Tag Archives: wind turbines

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

Siemens Gamesa to supply 60 units of SG 5.8-170 turbine for the Björnberget project in Sweden: its largest ever project in the Nordics

Siemens Gamesa 5.X hits 1 GW of firm orders globally in record time of 18 months since its launch. (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that it has closed the largest order to date for its … Read the full press release

Onshore Wind: Vattenfall, energy cooperative Almeerse Wind to increase capacity of Jaap Rodenburg wind farm in Almere-Pampus

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, Swedish government-owned multinational power company, has announced it will be working with energy cooperative Almeerse Wind to replace the ten existing wind turbines at the existing Jaap Rodenburg wind farm in Almere-Pampus … 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

Siemens Gamesa announces first firm offshore order in France

Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ailes Marines, an affiliate of Iberdrola, to supply and build the 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant 62 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines to be used; firm order … 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

EnBW completes installation of all wind turbines of its “Hohe See” offshore wind farm in the German North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) KARLSRUHE/ BORKUM/ HELGOLAND, 13-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EnBW completes the installation of all 71 wind turbines of its offshore wind farm “Hohe See” in the German North Sea. The commissioning of the “Hohe See” wind turbines continues with … Read the full press release

Ørsted and Vattenfall laid out 33 kV 8 km cable for back up electricity between Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farms in the North Sea

Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Offshore wind farms Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3, owned by Ørsted and Vattenfall, have just connected to each other with a new eight-kilometre long cable. The cable connection is meant to … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy signs O&M agreement with Pattern Energy’s Panhandle Wind 1 fleet in Texas

(PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, Spain, 22-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy signs agreement with Pattern Energy for its 218-MW Panhandle Wind 1 facility which consist of 118 units of 1.85-87 MW GE wind turbines. The agreement covers four years … Read the full press release

Strategically located in Houston, the new failure lab of DNV GL expands the company’s global network of laboratories and test facilities

(PRESS RELEASE) HOUSTON, Texas, United States, 28-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New DNV GL failure analysis facility will open in Houston, Texas with the aim to prevent and learn from failures and continue to improve safety, reliability and up-time. The new … 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

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 Renewable Energy (SGRE) exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

We have selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as exclusive supplier for the wind turbines for Hornsea Project Two, which will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm when operational in 2022. Fredericia, Denmark, 20-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The project will … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to supply 310 wind turbines for five projects1 in the U.S.

The company will supply over 300 turbines to sites in the U.S., with a combined capacity of 784 MW Combined product offering results in five major projects New orders will leverage U.S. manufacturing facilities MADRID, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Siemens Gamesa to supply and service 94 units of 8MW wind turbines for the 752MW Borssele project

​DONG Energy has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa for its Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Fredericia, Denmark, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa will supply and service 94 units of their 8MW wind turbines  for … Read the full press release

Siemens to Produce Wind Turbines for Two EDF Luminus Projects in Belgium

“Katoen Natie” project located in Beveren, “Sibelco” in Dessel 15-year service-contract included HAMBRUG, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF Luminus, the second largest player in the Belgian energy market, has ordered wind turbines at Siemens Wind Power for two projects located … Read the full press release

Gamesa secures first order for its new G126-2.625 MW turbine for Thailand’s Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited

The company will install 20 turbines for Thailand’s developer Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited It will also operate and maintain the facility for 10 years MADRID, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, continues to shore … Read the full press release

Gamesa expands its Asian footprint with its maiden order in Indonesia

Moreover, this order marks the first time Gamesa will install its G114-2.5 MW turbines in Asia-Pacific, excluding China. MADRID, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has entered into an agreement with PT UPC Sidrap Bayu … 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

OX2 orders 41 V126-3.45 MW turbines with de-icing technology from Vestas for their largest wind power project to date

OX2 has placed an order for 41 V126-3.45 MW turbines with power optimised mode to 3.6 MW and Vestas’ de-icing technology for their largest wind power project to date. MALMÖ, 19-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — OX2 has placed an order for 41 … Read the full press release

Vestas to supply 86 units of V110-2.0 MW turbines for 172 MW projects in northeastern Brazil

The orders are the first Vestas has announced in Brazil in 2016 and consist of six wind farms MADRID, 06-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas will supply 86 units of V110-2.0 MW turbines for projects totalling 172 MW located in the state … Read the full press release

Vestas to supply 15 V112-3.45 MW wind turbines to Hamnefjell Wind Farm in Norway

Hamnefjell Vindkraft AS, a joint venture by Finnmark Kraft AS and private investment company Ardian, has placed a 52 MW firm and unconditional order for 15 Vestas V112-3.45 MW wind turbines. Aarhus, Denmark, 02-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — All turbines will feature … Read the full press release

Vestas to supply 16 units of V126-3.3 MW turbines for Vientos de Pastorale wind farm in Uruguay

Vestas will supply 16 units of the V126-3.3 MW turbine for the Vientos de Pastorale wind farm in Uruguay. This will be Cobra’s second project with Vestas in the country. Aarhus, Denmark, 02-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas has received a firm … Read the full press release

Vestas to provide 45 MW wind turbines to Hogager Vindpark in Denmark

Vestas further strengthens its leading position in Denmark with a 45 MW order placed by Hogager Vindpark K/S in Western Jutland, Denmark. Aarhus, Denmark, 02-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The firm and unconditional order comprises 21 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines, 17 of … Read the full press release

Gamesa received order from Energiekontor to repower a German windfarm with three G128-4.5 MW turbines

The company will install three G128-4.5 MW turbines at the Debstedt wind farm which will produce more energy using half as many turbines. Gamesa will also operate and maintain the facility for 18 years. MADRID, 17-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa, a … Read the full press release

Eolus Vind AB orders eight V126-3.3 MW wind turbines from Vestas

Long-term Vestas customer, Eolus Vind AB, has placed a firm and unconditional order for eight V126-3.3 MW wind turbines, confirming the competitive cost of energy of the Vestas 3 MW platform in the Swedish market. Aarhus, Denmark, 29-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ … 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

Vestas: Hanas Group to order 25 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Wanglejing Niujijuan wind park in western China

Following last week’s 200 MW order, Hanas Group has placed a 50 MW order for 25 V110-2.0 MW turbines. Beijing, China, 17-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Hanas Group has placed a firm and unconditional order of 25 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Wanglejing … Read the full press release

Gamesa to supply nine wind turbines to repower the Ovenden Moor wind farm in the UK

Repowering of this wind farm will enable it to produce twice as much renewable energy using less than half as many turbines MADRID, 28-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has been contracted to supply1nine … 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