Tag Archives: wind farm

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

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 assessment and … Read the full press release

Microsoft partners with Vattenfall to power the future datacenters in Sweden with 100 percent renewable energy

STOCKHOLM, 30-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Microsoft team up to power new Swedish datacenter locations with renewable energy that will reduce overall carbon footprint from the new datacenters. Microsoft’s future datacenters in Gävle and Sandviken, north of Stockholm will … Read the full press release

Enel establishes its renewable footprint in Russia; Rostov region’s first-ever renewable project now under construction

ROME/ AZOV, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel Green Power starts construction of the 90 MW Azov wind farm located in the Rostov region, Southern Russia. This is the Group’s first renewable project in Russia. The Azov wind farm, which is … Read the full press release

Vattenfall teams up with Siemens Gamesa for the latest generation of offshore wind power turbines in the North Sea

STOCKHOLM, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The newest available offshore wind power turbine (10 MW) in the North Sea will be deployed by Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa. Together, both companies plan to install 76 powerful turbines in the Hollandse Kust Zuid … Read the full press release

Laxaskogen wind farm completed on schedule: 25.2 megawatts installed

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 the German … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to build the connection and the transmission of electricity between its 700 MW wind farm and the TenneT Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore platform

STOCKHOLM, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Grid operator TenneT and wind farm developer Vattenfall have signed agreements for the construction of an offshore grid connection for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II wind farms. The agreements concern the realisation of … 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

Enel begins operation of its first wind facility in the US state of Illinois

The 185 MW wind farm will sell its power to Bloomberg LP, General Motors and Constellation, an Exelon company Enel invested approximately 325 million US dollars in the construction of the wind farm, which will generate around 570 GWh per … 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 and Van Oord consortium selected as preferred contractor for Fryslân nearshore wind farm construction

Supply of 89 SWT-DD-130 wind turbines with a total rated power output of over 380 MW Zamudio, Spain, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Van Oord has been selected by Windpark Fryslân B.V. as … Read the full press release

EnBW expands engagement on the Swedish wind market with the creation of “EnBW Sverige AB”

KARLSRUHE/FALKENBERG, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has expanded its engagement on the Swedish wind market by founding the company “EnBW Sverige AB” which will be based in Falkenberg in southern Sweden. With the foundation of the company, … Read the full press release

Iberdrola to build its largest renewable energy facility in Latin America: the Paraíba wind farm complex in Brazil

The Paraíba complex will have a total installed power of 565 megawatts This big facility will consist of 18 wind farms, three of which are already operational while another 15 are at different phases of development, with a commitment to … Read the full press release

Vattenfall starts construction of its largest wind farm in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction of the Blakliden/Fäbodberget wind farm in the Åsele and Lycksele municipalities is now starting. The wind farm cluster will have a total of 84 turbines and, when operational in 2021/2022, it will be one of … Read the full press release

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