Recent Wind

SunEdison and Terraform Power sign Definitive Agreement to acquire First Wind for $2.4 Billion

SunEdison to become world’s largest renewable energy development company Enters U.S. wind market, doubling total addressable market 8.0 GW increase of total pipeline, backlog and leads Immediate value creation for SunEdison and DPS accretion for TerraForm Power SunEdison raises 2015 installation guidance from 1.6-1.8 GW to 2.1-2.3 GW and accelerates timing of IDRs by approximately […]

Vestas secures 42 MW order in Croatia, for first V112-3.0 MW wind power plant in the country

Vestas has received a 42 MW order from Akuo Energy for 14 units of the V112-3.0 MW wind turbine for the Ogorje wind power plant in Croatia. This will be the first V112-3.0 MW wind power plant to be installed in the country. Delivery of the turbines is scheduled for the third quarter of 2015 […]

Acciona’s First Wind Farm in Costa Rica is Inaugurated

Chiripa, with a capacity of 49.5 MW, has thirty-three 1.5 MW turbines using ACCIONA Windpower technology. Costa Rican vice-president Ana Helena Chacón formally opened the 49.5 MW Chiripa wind farm in Tilarán (Guanacaste) this weekend. The facility is owned by a consortium consisting of ACCIONA Energía (65%) and the local group Ecoenergía (35%). The ceremony […]

Interior Offers First Right-of-Way for Renewable Energy Transmission in Federal Waters

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank today announced that BOEM has offered a right-of-way (ROW) grant to Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System, LLC […]

Vestas receives 200 MW order in Minnesota

Odell Wind Farm LLC orders 100 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Odell project. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 43/2014 of 14 November 2014, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States for 100 V110-2.0 MW turbines corresponding to 200 MW. The order was placed by Odell […]

RenewableUK launches survival plan for the small wind industry

RenewableUK is today releasing its Small and Medium Wind Strategy Report. This highlights the potential size of the small and medium wind market to the UK and aims to resolve the impending crisis in the small wind industry. The report draws attention to the untapped contribution small and medium wind can provide to the UK […]

Vestas wins 52 MW China order

Strong performance of Vestas turbines bolsters customer’s business case. Inner Mongolia Huitong Energy Zhuozi Wind Power Company Ltd. (hereinafter called Huitong) has signed a firm and unconditional order with Vestas to provide 26 V80-2.0 MW turbines, which will be installed at the Bayinzile wind farm located in the Wulanchabu area of Inner Mongolia as part […]

AWEA hails historic U.S.-China deal to cut carbon pollution, says wind energy can deliver big reductions

The U.S. wind energy industry hailed an historic agreement between U.S. and China Wednesday morning to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of an effort to help fight climate change. The deal says the U.S. will reduce carbon emissions 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025 – nearly doubling its current plans. […]

Wind turbine blades to be manufactured in Isle of Wight as part of programme to secure up to 800 UK jobs

RenewableUK has today welcomed the announcement by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind that they intend to commence serial production of blades at their Isle of Wight blade technology centre from as early as quarter two 2015. The Isle of Wight centre currently functions as a testing and verification centre for the development of the blades, but […]

More than 2,250 new jobs in British wind industry – annual investment hits £2.6 billion

The number of people working in the medium and large-scale sectors of the British onshore wind industry, and offshore wind, has risen by 8% in just over twelve months to more than 15,400 direct, full-time jobs, according to the trade association RenewableUK. This means the number of people directly employed in these key parts of […]