Wind Energy

SeaRoc successfully installs anemometry platform for Narec Blyth offshore wind demonstration project

Novel tripod installation in 37m deep waters to validate wind conditions for the largest independent offshore wind demonstration site proposed in the UK.

Adama 2 wind power project is on the way

The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) signed an agreement with Chinese GCOC Company and Hydro China Company for the construction of Adama 2 wind farm. The project amounting to US$ 340 million has a capacity of 153 MW, built up by 102 turbines with a nominal output of 1.5 MW each. The Chinese government will cover the fund of the project which is designed by local contractors.

WTO declares Ontario’s 50 % rule illegal

Toronto, the capital of Ontario and Canada’s largest city with 2.5 million inhabitants

The World Trade Organization ruled on December 18th that the requirement that 50 % of wind energy projects are sourced locally to qualify for feed-in tariff support in Ontario is illegal. Japan and the EU had challenged Ontario’s law.

Mitsubishi pledges support to TenneT

TenneT has found an investor for four of the eight grid connections it must install to German offshore wind farms. (Graphic: TenneT)

The grid operator TenneT will receive a cash injection from the Mitsubishi Corporation to connect four German offshore wind farms to the grid. The Japanese corporation will stump up a total of €576 million for the BorWin 1 and 2 projects , as well as HelWin 2 and DolWin 2. For its 49% stake in the BorWin projects Mitsubishi will invest €240 million.

Hyundai wins 40 MW wind turbine order

2 MW Hyundai Heavy Industries wind turbines in operation at Changjuk wind farm in Gangwon Province. (Photo: HHI)

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) won an order to supply 20 sets of 2 MW wind turbines from DaeMyoung GEC for Yeongam wind farm in South Korea.

Alstom wins its first contract in Canada

Alstom will supply 138 ECO 110 units to Canada. (Photo: Alstom)

Alstom and NaturEner Energy Canada Inc. have signed an agreement for the supply of wind turbines with a capacity of up to 414 MW.

Meteodyn will attend the US Wind Power conference and exhibition!

Once again this year, Meteodyn will exhibit and give software demonstrations during the most important wind energy event in North America. You are warmly welcome to discuss, share experience and ask questions to our experts.

Building works completed on Narec’s ground breaking offshore wind turbine development facility

Construction of the structure that will house Narec’s 15 megawatt (MW) capacity wind turbine nacelle test rig has been formally completed six weeks ahead of schedule. The handover of the new building by Shepherd Construction concludes design and building works for three new facilities on the site.

Gamesa agrees supply of 230 MW in India

Chennai / Zamudio - Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has reinforced its presence in India, having signed two agreements for the supply of a total of 230 MW: 130 MW to China Light & Power India (CLP India) and 100 MW to Greenko Wind Project.