Tag Archives: Wind Farms

TÜV SÜD undertakes inspections for E.ON wind farms in the North Sea and Baltic Sea

TÜV SÜD has been commissioned by E.ON Climate & Renewables to provide periodic inspection services at E.ON’s two offshore wind farms, Amrumbank West and Arkona. The two parks have 140 turbines with a combined capacity of 687 MW. Testing will be conducted in accordance with the specifications of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of … Continue reading TÜV SÜD undertakes inspections for E.ON wind farms in the North Sea and Baltic Sea

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Actis to acquire Gestamp’s wind farms in Brazil

Actis LLP signed a deal to acquire all of Gestamp Renewables Corp’s wind parks in Brazil, a move that will make the U.K. private equity firm the second-largest renewable energy company in the country.   The London-based Actis agreed to buy 416 megawatts of wind parks, the people said, asking not to be identified because … Continue reading Actis to acquire Gestamp’s wind farms in Brazil

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Wind energy in China: Vestas wind turbines for wind farms

Vestas receives order for low wind site in China. The order includes 24 V110-2.0 MW turbines with hub heights of 137 meters. The firm and unconditional order was placed by long-term customer HECIC-New Energy and is for the Liutai project, located in Changli County of Qinhuangdao City in central eastern China’s Hebei Province. The project … Continue reading Wind energy in China: Vestas wind turbines for wind farms

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Europe sees two big wind energy purchase agreements in June

Two of the world’s largest companies signed wind power deals in the UK and Norway last month, as Europe continues to see a strong year for Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).   On 30 June, Google signed a 12-year deal with Zephyr and Norse Vind Energi for the 160MW Tellenes plant in the Southwest of Norway. … Continue reading Europe sees two big wind energy purchase agreements in June

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Dutch tender brings offshore wind power on a par with conventional power generation

The Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs has today awarded DONG Energy the concession to build the offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. The total price for the two projects is €87/MWh including the cost of the grid connections. This is by some distance a record low for offshore wind. The previous lowest was Horns … Continue reading Dutch tender brings offshore wind power on a par with conventional power generation

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Netherlands Offshore Wind Farm Borssele cheapest world wide

The cost of building and operating the Borssele offshore wind farm is expected to be Euro 2.7 billion cheaper than previously estimated. Moreover the 700 MW wind farm will generate 22.5% more electricity than anticipated. The lower than anticipated price follows fierce competition between companies in the public tender to secure the permit and associated … Continue reading Netherlands Offshore Wind Farm Borssele cheapest world wide

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Dong Energy has won the right to build 700 MW of offshore wind farms in the Netherlands

Dong Energy has won the right to develop and build 700MW of offshore wind farms in the Borssele 1 and 2 zones in the Netherlands. The winning strike price bid excluding transmission costs is €72.70 per megawatt-hour. The price support will last for 15 years.       Both 350MW projects will be built by mid-2020 with … Continue reading Dong Energy has won the right to build 700 MW of offshore wind farms in the Netherlands

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Palfinger Marine awarded crane delivery contracts for five offshore wind farms in the UK

Palfinger Marine has secured orders for the delivery of more than 200 platform cranes and five substation cranes to the UK. 116 electric platform cranes with a fixed boom (PF 6000 with an outreach of 2.4 m) will be delivered to Rampion Offshore Wind, which is being built by E.ON alongside the Green Investment Bank. … Continue reading Palfinger Marine awarded crane delivery contracts for five offshore wind farms in the UK

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Availon wins 124 MW wind farms maintenance contract in Italy

Availon announced today that it has won a 124 MW maintenance contract for two Italian wind farms from Alpiq Holding Ltd., the Swiss energy group that owns and operates the two farms. The full service maintenance contract runs for a 10 year period, and covers 62 Gamesa wind turbines. Both wind farms are located in … Continue reading Availon wins 124 MW wind farms maintenance contract in Italy

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REpower (Suzlon) wins 266 MW wind turbines orders for community wind farms in Germany

Orders for 103 wind turbines totaling over 266 MW capacity. Wind turbines will go to 24 community wind farm projects in Schleswig-Holstein. REpower Systems SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group  – the world’s fifth-largest* manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed contracts to deliver 103 wind turbines with a total capacity of over … Continue reading REpower (Suzlon) wins 266 MW wind turbines orders for community wind farms in Germany

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DONG Energy to build Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms in Germany

DONG Energy has decided to build the offshore wind farms Gode Wind 1 and 2 in the German part of the North Sea. The construction will represent a total investment of approximately EUR 2.2 billion [DKK 16.4 billion]. who can write an essay for me Gode Wind 1 (330 MW) and 2 (252 MW) will … Continue reading DONG Energy to build Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms in Germany

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