Recent Wind

Acciona Windpower will supply 99 MW to Voltalia for a new Wind Farm in Brazil

The contract covers thirty-three AW125/3000 turbines mounted on 120-meter-high concrete towers The turbine supply to the Vila Pará complex in Rio Grande do Norte will take place in 2016 ACCIONA Windpower, the ACCIONA Group subsidiary that designs, manufactures and markets wind turbines, has signed a contract with wind power developer Voltalia for the supply of […]

Arise Power Production in July 49.1 GWh

Better winds than normal resulted in a power production of 49.1 GWh (36.0), which is 6.8 GWh over budget. Of this 30.4 GWh (18.5) refers to own wind power and 18.7 GWh (17.5) to co-owned wind power. Total power production the first six months was about 405 GWh which is about 10 % over budget […]

Gamesa and SunEdison sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of wind energy projects

The agreement would take the form of a joint venture. Once the jointly developed projects are ready to build, SunEdison would acquire them from the joint venture and finance their construction. Gamesa would supply the wind turbines and operate and maintain the facilities under long-term agreements. It may also provide EPC services for the co-developed […]

ORE Catapult in discussions to acquire Samsung’s next generation 7MW demonstration offshore wind turbine at Methil, Fife

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has today announced that it is in discussions with Samsung Heavy Industries about potentially acquiring the 7MW offshore wind turbine at Methil for research purposes. Upon completion of the agreement, the Methil turbine would become the world’s most advanced, open access, offshore wind turbine dedicated to research. It would […]

New study highlights good practice by onshore wind energy industry in Scotland

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the wind energy industry, has welcomed the publication of a new report on the way onshore wind farms are developed in Scotland. The 2-year study by Climate XChange, the independent body which advises the Scottish Government on adapting to the changing climate and the transition to a low carbon society, […]

Pioneering SPARTA system for offshore wind farms goes live

All 10 of the UK’s offshore wind farm owner/operators have signed an agreement committing to SPARTA (System Performance, Availability and Reliability Trend Analysis), a collaborative project with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and The Crown Estate. Following a successful year-long pilot phase, the owner/operators have recognised the significant benefits that SPARTA can deliver, including […]

Wind Park Moving Ahead

sPower is moving ahead with plans to install a 27-turbine wind park north of Monticello. sPower officials state that construction is set to begin this month (July), with at least partial completion of the estimated $136 million project by the end of 2015. The massive turbines in the wind park will be located primarily on […]

New milestone in Gamesa’s product strategy: debut contract for the supply of the 5-MW turbine in Latam (65 MW)

The company has been contracted to build a wind farm in Chile equipped with 13 G128-5.0 MW turbines under a turnkey arrangement. This project implies a major logistics challenge for the company on account of the mountainous nature of the site, on an island, coupled with the turbines’ scale. Gamesa, a global technology leader in […]

Viaducts with wind turbines, the new renewable energy source

Wind turbines could be installed under some of the biggest bridges on the road network to produce electricity. So it is confirmed by calculations carried out by a European researchers team, that have taken a viaduct in the Canary Islands as a reference. This concept could be applied in heavily built-up territories or natural areas […]

Vestas receives 155 MW order in U.S. state of Maine

Order is Vestas’ sixth project in the United States with SunEdison With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 37/2015 of 30 June 2015, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the United States for 47 V112-3.3 MW turbines to power the Bingham wind power plant in Somerset County, Maine. The […]