Category Archives: wind energy

ENERCON installs E-138 EP3 E2 wind turbine prototype

Installation at Janneby site went smoothly despite coronavirus crisis ENERCON has successfully installed the first prototype of the E-138 EP3 E2. Despite the difficult conditions brought about by the coronavirus crisis, installation at the Janneby site in Schleswig-Holstein ran smoothly the past few days. The E2’s nominal power is increased from 3.5 to 4.2 MW … Continue reading ENERCON installs E-138 EP3 E2 wind turbine prototype

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Vestas secures fourth intertidal wind energy project in Vietnam

Maintaining its successful momentum with 200 MW order intake in Vietnam last year, Vestas has now secured its fourth intertidal project in the country with a 29 MW order with Sigma Engineering Joint Stock Company. The Ben Tre V1-3 wind power project will be located in Ba Tri District of Ben Tre Province in the … Continue reading Vestas secures fourth intertidal wind energy project in Vietnam

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ENI starts production at Kazakhstan’s Badamsha wind farm

Italian energy major ENI said on March 26 the company, through its local renewable subsidiary ArmWind LLP, started the commercial production of the Badamsha Wind Farm located in North-West Kazakhstan, in the Aktobe Region. According to ENI, Badamsha wind farm has a capacity of 48 MW and will provide the region with an annual power … Continue reading ENI starts production at Kazakhstan’s Badamsha wind farm

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96 percent of Europe’s wind turbine factories continue to operate

96 percent of Europe’s wind turbine and component manufacturing factories continue to operate, WindEurope said. Currently, only seven wind energy manufacturing sites are closed, according to WindEurope. All of them are located in Spain and Italy, the countries with the strictest lockdown regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Spain the closed factories are … Continue reading 96 percent of Europe’s wind turbine factories continue to operate

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on The COVID-19 Phase Three Stimulus Bill

“Congress took unprecedented steps today to protect Americans’ health and safety and strengthen the economy as we navigate the COVID-19 crisis. We applaud its efforts and appreciate its consideration of clean energy in this early stimulus. The wind energy industry’s top priority remains focused only on addressing the disruptions caused by COVID-19 by ensuring the … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Statement on The COVID-19 Phase Three Stimulus Bill

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Solar and wind energy in Uganda

The Ugandan government recently reached an agreement with Hussain bin Jassim Al-Nowais, head of Amea Power, an independent power producer (IPP) based in the United Arab Emirates. The IPP wants to build four solar and wind farms in two regions in Uganda. New renewable energy projects will be implemented in Uganda. It is the promise … Continue reading Solar and wind energy in Uganda

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Wind power in Poland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 68 MW wind farm

Through working closely with our customer to optimise their wind energy projects for competitive auctions, Vestas has secured a 68 MW order for three projects in Poland. Awarded at the Polish wind-solar-energy auction, in December 2019, the projects attest to the increasing competitiveness of wind energy. To secure these projects, located in northern and western … Continue reading Wind power in Poland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 68 MW wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa supplies wind turbines to Vietnam’s wind energy

The company will install 25 SG 4.5-145 model wind turbines at the Hoa Thang 1.2 wind farm, one of the largest in the country. The agreement also includes operation and maintenance services for ten years. Vietnam’s renewable market has great potential, as the government has set out to develop 6 GW of wind power capacity … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa supplies wind turbines to Vietnam’s wind energy

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Battery Storage Paves Way for a Renewable-powered Future

Battery storage systems are emerging as one of the key solutions to effectively integrate high shares of solar and wind renewables in power systems worldwide. A recent analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) illustrates how electricity storage technologies can be used for a variety of applications in the power sector, from e-mobility and … Continue reading Battery Storage Paves Way for a Renewable-powered Future

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Wind energy in Australia, Acciona wind power complex of 1,026 MW

The wind farm project will begin construction in mid-2021 and will require an investment of € 1 billion (AU $ 1.96 billion) in three years, mainly in 2022 and 2023.The company will own 926 MW and build 100 MW for CleanCo, Queensland’s renewable public utility.CleanCo will buy from ACCIONA the annual production of 400 MW … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia, Acciona wind power complex of 1,026 MW

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Renewable energies for zero-emissions hydrogen

A sustainable future can also come from the production of zero-emissions hydrogen thanks to electrolysis powered by energy from renewable resources. Producing hydrogen cheaply and greenly is the challenge we’re taking on to exploit the most abundant element in the universe to decarbonize hard to abate sectors. To win this challenge, Enel has decided yet … Continue reading Renewable energies for zero-emissions hydrogen

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EDP Renewables completes 50 MW Texas wind farm

Construction was recently completed at EDP Renewables’ Los Mirasoles II Wind Farm, located in Hidalgo and Starr Counties, approximately 25 miles from Edinburg. This second phase of the Los Mirasoles Wind Farm adds 50 MW of clean energy to the Rio Grande Valley area, and combined with the 250-MW first phase of Los Mirasoles, totals … Continue reading EDP Renewables completes 50 MW Texas wind farm

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Ayala signs deal for wind turbines in Vietnam wind power project

AC Energy of the Ayala group and its Singaporean partner The Blue Circle have inked a deal with American firm GE for the supply of turbines for their 40- megawatt second phase Mui Ne wind farm power project in Binh Thuan province in Vietnam. In a statement to the media, the Ayala firm indicated that … Continue reading Ayala signs deal for wind turbines in Vietnam wind power project

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Over 60 GW of wind energy capacity installed in 2019, the second-biggest year in history

GWEC calls on governments to ensure regulation is fit for purpose and “look beyond LCOE”, in order to accelerate growth of wind power and meet climate targets. GWEC has published the 15th edition of its flagship Global Wind Report, which finds that 60.4 GW of wind energy capacity was installed globally in 2019, a 19 … Continue reading Over 60 GW of wind energy capacity installed in 2019, the second-biggest year in history

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Siemens Gamesa and Coronavirus

As we confront the global spread of COVID-19, the overwhelming priority of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is to safeguard the wellbeing of our employees, their families and the wider communities in which we operate. Since the first awareness of the Coronavirus we have taken all necessary precautionary measures to minimize the spread of the disease … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa and Coronavirus

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Wind power in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 50 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 50 MW order in China from customer TBEA for its Wanghaotun wind energy project in Shandong province. The order includes supply of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines delivered in 2.4 MW Power Optimised Mode as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 4000(AOM 4000) service agreement. Deliveries are expected to begin in … Continue reading Wind power in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 50 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Norway, Nordex wind turbines for 400 MW wind farm

Nordex has received a large order for 400 MW from Norway using wind turbines in the 5 MW+ class. The Nordex Group will supply and install 72 N149/5.X wind turbines, with 105 meter steel towers, at the “Øyfjellet” wind farm for a German investor. Following completion of the wind power project in autumn 2021, the … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway, Nordex wind turbines for 400 MW wind farm

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EU Climate Law: Europe must chart a path to a 100% renewables future

With the EU Climate Law, the European Commission proposes to enshrine in legislation the goal of achieving climate neutrality by 2050. The European Commission kick-started this process in November 2018 with its “Clean Planet for all” communication. But even the most ambitious decarbonisation scenarios set out in this communication are not based on 100% renewables. … Continue reading EU Climate Law: Europe must chart a path to a 100% renewables future

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Vestas secures 47 MW wind energy order in the UK

Vestas has secured a 47 MW wind power project in Northern Ireland from ERG, one of the leading wind energy operators in the European market, that will feature 13 V112-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode to maximise energy production and deliver a competitive cost of energy. This order continues last year’s positive … Continue reading Vestas secures 47 MW wind energy order in the UK

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India announces 4 gigawatts of solar, wind energy

India’s Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued two big tenders offering a total of 4 gigawatts solar and wind energy capacity. SECI has offered 2 gigawatts of capacity under the ninth edition of national-level solar power auctions. Developers participating in this tender will be free to set up projects at the location of … Continue reading India announces 4 gigawatts of solar, wind energy

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