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EDF Renewables acquires Nebraska wind energy project

EDF Renewables North America has closed on a purchase agreement with York Nebraska Wind Partners, LLC, a partnership comprised of Aksamit Resource Management, LLC and York Capital Management for 100-percent of the interests in the 300 megawatt (MW) Milligan 1 Wind Farm. The Project located in Nebraska, United States, is currently in development with anticipated … Continue reading EDF Renewables acquires Nebraska wind energy project

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Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

El Cabrito wind power plant, located at Tarifa (Cadiz), goes from ninety 330-kW wind turbines installed in 1995 to twelve 3-MW and 1.5-MW machines of Nordex technology. Replacing 90 obsolete wind turbines installed 23 years ago with 12 of modern technology, while maintaining the same capacity (30 MW), increasing energy production by 16% and reducing … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

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Naveen Balachandran joins the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

Naveen Balachandran has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as Special Advisor, Southeast Asia. Naveen has extensive experience in the wind industry in Asia, having worked for Vestas for 16 years in a number of roles spanning business development, public affairs and marketing, and more recently set up his own consulting firm which advises … Continue reading Naveen Balachandran joins the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

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Enel sells 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

Agreement signed with Chinese company CGNEI to sell 100% of solar plants Nova Olinda (292 MW) and Lapa (158 MW) as well as the 90 MW Cristalândia wind farm. Enel S.p.A. (“Enel“), acting through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda (“EGP Brazil“), signed agreements with Chinese company CGN Energy International Holdings Co. … Continue reading Enel sells 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

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GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbines prototypes to be installed in Rotterdam

GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind (a Joint Venture between Pondera Development and SIF Holding Netherlands) announced today that they have signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine prototype in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam (NL) during summer 2019. The deal includes five years of testing and a 15-year full service Operation and Maintenance … Continue reading GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbines prototypes to be installed in Rotterdam

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How are utilities changing their electric generating mixes?

As the old saying goes, there’s nothing permanent except change. This certainly holds true for the U.S. energy landscape. It is constantly evolving and renewable energy cost declines, technology advancements, and impending power plant retirements are driving the transition. How can we stay up-to-date on these changes? And more importantly, what role will wind energy … Continue reading How are utilities changing their electric generating mixes?

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New York 9 GW offshore wind power target

The American Wind Energy Association issued the following statement reacting to New York Governor Cuomo’s announcement, which more than triples the state’s offshore wind development target from 2.4 GW by 2030 to 9 GW by 2035. “By more than tripling New York’s already impressive offshore wind goal, Governor Cuomo has redefined offshore wind ambition nationwide,” … Continue reading New York 9 GW offshore wind power target

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Masdar to acquire stake in two U.S. wind energy plants

The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) has announced the execution of a share purchase agreement (SPA) to acquire John Laing Group plc’s interest in two wind farms in the US, a media report said. This marks the first time the Abu Dhabi-based company has invested in renewable energy projects in North America, reported Emirates … Continue reading Masdar to acquire stake in two U.S. wind energy plants

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Ombepo Wind Farm went online in Namibia

In December 2018, the Ombepo Wind Farm went online, generating 5MW to provide electricity to the nearby towns. PENETRON ADMIX was the key crystalline product specified to waterproof and densify the concrete foundations of the three massive wind turbines. The construction of the Ombepo Wind Farm was set up by InnoSun Energy Holding, a French-Namibian … Continue reading Ombepo Wind Farm went online in Namibia

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Siemens Gamesa launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine; annual energy production (AEP) increase of 30%

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), the world’s leader in the offshore wind power industry, today launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. Based on the experience of its previous generations, the newest wind turbine in the SGRE offshore product portfolio builds on proven technology for maximum energy yield at … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa launches 10 MW offshore wind turbine; annual energy production (AEP) increase of 30%

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Restrictions on steel imports could jeopardise the EU’s 2030 renewables target

EU countries will discuss a proposal from the European Commission on protective measures on steel imports to the EU. The EU will then vote on the measures, which aim to restrict steel imports from third countries to the EU until July 2021, on Friday. Steel import restrictions to the EU come as a response to … Continue reading Restrictions on steel imports could jeopardise the EU’s 2030 renewables target

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Goldwind Installed the First Wind Turbine for Loma Blanca Wind Power Project in Argentina

Goldwind started the pre-installation of its first GW 3S wind turbine for Loma Blanca wind farm in Argentina, a major milestone to take root in Argentine wind energy market.   Since May 2017, Goldwind International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Goldwind, has started the investment and development of five wind energy projects in Argentina, which are … Continue reading Goldwind Installed the First Wind Turbine for Loma Blanca Wind Power Project in Argentina

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Wind power in Italy: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion has concluded a wind energy contract for the largest rotor turbine in Italy. The order by Repower Renewables comprises the delivery and installation of the Rosario wind farm, located in the province of Sassari (Sardinia, Italy) and is part of Senvion’s December order intake. Senvion will provide full maintenance services for 15 years.   … Continue reading Wind power in Italy: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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EDF Renewables announces Commercial Operation at Copenhagen Wind farm in New York

EDF Renewables North America announced today that the 80 megawatt (MW) Copenhagen Wind Project is fully operational and delivering electricity. This new wind farm brings the EDF Group one step closer to meeting its CAP 2030 strategy of doubling its worldwide renewable energy capacity to more than 50 GW between 2015 and 2030. Consisting of … Continue reading EDF Renewables announces Commercial Operation at Copenhagen Wind farm in New York

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Senator Ernst earns recognition from AWEA for advancing Iowa cash crop: wind energy

Senator Joni Ernst has been recognized as a U.S. Wind Champion by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). AWEA presents U.S. Wind Champion Awards to members of Congress from both parties who show consistent and strong leadership in support of the American wind industry and the jobs it creates. “Iowa is a leader in wind … Continue reading Senator Ernst earns recognition from AWEA for advancing Iowa cash crop: wind energy

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Acciona starts the construction of its second photovoltaic plant in Atacama (Chile)

Within the framework of the investment program that ACCIONA Energía is carrying out in Chile, the company has begun the construction of the Almeyda solar plant, the second with photovoltaic technology installed in the Atacama region, mainly to support the electricity supply contract signed with the National Mining Company (ENAMI). Located in the municipalities of … Continue reading Acciona starts the construction of its second photovoltaic plant in Atacama (Chile)

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Goldwind operates on 6 continents, has more than 8,000 employees, and more than 44 GW of installed wind energy capacity

Since Goldwind was founded, it has installed a total capacity of 44 GW in wind power around the world. Goldwind has 28,500 operational wind turbines (of which, more than 24,000 are direct drive wind turbines) on six continents and nearly 20 countries. Goldwind is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (002202) and Hong Kong Stock … Continue reading Goldwind operates on 6 continents, has more than 8,000 employees, and more than 44 GW of installed wind energy capacity

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Suzlon secures 50.4 MW wind power order from Atria Power

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its maiden order win for development of 50.4 MW wind farm from Atria Power. Suzlon will install 12 wind turbines of S111-140m and 12 wind turbines of S120-140m with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower, with rated capacity of 2.1 MW each. The project is located … Continue reading Suzlon secures 50.4 MW wind power order from Atria Power

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Wind energy in Costa Rica: new wind power plant in Guanacaste

The Cacao Wind Energy Farm is currently benefiting 20,000 homes in the Nicoya Peninsula, in Guanacaste province, in Costa Rica. ‘With the construction of this project, we reaffirm as a government that Guanacaste is a province with great development in Costa Rica,’ Vice President Marvin Rodriguez said at the opening ceremony of the facility on … Continue reading Wind energy in Costa Rica: new wind power plant in Guanacaste

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Tunisia awards first wind energy contracts

The Tunisian industry ministry on Thursday awarded the first wind power concessions to four foreign companies. The companies will be producing 120 MW of wind energy with investment totalling 400 million Tunisian dinars. Germany’s ABO WIND AG, the Netherlands’ UPC Tunisia Renewables and the French companies LUCIA HOLDING and VSB Energies Nouvelles have had their … Continue reading Tunisia awards first wind energy contracts

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