Concentrated Solar Power, photovoltaic and wind energy in Europe??

Gas prices return to the uptrend and drive European electricity markets prices upwards. In the second week of August, gas prices resumed the upward trend that stalled at the beginning of the month, reaching on the 15th their highest level since the all?time highs of March. Consequently, prices in most European spot and futures markets … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power, photovoltaic and wind energy in Europe??

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Iberdrola aims to design offshore wind farms that protect the environment

Offshore wind energy projects will be key to the growth of the electric utility, which has around 1,300 MW in operation and a further 5,500 MW under construction or secured. Iberdrola’s offshore wind farms will respect nature to the fullest extent possible and contribute to improving the diversity of life in the oceans. This is … Continue reading Iberdrola aims to design offshore wind farms that protect the environment

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Hydrogen could help solve Europe’s gas addiction

The invasion of Ukraine has shown that reliance on Russian natural gas is an unstable strategy for Europe. Hydrogen power is one tool that could help. In late February, Russia announced that it would send troops into two regions of eastern Ukraine — a precursor to its full-scale invasion days later. Hours after Russia’s announcement, … Continue reading Hydrogen could help solve Europe’s gas addiction

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RWE selects certification partner for its F.E.W. Baltic II offshore wind farm

RWE chooses UL Solutions for certification of the design fundamentals; Certification will be carried out in accordance with global standards and in consultation with the Polish Register of Shipping, an independent and recognized local expert institution.As the second-largest player in the global offshore wind power industry and one of the five largest domestic onshore operators, … Continue reading RWE selects certification partner for its F.E.W. Baltic II offshore wind farm

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Capital Energy and GRI Towers Sevilla sign a wind energy agreement

The energy group is committed to promoting among its wind turbine suppliers, for the wind projects that it promotes in Andalusia or other communities until the end of 2024, the purchase of wind towers produced by this company from Seville. This agreement with GRI Towers Sevilla is part of Capital Energy’s commitment to Andalusia, a … Continue reading Capital Energy and GRI Towers Sevilla sign a wind energy agreement

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ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on President Biden Signing the Inflation Reduction Act into Law

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, issued the following statement today after President Biden signed the historic Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law:   “With the stroke of the pen, a clean energy future is now the law of the land. This does for climate change and clean energy what the creation of … Continue reading ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on President Biden Signing the Inflation Reduction Act into Law

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How Clean Is Green’ Hydrogen?

Batteries and renewable energy alone can’t decarbonize industries, and recent proposals for a “hydrogen economy” could bridge those gaps. The Democrats’ new climate bill, which the US Senate passed on Sunday, has been described as “transformative” and “game-changing.” But perhaps the most apt word is “shocking”—in a good way, for once. According to analysis after … Continue reading How Clean Is Green’ Hydrogen?

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Hydrogen: A targeted decarbonization tool but not a panacea

Hydrogen has the potential to help decarbonize many of the sectors and applications that depend on emissions-intensive fossil fuels, including fossil gas. Clean hydrogen[i] projects are therefore increasingly talked about and also piloted in several countries to support their decarbonization goals. Hydrogen is expected to be an important piece of the clean technology toolkit as … Continue reading Hydrogen: A targeted decarbonization tool but not a panacea

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EIA expects solar and wind power to account for 22% of U.S. electricity generation in 2022

U.S. electricity generation from renewable sources, such as hydropower, wind, and solar, accounted for 20% of electricity generation both in 2020 and in 2021. We expect that share to increase to 22% in 2022 and to 24% in 2023 as more generating capacity from wind and solar come online and other generation sources, such as … Continue reading EIA expects solar and wind power to account for 22% of U.S. electricity generation in 2022

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Pushing green hydrogen into commercial operation

Renewable energy in Australia relies mainly on a combination of wind power and solar photovoltaics. Both sources are variable, they come and go with the weather. “You’re producing energy at times when you may not need it and at other times when you need it, you’re not producing anything,” says Michael Bielinski, chief executive of … Continue reading Pushing green hydrogen into commercial operation

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Apex Clean Energy Secures Financing for 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind

Iowa Project to Be Owned and Operated by Apex, Supplying Renewable Energy to Meta in Fifth Transaction Between the Two Companies. Apex Clean Energy today announced the financing of the 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind project, following the execution of a tax equity commitment from Bank of America. In May, Apex closed on construction financing … Continue reading Apex Clean Energy Secures Financing for 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind

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RWE deploys innovative foundations to support first wind turbines on Rea onshore wind farm in Spain

In the north-east of Spain, in Soria, RWE is constructing its 40.8-megawatt Rea Unificado wind farm. The company is erecting nine turbines with a rated output of 4.53 megawatts each – by far the largest and most powerful in its Spanish fleet. After commissioning, Rea Unificado will be able to supply 30,000 Spanish households with … Continue reading RWE deploys innovative foundations to support first wind turbines on Rea onshore wind farm in Spain

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Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

Located in the Setúbal district and with an installed capacity of 27.35 MW, the photovoltaic plant is one of the seven projects awarded to the company in the 2019 auction.  Algeruz II will produce enough clean energy to supply more than 11,000 households and avoid the emission of 13,400 tonnes of CO2 per year.  Iberdrola … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

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Nordex receives orders for 100 MW of wind power from Germany in July

In July, Nordex successfully kicked off the third quarter of 2022 with ten new orders totaling 102 MW on the German market. The Group will supply 19 wind turbines for various customers, including projects in Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Looking to the German market, Karsten Brüggemann, Vice President of the Nordex Group Central … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 100 MW of wind power from Germany in July

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Wind energy in Brazil has 22 GW and 9,294 wind turbines

In July 2022, wind energy in Brazil reached the mark of 22 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity, enough to supply 28.8 million homes per month. This is equivalent to 20 cities like São Paulo. According to the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (ABEEólica), the sector represents 12% of the country’s electricity matrix, with 812 wind farms, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil has 22 GW and 9,294 wind turbines

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Continued expansion in offshore and onshore wind energy

Today, Ørsted’s Board of Directors approved the interim report for the first half year of 2022. Operating profit (EBITDA) for the first half of the year amounted to DKK 13.0 billion, in line with the same period last year. EBITDA excluding new partnerships increased by 48 % to DKK 11.4 billion. Net profit amounted to DKK … Continue reading Continued expansion in offshore and onshore wind energy

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How Spain has taken the lead in R&D of floating wind energy

Despite the fact that Spain is the fifth country in the world in terms of installed wind power, if we talk about offshore wind power (or marina) we realize that there is still everything to do. The main reason is the technical complexity (but also the economic effort) involved in installing wind turbines of this … Continue reading How Spain has taken the lead in R&D of floating wind energy

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The American Energy Transformation

It’s American Clean Power Week 2022 and the timing could not be more fortuitous. This year, we are celebrating the thriving clean energy industry – wind, solar, energy storage, and the transmission infrastructure that carries power to our homes and our workplaces – as our elected officials pass the largest clean energy and climate legislation … Continue reading The American Energy Transformation

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American Clean Power Week 2022 Kicks Off

During a time of historic legislative action that will turbocharge the domestic clean power industry, the American Clean Power Association today kicked off American Clean Power Week. This annual celebration of wind, solar, energy storage, and transmission recognizes the many ways that homegrown, affordable, and reliable clean energy is building a better future for the … Continue reading American Clean Power Week 2022 Kicks Off

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