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Russia’s Putin says wind power harmful to birds and worms

Russia, a world-leading producer of fossil fuel, is lagging other countries in its development of renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind energy. Russian President Vladimir Putin questioned on Tuesday the use of wind power, saying wind turbines were harmful to birds and worms. Russia, a world-leading producer of fossil fuel, is lagging other … Continue reading Russia’s Putin says wind power harmful to birds and worms

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Enel in Russia awarded 71 MW of new wind energy capacity

Enel, through its subsidiary PJSC Enel Russia (“Enel Russia”) was awarded today a new wind power project of over 71 MW in the 2019 Russian government renewable energy tender. The Rodnikovsky wind farm will be located in the Stavropol region, with Enel Green Power (“EGP”), Enel’s global business line dedicated to renewable energy, being in … Continue reading Enel in Russia awarded 71 MW of new wind energy capacity

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Vestas and RUSNANO to explore further opportunities to increase wind energy in Russia

Vestas and RUSNANO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding localisation of equipment for the Russian sustainable energy market, including supply chain optimisation, local manufacturing of wind turbines and Vestas considering the possibility of using technology developed by RUSNANO portfolio companies. The MoU was signed in relation to St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and seeks … Continue reading Vestas and RUSNANO to explore further opportunities to increase wind energy in Russia

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Enel Green Power starts construction of 90 MW Azov wind farm, Group’s first renewable project in Russia

The Azov wind farm, which is also the Rostov region’s first-ever renewable project, is expected to enter into service in 2020. The wind power project is owned by Enel Russia, with Enel Green Power in charge of development and construction activities. The overall investment in this wind turbines plant amounts to approx. 132 million euros. … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of 90 MW Azov wind farm, Group’s first renewable project in Russia

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Russia does not have a strong commitment to renewable energy compared to most countries

Russian hydropower company RusHydro has launched a wind power plant in Russia’s Arctic region. It’s far from a signal that fossil-fuel-hungry Russia is going green, but it’s a start. Russian company RusHydro has launched a 900-kilowatt (KW) wind power plant in the Arctic settlement of Tiksi in the Yakutia region in Russia’s Far East. Some … Continue reading Russia does not have a strong commitment to renewable energy compared to most countries

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Russia’s largest bank to back wind energy project near Murmansk

In a major advance for renewable energy in Russia, Sberbank, Moscow’s largest bank, has opened a $341 million dollar line of credit to build a 201 megawatt wind park in the Murmansk Region of the country’s Northwest. The project has been a long time in the coming. Talk of a wind park in Russia’s arctic … Continue reading Russia’s largest bank to back wind energy project near Murmansk

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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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Vestas receives 198 MW wind energy order for largest wind farm in Russia

Marking another key milestone in establishing the Russian wind power industry, Vestas has been awarded an order for the 198 MW Kamensko-Krasnosulinsky project from WEDF Second Wind Farm LLC, a joint venture between Rusnano and Fortum. Located in the Rostov region, the wind power project will comprise 52 V126-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.8 … Continue reading Vestas receives 198 MW wind energy order for largest wind farm in Russia

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Wind energy in Russia: Siemens Gamesa will supply 57 of its Siemens Gamesa 3.X platform wind turbines to the Kola wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a second wind power order in Russia from Enel Russia, one of the country’s independent power producers (IPP), for the supply of 201 MW of wind turbines. The scope of the agreement includes supply, installation and commissioning of 57 Siemens Gamesa 3.X platform wind turbines at the Kola … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia: Siemens Gamesa will supply 57 of its Siemens Gamesa 3.X platform wind turbines to the Kola wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) today received the order for the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV. It includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement. The project consists of the two combined sites: Seastar, a … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

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Siemens Gamesa and Ruselprom sign contract on wind energy for Russia

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached an important milestone in the localisation strategy for Russia. SGRE and Ruselprom, a leading manufacturer of electric motors and generators, have signed a manufacturing and supply agreement for the Russian market. According to the contract, Ruselprom will locally produce and deliver generators for onshore wind turbines. Recently, SGRE … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa and Ruselprom sign contract on wind energy for Russia

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Siemens Gamesa enters Russia´s wind energy with its first order for 90 MW Enel wind farm

The company will supply 26 of its SG 3.4-132 wind turbines at Enel Russia’s Azovskaya wind farm. Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in Russia from Enel Russia, one of the country’s independent power producers (IPP), for the supply of 90 MW of wind turbines. This is the first order for Siemens Gamesa in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa enters Russia´s wind energy with its first order for 90 MW Enel wind farm

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Karelia’s first wind energy plant to be built on White Sea

The first wind power plant in Karelia will be built on the White Sea. Investments in the Russian-Chinese project will make 9 billion rubles ($142 million), the Region’s head Artur Parfyonchikov said in an interview with TASS on Thursday. “Presently, the most promising is a Russian-Chinese project on wind generation – on construction of a … Continue reading Karelia’s first wind energy plant to be built on White Sea

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Scientists from Lomonosov MSU creating a web-atlas of wind and wave energy

The renewable energy is not only a fashion trend but also a way to save depleting hydrocarbon resources, as well as the opportunity to minimize the environmental damage caused by mining and burning of fuel. There are active scientific research, experimental design work, as well as the large construction of wind, solar and bioenergy stations … Continue reading Scientists from Lomonosov MSU creating a web-atlas of wind and wave energy

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Enel Russia plans to put into operation wind farm in Rostov region

Enel Russia intends to commission a wind farm in the Rostov region in December 2020, Yulia Matyushova, financial director of Enel Russia, said during the company’s annual shareholders meeting. The wind park located in the Murmansk region is expected to be put into operation in December 2021. “The first wind farm will be commissioned in … Continue reading Enel Russia plans to put into operation wind farm in Rostov region

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Japan to give wind energy a spin in Russia’s Far East

Japan will build and conduct trials of a wind power generation system in Russia’s Far East, one of the joint projects growing out of a 2016 economic cooperation pact. The wind-diesel hybrid system will be set up in the remote Sakha Republic of Russia, which borders the Arctic Ocean. Three wind turbines will be shipped … Continue reading Japan to give wind energy a spin in Russia’s Far East

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Russia is to auction 830 MW of wind energy

Russia is to auction almost 830MW of wind power capacity this year for delivery between 2019 and 2023, according to the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI). The tender will be carried out in two stages. The first phase will run from 29 May to the 4 June, with the second from 5 to 9 June, RAWI … Continue reading Russia is to auction 830 MW of wind energy

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Rosatom subsidiary reveals plans to start building 150 MW wind power project in Adygea, Russia

Rosatom subsidiary JSC VetroOGK will start construction in the summer of a 150MW wind farm in the Adygea region of Russia. The project will feature Lagerwey turbines and is planned for commissioning between December 2018 and January 2019. It will be located in the municipalities of Shovgenovsky and Giaginsky. Planning is also underway to build a … Continue reading Rosatom subsidiary reveals plans to start building 150 MW wind power project in Adygea, Russia

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Russia’s first commercial-scale wind farm has been commissioned

The 35MW wind farm is situated near the city of Ulyanovsk, home to about 620,000 people. Its EUR 65 million Ulyanovsk project is located near a city of the same name about 680km southeast of Moscow. Chinese turbine manufacturer Dongfang supplied the turbines for the project. Ulyanovsk is included in the renewable projects competitive selection … Continue reading Russia’s first commercial-scale wind farm has been commissioned

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Vestas develops wind energy in Russia

REVE Following the success of Vestas and OOO Fortum Energy in Russia’s first wind energy auction, the two companies have signed the first order of a binding framework agreement. The framework agreement engages Vestas to supply its 4 MW platform for wind energy projects in the world’s fourth largest electricity market, while the order includes … Continue reading Vestas develops wind energy in Russia

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