Kenya’s Govt. renegotiates Sh700m penalty for delayed Lake Turkana Wind Power

Kenya’s Govt. renegotiates Sh700m penalty for delayed Lake Turkana Wind Power

The Sh700 million a month power bill for Lake Turkana delayed has been renegotiated by the government. Energy Principal Secretary Joseph Njoroge said on Tuesday that parties had agreed not to bill the government for the delay with plans in place to ensure transmission begins next year. “By May we expect that the line will be finished […]

The Abraaj Group and ENGIE to Develop a Wind Power Platform in India.

The Abraaj Group and ENGIE to Develop a Wind Power Platform in India.

The Abraaj Group (“Abraaj” or the “Group”), a leading investor operating in growth markets, and ENGIE, a leading multinational utility company and the largest global independent power producer, announced today a partnership to build a wind platform in India (the “Platform”). Together, Abraaj and ENGIE have identified a robust pipeline of wind power projects representing […]

BluEarth Acquires Operating Renewable Energy Facilities.

BluEarth Acquires Operating Renewable Energy Facilities.

BluEarth Renewables LP (BluEarth) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of four operating renewable energy facilities from Veresen Inc., including three run-of-river hydro facilities in British Columbia and one wind facility in Ontario. These facilities have a weighted average contract life of 22 years and represent 85 megawatts (MW). Financial terms of […]

Wind turbine stolen from Conwy countryside.

Wind turbine stolen from Conwy countryside.

A Rutland FM910-4 Furlmatic Windcharger wind turbine has been reported stolen in Conwy, North Wales. A spokesperson from North Wales Police said: “ The turbine is capable of being placed in a van as transport is likely to have been used.  “The location is also about 15 to 20 minutes’ walk from the main road and so […]

Last turbine installed by Global Wind Service at Kivivaara and Peuravaara wind farm

Last turbine installed by Global Wind Service at Kivivaara and Peuravaara wind farm

On 5 September, a team of Global Wind Service (GWS) technicians successfully completed the installation of the final blade at Kivivaara and Peuravaara wind farm in Finland. The team began the installation of the 30x N131/3000 turbines, which have a hub height of 144 meters, last year, and carried out a safe, professional job, accomplishing […]

Financial Close reached on re-finance of the 46MW Carraig Gheal Wind Farm, Argyll, Scotland.

Financial Close reached on re-finance of the 46MW Carraig Gheal Wind Farm, Argyll, Scotland.

The joint venture partners in the Carraig Gheal Wind Farm, GreenPower and the Ampere Equity Fund, managed by DIF, are pleased to announce that a senior debt funding package has been put in place for the re-finance of the 46MW wind farm. Financial close for the transaction was achieved on 14th September 2017. The project […]

Alterra Power acquires California wind development project.

Alterra Power acquires California wind development project.

Alterra Power Corp. (“Alterra”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Jawbone, a 40 MW wind development project in Kern County, California that is fully zoned for wind-powered generation. Following a collaborative effort that began over a year ago, Alterra acquired the project from Jawbone Wind Energy, LLC, which is principally owned by Philip and Daniel Rudnick, who will continue to work […]

E.ON welcomes Benbrack wind farm approval.

E.ON welcomes Benbrack wind farm approval.

E.ON has been granted approval for 59.4MW Benbrack wind farm near Carsphairn in Dumfries and Galloway. This comes after a public enquiry over their impact on the landscape around Loch Doon, with Dumfries and Galloway Council, East Ayrshire Council and Scottish Natural Heritage all raising their concerns. The project has been amended to fully reside within Dumfries and Galloway, where […]

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy cements its leadership in Latin America with a 97-MW supply order in Argentina.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy cements its leadership in Latin America with a 97-MW supply order in Argentina.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to grow in Latin America, having established itself as the number-one OEM in 2016, according to the FTI rankings, with this new order for the supply of 97 MW in Argentina. In September, the company secured a firm order from Parque Eólico Arauco SAPEM (majority-owned by the Argentine state) for […]

GES appointed owner’s engineer on Dromadda Beg.

GES appointed owner’s engineer on Dromadda Beg.

Galetech Energy Services has been selected as the owner’s engineer to Innogy Renewables’ recently acquired Dromadda Beg wind farm in Co. Kerry.  The Dromadda Beg wind farm will be Innogy’s first onshore wind power facility in Ireland. It will consist of three turbines and commissioning is scheduled for Q2 2018. Director of Galetech Energy Services, […]

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