Recent Wind

DOE Seeking Proposals to Advance Distributed Wind Turbine Technology and Manufacturing

On December 29, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released a third round of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) under DOE’s Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP). The CIP aims to help U.S. manufacturers of small and mid-sized wind turbines with rotor swept areas up to 1,000 square meters improve their […]

Vestas receives 42 MW order in Italy

Vestas has secured an order for six V110-2.0 MW and nine V126-3.3MW turbines for the 41.7 MW Lacedonia wind power plant in the Campania region, south-western Italy. The order was placed by Alisea SRL, a subsidiary of the German-based BayWa AG. The contract comprises the supply, installation and commissioning of the 15 wind turbines as […]

Christmas Cracker as Ireland’s Wind Energy Fuels Festive Record

Both Ireland and All-Island wind power records soar to new heights There’s been an early Christmas cracker to boost Ireland’s clean energy credentials, as wind energy output hit a new record peak of 1,826MW at 20.30pm on Sunday 21st December 2014, which is enough to power almost 1.2 million Irish homes according to figures published […]

Iberdrola awards Areva 620 Million Euro Contract, its Renewables Largest

For the first time, the Group will be installing 5-megawatt turbines in a wind facility Within the scope of a joint venture agreement with Gamesa, the French company, will equip Wikinger offshore wind farm with 70 M5000-135 5MW turbines and provide maintenance services for 10 years The 350-MW Wikinger project, currently being developed in the […]

Vestas wins 36 MW order in Poland, strengthening market-leading position

Green Bear Corporation orders 12 V112-3.0 MW turbines for wind power project in Radzyn Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 12 V112-3.0 MW turbines for a wind power project to be located in northwestern Poland. The order was placed by Green Bear Corporation, an experienced developer on the Polish market. The wind […]

Vestas receives 34 MW order in Turkey

Kangal Elektrik Uretim A.S, a subsidiary of Ece Tur Construction, has placed a 34 MW order to construct the second phase of the Kangal RES wind power plant in the Sivas province, Turkey. The firm and unconditional order comprises the supply and installation of 17 units of the V110-2.0 MW wind turbine corresponding to 34 […]

ScottishPower Renewables decides against pursuing Dyfnant Forest Windfarm project

Following a detailed review, ScottishPower Renewables has decided not to progress any further with Dyfnant Forest Windfarm in north Powys, Wales. The company has been working on proposals for the project since 2008, including a range of detailed technical and environmental studies at the site. Simon Christian, UK Managing Director, ScottishPower Renewables, said: “Unfortunately, with […]

Iberdrola awards Navantia 160 Million Euro Contracts for its German Offshore Wind Farm, Wikinger

One of the company’s largest commissions to a Spanish supplier in the renewable energy industry The agreement enables Navantia’s shipyards in Fene (A Coruña) and Puerto Real (Cádiz) to enter the offshore wind industry, one of the sectors with the brightest future prospects Fene has been awarded a €90-million contract to build part of the […]

E.ON commissions large scale wind and solar projects in the US

With the commissioning of two renewables projects E.ON is strengthening its position in the U.S. market for green energy. Both the start of commercial operation of the onshore wind farm Grandview I in the Texas Panhandle and of the Fort Huachuca Solar Plant in Arizona occurred in a single week. Grandview I is a 211-megawatt […]

Congress extends policy critical to the success of wind energy; industry continues to seek long-term stability to scale up

American wind power and tens of thousands of workers in its U.S. supply chain will have a brief opportunity for new projects as the U.S. Senate voted last night to extend a critical incentive for 2014. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) promised to continue seeking a more stable policy to allow wind energy to […]