AUSTRIA WIND POWER: Local farmers grow their own energy

A small Austrian town fights climate change with an innovative partnership of small, local entrepreneurs. The small town of Bruck an der Leitha 45 kilometers southeast of Vienna is at the forefront of Austria’s drive for renewable energy. Its latest venture involves 52 local investors in an innovative cooperative project. …

Massive 600MW Dutch Offshore Wind Farm Starts Generating Power

One of the world’s largest offshore wind farms has been officially opened, delivering 600MW of clean power capacity to Dutch grid. The Gemini wind park, which is located 85km off the coast of the Netherlands, was unveiled yesterday after it was completed both under budget and ahead of schedule. The …

Vestas Secures 112 MW for Three Projects in France

French energy group EDF Énergies Nouvelles has placed firm and unconditional orders for a total of 112 MW for the 72.6 MW Champagne Picardie project, the 19.8 MW La Carnoye wind park and the 20 MW Bois de Belfays project, consisting of V126-3.45 MW, V117-3.45 MW and V90-2.0 MW turbines …