14 06, 2024

Poland’s draft windmill law on government agenda in coming weeks

By |June 14th, 2024|ONSHORE, POLAND|

The draft of law liberalising distance requirements for investments in onshore wind farms will be on the cabinet's agenda in the coming weeks, the deputy minister of climate and environment Milosz Motyka told a press conference about the new National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water's programme 'My wind power plant'. "In the list of [...]

14 06, 2024

RES capacity in Poland could reach almost 80 GW, and the challenge is demand

By |June 14th, 2024|ONSHORE, POLAND|

Currently, the national system has approx. 28 GW operating from renewable sources, and connection conditions have been issued for another 48 GW, the Vice President of the Management Board at PSE Tomasz Sikorski informed during a meeting of the subcommittee on critical infrastructure, mining and energy. He added that the challenge until 2030 is, among [...]

12 06, 2024

Vestas secures a 72 MW order in Germany

By |June 12th, 2024|GERMANY, ONSHORE|

Vestas has received a 72 MW order from Denker & Wulf AG for the wind energy project Holtsee in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Vestas will deliver ten V162-7.2 MW wind turbines, and the order includes supply, delivery, and commissioning of the turbines. "This order from customer Denker & Wulf AG underlines the efficient technology of our EnVentus [...]

11 06, 2024

Sweden’s Energimyndigheten cannot exclude wind power in the survey of potential energy production

By |June 11th, 2024|OFFSHORE, ONSHORE, SWEDEN|

Energimyndigheten has been tasked with mapping areas for fossil-free energy production and distribution. Svensk Vindenergi is critical of the fact that wind power is not mentioned in the agency's mandate. Energimyndigheten has been tasked with mapping areas with potential for fossil-free energy production and distribution. The government has chosen to expand Energimyndigheten's mandate to include [...]

6 06, 2024

Where Poland’s wind power industry is and where it is going – the report “Wind Energy in Poland”


Poland's wind power industry is experiencing dynamic development, and the latest report "Wind Energy in Poland" provides a detailed picture of its current state and future prospects. The report was presented at the Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA) conference in Swinoujscie and offers an in-depth analysis for both onshore and offshore energy. Improving market condition [...]

4 06, 2024

Vestas receives a 124 MW order in Lithuania

By |June 4th, 2024|LITHUANIA, ONSHORE|

Vestas has received a 124 MW order for a wind energy project in Telsiai in Lithuania. Vestas will deliver 20 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines, and the order includes supply, delivery, and commissioning of the turbines. The order was placed by Utilitas Wind and Latvenergo AS. Upon completion, Vestas will service the turbines throughout their life [...]

4 06, 2024

Uniper enters development partnership for 600 megawatt onshore wind power portfolio in Poland

By |June 4th, 2024|ONSHORE, POLAND|

Uniper and Poland-based project developer WAP Energia entered a development partnership for an onshore wind power portfolio in Poland. The partnership covers six separate early-stage onshore wind projects with a target of up to 600 megawatt (MW) total capacity. Uniper will have full control over the development progress and costs of these projects. The projects [...]

31 05, 2024

DNV leads wind energy development with industry standard for next generation blades


The improved rotor blade certification standard was updated through a long-term joint industry project (JIP) to reflect the latest needs of wind turbine owners and manufacturers to ensure safe and reliable rotor blades DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has led an innovative initiative resulting in the revision of the DNV-ST-0376 rotor blade [...]

24 05, 2024

POLAND: OX2 launches its largest Polish wind project to date

By |May 24th, 2024|ONSHORE, POLAND|

The Juniewicze wind farm is the fourth wind farm completed in Poland by OX2, a leading RES developer and leader in terms of completed wind investments in Europe. The 16 wind turbines, with a total capacity of 48 MW, will power about 32,000 households annually. The official opening of Juniewicze WF in Mazovia took place [...]

24 05, 2024

SWEDEN: RPC Secures €555m Financing for 553MW Onshore Wind Portfolio

By |May 24th, 2024|ONSHORE, SWEDEN|

Renewable Power Capital (RPC) has closed a long-term €555m financing of its 553MW onshore wind portfolio in Sweden. This long-term facility, which is one of the largest in Europe for a greenfield onshore wind portfolio, was provided by a suite of experienced lenders. CIBC, Danske Bank, Export Development Canada, NatWest, and NordLB were the Mandated [...]

22 05, 2024

DENMARK: Eurowind Energy to Build 49.5-MW Wind Farm in Jutland

By |May 22nd, 2024|DENMARK, ONSHORE|

Danish renewables developer-operator Eurowind Energy has received the green light to proceed with its 49.5-MW wind farm project in Ulkaer Mose, situated in the Danish peninsula of Jutland. The Environment and Food Board of Appeal has approved the project, allowing construction to commence imminently, as announced by the company in a social media post. The [...]

20 05, 2024

POLAND: Wind energy potential on industrial sites reaches 20 GW

By |May 20th, 2024|ONSHORE, POLAND|

The potential of wind energy on industrial sites reaches 20 GW, according to a report that the Institute for Renewable Energy prepared for the Re-Source Poland HUB. The technical potential of wind power that would be feasible on industrial sites (in the absence of regulatory restrictions and additional system costs) amounts to almost 17 GW. [...]

18 05, 2024

Denmark’s onshore wind potential boosted by major grid expansion

By |May 18th, 2024|DENMARK, ONSHORE|

Denmark has taken a significant step towards enhancing its renewable energy capabilities with a landmark EUR 1.4 billion (DKK 10.5 billion) agreement between Siemens Energy and Danish state-owned Energinet. This framework agreement is set to renew Denmark’s energy infrastructure, particularly focusing on the Western part of the country, and aims to accelerate the green energy [...]

18 05, 2024

First wooden wind turbine blades installed in Germany

By |May 18th, 2024|GERMANY, ONSHORE|

The world’s first wooden wind turbine blades have been installed in Germany, promising to produce 78% fewer CO2 emissions during construction and reduce production costs by 20% compared to current turbine blades. Designed and manufactured by Voodin Blade Technology, a German pioneer in wind turbine blade manufacturing, these laminated veneer lumber blades represent a more [...]

18 05, 2024

FINLAND: Conquest acquires 182MW onshore portfolio from Winda Energy

By |May 18th, 2024|FINLAND, ONSHORE|

Conquest, a prominent fund manager specializing in energy transition infrastructure across Europe, has made a significant move into the Finnish renewable power market. The company has acquired a 182MW onshore wind portfolio developed by Winda Energy, solidifying a broader strategic partnership aimed at further extensions. According to Frederic Palanque, Founder and Managing Director of Conquest, [...]

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