Enel Green Power begins construction of a 180 MW wind farm in Villar de los Navarros

The TICO WIND wind power plant will come online in early 2022 and will have the capacity to generate around 471 gigawatt-hours (GWh) per year. Enel Green Power España (EGPE) has begun the construction of a new 180 megawatt (MW) wind farm in the Zaragoza town of Villar de los Navarros. The associated investment stands … Continue reading Enel Green Power begins construction of a 180 MW wind farm in Villar de los Navarros

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Ørsted breaks ground on first renewable hydrogen project

Today, Dan Jørgensen, the Danish minister for Climate, Energy & Utilities, led the groundbreaking ceremony of the H2RES project, marking the onsite construction start of Ørsted’s first renewable hydrogen project. H2RES will have a capacity of 2 MW and will be situated on Ørsted’s premises on Avedøre Holme in Copenhagen. The project will investigate how … Continue reading Ørsted breaks ground on first renewable hydrogen project

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Dogger Bank, world’s largest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank breaks the bounds of what size an offshore wind farm can be. Soon, this giant sandbank off the coast of the UK will be the site of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, capable of providing energy equivalent to powering five million British homes. If you’ve heard of Dogger Bank, a large sandbank … Continue reading Dogger Bank, world’s largest offshore wind farm

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Capital Energy in Soria adds 305 MW of wind energy

The commissioning of all these renewable energy facilities and their associated electricity evacuation infrastructures, located in 16 municipal districts of the province of Soria and eight of Zaragoza, will involve an investment of around 293 million eurosThe 55 wind turbines at the Corpal, San Cristóbal, Pedrecha and Cabezuelas wind farms will be capable of supplying … Continue reading Capital Energy in Soria adds 305 MW of wind energy

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China offshore wind farm connects to grid

An offshore wind farm near the Zhoushan Islands, east China’s Zhejiang Province, was commissioned and connected to the grid on Sunday. The Daishan No. 4 wind farm has 54 wind turbines, with a total installed capacity of 234 megawatts. It is currently able to supply 618 million kilowatt-hours of electricity to the power grid a … Continue reading China offshore wind farm connects to grid

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How Cities Can Take Action to Drive the Energy Transition

The dominance of fossil fuels in the urban energy supply puts cities on the frontline of climate change. Cities account for about 75% of global primary energy use and are responsible for 70 per cent of energy related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, making them key actors in both national and global efforts to transition to … Continue reading How Cities Can Take Action to Drive the Energy Transition

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New coalition of the wind energy industry and the academic world for the total recyclability of wind turbine blades

A coalition of industry and academic leaders have developed a new technology to enable circularity for thermoset composites, the material used to make wind turbine blades. The new technology delivers the final technological step on the journey towards a fully recyclable wind turbine value chain. To enable the adoption of this new technology, and to … Continue reading New coalition of the wind energy industry and the academic world for the total recyclability of wind turbine blades

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Public Sector Wind Power Purchase Agreements Support Europe’s Decarbonization

The Dutch Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with a 22 turbine wind farm in the Port of Rotterdam that is being developed by the utility Eneco. The wind farm will be on land owned by the Rijkswaterstaat. It will generate 400 GWh of electricity a … Continue reading Public Sector Wind Power Purchase Agreements Support Europe’s Decarbonization

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Goals of the Solar Energy Technologies Office

The goal of the Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is to accelerate the development and deployment of solar technology to support an equitable transition to a decarbonized electricity system by 2035 and decarbonized energy sector by 2050. Achieving this goal will support the nationwide effort to meet the threat of climate change and ensure … Continue reading Goals of the Solar Energy Technologies Office

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The wind breaks in one day all the brands of wind energy production of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

The favorable wind weather conditions in recent days and the recent installation of two new wind farms in Arrecife and Puerto del Rosario have made the Lanzarote-Fuerteventura system, interconnected for more than 30 years, surpassed yesterday , May 13, 2021, all the maximum wind and renewable energy production, according to data from the Electricity Control … Continue reading The wind breaks in one day all the brands of wind energy production of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

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New partnership to help set up solar, wind power plants in Oman

New solar and wind power plants could soon be set up in Oman, under an agreement between local company Anvwar Asian Investments (AAI), and a consortium of international investors. The move is expected to reduce Oman’s dependence on fossil fuel-based sources of energy, such as oil and gas, which is also part of the objectives … Continue reading New partnership to help set up solar, wind power plants in Oman

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Enel Green Power commissions the 15 MW Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in Mallorca

The Nou Biniatria is the second solar photovoltaic plant that Enel Green Power has commissioned on the island of Mallorca and represents a milestone in the energy transformation of the Alcúdia power plant. Enel Green Power España (EGPE), has commissioned the new Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in the town of Alcúdia in Mallorca. This … Continue reading Enel Green Power commissions the 15 MW Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in Mallorca

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U.S. adds enough solar and wind energy to power 1 million homes in Q1

It’s an understatement to say the past year has been filled with twists and turns, and the headlines have continued causing whiplash so far in 2021. However, one constant has been the continued rapid growth of clean energy. The numbers are in for the year’s first quarter, and they show a trend with no signs … Continue reading U.S. adds enough solar and wind energy to power 1 million homes in Q1

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In Uganda, renewables are making the future brighter

Enel Green Power’s solar energy together with the humanitarian commitment of EMERGENCY at the new pediatric center in Entebbe, Uganda, an outstanding medical facility designed by an outstanding architect, Renzo Piano. We have donated 2,500 photovoltaic panels to guarantee the stability of the electricity supply and help ensure the continuity of essential hospital services. A … Continue reading In Uganda, renewables are making the future brighter

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Ecoener continues to grow in wind power in the Canary Islands with the award of 31% of EOLCAN 2

The 31MW wind power is equivalent to 6.85 million euros and make Ecoener the largest winner of this call. Ecoener continues its growth in the Canary Islands with the award of 31% of the total aid granted in the second Call for Aid for investment in wind technology electric power production facilities located on the … Continue reading Ecoener continues to grow in wind power in the Canary Islands with the award of 31% of EOLCAN 2

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50-megawatt wind power plant in eastern Georgia to launch in 2022

A 50-megawatt wind power plant near the eastern Georgia village of Nigoza will start operating in 2022, Economy Minister Natia Turnava announced. Turnava met today with Ahmet Çal?k, Chairman of the Turkish Board of Çal?k Energy, which is one of the major investors in Georgia’s energy sector.During the meeting, Turnava and Çal?k discussed current and … Continue reading 50-megawatt wind power plant in eastern Georgia to launch in 2022

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U.S. added 2,500 MW of wind energy, 1,200 MW of utility-scale solar, 100 MW of battery storage in first three months of the year

The Clean Power Quarterly Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows that U.S. project developers installed nearly 40 percent more wind power in the first three months of 2021 than in the first three months of 2020, the strongest year ever for clean power. This amount of development also represents … Continue reading U.S. added 2,500 MW of wind energy, 1,200 MW of utility-scale solar, 100 MW of battery storage in first three months of the year

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Renewable Energy Investment Act

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement after the Renewable Energy Investment Act was introduced in Congress today: “The American Clean Power Association strongly supports the Renewable Energy Investment Act introduced by Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Mike Levin (D-CA).  With the right mix of policies in place, clean energy is poised for tremendous … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Renewable Energy Investment Act

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Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic energy displace coal in Chile

Projection of the Electrical Coordinator assumes compliance with the installation plan of 2,450 MW of solar, plus another 1,540 MW of wind power. Thus, the sum of these energy sources, hydro NCRE, geothermal energy and others, will exceed the contribution of coal. Coal as a source of electricity generation in Chile has an expiration date. … Continue reading Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic energy displace coal in Chile

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New partnership between Synhelion and Wood accelerates market entry of solar fuels

Swiss solar fuel pioneer Synhelion has entered into a partnership with Wood, a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment to rapidly bring solar-based synthetic fuels to market. The two companies are drawing on their strengths – Synhelion’s innovative solar technology and Wood’s industrially established chemical process technology for syngas … Continue reading New partnership between Synhelion and Wood accelerates market entry of solar fuels

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