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Renewable energy Asia

Renewable energy is often seen to provide relief to climate change. However, renewable energy is at the same time vulnerable to climate change. As the region is set to meet its renewable energy targets in the coming years, it is important therefore to ensure that the development of renewable infrastructure is infused with climate change adaptation thinking. Renewable energy is set to grow in Southeast Asia ...

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Siemens & Gamesa Merge Wind Business

Siemens and Gamesa to merge wind businesses to create a leading wind power player Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens’ wind business with Gamesa Businesses are highly complementary with regard to markets, products and technology and will create great value to customers and shareholders Siemens to hold a 59 percent stake and consolidate the merged company and existing Gamesa sh ...

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ALE in Thailand Heavy Lift Project

ALE are approaching the final stages of one of its biggest wind energy contracts it has ever secured in Thailand. ALE has been awarded a major contract for the transportation, crane lifting and installation of 24 x 2.5MW turbines to be erected on a project site in Khao Kho and another 30 x 2.5 MW turbines at Watabak, Thailand. The scope involves receiving the components from the vessel in several shipments ...

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MHI Vestas looks to global markets

With growth of Europe's offshore sector slower than first hoped when MHI Vestas launched in 2014, the company is looking east and west for new markets, as the V164 improvements continue. "We see a market in Europe which is strong enough to fulfil our expectations, and our business case. Of course we would like to see a stronger market with faster growth but we also see that's dependent on the cost of energy ...

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Fukushima to become RE Hub?

A public-private council was set up on Sunday in Fukushima in order to help the prefecture become a renewable energy hub in just a few years, the Japan Times reported. During the upcoming summer the council will focus on developing market strategies for the wind and hydrogen segments, according to the report. The scheme is yet another step towards the fast reconstruction of Fukushima following the March 201 ...

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Sojitz offers Wind power for Japan

Sojitz will offer wind-power generation equipment coupled with insurance to compensate for revenue drops from natural disasters and other incidents. The Japanese trading company seeks to capture demand from businesses and municipalities looking to make money from the renewable-energy feed-in tariff system while curbing their risk of losses. The annual sales target will be 100 units. Insured wind power equip ...

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Canberra economy wins with wind!

The Canberra economy is again the winner, with more than $100 million dollars in economic benefits flowing from the final successful proponent of the ACT Government’s second wind auction, Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Simon Corbell announced today. Sapphire Wind Farm in northern New South Wales, to be developed by CWP Renewables, is the fifth successful wind energy project from the ACT’s t ...

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China now has Worlds largest Wind Manufacturer!

General Electric Co. has ceded its position as the world’s No. 1 wind turbine manufacturer to a Chinese competitor, according to 2015 market data compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. Ltd. received orders for 7.8 gigawatts of new wind turbines in 2015, exceeding GE, which dropped to No. 3 globally with 5.9 GW of new commissioned capacity, according to BNEF. Ves ...

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Nepalese use RE to end energy crisis

The Nepalese government on Thursday formulated plan of action aimed at ending the power shortage in the country within a couple of years by harnessing solar and wind energy apart from stepping up hydro-electricity generation. The meeting of the council of ministers endorsed the action plan on ending the energy crisis period within two years, according to cabinet sources. The meeting held at the residence of ...

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Inox in 100MW order for Tata Power

Indian wind turbine maker Inox Wind Ltd (BOM:539083) said Tuesday it will deliver 100 MW of its machines for a project in Gujarat state under a repeat order from Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL). The project at Rojmal is TPREL’s fourth one with Inox Wind. Before it, the wholly-owned unit of Tata Power Co Ltd (BOM:500400) had ordered over 300 MW of wind turbines from the firm. As part of the new turnk ...

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