Posts Tagged ‘Wins’

Groundbreaking ‘spinning’ wind turbine wins UK Dyson award

The O-Wind Turbine captures wind from any direction and, unlike traditional turbines, could be effective in cities A ‘spinning’ turbine which can capture wind travelling in any direction and could transform how consumers generate electricity has won its two student designers a prestigious James Dyson award. Nicolas Orellana, 36, and Yaseen Noorani, 24, both MSc […]

Australia’s largest windfarm wins planning approval

$1bn project in Queensland’s Bowen basin to consist of almost 200 turbines The Queensland government has approved the country’s largest windfarm, a $1bn project to build almost 200 turbines in the shadow of the Bowen basin’s coalmines. The 800-megawatt Clarke Creek project, in cattle country north-west of Rockhampton, received planning approval on Tuesday morning. The […]

Siemens Gamesa wins 326 MW wind power orders

New Delhi , Jan 22 : Wind power products and solutions provider Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy on Monday announced that it has won multiple wind power orders for a total of 326 MW from several leading independent power producers and various industrial customers in different projects. As per the agreements, Siemens Gamesa will handle the […]

EU Parliament wins plaudits for backing 35% renewables target

The wind power industry hailed a measure voted on by Parliament that will require EU Member States to give five years' visibility up front on their public support for renewables. [ Peter Rood / Flickr ] European lawmakers approved draft measures on Wednesday to raise the share of renewable energy to 35% of the EU's […]

Alberta Wind Energy CORPORATIONSharp Hills Wind Farm wins renewable energy purchase contract

Alberta Wind Energy Corporation is pleased to announce that the Sharp Hills Wind Farm has been awarded a 20 year Renewable Energy Support Agreement from the Government of Alberta through the Renewable Energy Program Round 1. The 248 Mega-watt Project is located near the town of Oyen, in east-central Alberta. The Project was originally developed […]

Fugro Wins Work at US Offshore Wind Sites

Fugro said it has been awarded contracts by rsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites in the U.S. rsted is pursuing the development of the two new projects: Bay State Wind, located 15 miles off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Mass. and Ocean Wind, 10 miles off the New Jersey […]

Siemens Gamesa wins wind turbine order in Norway

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA said Friday it has been awarded a wind turbine order in Norway for Fortum's Sorfjord windfarm. Siemens Gamesa will supply Fortum's wind power plant in Tysfjord with 23 of its wind turbines, the company said, adding that it expects installation to start in summer 2019 and to be completed in […]

sPower Wins 49.5MW Silicon Valley Power PPA for Sand Hill Wind Projects

The Sand Hill Wind facilities will be constructed within the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area and are part of repowering efforts by Alameda County. sPower anticipates erecting up to 25 state-of-the-art wind turbines with a commercial operations date before the end of 2020. View full post on Wind Power News

Harland and Wolff wins East Anglia One offshore windfarm contract

Belfast shipyard that built the Titanic safeguards 200 jobs with order for 65-metre high steel foundation jackets The Belfast shipyard that built the Titanic has won a contract believed to be worth £20m to expand a huge windfarm off the East Anglian coast. Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd has secured the manufacturing of 60 […]

Maine wind loses, solar wins in regional clean energy bids

Two major electricity transmission proposals lost out in bidding to deliver wind power to southern New England utilities, but a Yarmouth-based solar company will enter contract negotiations. A panel from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island announced Tuesday that it picked Ranger Solar among its winning bidders, though it's not clear whether the company's two projects […]