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Capital Dynamics Acquires 50 Percent Equity Stake in Whiteside Hill Wind Farm

Whiteside Hill, located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, consists of ten GE 2.85 wind turbines with a total installed wind power capacity of 28.5 Megawatts (MW). Whiteside Hill has been operational since March 2018 and is expected to be accredited under the UK Renewables Obligation (“RO”) scheme, entitling it to receive 0.9 Renewables Obligation Certificates … Continue reading Capital Dynamics Acquires 50 Percent Equity Stake in Whiteside Hill Wind Farm

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Skyline Renewables to acquire Texas wind farm

Skyline Renewables, which was formed earlier this year by Transatlantic Power Holdings and Ardian, has agreed to acquire Texas-based Hackberry Wind Farm. The seller is Renewable Energy Systems Americas. No financial terms were disclosed. Skyline Renewables has agreed to acquire its second power generation asset, the 166 MW Hackberry Wind Farm in NW Texas, from … Continue reading Skyline Renewables to acquire Texas wind farm

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Vestas extends wind energy market leadership with a 225 MW order for four wind farm projects in Argentina

Vestas has received a 225 MW order from Central Puerto S.A., one of the leading energy groups in Argentina, for four different wind farms. The order underlines Vestas’ leading position in Argentina’s growing wind energy market, having secured the majority of the volume from the auctions, and it follows Vestas’ announcement of a new assembly … Continue reading Vestas extends wind energy market leadership with a 225 MW order for four wind farm projects in Argentina

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Eni and GE Renewable Energy to power Badamsha wind farm, Eni’s first large-scale wind power project in Kazakhstan

Eni and GE Renewable Energy (NYSE:GE) today announced that GE will supply 13 of GE’s 3.8-130 onshore wind turbines, with a hub height of 85m, 3.8MW of power and a 130 meter rotor, for the Badamsha project in Kazakhstan. With its 48MW of wind power the plant will increase the Country’s wind energy capacity by … Continue reading Eni and GE Renewable Energy to power Badamsha wind farm, Eni’s first large-scale wind power project in Kazakhstan

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Nordex extending Dutch wind farm “Wieringermeer” for Vattenfall with 32 N117/3600 wind turbines

Today, Vattenfall, the owner of the Dutch electricity company Nuon, signed a delivery contract for the expansion of the “Wieringermeer” wind farm with the Nordex Group at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg. The expansion comprises 32 N117/3600 turbines. Last year Vattenfall had ordered 50 turbines from the same series, of which construction is currently … Continue reading Nordex extending Dutch wind farm “Wieringermeer” for Vattenfall with 32 N117/3600 wind turbines

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Shell selects E.ON to operate Texas Wind Farm

Brazos Wind Ventures, LLC, a subsidiary of Shell Wind Energy (“Shell”), has signed an operations and maintenance contract with E.ON Energy Services LLC (EES) for its site near Fluvanna, Texas. E.ON will perform scheduled maintenance services on the 160-megawatt (MW) site. E.ON operates more than 400 of its own Mitsubishi wind turbines and brings a … Continue reading Shell selects E.ON to operate Texas Wind Farm

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Offshore wind farm Arkona feeds first power into the grid

E.ON and Equinor’s Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea continues to strive for completion in record time. Now the energy company E.ON is reporting further progress: the wind farm has fed the first green electricity into the German Electrical grid. Arkona is thus right on schedule. E.ON, the company responsible for construction … Continue reading Offshore wind farm Arkona feeds first power into the grid

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E.ON and Equinor’s offshore wind farm sends first electricity to grid

A large offshore wind farm, operated by German utility firm E.ON in partnership with Norway’s Equinor, has sent its first electricity to the German grid. After the first of 60 wind turbines now being online, further wind turbines will be launched into operation. An equally-shared joint venture between E.ON and Equinor, the Arkona wind farm … Continue reading E.ON and Equinor’s offshore wind farm sends first electricity to grid

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Ørsted divests 50% of Hornsea 1 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has signed an agreement to sell 50% of the 1,218MW offshore wind farm Hornsea 1 to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). Hornsea 1 is under construction and will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when commissioned in 2020. As part of the agreement, Ørsted will construct the wind farm under a full-scope EPC contract. … Continue reading Ørsted divests 50% of Hornsea 1 Offshore Wind Farm

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Enel Green Power starts construction of new 100 MW wind farm in Mexico

The Enel Group, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Mexico (“EGPM”), has begun the construction of the 100 MW Amistad II wind farm in the northern State of Coahuila. Amistad II is the first wind power project to start construction of those awarded in Mexico’s Third Long Term Auction, which was held in November … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of new 100 MW wind farm in Mexico

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Wind power plant opposed by Donald Trump being officially opened off Aberdeen coast

The power company said the wind farm will help establish the north east of Scotland as an international centre for offshore wind power generation. The first of the wind turbine foundations was installed in the seabed in March, with the final turbine put in place at the end of May. It was connected to the … Continue reading Wind power plant opposed by Donald Trump being officially opened off Aberdeen coast

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GE to provide wind turbines and financing for 100 MW Ukrainian wind farm

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), announced today it facilitated the raising of €90MM in project financing for stage I (100-megawatt) of DTEK Renewables B.V. Primorskaya wind electricity plant (Primorskaya WEP), located on the Sea of Azov shore in Zaporizhia region, South Ukraine.     Bayerische Landesbank, a leading German bank … Continue reading GE to provide wind turbines and financing for 100 MW Ukrainian wind farm

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EDF Renewables appoints new Project Director for offshore wind farm

EDF Renewables has appointed Matthias Haag as project director of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm. The offshore wind farm will produce up to 450 Mega watts of power, with commissioning planned for 2023. Haag has a lot of expereince in renewables having worked on major offshore wind projects and has held senior positins … Continue reading EDF Renewables appoints new Project Director for offshore wind farm

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Innogy cuts ribbon on Welsh wind farm

Construction of the 28-turbine project located 10 kilometres north-east of Carmarthen kicked off in November 2016 with first power in January 2018. The Renewables Obligation-backed project consisting of Senvion MM92 turbines rated at 2.05MW was fully operational in June. Innogy said it had invested almost £40m of the total £100m project cost in Wales during … Continue reading Innogy cuts ribbon on Welsh wind farm

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Wyoming wind farm could power northern Colorado cities

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports the Roundhouse Renewable Energy Project, which would be operated by Utah-based Enyo Renewable Energy, would use 75 turbines to generate 150 megawatts of energy annually for homes in Fort Collins, Loveland, Longmont and Estes Park. If approved, the wind farm would become one of northern Colorado’s largest sources of wind … Continue reading Wyoming wind farm could power northern Colorado cities

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EDP Renewables, Facebook Partner to Develop New Wind Farm

Long-term power purchase agreement will bring the Headwaters II Wind Farm to Randolph County, Indiana, in 2020. EDP Renewables, SA (EDPR), through its fully-owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), announces that it has secured a 139 megawatt (MW) 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Facebook for the energy produced from its Headwaters … Continue reading EDP Renewables, Facebook Partner to Develop New Wind Farm

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RanaWorks’ offshore wind farm in Germany

RanaWorks’ contracted the all-round installation support above water line during the installation of an offshore wind farm in German territorial waters. Structural repairs, installation of safety equipment and paint repairs are all combined in this assignment. The work will be executed at height by using working at height and rope access techniques. “This new order … Continue reading RanaWorks’ offshore wind farm in Germany

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Mercedes Benz has announced Europe’s first automotive PPA with a Polish wind farm

It is also the first such deal signed in Poland. Mercedes Benz will buy electricity generated at the 45MW wind farm to power its manufacturing facility in Jawor, 10km away from the wind farm. The longer-term goal is to source all of its power needs from renewables. The Taczalin wind farm has been operational since … Continue reading Mercedes Benz has announced Europe’s first automotive PPA with a Polish wind farm

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Saudi Arabia receives four bids for wind farm

Saudi Arabia has received bids from four consortiums competing to build a $500 million Saudi wind farm project, officials said Wednesday, as the world’s top oil exporter pushes to diversify its energy sector. France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles placed the lowest bid for the 400-megawatt Dumat al-Jandal wind project in the northern Al Jouf province, while … Continue reading Saudi Arabia receives four bids for wind farm

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