Wind Archive

17 Apr 2015

European Commission Approves Germany’s 30 Billion Euro Investment In Offshore Wind

The European Commission announced approval on Thursday for Germany to invest nearly 30 billion euros into the development of 20 offshore wind farms, following the country’s decision to back away from nuclear power and focus on renewables. An
17 Apr 2015

Mainstream Renewable Power Looking To Achieve World’s Cheapest Electricity From Offshore Wind

The developer behind the planned 448 megawatt (MW) Neart na Goithe offshore wind energy project off the coast of eastern Scotland, Mainstream Renewable Power, is aiming to deliver the cheapest offshore wind power price in the world
17 Apr 2015

European Commission approves state aid for 20 offshore wind farms in Germany

The European Commission has approved state aid for the construction of 20 offshore wind projects in Germany whose total investment costs account to €29.3bn. CTBR – News
17 Apr 2015

Enel Green Power Wins 425 MW Wind Energy Projects In Fourth REIPPP Auction

Enel Green Power is fast emerging as one of the leading renewable energy project developers in South Africa following its huge success in the last 2 rounds of auction under the country’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer
17 Apr 2015

American Wind Energy Industry Rebounded In 2014

The American Wind Energy Association has released its annual US Wind Industry Annual Market Report, which highlights a return to momentum for the country’s wind industry jobs and turbine deployment. According to the US Wind Industry Annual Market Report, the
17 Apr 2015

Siemens secures wind turbine order for Grand Bend Wind project in Canada

German multinational conglomerate Siemens has secured an order for the supply, installation and commissioning of 40 SWT-3.2-113 direct drive wind turbines in Ontario, Canada. CTBR – News
16 Apr 2015

Saft, Enercon to deliver Europe’s first Li-ion battery system to support wind farm

Manufacturer of industrial batteries Saft, has partnered with wind turbine and energy converter ENERCON to deliver an energy storage system (ESS) project for SEV, which is the power distributor in the Faroe Islands. CTBR – News
15 Apr 2015

Zero Gearbox Adds Up To Massive New Offshore Wind Turbine Opportunities

A massive new zero gearbox, permanent magnet generator from GE Power Conversion puts more muscle in those massive new offshore wind turbines Zero Gearbox Adds Up To Massive New Offshore Wind Turbine Opportunities was originally published on
15 Apr 2015

Acciona Windpower to supply 129MW turbines for Mexican wind project

Acciona Windpower has secured a contract to supply wind turbines with a total capacity of around 129MW for a wind farm in Mexico. CTBR – News
12 Apr 2015

Offshore Wind Energy Already Cheaper Than Gas-Fired & Nuclear Power Plants

Despite the public perception of offshore wind energy being highly expensive, electricity generated via this technology is already cheaper than that generated by gas-fired power plants or proposed nuclear projects such as the Hinkley Point C project in