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Vestas receives 101 MW wind energy for V120-2.2 MW wind turbines featuring the tallest towers in China

Leveraging its high tower solution, Vestas has secured a 101 MW order in China for 46 V120-2.2 MW wind turbines that will all feature the country’s tallest towers with a hub height of 152m. The wind farm project’s customised tower solution takes the 2 MW platform to the highest hub heights ever in Vestas’ history … Continue reading Vestas receives 101 MW wind energy for V120-2.2 MW wind turbines featuring the tallest towers in China

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Six trends shaping the future of wind energy

2018 may be in the rearview mirror, but let’s take a moment to reflect on another year of incredible progress for American wind power. Wind energy made huge strides across the U.S., from the shores of Massachusetts all the way out to California and dozens of places in between. And that’s good news for families … Continue reading Six trends shaping the future of wind energy

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The EDF Renewables-Masdar consortium awarded a 400 MW wind power project in Saudi Arabia

The consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC), both global leaders in renewable energy, is announcing that it has won the tender for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm. With an installed capacity of 400-megawatt (MW), it will be Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm and the most powerful in … Continue reading The EDF Renewables-Masdar consortium awarded a 400 MW wind power project in Saudi Arabia

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Siemens Gamesa obtains first green guarantee line in Spain, for €900 million

The transaction furthers the company’s focus on sustainability and combating climate change; it has installed close to 90 GW of wind energy capacity to date, avoiding the emission of 233 million tons of CO2 per year. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) strengthened its focus on sustainability and set a milestone by being the first company … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa obtains first green guarantee line in Spain, for €900 million

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Saudi Arabia awards its first wind energy plant

Saudi Arabia’s energy ministry has awarded the $500m Dumat Al Jandal wind power project to a consortium led by France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles and Abu Dhabi’s Masdar, it announced on Thursday. The 400MW project will be Saudi Arabia’s first utility-scale wind farm. A consortium led by France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles and Abu Dhabi’s Masdar won … Continue reading Saudi Arabia awards its first wind energy plant

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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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Senvion announced wind power order intake of 2,011 MW in 2018

Full year order intake of EUR 1.52bn, with onshore wind energy order intake growth of 3% yoy. Q4 order intake reaches EUR 514m, including conversion of 300 MW Indian and 41 MW Spanish wind power order into firm, yielding order intake growth in Q4 of 3% yoy. Order intake by capacity rose by 16% yoy … Continue reading Senvion announced wind power order intake of 2,011 MW in 2018

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Wind energy in the Netherlands: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

13 large wind turbines planned for Dutch wind power projects totalling 49 MW. The Nordex Group has received in the last quarter of 2018 an order from Vattenfall to supply and install 13 wind turbines for two wind power projects in the Netherlands. The 22 MW “Haringvliet” wind farm includes six N117/3675 machines and the … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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China announces plans for world’s biggest wind farm on Mongolian border

The State Power Investment Corporation (Spic), one of China’s top five energy generators, has announced plans to build a 6GW windfarm in the north of the country, close to its border with Mongolia. Spic announced that is has received planning approval for its project from the Ulanqab Municipal Development of Inner Mongolia. If it goes … Continue reading China announces plans for world’s biggest wind farm on Mongolian border

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Morocco produces 35 percent of electricity from renewable energy in 2018

Morocco produced 35 percent of its electrical power in 2018 from renewable energy sources, said here on Wednesday Moroccan Minister of Energy, Mining and Sustainable Development Aziz Rabbah. Morocco switched on an additional 840 megawatt in 2018, raising the country’s renewable energy capacity to more than 3,677 megawatt, Rabbah told a press conference. This capacity … Continue reading Morocco produces 35 percent of electricity from renewable energy in 2018

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Senvion confirms 41 MW of wind energy in Spain

Senvion has secured firm orders for 41 megawatts (MW) of wind power with Alfanar Energy in Spain. Alfanar Energy, one of the leading developers globally, recently signed the orders involving the three wind farms Valdeabajo, La Moratilla and Soliedra, located in the province of Soria, in the Castilla y León region.   Senvion will supply … Continue reading Senvion confirms 41 MW of wind energy in Spain

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Wind energy: Vestas becomes the first company to install 100 GW of wind turbines

Vestas has been a pioneer in wind energy solutions and a cornerstone in making the world’s energy mix sustainable. In late 2018, a new milestone was reached in that 40-year journey, as Vestas achieved 100 GW of installed wind turbines with the installation of a V110-2.0 MW wind turbine at MidAmerican Energy’s Wind XI wind … Continue reading Wind energy: Vestas becomes the first company to install 100 GW of wind turbines

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Wind energy in India: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion confirms the wind power order of the 300 MW contract with alfanar India. The signing of the order for the Bhuj wind power project was announced at the beginning of December 2018. The project scope includes a full EPC of 131 Senvion 2.3M130 wind turbines that will be installed in the second quarter of … Continue reading Wind energy in India: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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Avangrid Renewables Sells Stake in Coyote Ridge Wind Farm

The Coyote Ridge site consists of 39 GE wind turbines with a combined capacity of 97 megawatts. Avangrid Renewables, LLC, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), today announced the sale of the ownership interest in the Coyote Ridge Wind Farm, now under construction in Brookings County, South Dakota, to WEC Energy Group of Milwaukee. … Continue reading Avangrid Renewables Sells Stake in Coyote Ridge Wind Farm

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Nordex obtains 300 MW wind turbines order for major wind energy project in India

Nordex Group has received a 300 MW turnkey order from Sprng Energy Private Limited. The project “Mulanur” is located in the state of Tamilnadu, near to the city of Coimbatore. Sprng Energy Private Limited is the Indian subsidiary for renewable energy of the private equity fund Actis, one of the leading investors in rapid-growth developing … Continue reading Nordex obtains 300 MW wind turbines order for major wind energy project in India

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SWEPCO seeks 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas or Oklahoma

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a utility company of Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power (AEP), will request proposals for up to 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects to be in commercial operation by Dec. 15, 2021. SWEPCO announced Monday (Jan. 7) the request for proposals. Each proposed wind power project must have at least 100 … Continue reading SWEPCO seeks 1,200 megawatts of wind energy projects in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas or Oklahoma

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Nordex supplies 27 wind turbines to wind energy in France

The Nordex Group is further expanding its wind power market position in France with orders worth more than 84 MW received in the fourth quarter 2018. As of summer, the company will be delivering 27 wind turbines for four wind farms to different customers. For its long-standing customer EDF Renewables the Nordex Group is setting … Continue reading Nordex supplies 27 wind turbines to wind energy in France

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Wind energy in India: Vestas’ wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas is off to a great start in 2019 by securing its first wind power order of the year with a 101 MW Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) project in India from Trinethra Wind & Hydro Power Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Continuum Wind Energy Pvt Ltd. The project is designed to sell wind power … Continue reading Wind energy in India: Vestas’ wind turbines for a wind farm

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Enel starts construction in U.S. of its largest wind energy plant

The around 450 MW High Lonesome wind power project will be the largest wind farm in Enel’s global renewables portfolio. The wind energy generated by a 295 MW portion of the project will be hedged through a long-term Proxy Revenue Swap, a risk management strategy for renewable energy projects, making it the largest deal of … Continue reading Enel starts construction in U.S. of its largest wind energy plant

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LS to supply cables to Taiwan offshore wind power

According to the company, it has signed a deal providing the 66 kilovolt cables with a German wind power firm wpd, which is participating in the wind farm project in waters off western Taiwan. Taiwan plans to build a 5.5-gigawatt offshore wind power facility by 2030 by pouring $23 billion, in a bid to increase … Continue reading LS to supply cables to Taiwan offshore wind power

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