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 […]

Equinor considering ‘wind to oil’ solutions.

Equinor considering ‘wind to oil’ solutions.

Norway’s Equinor is considering whether to build a pioneering offshore wind farm with floating turbines to supply electricity to two North Sea oilfields as part of a strategy to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The project at the Gullfaks and Snorre oilfields would cost about $592 million and could reduce Norway’s emissions of carbon dioxide by more […]

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 […]

Enercon in home-made pickle.

Enercon in home-made pickle.

Enercon, one of the most important OEMs in wind turbine industry, is to shed more than 700 jobs, including workplaces at suppliers in Westerstede, Haren, and Aurich plus 190 employees lose their jobs at the WEC Turmbau in Emden. 135 jobs are to be lost in Magdeburg. According to an Enercon spokesman, WEC in Westerstede in Ammerland […]

Vietnam Government not to extend deadline for solar Power Pricing Incentives.

Vietnam Government not to extend deadline for solar Power Pricing Incentives.

Under the Prime Minister’s Decision No.11/2017/QD-TTg, solar power installations that reach their commercial operation date (COD) by June 30, 2019, are entitled to a feed-in tariff (FIT) of 9.35 cents per kilowatt-hour for a period of 20 years. Investors had had their hopes up after, on June 20, a deputy prime minister reportedly had agreed […]

NHV awarded offshore contract for Beatrice Offshore Windfarm.

NHV awarded offshore contract for Beatrice Offshore Windfarm.

Based in Ostend Belgium, specialized in B-to-B helicopter services, The NHV group announced a new contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide helicopter services in support of the construction of the Beatrice Offshore Wind farm. The operations are expected to start mid-summer until spring 2019. Flights will depart from NHV’s base in Aberdeen to the Beatrice offshore wind […]

Vestas to restructure its China sales business unit.

Vestas to restructure its China sales business unit.

The world’s largest wind energy market continues to increase its focus on creating a sustainable energy mix and introducing policy that aims to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy. Most recently, China’s energy regulator has announced policy that requires future wind projects to be awarded through an auction system focusing on grid parity by 2020 […]

Seacat Services sends Mischief and Magic to Beatrice for Siemens Gamesa.

Class-leading offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator, Seacat Services, has secured a further charter agreement at Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm (Beatrice). This latest 2-year contract will see Seacat Mischief and her sister vessel, Seacat Magic, provide logistical support to manufacturer and service provider Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (Siemens Gamesa) throughout the operations and maintenance (O&M) […]

Project Tonstad financing agreement signed.

ENGIE and SUSI have signed the financing agreements for Project Tonstad, a 208 MW wind farm in Norway selling power under a 25-year offtake agreement with aluminium producer Hydro. Project Tonstad is located in the municipalities of Sirdal and Flekkefjord in the South of Norway and will have a capacity of 208 MW consisting of […]

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