Category Archives: Wind Energy

Dunkirk auction result boosts the case for ambitious offshore wind energy in France

Bids to build a 600 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Dunkirk came in at a winning price of “below” €50/MWh the French Government announced today. The winning bid came from a consortium led by EDF Renewables, Innogy and Enbridge.   The number of competitive bids is excellent news for the offshore wind … Continue reading Dunkirk auction result boosts the case for ambitious offshore wind energy in France

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11 Million People Employed in Renewable Energy Worldwide in 2018

Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). This compares with 10.3 million in 2017 . As more and more countries manufacture, trade and install renewable energy technologies, the latest Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review finds that renewables … Continue reading 11 Million People Employed in Renewable Energy Worldwide in 2018

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Iberdrola begins the installation of the 102 wind turbines of the East Anglia One offshore wind farm

This 714 megawatt wind energy megacomplex will be fully operational by mid 2020. Iberdrola has begun the final phase of construction of the East Anglia One offshore wind farm, located in English waters of the North Sea, with the installation since this weekend of the first units of the total of 102 wind turbines of … Continue reading Iberdrola begins the installation of the 102 wind turbines of the East Anglia One offshore wind farm

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Offshore wind power seminar held in Hanoi

An offshore wind power seminar took place in Hanoi on June 12, as part of the second Vietnam Wind Power Conference. Speaking at the event, deputy head of the Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority Do Hong Quan said the event aims to update the latest technology in offshore wind power and suggest solutions to challenges … Continue reading Offshore wind power seminar held in Hanoi

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Vietnam set for wind energy expansion with over 1 GW expected to be installed by 2021

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is hosting its annual Vietnam Wind Power Conference today for the second time running, gathering major international wind companies, energy authorities, financial institutions and regulators to discuss the potential for wind energy in Vietnam and the impact of renewables in the region. On the occasion of this official industry … Continue reading Vietnam set for wind energy expansion with over 1 GW expected to be installed by 2021

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Nordex obtains wind power order for 93 MW wind farm from Spain

At the end of May 2019 the wind turbine manufacturer received an order from Grupo Enhol, a Spanish project developer. All in all, the Nordex Group will supply and install 27 AW132/3465 wind turbines with a rated capacity totalling 93.55 megawatts for its new customer. The order also includes a Full Service Contract covering 10 … Continue reading Nordex obtains wind power order for 93 MW wind farm from Spain

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Onshore wind energy in Poland

On 11 June WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the Polish Wind Energy Association’s annual conference near Warsaw. Dickson was speaking as part of a panel on Polish onshore wind power and its role in the Polish National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP). The NECPs are the key instrument for driving the European energy transition … Continue reading Onshore wind energy in Poland

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Goldwind Presents Project Results and Corporate Social Responsibility Activities in Fortaleza

Goldwind Brazil, with the presence of Mr. Wu Gang, Goldwind Chairman and Mr. Andreas Dupuis, Goldwind International Deputy General Manager, presented the results of the first phase of the Energimp project and the Social Responsibility Program of South America. The ceremony was held in Fortaleza, state of Ceará, on May 24. The main objective of … Continue reading Goldwind Presents Project Results and Corporate Social Responsibility Activities in Fortaleza

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Celebrates Opening of Boston Office

First US office launched, will focus on project activity, sales, and market strategy as MHI Vestas gears up for Vineyard Wind. Following the announcement of its first US office in January, MHI Vestas commemorated the opening of its Boston location last night with a celebration of 120 guests, including Massachusetts State Representative, Patricia Haddad, and … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Celebrates Opening of Boston Office

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Wind energy in Ukraine: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vindkraft has placed a wind power order with Vestas for the 164 MW wind farm Myrnenska, located in the Kherson region in southern Ukraine. The contract includes supply, installation and commissioning of 39 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management (AOM 5000) service agreement. The wind power project will feature … Continue reading Wind energy in Ukraine: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa begins operation of its innovative electrothermal energy storage system

In a world first, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has today begun operation of its electric thermal energy storage system (ETES). During the opening ceremony, Energy State Secretary Andreas Feicht, Hamburg’s First Mayor Peter Tschentscher, Siemens Gamesa CEO Markus Tacke and project partners Hamburg Energie GmbH and Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) welcomed the achievement … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa begins operation of its innovative electrothermal energy storage system

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Vietnam to increase wind power capacity

The Vietnamese government has aimed to raise total capacity of wind power to 800 megawatts (MW) by the end of 2020, some 2,000 MW by 2025 and 6,000 MW by 2030, Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday. At a wind power workshop in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on Tuesday, Vietnamese participants said that by the end … Continue reading Vietnam to increase wind power capacity

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Enel in Russia awarded 71 MW of new wind energy capacity

Enel, through its subsidiary PJSC Enel Russia (“Enel Russia”) was awarded today a new wind power project of over 71 MW in the 2019 Russian government renewable energy tender. The Rodnikovsky wind farm will be located in the Stavropol region, with Enel Green Power (“EGP”), Enel’s global business line dedicated to renewable energy, being in … Continue reading Enel in Russia awarded 71 MW of new wind energy capacity

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Wind energy in Guadeloupe: Renews Wind Farm

Authorities of the archipelago of Guadeloupe together with the company Quadran Caraïbes renew the wind farm of Montagne on the island La vista with the production of clean energy. The newspaper FAGuadeloupe now emphasizes that in the process the old wind turbines were replaced by more efficient ones with masts of 45 meters and blades … Continue reading Wind energy in Guadeloupe: Renews Wind Farm

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Wind industry to hold Argentina Wind Power in Buenos Aires, 4-5 September

The global wind industry will hold Argentina Wind Power, a major conference and exposition in Buenos Aires on 4-5 Septmeber 2019. The event, which will be the largest of its kind to be held in Argentina, is being organised by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Camara Eolica Argentina and Grupo La Nacion. It will … Continue reading Wind industry to hold Argentina Wind Power in Buenos Aires, 4-5 September

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Nordex and FAdeA celebrate official opening of a wind turbines production plant in Córdoba, Argentina

During the official ceremony, attended by the Argentinian president Mauricio Macri, national and provincial authorities, and representatives from the world of business, Nordex Group and FAdeA celebrated the official opening of the Argentinian production plant in Córdoba on June 5th, 2019.   The agreement between Nordex Group and FAdeA for the construction of a local … Continue reading Nordex and FAdeA celebrate official opening of a wind turbines production plant in Córdoba, Argentina

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Market-driven offshore wind power is key to Europe’s fight against climate change

On 4 June WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson took part in a panel on jobs and exports at the Assises Nationales des Energies Marines Renouvelables, the annual French conference for marine renewable energy. Organised by SER, the French renewable energy association, the event took place in Dunkirk as the European wind industry awaits for the results … Continue reading Market-driven offshore wind power is key to Europe’s fight against climate change

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The Conseil d’Etat approves the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm operating permit

EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, and Enbridge, a North American energy infrastructure company, are delighted with today’s ruling by the Conseil d’Etat, France’s supreme administrative court. It brings to a close the appeal against the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm project’s operating permit. This ruling is a further endorsement of the robustness of … Continue reading The Conseil d’Etat approves the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm operating permit

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Boralex commissions the Catésis wind farm in France

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) announces the commercial commissioning of the 10 MW installed capacity Catésis wind farm located in France’s Nord department. The commissioning of this wind farm increases Boralex’s capacity to 951 MW in France and a total of 1,987 MW worldwide. “We’re delighted with the commissioning of the Catésis wind farm which brings us … Continue reading Boralex commissions the Catésis wind farm in France

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