Turkey gets 9.22 percent of power from wind energy in 1H2021

Turkey obtained 9.22 percent of its electricity consumption from wind energy in the first half of 2021, Turkish Wind Energy Association (TWEA) Chairperson Ebru Arici told Yeni Shafak on October 25. “We produce nearly 20 percent of the country’s electricity from time to time in daily production, which is a very significant rate,” Arici added. For … Continue reading Turkey gets 9.22 percent of power from wind energy in 1H2021

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Siemens Gamesa solidifies offshore wind energy presence in U.S. with Virginia blade facility

First offshore wind turbine OEM blade facility in the United States planned Long-term lease signed with the Virginia Port Authority for more than 80 acre/32-hectare site at the Portsmouth Marine Terminal, Virginia. Envisioned to support supply of the patented Siemens Gamesa Offshore IntegralBlades When fully operational, the blade facility would create approximately 260 jobs Total … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa solidifies offshore wind energy presence in U.S. with Virginia blade facility

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ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

The Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q3 Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows the U.S. clean energy industry installed 3,336 MW of new capacity during the third quarter, with additions totaling 15,317 MW in the first three quarters, a 23 percent increase compared to 2020. Demand for clean power continues to rise … Continue reading ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

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#AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

It’s #AmericanCleanPowerWeek!  Across the nation, we are celebrating the thriving clean energy industry—wind, solar, energy storage, and the transmission infrastructure that carries power to our homes and the places where we work.  But it’s not just about providing reliable and affordable energy.  Clean energy is powering good-paying American jobs across all 50 states. Today, on … Continue reading #AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

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EDP Renewables secures a 15-year PPA for a 209 MWac solar project in Brazil

The project is located in the State of Rio Grande do Norte and is expected to enter in operation in 2024. EDPR continues to increase its technological diversification with 2.7 GW of secured capacity in Solar and an overall secured capacity of 7.4 GW for 2021- 25. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest … Continue reading EDP Renewables secures a 15-year PPA for a 209 MWac solar project in Brazil

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IRENA and Climate Investment Fund Partner on Energy Transition

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are joining forces to accelerate investment in clean energy globally as part of a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed today during a virtual signing ceremony with CIF CEO Mafalda Duarte and IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera. Just days ahead of the UN’s … Continue reading IRENA and Climate Investment Fund Partner on Energy Transition

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UK onshore wind energy portfolio reaches 33 GW

The total portfolio of onshore wind farm projects in the UK has risen to almost 33 GW, compared to 30 GW 12 months ago, according to new research published in the latest Wild Wind Project Intelligence report. It covers wind turbine projects that are in operation, under construction, approved or planned in the country, R-UK … Continue reading UK onshore wind energy portfolio reaches 33 GW

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Green ambitions in Spain

Renewable sources accounted for 43 per cent of the electricity produced in Spain in 2020. This is the highest share of renewable electricity since measurements began, but short of the Spanish government’s target of a renewable share of 74 per cent by 2030. Explained by Statkraft Spain Wind power Solar power SustainabilityPower Plants Tiago Thomaz … Continue reading Green ambitions in Spain

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RWE commissions its first onshore wind farm in France

With the commissioning of Les Pierrots onshore wind farm, RWE is successfully building its renewables portfolio in France. The company invested over 33 million euros in its first French onshore wind farm, located some 250 kilometres south of Paris. Its eleven Nordex turbines (type N117 2400 TS98) have a total installed capacity of 26.4 megawatts … Continue reading RWE commissions its first onshore wind farm in France

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Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

Iberdrola remains in the ‘top 10’ of credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Clean Energy Index, which is deemed as the number one sustainability benchmark. In fact, this index is used by numerous funds when drawing up their investment portfolios. This ranking is designed to measure the performance of companies with business activities … Continue reading Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

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Nordex exceeded 1,000 wind turbines and 3 GW of wind power in Turkey

Business in Turkey continues to be successful for the Nordex Group. On 1 October 2021, the Turkish Wind Energy Association announced their half year statistics 2021. According to this report, Nordex Turkey maintained its market leadership with a 28.55% market share of 3,022MW installed capacity. In August 2021, Nordex Turkey installed its 1,000th turbine in … Continue reading Nordex exceeded 1,000 wind turbines and 3 GW of wind power in Turkey

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Wind farm to be built in Germany’s North Sea

The Federal Office for Maritime Navigation and Hydrography (BSH) announced today that it has approved the project for a 900 megawatt wind farm in the German North Sea. The park will have an area of 75 square kilometers and will house 83 wind turbines, which will rise 242 meters above sea level and will have … Continue reading Wind farm to be built in Germany’s North Sea

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Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

The Spanish company has certified the entire Nabralift 2.0 tower family, made up of three tower configurations that cover hub heights of between 140 and 190 meters. Nabralift 2.0, the new family of self-lifting towers from Nabrawind, has received the “Design Evaluation Conformity Statement” from DNV. The Nabralift 2.0 tower catalog is made up of … Continue reading Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

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Ocean Winds celebrates the official inauguration of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium

The SeaMade wind farm was officially inaugurated today in the presence of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the North Sea Vincent Van Quickenborne, Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten, and Mayor of Ostend Bart Tommelein. SeaMade NV is responsible for the simultaneous development of the Mermaid and Seastar … Continue reading Ocean Winds celebrates the official inauguration of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium

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Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

Renewable energy employment worldwide reached 12 million last year, up from 11.5 million in 2019, according to the eighth edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2021. The report was released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) at a high-level opening of IRENA’s Collaborative Framework … Continue reading Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

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Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

ENERCON reached the important milestone of 10 GW of installed capacity in the Western Europe region. ‘We thank our customers who developed this 10 GW of wind energy capacity. We are grateful for their trust and we are looking forward to realising many more projects together!’, says Frederic Maenhaut, Regional Head Western Europe. ‘Congratulations also … Continue reading Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

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RWE and John Cockerill to build German test facility for Dutch circular and green hydrogen project FUREC

RWE and partners John Cockerill are to jointly build a testing facility in Germany which will optimize a key stage in the process of turning household waste into hydrogen. The facility – called a torrefaction plant – will be built at RWE’s innovation centre in Niederaußem (Germany) and will test the production of feedstock pellets … Continue reading RWE and John Cockerill to build German test facility for Dutch circular and green hydrogen project FUREC

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Valuation of the wind power of the auction of the economic regime of Renewable Energies

The wind energy awarded has been 2,258 MW, distributed among 5 companies. The average price awarded to wind power was € 30.18 / MWh, compared to the current price of the electricity market of over € 200 / MWh.The auction is an important step in moving towards compliance with the PNIEC. In total, with the … Continue reading Valuation of the wind power of the auction of the economic regime of Renewable Energies

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More Renewables, Not Less

In a matter of weeks, thousands of world leaders and decision-makers will gather in Glasgow for the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP26. Then we’ll finally find out whether there’s any hope to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. Opinion piece by Julie Wedege, SVP Corporate Politics and Ownership and Hans Magne Ådland, VP Ownership at … Continue reading More Renewables, Not Less

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RWE builds wind turbines on a sea dike dam in the Netherlands

Oostpolderdijk Wind Farm in Eemshaven demonstrates future opportunities for sea dikes. Special climbing crane helps to construct wind turbines due to limited space. World premiere in Eemshaven: RWE builds the first wind turbines on a sea dike dam. The Oostpolderdijk Wind Farm in the Dutch province of Groningen will consist of three turbines. This is the … Continue reading RWE builds wind turbines on a sea dike dam in the Netherlands

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