Russian market of wind energy: quick leap into the future
November, 8 in Moscow 5th National Conference "Current status of wind power in Russia" finished. It has become a unique platform for the exchange of experiences and views on the most pressing issues of the industry. Russian experts in the field of renewable energy were talking about a revolutionary change in the domestic market and plans for its rapid development in the future. The leading foreign wind power companies presented their latest know-how and expressed interest in doing business in Russia.
The conference was attended by the representatives of Russian Ministry of Energy, Fund "Skolkovo", well-known Russian and foreign experts in the field of renewable energy, the world's leading wind turbine manufacturers: General Electric Corporation, Mervento, AMSC, GAMESA; international consultants: GL Garrad Hassan, DEWI, WSB. This conference was arranged by Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI) and sponsored by GE.
RAWI has signed an agreement with Germany's leading consultant in the field of wind energy
November, 8 Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI) and Deutsch Windenergie Institut GmbH (DEWI) signed a cooperation agreement. The partners have agreed on organization of the professional seminars for participants of wind energy market in Russia. The signing ceremony took place during the fifth national conference on wind power in Moscow.
Memorandum of Understanding signed between WWEA and RAWI
Moscow, 12 November 2013. On the occasion of the Renewable Energy Forum Moscow 2013 REF2013, the Secretary General of the World Wind Energy Association and the President of the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry RAWI signed today the following Memorandum of Understanding, in order to intensify their cooperation and to accelerate the deployment of wind power in Russia and worldwide:
RAWI welcomes new member
ENECA - energy engineering - consulting company working in the field of energy supply and energy management, offering customers the introduction of new engineering and technological solutions including based on wind energy. For organizations planning to build wind turbines, company offers a full range of pre-design work and the development of design estimate documentation for implementing energy efficiency projects. Today ENECA is a group of 80 specialists with a solid experience in the field of energy, ecology and economy.
RAWI welcomes new member
OAO "Nizhny Novgorod Machinery Plant" - a modern industrial complex, which includes six specialized production facilities, powerful engineering center, testing ground and a number of other facilities. The company's activity includes production of not only military equipment, but also civilian products.
RAWI welcomes new members
AMSC is a world leading producer of technologies for renewable energy and grid systems. The company’s solutions are now powering over 14 gigawatts of renewable energy globally and enhancing the performance and reliability of power networks in more than a dozen countries. AMSC is headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts with operations in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.
GL Garrad Hassan is the world’s largest renewable energy consultancy. It offers independent technical and engineering services, products, and training courses to the onshore and offshore wind, wave, tidal and solar sectors. With a network of local experts around the world, GL Garrad Hassan is able to understand the interplay between the technology, geography and environmental conditions, which determine the engineering solutions, and also the policy, economics and regulation, which determine the markets.
A new page in the history of Russian wind energy
One of the most promising sectors of renewable energy is considered to be a wind power in Russia. Today, the country ranks the 64th in terms of total electric capacity of wind farms in the world. To change the situation in sector in the end of May 2013 , Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree 861-r "On the mechanism of promoting the use of renewable energy sources (RES) in the wholesale market of electricity and capacity."
Igor Bryzgunov, president of the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI) said to "Live-Energo" about the model of domestic wind power development.
RAWI welcomes new members
GAMESA. Company with 19 years of experience in 42 countries, is considered to be a global technology leader in the field of wind energy. The company specializes in the production and maintenance of windmills of different capacity, as well as the design and sale of wind farms. The main production centers of the company are located in Spain and China, as well as in India, the U.S. and Brazil.
DEWI GmbH. Company is considered to be one of the leading international consultants in the field of wind power with experience of nearly 25 years. DEWI GmbH is recognized as an independent institution for a variety of measurement, research, and expertise in the field of wind energy.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the promotion of renewable energy sources on the wholesale market
The document states the rules for determining prices for power of generation facilities, which operate on the basis of renewable energy sources, ensuring the return of the invested capital, and the level of its profitability.
Measures to support renewable energy have been adopted
On May 23 the Government signed a package of measures to support renewable energy sources (RES) through the mechanisms of the wholesale electricity market.
According to a source familiar with the latest version of the document, support parameters were adopted in a shortened version, which Prime Minister was reported in mid-April by supervising Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. In particular, the target amount of power generated by renewable energy sources remained at the level of 6 GW by 2020. The reason for delay in signing is connected with the Regulations of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, under which the Ministry had no authority to check the level of localization of equipment for renewable energy plants. It is one of the main parameters that determines the amount of support, which the generator can expect. Now at the government meeting the Regulations have been amended, and the Ministry of Industry and Trade received authority. The first tenders to be held no later than September 30.
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Russian Association of Wind Power Industry took part in a major international exhibition in Germany
8-12 April 2013 in Hanover, there were 11 specialized industrial exhibitions including those devoted to the development of renewable energy, wind energy in particular.
In the pavilion "Wind Energy" the largest German and other Western companies presented its technologies and experience in the development of renewable energy sources. At the the collective stand of RAWI Russian companies - manufacturers and developers - talked about their projects and perspectives.
RAWI comment on establishment of a new Wind Energy Association in Russia
Dear colleagues, members of the Association, ladies and gentlemen!
Recently, from the members of RAWI we found out that many of them received from former employees of RAWI - Vice-President Anatoly Kopylov and CEO Victoria Matkowskya a declaration on establishment of a new Wind Energy Association and suggestion to participate in the constituent assembly.
At the request of RAWI members and media we make a comment on this event.
Debates on localization are heating up, ambition should give way the benefits!
The conflicts around the package of measures to support the development of the national system of renewable energy, which from day to day would be signed by Dmitry Medvedev, are spreading.
A number of operators and market experts (including RSPP) sent a letter to Arkady Dvorkovich to review under regular standards for localization.
In the current version of the document there is a requirement of 35 percent localization of production by 2014, which, according opinion of the authors, is excessive and even harmful for the development of renewable energy sources (RES) in the Russian Federation.
Report of the workshop, with the participation of NP "Market Council" and RAWI in Dusseldorf
In Dusseldorf, Germany, on February 27, 2013 there was a seminar for representatives of the companies interested in cooperation with the Energy Agency of North Rhine-Westphalia and the Chamber of Commerce of Düsseldorf "The Russian market of renewable energy in motion: the chances for wind power Industry." Vice-president of the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI), Anatoly Kopylov, and CEO, Victoria Matkovskaia, together with Head of the Department of RES certification NP "Market Council", Yelena Fedorova, provided information about the features of the legislation of wind energy market in Russia. Head of International Relations Department of the Energy Agency of North Rhine-Westphalia, Stefan Lintker, Head of the Competence Centre for Cooperation with Russia Chamber of Commerce of Dusseldorf, Andrea Gebauer and managers of international companies presented their experience in the wind energy industry.
With the kind support of:
WindConsultant, Düsseldorf, Annette Nüsslein