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WFW advises UniCredit on Bel Lavello wind park project financing

17 January 2019

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.

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Quinbrook Closes Financing on Ranchero Wind Farm in Texas

17 January 2019

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

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ACCIONA completely renovated wind farm service Spain

17 January 2019

  • 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.
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Invenergy Announces Start of Commercial Operations of Upstream Wind Energy Center

17 January 2019

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.
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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.

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

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Project Development & ExecutionMORE ❯
  • 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.
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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.
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18 Dec | Mercedes-Benz deal to buy wind power is first PPA in Germany

Mercedes-Benz will buy wind power for its German operations through a corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed with Norwegian utility Statkraft.

17 Dec | Lower prices for onshore wind in second Greek renewables auction

Onshore wind won almost 160 MW of capacity in Greece’s second renewables auction. The prices were competitive, coming in within a range of €55–65/MWh.

17 Dec | New low-cost wind energy contracts in Alberta demonstrate excellent value as province reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Alberta’s procurement of 763 MW of renewable energy will create jobs and economic benefits for Indigenous and rural communities

06 Dec | Support for wind energy in Ireland continues to grow

  • More than four in five (83%) back wind energy
  • Significant increases in support for wind cutting CO2 emissions and providing cheaper electricity
  • 55% in favour of a wind farm being developed in their local area

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 | 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 | ABO Wind continues its successful cooperation with CEZ

  • Czech supplier purchases second wind farm portfolio with a total capacity of up to 116.5 megawatts
  • Sold projects will receive remuneration via former market bonus system
  • ABO Wind is working on future wind and solar projects with a total of approx. 900 megawatts

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.

17 Dec | ACCIONA will extend blockchain traceability to its renewable generation globally

The company has signed an agreement with the start-up FlexiDAO, selected through the open innovation programme I’MNOVATION, for the initial phases of the GREENCHAIN project

07 Dec | Goodbye to the 4-Rotor Concept Turbine at Risø

The 4-Rotor Concept Turbine that was placed at DTU Risø Cam-pus is now dismantled. The testing of the concept is complete.

14 Nov | BP Installs First Battery Storage Technology at U.S. Wind Energy Site

Project highlights BP’s commitment to innovation and transition to a low-carbon future

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

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.

06 Dec | E.ON Energy Services reaches milestone with 100th self-lifting crane deployment

E.ON Energy Services (EES) announced today it has reached a significant milestone with the 100th deployment of its self-lifting crane on a maintenance job at the Loraine Wind Farm, near Sweetwater, Texas.

03 Dec | Nordex Group Adopts Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT to Manage Clean-Energy Wind Farms

Software AG (Frankfurt MDAX: SOW) today announced the selection of its Cumulocity IoT platform by The Nordex Group, a global manufacturer of innovative onshore wind turbines. The Nordex Group manages clean-energy wind farms based on sensor data.

04 Dec | ABB commissions first digital substations in Italy

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

18 Sep | Balfour Beatty innovation puts connections in pole position

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) and Balfour Beatty have successfully energised the connection for Dorenell wind farm in Moray. The wind farm connection, which will add capacity for a further 220 MW of renewable energy to the GB transmission system, has seen the deployment of composite poles, the first time this innovative technology has been used on the GB transmission system.

30 May | GridLiance and Tri-County Electric Cooperative Reach Settlement with AEP on Wind Catcher Energy Connection Project

GridLiance, an independent transmission company with operations throughout the U.S., and Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (TCEC) announced today that they have signed a settlement agreement with American Electric Power Company (AEP) related to the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project, a planned 2,000-megawatt wind farm.

03 Apr | Vestas award Roan Wind Farm contract to DELPRO Wind

DELPRO Wind has been chosen by Vestas as HV Installation partner for Norwegian onshore project Roan wind farm, which is the first part of the very large Fosen wind farm.

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.

06 Dec | White Rock Wind Farm Announces Recipients for the First Annual Community Fund Round

White Rock Wind Farm announced today that it will be supporting 24 projects within the local community for the inaugural round of its annual $175,000 Community Fund.

15 Nov | Improved Monsoon Winds Help Power Producers in 2018

After a prolonged period of decline, 2018 monsoon season brings significantly higher than average wind speeds across India.

12 Nov | Handling venomous snakes ethically is part of the job when constructing a wind farm in South Africa

Perdekraal East Wind Farm, in the Western Cape, is home to no less than sixteen different species of snakes, four of which are highly venomous.

17 Dec | Receiving operations begin on first wind power project in the Arabian Gulf

ALE is demonstrating its wind expertise and capabilities as they start the receiving operations of GE wind turbines components in Oman for the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) first-ever large-scale wind farm.

12 Nov | New clamps enhance wind tower transportations

ALE has expanded their route options for heavy transportation in the wind sector after investing in four sets of unique tower clamps that are providing more efficient transportation of wind towers in Thailand.

30 Oct | GES to install 125 turbines in Egypt

The company has assembled a total of 380 MW in the country so far

30 Oct | World first: ALE’s bespoke onshore wind tower heightening pushes engineering boundaries

ALE has achieved another world first and provided a bespoke engineering solution to heighten the prototype of one the world’s highest wind towers, the Nabralift self-erecting tower, with limited use of cranes for significant time and cost savings in Navarra, Spain.

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.