Wind energy in Oaxaca: Indians approve wind power project

Residents of a heavily Indian area have approved the installation of a huge wind power project in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in southern Mexico, the Oaxaca state government said Friday. The proposed construction of 132 giant wind turbines is meant to generate 396 megawatts of power, but the project has raised concerns over vibrations, bird … Continue reading Wind energy in Oaxaca: Indians approve wind power project

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Wind power in Pakistan: Wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

A Pakistan wind farm built and funded by the China Three Gorges Corporation is generating more than one-million kilowatt-hours of electricity everyday. The project is operating for more than 20 hours a day, a spokesperson for the Chinese state-owned renewable energy giant said on Saturday. Since it went into operation in November, the facility has … Continue reading Wind power in Pakistan: Wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

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Butterfly-inspired technique could make photovoltaic solar energy cheaper

A team of experts from the University of Exeter has examined new techniques for generating photovoltaic (PV) energy – or ways in which to convert light into power. They showed that by mimicking the v-shaped posture adopted by Cabbage White butterflies to heat up their flight muscles before take-off, the amount of power produced by … Continue reading Butterfly-inspired technique could make photovoltaic solar energy cheaper

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Concentrated Solar Power Abengoa announces H1 2015 results

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, recorded revenues of €3,390 million for the first six months of 2015, an increase of 3 % versus the same period of the previous year. EBITDA rose by 9 % to €650 million … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power Abengoa announces H1 2015 results

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LA Supervisors Should Heed Climate Imperative, Reverse Course on Proposed Wind Energy Ban

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ move to ban utility-scale wind turbines and to impose severe restrictions on utility-scale solar in unincorporated areas of the county is not compatible with averting the worst impacts of climate change. The most detailed state-commissioned assessment of what California must do to meet Governor Brown’s 2030 goal to … Continue reading LA Supervisors Should Heed Climate Imperative, Reverse Course on Proposed Wind Energy Ban

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Renewable energy generated 40.8% of electricity in Spain until July

The wind energy produced 20.3% of electricity until July 2015, 2.4% solar thermal and photovoltaic solar energy 3.3%. Generation from January to July 2015 In July the renewable energy generated 30,7,8% of electricity in Spain: wind power produced 12.9%, 3.8% solar thermal and photovoltaic solar energy 3.7%. Generation of July 2015 The peninsular electricity demand … Continue reading Renewable energy generated 40.8% of electricity in Spain until July

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Acciona reported €103 million in net profit

REVE ACCIONA reported €103 million in net profit in the first half of 2015, a 50.6% increase with respect to the same period of 2014, basically as a result of growth in international markets by the power generation business and wind turbine manufacturer ACCIONA Windpower (AWP).   Ordinary earnings before taxes (EBT) increased by 183% … Continue reading Acciona reported €103 million in net profit

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GE’s 3.2-103 and 2.75-120 Wind Turbines Selected to Wind Power British Columbia’s Largest Wind Farm

GE confirmed that it will supply Pattern Development with 61 wind turbines for its 180 megawatt (MW) Meikle wind farm, located approximately 33 kilometers north of Tumbler Ridge in the Peace Region of British Columbia. The 61 wind turbines will combine 35 of GE’s 3.2-103 units with 26 of its 2.75-120 wind turbines, using a … Continue reading GE’s 3.2-103 and 2.75-120 Wind Turbines Selected to Wind Power British Columbia’s Largest Wind Farm

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Rioglass to supply receivers for 110 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in Israel

The 110-megawatt Concentrated Solar Power plant, the first of its kind in Israel, will produce solar thermal electricity using the parabolic trough method.   The Concentrated Solar Power plant at Ashelim, owned by Shikun & Binui Holdings Ltd. (TASE: SKBN) and Spanish concern Abengoa, today signed an agreement to buy tens of thousands of thermo-solar … Continue reading Rioglass to supply receivers for 110 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in Israel

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EBRD and Georgia sign initial agreement to work on first wind power plant

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Government of Georgia have signed a mandate letter setting out their readiness to cooperate on the first wind farm project in the country. The letter was signed during the 2015 EBRD Annual Meeting in Tbilisi in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of … Continue reading EBRD and Georgia sign initial agreement to work on first wind power plant

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Saudi Arabia Establishes 50MW Solar Power Plant

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) signed today two memorandums of understanding with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and Saudi Company for Development and Technology Investment (TAQNIA) to establish the first solar power plant with a capacity of 50MW in the city of Saudi Aflaj, which will be the first of its kind in … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Establishes 50MW Solar Power Plant

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Senvion ranked 2nd in wind turbines in Germany

Senvion, one of the leading wind turbine manufacturers worldwide, installed wind turbines with a total capacity of over 285 megawatts (MW) in the first six months of the calendar year 2015 in Germany. With the installation of exactly 100 turbines in the period from January 2015 to June 2015, Senvion is the second largest manufacturer … Continue reading Senvion ranked 2nd in wind turbines in Germany

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China Ming Yang Wind Power ranked third in newly installed wind farm capacity in China

China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY) (“Ming Yang” or the “Company”), a leading wind energy solution provider in China, has been ranked 3rd in China’s newly installed wind power capacity in a recent update released by the China Wind Energy Association (“CWEA”) detailing the wind power generation in China from January to … Continue reading China Ming Yang Wind Power ranked third in newly installed wind farm capacity in China

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Marubeni receives order of photovoltaic modules for a solar energy project in Soma city

Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) has received an order of photovoltaic modules (hereinafter called “PV modules”) for a mega-solar project with a 52.5MW maximum output in the Isobe district of Soma City, Fukushima, from Renatus Soma Solar Park Limited Liability Company which was jointly established by Kyudenko Corporation, and four other companies. Marubeni will supply PV modules … Continue reading Marubeni receives order of photovoltaic modules for a solar energy project in Soma city

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Nordex has achieved a wind energy market share in Germany of 11.8 percent

This means that in terms of installed wind turbines the manufacturer is again in the double-digit range in its home market for the first time since 2001 (just under 12 percent in the year as a whole).   While in general the sector is rather quiet when it comes to installations compared to 2014, the … Continue reading Nordex has achieved a wind energy market share in Germany of 11.8 percent

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Nordex continuing to expand with wind turbines targets for 2015 revised upwards

In the second quarter of 2015, the Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) achieved further strong momentum in its business, with sales climbing by more than 54% to EUR 603.8 million in this period (Q2/2014: EUR 390.9 million). Over the first half of 2015 as a whole, sales rose by 35% and sales came to EUR 1.1 … Continue reading Nordex continuing to expand with wind turbines targets for 2015 revised upwards

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Offshore wind power industry sets record year for installations in first half of 2015

In the first six months of 2015, the European offshore wind energy industry installed more new capacity than in any other year on record as several projects reached completion and deployment of larger wind turbines increased. Installations in the first half of 2015 touched 2,342.9MW – tripling the grid-connected capacity for the same period last … Continue reading Offshore wind power industry sets record year for installations in first half of 2015

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Gamesa More Than Doubles Profit In First Half Of 2015

Gamesa obtained €97 million in net profit in the first half of 2015, more than double the figure in the same period of 2014, as a result of expanding commercial activity (+30.8%) and improved profitability.     These results for the first half are aligned with the goals of profitable growth and a sound balance … Continue reading Gamesa More Than Doubles Profit In First Half Of 2015

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Iberdrola Renewables Announces Wind Power Agreement with California Utility

Iberdrola Renewables today announced a 15-year contract to supply Southern California Edison (SCE), an Edison International company, with renewable energy from the planned Tule Wind Power Project in the McCain Valley of eastern San Diego County. SCE will purchase the entire output of the 132-megawatt (MW) wind farm, when the project is expected to be … Continue reading Iberdrola Renewables Announces Wind Power Agreement with California Utility

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Wind energy lowest-cost solution for meeting the Clean Power Plan

American wind power can help states affordably and reliably comply with the pending Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants, with independent studies confirming wind will play the largest role in the lowest-cost compliance mix. Wind energy consistently emerged as the best way to cost-effectively reduce emissions in a recent study by … Continue reading Wind energy lowest-cost solution for meeting the Clean Power Plan

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