EDP Renováveis and Vestas complete the installation of the largest wind turbines in Portugal

EDPR and Vestas complete the installation of the largest wind turbines in the Iberian Peninsula. EDP Renováveis (EDPR), the world’s fourth largest producer of wind and solar energy, has completed the installation of the two largest and most powerful onshore wind turbines in the Iberian peninsula. The project, located at the Barão São João wind … Continue reading EDP Renováveis and Vestas complete the installation of the largest wind turbines in Portugal

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New Iberdrola wind farm in Greece

Iberdrola has begun commissioning of Askio III wind farm, located in the town of Galatini, in the region of Western Macedonia, Greece. With an installed capacity of 50 MW, it will be capable of supplying enough clean, affordable and locally produced energy to meet the annual needs of more than 54,000 homes. In just over six … Continue reading New Iberdrola wind farm in Greece

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RWE commissions onshore wind farm in Sicily

RWE has commissioned its 17th onshore wind farm in Italy. The 25.2 MW Selinus wind farm is located in Sicily, where RWE already operates four onshore wind farms. Six Vestas wind turbines (type V136) with a rated power of 4.2 MW will generate enough green electricity to cover the annual needs of more than 22,000 … Continue reading RWE commissions onshore wind farm in Sicily

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Acciona Energía will expand the MacIntyre Wind Complex (Australia)

ACCIONA Energía has announced development of the Herries Range Wind Farm (1,000MW), an expansion of the MacIntyre Wind Precinct that will double its capacity to 2,000MW. The MacIntyre Precinct is already the largest wind project in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere. The announcement was made during a visit to the Port of Brisbane by Queensland … Continue reading Acciona Energía will expand the MacIntyre Wind Complex (Australia)

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COP 27, concrete proposals from the Global Alliance for Sustainable Energy on the circular economy and decarbonization

The Global Alliance, of which EGP is also a member, presented two important position papers at the ONU Climate Conference in order to contribute toward “a sustainable value chain”. COP 27 in Sharm El-Sheik in Egypt ended on November 19 with an agreement on a compensation fund for the damage caused by climate change, although … Continue reading COP 27, concrete proposals from the Global Alliance for Sustainable Energy on the circular economy and decarbonization

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Iberdrola enhance the detection of incidents in its distribution networks

Iberdrola is strengthening one of its key business areas: distribution and transmission networks. Through its PERSEO start-up programme, the utility is seeking solutions that enable the early detection of incidents in the installations and equipment of the transformation centres responsible for modifying the voltage so that end users can make use of the energy. The … Continue reading Iberdrola enhance the detection of incidents in its distribution networks

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China’s solar and wind power capacity continues to expand

China’s installed capacity of renewable energy has sustained growth momentum since the beginning of this year amid the country’s pursuit of green development. By the end of October, China’s total installed power generation capacity reached about 2.5 billion kilowatts, rising 8.3 percent year on year, data from the National Energy Administration showed. Specifically, the installed … Continue reading China’s solar and wind power capacity continues to expand

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Japan plans to build the world’s largest floating wind turbine

Japan energy company Toda and a team from the Osaka University will develop the world’s largest floating wind turbine according to Niko Asia. Engineers plan to build a prototype turbine that is capable of generating up to 15 MW of electricity. The experiment will be carried out in several stages. The final is supposed to … Continue reading Japan plans to build the world’s largest floating wind turbine

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Scottish offshore wind farm to power Google

Google has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to purchase renewable electricity from a Scottish offshore wind farm. The agreement, reached with ENGIE, covers 100 MW of the capacity of the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm on the outskirts of the Moray Firth, which is expected to be fully operational by early 2025 … Continue reading Scottish offshore wind farm to power Google

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China expected to be part of historic offshore wind power development

As climate change and energy issues are becoming more of a challenge, the offshore wind power industry has ushered in historic development opportunities. Experts predicted that by 2025, China’s new offshore wind power installations are expected to post a compound growth rate of 32 percent from 2020, Securities Times reported. A giant offshore wind turbine, … Continue reading China expected to be part of historic offshore wind power development

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DNV and Reodor Studios aim to solve historic challenge by creating a digital service for sustainable wind farm decommissioning

New service will enable recyclability assessment and sustainable end-of-life planning for wind turbines. In the 1970s, the wind power industry boomed, and thousands of wind farms were built around the world. Now, 50 years later, the world faces a historic challenge: what do you do with a 300-tonne wind turbine when it has reached the … Continue reading DNV and Reodor Studios aim to solve historic challenge by creating a digital service for sustainable wind farm decommissioning

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RWE builds photovoltaic plants with battery storage in Germany

Can solar energy be used even when the sun does not shine? Yes, thanks to photovoltaic systems with attached battery storage facilities. RWE is currently constructing two plants of this type in Germany. At Garzweiler Mine near the city of Bedburg in North Rhine-Westphalia, a total of over 58,340 modules will collect sunlight to produce … Continue reading RWE builds photovoltaic plants with battery storage in Germany

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Increasing cost pressures and design flaws undermine Spanish auction

Spain has published the results of its 2022 onshore wind auction. Plenty of wind energy projects bid in. But only 46 MW got awarded, results of combination of current cost pressures and a flawed “secret” price cap. The 2022 Spanish renewables auction was very disappointing. A total of 3.3 GW was up for tender, 1.8 … Continue reading Increasing cost pressures and design flaws undermine Spanish auction

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Capital Energy reaffirms its commitment to wind power in Asturias

They also sign three other agreements with the aim of boosting local employment during the construction of their Leo, Campón and Cassiopea wind farms.During the construction and operation and maintenance phases of Leo, Campón and Cassiopea, the company and the council will implement different actions agreed between both parties and that will be adjusted to … Continue reading Capital Energy reaffirms its commitment to wind power in Asturias

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Enel Green Power Chile began construction of a wind power project that includes a battery system for energy storage

The La Cabaña wind farm, with an installed capacity of 105.6 MW and an investment of approximately US$190 million, will be in the Araucanía Region, Angol municipality. Enel Green Power Chile, an Enel Chile subsidiary, began constructing its new La Cabaña wind farm, which also incorporates an innovative energy storage system using lithium batteries (34.3 … Continue reading Enel Green Power Chile began construction of a wind power project that includes a battery system for energy storage

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What is the wind industry doing on skills and education to deliver a fair transition?

On 16 November WindEurope Deputy CEO Malgosia Bartosik spoke at the European Employment & Social Rights Forum, organised by the European Commission. She presented some of the initiatives taken by the wind industry to ensure that it has the right talents to deliver the energy transition. Europe wants 510 GW of wind energy by 2030, … Continue reading What is the wind industry doing on skills and education to deliver a fair transition?

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Uriel Renovables inaugurates the second largest wind farm in Poland

The project has involved an investment of 170 million euros and has the participation of the manager Mirova, a subsidiary of the French group Natixis. The facility offers a total power of almost 145 MW and an annual production of 360 Gwh, equivalent to the consumption of 100,000 homes. A green energy that prevents the … Continue reading Uriel Renovables inaugurates the second largest wind farm in Poland

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World’s largest 16MW offshore wind turbine rolls off production line

The world’s largest 16-megawatt offshore wind turbine rolled off the production line in East China’s Fujian province on Wednesday, setting a new benchmark in the progress of global offshore wind power equipment. The offshore wind turbine, claimed to have the world’s largest impeller diameter and largest single unit capacity of 16 MW, can be widely … Continue reading World’s largest 16MW offshore wind turbine rolls off production line

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Nordex to supply VSB Group wind turbines for 41.6 MW wind farm in Poland

The VSB Group has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply and installation of 13 N117/3600 wind turbines for a wind farm in Poland. The order also includes the Premium Service for the turbines covering a period of 20 years. The wind farm is being built in the Polish voivodeship of Silesia … Continue reading Nordex to supply VSB Group wind turbines for 41.6 MW wind farm in Poland

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EDF Renewables, Enbridge and CPP Investments Announce France’s First Offshore Wind Project, Saint-Nazaire, is now fully operational

Located between 12 and 20 km from the southwest coast of France, the wind farm will help support the French State’s energy transition goals, which include targets to generate 32% of its energy from renewable sources by 2030. By providing secure, low carbon, affordable and reliable energy, Saint-Nazaire is also responding to the global energy … Continue reading EDF Renewables, Enbridge and CPP Investments Announce France’s First Offshore Wind Project, Saint-Nazaire, is now fully operational

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