Wind Archive

30 Aug 2014

Vattenfall, SWM complete installation of 80 turbines in offshore wind project DanTysk

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Muenchen have successfully installed all 80 wind turbines in four months due to benign weather in the German North Sea. CTBR – News
28 Aug 2014

GE study finds wind power can improve electric grids resiliency

A new frequency response study from GE’s Energy Consulting business has identified that wind applications could substantially enhance electric grid resiliency when deployed with proper modern plant controls. CTBR – News
28 Aug 2014

CWind to support West of Duddon Sands offshore wind project

CWind has secured a £5.5m contract to provide crew and equipment transfer at the 389MW West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea. CTBR – News
27 Aug 2014

John Muir Trust challenges Scottish Government over Stronelairg wind farm approval

The John Muir Trust is seeking a judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to grant approval for the 242MW Stronelairg wind farm in the Monadhliath Mountains. CTBR – News
27 Aug 2014

US Ex-Im Bank lends $65m to Peru wind power projects

The Export-Import Bank of the US (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized a pair of direct loans, totaling about $ 65m, to two wind power projects in Peru, for which Siemens Energy will deliver turbines. CTBR – News
26 Aug 2014

Alstom, Andrade Gutierrez partner to build wind equipment factory in Brazil

Alstom and Andrade Gutierrez have formed a joint venture to construct a wind equipment production plant in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. CTBR – News
25 Aug 2014

India Plans To Add 10,000 MW Wind Energy Capacity Every Year

India’s new government has big plans for wind energy, including new financial incentives, that it hopes will create 10,000 MW of capacity per year India Plans To Add 10,000 MW Wind Energy Capacity Every Year was originally
23 Aug 2014

How Low Can Wind Energy Go? 2.5¢ Per Kilowatt-Hour Is Just The Beginning

A new DOE report on the US wind technologies market pegs the national average cost of wind energy PPAs at $ 25 per MWh (only 2.5 cents per kWh) How Low Can Wind Energy Go? 2.5¢ Per
22 Aug 2014

Siemens To Provide 67 Turbines For UK Offshore Wind Farm

Siemens has announced that it has received an order from Norwegian energy utilitieies Statoil and Statkraft for 67 wind turbines for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. The news comes just days after the UK
22 Aug 2014

Siemens to supply turbines for Dudgeon offshore wind farm in UK

Siemens has secured a contract worth about £500m to supply turbines for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the east of England, UK. CTBR – News