Tag Archives: wind farms

Vattenfall study shows bigger potential for co-existence between nature and wind farms

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces the results of a new study of birds at Klim Wind Farm in Northern Jutland in Denmark. The study shows that birds are far better at avoiding turbine blades than previously … 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

wpd signs Power Purchase Agreement with Polish ENGIE subsidiary

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 21-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German developer and operator of onshore and offshore wind farms, wpd records further success in the marketing of wind power in Poland. wpd has signed A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with ENGIE Zielona … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Subsea 7 S.A. sign contract for the first subsidy-free offshore wind project in the Netherlands Hollandse Kust Zuid

Vattenfall and Subsea 7 S.A. sign contract for the first subsidy-free offshore wind project in the Netherlands Hollandse Kust Zuid

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish Government owned multinational power group Vattenfall announced it has signed a contract with Luxembourg registered subsea engineering, construction and services company Subsea 7 S.A. for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1-4 offshore … Read the full press release

Offshore wind energy: EIB to loan EUR 250 million to TSO TenneT Holding B.V. for the Zuidwest 380 kV project

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, Netherlands, 9-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — TenneT Holding B.V. and The European Investment Bank (EIB) sign EUR 250 million loan agreement to finance the western section of TenneT’s “Zuidwest 380 kV” project. The EIB financing will support the … 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

Fact.MR Study Finds Global Demand for Crawler Cranes to Reach 3,648 Units in 2018, Greater China Leads with 30% Share

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR recently announced the launch of its report that provides detailed assessment on the crawler cranes market. A comprehensive analysis has been offered on the key factors that are likely to shape the crawler … Read the full press release

DNV GL part of the due diligence of the Bjerkreim cluster of wind farms in Norway

OSLO, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, today announced that the company’s technical expertise was an important part of the due diligence of the Bjerkreim cluster, a 294-megawatt group of … Read the full press release

Shell: The Blauwwind Consortium announces Financial Close on the Borssele III/IV wind farms in the Dutch North Sea

The Blauwwind Consortium today announced Financial Close on the Borssele III/IV wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. This sets in motion the construction and subsequent operation of 77 V164 9.5 megawatt (MW) turbines produced by MHI Vestas, with a … Read the full press release

PNE WIND’s wind energy project developer WKN AG awarded the first “Fairer Windparkplaner Schleswig-Holstein” seal

Independent inspection body awards “Faire Windparkplaner SH” seal for wind farm planners with fair practices Cuxhaven, Germany, 30-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Husum-based wind energy project developer WKN AG and its subsidiary WKN WERTEWIND GmbH are the first companies to … Read the full press release

ENGIE to develop nine subsidy-free wind farms in Spain

ENGIE, already leading supplier of green electricity in France, is strengthening its position in Europe as a pioneer of the energy revolution and masters the entire value chain of renewable energy. La Défense, France, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE signed with … Read the full press release

EDF subsidiary Agregio announces exclusive framework aggregation contract with JP Energie Environnement

PARIS, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Agregio is signing an exclusive framework aggregation contract for the projects being developed by JP Energie Environnement, a subsidiary of the Nass Group, which develops and runs wind farms and solar parks in France. JP … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s subsidiary Neoenergia won wind power tender for 295 megawatts (MW) in Brazil

BILBAO, 27-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, was awarded 295 megawatts (MW) at the last wind power tender held by Brazil’s National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel). This is a major first step for Iberdrola in Brazil, after the … Read the full press release

ERG Renew to acquire eleven wind farms in France and six in Germany from Impax Asset Management Group managed fund

GENOA, 16-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ERG Renew today signed an agreement for the acquisition from a fund managed by Impax Asset Management Group of eleven wind farms in France, with an installed capacity of 124 MW, and six in Germany, … Read the full press release

BT signed £440 million Power Purchase Agreements with three wind farms in Scotland, Wales and Lancashire

London, 6-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — BT has signed long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) worth £440 million with three wind farms in Scotland, Wales and Lancashire. The deals will secure more than 100 Megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to help power its UK … 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

EIB provides EUR 215m for environmental-friendly energy in Greece

The European Investment Bank (EIB) provides EUR 215 million for environmental-friendly energy in Greece with two loans for electricity and natural gas. 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EUR 190 million go to the Greek Public Power Corporation S.A. (PPC) for promoting energy … Read the full press release