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MHI Vestas readies for first round of Taiwan offshore wind projects – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)MHI Vestas readies for first round of Taiwan offshore wind projectsWindpower Engineering (press release)Added Sophia Chiu, TECO chairman, “TECO has been engaged in wind power for years, mainly for producing onshore wind turbine generators. Only via local assembly of wind turbines by system manufacturers in Taiwan can a local supply chain be …Supplier says offshore turbine will be ‘typhoon ready’ by 2020Offshore Wind Journalall 4 news articles »

Onshore increases EnBW earnings – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyOnshore increases EnBW earningsWindpower MonthlyOperating profit (Ebitda) for renewables rose 20.3% year-on-year from €79.3 million in Q1 2017 to €95.4 million a year later, according to its first quarter results. EnBW stated this was mainly due to contributions from onshore wind farms commissioned …and more »

Nordex’s revenue falls after low 2017 orders – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyNordex’s revenue falls after low 2017 ordersWindpower MonthlyThe manufacturer won 100MW-plus orders in Spain and Sweden in the first quarter, and installed 171 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 522.9MW in eight countries — around half of which was in Latin America, it stated. In April, it unveiled a new …and more »

Senvion shrinks losses – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlySenvion shrinks lossesWindpower MonthlyHowever, revenue at the German manufacturer still fell from €392.3 million to €255.6 million, driven by zero offshore wind sales – compared with a €90 million order in Q1 2017 – and a slow onshore market in the UK, Senvion said. The slip in revenue …and more »

CTG submits buy-out bid for EDP – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyCTG submits buy-out bid for EDPWindpower MonthlyThe offer, which CTG says represents a 10% premium on EDP shares’ six-month volume-weighted average price, values EDP at over €11.8 billion. CTG simultaneously published a €7.33/share offer for the 82.6% stake EDP has in its renewables subsidiary, …and more »

Wind power too expensive, unreliable to be the answer – Albuquerque Journal

Wind power too expensive, unreliable to be the answerAlbuquerque JournalNew Mexico was cited as a “rising star” that “added wind power capacity at a faster rate than any other state last year.” But AWEA left out more than a few facts policymakers need to know in order to make sound decisions about energy policy in the Land …

Every one of America’s 57,636 wind turbines, mapped – The … – Washington Post

Washington PostEvery one of America’s 57,636 wind turbines, mapped – The …Washington PostCalifornia’s Kern County, home to the city of Bakersfield, bills itself as the “Wind Capital of the West.” But a Washington Post analysis of a massive new U.S. …EGEB: AI to revolutionize wind power production, a cleaner way to …Electrekall 6 news articles »

EDPR sign two PPAs for new wind farm – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyEDPR sign two PPAs for new wind farmWindpower MonthlyThe company has not yet named a turbine supplier. The two contracts add to 1.6GW of long-term PPAs EDPR has already secured for wind projects in the US, the developer stated. It has …

AWEA 2018: Blockchain finance firm targets wind power – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyAWEA 2018: Blockchain finance firm targets wind powerWindpower MonthlyDatawatt Energy will use blockchain financing to build and run wind projects, said co-founder David Halligan, former CEO of Goldwind Americas. “Wind will be a major portion of our business,” said Halligan. “We plan to undertake wind projects globally …

GE Renewable Energy enters Chilean wind power market – CNBC

CNBCGE Renewable Energy enters Chilean wind power marketCNBCGE Renewable Energy has announced its first wind energy deal in Chile. The project, with Arroyo Energy Compania de Energias Renovables Limitada, will see GE supply six 3.6 megawatt (MW) turbin…

Germany’s Uniper makes head start in converting wind power to gas – Reuters

Germany’s Uniper makes head start in converting wind power to gasReutersFRANKFURT (Reuters) – German utility Uniper launched a pilot scheme at its Falkenhagen site on Wednesday to produce methane gas from wind power as the country seeks wider uses for renewable energy. The Falkenhagen plant, set up five years ago in …and more »

Smarter Wind Turbines Try to Squeeze More Power on Each … – Bloomberg

BloombergSmarter Wind Turbines Try to Squeeze More Power on Each …BloombergMakers of giant wind turbines are hoping that artificial intelligence can bring back some of the industry’s mojo. While developers have spent $1.1 trillion on new …Birds, bats, and wind turbines often compete for airspaceToledo BladeGE Exceeds 40 Gigawatts Of Wind In North America, Announces …CleanTechnicaOffshore wind farms coming to CaliforniaThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlinesall 20 news articles »

Wind Farm Debate Heats Up On Long Island – CBS New York

CBS New YorkWind Farm Debate Heats Up On Long IslandCBS New YorkMELVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — It’s a hot topic and growing debate — using green energy for our power. Now, wind farms could soon be going up off Long Island’s South Shore. But not everyone wants that to happen, CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported …and more »

AWEA 2018: Co-location of US wind and solar is not the answer – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyAWEA 2018: Co-location of US wind and solar is not the answerWindpower MonthlySpeaking to journalists at AWEA’s Windpower 2018 in Chicago (7-10 May), Grimbert, CEO of EDF Renewables’ US branch said potential savings at co-location sites are only made on the transmission side. “In general, we are very much in favour of a diverse …