WORLDWIDE: With the US and China making the right noises and a reformed approach, there are signs that the climate change summit in Paris could yield better results than previous efforts. The renewables sector is well-placed to benefit, but much still has to be clarified.
GERMANY: Dong Energy carried out an emergency exercise at its recently completed 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore project, where popcorn was used to simulate an oil spill
CANADA: Prospects for growth in installed wind power has received a boost of some 5GW from Alberta's plan to phase out coal, and another 2GW from Saskatchewan's greenhouse gas reduction target.
UK: Considerable volumes of offshore wind will be needed to reach UK's carbon target, says the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in its fifth carbon budget for 2028-2032.
UNITED STATES: Canadian energy firm Enbridge has contracted Gamesa to supply turbines to a newly acquired 103MW project in West Virginia, US.
FRANCE: The industry is concerned by the unambitious government targets for offshore wind's part in sourcing 40% of electricity from renewables by 2030.
UNITED STATES: New York state governor Andrew Cuomo is set to reveal steps to force the state to reach a 50% renewable energy target by 2030.
UNITED STATES: Following the annual turbine shut-down to protect birds, owners of Altamond Wind's 83MW of 100kW turbines remain tight lipped over the future of the project and if it will ever reopen.1 comment
RUSSIA: The energy ministry has increased support for its emerging wind industry in a bid to attract more foreign investment.
Find Products & Services
- Monitoring wind speed and direction to optimise turbine operation 2014
- Wind turbine retrofitting 2014: Exploring the latest developments in upgrading and replacing components and systems of operating wind turbines
- Load optimisation 2014: Exploring the latest products and technical advances that are helping the wind industry to improve cost of energy by managing turbine loads during operation
Windpower Monthly TV
Windpower Monthly Events
Latest Turbine Deals On Windpower Intelligence
Last updated 27 November 2015
|Project||Country||Capacity||Developer||Turbine||Online year||Date reported|
|New Greek||USA||103MW||Enbridge||Gamesa G97 2.1MW&G90 2MW||2016||26/11/2015|
|Les Monts||France||13.2MW||Futuren||Vestas V112-3.3MW||2016||23/11/2015|
|Zaheerabad||India||31.5MW||Hero Future Energies||Suzlon S987 2.1MW||2016||23/11/2015|
|Kayathar||India||50MW||Atria Power||Gamesa G97 2MW||2016||20/11/2015|
|Les Gourlus||France||38.4MW||WEB Windergie||Siemens SWT-3.2-113||2016||16/11/2015|
|Wanglejing Niujijuan||China||50MW||Hanas Group||Vestas V110-2MW||2016||13/11/2015|
|Blaiken phase 4||Sweden||22.5MW||Fortum&Skelleftea Kraft||Dongfang 2.5MW||2016||12/11/2015|
|Yaksoo||South Korea||20MW||GS Power||Vestas V112-3.3MW||2016||09/11/2015|
|Port of Sheerness||UK||8.2MW||Peel Energy||Senvion MM92 2.05MW||2016||09/11/2015|
|Pant-y-Wal Extension||UK||20MW||Pennant Walters||Nordex N90/2500||2017||06/11/2015|
|Azuoqi||China||200MW||Hanas Group||Vestas V110/V100 2MW||2016||06/11/2015|
- Thu 10 Dec 2015 - Fri 11 Dec 2015
- Helsinki, Finland
- Wed 27 Jan 2016 - Thu 28 Jan 2016
- Bornholm, Denmark
- Wed 24 Feb 2016 - Thu 25 Feb 2016
- Centro Banamex, Mexico City
- Mon 14 Mar 2016 - Wed 16 Mar 2016
- Sheraton Suites Houston Near The Galleria, Texas