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IEA to build 300 MW Kansas wind farm

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (IEA), an infrastructure construction company, announced a new wind energy project. The deal is for construction of the Neosho Ridge Wind power project in Neosho County, Kansas — an approximate 300 MW wind farm that is expected to provide enough energy to power up to 100,000 homes. The wind farm will … Continue reading IEA to build 300 MW Kansas wind farm

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India, a future wind power center

Wind turbines manufacturers are expanding their capacity in India to boost the country’s exports, even though the national industry is struggling. India is well positioned to become a manufacturing center for the wind power industry and is emerging as an important part of the global supply chain, according to Ben Backwell, executive head of the … Continue reading India, a future wind power center

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EDF Renewables, Masdar reach financial close on Saudi Dumat Al Jandal wind power project

The consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, has completed the financing of the Dumat Al Jandal utility-scale wind project in Saudi Arabia, with the backing of Saudi and international banks. The Renewable Energy Project Development Office, REPDO, of the Saudi Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources awarded the … Continue reading EDF Renewables, Masdar reach financial close on Saudi Dumat Al Jandal wind power project

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Kenya inaugurates the largest wind farm in all of Africa

The president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, inaugurated the largest wind energy plant in Africa, located near Lake Turkana in the remote county of Marsabit (northwest), which will provide 15 percent of the country’s energy. Received by a folk retinue of local residents dressed in the distinctive adornments and garments of the 14 ethnic groups that … Continue reading Kenya inaugurates the largest wind farm in all of Africa

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Vestas shines in wind power market with orders totalling 8,061 MW

Vestas announced wind turbine orders totalling 8,061 MW till now — strengthening its position in the global renewable energy market. Vestas has generated revenue of 1.730 million euros in the first quarter of 2019 – an increase of 2 percent compared to the year-earlier period. EBIT before special items fell by 83 million to 43 … Continue reading Vestas shines in wind power market with orders totalling 8,061 MW

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President Kenyatta to commission 310MW wind power plant in Marsabit

President Uhuru Kenyatta is Friday set to launch the Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project in Marsabit County, the largest wind farm in the continent. The wind energy project will inject 310 megawatts of clean energy to the national grid. It has 365 Vestas wind turbines with a capacity of 850 kilovolts each. The zero-emission … Continue reading President Kenyatta to commission 310MW wind power plant in Marsabit

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Wind power in El Salvador: BAM finances new wind farm

Ventus, SA is the wind farm to be built in the municipality of Metapán, department of Santa Ana, El Salvador, a wind energy project that requires an investment of $ 85.5 million, of which Banco Agromercantil de Guatemala (BAM) will finance 50%, to which approved a loan for $ 42.75 million. It will have the … Continue reading Wind power in El Salvador: BAM finances new wind farm

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Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

A wind farm built by the largest energy provider in southeast New Mexico went into service last month, serving customers in Texas and New Mexico. Xcel Energy announced the opening of its Hale Wind Project, centered in Plainview, Texas, which went into commercial operations June 28. The company invested $700 million in the project, per … Continue reading Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

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Greece hits 3 GW wind energy milestone

Greece’s cumulative wind energy capacity has exceeded 3 GW, according to the latest data from the Greek Wind Energy Association (ELETAEN). Greece hit the 3 GW milestone on May 20, with an Enercon E-70 E4 2300kW wind turbine installed at the Trikorfo wind farm, ELETAEN said in a press release, noting that the achievement was … Continue reading Greece hits 3 GW wind energy milestone

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Windfloat Atlantic floating wind energy, participated by Repsol and EDP Renováveis, starts assembly of wind turbines

The Windfloat Atlantic floating wind wind power project, participated by Repsol, EDP Renováveis, Engie and Principle Power, will take an important step in its development with the start on Wednesday of the installation of its first wind turbine in the outer port of Ferrol. In a statement, the consortium notes that this advance represents a … Continue reading Windfloat Atlantic floating wind energy, participated by Repsol and EDP Renováveis, starts assembly of wind turbines

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to Commission Largest Wind Farm in Africa

Lake Turkana Wind Power plant has an installed capacity of 310MW of clean, reliable, low-cost energy It has often been said that the future of energy is renewable energy. This can never be overemphasized how much the world needs to pay attention to the issue of renewable energy. We cannot continue to burn off our … Continue reading Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to Commission Largest Wind Farm in Africa

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Vestas’ wind turbines for a 415 MW wind farm

A consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar has placed a 415 MW wind power order for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in the Al Jouf region of Saudi Arabia. The project will be the country’s first utility-scale wind farm, showcasing the increasing competitiveness of wind energy globally. The order is an engineering, procurement … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Vestas’ wind turbines for a 415 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Argentina: wind turbines discharge for the Chubut Norte wind farm IV

The vessel brings eight complete wind turbines, of the Nordex brand, for the Chubut Norte IV wind farm (PECHN). This is a project for generating electricity through wind power (renewable), which is carried out through the installation of nineteen (19) wind turbines distributed in a network of 2,806 hectares located northwest of the city of … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: wind turbines discharge for the Chubut Norte wind farm IV

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Wind power in India: Vestas to establish new nacelle and hub assembly factory

The global demand for wind energy continues to grow both in volume and the number of markets where wind energy offers a sustainable and cost-competitive solution for meeting the world’s energy needs. To address this, improve competitiveness, and expand our supply chain footprint in India, Vestas intends to establish a new nacelle and hub assembly … Continue reading Wind power in India: Vestas to establish new nacelle and hub assembly factory

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Vestas wins 41 MW wind power order in Germany for expansion of one of the world’s largest citizen-owned wind farms

Bürgerwindpark Reußenköge GmbH & Co. KG has placed an order for 12 V112-3.45 MW wind turbines for the expansion of a citizen-owned wind farm in Schleswig-Holstein. With this order, the wind farm will have a total installed capacity of 210 MW with the possibility of a further expansion up to 300 MW in the coming … Continue reading Vestas wins 41 MW wind power order in Germany for expansion of one of the world’s largest citizen-owned wind farms

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EDF awards construction contracts for 514 MW of wind energy in Texas

EDF Renewables North America has awarded construction and engineering company Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives the construction contracts for two of its wind farms in the state of Texas, with a total capacity of 514MW. The two onshore wind power projects, the 272 MW Las Majadas wind farm in Willacy County, and the 242 MW Coyote … Continue reading EDF awards construction contracts for 514 MW of wind energy in Texas

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Inks Contract for Blade Materials in Taiwan

MHI Vestas confirmed a key localisation component today in Taiwan as it signed a contract with Swancor for the supply of materials used in blade manufacturing. The conditional agreement, signed today at a press event in Taipei, is the second for MHI Vestas in Taiwan following the contract for local tower production signed in October … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Inks Contract for Blade Materials in Taiwan

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Vestas receives 225 MW of 2 and 4 MW wind turbines with 25-year service agreement

Vestas has received an order for V150-4.2 MW and V110-2.0 MW wind turbines for a wind energy project in the U.S. Including previously purchased 2 and 4 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 242 MW. The mixed platform site configuration demonstrates both the flexibility of Vestas’ 2 and 4 MW technology … Continue reading Vestas receives 225 MW of 2 and 4 MW wind turbines with 25-year service agreement

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Wind power in U.S.: Vestas´wind turbines for a 268 MW wind farm

The order comprises a 95 MW project and a 173 MW project with V150-4.2 MW turbines from the same customer. The projects, including previously purchased PTC components, have a total capacity of 102 MW and 198 MW respectively.  The order includes supply and commissioning of the turbines as well as a multi-year service agreement. Deliveries … Continue reading Wind power in U.S.: Vestas´wind turbines for a 268 MW wind farm

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Vestas receives 454 MW order for V120-2.2 MW wind turbines in US

The order includes supply and commissioning of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines as well as a 10-year service agreement, designed to ensure optimised performance for the lifetime of the wind power project. Turbine delivery will begin in the third quarter of 2019 with commissioning scheduled for the third quarter of 2020. The project and customer are … Continue reading Vestas receives 454 MW order for V120-2.2 MW wind turbines in US

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