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Wind energy increases in Azerbaijan

According to the State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources of Azerbaijan, the country’s wind energy potential is 350 megawatts, 50 megawatts account for solar energy, and during the next few years it will be possible to reach the level of 20 megawatts in bioenergy. Azerbaijan’s power plants generated 13.5 billion kilowatt hours of … Continue reading Wind energy increases in Azerbaijan

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Bangladesh coastal belt has untapped potential for wind energy

The latest country-wide wind map unveiled in July created new optimism for green energy generation from the coastal belt’s untapped wind resources. Wind mapping experts expressed the optimism that between 10,000MW to 20,000MW power generation could be possible from the coastal belt’s wind resources. The government’s Power Sector Master Plan 2016 set the target of … Continue reading Bangladesh coastal belt has untapped potential for wind energy

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Vietnam appeals wind power projects

According to the Electricity and Renewable Energy Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam aims at 800 MW of installed capacity by 2020 and 6,000 MW by 2020, as compared to 190 MW now for wind energy. Lately, the central province of Ninh Thuan and other provinces in the central and Mekong delta … Continue reading Vietnam appeals wind power projects

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Offshore Wind Energy Market in the United States to hit $5bn by 2024

The U.S. offshore wind power market is set to observe an annual installation of more than 1 GW by 2024 propelled by discovery of new potential sites along with significant investment to scale up offshore supply chain. The global share report says, “Offshore Wind Energy Market is predicted to be valued USD 60 billion by … Continue reading Offshore Wind Energy Market in the United States to hit $5bn by 2024

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Egypt approves ACWA Power offer for wind power project

The economic committee of ministers approved the offer by the Saudi company ACWA Power to establish wind farms with capacity of 500 MW in the Gulf of Suez and investments up to $600m. Government sources told Daily News Egypt that the cabinet will ratify the decision in its coming meeting. ACWA Power will implement the … Continue reading Egypt approves ACWA Power offer for wind power project

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Tri Global Energy Announces Recipient of 2018 Wind Energy Leadership Award

Tri Global Energy (TGE), a leading U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, today announced that U.S. Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-TX 19th District) is the 2018 recipient of the Tri Global Energy Wind Leadership Award, recognizing commitment to wind development and to the people who rely on wind farms to support their families … Continue reading Tri Global Energy Announces Recipient of 2018 Wind Energy Leadership Award

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In the second quarter of 2018, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,260m

Revenue on par with last year’s second quarter while earnings and free cash flow decreased. Solid order intake and combined order backlog at high level. Guidance for 2018 narrowed. In the second quarter of 2018, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,260m – an increase of 2 percent compared to the year-earlier period. EBIT decreased by … Continue reading In the second quarter of 2018, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2,260m

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TerraForm Power Selects GE Renewable Energy For New Digital Services Agreement

TerraForm Power, Inc. (“TerraForm”) announced that GE Renewable Energy has been selected to provide a range of services for its North American wind fleet, one of the region’s largest with more than 900 turbines. The agreement leverages GE’s service and digital capabilities to improve and optimize turbine performance while enabling the ability to deliver unique … Continue reading TerraForm Power Selects GE Renewable Energy For New Digital Services Agreement

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Senvion announces launch of cash capital increase

Senvion S.A. today announced the launch of an accelerated book-building to implement a capital increase for cash of approximately EUR 62.5 million, under exclusion of shareholders’ preemptive rights. Senvion intends to use the net proceeds in particular to capture growth opportunities and to fund its expansion in new markets, such as India, with incremental capital … Continue reading Senvion announces launch of cash capital increase

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Pattern Energy and PSP Investments Acquire 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind Farm in Québec

Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSP Investments”) today announced the acquisition of the 147 megawatt (MW) Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind power facility from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development 1.0”). Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind is located approximately 50 kilometers south of Québec … Continue reading Pattern Energy and PSP Investments Acquire 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind Farm in Québec

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Nordex generated wind power order intake of 2.1 GW during the first half of 201

The Nordex Group generated order intake of 2.1 GW in the Projects segment during the first half of 2018 (H1 2017: 0.9 GW), including 1.1 GW in the second quarter (Q2 2017: 0.6 GW). Of this order intake, 1,091 MW (H1 2017: 210 MW) related to Latin America, 751 MW (H1 2017: 399 MW) to … Continue reading Nordex generated wind power order intake of 2.1 GW during the first half of 201

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Senvion’s onshore wind energy order has grown 32% year-over-year to EUR 2.1 billion

Senvion continues to report a solid onshore order intake growth of 26% in the first half of 2018, aggregating to EUR 797 million. New markets continue to be key drivers with the 432 MW order intake in India, 226 MW in Australia and 97 MW in Argentina. The total order book also improved and stands … Continue reading Senvion’s onshore wind energy order has grown 32% year-over-year to EUR 2.1 billion

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Renewables step into the breach to counteract power plant problems during Europe’s heatwave

With record temperatures being reached across the continent this summer, power plants have needed the intervention of renewables to compensate for serious shutdowns and curtailments over the summer months. Europe’s summer heatwave has had a significant impact on power plants, with nuclear and coal plants either reducing their output or closing down temporarily. This is … Continue reading Renewables step into the breach to counteract power plant problems during Europe’s heatwave

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Taiba Ndiaye wind power development in Senegal reached financial close

A recent financing deal has cleared the way for progress on the Taiba Ndiaye wind power development in Senegal. The project reached financial close on 30 July, with construction scheduled to begin in the near future. Operated by London-headquartered renewable energy company Lekela and sponsored by French developer Sarréole, the site when completed will generated … Continue reading Taiba Ndiaye wind power development in Senegal reached financial close

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Senvion wins conditional wind energy order for 250 MW in India

Senvion has been awarded a 250 MW conditional order by an SPV of Continuum Wind Energy Ltd. The agreement includes the turnkey supply and commissioning of the entire windfarm comprising 108 Senvion 2.3M130 turbines for the Bhuj wind project in the Gujaratstate in north-west India. The project scope includes a 20-year comprehensive operations and maintenance … Continue reading Senvion wins conditional wind energy order for 250 MW in India

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Mexico’s largest wind power plant to be inaugurated Monday

It will prevent the emission of 739,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year. The project is the result of Mexico’s second long-term energy auction, which was conducted by the Secretariat of Energy (Sener) and the National Energy Control Center (Cenace) in September 2016. A new wind farm that will be Mexico’s largest … Continue reading Mexico’s largest wind power plant to be inaugurated Monday

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Sindh vows to resolve issues of wind energy

The consultative session was organised at a time when production from 20 operational wind power projects in Sindh has gone up to 1,037 megawatts, while by November 2018 another 200 MWs of clean energy would be added to the national grid through the completion of four more wind energy plants. Some 35 wind projects are … Continue reading Sindh vows to resolve issues of wind energy

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Cemig will hold second wind energy auction in September

The Energy Company of Minas Gerais S.A. (CEMIG) will hold its next and second wind power auction in September. According to the announcement of the auction, the selected projects will be granted a PPA with a duration that goes from 10 to 20 years, while the start of the energy delivery has been established for … Continue reading Cemig will hold second wind energy auction in September

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Wind energy workers be aware of heat-related illness

Temperatures are heating up across the country this summer, and being aware of heat-related illnesses is critical to working safely on a wind farm. According to OSHA, workers exposed to hot indoor environments or hot and humid conditions outdoors are at risk of heat-related illness, especially those doing heavy work tasks or using bulky or … Continue reading Wind energy workers be aware of heat-related illness

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Corporate customers show up for #AmericanWindWeek

As we close out #AmericanWindWeek, it’s been thrilling to see towns, communities, local leaders and wind industry workers gather across the country to celebrate wind power. Importantly, Fortune 500 companies and business leaders also showed up. Corporate purchasers of wind voiced their support nationwide, touting the economic and environmental benefits that wind power brings to … Continue reading Corporate customers show up for #AmericanWindWeek

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