Category Archives: Wind Energy

Wind energy in Tamaulipas, install two wind farms

The installation of two new wind power farms on the Tamaulipas border will begin this week, so the pieces of the wind turbines arrived at the port of Altamira and are being transferred to Matamoros and Reynosa, reported Carlos García Gonzales, Secretary of Economic Development. The wind turbines are moved overland in huge trailers to … Continue reading Wind energy in Tamaulipas, install two wind farms

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How can corporates minimise risks and maximise opportunities when entering renewable PPAs?

There are many variables at work in PPAs, and it’s easy to get lost in all the information out there. The new report from the RE-Source Platform, Risk Mitigation for corporate renewable PPAs, is designed for maximum clarity: one by one, we break down the various risks for corporates entering PPAs – and outline the … Continue reading How can corporates minimise risks and maximise opportunities when entering renewable PPAs?

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Total wind energy in India are expected to reach between 48 GW to 54 GW by 2020

Total wind energy installations in India are expected to reach between 48 GW to 54 GW by 2020 – well short of the government’s 60GW target. This implies that new tenders issued will be between 2 GW to 3 GW per year after accounting for the pipeline already under construction. The sudden decline in the … Continue reading Total wind energy in India are expected to reach between 48 GW to 54 GW by 2020

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Wind power in Sweden, 6.2 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

It has now sealed Scandinavian deals for the two variants of the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform highlighting its strong fit with northern Europe markets. The company will supply eight SG 5.8-170 to Danish developer Eurowind Energy A/S. The wind turbines will operate at up to 6.2 MW delivering unmatched annual energy production. Wind turbines to … Continue reading Wind power in Sweden, 6.2 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

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Wind energy in France, Vestas’ wind turbines for 109 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 109 MW order for a project in France that includes the supply and installation of 26 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement for a minimum period of 10 years. Since the installation of its first turbine in France in 1991, Vestas … Continue reading Wind energy in France, Vestas’ wind turbines for 109 MW wind farm

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Philippines makes move into offshore wind energy

The Philippines has taken first steps into the offshore wind power sector with plans to develop 1.2 GW, according to an international consortium that said it’s been given the go-ahead to advance wind farm projects there. Triconti ECC, an alliance between Swiss, German and local players, claimed the Philippines department of energy gave it “exclusive … Continue reading Philippines makes move into offshore wind energy

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Iberdrola preps for floating wind energy demos in Norway, Spain

Iberdrola announced plans for two floating wind power demonstration projects, including a 10-MW-plus pilot in Norway. In Norway, Iberdrola is leading an international consortium that includes France’s EDFand Germany’s DNV-GL, among others, to test a wind turbine at the Met Centre. The so-called FLAGSHIP project will rely on the OO-Star Wind Floater, which is a … Continue reading Iberdrola preps for floating wind energy demos in Norway, Spain

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Northland Power to Buy Offshore Wind Energy Project in Canada

NaiKun Wind Energy company has entered into an agreement to sell the NaiKun Offshore Wind Farm – a project in early stages of development – located in the Hecate Strait off the coast of British Columbia, Canada to Northland Power. NaiKun said Monday that Northland, being a global developer, owner, and operator of sustainable infrastructure, … Continue reading Northland Power to Buy Offshore Wind Energy Project in Canada

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Drone technology facilitates inspections of wind turbines

The humming of small rotors will be heard more often in the future in maintenance work and inspections in Vattenfall’s various operations. Drones can simplify these tasks and reduce the risk of occupational injuries, for example during inspections of hard-to-access plant components. They can also be used to fly over rivers and map ice growth … Continue reading Drone technology facilitates inspections of wind turbines

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador makes fun of wind power and coronavirus

Former President Felipe Calderón tried Andrés Manuel López Obrador, for naming wind turbines “fans”, as well as for being against wind energy and promoting the use of coal and oil.Calderón Hinojosa published through his social networks a note by López Obrador, where they criticize the conservative governments that allowed the installation of wind energy and … Continue reading Andrés Manuel López Obrador makes fun of wind power and coronavirus

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Wind power in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 62 MW wind farm

Vestas has received an order for a wind energy project in China that includes the supply of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 4000(AOM 4000) service agreement. The order brings Vestas’ total order intake in China up to more than 600 MW within a period of three months. Deliveries … Continue reading Wind power in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 62 MW wind farm

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Turkey adds 687 MW of wind power in 2019

Turkey added 687 megawatts (MW) of installed wind farm capacity to reach 8,056 MW in total wind turbines capacity in 2019, according to the Turkish Wind Energy Association’s (TUREB). According to the data, wind energy provided about 8 million Turkish homes with electricity last year. According to TUREB’s report, more than 75% of wind farms … Continue reading Turkey adds 687 MW of wind power in 2019

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Unlocking Immense Potential of India’s Wind Energy

In the global energy transition, India is one of the keystone countries for clean energy growth, coal phaseout and mobilisation of investment to power a low-carbon economy. As one of the largest onshore wind markets in the world in installation terms, India is also a primary market for supply, trade and investment opportunities in wind … Continue reading Unlocking Immense Potential of India’s Wind Energy

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ENERCON installs E-138 EP3 E2 wind turbine prototype

Installation at Janneby site went smoothly despite coronavirus crisis ENERCON has successfully installed the first prototype of the E-138 EP3 E2. Despite the difficult conditions brought about by the coronavirus crisis, installation at the Janneby site in Schleswig-Holstein ran smoothly the past few days. The E2’s nominal power is increased from 3.5 to 4.2 MW … Continue reading ENERCON installs E-138 EP3 E2 wind turbine prototype

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Vestas secures fourth intertidal wind energy project in Vietnam

Maintaining its successful momentum with 200 MW order intake in Vietnam last year, Vestas has now secured its fourth intertidal project in the country with a 29 MW order with Sigma Engineering Joint Stock Company. The Ben Tre V1-3 wind power project will be located in Ba Tri District of Ben Tre Province in the … Continue reading Vestas secures fourth intertidal wind energy project in Vietnam

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ENI starts production at Kazakhstan’s Badamsha wind farm

Italian energy major ENI said on March 26 the company, through its local renewable subsidiary ArmWind LLP, started the commercial production of the Badamsha Wind Farm located in North-West Kazakhstan, in the Aktobe Region. According to ENI, Badamsha wind farm has a capacity of 48 MW and will provide the region with an annual power … Continue reading ENI starts production at Kazakhstan’s Badamsha wind farm

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96 percent of Europe’s wind turbine factories continue to operate

96 percent of Europe’s wind turbine and component manufacturing factories continue to operate, WindEurope said. Currently, only seven wind energy manufacturing sites are closed, according to WindEurope. All of them are located in Spain and Italy, the countries with the strictest lockdown regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Spain the closed factories are … Continue reading 96 percent of Europe’s wind turbine factories continue to operate

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on The COVID-19 Phase Three Stimulus Bill

“Congress took unprecedented steps today to protect Americans’ health and safety and strengthen the economy as we navigate the COVID-19 crisis. We applaud its efforts and appreciate its consideration of clean energy in this early stimulus. The wind energy industry’s top priority remains focused only on addressing the disruptions caused by COVID-19 by ensuring the … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Statement on The COVID-19 Phase Three Stimulus Bill

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Solar and wind energy in Uganda

The Ugandan government recently reached an agreement with Hussain bin Jassim Al-Nowais, head of Amea Power, an independent power producer (IPP) based in the United Arab Emirates. The IPP wants to build four solar and wind farms in two regions in Uganda. New renewable energy projects will be implemented in Uganda. It is the promise … Continue reading Solar and wind energy in Uganda

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Wind power in Poland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 68 MW wind farm

Through working closely with our customer to optimise their wind energy projects for competitive auctions, Vestas has secured a 68 MW order for three projects in Poland. Awarded at the Polish wind-solar-energy auction, in December 2019, the projects attest to the increasing competitiveness of wind energy. To secure these projects, located in northern and western … Continue reading Wind power in Poland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 68 MW wind farm

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