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Vestas reinforces its leadership in Chile’s wind energy with 185 MW

The Cerro Tigre wind power project also reinforces Vestas’ leadership in the Southern Cone region, comprising Chile, Argentina and Uruguay, where the company holds a 50 percent market share. The global wind and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power has placed a 185 MW order for the Cerro Tigre wind farm, to be located in … Continue reading Vestas reinforces its leadership in Chile’s wind energy with 185 MW

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Latin America and the Caribbean Announce Ambitious New Renewables Target

Latin America and the Caribbean holds tremendous renewable energy promise. IRENA’s recent ‘Future of Solar Photovoltaic’ report highlighted that the region’s solar energy capacity alone could grow by a factor of 40 by 2050 to more than 280 gigawatts (GW) thanks to an abundant resource endowment and strong enabling policies. Today, during UN Climate Conference … Continue reading Latin America and the Caribbean Announce Ambitious New Renewables Target

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Wind energy in North Dakota, Allete 106 MW wind farm

Glen Ullin project comes online featuring a mix of GE 2.3MW and 2.5 MW wind turbines. Allete Clean Energy has started commercial operations at the 106 MW Glen Ullin wind farm in the US state of North Dakota. Glen Ullin features a mix of 43 GE 2.3MW and 2.5MW wind turbines and is located 64km … Continue reading Wind energy in North Dakota, Allete 106 MW wind farm

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Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Announces Two Wind energy Projects in Texas

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ: IEA) (“IEA” or the “Company”), a leading infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, today announced a pair of substantial wind energy project awards in Texas. Together, the awards are valued at more than $115 million. One award is for construction of the Raymond Wind Farm … Continue reading Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Announces Two Wind energy Projects in Texas

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WindEurope at COP25: This is how wind energy can help deliver a climate-neutral economy

On 10 December WindEurope’s Iván Pineda spoke at the EU Energy Day side event of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) in Madrid. He spoke on a panel discussion: “Towards an energy system based on 100% renewables.”  Pineda was clear: “The number one objective is to fully decarbonise the power sector – … Continue reading WindEurope at COP25: This is how wind energy can help deliver a climate-neutral economy

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Wind energy in Chile, Vestas supplies wind turbines to Mainstream’s wind farm

The global wind power and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power has placed a 185 MW order for the Cerro Tigre wind farm, to be located in the Antofagasta region, in Chile. The contract includes the supply and installation of 44 V117-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Vestas supplies wind turbines to Mainstream’s wind farm

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New study sees drastic increase in data center energy consumption due to new 5G mobile communications standard

With the recent introduction of the 5G mobile communications standard, the energy requirements of data centers are set to increase drastically. This is the outcome of a study carried out by RWTH Aachen University, commissioned by E.ON. According to the study, 5G alone will further increase the already rapidly growing electricity demand in data centers … Continue reading New study sees drastic increase in data center energy consumption due to new 5G mobile communications standard

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Researchers develop new method to remove dust on solar panels

Taking a cue from the self-cleaning properties of the lotus leaf, researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have shed new light on microscopic forces and mechanisms that can be optimized to remove dust from solar panels to maintain efficiency and light absorption. The new technique removed 98 percent of dust particles. In a new … Continue reading Researchers develop new method to remove dust on solar panels

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EDF Group steps up the pace in French wind energy and solar power

The leading electricity producer in terms of installed renewables capacity both in France and the European Union, the EDF Group has confirmed its acceleration of growth in the French renewables sector, with a 70% increase in gross renewable capacity at its EDF Renouvelables subsidiary over the last five years, an average growth rate of 12% … Continue reading EDF Group steps up the pace in French wind energy and solar power

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Wind energy Siemens Gamesa accumulates approximately 1.5 billion euro in green guarantee

The company is stepping up its commitment to sustainability and combating climate change, having installed over 99 GW of wind power capacity to date that produce enough electricity to power close to 85 million European households. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to demonstrate that sustainability can be present in every step it takes as a … Continue reading Wind energy Siemens Gamesa accumulates approximately 1.5 billion euro in green guarantee

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Wind energy in Spain, new Enel wind farm in Burgos

Enel Green Power España (EGPE), Endesa’s renewable energy subsidiary, has connected the 20-megawatt (MW) Expansion Los LLanos wind farm to the network, which has developed the Cogollos and Hontoria de la municipal terms Cantera, in the province of Burgos, has involved an investment of 23 million euros. José Bogas, CEO of Endesa, said that “Endesa … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain, new Enel wind farm in Burgos

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Small Island Developing States: Renewable Ambition in Pursuit of Climate Change Adaptation

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are amongst the most vulnerable countries in the world when it comes to climate change. At the same time, they are amongst the most ambitious when it comes to climate action. The progress of the energy transition in SIDS was the focus of several events for IRENA during COP25 where … Continue reading Small Island Developing States: Renewable Ambition in Pursuit of Climate Change Adaptation

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Wind energy in Serbia, call for local projects near wind farm Kovavica

Electrawinds K-Wind Doo is preparing to analyze applications by nonprofits from Kovavica, in a rare program for local support. The operator of the largest wind park in Serbia, located north of capital Belgrade, is granting as much as EUR 5,000 per project. Organizations active in the municipality can fill the form by December 15 for … Continue reading Wind energy in Serbia, call for local projects near wind farm Kovavica

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EBRD grants €45 million loan for Noor Midelt I concentrated solar power project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted a €45 million loan for the construction of the Noor Midelt I hybrid concentrated solar power + PV plant. It will have a capacity of 800 MW. New funds have recently been allocated to the development of the Noor Midelt I hybrid solar project in … Continue reading EBRD grants €45 million loan for Noor Midelt I concentrated solar power project

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Wind energy industry commits to greater gender diversity at industry events

On the occasion of COP25’s Gender Day, 14 wind energy associations representing the industry across the world have committed to uphold best practices for gender diversity at their future industry events. Led by the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a joint initiative between the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Women’s Network … Continue reading Wind energy industry commits to greater gender diversity at industry events

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Iberdrola seeks wind turbines bigger than jumbo jets

When Iberdrola SA builds its offshore wind farm off the coast of Connecticut sometime in the middle of next decade, it plans to use turbines more powerful than anything currently on the market. The Spanish utility’s Avangrid Inc. won an auction to develop the 804-megawatt wind farm in a joint venture with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. … Continue reading Iberdrola seeks wind turbines bigger than jumbo jets

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AWEA board chair Rob Caldwell samples life in the “elevated office”

AWEA board Chair and Senior Vice President, Energy Renewables & Business Development, at Duke Energy Renewables recently tried life at the “elevated office.” Rob made the climb thousands of wind technicians across the country make every day by trekking to the top of a turbine. It’s an eye-opening experience that helps anyone better understand a … Continue reading AWEA board chair Rob Caldwell samples life in the “elevated office”

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Voltalia gets wind energy tax incentives in Rio Grande do Norte

EOL Vila Alagoas III (21 MW) was also included in the independent power generation mode, in a planned investment of R $ 78.1 million free of charge. The wind farm for the construction of the Vila Alagoas III wind power plant, in the municipality of Serra do Mel, Rio Grande do Norte, was framed by … Continue reading Voltalia gets wind energy tax incentives in Rio Grande do Norte

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Iberdrola will use powerful wind turbines in Connecticut offshore wind energy project

When Iberdrola builds its offshore wind farm off the coast of Connecticut in the middle of the next decade, it plans to use more powerful wind turbines than currently exist in the market. The Spanish company Avangrid Inc. won an auction to develop the 804 megawatt wind farm in a joint venture with Copenhagen Infrastructure … Continue reading Iberdrola will use powerful wind turbines in Connecticut offshore wind energy project

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General Electric (GE) Employees Volunteer Time and Resources with the Kipeto Wind Farm Community in Kajiado, Kenya

The 100MW Kipeto wind power project will provide clean energy to the national grid as a significant contribution to Kenya’s Vision 2030 and Big Four Agenda. General Electric (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) Kenya employees volunteered their time to make a difference in the Kipeto Wind Farm community in Kajiado as part of the company’s volunteer day. … Continue reading General Electric (GE) Employees Volunteer Time and Resources with the Kipeto Wind Farm Community in Kajiado, Kenya

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