Wind power in Italy: Nordex delivering N117 wind turbines for a wind farm

Nordex has now received the contract for the “Melfi I” project, entailing the delivery and installation of a total of ten multi-megawatt wind turbines together with a premium service contract covering a minimum period of 15 years. In spring 2015, Nordex will be delivering eight N117/3000 and two N117/2400 wind turbines to the site in … Continue reading Wind power in Italy: Nordex delivering N117 wind turbines for a wind farm

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Renewable energy could take a significant leap forward with improved energy storage technologies

The use of renewable energy in the United States could take a significant leap forward with improved storage technologies or more efforts to “match” different forms of alternative energy systems that provide an overall more steady flow of electricity, researchers say in a new report.   Historically, a major drawback to the use and cost-effectiveness … Continue reading Renewable energy could take a significant leap forward with improved energy storage technologies

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NextEra Energy Canada announces commercial operation of its Jericho Wind Energy Centre

NextEra Energy Canada, LP, today announced that its affiliates have achieved commercial operation at their Jericho Wind Energy Centre. The 149-megawatt wind energy centre is capable of generating enough electricity to power more than 37,500 homes via its 92 GE wind turbines.   “This project is significant not only because of the emissions-free electricity it … Continue reading NextEra Energy Canada announces commercial operation of its Jericho Wind Energy Centre

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Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells 200,000 Electric Vehicles

Renault-Nissan Alliance released today an important announcement on reaching the mark of 200,000 cumulative sales of all-electric vehicles in early November. This number comes almost 4 years after the launch the Nissan LEAF in December 2010, and include six models – Nissan LEAF and new e-NV200 plus four Renault – Kangoo Z.E., Fluence Z.E. (existing … Continue reading Renault-Nissan Alliance Sells 200,000 Electric Vehicles

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China Can Nearly Quadruple Share of Modern Renewable Energy by 2030

China can increase its use of renewable energy from 13 to 26 per cent by 2030, according to a new report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The growth in renewable energy use would represent nearly a fourfold increase in the share of modern renewables between 2010 and 2030. China can increase … Continue reading China Can Nearly Quadruple Share of Modern Renewable Energy by 2030

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Alstom’s tidal turbines have generated over 1GWh to the Scottish grid

As part of their testing programmes at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, Alstom’s tidal devices have now generated over 1GWh of electricity, in actual operating conditions, to the Scottish grid.   Alstom’s 1MW tidal turbine, deployed in 2013 as part of the ReDAPT  project, at EMEC’s tidal test site, has demonstrated … Continue reading Alstom’s tidal turbines have generated over 1GWh to the Scottish grid

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Green Light for First Dutch Offshore Wind Power Grid Connection

Pondera Consult with Arcadis been commissioned by TenneT for the guidance of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedure for the first offshore grid connection in the Netherlands. TenneT TSO is responsible in the Netherlands for the connection of offshore wind farms in the North Sea. Wind Borssele area is the first area that is being … Continue reading Green Light for First Dutch Offshore Wind Power Grid Connection

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Areva contract for Alpha Ventus offshore wind farm in Germany

Areva has secured a new contract to continue service and maintenance of its wind turbines at the Alpha Ventus offshore wind farm in Germany.   The five-year deal signed with project operating consortium Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld und Infrastruktur (DOTI) extends a previous contract started in 2009. The first contract included the commissioning of the six M5000-116 … Continue reading Areva contract for Alpha Ventus offshore wind farm in Germany

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Wind power in the Dominican Republic: Vestas has received an order for 15 V112-3.3 MW wind turbines for the 49.5 MW Larimar wind power plant in Enriquillo

Vestas has received an order for 15 V112-3.3 MW wind turbines for the 49.5 MW Larimar wind farm in Enriquillo, Dominican Republic. This is the second order in Latin America that Vestas has received from Spain-based Grupo Cobra since September 2014.   The 15 wind turbines for this supply-only contract are expected to be delivered … Continue reading Wind power in the Dominican Republic: Vestas has received an order for 15 V112-3.3 MW wind turbines for the 49.5 MW Larimar wind power plant in Enriquillo

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World Summit for Small Wind Energy 2015: Call for Papers

The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) and New Energy Husum are pleased to invite all small and medium wind stakeholders to participate in the 6th World Summit for Small Wind (WSSW2015), taking place in Husum/Germany on 19, 20 and 21 March 2015, in parallel with the New Energy Husum Trade Fair 2015 (19- 22 March … Continue reading World Summit for Small Wind Energy 2015: Call for Papers

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Banco Santander to sell part of Nevada Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project to canadian pension funds

Banco Santander is seeking regulatory approval to indirectly sell part of its stake in a large Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in Nevada to two big Canadian pension funds.    Banco Santander is seeking regulatory approval to indirectly sell part of its stake in a large Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in Nevada to two … Continue reading Banco Santander to sell part of Nevada Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project to canadian pension funds

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Wind power in USA: Nordex to build large-scale wind farm with 43 N100/2500 wind turbines

Nordex SE has been awarded a contract for the delivery of 43 N100/2500 wind turbines plus a service contract for a period of at least five years. The “Thunder Spirit” wind energy project has already qualified under the applicable production tax credit system and has signed a power purchase agreement with a regional utility. The … Continue reading Wind power in USA: Nordex to build large-scale wind farm with 43 N100/2500 wind turbines

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Upcoming event could help wind energy developers avoid costly mistakes

NREL experts examine a 3D model of wind plant aerodynamics that shows how wakes impact downwind turbines. Credit: Dennis Shroeder via NREL. How much energy a wind farm is going to produce is the single biggest driver of wind farm economics. That’s why accurately predicting wind farm output has long been a major focus area … Continue reading Upcoming event could help wind energy developers avoid costly mistakes

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NTPC to build 375-MW solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh

The UP government is set to join hands with NTPC to develop a 375-MW solar power plant in Jalon district, with the objective of tiding over the power crisis. The state government plans to hand over about 750 hectare in Jalon to NTPC for developing the solar plant in a phased manner. NTPC will pay … Continue reading NTPC to build 375-MW solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh

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Wind energy in Portugal: Gamesa to install wind turbines in a 50-MW wind farm

Gamesa will install eight G97-2.0 MW and 17 G114-2.0 MW wind turbines in the Pisco wind farm being built in the north of the country. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has signed an agreement with wind farm developer and operator Exus Management Partners for the turnkey construction of a 50 MW facility … Continue reading Wind energy in Portugal: Gamesa to install wind turbines in a 50-MW wind farm

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New poll finds 73 percent of voters support crucial tax policy for wind energy

A new poll found that wide majorities of Republicans, Democrats and Independents support keeping the renewable energy Production Tax Credit, the key federal policy support mechanism for wind energy. The Gotham Research Group poll found 73 percent of registered voters support continuing the Production Tax Credit (PTC), including 63 percent of registered Republicans, 74 percent of … Continue reading New poll finds 73 percent of voters support crucial tax policy for wind energy

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Electric buses for Sydney Airport in Australia

Carbridge Pty. Ltd., Australia’s leading airport ground transportation provider has begun a six-month Electric Bus pilot program at Sydney International Airport. The bus selected for the pilot was made by BYD Company Ltd, which has been recognized over the past few months for its industry leading operational range. The bus will be used as an … Continue reading Electric buses for Sydney Airport in Australia

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Solar photovoltaic (PV) will more than treble from 135.66 Gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 413.98 GW by 2020

The global cumulative installed capacity of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules will more than treble from 135.66 Gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 413.98 GW by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report* states that emerging economies in Asia-Pacific, South and Central America and the Middle East and Africa are expected to … Continue reading Solar photovoltaic (PV) will more than treble from 135.66 Gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 413.98 GW by 2020

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Wide majorities of both Republicans and Democrats want more American wind power, back PTC extension

A new poll finds that wide majorities of Republicans, Democrats and Independents support keeping the Production Tax Credit so that investment in wind energy can continue, and American workers can make more of our own energy here in America.   “These poll results couldn’t be clearer. American voters support wind power and support continuing the … Continue reading Wide majorities of both Republicans and Democrats want more American wind power, back PTC extension

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