Wind Power

More wind farms will see the light near the Baltic coast in Poland. The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a loan agreement with Pomerania Wind Farm sp.z o.o., a subsidiary of Lithuanian large-scale renewable company Ignitis Renewables. The EIB has agreed to lend 258 million zloty (€59.7 million or $67.6 million) for the construction...
Wind Power

Navigant Research published a report this week that examines the use of energy storage for wind integration, covering existing and upcoming projects, the competitive landscape, and expected market growth. This pairing of technologies can reshape the energy storage industry, as employing energy storage for wind integration has fallen far behind, the report says. With this...
Wind Power

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will impact the supply chain and installation operations in China’s wind energy industry, as well as the global wind industry, according to a report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA). GWEC Market Intelligence interviewed six Chinese turbine OEMs (which collectively held more than 75%...
Wind Power

Europe installed 15.4 GW of new wind energy in 2019, of which three-quarters were onshore wind, according to a new report from industry body WindEurope. Onshore wind generation grew by 11.8 GW compared to offshore wind, which grew by 3.6 GW, bringing Europe’s total wind capacity at the start of the decade to 205 GW...
Project Development

Energy EPC firm Mortenson has completed construction on a $300 million wind farm in Illinois. Minneapolis-based Mortenson was civil contractor in charge of the Bright Stalk Wind Farm project northeast of Bloomington-Normal in McLean County. EDP Renewables is the developer of the 205-MW Bright Stalk project. Vestas supplied the V136 3.6-MW turbines installed. Construction at...