Vattenfall launches pilot data centre project to offer sustainable compute capacity

Vattenfall and Cloud&Heat Technologies have started a strategic partnership with a joint sustainable data centre pilot project to deliver fossil free, reliable high-speed computing capacity. The data centre, outside Stockholm, is equipped with high-end servers to cater for Artificial Intelligence and High-Performance Computing applications and designed to offer high performance, security, and direct utilization of … Continue reading Vattenfall launches pilot data centre project to offer sustainable compute capacity

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Brazil breaks wind power expansion record in one year

The expansion of installed electricity capacity from wind energy in Brazil reached 3,051.29 megawatts (MW) in 2021, considering data from November. This is the largest increase in this source since 2014, when the National Electric Power Agency – ANEEL released 2,786 MW for commercial operation in the country. Currently, wind power plants constitute 20.1 gigawatts … Continue reading Brazil breaks wind power expansion record in one year

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Powering Vietnam’s net zero pathway through Vietnam Wind Power 2021

Organised by Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Informa Markets, Vietnam Wind Power (VWP) is the official wind industry event held in Vietnam since 2018. Following Vietnam’s recent pledge on reaching net zero by 2050 at COP26, Vietnam Wind Power 2021 will be the first post-COP wind conference in Vietnam that will discuss the way … Continue reading Powering Vietnam’s net zero pathway through Vietnam Wind Power 2021

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Renewable Wind Energy Can Help Save the Planet and the Ocean’s Marine Life

The ocean’s winds, central to those centuries dominated by sail ships, are about to play two new historical roles: helping to save us from fossil fuels and making habitats safe for marine life. H. Bruce Franklin December 4, 2021 by E-The Environmental Magazine Winds rarely break into the news except when they disrupt daily life. But … Continue reading Renewable Wind Energy Can Help Save the Planet and the Ocean’s Marine Life

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Nordex receives an order for 300 MW of wind energy in the US.

67 N155 / 4.X wind turbines of the Delta4000 series for the El Sauz wind farm.Nordex has secured an order totaling approximately 300 MW for a wind project in the US The Nordex Group will supply 67 N155 / 4.X wind turbines for the El Sauz wind farm located in Texas. The order also includes … Continue reading Nordex receives an order for 300 MW of wind energy in the US.

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RWE and Kerpen municipal utility to jointly develop two wind farms

Kerpen municipal utility and RWE Renewables have signed a statement of intent. Part of the agreement is the joint development of two wind farms within the Kerpen municipal area. The wind farms with a total installed capacity of around 50 megawatts (MW) are to be constructed on the Marienfeld field and along the A4 motorway. … Continue reading RWE and Kerpen municipal utility to jointly develop two wind farms

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27.8% of electricity came from wind power in November in Spain

Wind energy generated 27.8% in November, photovoltaic 5.8% and concentrated solar power thermal 0.8%. The demand for electricity in Spain rises 4% in November. 41.7% of the monthly generation was of renewable origin and 57.2% was produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent. The demand for electrical energy increases 12% in the Balearic … Continue reading 27.8% of electricity came from wind power in November in Spain

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DNV to lead study on potential of European hydrogen distribution networks

Independent energy expert and assurance provider DNV will lead a study that will produce a roadmap for European distribution networks to show how they can unlock the growth potential of hydrogen utilization. DNV was contracted to conduct the study by the Ready4H2 project. Ready4H2 is a European project that aims to combine the hydrogen expertise … Continue reading DNV to lead study on potential of European hydrogen distribution networks

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Siemens Gamesa delivers 250 MW of clean wind energy to Egypt

Erection and commissioning of 96 SG 2.6-114 wind turbines in less than 10 months; Long term maintenance provided through a 15-year service agreement; Generation of 1,000 GWh per year increasing Egypt’s installed wind energy capacity by 18%; First renewable energy project in Egypt to be energized through a 220kV Gas Insulated Substation developed by Siemens … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa delivers 250 MW of clean wind energy to Egypt

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The first kilowatts from the Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm of Rosatom entered the power grid of Russia

The Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm (Stavropol Krai) began supplying electricity to the wholesale electricity and capacity market on December 1, 2021. The wind farm with an installed capacity of 60 MW consists of 24 wind turbine generators. Local content of facility equipment, as confirmed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, amounts … Continue reading The first kilowatts from the Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm of Rosatom entered the power grid of Russia

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Vietnam targets 75 pct energy from renewables by 2045

Vietnam plans to have renewables account for 75 percent of national power production capacity and 70 percent of actual production by 2045 under its COP 26 commitments. The targets have been set as part of the country’s transition to clean energy after PM Pham Minh Chinh committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 at the … Continue reading Vietnam targets 75 pct energy from renewables by 2045

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Colombia looks to offshore wind energy

At the 17th ASOCODIS Colombian power distribution conference this week, Colombia’s energy minister Diego Mesa said the country is advancing its plans for offshore wind development, with draft regulations almost ready for public comment. “We hope to publish draft regulations for comment in the coming weeks and implement them next year,” said Mesa. “We see … Continue reading Colombia looks to offshore wind energy

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Brazil is making strides in wind power

Brazil is already the world’s seventh ranked country globally for wind power projects – and it is making even more strides to increase its installations. Acciona Energía has signed an agreement with Casa dos Ventos, Brazil’s largest renewable energy investor group, for the acquisition of two wind projects that are currently being developed in the … Continue reading Brazil is making strides in wind power

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ACP announces additional headline speakers for CLEANPOWER 2021

The American Clean Power Association today announced two additional headliners that join the speaker lineup for the CLEANPOWER 2021 event in Salt Lake City on December 7-8.  Former Secretary of Treasury Larry Summers and energy industry expert Dan Yergin will both be part of the virtual programming at CLEANPOWER 2021. CLEANPOWER is the leading renewable … Continue reading ACP announces additional headline speakers for CLEANPOWER 2021

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Wind Energy Wildlife Research Fund Study Examines a Critical Clean Energy & Conservation Conundrum: What is the Optimal Level of Curtailment?

Achieving a sustainable future depends on significantly expanding our nation’s clean energy supply while also protecting and conserving wildlife. The Wind Wildlife Research Fund is a unique, industry-led initiative that pools resources to advance independent, peer-reviewed research and deliver solutions to wind-wildlife challenges. An area of interest for industry and conservation stakeholders is understanding the … Continue reading Wind Energy Wildlife Research Fund Study Examines a Critical Clean Energy & Conservation Conundrum: What is the Optimal Level of Curtailment?

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Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

ACCIONA Energía has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Stanwell Corporation, a Queensland Government Owned Corporation, for future energy supply via a direct connection between ACCIONA Energía’s Aldoga photovoltaic plant and the Stanwell-led CQ-H2 consortium’s proposed large-scale green hydrogen electrolysis facility. A consortium led by Stanwell Corporation -which also includes … Continue reading Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

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An estimated 11,300 GWh of energy is lost across wind farms in Europe and America every year

An estimated 11,300 GWh/ year of critical energy is currently being lost across wind farms in Europe and the US – enough to power major cities for months. This is according to ONYX Insight, a digital and engineering solutions provider driving the future of renewable energy. The volume of energy estimated to be lost could … Continue reading An estimated 11,300 GWh of energy is lost across wind farms in Europe and America every year

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Photovoltaic and solar thermal energy production and wind energy production in Europe

During the month of November, many European electricity markets set record prices, and those that did not, continued at October levels that were also record at the time. The arrival of low temperatures together with high gas prices and CO2 record prices were the main drivers of these electricity prices. On the other hand, records … Continue reading Photovoltaic and solar thermal energy production and wind energy production in Europe

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Equinor reach financial close on the third phase of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank wind farm owners, Equinor and SSE, have today announced financial close on the third phase of the project, Dogger Bank C. The terms achieved are some of the best ever for a construction offshore wind project in the UK. “Reaching financial close on the third phase of Dogger Bank is a significant milestone … Continue reading Equinor reach financial close on the third phase of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

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Nordex receives order for 50 MW of wind power from Scotland

The Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT), managed by Octopus Renewables Limited, has commissioned the Nordex Group to supply twelve N133 turbines for the Cumberhead wind farm in Scotland. Each of the wind turbines will operate in an optimized mode of 4,165 MW. The order also includes a Premium Service for the maintenance and revision of … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 50 MW of wind power from Scotland

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