Iberdrola renews its commitment to Greece with the award of the Pyrgari wind farm

The company’s bid for this new facility has been successful in the latest renewables auction held in Greece This renewable facility is going to be located in the centre of Greece about 110 kilometres from Athens. It will have a capacity of 16 megawatts (MW) and will have Vestas technology After Spain and the United Kingdom, Greece is the European country where Iberdrola has most onshore wind and photovoltaic electricity capacity, with 261.47 MW from 21 facilities in operation In Greece, Iberdrola has been awarded the construction of the Pyrgari wind farm, with an installed capacity of 16 megawatts (MW). This project renews Iberdrola’s interest in Greece, a country where

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Endesa boosts its wind capacity by 132 MW with the purchase of five wind farms

Endesa, through its renewable energies division, Enel Green Power España (EGPE), has signed the purchase of five wind farms in Galicia and Catalonia from Gestinver for €178 million (including debt repayments).  This deal brings Endesa’s renewable generation capacity to 1,806 MW in Spain, comprising 1,749 MW of wind power, 43 MW of small hydropower, and 14 MW of other renewable energy sources.   Endesa, through its renewable energies division, Enel Green Power España (EGPE), has signed the purchase of 132 MW of wind power capacity through the acquisition of five wind farms located in Galicia and Catalonia. The deal was agreed with Elawan Energy  and Genera Avante for a price

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Nordex awarded first wind farm renewal in Spain

Acciona Energía to replace 90 older wind power systems with 12 new turbines The Nordex Group has won a 30-MW order to renovate one of Acciona Energía’s oldest wind farm in Spain. In the second half of 2018, it will upgrade the 30-MW wind farm “El Cabrito” with twelve multi-megawatt turbines. In this connection, Acciona Energia has opted for eight N100/3000 turbines and four AW70/1500 turbines that fit optimally in the existing wind farm layout. The contract provides for the delivery of the turbines as well as a guarantee for an initial period of two years. The wind farm was originally constructed around 25 years ago and was one of

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Elecnor secures the USD 89 million contract for a new wind farm in the Dominican Republic

The new Larimar II wind farm will have a power capacity of 48.3 MW Elecnor has been awarded the USD 89.1 million turnkey contract for the Larimar II wind farm in the Dominican Republic. The customer is the Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina (EGE Haina) company and the technology partner for the contract is the Danish firm Vestas.  Elecnor will be responsible for the engineering, supply, construction and start-up of the new wind farm, which is slated to come on stream in November 2019. The facility, located in the town of Enriquillo in Barahona province, will have a power capacity of 48.3 MW delivered by 14 turbines, each with a

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DONG Energy and Vattenfall cooperate on emergency power supply for Horns Rev

​Cooperation is possible, even if you are competitors. The two companies have initiated a common project to ensure the emergency power supply for DONG Energy’s wind farm, Horns Rev 2, and Vattenfall’s upcoming wind farm Horns Rev 3. Both DONG Energy and Vattenfall Vindkraft A/S now secure their billion DKK investments in the Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3 wind farms in the North Sea with a mutual agreement on supply of emergency power for each other’s wind turbines if their respective export cables to land fail. The turbines must always have power supply Niels Møller Jensen, project manager, Vattenfall “If the export cable fails, it’s not only critical

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Enel begin operations of new 150 MW wind farm in the United States

Lindahl is Enel’s first project in North Dakota and will be able to generate approximately 625 GWh each year Overall investment in the construction of the new facility amounted to over 220 million US dollars Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has started operations of Lindahl wind farm, which is Enel’s first project in the state of North Dakota. “The completion of Lindahl furthers our strong growth in the US,” said Rafael Gonzalez, Head of Enel Green Power North America. “We are proud to be a part of growing North Dakota’s energy economy and look forward to contributing our expertise and clean energy

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EGP Announces a New Wind Farm and a New Corporate Partner

Enel Green Power North America began construction of the Red Dirt wind project, its largest wind farm in Oklahoma. The energy and renewable energy credits from Red Dirt will be sold under two long-term agreements, one with T-Mobile US, Inc. and the other with the Grand River Dam Authority On April 14th, Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGP-NA) began construction of the Red Dirt wind project, its largest wind farm in Oklahoma. Located in Kingfisher and Logan Counties, Red Dirt is EGP-NA’s 9th wind project in the state and will bring the company’s total capacity to nearly 1,500 MW. The energy and renewable energy credits from Red Dirt, which

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DNV GL advises on GBP 210 million investment for three new UK wind farms

DNV GL advises respected lenders, including Santander, on their GBP 210 million investment in a new 151 MW onshore wind portfolio. DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has advised renowned lenders, including Santander, on their GBP 210 million project finance investment for the construction of three new onshore wind farms by Banks Renewables, the first of which is expected to start generating electricity by early 2018. The 151 MW three wind project portfolio, Kype Muir and Middle Muir in Scotland, and Moor House in England, were among 15 projects that had successfully secured Contract for Difference (CfD) during the first round of the

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