Engie to buy 880MW Onshore Wind Farm in Brazil

Engie to buy 880MW Onshore Wind Farm in Brazil

Engie Brasil Energia has agreed to buy the 882MW Serra do Assuruá wind energy project from PEC Energia SA for BRL 265 million ($50 million). Located in the north-eastern state of Bahia, the project includes 24 parcels of land, for which Engie has a lease agreement,...

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Auctions must Accelerate Wind Power Expansion’ – RWE

Auctions must Accelerate Wind Power Expansion’ – RWE

Industry leaders tell conference panel how tenders can be shaped to help meet renewable and energy security targets Auctions should incentivise a faster expansion of wind energy and developers’ plans should be weighed on qualitative criteria as well as the price of...

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Ørsted and Invenergy Commission 1.3GW US Onshore Wind

Ørsted and Invenergy Commission 1.3GW US Onshore Wind

Ørsted and Invenergy have commissioned two US wind farms with a combined capacity of nearly 1.3GW. Invenergy has commissioned the 998MW Traverse Wind Energy Center in Oklahoma for utility American Electric Power. Featuring 356 GE 2MW platform turbines, it is the...

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Final Turbine installed at 322MW Dutch Onshore Wind Farm

Final Turbine installed at 322MW Dutch Onshore Wind Farm

The installation of all 83 turbines has been completed at the 322MW Zeewolde repowering project in Flevoland. The development — a replacement of around 220 older turbines — is the largest Dutch onshore wind project. It comprises four different types of Vestas...

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Sweden unveils three New Offshore Wind Zones

Sweden unveils three New Offshore Wind Zones

Sweden has presented plans to eventually build nearly enough offshore wind capacity to meet the country’s current electricity consumption. However, the national wind energy association has called for the target to be higher. The current plans also fail to take into...

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