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innogy to power Asahi’s Polish breweries with wind power

Today, Kompania Piwowarska SA, owned by Asahi Breweries Europe Group, signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with innogy to switch production to 100% renewable electricity: Kompania Piwowarska’s three Polish breweries will use renewable power produced by innogy’s Polish Nowy Staw wind farm to cover its power needs. Asahi Breweries Europe Group operates three breweries in Poland – Tyskie Browary Książęce in Tychy, the Dojlidy Brewery … Continue reading innogy to power Asahi’s Polish breweries with wind power

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RWE and innogy investigate production of green hydrogen in the Netherlands

The energy groups RWE and innogy are jointly examining the large-scale production of green hydrogen in the Province of Groningen. As a first step, the companies are now starting a feasibility study to build an up to 100 MW hydrogen plant on the site of RWE’s Eemshaven power station. This is close to innogy’s Westereems Wind Farm, which will supply green electricity. In this way, … Continue reading RWE and innogy investigate production of green hydrogen in the Netherlands

GE Renewable Energy announces 494 MW orders with ENGIE for projects in Oklahoma and South Dakota

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by ENGIE North America to supply 180 onshore wind turbines for two wind projects. The agreements include 88 2.8-127 turbines for the King Plains wind project in Oklahoma and 92 2.7-116 turbines for the first phase of the Triple H Wind project in South Dakota. Construction on the projects began this year, and both projects … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces 494 MW orders with ENGIE for projects in Oklahoma and South Dakota

The Nordex Group continues its successful sales in Turkey with new orders totaling 248 MW

Since entering the Turkish market in 2007, the Nordex Group has installed more than 2.03 GW of wind capacity there, representing a market share of almost 27 per cent. Now the company has again received orders from this country on the Bosporus: for its long-standing customer Boydak Enerji, the Nordex Group will supply 21 N149/4.0-4.5 turbines with a rated capacity of 4.8 MW each for … Continue reading The Nordex Group continues its successful sales in Turkey with new orders totaling 248 MW

Nordex confirms 2019 guidance

The Nordex Group today announced that it generated consolidated sales of EUR 1,943.0 million in the first nine months of 2019 (9M 2018: EUR 1,772.9 million). As expected, the third quarter contributed significantly to this sales increase with sales of EUR 952.2 million (9M/2018: EUR 815.7 million). Gross revenue rose by 43.7 percent from EUR 1,753.3 million to EUR 2,519.7 million. This figure also includes … Continue reading Nordex confirms 2019 guidance

GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing

A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a rigorous testing program designed to prepare it for years of operation at sea. This nacelle, comparable in size to six double-decker London buses, will undergo full indoor testing as part of an advanced technology program that … Continue reading GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing

ENGIE Africa Commissions Egypt’s Largest Wind Farm

ENGIE Africa, the African arm of the French multinational electric utility company, has announced the commissioning of the 262.5 MW Ras Ghareb wind farm in Egypt, 45 days ahead of schedule. It is the largest and the first privately owned wind farm in Egypt. The project is now connected to the grid and is ready for commercial operation at its maximum capacity. The wind farm … Continue reading ENGIE Africa Commissions Egypt’s Largest Wind Farm

Shell Agrees to Acquire EOLFI, Boosting its Floating Wind Capabilities And Expanding its Renewable Power Business

This acquisition brings specialist expertise to enhance Shell’s existing wind team and a floating wind pilot project which is an opportunity to leverage our offshore experience and project management expertise. This is also a significant step for Shell in France, where Shell sees an opportunity to grow the offshore wind business.  Dorine Bosman, VP Offshore Wind Shell said, “EOLFI has been a pioneer of floating … Continue reading Shell Agrees to Acquire EOLFI, Boosting its Floating Wind Capabilities And Expanding its Renewable Power Business

Asia Poised to Become Dominant Market for Wind Energy

Asia could grow its share of installed capacity for onshore wind from 230 Gigawatt (GW) in 2018 to over 2600 GW by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. By that time, the region would become a global leader in wind, accounting for more than 50 per cent of all onshore and over 60 per cent of all offshore wind … Continue reading Asia Poised to Become Dominant Market for Wind Energy

ABS Classes World’s Biggest Floating Wind Turbine

It is the first of three ABS-classed, SEMI Submersible Type units designed by Principle Power housing MHI Vestas turbines that will make up for a total of 25 MWs of floating offshore wind power. This is continental Europe’s first larger scale floating wind farm, 20 kilometers off the coast of Viana do Castello, Portugal. “ABS has supported innovation in offshore energy since 1958. This landmark … Continue reading ABS Classes World’s Biggest Floating Wind Turbine