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Yingli Connects a 50 MW PV Project in Shanxi Province, China to the Grid

01 Jul 2016 14:01 | Baoding, China-- Yingli Solar announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited ("Yingli China") has completed a 50 megawatt (MW) "Top Runner" project in Datong City, Shanxi Province, China and connected it to the grid by the end of June 2016. Yingli China was selected to develop and construct the project in July 2015. read more...


Vestas secures orders for 162 MW in the United States

01 Jul 2016 10:19 | Aarhus, Denmark - Vestas has received two firm and unconditional orders, totaling 162 MW of V110-2.0 MW turbines for projects in the United States. read more...


Siemens Signs Long-Term Wind Service Agreement in UK

30 Jun 2016 11:28 | Munich - Siemens has been awarded a long-term contract extension for service and maintenance at the 350-megawatt (MW) Clyde wind farm in Scotland. The customer is Clyde Windfarm (Scotland), LTD, owned by SSE, Greencoat UK Wind and GLIL. read more...


Tata Power Arm Signs Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) to Acquire Welspun Renewables

22 Jun 2016 20:26 | Mumbai, India - The Tata Power Company Limited ("Tata Power"), India’s largest integrated power company, announced that, Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited ("TPREL"), a 100% subsidiary of Tata Power, has signed an SPA with Welspun Energy Private Limited ("WEPL") to acquire its subsidiary Welspun Renewables Energy Private Limited ("WREPL"). This represents the largest transaction in renewables space in India. read more...


Adwen and LM Wind Power Partner to Present the Longest Blade in the World

21 Jun 2016 09:32 | Bremerhaven, Germany - Adwen and LM Wind Power have partnered to take a large step forward towards lowering the cost of energy in offshore, putting their respective technology expertise together to present the longest blade in the world. read more...


Siemens and Gamesa to Merge Wind Businesses to Create a Leading Wind Power Player

17 Jun 2016 15:05 | Madrid, Spain - Siemens and Gamesa have signed binding agreements to merge Siemens' wind power business, including wind services, with Gamesa to create a leading global wind power player. Siemens will receive newly issued shares of the combined company and will hold 59 percent of the share capital while Gamesa's existing shareholders will hold 41 percent. read more...


Saudi Aramco and GE Partner to Install Saudi Arabia’s First Wind Turbine

17 Jun 2016 13:08 | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Aramco and GE are partnering to install Saudi Arabia’s first wind turbine at the Turaif Bulk Plant, located in the north-west of the Kingdom. read more...


Gamesa to Service 216 MW of Turbines in Spain for the Vapat Group for Seven Years

17 Jun 2016 11:42 | Madrid, Spain - Gamesa has secured a new 7-year agreement1 with the Vapat Group for the provision of operations and maintenance services covering capacity of 216 MW in Spain. read more...


Average Costs for Solar and Wind Electricity Could Fall 59% by 2025

15 Jun 2016 10:33 | Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. – The average costs for electricity generated by solar and wind technologies could decrease by between 26 and 59 per cent by 2025, according to a report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). read more...


ABB Connects Power to the Indian Grid From One of the World’s Largest Solar Plants

14 Jun 2016 21:10 | Zurich, Switzerland – ABB has successfully commissioned five substations to integrate a 648-megawatt (MW) solar project at Kamuthi in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to the national transmission grid. read more...


Gurit Opens Wind Blade Mould Production Facility in Europe

14 Jun 2016 08:24 | Zurich, Switzerland – Gurit will open a wind blade mould production facility in Szczecin, Poland. The expansion is targeted at further increasing the Company`s Tooling market share in Europe. read more...


Offshore Wind Energy - Blackstone Announces Sale of Majority Interest in WindMW to China Three Gorges

13 Jun 2016 17:44 | New York, USA & Bremerhaven, Germany - Blackstone today announced that Blackstone Energy Partners and affiliated private equity funds have entered into a definitive agreement to sell its majority interest in WindMW GmbH (“WindMW”), an offshore wind power joint-venture and owner of one of Germany’s largest offshore windfarms, “Meerwind,” to China Three Gorges Corporation (“China Three Gorges”), a global power company with extensive renewable power operations around the world. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. read more...


U.S. Solar Market on Track for a Record-Breaking Year

09 Jun 2016 18:03 | Bosten and Washington, USA - In the first quarter of 2016, 1,665 megawatts (MW) of solar PV were installed in the United States with the solar industry adding more new capacity during this period than coal, natural gas and nuclear combined. read more...


Yingli Green Energy Announces Preliminary Financial Results for First Quarter 2016

06 Jun 2016 14:03 | Baoding, China - Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited announced that it plans to release its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016, before the U.S. market opens on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. read more...


Europe Energy Ministers' Deal to Cooperate on Offshore Wind

06 Jun 2016 10:08 | Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Today in Luxembourg, Energy Ministers from 10 EU Member States signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Work Programme to enhance their cooperation on renewable energy, particularly offshore wind. read more...