Recent Wind

ScottishPower Renewables Signs Turbine Agreement With Gamesa For Kilgallioch Windfarm

ScottishPower Renewables, the UK’s leading developer of onshore windfarms, has signed a turbine supply and service agreement with Gamesa for its 239 MW Kilgallioch Windfarm located near Barrhill in southwest Scotland. The project covers an area of 64km2 and lies within both South Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway Council boundaries. With a total investment of […]

Vestas receives 99 MW order in Mexico

Vestas expands its presence in the Mexican market with a 99 MW order for La Mesa and Ciudad Victoria wind power farms to be located in Tamaulipas, Mexico. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 28/2015 of 28 May 2015, Vestas has received an order from Isolux de Mexico S.A. to supply […]

The Danish wind industry takes a significant jump in 2014

2014 was a strong good year for the companies in the Danish wind industry. The overall exports increased by no less than 16.7% – indicating a busy year for the industry. The revenue rose by 7.4%, while the number of job increased by more than 5%. The newest industry figures for 2014 from the Danish […]

Vestas receives 83 MW order in Turkey

Vestas expands its presence in Turkey with an 83 MW order from Bak Enerji Uretimi A.Ş. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 27/2015 of 27 May 2015, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the Yahyali wind project in Turkey. The 83 MW order for 25 units of the […]

Finavera Arranges Loan for Solar Alliance Acquisition

Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (‘Finavera Wind Energy’, ‘Finavera’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce that it has received approval from TSX Venture Exchange and closed a secured loan facility for €3,757,000 (approximately $5,080,000 CAD) from a consortium of lenders through the Company’s subsidiary, Finavera Renewables Ireland Limited (‘Finavera Renewables’), in order to […]

RenewableUK expresses concern about onshore wind measures announced in the Queen’s Speech

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has expressed concern about new planning rules affecting onshore wind which have been announced in the Queen’s Speech. Under the proposals in a new Energy Bill, onshore wind farms with an installed capacity of 50 megawatts or greater will be determined at local […]

Vestas receives 83 MW order in Poland

Vestas has secured an 83 MW order in Poland, its third announced order in the country this year. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No.26/2015 of 25 May 2015, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in Poland. The 83 MW order for 25 V126-3.3 MW turbines has been placed by […]

New AWEA Board Chair: Time for presidential candidates to back American wind power for its economic benefits

American wind power at “transformational point in time,” as industry girds to quadruple and meet Wind Vision Coming off a year in which the industry added 23,000 jobs and put $23 billion of private investment behind 100 wind projects, new AWEA Board Chair Mike Garland declared it’s time for the industry to start flexing its […]

Acciona Windpower will install more than 800 MW of Wind Power in North America in 2015

465 MW will be grid connected in the United States, 239 MW in Mexico and 102 MW in Canada. Yesterday, the US Energy Secretary visited ACCIONA Windpower’s booth in the AWEA fair, currently taking place in Orlando. ACCIONA Windpower (AWP), a subsidiary of the ACCIONA Group that designs, manufactures and markets wind turbines, plans to […]

Energy Department Releases Report, Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States

Larger turbines will open up an additional one-fifth of the land area of the United States In support of the President’s all-of-the above energy strategy, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the release of Enabling Wind Power Nationwide, a report showing how the United States can unlock the vast potential for wind energy deployment in […]