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GE launches Hawa wind farm in Pakistan

GE Renewable Energy and Hawa Energy (Pvt.) Ltd have inaugurated the 50 MW wind farm, Hawa Power Project, in the Gharo-Keti Bandar Wind Corridor in Jhimpir, Sindh – a highly anticipated launch that seeks to further drive the growth of renewable energy in Pakistan. The project is installed with 29, 1.7-103 wind turbines, with implementation … Continue reading GE launches Hawa wind farm in Pakistan

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E.ON announces project commissioning of Rampion offshore wind farm

The construction of the Rampion offshore wind farm in the British Channel has made significant progress. All 116 turbines are online and feed renewable energy into the grid. The Rampion thus reaches its maximum generation capacity of 400 megawatts, which can supply almost 350,000 households. Further work will have to be completed in the coming … Continue reading E.ON announces project commissioning of Rampion offshore wind farm

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GE Renewable Energy to develop with Mass Energy Group its first wind farm project in Jordan

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will provide its latest generation of 3.6-137 wind turbines to Mass Energy Group Holding, a subsidiary of Mass Global, to develop a 100 MW Mass Wind project in the country.  This clean energy project will meet the power requirements of over 150,000 homes and reduce carbon … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to develop with Mass Energy Group its first wind farm project in Jordan

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First Floating U.S. Wind Farm May Be Built Off California Coast

A project off Northern California’s coast is vying to become America’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm. An agency that leads sustainable energy efforts for cities and counties along the state’s Redwood Coast chose a consortium of companies — including Energias de Portugal SA’s EDPR Offshore North America LLC and Principle Power Inc. — to build … Continue reading First Floating U.S. Wind Farm May Be Built Off California Coast

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ESB acquires share of 353 MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

In a significant first step into offshore wind generation, ESB has announced that it has acquired a 12.5% shareholding in the 353MW Galloper Wind Farm from Macquarie Capital. The Galloper project is a 353 MW development located in the Outer Thames estuary, 30km off the coast of Suffolk, England. Supported under the UK renewable support … Continue reading ESB acquires share of 353 MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

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Mitsubishi Corporation to Participate in Offshore Wind Farm Project in the UK

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has entered into an agreement to acquire 33.4% of shares in Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited (MOWEL), through its wholly owned UK-based subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE), with EDP Renewables, a renewable energy company from Spain. DGE has become one of the main MOWEL shareholders, along with EDPR and ENGIE. MOWEL … Continue reading Mitsubishi Corporation to Participate in Offshore Wind Farm Project in the UK

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

Vestas customer Fri-El Spa has through its subsidiaries Fri-El Albareto S.R.L and Green Energy Sardegna S.R.L., placed two new orders for the installation of 51 MW in Emilia Romagna and Sardinia. Both projects were awarded at the 800 MW auction held in Italy in late 2016. With this new order, Vestas has won more than … Continue reading Wind energy in Italy: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Turkey plans world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Turkey is planning to develop the world’s biggest offshore wind plant, the country’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak has announced. The scheme was proposed during the Forum of Energy and Mines conference on February 22. Albayrak gave no details of the project, other than to say that his ministry was currently working … Continue reading Turkey plans world’s biggest offshore wind farm

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AWEA releases video of fish feeding at America’s 1st offshore wind farm

Americans can now preview what’s in store for coastal communities, and the fish many depend on, as offshore wind development builds steam in the U.S. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW), based at the University of Delaware, released a new video today that features never-before-seen underwater footage … Continue reading AWEA releases video of fish feeding at America’s 1st offshore wind farm

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Quinbrook to repower California wind farm

Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, a global investment manager specializing in lower carbon and renewable energy infrastructure, announced that, following a competitive solicitation run by the State of California, the Quinbrook Low Carbon Power Fund has been awarded a new long term lease to repower the Gonzaga Ridge Wind Farm, located in Pacheco State Park in central … Continue reading Quinbrook to repower California wind farm

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GE Renewable Energy and ENGIE gear up for 360MW wind farm in Brazil

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced it has signed an agreement with ENGIE to supply 144 of its 2.5-116 turbines for the Umburanas Wind Farm Complex in upstate Bahia, Brazil. This 360MW wind installment will add to the 326.7MW under commissioning by GE Renewable Energy at the neighboring Campo Largo I wind farm, also … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and ENGIE gear up for 360MW wind farm in Brazil

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Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

Goldwind Science and Technology, based in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, recently received an order for a wind power plant from Kazakhstan, domestic news site stcn.com reported Tuesday. Goldwind signed an agreement with CITIC Construction to deliver two wind power generation units for a 5-million-watt wind project in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2018, it said. … Continue reading Wind energy in Kazakhstan: Goldwind wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wood awarded construction management contract for Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm in Sweden

Wood has been appointed by GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group Limited as the owner’s engineer on the 650MW Markbygden ETT Onshore Wind Farm located in Swedish Lapland near the town of Piteå. The project, which comprises 179 3.63MW GE wind turbine generators, is set to become Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm … Continue reading Wood awarded construction management contract for Europe’s largest single-site onshore wind farm in Sweden

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EDF Renewable Energy and Kimberly-Clark Announce Commercial Operation at Rock Falls Wind Farm in the United States

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), EDF Energies Nouvelles’ North American subsidiary, announced today that the 154 megawatt (MW) Rock Falls Wind Project has begun commercial operation in the United States.  Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility scale use … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy and Kimberly-Clark Announce Commercial Operation at Rock Falls Wind Farm in the United States

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Ørsted completes divestment of Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm

Further to the company’s announcement issued on 7 August 2017, Ørsted has completed the divestment of 50% of the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The acquisition price will be paid in 2017, and the EPC contract payments will be made during 2017 and 2018. With the completion of the … Continue reading Ørsted completes divestment of Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm

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NextEra Energy Resources and AEP commissioned the Bluff Point Wind Energy Center

  The Bluff Point Wind Energy Center features 57 GE wind turbines designed to pivot to capture the prevailing wind and convert it to clean, renewable electricity. Together, they have a generating capacity of nearly 120 MW. Affiliates of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest generator of renewable energy, built and will own and operate … Continue reading NextEra Energy Resources and AEP commissioned the Bluff Point Wind Energy Center

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GE Renewable Energy Receives Full Maintenance contract for Alsleben Wind Farm in Germany

GE Renewable Energy today announced it was awarded a Full Maintenance contract for the Alsleben wind farm in Germany by Dortmunder Energie- und Wasserversorgung (DEW21), a subsidiary of the municipal utility of the city of Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia, who currently operates the site and its 36 turbines. The agreement includes the implementation of remote … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Receives Full Maintenance contract for Alsleben Wind Farm in Germany

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Offshore wind farm Rampion in the English Channel has started generating electricity

According to E.ON, the first turbine was commissioned. 115 additional turbines will be connected to the grid in stages over the next few months. The offshore work for the Rampion project began in autumn 2015 with the preparation of the seabed for the turbine foundations. The first monopile was installed at the beginning of 2016. … Continue reading Offshore wind farm Rampion in the English Channel has started generating electricity

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Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has received another contract from Turkey. From April 2018 onwards, it will be installing nine turbines with a total capacity of 30 megawatts in the Province of Izmir. The customer is Umut Insaat, which is constructing the sixth project in Turkey with Nordex with this order.   Located at an altitude of … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Vestas chosen for Australian wind farm

Ireland-based renewables specialist DP Energy has named Denmark’s Vestas, and local engineers Downer Group, to spearhead the development of what it has said will be Australia’s largest combined wind and solar power plant. Wind turbines will contribute 220 MW of the first phase 375 MW hybrid plant to be built in Port Augusta, South Australia, … Continue reading Vestas chosen for Australian wind farm

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