Wind Farm News

  • New York to build 2400 MW of offshore wind by 2030

    Just one day after announcing the closure of one of the state’s biggest nuclear power plants, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo put forward a grand plan to build 2.4 gigawatts of offshore wind power by 2030, beginning with a 90 megawatt (MW) project off the coast of Long Island. In one of a series of speeches of his unconventional “State of the State” tour, Gov. Cuomo urged the Long ...

  • National Wind Technology Center begins first Validation of Wave Energy Conversion Device

    The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has begun validation work on the first water power technology ever tested in an NREL dynamometer facility. Representatives from Columbia Power Technologies, NREL and project partners celebrate the start of generator testing for the Columbia Power wave energy generator. ...

  • ALLETE Clean Energy Plans Expansion of North Dakota Wind Farm

    ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE), today announced its plan to work with Montana-Dakota Utilities (MDU) to expand the Thunder Spirit wind farm in North Dakota, reaching the 150-megawatt permitted capacity of the facility ALLETE Clean Energy developed in 2014 and 2015. ALLETE Clean Energy secured a 25-year power purchase agreement with MDU to purchase ...


    By Allete, Inc

  • Gamesa secures its first order in Spain since the energy sector reforms: it will build a 20-MW wind farm for Villar Mir Energía under an EPC contract

    The company will supply 10 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Valiente wind farm located in the province of Huesca. Gamesa is exhibiting its strategic commitment to the Spanish market, having secured its first order since the latest energy sector reforms: the company will build a 20-MW wind farm for Villar Mir Energía, the Villar Mir Group's energy division. Under the terms ...


    By Gamesa

  • Gamesa secures début order for its new 3.3 MW platform, specifically the supply of 198 MW in Mexico

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has achieved an important milestone in its sales and product strategy, having secured the first order for its new G132-3.465 MW turbine, which guarantees the lowest cost of energy across a broad spectrum of sites. The company has secured an order from a power utility for the supply of 198 MW at one of its wind developments in Mexico. ...


    By Gamesa

  • Gamesa to build its second wind farm in Jordan - an 86-MW facility - under a turnkey arrangement

    Gamesa, in a consortium with Spanish company Elecnor, has been awarded the contract to build an 86-MW wind power plant on a turnkey basis in the region of Maan, in southern Jordan. This contract, placed by Green Watts Renewable Energy Company LLC, a 100% subsidiary of Alcazar Energy, comprises the installation of 41 G114-2.1 MW wind turbines at the Al Rajef wind farm and the operation and ...


    By Gamesa

  • Permit approved for Great Northern Transmission Line

    Construction on a 224-mile transmission line bringing Canadian hydropower to Minnesota will begin early next year after the project secured a crucial presidential permit from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The permit approves the cross-border facets of the Great Northern Transmission Line, a 500-kv line that will deliver 383 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy from a hydroelectric dam in ...

  • New product milestone: Gamesa contracted to supply its largest turbines in China

    Gamesa has achieved a fresh milestone in its sales and product strategy, having received the first order for the new G132-5.0 MW1, the company's largest turbine. The agreement reached with the renewable energy subsidiary of Sinohydro, one of China's largest manufacturing groups, also constitutes the début order for the supply of turbines from the 5-MW platform in Asia, specifically ...


    By Gamesa

  • One of the World`s Largest Wind Farms Counts on Lufft VENTUS Wind Sensor

    296 turbines of the AES Corporation are located by Buffalo Gap, Texas, US. With a capacity of 524 MW it's the world's seventh largest wind farm to-date. The article link below provides a summary of how Performance Engineer at AES, Tristan Lee, was able to optimize the performance of its aging fleet using latest in technology, that includes the Lufft Ventus ...

  • Consortium with EDP Renewables is selected for floating wind farm pilot project in France

    Consortium with EDP Renewables is selected for floating wind farm pilot project in France The EDP Renewables, ENGIE, Caisse des Dépôts, Eiffage/Principle Power and GE consortium’s floating wind farm pilot project in the Mediterranean has been selected by the ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • Gamesa continues to make inroads into the US market with a new contract for the supply of 99 MW

    The company will supply G114-2.0 MW and G114-2.1 MW wind turbines for a wind farm located in the central United States. Gamesa, a technological leader in the global wind industry, has been awarded a contract for the supply of 99 MW ...


    By Gamesa

  • Gamesa to supply 304 MW at five wind farms in India

    The company has been contracted install a total of 152 of its G97-2.0 MW class S and G114-2.0 MW class S turbines, custom-designed for the low wind speed sites typical of India Gamesa continues to make further inroads into the Indian market, where the company is the number-one OEM, having commanded the leadership spot for three years in a row. Specifically, Gamesa has ...


    By Gamesa

  • Turkey set to tender 1 GW solar plant; Inverter supplier SMA cuts profit outlook

    Turkey to tender for 1 GW plant in December Turkey is to hold a tender in December for a 1 GW PV plant near the city of Konya in central Turkey, Berat Albayrak, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced October 20. The 1 GW project would be the largest solar plant in the world and is set to attract $1.3 billion of investment, according to local media ...

  • Gamesa completes the installation of its turbine production-boosting Energy Thrust programme at 28 wind farms (872 MW)

    In addition, he company has renewed its operations and maintenance service agreement covering 286 turbines at several facilities in Spain and Portugal. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has concluded implementation of its Energy Thrust programme for a French utility at 28 wind farms located in Spain, Portugal, France and Poland. This ...


    By Gamesa

  • EDPR opens the Dammarie wind farm

    EDPR opened a new wind farm in France with an installed capacity of 12 MW. The wind farm is located in the municipality of Dammarie, in the French Department of Eure-et-Loir. The wind farm’s output will allow it to supply clean energy to the equivalent of almost 11,000 homes. The opening ceremony was attended by Estelle Cochard, Councillor for the region of Centre-Val de Loire and ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • Gamesa to build a 50-MW wind farm for ReNew Power in India under a turnkey arrangement

    The company, the leader in its home market, will install 25 of Gamesa's G114-2.0 MW class S turbines at a wind farm located in Bijapur, in the state of Karnataka. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new order in India from ReNew Power, one of India's leading independent power producers (IPP), for the EPC construction of a 50-MW wind farm located in Bijapur, in ...


    By Gamesa

  • Gamesa to install Asia`s tallest wind turbines in Thailand

    The company will deliver 33 turbines (67.5 MW) with 153-metre tall towers, the tallest installed by Gamesa to date The contract also encompasses operation and maintenance services for 10 years Gamesa has achieved a new milestone, having secured a contract for the installation of Asia's tallest wind turbines, specifically in Thailand. With towers stretching 153 metres high - 18 ...


    By Gamesa

  • NREL to Lead One Exascale Computing Project, Support Three Others

    Scientists at the Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will lead an effort to model the complex and turbulent flow of wind through large wind plants as part of DOE's Exascale Computing Project (ECP), which is gearing up U.S. computational capabilities to prepare for the next generation of supercomputers. NREL will also provide support to three projects related to ...

  • Gamesa to maintain a 69-MW wind complex in Sicily

    The company has been contracted to maintain this wind farm, fitted with 46 ECO80 turbines, for the next three years Gamesa, a technology leader in wind energy, has entered into a new agreement with energy player Alpiq for the maintenance of a 69-MW wind complex in Sicily (Italy), equipped with 46 ECO80 turbines. Under the terms of the agreement with ...


    By Gamesa

  • Iowa approves largest wind farm in US history

    The state of Iowa has just approved the largest wind farm in the history of the United States. The $3.6 billion wind farm, called Wind XI, will be composed of a record-breaking 1000 wind turbines and will generate enough electricity (2,000MW) to power 800,000 homes across the state of Iowa. The project is expected to be completed by 2019, while the location of the turbines has yet to be ...

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