Category Archives: Wind Energy

Mexico will have 10 more wind power plants at the end of 2019

Mexico will have 10 wind power plants that will produce electricity with the additional wind at the end of this year, the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE) said. “There are 10 wind farm plants in multiple states. There are several in Tamaulipas. Yucatan will start with another project, ”said the president of the renewable agency, … Continue reading Mexico will have 10 more wind power plants at the end of 2019

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Wind energy in Canada: Goldwind’s wind turbines for a wind farm

Goldwind, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd., announced it has secured a firm wind turbine supply order from Potentia Renewables Inc. (“Potentia Renewables”), a Toronto-based developer, owner, and operator of renewable energy assets. At a ground breaking ceremony, Potentia Renewables’s CEO Jeff Jenner announced plans for the 200-megawatt (MW) Golden … Continue reading Wind energy in Canada: Goldwind’s wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power, potential in Cuba

The execution of 13 projects, added to the four experimentally constructed wind farms, show the progress made in Camagüey, which aims to expand the exploitation of wind energy. Cuba, which has high hopes for renewable resources, ecological and economic roads in times of strong US commercial blockade, aims to have 20 percent of its electricity … Continue reading Wind power, potential in Cuba

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Wind energy in Argentina: YPF wind farm

It is a wind farm with 45 wind turbines that will generate renewable and efficient energy that will serve to supply the equivalent of 228,000 homes. US $ 200 million will be invested. The expansion of YPF towards different businesses, in order to provide new products and energy services to its customers, now has one … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: YPF wind farm

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Time now running out for a large share of Europe’s installed wind energy capacity

There is a major challenge confronting European wind energy – and it is a challenge the industry and policy-makers must face before it is too late. Back in 2000, wind power accounted for only 12 GW of power in Europe. Since then, the industry has spent years growing, maturing, and becoming one of the great … Continue reading Time now running out for a large share of Europe’s installed wind energy capacity

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ALE and Giant Taiwan Team Up on Formosa offshore wind farm

ALE and Giant Taiwan have undertaken a joint venture to provide the onshore handling, transportation, and storage of wind turbine foundations for phase 2 of Taiwan’s Formosa 1 wind farm project. This phase is seeing 20 Siemens Gamesa 6 MW wind turbines installed 6 kilometres off Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait, raising its power … Continue reading ALE and Giant Taiwan Team Up on Formosa offshore wind farm

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NBT starts building second phase of Zofia wind farm in Zaporizhia region

Azovpromenergo LLC has started building of the second phase of Zofia wind farm with a 300 MW capacity in Yakymivsky district of Zaporizhia region, an announcement on the Environmental Impact Assessment Register. Within the framework of the project, it is planned to set up nearly 72 wind turbines with a capacity from 4,500 MW and … Continue reading NBT starts building second phase of Zofia wind farm in Zaporizhia region

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Soc Trang attracts investments for wind energy development in Vietnan

This South Vietnamese province in the Mekong Delta attracted in the first seven months of the year investments to boost seven renewable energy projects, including four in wind energy. With a coastline of 72 kilometers and an average wind speed of 6 to 6.4 meters per second, Soc Trang has great potential in the development … Continue reading Soc Trang attracts investments for wind energy development in Vietnan

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Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) of power from renewable energy sources such as wind power, solar, tidal, and geothermal

Air pollution is worsening in Jakarta and West Java, while tens of millions of people experienced a day-long blackout earlier this month after gas-powered electricity generators failed and significant proportions of eastern Indonesia have do not have reliable power supplies. So why does Indonesia remain so reliant on fossil fuels? For an archipelago as large … Continue reading Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) of power from renewable energy sources such as wind power, solar, tidal, and geothermal

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Offshore Wind Energy Capacity to Reach 500 GW by 2050

Offshore wind market growth predictions show accelerated growth in the next decade, with cumulative capacity ranging from 154 to 193 gigawatts (GW) by 2030. Long-range predictions suggest generating capacity in excess of 500 GW by 2050, according to a new report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). In 2018, the U.S. offshore wind energy … Continue reading Offshore Wind Energy Capacity to Reach 500 GW by 2050

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Report finds attractive wind energy prices, at under 2¢/kWh on average

“2018 Wind Technologies Market Report” provides an annual overview of trends in the U.S. wind power market.  Highlights of this year’s report include: Wind power capacity additions continued at a robust pace in 2018: $11 billion was invested in new wind power plants in 2018. In 2018, wind energy contributed 6.5% of the nation’s electricity … Continue reading Report finds attractive wind energy prices, at under 2¢/kWh on average

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China to take lead in wind power and solar energy

China has come to dominate worldwide solar and wind energy generation, in terms of both its own capacity and its companies’ share of global markets, leaving previous powerhouses — particularly the U.S. and Japan — to play catch-up. In an office building in Shanghai, dozens of workers employed by Envision Group, the world’s fifth-largest wind … Continue reading China to take lead in wind power and solar energy

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Bío Bío will be a leader in wind energy in Chile in 2021

The province of Bío Bío is projected as a leader in wind energy in 2021. The portfolio seremi stressed that the energy produced in the area has increased by 100% since 2015. The drop in energy costs such as wind caused an increase in the number of projects of this type in the area. The … Continue reading Bío Bío will be a leader in wind energy in Chile in 2021

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Colombia develops 12 wind energy projects

There are more than 420 renewable energy projects that already have the guarantee of the Upme. The renewable energy market is becoming stronger in the country. Of the 613 non-protocol projects that have been registered since 2016, there are already at least 425 initiatives that have the endorsement of the Mining-Energy Planning Unit (Upme), the … Continue reading Colombia develops 12 wind energy projects

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Offshore wind powers the opportunity for a new ocean energy resource

Day 5 of #AmericanWindWeek is here, and today’ we’re celebrating a new ocean energy resource: offshore wind. Interest in offshore wind has exploded in the three years since the Block Island Wind Farm became the first U.S. offshore wind project. States up and down the East Coast have made big commitments to offshore wind, and … Continue reading Offshore wind powers the opportunity for a new ocean energy resource

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Senator Boozman Visits LM Wind Power Production Plant in Recognition of American Wind Week

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, visited the LM Wind Power Little Rock plant on Wednesday to watch production of the giant turbine blades that drive wind farms throughout the region. The plant is an example of the good manufacturing jobs that wind power is bringing … Continue reading Senator Boozman Visits LM Wind Power Production Plant in Recognition of American Wind Week

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E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

E.ON announced today its largest single-phase project to date, the 440 megawatt (MW) onshore windfarm, Big Raymond. The development is located in Willacy, Cameron and Hidalgo counties. The project benefits from a 12-year power purchase agreement with Austin Energy for 200 MW. “We’re thrilled to partner with another renewable energy leader in Texas in Austin … Continue reading E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

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#AmericanWindWeek: Wind power’s opportunity for veterans

Welcome to Day 4 of #AmericanWindWeek! Today, we’re saluting the many veterans who play an integral role in wind energy’s American success story. Wind is powering career opportunities for the men and women who serve our country. Our country’s brave servicemen and women make us proud. Many of them selflessly enlisted in the armed forces … Continue reading #AmericanWindWeek: Wind power’s opportunity for veterans

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Vestas reached orders for 5,696 megawatts of wind power

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems presented a net profit in the first half of 115 million euros, 60% less year-on-year. Net operating profit (ebit) was reduced by 56% to 171 million. The turnover between January and June amounted to 3,851 million, which represents a 2.6% drop compared to the same period of 2018. The … Continue reading Vestas reached orders for 5,696 megawatts of wind power

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International companies entering the Chinese wind power market

Azure International is a China-based research, engineering and investment firm focused on sustainable energy solutions for private companies and government organizations.  In this edition, we are honoured to hear from Hubert Beaumont, Director of Engineering and Sourcing at Azure International. He is experienced with development and assessment of renewable energy projects , drafting, negotiating and implementing partnership … Continue reading International companies entering the Chinese wind power market

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