Category Archives: Wind Energy

In June the wind turbines of the Neuquén wind power plant will operate

The first wind farm in the Neuquén province awaits the start-up of its ten wind turbines and the transformer station for the first days of June. These constitute the third part of the wind farm, which will contain a total of 29 wind turbines that are being installed in Bajada Colorada, 40 kilometers from Picún … Continue reading In June the wind turbines of the Neuquén wind power plant will operate

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Denmark plans to build islands with wind energy

Denmark announced a proposal for the construction of two large islands that will house wind turbines in wind farms. According to the government, it can increase Europe’s wind power capacity by 54%. The wind turbines will be installed in the existing island of Bornholm, not the Baltic, in a second built in an artificial structure. … Continue reading Denmark plans to build islands with wind energy

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Greenpeace questions Mexico for closing the way to wind energy

The policy of electricity generation of the Government of Mexico goes against the commitments assumed by the State in the Paris Agreement, for the reduction of greenhouse gases, and closes the path to renewable energies favoring the burning of fuel oil, he said a Greenpeace expert. Pablo Ramírez, specialist in energy and climate change at … Continue reading Greenpeace questions Mexico for closing the way to wind energy

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Wind energy in Brazil, Engie obtains R $ 2.7 billion from BNDES for wind farm

Engie Brasil Energia signed contracts with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) for financing totaling R $ 2.7 billion for a wind power project and for the construction of transmission lines. The company of the French group Engie obtained 1.24 billion reais with an amortization term of 220 months for the Campo … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil, Engie obtains R $ 2.7 billion from BNDES for wind farm

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Enel Green Power fuels recovery by connecting three new wind farms in North America

Enel Green Power North America has begun operating a 50 MW expansion to the High Lonesome wind farm in Texas, increasing the project’s total capacity to 500 MW The 105 MW Riverview and 29.4 MW Castle Rock Ridge II wind farms in Alberta, Canada are connected and delivering energy to the power grid   The … Continue reading Enel Green Power fuels recovery by connecting three new wind farms in North America

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Siemens Gamesa leads in servicing Senvion fleet in Asia Pacific with addition of 226-MW, 30-year deal in Australia

Company’s knowhow of Senvion technology ensures performance continuity of Senvion’s most advanced onshore wind turbines powered at 3.7 MW with a 144-meter rotor. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a landmark 30-year contract to provide full-scope operation and maintenance services for the 226-MW Murra Warra wind farm, consisting of 61 Senvion turbines in Victoria, Australia. … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa leads in servicing Senvion fleet in Asia Pacific with addition of 226-MW, 30-year deal in Australia

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Wind energy evaluates the approval of the proposal for the Law on Climate Change and Energy Transition

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) appreciates the approval of the proposed law by the Council of Ministers and its referral to the Cortes         It is an important first step in the process of adopting a Law that is called to be the founding milestone of the Spanish energy transition and the fulfillment of the Paris … Continue reading Wind energy evaluates the approval of the proposal for the Law on Climate Change and Energy Transition

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Wind energy and solar power brake suspended in Mexico

At least 23 of 44 wind power and solar generation projects affected by recent policies that impeded their operation will be able to resume their pre-operational tests. This, thanks to appeals filed against the Agreement to guarantee the efficiency, quality, reliability, continuity and security of the National Electric System, issued by the National Center for … Continue reading Wind energy and solar power brake suspended in Mexico

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EU Biodiversity Strategy goes hand in hand with energy transition

Today the European Commission presented the EU Biodiversity Strategy. The strategy aims to restore the loss of biodiversity and ecosystems and to mitigate negative environmental effects of climate change. It acknowledges the importance of renewable energies in achieving these goals. The EU biodiversity strategy proposes legally binding EU nature restoration targets and requirements for national … Continue reading EU Biodiversity Strategy goes hand in hand with energy transition

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GE Renewable Energy and Powerica Ltd to add 102.6 MW of Wind Energy Capacity in Gujarat, India

GE Renewable Energy to supply 38 of its 2.7-132 wind turbines for Low Wind Speed conditions. 102.6 MW wind farm can power the equivalent of 285,000 households in India. GE Renewable Energy announced today it has been selected by POWERICA Ltd to supply 38 of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines to be installed at the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Powerica Ltd to add 102.6 MW of Wind Energy Capacity in Gujarat, India

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8 countries hold 15.6 TW of offshore wind energy potential

The World Bank has published maps and analysis of the offshore wind energy technical potential for 40 more emerging markets around the world, following its report from October 2019, when eight countries’ potential was estimated to be at 3.1 TW. According to the latest report, the potential for floating wind power is double that for … Continue reading 8 countries hold 15.6 TW of offshore wind energy potential

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Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in UK & Ireland

The UK and Irish Region, comprises two distinct wind power markets. In the UK, we have typically operated at between 12 to 14 per cent of the market share for new wind farm orders, and monopolised just over 30 per cent of the market landscape last year. In real numbers, this amounts to a current … Continue reading Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in UK & Ireland

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#AmericanWindWeek 2020: Wind Energy Builds the Future

August is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to start planning for #AmericanWindWeek 2020, happening August 9-15. And to get your creative juices flowing, we’re happy to announce this year’s theme: Wind Builds the Future. There are so many ways wind is building a better, cleaner future for all Americans: The wind workforce is … Continue reading #AmericanWindWeek 2020: Wind Energy Builds the Future

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Uzbekistan wind energy tender

The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan is pleased to announce significant international interest in the tender for the construction of a new 100 MW wind power plant. Turbine makers Vestas and GE are among companies that have submitted bids for a 100MW wind project tendered by the Uzbekistan Ministry for Energy. The ministry received bids … Continue reading Uzbekistan wind energy tender

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New 242 megawatt wind farm begins operations in Missouri

A 242 megawatt wind farm in northwest Missouri has begun commercial operations. Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center consists of 111 wind turbines across 31,000 acres north of Marysville in Nodaway County. The $300 million wind farm is owned by Tenaska Clear Creek Wind LLC, which is comprised of affiliates of Tenaska and Arizona-based Bright Canyon … Continue reading New 242 megawatt wind farm begins operations in Missouri

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Iberdrola says to enter £6.5 billion offshore wind energy project in British subsidy auction

Iberdrola will enter a 6.5 billion pound ($8 billion) offshore wind power project in Britain’s renewable auction next year, the company’s offshore wind energy head told Reuters.Britain, the world’s largest offshore wind energy market accounting for around 40% of global capacity, plans to generate more than a third of its electricity from the technology by … Continue reading Iberdrola says to enter £6.5 billion offshore wind energy project in British subsidy auction

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Morocco has a fantastic 135 GW offshore wind power potential

“Fantastic” “that’s too attractive to ignore,” said World Bank senior energy specialist Mark Leybourne. In a recent report on emerging wind energy markets, Leybourne said that wind energy represents great potential for Morocco. If the potential is exploited properly, Morocco could become one of the main energy exporters to the European market. Morocco has a … Continue reading Morocco has a fantastic 135 GW offshore wind power potential

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Vietnam has potential for 160 GW of offshore wind energy

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Vietnamese Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority are working together on input for a roadmap for offshore wind power development in the south-east Asian country that has estimated potential for 160 GW. The report aims to help the Vietnamese government take steps to streamline the development process for wind … Continue reading Vietnam has potential for 160 GW of offshore wind energy

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German government drops the idea of wind energy distance rule

Germany’s governing coalition of Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) and Social Democrats (SPD) yesterday agreed to drop the idea of nationwide 1000m distance rule for wind turbines.  Instead the German States can now set their own rules up to a maximum distance of 1000m.  This ends long discussions and paves the way for Germany to define its new … Continue reading German government drops the idea of wind energy distance rule

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Siemens Gamesa launches 14 MW offshore Direct Drive wind turbine with 222-meter rotor

The new offshore wind turbines SG 14-222 DD, equipped with blades of 108 meters and 14 MW of nominal power, increases the annual production of wind energy by 25% compared to the previous model.The first prototype will be installed in 2021 and the wind turbine will be available by 2024.An offshore wind farm consisting of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa launches 14 MW offshore Direct Drive wind turbine with 222-meter rotor

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