Category Archives: Wind Energy

Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

The wind farm will have the capacity to generate 3.3 TWh per year and will prevent the emission of over 1.6 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. Piauí is among the largest clean energy producers in Brazil, ranking fifth among the largest wind energy producers in the country. Just as the state produces energy, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

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Wind energy in Chile: EPM, sells Los Cururos wind farm

L os Cururos Wind Farm has an installed capacity of 109.6 MW and 57 wind turbines. Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) sold its shares in Los Cururos Wind Farm in Chile for 138 million dollars to AES Gener S.A. and its subsidiary Norgener Renovables SpA, the company said Tuesday. “The total value of the operation … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile: EPM, sells Los Cururos wind farm

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CoreMarine and CENER will boost floating wind energy

CoreMarine and CENER (National Center for Renewable Energies) sign a collaboration agreement whose main objective is to promote engineering services in the marine windpower industry sector. This collaboration articulates a multidisciplinary team for the development of floating wind turbines projects, offering joint services ranging from basic research and engineering wind farm projects to small-scale trials, … Continue reading CoreMarine and CENER will boost floating wind energy

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Iberdrola, the only European utility included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Iberdrola has once again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), making it the only European utility to have been included in the selection throughout its 20 editions, according to data published by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, who are responsible for producing them. Furthermore, Iberdrola has been included in both the … Continue reading Iberdrola, the only European utility included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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Expansion of onshore wind energy is a “no regrets” option for Norway

On 16 September WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke about the future of Norwegian wind energy as part of the Havvindkonferansen 2019 offshore wind conference in Oslo. The “no regrets” option for Norway, he said, is the further expansion of onshore wind.  And for now, this is what’s happening. “Norway will more than double its onshore … Continue reading Expansion of onshore wind energy is a “no regrets” option for Norway

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Siemens Gamesa, confirmed member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices in 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy keeps constituent member, again this year, of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices (DJSI World), which tracks the economic, social and environmental performance of leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. This is the tenth occasion the company has been selected for this index and the fourth year in a row. Additionally it was … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa, confirmed member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices in 2019

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Wind energy is one of the industries identified by the Spanish Government as strategic

The wind power sector is one of the industrial sectors identified by the Government as strategic to boost the growth of the industrial sector, improve its competitiveness and generate sustainable growth The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), together with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, have developed the Sectorial Agenda of the Wind Industry, … Continue reading Wind energy is one of the industries identified by the Spanish Government as strategic

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Historic offshore wind farm turns ten

Located far from the Danish coast and in an area of the North Sea with high waves, the Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm, the world’s largest of its kind at the time, has been covering the annual power consumption of around 200,000 Danish households with renewable energy for the past decade. When HRH The … Continue reading Historic offshore wind farm turns ten

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Vestas receives an order of 34 MW for wind power in Norway

Vestas has received a 34 MW order for the Haramsfjellet wind energy project on the island of Haramsøya in western Norway. Vestas has developed a solution to fit the site’s wind conditions that includes eight V136-4.2 MW wind turbines and a long-term service contract to optimise energy production for the lifetime of the project in … Continue reading Vestas receives an order of 34 MW for wind power in Norway

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Navantia-Windar, selected for the manufacture of 62 jackets for the St. Brieuc wind farm

Ailes Marines SAS (70% owned by Iberdrola) has announced in the port of Brest that they have selected Navantia-Windar as a preferred supplier for the construction of 62 three-legged jackets, destined for the wind turbines of the St. Brieuc wind farm ( France) with an extension of 78 km2 and an electricity generation capacity of … Continue reading Navantia-Windar, selected for the manufacture of 62 jackets for the St. Brieuc wind farm

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Turkey’s daily wind energy sets record

Turkey’s wind electricity generation hit a daily record on Sunday with 19% of the total power being generated from wind, according to data from the Electricity Transmission Corporation (TE?A?) yesterday. The country produced 132.90 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity from wind farms on Sunday, according to data provided by TE?A?. In this particular time period, wind … Continue reading Turkey’s daily wind energy sets record

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Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today held a launch ceremony with local government authorities and wind industry partners in Taiwan for what will be the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe. Construction is due to begin in 2020 at the site located in the port of Taichung. This represents an important milestone for … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

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DTE to request proposals for new solar and wind resources

DTE Energy announced it is issuing Requests for Proposals (RFP) for additional solar and wind projects in Michigan. DTE will use these resources to help achieve compliance with Michigan’s Renewable Portfolio Standard, source its voluntary renewable energy programs and deliver on its commitment to reduce carbon emissions by at least 80% by 2040.   Solar … Continue reading DTE to request proposals for new solar and wind resources

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EGP, 11 years driving job creation in Mexico

Mexico is the third biggest economy in America. In recent years, it has stood out for its macroeconomic stability and the increase in its per capita income. However, the North American country faces important challenges such as income inequality and the need for better conditions for a workforce of almost 60 million people. The Organization … Continue reading EGP, 11 years driving job creation in Mexico

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Europe’s progress on renewable energy depends on getting National Energy & Climate Plans right

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson highlighted the importance of the 2030 National Energy & Climate Plans at a Florence School of Regulation event on 12 September on the energy priorities for the next European Commission. Dickson said that Europe’s progress on renewable energy deployment over the next decade will be determined by the National Energy and … Continue reading Europe’s progress on renewable energy depends on getting National Energy & Climate Plans right

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Senvion enters into non-binding exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa

Senvion announced that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa to pursue negotiations for the sale of selected Services and Onshore wind power assets in Europe. The agreement was approved unanimously by Senvion’s creditors’ committee. The approval of the insolvency plans by the creditors’ assembly on 11 September enabled this transaction. The … Continue reading Senvion enters into non-binding exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa

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Dewa enhances tie-up with France’s Engie

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) recently met with France-based energy major Engie, as part of Dewa’s drive to forge strong ties with major global companies to exchange knowledge and share best practices in the energy sector. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of welcomed the delegation led by Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, chairman of Engie … Continue reading Dewa enhances tie-up with France’s Engie

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New York board approves 242 MW wind farm

A wind farm with up to 68 wind turbines in Steuben County has been approved by New York’s Electric Generation Siting Board. The 242-megawatt Baron Winds project will be built in the towns of Cohocton, Dansville, Fremont and Wayland. It will connect with the state’s electrical grid through New York State Electric and Gas transmission … Continue reading New York board approves 242 MW wind farm

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The East Anglia One offshore wind farm has started producing clean electricity

The first of its 102 wind turbines has already supplied electricity to a land substation in the English county of Suffolk. Iberdrola has hooked up the East Anglia One offshore wind farm to the British electricity grid. It is building the facilities in the North Sea, around 50 kilometres from the coast of the county … Continue reading The East Anglia One offshore wind farm has started producing clean electricity

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Farmland, wind energy lease rights to be offered at auction

A 337-acre farm with income-producing wind power leases will be offered at auction October 2, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company marketing the property and conducting the event. The auction will include wind rights from four wind turbines leased through 2043 with potential for renewal through 2053.  The assets will be offered in four … Continue reading Farmland, wind energy lease rights to be offered at auction

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