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Wind energy in New Zealand: Waverley Wind Farm will have 31 wind turbines

An agreement by Genesis to buy wind power from Waverley Wind Farm means the project will now be built – with construction beginning next year and taking 18 months. Major New Zealand electricity generator and retailer Genesis made a relationship with Australian electricity generation company Tilt Renewables in October last year. Last week Genesis agreed … Continue reading Wind energy in New Zealand: Waverley Wind Farm will have 31 wind turbines

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GE Renewable Energy Secures More Than 2 GW in US Onshore Wind Energy Orders Through May 2019

GE announces orders for more than 700 wind turbines in the first five months of the year, which will power the equivalent of 800,000 US homes. GE currently has 26,000+ wind turbines running in the US. Continued strong demand for GE’s 2 MW platform, which will have 15 GW installed by the end of 2019. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Secures More Than 2 GW in US Onshore Wind Energy Orders Through May 2019

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GE Renewable Energy Has Repowered More Than 4 GWs of Wind Turbines in the US

GE Renewable Energy announced today at the AWEA Windpower Conference that the company has completed over 2,500 repowering upgrades, covering 4 GWs of capacity at 36 different wind farms across the United States, since 2017. The company said it expects to repower an additional 3 GW of units for 11 customers at over 25 new … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Has Repowered More Than 4 GWs of Wind Turbines in the US

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WindEurope calls on EU countries to make National Energy & Climate Plans their investment brochure for wind energy

European countries’ National Energy & Climate Plans are meant to be their energy transition roadmap to 2030. But the draft versions of the Plans need significant improvements if the EU is to deliver on its 2030 renewable energy target. Speaking at an event hosted by the European Climate Foundation alongside representatives of the Spanish Government, … Continue reading WindEurope calls on EU countries to make National Energy & Climate Plans their investment brochure for wind energy

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Largest WINDPOWER expo in years breezes into the Energy Capital of the World

American Wind Energy Association leaders arrived in Houston to elect new Board members amid record US wind farm development. Leaders from the wind industry and across the clean energy sector arrived in Houston today as the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) opens WINDPOWER 2019, the largest wind energy conference in the Western Hemisphere. The show … Continue reading Largest WINDPOWER expo in years breezes into the Energy Capital of the World

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EDP and ENGIE join forces to create a leading global offshore wind energy player

Antonio Mexia, EDP CEO and Chairman of EDPR and Isabelle Kocher, ENGIE CEO, announce today the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind. The new entity will be the exclusive vehicle of investment of EDP, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables (EDPR), … Continue reading EDP and ENGIE join forces to create a leading global offshore wind energy player

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Two wind power projects to come online in South Africa in August 2020

The transportation of both Kangnas Wind Farm and Perdekraal East Wind Farm’s turbine tower sections have commenced, making their way from the West Coast’s Port of Saldanha and Atlantis. These two giant projects will be connected to the country’s national grid by August 2020, forming part of the government’s Renewable Energy Industry Power Producer Procurement … Continue reading Two wind power projects to come online in South Africa in August 2020

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Vestas introduces the wind turbines V138-3.0 MW – the next EnVentus variant

Following the launch of the EnVentus platform in January, including the V162-5.6 MW and V150-5.6 MW turbines, Vestas today introduced the V138-3.0 MW turbine at AWEA WINDPOWER in Houston, Texas. Based on the scalable EnVentus platform architecture, the V138-3.0 MW’s 138m rotor provides a large rotor-size-to-generator-rating ratio, strengthening Vestas’ portfolio of turbines through superior park … Continue reading Vestas introduces the wind turbines V138-3.0 MW – the next EnVentus variant

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Vestas to supply V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Fortum’s wind energy project in Finland

Vestas has secured an order from Fortum, a publicly listed energy supplier, for the 90 MW wind farm Kalax in the province of Närpio in Western Finland. To maximise power production, Vestas has developed a wind energy solution tailored to the site’s specific wind conditions that features 21 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in 4.3 MW … Continue reading Vestas to supply V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for Fortum’s wind energy project in Finland

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Delivering Kype Muir Wind Farm

Utilising Nooteboom quadruple extendable Super Wing Carriers, Collett & Sons Ltd have completed deliveries of the 78 turbine blades (26 wind turbines in total) destined for Kype Muir Wind Farm. Collett undertook the planning and delivery of 494 components including blades, towers, nacelles, drive trains and hubs required for the development of Kype Muir Wind … Continue reading Delivering Kype Muir Wind Farm

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Siemens Gamesa signs multibrand service contract with Pattern Energy for 218 MW in Texas, USA

Siemens Gamesa expands its multibrand service footprint with the addition of Pattern Energy’s Panhandle Wind 1 facility consisting of 118 units of 1.85-87 MW GE wind turbines. Agreement covers four years of operations and maintenance of all turbines, including SCADA diagnostic analysis to maximize Pattern Energy’s business case. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announces it has … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa signs multibrand service contract with Pattern Energy for 218 MW in Texas, USA

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Development of INGECON® WIND MV power Converter for FC – topology wind turbines up to 15 MW

This paper presents the main aspects of the design procedure followed by Ingeteam to develop the INGECON® WIND MV Power Converter for FC Wind Turbines up to 15 MW. Within the design phase, the core components of the power converter, such as the Power Electronic Modules (semiconductors, drivers, capacitors, busbars, etc…), are developed in close … Continue reading Development of INGECON® WIND MV power Converter for FC – topology wind turbines up to 15 MW

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Ingeteam to present world leading drivetrain technologies at AWEA 2019

The Ingeteam Group, the global specialist in wind energy drivetrain technology, will participate at next week’s edition of the AWEA WINDPOWER 2019 Exhibition & Conference. The group will showcase its latest products and innovative solutions for the wind industry at its booth and will be represented onsite by a high-level team of specialists of critical … Continue reading Ingeteam to present world leading drivetrain technologies at AWEA 2019

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China to build offshore wind farm near east coast

China will build an offshore wind power project with an investment of 160 billion yuan (about 23.5 billion U.S. dollars) in waters off eastern Jiangsu Province, according to the provincial government of Jiangsu. On Sunday, the Jiangsu government and China Huaneng Group signed an agreement on the project with a planned installed capacity of over … Continue reading China to build offshore wind farm near east coast

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Nordex presents new wind turbines in the Delta4000 series for less complex wind power sites

Nordex will present the fourth wind turbine model in the Delta4000 series, the N155/4.5, at Windpower USA in Houston. The N155 utilizes the same proven mechanical architecture of the Delta4000 series but adds a longer glass fiber rotor and a different hub set-up to optimize performance for specific site conditions. The wind turbine has a … Continue reading Nordex presents new wind turbines in the Delta4000 series for less complex wind power sites

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Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

Vestas has received an order for 249 MW of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines from EDF Renewables for the 273 MW Las Majadas wind farm in Texas. The full project size includes previously purchased 2 MW Vestas PTC components. “The execution of the Las Majadas Turbine Supply Agreement is a reflection of the continued growth of … Continue reading Vestas secures 249 MW wind energy order from EDF Renewables

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Enel Green Power’s New Missouri Wind Farm to Supply Renewable Energy to AECI

Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. will purchase the entire output of Enel Green Power’s 236.5 MW White Cloud wind energy project, currently in development in Nodaway County, Missouri. The wind farm is expected to begin construction in the second half of 2019 and become operational by the end of 2020. Enel Green Power North America, Inc., … Continue reading Enel Green Power’s New Missouri Wind Farm to Supply Renewable Energy to AECI

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Orix Corp seeks to buy remaining stake India’s IL&FS wind power assets

India’s debt-ridden Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) said on Sunday that Japan’s Orix Corp has expressed an interest in buying out the remaining 51% stake in IL&FS’s wind energy assets. Orix Corp plans to buy the stake to exercise its right under the terms of an existing agreement that allows Orix to match the … Continue reading Orix Corp seeks to buy remaining stake India’s IL&FS wind power assets

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The European Parliament is a key enabler of wind energy

It was the Parliament that fought for the 32% EU renewables target for 2030 – the European Commission and the Member States initially only wanted 27%. Last year the Parliament also pushed for more EU finance for renewables and R&D funding. And it secured key improvements to make Europe’s electricity markets ready for more renewables. … Continue reading The European Parliament is a key enabler of wind energy

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Wind power in Mexico: The seventh wind farm will be inaugurated in Reynosa

With a total of 50 wind turbines to produce wind energy, they will be inaugurating the seventh wind farm in Reynosa. At the state level there are fifteen wind farms and in this border town it will be the second that works. It was announced that the wind power project began to be built since … Continue reading Wind power in Mexico: The seventh wind farm will be inaugurated in Reynosa

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