Siemens Gamesa unveils 453-MW wind turbine order in India

14/08/2019 08:39 Wind


Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA has received a 453-MW wind turbine supply order in India from Saudi Arabia’s Alfanar.

More specifically, Alfanar has ordered 206 wind turbines of the SG 2.2-122 model for two projects in the state of Gujarat -- one of 202 MW and one of 251 MW. The wind parks are planned to be commissioned by 2020.


The two projects represent a portion of the 600-MW portfolio awarded to Alfanar under the SECI bids which it is developing in Bhuj, said Jamal Wadi, CEO of Alfanar Global Development. He added that the company has more than 3 GW of greenfield development in its Indian pipeline.


Siemens Gamesa has so far installed 6.2 GW of wind turbines in India, where it has two blade factories, a nacelle facility and an operations and maintenance (O&M) centre.


EDF Energy gets nod to restart nuclear plant where cracks were found

21/08/2019 08:39:00

EDF Energy has been granted approval to restart a reactor at its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in Scotland where cracks were found last year.


Daily (20.08.2019): Brent crude surged by around 2% on Monday on worries about global oil supplies

20/08/2019 11:19:00

Crude oil prices rose on Monday after Yemen’s Houthi forces used a drone to attack an oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday, threatening global oil supplies. Brent crude added $1.1, or 1.9% to settle at $59.74 a barrel. WTI futures gained $1.34, or 2.4% to end at $56.21 a barrel.


EBRD Finances Private-to-Private Solar Project in Jordan

20/08/2019 08:25:00

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development together with its partners is supporting a pioneering energy project in Jordan with a financial package of up to $35 million. The project will enable the telecom operator Orange Jordan to cover part of its demand with clean energy generated in solar plants.