Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm opened.

Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm opened.

Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy celebrated the inauguration of the world’s first offshore wind farm’s for icy conditions, Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm’s take-over on Thursday 31 August. Tahkoluoto is Finland’s first offshore wind farm designed for demanding ice conditions. The farm consists of 10 wind turbines with a capacity of 4.2 MW each. Estimated annual power production is approximately 155 […]

Vestas and Tesla join up on wind energy storage development.

Vestas and Tesla join up on wind energy storage development.

Tesla Inc. has partnered with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to figure out how to combine wind turbines and batteries, socking away power during breezy times to use when the air is still. “It’s a very important step for Vestas and something that will lower the cost of sustainable energy. And that position is necessary for […]

KGAL acquired two Swedish wind farms.

KGAL acquired two Swedish wind farms.

Eolus has announce the completion of the wind farms Gunillaberg and Lunna in Jönköping and Askersund municipalities. The facilities have now been transferred to KGAL. The farms comprise a total of seven Vestas V100 2.2 MW wind turbines, with the Gunillaberg consisting of 4 and Lunna of 3. The joint output of the farms is […]

Nordex launches 4 MW turbine for low winds.

Nordex launches 4 MW turbine for low winds.

Nordex Group has announced the latest development stage of  its Delta platform: the Delta4000 series. The N149/4.0-4.5 turbine, which has been designed specifically for light-wind regions, has a 30 percent increase in rotor sweep and a variable power output of 4.0 to 4.5 MW. The N149/4.0-4.5 is currently the highest yielding onshore turbine for light-wind regions […]

Clean Earth’s turbine at Avonmouth granted planning approval.

Clean Earth’s turbine at  Avonmouth granted planning approval.

Clean Earth has announced the plans for 130m turbine at Accolade Wines, Avonmouth, was granted planning approval. CleanEarth, in partnership with Accolade Wines, are proposing to develop a wind turbine on land at their Avonmouth facility. The wind turbine will provide an on-site renewable source of electricity to Accolade Wines, and is expected to produce over […]

Capital Power secures long-term contract for New Frontier Wind project.

Capital Power secures long-term contract for New Frontier Wind project.

Capital Power Corporation has announced that development of the New Frontier Wind project is proceeding immediately. New Frontier Wind is a 99 megawatt (MW) facility located in McHenry County, North Dakota. The Company is in the final stages of selecting a turbine supplier and the project cost is expected to be approximately $182 million (US$145 […]

Simonsfeld and SENVION sign supply contracts for 20 new wind turbines.

Simonsfeld and SENVION sign supply contracts for 20 new wind turbines.

Simonsfeld has concluded supply agreements with SENVION Deutschland for a total of 20 new wind power plants in four wind parks. In addition to supply, erection and commissioning, the agreements also include long-term service contracts for the maintenance and maintenance of the new systems. Of the total of 78 wind turbines currently operated by Simonsfeld in […]

BayWa offers post-FiT guidance.

BayWa offers post-FiT guidance.

BayWa r.e. has announced a new product which they are calling WindGuide 20+. With it, the company addresses the fact that a large number of wind farms in Germany will cease to qualify for the feed-on tariff over the next few years. BayWa r.e. helps operators to decide what the future of their wind farm will be […]

Nordsee 1 nears finish line.

Nordsee 1 nears finish line.

REETEC has announced 52 of the 54 turbines for offshore wind farm Nordsee One have been installed.  REETEC and SSC Wind are working together on behalf of Senvion to complete the 332 MW farm. Both companies have been on board since the preparatory phase in Bremerhaven. The order should be finalized end of summer 2017. Next […]

Enel starts operation of Brazilian wind farm.

Enel starts operation of Brazilian wind farm.

Enel, through its Brazilian renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (“EGPB”), has begun operation of its Delfina wind farm, which has a total installed capacity of 180 MW. The facility is located in the municipality of Campo Formoso, in Brazil’s north-eastern state of Bahia. “The entry into service of Delfina, which is Enel’s largest […]

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