Recent Wind

Wind power beats nuclear and coal in record-breaking August

RenewableUK says new data shows that August was an exceptional month for wind energy, with new records set and generation levels exceeding both nuclear and coal, according to official National Grid statistics. On five separate occasions, wind overtook coal-fired plants for generation over a single day, the first time this has ever happened. Wind exceeded […]

Vestas receives 58 MW Order in Poland, bolstering its leading Position in Key Market

EDF Energies Nouvelles orders 29 V100-2.0 MW turbines for wind power project in Rzepin. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 29 V100-2.0 MW turbines for a wind power project in Poland. The order was placed by EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN), a leader in renewable energy power generation. The wind power plant […]

Vestas receives 30 MW order, strengthening market position in Finland

Vestas customer reconcept GmbH places 30 MW order for nine V126-3.3 MW turbines, featuring Vestas’ Large Diameter Steel Towers (LDST) that allow for taller hub heights and therefore greater annual energy production at low wind speeds. The Ylivieska Pajukoski project in the Ylivieska region in Finland will feature the increasingly popular V126-3.3 MW turbine atop […]

Invenergy Completes Project Financing For Le Plateau 2 Wind Farm

Invenergy Wind LLC (“Invenergy”) announced today that it has arranged project financing for its 21.15 MW Le Plateau 2 wind farm (“Le Plateau 2”), which currently is under construction in Québec. Bayerische Landesbank, New York Branch acted as the Sole Lead Arranger, Administrative Agent, and Lender for the transaction. Le Plateau 2 is located in […]

EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions three new wind farms in the Languedoc-Roussillon French region

As part of its expansion in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of three wind farms, with a total capacity of 34.7 MW. In this region with favourable natural conditions, the group has nearly 30% of its domestic wind assets. Two new wind farms are located in the Aude department. The Conilhac […]

Iberdrola overhauls 45 Small Hydro Power Plants in Spain

The Company operates 92 plants in Spain with a combined capacity of 306 megawatts Over the past three years, the company has invested some €10 million on renovating its oldest small hydro power plants, equipping them with the most efficient and advanced technology to improve output and extend their lifespan IBERDROLA has implemented a plan […]

GE Celebrates Wind Energy Milestones in Brazil

Achieved 1GW of wind energy in Brazil with 381 new wind turbines connected to the grid in the first half of 2014 Produced 1,000th wind turbine hub locally in Brazil by skilled workers Expanded Campinas, Sao Paulo facility to produce first machine heads later this year GE (NYSE: GE) announced today it has achieved a […]

NaiKun Wind Releases Third Quarter Financial Results

NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) (the ‘Company’ or ‘NaiKun Wind’) today announced its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014, a fiscal period in which the Company continued to explore ways to forward the NaiKun Wind Project while controlling its costs. A substantial restructuring was undertaken in the third quarter […]

Finavera Wind Energy to Acquire Solar Alliance of America

Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (‘Finavera Wind Energy’, ‘Finavera’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement on August 22nd, 2014 to acquire 100% of the equity of Solar Alliance of America, Inc., a corporation under the laws of California (‘Solar Alliance’), in a transaction valued at $6 million USD. […]

GE Enables More Wind on New England’s Transmission Network

First Wind’s Oakfield Wind Project to Generate 148 MW; Enough to Power 50K Homes GE’s Synchronous Condenser Solution to Improve Power Stability GE’s Energy Consulting Team Provides Custom Analysis and Tailored Solutions While the integration of wind energy continues to have broad public policy support, consumers are playing a larger role to ensure their electricity […]