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  • Brazil's wind supply chain looks elsewhere as prospects dwindle

    IN DEPTH | After 10 years and almost $10m of investment to supply the sector, materials group Owens Corning is reluctantly laying plans for life beyond wind

    Wind  rechargenews.com 17 Feb 14:17 GMT

    GES hits 450MW of Chilean wind as LatAm ambitions widen

    Spanish construction group Global Energy Services (GES) says it reached 450MW of wind built in Chile after completing two wind farms in 2016 with a combined capacity of 112MW, part of the company’s ongoing expansion in Latin America.GES is now building a third wind plant, the company said in a statement, after being hired to carry out civil construction works, deliver the medium-voltage grid and t

    Wind  rechargenews.com 17 Feb 13:27 GMT

    Siemens to debut 'extended scope' model at 497MW Hohe See

    Siemens will equip the 497MW Hohe See under its first “extended scope” offshore wind deal – an arrangement the German group says will help drive down costs and reduces risks for investors.As well as 71 SWT-7.0-154 turbines, Siemens will provide project-tailored monopile foundations as part of an end-to-end approach that will also see it provide maintenance services for at least five years.Canadian

    Wind  rechargenews.com 17 Feb 12:52 GMT

    Enbridge joins EnBW for 497MW Hohe See

    Utility EnBW and Canadian energy group Enbridge confirmed they will link to develop the 497MW €1.8bn ($1.9bn) Hohe See wind farm in the German North Sea, and may add another 116MW via the adjacent Albatros project.Calgary-based Enbridge has acquired 49.9% of Hohe See, while EnBW will retain a 50.1% interest in the wind farm. Confirming previous reports, the two companies will jointly execute and f

    Wind  rechargenews.com 17 Feb 11:51 GMT

    Goldwind keeps grip on Chinese wind with 6.3GW in 2016: CWEA

    Wind installations in China continued to be dominated by local players in 2016, with Goldwind again at the head of the pack with 6.3GW and Vestas the top-performing foreign group, according to figures from the Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA).China again led the world in wind power installation, although the 23.3GW added in 2016 was a 24% drop compared to the previous year, bringing China to

    Wind  rechargenews.com 17 Feb 10:45 GMT

    Russian wind sees $173m boost from German group

    Azov VES planning to build 90MW wind farm in the Rostov region, in the southern part of the country

    Wind  rechargenews.com 17 Feb 09:20 GMT Anamaria Deduleasa

    Southern Cross could spur 3GW of new wind build-out in Texas grid

    Pattern Development’s trailblazing Southern Cross transmission project could stimulate 3GW of new wind capacity build-out within the main ERCOT electrical grid in Texas by enabling other US states to access abundant low-cost energy there, a senior company official tells Recharge.The proposed 400-mile-long (644km), 500kV direct-current line and related 37- to 40-mile-long 345kV Rusk-Panola transmis

    Wind  rechargenews.com 16 Feb 17:39 GMT

    China's State Grid to delist Brazil's CPFL Renováveis

    China’s State Grid will delist Brazilian renewables group CPFL Renováveis from the Brazilian stock exchange Bovespa after it takes control of parent entity CPFL Energia.CPFL Renováveis has called a shareholders’ meeting to approve the hiring of a consultancy to appraise the company’s value and request the delisting.State Grid is also taking steps to delist CPFL Energia in Brazil and abroad as part

    Wind  rechargenews.com 16 Feb 16:53 GMT