Engie and The Abraaj Group partner to develop wind power in India

The Abraaj Group, an investor operating in growth markets, and ENGIE, a multi-national utility company and one of the largest global independent power producers, announced a partnership to build a wind platform in India. Together, Abraaj and ENGIE have identified a robust pipeline of wind power projects representing over 1 GW in several key states.

Siemens Gamesa secures order for new wind project in Argentina

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to grow in Latin America, having established itself as the number-one OEM in 2016, according to the FTI rankings, with this new order for the supply of 97 MW in Argentina. In September, the company secured a contract from Parque Eólico Arauco SAPEM (majority-owned by the Argentine state) for the

Alterra Power acquires 40-MW California wind project

Alterra Power Corp. has acquired Jawbone, a 40-MW wind development project in Kern County, California, which is fully zoned for wind generation. Following a collaborative effort that began over a year ago, Alterra acquired the project from Jawbone Wind Energy which is principally owned by Philip and Daniel Rudnick. The two will continue to work with Alterra to complete

Siemens Gamesa to deliver new 8-MW offshore wind turbine

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, through its fully owned subsidiary Adwen France, plans to deliver its 8-MW offshore wind turbine, the D8, in two projects off the French coast. The two projects, Dieppe-Le Tréport and Yeu-Noirmoutier, will amount to a total of almost 1 GW. The direct-drive wind turbines will replace Adwen’s AD8 model following Siemens

RES begins construction on EDP Renewables’ Hog Creek Wind Project

Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a developer and operator of wind and renewable energy projects in the Americas, announced that construction has begun on the Hog Creek Wind Project located in Hardin County, Ohio. The project, owned by EDP Renewables (EDPR), is on schedule to be operational before the end of 2017, and will provide enough clean

GE unveils its largest onshore wind turbine yet

GE Renewable Energy unveiled its brand-new 4.8–158 onshore wind turbine, GE’s largest high-efficiency turbine to date. Featuring the largest rotor in the segment and innovative blade design, the 4.8-158 offers a significant improvement in Annual Energy Production (AEP), reducing the cost of energy for customers with low to medium wind speed sites. The new 4.8-MW

EDP Renewables and ENGIE awarded 950-MW offshore wind contract

EDP Renewables, (EDPR) and ENGIE have announced that the Moray Offshore Wind farm (East), a joint venture company currently owned by EDPR (77%) and ENGIE (23%), has been awarded a 15-year Contract for Difference (CfD) for the delivery of 950-MW of offshore wind generation at £57.50/MWh ($75.79 USD/MWh). The contract was awarded by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy &

Enel to begin construction on Peru’s largest wind farm

Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP), has started construction of Wayra I1, its first wind farm in Peru, located in the district of Marcona, Ica region. The facility, where the first wind turbines are currently being installed, will have a total capacity of 132 MW and, once completed, will be the country’s

Lagerway to test newly desinged Climbing Crane for wind-turbine installation

Lagerwey is currently testing the first climbing crane in the world for the installation of wind turbines in the Netherlands. The new crane has already undergone extensive testing on the ground, and it will now undergo review of its climbing and hoisting capabilities. The test is being carried out on the highest wind turbine on

GE to install one of Pakistan’s largest wind projects

GE recently signed an agreement with Tricon Boston Consulting Private Limited (TBCPL), a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) set up by Sapphire Textile Mills Limited, for the provision and installation of the largest 150-MW wind project in Jhimpir, Pakistan. Under this agreement, GE will provide 87 GE 1.7-103 wind turbines to the engineering, procurement, and construction