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Argentina Wind Power 2018

The inaugural Argentina Wind Power took place early September in Buenos Aires with the event deemed successful by many on several levels. Firstly because AWP18 was the platform of choice for the Ministry of Energy’s Subsecretary Sebastián Kind to announce Round 3 updates which had been kept under wraps until the event. This, in itself, generated much media …

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What’s in store for us at this year’s Windaba?

The South African market has grown out of the government’s national procurement programme (REI4P) and serves as a launching pad for those serious about doing business on the African continent.  2018 is a year of recovery and consolidation, as positive market sentiment returns, following a difficult period for stakeholders active in the domestic wind energy market.

This …

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Update from the Canadian wind market

 

New Wind Energy and Bat Conservation Review

 

CanWEA has developed a Wind Energy and Bat Conservation Review (Review) to provide the wind industry, policy makers, and other stakeholders with a scientific and ecological approach to supporting renewable energy production while minimizing the potential for impact to bats. The Review objectively summarizes the body of scientific and practical knowledge gained …

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Google signs 190 MW of wind PPAs in Finland

Google signs 190 MW of wind PPAs in Finland

Internet giant Google today said it has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) to buy electricity from three new wind farms in Finland with a combined capacity of 190 MW.

The deals have been agreed with renewable energy developers CPC, Neoen and WPD and are for projects that will not …

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European renewable associations will analyze their international experience on Wind Farms’ Life Extension on 9th October at AEE´s event

Representatives of the renewable associations of France, Portugal and Denmark will analyze the experiences of these countries on wind farms´ life extension and repowering at the Spanish Wind Energy Association´s event on October 9th in Madrid. This international vision will offer an exchange of experiences to the participants of the 3rd International Summit on Wind Farms´ Life Extension, as well …

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MAKE is now Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

MAKE is now Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

One year has passed since Verisk Analytics acquired MAKE. During the last couple of months, GTM, Wood Mackenzie and MAKE have finally fused their powers and come together as one brand: Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, the leading insight and advisory firm for renewable energy. In September we launch our new digital platform …

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Save the Date for Windergy India 2019!

Despite a rocky transition from the old incentives to the new competitive tendering process, the Indian wind sector is entering a major new growth phase, and is well on its way to meeting the target of 60 GW by 2022, perhaps well ahead of time. The government is also moving ahead quickly to develop the offshore segment, setting aggressive targets …

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South African wind industry contributes to transformation through coordinated effort

Given the Renewable Energy Industry’s potential and willingness to contribute to national socio-economic development, the industry is taking proactive measures to ensure coordinated efforts result in greater local benefit.

Speaking at a recent energy forum, Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe, signalled government’s intention that the socio-economic and enterprise development spend of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement …

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DEWI and AWS Truepower are now officially UL

AWS Truepower was acquired by global safety science company UL in 2016. DEWI was acquired by UL in 2012.  Both companies are now officially changing their brand names to reflect their new identity.

“Our company and our brand have been evolving since our founding 35 years ago through acquisitions, new products and service …

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Monitoring WTGs using SCADA data

Wind Turbines Performance Evaluation Strategies On The Basis Of Raw SCADA Data

At Ventus we have developed four methods to evaluate the performance of WTG over time using Power, Wind Speed and Ambient Temperature SCADA measurement. Identifying a change in the performance of a Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) using the Raw SCADA Data may not be a simple task, …

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