Category Archives: wind energy

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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Study provides new insights into fluctuations of wind energy

The amount of energy generated by renewables fluctuates depending on the natural variability of resources at any given time. The sun isn’t always shining, nor is the wind always blowing, so traditional power plants must be kept running, ready to fill the energy gap at a moment’s notice. Because the grid has no storage, and … Continue reading Study provides new insights into fluctuations of wind energy

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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

The order for the Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 wind park adds to Vestas’ growing presence in the country despite the market slowdown in 2016. EDF EN do Brasil has placed a firm an unconditional order for the 117 MW Ventos da Bahia – Phase 2 project to be built in the northeastern state … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Bahia

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Vestas Receives 21 MW Order in Ukraine

The firm and unconditional order comprises supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 10-year full-scope Active Output Management 4000 (AOM4000) service agreement. The wind turbines will be installed at Staryi Sambir in the Lviv region in western Ukraine. Wind turbine delivery and commissioning is planned for the second quarter of 2017. … Continue reading Vestas Receives 21 MW Order in Ukraine

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Eolus acquires majority stake in Californian wind project and places order with Vestas for wind turbine components

Eolus North America, Inc has signed an agreement to acquire a 60 % membership interest in Wind Wall Development, LLC from ZCF Wind Wall, LLC. Eolus North America, Inc has also placed an order with Vestas securing wind turbine components sufficient to secure the ability to capture the full value of the PTC for the … Continue reading Eolus acquires majority stake in Californian wind project and places order with Vestas for wind turbine components

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Huadian places order for seven V117-3.45 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in China’s Fujian Province

Vestas will supply turbines and supervise installation for the Qingyu project, located in Shapu Town of Fuqing City. The firm and unconditional order also includes a two-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM4000) service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and performance as well as a SCADA VestasOnline Business system for data-driven … Continue reading Huadian places order for seven V117-3.45 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in China’s Fujian Province

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Vestas receives 131 MW order in the United States

EDF Renewable Energy orders 100 MW of V110-2.0 MW wind turbines and 31 MW of 2.0 MW compatible turbine components. The firm and unconditional order includes 50 V110-2.0 MW turbines for an undisclosed project and an additional 31 MW of 2.0 MW compatible turbine components to enable future project pipeline. The order includes supply and … Continue reading Vestas receives 131 MW order in the United States

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Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

The order takes Vestas to more than 1.5 GW of installed and under construction wind capacity across five states in the Brazil. Vestas has received a firm an unconditional order for 21 V110-2.0 MW wind turbine for the Cabeço Vermelho I and Cabeço Vermelho II wind park to be located in Rio Grande do Norte. … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Vestas receives 30 MW order in the United States

Avangrid Renewables orders 30 MW of 3.0 MW turbine components, growing the 3 MW platform’s presence in the U.S. The firm and unconditional order enables future project pipeline and includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines. “Avangrid is a leader in the deployment of wind energy in the U.S. and Vestas is pleased to … Continue reading Vestas receives 30 MW order in the United States

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