Plans to put 93 metre-high wind turbine in Wales.

Plans to put 93 metre-high wind turbine in Wales.

Plans to build a 93 metre-high wind turbine on a South Wales industrial estate have been recommended for approval. The turbine, planned for the Pen-y-Fan Industrial Estate in Caerphilly County Borough, will have an output capacity of 1.75MW. The turbine’s blades were initially planned to be up to 113 metres high. However the scaling back […]

Schaeffler makes bearing supports in wind power applications more reliable.

Schaeffler makes bearing supports in wind power applications more reliable.

Schaeffler makes bearing supports in wind power applications more reliable with design enhancement measures and Industry 4.0 solutions. Reducing the levelized cost of electricity remains a major challenge facing the wind power industry. Schaeffler’s highly reliable and cost-effective bearing supports play an important part in making this possible. Wind turbines’ functionality and performance capability are […]

MEAG and Luxcara structure financing for Norwegian wind farm.

MEAG and Luxcara structure financing for Norwegian wind farm.

Luxcara, one of Europe’s leading asset managers for renewable energy investments, and MEAG, the asset manager of Munich Re and ERGO, have initiated and structured a project bond to finance a wind farm in Norway. A lower three-digit million euro amount of projects bonds has been privately placed with investors of the Munich Re group. […]

innogy finds new partners for its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm.

innogy finds new partners for its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm.

As an integral part of the company’s strategy to pursue a partnership-based approach to realiselarge-scale offshore wind farms, innogy SE, through its subsidiary Innogy Renewables UK Ltd., has signed an agreement under which the company will sell 41% of its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm to Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (operating under the name […]

European Energy constructs large wind project in Sweden.

European Energy constructs large wind project in Sweden.

European Energy have begun construction of the Zinkgruvan wind project that will have a capacity of 53.2 MW when completed. The project is located approximately 70 km north of Linköping, near the northern end of the Vättern lake. GE Renewable Energy chosen as turbine supplier for the 53.2 MW Zinkgruvan project. Knud Erik Andersen, CEO […]

Knockendurrick windfarm recommended for refusal by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Knockendurrick windfarm recommended for refusal by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

More than 1,500 people have objected to Banks Renewables’ proposals for seven turbines at Knockendurrick, near Twynholm, Scotland. Banks Renewables is part of the Banks Group, a family firm founded in 1976, based in Durham and Hamilton, which now employs 300 people in the renewable energy, property and mining sectors. The company is investing over £200m […]

Senvion signs agreement in Spain for up to 300 MW.

Senvion signs agreement in Spain for up to 300 MW.

Senvion has signed an agreement which includes the delivery of turbines for up to 300 MW projects in Spain with Alfanar, which received the largest wind allotment of 720 MW. The installation and commissioning is planned in 2019. The agreement also covers a 20-year full maintenance service for all turbines. This is the second agreement […]

Ørsted acquires Lincoln Clean Energy, a US onshore wind developer.

Ørsted acquires Lincoln Clean Energy, a US onshore wind developer.

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with global infrastructure investment manager I Squared Capital and management shareholders to acquire a 100% equity interest in Lincoln Clean Energy LLC (’LCE’), placing an enterprise valuation on LCE of USD 580 million. LCE is a leading developer of US onshore wind projects with offices in Chicago, Illinois, and […]

Vattenfall Vindkraft Taggen faces council opposition.

Vattenfall Vindkraft Taggen faces council opposition.

On 29 August 2018, the municipal council of the city of Åhus will decide on the application for change of permission for Taggen wind farm. The application concerns the change the company wishes to make from 170 meters to 220 meters high wind power plants in Hanau Bay. Åhus is the second largest locality in […]

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