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Vestas Wins New Order From Shandianhe Project

Vestas will deliver 45 V110 2MW turbines, with a power mode option to give each machine an output of 2.2MW, the Danish manufacturer said. Delivery at the Shandianhe project in Guyuan County of Hebei is expected to take place in late 2017. Vestas said it has delivered 900MW worth of turbines to Datang over the past ten years. "The project takes Vestas' announced order intake in China to almost 600MW in 2017, ...

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Siemens Gamesa install Asia’s Largest Wind Turbines

• The G114.2.0 and G114.2.1 turbines come with 153-metre tall towers • The company has installed 33 turbines (67.5 MW) at the Sarahnlom wind farm in Thailand Siemens Gamesa has set a new record in Asia by installing this year the tallest wind turbines on the continent. The turbines are equipped with 153-metre tall towers, and with the 56-metre blades, they reach a total height of 210 metres. The project -ow ...

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Siemens Gamesa Prepares to Lead Wind Sector

Siemens Gamesa speeds up its integration process and prepares to lead in a growing market • Global revenues decreased by 7% to €2,693 million in the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 as a result of the temporary downturn of the Indian market. O&M service revenue expanded by 8%, to €300 million. • The announced synergies of €230 million are now the 'minimum' and the company expects to realize these syner ...

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Mitsubishi Acquire Cables in UK Offshore Wind Farm

Mitsubishi will acquire power transmission cables for an offshore wind farm in the U.K., gaining a firmer foothold in a market expected to see more growth as Europe shuns nuclear energy in favor of renewables. The Japanese trading house and U.K. fund HICL Infrastructure will spend 180 million pounds ($234 million) to buy transmission cables and substations spanning 26km between the 258-megawatt Burbo Bank E ...

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Siemens Gamesa JV Wins Indonesian Order

German engineering company Siemens said its joint venture with Spain's Gamesa has won an order to supply  20 gearless SWT-3.6-130 wind turbines for an onshore wind power plant projet in Indonesia. The ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind project is being developed by Equis Energy, the largest renewable energy IPP (independent power producer) in the Asia-Pacific region and the plant will be installed by the end of this yea ...

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Will Engie Acquire Equis Indian Portfolio Projects?

French energy company Engie is in talks with Singapore-based renewable energy developer Equis Energy to acquire projects from its India portfolio comprising green energy platforms Energon and Energon Soleq, two people with knowledge of the matter said. “Engie is looking to acquire selective assets of Equis Energy,” said one of the persons cited above requesting anonymity. The other person, who also did not ...

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Taiwan invests in Offshore Wind

The Taiwan Strait will likely generate an annual 3 million kilowatts to 5 million kilowatts from wind power, Premier Lin Chuan said Monday, implying an upgrade to the previously targeted 3 million kilowatts in 2025, thanks to investment applications from foreign companies. President Tsai Ing-wen's administration aims to shrink nuclear's share of the electricity supply from 14% in 2015 to zero by 2025. To su ...

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Concern on Philippines Lack of Wind Regulatory Framework

Vestas Wind Systems, Danish manufacturer and service provider of wind turbines, expressed concern on the future of wind power development in the Philippines citing the absence of an operational wind regulatory framework at present. “We are concerned about the near-term outlook for wind in the country. Since the FIT2 (second round of feed-in-tariff) came to an end, and until other policies come into effect, ...

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Vietnam Looks to Increase Renewables

Vietnam needs a long-term renewable energy development vision in line with international commitments to improve its economic efficiency and environmental quality, mitigate climate change and modernise industries. Experts made the suggestion at a recent workshop on energy transition in connection with social equity held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM). They said the vision will help p ...

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800MW Phu Cuong Project Formalized

Seven months after it was first proposed the massive 800 megawatt Vietnamese Phu Cuong Wind Farm has been officially formalized under a $2 billion Joint Development Agreement between GE Renewable Energy, Mainstream Renewable Power, and local Vietnamese partner, the Phu Cuong Group. GE Renewable Energy announced on the last day of May that it had signed a formal $2 billion Joint Development Agreement (JDA) b ...

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