Recent Wind

Vestas receives 49 MW order for Kiyú wind power plant in Uruguay, strengthening its market-leading position

Vestas has received an order for 16 V112-3.0 MW turbines for the Kiyú wind farm in Uruguay. The wind turbines are scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2015 and commissioned by the end of the year. The order has been placed by Taxway S.A., fully owned by Spain-based Grupo Cobra. The 49 […]

Vestas receives 79 MW order in Sweden

Fred. Olsen Renewables orders 24 V112-3.3 MW turbines for wind power project With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 36/2014 of 30 September 2014, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 24 V112-3.3 MW turbines including Vestas De-icing System (VDS) for a wind power project in Sweden. The wind power […]

NREL Software Tool a Boon for Wind Industry

Wind energy is blowing away skeptics—it’s so close to achieving cost parity with fossil fuels that just a little extra efficiency is all that is likely needed to push it into the mainstream and past the Energy Department’s goal of 20% wind energy by 2030. That extra efficiency may be realized with the help of […]

Secretary Jewell Announces Competitive Leasing Policy to Encourage Solar and Wind Energy Development on Public Lands, Create Greater Certainty for Developers

Proposed rule to spur renewable energy in the West, ensure fair return to American taxpayers As part of President Obama’s comprehensive Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced a new competitive leasing process by the Bureau of Land […]

Vestas receives 16.5 MW order in Finland; is the first commercial project to include Vestas De-icing System in Finland

Featuring five V112-3.3 MW turbines, the Puuska II wind energy project will be the first commercial project in Finland to utilise the Vestas De-icing System (VDS). The order was placed by Rajakiiri Oy, a Finnish wind power company owned by energy and industrial enterprises EPV Energia Oy, Outokumpu Oyj, Oy Katternö Kraft Ab, and Rautaruukki […]

Invenergy Commences Commercial Operation of Miami Wind Energy Center in Texas

Today, Invenergy Wind LLC (“Invenergy”) announced that it has commenced commercial operation of its 288.6 MW Miami Wind Energy Center (“Miami”) in Roberts, Hemphill, Gray, and Wheeler Counties in northern Texas. Located approximately eighty miles northeast of Amarillo, in the ERCOT West Zone, the facility utilizes 156 General Electric (GE) 1.85 MW wind turbines. “We’re […]

HBRE Wind Power Company Selects GE Turbines for Vietnam’s Tay Nguyen Wind Farm

Memorandum of understanding to continue development of wind power in Vietnam GE to help HBRE to undertake wind engineering analyses, analyze site layout, and assess constructability GE (NYSE: GE) and HBRE Wind Power Company Ltd. (HBRE) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in developing the Tay Nguyen wind farm in Dak Lak […]

GE’s Wind PowerUp* to Increase Power Output at Five European Wind Farms

First Customized Software-enabled Platform PowerUp Services to be Installed in Germany and Romania PowerUp Services to Enhance Installed Base, Provide Up To Five Percent Higher Annual Energy Production (AEP) Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced European wind farm operators ENERTRAG AG and Monsson Group have selected GE’s Wind PowerUp* for wind farms in Germany and Romania. […]

ACCIONA Windpower Installs World’s First AW125/3000 Wind Turbine, fills orders for an additional 552 MW

The 125-meter rotor, among the largest ones currently operational onshore in the world, optimizes power output and lowers the cost of energy. The turbine installed in Spain will help to complete the certification process by early 2015. ACCIONA Windpower (AWP), a subsidiary of the ACCIONA group that designs, manufactures and commercializes wind turbines, has completed […]

RenewableUK condemns Pickles’ 50th intervention in a wind farm application

RenewableUK has condemned the unprecedented interference of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles in renewable energy projects in England. He has now intervened in 50 wind farm planning applications since June 2013, taking decisions personally instead of allowing locally elected councillors and planning inspectors to do so. To date, these […]