Wind Projects

Vestas Secures 373 MW Supply Order for South Africa Wind Projects

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has secured a massive 373 MW supply order from independent power producer Red Rocket for the Brandvalley, Rietkloof and Wolf wind parks. Vestas has said that the wind energy projects will be located in Western Cape and Eastern Cape, South Africa. The contract includes the supply and installation of 64 […]

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3500 MW of Wind Addition Possible in Five Developing Countries: GWEC Report

A new report by Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has said that five countries, namely, Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia and Morocco have the capacity to add 3500 MW of wind power in the coming five years if they do so aggressively. The GWEC report held that the five developing countries can add an extra $12.5 […]

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IberBlue to Build 990 MW Floating Offshore Wind Project in Portugal

IberBlue Wind, which delves into the design, development and management of floating offshore wind farms that will operate in the Iberian market, has announced its first project for Portugal, which is a floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Figueira da Foz. The project will be called Botafogo. The floating offshore the wind farm […]

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EU Approves €2.08 Billion for Offshore Wind Energy Project in France

The European Commission has approved a EUR 2.08 billion French measure to support offshore wind energy production in France. The decision has been taken under EU State aid rules. The measure will contribute to achieving France’s energy and environmental targets, as well as the objectives relating to the EU’s Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy and the […]

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TotalEnergies Sells Renewable Projects to Crédit Agricole Assurances

French renewable energy major TotalEnergies has announced that it is selling 50% of a 234 MW portfolio of renewable projects to Crédit Agricole Assurances as part of its strategy of profitable growth in renewable energies. The official statement from TotalEnergies reveals that the portfolio being sold includes 23 solar power plants with a capacity of […]

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GUVNL seeks bids for 500 MW wind projects phase III in Gujarat

State electricity regulation board Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has floated a tender for the purchase of power through competitive bidding process (followed by reverse e- auction) from 500 MW grid-connected wind power projects to be set up in Gujarat (Phase III) with ‘Greenshoe Option’ of additional upto 500 MW. Key details of the tender […]

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America’s Renewable Energy Project Completions Stumble

The Global Marketing Intelligence (GMI) platform of Industrial Info Resources (IIR) has found that the renewable power projects in the United States of America have slowed in the near past due to several reasons. It has said that various factors like the COVID-19 pandemic, supply-chain problems, lack of skilled workers, tariffs on imported materials and […]

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Fortum Teams Up with Russia’s Bank GPG for Wind JV

Finnish state-owned energy company Fortum has announced that it is initiating cooperation in wind power generation in Russia with Bank GPB. For this purpose, 1.3 GW portfolio of wind projects is being transferred from the Fortum-Rusnano Wind Investment fund (50/50 joint venture) to a joint venture recently established with Bank GPB, the company said in […]

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IFC Supports Wind Projects to Advance Renewable Energy in Vietnam

As Vietnam transitions to cleaner low-carbon power generation to help meet the country’s growing demand for electricity, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is funding the development and construction of two wind power projects in Central Vietnam. IFC is providing a financing package of $57 million to Thuan Binh Wind Power Joint Stock […]

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