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Total Eren set to build 70MW Indonesian site

Total Eren set to build 70MW Indonesian site

INDONESIA: The new renewables arm of oil and gas giant Total has signed a letter of intent with Indonesia's government-owned electricity provider to build a 70MW wind project on the island of Borneo.

Wind turbine rain erosion study launched

Wind turbine rain erosion study launched

GERMANY: Research and development institute Fraunhofer Iwes has launched a three-year study into the effect of rain erosion on wind turbine blades.

Senvion to expand footprint in newly-entered Irish market

Senvion to expand footprint in newly-entered Irish market

IRELAND: Senvion has won orders from two developers to supply wind farms in Ireland, after its market entry earlier this year.

News and Analysis

Applications filed for Ademe-backed French floating project

FRANCE: Two companies, developing a floating wind project backed by the Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe) have filed permit applications to build, operate and connect their pilot site to the grid.

Siemens Gamesa opens Taiwanese office

TAIWAN: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has opened a new office in Taipei and signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Taiwan International Ports to help launch the country's offshore sector.

Atkins to design Triton Knoll foundations

UK: Engineering consultancy firm Atkins has been appointed monopile designer for Innogy's CfD-backed Triton Knoll project in the east of England.

Gravity foundations ordered for 650MW Markbygden

SWEDEN: Finnish concrete structure supplier Peikko will deliver gravity foundation technology for the first phase of the 650MW Markbygden wind farm.

Nordex wins first Spanish repowering

SPAIN: Nordex will carry out its first repowering of a Spanish wind farm reducing the number of turbines at the site from 90 to 12.

In Depth

Better data holds key to saving airborne wildlife

WORLDWIDE: Technology such as thermal imaging and motion sensor-triggered warning noises are among scientists' attempts to minimise harm to birds and bats around wind farms. But much more research is needed, especially around animal behaviour offshore.

East meets west in Scandinavia

SWEDEN: Unlike its neighbour Denmark, Sweden is not often considered one of the boundary pushers of the wind industry, but with the completion of its latest, and largest project, it has broken new ground.

Shipping out to Scotland

NORWAY/UK:The first commercial floating wind project is close to reality with the turbines mounted on their foundations in Norway and the tugboats ready for the voyage to Scotland.

Viewpoint: Keep an open mind to get the most out of real sites

WORLDWIDE: In recent months, subsidy-free bids have dominated headlines as wind continues to demonstrate its burgeoning competitiveness with fossil-based generation.

Island Life

GREECE: Global Wind Day on 15 June celebrated the 500GW installed capacity milestone. Much of that is installed on wide open plains. However, sometimes the industry goes to extraordinary lengths to get to the best winds

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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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