Wind Power

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Holmen as the wind turbine supplier for the 143-MW Blåbergsliden wind farm, Sweden. The project, which will use 26 of GE’s Cypress onshore wind platform, represents GE’s second Cypress-equipped wind farm in Sweden. Holmen is one of Sweden’s largest forest owners. The company produces...
Onshore

Cumulative U.S. installed onshore wind capacity exceeded 100 GW on a nameplate capacity basis as of the end of September 2019, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory. More than half of that amount has been installed since the beginning of 2012, EIA says. The oldest wind turbines still operating...
Wind Power

The Nordex Group today announced that it won an order for the construction of a wind farm in Turkey. The company will supply thirteen N133/4.8 turbines for the Mersinli wind farm, schedule for delivery in the summer of 2020.  The 62.4 MW order also includes O&M service over ten years. It is the first order...
Wind Power

Remember those ridiculously low prices that developers bid for wind energy in India? Turns out building them will be more difficult than expected. By Rajesh Kumar Singh, Bloomberg More and more wind farms face delays in India as developers struggle to make their projects work in the world’s cheapest market. About 2 gigawatts of wind power...
Onshore

By Jesper Starn and Lars Paulsson, Bloomberg In a remote area almost eight times the size of Manhattan covered by millions of young fir trees, Europe’s biggest onshore wind park is emerging. Workers are installing turbines perched atop 130-meter tall towers at a rate of about two a week at the site in northern Sweden, where...
Solar

By Justin Villamil, Bloomberg American power generator AES Corp. and Italian utility giant Enel SpA are among the six companies suing the Mexican government over a rule change that the industry says will cripple clean energy investments, people familiar with the matter said. The companies that have filed injunctions against the government also include France’s Electricite...
Wind Power

By Brian Parkin and William Wilkes, Bloomberg Germany’s onshore wind crisis, which is already cutting into company profits and costing jobs, may also begin to weaken defenses against blackouts. That’s the conclusion of analysts who see electricity risks mounting in Europe’s biggest economy, where construction of new onshore wind parks has dropped to a standstill because...
Wind Power

By Gerson Freitas Jr., Bloomberg Two decades ago, when coal ruled U.S. power generation, a Florida utility plowed some of its extra cash into a wind farm atop a desolate Oregon plateau. It was the start of an unimaginably successful bet. This year, that company — now named NextEra Energy Inc. — became the world’s first...
Onshore

GE Renewable Energy and China Huaneng Group have signed an agreement to build a 715-MW wind farm in Puyang prefecture, Henan Province, China. The deal was signed at theChina International Import Expo (CIIE) and represents GE’s largest-ever wind order in Asia, as well as the single-largest onshore wind deal ever awarded to a non-Chinese wind...