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Vestas supplies Texas and Poland with wind turbines

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received firm and unconditional orders from Texas and Poland for a combined total of 276 megawatts-worth of turbines. In the state of Texas, First Wind has placed an order for 100 V100-2.0 MW turbines. The order is comprised of supply and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a 10-year Active Output Management (A.O.M. 5000) service agreement. The order for 100 turbines is in addition to the 718 MW-master supply agreement...

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Largest wind farm in Southeast Asia goes online in the Philippines

The largest wind farm in Southeast Asia, a 150-megawatt installation in the Philippines, has begun delivering clean power to the grid. The Burgos Wind Farm, located in the province of Ilocos Norte, was brought online on November 5. The Burgos Wind Farm (see related story) is a project of the Energy Development Corporation. The project was completed in two phases with Phase 1 (87 MW) reaching completion on September 25, 2014 and Phase 2 (63 MW) on October 2014. The project features...

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Senvion provides U.K. with 43 MW-worth of turbines

Suzlon Group’s subsidiary Senvion SE has signed a contract to supply 43 megawatts-worth of turbines to a wind farm in the United Kingdom. The wind turbines will go to the A’Chruach Wind Farm in Argyll and Bute in Scotland, developed by Infinis Energy plc. In addition, Senvion will provide full maintenance of the wind farm for five years. Construction of the wind farm is slated to start next summer with handover completed at the end of 2015. The A’Chruach Wind Farm...

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Vestas receives wind turbine orders from Turkey, China

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for its wind turbines from Turkey and China. In Turkey, Vestas has received an order for 20 V126-3.3 megawatt turbines for the Suloglu wind power plant in Edirne, which will have a total capacity of 66 MW. The Suloglu wind power plant will be the first project in Turkey to utilize the V126-3.3 MW turbine. The order, which was placed by one of Germany’s largest electricity producers Steag GmbH,...

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I.D.B. finances private sector wind farm in Uruguay

The Inter-American Development Bank will be financing the development, construction, operation, and maintenance of a 48.6 MW private sector wind farm in Uruguay. The financial aid comes from the approved loan of up to $42.2 million from I.D.B.’s ordinary capital. The Kiyu wind farm, located in ParajeBarrancas de San Gregorio, in the department of San Jose, will generate approximately 187,900 megawatt hours of renewable energy yearly – enough power to meet...

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Suzlon eyes 2,000 MW of wind energy projects in India over next five years

India-based wind turbine maker Suzlon has expressed its intent to build 2,000 megawatts-worth of new wind energy projects in India over the next five years. Suzlon is eyeing the state of Madhya Pradesh to build all 2,000 MW of new wind energy projects, as well as establish supporting manufacturing facilities. The intent to build on the state of Madhya Pradesh was expressed during the Global Investors Summit 2014 that was held in Indore...

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Vestas receives turbine orders from Sweden, Uruguay

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received turbine orders from Sweden and Uruguay. In Sweden, Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 24 V112-3.3 MW turbines as well as the company’s De-icing System. The wind power plant Fäbodliden, which will be installed in Västerbotten, will have a total capacity of 79.2 MW. In addition to the installation and commissioning of the turbines, the contract will include Vestas’ Super...

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G.E. to supply turbines to 100 MW Moroccan wind farm

100 megawatt wind farm in Morocco will be using 56 turbines from General Electric. The wind farm, which will be located near Akhfennir in southern Morocco, is a project of Energie Eolienne du Maroc, a subsidiary of Nareva Holding. This will be the first wind farm in North Africa that will use G.E. wind turbines. G.E. will be providing its 1.7-100 wind turbines to the EEM project. “This agreement highlights our commitment to Morocco’s wind energy development,” said Jeff Immelt,...

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EDF EN Canada sells interest in Saint-Robert-Bellarmin wind farm

EDF EN Canada is selling 30 percent of its interest in the Saint-Robert-Bellarmin Wind Project in Quebec. Fiera Axium Infrastructure Canada II L.P. and Régime de rentes du Mouvement Desjardins along with entities of Desjardins Group have agreed to acquire the 30 percent interest in the wind project. The Saint-Robert Bellarmin wind project is an 80 MW project developed by EDF EN Canada. The project began commercial operations in October 2012. In July 2013,...

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Vestas to supply 21 wind turbines in Poland

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will be supplying 21 turbines to a wind power project in the Polish province of Radziejów. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Italy-based wind energy operator ERG Renew for 21 V90-2.0 MW turbines to be installed at a wind power project in the province of Radziejów in Kujawsko-Pomorskie. The wind turbines are expected to be delivered in the second quarter of 2015, with commissioning slated to be complet...

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