Vestas signs agreement with Vattenfall and BASF for Nordlicht offshore wind projects in the German North Sea

Vestas has secured a conditional agreement to supply 112 V236-15.0 MW wind turbines for Vattenfall and BASF’s Nordlicht 1 and 2 offshore wind projects, as previously disclosed in Vestas’ company announcement 10/2024 of June 13, 2024. Also within the scope of the contract is a 5-year service and warranty agreement followed by an operational support … Continue reading Vestas signs agreement with Vattenfall and BASF for Nordlicht offshore wind projects in the German North Sea

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Strong 2023 offshore wind growth (10,8 GW) as industry sets course for record-breaking decade

Offshore wind power is poised for truly global growth after 2023 saw the second-highest annual installations as well as key policy developments that set the foundations for accelerated expansion of the industry over the next decade. Download the Global Offshore Wind Report 2024 In 2023, despite the macroeconomic challenges faced by the sector in some … Continue reading Strong 2023 offshore wind growth (10,8 GW) as industry sets course for record-breaking decade

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Iberdrola obtains final environmental authorization to build the largest wind farm in Portugal

The infrastructure is integrated into the Tâmega hydroelectric complex that the company has in the neighboring country.It will have a power of 274 MW and will take advantage of the already built grid injection point in a hybrid way with Támega to increase the contribution of clean energy.This project will allow greater energy security by … Continue reading Iberdrola obtains final environmental authorization to build the largest wind farm in Portugal

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Photovoltaic energy can reduce the energy bill for water desalination by up to 24%

A study led by researchers from the Institute of Water and Environmental Engineering (IIAMA) of the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) highlights combining photovoltaic solar energy in water desalination facilities can reduce the cost by up to 24%, which makes viable for use in areas with productive agriculture. The work has been carried out by … Continue reading Photovoltaic energy can reduce the energy bill for water desalination by up to 24%

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DEWA receives applications for 4th Integrated Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Designer training

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)’s Innovation Centre has started receiving applications for participation in the fourth batch of the ‘Integrated Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Designer’ training on solar PV systems and plants, design methods, installation, testing and maintenance, as well as evaluating solar PV projects. The Innovation Centre organises the training in collaboration with … Continue reading DEWA receives applications for 4th Integrated Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Designer training

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Vestas to deliver 192 MW turnkey wind energy EPC project in Romania

Vestas has received a firm order from First Look Solutions, a subsidiary of Rezolv Energy and Low Carbon, to deliver a complete engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solution for the 192 MW Vifor wind farm in southeastern Romania. The order includes 30 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines from the EnVentus platform operating in 6.4 MW operational … Continue reading Vestas to deliver 192 MW turnkey wind energy EPC project in Romania

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Iran finalizes plan for construction of 15 GW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants

Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber says a comprehensive plan for the construction of photovoltaic solar power plants to generate 15 gigawatts of electricity has been finalized. Mokhber said that the plan aims to resolve the country’s energy imbalance and reduce the consumption of liquid fuel in thermal power plants. After being approved by the … Continue reading Iran finalizes plan for construction of 15 GW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants

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Iberdrola obtains environmental authorization for a 274 MW wind power plant in Portugal

Iberdrola has announced that it will build a new wind farm in Portugal after having obtained the necessary environmental authorization. The facility will be located in the districts of Vila Real and Braga and will have a power of 274 megawatts (MW), which will supply electricity to a total of 128,000 homes. The plant will … Continue reading Iberdrola obtains environmental authorization for a 274 MW wind power plant in Portugal

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GWEC India Appoints Suzlon’s Girish Tanti as New Chair

As Global Wind Day is celebrated across the world, GWEC India is delighted to announce Mr. Girish Tanti, Vice-Chairman of Suzlon Group, has been appointed as the Chair. The position plays a key role in driving GWEC India’s work with national and state government’s that assist government and industry’s efforts for building the right momentum … Continue reading GWEC India Appoints Suzlon’s Girish Tanti as New Chair

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A study estimates the potential of floating photovoltaics at 1,302 TWh

Some countries could meet their total electricity needs from floating solar panels, according to new research. The research team, made up of researchers from Bangor and Lancaster Universities and the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, calculated the daily electrical output of floating photovoltaics on nearly 68,000 lakes and reservoirs around the world, using available climate … Continue reading A study estimates the potential of floating photovoltaics at 1,302 TWh

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A new technology, the perovskite photovoltaic cell, promises to revolutionize solar energy

Solar photovoltaics (PV) is about to undergo a major transformation. With the development of perovskite photovoltaic cells, the solar panels we know today could become a thing of the past. But what makes this new technology so special? The perovskite photovoltaic cell is made of a mineral composed of calcium, titanium and oxygen, which has … Continue reading A new technology, the perovskite photovoltaic cell, promises to revolutionize solar energy

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Goldwind is implemented in Brazilian wind energy

Chinese turbine manufacturer Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd is committed to further expanding its presence abroad with the acquisition of its first overseas wind turbine manufacturing plant in Brazil. The company finalized an agreement with General Electric to acquire the Camacari assembly plant located in Bahia state, Brazil, in May, which is set … Continue reading Goldwind is implemented in Brazilian wind energy

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Demand for photovoltaic solar power and energy storage is only going to increase. What’s the plan for meeting it?

Day 2 of the 2024 Solar and Energy Storage Summit and the conversation was still in full swing. David Banmiller was there once again to capture all the debate and discussion on the future of the solar energy sector. Electrification is at the heart of the energy transition. There’s been a sharp rise in grid … Continue reading Demand for photovoltaic solar power and energy storage is only going to increase. What’s the plan for meeting it?

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Hornillos de Cerrato (Spain) receives the EOLO 2024 award for the rural integration of wind energy

The award recognizes that wind energy has been implemented with harmony and is compatible with the rest of the economic activities. The municipality of Hornillos de Cerrato in Palencia (Spain) has been awarded the EOLO Prize by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) for being a “model municipality” where the development and integration of wind … Continue reading Hornillos de Cerrato (Spain) receives the EOLO 2024 award for the rural integration of wind energy

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Photovoltaic solar energy produced will increase by 50% in 2024 in Romania

The production of thermal plants decreased by -4.6%, that of hydroelectric plants decreased by -13.8% and even that of nuclear plants also decreased by -0.5%. Primary energy resources decreased by 3.3% in the first four months and electrical resources decreased by 1.2%, compared to the same period in 2023. According to data from the INS, … Continue reading Photovoltaic solar energy produced will increase by 50% in 2024 in Romania

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Vestas secures 660 MW order for Nordseecluster A offshore wind power project in Germany

Vestas has received a firm order for RWE’s 660 MW Nordseecluster A offshore wind farm in Germany, ref. The Nordseecluster is being implemented in two phases: Nordseecluster A and B. For the first phase of the project, Vestas will supply 44 V236-15.0 MW wind turbines and is responsible for the supply, delivery and commissioning of … Continue reading Vestas secures 660 MW order for Nordseecluster A offshore wind power project in Germany

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Solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power capacity expected to surpass 1,200 GW target next year in China

GlobalData’s latest report, “China Power Market Size, Trends, Regulations, Competitive Landscape and Forecast, 2024-2035” reveals that solar PV power is expected to maintain its status as the dominant source of renewable power until 2035. Financial incentives and policy support are among the primary drivers that facilitate the achievement of targets ahead of schedule. China to … Continue reading Solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power capacity expected to surpass 1,200 GW target next year in China

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Vestas has signed a conditional agreement for an offshore wind project with a capacity of more than 1 GW in northern Europe

Vestas has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of wind turbines for a two-phase offshore wind project in Northern Europe with a capacity above Vestas’ current disclosure threshold of 1 GW. When the agreement results in firm and unconditional orders, Vestas will disclose them in accordance with the company’s disclosure policy.

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Nordex exceeds 5 GW threshold for wind energy installations in the Nordic countries

With the installation of an N163/5.X turbine at the Kalistanneva wind farm in Finland, the Nordex Group has surpassed the threshold of 5 GW of installed capacity in the Nordic region. A total of 1,234 “Made by Nordex” wind turbines are currently in operation in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway and produce clean electricity for … Continue reading Nordex exceeds 5 GW threshold for wind energy installations in the Nordic countries

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