Posts Tagged ‘first’

Siemens Gamesa Renewable ENERGYSiemens Gamesa to supply the turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm

Siemens Gamesa, Spain's leading wind turbine OEM, continues to fortify its position in the country having secured a new order for the supply of the turbines for Cepsa's first ever wind farm, a project with which the Spanish energy player is diversifying its business into the renewables arena. The wind farm, which is being developed […]

Korea’s first commercial wind farm opens on Jeju

South Korea opened its first commercial wind power plant on the southern island of Jeju on Friday, stepping up its renewable energy initiative, a state-run utility company said. Korea South-East Power Co., which is wholly owned by the state-run Korea Electric Power Corp., said the 30-megawatt complex, composed of 10 wind power turbines, opened on […]

Energy leaders launch first utility-scale hybrid power project

ISLAMABAD: While Pakistanis were dreaming of an end to power outages, international renewable energy leaders announced the world's first utility-scale energy park project for on-grid hybrid integration of wind, solar and battery storage. According to a press statement issued in Singapore on Monday, a partnership between renewable energy industry leaders announced the final details of […]

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 […]

Harvey gives wind industry its first hurricane test: report

The question of whether wind farms could withstand hurricanes has dogged the nascent wind energy industry for years. Hurricane Harvey has answered that question. View full post on Wind Power News

Sultanate of Oman prepares to build the first large-scale wind farm in the GCC region

Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar, today signed an Engineering, Procurement & Construction contract with a global consortium comprising GE and Spain's TSK to build the Dhofar Wind Power Project, the first large-scale wind farm in Oman and the GCC. The Dhofar Wind Power Project is a result of the joint development agreement that was […]

First foundations set for Baltic Sea wind farm

German energy company E.ON said Thursday it laid the first of the 60 foundations for a wind farm development in national waters of the Baltic Sea. The German company said it's deploying the 60 so-called monopiles about 25 miles offshore. View full post on Wind Power News

Victoria moves to become first state to enshrine renewable energy targets in law

Government says law, which will include 40% renewables by 2025 and commitment to invest in new projects, will send a strong signal to investors The Victorian government has introduced legislation to enshrine its renewable energy targets in law and establish a reverse auction mechanism to build 650 megawatts worth of new projects. The premier, Daniel […]

World’s first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland

The world's first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland. The revolutionary technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for the current conventional bottom-standing turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewables top nukes in U.S. power mix for first time since 1984

Cattle graze near wind turbines at the Avangrid Renewables' Baffin Wind Power Project in Sarita. For the first time in decades, America's nuclear plants have fallen behind wind farms, solar panels and other renewable energy suppliers as a source of electricity. View full post on Wind Power News