Category Archives: Wind Energy

Capital Energy and Shell sign an agreement to development of offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal

Capital Energy, a Spanish energy company created two decades ago and whose vocation is to become the first vertically integrated 100% renewable operator on the Iberian Peninsula, and Shell have signed an agreement to analyze the joint development of projects in the offshore wind energy sector in Spain and Portugal. Leveraging their complementary skills and … Continue reading Capital Energy and Shell sign an agreement to development of offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal

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Siemens Gamesa debuts the most powerful wind turbines in Brazil and aims at offshore wind

Siemens Gamesa has started to install a new generation of more powerful wind turbines for onshore wind power in Brazil, in an important step to increase its competitiveness in a key market for the manufacturer and position itself for the development of the offshore wind market.Brazil will be the first country in the world to … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa debuts the most powerful wind turbines in Brazil and aims at offshore wind

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California unveils ambitious set of offshore wind targets

California’s energy regulator has unveiled an ambitious set of offshore wind targets as part of a broader statewide push to make electricity 100 percent renewable by 2045. Approximately 3 gigawatts of offshore wind should be powering the state’s grid by 2030 — enough to power about 3 million average homes in the state, the California … Continue reading California unveils ambitious set of offshore wind targets

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New Dutch offshore wind energy auctions focus heavily on non-price criteria

The Netherlands are about to close the bidding in their latest offshore wind auction – for the Hollandse Kust West site. There are two different areas up for auction with a total 1.5 GW of capacity. The auction makes extensive use of non-price criteria. It’s by some distance the most advanced use of non-price criteria … Continue reading New Dutch offshore wind energy auctions focus heavily on non-price criteria

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Iberdrola builds 1,800 new MW of renewable energy in the US

The company, the country’s leading offshore company, continues to make progress in the construction of Vineyard Wind 1. The group’s CO2 emissions in the United States are 6.5 times lower than the average for utilities. Iberdrola continues to make progress in its commitment to the development of renewable energies in the United States. At the … Continue reading Iberdrola builds 1,800 new MW of renewable energy in the US

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Acciona Energía starts building Australia’s largest wind farm (1,026MW)

ACCIONA Energía has begun the construction of the MacIntyre complex, the largest wind farm in Australia, with a total capacity of 1,026MW and an associated investment of AU$2 billion (€1.3 billion). The MacIntyre complex consists of two wind farms: MacIntyre (923MW), owned by ACCIONA Energía (70%) and Ark Energy (30%), where the construction works have … Continue reading Acciona Energía starts building Australia’s largest wind farm (1,026MW)

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Wind power advances in Quang Tri in Vietnam

The attraction of investments in renewable energies, in general, and wind energy, in particular, constitutes a priority policy of the Central Vietnamese province of Quang Tri, with the aim of turning this town into an energy pole in the region by 2030.The western mountainous area of ??the province is becoming the head of wind energy … Continue reading Wind power advances in Quang Tri in Vietnam

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wpd to Sell Offshore Wind Business to Global Infrastructure Partners

Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”), a leading independent infrastructure investor, and wpd AG (“wpd”), a leading project developer and independent renewables power producer (IRPP) for onshore wind, offshore wind and solar, are pleased to announce that they have signed definitive agreements for GIP to acquire 100% of wpd offshore GmbH (“wpd offshore”), the offshore wind business … Continue reading wpd to Sell Offshore Wind Business to Global Infrastructure Partners

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Hong Kong could get first offshore wind farm in 2027

HK Electric reveals plan to build 600-hectare wind farm, consisting of between 13 and 19 wind turbines, about 4km southwest off Lamma Island. Wind farm would reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 284,000 tonnes annually, equal to the yearly carbon absorption of about 6,000 trees. Hong Kong could get its first offshore wind farm in 2027, … Continue reading Hong Kong could get first offshore wind farm in 2027

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GE Renewable Energy announces minority investment in COBOD International

Investment will give GE Renewable Energy additional access to COBOD’s unique 3D printing technology. Builds on cooperation in place since 2019.COBOD is providing GE Renewable Energy largest 3D concrete printer in world for use at R&D facility researching ways to print wind turbine towers onsite at wind farms. GE Renewable Energy today announced a minority … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces minority investment in COBOD International

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Nordex postpones the publication of its report for the first quarter of 2022

Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) is expected to publish its first quarterly report for 2022 in mid-June. The publication of the quarterly report was originally scheduled for 12 May 2022. The reason for the postponement is a cybersecurity incident. Upon noticing this on 31 March 2022, Nordex implemented appropriate security protocols and shut down IT systems … Continue reading Nordex postpones the publication of its report for the first quarter of 2022

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EolMed partnership makes FID for 30MW French floating wind farm

The EolMed partnership, comprising Qair, TotalEnergies and BW Ideol, has made the final investment decision (FID) for its 30MW offshore floating wind development. BW Ideol is a leading fully integrated platform in floating offshore wind with more than 10 years of experience from design, execution and development of floating wind projects based on Ideol S.A.’s … Continue reading EolMed partnership makes FID for 30MW French floating wind farm

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Vestas secures 81 MW order to expand the Llano wind complex in Argentina

Vestas has received an order from Aluar Aluminio Argentino S.A.I.C for the 81 MW Llano IV Wind Farm in the province of Chubut in Argentina. The project will feature 18 V150-4.5 MW which Vestas will supply and install. Upon completion, Vestas will also deliver a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. This agreement will optimise … Continue reading Vestas secures 81 MW order to expand the Llano wind complex in Argentina

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Statkraft supplies wind power for ZF sites

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, supplies ZF with a total of 250 gigawatt hours of wind power for its plants and office locations in Germany. The wind power purchase agreement (PPA) supports the automotive supplier on its way to switching all locations to 100 percent green power by 2030. As part of a … Continue reading Statkraft supplies wind power for ZF sites

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Siemens Gamesa speeds up measures to stabilize business

Siemens Gamesa ended a complex second quarter that continued to be marked by volatile market dynamics and by the challenges posed by the ramp-up of the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform, which was more complex than initially envisaged. The company has already implemented a number of actions to urgently address the short-term headwinds and stabilize the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa speeds up measures to stabilize business

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Vestas partners with Pan American Energy to build a 423 MW wind farm in Brazil

Pan American Energy Energias Renováveis has signed an agreement with Vestas for the supply and installation of 94 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines for the Novo Horizonte wind park in the state of Bahia, Brazil. “Vestas is pleased to further grow the partnership with Pan American Energy and support their expansion in Latin America with this … Continue reading Vestas partners with Pan American Energy to build a 423 MW wind farm in Brazil

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TSOs, HVDC technology suppliers and the wind industry join forces to build the DC grid of the future

On Monday 2 May transmission system operators, technology providers and the wind industry came together to formally launch the READY4DC project. READY4DC will create a community of experts to work out recommendations on how to plan and build an interoperable and expandable direct current grid in Europe. The project is supported by the European Union’s … Continue reading TSOs, HVDC technology suppliers and the wind industry join forces to build the DC grid of the future

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Additional panel speakers announced for CLEANPOWER 2022

The American Clean Power Association has announced additional panels at CLEANPOWER 2022, the nation’s preeminent renewable energy conference. CLEANPOWER will again bring together the industry’s thought leaders and decision makers to discuss and showcase the most important issues facing the energy industry today.  With a focus on “Building the Clean Energy Economy,” the conference will … Continue reading Additional panel speakers announced for CLEANPOWER 2022

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Siemens Gamesa appoints Tim Dawidowsky as Chief Operating Officer

Siemens Gamesa has today appointed Tim Dawidowsky as its Chief Operating Officer. Dawidowsky, who has been a member of the Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa since 2020, joins the company on May 5 from Siemens Energy where he was serving as Senior Vice President, Project Excellence. In a career spanning more than 28 years … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa appoints Tim Dawidowsky as Chief Operating Officer

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GE and HSM Offshore Energy sign MoU for AC offshore wind substation projects

To respond to the increasing demand for turnkey delivery of offshore high-voltage substations in the rapidly growing offshore wind market, GE’s Grid Solutions business, a global power industry systems provider, and EPCIC (turnkey) platform and modules builder HSM Offshore Energy announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner on further … Continue reading GE and HSM Offshore Energy sign MoU for AC offshore wind substation projects

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