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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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South Dakota wind farm nears completion

A nine wind turbine wind farm in a South Dakota county along the Missouri River is nearing completion after about four months of construction. The project in Brule County is being developed by New York-based Con Edison, which is also planning a similar project in Aurora County. Both projects are each expected to cost more … Continue reading South Dakota wind farm nears completion

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Scotland’s Beatrice offshore wind farm produces first power

Beatrice wind farm off the Caithness coast in Scotland has generated power for the first time, operator SSE said on Thursday. Following installation of the first 7-megawatt (MW) turbine, the wind farm exported power to the National Grid, the firm added. “The project has already brought several benefits to the local community, the UK supply … Continue reading Scotland’s Beatrice offshore wind farm produces first power

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Alpha Offshore Service awarded blade repair contract for OWEZ wind farm

Alpha Offshore Service A/S has been awarded a contract with NoordzeeWind, a Joint Venture between utility company Nuon and Shell, for blade repair on the Offshore Windfarm Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ). The first large windfarm built in the Dutch sector of the North Sea, OWEZ consists of 36 3MW turbines and sits approximately six miles … Continue reading Alpha Offshore Service awarded blade repair contract for OWEZ wind farm

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Iberdrola takes delivery from Navantia of the Andalusia II substation for the East Anglia One offshore wind farm, U.K.

Earlier today Iberdrola and Navantia held a handover ceremony for the Andalusia II offshore substation constructed by Navantia entirely in its Puerto Real shipyard for Iberdrola’s East Anglia One offshore wind farm in UK waters. Andalusia II, the biggest alternating current (AC) offshore substation ever built, will set sail in the next few weeks for … Continue reading Iberdrola takes delivery from Navantia of the Andalusia II substation for the East Anglia One offshore wind farm, U.K.

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ACWA Power inaugurates Khalladi wind farm in Morocco

ACWA Power on Sunday inaugurated its 120 MW Khalladi Wind Farm in Tangier, which will supply clean power to a number of large industrial companies, mainly operating in the cement sector in Morocco at competitive scale. The wind farm, developed by ACWA Power in collaboration with ARIF investment fund, and located at Jbel Sendouq, 30 … Continue reading ACWA Power inaugurates Khalladi wind farm in Morocco

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Masdar inks deal to invest in Montenegro wind farm

Masdar has signed an agreement with France’s Akuo Energy to invest in the Krnovo Wind Farm, Montenegro’s first wind energy project. The agreement was signed by Niall Hannigan, chief financial officer of Masdar, and Eric Scotto, CEO of Akuo Energy, during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018. Built in one phase, the Krnovo project comprises 26 … Continue reading Masdar inks deal to invest in Montenegro wind farm

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Egypt to inaugurate major wind farm

Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy said it will inaugurate one of the largest wind power farms in the world. The step, reported by the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper, is part of Egypt’s efforts to increase electricity production by using renewable sources. The farm, located in the Gabal El-Zeit area, in Egypt’s Red Sea governorate, … Continue reading Egypt to inaugurate major wind farm

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Natural Power delivers on UK’s first subsidy-free wind farm

Acting on behalf of developer Energiekontor, leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has been appointed as Owner’s Engineer for the construction phase of Withernwick Wind Farm Extension, located in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Cheetham Hill Construction Ltd started balance of plant construction work on site this month, and the project is scheduled … Continue reading Natural Power delivers on UK’s first subsidy-free wind farm

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Turkey sets application deadline for offshore wind farm

The Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources will accept applications for a 1,200-megawatt (MW) offshore wind plant which will be the biggest in the world and the first of its kind in the country till Oct. 23. According to Thursday’s announcement in the Official Gazette, the Renewable Energy General Directorate of the Ministry will … Continue reading Turkey sets application deadline for offshore wind farm

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Enel Green Power commissions Peru largest wind farm

Enel is now Peru’s leading renewable energy generator with around 1.1 GW of installed capacity following the commissioning of Wayra I which, with more than 132 MW, is Peru’s largest wind farm currently in full service. Wayra I, which is operated by Enel’s local renewables subsidiary Enel Green Power Peru and located in Marcona, in … Continue reading Enel Green Power commissions Peru largest wind farm

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Eni to develop its first large-scale wind farm in Kazakhstan

Eni has taken the Final Investment Decision to build, develop and operate the Badamsha plant, a 50 MW wind farm located North West of Kazakhstan. This project represents the first large scale investment in wind technology for the Company. The construction works of the plant, which is located in the Aktobe Oblast, will start in … Continue reading Eni to develop its first large-scale wind farm in Kazakhstan

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Enel Russia plans to put into operation wind farm in Rostov region

Enel Russia intends to commission a wind farm in the Rostov region in December 2020, Yulia Matyushova, financial director of Enel Russia, said during the company’s annual shareholders meeting. The wind park located in the Murmansk region is expected to be put into operation in December 2021. “The first wind farm will be commissioned in … Continue reading Enel Russia plans to put into operation wind farm in Rostov region

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Elecnor In Consortium With General Electric To Build 100 MW Wind Farm In Jordan

GE, along with consortium partner, construction engineers Elecnor, will also build the site under an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract. Mass Wind is due to be online by the end of 2019. It will be the first Jordanian wind farm to feature GE turbines, and will be the first renewable energy project by Mass … Continue reading Elecnor In Consortium With General Electric To Build 100 MW Wind Farm In Jordan

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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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