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Spain predicts 40GW milestone by 2030

Spain predicts 40GW milestone by 2030

SPAIN: Spanish wind industry association AEE believes the country can reach 40GW by 2030, supplying roughly 30% of its electricity needs.

TPI opens Danish tech centre

TPI opens Danish tech centre

DENMARK: US blade firm TPI Composites will set up a technology centre in Kolding, central Denmark.

Wind projects secure 43.5% in Mexican auction

Wind projects secure 43.5% in Mexican auction

MEXICO: Wind projects took almost 45% of the successful clean energy capacity in Mexico's latest power auction, with solar taking the remaining 55%, as prices fell to an average of $20.57/MWh.

WPD and EA Technology launch project to open up substation data

UK: Local utility Western Power Distribution (WPD) is working on a project to access data from substations in a bid to help prepare low-voltage networks for more distributed generation and electric vehicle (EV) charging.

Offshore wind is a California policy 'Rubik's Cube'

UNITED STATES: A new report into deploying large-scale offshore wind off the Californian coast will pose a number of major planning hurdles.

India's six-month installations the lowest in years

INDIA: Wind power installations between April and September 2017, the first half of India's financial year, dropped by more than 50% compared with last year.

UK and Canada take coal-phase out lead

WORLDWIDE: The UK, Canada and Denmark have joined a new coalition to phase out unabated coal power generation in order to meet the Paris climate agreements.

COP23: Merkel urges swift progress on Paris deal

GERMANY: Carbon cuts pledged in Paris two years ago are just a start and countries need to step up action urgently, German chancellor Angela Merkel told UN climate talks in Bonn.

ABB acquisition and large projects boost NKT's finances

GERMANY: NKT's increases in revenue and earnings were driven by contracts to lay cables at three large offshore wind projects, the company stated.

Wind and solar to dominate new EU energy

WORLDWIDE: Wind will become the main source of energy in the EU by the early 2030s, but will lose out to solar on price, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its World Energy Outlook 2017.

Goldwind unveils new 4MW-plus turbine

CHINA: Goldwind is the latest manufacturer to join the 4MW class with a turbine aimed at medium wind speeds.

Floating offshore wind a "gilt-edged opportunity"

UK: The UK, and in particular Scotland, is well placed to benefit from the growth of the floating offshore wind sector, Hugh McNeal, chief executive, of trade body RenewableUK said at the Floating Offshore Wind conference (14 November) in Glasgow.

Boralex's additional capacity increases sales and earnings

CANADA: Power producer Boralex recorded an increase in energy sales and earnings in the third quarter largely due to the contribution of projects installed since last August, the developer has announced.

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Latest Turbine Deals On Windpower Intelligence

Last updated 11 August 2017

ProjectCountryCapacityDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Shandianhe II China 99MW China Datang Corporation Renewable Power Vestas V110-2.0MW 2017 11/08/2017
Willogoleche Australia 119MW Engie GE Renewable Energy 3.8MW & 3.4MW 2018 07/08/2017
Cactus Flats US 148MW Southern Power Vestas V126-3.45MW 2018 03/08/2017
Windcatcher US 2GW Invenergy GE Renewable Energy 2020 28/07/2017
Espiers Nordex 18MW EDF Energies Nouvelles Nordex N117/3600 2018 26/07/2017
Guilleville Nordex 17.7MW EDF Energies Nouvelles Nordex N117/3600, N117/3300 2018 26/07/2017
Tizimin Mexico 75.6MW Fuerza y Energía Limpia de Tizimín SGRE G114-2.1MW 2018 24/07/2017
Meerhout Belgium 10.2MW Engie Electrabel Senvion 3.4M114 2017 10/05/2017
Tolo 1 Indonesia 72MW Equis Energy SGRE SWT-3.6-130 2018 21/07/2017
Bermejo Spain 12.6MW DISA Duna SGRE G114-2.1MW 2018 19/07/2017
Vera de Abote Spain 10.5MW DISA Duna SGRE G114-2.1MW 2018 19/07/2017
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