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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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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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