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Vestas wins service agreement for Pililla Project in Philippines

Vestas has secured an agreement with Vena Energy to service its 54 MW Gamesa turbines at Pililla Wind Project in Philippines. Courtesy of Vestas  The agreement is the company’s first full scope multi-brand service deal in the country, leveraging its extensive experience from servicing 3.6 GW Gamesa turbines globally, including Taiwan in the Asia Pacific region. The Pililla Wind project is located 50 kilomet ...

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BCPG to invest in 600-MW wind project in Laos

Thai renewable energy group BCPG Pcl (BKK:BCPG) plans to invest in a 600-MW wind project in Laos that would be the largest such facility in the ASEAN. The renewable energy arm of Bangchak Corporation Pcl (BKK:BCP) is acquiring, through its unit Impact Energy Asia Development Co, a 45% stake in the Swan wind project, thus leaving a controlling interest of 55% to Impact Electrons Siam, according to a report b ...

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CIP partners on 3.5GW Vietnamese offshore plan

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Binh Thuan People’s Committee to develop an offshore wind farm off the coast of Vietnam The 3.5GW La Gan project off Binh Thuan will be one of the first large-scale offshore farms in Vietnam. The project will be led by CIP's CI New Markets Fund I, together with Asiapetro and Novasia. The CI New Markets Fund I has be ...

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Siemens Gamesa Win 165MW turbine orders in Vietnam

Siemens Gamesa has secured two new orders totalling 165MW in Vietnam.  The deals, for 75MW and 90MW at the Tan Thuan and Thai Hoa wind farms respectively, will be be for the delivery of 5.0-145 turbines. Tan Thuan is the fourth nearshore project Siemens Gamesa has secured in Vietnam. It is also the largest nearshore project to date in the country. The company has also signed a 10-year contract to provi ...

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Orsted sign Worlds Largest PPA in Taiwan

Orsted and Taiwan-based TSMC have signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) for all the production from the former’s 920MW Greater Changhua 2b & 4 offshore wind farm.  The Danish energy giant said this makes it the largest-ever contract of its kind within renewable energy.  The 20-year fixed-price contract period starts once Greater Changhua 2b & 4 reaches commercial operatio ...

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Vestas extends Sulzer & Schmid’s new blade inspection technology integrating DJI drones to service Asia-Pacific region

 Sulzer & Schmid, a Swiss company pioneering UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) technology for wind rotor blade inspections, announced today that Vestas extends the use of its new DJI drone-based blade inspection technology to offer enhanced inspection services across the Asia-Pacific region. Sulzer & Schmid’s solution combines autonomous flight function, exceptionally high-resol ...

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Vestas develop wind energy solution for 2 sites in Japan

In partnership with Tokyu Land Corporation and Japan Wind Development, Vestas has secured a 76 MW order for Chitose Wind Farm and Noheji Mutsuwan Wind Farm in the Aomori prefecture of Japan. Due to the typhoon and earthquake prone environment of the region, extended collaboration between all project partners was required when designing a turbine solution to maximise wind capture in the sites' challenging wi ...

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Vestas win 50MW Wind Project in Vietnam

Vestas has secured a contract to supply turbines and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a 48MW intertidal wind project in Vietnam. The company will provide a full turnkey solution, spanning delivery, installation and commissioning of 12 V150-4.2MW turbines delivered in 4.0MW operating mode, as well as the project’s civil and electrical work. Construction of the Tra Vinh V1-3 projec ...

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Will Vietnam be a global leader in wind energy?

Vietnam could become a future global leader in offshore wind energy generation, after recent analysis showed the country has vast potential along its 3,000 kilometre coastline. Vietnam’s current electricity generation capacity is approximately 54GW. The government has signalled an intent to more than double that figure - to up to 130GW - over the coming decade. Offshore wind technology could prove to b ...

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Ingeteam reach installation milestone

Ingeteam, a global technology group that specializes in electric power conversion, says it has commissioned 50 GW of electrical wind power conversion equipment to date, thanks to the company’s strong sales of wind power converters and wind control cabinets. Ingeteam entered the wind industry in 1995 working on the development of variable-speed machines. They were the first manufacturer to introduce DFIG con ...

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