Statkraft acquires wind development business in Ireland and the UK.

Statkraft has acquired the Irish and UK wind development businesses of the Element Power Group. The transaction provides Statkraft with a large onshore wind development pipeline in Ireland and strengthens Statkraft’s position in the UK.   The transaction comprises Element Power Ireland Ltd and three UK project companies, including the current organisation with around 50 […]

Vestas enters new market with 159 MW EPC order for the first large utility-scale wind project in Senegal.

Vestas enters new market with 159 MW EPC order for the first large utility-scale wind project in Senegal.

Vestas is providing a customised solution for the 159 MW Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye, Senegal’s first large utility-scale wind energy project and the largest wind project in West Africa. The wind farm will expand the country’s generation capacity by 15 percent, support the development of affordable renewable energy and diversify Senegal’s energy mix as well […]

Knockendurrick windfarm near Twynholm rejected by Dumfries and Galloway councillors.

Knockendurrick windfarm near Twynholm rejected by Dumfries and Galloway councillors.

Councillors spent more than three hours hearing from supporters and opponents of Banks’ Renewables plans for Knockendurrick before unanimously rejecting the bid. The firm said they were “obviously disappointed” and were considering their options. Thursday’s meeting of the planning applications committee was preceded by objectors gathering outside the council HQ in Dumfries with placards urging […]

Vestas secures first order with ECN Wind Energy Facilities.

Vestas secures first order with ECN Wind Energy Facilities.

Vestas and new customer ECN Wind Energy Facilities are partnering on the 30 MW Wieringermeer test wind site project in Northern Holland, which includes test opportunities to explore how to drive forward renewable energy power plant productivity and improve grid integration. With renewable energy increasing its share of the overall energy mix, Vestas works with […]

Nordex’s largest wind turbine N149 installed.

Nordex’s largest wind turbine N149 installed.

On 21 August 2018, the first of two N149/4.0-4.5 turbines with a nominal output of 4.5 megawatt was installed at the Wennerstorf II wind farm located roughly 30 kilometres south of Hamburg. “We are pleased to have completed this beacon project in time for the commencement of WindEnergy Hamburg 2018. In addition to our turbines […]

Senvion signs conditional contract in USA for 275 MW.

Senvion signs conditional contract in USA for 275 MW.

Senvion signed agreements for the supply and commissioning of 275 megawatts (MW) of wind turbines with the TG East Wind Project that is owned by Taaleri Energia Ltd. NorthRenew, a renewable energy development firm, will co-develop the project with Taaleri. Senvion will supply 58 Senvion 4.2M140 turbines with a hub height of 110 meters as […]

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