Recent Wind

Radically falling costs put offshore wind on track to become cheaper than gas generation

Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, welcomes the latest report by BVG Associates, which outlines how advances in technology the supply chain and policy have combined to put the industry on track to become sustainable without financial support from consumers. BVG’s report highlights the costs of offshore wind are starting to fall sharply as […]

Siting wind farms more quickly, cheaply

New model predicts wind speeds more accurately with three months of data than others do with 12. When a power company wants to build a new wind farm, it generally hires a consultant to make wind speed measurements at the proposed site for eight to 12 months. Those measurements are correlated with historical data and […]

Vestas wins 26 MW project in South Korea

Vestas receives firm and unconditional order for 13 V100-2.0 MW turbines for a wind power plant in South Korea’s northeastern Gangwon Province. These will be Vestas’ first V100 wind turbines in the country. The order was placed by one of the largest South Korean conglomerates which has been active in the wind power industry as […]

ScottishPower Renewables encouraged by local business interest in East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm

ScottishPower Renewables were joined today (16th July) by Siemens to discuss contract opportunities on the £2bn East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm, to be built off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. East Anglia ONE project director Charlie Jordan spoke to an audience of over 300, which included local businesses and stakeholders, at an East of England […]

Carmanah to Provide Marking Solutions for German and UK Offshore Wind Farms

Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (“the Company” or “Carmanah”) today announced that its subsidiary, Sabik GmbH (“Sabik Offshore”), which was acquired on July 2, 2015, has been awarded a contract to provide a marking system for the Nordergründe offshore wind project including marine lights, monitoring & control for all 18 turbines. Sabik Offshore’s contribution to […]

Infigen announces Sale of US Business

Infigen Energy (ASX: IFN) announces that it has agreed to sell its US wind business to Primary Wind Power, LLC, a newly-formed portfolio company affiliated with ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC, for approximately US$272.5 million. The transaction is the result of a competitive sale process conducted by UBS Investment Bank on behalf of Infigen. Completion of […]

Infigen sells US Business

Infigen Energy (ASX: IFN) announces that it has agreed to sell its US wind business to Primary Wind Power, LLC, a newly-formed portfolio company affiliated with ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC, for approximately US$272.5 million. The transaction is the result of a competitive sale process conducted by UBS Investment Bank on behalf of Infigen. Completion of […]

Nordex installs another turnkey wind farm in France

New customer orders project developed in-house with a wide range of services Nordex SE has received a new order via its Project Development division in France. The customer is Saméole and the manufacturer will be installing four Gamma N100/2500 turbines for its Ondefontaine wind farm. The order includes the delivery of the turbines, their turnkey […]

Vestas secures 46 MW order in Turkey

Sehzade Enerji places 46.2 MW order, expanding Vestas’ footprint in the growing Turkish market Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the 46.2 MW Amasya wind power project in Turkey. The project will consist of 14 V126-3.3 MW turbines, one of Vestas’ cutting-edge designs that allows for greater wind capture in low-wind, high […]

GE to Build Wind Education Center in China

GE Announces Construction of New 500-Square-Meter Wind Training Facility in Shenyang Center Will Offer Technical and Environmental Health and Safety Training for Chinese Wind Industry GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will build a new wind education center in Shenyang, China. The approximately 500-square-meter facility will be built on the same campus as GE’s […]