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

Power Engineering International Newscast

17/04/2014 This week’s Newscast stories lead with the RWE AGM – primarily the speech made by chief executive Peter Terium in Essen, Germany.

RWE chief outlines strategy of survival

16/04/2014 The CEO of RWE, Mr Peter Terium provided a blunt analysis of the difficulties his company is facing in 2014 at its AGM at the G...

Siemens to lead major grid connection project

15/04/2014 Siemens has been chosen to lead a consortium responsible for constructing and installing an offshore wind connection in the Nor...

Spain’s Acciona awarded two wind projects in Mexico

14/04/2014 Acciona Energy of Spain has been awarded the contracts for the engineering, construction and start-up of two wind farms in Mexi...

UN advocates tripling of renewables and nuclear energy

14/04/2014 A report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that the world needs to drasticall...

Alstom signs Haliade wind turbine deal

10/04/2014 Alstom has signed a deal with French manufacturing firm BFG France for the supply of composite structures to make the nacelle c...

European Commission passes state aid guidelines

09/04/2014

The European Commission has adopted new rules on public support for projects in the energy sector.

Merkel government approves energy reform law

08/04/2014 Reform of Germany’s renewable energy sector is to take place after Angela Merkel’s government passed legislation on the subject.

Energy body warning on unviable German power plants

07/04/2014 The German energy industry association, BDEW, says that 43 per cent or 32 of the power plants planned for construction in Germa...

RWE starts work on 67 MW wind farm

04/04/2014

RWE has started building its biggest onshore German wind farm.

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