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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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E.ON stabilizes electricity grid with wind power

The fluctuating feed-in of wind power into the electricity grid has so far been regarded as a problem for grid stability and supply security. E.ON is now turning the tables. E.ON will be one of the first companies to stabilize the German electricity grid with wind power. This is made possible by the integration of … Continue reading E.ON stabilizes electricity grid with wind power

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Acciona builds the first renewable project in Mexico following electric power auctions

ACCIONA Energía has started construction work on the fifth wind farm under its ownership in Mexico: El Cortijo, a 168-megawatt (MW) facility located in the State of Tamaulipas, which will represent an investment of 221 million dollars (210 million euros at current exchange). It is the first renewable energy project resulting from the electric power … Continue reading Acciona builds the first renewable project in Mexico following electric power auctions

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Offshore Wind Power At the U.S. Grid Will Replace Fossil Fuel Resources

Researchers force injecting offshore wind power into the U.S. electrical grid. This is to reduce pollution and costs from fossil fuel resources. Researchers believe that it would be much beneficial if large amounts of offshore wind power will be injected into the U.S. electrical grid. According to Science Daily, the use of offshore wind power … Continue reading Offshore Wind Power At the U.S. Grid Will Replace Fossil Fuel Resources

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GE to sell 82 wind turbines to wind power complex in Brazil

General Electric Co agreed to supply 82 turbines to Brazil’s CER (Companhia de Energias Renováveis), which is building a wind power complex in the country, GE’s Latin America head for wind power, Jean-Claude Robert, told Reuters on Monday.   The wind power turbines will be used in a project with total generation capacity of 205 … Continue reading GE to sell 82 wind turbines to wind power complex in Brazil

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KEPCO to add wind power plant in Jordan

South Korea’s state-run Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) on Tuesday broke ground for its first wind power plant in the Middle East. The wind farm in Fujeij located near Amman, Jordan on Monday would be able to generate 89 megawatt of power a year capable of powering 30,000 households. KEPCO won the deal from state-run … Continue reading KEPCO to add wind power plant in Jordan

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Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Indonesia’s first wind farm

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has entered into an agreement with PT UPC Sidrap Bayu Energi – a joint venture owned by UPC Renewables, PT Binatek and AC Energy Holdings- for the supply of 75 MW for the first wind farm ever to be commissioned in Indonesia, a high-potential wind market. This … Continue reading Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Indonesia’s first wind farm

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