Recent Wind

Forewind secures consent for another 2.4 GW of offshore wind

The development consent order for Teesside A&B, at Dogger Bank in the North Sea, was granted today, marking the first decision on a major infrastructure application by the newly appointed UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Amber Rudd. The consent is offshore wind consortium Forewind’s second approval following that of Dogger Bank […]

World’s largest offshore wind farm project gets the go-ahead to grow even bigger

RenewableUK is highlighting the announcement that the next stage of the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea – the biggest offshore wind project in the world – has gained planning consent from the Energy Secretary Amber Rudd. Dogger Bank Teesside A&B will have an installed capacity of up to 2.4 gigawatts […]

GE’s 2.75-120 Wind Turbine Scheduled to Make French Debut

Velocita Energies Selects GE Turbines to Power New Monts du Lomont Wind Farm in Franche-Comté, France First Project in France to Use the 2.75-120 Turbine, a Unit for Low-Wind Regions Installation Will Contribute to Region’s Objective of Harnessing 600 Megawatts of Wind Power by 2020 GE (NYSE: GE) today announced its 2.75-120 wind turbines will […]

Senate Wind Report should value Communities and Science

Infigen Energy is anticipating the release of the final report by the Senate Select Committee on Wind Turbines on 3 August 2015. We hope the findings of Austalian medical health bodies are valued according to the weight of the expertise behind them. We reiterate statements made by Infigen Energy Government Relations Manager Jonathan Upson at […]

GE’s 3.2-103 and 2.75-120 Wind Turbines Selected to Power British Columbia’s Largest Wind Farm

GE to supply 61 wind turbines for Pattern Development’s 180 megawatt (MW) Meikle wind project Project will be largest wind site in British Columbia GE (NYSE: GE) today confirmed that it will supply Pattern Development with 61 wind turbines for its 180 megawatt (MW) Meikle wind project, located approximately 33 kilometers north of Tumbler Ridge […]

Double-digit market share for Nordex in Germany

Manufacturer installs 140 megawatts in the first half of the year Birthday greetings from the market: half-way through its anniversary year Nordex SE has achieved a market share in Germany of 11.8 percent. This means that in terms of installed turbines the manufacturer is again in the double-digit range in its home market for the […]

ScottishPower Renewables Gets to Work on Kilgallioch Windfarm

Construction work is officially underway at the £300 million Kilgallioch Windfarm, located 5 kilometres south of Barrhill, South Ayrshire and 5 kilometres north east of New Luce, Dumfries and Galloway. ScottishPower Renewables has started constructing the 55km of tracks (as well as upgrading 14km of existing forest track) across the site that will link the […]

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 […]