Category Archives: wind energy

What is the wind industry doing on skills and education to deliver a fair transition?

On 16 November WindEurope Deputy CEO Malgosia Bartosik spoke at the European Employment & Social Rights Forum, organised by the European Commission. She presented some of the initiatives taken by the wind industry to ensure that it has the right talents to deliver the energy transition. Europe wants 510 GW of wind energy by 2030, … Continue reading What is the wind industry doing on skills and education to deliver a fair transition?

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Uriel Renovables inaugurates the second largest wind farm in Poland

The project has involved an investment of 170 million euros and has the participation of the manager Mirova, a subsidiary of the French group Natixis. The facility offers a total power of almost 145 MW and an annual production of 360 Gwh, equivalent to the consumption of 100,000 homes. A green energy that prevents the … Continue reading Uriel Renovables inaugurates the second largest wind farm in Poland

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Nordex to supply VSB Group wind turbines for 41.6 MW wind farm in Poland

The VSB Group has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply and installation of 13 N117/3600 wind turbines for a wind farm in Poland. The order also includes the Premium Service for the turbines covering a period of 20 years. The wind farm is being built in the Polish voivodeship of Silesia … Continue reading Nordex to supply VSB Group wind turbines for 41.6 MW wind farm in Poland

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Vestas expands partnership with TPI Composites to strengthen wind energy supply chain

Vestas signs multi-year framework agreement with long-time partner TPI Composites Inc. (TPI), a leading supplier of wind turbine blades and services, to strengthen its scalable global supply chain network for current and future wind turbine blades. “The continued and expanded partnership highlights how we are increasingly collaborating with partners, and how we continue to evolve … Continue reading Vestas expands partnership with TPI Composites to strengthen wind energy supply chain

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Soriana wind power Hazapierna and Praderas Altas

Capital Energy signs two new agreements linked to its Territories Project in Soria with the municipalities of Taroda and Almaluez. The agreements are linked to the development of the line on which, among others, two of the company’s wind farms in Soria, Hazapierna and Praderas Altas, will be evacuated Soria, November 21, 2022.- Capital Energy, … Continue reading Soriana wind power Hazapierna and Praderas Altas

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Nordex receives orders for 43 MW of wind power in Belgium

Nordex has received orders for the supply of wind turbines for four wind farms with a total of 43.2 MW from one of the largest wind farm operators in Belgium, Aspiravi. The orders also include a Premium Service contract for the turbines that covers a period of 20 years. The following wind farms are being … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 43 MW of wind power in Belgium

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Emergency measures on permitting are a step backwards

EU Energy Ministers are set to adopt emergency measures this Thursday 24 November. That sounds good. However, as they stand, these measures constitute a step backwards in the simplification of permitting. In a letter to Ministers, leading wind industry CEOs call for urgent changes. Permitting is the main bottleneck for the expansion of renewables. 80 … Continue reading Emergency measures on permitting are a step backwards

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Egypt’s $11bn wind project aiming to power Europe and Saudi Arabia to be operational by 2030

One of the world’s largest wind farms being built in Egypt is set to become operational by 2030 with construction set to begin in 2024, according to Infinity Power, one of the main companies backing the project. The $11 billion wind farm is being built by a consortium led by Abu Dhabi-owned Masdar and Infinity Power … Continue reading Egypt’s $11bn wind project aiming to power Europe and Saudi Arabia to be operational by 2030

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New build to follow dismantling: Wind farm near Jüchen removed due to construction defects

The aim of all those involved is clear: as early as next year, the Jüchen A 44n wind farm is to be newly erected and subsequently produce green electricity for more than 26,000 households. The existing six wind turbines have to be dismantled due to structural defects in the concrete sections of the turbines’ hybrid … Continue reading New build to follow dismantling: Wind farm near Jüchen removed due to construction defects

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Vestas extends partnership with wpd with onshore order in Taiwan

Vestas has secured a 21 MW order with wpd AG in Taiwan that includes five V117-4.2 MW wind turbines with 91.5m towers in two wind projects. The order includes a long-term Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement for the wind farms, to ensure optimised performance and long-term business case certainty for the customer. … Continue reading Vestas extends partnership with wpd with onshore order in Taiwan

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The Board of Directors appoints Christian Bruch as new Chairman of Siemens Gamesa

The Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa has appointed Christian Bruch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Energy AG and member of Siemens Gamesa’s Board of Directors, as its new non-executive Chairman.  “The medium- and long-term success potential of Siemens Gamesa is enormous. Without wind there can be no energy transition. Structurally some things … Continue reading The Board of Directors appoints Christian Bruch as new Chairman of Siemens Gamesa

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Vestas secures 178 MW order in the USA

Vestas has received a 178 MW order to power an undisclosed wind project in the USA. The order consists of 23 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines, 14 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in 4.3 MW operating mode, and four V136-3.45 wind turbines delivered in 3.6 operating mode. The order includes supply, delivery, and commissioning of the wind … Continue reading Vestas secures 178 MW order in the USA

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Capital Energy advances in the processing of Las Mareas I and II, two key wind farms for its renewable project in Aragon

The Aragonese Institute for Environmental Management (Inaga) has granted these two Zaragoza projects the Environmental Impact Declaration (DIA) Zaragoza, November 17, 2022.- Capital Energy, a Spanish energy company born two decades ago and whose vocation is to become the first 100% vertically integrated renewable operator in the Iberian Peninsula, continues to strengthen its clean energy … Continue reading Capital Energy advances in the processing of Las Mareas I and II, two key wind farms for its renewable project in Aragon

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Nordex receives 35 MW order from Poland

The Nordex Group has received an order from Poland for the supply and installation of ten wind turbines. The customer is Wind Farm Lada Sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of RE Alloys Sp z o.o.. The order also includes the Premium Service for the N131/3600 wind turbines covering a period of 15 years. The 35 … Continue reading Nordex receives 35 MW order from Poland

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Developing economies can seize economic opportunities from wind power in the current crisis

Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) highlights to COP27 policymakers the shared barriers holding back renewable energy in developing economies: clear policy, transmission and permitting. Download the Report The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has today released a Summary for Policymakers at COP27 on the socioeconomic and environmental opportunities attached to wind energy in developing economies. … Continue reading Developing economies can seize economic opportunities from wind power in the current crisis

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WWEA Half-year Report 2022: Worldwide Windpower Boom Continues in 2022

More new installations in the first half of 2022 than in 2021. Annual growth rate remains at 13%. At least additional 110 Gigawatt are expected for the full year. A total capacity of 1 Million Megawatt is expected for 2023. The World Wind Energy Association WWEA has gathered statistics on new wind power installations in … Continue reading WWEA Half-year Report 2022: Worldwide Windpower Boom Continues in 2022

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WindEurope panel at COP27: permitting, permitting, permitting

WindEurope organised a panel discussion on behalf of the EU Commission at EU Energy Day at COP27 in Egypt this week. The topic was “how to deliver the EU goal that wind is 43% of Europe’s electricity by 2030”. The panel mainly focused on how to fix permitting but also discussed the scalability of wind … Continue reading WindEurope panel at COP27: permitting, permitting, permitting

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Nordex achieves sales of EUR 3.9bn along with solid order intake

The Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) tightens its guidance for the 2022 financial year: the operating margin (EBITDA margin) is now expected to be at the lower end of the guidance range issued on 24 May 2022 at around minus 4 percent. This is mainly due to the current market environment, issues with supply chain reliability and … Continue reading Nordex achieves sales of EUR 3.9bn along with solid order intake

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Solid traction for the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform is sustained with new 70-MW contract in Sweden

Siemens Gamesa and OX2 partner again for the 70 MW Riberget wind project in Sweden. The wind farm, located in the municipality of Ljusdal, will have 11 SG 6.6-170 wind turbines, leaders in the sector. Commissioning of the project is scheduled for 2024 and includes a 35-year service contract. The 11 nacelles of these wind … Continue reading Solid traction for the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform is sustained with new 70-MW contract in Sweden

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Suzlon announces Q2 FY23 Results

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its second quarter results for the financial year 2022-23 (Q2 FY23). Girish Tanti, Vice Chairman, Suzlon Group, said, “India has recorded an installation of 164.9GW* of renewable energy as on 30th September 2022, reflecting a healthy recovery of the sector despite the disruptions of the pandemic … Continue reading Suzlon announces Q2 FY23 Results

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