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Acciona Windpower totally complies with the Requirements for Nationally-sourced Components to sell Wind Turbines in Brazil

The Company is compliant with the latest requirements established by the BNDES, six months in advance of the deadline. ACCIONA Windpower, a subsidiary of the ACCIONA Group, has complied with the last requests issued by the BNDES (Brazilian Development Bank) for the national sourcing of components for wind turbines, meaning that wind power projects in […]

Vestas wins 46 MW project in India

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 23 V110-2.0 MW turbines for a wind power plant in the Indian State of Karnataka. The project, which is expected to power approximately 100,000 Indian households, includes a 15-year Active Output Management (AOM) 5000 service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and […]

Iberdrola net profit rose by 7.4% to €1,506 million in 2015 first half

These results and prospects for the second half allow the company to confirm guidance for 2015 Gross operating profit (EBITDA) increased by 5.7% to €3,795 million, thanks to a 20% rise in its international business, compared to a 6.5% drop in Spain. Funds from operations (FFO) grew 9.9% to €3,031 million Build-up of financial strength […]

HP Announces Renewable Energy Agreement With SunEdison To Support Clean Data Centers In Texas

Latest Initiative Is Expected to Power HP’s Texas Data Centers and Help HP Meet Its 2020 Operations Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal Ahead of Schedule As part of ongoing efforts to lower the carbon footprint of its business, HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced that it has signed a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 112 megawatts […]

Offshore Wind Energy Half-Year Figures 2015 in Germany – Expansion on schedule: 1,765 megawatts more on line

In the first half of 2015, another 422 offshore wind turbines, with a combined capacity of 1,765.3 megawatts went on line. Up to 30 June 2015 a total of 668 offshore turbines with an overall capacity of 2,777.8 megawatts fed power into the German grid. With the current offshore wind energy output the system can […]

Radically falling costs put offshore wind on track to become cheaper than gas generation

Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, welcomes the latest report by BVG Associates, which outlines how advances in technology the supply chain and policy have combined to put the industry on track to become sustainable without financial support from consumers. BVG’s report highlights the costs of offshore wind are starting to fall sharply as […]

Siting wind farms more quickly, cheaply

New model predicts wind speeds more accurately with three months of data than others do with 12. When a power company wants to build a new wind farm, it generally hires a consultant to make wind speed measurements at the proposed site for eight to 12 months. Those measurements are correlated with historical data and […]

Vestas wins 26 MW project in South Korea

Vestas receives firm and unconditional order for 13 V100-2.0 MW turbines for a wind power plant in South Korea’s northeastern Gangwon Province. These will be Vestas’ first V100 wind turbines in the country. The order was placed by one of the largest South Korean conglomerates which has been active in the wind power industry as […]

ScottishPower Renewables encouraged by local business interest in East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm

ScottishPower Renewables were joined today (16th July) by Siemens to discuss contract opportunities on the £2bn East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm, to be built off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. East Anglia ONE project director Charlie Jordan spoke to an audience of over 300, which included local businesses and stakeholders, at an East of England […]

Carmanah to Provide Marking Solutions for German and UK Offshore Wind Farms

Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (“the Company” or “Carmanah”) today announced that its subsidiary, Sabik GmbH (“Sabik Offshore”), which was acquired on July 2, 2015, has been awarded a contract to provide a marking system for the Nordergründe offshore wind project including marine lights, monitoring & control for all 18 turbines. Sabik Offshore’s contribution to […]