Category Archives: Wind Energy

The LCOE of onshore wind energy in China has fallen by over 40% in the past decade

“In the past decade, the LCOE of global onshore wind energy has fallen by about 25%, while the LCOE of onshore wind power in China has fallen by over 40%. By 2020, the on-grid price of wind farm projects can compete with that of coal-fired power projects and the on-grid price of PV projects will … Continue reading The LCOE of onshore wind energy in China has fallen by over 40% in the past decade

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Wind energy in Bolivia: wind turbines for a wind farm

Bolivia advances with 3 new wind power plants. Winds blow in favor of solar, hydroelectric, geothermal and wind energy in the highlands. There is an investment of 193.9 million dollars, financed by DANIDA and the counterpart of ENDE. Many Chaqueños and Correntinos were surprised by these hours to witness the passage through the waters of … Continue reading Wind energy in Bolivia: wind turbines for a wind farm

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While Coal Still Dominates in South East Asia, Growth of Wind Power is Urgently Needed

Around the world, there is a palpable sense of urgency to accelerate the energy transition. With millions of citizens participating in the #FridaysForFuture movement and still more facing intensifying natural hazards like typhoons, droughts and hurricanes, climate change has become an indisputable condition of our modern world.  Wind and renewable energy have achieved strong progress … Continue reading While Coal Still Dominates in South East Asia, Growth of Wind Power is Urgently Needed

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Wind power in Serbia: Masdar wind farm

A consortium led by Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company and one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, on Friday inaugurated Cibuk 1, the largest utility-scale commercial wind project in Serbia and the Western Balkans. The inauguration of the 300 million euro (Dh1.22 billion) project was attended by Dr Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, … Continue reading Wind power in Serbia: Masdar wind farm

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EDPR and Aker Solutions to Develop Floating Wind Farm in Ulsan, South Korea

WindPower Korea, EDP Renewables and Aker Solutions have formed a consortium with the ambition to develop an initial  500MW floating wind farm off the coast of Ulsan Metropolitan City in South Korea. The consortium was formed as EDP Renewables, one of the top wind energy producers globally, and Aker Solutions, an engineering and technology company … Continue reading EDPR and Aker Solutions to Develop Floating Wind Farm in Ulsan, South Korea

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China Playing Catch-up in Offshore wind power

In 2018,11 manufacturers installed 735 units of offshore wind turbines globally, totalling 3,693 MW of capacity. –  six out of the top ten suppliers are from China. Those companies are Shanghai Electric, Envision, Goldwind, Mingyang, United Power and XEMC. While China is certainly dominating in terms of supplying offshore wind turbines, they are still playing … Continue reading China Playing Catch-up in Offshore wind power

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Wind energy in Brazil: Ceará supplies wind turbines

Ceará had no wind power projects contracted, and expectations for a thermoelectric plant were dashed. Now, wind turbines sales to neighboring states are in the sights. In solar energy, Ceará had four winning projects. Ceará had no wind energy projects contracted at the A-6 energy auction, held yesterday (18) in São Paulo. However, the state … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Ceará supplies wind turbines

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75 MW Rocky Forge Wind farm to Drive Significant Economic Investment in Southwest Virginia

Governor Ralph Northam and Apex Clean Energy today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia has entered into an agreement to purchase the output of the approximately 75 megawatt Rocky Forge Wind, located in Botetourt County. The agreement represents the purchase of the full capacity of the project, which will become Virginia’s first operating onshore wind … Continue reading 75 MW Rocky Forge Wind farm to Drive Significant Economic Investment in Southwest Virginia

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Floating wind power in South Korea: EDP will build a 500 MW wind farm

EDP Renovavéis (EPDR), in consortium with WindPower Korea and Aker Solutions, will build a floating wind farm with an initial capacity of 500 megawatts (MW) off the coast of the Metropolitan City of Ulsan (South Korea). The consortium was established through the investment of EDP Renováveis and the engineering company Aker Solutions in the development … Continue reading Floating wind power in South Korea: EDP will build a 500 MW wind farm

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Turkey aims for 20,000 MW installed wind energy capacity by 2023

Turkey aims to reach 20,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity in wind power by 2023, Hakan Y?ld?r?m, the president of the Turkish Wind Energy Association (TWEA), told Anadolu Agency’s (AA) Energy Desk. The country’s favorable geographic location provides a potential capacity for 48,000 MW wind energy, according to the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural … Continue reading Turkey aims for 20,000 MW installed wind energy capacity by 2023

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Offshore wind energy: Seagreen Announces MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for Wind Turbines

MHI Vestas has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for Scotland’s newest and largest offshore wind farm. SSE Renewables is building Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of Fife, which will be one of the most significant construction projects undertaken … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: Seagreen Announces MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for Wind Turbines

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The Wind energy Wildlife Research Fund

This is a guest post from Kyle Boudreaux, NextEra Energy Resources and Chair of the Wind Wildlife Research Fund Advisory Council. Continuous innovation and creative thinking are characteristics that define American wind power. A prime example of this is the Wind Wildlife Research Fund, a proactive approach led by the wind industry to achieve a … Continue reading The Wind energy Wildlife Research Fund

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OPDEnergy enters the wind energy business with its first wind farm in Chile

OPDEnergy starts its wind energy activity in Chile with the construction of a park in the town of La Estrella, located in the O’Higgins regionThe park will have an installed capacity of 50 MW, thanks to the start-up of 11 wind turbines that will be supplied by Siemens GamesaThe wind turbine technology to be implemented … Continue reading OPDEnergy enters the wind energy business with its first wind farm in Chile

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Three new wind energy contracts in Chile for Siemens Gamesa

The supply of the 82 SG 4.5-145 wind turbines destined for these wind farm projects is planned for next year. Siemens Gamesa has recently signed three new contracts in Chile for the supply of 359 MW to several customers, which increases the entry of orders in the country to 640 MW during fiscal year 2019, … Continue reading Three new wind energy contracts in Chile for Siemens Gamesa

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Construction completed on the largest First Nation wind energy project

Pattern Energy Group and Nigig Power Corporation announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility. Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and Nigig Power Corporation officially announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility on Oct. 15. The landmark project is the largest single-phase wind facility and the largest on-reserve wind … Continue reading Construction completed on the largest First Nation wind energy project

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IEA wins contract for 130-MW Iowa wind farm

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (IEA) (“IEA” or the “Company”), a leading infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, today announced a new wind energy project award valued at approximately $67 million. The award is for construction of the Richland Wind Farm in Sac County in western Iowa. This is a 130-megawatt … Continue reading IEA wins contract for 130-MW Iowa wind farm

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Berkshire Hathaway firm announces launch of $200 million Alberta wind power plant

The Rattlesnake Ridge Wind power project will be located southwest of Medicine Hat and produce enough energy to supply the equivalent of 79,000 homes, says Calgary-based BHE Canada, a subsidiary of Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Warren Buffett’s BHE Canada to build $200M wind farm A company linked to American investment guru Warren Buffett says it … Continue reading Berkshire Hathaway firm announces launch of $200 million Alberta wind power plant

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Inox Wind sells its wind turbines for Adani Green wind power plant

The company in its press release said it has closed a deal for sale of a 50 MW wind power project at Dayapar, Kutch in the state of Gujarat in which Adani will be the strategic investor. This project is part of the capacity won under SECI bids for wind power projects connected on the … Continue reading Inox Wind sells its wind turbines for Adani Green wind power plant

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Jordan’s Fujeij wind energy project inaugurated

Deputising for Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, Energy Minister Hala Zawati on Tuesday inaugurated the Fujeij Project for wind energy with a capacity of 89 megawatts. The wind farm can produce 24 per cent of the compound wind power connected to the national power grid. The total cost is $180 million, financed by the Korea Electric … Continue reading Jordan’s Fujeij wind energy project inaugurated

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Wind power in September has provided unusual figures

A well-planned wind energy deployment across Europe that includes the Iberian Peninsula can facilitate the objective of a single decarbonized European electric market and the emission reduction targets for 2030 and 2050. Last September has probably been the windiest month of the last 5 years. The use of wind turbines leaves unusual electricity generation figures … Continue reading Wind power in September has provided unusual figures

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