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GE inks 400 MW wind turbines deal for Texas wind farm

New Generation Power Texas has signed a contract with GE for the supply of 235 wind turbines and related services for their 400 Megawatt Texas Wind Project. Construction began in December 2013 and will be built out over two phases. NGP Texas has brought together a team of industry leaders in order to successfully complete … Continue reading GE inks 400 MW wind turbines deal for Texas wind farm

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Wind power, solar energy to get big push in India under Narendra Modi-led NDA

The Narendra Modi government is likely to harness solar power and give a fillip to development of offshore wind energy so as to provide electricity to every household in the near future, industry officials said today. The incoming government led by Narendra Modi is likely to harness solar power and give a fillip to development … Continue reading Wind power, solar energy to get big push in India under Narendra Modi-led NDA

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Nordex invests up to EUR 50 million to strengthen its rotor blade capabilities

“The rotor is the motor”, said Nordex CEO Dr. Jürgen Zeschky at a local press conference in Rostock hold May 21st, highlighting the strategic importance of rotor blades as a core technology. Last year, Nordex SE achieved growth of around 33 percent, not least due to strong demand for its highly efficient turbines with their … Continue reading Nordex invests up to EUR 50 million to strengthen its rotor blade capabilities

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The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar Power and Wind Energy

With many economies facing slow growth prospects, policy makers increasingly see chances for greater income, improved trade balances, industrial development and job creation through renewable energy deployment. However, detailed evidence on these effects remains limited. The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar and Wind Energy, an ‘econValue’ report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), sheds light … Continue reading The Socio-economic Benefits of Solar Power and Wind Energy

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RWE Innogy commences with wind turbined installation for the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm

RWE Innogy has started installing 48 wind turbines at the 295 MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. At RWE’s base port in Bremerhaven the go-ahead was given yesterday for the installation of the 48 wind turbines that will comprise the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm: Four 240-tonnes tubular steel towers, … Continue reading RWE Innogy commences with wind turbined installation for the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm

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Vestas receives 78 MW wind energy order in North America utilising V110-2.0 MW wind turbines

Vestas has received an order for 39 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines for a 78 MW wind farm in North America. Vestas has received an order for 39 V110-2.0 MW turbines for a 78 MW project in North America. The highly popular V110-2.0 is built on the proven technology of Vestas’ 2 MW platform and increases … Continue reading Vestas receives 78 MW wind energy order in North America utilising V110-2.0 MW wind turbines

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Extenders debate moves to June, Georgia buys into wind, Vestas adding jobs

News surrounding the PTC and extenders legislation continues to flow in, along with a great story on Georgia’s first wind power purchases, and Vestas’s decision to add jobs after a big new order As Senate members on both sides of the aisle work to negotiate amendments to the EXPIRE Act, which includes the PTC, action … Continue reading Extenders debate moves to June, Georgia buys into wind, Vestas adding jobs

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Prysmian, New Contract Worth Approx. € 730 M For Offshore Wind Farm Grid Connections In Germany

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded by 50Hertz Offshore GmbH a subsidiary of 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, operator of transmission grids in Germany a new contract worth approximately up to € 730 million (including options for grid connections in value of approximately € 250 M) to design, … Continue reading Prysmian, New Contract Worth Approx. € 730 M For Offshore Wind Farm Grid Connections In Germany

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Dominican Republic’s 2nd major wind farm

Government officials and foreign and local investors broke ground Tuesday for the construction of a wind farm in the village Guzmancito, Luperon township, Puerto Plata province (north), which will generate 100MW of electricity. The project’s first stage is slated to conclude in 12 months at a cost of US$180 million, said its promoters, Poseidon Energia Renovable, … Continue reading Dominican Republic’s 2nd major wind farm

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Siemens signs three-year charter for new jack-up vessel, purpose-built for service

Siemens Energy has entered into a charter agreement with DBB Jack-Up Services A/S for the use of a new purpose-built jack-up vessel designed for the service and maintenance of the rising number of large scaled offshore wind power projects across Northern Europe. The three-year term of the charter agreement will enable Siemens Wind Service to … Continue reading Siemens signs three-year charter for new jack-up vessel, purpose-built for service

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TV ad informs public on dangers of Ohio legislation

The campaign to back Ohio’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard continues this week with the release of the below TV ad meant to raise public awareness of SB 310, a bill that would significantly hurt the state’s ability to grow wind power and other renewables in the state. It is currently in pending status in the … Continue reading TV ad informs public on dangers of Ohio legislation

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Chinese Exim Bank to Finance Aysha Wind Power in Ethiopia

The Ministry of Water, Energy and Irrigation (MoWEI) said Tuesday that it had received promising signals of getting a loan from the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of China to finance the Aysha II wind energy project, which is located in the Somali Regional State. The Minister, Alemayehu Tegenu, who was presenting the nine-month report to the … Continue reading Chinese Exim Bank to Finance Aysha Wind Power in Ethiopia

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Maryland wind wins reprieve, Wyden brings extenders back to the table, White House takes on 111(d)

The weekend was a busy one, with news out of Maryland that Governor O’Malley vetoed a wind moratorium bill, rumors from Senate Finance that extenders legislation could be making a second round this week, and the Obama administration’s push for new rules for power plant carbon emissions. In what is viewed as a victory for … Continue reading Maryland wind wins reprieve, Wyden brings extenders back to the table, White House takes on 111(d)

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Three International Wind Power Exhibitions to take place in Shanghai in July 2014

The Offshore Wind China Conference & Exhibition, the Wind Farm O&M China Conference & Exhibition, and Distributed Generation China will take place concurrently at Shanghai Mart in Shanghai on 2-4 July 2014. As organizers, the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association, the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Committee, the China National Renewable Energy Centre, and Shanghai International … Continue reading Three International Wind Power Exhibitions to take place in Shanghai in July 2014

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Vestas has received a wind power order of 148 MW from First Wind for V112-3.0 MW wind turbines in the U.S.

Vestas has received an order for 48 V112-3.0 MW turbines for the 148-MW Oakfield project in the state of Maine. The order is a call-off on the master supply agreement (MSA) announced in December 2013 for multiple U.S. projects, the potential of which totals 718 MW. With today’s order, Vestas has secured 298 MW under … Continue reading Vestas has received a wind power order of 148 MW from First Wind for V112-3.0 MW wind turbines in the U.S.

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Solar and wind energy sources are the best solutions for Oman

Twenty five per cent of all future power projects in Oman are likely to use renewable energy. This was revealed by Eng Hamed bin Salem al Maghderi, chief executive officer, Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAECO) while giving a presentation at the Oman Power and Water Efficiency and Conservation 2014 conference that began at Al Bustan … Continue reading Solar and wind energy sources are the best solutions for Oman

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Loan will support the construction of over 300 MW from wind power in Brazil

Enel Green Power SpA (“Enel Green Power”), acting through its Brazilian subsidiary Enel Brasil Participações Ltda. (“Enel Brazil”), the controlling holding company of Brazilian subsidiaries of the Enel Green Power Group, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed a $200 million loan agreement. The loan will support the construction of over 300 … Continue reading Loan will support the construction of over 300 MW from wind power in Brazil

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