Category Archives: wind energy

Senvion Holding GmbH Announces Second Consent Solicitation

Senvion Holding GmbH (the “Issuer”), announced today that it is soliciting (the “Solicitation”) consents (the “Consents”) from holders of its outstanding 3.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”) to approve amendments (the “Proposed Amendments”) to the indenture relating to the Notes (the “Indenture”) to allow the incurrence by the Group of certain new financing … Continue reading Senvion Holding GmbH Announces Second Consent Solicitation

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Netherlands looks forwards to cooperation in wind power in Vietnam

A delegation from the Netherlands expressed their wish to cooperate with Ba Ria-Vung Tau to develop wind power during a working session with the southern province’s officials on April 12. The Dutch delegation accompanied Prime Minister Mark Rutte during his official visit to Vietnam on April 9. Pauline Eizema, deputy head of mission at the … Continue reading Netherlands looks forwards to cooperation in wind power in Vietnam

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American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) endorses energy storage ITC bill in Senate

Encouraging investment in America’s energy storage systems would improve grid resilience, create new clean energy jobs and bring the grid into the 21st century. Senators Heinrich (D-NM) and Gardner (R-CO) introduced bipartisan legislation to create an energy storage investment tax credit (ITC). It currently has 10 cosponsors representing a diverse collection of states. The legislation, … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) endorses energy storage ITC bill in Senate

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Kenya to add 600 MW of new wind power capacity

Kenya has announced plans to add up to 600MW of new wind capacity over the next 6 years with the aim of boosting access to power across the country. According to GE Renewable Energy Regional Executive for Sub-Saharan Africa Deo Onyango, the is a huge opportunity on wind energy sector and if utilized will see … Continue reading Kenya to add 600 MW of new wind power capacity

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American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Fitness for Work Guidelines

Have you seen how tall wind turbines are? Climbing to the top requires good physical fitness! That’s why the AWEA Fitness for Work Task Force has developed the new AWEA Fitness for Work document. This new resource helps employers establish and maintain guidelines to identify the fitness for work condition of wind technicians working onshore. … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Fitness for Work Guidelines

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American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement reacting to President Trump’s new executive orders on energy and infrastructure

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement reacting to President Trump’s new executive(Opens in a new window) orders(Opens in a new window) on energy and infrastructure: “We agree enhancing U.S. energy infrastructure is a critical priority, but these executive orders miss a major opportunity by focusing almost exclusively on pipelines, whose capacity … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement reacting to President Trump’s new executive orders on energy and infrastructure

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Denmark’s largest onshore wind energy project: Eurowind Energy chooses Siemens Gamesa

Consists of 18 wind turbines for the Thorup-Sletten project in the northwest of Aggersund. Siemens Gamesa will also maintain the wind farm for 20 years through a long-term service program. Siemens Gamesa has signed an order with Eurowind Energy for Thorup-Sletten, the largest onshore windfarm in Denmark to date. The 18 onshore turbines will have … Continue reading Denmark’s largest onshore wind energy project: Eurowind Energy chooses Siemens Gamesa

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Vestas to acquire minority stake in SOWITEC

As the cheapest source of electricity in several parts of the world, wind energy has taken a key role in the global energy transition, unlocking growth opportunities in new markets and customer segments for Vestas. To grasp these opportunities, Vestas is executing our strategy to invest in technology and commercial capabilities beyond wind energy technology, … Continue reading Vestas to acquire minority stake in SOWITEC

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E.ON builds new major wind farm in the USA

E.ON announces the start of construction on a new major project in the USA. The first foundations for the turbines of the Cranell wind farm have been cast in Refugio County, Texas. The 220-megawatt project will be brought online this year. Cranell will be powered by 100 wind turbines from the manufacturer Vestas and will … Continue reading E.ON builds new major wind farm in the USA

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Siemens Gamesa to renew Glennmont Partners’ O&M wind energy agreement for 255 MW in Italy for 10 years

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) reached an agreement with Glennmont Partners for the renewal of the O&M service contract for its SGRE fleet, consisting of 236 wind turbines – 189 units of G52-850 kW, 9 G80-2.0 MW turbines, 33 units of G87-2.0 MW and 5 G90-2.0 MW turbines – with a total output capacity of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to renew Glennmont Partners’ O&M wind energy agreement for 255 MW in Italy for 10 years

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The truth about wind power

The wind energy industry is bringing billions in private investment, and tens of thousands of well-paying jobs, to rural and Rust Belt communities across the United States – helping them attract business and pay for roads and schools. And wind power is pollution-free. Wind works for America. If you’ve heard something about wind power that … Continue reading The truth about wind power

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Saudi Arabia targets wind power hub transformation

Saudi Arabia has set a target to turn into the most leading market of wind power within the Middle East over the upcoming ten years. As part of the plan, Saudi Arabia is set to establish 6.2GW of wind capacity by 2028 to amount for 46 percent of the region’s total wind capacity. Wood Mackenzie … Continue reading Saudi Arabia targets wind power hub transformation

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Ninh Thuan: Mui Dinh wind power plant inaugurated

The 37.6 MW Mui Dinh wind power plant invested in by Germany’s Eab New Energy GmbH was inaugurated in Thuan Nam district of the south-central coastal province of Ninh Thuan on April 10. According to Klaus Dieter Lietzmann, President of EAB Newenergy GmbH, the plant’s construction began in August 2016. It is comprised of 16 … Continue reading Ninh Thuan: Mui Dinh wind power plant inaugurated

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Siemens Gamesa’s Indian manufacturing units begin exports of wind energy equipment

The ongoing trade tariff negotiations between China and the US can be an opportunity for Siemens Gamesa’s India manufacturing units to step in and meet the rising demand for wind energy equipment. “Looking at the export capabilities, we need to take in respect the current negotiations between China and US and, looking at it in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s Indian manufacturing units begin exports of wind energy equipment

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Senvion accelerates its transformation program

Senvion GmbH today filed for self-administration proceedings in order to safeguard its ongoing transformation program. These preliminary self-administration proceedings relate to Senvion GmbH as well as its subsidiary Senvion Deutschland GmbH. After refinancing discussions with lenders have so far not come to a positive conclusion. The objective of the proceedings is to allow Senvion to … Continue reading Senvion accelerates its transformation program

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US wind power grew 8 percent in 2018

Annual market report shows a healthy wind energy industry delivered record US jobs, $1 billion in rural community and state payments last year. The American wind power industry emerged from 2018 stronger than ever, now able to power 30 million American homes after 8 percent capacity growth last year. The newly released U.S. Wind Industry … Continue reading US wind power grew 8 percent in 2018

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Boralex announces the commissioning of the Moose Lake wind farm in British Columbia

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) is pleased to announce the commercial commissioning of the Moose Lake wind farm, located on Crown land approximately 24 kilometres northwest of Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia. Developed in partnership with Aeolis Wind Power Corporation, West Moberly First Nations, Saulteau First Nations and McLeod Lake Indian Band, this … Continue reading Boralex announces the commissioning of the Moose Lake wind farm in British Columbia

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India’s top 9 states by installed wind power capacity

India is at the cusp of a renewable energy revolution. The government has already set an ambitious target to achieve 175 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2022. Keeping the target in mind, states have already started ramping up their installed solar and wind powered capacity. Here, ETEnergyWorldtakes a look at top 9 states … Continue reading India’s top 9 states by installed wind power capacity

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Saudi Arabia to become biggest regional wind energy market

Saudi developers will add 46% of the region’s total wind power capacity between 2019 and 2028, Wood Mackenzie says. Saudi Arabia is set to become the Middle East’s biggest wind power market in the next decade as the kingdom accounts for almost half of of the region’s wind capacity additions by 2028. The kingdom’s developers … Continue reading Saudi Arabia to become biggest regional wind energy market

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