Recent Wind

Vestas receives 400 MW order in U.S. state of Nebraska

Is Vestas’ largest single-phase project ever in the United States. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 18/2015 of 30 April 2015, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States for 200 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Grande Prairie wind farm in Holt County, Nebraska. In megawatt terms, […]

Vestas receives 20 MW order for Coonooer Bridge Wind Farm in Australia

Vestas has received a 19.8 MW order for six of its V117-3.3 MW turbines for the Coonooer Bridge Wind Farm in Australia. The order has been placed by Coonooer Bridge Wind Farm Pty. Ltd., which is owned by Eurus Energy, Windlab, and local community shareholders. The order includes a full engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) […]

Official Opening for Repowered Coal Clough Windfarm

ScottishPower Renewables officially opened the newly repowered Coal Clough windfarm near Burnley today (30th April). Over the past 18 months the company has invested £22.5 million to replace 24 wind turbines installed in 1992, with eight modern turbines, increasing the total generating capacity of the windfarm from 9.6 megawatts (MW) to 16 MW. Coal Clough […]

Wind energy accelerates record growth in first quarter

Strong activity setting stage for industry’s biggest event all year in Orlando Strong growth in the U.S. wind energy industry accelerated during the first quarter of 2015, with a near-record 13,600 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity under construction across 100 projects in 23 states. This bumper crop of new wind projects will be on display […]

Onshore wind industry adds £906 million a year to UK economy

The onshore wind industry generated £906 million in gross value added (GVA) revenue to the UK economy in 2014, according to new figures released by RenewableUK. Since the beginning of 2012, GVA has risen by £358 million (up 65%) – revealing the increasing contribution that the onshore wind industry and its supply chain makes to […]

Wind farm Amrumbank West starts producing electricity

E.ON reaches milestones in offshore wind power in German and U.K. North Sea Two E.ON offshore wind farms are gradually coming online, further increasing the economic significance of the company’s renewables business. Humber Gateway began exporting power to the U.K. grid at the end of February. Now Amrumbank West, which is located in the German […]

Wind industry positions itself as a key solutions provider in Western Canada

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) concluded the CanWEA Western Forum 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia with a strong commitment to work with provincial governments to capitalize on Western Canada’s massive untapped wind resources to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support economic diversification in the region. While wind energy has begun to make a significant […]

Vestas receives 78 MW order in U.S. state of Minnesota

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power places order for 39 V110-2.0 MW turbines With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 17/2015 of 28 April 2015, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States from Sempra U.S. Gas & Power for 39 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Black Oak Getty […]

NaiKun Wind Releases Second 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 March 31, 2015, 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 […]

AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan statement on Quadrennial Energy Review

“The administration’s Quadrennial Energy Review highlights the importance of electricity transmission to bringing our power grid into the 21st century and saving consumers money by making renewable energy more widely available.” “Wind energy is ready to scale up now, with another recent Department of Energy report showing we can double wind-generated electricity in the next […]