Recent Wind

Vestas strengthens its market leading position with 36 MW order in Poland

Vestas is further strengthening its leading position in this important Northern European market, winning a firm and unconditional order for 12 of its V112-3.0 MW turbines for a project located in the region of Lodzkie, Poland. The order has been placed by a private Polish investor. The contract includes delivery, installation, and commissioning of the […]

Iberdrola to supply Renewable Energy to Entire Network of BBVA Offices and Buildings in Spain

IBERDROLA to supply electricity to total of 3,091 offices and 71 buildings belonging to financial institution IBERDROLA is to meet all BBVA’s electricity needs in Spain in the years 2015 and 2016, amounting to 240 GWh per year By signing this contract, BBVA will be avoiding some 180,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year, a […]

Acciona Energia inaugurates its first Wind Farm in Chile and confirms Major Investments in the Country over the next few years

President Michelle Bachelet attended the opening ceremony for Punta Palmeras, a wind farm equipped with 3 MW ACCIONA Windpower turbines, the machines with the widest power range installed in Chile. The Company will invest around 400 million euros in wind and photovoltaic plants over three years. ACCIONA Energía yesterday inaugurated the Punta Palmeras wind farm […]

Denmark sets world record in wind – again

2014 saw once again a world record for the Danish energy sector, as wind provided 39.1% of the Danish electricity. This was reported by the Danish transmission regulator Energinet.dk. We have only just left 2014, yet it is already clear that 2014 was an extremely good year in terms of electricity production from the Danish […]

Energy Department Announces $2.5 Million to Improve Wind Forecasting

The Energy Department today announced $2.5 million for a new project to research the atmospheric processes that generate wind in mountain-valley regions. This in-depth research, conducted by Vaisala of Louisville, Colorado, will be used to improve the wind industry’s weather models for short-term wind forecasts, especially for those issued less than 15 hours in advance. […]

Wind Generation sets Records, saves Consumers Money as Extreme cold grips Nation

Wind saved Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic consumers $1 billion during last year’s polar vortex event according to analysis released today As extreme cold grips large chunks of the country this week, wind energy set record-high outputs, once again saving U.S. consumers money. Wind energy also saved consumers $1 billion in just two days when similar […]

Electricity needs of More Than a Quarter of UK Homes powered by Wind in 2014

RenewableUK is highlighting new official statistics from National Grid which show that record amounts of clean electricity were generated by wind power in 2014. Wind generated enough electricity to supply the needs of more than 6.7 million UK households last year; a 15% increase on the amount generated in 2013 (up from 24.5 terawatt hours […]

EDF Renewable Energy confirms Turbine Order with Vestas for 150 Megawatts

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has placed a firm order with Vestas Wind Systems A/S for 150 megawatt (MW) of wind turbine generators. The order closes the books on the Master Supply Agreement (MSA) announced in September 2013 with orders totaling 1,094 MW. Delivery of the 75 V100-2.0 MW is scheduled for third quarter 2016. […]

Vestas receives 73 MW order for unique project in Greece

Terna Energy flagship project to be located on uninhabited Agios Georgios island, off the coast of Attica, Greece; the onshore project has unique technical characteristics. The 73.2 MW order was placed by Terna Energy of Greece, a long-standing Vestas partner that has installed more than 350 MW in the country. The contract for the Agios […]

EDF Renewable Energy completes master supply agreement with Vestas with order of 150 MW, and opens new agreement for up to 1 GW additional

EDF RE orders 75 V100-2.0 MW turbines With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 49/2014 of 30 December 2014, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States from EDF Renewable Energy for 75 V100-2.0 MW turbines. With today’s announcement, Vestas and EDF RE close the books on their […]