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Senvion wind turbines for the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for Taranto wind farm. Taranto will be the first offshore plant in the Mediterranean sea, with a total rated power of 30 megawatts (MW). The project will feature ten Senvion 3.0M122, each with a … Continue reading Senvion wind turbines for the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea

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

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to supply and install 25 units of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode. The turbines will be installed at the Kassidiaris wind park complex in the region of Epirus in northwestern Greece.   “Vestas has shown great understanding of the project’s specific requirements … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Energia opens Ireland’s largest ever wind farm in Donegal

Ireland’s largest ever  wind farm officially has opened following a €145m investment by Energia at Meenadreen in south Donegal. Ireland’s leading competitive energy provider Energia will use power from Meenadreen to supply green electricity to homes and SMEs all over Ireland.  Energia is already well established as the most competitive dual fuel (electricity and gas) … Continue reading Energia opens Ireland’s largest ever wind farm in Donegal

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Ireland’s largest wind farm officially opened in Donegal

The Meenadreen wind farm has 38 Nordex N90 2.5MW wind turbines, taking just over two years to complete. Ireland’s largest ever wind farm officially opened today following a €145m investment by Energia at Meenadreen in Donegal today. Energia will use power from Meenadreen to supply green electricity to homes and SMEs all over Ireland. Energia’s … Continue reading Ireland’s largest wind farm officially opened in Donegal

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

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the 48 MW Petalas wind park in the region of Aitoloakarnania in western Greece. The order comprises 24 V100-2.0 MW turbines and was placed by Protergia S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mytilineos Holdings S.A.   The contract includes supply and installation of the wind turbines as … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas receives two orders from Genneia S.A. for a total of 220 MW for phase I and II of the Puerto Madryn project. With the orders, Vestas has received orders in Argentina for around 450 MW the last six months.   Genneia S.A., Argentina’s largest wind energy supplier in terms of installed capacity, has placed … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Oman: first large-scale wind farm to start operations in 2020

Oman’s first large-scale commercial wind-based renewable energy project is getting delayed and will start operations in 2020. “The project has been tendered, but is currently on hold and awaiting approval. The wind farm, which is expected to be comprised of around 25 wind turbines will be located near Harweel,” according to the seven-year outlook for … Continue reading Wind power in Oman: first large-scale wind farm to start operations in 2020

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Invenergy Selects GE Renewable Energy for 300 MW Wind Farm In Texas

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced a commitment to provide Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately held clean energy provider, with 120 GE2.5-116 90-meter turbines for the Santa Rita wind farm in Reagan County, Texas. The 300 MW wind farm, which is expected to be commissioned in 2018, will power the equivalent of 102,500 … Continue reading Invenergy Selects GE Renewable Energy for 300 MW Wind Farm In Texas

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Mech-Tool Engineering delivers contract for Dudgeon offshore wind farm

A Teesside based product manufacturer and global supplier of fire, blast and radiant heat protection systems has successfully delivered a contract for Statoil’s £1.5 billion Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project. Located 20 miles off the coast of the seaside town of Cromer, Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd was commissioned to design, manufacture and supply its world leading … Continue reading Mech-Tool Engineering delivers contract for Dudgeon offshore wind farm

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Invenergy Selects GE Renewable Energy for 300 MW Wind Farm In Texas

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced a commitment to provide Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately held clean energy provider, with 120 GE2.5-116 90-meter turbines for the Santa Rita wind farm in Reagan County, Tex-as. The 300 MW wind farm, which is expected to be commissioned by the end of the year, will power … Continue reading Invenergy Selects GE Renewable Energy for 300 MW Wind Farm In Texas

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China’s Dongfang Electric Corporation will build a 120-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Ethiopia

China’s Dongfang Electric Corporation will build a 120-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Ethiopia’s Somali regional state, an Ethiopian official said Thursday.   In a statement sent to Xinhua, Bizuneh Tolcha, Public Relation and Communication Director at the Ethiopia Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE), said the Ethiopian government expects the project to be started … Continue reading China’s Dongfang Electric Corporation will build a 120-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Ethiopia

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Gemini Offshore Wind Farm operational

The Gemini Offshore Wind Park was officially opened yesterday. Pieter van Oord, CEO of Van Oord, expressed his pride in Van Oord’s involvement in Gemini and thanked all of the shareholders for their support. The grand opening was held in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. Once the home of the project offices, Eemshaven is now the home … Continue reading Gemini Offshore Wind Farm operational

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Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is Wales’s largest onshore wind farm

Wales’s largest onshore wind farm started operating at full power for the first time late on Sunday (7 May, 2017), 38 months after construction started in the upper Rhondda, Cynon and Afan valleys. The 76-turbine Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is capable of meeting the electricity needs of more than 13% of households in … Continue reading Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project is Wales’s largest onshore wind farm

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Enel starts operating new South African wind farm

Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA (“EGP RSA”), has started commercial operation at its 111 MW Gibson Bay wind farm, located in the Kouga Municipality of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. William Price, Country Manager in South Africa, said: “Gibson Bay is the second wind farm we have brought to life … Continue reading Enel starts operating new South African wind farm

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Wind power in Philippines: 260-megawatt wind farm in Mindanao

A corporation is eyeing a 260-megawatt (MW) wind farm to be put up in Soccsksargen region particularly in General Santos City and Sarangani Province, an official of the Department of Energy (DOE) said. The DOE-Renewable Energy Department Director Mario Marasigan said companies are taking interest into investing in wind resource on the eastern side of … Continue reading Wind power in Philippines: 260-megawatt wind farm in Mindanao

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Brazil’s Renova sells wind farm to AES

Renova Energia SA sold a wind farm project to a unit of AES Corp for 600 million reais ($193 million) on Tuesday, enabling the Brazilian renewable power company to replenish cash amid a severe cash crunch.   In a securities filing, AES Tietê Energia SA said it plans to assume 1.150 billion reais worth of … Continue reading Brazil’s Renova sells wind farm to AES

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Wind energy in Brazil: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm in Piaui

The Nordex Group has now secured a major contract for the delivery of 65 AW125/3000 wind turbines. The “Lagoa do Barro” project is composed of eight individual wind farms that will be installed in the state of Piaui in north-eastern Brazil. The wind power systems are to be delivered and installed from mid-2017.   The … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm in Piaui

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Enel starts building 300 MW Oklahoma wind farm

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has started construction of the Red Dirt wind farm in the United States which, once completed, will have a total installed capacity of 300 MW. The overall investment in the construction of Red Dirt amounts to approximately 420 million US dollars, which … Continue reading Enel starts building 300 MW Oklahoma wind farm

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Neoen chooses the Qantum O&M platform for 315 MW Australian wind farm

Neoen, a leading renewable project developer and owner, has chosen QOS Energy’s innovative O&M management platform to monitor the performance of the 315 MW Hornsdale wind project, which will be amongst the largest wind farms operating in Australia once fully commissioned. The project, consisting of 96 Siemens 3.2MW wind turbines, is being built in three … Continue reading Neoen chooses the Qantum O&M platform for 315 MW Australian wind farm

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First nacelle for Merkur Offshore wind farm has left the assembly line

GE Renewable Energy announces that the first nacelle (out of 66) that will be part of the Merkur Offshore wind farm has recently left the assembly line. According to planning, this nacelle will be stored at GE’s Saint-Nazaire (France) site while new ones continue to be manufactured, and then be shipped to our logistical operations … Continue reading First nacelle for Merkur Offshore wind farm has left the assembly line

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