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Vestas secures order for 74 MW project in Finland

Vestas has received a 74 MW order for a wind project Finland. The project includes 12 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines and a 30-year full maintenance contract (AOM 5000) to maximise annual energy production. “This order strengthens our presence in Finland and highlights the versatility and strong performance of the EnVentus platform technology, while we can … Continue reading Vestas secures order for 74 MW project in Finland

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Vestas wins 50 MW order in Japan

Vestas has secured a 50 MW order with Toda Corporation for the SGET Iwaizumi Wind Farm in Iwate prefecture, Japan. Owned by SPARX Green Energy & Technology, the wind project will be constructed by Toda Corporation and will feature 12 units of V117-4.2 MW wind turbines. The order includes supply and supervision of installation of … Continue reading Vestas wins 50 MW order in Japan

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Vestas wins a 74 MW EPC order for a wind project in Lithuania

Vestas has received an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order for a 74 MW wind project in Lithuania. Aside from manufacturing, delivering, and installing the wind turbines, Vestas will also be the balance-of- plant (BoP) contractor, meaning it will deliver all civil and electrical works. Leveraging the versatility and the strong performance of the EnVentus … Continue reading Vestas wins a 74 MW EPC order for a wind project in Lithuania

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Enercon installs first EP3 wind energy converter with innovative E-nacelle

3 x E-138 EP3 E3 WECs for Staphorst wind farm in the Netherlands / Next milestone in ENERCON’s technology roadmap to lower the cost of energy  Following on from the EP5 platform, ENERCON is now also introducing the E-nacelle to the EP3 platform. The first EP3 WEC type to receive the innovative machine house with built-in … Continue reading Enercon installs first EP3 wind energy converter with innovative E-nacelle

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Vestas will supply wind turbines to ENGIE for wind power in Brazil

Engie Brasil Energia SA, has signed an agreement with Vestas for the Serra de Assuruá wind farm in the state of Bahia, in the municipality of Gentio do Ouro, Brazil.The wind power project has a total nominal capacity of 846 MW once fully installed, making it the largest wind project in Latin America. The firm … Continue reading Vestas will supply wind turbines to ENGIE for wind power in Brazil

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Big renewables investors getting ready to turn their backs on Europe

EU Energy Ministers will decide today new rules on revenue caps for inframarginal power generation. Governments need to act to help families and businesses pay the energy bills. But what is decided today could worsen the energy crisis. Europe needs big investments in home-grown renewables. Everyone agrees that – and that it’s the route out … Continue reading Big renewables investors getting ready to turn their backs on Europe

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DNV confirms Nordseecluster wind farms will comply with German offshore regulations

Conformity Statements prove the safe and reliable design basis for joint wind projects of RWE and Northland Power. At the WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition, DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has awarded two German offshore wind farms with Conformity Statements. The projects (N-3.7 & N-3.8) are both part of the Nordseecluster, which is jointly … Continue reading DNV confirms Nordseecluster wind farms will comply with German offshore regulations

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Research black rotor blades for bird protection

To operate wind farms in harmony with the ecosystem, research is underway to show whether painting a wind turbine blade black helps birds to fly more safely between the wind turbines.Seven of RWE’s existing wind turbines in Eemshaven (Westereems wind farm) will get black blades.In addition to the effect on birds, the effect on the … Continue reading Research black rotor blades for bird protection

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Renewable energies and gas prices continue to push electricity markets prices down

In the fourth week of September and the first days of the last week of the month, most European electricity markets continued the trend of price decreases registered during the month. The recovery of the renewable energy production joined the drops in gas prices, one of the fundamental causes of these declines. In the Iberian … Continue reading Renewable energies and gas prices continue to push electricity markets prices down

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Nordex Group obtains important product certificates for its 4 MW, 5 MW and 6 MW turbines

N163/5.X and N155/4.X turbines receive IEC Type Certification / Statement of Compliance for Design according to IEC awarded to the N163/6.X Hamburg, 29 September 2022. At the leading global wind summit Windenergy Hamburg, the Nordex Group punctually received three major certificates for turbines in the 4 MW, 5 MW and 6 MW class. TÜV SÜD … Continue reading Nordex Group obtains important product certificates for its 4 MW, 5 MW and 6 MW turbines

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Vattenfall awarded major wind power project off the coast of Germany

Vattenfall has obtained the right to develop the N-7.2 offshore wind power project off the German North Sea coast after having exercised its right of entry. The project is expected to generate fossil-free electricity  corresponding to the consumption of more than one million German households. As part of the tender process for the construction of … Continue reading Vattenfall awarded major wind power project off the coast of Germany

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Vestas secures 185 MW order in the USA

Vestas has received a 185 MW order to power an undisclosed wind farm in the USA. The order consists of 41 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines. Vestas will provide supply, transportation, and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a multi-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, designed to ensure optimised performance of … Continue reading Vestas secures 185 MW order in the USA

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The EU’s future-proof electricity grid will need many more onshore and offshore interconnectors

WindEurope took part in the European Commission’s Projects of Common Interest (PCI) Energy Days – which are dedicated to the practical implementation of the EU’s PCIs for energy. These PCI projects include onshore and offshore cross-border interconnectors and large energy storage assets. The focus of the event was the revised Trans-European Networks for Energy Regulation … Continue reading The EU’s future-proof electricity grid will need many more onshore and offshore interconnectors

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ACP WINDPOWER 2022: Panel Discussions Announced

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced additional speakers and panelists for its Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, which is being held October 18-19 at the Rhode Island Convention Center. U.S. offshore wind development is a once-in-a-generation opportunity, and the momentum continues leading into ACP’s Offshore WINDPOWER this fall. Panel Discussion: Building Leaders in the … Continue reading ACP WINDPOWER 2022: Panel Discussions Announced

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University of New Orleans launches wind energy hub

Back in August, the University of New Orleans announced the launch of a new Louisiana Wind Energy Hub. Dubbed, “The Beach at UNO,” the new hub will not only help grow the wind energy industry in Louisiana, but also increase demand for talent, research and business development in the area. Rebecca Conwell, President and CEO … Continue reading University of New Orleans launches wind energy hub

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Where are wind turbines located in Italy?

The wind is one natural and renewable resource which can be exploited through the use of wind turbinestechnologies that convert kinetic energy of the wind in mechanical energy and subsequently in electric energy thanks to the use of generators. Very widespread especially in the regions of Southern Italy, we find out more about the distribution … Continue reading Where are wind turbines located in Italy?

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China’s new offshore wind farm installation vessel becomes operational

China’s first 2,000-tonne-class offshore wind farm installation vessel, dubbed Baihetan, is delivered for operation on Wednesday in Nansha District of Guangzhou, south China’s Guangdong Province, according to China Media Group (CMG).  The 126-meter-long, 50-meter-wide vessel, with a displacement of 37,000 tonnes, has the world’s strongest lifting load of 2,000 tonnes and integrates functions such as … Continue reading China’s new offshore wind farm installation vessel becomes operational

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Türkiye says wants to become Europe’s new wind energy hub

Türkiye aims to become a new production and innovation center in the wind energy sector for the local region and Europe, the country’s energy and natural resources minister said on Tuesday. Fatih Dönmez highlighted Türkiye’s potential in renewable energy, saying the country was Europe’s fifth largest wind equipment manufacturer and the leader in blade and … Continue reading Türkiye says wants to become Europe’s new wind energy hub

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GE Renewable Energy to supply 81 wind turbines to Continuum Green Energy for 218 MW wind power projects in India

GE Renewable Energy will supply, install and commission 81 units of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines for Continuum’s 218.7 MW wind power projects across Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh, India.The wind farms will power various industries and commercial establishments in Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh, India. GE Renewable Energy has received close to ~2 GW … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to supply 81 wind turbines to Continuum Green Energy for 218 MW wind power projects in India

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Hamburg WindEnergy 2022: Federal Minister Robert Habeck visits ENERCON stand   

German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action unveils new E-175 EP5 5   One of the biggest onshore wind energy trade fairs in the world has started today in Hamburg. Up to 35,000 visitors are expected to attend the WindEnergy 2022 over the three-day event. In addition to over 1,400 exhibitors presenting … Continue reading Hamburg WindEnergy 2022: Federal Minister Robert Habeck visits ENERCON stand   

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