wind energy

Nebraska-Based IPP Closes $302 Mn Financing For Wind Project in Missouri

Vestas has been selected for supplying 111 wind turbines and providing maintenance services for the project. Leading Nebraska-based independent energy provider Tenaska has closed approximately $302 million (Rs 20 billion) in commercial financing for Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center, a 242-megawatt (MW) wind project now under construction in Nodaway County in Northwest Missouri. “Tenaska has […]

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GWEC Releases First Supply-Side Data Report, Vestas Well Ahead of the Rest

The Norwegian company accounted for just over 20 percent of the market share, or more effectively every fifth wind turbine installed in the last year was manufactured by Vestas. The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has published the first edition of its annual Global Wind Market Development – Supply-Side Data 2018. According to the report, […]

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GE Renewable Energy Signs MoU Confirming Commitment to 1st French Offshore Wind Farm

This MoU terminates GE’s exclusive supplier status on the two other projects carried out by EMF. GE Renewable Energy has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) with Eolien Maritime France (EMF) confirming its commitment to provide and service Haliade 150-6MW turbines to the first French EMF offshore wind farm to be cleared of any legal […]

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Germany Brings Online Largest Offshore Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea

Arkona started its power supply to the German national grid in September 2018, and its 60 wind turbines, each producing six megawatts, reached peak production in 2019 Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg opened the Arkona offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea in Mukran on the German […]

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E.ON and Duke Energy Begin Construction on their Windfarms in Texas

E.ON and Duke Energy have both announced their plans to develop 200+ MW windfarms in Texas. E.ON’s 220 MW Cranell Windfarm and Duke’s Mesteño wind farm are both expected to come into operation before the end of the year. Germany-based electric utility company, E.On has announced that the Cranell Windfarm, a 220 megawatt (MW) project, […]

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Vestas to Acquire Minority Stake in Renewable Project Developer Sowitec

The acquisition is expected to be finalised during the second quarter of 2019 and will have no significant impact on Vestas earnings. To support Vestas’ strategy and increase its capability to partner with its customers in project development in selective markets, Vestas has announced the acquisition of a 25.1 percent minority stake in Sowitec with […]

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Siemens Gamesa Wins 77 MW Order For Denmark’s Largest Onshore Wind Project

Siemens Gamesa has signed an order with Eurowind Energy for Thorup-Sletten, the largest onshore windfarm in Denmark to date. The company has signed the agreement for the supply of 18 onshore turbines that will have a total capacity of 77 MW and an electricity production equivalent to the average annual consumption of approximately 65,000 households. […]

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Argentina Unveils Landmark Tender For Renewables and Grid Capacity

The tender currently under analysis will support the commitment to incorporate 20% of renewable electricity by 2025 into Argentina’s energy system. The Undersecretary for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency of Argentina, Sebastian Kind, has recently unveiled a landmark new renewables and grid capacity tender during the Global Market Session hosted by the Global Wind Energy […]

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MSEDCL Gets Approval to Procure Wind Power From Projects with Expired EPAs

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. (MSEDCL) has been permitted to procure wind power from projects with which its Energy Purchase Agreements (EPA) have expired after the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) approved its petition. MSEDCL had filed its case on February 26, 2019, seeking approval for procurement of power from wind projects whose […]

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