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Nordex receives wind power order for the second phase of the “Syvash” wind farm in Ukraine

The order has now also been awarded for the final construction phase of the “Syvash” wind farm with 113.1 MW in Ukraine: the Nordex Group has received an order to supply a further 29 wind turbines from the N131/3900 series. In February 2019 the Nordex Group had already reported the order to supply the first … Continue reading Nordex receives wind power order for the second phase of the “Syvash” wind farm in Ukraine

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Offshore Wind Power Majors to Attend CMT’s OWP Japan in Tokyo this May

CMT’s OWP Japan (Offshore Wind Power) summit in Tokyo on 15-17 May 2019, zooms in on Japan’s emerging offshore wind power market – bidding and government targets, cost reduction strategies, latest advancement in floating wind technologies and more. Japan is looking into offshore wind power to decarbonize its economy by 2050. CMT’s OWP Japan will … Continue reading Offshore Wind Power Majors to Attend CMT’s OWP Japan in Tokyo this May

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Underground line could carry Iowa wind power to Chicago

The company behind a proposed underground transmission line that would carry electricity generated mostly by wind turbines in Iowa to the Chicago area said Monday that the $2.5 billion project could be operational in 2024 if regulators approve it. Direct Connect Development Co. said it has lined up three major investors to back the project. … Continue reading Underground line could carry Iowa wind power to Chicago

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Offshore wind power to provide 30% of UK’s electricity in new ‘Sector Deal’ boost

A government/industry partnership announced today will mean that the UK will get 30% of its electricity from offshore wind turbines by 2030. The new offshore ‘Sector Deal’ sets the groundwork for a huge boost in offshore wind energy capacity in the UK. The sector deal will set offshore wind farm capacity on course to reach … Continue reading Offshore wind power to provide 30% of UK’s electricity in new ‘Sector Deal’ boost

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ENERCON signs 345 MW wind energy agreement for Canadian wind power projects

ENERCON has reached an agreement to supply ENERCON’s E-138 EP3 wind turbines for the Canadian wind farm market totaling 345 MW. “Over the past few months we have seen a lot of momentum for the new EP3 platform in different international markets”, says Hans-Dieter Kettwig, Managing Director of ENERCON GmbH. “We are delighted that ENERCON … Continue reading ENERCON signs 345 MW wind energy agreement for Canadian wind power projects

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The world’s biggest offshore wind farm, Hornsea 1, generates first wind power

The first wind turbine at the world’s biggest offshore wind farm has been installed and is now producing electricity. When fully operational, Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm will be nearly double the size (1,218MW) of the current world’s largest offshore wind farm, Walney Extension, and capable of powering well over one million UK homes with … Continue reading The world’s biggest offshore wind farm, Hornsea 1, generates first wind power

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Taiwan announces 2019 feed-in-tariff for offshore wind power projects

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the feed-in-tariff for offshore wind projects, which sign a power purchase agreement with Taipower in 2019. Developers have the option to choose between a 20-year flat tariff of TWD5,516 (approx. EUR157) per MWh or a tiered tariff of TWD6,279.5 (approx. EUR178) per MWh for the first 10 years … Continue reading Taiwan announces 2019 feed-in-tariff for offshore wind power projects

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Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power sign further 84 MW wind energy order for wind power project in Chile

Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd (“Mainstream”) have signed a wind power contract for 20 Senvion 4.2M148 wind turbines for the Alena wind farm project in Chile. This is the third conditional contract within a month. The three contracts signed are for a total of 424 MW and the contract scope includes the delivery, installation … Continue reading Senvion and Mainstream Renewable Power sign further 84 MW wind energy order for wind power project in Chile

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Siemens Gamesa reports €18m net profit in the first quarter

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy reported the results of the first quarter (October-December) of FY 2019 today. Revenue increased in the first three months of the year by 6% year-on-year, to €2,262m, driven by the Offshore wind energy business and by Service. Wind turbine volume increased by 7%, to 2,129 MWe, due to the strong contribution … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reports €18m net profit in the first quarter

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Suzlon commissions second wind power project for HAL

The two wind energy projects will cater to about 46.6% of HAL’s energy consumption. This wind farm project comprises of four revolutionary Suzlon S111-120m 2.1 MW wind turbines. Project will help in offsetting ~25,162tonnes of CO2 emissions annually, Suzlon Energy Ltd, one of the leading global renewable energy solutions provider, today announced the successful commissioning … Continue reading Suzlon commissions second wind power project for HAL

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Wind power takes wildlife conservation to the next level

Last year, the American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) celebrated its 10 year anniversary. And there was no better way to mark the occasion than the creation of the new Wind Wildlife Research Fund. AWWI was founded by leaders of the wind industry in 2008 to maximize wind energy’s conservation potential through collaboration and research. A … Continue reading Wind power takes wildlife conservation to the next level

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Vestas receives its first wind power order from China State Power Investment Corporation

Vestas has received a 19 MW wind farm order of 4 MW wind turbines from one of China’s top five power companies, State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC). “As the global leading wind turbine supplier, Vestas attracts us with its good reputation and proven 4 MW platform track record. I believe the project will be deliver … Continue reading Vestas receives its first wind power order from China State Power Investment Corporation

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Casa dos Ventos places wind power order for 151 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

To offer its customers the most efficient and competitive wind energy solutions and to underline its commitment to the expansion of Brazil’s wind farm market, Vestas earlier this year announced it will produce its leading onshore wind turbine, the V150-4.2 MW, in Brazil. Highlighting the V150-4.2 MW turbine’s strong fit with Brazil’s wind conditions, Vestas … Continue reading Casa dos Ventos places wind power order for 151 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in Brazil

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Mercedes-Benz deal to buy wind power is first PPA in Germany

Mercedes-Benz will buy wind energy for its German operations through a corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed with Norwegian utility Statkraft.   This marks the first corporate renewable PPA deal signed in Germany. Mercedes-Benz will buy 46 MW worth of wind power from six wind farms in Lower Saxony and Bremen. The wind power … Continue reading Mercedes-Benz deal to buy wind power is first PPA in Germany

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Vietnam Wind Power 2019

Following the successful first edition of Vietnam Wind Power conference in June 2018, which attracted nearly 200 international and local delegates, and featured 30 industry and government speakers, the Global Wind Energy Council will be holding its second edition of Vietnam Wind Power on 11-12 June 2019 in Hanoi, in partnership with GIZ and the … Continue reading Vietnam Wind Power 2019

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Kazakhstan launches solar power and wind energy plants to boost share of renewables

Kazakhstan has launched two renewable power projects in the country – the Burnoye Solar Power Plant with a capacity of 100 MW in the country’s southern Zhambyl region and the first stage of the wind power station in the Tupkaragan district of the Mangystau region western Kazakhstan. Burnoye uses an environmentally friendly method of generating electricity that is able to … Continue reading Kazakhstan launches solar power and wind energy plants to boost share of renewables

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Poland’s new energy strategy to almost phase out onshore wind energy

Poland today revealed details of its draft energy strategy to 2040. It plans to increase its power capacity from 40 GW to 73 GW and expects the share of coal to fall from 80% of electricity consumption today to 60% by 2030. They plan to build 6-9 GW of new nuclear by 2043 and 10 … Continue reading Poland’s new energy strategy to almost phase out onshore wind energy

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Competitive prices in Polish onshore wind energy auction

The results of the first Polish onshore wind power auction were announced today. Prices came it at between €37 and €50/MWh according to Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office. 23 developers entered 31 successful bids for around 1 GW of capacity. WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson said: “These prices are extremely competitive. They’re lower than we’ve seen in … Continue reading Competitive prices in Polish onshore wind energy auction

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Texas reports record amount of wind power generation

Texas wind energy hit a new generation record on Monday as steady winds through West Texas and the Panhandle kept the state’s wind turbines spinning. The record 17,920 megawatts of wind power generation was hit at 3:32 p.m. Monday and made up more than 40 percent of power generation in the territory covered by the … Continue reading Texas reports record amount of wind power generation

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