Posts Tagged ‘built’

First Major Solar Plant Built In Armenia

Armenia's first-ever major solar power plant went on stream on Friday, with a senior government official predicting the country's growing reliance on renewable sources of energy. The 0.5-megawatt plant has been built by a private company, Energo Invest Holding, in Tsaghkadzor, a resort town 60 kilometers north of Yerevan. View full post on Wind Power […]

The world’s biggest offshore wind farm is being built in the UK

Very soon, the UK will be home to the world's largest wind farm . The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announced that DONG Energy is building a 1,386 megawatt wind farm called Hornsea Project Two. View full post on Wind Power News

Australia’s biggest wind farm to be built near Bunya Mountains

Australia's largest wind farm will be built to the north of the Bunya Mountains, about 250 kilometres north-west of Brisbane, after final details were confirmed last week. The Queensland Government approved the project in March 2017, but it has been enlarged to boost the number of turbines from 115 to 123 huge turbines. View full […]

Solar and wind ‘cheaper than new nuclear’ by the time Hinkley is built

UK government’s own projections expect onshore wind power and large-scale solar to cost less per megawatt hour than new nuclear by 2025 The government expects solar and wind power to be cheaper than new nuclear power by the time Hinkley Point C is completed, its own projections show. Theresa May’s government last month made a […]

Australia’s first hybrid wind-solar farm to be built near Canberra

Exclusive: farm gets the green light to be built by Chinese companies after $9.9m grant from renewable energy agency Australia’s first large-scale hybrid wind and solar farm is set to be built near Canberra, with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) providing a $9.9m grant. The money would go towards the $26m cost of building […]

Two wind power plants to be built in South Pakistan

China Three Gorges Corporation , one of the world's largest energy companies, has planned to start construction of two more wind power plants in energy starved Pakistan's southern province of Sindh later this month, officials said on Saturday. The two projects, Three Gorges Second Wind Farm Pakistan and Three Gorges Third Wind Farm Pakistan, with […]

World’s largest floating windfarm to be built off Scottish coast

Statoil granted seabed lease to develop floating windfarm 15 miles off the coast of Peterhead that is expected to be operational by the end of 2017 The world’s largest floating windfarm is set to be built off the coast of Scotland after its developers were granted a seabed lease on Monday. Statoil, the Norwegian energy […]

Half of windfarm complaints about turbines yet to be built: commissioner

Andrew Dyer says 50% of complaints relate to seven future facilities and include noise, economic and health fears Approximately half of all complaints made to Australia’s windfarm commissioner relate to turbines that have not yet been built, the man tasked with the job has said. Andrew Dyer was appointed as the country’s first windfarm commissioner […]

Worlds Largest, $1.8 Billion, 500 MW, Wind Farm to be Built off the Coast of UK

Fluor Corporation , Dallas, TX, announced Wednesday that it has signed a contract with Scottish and Southern Energy to design and construct the 500 megawatt Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm. The venture is the world’s largest offshore wind farm project to move into the construction phase and will be built approximately 25 kilometers off the […]

World’s largest offshore windfarm to be built off Yorkshire coast

DONG Energy given go-ahead for 1.2-gigawatt project that will power more than a million UK homes The UK wind energy industry received a boost on Wednesday with the announcement of the world’s biggest offshore windfarm, to be built off the north-east coast. Dong Energy said its multi-billion pound Hornsea project, which is expected when complete […]