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Victoria Wind Farm will Power 115,000 Homes

Work has begun on a new $275 million wind farm in western Victoria able to power more than 115,000 homes each year. The construction of the 35-turbine Mortlake South wind farm, near Mortlake in Victoria, will create 90 new jobs in the region and 34 ongoing jobs for locals. Construction at the Mortlake South Wind Farm is part of a boom in new wind farms that includes the Kiata project. The farm will be built ...

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Ingeteam commissioned over 4GW of wind converters in 2018

 Ingeteam Power Technology, an independent global supplier of electrical conversion equipment, announced today that it contracted over 4GW of wind energy converters globally in 2018. With a total of 45GW installed capacity to date, the company remains the unchallenged number one supplier of wind power converters in the world. The Ingeteam Group closed the year with a 15% increase in turnover compa ...

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Asia-Pacific Installed 25GW of Onshore Wind in 2018

Countries in the Asia-Pacific installed just shy of 25GW of onshore wind during 2018, according to figures released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The 24.9GW added last year – a 4.2% increase on 2017 – takes the region’s cumulative installed capacity to 256GW. China led the pack with 21.2GW (preliminary) of onshore wind installations. India followed with 2.2GW, while Australia came third with 549 ...

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ALE Completes 1000km of Wind Components in Thailand

Demonstrating their expertise in logistics, civils works and the complete turnkey solution, ALE has completed the transportation of heavy wind components through a challenging 1,000km route to the Rom Klao wind farm in Mukdahan, eastern Thailand. Starting in April 2018, ALE was contracted for the full-service package: the transportation, craneage and installation (TCI) scope of 13 wind turbines, measuring u ...

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Sulzer Schmid’s new technology platform slashes cost of drone-based rotor blade inspections

Sulzer Schmid’s new technology platform slashes cost of drone-based rotor blade inspections Zurich, Switzerland, 06 February 2019 – Sulzer & Schmid Laboratories AG, a Swiss company pioneering next-generation technology for the inspection of wind turbine rotor blades, announced today that it has launched a new highly competitive inspection platform. The company’s new 3DX™ HD product ...

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EDF Renewables & SITAC Group Sign PPA

EDF Renewables in India and its partner for wind energy in India, the SITAC Group today announce the signing of a long-term power purchase agreement covering the output of 300 MW of wind power project recently awarded by the Indian government. This power purchase agreement (PPA) was the outcome of a competitive tender process launched by the Indian government under the 5th tender process of the Solar Energy ...

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Hitachi Strengthen Wind Business

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) will strengthen its wind power generator maintenance services and expand its core product of wind power generation solution business, as part of efforts to strengthen its renewable energy business, including community-based and collaborative creation-oriented energy projects that combine solar power, storage batteries, EMS(1) and other elements. Hitachi will also strengthen its all ...

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TNB To Boost Renewables

The government is targeting to grow renewable energy’s (RE) proportion of generation mix from the current 2% to 20% by 2025-2030, amid escalating prices of fuel to supply the electricity industry. This bodes well with the electricity supply industry (ESI), now grappling with the escalating global coal price. Eventually, this new target might allow for more stable tariffs in the future, analysts said. Some 5 ...

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Wind Energy Purchase Begins in India

Inter-state flow of wind power has begun in India with three states buying power generated from a plant in Bhuj, Gujarat, said the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in a statement. Power generated from part capacity of the 126 MW-project commissioned by Ostro Kutch Wind Pvt. Ltd. is being purchased by Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh, the ministry said. The purchase is under the first tranche o ...

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Major development needed to bring SDG back on track in Asia

Major transformations needed to put sustainable development in Asia Pacific back on track   New York (ESCAP News) Increased engagement from all sectors of society, along with a whole of government approach will be key to advancing the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the region where at the current rate of progress, only one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is on tr ...

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