Recent Wind

Acciona Windpower signs a New Contract in Brazil and passes 1,000 MW of its AW3000 Turbine sold in the Country

The company will supply 195 MW to the joint venture set up by Atlantic Energias Renováveis and Actis for a wind power complex in the State of Piauí. ACCIONA Windpower, the ACCIONA Group subsidiary dedicated to the design, manufacture and sale of wind turbines, has reached agreement with Atlantic Energias Renováveis and the British private […]

Vestas wins 122 MW order in Sweden

Allianz Capital Partners orders 37 V117-3.3 MW turbines for one of Sweden’s largest wind power plants. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 13 of 20 March 2015, Vestas is pleased to announce this 122 MW project which will be located in Sweden’s Ljusdal and Bollnäs municipalities, and will be the country’s […]

Vestas receives 48 MW order in China

Vestas has secured an order for 24 V100-2.0 MW turbines in China, its third announced order in the country this year. The order has been placed by long-time Vestas customer CGN (Anxi) Wind Power Co. Ltd. CGN (Anxi) Wind Power currently has Vestas wind turbines totalling 960 MW installed in China. The CGN Fujian Anxi […]

New Funding Opportunity to Develop Larger Wind Turbine Blades

The Energy Department today announced $1.8 million in funding for the development of larger wind turbine blades that will help capture more power from wind resources and increase the efficiency of wind energy systems. This funding will support the research and development of technological innovations to improve the manufacturing, transportation, and assembly of wind turbine […]

Energy Department Releases New Wind Report, Examines Future of Industry

Present Day to 2050, Report Quantifies the Economic and Social Benefits of Robust Wind Energy Growth In support of the President’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to diversify our nation’s power supplies, the Energy Department today released a new report looking at the future of wind power through 2050 and the economic benefits that come with a […]

Ontario procuring 300 MW of wind energy under new competitive process

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) applauds the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (IESO) launch of a 565 MW renewable energy request for proposals (RFP) of which 300 MW will be dedicated to wind energy. This is the first of three RFPs under IESO’s Large Renewable Procurement (LRP) competitive process that supports Ontario’s targeted goal of […]

Offshore wind industry can compete with gas and coal within a decade

The European offshore wind industry must shed 26% of outlays to reach cost-competitiveness with conventional forms of energy by 2023, according to a study by EY. The report states that the industry must significantly reduce costs over the next five years through a number of key actions, outlining where savings can be found. These include […]

Vestas receives 50 MW order for wind power plant in Germany

CPC Germania orders 15 units of the V112-3.3 MW turbine for the Hüselitz wind project in eastern Germany. Vestas is pleased to announce a firm and unconditional order for the Hüselitz wind power plant in eastern Germany that includes an option for an additional 19 turbines. Hüselitz will be located in Saxony-Anhalt. Turbine delivery is […]

New report calls for reform of Government support for small and medium wind

A new report published today by RenewableUK calls on the Government to make urgent changes to the Feed-in Tariff – the system designed to support smaller-scale renewable energy generation in the UK. The appeal comes in RenewableUK’s ‘Small and Medium Wind UK Market Report’, which provides an annual update on the industry’s progress through a […]

Acciona Windpower inaugurates the First Concrete Tower Production Plant in Mexico

The facility, which has created 300 jobs, supplies concrete segments for a 252 MW wind power project, the biggest undertaken by ACCIONA using this tower technology. ACCIONA Windpower, the ACCIONA Group subsidiary that designs, manufactures and markets wind turbines, has set up the first operational plant in Mexico for the production of concrete towers for […]