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Senvion installs the tallest wind turbines in France

Senvion installs the tallest wind turbines in France for BayWa r.e. With a tip height of 200 metres, the Senvion 3.0M122 wind turbines are currently being installed in the wind farm Les Landes, located in the French department of Haute Vienne. Olivier Perot, Managing Director of Senvion Europe South, states: “Thanks to its flexible and … Continue reading Senvion installs the tallest wind turbines in France

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Nordex starts series production of wind turbines in the Delta4000 range

Since mid-March the Nordex Group has been producing wind turbines from the Delta4000 range in series. The first N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines being manufactured in Europe in continuous flow production are now leaving the production line in Rostock, Germany, for orders already in excess of 700 MW. In future this plant will handle the assembly of … Continue reading Nordex starts series production of wind turbines in the Delta4000 range

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The top 10 countries in the world by wind energy capacity

Wind energy is a well-established source of renewable energy, but what countries have the highest wind energy capacity in the world? Wind power has become an important source of energy generation around the world, with global capacity reaching over 600GW in 2018. The construction of new wind power varies year to year and by region; … Continue reading The top 10 countries in the world by wind energy capacity

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Vestas and Utopus Insights to pilot energy forecasting solutions for renewable power plants in Australia

With the increasing amount of renewable energy in the system, grid operators must address the challenge of balancing supply and demand from intermittent energy generation. One way of meeting this challenge is to use advanced forecasting tools to provide predictability in renewable energy generation in order to keep the grid stable. In support of Vestas’ … Continue reading Vestas and Utopus Insights to pilot energy forecasting solutions for renewable power plants in Australia

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Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

The company is expanding its fleet of CTVs as its strong support of the government’s policy of developing indigenous offshore wind farms. aiwanese marine construction company Hung Hua Construction (HHC) signed a purchase agreement, followed by another MOU with Dutch shipbuilding company Damen for further joint cooperation, at one of the region’s largest wind energy … Continue reading Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

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#FridaysforFuture: Young people are right. Time for a new culture and for 100% renewable energy to save the planet

Stefan Gsänger, Executive Committee Member of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform Global100RE, and Ruslana, Ambassador for Global100RE, declare on the occasion of today’s worldwide #FridayforFuture demonstrations: “Young people in more than 100 countries around the world are demonstrating today for our future. They are deeply concerned that climate change will destroy the earth and … Continue reading #FridaysforFuture: Young people are right. Time for a new culture and for 100% renewable energy to save the planet

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Portugal’s wind power is expected to grow to around 7 GW by 2030

Portugal’s wind power is expected to grow to around 7 GW by 2030, which is enough to cover almost 40% of the country’s electricity consumption, WindEurope’s press and comms manager has said. “Portugal currently has 5.4 GW of installed wind capacity,” Andrew Canning told New Europe on 13 March. “All of that is onshore wind … Continue reading Portugal’s wind power is expected to grow to around 7 GW by 2030

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U.S. DOE funds wind energy research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated USD 6.2 million for nine projects expected to reduce environmental compliance costs and environmental impacts of offshore and onshore wind energy. The early-stage research projects, funded by the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, are expected to total USD 9.5 million … Continue reading U.S. DOE funds wind energy research

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GE’s Largest Onshore Wind Turbine Prototype Installed and Operating in the Netherlands

More powerful wind turbines part of trend to lower costs and drive growth of renewable energy. GE Renewable Energy announced today that the prototype for its Cypress platform, the largest onshore wind turbine for GE in the field, has been successfully installed and is fully operational, producing power at a rated level of 5.3 MW … Continue reading GE’s Largest Onshore Wind Turbine Prototype Installed and Operating in the Netherlands

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Recapping an impactful Wind Power on Capitol Hill

Last Wednesday was an important day for American wind power at the federal level. Over 160 members of the U.S. wind industry met with almost 250 House and Senate legislators and their staffs. That’s like meeting with nearly half of all of Congress. How did 160 people accomplish this impressive feat? By participating in Wind … Continue reading Recapping an impactful Wind Power on Capitol Hill

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Offshore Wind Energy to Exceed 81000 MW by 2024

The global offshore wind energy market is expected to exceed more than 81,000 MW by 2024, growing at a CAGR of more than 25% in the given forecast period. A report by Market Research Engine said that the major driving factors of offshore wind energy market are  its various advantages over its onshore counterpart is … Continue reading Offshore Wind Energy to Exceed 81000 MW by 2024

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Shell and Eneco team up in bid for Dutch offshore wind power

The Netherlands plans to add a further 7,000 MW in offshore wind energy capacity between 2024 and 2030, as it seeks to turn around a track record as one of the most polluting countries in Europe. Royal Dutch Shell has teamed up with energy company Eneco and builder Van Oord in a bid to build … Continue reading Shell and Eneco team up in bid for Dutch offshore wind power

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Vestas and Danish Export Credit Agency unlock Vietnamese wind energy project

The Huong Linh 1 Wind Farm is located at Huong Hoa town in Quang Tri province and includes supply and installation supervision of 15 wind turbines of the 2 MW platform as well as a 10-year service agreement AOM 4000 including a Vestas Online® Business SCADA solution. The project achieved financial close in December of … Continue reading Vestas and Danish Export Credit Agency unlock Vietnamese wind energy project

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Underground line could carry Iowa wind power to Chicago

The company behind a proposed underground transmission line that would carry electricity generated mostly by wind turbines in Iowa to the Chicago area said Monday that the $2.5 billion project could be operational in 2024 if regulators approve it. Direct Connect Development Co. said it has lined up three major investors to back the project. … Continue reading Underground line could carry Iowa wind power to Chicago

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Fred Olsen secures contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

Fred Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract from Siemens Gamesa to transport and install wind turbines at the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwanese waters. For the contract, Fred Olsen will use one of its purpose-built jack-up installation vessels in Europe. The vehicle will start heading to Asia during the spring of 2020 to work … Continue reading Fred Olsen secures contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

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Wind power in Cuba: La Herradura 1 wind farm advances

The bases for the installation of wind turbines of the most powerful wind farm complex in Cuba, began to be built in La Herradura, in the north of Las Tunas, where some components of the wind energy generation technology are already close to the site. Workers of the Provincial Construction and Assembly Company, started work … Continue reading Wind power in Cuba: La Herradura 1 wind farm advances

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Suzlon Global Services Limited wins 1st Prize at the prestigious IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award

Award recognizes performance excellence, quality & fostering competitiveness. Massive fleet of 8700+ wind turbines | 12+ GW | 150+ wind power sites under management. Managing assets worth INR ~75,000 crores for customers and their lenders. Managing over 35% of entire Indian wind energy installed capacity. Delivers +97.4% fleet machine availability and 9% higher generation energy … Continue reading Suzlon Global Services Limited wins 1st Prize at the prestigious IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award

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Wind energy in Greece: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group’s new wind power business continues on its upward trend. Now the wind turbine manufacturer has won new orders for wind farms from Greece. TERNA ENERGY SA has ordered a total of 36 wind turbines of different models with a capacity of 108 MW. The orders also include a Premium Service contract covering … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Siemens Financial Services Invests in Greenko Group’s 200 MW Poovani Wind Power Project

Greenko Group, India’s leading renewable energy player, has signed an agreement with Siemens Financial Services (SFS), the financing arm of Siemens AG, for an equity investment in its Poovani Wind Power project. The project is being developed in the state of Tamil Nadu and is backed by Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), Central … Continue reading Siemens Financial Services Invests in Greenko Group’s 200 MW Poovani Wind Power Project

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Masdar energy portfolio grows by 33% in 2018

United Arab Emirates-based renewable energy company Masdar announced at the Intersolar Middle East 2019 conference last week that its renewable energy portfolio grew by 33% in 2018. Masdar director of business growth Yousif Al Ali said the company’s total renewable energy capacity grew to 4GW, with projects under development in 25 countries. The company has … Continue reading Masdar energy portfolio grows by 33% in 2018

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