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RWE Renewables and Saitec Offshore Technologies test innovative floating platform solution for offshore wind turbines

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 8:30pm

ESSEN, Germany, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --RWE Renewables and Saitec Offshore Technologies have joined forces to test new ways to affordably install and operate offshore wind farms in deep waters.

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  • ESSEN, Germany, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --RWE Renewables and Saitec Offshore Technologies have joined forces to test new ways to affordably install and operate offshore wind farms in deep waters.
  • In a joint pilot project called "DemoSATH", the RWE subsidiary specialising in renewable energy and the Spanish engineering company Saitec Offshore Technologies will start testing a floating platform for wind turbines off the Basque Coast in 2021.
  • RWE Renewables CEO Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath declares, "We see great potential for floating wind farms worldwide.
  • Saitec Offshore's COO Luis Gonzlez-Pinto states: "The potentiality of SATH to reduce the cost of floating wind is immense.

Global Wind Power Equipment Market - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2019 - 2025)

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 4:05pm

The growing number of offshore wind energy installations, declining cost of wind energy, and the increasing number of aging wind turbines are expected to drive the global wind power equipment market during the forecast period.

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  • The growing number of offshore wind energy installations, declining cost of wind energy, and the increasing number of aging wind turbines are expected to drive the global wind power equipment market during the forecast period.
  • -Onshore wind power industry accounted for the highest market share in 2018 and is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period.
  • - The onshore wind power industry has dominated the wind power equipment market and is expected to continue its dominance over the forecast period.
  • This is likely to drive the development of wind power projects in the country which, in turn, is expected to drive the wind power equipment market during the forecast period.

South Africa Electricity Generation Market Report, 2020 - Featuring Eskom, Dedisa & Avon Peaking Power Plants, Hopefield Wind Farm, Coria, and More

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 1:15pm

DUBLIN, Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Generation of Electricity in South Africa 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Generation of Electricity in South Africa 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report focuses on the generation of electricity by Eskom and independent power producers.
  • There are profiles of 13 companies including Eskom, the Dedisa and Avon peaking power plants and solar energy companies such as the Hopefield Wind Farm and Coria, which trades as the Noblesfontein Wind Farm.
  • The 2019 plan calls for about 6,000MW of new solar capacity and 14,400MW of new wind power capacity by 2030.

DGAP-News: ABO Wind AG: 100 megawatt project sold in central Spain

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 2:06pm

At nearly every location, citizens' action groups are fighting against wind turbines, and project developers are confronted with lengthy approval procedures.

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  • At nearly every location, citizens' action groups are fighting against wind turbines, and project developers are confronted with lengthy approval procedures.
  • Thus, it fits the picture that ABO Wind reports another success from Castilla-La Mancha, the literary home of Don Quixote: At the turn of the year, the spanish investment company Azora acquired the "Cuevas de Velasco" wind farm (100 megawatts) here.
  • ABO Wind will develop the project until it is ready for construction.
  • Last year, ABO Wind sold projects with a capacity of more than 500 megawatts in Spain.

Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities with Acciona SA and ENERCON GmbH | Technavio

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 3:00am

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200129005502/en/

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200129005502/en/
    Technavio announced its latest market research report titled global wind turbine rotor blade market 2020-2024.
  • In addition, the rising number of offshore wind farm installations are anticipated to boost the growth of the wind turbine rotor blade market.
  • The company offers wind turbine rotor blades of 61.2 meters that can be mounted onto the rotors of 3-MW AW 125/3000 wind turbine generators.
  • Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020-2024)
    Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market Material Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2020-2024)

Enlight to Buy a Wind Power Project in Georgia, With a Potential Capacity of 100 Megawatt, Under Development

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:27am

The project is under development stages and expected to complete development within 18-24 months.

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  • The project is under development stages and expected to complete development within 18-24 months.
  • It is in an area characterized by favorable wind conditions based on measurements conducted over several years.
  • In addition, the project may expand with an additional 200 megawatt, Subject to increased wind energy quotas in Georgia and additional conditions.
  • The developers behind the project include an engineering company with extensive experience in developing wind energy projects in central and Eastern Europe, and a local Georgian development company.

Enlight to Buy a Wind Power Project in Georgia, With a Potential Capacity of 100 Megawatt, Under Development

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 11:15am

The project is under development stages and expected to complete development within 18-24 months.

Key Points: 
  • The project is under development stages and expected to complete development within 18-24 months.
  • It is in an area characterized by favorable wind conditions based on measurements conducted over several years.
  • In addition, the project may expand with an additional 200 megawatt, Subject to increased wind energy quotas in Georgia and additional conditions.
  • The developers behind the project include an engineering company with extensive experience in developing wind energy projects in central and Eastern Europe, and a local Georgian development company.

Navigant Research Report Finds Global Wind Capacity Value Is Expected to Increase Tenfold Over the Next Decade

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 10:15am

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global wind power market to assess current and future development cycles and projections for new installed wind capacity.

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  • A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global wind power market to assess current and future development cycles and projections for new installed wind capacity.
  • Global wind industry installations were flat from 2017 to 2018, but behind the flat figures are profound shifts throughout global wind power markets.
  • Click to tweet : According to a new report from @NavigantRSRCH , the global wind power industry is expected to install more than 626,800 MW of new capacity over the next decade.
  • The report, Global Wind Energy Overview , analyzes the global wind power market to assess current and future development cycles and projections for new installed wind capacity.

WEC Energy Group to acquire 80% ownership in Blooming Grove Wind Farm

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC) today announced that the company has agreed to acquire an 80% ownership interest in Blooming Grove Wind Farm.

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  • MILWAUKEE, Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC) today announced that the company has agreed to acquire an 80% ownership interest in Blooming Grove Wind Farm.
  • The wind farm has long-term offtake agreements for all the energy produced with affiliates of two investment grade multinational companies.
  • The Blooming Grove site will consist of 94 GE wind turbines with a combined capacity of 250 megawatts.
  • WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC), based in Milwaukee, is one of the nation's premier energy companies, serving 4.5 million customers in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota.

Global Onshore Wind Power Systems Market 2019-2023 | Evolving Opportunities with NEXANS and Vestas | Technavio

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 4:00pm

The global onshore wind power systems market is poised to grow by USD 26.81 billion during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of about 6% during the forecast period.

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  • The global onshore wind power systems market is poised to grow by USD 26.81 billion during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of about 6% during the forecast period.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200123005475/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global onshore wind power systems market 2019-2023.
  • The rising height and capacity of wind towers and technological developments in onshore wind energy are factors anticipated to boost the growth of the market.
  • The company offers Siemens Gamesa 2.X wind turbines, Siemens Gamesa 3.X wind turbines, Siemens Gamesa 4.X wind turbines, and Onshore Direct Drive wind turbines.