Image - Forestalia Selects GE Renewable Energy to Provide 1,200 MW of Wind Power in the Largest European Auction to Date

Forestalia Selects GE Renewable Energy to Provide 1,200 MW of Wind Power in the Largest European Auc...

The Forestalia Group, through the Sociedad Aragonesa Transeuropea de Energias Renovables, has been awarded a contract by Spain's Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda to develop a 1,200 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Aragon. This builds on the tender that Forestalia won in January 2016 to develop 408.5 MW of wind farms and bioenergy stations, also in Aragon, Spain. The two contracts support Forestalia's goal to boost wind energy productio...

Wind - May 18, 2017


Image - First Turbines for Expansion of Bolivian Power Plants Start Their Journey

First Turbines for Expansion of Bolivian Power Plants Start Their Journey

The first Siemens gas turbines for the expansion of three power plants in Bolivia have started their way to South America. In May 2016, Siemens has signed the corresponding agreement to increase the power generating capacity of the country by more than one gigawatt. The two machines, manufactured at Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery in Finspang, were loaded onto a heavy load carrier in the harbor of Norrkoping, Sweden. The cargo with more than 17...

Wind - May 12, 2017


Image - Europe Has Little Output to Show for Its Wind and Solar Investments

Europe Has Little Output to Show for Its Wind and Solar Investments

By 2014, the European Union had spent over a trillion dollars on large scale renewable energy. Yet, that investment has provided little in terms of generating capacity and output. Out of about a total of 1000 gigawatts in the European Union at the end of 2014, renewable capacity totaled just 216 gigawatts . [i] Germany, for example, invested 427 billion Euros ($467 billion) on renewable energy, installing more renewable energy capacity than any o...

Wind - May 9, 2017




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