Wind Archive

23 Jul 2014

Dong Energy to sell stake in German offshore wind project

Dong Energy has agreed to sell 50% of its stake in a German offshore wind farm project to a consortium of Danish pension funds. CTBR – News
22 Jul 2014

Alstom to supply turbines for Umburanas wind project in Brazil

Alstom has secured a contract, worth about €320m, from Renova Energia to supply 127 turbines for the Umburanas wind farm complex in Brazil. CTBR – News
22 Jul 2014

Nordex wins three wind turbine contracts in Turkey

German wind turbines manufacturer Nordex has secured three contracts in Turkey for the installation of its N117/2400 and N117/3000 machines with a combined capacity of 64.2MW. CTBR – News
21 Jul 2014

Gamesa Adds Two New US & Mexico Wind Projects

Gamesa recently announced two new US & Mexico wind projects, boosting its presence in the Americas. The Spanish wind turbine manufacturer is supplying two new orders totaling 290 MW, according to its website. Image Credit: Wind Turbines via CC
21 Jul 2014

Why The Fossil Fuel Industry Hates Wind Power

Originally published on RenewEconomy by Giles Parkinson. Wind energy has a significant impact on wholesale prices, particularly in those peak demand events when fossil fuel generators used to make most money. New research from the University of Queensland
21 Jul 2014

Gamesa secures 220MW of turbine orders for five Indian wind farms

Spain-based Gamesa has secured three new contracts to deliver 220MW of its turbines for five wind farms in three Indian states. CTBR – News
20 Jul 2014

New Report Finds Fire At Fault In Wind Farm Failures

A new report has found that the number of incidents of wind turbines catching fire are a sizeable issue for the wind industry, and a problem that is not being accurately reported on, with an estimated ten
19 Jul 2014

Iberdrola completes construction of two wind farms in South Africa

Spanish energy firm Iberdrola has completed construction of the Noblesfontein and Klipheuwel wind farms, totaling 101MW, in South Africa. CTBR – News
19 Jul 2014

Study: Fire Is Second Leading Cause of Wind Farm Failure

Scientists at the Imperial College London suggest that incidents of wind turbines catching fire are a big problem that is not currently being fully reported. The Daily Fusion
19 Jul 2014

RES Americas secures $508m construction loans for two US wind projects

Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES Americas) has secured project financing, totaling $ 508m, for two wind projects in the US. CTBR – News