Recent Wind

Finavera Wind Energy to Acquire Solar Alliance of America

Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (‘Finavera Wind Energy’, ‘Finavera’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement on August 22nd, 2014 to acquire 100% of the equity of Solar Alliance of America, Inc., a corporation under the laws of California (‘Solar Alliance’), in a transaction valued at $6 million USD. […]

Information in the market regarding offshore project in the UK

Vestas can confirm that DONG Energy and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind have entered into a conditional agreement regarding the Burbo Bank Extension project in the UK comprising V164-8.0 MW turbines. Today there is additional information in the market regarding an offshore project in the UK (ref. company announcement No. 7/2014 of 18 February 2014). Vestas […]

Iberdrola to build 69-MW Dersalloch Wind Farm in Scotland

Since 2005, the Company has been working on stringent technical and environmental requirements to achieve planning consent The Scottish Government has granted consent for 23 state-of-the-art wind turbines east of Straiton, in South Ayrshire With this new project, IBERDROLA reaffirms its commitment to developing renewable energies in the UK, where it operates nearly 1,600 megawatts […]

AES Sells 100% of its Equity Interests in 87.5 MW of Operating Wind Projects in the United Kingdom for $160 Million

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with SYND Holdco Limited, a joint venture of Greencoat UK Wind PLC and Swiss Life Funds (Luxembourg) Global Infrastructure Opportunities S.C.A. to sell 100% of its equity interests in four operating wind projects in the United Kingdom, totaling 87.5 MW, for […]

Interim financial report, second quarter 2014

Outlook for 2014: EBIT margin before special items increased to minimum 6 per cent. Second quarter 2014 order intake, revenue and earnings increased compared to the second quarter of 2013. In the second quarter of 2014, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 1,341m – an increase of 13 per cent compared to the second quarter of […]

Energy Department Reports Highlight Strength of U.S. Wind Energy Industry

The U.S. continues to be a global leader in wind energy, ranking second in installed capacity in the world, according to two reports released today by the Department of Energy. Wind power is a key component of the nation’s all-of-the-above strategy to reduce carbon pollution, diversify our energy economy, and bring innovative technologies on line. […]

Wind Turbine Scaling Enables Projects to Reach New Heights

The Energy Department and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory today released the 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report, which examines the latest statistics and trends in the U.S. wind power market. For the first time in the report’s history, we have added a new chapter that details trends in wind turbine nameplate capacity, hub height, rotor diameter, […]

New Record High: 22% of UK Electricity from Wind

RenewableUK says a record high of 22% of the UK’s electricity was generated by wind on Sunday (17th August), beating the previous 24-hour record of 21% set earlier this month (Monday 11th August). Before that, the record stood at 20%, set on 20th December 2013. The UK’s onshore and offshore wind turbines generated an average […]

Energy Department Reports Highlight Strength of U.S. Wind Energy Industry

The U.S. continues to be a global leader in wind energy, ranking second in installed capacity in the world, according to two reports released today by the Department of Energy. Wind power is a key component of the nation’s all-of-the-above strategy to reduce carbon pollution, diversify our energy economy, and bring innovative technologies on line. […]

Distributed Wind Market Report: Small Turbines Lead to Big Growth in Exports

Small and distributed wind energy systems enable homeowners, businesses, and institutions to generate their own clean, renewable, and cost-effective electricity. These systems are commonly used on residential, agricultural, commercial, government and industrial sites, and are connected either physically or virtually on the customer’s side of the utility meter to deliver onsite power or connected directly […]