Wind

Air Liquide taps into Spanish wind

Gases producer Air Liquide has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to source renewable electricity equivalent to 15% of the company’s consumption, for its activities in Spain. The 10-year PPA, for electricity supplied by a wind farm in Andalusia, will supply some of the group’s industrial and medical gas production assets in the country. The […]

GES working on 114 MW of wind parks in Spain

Spanish renewables contractor Global Energy Services (GES) has announced it is currently building the 114-MW Alenza wind farm cluster in Zaragoza province. The company was contracted by funds managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to execute the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works for the 49.4-MW Las Majas 6B, the 49.4-MW Las Majas 6C and […]

Global Offshore Wind Pipeline Grows by 37 GW in a Year

The global pipeline of offshore wind energy projects which are operational, under construction, consented, or being planned has grown by 37 GW in the last twelve months, new research published by RenewableUK shows. This is an annual increase of 30%, from 122 GW twelve months ago to 159 GW now, RenewableUK’s latest Offshore Wind Project […]

Renewable energy giant unveils plans for two new wind farms

A renewable energy giant has unveiled plans to build two more wind farms in Scotland. Swedish company Vattenfall says the proposed developments in Dumfries and Galloway could together produce enough electricity to annually power around 300,000 homes. If the developments go ahead, each will be built alongside an energy storage battery plant. Vattenfall, which was […]

China’s First 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Enters Operation

Shanghai Electric has commissioned China’s first 8 MW offshore wind turbine, which is now entering operation. The 8MW-167 offshore turbine, which features the “black start” technology, produces 20% more electricity and reduces the Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE) by around 11% compared to the 7MW-154 wind turbine, Shanghai Electric said. The 8 MW turbine is […]

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