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Siemens Gamesa to supply 29 units of its SG 3.4-132 turbines for wind farm in the Mexican state of Coahuila

The wind farm will be equipped with 29 of the company’s SG 3.4-132 turbines MADRID, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa has secured a new order1 in Mexico for the supply of 100 MW as part of the last wind power … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul Group: The first Gravity Based Foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm installed in Denmark

Aalst, Belgium, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — This weekend, the first Gravity Based Foundation for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak was installed in Denmark, another milestone in this project. It concerns a 8,000 tonnes GBF which was floated off the … Read the full press release

DNV GL selected as technical advisor to a group of institutional lenders with Walney Extension wind farm investment

Technical advisor’s due diligence enabled lenders to gain an understanding of the technical risk profile of the offshore wind project LONDON, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest independent energy advisory and certification body, secured a leading role as … Read the full press release

Vattenfall opens the largest onshore wind farm

STOCKHOLM, 03-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2017-09-28), Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm, Pen y Cymoedd in Wales, is inaugurated. This means that Vattenfall takes one more step towards supplying climate-smart solutions to its customers. And by co-locating renewable energy production with … Read the full press release

Gamesa will build 20-MW wind farm for Villar Mir Energía, the Villar Mir Group’s energy division

The company will supply 10 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Valiente wind farm located in the province of Huesca. Zamudio, Spain, 29-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa is exhibiting its strategic commitment to the Spanish market, having secured its first … Read the full press release

DONG Energy to sell 50% of Race Bank UK offshore wind farm project to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 and Macquarie Capital

FREDERICIA, Denmark, 21-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — DONG Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of Race Bank, a 573 megawatt (MW) UK offshore wind farm project, to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 and Macquarie Capital, the principal investment arm of … Read the full press release

Gamesa to 99 MW for a wind farm in the south central United States

The company will supply G114-2.0 MW and G114-2.1 MW wind turbines for a wind farm located in the central United States. Zamudio, Spain, 14-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ —  Gamesa, a technological leader in the global wind industry, has been awarded a … Read the full press release

Gamesa sold a 24 MW wind farm in Poland to Windflower

Gamesa will provide the facility’s operation and maintenance services for a period of fifteen years. Zamudio, Spain, 8-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has sold a 24 MW wind farm in Poland, built under turnkey project … Read the full press release

Gamesa to install 14 of its G114-2.1 MW model at phase two of the Big Turtle wind farm in Michigan, US

The company will install 14 of its G114-2.1 MW model at phase two of the Big Turtle wind farm located in Michigan state. Zamudio, Spain,  28-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa has signed a fresh contract with Heritage Sustainable Energy for the supply … Read the full press release

Gamesa to supply 112 MW for a wind farm in Chile

The company will install 56 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at a wind farm in Chile Zamudio, Spain, 26-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa continues to make inroads into the Chilean market, having signed a new contract1 for the supply of 112 MW … Read the full press release

The EnerCap Power Fund to refinance its 18 MW Horní Lodĕnice Wind Farm in Czech Republic

PRAGUE, 12-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The EnerCap Power Fund, managed by EnerCap Capital Partners has taken advantage of low interest rates and a forced loan portfolio sale by its existing lender to refinance its 18 MW Horní Lodĕnice Wind Farm … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power begins construction of its first wind farm in the Mexican state of Zacatecas, Vientos del Altiplano

Once fully operational, Vientos del Altiplano will have a total installed capacity of 100 MW and will be able to generate over 280 GWh per year Enel Green Power will be investing a total of approximately 220 million US dollars … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: successful installation of the final 6MW turbine at Westermost Rough offshore wind farm off the UK’s East Coast

The team behind the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm are celebrating the successful installation of the final turbine at the 210MW project. Fredericia, Denmark, 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The last of the 35 turbines was lifted into position by the specialist … Read the full press release

wpd AG closed all the supply contracts for the Nordergründe offshore wind farm project

BREMEN, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd AG has closed all the supply contracts for the Nordergründe project. In addition, the Bremen wind farm developer and operator commissions the KfW IPEX Bank with the financing of the project using borrowed funds, … Read the full press release

Vattenfall/Nuon becomes the first energy company on the Dutch market to offer new service from a wind farm that will stabilise the electricity grid

STOCKHOLM, 26-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The stability of electricity grids has declined in recent years due to the large-scale introduction of renewables. Vattenfall/Nuon is the first energy company on the Dutch market to offer a new service from a wind … Read the full press release

China: Gamesa to supply 50 MW to Hebei Construction & Investment Group and 42 MW to wind farm developer UPC

The company will install 25 of its G97-2.0 MW turbines for HCIG and 21 of the same model for UPC. These two new contracts reinforce Gamesa’s strategy in China, where it won contracts for the supply of 450 MW in … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA and Gamesa to build Grupo Terra’s 50 megawatts wind farm in San Marcos Honduras

New renewable facility will meet electricity needs of some 100,000 homes Honduras-based Grupo Terra awards two companies turnkey contract to commission facility equipped with 25 Gamesa G90 turbines with a unit capacity of 2 MW each IBERDROLA subsidiary strengthens foothold … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power completed construction of the second plant of its “Cristal” wind power complex in Morro do Chapéu (Bahia), Brazil

The wind farm has an installed capacity of 30 MW and is capable of generating more than 145 million kWh per year  It is the second plant of the “Cristal” wind power complex (total installed capacity of 90 MW) to … Read the full press release

wpd europe GmbH buys Finish wind farm project Tohkoja from Fortum

Bremen, Germany, 17-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd europe GmbH buys the wind farm project Tohkoja, situated on Finland’s west coast, from Finnish energy provider Fortum. wpd is planning the project with up to 26 wind turbines and an overall capacity of up … Read the full press release

Enel Green Power begins construction works on the new Dominica I wind farm in Mexico

Once constructed, the Dominica I plant, with an installed capacity of 100 MW, will be able to generate up to 260 GWh per year A total investment of approx. 196 million US dollars is expected to construct the plant Rome, … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA’s US subsidiary IBERDROLA RENEWABLES LLC started development of its 75.9 MW Wild Meadows wind farm project in New Hampshire, USA

The Company, which hopes to invest $150 million, expects to file for state approval in the coming months The Company recently approved a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Massachusetts utilities The  75.9 megawatt (MW) project could contribute $1.6 million … Read the full press release

RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München, Siemens joint venture project Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm begins generating electricity

Gwynt y Môr begins generating electricity Joint venture project of RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke München and Siemens making good progress Complete commissioning planned for 2014 Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm has officially generated and exported its first electricity, on track … Read the full press release

Atmospheric observation leader Vaisala to acquire Second Wind Systems Inc. leader in remote sensing technology and data services for the wind energy industry

Helsinki, Finland, 16-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Vaisala, a global leader in atmospheric observation, announces the acquisition of Second Wind Systems Inc. Second Wind is a global leader in remote sensing technology and data services for the wind energy industry. The two companies’ … Read the full press release

DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar opened the world’s largest offshore wind farm London Array

Prime Minister David Cameron inaugurates world’s largest offshore wind farm 630MW London Array powering half a million UK homes 11-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar today, (4 July 2013) officially opened the world’s largest offshore wind farm, London Array, … Read the full press release

The last turbine at the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank off the Belgian coast successfully installed

Third and final phase of the wind farm is completed Full commissioning is planned in the coming weeks 10-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Yesterday (03 July 2013), the last turbine at the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank was successfully installed. This … Read the full press release

Vattenfall awarded multi million pound civil engineering contract to RJ McLeod for Clashindarroch Wind Farm

Wind farm investment leads to Scottish jobs boost 3-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Vattenfall, one of Europe’s leading energy companies, boosted the North of Scotland economy today after awarding a multi million pound contract to a Dingwall construction firm. With construction starting … Read the full press release

Welsh Secretary David Jones calls on Welsh Government to follow UK lead on future wind farm developments

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Following today’s announcement of changes to the National Planning Policy Framework relating to sub-50 megawatt wind farm development in England, Welsh Secretary David Jones has urged the Welsh Government to adopt comparable measures in Wales, so … Read the full press release

Alstom signs £200m agreement to re-wire East Coast of Scotland as part of consortium

10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom’s Stafford Grid business, together with consortium partner Enterprise, has successfully won a framework agreement from Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SHE Transmission) for a five-year framework deal to supply expertise and equipment to re-wire the East Coast of … Read the full press release

EIB €140m loan to finance wind farms in Lower Austria

Windpower in Austria: Energiepark Bruck receives EIB loan Bruck, 9-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 140 million loan to finance wind farms in Lower Austria. A first EUR 28 million instalment was signed today in Bruck by … Read the full press release