Iberdrola successfully installs all 70 wind turbines at Wikinger offshore wind farm (Germany)

Total investment amounts to nearly €1.4 billion   Adwen and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier executed the installation of the 70 wind turbines of type AD 5-135 With 350 megawatts (MW) installed capacity, Wikinger will be capable of supplying renewable electricity of around 20% of the demand of Mecklenburg Vorpommern Iberdrola has successfully installed the 70 wind turbines comprising Wikinger offshore wind farm, the renewable infrastructure which the company is building in German waters of the Baltic Sea. It is a new and significant milestone for Iberdrola as it enters the final phase for the plant’s commissioning, having completed the installation of the offshore substation and the inter-array cables connecting the wind

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 281-megawatt Nordlicht onshore wind project in Norway

Total of 67 wind turbines of the type SWT-DD-130 to be supplied, rated at 4.2 megawatts each With a diversified investor’s base and highly efficient direct-drive wind turbines, the Norwegian onshore wind power project “Nordlicht” is currently one of Europe’s largest and most innovative developments in renewable energy. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has received an order1 for the supply and installation of 67 units of its recently upgraded OptimaFlex wind turbine type SWT-DD-130. The project site is located west of the city of Tromsø in northern Norway on two neighboring mountains. On Kvitfjell 47 units will be installed, and another 20 units will be installed on Raudfjell. The turbines are

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NREL Inks Technology Agreement for High Efficiency Multijunction Solar Cells

MicroLink Devices opens the door for new multijunction solar cell applications   The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has entered into a license agreement with MicroLink Devices, Inc. (Niles, IL) to commercialize NREL’s patented inverted metamorphic (IMM) multijunction solar cells. While high-efficiency multijunction solar cells are commonly used for space satellites, researchers have continued to look for ways to improve cost and performance to enable a broader range of applications. The IMM technique licensed by MicroLink Devices enables multijunction III-V solar cells to be grown with both higher efficiencies and lower costs than traditional multijunction solar cells by reversing the order in which individual sub-cells

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Hywind Scotland inauguration positions Masdar at the forefront of floating wind technology

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon officially opens world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, now supplying around 20,000 households Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Chief Executive Officer of Mubadala Investment Company’s Aerospace, Renewables & Information Communications Technology platform, and Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, join Scottish government and Statoil officials at launch ceremony in Aberdeen 30MW wind park to be connected to 1MWh Batwind storage solution, further optimising output Aberdeen, Scotland; October 18, 2017 – Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Norway’s Minister for Energy & Petroleum, Terje Søviknes, attended today’s formal unveiling of the world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, a renewable energy project which paves the way

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ACCIONA Energía will build and own three photovoltaic plants in Egypt

With total rated capacity of 150 MW, the plants will be located in the Benban complex in the Aswan region They will mean a total investment of approximately 180 million US dollars and produce clean energy equivalent to the consumption of 150,000 homes The energy sales contracts have been signed today in the presence of Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, two Ministers, ACCIONA’s Chairman José Manuel Entrecanales, and Swicorp’s Chairman Kamel Lazaar, among others.   ACCIONA Energía will build and own three identical photovoltaic plants in a 50-50 alliance with its partner in the region Swicorp (Saudi Arabia) using its Renewable Energy Platform, Enara Bahrain Spv Wll (“ENARA”). Their total

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Siemens Gamesa debuts in Pakistan: the company wins EPC contract for the supply of 50 MW

The company will install 25 G114-2.0 MW wind turbine generators for Zephyr Power (Pvt.) Limited (“Zephyr Power”). The project is located in Gharo, Thatta District. Siemens Gamesa has achieved a new milestone in its Asian strategy with its maiden order in Pakistan. The company, in consortium with Sumec Hardware and Tools, has secured an order from the independent power producer Zephyr Power for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of a 50 MW wind farm in Gharo, in the district of Thatta. The scope of Siemens Gamesa is the supply of 25 of its G114-2.0 MW, including environmental kits designed to maximize performance in high dust and high temperatures sites.

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Siemens Gamesa wins first order for a hybrid wind-solar project in India

  It also is the country’s first large commercial hybrid project The scope includes connecting a 28.8-MW solar facility to an existing 50-MW wind farm Siemens Gamesa has been mandated to develop India’s first large commercial hybrid wind-solar project, where a 28.8-MW solar facility will be connected to an existing 50-MW wind farm. This is the first project of its kind for the company and evidences its determination to explore business opportunities that add value for its customers. Under the terms of the agreement reached with one of the country’s leading independent operators, Siemens Gamesa will provide an end-to-end turnkey solution. Specifically, it will handle the design, engineering and commissioning

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ACCIONA Energía’s fourth wind farm in India enters service

Bannur (78 MW) raises the company’s capacity in the country to 164 MW The wind farm has 26 Nordex-Acciona Windpower 3-MW turbines ACCIONA Energía has put the 78-MW capacity Bannur wind park into service in India. It is the fourth owned by the company in the country, taking its operational capacity there to 163.8 MW. Located in Bijapur district in the state of Karnataka (south-west India), Bannur has twenty-six AW125/3000 Nordex-Acciona Windpower wind turbines (rotor diameter 125 metres) mounted on 120-metre high concrete towers. The new facility will generate an estimated 242 gigawatt-hours (GWh) a year, equivalent to the consumption of over 224,000 Indian homes and avoiding the emission of 232,562

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DONG Energy Signs Letter of Intent with NaiKun Wind Energy Group in British Columbia, Canada

​Offshore wind project could support British Columbia’s commitment to develop clean, renewable energy.   Today, DONG Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) which gives DONG Energy the exclusive rights to negotiate a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and explore the potential for establishing a long-term partnership with Naikun Wind Energy Group. Located in Hecate Strait, between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert on the British Columbia mainland, the Haida Energy Field location has some of the strongest, most-consistent winds in the world and comprises of a 550-square kilometer area. The project would feature bottom-fixed structures

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GE Renewable Energy Unveils its Largest Onshore Wind Turbine

GE’s 4.8 MW turbine with 158m rotor diameter designed to reach onshore industry’s highest Annual Energy Production rate Brand new machine targeted for low to medium wind speed sites, providing power for the equivalent of 5,000 European residential homes GE’s first onshore entry in the 4MW segment  GE Renewable Energy today unveiled its brand-new 4.8–158 onshore wind turbine, GE’s largest high efficiency turbine to date. Featuring the largest rotor in the segment and innovative blade design, the 4.8-158 offers a significant improvement in Annual Energy Production (AEP), reducing the cost of energy for customers with low to medium wind speed sites. Pete McCabe, President & CEO of GE’s Onshore Wind

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