Siemens Gamesa’s order book reflects the momentum in wind energy

Results for the third quarter of financial year 2021 (April 2021 – June 2021) Order backlog amounted to €32.6bn, underpinned by further commitments to a decarbonized economy; Siemens Gamesa logged €11.8bn order intake in the last twelve months   Rising commodity prices and higher ramp-up costs for the 5.X platform resulted in provisions for onerous contracts … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s order book reflects the momentum in wind energy

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Capital Energy finalizes the processing of its second wind farm in Asturias

The wind power project obtains prior administrative authorization, a necessary requirement to apply for construction permits Oviedo, July 29, 2021.- Capital Energy, a Spanish energy company born in 2002 and whose vocation is to become the first 100% vertically integrated renewable operator on the Iberian Peninsula, continues to advance in the development of its clean … Continue reading Capital Energy finalizes the processing of its second wind farm in Asturias

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Iberdrola commissions its first photovoltaic plant in Castile-La Mancha

The construction of the Barcience (Toledo) project has involved 250 workers and numerous national suppliers · The plant will produce clean energy for the equivalent of 25,000 homes/year It is currently building 1,200 MW of renewable energy and has a project portfolio of more than 17,000 MW on the Iberian Peninsula · In Castile-La Mancha, … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions its first photovoltaic plant in Castile-La Mancha

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Vattenfall takes on direct marketing for 250 MW offshore wind farm Arcadis Ost 1 in the Baltic Sea

Vattenfall and Parkwind have agreed to cooperate in direct marketing in the offshore wind power sector where Vattenfall will be marketing the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore windfarm in the Baltic Sea. The 250 MW offshore wind farm will be built 19 kilometers northeast of the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea, in the coastal … Continue reading Vattenfall takes on direct marketing for 250 MW offshore wind farm Arcadis Ost 1 in the Baltic Sea

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First Clean Power Annual report shows record U.S. renewables growth and investment

U.S. installed 26 gigawatts of new clean power in 2020; 170 GW of capacity enough to power 50 million homes Industry employs 415,000 Americans and has invested $334 billion in the U.S. economy since 2005 with more growth coming The American Clean Power Association today released its first Clean Power Annual report, which showed wind, … Continue reading First Clean Power Annual report shows record U.S. renewables growth and investment

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American Clean Power Association Statement on BOEM California offshore leasing call for information

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management advanced a Call for Information and Nominations for the two Morro Bay Call Areas off the coast of central California and designated the Humboldt Wind Energy Area off the coast of northern California on July 28: “BOEM’s action advancing … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on BOEM California offshore leasing call for information

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Carbon Footprint of Wind Turbines

As renewable energy gained national popularity, scientists developed production mechanisms that reached toward smaller footprints. Recent tax incentive extensions provide financial support for wind turbine customers, increasing residential and commercial purchases. The government’s support of clean energy development is up against significant ecological challenges, however. Like all technological devices, wind turbines generate carbon emissions. Until … Continue reading Carbon Footprint of Wind Turbines

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EDP Renewables reaches 12.6 GW of installed capacity

The company has 2.1 GW more in its portfolio than in the same period last year. Noteworthy is the good performance of the business in Europe and Brazil as well as the good visibility of growth in the short term and the solid asset rotation strategy implemented. EBITDA amounted to EUR 654 million (-13% vs. … Continue reading EDP Renewables reaches 12.6 GW of installed capacity

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Eni acquires 1.2 GW of wind power and solar energy projects in Spain

Eni will expand its renewable energy presence in Spain with the acquisition of solar and wind power projects with a total capacity of 1.2 GW, the company reported on July 26.Gas e Luce, Eni’s retail subsidiary, which has integrated its renewable energy operations, signed an agreement with Azora Capital to buy the portfolio of new … Continue reading Eni acquires 1.2 GW of wind power and solar energy projects in Spain

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Iberdrola and EIB sign a new €550 million green loan to boost smart grids in Spain

The project will contribute to the electrification of the Spanish economy and improved efficiency via better automation and control mechanisms, through the digitization of electrical networks The funds will be allocated to the investment plan covering this infrastructure that i-DE – Iberdrola’s Spanish distributor – will develop for €1.5 billion between 2021 and 2023 This … Continue reading Iberdrola and EIB sign a new €550 million green loan to boost smart grids in Spain

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EDP Renewables secures 25-year PPA for a 200 MWac solar project in the US

The solar project is located in Arizona and is expected to enter in operation in 2023. EDPR continues improving its technological diversification and has now 2.5 GW of solar capacity secured to install until 2023. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, has secured a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement … Continue reading EDP Renewables secures 25-year PPA for a 200 MWac solar project in the US

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Acciona and SSE Renewables have agreed to explore offshore wind energy opportunities in Poland

ACCIONA Energía and SSE Renewables have agreed to explore offshore wind opportunities in Poland as the country seeks to progress the deployment of around 6GW of offshore wind energy by the end of the decade. For that purpose, both companies, who are already cooperating on the exploration of offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal, … Continue reading Acciona and SSE Renewables have agreed to explore offshore wind energy opportunities in Poland

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Duke Energy starts up 182 MW Texas wind farm

Duke Energy has begun commercial operation of its 182MW Maryneal Windpower wind farm in Texas. The Maryneal plant, in Nolan County, increases Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ US wind capacity to over 3GW. In 2019, Sprint, now part of T-Mobile, signed a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3MW of the energy generated by the … Continue reading Duke Energy starts up 182 MW Texas wind farm

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Oyster Bay wind farm ready for commercial operations

The Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA) 140 MW Oyster Bay wind farm, situated in the Kouga municipality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, has successfully reached commercial operation. Every year the Oyster Bay wind farm will generate over 568 GWh and prevent 590,000 tons of CO² from being emitted into the atmosphere.  This brings … Continue reading Oyster Bay wind farm ready for commercial operations

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RWE deploys new software tool to optimise operations across offshore wind fleet

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed an agreement with the Danish firm Systematic to deploy an innovative information management tool across its global fleet of offshore wind farms. Under the contract, software company Systematic will supply it’s marine management tool, called SITE, to manage vessel and personnel information as well … Continue reading RWE deploys new software tool to optimise operations across offshore wind fleet

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Wind turbines being built in Barbados

Construction is under way at Ashford Plantation, St John, for the erection of four wind turbines, the first of their kind in Barbados, by Pavana Energy Limited.Electricity in Barbados could be up and running the very next day after a storm with wind turbine energy. So said developers of Pavana Energy Limited, the first company … Continue reading Wind turbines being built in Barbados

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RWE builds one of the largest battery storage facilities in Germany

Spread across two locations and coupled with hydropower stations – RWE is building one of the largest and most innovative battery storage systems in Germany. A battery system with a total capacity of 117 megawatts is being installed at the company’s power plants in Lingen (Lower Saxony) and Werne (North Rhine-Westphalia). What is special about … Continue reading RWE builds one of the largest battery storage facilities in Germany

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Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project – the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.  … Continue reading Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

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GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

Agreement to use Whiffle’s ultra-fine atmospheric Large Eddy Simulation (LES) modeling for wind energy applications. Technology will be used to optimize wind turbine siting and enable improved AEP. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has entered into an Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Whiffle, a Netherlands-based weather forecasting technology firm, for application of Whiffle’s … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

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Iberdrola grants Van Oord the installation of the foundations for the Baltic Eagle wind farm

Iberdrola and Van Oord have signed a contract for the transportation and installation of Baltic Eagle’s monopile foundations, as well as the supply, transportation and installation of the inter-array cables. With a production capacity of 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm will supply renewable energy to 475,000 households, while saving nearly one million tons … Continue reading Iberdrola grants Van Oord the installation of the foundations for the Baltic Eagle wind farm

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