Category Archives: Wind Energy

Laos to sell Vietnam its wind power

Japanese trading conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. will develop a massive onshore wind farm in Laos that will supply electricity to Vietnam. The facility will have power generation capacity of 600 megawatts, making it one of the largest onshore wind farms in Southeast Asia. The price tag is expected to run in the hundreds of millions of dollars. … Continue reading Laos to sell Vietnam its wind power

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Siemens Gamesa to supply typhoon-proof wind turbines for four wind farms in Japan

The wind energy project includes the supply of 79 wind turbines in the largest wind complex in the country, located on the island of Hokkaido, in northern Japan.With this project, Siemens Gamesa strengthens its collaboration of more than two decades with Eurus Energy, the main independent promoter of renewable energies in Japan.These turbines have been … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply typhoon-proof wind turbines for four wind farms in Japan

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GE Renewable Energy and Continuum Green Energy sign large wind power project in India

GE Renewable Energy to supply, install and commission 55 sets of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines. The 148.5 MW wind farm to power the equivalent of 125,000 households in India, GE Renewable Energy announced today its selection by Continuum Green Energy India Pvt Ltd (Continuum Green Energy) to supply, install and commission 55 sets of … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Continuum Green Energy sign large wind power project in India

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Vestas confirms largest order for EnVentus wind turbines in Ukraine for DTEK Renewables wind farm

Vestas has secured an order for the second phase of the DTEK Tiligul project, a wind farm which totals 500 MW in capacity, from DTEK Renewables. This order, which covers the remaining 372 MW of the project, being developed as the second phase of the complex, adds to the 126 MW order which Vestas received … Continue reading Vestas confirms largest order for EnVentus wind turbines in Ukraine for DTEK Renewables wind farm

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Vestas to supply 348 MW of wind turbines to wind power in Brazil

Vestas has received an order for a wind farm in Brazil that includes the supply of 81 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in 4.3 MW power optimized mode, as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service contract. Deliveries and commissioning are scheduled for 2023. Client and project names are not disclosed … Continue reading Vestas to supply 348 MW of wind turbines to wind power in Brazil

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Wind energy industry calls for Europe-wide ban on landfilling turbine blades

WindEurope called for a Europe-wide landfill ban on decommissioned wind turbine blades by 2025. Europe’s wind industry actively commits to re-use, recycle, or recover 100% of decommissioned blades. This comes after several industry-leading companies announced ambitious plans for blade recycling and recovery. A landfill ban would further accelerate the development of sustainable recycling technologies for … Continue reading Wind energy industry calls for Europe-wide ban on landfilling turbine blades

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Wind energy demands that landfills for wind turbine blades be eliminated

WindEurope, the European wind power sector employers’ association, and the Wind Business Association (AEE), launched today, within the framework of the VI Wind Congress, a call for the elimination of dismantled wind turbine blades throughout Europe by 2025. The wind industry Europe is actively committed to reusing, recycling or recovering 100% of dismantled shovels. This … Continue reading Wind energy demands that landfills for wind turbine blades be eliminated

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Brazil reaches 19 GW of installed wind power capacity

A decade ago, the segment still had just over 1.5 GW of installed capacity and today it is the second largest, only behind hydroelectric generation.Wind generation in Brazil reached the mark of 19 GW of installed capacity, which represents 10% of the national electricity matrix. According to data presented by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association … Continue reading Brazil reaches 19 GW of installed wind power capacity

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IRENA and the UN Agree to Advance Renewables in Peacekeeping Operations

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations (UN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to advance the use of host-country generated renewable energy in peacekeeping missions. Under the agreement, IRENA and the UN will seek opportunities to work with countries that host UN peacekeeping operations to identify host country policy, regulatory, … Continue reading IRENA and the UN Agree to Advance Renewables in Peacekeeping Operations

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Success for RWE in German onshore wind power auction

RWE wins bid for 17 MW wind farm in Lower Saxony / Start of construction planned for 2022 Realisation of one additional 5.7 MW wind turbine for a local, citizens-owned company Once again a success for RWE in a German auction for onshore wind energy: In Lower Saxony RWE’s Sanbostel-Bevern wind farm was awarded a … Continue reading Success for RWE in German onshore wind power auction

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Global Wind Day 2021: Celebrating an American success story

American wind power has a remarkable story to tell—in just a few short years it has doubled in size, become the country’s largest renewable energy resource, and is the most affordable source of new electricity in many parts of the U.S. We’re highlighting all this and more on Global Wind Day, celebrated every June and … Continue reading Global Wind Day 2021: Celebrating an American success story

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German onshore wind energy tender surpasses 1,000 megawatt mark for first time since 2017

Germany’s latest onshore wind tender has resulted in 240 new planned wind turbines with a combined capacity of 1,110 megawatt (MW), just under the total offered volume of 1,243 MW, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) reported. The regulator accepted 127 bids for the tender, which was reduced in volume from its initial 1,500 MW target … Continue reading German onshore wind energy tender surpasses 1,000 megawatt mark for first time since 2017

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Sudan’s first commercial-scale wind energy plant

Sudan’s first wind turbine has journeyed across the country’s Northern State to the site where construction is scheduled to begin. The 63m-tall wind turbine marks the inaugural milestone towards the country’s first commercial-scale wind energy plant. During the journey via Port Sudan to the wind farm site in Dongola, Northern State, the Netherlands-made turbine crossed … Continue reading Sudan’s first commercial-scale wind energy plant

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Wind energy boosts economic recovery and benefits communities

Today is the 15th of June, it’s Global Wind Day! A celebration of wind energy, what it brigs to communities and contributes to our post COVID economic recovery. On this occasion WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson is visiting the ZF generator factory in Lommel, Belgium together with the Belgian Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten. … Continue reading Wind energy boosts economic recovery and benefits communities

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Global Wind Day signals new era for wind energy

Countries around the world need to urgently scale up deployment of wind power in order to address the climate emergency, according to the Global Wind Coalition for COP26, which officially launches today on Global Wind Day. The world is in a ‘make or break’ decade for climate action, and it is against this backdrop that … Continue reading Global Wind Day signals new era for wind energy

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Nordex could install 1 GW of wind power in Australia

Nordex and Acciona Energía are in advanced contract negotiations and are about to reach an agreement in principle for the supply and installation of up to 180 Nordex N163 / 5.X wind turbines of the Nordex Delta4000 series to the MacIntyre wind farm of Acciona Energía. in the state of Queensland (Australia).The development there comprises … Continue reading Nordex could install 1 GW of wind power in Australia

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Morocco and IRENA Partner to Boost Renewables and Green Hydrogen Development

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment (MEME) of the Kingdom of Morocco have today agreed to strengthen joint collaboration to advance knowledge in renewable energy and to accelerate the energy transition. Specifically, IRENA and Morocco will work closely to advance the national green hydrogen economy as the … Continue reading Morocco and IRENA Partner to Boost Renewables and Green Hydrogen Development

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bp today agreed to join Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind to develop offshore wind energy in Norway

The partnership – in which bp, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind will each hold a 33.3% share – will pursue a bid to develop offshore wind power in the Sørlige Nordsjø II (SN2) licence area. SN2’s favourable location provides power export access to local and adjacent markets. The consortium also intends to explore opportunities to … Continue reading bp today agreed to join Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind to develop offshore wind energy in Norway

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Vestas secures order for EnVentus wind turbines for a 102 MW wind project in Finland

Vestas has received an order to supply EnVentus wind turbines for the 102 MW Närpiö Norrskogen wind farm, which is being developed by EPV Energy Ltd in western Finland. Vestas will supply, install and commission 17 V162-6.0MW wind turbines at the project, which is located in Närpiö, near Vaasa, on the western coast of Finland. … Continue reading Vestas secures order for EnVentus wind turbines for a 102 MW wind project in Finland

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