China overtakes UK as world’s largest offshore wind power provider

Globally,10.5 gigawatts (GW) of wind power capacity was added in 2021, of which 8GW was in China. China built three times as much offshore wind-farm capacity as the rest of the world put together during 2021 – and figures show wide disparities between European nations’ rates of wind farm construction. Updated information from the International … Continue reading China overtakes UK as world’s largest offshore wind power provider

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Iberdrola commissions its largest power line of almost 730 kilometres in Brazil

The line runs through four states between the north and northeast: Maranhão, Piauí, Tocantins and Bahia This line will allow the exchange between the Brazilian regions and facilitate the flow of energy from the Belo Monte (AP) hydroelectric power plant, the largest power plant in Brazil with an installed capacity of 11 GW Iberdrola has … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions its largest power line of almost 730 kilometres in Brazil

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Fourth year of Women in Wind program

The 2022 Women in Wind Global Leadership Program has opened, with applicants invited to apply for a place on the initiative hosted by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET).  Now in its fourth year, the program is designed to accelerate the careers of women in … Continue reading Fourth year of Women in Wind program

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Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind Reach Key Electric Business License Milestone for Floating Offshore Wind Project in South Korea

Korea Floating Wind (“KF Wind”), a joint venture between Ocean Winds (66,7%) and Aker Offshore Wind (33,3%), has obtained its first Electric Business License (EBL) from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea for a capacity of 870MW, a key step toward realizing what will be part of the largest … Continue reading Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind Reach Key Electric Business License Milestone for Floating Offshore Wind Project in South Korea

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Brazil publishes initial guidelines for offshore wind power generation

The President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro, issued a Decree that provides for the transfer of the use of physical spaces and the use of natural resources in internal waters of the Union’s domain, in the territorial sea, in the exclusive economic zone and on the continent. platform, for the generation of electricity from an … Continue reading Brazil publishes initial guidelines for offshore wind power generation

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All wind turbines are in place at Blakliden Fäbodberget

Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm to date is now complete. The last of the 84 wind turbines is now in place at Blakliden Fäbodberget in northern Sweden. The annual production of just over 1 billion kilowatt hours corresponds to the consumption of around 220,000 Swedish households. In northern Sweden, the transformation and electrification of industry … Continue reading All wind turbines are in place at Blakliden Fäbodberget

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Vestas announces preliminary 2021 figures and financial outlook for 2022

The wind power industry continues to be challenged by the current environment characterised by supply chain instability, which is causing significant cost inflation and delay in execution of projects. Furthermore, the current business environment severely impacts both visibility and profitability and Vestas is therefore today announcing preliminary figures for 2021 and financial outlook for 2022. … Continue reading Vestas announces preliminary 2021 figures and financial outlook for 2022

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Ocean Winds reaches Final Investment Decision on French EFGL project

Ocean Winds, an international offshore wind energy company created by EDP Renewables (EDPR) and ENGIE (50:50), and the “Banque des territoires”, as shareholders of the Eoliennes flottantes du golfe du Lion (EFGL) project, have just reached the Final Investment Decision, committing to the construction. This major step will allow the signing of contracts with the … Continue reading Ocean Winds reaches Final Investment Decision on French EFGL project

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Ibereólica Renovables receives the concessions for its 219.6 MW Caravelí wind farm in Peru

The Ibereólica Renovables Group continues with its international expansion, reinforcing the energy transition at a global level. The Peruvian Ministry of Energy granted Ibereólica Caravelí the definitive generation and transmission concessions for the Caravelí Wind Farm. The Caravelí wind farm’s 220kV Caravelí-Poroma transmission line will be 47km long and run through Arequipa and neighboring Ica … Continue reading Ibereólica Renovables receives the concessions for its 219.6 MW Caravelí wind farm in Peru

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Brazil reaches 21 GW of installed wind power in 2021

Brazil reached the mark of 21 gigawatts (GW) of installed power from wind energy. There are more than 9,000 wind turbines in operation at 777 wind farms in 12 Brazilian states. According to the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (Abeeólica), there are more than 532 MW that are already in trial operation and should enter commercial … Continue reading Brazil reaches 21 GW of installed wind power in 2021

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The wind turbines arrive for the Saraguro wind farm in Ecuador

The fourteen wind turbines arrived in the country on January 24 at Puerto Bolívar (El Oro), through the port operator Yilport Holding. The Huascachaca wind farm is located in the north of Loja, in San Sebastián de Yuluc, a rural parish in the Saraguro canton.From China came the fourteen wind turbines that will produce 50 … Continue reading The wind turbines arrive for the Saraguro wind farm in Ecuador

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The World Bank (WB) recommended 20 actions for Vietnam’s offshore wind power

The World Bank (WB) recommended 20 actions for the successful development of Vietnam’s offshore wind energy industry.According to the report “Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap for Vietnam”, carried out by the entity from February to October 2020, Vietnam will have around 450 large offshore wind turbines by 2035, which will be installed in almost 10 wind … Continue reading The World Bank (WB) recommended 20 actions for Vietnam’s offshore wind power

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Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production

European electricity markets prices take a break in the third week of January. In the third week of January, electricity markets prices fell in a generalised way. Even so, weekly averages exceeded €185/MWh in most cases and in the British market on January 17 the highest hourly price of the year, of £1161.06/MWh, was reached. … Continue reading Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production

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RWE to build Denmark’s hitherto largest offshore wind farm

Today, in the presence of the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen, RWE has signed a concession agreement with the Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen). The concession grants the right to construct and operate the Thor offshore wind farm for 30 years. With a planned capacity of around 1,000 megawatts Thor will be … Continue reading RWE to build Denmark’s hitherto largest offshore wind farm

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EDP Renewables completes its first wind farm repowering in the US

This repowering has been completed at the Blue Canyon II Wind Farm and its longevity will be extended an additional 20 to 30 years. As a result of this repowering, the installed capacity of the project increases from 151 MW to 162 MW.This project is located in the state of Oklahoma and is part of … Continue reading EDP Renewables completes its first wind farm repowering in the US

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2021 a record year for Enel Green Power

Enel Green Power (EGP) has set a new record in 2021 by building 5,120 MW of new renewable capacity, including 220 MW of battery capacity for the first time. This figure represents an increase of 2,014 MW (+64.8%) compared to the renewable capacity built in 2020. Furthermore, EGP also set a record in terms of … Continue reading 2021 a record year for Enel Green Power

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Meta signs 225MW wind power PPA in Iowa

Apex’s Great Pathfinder wind farm will power Meta’s 5 million sq ft Altoona data center.Meta – the company formerly known Facebook – has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Clean Energy to procure wind energy in Iowa. The social media giant as signed a deal for the full 225MW capacity of the Great … Continue reading Meta signs 225MW wind power PPA in Iowa

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Accelerating wind energy to meet Europe’s decarbonisation goals

essful implementation do we need to urgently address? Lorenzo Palombi explains. Wind turbines have become part of our modern landscape. In 2020, Europe installed 14.7 GW of new wind capacity and this success continued in 2021, with offshore installment in particular set to have reached record levels. Lorenzo Palombi And there’s no slowing down. It … Continue reading Accelerating wind energy to meet Europe’s decarbonisation goals

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Clean energy employers urge Congress to act now on Build Back Better Act

In a letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, over 260 companies employing tens of thousands of Americans in the clean energy sector urged congressional action on the Build Back Better Act. The letter states the Act is a “once-in-a-generation opportunity for Congress to take big, bold … Continue reading Clean energy employers urge Congress to act now on Build Back Better Act

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Wind energy project to cost NT$3bn in Taiwan

Ming Rong Yuan New Energy Co (Ming Rong Yuan NE, ??????) has pledged NT$3 billion (US$108.3 million) to build a research, production and storage base for underwater jacket foundations and renewable energy facilities at the Port of Kaohsiung after the InvesTaiwan Service Center approved its application to participate in the government’s incentive programs, the Ministry … Continue reading Wind energy project to cost NT$3bn in Taiwan

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