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Vestas consolidates in wind energy in France with two new orders

The international renewable energy developer Valeco has placed a 42 MW order for three wind power projects in France. The contract includes the supply and installation of eight V100-2.0 MW wind turbines delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode and eight V117-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.0 MW operating mode, as well as Active Output … Continue reading Vestas consolidates in wind energy in France with two new orders

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Vestas secures 151 MW order from Capital Power

Vestas has received a 151 MW order of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Capital Power for the 97 MW Whitla Wind 2 and 54 MW Whitla Wind 3 projects in Alberta, Canada.  The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year service … Continue reading Vestas secures 151 MW order from Capital Power

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Siemens Gamesa to shut down its factory in Aoiz (Navarre)

This factory is specialized in small wind turbine models, mainly for the domestic market. The company will launch an Employment Regulation File for a maximum of 239 employees.Siemens Gamesa will focus on the next generation of larger and more powerful wind turbines to successfully operate in a market environment of strong competition and pressure on … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to shut down its factory in Aoiz (Navarre)

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Vestas receives order for 278 MW of wind power from V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the U.S,

Vestas has received an order for 278 MW of V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in the U.S. Including previously purchased 4 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 302 MW. The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 … Continue reading Vestas receives order for 278 MW of wind power from V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in the U.S,

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Broad Energy Industry Coalition Encourages PJM to Continue to Examine Carbon Pricing in its Electricity Market

s U.S. policymakers look for cost-effective ways to tackle climate change, a diverse coalition of power generators, trade associations, and think tanks last week sent a letter encouraging PJM to continue its examination of the policy options and implications of carbon pricing in its market. The request comes at a time when many states in … Continue reading Broad Energy Industry Coalition Encourages PJM to Continue to Examine Carbon Pricing in its Electricity Market

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Recommendations

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis recommendations on climate policies.  “We commend the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis for taking this comprehensive approach to climate-related legislation. This report underlines the top methods by which the U.S. should pursue policy solutions … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Statement on House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Recommendations

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Vestas to supply wind turbines to two wind power plants in Japan

Vestas, in partnership with Tokyu Land Corporation and Japan Wind Development, has secured a supply contract for 76 MW of wind turbines. Vestas will supply the wind turbines to Chitose Wind Farm and Noheji Mutsuwan Wind Farm in the Aomori prefecture of Japan. Asia-Pacific president Clive Turton said: “Projects like Chitose and Noheji Mutsuwan wind … Continue reading Vestas to supply wind turbines to two wind power plants in Japan

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How to protect the wind energy from lightning during the high season of thunderstorms?

2,000 lightning strikes occur on our planet every minute. An uncontrolled phenomenon, and the twenty-fifth cause of world death. The wind power sector is an economic activity especially sensitive to its attacks, due to the location of its parks and the idiosyncrasy of wind turbines. As an example, in Spanish territory last year there were … Continue reading How to protect the wind energy from lightning during the high season of thunderstorms?

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Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

Siemens Gamesa, through one of its subsidiaries, has received a firm order to supply wind turbines to Vattenfall for the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm located on the Dutch coast, with a total capacity of approximately 1.5 GW. The offshore wind energy order ratifies the agreement notified on November 27, 2019 for said operation. The … Continue reading Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind continues to deliver on localisation commitments in Taiwan

MHI Vestas deepens local offshore wind energy supply chain linkages with agreement to source multiple key wind turbine components from Taiwan-based Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group (YGG). MHI Vestas has signed a purchase agreement with local Taiwanese company, YGG, to source additional components for upcoming production of V174 wind turbines to be installed offshore in … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind continues to deliver on localisation commitments in Taiwan

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Wind energy in China, Vestas V155-3.3 MW wind turbines for 40 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 40 MW order for a distributed wind power project in China that includes the supply of 12 V155-3.3 MW wind turbines, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. The contract brings Vestas’ order intake for V155-3.3 MW wind turbines above 300 MW in China, since … Continue reading Wind energy in China, Vestas V155-3.3 MW wind turbines for 40 MW wind farm

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Wind power in Australia, Vestas wind turbines for 210 MW wind farm

Vestas has received an order for a wind power project in Australia that includes the supply and installation of 50 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as a ten-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. Commissioning of the wind turbines is scheduled to commence between the third and fourth quarter of 2021. The … Continue reading Wind power in Australia, Vestas wind turbines for 210 MW wind farm

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The Spanish Wind Energy Association awards the Eolo 2020

The Spanish Wind Energy Association awards the Eolo 2020 awardsThe Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) today publishes the winners of the Eolo 2020 Awards in the different categories: Innovation, Photography, Rural Integration of wind power and Wind Microcounts. For another year, AEE awards the Eolo Awards as a recognition of wind energy in Spain, with … Continue reading The Spanish Wind Energy Association awards the Eolo 2020

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The Montes Torozos wind farm, promoted by Naturgy, wins the Eolo Prize for Rural Integration of Wind Power 2020

The application was made in 7 wind farms built in the region during 2019 by Naturgy with a power of more than 250 MW and an investment of more than 260 million euros. The jury of the prizes has valued that the Monte Torozos region has a great development of wind energy technology, which has … Continue reading The Montes Torozos wind farm, promoted by Naturgy, wins the Eolo Prize for Rural Integration of Wind Power 2020

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Australian wind energy company Infigen supports Iberdrola’s latest offer

Australian wind energy and solar power company Infigen Energy on Tuesday recommended to its shareholders Iberdrola’s improved offer, after the Spanish company waived most of the conditions of its offer of Australian $ 856 million ($ 589 million) . Iberdrola and rival Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corp on Monday raised their respective bids for Infigen, in … Continue reading Australian wind energy company Infigen supports Iberdrola’s latest offer

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Wind power in Montenegro, EBRD loan for Gvozd wind farm

Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) is negotiating a loan with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance the construction of the Gvozd wind farm. At the beginning of September last year, shareholders of EPCG approved the investment in the construction of the 54.6 MW Gvozd wind farm with Austria’s Ivicom Holding. It is … Continue reading Wind power in Montenegro, EBRD loan for Gvozd wind farm

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Wind Vietnam Virtual 2020

Wind Vietnam Virtual will provide a complete update of where the industry is headed to respond to Government Policy. During one-day event, attendees will leave with not only a strategic outlook of Vietnam markets, political support, upcoming tenders, contracts and project updates, but also a technical understanding of how to raise standards throughout the project … Continue reading Wind Vietnam Virtual 2020

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Dominion Energy has completed the installation of the two Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines at the 12MW Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm

Dominion Energy has completed the installation of the two Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines at the 12MW Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm pilot project off the coast of the US state of Virginia. The company said the turbines will now undergo acceptance testing before being energised later this summer. Installation, 43km off Virginia Beach, was carried … Continue reading Dominion Energy has completed the installation of the two Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines at the 12MW Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm

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Vietnam approves 7 GW of wind energy projects

Vietnam has given the green light to almost a hundred new wind power plants, indicating the nation keeps powering ahead with renewables amid fears of looming power shortages as its industry and population boom. The Vietnamese government on Thursday (25 June) formally approved 7 gigawatts (GW) worth of new wind projects to be built in … Continue reading Vietnam approves 7 GW of wind energy projects

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Wind energy in Vietnam, Vestas’ V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for 84 MW wind farm

Vestas has secured an 84 MW order to supply, transport, install and commission a total of 20 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in Vietnam. Working closely with the customer to understand their requirements and the site conditions, Vestas was able to customise a solution featuring V150-4.2 MW wind turbines at a hub … Continue reading Wind energy in Vietnam, Vestas’ V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for 84 MW wind farm

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