Tag Archives: wind energy

Vattenfall sells 32 turbines in the largest Dutch onshore wind farm to a.s.r., a major Dutch insurance group

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Gov-owned multinational power company, has announced the sale of 32 turbines in the largest Dutch onshore wind farm Prinses Ariane in Wieringermeer to a.s.r., a Utrecht based insurance group. The … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to deliver decarbonized electricity to Prony Resources via 25-year renewable PPA

(PRESS RELEASE) NOUMEA, New Caledonia, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced a partnership with Prony Resources New Caledonia, major supplier of nickel and cobalt used in the batteries of the … Read the full press release

Wind energy: WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson at the 11th Colloque National Éolien in Paris

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope, a Brussels based association active on promoting the use of wind power across Europe, has announced that its CEO  Giles Dickson has spoken at the 11th Colloque National Éolien in Paris, organised … Read the full press release

Vattenfall: It is no longer acceptable for wind industry composite waste to be placed in landfills

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission to enable fossil free living within one generation, has announced it set ambitious targets in how the company deals with wind turbine blades at end of life. The … Read the full press release

New 2GW standard by TenneT to accelerate offshore wind deployment

2GW standard essential to help Europe become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050 TenneT starts tender of 2GW stations (Platform & HVDC system) for Dutch IJmuiden Ver projects First 2GW IJmuiden Ver project operational in 2028 (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, … Read the full press release

German developer wpd to plan Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in Vietnam

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 23-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd, a German developer and operator of wind farms on- and offshore and solar parks, has announced it will be planning the Kon Plong onshore wind energy project in the Vietnamese province of … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power España to supply 270 GWh/year renewable power to Johnson & Johnson

Enel Green Power España, has signed a 10-year Pan-European Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Johnson & Johnson for the supply of 270 GWh/year of renewable power, starting in January 2023 The power supply will be produced by a hybrid … Read the full press release

Leosphere’s new WindCube® Scan Dual Lidar Ready offering provides complete, spatial wind data and cost-efficient offshore wind assessment

The company’s technical and scientific experts are currently delivering dual-lidar technologies and services to meet growing customer demand for increased coverage, accuracy, ease-of-use, and cost-efficiency. (PRESS RELEASE) VANTAA, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements, Vaisala … Read the full press release

Vestas divests its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado to CS Wind

(PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines, Vestas announces the divestiture of its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado, the last tower factory that it owns and operates. This transaction reflects … Read the full press release

Vestas announces launch of CETEC initiative to advance circular economy across the wind industry

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Olin Corporation, Danish Technological Institute, and Aarhus University (PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 17-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces the development of a new technology to enable circularity for thermoset composites, the material used to make wind turbine … Read the full press release

Allianz releases Sustainability Report 2020, new climate strategy and targets

High customer satisfaction, most attractive employer in the insurance industry and more female managers  Significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from business operations   Expansion of guidelines for carbon-based business models in property and casualty insurance and proprietary investments from 2023 … Read the full press release

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