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DTE Energy (DTE) Buy Three Wind farms in Michigan

DTE recently announced that the Michigan Public Service Commission (“MPSC”) has provided conditional approval on its proposal to buy three wind parks in Michigan. The company will purchase two largest wind parks — Isabella I and Isabella II — from Apex Clean Energy and Fairbanks Wind from Heritage Sustainable Energy. Together, the three parks have … Continue reading DTE Energy (DTE) Buy Three Wind farms in Michigan

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Siemens Gamesa receives orders of 1,700 MW for offshore wind power in the US

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received a record order for 1,714 MW from Ørsted and Eversource. Encompassing three offshore wind power projects, the signed conditional contract is the largest U.S. offshore wind power order to date. It encompasses the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives orders of 1,700 MW for offshore wind power in the US

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Vestas shines in wind power market with orders totalling 8,061 MW

Vestas announced wind turbine orders totalling 8,061 MW till now — strengthening its position in the global renewable energy market. Vestas has generated revenue of 1.730 million euros in the first quarter of 2019 – an increase of 2 percent compared to the year-earlier period. EBIT before special items fell by 83 million to 43 … Continue reading Vestas shines in wind power market with orders totalling 8,061 MW

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Wind energy technology facilitates craneless blade exchange – Blade Skylark by Liftra

Once again, the potential of craneless systems was demonstrated when Liftra introduced their latest technology for exchanging blades & blade bearings – the Blade Skylark. Liftra is a Danish based company that excel in design and manufacturing of craneless tools for big (and small) correctives. Their product range include the ground-breaking LT1000 and LT1200 Self-Hoisting … Continue reading Wind energy technology facilitates craneless blade exchange – Blade Skylark by Liftra

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President Kenyatta to commission 310MW wind power plant in Marsabit

President Uhuru Kenyatta is Friday set to launch the Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) project in Marsabit County, the largest wind farm in the continent. The wind energy project will inject 310 megawatts of clean energy to the national grid. It has 365 Vestas wind turbines with a capacity of 850 kilovolts each. The zero-emission … Continue reading President Kenyatta to commission 310MW wind power plant in Marsabit

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Offshore wind energy: New York awards the construction of the largest maritime wind farm

The Governor of the State of New York, Andrew Cuomo, announced the award of two offshore wind power projects for the construction of a marine wind farm that will produce around 1,700 megawatts and that will become the largest of its kind in the United States. The governor, who specified that the wind turbines facilities … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: New York awards the construction of the largest maritime wind farm

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Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced results of the largest procurement of offshore wind power in U.S. history. Two projects, Empire Wind (Opens in a new window) and Sunrise Wind(Opens in a new window), were named as winners of the state’s first call for offshore wind project proposals. Once completed, the 816 megawatt (MW) … Continue reading Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

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Wind power in El Salvador: BAM finances new wind farm

Ventus, SA is the wind farm to be built in the municipality of Metapán, department of Santa Ana, El Salvador, a wind energy project that requires an investment of $ 85.5 million, of which Banco Agromercantil de Guatemala (BAM) will finance 50%, to which approved a loan for $ 42.75 million. It will have the … Continue reading Wind power in El Salvador: BAM finances new wind farm

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Ørsted selected as preferred bidder for New York offshore wind farm

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Sunrise Wind to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 880MW. Sunrise Wind is a 50-50 partnership between Ørsted, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, and Eversource, New England’s largest energy company. … Continue reading Ørsted selected as preferred bidder for New York offshore wind farm

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New York awards offshore wind contracts to Equinor, Orsted

New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway’s Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark’s Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource, a key milestone in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s ambitious plan to slash the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. The two contracts add up to 1700 MW of capacity, or enough to power 1 … Continue reading New York awards offshore wind contracts to Equinor, Orsted

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Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded largest U.S. offshore wind power order

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received a record order for 1,714 MW from Ørsted and Eversource. Encompassing three offshore wind power projects, the signed conditional contract is the largest U.S. offshore wind power order to date. It encompasses the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded largest U.S. offshore wind power order

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Wind turbine assembly begins for the WindFloat Atlantic wind energy project

This wind power project marks the first floating wind farm in continental Europe and a key milestone for the renewable energy sector The installation of the first Windfloat Atlantic turbine on its floating platform will begin today in the outer harbor of Ferrol, marking a major milestone for the Windfloat Atlantic project and the offshore … Continue reading Wind turbine assembly begins for the WindFloat Atlantic wind energy project

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Wind power in Serbia: first operational wind farm

The Kova?ica wind farm launched the trial run at the beginning of the year and has been fully operational since July 12. The other 4 operational wind farms in Serbia are the 500 kW Devre? 1 (2012), the 9.9 MW Kula (2016), the 6.6 MW La Piccolina (2016), and the 8 MW Alibunar (2018). About … Continue reading Wind power in Serbia: first operational wind farm

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Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

A wind farm built by the largest energy provider in southeast New Mexico went into service last month, serving customers in Texas and New Mexico. Xcel Energy announced the opening of its Hale Wind Project, centered in Plainview, Texas, which went into commercial operations June 28. The company invested $700 million in the project, per … Continue reading Xcel Energy adds $700m Hale wind power project to Texas-New Mexico wind farm build

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Greece hits 3 GW wind energy milestone

Greece’s cumulative wind energy capacity has exceeded 3 GW, according to the latest data from the Greek Wind Energy Association (ELETAEN). Greece hit the 3 GW milestone on May 20, with an Enercon E-70 E4 2300kW wind turbine installed at the Trikorfo wind farm, ELETAEN said in a press release, noting that the achievement was … Continue reading Greece hits 3 GW wind energy milestone

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Wind power in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy 49 wind turbines for 158 MW winf farm

GE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply 49 of its 3 MW platform onshore wind turbines for five wind farms in Turkey. With a total capacity of 158 MW, wind energy the project will provide renewable energy to the region, powering the equivalent of 183,000 homes. The 147 blades will be manufactured at GE’s … Continue reading Wind power in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy 49 wind turbines for 158 MW winf farm

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Windfloat Atlantic floating wind energy, participated by Repsol and EDP Renováveis, starts assembly of wind turbines

The Windfloat Atlantic floating wind wind power project, participated by Repsol, EDP Renováveis, Engie and Principle Power, will take an important step in its development with the start on Wednesday of the installation of its first wind turbine in the outer port of Ferrol. In a statement, the consortium notes that this advance represents a … Continue reading Windfloat Atlantic floating wind energy, participated by Repsol and EDP Renováveis, starts assembly of wind turbines

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Saipem to build a floating offshore wind farm

Italian contractor signs MoU with Plambeck Emirates for developing 500 MW floating offshore wind farm in the Gulf kingdom. Saipem announced on Wednesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company Plambeck Emirates for the design and construction of a 500 megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind farm in Saudi … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Saipem to build a floating offshore wind farm

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to Commission Largest Wind Farm in Africa

Lake Turkana Wind Power plant has an installed capacity of 310MW of clean, reliable, low-cost energy It has often been said that the future of energy is renewable energy. This can never be overemphasized how much the world needs to pay attention to the issue of renewable energy. We cannot continue to burn off our … Continue reading Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to Commission Largest Wind Farm in Africa

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Wind energy in Argentina: wind farms in Anguil and Guatraché

The Secretary of Energy of the Nation opened the envelopes yesterday with the economic offers received in the framework of “Round 3 – MiniRen” of the RenovAr program, a national operation that seeks to add renewable energy to the Argentina energy matrix. Among the 52 projects received and pre-adjudicated, two contemplate investments in wind energy … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: wind farms in Anguil and Guatraché

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