Category Archives: Wind Energy

Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the outcome of its first offshore wind auction. Ørsted was awarded 920MW capacity for its offshore wind sites in the Changhua region. Subject to Ørsted obtaining relevant permits and taking final investment decision, the projects are to be built in 2025. Ørsted’s winning bid price was TWD2,548 (approx. … Continue reading Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

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Energy Union governance deal will give much-needed visibility on post-2020 wind energy market

The deal on the Governance Regulation, one of the key pillars of the Clean Energy Package, says Member States will have to complete their national energy and climate plans by 31 December 2019. These plans will outline how countries will co tribute to the EU-wide target. They will detail how much renewable energy they will … Continue reading Energy Union governance deal will give much-needed visibility on post-2020 wind energy market

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Vestas debuts the V136-4.2 MW in Norway with 50 MW order from Falck Renewables Vind

Falck Renewables Vind AS, a Norwegian subsidiary to Falck Renewables S.p.A., has placed an order for 12 V136-4.2 MW turbine for the Hennøy wind project in Svelgen in the western part of Norway, which will be the first project with V136-4.2 MW turbines in Norway. To accommodate the site’s challenging climatic conditions and optimise the … Continue reading Vestas debuts the V136-4.2 MW in Norway with 50 MW order from Falck Renewables Vind

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Vestas secures first citizen-owned wind park order from German auction in 2017 and welcomes permit requirements for all projects

By working closely with each individual customer to optimise their projects for competitive auctions, Vestas has secured its first order for a citizen-owned wind park from 2017’s second auction round in Germany. The order is placed by long-term customer Rakower Bürgerwindpark GmbH & Co. KG and is for the repowering of a citizen-owned wind park … Continue reading Vestas secures first citizen-owned wind park order from German auction in 2017 and welcomes permit requirements for all projects

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Vestas strengthens its footprint in Ukraine with two orders from Vindkraft Group totaling 97 MW

Long-term customer Vindkraft Group has placed two orders with Vestas for the Overyanivska and Novotroitske II projects with a total capacity of 97 MW. The order comprises supply, installation and commissioning of 27 V136-3.6 MW turbines. “With the two new orders we continue to build on our valued cooperation with Vindkraft as well as on … Continue reading Vestas strengthens its footprint in Ukraine with two orders from Vindkraft Group totaling 97 MW

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Nordex Group awarded contract in Brazil

The Nordex Group has been awarded a contract for the delivery and installation of the “Fortim” wind farm. With a capacity of 123 megawatts, the project will comprise 41 AW125/3000 turbines. Installation work will be commencing at the beginning of 2019. The customer is the Brazilian utility Furnas, a subsidiary of Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. … Continue reading Nordex Group awarded contract in Brazil

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AWEA statement on Energy Jobs for our Heroes Act

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement endorsing the Energy Jobs for our Heroes Act of 2018, introduced in the Senate today: “AWEA endorses the Energy Jobs for our Heroes Act of 2018 and applauds Senators Tammy Duckworth, Lindsey Graham, and Michael Bennet for their leadership in helping veterans enter the energy … Continue reading AWEA statement on Energy Jobs for our Heroes Act

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EDF Group has inaugurated two ground breaking energy transition projects in the United Kingdom: the off-shore wind farm in Blyth and the battery storage facility in West Burton

On Friday 22 June 2018, Jean-Bernard Lévy, the EDF Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bruno Bensasson, the Group Executive Vice-President in charge of Renewable Energies and Simone Rossi, EDF Energy Chief Executive Officer officially opened two ground breaking projects in the United Kingdom: the Blyth off-shore wind farm and the West Burton B battery … Continue reading EDF Group has inaugurated two ground breaking energy transition projects in the United Kingdom: the off-shore wind farm in Blyth and the battery storage facility in West Burton

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Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

aiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the outcome of its first offshore wind auction. Ørsted was awarded 920MW capacity for its offshore wind sites in the Changhua region. Subject to Ørsted obtaining relevant permits and taking final investment decision, the projects are to be built in 2025. Ørsted’s winning bid price was TWD2,548 (approx. … Continue reading Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

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Scientists from Lomonosov MSU creating a web-atlas of wind and wave energy

The renewable energy is not only a fashion trend but also a way to save depleting hydrocarbon resources, as well as the opportunity to minimize the environmental damage caused by mining and burning of fuel. There are active scientific research, experimental design work, as well as the large construction of wind, solar and bioenergy stations … Continue reading Scientists from Lomonosov MSU creating a web-atlas of wind and wave energy

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Natural Power delivers on UK’s first subsidy-free wind farm

Acting on behalf of developer Energiekontor, leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has been appointed as Owner’s Engineer for the construction phase of Withernwick Wind Farm Extension, located in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Cheetham Hill Construction Ltd started balance of plant construction work on site this month, and the project is scheduled … Continue reading Natural Power delivers on UK’s first subsidy-free wind farm

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Turkey sets application deadline for offshore wind farm

The Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources will accept applications for a 1,200-megawatt (MW) offshore wind plant which will be the biggest in the world and the first of its kind in the country till Oct. 23. According to Thursday’s announcement in the Official Gazette, the Renewable Energy General Directorate of the Ministry will … Continue reading Turkey sets application deadline for offshore wind farm

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EMF Offshore Wind Energy

GE welcomes the confirmation of the three Eolien Maritime Français offshore windfarms paving the way for a buoyant offshore wind industry, which carries considerable potential for economic growth, job creation and high-tech innovation in France. These three offshore windfarms, located in Fécamp, Courseulles and Saint-Nazaire will lead to new job creation in France required to … Continue reading EMF Offshore Wind Energy

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Acciona starts commissioning its fourth wind farm in Australia

ACCIONA has started the commissioning process of the 132-MW Mount Gellibrand Wind Farm, which has involved an investment of AUD258m in the state of Victoria (around EUR165M at current exchange rates). Mount Gellibrand (Victoria) features 44 wind turbines with a total capacity of 132 MW As the 44 turbines come online, energy production will ramp … Continue reading Acciona starts commissioning its fourth wind farm in Australia

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Evaluation method for the impact of wind power fluctuation on power system quality

Abrupt changes of wind power generation output are a source of severe damage to power systems. Researchers at Kyoto University developed a stochastic modeling method that enables to evaluate the impact of such phenomena. The feature of the method lies in its significant computational effectiveness in comparison to standard Monte Carlo simulation, and its applicability … Continue reading Evaluation method for the impact of wind power fluctuation on power system quality

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Tanzania Signs Deal to Build First Wind Farm

Tanzania has licensed a subsidiary of Australia’s Windlab Ltd to build 300MW Miombo Hewani wind farm in the central part of the country. Windlab Developments Tanzania Ltd has obtained an environmental and social impact assessment certificate for the project near Makambako town at the junction of Njombe, Iringa and Mbeya. Windlab said the project will … Continue reading Tanzania Signs Deal to Build First Wind Farm

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Innovation agreement boosts offshore wind energy supply chain

An alliance between two leading innovators in offshore wind power has been forged to help prove new technology at one of the world’s most cutting edge green energy projects. The move will strengthen the UK supply chain and underpin a competitive offshore wind industry. Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group, and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) … Continue reading Innovation agreement boosts offshore wind energy supply chain

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India sets 30 GW offshore wind energy target by 2030

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today announced medium and long term offshore wind energy target of 5GW by 2022 and 30 GW by 2030, respectively, to provide confidence to the industry. The MNRE recently invited Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the first 1 GW offshore wind project in India, which has evoked … Continue reading India sets 30 GW offshore wind energy target by 2030

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Vestas receives 228 MW order in Australia

Vestas has received an order for the 228 MW Lal Lal Wind Farm, located in Victoria, Australia, which is owned by a partnership comprising InfraRed Capital Partners, Macquarie Capital and Northleaf Capital. The Lal Lal Wind Farm is the first project Vestas has worked on with the project partners in Australia and includes a 30-year … Continue reading Vestas receives 228 MW order in Australia

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Vestas expands global footprint with first ever order in Panama

Vestas has received its first ever order in Panama through a wind energy solution for the 66 MW Toabré wind park, which will support Panama’s ambition to get half of its electricity from renewables by 2050. The order is placed by Elecnor and includes 20 V117-3.45 MW turbines, delivered in 3.3 MW load optimised mode. … Continue reading Vestas expands global footprint with first ever order in Panama

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