UK onshore wind energy portfolio reaches 33 GW

The total portfolio of onshore wind farm projects in the UK has risen to almost 33 GW, compared to 30 GW 12 months ago, according to new research published in the latest Wild Wind Project Intelligence report. It covers wind turbine projects that are in operation, under construction, approved or planned in the country, R-UK … Continue reading UK onshore wind energy portfolio reaches 33 GW

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Green ambitions in Spain

Renewable sources accounted for 43 per cent of the electricity produced in Spain in 2020. This is the highest share of renewable electricity since measurements began, but short of the Spanish government’s target of a renewable share of 74 per cent by 2030. Explained by Statkraft Spain Wind power Solar power SustainabilityPower Plants Tiago Thomaz … Continue reading Green ambitions in Spain

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RWE commissions its first onshore wind farm in France

With the commissioning of Les Pierrots onshore wind farm, RWE is successfully building its renewables portfolio in France. The company invested over 33 million euros in its first French onshore wind farm, located some 250 kilometres south of Paris. Its eleven Nordex turbines (type N117 2400 TS98) have a total installed capacity of 26.4 megawatts … Continue reading RWE commissions its first onshore wind farm in France

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Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

Iberdrola remains in the ‘top 10’ of credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Clean Energy Index, which is deemed as the number one sustainability benchmark. In fact, this index is used by numerous funds when drawing up their investment portfolios. This ranking is designed to measure the performance of companies with business activities … Continue reading Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

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Nordex exceeded 1,000 wind turbines and 3 GW of wind power in Turkey

Business in Turkey continues to be successful for the Nordex Group. On 1 October 2021, the Turkish Wind Energy Association announced their half year statistics 2021. According to this report, Nordex Turkey maintained its market leadership with a 28.55% market share of 3,022MW installed capacity. In August 2021, Nordex Turkey installed its 1,000th turbine in … Continue reading Nordex exceeded 1,000 wind turbines and 3 GW of wind power in Turkey

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Wind farm to be built in Germany’s North Sea

The Federal Office for Maritime Navigation and Hydrography (BSH) announced today that it has approved the project for a 900 megawatt wind farm in the German North Sea. The park will have an area of 75 square kilometers and will house 83 wind turbines, which will rise 242 meters above sea level and will have … Continue reading Wind farm to be built in Germany’s North Sea

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Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

The Spanish company has certified the entire Nabralift 2.0 tower family, made up of three tower configurations that cover hub heights of between 140 and 190 meters. Nabralift 2.0, the new family of self-lifting towers from Nabrawind, has received the “Design Evaluation Conformity Statement” from DNV. The Nabralift 2.0 tower catalog is made up of … Continue reading Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

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Ocean Winds celebrates the official inauguration of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium

The SeaMade wind farm was officially inaugurated today in the presence of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the North Sea Vincent Van Quickenborne, Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten, and Mayor of Ostend Bart Tommelein. SeaMade NV is responsible for the simultaneous development of the Mermaid and Seastar … Continue reading Ocean Winds celebrates the official inauguration of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium

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Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

Renewable energy employment worldwide reached 12 million last year, up from 11.5 million in 2019, according to the eighth edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2021. The report was released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) at a high-level opening of IRENA’s Collaborative Framework … Continue reading Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally

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Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

ENERCON reached the important milestone of 10 GW of installed capacity in the Western Europe region. ‘We thank our customers who developed this 10 GW of wind energy capacity. We are grateful for their trust and we are looking forward to realising many more projects together!’, says Frederic Maenhaut, Regional Head Western Europe. ‘Congratulations also … Continue reading Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

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RWE and John Cockerill to build German test facility for Dutch circular and green hydrogen project FUREC

RWE and partners John Cockerill are to jointly build a testing facility in Germany which will optimize a key stage in the process of turning household waste into hydrogen. The facility – called a torrefaction plant – will be built at RWE’s innovation centre in Niederaußem (Germany) and will test the production of feedstock pellets … Continue reading RWE and John Cockerill to build German test facility for Dutch circular and green hydrogen project FUREC

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Valuation of the wind power of the auction of the economic regime of Renewable Energies

The wind energy awarded has been 2,258 MW, distributed among 5 companies. The average price awarded to wind power was € 30.18 / MWh, compared to the current price of the electricity market of over € 200 / MWh.The auction is an important step in moving towards compliance with the PNIEC. In total, with the … Continue reading Valuation of the wind power of the auction of the economic regime of Renewable Energies

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More Renewables, Not Less

In a matter of weeks, thousands of world leaders and decision-makers will gather in Glasgow for the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP26. Then we’ll finally find out whether there’s any hope to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. Opinion piece by Julie Wedege, SVP Corporate Politics and Ownership and Hans Magne Ådland, VP Ownership at … Continue reading More Renewables, Not Less

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RWE builds wind turbines on a sea dike dam in the Netherlands

Oostpolderdijk Wind Farm in Eemshaven demonstrates future opportunities for sea dikes. Special climbing crane helps to construct wind turbines due to limited space. World premiere in Eemshaven: RWE builds the first wind turbines on a sea dike dam. The Oostpolderdijk Wind Farm in the Dutch province of Groningen will consist of three turbines. This is the … Continue reading RWE builds wind turbines on a sea dike dam in the Netherlands

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Capital Energy acquires more than half of the 3,300 MW of wind energy and solar power from the auction in Spain

Spain awarded the company Capital Energy about 1,550 megawatts for the production of electricity from renewable sources. This was announced yesterday after the auction that the executive carried out and through which the company obtained 1,540 MW of wind power and 8 solar. All megawatts for which the company competed. This company is the parent … Continue reading Capital Energy acquires more than half of the 3,300 MW of wind energy and solar power from the auction in Spain

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Iberdrola and Enel avoid Spanish renewable energy auction due to regulatory concerns

Iberdrola decided not to bid in the latest auction of renewable energy capacity in Spain due to regulatory uncertainty amid a spat over measures to contain record-high power prices. Spain sold almost all of the 3.3 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity it put on the block on Tuesday, smoothing the introduction of cheaper renewable energy … Continue reading Iberdrola and Enel avoid Spanish renewable energy auction due to regulatory concerns

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Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

Its UK investment plan also includes spending £10bn to double its renewable capacity and drive decarbonisation by 2025 The offshore wind complex – the company’s largest to date and the group’s most substantial global investment – will create up to 7,000 jobs and breathe new life into the country’s renewable supply chain East Anglia Hub, … Continue reading Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

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RWE targets £multi-billion investments by 2030 to deliver UK net wind energy ambitions

RWE strives to play a key role in helping achieve net zero ambitions in the UK, one of its most strategically important markets, as business leaders join the Global Investment Summit in London today. RWE AG CEO Markus Krebber is taking part in the government-led summit, which brings together leaders of the UK’s most significant … Continue reading RWE targets £multi-billion investments by 2030 to deliver UK net wind energy ambitions

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Ørsted brings in Glennmont Partners as a 50% shareholder of Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Glennmont Partners (’Glennmont’), who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share in Ørsted’s 900 MW German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 3. The wind farm, which was awarded at EUR 0 per MWh in 2017 and 2018, is expected to be commissioned in 2025, subject to Ørsted’s final … Continue reading Ørsted brings in Glennmont Partners as a 50% shareholder of Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm

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Capital Energy signs its first agreements with shipyards in the Canary Islands to promote offshore wind energy

The energy company aims to maintain the same market share in offshore wind power in 2030 that it currently holds in the processing of onshore wind projects Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, October 18, 2021.- Capital Energy, a Spanish energy company born in 2002 and whose vocation is to become the first 100% vertically integrated … Continue reading Capital Energy signs its first agreements with shipyards in the Canary Islands to promote offshore wind energy

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