Recent Wind

Acciona puts its First Wind Farm in Chile into Service, using the most Powerful Turbines installed in the Country

Punta Palmeras, located in the municipality of Canela, consists of fifteen 3 MW wind turbines using ACCIONA Windpower technology. The energy produced by the wind farm will be sold to the utility Colbún under a long-term supply contract signed with that company. ACCIONA Energía has grid connected the Punta Palmeras wind farm, equipped with fifteen […]

Vestas receives a 50 MW order in China

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Hanas, for a total capacity of 50 MW. This is the fourth order from Hanas in 2014. The Hanas order features 25 V100-2.0MW turbines to be installed in Ningxia, a province in the northwest of China, during the second quarter of 2015. President of Vestas Asia […]

Vestas at China Wind Power: New strategy, new turbines for the Chinese market

Vestas introduces newest turbine technology to China; latest variants of V110-2.0 MW and V100-2.0 MW and flexible service packages are key elements in achieving profitable growth in world’s largest wind energy market. Today in Beijing, global wind energy leader Vestas Wind Systems unveiled the two latest additions to its turbine technology portfolio for the China […]

Vestas launches new China strategy

Vestas announced today that it will introduce its most technologically advanced 2 MW variant turbines and new flexible service offerings to the Chinese wind market. Reinvigorating its long-standing commitment to China, Vestas announced today a new strategy to secure profitable growth in the world’s largest wind energy market. The Chinese wind market is making a […]

Wind power steps up when nuclear and gas go offline

Strong wind speeds over the weekend contributed significantly to the UK’s electricity supply as nuclear reactors remained offline and a large gas plant was suddenly hit by a fire. Wind power set a new record on Sunday by providing 24% of the UK’s electricity supply for the entire day. The previous record stood at 22% […]

ScottishPower Renewables Decides Against Pursuing Mynydd Mynyllod Windfarm

After careful consideration, ScottishPower Renewables has decided against taking forward an application to the Planning Inspectorate in relation to Mynydd Mynyllod Windfarm, near Corwen in North Wales. The company has been working on proposals for a potential project since 2010, and the initial development work has included detailed technical and environmental studies, as well as […]

Canadian Wind Energy Association calls on BC Government to consider all renewable energy options in conjunction with final decisions on Site C

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today called on the Government of British Columbia to take into consideration a broader range of cost-competitive, clean energy options as it determines whether or not to proceed with the Site C hydroelectric project. “Wind energy now represents the bulk of BC’s lowest-cost, emission free renewable energy generation opportunities,” […]

Renewable Energy support Period ended for 4Energia’s First Wind Turbines

Estonia’s first wind farm, Virtsu 1, reached the end of its 12 year renewable energy support period this month. The Virtsu I wind turbines still continue to produce energy, but do it without renewable energy support paid by consumers. According to Mr. Martin Kruus, the Chairman of the Board of Nelja Energia AS, renewable energy […]

ACCIONA Windpower extends its AW3000 platform with the largest rotor designed by the company (132 m) for low wind sites

RenewableUK Statement on green light for Scottish Offshore Wind Farms, and Reaction to Galloper Offshore Wind Farm Announcement

RenewableUK has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that it has given the go-ahead to 4 Scottish offshore wind farms. Inch Cape, Neart na Gaoithe and Seagreen Alpha and Bravo have a combined capacity of 2,284 megawatts (MW) – enough to power 1.4 million homes. RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, said: “This announcement more than doubles […]