On December 2-3, 2020, during the virtual exhibition WindEnergy Hamburg (Hamburg, Germany), the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce together with the Russian Association of the Wind Power Industry (RAWI) and the CCI of Cottbus (IHK Cottbus) are organising an online conference on the “Wind Power: Potential for the Russian-German cooperation” topic. [ … ]
The first bids for the competitive capacity auction of investment projects for the construction of renewable energy generation facilities for 2021-2024 appeared at the Russian trading system administrator (ATS JSC) website. [ … ]
Igor Bryzgunov, Chairman of the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry, commented the Russian Ministry of Economic Development’s proposal of doubling the local content requirement for renewable energy equipment in Russia accompanied by the potentially added export requirement with fines for noncompliance and how this may cause at least one technology-specific investor to leave the Russian market. [ … ]
The Russian-German Chamber of Commerce (RHCC) encourages and invites you to participate in the 3rd Russian-German Industry Forum, which is being held on November 25, 2020 in online environments and focuses on Russian market expansion possibilities. [ … ]
VTB Bank, Gazprombank and Sberbank signed loan and collateral documentation with the Wind Energy Development Fund as part of a deal to provide financing for the construction of the 100 MW Kazachya Wind Farm (WPP) in the Rostov Oblast. [ … ]
The Russian Association of the Wind Power Industry (RAWI) is holding a webinar on the ‘Digital technologies for the wind energy sector’ topic on November 25, 2020 at 11:00 (Moscow time). [ … ]
Vestas (a member of the RAWI) is planning for the EnVentus V162-6.0 MW large-scale manufacture as the Østerild Test Centre, Denmark runs an extensive testing and verification programme.
With tip height up to 250m and a swept area of more than 20.000m2, the wind turbine has become the largest of the Vestas portfolio. [ … ]
In November 2020, Vestas celebrates its 75th anniversary. The Russian Association of the Wind Power Industry (RAWI) is delighted to congratulate Vestas on its anniversary and express our gratitude for its active participation in the development of wind power in Russia. [ … ]
In November, the Government will take a decision on the development of renewable energy in Russia. Governmentwide debate continues on the parameters of the state support programme for the green sector for the period 2025-2035. [ … ]
The British government decides to make the country a leader in the generation of low-cost green energy, which will be more profitable than coal and gas. This was stated in a 30-minutes speech by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, which he delivered at an online convention of the ruling Conservative Party. [ … ]
A Russian company has developed a unit for converting wind energy not into electric power, as is the case in conventional wind power, but into heat. It could solve the problem of heat supply to remote settlements and save tens of billions of public finances. [ … ]
The foundations for all 24 wind turbines were completed at the construction site of the NovaWind’s Karmalinovskaya wind farm in the Stavropol Krai. The foundation required the work of two concrete plants with a cumulative capacity of 160 cubic meters of concrete mix per hour. [ … ]
The Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI) presented the results and policy plans to its members. The presentation was published on the Association’s website.
The Russian Association of Wind Power Industry was established in 2004 have been active in cultivating the Russian wind energy market since then. [ … ]
Yesterday’s appointment of Energy Minister Alexander Novak to the post of the Deputy Prime Minister, supposedly in charge of the fuel and energy complex, and Nikolay Shulginov, head of RusHydro, to the post of Energy Minister, caused a lot of comments from often not so responsible and well-informed Telegram-channels. [ … ]
PJSC Sberbank and JSC Mosenergosbyt signed an amendment agreement to the power supply agreement on the supply of green electricity produced at the Wind Energy Development Fund’s wind farm to the bank’s offices. [ … ]
The Sarens Bel (a subsidiary of the Sarens Group, a member of the RAWI) has successfully carried out service work on the replacement of the gearbox and generator at three Dewind D4-48-600 wind turbines with a tower height of 68 meters at wind plants near the cities of Smarhonʹ and Mahilyow, Belarus. [ … ]
Comment by Igor Bryzgunov, Chairman of the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI)
The renewable energy market won’t be able to endure a decline in government support if it falls below the minimum amount. [ … ]
The new Industry Professionals service is now available in the RAWI member ‘company account’ section. It will feature an up-to-date job candidate database with their CVs included.
The new section was created upon an initiative of Association members and is designed to help them find the right professional employees and in the right place. [ … ]
Otkritie Bank and the project companies of the Wind Energy Development Fund signed loan agreements to finance projects to build wind parks with a total capacity of 445 MW in the Astrakhan and Volgograd Oblasts, according to the press service of PJSC Fortum, which has not disclosed the lines of credit amount. [ … ]
A research has been conducted at a wind farm on the Norwegian island of Smøla, which has shown that painting one of the blades of a wind turbine black could be the key to reducing the death of birds stricken by wind turbines. [ … ]
Colonia Spezialfahrzeuge applied a brand-new Liebherr crawler crane LR 1800-1.0 for the first time during the construction of a wind farm in Cologne, Germany.
Three Liebherr (a member of the RAWI) service personnel from a plant in Echingen, Germany and from a repair facility in Oberhausen, Germany actively supported the team of Colonia with the first erection of the crane. [ … ]
After concluding the contract with the Siemens Gamesa (a member of the RAWI), Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies (SGTT) has started assembling the critical components of wind power equipment for the 201 MW Kolskaya Wind Park in the Murmansk Oblast, the Russia’s largest renewable energy project beyond the Arctic Circle. [ … ]
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the Government of Vietnam to urgently extend the wind energy Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) scheme.
Vietnam’s wind industry is already facing a slowing of investment in 2020 because of uncertainty around the investment framework, and further delays to the FiT extension will hinder supply chain development and cost reduction in the emerging wind market, and ultimately undermine Vietnam’s goal of affordable, reliable and clean electricity
Vietnam is the fastest-growing wind energy market in South East Asia, with 500 MW of onshore and offshore wind power installed capacity, and an additional 4 GW due to be connected by 2025. [ … ]
The Wind Energy Development Fund made an investment decision on 164 MW of wind projects in the Astrakhan Oblast and 105 MW of wind projects in the Volgograd Oblast, according to the press service of the Fortum PJSC. [ … ]
By the end of 2021, four wind power plants will come online in the Stavropol Krai, according to the plans of the regional Ministry of Energy. Among them are the 210 MW Kochubeyevskaya wind farm in Kochubeyevsky district, the 120 MW Bondarevskaya wind farm in Ipatovsky urban district, the 60 MW Karmalinovskaya wind farm in Novoalexandrovsky urban district, and the 60 MW Medvezhinskaya wind farm in Trunovsky district. [ … ]
On September 24, 2020, the Russian Distributed Power Generation Association (DPGA) and the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI) signed a cooperation agreement. The partnership between the two organisations will be aimed at stimulating the development of the small-scale distributed power generation industry in Russia and the joint performance of innovative energy projects. [ … ]
The RF Ministry of Energy proposes to change the procedure of selection of renewable energy projects under the programme of renewable energy support in 2025-2035 in the amount of 400 billion roubles, as follows from the draft resolution of the Russian Government published on the official regulation.gov.ru [ … ]
British BP and Norwegian Equinor have entered into a strategic partnership, under which BP will buy the rights to lease offshore wind power assets in the U.S. from the Norwegian company for $1.1 billion, the press service of Equinor reports. [ … ]
The VetroOGK received a permit for the construction of the 120 MW Bondarevskaya wind farm in the Ipatovsky urban district, Stavropol Krai.
Obtaining the permit was preceded by an outline approval of the expert examination of design documentations issued by the Autonomous Unit of the Stavropol Krai “State construction expert assessment department” for the construction of WPP consisting of 24 wind turbines with a capacity of 2.5 MW each. [ … ]
French-Portuguese Ocean Winds has become a strategic partner of the Lithuanian national power group Ignitis grupe in the development of offshore wind power projects in the Baltic, according to the reports of the press service of the Lithuanian company reports. [ … ]
As of today, the Far Eastern Federal District (FEFD) has more than 340 registered settlements in the zone of decentralised power supply sector, as they are mostly supplied with power generated by diesel power plants. [ … ]
Enefit Green (part of the Estonian group Eesti Energia) has acquired the rights to implement the Tolpanvaara wind farm project from the Finnish state forest manager Metsähallitus. This is the first Enefit Green wind power project in Finland. [ … ]
The German BC Green intends to build a 200 MW wind farm in the Republic of Bashkortostan. This is reported by the Development Corporation of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
The department has already held the first negotiations with the investor and intends to support the project. [ … ]
PJSC Enel Russia continues installing wind turbines at the construction site of the Azovskaya WPP wind farm in the Rostov Oblast. The works are carried out following the completion of the installation and concrete casting of foundations. [ … ]
On August 24, 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a working meeting with the Governor of the Rostov Oblast Vasily Golubev via videoconference. The head of the region, in particular, reported to the President on the development of wind power in the region. [ … ]
The modular steel tower manufacturing plant (VetroStroyDetal, city of Volgodonsk, Rostov Oblast) reached its design output of 10 towers per month.
The project is being implemented within the framework of a special investment contract (SPIC) signed in February 2019 between the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, NovaWind JSC and Red Wind B.V., [ … ]
In Russia, most areas of decentralised power supply, where electricity is generated from small, autonomous sources, usually diesel-generator units are located in the subarctic. The North is an extremely fragile ecosystem, so the most urgent technologies are those with no or minimal negative impact on the environment. [ … ]