in Romania

The National Regulatory Authority for Energy (ANRE) gave the permits for the construction of two new wind farms in Romania, following data published on the official site of the institution. According to Zoltan Nagy, member on the Board of the National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE), the approved and licensed capacities of all renewable energy facilities … Continue reading ANRE gives Ok for two new wind energy plants in Romania

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Wind power: Vestas secures 84 MW service agreement with an option for up to 150 MW in Romania

Vestas has secured a 15-year service contract covering 42 V90-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Topolog Dorobantu wind power plant in Tulcea County in Romania. The last of the 42 wind turbines is expected to be installed within April this year. The order has been placed by LUKERG Renew, a joint venture between ERG Renew … Continue reading Wind power: Vestas secures 84 MW service agreement with an option for up to 150 MW in Romania

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Lahmeyer as Lender’s Engineer for Multiply Awarded Wind Energy Project in Romania

Due to the constant changes to the supporting scheme for renewable energy producers in Romania and the related uncertainty for the involved banks and investors, the financial close for the project took place on November 9, 2012 after extensive and protracted negotiations. The financing for the 130 million Euros Chirnogeni wind project was the first … Continue reading Lahmeyer as Lender’s Engineer for Multiply Awarded Wind Energy Project in Romania

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ERG Renew: completed new wind farm in Romania

Renew, a joint venture between ERG Renew and LUKOIL- Ecoenergo, has finalised the construction and commissioning of the Topolog-Dorobantu wind farm in the Romanian region of Tulcea (see Press Release dated 17 December 2012). The wind farm was connected to the national grid last November and turbine testing activities are currently underway. The new facility, … Continue reading ERG Renew: completed new wind farm in Romania

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Enel Green Power in the Balkans and Romania

Enel Green Power has been developing wind, hydro and PV solar power in the Balkans and Romania, the site of impressive results in 2013 that include an investment agreement struck with the EIB. Enel Green Power has 875 megawatts of installed wind, hydroelectric and PV solar power in the Balkans and Romania, with particularly impressive … Continue reading Enel Green Power in the Balkans and Romania

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Goldwind to provide 20 wind turbines for Mireasa wind farm in Romania

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (“Goldwind” or the “Company”, Shenzhen stock code 002202, Hong Kong stock code 2208), announced, after its wholly owned subsidiary Goldwind International Limited signed a 50MW turbine supply contract with the Romanian company -Mireasa Energies S.R.L. last year, recently the first turbine had been successfully installed, which is also … Continue reading Goldwind to provide 20 wind turbines for Mireasa wind farm in Romania

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EGP enters into loan agreement with EIB for 200 million euros to cover wind energy investments in Romania

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Enel Green Power International BV, the financial and controlling holding company of international subsidiaries of the Enel Green Power Group, have closed a financing operation for 200 million euros to partially cover investments for some wind farms in the Banat and Dobrogea regions of Romania. The 15-year loan has … Continue reading EGP enters into loan agreement with EIB for 200 million euros to cover wind energy investments in Romania

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China Ming Yang Wind Power Enters Into 200MW EPC Wind Farm in Romania

China Ming Yang Wind Power (“Ming Yang” or the “Company”), today announced its subsidiary, Guangdong Mingyang Wind Power Group Limited, (“Guangdong Mingyang”), has signed a framework agreement (the “Agreement”) with Speranta & Succesul S.A., a leading renewable energy developer in Romania. The Agreement covers wind farm development, supply of EPC services and equipment procurement of … Continue reading China Ming Yang Wind Power Enters Into 200MW EPC Wind Farm in Romania

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Skytron Energy ensures 115 MWp dispatchable power from Romanian solar power plants

skytron energy, one of the world’s leading developers of monitoring, control and supervision systems for renewable energy power plants, has been awarded a 50 MWp photovoltaic project by LSG Building Solutions, a major Romanian EPC company for utility-scale renewable energy projects. Following on from two PV projects already completed by the skytron energy and LSG … Continue reading Skytron Energy ensures 115 MWp dispatchable power from Romanian solar power plants

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Romania will have an installed wind energy capacity of 2,400 MW in end-2013

Romania will have an installed wind power capacity of around 2,400 MW in end-2013, below the initial estimates of 3,000 MW, the President of the Romanian Wind Energy Association (AREE), Ionel David, told a specialized debate. ‘In no more than three years, from 2009, when we had only 14 MW of installed wind power capacity, … Continue reading Romania will have an installed wind energy capacity of 2,400 MW in end-2013

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