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France starts the second offshore round

On 8 January, the French government declared the second bidding round for offshore wind farms off the French coast. This time a total of 1,000 MW are up for tender, divided into two farms. These are the sites Le Tréport in the English Channel and the newly added area Noirmoutier south of the Saint-Nazaire project […]

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January 17th, 2013 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Technology,Wind | Read More »

European Investment Bank finances EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm

EnBW Baltic 2 is being developed by German company EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH and the funding deal was signed this week in Karlsruhe. The wind farm consists of 80 wind turbines installed within an area of 27 square kilometres, 32 km north of the island of Rügen. This is a particularly demanding location for an […]

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January 14th, 2013 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Technology,Wind | Read More »

600 MW wind farm in Romania finalised

The final wind turbine for Fantanele/Cogealac wind farm in Romania was connected to the regional grid in late November. CEZ Group´s 600 MW wind farm thus is now in full operation and is producing enough cleaner energy to power more than one million Romanian households each year. The project utilizes 240 GE 2.5 MW wind […]

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December 20th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Technology,Wind | Read More »

GE sells 230 turbines to Renova Energia

GE and Renova Energia, a wind developer leader in Brazil with 1 GW installed, have signed a contract worth US$ 394 million for 230 GE 1.68-82.5 wind turbines. All 230 turbines have a 10-year operating contract, which will be managed from GE’s services centre.The purchase is part of Renova’s expansion plans that began in November […]

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December 15th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Technology,Wind | Read More »

Wind power is growing in Italy

The installation of small wind turbines is growing rapidly in Italy since the introduction of feed-in tariffs. Since the introduction of feed-in tariffs for small wind turbines in 2008, installations have grown exponentially, says the University’s Wind Energy Report. Yet installed capacity of small wind turbines doubled from 2008 to 2009 and again in 2010 […]

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December 5th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Technology,Wind | Read More »

Vestas and Mitsubishi can become partners on world’s largest offshore turbine

Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. are in talks which could lead to them building the world’s largest offshore wind turbine. The report by Stefan Nicola and Gelu Sulugiuc says the envisioned 8 MW turbine would be about 30 percent more powerful than the prevailing market leaders. The report comes just hours […]

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December 3rd, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Technology,Wind | Read More »

Samsung opens Korea’s first offshore wind farm

Samsung has been leading the world of technology and has turned into one of the world’s largest consumer electronics giants lately. The Samsung Heavy Industries has now moved towards the greener horizon and has announced plans for an 84-megawatt offshore wind farm. This will be Korea’s first and will be built jointly with Korea Southern […]

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November 8th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

The world’s largest wind farm, London Array

The world’s largest wind-farm, the London Array has finally begun generating energy. Located in the Thames Estuary, the project will be worth 630 MW when completed. Currently, just 15 of the total 175 turbines have been installed, with the rest being set up. The remaining turbines are expected to be constructed by the end of […]

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November 7th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

Warrant Buffet’s MidAmerican purchases two wind-farms

Warrant Buffet’s MidAmerican purchases two wind-farms capable of generating 300 megawatts. American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist better known as the “Wizard of Omaha”, Warren Buffet has now shown his greener side. The billionaire’s Berkshire Hathaway’s subsidiary, MidAmerican, has recently purchased to massive wind farms in California. Generating a total of 300 megawatts of electricity, […]

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October 4th, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

The European Union has passed the milestone of 100 GW

EU reaches 100 GW wind power milestone. It took the European wind energy sector some twenty years to get the first 10 GW grid connected. It needed 13 years to add an additional 90 GW. And half of the actual total European wind power capacity has been installed over the past six years. 100 GW […]

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October 3rd, 2012 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Wind | Read More »

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