Category Archives: wind energy

Suzlon bags 226.8 MW wind power project order in Andhra Pradesh

Suzlon has entered into an exclusive Supply and Installation Agreement (SIA) and Engineering and Construction of the project. The company would also be responsible for operation and maintenance services with dedicated life cycle asset management services for an initial period of 10 years. “The project has the potential to provide power to over 1,20,000 households … Continue reading Suzlon bags 226.8 MW wind power project order in Andhra Pradesh

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Renewable Energy Is Now Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

In addition to being a cleaner alternative, wind and solar power is now becoming a viable investment for individuals and companies. Sources of renewable and clean energy such as solar and wind power are now cheaper than heavily polluting fossil fuels in dozens of countries, according to a recent report by the World Economic Forum. … Continue reading Renewable Energy Is Now Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels

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Vestas receives 300 MW order in the USA

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the USA comprising 150 V110-2.0 MW turbines, totalling 300 MW. Additional information about the project: Customer: Undisclosed at the customer’s request Project name: Undisclosed at the customer’s request Location/Country: USA Number of MW: 300 MW Number of turbines/turbine type 150 x V110-2.0 MW turbines Contract type: … Continue reading Vestas receives 300 MW order in the USA

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New record for Scots wind energy

New wind power records have been set in Scotland, it has been revealed . The country set two new wind power records at the end of December, according to data released today by WWF Scotland. It found wind turbines in Scotland generated power equivalent to all of the nation’s electricity needs for a record four straight … Continue reading New record for Scots wind energy

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Enhanced national security, billions a year for consumers, possible with improved transmission infrastructure

A new study from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) finds upgrades and additions to America’s transmission infrastructure create a more resilient grid, while delivering low-cost wind energy from Mountain states. This would provide $2.3 to $3.4 billion a year in consumer savings, paying for the cost of the transmission lines in under five years. … Continue reading Enhanced national security, billions a year for consumers, possible with improved transmission infrastructure

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State renewable policies create benefits we all want

Stronger state renewable portfolio standards (RPS) were a common trend in 2016, with state lawmakers from Rhode Island to Oregon voting to increase their states’ share of renewable energy. There’s a good reason why so of them are choosing these policies: they create large net consumer, employment, health, and environmental benefits, according to a new … Continue reading State renewable policies create benefits we all want

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DOE Annual Energy Outlook projects doubling of wind energy

There’s good news from the Department of Energy (DOE) today. DOE’s annual report projecting the future of energy in America shows wind power capacity will double from 76 gigawatts (GW) today to 152 GW by the year 2023. Wind continues to grow Turbines that can reach stronger, steadier winds mean increased productivity as wind generation … Continue reading DOE Annual Energy Outlook projects doubling of wind energy

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Netherlands trains now running on 100 percent wind power

A country that’s used wind mills since the Middle Ages has begun harnessing the power of wind to bring its transportation system into the future. In a world first, Dutch railway company NS now runs all of its passenger trains on 100 percent wind energy. Roughly 600,000 people ride NS trains every day, and as … Continue reading Netherlands trains now running on 100 percent wind power

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Gujarat to sign MoU for India’s 1st 500 MW offshore wind energy project

In order to set up India’s first offshore wind power project — having a total installed capacity of 500 MW — Gujarat government will be signing an MoU with a Rajasthan-based company during the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Summit where over an estimated Rs 70,000 crore worth of deals are expected to be inked in the … Continue reading Gujarat to sign MoU for India’s 1st 500 MW offshore wind energy project

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Chinese government is to invest US$101 billion in new wind power

The Chinese government is to invest US$101 billion in new wind power and infrastructure by 2020, a strategy that is expected to drive significant breakbulk demand in the sector. The investment is part of a total US$361 billion earmarked for renewable infrastructure in the country by the National Energy Administration, or NEA, in line with … Continue reading Chinese government is to invest US$101 billion in new wind power

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Wind power AREVA sells its stake to Gamesa

Following on from the agreement signed with Gamesa on June 17, 2016, AREVA’s stake in Adwen was sold today. Gamesa is thus taking over AREVA’s offshore wind activities. This sale is part of the transformation plan undertaken by AREVA to refocus its business on nuclear fuel cycle activities. Commitments made as part of the tender … Continue reading Wind power AREVA sells its stake to Gamesa

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Suzlon secures 105 MW wind energy order from Axis Energy Group

Wind energy company Suzlon Today said it has won a 105 Megwatt wind power project from Hyderabad based Axis Energy Group. Axis Energy Ventures India Private Limited is the flag ship company of the Axis Energy Group and the project is being undertaken by a Special Purpose Vehicle – Axis Wind Farms (Anantapur) Pvt Ltd. … Continue reading Suzlon secures 105 MW wind energy order from Axis Energy Group

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Wind power and wildlife thrive together

National Bird Day is today and it offers a good chance to share the positive story about wind energy and birds. Cleaner air, healthier habitats What do some of America’s most respected conservation groups think about wind power? “Audubon strongly supports properly sited wind power as a renewable energy source that helps reduce the threats … Continue reading Wind power and wildlife thrive together

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RES announces joint 3 GW wind energy development agreement

Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, engineering, construction, and operations of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas, is pleased to announce a joint development agreement with Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power, to develop and construct approximately 3,000 megawatts (MW) of wind power across 10 projects located in various … Continue reading RES announces joint 3 GW wind energy development agreement

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Enel Green Power completes first 200 MW of Cimarron Bend wind power plant in Kansas

Enel Green Power North America is closing out 2016 with the start of operations of the first 200 MW of the company’s largest wind power project in Enel Green Power’s global portfolio, the 400 MW Cimarron Bend wind project in Clark County, Kansas. Cimarron Bend, which began construction in April 2016, will further solidify EGPNA’s position … Continue reading Enel Green Power completes first 200 MW of Cimarron Bend wind power plant in Kansas

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Gov. Kasich ensures wind power has a future in Ohio

During the holidays Ohio Gov. John Kasich took an important step you might have missed: he vetoed a bill that would have made the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) voluntary for the next two years. That would have essentially frozen further renewable energy development in Ohio. Gov. Kasich said allowing the bill to become law … Continue reading Gov. Kasich ensures wind power has a future in Ohio

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Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. signs agreement to purchase power from wind farm expansion

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a division of MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU), announced it signed a 25-year agreement with a subsidiary of ALLETE Clean Energy (ACE) to purchase the power from a wind farm expansion in southwest North Dakota. The agreement also includes an option for Montana-Dakota to buy the project at the close of … Continue reading Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. signs agreement to purchase power from wind farm expansion

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Wind power in Argentina: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

With the award of two contracts for the construction of wind farms with a combined capacity of 148 megawatt, the Nordex Group has successfully entered the new growth market Argentina in December. 32 AW 125/3000 turbines are to be installed for the “La Castellana” project, while the “Archiras” project entails 15 turbines of the same … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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WindEurope appoints Pierre Tardieu as Chief Policy Officer

WindEurope has appointed Pierre Tardieu as Chief Policy Officer to succeed Kristian Ruby who has become Secretary General of Eurelectric.  He takes on the role with immediate effect. Tardieu has been at WindEurope – formerly the European Wind Energy Association – since 2011.  He has coordinated the Association’s advocacy on a number of issues including … Continue reading WindEurope appoints Pierre Tardieu as Chief Policy Officer

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Brazil’s Renova to sell Alto Sertao II wind farm

Brazil’s renewable power generation company Renova Energia SA is in talks to sell its wind farm Alto Sertao II to the Brazilian unit of AES Corp, known as AES Brasil, for 600 million reais to 700 million reais ($214 million). Units in Renova accelerated their rise after Reuters reported the deal. The unit, a blend … Continue reading Brazil’s Renova to sell Alto Sertao II wind farm

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