Recent Wind

New Model Demonstrates Offshore Wind Industry’s Job Growth Potential

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has developed a tool to estimate jobs and other economic impacts associated with offshore wind development in the United States. The modeling tool, which illustrates the potential economic impact and number of jobs associated with fixed-bottom offshore wind technology development, applies to areas of the country that […]

Estonian Wind Power Association: The Draft of Electricity MArket Act (318SE) is a Legal Spoilage!

The Economic Affairs Committee of Riigikogu has sent to the second reading a modified draft of the Electricity Market Act, which is on the opinion of Estonian Wind Power Association a legal spoilage due to inconsistency with the Constitution, Memorandum of Mutual Understanding made renewable energy producers as well as with the State Aid authorisation. […]

In 2014, Wind Turbines produced a little over 6% of Total Consumption

In 2014, wind turbines produced 576,0 GWh electicity, which is just over 6% of country’s total consumption. The output of wind energy grew 9 percent year on year. The ceiling of subsidized wind energy set out in the Electricity Market Act, 600 GWh per calendar year, was however not achieved in 2014. Renewable energy made […]

Vestas secures 106 MW order in Brazil

Vestas will install 53 units of its V110-2.0 MW turbine at five wind farms located in Rio Grande do Norte: Cabeço Preto III, V and VI and Macambira I and II. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 6/2015 of 4 February 2015, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional 106 MW […]

Vestas secures 48 MW order in China

Vestas has received a 48 MW order from Fujian Funeng New Energy Co. Ltd. for 24 units of the V90-2.0 MW wind turbine. The Shitang wind power plant will provide clean electricity to the Fujian province in China. The contract includes delivery, installation, and commissioning of the wind turbines, which is expected to occur during […]

Vestas receives a 74 MW order for low-wind site in China

Jianshui Suntien Wind Power Energy Co., Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Hebei Construction & Investment Group Co., Ltd. has placed a 74 MW order for the Yunnan Jianshui Qikeshu wind farm in the Yunnan province of China. The firm and unconditional order comprises the supply and installation of 37 units of the V100-2.0 MW […]

Vestas wins 10-year service agreement extension in the USA

Puget Sound Energy extends service agreement with Vestas for 429 MW of capacity in Washington state. With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S’ company announcement No. 5/2015 of 30 January 2015, Vestas has signed a 10-year extension agreement to service the Whiskey Ridge, Wild Horse and Hopkins Ridge wind projects. Located in central Washington, these […]

Infigen announces Second Quarter FY15 Production and Revenue

Infigen Energy (ASX: IFN) today reported unaudited production and revenue for the three months ended 31 December 2014 (Q2 FY15). Infigen will release its FY15 interim financial results (H1 FY15) on 25 February 2015. Accordingly, the following H1 FY15 production and revenue results remain subject to audit review. Production and revenue results are on an […]

Vestas secures 36 MW order in Jamaica; project will become country’s largest wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional 36.3 MW order for 11 units of the V112-3.3MW turbine for the BMR Jamaica wind project in Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica. The order was placed by the U.S.-based project developer BMR Energy. The contract comprises the supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as civil […]

Iberdrola and Neoenergia Award Gamesa Contract to supply 84 MW in Brazil

Brazil is one of the company’s priority markets in the renewable energies sector Gamesa is to install 42 of its G114 wind turbines, with a unit capacity of 2 megawatts (MW) each, to the three wind farms being developed by Força Eólica do Brasil in the state of Rio Grande do Norte IBERDROLA now has […]