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Siemens Gamesa to install four wind farms in Italy for Alerion Clean Power

Contracts cover three wind farms in the Puglia region with a total capacity of 62 MW and one in Campania for 35 MW The four wind farms will supply enough clean energy to power 80,000 households and prevent the annual … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa expands its footprint in New Zealand with 176 MW order for Harapaki wind farm

Long-term service agreement up to 30 years signed to optimize wind farm performance The contract adds to the 267 MW Siemens Gamesa has already installed for customer Meridian Energy (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 10-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that … Read the full press release

Vestas to build Mazara Messer Andrea wind park for Italian wind power operator E2i Energie Speciali Srl

Vestas will also provide O&M services to the wind park for at least 10 years through an Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 8-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces that it has received a new … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa appoints Marta Jimeno as Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Siemens Gamesa sets ambitious gender equality targets pledging to increase female representation in the workforce and in executive management to 25% by 2025 (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces the launched of new action plan and set … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to supply its most powerful onshore wind turbine to Alajoki-Peuralinna site in Finland

Siemens Gamesa to supply 14 SG 5.8-155 turbines optimized for the Alajoki-Peuralinna site in central Finland, with high towers for maximum wind production, with a total height reaching 240 meters. The deal strengthens partnership with wind power company Suomen Hyötytuuli … Read the full press release

DNV GL reviewed 216 MW solar energy assets in Spain for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 9-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced it performed a technical due diligence on an operational portfolio of 73 photovoltaic assets in Spain with a … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa in FY20: record order intake despite Covid-19

In the fourth quarter, the company reported EBIT pre PPA and before Integration and Restructuring costs of €31m, a margin of 1.1% Fiscal year 2020 reflects the impact of Covid-19 and the challenges in the Onshore business, with EBIT pre … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa sets new milestone on its way to net-zero emission by 2050

Driven by this achievement, Siemens Gamesa doubles its CO2 savings within just one year to 80,000t CO2 annually The company meets its target five years ahead of its original schedule and advances in its roadmap to achieve net-zero emissions by … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s GreenPowerMonitor ranked #1 in Wood Mackenzie’s “Global solar PV monitoring update 2020”

#1 position among global independent software vendors (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced its GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) has been ranked #1, with 34 GW of … Read the full press release

WindEurope: Wind energy key for Europe’s recovery from COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 14-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope, Brussels based association active on promoting the use of wind power across Europe, has announced it has analysed the National Energy & Climate Plans (NECPs) and compiled the most important findings for … Read the full press release

LBBW and KfW IPEX-Bank to fund the expansion of Karaburun wind farm in Turkey

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 16-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German banks Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and KfW IPEX-Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of KfW, will provide funding for the expansion of the Karaburun wind farm located just near by Izmir in Turkey. The … Read the full press release

Caisse des Dépôts’ Banque des Territoires buys 50 per cent equity stake in Total Quadran portfolio of solar and wind energy for EUR 150 million

Caisse des Dépôts' Banque des Territoires buys 50 per cent equity stake in Total Quadran for EUR 150 million

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading energy player Total has just announced that Banque des Territoires (Caisse des Dépôts) will acquire a 50% equity stake in Total Quadran’s portfolio of solar and wind energy assets in France for … Read the full press release

Vestas to implement site specific and cost optimised solutions to Akuo Energy’s wind projects in Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 12-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces a 132 MW order from a worldwide player in Renewable Energy, Akuo Energy. The order is for the wind projects Wielowies, located in southern Poland and EP 44 and Gniew, located … Read the full press release

PNE and its partners reduce light emissions from obstruction lighting of wind power turbines with new detection system

(PRESS RELEASE) CUXHAVEN, 7-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — PNE AG and its partners has successfully developed a ready-to-use system for “on-demand night-time marking” (BNK) of wind power turbines for a wind farm comprising different turbine types. The system can now be … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA’s Wikinger offshore wind farm earns project certification from DNV GL

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 12-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s largest independent energy advisory and certification body, DNV GL awarded IBERDROLA Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH the project certificate for its Wikinger offshore wind farm. The certification covers all stages of the design … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy cooperation: one step ahead in wind turbine technology developments

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy to partner in the deployment of GE’s new wind turbine in Europe. Haliade-X is the largest offshore wind turbine on the market to date, with a capacity of … Read the full press release

Laxaskogen wind farm completed on schedule: 25.2 megawatts installed

(PRESS RELEASE) CUXHAVEN, 28-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Project developer PNE AG has just completed the Swedish wind energy project Laxaskogen. The wind farm in Sweden has been developed by PNE on behalf of the owner and sold in 2017 to … Read the full press release

Wind energy continues to grow as share in EU’s electricity mix

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope report reveals that in 2018, wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity, an increase from 12% in 2017. Wind power capacity rose in Europe by 11.3 GW in 2018: 8.6 GW … Read the full press release

Offshore wind energy in Europe as of 2019: 105 wind farms across 11 countries with a total capacity of 18.5 GW

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — According to new data made public by WindEurope, the size and scale of offshore wind continues to rise in Europe. As of February 2019, Europe already has 105 offshore wind farms across 11 countries with a … Read the full press release

juwi reaches the mark of 1,000 wind turbines onshore with the construction of Mohlis (Thuringia) plant

(PRESS RELEASE) WÖRRSTADT, Germany, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The project marks an extraordinary milestone in the more than 22-year history of the manufacturer-independent project developer for wind and solar parks. With the construction of the four wind turbines in Thuringia, juwi … Read the full press release

Equinor announces its second offshore wind lease in the United States

Equinor has been declared the provisional winner of one of the three leases offered in the US government’s wind lease sale for an area offshore the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Stavanger, Norway, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor submitted a winning bid of … Read the full press release

France to expand its onshore wind capacity from 14.3 GW today to around 35 GW by 2030

France today revealed plans for the build-out of wind energy to 2030 in its multi-annual energy plan. BRUSSELS, 29-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — France intends to expand its onshore wind capacity from 14.3 GW today to around 35 GW by 2030. And … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy secures preferred supplier agreement with Ørsted for its offshore wind power projects in Taiwan

900 MW projects to utilize approx. 112 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines; Service agreement included Subject to final contract, Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility near Taichung Harbor for start of production in 2021, going beyond the localisation requirements … Read the full press release

The world’s largest wind energy gathering the Global Wind Summit will take place under the slogan “Breaking new ground”

Everywhere we look – geographically, politically, technologically and financially – wind energy is breaking new ground. BRUSSELS, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wind energy continues to expand all over the world. It’s at the heart of government thinking on the energy transition. … Read the full press release

Vattenfall awarded a contract from Facebook to provide wind integration and balancing services for three new wind projects in southwest Norway

Solna Municipality, Sweden, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Facebook have signed long-term supply and service agreements for integrating the output of three new Norwegian wind projects into the electric grid that provides power to Facebook’s Nordic data centres in Odense, … Read the full press release

E.ON Climate & Renewables takes over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy

Expansion of onshore activities in Germany planned ESSEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON wants to produce more wind energy in Germany. To implement this strategy, E.ON Climate & Renewables is now taking over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy. … Read the full press release

WindEurope: Europe invested €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017

BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe invested a total of €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017.  The development of new farms accounted for €22.3bn of this. This is according to WindEurope’s ‘Financing and Investment Trends’ report released today. The rest of the investment … Read the full press release

St Andrews: important step forward in electricity storage from intermittent energy sources such as wind and solar

ST ANDREWS, 25-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — St Andrews researchers have made an important step forward in the quest to store electricity from intermittent energy sources such as wind and solar. Energy conversion technology holds the key to storing energy on large … Read the full press release

Vestas upgrades 3 MW platform to increase energy production and lower the cost of energy

Building on proven performance and responding to evolving customer requirements, the upgraded 3 MW platform will increase energy production and lower the cost of energy. Aarhus, Denmark, 17-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — With this platform upgrade, Vestas boosts performance in all wind classes, … Read the full press release

Vaisala: European Repowering Market Hinges on Accuracy of Higher Height Wind Data

Given market constraints, reducing wind measurement uncertainty at higher hub heights is crucial for the integration of taller, higher capacity turbines HELSINKI, 12-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — As a growing number of wind energy assets across Europe near the end of … Read the full press release