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GE Renewable Energy Selected to Provide 66 MW of Wind Power with 22 wind turbines for Japan’s Akita Region

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced an agreement with Shimizu Corporation to supply 22 units of GE’s 3.2-103 wind turbines, for the Akita Katagami wind farm in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan.   A Special Purpose Company (SPC) made up of Venti Japan, Mitsubishi Power Corp and C-Tech will operate the wind farm … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Selected to Provide 66 MW of Wind Power with 22 wind turbines for Japan’s Akita Region

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World Wind Energy Market has reached 486 GW from where 54 GW has been installed last year

The worldwide wind energy capacity reached 486,661 MW by the end of 2016, out of which 54,846 MW were added in 2016. This represents a growth rate of 11,8 % (17,2 % in 2015). All wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2016 can generate around 5 % of the world’s electricity demand. China and … Continue reading World Wind Energy Market has reached 486 GW from where 54 GW has been installed last year

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Wind power in Australia: Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for over 429 MW

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a Delivery Partnership Agreement with RES Australia and its project partners for the 116-turbine Murra Warra wind farm in Victoria in a consortium with Downer and is now part of Senvion’s conditional order book. The Delivery Partnership Agreement is for the early works which are … Continue reading Wind power in Australia: Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for over 429 MW

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Access Power secures USTDA Grant funding for Zambia wind power project

Access Power, a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets is thrilled to announce that the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has approved grant funding for Access Power’s 130MW wind power project in Pensulo, Zambia. The U.S. Trade and Development Agency grant funding will support Access Power’s feasibility studies and … Continue reading Access Power secures USTDA Grant funding for Zambia wind power project

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Wind power in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas receives two orders from Genneia S.A. for a total of 220 MW for phase I and II of the Puerto Madryn project. With the orders, Vestas has received orders in Argentina for around 450 MW the last six months.   Genneia S.A., Argentina’s largest wind energy supplier in terms of installed capacity, has placed … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Oman: first large-scale wind farm to start operations in 2020

Oman’s first large-scale commercial wind-based renewable energy project is getting delayed and will start operations in 2020. “The project has been tendered, but is currently on hold and awaiting approval. The wind farm, which is expected to be comprised of around 25 wind turbines will be located near Harweel,” according to the seven-year outlook for … Continue reading Wind power in Oman: first large-scale wind farm to start operations in 2020

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Siemens Gamesa delivers wind turbines for four onshore wind power projects in Germany

Proven direct-drive technology is being deployed in new Onshore projects in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, for which Siemens Gamesa will deliver 16 wind turbines with a total capacity of 50.6 megawatts (MW)1. Individualized planning and flexible technology helped some of these projects to qualify for the necessary approvals: in Geestpark Almdorf, Siemens Gamesa fully … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa delivers wind turbines for four onshore wind power projects in Germany

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Nearly 100 MW of wind power commissioned in the United Kingdom by EDF

Pursuing its expansion in the United Kingdom, EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the Corriemoillie (47.5 MW), the Beck Burn (31 MW) and the Pearie Law (19.2 MW) wind farms, by its local subsidiary EDF Energy Renewables, a joint venture with EDF Energy.   These new wind farms are contributing to the EDF … Continue reading Nearly 100 MW of wind power commissioned in the United Kingdom by EDF

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Record-low bids in offshore wind power should make policy makers rethink post-2020 ambition levels

The offshore wind energy industry has witnessed an unprecedented price breakthrough in the past 10 months. In July 2016 DONG Energy surprised the industry with its record-low bid of €72.7/MWh in the Dutch tender for the Borssele I and II wind farms. In November 2016 Vattenfall amazed the market with a winning bid of €49.9/MWh … Continue reading Record-low bids in offshore wind power should make policy makers rethink post-2020 ambition levels

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Apple finally jumps on the wind power bandwagon

Over the past few months, we’ve seen big wind energy investments from the likes of GM, Facebook, Home Depot and others. But one of the world’s largest companies, and leading proponents of doing business using 100 percent renewable energy, has been conspicuously absent: Apple. That finally changed this week. Apple just announced it has signed … Continue reading Apple finally jumps on the wind power bandwagon

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Suzlon Commissions 100.80 MW Wind Power Project in India

One of the biggest and successful power projects, which bear the capacity of 100.80 MW, got commissioned in India and all credit goes to Suzlon Group. Suzlon Group is one of the leading wind turbine suppliers ranked as the fifth largest in the world. The new projects consist of 50.40 MW capacity each, which will … Continue reading Suzlon Commissions 100.80 MW Wind Power Project in India

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Nalco Plans 150 MW Wind Power in Odisha

India’s state-owned aluminium firm National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) announced a plan late last week to build a 150-mW wind power farm in Odisha. The plant, which could cost in the neighborhood of US$140 million, is intended to support Nalco’s one-million-metric-ton capacity expansion at facilities in the eastern state. “While the Nation is transforming into … Continue reading Nalco Plans 150 MW Wind Power in Odisha

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India may add 6,000 MW wind power capacity

India may add around 6,000 megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity in the ongoing fiscal (2017-18), an industry body has said. “The government’s target (for the 2017-18) I think is 4,500 MW. We know that we have number of challenges in front of us, but we will try our best to give around 6,000 (MW) … Continue reading India may add 6,000 MW wind power capacity

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Suzlon secures 50.40 MW wind power project in Karnataka

Suzlon Group, one of the leading global renewable energy solutions provider in the world, has won a repeat order of 50.40 MW wind power project from a leading IPP company. This is a maiden order for 24 units of Suzlon’s new S111 120m hybrid wind turbine generator, each with a rated capacity of 2.1 MW. … Continue reading Suzlon secures 50.40 MW wind power project in Karnataka

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Facebook buys more wind power

Here’s news we can all “like” today: Facebook announced plans last week to locate its newest data center in rural Nebraska. Thanks to a new renewable energy tariff provided by their future local utility, low-cost wind energy will power 100 percent of the facility. A big footprint This will be a big data center. Spread … Continue reading Facebook buys more wind power

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Wind energy drives Turkey’s power

Wind energgy plants constitute 41 percent of the 958 megawatt electricity generation capacity, which became operational in the first quarter of 2017. The initiatives of the Ministry of Energy to exploit the domestic and renewable energy resources to bring them to the economy have started to bear fruit. According to the data compiled from the … Continue reading Wind energy drives Turkey’s power

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Sembcorp wins India wind power project with close to 250 megawatts’ capacity

Sembcorp’s renewable energy business in India has won a bid for a new wind power project with close to 250 megawatts in capacity. Sembcorp Green Infra received a letter of award for the project following the country’s first national wind power tender, conducted by Solar Energy Corp of India, an entity under India’s Ministry of … Continue reading Sembcorp wins India wind power project with close to 250 megawatts’ capacity

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Vestas receives order for 76 MW repowering wind power project in Germany

The turbines will be installed at the Norderwöhrden wind park in Schleswig-Holstein, Northern Germany and will replace 40 different types of turbines installed over the last 30+ years. With 13 different companies involved, the project is the result of great collaboration, demonstrating how repowering can provide improved return on investment across asset owners.   The … Continue reading Vestas receives order for 76 MW repowering wind power project in Germany

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GE wind turbines selected for 250 MW Texas wind power project

Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, announced today the financing of its Willow Springs project, a 250 megawatt wind farm in Haskell County, Texas. GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) will supply the project with 100 of its 2.5-116 wind turbines. Upon entering commercial operations, the wind farm will be supported … Continue reading GE wind turbines selected for 250 MW Texas wind power project

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The Economic Case for Wind Power and Solar Energy in Africa

Ngong Hills Wind Farm in Nairobi, Kenya, sited close to where there is significant demand for electricity (Nairobi) and near existing infrastructure, is a good example of multiple land uses for recreation (a popular hiking area for locals), energy generation, and livestock grazing.   The location and potential of wind, solar photovoltaics, and concentrating solar … Continue reading The Economic Case for Wind Power and Solar Energy in Africa

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