Category Archives: Wind Energy

A new global standard for energy at low wind sites; the SG 4.7-155 wind turbine gears up for launch

The latest addition to the Siemens Gamesa 4.X platform will have a 155-meter rotor, optimizing energy production at low wind sites Siemens Gamesa has added a new turbine to its 4.X platform, the SG 4.7-155, combining the company’s expertise and track-record in the 4 MW segment with a 155-meter rotor and state of the art … Continue reading A new global standard for energy at low wind sites; the SG 4.7-155 wind turbine gears up for launch

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Nordex receives order for 302 MW wind power in the US

The Nordex Group has received another large order for the N149/4.0-4.5 from the Delta4000 series. A wind farm developer has placed an order with the Nordex Group for 63 wind turbines for a project in the United States. The project and customer are undisclosed. In the summer of 2021 the Nordex Group will be starting … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 302 MW wind power in the US

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First ever V164-9.5 MW wind turbine installed on a floating wind energy project

MHI Vestas has now installed the first V164 9.5 MW wind turbine, the most powerful wind turbine in use at a floating wind power plant, at the installation harbour for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm. Today, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MHI Vestas) has furthered its leading position in floating offshore wind, installing the largest … Continue reading First ever V164-9.5 MW wind turbine installed on a floating wind energy project

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Honoring America’s wind workforce veterans this Veterans Day

Dedication.  Teamwork.  Honor. Commitment to Service. Discipline. Leadership. These are all qualities and skills that are representative of the men and women serving the United States military. The unique skills that veterans bring to the table as they transition into civilian life are ideal for a career in wind. Developing, building, and operating land-based and … Continue reading Honoring America’s wind workforce veterans this Veterans Day

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RWE’s innovative electrolysis project Eemshydrogen enters next phase

RWE is developing Eemshydrogen, an innovative project for green hydrogen production at Eemshaven, to demonstrate the feasibility of an integrated hydrogen value chain with vast scaling potential. To contribute to the economic viability of the project, RWE has now signed a letter of intent with OCI N.V.’s production facility BioMCN on the supply of green … Continue reading RWE’s innovative electrolysis project Eemshydrogen enters next phase

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Triple investment in wind energy, solar thermal and photovoltaic energy to reach the climate goal

Global renewable energy investment increased between 2013 and 2018, reaching its peak at USD 351 billion in 2017, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Climate Policy Initiative (CPI).” The 2020 edition of Global Landscape of Renewable Energy Finance highlights however, that while a cumulative USD 1.8 trillion were … Continue reading Triple investment in wind energy, solar thermal and photovoltaic energy to reach the climate goal

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WindTV – Bringing the latest in wind energy to a screen near you!

With this year’s switch to the virtual sphere, WindEurope has put together a new platform for WindEnergy Hamburg on 1-4 December: WindTV. WindTV combines information and entertainment. It’ll give you all the latest market and technological developments. But there will also be fresh and challenging formats, including business news, interviews, explainers and a whole range of other … Continue reading WindTV – Bringing the latest in wind energy to a screen near you!

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Ørsted and bp to develop renewable hydrogen project in Germany

Ørsted and bp have agreed to jointly develop a potential large-scale renewable hydrogen project at bp’s Lingen Refinery in North West Germany (Emsland). The project, which is expected to be operational in 2024, will comprise a 50 Megawatt (MW) electrolyser system capable of generating one ton of renewable hydrogen per hour or almost 9,000 tonnes … Continue reading Ørsted and bp to develop renewable hydrogen project in Germany

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Closing the Energy Transformation Investment Gap

The energy transformation is unstoppable. Renewable energy capacity additions have consistently outpaced the growth of traditional forms of energy over much of the last decade and in what has been dubbed the ‘decade of action’ the next 10 years are poised to be even more transformational. They will need to be.  To put the world … Continue reading Closing the Energy Transformation Investment Gap

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New DNV GL class rules for floating offshore wind energy expands industry horizon

As the first successful pilots transition into the first commercial projects, floating offshore wind is opening up new vistas to offshore wind generation. To help expand the segment, DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, has released the first integrated rule set for floating offshore wind structures (DNVGL-RU-OU-0512). The rules provide both new entrants and … Continue reading New DNV GL class rules for floating offshore wind energy expands industry horizon

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Nordex Group reintroduces guidance for 2020 with sales of around EUR 4.4 billion

Nordex SE (ISIN DE000A0D6554) today presented new guidance for the current 2020 financial year as well as preliminary figures for the first three quarters of 2020. The third quarter was still significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. However, the Group is expecting a positive development starting 2021 and is aiming by way of a strategic … Continue reading Nordex Group reintroduces guidance for 2020 with sales of around EUR 4.4 billion

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IRENA drives UN Climate Action Pathway on Energy

2020 was meant to be the “year of climate action,” with more ambitious national climate plans due under the Paris Agreement. While 2020 has so far brought loss and uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic being the most urgent threat today, it cannot be forgotten that climate change remains the biggest long-term threat to humanity and … Continue reading IRENA drives UN Climate Action Pathway on Energy

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5 wind turbines installed on 50-megawatt wind farm in Kostanay, Kazakhstan

Workers install a wind turbine at the construction site of a wind farm in Kostanay, Kazakhstan, Oct. 30, 2020. Five wind turbines have been installed on a 50-megawatt wind farm in northwest Kazakhstan’s Kostanay Region. The wind farm, built and run by Chinese green power developer Universal Energy, began construction in September 2019, and is … Continue reading 5 wind turbines installed on 50-megawatt wind farm in Kostanay, Kazakhstan

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American Wind Industry Congratulates President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

The President-elect and his team have laid out?an ambitious, comprehensive approach to energy policy that recognizes renewable energy’s ability to grow America’s economy and create a cleaner environment, while keeping electricity costs low and combating the threat of climate change.“American wind power congratulates President-elect Biden on his victory. We look forward to collaborating with his … Continue reading American Wind Industry Congratulates President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

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30 MW to be added to Iran’s wind power generation capacity by Mar. 2021

Mohammad Satakin, who heads Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (SATBA), has said that 30 megawatts (MW) will be added to the country’s wind power generation capacity by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2021). The capacity of the country’s wind power plants reached 302.82 MW in the previous Iranian … Continue reading 30 MW to be added to Iran’s wind power generation capacity by Mar. 2021

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RWE’s innovative electrolysis project Eemshydrogen enters next phase

RWE is developing Eemshydrogen, an innovative project for green hydrogen production at Eemshaven, to demonstrate the feasibility of an integrated hydrogen value chain with vast scaling potential. To contribute to the economic viability of the project, RWE has now signed a letter of intent with OCI N.V.’s production facility BioMCN on the supply of green … Continue reading RWE’s innovative electrolysis project Eemshydrogen enters next phase

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Vestas has signed a conditional agreement for a project in Latin America with a capacity above Vestas’ defined announcement threshold

Vestas has signed a conditional agreement for a wind power project in Latin America with a total capacity above Vestas defined announcement threshold of 500 MW. If and when the project translates into a firm and unconditional order according to Vestas’ definition, the company will disclose a company announcement about this.

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Final permit granted for first onshore wind farm in Virginia

Giant wind turbines could soon be spinning atop a Botetourt County mountain, marking the state’s first use of onshore wind energy. A permit for the long-delayed wind farm was recently approved by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, according to Apex Clean Energy, which plans to build up to 22 turbines as tall as 680 … Continue reading Final permit granted for first onshore wind farm in Virginia

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Wind power in Poland, Vestas wind turbines for 27 MW wind farm

Vestas’ long-term customer Polenergia Farma Wiatrowa Debice/Kostomloty Sp.z.o.o. was able to secure a 27 MW wind farm from Poland’s technology-neutral energy auction in December 2019 with a customised wind energy solution developed by Vestas. The site-specific solution comprises nine V136-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.0 MW Power Optimised Mode on 122m towers as well as … Continue reading Wind power in Poland, Vestas wind turbines for 27 MW wind farm

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Mainstream to co-develop a 500 MW offshore wind energy project in Ben Tre province, Vietnam

Mainstream Renewable Power has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Vietnamese company Advance Information Technologies Corporation (AIT), a specialist in providing EPC services to power projects and a strong local developer of renewable energy projects, to co-develop a 500MW offshore wind power project in Ben Tre province, Vietnam. The wind farm received the requisite site survey … Continue reading Mainstream to co-develop a 500 MW offshore wind energy project in Ben Tre province, Vietnam

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