Vestas Debuts the EnVentus V162-5.6 MW Turbine on the Swedish Wind Market

Vestas has secured a 39 MW order and a 30-year service contract from long-term customer Stena Renewables AB for the Riskebo wind energy project in the Hedemora Municipality in Sweden.  The project will be the first in Sweden to leverage the EnVentus V162-5.6 MW turbine’s rotor size and high capacity factor to achieve industry-leading energy production.  ”We are building this project in collaboration with a … Continue reading Vestas Debuts the EnVentus V162-5.6 MW Turbine on the Swedish Wind Market

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ENGIE Reached An Agreement With EDPR to Create a 50/50 Joint-Venture for Offshore Wind

ENGIE announces the signing of an agreement with EDPR to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind. The agreement signed today follows the announcement, on May 21st 2019,  of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a new entity as exclusive vehicle of investment of ENGIE and EDPR for offshore wind opportunities worldwide, bringing together the industrial expertise and … Continue reading ENGIE Reached An Agreement With EDPR to Create a 50/50 Joint-Venture for Offshore Wind

‘Marginal Gains’ Continue To Elude Wind Owners

Reactive operational strategies adopted by many wind asset owners are failing to provide increased performance and returns across European wind portfolios. Combined, turbine misalignment, poor yaw control, and incorrect pitch settings can add up to the significant detriment of wind farm outputs.  Yet too often, the analysis required to discover these anomalies is conducted on an ad hoc basis or not completed at all. That … Continue reading ‘Marginal Gains’ Continue To Elude Wind Owners

Innogy makes 770 MW of wind and solar power available on DNV GL’s Instatrust digital marketplace

innogy SE today announces to make parts of its renewable energy portfolio available to corporate energy buyers on DNV GL’s digital platform Instatrust, a renewable energy marketplace for renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs), providing the first major commitment on the marketplace for renewable energy trading. Instatrust is a global digital marketplace connecting corporations committed to buying clean energy with suppliers of wind and solar energy. … Continue reading Innogy makes 770 MW of wind and solar power available on DNV GL’s Instatrust digital marketplace

wpd Establishes Itself as a Partner for PPAs on the Wind Energy Market in Northern Europe

wpd has successfully established itself in the Northern European market for renewable energies as a partner for direct power supply contracts, so-called Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). In doing so, the company is building on its extensive experience with direct power supply contracts gained in numerous projects in other countries. In Finland and Sweden in particular, wpd will supply large companies such as Google, UPM and … Continue reading wpd Establishes Itself as a Partner for PPAs on the Wind Energy Market in Northern Europe

Iberdrola Will Build Its Next Wind Farm in Spain With the Most Powerful Onshore Wind Turbine

Iberdrola will build its next wind farm in Spain, the Herrera Complex, with the most powerful onshore wind turbine, after awarding Siemens Gamesa the contract to supply the first SG 4.5-145 wind turbines, with a 4.5 MW power unit; which is almost seven times more powerful than the first wind turbines installed in Spain more than two decades ago. The company is, thus, continuing to … Continue reading Iberdrola Will Build Its Next Wind Farm in Spain With the Most Powerful Onshore Wind Turbine

Portfolio sale includes wind farms located in the UK, Ireland and France, totalling over 100 MW

DNV GL has provided a variety of technical services to support RES during the sale of a portfolio of wind farms to Octopus Renewables, part of Octopus Group. The wind farms, which are located in England, Wales, Ireland and France, are all operational projects. Leveraging its global footprint and knowledge of local markets, DNV GL brought together a multidisciplinary team to undertake a variety of … Continue reading Portfolio sale includes wind farms located in the UK, Ireland and France, totalling over 100 MW

GE Renewable Energy to Supply Cypress Turbines for 132 MW Onshore Wind Farm in Finland

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by OX2 as the supplier for the 132 MW Metsälamminkangas wind farm, in Finland. The project, which will use 24 of GE’s Cypress onshore wind platform, represents GE’s first Cypress-equipped wind farm in Finland. OX2 will operate the Cypress turbines at 5.5 MW, with a rotor diameter of 158m. The end-user and owner of the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Supply Cypress Turbines for 132 MW Onshore Wind Farm in Finland

Polish Portfolio of wpd Windmanager Grows

wpd windmanager appointed as commercial manager of GIG’s Zajączkowo wind farm. Bremen (renewablepress) – Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and wpd windmanager GmbH & Co. KG expand their cooperation in Poland. wpd windmanager will take over the commercial management of Zajączkowo wind farm – a 48 MW project consisting of 24 Vestas V80 turbines in West Pomerania. At the Polish site in Poznan, the Bremen … Continue reading Polish Portfolio of wpd Windmanager Grows

Bachmann Expands its Wind Retrofit Capabilities with Team Acquisition

Bachmann electronic, industry leader in wind automation solutions, recently strengthened its significant expertise byacquiring a team of 10 wind energy experts. With more than 20 years’ experience in turbine control technology, the new team – located in Rendsburg/Büdelsdorf Germany – will concentrate on the global turbine retrofit market. Their target is to provide turbine Life Time Extention (LTE), optimized efficiency and support wind farms in … Continue reading Bachmann Expands its Wind Retrofit Capabilities with Team Acquisition