Renewable Wind Power Generation

Wind power generation has become a significant renewable energy source in countries diversifying their energy sources. Wind farms and offshore wind projects provide bursts of wind electricity which must be integrated in the power grid correctly.

Wind Power News

GDF Suez wins power purchase agreements for UK biomass plants

23/04/2015

GDF SUEZ Energy UK has been awarded two new power purchase agreements (PPAs) for biomass power plants in England.

Nordex to build two wind farms in Pakistan

20/04/2015

German renewables company Nordex is to build two wind farms in Pakistan.

Alstom wins contract extension for UK offshore wind farm

20/04/2015 Alstom has won a three-year service contract from Norwegian energy company Statkraft for the substations of the 317 MW Sheringh...

EU approves German aid to support construction of 20 offshore wind farms

17/04/2015 The European Commission has approved Germany’s plan to support the construction of 20 offshore wind farms by paying operators a...

MAN Diesel chief on power generation changes

16/04/2015 Christopher Antes, head of Turbomachinery at MAN Diesel & Turbo, talks to PEi about the latest trends turbine manufacturers...

UK wind power industry reacts angrily to Conservative plans

15/04/2015 The British wind power industry is up in arms after the ruling Conservative party announced that will end any new public subsid...

Drive to urge China firms to switch to renewables

14/04/2015

A major new drive has been launched to help companies in China adopt renewable energy.

Innovations to produce 'world's cheapest' offshore wind power

14/04/2015 Mainstream Energy’s 448 MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm is to feature a streamlined transmission system and a Boom Lock installat...

Closures highlight UK’s growing reliance on fewer power plants

10/04/2015 The threatened closure of Killingholme 2 combined cycle turbine plant is set to make the UK more reliant on power plants that a...

Uruguay's UTE cancels wind farm contract

10/04/2015 Uruguay's public utility UTE is to cancel its contract with the Argentinean company Industrias Metalúrgicas Pescarmona (Impsa).

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