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Central Asia’s largest wind farm built by Chinese firm to power 1 mln Kazakh homes

Central Asia’s largest wind farm built by a Chinese firm is nearly complete in south Kazakhstan despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The landmark project demonstrates how the Belt and Road Initiative is transforming Kazakhstan’s power matrix and bringing green energy to the country. Located on a hill-surrounding steppe near the city of Zhanatas in the Zhambyl … Continue reading Central Asia’s largest wind farm built by Chinese firm to power 1 mln Kazakh homes

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RWE begins construction of its offshore wind farm Sofia on Dogger Bank

RWE, one of the world’s leading players in offshore wind, has begun construction of its flagship 1.4 gigawatts Sofia Offshore Wind Farm project, the largest project currently in construction across its entire renewables fleet. Achievement of the construction milestone is a pivotal moment for the project, after The Crown Estate in 2010 awarded the rights … Continue reading RWE begins construction of its offshore wind farm Sofia on Dogger Bank

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Vestas receives 108 MW wind energy order in Poland from DIF Capital Partners

Vestas has secured orders from DIF Capital Partners for four projects in Poland, all awarded in Poland’s second auction round from 2019, cumulatively totalling 108 MW in capacity. The four projects are Pruszcz (70 MW), Markowice (26 MW), Piaski (8 MW) and Wyszki (4 MW). The Pruszcz and Markowice projects are located in Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship, … Continue reading Vestas receives 108 MW wind energy order in Poland from DIF Capital Partners

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GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement on Offshore Wind Power in Japan

The companies will work together to bring the benefits of GE’s offshore wind technology to the growing Japanese offshore wind market. Each company brings strengths critical to success in serving Japan’s offshore wind energy needs. Offshore wind power is projected to grow from 30 to 45 GW by 2040. GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Energy … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement on Offshore Wind Power in Japan

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RWE Partners with Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult to Advance Floating Wind Power

RWE  is partnering with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult – the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy, to study the potential for Scottish businesses to produce commercial scale concrete foundations for floating wind projects. The possible development of floating wind projects in Scotland puts a focus on the amount of … Continue reading RWE Partners with Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult to Advance Floating Wind Power

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Wind energy in Chile, Vestas’ wind turbines for 109 MW wind farm

The global wind power and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power has placed an order for the 109 MW Ckani wind farm, to be located in the Antofagasta region, in Chile. The contract includes the supply and installation of 26 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Vestas’ wind turbines for 109 MW wind farm

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Nordex wind turbines for wind power in Poland

After a long period in which Poland’s climate policy has largely neglected renewables across the country, the country’s Ministry of Climate is setting new priorities for green investments in the Polish wind power industry.This means that Poland, which covers most of its energy demand with fossil fuels, may now be at a tipping point and … Continue reading Nordex wind turbines for wind power in Poland

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Wind energy in Sri Lanka, construction of the largest wind power plant has been completed

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) says that the construction of the Mannar Island Wind Power Plant, the largest wind farm in the country, has been completed. The Chairman of the CEB Vijitha Herath said the plant will generate 100 megawatts of electricity. He added that steps would be taken to add this to the national … Continue reading Wind energy in Sri Lanka, construction of the largest wind power plant has been completed

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UK Government announces plans to quadruple offshore wind power by 2030

The UK Government will conduct a review of current energy infrastructure at sea as it sets its sights on expanding offshore wind energy. Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng announced the move, which aims to the help the UK increase offshore wind power from 10 GW to 40 GW by 2030. It’s claimed the improvement could help … Continue reading UK Government announces plans to quadruple offshore wind power by 2030

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Vestas receives order for 278 MW of wind power from V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the U.S,

Vestas has received an order for 278 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in the U.S. Including previously purchased 4 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 302 MW. The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 … Continue reading Vestas receives order for 278 MW of wind power from V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the U.S,

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Masdar to develop 500 MW wind power project in Uzbekistan

Masdar signed a power purchase agreement with the government of Uzbekistan to design, finance, build and operate a 500 megawatt, utility-scale wind project. The wind farm will be built in the in the Zarafshon district of the Navoi region and commercial operations are targeted to start in 2024. Masdar did not disclose the total investment … Continue reading Masdar to develop 500 MW wind power project in Uzbekistan

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22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of wind power capacity

The Global Wind Energy Council has published its annual Supply Side Analysis 2019 report on its market intelligence platform. According to the report, 22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of wind power capacity, a new supply side record in terms of capacity for … Continue reading 22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of wind power capacity

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Wind power in Poland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 68 MW wind farm

Through working closely with our customer to optimise their wind energy projects for competitive auctions, Vestas has secured a 68 MW order for three projects in Poland. Awarded at the Polish wind-solar-energy auction, in December 2019, the projects attest to the increasing competitiveness of wind energy. To secure these projects, located in northern and western … Continue reading Wind power in Poland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 68 MW wind farm

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Vestas wins request for repowering with wind turbines at the Danish wind power auction

Vestas has received a 36 MW repowering order for the Overgaard II wind energy project from Wind Estate A/S, one of Denmark’s leading energy companies. The order is derived from Denmark’s second energy neutral auction in 2019, and it is Vestas’ fourth repowering order from the two auction rounds for a total of more than … Continue reading Vestas wins request for repowering with wind turbines at the Danish wind power auction

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Wind energy production grew 10%, reaching 4.8% of worldwide electric power usage

In 2018, global wind power capacity grew 9.6% to 591 GW and yearly wind energy production grew 10%, reaching 4.8% of worldwide electric power usage, and providing 14% of the electricity in the European Union. Wind power or wind energy is the use of wind to provide the mechanical power through wind turbines to turn … Continue reading Wind energy production grew 10%, reaching 4.8% of worldwide electric power usage

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Wind energy in Vietnam, Vestas ‘ wind turbines for third intertidal wind power plant

Vestas leads the market for wind energy in Vietnam with almost 200 MW of projects won in 2019 after securing a 50 MW order with Cong ty Co Phan Dau Tu Dien Gio Hoa Binh 1 (Hoa Binh 1 Company), a company owned by Phuong Anh Group. The order marks Vestas’ third intertidal project in … Continue reading Wind energy in Vietnam, Vestas ‘ wind turbines for third intertidal wind power plant

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Wind energy in Namibia, land lease agreement for wind farm

Namibia’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has signed a land lease agreement, to allow for a set-up of a 44 megawatt (MW) wind power plant, which will help the country generate it’s own power in the next five years, the ministry said on Sunday. The power, which will be created using wind turbines, is … Continue reading Wind energy in Namibia, land lease agreement for wind farm

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Wind power in Turkey, Nordex’ wind turbines for 77 MW wind farm

The wind turbine manufacturer has received an order from its new customer Karayel Elektrik: the Nordex Group is to install 16 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines for the 76.8 MW “Vize-2” wind farm. The wind turbines, from the Delta4000 series, will be supplied in the 4.8 MW operating mode and the order also includes a Premium Service … Continue reading Wind power in Turkey, Nordex’ wind turbines for 77 MW wind farm

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Japan’s offshore wind power generates interest in foreign companies

Japan’s offshore wind energy arouses a growing interest in foreign companies seeking opportunities in this market, a study by the GlobalData company said today. The entity’s investigation reveals that the Japanese offshore wind power market currently represents 68 megawatts (MW), but there are potentials for 770 MW of capacity in four wind farm projects, all … Continue reading Japan’s offshore wind power generates interest in foreign companies

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Siemens Gamesa achieves an order for offshore wind power of 448 MW in Scotland

The company will install 54 wind turbines of the SG 8.0-167 DD model at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm, which means The Wind Force in Scottish Gaelic. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to consolidate its leadership in the British wind energy market, with the announcement of a firm order to supply the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa achieves an order for offshore wind power of 448 MW in Scotland

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