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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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Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May

Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May: wind 17.2%, solar thermal 2.7% and photovoltaic 4.1%.Generation of the month of May 2018 The peninsular demand for electric power in May is estimated at 20,044 GWh, 1% lower than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If the effects of the calendar and temperatures … Continue reading Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May

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Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) intensifies its cooperation with wpd offshore in the preparation of the Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan. The project, to be located approximately six kilometers from shore in the Taiwan Strait, will reach a total capacity of 640 megawatts. The LoI, which is still subject to final contract, will … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind power project in Taiwan

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Siemens Gamesa inaugurates a new technology centre for renewable energy electric systems in Madrid

Siemens Gamesa today inaugurated a new Gamesa Electric technology and manufacturing centre in the Madrid town of San Fernando de Henares. As a result, the company has expanded and upgraded the facilities previously operated in Coslada, evidencing its clear-cut strategic commitment to technology development and innovation. This new plant is an important electric systems centre … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa inaugurates a new technology centre for renewable energy electric systems in Madrid

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Minnesota wind power offers low-cost, reliable, clean electricity

The Clear Energy Alliance, a group that frequently presents misleading information about renewables, is out with a new video that spreads a false narrative about the cost and impact of wind energy in the state. Relying on a flawed report from the Center of the American Experiment (CAE), the Alliance attempts to convince Minnesotans that … Continue reading Minnesota wind power offers low-cost, reliable, clean electricity

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Siemens Gamesa wins 140 MW of wind power orders in India

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has won multiple wind power orders for a total of 140 MW from several industrial customers and a leading independent power producer (IPP) in India. Specifically, the company will handle the entire infrastructure needed to operate these projects (with installed capacity ranging between 2 MW and 58 MW), together with the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa wins 140 MW of wind power orders in India

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Pattern Development Completes 147 MW Wind Project in Québec, Becoming Canada’s Largest Wind Power Producer

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) today announced the completion of its 147 megawatt (MW) Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind power facility. Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind is located approximately 50 kilometers south of Québec City, in the Chaudière-Appalaches region. As announced in June 2017, the facility will be acquired by Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) … Continue reading Pattern Development Completes 147 MW Wind Project in Québec, Becoming Canada’s Largest Wind Power Producer

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Trump Interior Dept. charts big future for offshore wind power

U.S. offshore wind development just received a major boost from the Trump administration. This week, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the sale of two new offshore wind lease areas off Massachusetts, a call for input on additional proposed lease areas in the New York Bight, and a high-level … Continue reading Trump Interior Dept. charts big future for offshore wind power

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Suzlon wins two wind power projects in Gujarat

Suzlon Group today said it has won two wind power projects of 300 MW and 200 MW. Suzlon will install 238 units of S111 140m wind turbine generators (WTGs) with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each, SuzlonBSE 0.36 % said in a statement, adding that the projects will be located at Kutch district in Gujarat. … Continue reading Suzlon wins two wind power projects in Gujarat

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Facebook and Adobe to buy wind power from Nebraska facility

Facebook is to expand its use of wind energy through a new power purchase agreement with Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA). The deal, announced Monday, builds upon a previous one in which Facebook agreed to purchase the output from a 200-megawatt (MW) section of the Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in Dixon County, Nebraska. Under … Continue reading Facebook and Adobe to buy wind power from Nebraska facility

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Wind power is practical in Taiwan

The Bureau of Energy has dismissed skepticism about the practicality of wind power in Taiwan where capacity factor in the summer is estimated at very low levels by some critics. While some critics estimate the summer capacity factor (actual utilization of capacity divided by installation capacity) for wind power generation in Taiwan at as low … Continue reading Wind power is practical in Taiwan

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Rosatom subsidiary reveals plans to start building 150 MW wind power project in Adygea, Russia

Rosatom subsidiary JSC VetroOGK will start construction in the summer of a 150MW wind farm in the Adygea region of Russia. The project will feature Lagerwey turbines and is planned for commissioning between December 2018 and January 2019. It will be located in the municipalities of Shovgenovsky and Giaginsky. Planning is also underway to build a … Continue reading Rosatom subsidiary reveals plans to start building 150 MW wind power project in Adygea, Russia

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Changes before Ohio siting board would be death sentence for wind power

The American Wind Energy Association and the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Coalition submitted comments today to the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) opposing changes to the wind farm setback waiver process proposed by long-time wind opponent State Representative Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati). AWEA released this statement: “State Rep. Seitz’s proposal to the Ohio Power Siting Board would twist … Continue reading Changes before Ohio siting board would be death sentence for wind power

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Tri Global Energy blows past one gigawatt of wind power in 2017

Tri Global Energy, a leading U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, concluded the development of over one gigawatt (GW) of wind power in 2017, involving five Texas-based wind projects across seven Texas counties. The announcement marks the highest annual development yet of wind capacity for the nine-year-old company. One wind energy project, … Continue reading Tri Global Energy blows past one gigawatt of wind power in 2017

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CGN to build 3 GW offshore wind farm southern China

China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) said Friday it would build a 3 gigawatt deepwater wind power project off the coast of Guangdong Province. The country’s largest nuclear power operator said it would install wind turbines at two deepwater sea areas near the city of Jieyang. The company plans to invest 5 billion yuan (760 … Continue reading CGN to build 3 GW offshore wind farm southern China

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New customer places 28 MW wind power order in Germany

Ebert Erneuerbare Energien Projekt GmbH & Co. KG, a family-owned enterprise, has placed a 28 MW order for eight V136-3.45 MW turbines for the Grohnde-Kirchohsen wind park in Lower Saxony in Northern Germany. Leveraging more than 30 years of experience in the German market, Vestas’ extensive expertise in project management helped the customer through a … Continue reading New customer places 28 MW wind power order in Germany

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Suzlon receives 252 MW wind power project order

A leading Global Utility has awarded a wind power project of 252 MW to Suzlon Group. This project is won by the Utility through SECI II auction held recently. Suzlon will execute the entire project on a turnkey basis and will also provide operation and maintenance services. With this order, Suzlon has secured combined orders … Continue reading Suzlon receives 252 MW wind power project order

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Climate change could cause wind power to flip hemispheres

Climate change will soon cause global wind power to flip hemispheres, researchers have claimed. The new study predicts wind resources in the next century may decrease in many regions in the Northern Hemisphere – and could sharply increase in several hotspot regions down south. Climate change will drive the flip, researchers wrote in the journal Nature. … Continue reading Climate change could cause wind power to flip hemispheres

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Global warming will weaken wind power, study predicts

Wind farms are key to tackling climate change but warming will significantly cut the power of the wind across northern mid-latitudes, including the US, the UK and the Mediterranean, according to new research. However, some places, including eastern Australia, will see winds pick up. The research is the first global study to project the impact … Continue reading Global warming will weaken wind power, study predicts

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Plotting the future of offshore wind power in the North Sea

Last year ten countries signed a declaration on cooperation in offshore wind in the North Seas, acknowledging the need for closer regional collaboration. On the 28 and 29 November, the North Sea Forum, which was set up to implement the declaration, met with stakeholders from the industry at WindEurope’s annual Conference & Exhibition in Amsterdam. … Continue reading Plotting the future of offshore wind power in the North Sea

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