Category Archives: wind energy

Ingeteam continues its international expansion

This global presence has been boosted with the opening of new subsidiaries in Honduras and Bulgaria. As an ISP, the company has strengthened its global leadership position in the provision of power plant Operation & Maintenance Services. Ingeteam has opened a new subsidiary in Uruguay and another in Bulgaria, thereby increasing its global presence to … Continue reading Ingeteam continues its international expansion

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Wind power in Australia: Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for over 429 MW

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a Delivery Partnership Agreement with RES Australia and its project partners for the 116-turbine Murra Warra wind farm in Victoria in a consortium with Downer and is now part of Senvion’s conditional order book. The Delivery Partnership Agreement is for the early works which are … Continue reading Wind power in Australia: Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for over 429 MW

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Bringing economic development to those who need it most

It’s no secret that many Americans live in communities that need new economic development—we saw this play a huge role in the last election. Americans on both sides of the aisle agree that everyone should have an opportunity for economic prosperity. The path to achieving this, though, has been widely debated. Politicians have suggested increasing … Continue reading Bringing economic development to those who need it most

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Energia opens Ireland’s largest ever wind farm in Donegal

Ireland’s largest ever  wind farm officially has opened following a €145m investment by Energia at Meenadreen in south Donegal. Ireland’s leading competitive energy provider Energia will use power from Meenadreen to supply green electricity to homes and SMEs all over Ireland.  Energia is already well established as the most competitive dual fuel (electricity and gas) … Continue reading Energia opens Ireland’s largest ever wind farm in Donegal

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ENGIE and eleQtra sign an agreement for the development of a wind power project in Ghana

ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) and eleQtra (www.eleQtra.com), a developer of power and transportation projects in sub-Saharan Africa, signed a Joint Development Agreement that defines the terms and the schedule for the development and construction of the 50 MW Ada Wind power project in the Greater Accra Region in Ghana. The project is expected to require an investment … Continue reading ENGIE and eleQtra sign an agreement for the development of a wind power project in Ghana

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Renewable energy sources make up over half UK electricity

Renewable energy sources generated more than half of the UK’s electricity for the first time ever at midday, on Wednesday, 7th June, 2017, Britain’s multinational electricity and gas utility company, National Grid plc, reported. Renewable energy is energy from a source that is not depleted when it is used, such as solar or wind power. … Continue reading Renewable energy sources make up over half UK electricity

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Global Power Generation (GPG) and General Electric Secure Wind Turbine contract for Crookwell 2 Wind Farm

Global Power Generation Australia (GPG) has selected GE to supply and install wind turbines at one of Australia’s largest renewable developments. The 91 MW Crookwell 2 Wind Farm, near Goulburn in NSW, will make a significant contribution to ACT’s commitment to source 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources after the ACT Government … Continue reading Global Power Generation (GPG) and General Electric Secure Wind Turbine contract for Crookwell 2 Wind Farm

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Access Power secures USTDA Grant funding for Zambia wind power project

Access Power, a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets is thrilled to announce that the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has approved grant funding for Access Power’s 130MW wind power project in Pensulo, Zambia. The U.S. Trade and Development Agency grant funding will support Access Power’s feasibility studies and … Continue reading Access Power secures USTDA Grant funding for Zambia wind power project

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Wind power works like a charm for General Mills

We heard news yesterday that has us after a bowl of Lucky Charms. General Mills, a Fortune 500 company and American multinational maker of many well-known brands, such as Annie’s, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Old El Paso, Cheerios and Lucky Charms, signed a 15-year contract for 100 megawatts of Texas wind power capacity. The company’s wind … Continue reading Wind power works like a charm for General Mills

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Gov. Brian Sandoval can bring billions of dollars to Nevada by signing new bill

The Nevada legislature recently passed a new bill that would raise the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 40 percent by 2030. Now the measure heads to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s desk for his signature. On Tuesday, groups representing a range of renewable energy sources sent a letter to the governor explaining why he should sign … Continue reading Gov. Brian Sandoval can bring billions of dollars to Nevada by signing new bill

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Ireland’s largest wind farm officially opened in Donegal

The Meenadreen wind farm has 38 Nordex N90 2.5MW wind turbines, taking just over two years to complete. Ireland’s largest ever wind farm officially opened today following a €145m investment by Energia at Meenadreen in Donegal today. Energia will use power from Meenadreen to supply green electricity to homes and SMEs all over Ireland. Energia’s … Continue reading Ireland’s largest wind farm officially opened in Donegal

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Industries urge Gov. Sandoval to lead Nevada’s transformation to a clean energy economy

National business groups representing the geothermal, solar, and wind power industries today sent a letter to Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval asking him to sign a bill, AB206, expanding the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 40 percent renewable energy by 2030. “Our organizations represent thousands of leading renewable energy companies in the United States who … Continue reading Industries urge Gov. Sandoval to lead Nevada’s transformation to a clean energy economy

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Neoenergia incorporates Elektro’s businesses to create an electricity industry leader in Brazil and Latin America

The shareholders of Neoenergia – Iberdrola (39%), Caixa de Previdência dos Funcionários do Banco do Brasil (Previ) (49.01%) and BB Banco de Investimentos (Banco do Brasil) (11.99%) – have reached an agreement by which the company will take on the activity and businesses of Elektro, the Brazilian affiliate of Iberdrola1. This will create the biggest … Continue reading Neoenergia incorporates Elektro’s businesses to create an electricity industry leader in Brazil and Latin America

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Acciona Energia ordering a further 22 wind turbines from Nordex in Australia

The Nordex Group has received a follow-up contract for a further 22 AW125/3000 turbines. Once again, its customer is Acciona Energia, which had previously placed an order for 22 of these turbines with the manufacturer at the end of the year for the first construction phase of the “Mount Gellibrand” wind farm. Nordex will be … Continue reading Acciona Energia ordering a further 22 wind turbines from Nordex in Australia

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GE and GPG secure wind turbine contract for Crookwell 2 Wind Farm

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced an agreement with Global Power Generation Australia (GPG) to supply and install 28 3.4MW 130-metre-rotor wind turbines at one of Australia’s largest renewable developments, the 91 MW Crookwell 2 Wind Farm near Goulburn, NSW. Once operational, the wind farm will produce an excess of 300,000 megawatt-hours during the … Continue reading GE and GPG secure wind turbine contract for Crookwell 2 Wind Farm

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Another Record Breaking Year for Renewable Energy: More renewable energy capacity for less money

Record power capacity of 161 GW added, for 23% less investment (USD 241.6 billion). Today REN21 published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy.     Additions in installed renewable power capacity set new records in 2016, with 161 gigawatts (GW) installed, increasing total … Continue reading Another Record Breaking Year for Renewable Energy: More renewable energy capacity for less money

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Vestas secures 50 MW order in Argentina

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from the only aluminium smelter in Argentina, Aluar Aluminio Argentino S.A.I.C., to supply 14 V126-3.45 delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode for the 50 MW El Llano wind park in Chubut. Located close to Aluar’s facilities, the wind park will provide electricity for Aluar’s aluminium smelting, … Continue reading Vestas secures 50 MW order in Argentina

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Fort Hood uses wind power to protect mission readiness

Over the last few years, we’ve seen an increasing number of Fortune 500 companies and cities power more of their operations using wind energy. They often cite wind’s low-cost, price stability and pollution-free qualities as driving factors. Now, a new player has entered the wind market: the U.S. Army. The U.S. Army has purchased output … Continue reading Fort Hood uses wind power to protect mission readiness

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Goldwind to build 144 MW wind farm in Tasmania

Tasmania will boost its wind power generation by almost 50% with the construction of a new $300 million turbine farm in the state’s central highlands. The 49-turbine Cattle Hill wind farm was announced earlier today, under a deal between state-owned power retailer Aurora Energy and wind farm developer Goldwind Australia. Goldwind said construction of the … Continue reading Goldwind to build 144 MW wind farm in Tasmania

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Wind energy in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the 48 MW Petalas wind park in the region of Aitoloakarnania in western Greece. The order comprises 24 V100-2.0 MW turbines and was placed by Protergia S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mytilineos Holdings S.A.   The contract includes supply and installation of the wind turbines as … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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