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Sri Lanka to award contract to construct 100 MW wind power plant to Vestas

Sri Lanka has received the cabinet approval to award a contract to construct a 100 MW wind farm in Mannar island in the northwest with the financial assistance from the Asia Development Bank (ADB). The contract for the construction of the 100 MW wind power plant on the southern beach of Mannar island will be … Continue reading Sri Lanka to award contract to construct 100 MW wind power plant to Vestas

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Eolus announces the sale of 130 MW wind power to KGAL and turbine order with Vestas

Eolus has signed an agreement with KGAL regarding the sale of the wind farm Bäckhammar in Sweden comprising 31 wind turbines with an installed capacity of 130 MW. The preliminary purchase price for the wind farm amounts to EUR 131 million. In a corresponding move Eolus has placed an order for 31 wind turbines with … Continue reading Eolus announces the sale of 130 MW wind power to KGAL and turbine order with Vestas

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Wind energy in Cambodia is possible

As the world increasingly opens up to renewable energy, Southeast Asia Globe speaks to Olivier Duguet, CEO and co-founder of the Blue Circle, a renewable independent power producer based in Southeast Asia, to find out more about the region’s future energy path. The company has already begun work on a wind farm in Ninh Thuan … Continue reading Wind energy in Cambodia is possible

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Egypt to Harness Wind Power With €2 Billion Investments

Siemens Gamesa will establish a transformer substation to move the energy produced from the first wind farm in Ras Ghareb, with a capacity of 220 kV to transfer 180 MW, and another station of 500 kV to transfer 650 MW. Siemens Gamesa is implementing wind farm projects in the coming seven years with investments amounting … Continue reading Egypt to Harness Wind Power With €2 Billion Investments

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ABB wins $20 million order of ocean-based wind power transformers

ABB has won an order worth more than $20 million from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the delivery of innovative, energy efficient and compact WindSTAR transformers, specifically designed for wind turbine installation. Borssele III and IV constitute phase two of the Borssele wind farm. This phase consists of a 731 megawatts windmill (MW) wind farm … Continue reading ABB wins $20 million order of ocean-based wind power transformers

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Eni and GE Renewable Energy to power Badamsha wind farm, Eni’s first large-scale wind power project in Kazakhstan

Eni and GE Renewable Energy (NYSE:GE) today announced that GE will supply 13 of GE’s 3.8-130 onshore wind turbines, with a hub height of 85m, 3.8MW of power and a 130 meter rotor, for the Badamsha project in Kazakhstan. With its 48MW of wind power the plant will increase the Country’s wind energy capacity by … Continue reading Eni and GE Renewable Energy to power Badamsha wind farm, Eni’s first large-scale wind power project in Kazakhstan

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Offshore wind farm Arkona feeds first power into the grid

E.ON and Equinor’s Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea continues to strive for completion in record time. Now the energy company E.ON is reporting further progress: the wind farm has fed the first green electricity into the German Electrical grid. Arkona is thus right on schedule. E.ON, the company responsible for construction … Continue reading Offshore wind farm Arkona feeds first power into the grid

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Virginia could lead nation on offshore wind power

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says his state is well positioned to lead the development of the nation’s offshore wind industry. The Democrat spoke Friday in Norfolk at a conference sponsored by industry members and Virginia’s Sierra Club chapter. Dominion Energy and the Danish firm Orsted already plan to install two turbines 27 miles (43 kilometers) … Continue reading Virginia could lead nation on offshore wind power

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Vietnam raises wind power price to encourage development

The Government has recently decided to increase price of wind power to encourage the development of this energy after eight years imposing the Feed in Tariff (Fit) of 7.8 US cent/kWh, which is said to be too low for investors to overcome perceived risks. Under the Prime Minister’s Decision No.39/2018/QD-TTg, the new level of Fit … Continue reading Vietnam raises wind power price to encourage development

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Vestas secures 144 MW wind power order from Avangrid Renewables in U.S.

Vestas has received an order for 144 MW of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Avangrid Renewables for the Otter Creek Wind Farm in Illinois. The full Otter Creek nameplate capacity is 158 MW, and includes previously purchased Vestas components. “The proven technology of Vestas wind turbines makes for … Continue reading Vestas secures 144 MW wind power order from Avangrid Renewables in U.S.

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Mytrah Energy signs PPA for 300 MW wind power with SECI in Tamil Nadu

Independent power producer Mytrah Energy (India) has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for setting up a 300 MW wind power plant in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. The winning bid for 300 MW of capacity of Mytrah was part of the fourth tranche of SECI wind … Continue reading Mytrah Energy signs PPA for 300 MW wind power with SECI in Tamil Nadu

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EDPR is awarded contracts for wind power capacity at Brazilian energy auction

EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), através da sua subsidiária EDP Renováveis Brasil, SA (“EDPR Brasil”), assegurou Contratos de Aquisição de Energia (“CAEs”) a 20 anos, na sequência do leilão de energia brasileiro A”>EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), through its subsidiary EDP Renováveis ??Brasil, SA (“EDPR Brasil”), has entered into 20-year Energy Acquisition Agreements (“CAEs”) following the Brazilian … Continue reading EDPR is awarded contracts for wind power capacity at Brazilian energy auction

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Maersk Tankers tests wind power to fuel ships

Maersk Tankers is testing the use of wind power to fuel its ships, a new technology it says can cut fuel consumption by up to 10 percent and help the industry reduce polluting emissions. The move comes as the global shipping industry is suffering from rising oil prices and preparing for fuel costs to rise … Continue reading Maersk Tankers tests wind power to fuel ships

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Top 20 Wind Power Companies Report 2018

The latest research report from business intelligence provider Visiongain offers a comprehensive analysis of the Top Wind Power Companies. Wind power is one of the fastest growing renewable energy sources which can be used in both commercial and residential applications. With increasing concerns over energy security and carbon emission issues, there has been a significant … Continue reading Top 20 Wind Power Companies Report 2018

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Kipeto Wind Energy to build a 100MW wind power plant in Nairobi South

During his visit to the United States of America, the Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta signed deals totaling $238 million with two companies for investments in the enrgey and agroindustry sectors. Indeed, Kipeto Wind Energy Company promised to build a 100 MW wind power plant in Nairobi South. According to the government’s estimate, this construction, which … Continue reading Kipeto Wind Energy to build a 100MW wind power plant in Nairobi South

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ENI to build wind power plant in Kazakhstan

Kazakh Invest company renders consulting and organizational support for the implementation of the investment wind farm project. Italian investors reviewed a 400 hectare-land plot allocated for the construction of the wind power plant. According to the schedule, wind power plant is expected to be commissioned in December 2019. This project was included by the Ministry … Continue reading ENI to build wind power plant in Kazakhstan

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Vestas secures 184 MW wind power order from Xcel Energy in Minnesota

The wind energy order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year service agreement, designed to ensure optimised performance for the lifetime of the project. Turbine delivery will begin in the third quarter of 2019. Vestas has received an order for 184 MW of V120-2.2 MW turbines delivered in 2.0 … Continue reading Vestas secures 184 MW wind power order from Xcel Energy in Minnesota

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ALE showcases wind power installation expertise in Argentina

ALE has demonstrated its multi-service and wind-specific capabilities whilst performing the electro-mechanical installation for the Garayalde wind farm project, Argentina. The global heavylifting contractor was contracted to perform the electro-mechanical installation of seven wind turbine generators (WTGs). Commencing in January, the components were received at Puerto Madryn. Once on-site 260km away, ALE worked with the … Continue reading ALE showcases wind power installation expertise in Argentina

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KP Energy, GE India tie up for 300 MW wind power project in Gujarat

KP Energy Ltd and GE India Industrial (P) Ltd have signed up definitive agreements for the development of 300 megawatt wind power project in Kutch district of Gujarat. KP Energy, on Monday, said it has informed the BSE in this regard, according to a company statement here. The project will have 120 wind turbine generators … Continue reading KP Energy, GE India tie up for 300 MW wind power project in Gujarat

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Offshore wind energy in Taiwan: Siemens Gamesa backs Global Wind Organization training center project

Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC) and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to collaborate in establishing Global Wind Organization (GWO) training center in Taichung. With this further step Siemens Gamesa expands its support to the offshore wind industry in Taiwan and the APAC region. The company is preparing … Continue reading Offshore wind energy in Taiwan: Siemens Gamesa backs Global Wind Organization training center project

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