Category Archives: wind energy

AES Tietê signs the acquisition of 178 MW of wind power from J. Malucelli in Brazil

AES Tietê acquired for R $ 650 million from J. Malucelli Energia the total participation in the Brasventos Eolo wind farms (formerly King of the Winds 1), King of the Winds 3 and Miassaba 3, which make up the Ventus Wind Complex.The units have an installed capacity of 187 megawatts (MW), with 100% contracted operation … Continue reading AES Tietê signs the acquisition of 178 MW of wind power from J. Malucelli in Brazil

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Iberdrola wins the battle for Australian wind energy company Infigen

Iberdrola has obtained control of the renewable company Infigen. The Spanish energy company has reached a percentage of 52.75% of the capital two days before the end of the period of acceptance of the offer and deals the final blow in the battle that it has maintained with UAC Energy Holdings (UAC), a company controlled … Continue reading Iberdrola wins the battle for Australian wind energy company Infigen

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Solar, wind energy are best alternatives to fossil fuel in Oman

A study conducted by researchers of the Department of Geography, College of Arts and Social Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) has found that both solar radiation and wind are promising and substantial renewable energy alternatives to fossil fuel resources in Oman. The study entitled, ‘Exploring the potential of solar, tidal, and wind energy resources … Continue reading Solar, wind energy are best alternatives to fossil fuel in Oman

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Vestas first to reach 100 GW of wind turbines under service, paving the way for more sustainable, cost-competitive, and reliable energy

Renewables are on track to become the foundation of the global energy system, and the service of wind turbines is consequently playing an ever-increasing part in ensuring the sustainable, cost-competitive, and reliable energy supply we need to create a sustainable planet for future generations. With more than 100 GW of wind turbines under service, Vestas … Continue reading Vestas first to reach 100 GW of wind turbines under service, paving the way for more sustainable, cost-competitive, and reliable energy

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China poised to power huge growth in global offshore wind energy

The world’s offshore wind farm capacity could grow eightfold by the end of the decade powered by a clean energy surge led by China, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). A new industry report has revealed stronger than expected growth for the offshore wind industry, which could reach 234GW by 2030, from a … Continue reading China poised to power huge growth in global offshore wind energy

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China’s Wind Investment Strong Till 2022; SOEs Lead Solar Development

Fitch Ratings-Hong Kong/Shanghai-06 August 2020: Connection deadlines to secure wind-power subsidies are likely to boost investment by Chinese power generators (gencos) in 2020-2021, says Fitch Ratings. Meanwhile, state-owned gencos are set to lead greenfield solar development to diversify their fuel mix, which we expect will reverse the segment’s dominance by private gencos. The high investments … Continue reading China’s Wind Investment Strong Till 2022; SOEs Lead Solar Development

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Enerfín has 700 MW in wind energy projects in Brazil

Pioneer in wind power generation in Brazil, with the implementation of the first wind farms in Osório, in Rio Grande do Sul, since 2006, Enerfín, from the Spanish group Elecnor, is confident in the expansion of wind power and currently has more than 700 MW in wind projects at different stages of development.On Friday, the … Continue reading Enerfín has 700 MW in wind energy projects in Brazil

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GE Research Uses Summit Supercomputer for Groundbreaking Study on Wind Power

U.S. Department of Energy grants GE supercomputer access at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. GE Research will accelerate new advancements in wind power supporting renewable energy.Project insights will bolster the DOE’s leadership in exascale computing for clean power through collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). GE scientists have been authorized by the … Continue reading GE Research Uses Summit Supercomputer for Groundbreaking Study on Wind Power

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Goldwind to supply wind turbines for W.A. hybrid renewables project

Goldwind is set to supply turbines to a solar, wind, battery and gas hybrid project, being developed for the Western Australian town of Esperance that will meet half of the town’s electricity needs. Goldwind will supply the project with two 4.5 megawatt wind turbines, that will join 4 megawatts of solar generation capacity, a 5.5MW/1.9MWh … Continue reading Goldwind to supply wind turbines for W.A. hybrid renewables project

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Wind power generation in July reached 4,121 GWh with 17.1% of production in Spain

Wind energy generation with wind turbines in July reached 4,121 GWh, 19.8% more than the same period last year, and accounted for 17.1% of national production, according to data provided by Red Eléctrica de España ( REE). From January to July, wind farm production covered 20.8% of demand. REE has published the electricity demand corresponding … Continue reading Wind power generation in July reached 4,121 GWh with 17.1% of production in Spain

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First tender under new Irish support scheme awards 19 wind farms

Ireland’s Transmission System Operator EirGrid has reported the results of the first auction round under the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS-1). The RESS-1 auction system is comprised of three different auction pots: a first pot for solar projects only, a second pot is for community projects and a third pot, the so-called “general pot” … Continue reading First tender under new Irish support scheme awards 19 wind farms

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Vestas becomes first renewable energy manufacturer with verified climate targets in line with 1.5°C scenario

As a leading renewable energy company, Vestas is proud to announce that the Science Based Targets Initiative[1] (SBTi) has validated our greenhouse gas reduction targets and confirmed them as in line with the levels required to keep global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial temperatures, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement. Vestas is the first … Continue reading Vestas becomes first renewable energy manufacturer with verified climate targets in line with 1.5°C scenario

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AWEA’s September conferences go virtual

The Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment and Wind Project Siting and Environmental events have moved online. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today announced that the Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Conference and Wind Project Siting and Environmental Conference will be held virtually this September. AWEA is focused on reconstructing these events to … Continue reading AWEA’s September conferences go virtual

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Wind energy in Russia, NovaWind started the Marchenkovskaya wind farm in Rostov

JSC NovaWind, which belongs to the Rosatom Corporation, has started the construction of the Marchenkovskaya wind farm in the Rostov region. The total capacity of the future wind power plant will be 120 MW. 48 wind turbines with a capacity of 2.5 MW each will be installed, and on average their annual production is expected … Continue reading Wind energy in Russia, NovaWind started the Marchenkovskaya wind farm in Rostov

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Wind energy in Cuenca, ENDESA connects 51 MW wind farm

The 51 MW wind power plant, located in Motilla del Palancar and which will generate more than 144 GWh per year, has involved an investment of 57 million euros.Within the Endesa plan for the Creation of Social Value (CSV, Creating Shared Value) associated with the construction of this wind farm, actions have been proposed to … Continue reading Wind energy in Cuenca, ENDESA connects 51 MW wind farm

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Northeast generates 85% of Brazil’s wind energy

Northeast is a reference in the production of wind energy in Brazil. In the last year, approximately 89% of the energy consumed in the region came from wind turbines, with an average daily generation of 8,650 MW.These are the most recent data for a historical record of the power supply served by wind power. According … Continue reading Northeast generates 85% of Brazil’s wind energy

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Workforce investment key to wind power project’s success

In June, Virginia became the first state in the nation to stand offshore wind turbines in federal waters. And with its larger adjacent Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, Virginia is in line to be home to the nation’s largest project — bringing 2,600 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2026, enough to power more than … Continue reading Workforce investment key to wind power project’s success

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Banpu set to acquire $66 million wind farm in Vietnam

Banpu Pcl, a leading integrated energy solutions company in the Asia-Pacific, is acquiring the El Wind Mui Dinh Wind Farm, which marks a key milestone in the company’s long-term investment in Vietnam. The $66 million acquisition, subject to adjustments outlined in the sales and purchase agreement, was made through BRE Singapore Pte Ltd, an associate … Continue reading Banpu set to acquire $66 million wind farm in Vietnam

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EDP Renewables starts new 200 MW wind farm in US

Harvest Ridge Wind Farm is Generating Clean Energy in Douglas County, Illinois (USA). EDPR installed capacity is already supplying around 412,000 average homes in the state of Illinois, in addition to making a significant contribution to the local economy and environment. EDP Renewables (EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of … Continue reading EDP Renewables starts new 200 MW wind farm in US

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GE Renewable Energy selected to supply Cypress wind turbines for Murra Warra II wind farm in Australia

GE Renewable Energy to supply 38 Cypress 5.5-158 wind turbines.With a total capacity of 209 MW, the Murra Warra II wind farm will power the equivalent of more than 150,000 homes in Victoria with clean, renewable energy and create jobs for regional Victoria.Project scope encompasses EPC delivery of the complete wind farm and includes a … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy selected to supply Cypress wind turbines for Murra Warra II wind farm in Australia

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