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North Sea offshore wind power to help repower the EU

Today European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will participate in an Offshore Wind Summit with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. In a joint declaration they are set to highlight the role of home-grown North Sea offshore wind in … Continue reading North Sea offshore wind power to help repower the EU

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UNSG’s Remarks on Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) warmly welcomes the remarks of the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres setting out key actions to achieve the energy transition. His remarks were made during the launch of the World Meteorological Organization’s State of the Global Climate 2021 report. Responding to the announcement, IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera … Continue reading UNSG’s Remarks on Energy Transition

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Photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind energy in European markets

In the second week of May, the rise in temperatures led to a drop in demand in most of the European markets. The solar energy production increased in general in correspondence with the increase in solar radiation at this time. These factors and gas prices lower than those of the previous week allowed electricity markets … Continue reading Photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind energy in European markets

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Greece ahead of EU average in wind energy

The wind share in Greece’s total electricity production was above the EU average in 2021, with wind turbines covering 18% of total consumption, an increase of 3% compared to 2020. A report by WindEurope, the association for wind energy in Europe, shows wind power generation in Greece was above the EU’s 14% average, including offshore … Continue reading Greece ahead of EU average in wind energy

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Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark will on Wednesday announce a joint pledge to build at least 150 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in the North Sea by 2050, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told Danish daily Jyllands-Posten. This would be an almost tenfold increase in the European Union’s offshore wind capacity and comes as … Continue reading Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

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GE introduces 3 MW onshore wind turbine designed specifically for the North America region

3.0-3.4 MW onshore turbine featuring 140m rotor and variety of hub heights Next generation of innovation with ease of install and reliability High-tech two-piece blades enable improved logistics and serviceability GE Renewable Energy today announced Sierra, its newest onshore wind turbine platform designed specifically for the North America region. The 3.0-3.4 MW turbine features a … Continue reading GE introduces 3 MW onshore wind turbine designed specifically for the North America region

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Offshore wind power can go hand in hand with nature.

New partnership between Ørsted and ARK Nature pioneers testing the potential of rewilding principles to restore vital ocean biodiversity as we speed up the global transition to renewable energy. One initial focus is restoring shellfish reefs that are fundamental to ecological restoration in the North Sea, and to use learnings from the project to develop the … Continue reading Offshore wind power can go hand in hand with nature.

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RWE successfully issues €2 billion green bond in two tranches

RWE has successfully issued a further green bond with a total volume of €2 billion. The bond was issued in two tranches of €1 billion each with maturities in 2026 and 2030. For the first tranche, the yield-to-maturity amounts to 2.2%, based on a coupon of 2.125% p.a. and an issuance price of 99.652%. For the second … Continue reading RWE successfully issues €2 billion green bond in two tranches

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Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

The American Clean Power Association today released its Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021, which showed that wind, utility solar, and battery storage power capacity in the U.S. topped 200 gigawatts (GW) after 28.5 GW of clean energy projects came online in 2021. Regardless of this milestone, installations were flat when compared to 2020 levels … Continue reading Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

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RWE participates in the Dutch tender for offshore wind power

RWE’s innovative ecological concepts deliver net positive impact on biodiversity during construction and operation of offshore site VI. Perfect match of supply and demand through full system integration at offshore site VII, including 600 MW electrolyser capacity for green hydrogen production, e-boilers for heating and battery storage.Comprehensive Research & Development programme on system integration and … Continue reading RWE participates in the Dutch tender for offshore wind power

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WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

From 27 to 30 September 2022, Hamburg will become an energy hub for the world. For four days, at WindEnergy Hamburg everything at the trade show site will revolve around generating energy from wind and its exploitation. At the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE, it is all about the generation, transport, storage and use of green hydrogen. … Continue reading WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

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Vattenfall is inaugurating its largest land-based wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

On Monday May 23rd, Blakliden Fäbodberget – Vattenfall’s largest ever land-based wind farm with 84 wind turbines – will be inaugurated. Media are welcome to attend, either on site or via a live webcast. Blakliden Fäbodberget, located in Lycksele and Åsele municipalities, began construction in 2018 and are now ready for operation. The wind farm, … Continue reading Vattenfall is inaugurating its largest land-based wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

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Vestas introduces the V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, to improve wind farm performance and stability in wind power

The expansion of renewable energy is expected to accelerate in the coming decade, and Vestas will support this growth through improving the scalability of new wind power solutions and increasing business case certainty for customers. To support the projected growth and increased penetration of renewables in the global energy mix, we are introducing the V163-4.5 … Continue reading Vestas introduces the V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, to improve wind farm performance and stability in wind power

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Ørsted agrees to acquire onshore wind farm Ford County Wind in Illinois

Upon the closing of the acquisition, Ørsted will add 121 MW operational wind to its portfolio in the US MISO market, which covers 15 states in the Midwest and the South. Ford County Wind is contracted via power purchase agreements (PPA’s) with Mars, Incorporated, Silgan Containers, and BHJ USA. The project reached commercial operation in … Continue reading Ørsted agrees to acquire onshore wind farm Ford County Wind in Illinois

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Duke Energy wins offshore wind lease in North Carolina

Duke Energy bid $155 million to secure the federal lease for 55,154 acres in the Atlantic Ocean 20 miles off Bald Head Island southeast of Wilmington to develop what could be as much as a 1.6-gigawatt wind project.Duke N.C. President Stephen De May said winning the lease is an important step for Duke as it … Continue reading Duke Energy wins offshore wind lease in North Carolina

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DNV provides concept certification of Fred. Olsen 1848’s floating wind turbine

BRUNEL is a floating wind turbine support structure designed to support a 15 MW wind turbine. The substructure is a column stabilized unit with three columns connected by submerged horizontal pontoons. The rotor-nacelle assembly (RNA) is supported by two inclined towers meeting at a distance below the nacelle interface. The structure will be single point … Continue reading DNV provides concept certification of Fred. Olsen 1848’s floating wind turbine

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Green hydrogen a “shore” way to decrease shipping emissions

Statkraft wants to take a leading role as a producer of green hydrogen and green hydrogen-based fuel in hubs with several types of consumption. Bjørn Holsen, SVP of New Business, gave a presentation in Munich on 13th May 2022, at the Green Hydrogen Forum about sectors and applications for fuel cell transportation and mobility. We … Continue reading Green hydrogen a “shore” way to decrease shipping emissions

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The King inaugurates Iberdrola’s green hydrogen plant in Puertollano

The project will have zero CO emissions2 thanks to the use of renewable energy from an innovative photovoltaic plant integrated into the installation The plant, which will be able to produce up to 3,000 tonnes of renewable hydrogen per year, will supply clean hydrogen to the Fertiberia Group’s factory in the town, thereby reducing the … Continue reading The King inaugurates Iberdrola’s green hydrogen plant in Puertollano

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Vattenfall commissions hydrogen gas-driven backup power for telecoms networks

Today, in collaboration with Ballard Power Systems and IT Norrbotten, Vattenfall is inaugurating Sweden’s first hydrogen gas-driven fuel cell plant for backup power for broadband networks. The plant, located in Överkalix, will ensure uninterrupted operation of broadband and digital communications in the event of prolonged power outages in cold climates. “The new fuel cell plant … Continue reading Vattenfall commissions hydrogen gas-driven backup power for telecoms networks

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Ørsted and TotalEnergies partner to participate in Dutch offshore wind tenders

Ørsted and TotalEnergies have joined forces to jointly submit bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders “Holland Coast West” with the aim to achieve net positive impact on biodiversity and the Dutch energy system. The Holland Coast West wind farms are located approximately 53 km off the Dutch coast and have a combined capacity … Continue reading Ørsted and TotalEnergies partner to participate in Dutch offshore wind tenders

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