Vattenfall Cuts Ribbon on Wales’ Largest Onshore Wind Farm

Wales’ largest onshore wind farm is officially up and running, with Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones heralding the technology as a “key part” of Wales’ low-carbon economic future. Vattenfall, the Swedish developer of the 228MW Pen y Cymoedd wind farm, marked the official launch yesterday with an announcement designed to …

Reports: Google Gears Up to Receive First Wind Power from Norway

Google-owner Alphabet Inc. has said it expects to begin receiving power by early September from what is expected to be Norway’s largest onshore wind farm, according to reports. The US tech giant last year signed a 12-year deal to purchase 100 per cent of the output from the 160MW project, …

Vattenfall Powers Up Plans for Batteries at Welsh Wind Farm

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has confirmed plans to create Wales’ largest wind-plus-storage energy site at the 228MW Pen y Cymoedd wind farm. Later this year the 76-turbine wind farm, the largest onshore wind farm in Wales, will take delivery of six battery units with a combined capacity of 22MW. The …

Germany Onshore Wind Auction Fetches ‘Unexpected Low’ Price

Germany’s first competitive wind power auction under its new feed-in tariff regime has defied expectations by delivering an average bid price of just 5.71 Euro cents. The country’s Federal Energy Network Agency – or Bundesnetzagentur – announced on Friday it has accepted 70 bids totalling 807MW from onshore wind projects, …