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Saeta Yield completes the acquisition of the Carapé I and II wind farms in Uruguay

José Luis Martínez Dalmau, Saeta Yield’s Chairman and CEO, signed the acquisition of 100 per cent of Carapé I & II, two wind farms in operation in Uruguay, for a total outlay of approximately $ 65 m. This is Saeta Yield’s first international operation, which diversifies its portfolio and represents a 12% increase of its … Continue reading Saeta Yield completes the acquisition of the Carapé I and II wind farms in Uruguay

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UK switches on the world’s largest offshore wind turbines

The largest wind turbines in the world have recently started producing energy for the UK. Dong Energy, the Danish company behind the project, has recently switched on the 32 gigantic structures in Liverpool Bay. The wind turbines are taller than some skyscrapers at 640 feet and have 262-foot-long blades that can generate 8 megawatts of … Continue reading UK switches on the world’s largest offshore wind turbines

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Vestas InteliLight® launches in the U.S.

Replacing Vestas’ Obstacle Collision Avoidance System (OCAS) and now available in Canada, Finland, Germany, Norway, Sweden and the U.S., InteliLight® delivers reliable activation of aviation lights when needed, avoiding continuous lighting. Vestas is pleased to announce that InteliLight®, its active aviation light management solution for wind turbines, has demonstrated performance to FAA standards and is … Continue reading Vestas InteliLight® launches in the U.S.

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Vestas strengthens research and development capabilities in Portugal

Vestas opens engineering design centre in Porto, Portugal, to further strengthen its global research and development setup, underlining its industry-leading investments in research and development. The centre will be responsible for developing core technology for Vestas’ product portfolio. The centre is part of Vestas’ existing research and development (R&D) setup, which includes sites in the … Continue reading Vestas strengthens research and development capabilities in Portugal

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Ceará has potential of 80 GW of wind energy

Ceará can become a giant in wind power generation if it can realize its full potential. This is indicated by preliminary data from an unprecedented study by Vestas, a Danish company considered one of the largest in the world in the production of wind turbines. Denmark’s Vestas has released preliminary data on an unprecedented study … Continue reading Ceará has potential of 80 GW of wind energy

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Vestas signs 15-year renewal of 150 MW service agreement with EverPower

Owned by EverPower and commissioned in 2012, the 150 MW Mustang Hills project has been under Vestas’ service since commissioned. With the 15-year extension, the project will remain under Vestas’ service until 2032. The service agreement is a full-scope service package designed to maximize uptime, performance and energy production. The long-term extension renews the service … Continue reading Vestas signs 15-year renewal of 150 MW service agreement with EverPower

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Vestas is Once Again the Global Leader in Wind Turbine Installations

A new report from Navigant Research examines the development of the global wind power market, detailing changes that occurred in 2016 and providing forecasts for 2017-2021, as well as an outlook through 2026.   Wind power has become firmly entrenched as part of the broader global energy system, and last year, new wind turbine installations … Continue reading Vestas is Once Again the Global Leader in Wind Turbine Installations

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Vestas receives 15-year service contract for seven wind farms in Sweden

The seven wind farms were previously serviced in-house by Arise but with this new agreement Vestas takes over the full responsibility for servicing the 86 MW, underlining Vestas’ competitiveness in the Swedish service market and ability to optimise wind park performance and energy output. The service contract is a full-scope 15-year Active Output Management 5000 … Continue reading Vestas receives 15-year service contract for seven wind farms in Sweden

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WKN sells wind farm Kirchengel to a group of investors

WKN AG, a leading developer of wind energy farms based in Husum, Germany, completely sold the Thuringian wind energy project to Centraplan GmbH as well as some private investors being consulted by the Swiss specialist for renewable energies, re:cap global investors ag. Two of the three Vestas V112 wind energy turbines with a capacity of … Continue reading WKN sells wind farm Kirchengel to a group of investors

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Construction of the Lake Turkana wind farm to be complete in two months

The Lake Turkana Wind Power Project in Loiyangalani, Marsabit County is set to be completed in two months, paving the way for a 310MW injection in the grid.  The project will provide reliable, low-cost wind power to Kenya’s national grid for 20 years through 365 wind turbines each with a capacity of 850 kW.   State … Continue reading Construction of the Lake Turkana wind farm to be complete in two months

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Vestas expands 2 MW platform with two new turbine variants

With new, larger 116 meter and 120 meter rotors, the V116-2.0 MW and V120-2.0 MW offer industry-leading levelised cost of energy at park level in medium, low, and ultra-low wind conditions globally, though particularly well-suited for the U.S., India and China. The new variants build on Vestas’ 2 MW platform, delivering increased swept area and … Continue reading Vestas expands 2 MW platform with two new turbine variants

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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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Top 10 global wind turbine OEM rankings: Vestas, GE, Goldwind, Gamesa, Siemens, Enercon, Nordex, United Power, Mingyang and Envision

Wind energy consultancy MAKE reports that Vestas has won the top position in its top 15 global rankings, according to MAKE’s Global Wind Turbine OEM 2016 Market Share analysis. The pure-play turbine OEM added 8.7 GW across 36 markets in 2016, beating runner-up GE by nearly 3 percentage points, the largest differential between the top two spots … Continue reading Top 10 global wind turbine OEM rankings: Vestas, GE, Goldwind, Gamesa, Siemens, Enercon, Nordex, United Power, Mingyang and Envision

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Vestas receives first order with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for 148 MW order in the United States

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. from a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Bearkat I Wind Project in Texas. The order underlines the 3 MW platform’s growing presence in and ideal fit for the U.S. wind belt. Bearkat I has a … Continue reading Vestas receives first order with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for 148 MW order in the United States

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Wind energy in China: Vestas wind turbines for wind farms

Vestas receives order for low wind site in China. The order includes 24 V110-2.0 MW turbines with hub heights of 137 meters. The firm and unconditional order was placed by long-term customer HECIC-New Energy and is for the Liutai project, located in Changli County of Qinhuangdao City in central eastern China’s Hebei Province. The project … Continue reading Wind energy in China: Vestas wind turbines for wind farms

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Xcel Energy to invest billions in wind energy in Colorado

Xcel Energy Inc. is making a multibillion-dollar investment in wind power across seven states, from Minnesota to New Mexico — and using Colorado-made turbines from Vestas Wind Systems for a large chunk of it. The Minneapolis-based company (NYSE: XEL) is proposing to build or buy power from 11 new wind farms in the seven states … Continue reading Xcel Energy to invest billions in wind energy in Colorado

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Wind energy in Ukraine: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

The firm and unconditional order comprises supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution. The wind park is located at Overyanovka village, Novotroitsk district, in the Kherson province in southern Ukraine. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is planned for the third quarter of 2017.   “We are pleased … Continue reading Wind energy in Ukraine: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Vestas wins 50 MW order in Norway

The firm and unconditional order is for the Ånstadblåheia wind park in the municipality of Sortland, continuing the momentum Vestas has built in Norway. The contract includes supply and installation of the wind turbines, as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement. Delivery of the wind turbines is expected to begin … Continue reading Vestas wins 50 MW order in Norway

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Wind energy Vestas creates 400 new jobs in Denmark

Vestas has announced the extension of factories in two locations in Denmark. The company will be looking for 414 new employees to fill engineering and production positions at plants on the islands of Funen and Lolland, it said in a press release. The move comes after the company hired 100 new workers at a factory … Continue reading Wind energy Vestas creates 400 new jobs in Denmark

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