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The bidding competition for Kriegers Flak intensifies

The Danish Energy Agency has gone through the submitted applications for building the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak and has pre-qualified seven companies to participate in the bidding process. The number is the largest ever in connection with an offshore wind farm in Denmark and the Danish Wind Industry Association as well as the Danish […]

Duke Energy’s ‘Batman’ is making this Halloween safer…for the bats

They are bats, which Hayes, a biologist and environmental director for Duke Energy Renewables, is working to protect from being accidentally killed when they come in contact with wind turbines. When the American Wind Energy Association formed a committee to develop ways to prevent bat deaths and injuries from turbines, Hayes immediately accepted. Hayes’ group […]

Vestas receives 26 MW order in Sweden

Eolus Vind AB has placed an order for eight V112-3.3 MW turbines for the Kungsbacka-Iglasjön wind power plant, proving Vestas’ ability to deliver a strong business case in the challenging Swedish market. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the Kungsbacka-Iglasjön wind power plant in the Västra Götaland county in southwestern Sweden. The […]

Industry grows as policy uncertainty threatens future gains

With over 1,600 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity installed during the third quarter of 2015, and nearly 3,600 MW installed in all of 2015, wind power continues to gain strength. The release of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2015 Market Report today shows the market for low-cost wind […]

E.ON’s Amrumbank West offshore wind farm is fully operational

Company continues to systematically deliver its project pipeline The construction of Amrumbank West offshore wind farm is completed. All 80 turbines are connected to the network. With its full installed capacity of 288 megawatts now operational, Amrumbank West can produce enough climate-friendly power to meet the needs of 300,000 households and to displace more than […]

CCC highlights cost-effectiveness of wind energy in driving down electricity bills

RenewableUK says today’s report by the Committee on Climate Change makes a strong case for ramping up the deployment of wind, wave and tidal energy, and investing in it as a national priority. The CCC’s study “Power sector scenarios for the fifth carbon budget” suggests that onshore wind will be generating electricity at a lower […]

Google to buy Vestas’ shares in Lake Turkana Wind Power

Upon completion of the project in 2017, Google will acquire Vestas’ 12.5 percent stake in Africa’s largest wind park, which will supply around 15 percent of Kenya’s electricity needs based on current generation capacity The share purchase agreement was announced in Washington, DC, in connection with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s Climate and Clean […]

Procter & Gamble to Make Iconic Brands Including Tide and Dawn with Wind Power

​New Texas based wind farm to provide 100 percent electricity to all P&G Fabric & Home Care plants in the US and Canada Procter & Gamble (P&G) and EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) partner to generate wind power to meet P&G’s North American Fabric & Home Care plants’ electricity demands P&G turns the American Business […]

ACCIONA and the CFE sign a memorandum of understanding to develop renewable energy projects in Mexico

ACCIONA President José Manuel Entrecanales and CFE Director-General Dr. Enrique Ochoa Reza were present at the signature. The Spanish company ACCIONA and the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together on electricity generation projects based on renewable energies in Mexico. ACCIONA President José Manuel Entrecanales and CFE […]

Over $4.7 billion dollars in consumer savings possible by growing wind energy in Pennsylvania

Wind power a ‘no regrets’ way state can cost-effectively cut carbon pollution By diversifying the Keystone State’s electricity mix with more of its abundant, low-cost wind energy resources, Pennsylvania can cut carbon pollution and cut costs for consumers according to new data released at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) Pennsylvania Wind Energy Forum at […]