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Third wind farm with 5 wind turbines operational on Curaçao

New wind farm Tera Kora II, which Aspiravi International NV has constructed together with NuCapital Incorporated on the island of Curaçao, is fully operational and produces green energy for 20,900 families. This new wind farm with 5 wind turbines has an installed capacity of 17.25 MW and is an extension of the existing wind farms … Continue reading Third wind farm with 5 wind turbines operational on Curaçao

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Study for the development of a 130 megawatt wind farm in Zambia

A U.S. trade division said it awarded a $1 million grant to support a feasibility study for the development of a 130 megawatt wind farm in Zambia. Zambia relies on hydroelectricity for nearly all of its energy needs, which left the country with severe energy shortages because of low rainfall over recent years. The U.S. … Continue reading Study for the development of a 130 megawatt wind farm in Zambia

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

Vestas has strengthened its position in Thailand’s renewable energy market by finalising the sale of 60 V136-3.0 MW turbines to an undisclosed customer. These low-wind turbines will be the first of their kind in Asia Pacific, and with a hub height of 157 meters, the wind park will also feature the highest towers in the … Continue reading Wind power in Thailand: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Van Oord awarded contract to construct Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm

Subsequent to the announcement that Northland Power’s 252 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm has reached financial close, Van Oord is pleased to confirm that it is contracted for the Balance of Plant scope. The project was originally developed by Highland Group Holdings Ltd. The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm is located in the German … Continue reading Van Oord awarded contract to construct Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm

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Masdar to help build Oman wind farm

Masdar, the Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company, signed an engineering, procurement and construction contract with a group of companies that include GE and Spain TSK to build a wind farm in Oman, the first large scale project of its kind in the Gulf.   “Oman has immense untapped potential in renewable energy, particularly in solar and wind. Masdar is proud to be … Continue reading Masdar to help build Oman wind farm

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Van Oord completed work on the Walney Extension offshore wind farm

Van Oord has finished the Walney Extension offshore wind farm for DONG Energy to transport and install 87 foundations. Van Oord’s installation vessels Aeolus and Svanen completed the project in 4.5 months. Upon completion of the project in late 2018, the offshore wind farm will supply energy to more than 500,000 households in the United … Continue reading Van Oord completed work on the Walney Extension offshore wind farm

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WPPI Energy to buy electricity from Illinois wind farm

WPPI Energy says it will buy all the electricity generated from a proposed Illinois wind farm for the next 22 years. Chicago-based renewable energy developer Invenergy plans to build the 53-turbine Bishop Hill 3 wind farm, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. It will be able to generate up to 132 megawatts of power in ideal … Continue reading WPPI Energy to buy electricity from Illinois wind farm

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

The firm and unconditional order is for the Shandianhe project in Guyuan County of northern China’s Hebei Province. It includes supply of the turbines, supervision of turbines installation and an Active Output Management 4000 (AOM4000) service contract, guaranteeing a high level of availability and performance.   The order also includes VestasOnline® Business, Vestas unique SCADA … Continue reading Wind energy in China: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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DONG Energy divests 50% of German Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm

DONG Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2, a 450 megawatt (MW) German offshore wind farm project, to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). Borkum Riffgrund 2 is currently under construction and is expected to be fully commissioned in 2019. The total sales price (consisting of the purchase price for GIP … Continue reading DONG Energy divests 50% of German Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm

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Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to boost capacity 1,500% by 2019

Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm off the coast of Miaoli County has generated 6.5MW as of late July since the launch of commercial operations in April, with capacity expected to grow to 120MW by 2019, according to local company Swancor Renewable, the lead developer for the project. The wind farm project — Formosa I — … Continue reading Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to boost capacity 1,500% by 2019

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Mammoet participates in constructing the world’s first floating wind farm

Mammoet recently completed the assembly of the first five test turbines that will be used at Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm situated at Buchan Deep, 25 kilometers off the east coast of Scotland. The turbines were assembled at the NorSea Group’s Stordbase yard at Stord, Norway. Mammoet was contracted by … Continue reading Mammoet participates in constructing the world’s first floating wind farm

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Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy Announce America’s Largest Wind Farm

Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately-held renewable energy company, along with GE Renewable Energy, today announced a 2,000-megawatt wind farm that will be the largest in the U.S. and second-largest in the world, once operational. The Wind Catcher facility is currently under construction in the Oklahoma panhandle and will generate wind electricity from 800 state-of-the-art … Continue reading Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy Announce America’s Largest Wind Farm

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Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm in Croatia

It is the first order for a Croatian project for Senvion, the firm said, marking its sixth new market since 2016. The Greda wind project will comprise five Senvion MM92 2MW turbines with a hub height of 80 metres. It will be installed at a site near the city of Blato, southern Croatia. “This project … Continue reading Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm in Croatia

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Elecnor secures the USD 89 million contract for a new wind farm in the Dominican Republic

Elecnor has been awarded the USD 89.1 million turnkey contract for the Larimar II wind farm in the Dominican Republic. The customer is the Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina (EGE Haina) company and the technology partner for the contract is the Danish firm Vestas. Elecnor will be responsible for the engineering, supply, construction and start-up … Continue reading Elecnor secures the USD 89 million contract for a new wind farm in the Dominican Republic

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New Nebraska wind farm to significantly boost wind energy

A new 160-megawatt wind farm in northeast Nebraska is expected to boost wind power to about 40 percent of the Omaha Public Power District’s electricity generation by the end of 2019. OPPD President Tim Burke told the utility’s board of directors on Thursday that NextEra Energy Resources will build the Sholes Wind Energy Center in … Continue reading New Nebraska wind farm to significantly boost wind energy

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Wärtsilä to enhance the reliability of world’s largest offshore wind farm

The technology group Wärtsilä signed in January a contract with Babcock International Group plc to design and build a number of switchboards and distribution boards for the world’s first offshore reactive compensation station, a vital part of transmitting to shore the electricity produced sustainably by the offshore wind farm. The Hornsea Project One offshore wind … Continue reading Wärtsilä to enhance the reliability of world’s largest offshore wind farm

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Masdar JV set to launch world’s first floating wind farm

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar said its joint venture has reached a key milestone in the development of the world’s first commercial scale floating wind farm, which on completion will be sited off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. All five wind turbines, each with a capacity of six megawatts, have been mated onto a … Continue reading Masdar JV set to launch world’s first floating wind farm

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Wind energy in Norway. Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has secured a follow-up order from Norway. For Midtfjellet Vindkraft AS, a long-standing customer, the manufacturer will be supplying eleven N117/3600 turbines for the Midtfjellet III wind farm on the island of Stord in the south-west of Norway. Delivery and installation of the turbines is scheduled for spring 2018. The owner of … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway. Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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

The firm and unconditional order is for Xuanhuihe project in Yanshan County of northern China’s Hebei Province. It includes supply and supervision of installation as well as an Active Output Management 4000 (AOM4000) service contract, guaranteeing a defined level of availability and performance.   Further, the order also includes VestasOnline® Business, our unique SCADA system … Continue reading Wind power in China: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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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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