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Vestas to supply wind turbines to two wind power plants in Japan

Vestas, in partnership with Tokyu Land Corporation and Japan Wind Development, has secured a supply contract for 76 MW of wind turbines. Vestas will supply the wind turbines to Chitose Wind Farm and Noheji Mutsuwan Wind Farm in the Aomori prefecture of Japan. Asia-Pacific president Clive Turton said: “Projects like Chitose and Noheji Mutsuwan wind … Continue reading Vestas to supply wind turbines to two wind power plants in Japan

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How to protect the wind energy from lightning during the high season of thunderstorms?

2,000 lightning strikes occur on our planet every minute. An uncontrolled phenomenon, and the twenty-fifth cause of world death. The wind power sector is an economic activity especially sensitive to its attacks, due to the location of its parks and the idiosyncrasy of wind turbines. As an example, in Spanish territory last year there were … Continue reading How to protect the wind energy from lightning during the high season of thunderstorms?

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Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

Siemens Gamesa, through one of its subsidiaries, has received a firm order to supply wind turbines to Vattenfall for the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm located on the Dutch coast, with a total capacity of approximately 1.5 GW. The offshore wind energy order ratifies the agreement notified on November 27, 2019 for said operation. The … Continue reading Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

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Wind energy in China, Vestas V155-3.3 MW wind turbines for 40 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 40 MW order for a distributed wind power project in China that includes the supply of 12 V155-3.3 MW wind turbines, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. The contract brings Vestas’ order intake for V155-3.3 MW wind turbines above 300 MW in China, since … Continue reading Wind energy in China, Vestas V155-3.3 MW wind turbines for 40 MW wind farm

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Wind power in Australia, Vestas wind turbines for 210 MW wind farm

Vestas has received an order for a wind power project in Australia that includes the supply and installation of 50 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as a ten-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. Commissioning of the wind turbines is scheduled to commence between the third and fourth quarter of 2021. The … Continue reading Wind power in Australia, Vestas wind turbines for 210 MW wind farm

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The Spanish Wind Energy Association awards the Eolo 2020

The Spanish Wind Energy Association awards the Eolo 2020 awardsThe Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) today publishes the winners of the Eolo 2020 Awards in the different categories: Innovation, Photography, Rural Integration of wind power and Wind Microcounts. For another year, AEE awards the Eolo Awards as a recognition of wind energy in Spain, with … Continue reading The Spanish Wind Energy Association awards the Eolo 2020

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The Montes Torozos wind farm, promoted by Naturgy, wins the Eolo Prize for Rural Integration of Wind Power 2020

The application was made in 7 wind farms built in the region during 2019 by Naturgy with a power of more than 250 MW and an investment of more than 260 million euros. The jury of the prizes has valued that the Monte Torozos region has a great development of wind energy technology, which has … Continue reading The Montes Torozos wind farm, promoted by Naturgy, wins the Eolo Prize for Rural Integration of Wind Power 2020

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Australian wind energy company Infigen supports Iberdrola’s latest offer

Australian wind energy and solar power company Infigen Energy on Tuesday recommended to its shareholders Iberdrola’s improved offer, after the Spanish company waived most of the conditions of its offer of Australian $ 856 million ($ 589 million) . Iberdrola and rival Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corp on Monday raised their respective bids for Infigen, in … Continue reading Australian wind energy company Infigen supports Iberdrola’s latest offer

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Wind power in Montenegro, EBRD loan for Gvozd wind farm

Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) is negotiating a loan with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance the construction of the Gvozd wind farm. At the beginning of September last year, shareholders of EPCG approved the investment in the construction of the 54.6 MW Gvozd wind farm with Austria’s Ivicom Holding. It is … Continue reading Wind power in Montenegro, EBRD loan for Gvozd wind farm

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Wind Vietnam Virtual 2020

Wind Vietnam Virtual will provide a complete update of where the industry is headed to respond to Government Policy. During one-day event, attendees will leave with not only a strategic outlook of Vietnam markets, political support, upcoming tenders, contracts and project updates, but also a technical understanding of how to raise standards throughout the project … Continue reading Wind Vietnam Virtual 2020

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Vietnam approves 7 GW of wind energy projects

Vietnam has given the green light to almost a hundred new wind power plants, indicating the nation keeps powering ahead with renewables amid fears of looming power shortages as its industry and population boom. The Vietnamese government on Thursday (25 June) formally approved 7 gigawatts (GW) worth of new wind projects to be built in … Continue reading Vietnam approves 7 GW of wind energy projects

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Wind energy in Vietnam, Vestas’ V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for 84 MW wind farm

Vestas has secured an 84 MW order to supply, transport, install and commission a total of 20 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in Vietnam. Working closely with the customer to understand their requirements and the site conditions, Vestas was able to customise a solution featuring V150-4.2 MW wind turbines at a hub … Continue reading Wind energy in Vietnam, Vestas’ V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for 84 MW wind farm

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Ireland forms historic new government – promising a “revolution” in renewables

After long and difficult political discussions, Ireland has succeeded in forming a new government. The new three-party government coalition between Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party marks unknown territory for Ireland. Before agreeing to the coalition, the three parties had to make a number of political compromises, amongst them a shared term: Fianna … Continue reading Ireland forms historic new government – promising a “revolution” in renewables

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Wind energy in Germany, Vestas wins a 28 MW auction with EnVentus wind turbines

Vestas has received a 28 MW repowering order from ecoJoule construct GmbH for the wind project Brest, located in Lower-Saxony in northern Germany, won in the tender for the Federal Network Agency. Five V150-5.6 MW turbines from the EnVentus platform, with concrete hybrid towers with a hub height of 166m, will replace the currently installed … Continue reading Wind energy in Germany, Vestas wins a 28 MW auction with EnVentus wind turbines

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Capacity charges, neglecting renewables intensifying Pakistan’s financial burden

Massive build-up of coal power projects in Thar and ignoring renewable energy both at policy and operational level have been intensifying Pakistan’s financial burden amidst the economic downturn induced by COVID-19, reveal two studies launched on Friday. High capacity payments to thermal and coal power generators coupled with surplus installed generation capacity have been adding … Continue reading Capacity charges, neglecting renewables intensifying Pakistan’s financial burden

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Wind energy in Ethiopia, loan for 100 MW wind farm

Danske Bank, Denmark’s largest bank, has recently approved a €117.3 million loan to Ethiopia. The funds are intended to finance the Assela wind power project, which will feed 100 MW into Ethiopia’s electricity grid. Ethiopian Finance Minister Ahmed Shide recently signed a loan agreement worth €117.3 million with Danske Bank, Denmark’s largest bank. This took … Continue reading Wind energy in Ethiopia, loan for 100 MW wind farm

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Anglo American agrees Brazilian wind energy PPA

Deal struck with Casa dos Ventos for 95 MW of electricity from the 504 MW Rio do Vento wind farm.Casa dos Ventos is to supply electricity from its 504 MW Rio do Vento wind farm to mining giant Anglo American. The deal covers an average of 95 MW of electricity from the wind power project. … Continue reading Anglo American agrees Brazilian wind energy PPA

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A robust wind energy and solar power industry – at the core of the European Green Deal

On 25 June WindEurope and SolarPower Europe joined forces for EU Sustainable Energy Week to host a panel discussion on the need for a coherent industrial strategy for renewables. The session opened with a scene-setting presentation from WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson. Wind is already 15% of the EU’s electricity mix and is a well-established, homegrown … Continue reading A robust wind energy and solar power industry – at the core of the European Green Deal

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Nordex to build concrete tower factory for wind turbines for wind energy in Spain

A new green start for the economy creates jobs. The last example is the Nordex concrete tower factory for wind turbines in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. In Motilla del Palancar, the wind turbine maker is now beginning work in a factory to produce concrete towers for its wind turbines on a 12-hectare site. After its completion … Continue reading Nordex to build concrete tower factory for wind turbines for wind energy in Spain

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