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MHI Vestas Achieves Final Turbine Installation at Horns Reef 3

21 January 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the final turbine at Horns Reef 3 offshore wind park, now featuring the most powerful turbines in Denmark MORE ❯

Iberdrola launches the Cavar Complex project to boost its investment in wind power in Spain

21 January 2019

  • Hires 32 SG SG 3.4-132, the largest wind turbines ever installed in the country
  • Building work will start within a few months, on a project that will generate enough energy to supply 46,500 households/year and avoid emissions of 84,000 tonnes of CO2/year
  • Energy from the wind farms will be sold through long-term bilateral Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
  • In line with its renewables-based investment strategy, this year the group will start building 700 MW in Spain
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New onshore wind installations plummet in 2018

18 January 2019

RenewableUK is today releasing new figures that new onshore wind installations fell by nearly 80% in 2018 to the lowest level since 2011. Last year 598MW of new onshore wind was installed, made up of 263 turbines at 54 sites, down from a record 2,666MW installed in 2017.
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TEPCO and Ørsted sign MoU to work jointly on offshore wind projects

18 January 2019

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO), the largest power company in Japan, and Ørsted A/S (Ørsted), the world’s leading offshore wind developer, announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to work jointly on offshore wind projects.
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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the final turbine at Horns Reef 3 offshore wind park, now featuring the most powerful turbines in Denmark MORE ❯
  • Hires 32 SG SG 3.4-132, the largest wind turbines ever installed in the country
  • Building work will start within a few months, on a project that will generate enough energy to supply 46,500 households/year and avoid emissions of 84,000 tonnes of CO2/year
  • Energy from the wind farms will be sold through long-term bilateral Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
  • In line with its renewables-based investment strategy, this year the group will start building 700 MW in Spain
MORE ❯
RenewableUK is today releasing new figures that new onshore wind installations fell by nearly 80% in 2018 to the lowest level since 2011. Last year 598MW of new onshore wind was installed, made up of 263 turbines at 54 sites, down from a record 2,666MW installed in 2017.
MORE ❯
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO), the largest power company in Japan, and Ørsted A/S (Ørsted), the world’s leading offshore wind developer, announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to work jointly on offshore wind projects.
MORE ❯

16 Jan | New record: over 16,000 megawatts of wind power in 50Hertz grid

Feed-in record of New Year’s Day already broken

15 Jan | Restrictions on steel imports could jeopardise the EU’s 2030 renewables target

EU countries will discuss tomorrow a proposal from the European Commission on protective measures on steel imports to the EU. The EU will then vote on the measures, which aim to restrict steel imports from third countries to the EU until July 2021, on Friday.

02 Jan | New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Receives Applications for 1,100 MW Solicitation

Major Step Forward in Building New Jersey’s Offshore Wind Capacity

20 Dec | Wind Industry to hold Global Offshore Wind Summit – Taiwan in April

The wind industry will hold the first Global Offshore Wind Summit in Taipei on 24-25 April.

17 Jan | WFW advises UniCredit on Bel Lavello wind park project financing

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) advised UniCredit S.p.A. (“Unicredit”) on the long-term project financing, through its Infrastructure & Power Project Finance division, of the Bel Lavello wind park, located in the southern Italian region of Basilicata.

17 Jan | Quinbrook Closes Financing on Ranchero Wind Farm in Texas

300MW project under construction and expected to be operational by year-end 2019

17 Jan | Wavin making waves with offshore wind farm energy supply

Manufacturer cuts CO2 emissions by 13.7 tonnes a year, with renewable energy from Ørsted.

17 Jan | EDF Renewables North America Acquires Nebraska Wind Project

EDF Renewables North America has closed on a purchase agreement with York Nebraska Wind Partners, LLC, a partnership comprised of Aksamit Resource Management, LLC and York Capital Management for 100-percent of the interests in the 300 megawatt (MW) Milligan1 Wind Project located in Nebras

16 Jan | Design Certificate of 160m Nabralift Self-Erecting Tower awarded by DNV-GL

DNV-GL has awarded Nabrawind with the Design Evaluation Conformity Statement for the first Nabralift Self-Erecting tower design, that was prototyped last summer in Eslava (Spain), with a total hub height of 160m.

16 Jan | GE's Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed in Rotterdam

  • Agreement signed with Future Wind includes five years of testing and 15 years of service
  • Installation of Haliade-X 12 MW will take place during summer 2019

15 Jan | Ingeteam is participating in the project for the first offshore wind turbine in Spain

Ingeteam is participating in the first bottom-fixed foundation offshore wind turbine prototype to be installed in Spain and the first of its kind in southern Europe.

09 Jan | Maxwell Technologies Launches New 3-Volt (3.0V) Platform for Full Range of Market Applications

Innovative Ultracapacitor Cells Offer Highest Energy and Power Yet in Company's Portfolio

17 Jan | ACCIONA completely renovated wind farm service Spain

  • El Cabrito, located at Tarifa (Cadiz), goes from ninety 330-kW wind turbines installed in 1995 to twelve 3-MW and 1.5-MW machines of Nordex technology
  • The installation will produce 16% more clean energy with the same capacity (30 MW) as the obsolete wind farm
  • The renewal has reduced its environmental impact, as well as its visual and noise profile, and makes it easier for birdlife to fly through.

17 Jan | Invenergy Announces Start of Commercial Operations of Upstream Wind Energy Center

Invenergy, a leading privately-held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, announced today the completion of construction and the start of commercial operations of the 200-megawatt Upstream Wind Energy Center in Antelope County, Nebraska.

15 Jan | ABO Wind installs 30 megawatts of wind power in Tunisia

  • Project developer obtains permission and remuneration in tender process
  • The wind farm located 35 kilometres south-east of Tunis to be commissioned in 2021

15 Jan | ERG launches two new wind farms in France totalling 31 MW - Installed power in the country exceeds 300 MW

ERG is pleased to announce the completion of the commissioning phase for Parc Eolien de la Vallée de Torfou (17.6 MW - estimated average annual output 47 GWh), a wind farm forming part of the 768 MW of assets under construction and being developed by Epuron, acquired last year (see Press Release dat

08 Jan | Full Access to CMS Data Prevented by Majority of Top Hardware Providers

New whitepaper from leading predictive analytics partner ONYX InSight highlights restrictions on turbine performance data access and empowers owner operators to hold suppliers to account

07 Jan | CEZ Relies for Wind Farm Management on wpd windmanager

New wind farm for the wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG: As of January 1, 2019, the CEZ Group assigns the operational management for the wind farm Fohren-Linden to the Bremen-based company.

20 Dec | innogy signs long-term service contract with Senvion for its 295 MW offshore wind park Nordsee Ost

Senvion has been awarded a four-year service contract of innogy SE for the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm following a competitive tender process. Senvion has been responsible for the service of the in total 48 wind turbines since their installation in 2014.

15 Jan | Vattenfall and TenneT have signed agreements for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore grid connection

Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the construction of an offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms. The agreements concern the realisation of the connection and the transmission of electricity between the 700 MW wind farm of Vattenfall and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore platform.

19 Dec | Smulders to build three offshore transformer modules for the Moray East wind farm

Siemens has awarded a contract for the construction of three offshore transformer modules (OTM) to Smulders. The project, situated off the Aberdeenshire coast in the North Sea, will be developed by EDP Renewables, ENGIE and Diamond Generating Europe.

04 Dec | ABB commissions first digital substations in Italy

ABB Ability™ based technology to boost efficiency and enable supply of clean wind energy

03 Dec | Green light for the construction of Seamade offshore wind farms

Tractebel is part of the Consortium that has been awarded a contract for the construction and installation of the Seamade offshore wind farms in the North Sea. The consortium will build the two high voltage substations, and their respective substructure, to be installed respectively in the Mermaid and the Seastar area.

17 Jan | RODA and Ørsted Partner to Address Fisheries and Offshore Wind Coexistence

The Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind to improve communications between the commercial fishing industry and offshore wind energy developers.

18 Dec | Highland communities in £28m funding boost

Highland communities will benefit to the tune of £28millon thanks to Britain’s newest onshore wind farm, built by SSE Renewables.

13 Dec | New report outlines offshore wind opportunities in Wales

Scaling up offshore wind generation could help Wales meet its renewable energy and decarbonisation targets, as well as deliver local economic stimulus, says a new report out today.

10 Dec | Project Update: Vineyard Wind Endorses Offshore Transit Corridor Plan Supported by RI, MA, NY Fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard

Vineyard Wind today formally endorsed a transit corridor plan for fishing vessels in federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts and Rhode Island that has been previously supported by fishermen from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Long Island, NY, as well as the U.S. Coast Guard.

16 Jan | Peterson Offshore Passenger Terminal celebrates 100th flight

On the 3rd of January 2019 flight no 100 took off from Peterson Offshore Passenger Terminal at Zeeland Airport

16 Jan | Attollo Offshore launches innovation incubator to continue drive of improving offshore marine operations

Attollo Offshore, a leading offshore marine operator, continues to cement its reputation for innovative thinking by announcing the launch of its Aberdeen-based innovation incubator.

16 Jan | FairWind will collaborate with Siemens Gamesa on pre-assembly project in Taiwan

FairWind is proud to announce the signature on a Letter of Intent with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to collaborate on the pre-assembly work for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind power project in Taiwan.

15 Jan | ABS Grants AIP for Neptun’s Wind Turbine Transport Vessel

ABS granted Approval in Principal (AIP) to Neptun Ship Design for its Wind Turbine Transport Vessel design, the first to support transporting parts for turbines greater than 9 Mega Watts (MW).

10 Jan | The Nordex Group to build two more wind farms for Vattenfall in the Netherlands

13 large turbines planned for Dutch projects totalling 49 MW

09 Jan | Senvion confirms notice to proceed for 41 MW in Spain

First phase of Spanish agreement signed with Alfanar Energy Hamburg/Madrid

08 Jan | Nordex obtains 300 MW order for major project in India

In December 2018, the Nordex Group has received a 300 MW turnkey order from Sprng Energy Private Limited. The project "Mulanur" is located in the state of Tamilnadu, near to the city of Coimbatore.

08 Jan | Senvion converts 300 MW contract in India into firm order

Senvion confirms the firm order conversion of the 300 MW contract with alfanar India. The signing of the order for the Bhuj project was announced at the beginning of December 2018.