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New owners for Vergnet

New owners for Vergnet

FRANCE: A consortium led by asset management company Arum International has been given the go ahead by the courts to take over troubled French turbine manufacturer Vergnet.

Vattenfall bids in no-subsidy Duch tender

Vattenfall bids in no-subsidy Duch tender

NETHERLANDS: Swedish developer Vattenfall has confirmed it placed a bid for the Hollandse Kust (south) wind project being offered by the government without subsidy.

UK to define 'remote island wind' for next auction

UK to define 'remote island wind' for next auction

UK: In a consultation released today (15 December), the UK government is seeking feedback on a legal definition of "remote island wind projects", following its move to allow such projects to compete in the next Contracts for Difference auction.

Vestas and Northvolt partner on wind-storage

DENMARK: Vestas will invest €10 million in the first stage of a programme with battery manufacturer Northvolt to develop a lithium-ion platform for wind projects.

Statkraft completes Sheringham Shoal exit

UK: Co-developer Statkraft has sold its 40% stake in the 317MW Sheringham Shoal project off England's east coast to fund manager Equitix.

Norway opens up to offshore wind

NORWAY: The government's energy minister Terje Søviknes has called on the deployment of offshore wind "as soon as possible".

Prices tumble in Alberta auction

CANADA: Alberta's first renewable energy auction has set a new low for wind energy costs in Canada, with the four winning projects bidding a record-shattering average price of C$0.037/kWh ($0.029/kWh).

Vestas rearranges European sales team

EUROPE: Manufacturer Vestas will merge its northern and central European sales teams in response to market conditions and the shift to auctions systems.

Principle Power in talks for California project

UNITED STATES: Principle Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with a local government agency in the north of California to develop an offshore wind project.

Thai order for GE's tallest turbines outside of Europe

THAILAND: GE Renewable Energy will provide 90 turbines to be installed across three 90MW clusters in central Theparak district.

Vattenfall alters financial targets

SWEDEN: State-owned developer Vattenfall has altered a number of financial targets in response to the 'considerable maturing' of the renewable energy market.

Vestas receives largest Indian order to date

INDIA: Vestas will supply 125 turbines to a 250MW wind farm in Gujarat, the country's westernmost state.

US offers $18.5m offshore research grant

UNITED STATES: Secretary of energy Rick Perry has announced $18.5 million in funding for a research and development (R&D) group to work towards reducing the cost of the US offshore wind sector.

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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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