Category Archives: Wind Energy

Vestas wins an order for 212 MW of wind in Brazil and exceeds 5 GW in orders for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

Vestas has signed a new agreement with Omega Energia for the 212 MW Assuruá 4 wind farm, located in the cities of Gentio do Ouro and Xique-Xique, in Bahia. The order includes 47 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in a 4.5 MW power optimized mode, as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 212 MW of wind in Brazil and exceeds 5 GW in orders for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

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Combining wind power, solar, batteries and in future even electrolysers

Combining wind power, solar energy, batteries and in future even electrolysers, allows hybrid parks to be more cost effective by sharing infrastructure such as roads, grid connections or substations and even support the grid stability. Hybrid parks can be custom-designed or retro fitted to existing assets to combine multiple technologies, such as wind turbines, solar … Continue reading Combining wind power, solar, batteries and in future even electrolysers

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Innovative installation technique for offshore wind turbines foundations

RWE Renewables, itap, BioConsult SH as well as the University of Stuttgart and Technische Universität Berlin are to research innovative vibratory pile driving technique at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm Method for installing foundations has the potential for significantly reducing underwater noise emissions and installation times Research project funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic … Continue reading Innovative installation technique for offshore wind turbines foundations

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Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind power acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area. Through a collaboration agreement Equinor and Vårgrønn a Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, aim to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating … Continue reading Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

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South Korea’s first floating wind farm project passes preliminary feasibility study

A pioneering project to generate electricity from South Korea’s first floating wind farm in 2026 has finally passed a preliminary feasibility study conducted by a national think tank, almost three years after a state company moved first by installing equipment to measure wind energy at a useless offshore gas platform. Korea National Oil Corp. (KNOC), … Continue reading South Korea’s first floating wind farm project passes preliminary feasibility study

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The EU’s revised Industrial Strategy: towards a strategic approach to renewables

Today the European Commission published its revised Industrial Strategy. The revised Strategy is an update of its Industrial Strategy of March 2020. It contains several new measures aimed at accelerating the roll-out of wind energy and other renewables. And crucially it acknowledges the strategic importance of renewable energies as a key industry that will make … Continue reading The EU’s revised Industrial Strategy: towards a strategic approach to renewables

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Enel starts 1.5GW of wind energy and solar power in the United States

Enel Green Power North America has started construction on five new renewable energy projects in the US, including three hybrid renewable + storage projects and it’s largest solar plant in the US.The new wind, solar and hybrid projects are located in Texas (Roseland solar + storage, Blue Jay solar + storage and Ranchland wind + … Continue reading Enel starts 1.5GW of wind energy and solar power in the United States

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Brazil has already installed 218.45 MW of wind energy in april of 2021

In April, Brazil reached 1,007 GW of installed capacity in 2021, according to data from the National Electric Power Agency (Aneel). In April alone, 324.45 MW were launched. Wind energy was, for the fourth consecutive month, the source with the most accentuated growth, reaching the mark of 218.45 MW of installed power, which represents 67% … Continue reading Brazil has already installed 218.45 MW of wind energy in april of 2021

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Wind power, responsible for a fifth of the electricity generated in April in Spain

46.2% of the monthly generation was of renewable origin between wind energy, hydroelectric, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic, and 68.1% was produced from technologies that do not emit equivalent CO2. Wind energy, responsible for 20.8% of the electricity produced in April, has increased its production by 12.3% compared to the same month in 2020. The … Continue reading Wind power, responsible for a fifth of the electricity generated in April in Spain

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Danish wind power Vestas loses 57 million euros until March, 29% less

The Danish company Vestas Wind Systems, dedicated to the manufacture and sale of wind turbines, registered a net loss of 57 million euros until March, 29% less year-on-year. The balance of the first quarter of 2020 had been negatively impacted by the execution of narrow margin projects and the increase in costs of logistical challenges … Continue reading Danish wind power Vestas loses 57 million euros until March, 29% less

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Siemens Gamesa confirmed as preferred supplier for full 1,044 MW Hai Long offshore wind power projects

Hai Long 2B (232 MW) and Hai Long 3 (512 MW) wind farm projects added in extension of Hai Long 2A (300 MW) preferred supplier agreement. State-of-the-art SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines will be deployed and serviced by Siemens Gamesa for the three projects. The strong collaboration between Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and customer … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa confirmed as preferred supplier for full 1,044 MW Hai Long offshore wind power projects

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Renewables supplied only a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth

Wind energy and solar power need to be adopted more quickly to avoid fossil gas trap. An analysis of global electricity revealed that wind and solar showed resilient growth in 2020 despite the pandemic, forcing a record fall in global coal power. The Global Electricity Review (https://bit.ly/3nMqxBv) published by energy think tank Ember (www.Ember-climate.org) analysed … Continue reading Renewables supplied only a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth

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ACWA Power expands operation to Uzbekistan with wind farm deal

ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants in 13 countries, signed an implementation agreement with the Ministry of Investments & Foreign Trade and the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan for the development, construction and operation of a 1500 MW wind power project in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan. The … Continue reading ACWA Power expands operation to Uzbekistan with wind farm deal

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Using Wind Energy for Hydrogen Production

As a way to resolve wind curtailment, the integration of hydrogen fuel at a wind farm allows flexibility to shift production to best match the resource availability with its particular operational needs and market factors. As the world faces the environmental consequences of relying on traditional fossil fuels, people are turning to renewable energy sources. … Continue reading Using Wind Energy for Hydrogen Production

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Breakthrough for Equinor in Polish offshore wind energy

Today, Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) announced Equinor and Polenergia’s Ba?tyk II and Ba?tyk III projects were awarded contracts for difference (CfD) under the first phase of Poland’s offshore wind development scheme. The projects, with a combined potential capacity of 1440 MW, are among the first to secure offshore wind awards in Poland. “The CfD … Continue reading Breakthrough for Equinor in Polish offshore wind energy

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Vestas to deliver EnVentus wind turbines to a 404 MW wind power project in Finland

Vestas has been selected by Neoen to deliver a full EPC turnkey solution to the 404 MW Mutkalampi project in western Finland. Aside from responsibility for the project’s civil and electrical works, Vestas will also deliver its best-in-class EnVentus platform to the Mutkalampi project, its largest order yet in Europe for the turbine platform. This … Continue reading Vestas to deliver EnVentus wind turbines to a 404 MW wind power project in Finland

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Latvia has a lot of wind energy potential – it’s time to start using it

On 29 April WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at “WindWorks. Powering Latvia’s energy future” organised by the Latvian Wind Energy Association (LWEA), the Danish Embassy in Latvia and business technology platform BiSMART. Other speakers included the President of Latvia Egils Levits, EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson, Danish Energy Minister Dan Jørgensen and Latvian Minister for … Continue reading Latvia has a lot of wind energy potential – it’s time to start using it

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Recovery and resilience plans must double wind power

30 April was the deadline for EU Member States to submit their draft Recovery & Resilience Plans (RRPs) to the EU Commission for approval.  The Commission’s approval is necessary for Member States to access their share of the €673bn EU Recovery & Resilience Facility, the centrepiece of the EU’s post-COVID Recovery Plan. Almost half of … Continue reading Recovery and resilience plans must double wind power

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Acciona starts the Celada Fusión wind farm (48 MW)

The wind farm will require an investment of more than €45M and will start operations early next year. ACCIONA has started construction works on the Celada Fusión wind farm (48MW) in the Valles del Cerrato region, in Palencia (Spain). The project will require an investment of more than €45M and will commence operations in the … Continue reading Acciona starts the Celada Fusión wind farm (48 MW)

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Vestas wins first order for EnVentus wind turbines in Italy

Italian engineering and construction company SIMIC Spa has placed an order for 30 MW for the Fiurme Santo wind farm, which will be located in Porto Torres in Sardinia, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of five V162-6.0 MW wind turbines, as well as a 21-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service … Continue reading Vestas wins first order for EnVentus wind turbines in Italy

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