Category Archives: wind energy

Wind energy in Asturias (Spain): Two companies request the installation of nine wind farms

Merybal Construcciones y Contratas and Green Capital Power aim to build wind farm facilities with a total wind power of 191 megawatts. Merybal Construcciones y Contratas and Green Capital Power have submitted applications for the installation of nine wind farms with a total power of more than 191 megawatts (MW) in eight Asturian municipalities. These … Continue reading Wind energy in Asturias (Spain): Two companies request the installation of nine wind farms

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Mexico will have 10 more wind power plants at the end of 2019

Mexico will have 10 wind power plants that will produce electricity with the additional wind at the end of this year, the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE) said. “There are 10 wind farm plants in multiple states. There are several in Tamaulipas. Yucatan will start with another project, ”said the president of the renewable agency, … Continue reading Mexico will have 10 more wind power plants at the end of 2019

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Wind energy in Canada: Goldwind’s wind turbines for a wind farm

Goldwind, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd., announced it has secured a firm wind turbine supply order from Potentia Renewables Inc. (“Potentia Renewables”), a Toronto-based developer, owner, and operator of renewable energy assets. At a ground breaking ceremony, Potentia Renewables’s CEO Jeff Jenner announced plans for the 200-megawatt (MW) Golden … Continue reading Wind energy in Canada: Goldwind’s wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power, potential in Cuba

The execution of 13 projects, added to the four experimentally constructed wind farms, show the progress made in Camagüey, which aims to expand the exploitation of wind energy. Cuba, which has high hopes for renewable resources, ecological and economic roads in times of strong US commercial blockade, aims to have 20 percent of its electricity … Continue reading Wind power, potential in Cuba

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Wind energy in Argentina: YPF wind farm

It is a wind farm with 45 wind turbines that will generate renewable and efficient energy that will serve to supply the equivalent of 228,000 homes. US $ 200 million will be invested. The expansion of YPF towards different businesses, in order to provide new products and energy services to its customers, now has one … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: YPF wind farm

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Time now running out for a large share of Europe’s installed wind energy capacity

There is a major challenge confronting European wind energy – and it is a challenge the industry and policy-makers must face before it is too late. Back in 2000, wind power accounted for only 12 GW of power in Europe. Since then, the industry has spent years growing, maturing, and becoming one of the great … Continue reading Time now running out for a large share of Europe’s installed wind energy capacity

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NBT starts building second phase of Zofia wind farm in Zaporizhia region

Azovpromenergo LLC has started building of the second phase of Zofia wind farm with a 300 MW capacity in Yakymivsky district of Zaporizhia region, an announcement on the Environmental Impact Assessment Register. Within the framework of the project, it is planned to set up nearly 72 wind turbines with a capacity from 4,500 MW and … Continue reading NBT starts building second phase of Zofia wind farm in Zaporizhia region

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Soc Trang attracts investments for wind energy development in Vietnan

This South Vietnamese province in the Mekong Delta attracted in the first seven months of the year investments to boost seven renewable energy projects, including four in wind energy. With a coastline of 72 kilometers and an average wind speed of 6 to 6.4 meters per second, Soc Trang has great potential in the development … Continue reading Soc Trang attracts investments for wind energy development in Vietnan

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Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) of power from renewable energy sources such as wind power, solar, tidal, and geothermal

Air pollution is worsening in Jakarta and West Java, while tens of millions of people experienced a day-long blackout earlier this month after gas-powered electricity generators failed and significant proportions of eastern Indonesia have do not have reliable power supplies. So why does Indonesia remain so reliant on fossil fuels? For an archipelago as large … Continue reading Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) of power from renewable energy sources such as wind power, solar, tidal, and geothermal

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China to take lead in wind power and solar energy

China has come to dominate worldwide solar and wind energy generation, in terms of both its own capacity and its companies’ share of global markets, leaving previous powerhouses — particularly the U.S. and Japan — to play catch-up. In an office building in Shanghai, dozens of workers employed by Envision Group, the world’s fifth-largest wind … Continue reading China to take lead in wind power and solar energy

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Bío Bío will be a leader in wind energy in Chile in 2021

The province of Bío Bío is projected as a leader in wind energy in 2021. The portfolio seremi stressed that the energy produced in the area has increased by 100% since 2015. The drop in energy costs such as wind caused an increase in the number of projects of this type in the area. The … Continue reading Bío Bío will be a leader in wind energy in Chile in 2021

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Colombia develops 12 wind energy projects

There are more than 420 renewable energy projects that already have the guarantee of the Upme. The renewable energy market is becoming stronger in the country. Of the 613 non-protocol projects that have been registered since 2016, there are already at least 425 initiatives that have the endorsement of the Mining-Energy Planning Unit (Upme), the … Continue reading Colombia develops 12 wind energy projects

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Senator Boozman Visits LM Wind Power Production Plant in Recognition of American Wind Week

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, visited the LM Wind Power Little Rock plant on Wednesday to watch production of the giant turbine blades that drive wind farms throughout the region. The plant is an example of the good manufacturing jobs that wind power is bringing … Continue reading Senator Boozman Visits LM Wind Power Production Plant in Recognition of American Wind Week

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E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

E.ON announced today its largest single-phase project to date, the 440 megawatt (MW) onshore windfarm, Big Raymond. The development is located in Willacy, Cameron and Hidalgo counties. The project benefits from a 12-year power purchase agreement with Austin Energy for 200 MW. “We’re thrilled to partner with another renewable energy leader in Texas in Austin … Continue reading E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

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#AmericanWindWeek: Wind power’s opportunity for veterans

Welcome to Day 4 of #AmericanWindWeek! Today, we’re saluting the many veterans who play an integral role in wind energy’s American success story. Wind is powering career opportunities for the men and women who serve our country. Our country’s brave servicemen and women make us proud. Many of them selflessly enlisted in the armed forces … Continue reading #AmericanWindWeek: Wind power’s opportunity for veterans

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Vestas reached orders for 5,696 megawatts of wind power

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems presented a net profit in the first half of 115 million euros, 60% less year-on-year. Net operating profit (ebit) was reduced by 56% to 171 million. The turnover between January and June amounted to 3,851 million, which represents a 2.6% drop compared to the same period of 2018. The … Continue reading Vestas reached orders for 5,696 megawatts of wind power

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International companies entering the Chinese wind power market

Azure International is a China-based research, engineering and investment firm focused on sustainable energy solutions for private companies and government organizations.  In this edition, we are honoured to hear from Hubert Beaumont, Director of Engineering and Sourcing at Azure International. He is experienced with development and assessment of renewable energy projects , drafting, negotiating and implementing partnership … Continue reading International companies entering the Chinese wind power market

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Plasencia processes two wind power plants

The City Council of Plasencia is processing the installation of two new wind farms and two photovoltaic solar power plants. One of the wind farms will be the so-called “Merengue 2” wind farm by Naturgy. It will have 15 wind turbines and a power of 50 megawatts (MW). This wind farm complements the first one … Continue reading Plasencia processes two wind power plants

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Europe has space for enough wind turbines to power the entire world

Europe has enough space to create millions of wind turbines that could power the entire world until 2050, according to a new scientific analysis.  An international team of researchers say there is 4.9 million square kilometres of land – 46 per cent of Europe’s total land – that would be suitable for wind turbines, according to the paper published in Energy … Continue reading Europe has space for enough wind turbines to power the entire world

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Suzlon announces Q1 FY20 results

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its first quarter results for financial year 2019-20 (Q1 FY20). J. P. Chalasani, Group CEO, said, “We continue to witness sectoral slowdown, owing to the prolonged industry transition to the bidding regime and policy uncertainty in few states. On the positive side, tariffs are stabilizing and … Continue reading Suzlon announces Q1 FY20 results

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