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Vestas leads Goldwind in 2018 onshore wind power

Vestas gains wind energy lead as top wind turbines manufacturer. The latest data from BloombergNEF (BNEF) show that Vestas extended its lead in the wind power industry, with 10.1 GW of its onshore wind turbines commissioned in 2018, a market share of 22% compared with 16% in 2017. The statistics draw on BNEF’s global database … Continue reading Vestas leads Goldwind in 2018 onshore wind power

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Developers commissioned 45 GW of onshore wind turbines in 2018

The latest data from BloombergNEF (BNEF) show that Vestas extended its lead in the wind power industry, with 10.1 GW of its onshore wind turbines commissioned in 2018, a market share of 22% compared with 16% in 2017. The statistics draw on BNEF’s global database of wind farm projects and extensive information from the industry. … Continue reading Developers commissioned 45 GW of onshore wind turbines in 2018

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Milestone Senvion’s wind turbines installed at Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm in South Wales

Senvion has reached the historic milestone of 1,000 wind turbines installed in the UK. The landmark wind turbine was installed at the Innogy Renewables UK Ltd. Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm in South Wales earlier this month. The news culminates a highly successful three years between 2016 and 2018 during which Senvion has installed 350 … Continue reading Milestone Senvion’s wind turbines installed at Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm in South Wales

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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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China adds 26 GW of wind energy as Goldwind number-one in wind turbines

Installations include 1 GW offshore wind power big-three wind turbines makers tighten grip on world’s largest wind farm market. China added 25.9GW of new wind power capacity and grid-connected 20.3GW in 2018 as Goldwind kept its status as leading wind turbine OEM in the world’s largest market, according to latest industry figures. Offshore wind farm … Continue reading China adds 26 GW of wind energy as Goldwind number-one in wind turbines

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Vestas introduces EnVentus, starting with two new wind turbines

Vestas has been at the frontier of wind energy for 40 years, introducing market-leading wind power solutions that have driven the down cost of energy and taken wind farm from niche to mainstream. Today, Vestas introduces the EnVentus wind turbines, which represents another significant step forward in the continuous efforts to lower the levelised cost … Continue reading Vestas introduces EnVentus, starting with two new wind turbines

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Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

In October 2018 innogy and the Nordex Group agreed on a strategic partnership with a view to facilitating future growth with onshore wind power projects in a highly competitive environment in an optimal manner. This partnership is already paying off for both companies: for instance, at the end of 2018 innogy SE and the Nordex … Continue reading Two innogy wind energy projects in New York (366 MW) with mainly Nordex wind turbines planned

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Vestas receives 101 MW wind energy for V120-2.2 MW wind turbines featuring the tallest towers in China

Leveraging its high tower solution, Vestas has secured a 101 MW order in China for 46 V120-2.2 MW wind turbines that will all feature the country’s tallest towers with a hub height of 152m. The wind farm project’s customised tower solution takes the 2 MW platform to the highest hub heights ever in Vestas’ history … Continue reading Vestas receives 101 MW wind energy for V120-2.2 MW wind turbines featuring the tallest towers in China

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Wind energy in the Netherlands: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

13 large wind turbines planned for Dutch wind power projects totalling 49 MW. The Nordex Group has received in the last quarter of 2018 an order from Vattenfall to supply and install 13 wind turbines for two wind power projects in the Netherlands. The 22 MW “Haringvliet” wind farm includes six N117/3675 machines and the … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy: Vestas becomes the first company to install 100 GW of wind turbines

Vestas has been a pioneer in wind energy solutions and a cornerstone in making the world’s energy mix sustainable. In late 2018, a new milestone was reached in that 40-year journey, as Vestas achieved 100 GW of installed wind turbines with the installation of a V110-2.0 MW wind turbine at MidAmerican Energy’s Wind XI wind … Continue reading Wind energy: Vestas becomes the first company to install 100 GW of wind turbines

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Wind energy in India: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion confirms the wind power order of the 300 MW contract with alfanar India. The signing of the order for the Bhuj wind power project was announced at the beginning of December 2018. The project scope includes a full EPC of 131 Senvion 2.3M130 wind turbines that will be installed in the second quarter of … Continue reading Wind energy in India: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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Nordex supplies 27 wind turbines to wind energy in France

The Nordex Group is further expanding its wind power market position in France with orders worth more than 84 MW received in the fourth quarter 2018. As of summer, the company will be delivering 27 wind turbines for four wind farms to different customers. For its long-standing customer EDF Renewables the Nordex Group is setting … Continue reading Nordex supplies 27 wind turbines to wind energy in France

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Wind energy in India: Vestas’ wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas is off to a great start in 2019 by securing its first wind power order of the year with a 101 MW Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) project in India from Trinethra Wind & Hydro Power Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Continuum Wind Energy Pvt Ltd. The project is designed to sell wind power … Continue reading Wind energy in India: Vestas’ wind turbines for a wind farm

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19 Goldwind wind turbines in Morgado wind energy plant in Brazil

All 19 wind turbines in Morgado wind farm owned by Energimp in the state of Ceará of Brazil reached full power generation, after 4 years of problematic operation since it started to experience technical failures.   After the “SRR” – Supply of generator, Repair and Retrofit contract signed in April this year, Goldwind changed 15 … Continue reading 19 Goldwind wind turbines in Morgado wind energy plant in Brazil

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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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CleanWinTur biofouling solutions for offshore wind turbines

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), NDT Consultants, Brunel University London, Reece Innovation, InnoTecUK, 3-Sci and E.ON have joined forces to launch a new and innovative project named CleanWinTur. The project which has been funded by Innovate UK, aims to research practical solutions to minimise the impacts of biofouling on Offshore Wind Turbines (OWT). Offshore … Continue reading CleanWinTur biofouling solutions for offshore wind turbines

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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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Nordex supplies seven large wind turbines for a wind farm to Ireland

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply of seven N100/3300 turbines for the “Kilathmoy” wind farm in Ireland. The contract also includes a Premium Service Agreement with a term of 20 years.   The 23.1 megawatt “Kilathmoy” wind farm is being built in county … Continue reading Nordex supplies seven large wind turbines for a wind farm to Ireland

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Enercon eyes 1.1 GW Swedish wind energy from 2020

German wind energy producer Enercon will proceed with a plan to build up to 1.1 GW of wind power capacity at Markbygden in northern Sweden, with an initial grid connection from 2020. “We have already started working on the local infrastructure and aim to connect the first turbines to the grid in 2020 and complete … Continue reading Enercon eyes 1.1 GW Swedish wind energy from 2020

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