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Vestas supplies wind turbines to three different countries

Vestas begins 2014 by supplying 126.8 megawatts of wind turbines to projects in three different countries. The largest of the supply orders that Vestas will be filling is from Powerica Ltd. of India for 51.8 MW of wind turbines. Powerica Ltd.’s Jangi and Charbara projects, located in Gujarat, will utilize 25 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines and one V100-1.7 MW turbine respectively. Commissioning...

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Vestas completes nacelle for world’s most powerful wind turbine

Danish wind turbine company Vestas has just finished the prototype nacelle for the world’s most power wind turbine. Vestas has completed construction of the prototype nacelle for the V164-8.0 MW wind turbine. The nacelle spans 20 meters long, 8 meters wide, and 8 meters high. It weighs around 390 tons; including the hub. The wind turbine company boasts that one unit is capable of supplying electricity for 7,500...

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Ming Yang to develop 200 MW wind farm in Romania

China Ming Yang Power will be developing a 200 megawatt wind farm project in Romania. Through its subsidiary, Guangdong Mingyang Wind Power Group Limited, Ming Yang has signed a framework agreement with Speranta & Succesul S.A., a Romanian renewable energy developer. The total amount invested by both parties in the project will reach approximately 400 million Euro. As per the agreement, Guangdong Mingyang will...

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Vestas, Masdar to bring wind power to rural communities

Danish wind turbine companyVestasand Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company Masdar are collaborating to bring wind projects to energy-poor rural communities. The two companies have developed “Wind for Prosperity”, a commercial-based business model that will bring affordable and reliable electricity to rural populations. The model calls for hybrid systems to be made from factory-refurbished...

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Largest offshore demonstration project in the U.K. gets construction permits

The largest offshore wind demonstration site in Britain has received two crucial planning permits that will allow it to push through with construction. The National Renewable Center or Narec announced that they have been granted permission from the Marine Management Organization to construct a 99.9 megawatt- demonstration project for offshore wind off the coast of Blyth in Northumb...

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Wind power to generate one-fifth of world’s energy by 2050 – I.E.A. report

Wind power could be the source of one-fifth of the world’s energy by 2050 if the world overcomes all of the obstacles that delay its progress, projected the new report by the International Energy Agency. According to the report titled “I.E.A. Technology Roadmap: Wind Energy – 2013 Edition,” energy generated from wind could supply 18 percent of the world’s demand for power, a large leap from the cur...

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Iberdrola to build $116 million-wind farm in Kenya

Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola has signed a $116 million-turnkey agreement for the construction of a wind farm in Kenya. The wind farm will have a power capacity of 61 megawatts and will be located 40 kilometers northwest of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. Iberdrola will be in charge of engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of the project. The project will uti...

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Suzlon wins 65 MW-wind project in Uruguay

Wind energy company Suzlon will be providing 65 megawatts-worth of wind turbines to a wind farm in Uruguay. Suzlon will supply the wind farm, which will be located in the southern Department of Colonia in Uruguay, with 31 units of the wind energy company’s S95 – 2.1 MW wind turbine. The wind turbine model which will be utilized for the wind farm will have a hub height of 90 meters and is optimized for medium to low...

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Vestas supplies wind turbines to one of Romania’s largest wind power plants

Vestas has received an unconditional order for 108 megawatts-worth of wind turbines from S.C. Crucea Wind Farm S.R.L./STEAG GmbH for one of Romania’s largest wind power plants. The 108 MW-worth unconditional order is comprised of 36 V112-3.0 MW wind turbines. Utilizing these wind turbines, the wind power plant Crucea North – located in the Constanta county in the province of Dobrogea – is expected to...

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Siemens to provide wind turbines for 150-MW Grand Renewable Energy Project in Ontario

Siemens Canada has received an order from Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. and Pattern Energy Group LP for wind turbines for their Grand Renewable Energy Project in Ontario, Canada. To be located in the county of Haldimand in southern Ontario, the Grand Renewable Energy park will consist of 100 MW of solar power and 150 MW of wind power. Commercial operation of the wind power portion is expected...

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