Denmark offers financing for new wind energy projects in Pakistan

3rd International Wind Energy Summit that held in Karachi where Ambassador of Denmark interact with Pakistan Rolf Michael Hay Pereira Holmboe with the aim of 100 per cent electricity generation on the basis of renewable energy resources with the capacity of with zero percent interest rate for some projects by the year 2030 to reduce … Continue reading Denmark offers financing for new wind energy projects in Pakistan

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SaskPower announces Potentia as developer of wind power project near Assiniboia

SaskPower has announced what company will construct a wind energy project south of Assiniboia. Potentia Renewable’s Golden South Wind Energy Facility will be a 200-megawatt project, which SaskPower says is enough to provide electricity for 90,000 homes in the province. “The more that renewable technology is improving, we’re the beneficiary of that because we’re getting … Continue reading SaskPower announces Potentia as developer of wind power project near Assiniboia

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Key steps Member States can take to aid Europe’s long-term climate commitments

On 19 October WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson participated to the 18th Inter-Parliamentary Meeting on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency organised by the European Forum for Renewable Energy (EUFORES) in Vienna. In a panel discussion dedicated to the Clean Energy Package, Dickson presented the key provisions that will help the renewable electricity sector to contribute to … Continue reading Key steps Member States can take to aid Europe’s long-term climate commitments

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Permitting issues leave latest German onshore wind energy auction under-subscribed

Challenges in the permitting procedure mean the latest German onshore wind auction has come in under-subscribed. The prices – average €62.6/MWh – were also up on the €57/MWh in the last auction in May. The German Federal Network Agency, BNetzA, announced the results of the latest German onshore wind auction today. Only 363 MW of … Continue reading Permitting issues leave latest German onshore wind energy auction under-subscribed

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Saskatchewan’s biggest wind farm coming to Assiniboia area

SaskPower announced that it has accepted the proposal by Potentia Renewables Inc. for a 200 megawatt (MW) project that will produce enough renewable energy to power 90,000 homes. This wind power project will bring up to 60 wind turbines to an area just south of town which will begin operating as early as 2021. Environment … Continue reading Saskatchewan’s biggest wind farm coming to Assiniboia area

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Azerbaijan’s wind energy potential highlighted by publication of German BMWi

The article was prepared based on the interview of Simon Stefan, the director of the Berlin-based Alpha New Technology Services GmbH The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) of Germany published the next issue of the publication “Foreign Markets Development” in September 2018. The September issue contains an article headlined “Wind Power for … Continue reading Azerbaijan’s wind energy potential highlighted by publication of German BMWi

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TransAlta Renewables’ New Brunswick wind power expansion complete

The 17.25MW expansion of the TransAlta Renewables Inc. (“TransAlta Renewables” or the “Company”) (TSX: RNW) wind facility at Kent Hills, in New Brunswick is now fully operational, bringing total generating capacity to 167 MW. Under the 17-year power purchase agreement, New Brunswick Power receives both energy to the province’s electricity grid and renewable energy credits. … Continue reading TransAlta Renewables’ New Brunswick wind power expansion complete

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China begins constructing offshore wind farm with biggest installed wind energy capacity

China has begun constructing an offshore wind power project with the biggest installed capacity in the country. The wind farm’s first wind turbine was installed Monday in waters off Nanpeng Isle of the city of Yangjiang, south China’s Guangdong Province. The project, with a planned installed capacity of 400 MW, is expected to generate about … Continue reading China begins constructing offshore wind farm with biggest installed wind energy capacity

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Denmark and Ethiopia expand cooperation on Wind Energy

Denmark will increase our financial support to the Danish-Ethiopian strategic sector cooperation and partnership programme “Accelerating Wind Power Generation” in Ethiopia with 7 million DKK. The programme, which started in 2017, will now run until the end of 2020 contributing to the sustainable development of the Ethiopian energy sector with modern wind energy. The Danish … Continue reading Denmark and Ethiopia expand cooperation on Wind Energy

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Shell Joins the Global Wind Energy Council as a board level member

Shell has joined the Global Wind Energy Council as a board level member. Ben Backwell, CEO of the Global Wind Energy Council, says: “We are delighted to have Shell join GWEC’s board. Shell’s experience across energy markets in many geographies and deep knowledge of technology development and engineering will bring a valuable new perspective to … Continue reading Shell Joins the Global Wind Energy Council as a board level member

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EDP Renewables presents the tenth edition of its University Challenge in Spain

Over 2,000 students have participated in this initiative over the last decade The winning project Portable battery charging system using renewable energies was presented by students from Universidad de Vigo The projects submitted by students from Universidad de León and Universidad de Oviedo came in second and third, respectively. Madrid, 18 October 2018: EDP Renewables … Continue reading EDP Renewables presents the tenth edition of its University Challenge in Spain

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EU supports breakthrough wind energy technology in Portugal with EUR 60 million

EU supports breakthrough wind energy technology in Portugal with EUR 60 million loan granted by the EIB under InnovFin to Windplus Portuguese company Windplus will receive a EUR 60 million loan under the InnovFin Energy Demonstration Project programme to install a floating wind farm off the coast of Portugal. Windplus is a subsidiary of EDP … Continue reading EU supports breakthrough wind energy technology in Portugal with EUR 60 million

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Walmart, EDP Renewables Announce Three Wind Energy Power Purchase Agreements

Walmart and EDP Renewables (“EDPR”) announce three power purchase agreements (PPA) that will enable the construction of three new utility-scale wind farms – developed, owned, and operated by EDPR – in the states of Illinois and Indiana.  Walmart’s cumulative 233 megawatt (MW) investment includes the following: 123 MW from the Bright Stalk Wind Farm (a … Continue reading Walmart, EDP Renewables Announce Three Wind Energy Power Purchase Agreements

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Iberdrola Sells Its Concentrated Solar Power Plant In Spain

Iberdrola S.A. (IBDSF.PK) agreed Friday to sell its solar thermal power plant in Spain to Ence Energía, which involves the sale of 90% of the shares in Iberdrola Energía Solar de Puertollano, S.A., the company which owns the 50-megawatt (MW) solar thermal generation unit. The transaction amounts to 181.1 million euros, of which 72.3 million … Continue reading Iberdrola Sells Its Concentrated Solar Power Plant In Spain

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Lake Turkana wind farm produce first megawatts

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) recently announced the start of operation of its wind turbines. Electricity is fed directly into the national grid, with a tariff negotiated in advance by Kenya Power (KPLC). “Today at 11:30 a.m., we commissioned 175 turbines,” it was through that tweet that Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) announced, on October … Continue reading Lake Turkana wind farm produce first megawatts

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Vestas wins 294 MW wind farm order in South African auction and introduces the first V136-4.2 MW wind turbines in Africa

Vestas’ global partner Enel Green Power has awarded Vestas a 294 MW wind power order of V136-4.2 MW wind turbines, delivered in 4.2 MW Power Optimised Mode, for two projects in South Africa. The projects consist of 147 MW each and debut the V136-4.2 MW in the South African market and will feature the largest … Continue reading Vestas wins 294 MW wind farm order in South African auction and introduces the first V136-4.2 MW wind turbines in Africa

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Ball To Expand Use of Wind Power in Findlay, Ohio

Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) and One Energy Enterprises LLC announced plans today to build three additional wind turbines to provide power to Ball’s Findlay, Ohio, beverage packaging plant. The three new turbines will join three similar turbines that have been in operation since December 2015. Together, the six turbines will use sustainable wind resources to supply … Continue reading Ball To Expand Use of Wind Power in Findlay, Ohio

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New EIA report shows wind power pulls its weight

A new report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) found that wind and solar generated over 20 percent of the total electricity in 10 states last year. This offers yet another data point that renewables like wind power have become an important part of America’s electricity mix. The 10 states include Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, South … Continue reading New EIA report shows wind power pulls its weight

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Iron Mountain, Microsoft and Walmart announced power purchase agreements (PPA) with five wind energy projects

It’s been a banner week for corporate purchasers. First, Iron Mountain, Microsoft and Walmart announced power purchase agreements (PPA) with five wind projects across the country. On top of that exciting news, Microsoft also announced a new and innovative solution for corporate purchasers called the volume firming agreement (VFA), which will help large companies power … Continue reading Iron Mountain, Microsoft and Walmart announced power purchase agreements (PPA) with five wind energy projects

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France will miss out on major wind energy potential if it does not get its house in order now

On 17 October WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the France Energie Eolienne (FEE) conference in Paris and delivered a clear message: if France doesn’t get its house in order soon the costs of unrealised potential will be significant. France needs to take decisive action to ensure that it doesn’t squander its major wind energy … Continue reading France will miss out on major wind energy potential if it does not get its house in order now

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