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Wind power in Brazil: Iberdrola will install 566.6 megawatts

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, will build its largest offshore wind energy complex in Latin America, called Oitis and which will consist of a total of 12 wind farms that will add a combined installed capacity of 566.6 megawatts (MW). The global investment figure for energy in this ‘wind energy megaproject’ will be around 480 … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: Iberdrola will install 566.6 megawatts

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A true chinese miracle, this one that happened with solar power

China is a leader in wind energy, concentrated solar thermal power and, above all, photovoltaic energy. Decades earlier than originally planned, China’s power grid has reached parity in the solar power market. It means that solar energy is again cheaper than electricity in the Chinese electricity grid, an advance that can boost the prospects for … Continue reading A true chinese miracle, this one that happened with solar power

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Dominion Energy proposes 2,600 MW offshore wind energy project

Dominion Energy announced plans Thursday to build what would be the nation’s largest wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean. The proposal calls for a 220 wind turbines wind farm that would produce over 2,600 megawatts of renewable energy that would power more than 650,000 customers. It’s an investment of $7.8 billion. “Offshore wind power is … Continue reading Dominion Energy proposes 2,600 MW offshore wind energy project

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Wind energy in Serbia: Largest wind farm opened

A wind farm with 38 wind turbines and total installed power of 104.5 MW was opened today in Kova?ica, Vojvodina. This is the largest operational wind farm of its kind in Serbia. The construction of the wind farm was financed by the Israeli company Enlight. Three other financiers supported the construction of the wind farm … Continue reading Wind energy in Serbia: Largest wind farm opened

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Google increases its wind power and solar energy portfolio by 40%

Google has made the largest purchase of renewable energy in history by a corporation by increasing its investment in wind energy and solar power by 40% with contracts in the United States, Chile and Europe. The CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, reveals in the official blog of the company the signing of a package of … Continue reading Google increases its wind power and solar energy portfolio by 40%

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Ørsted to pioneer deployment of GE’s next generation offshore wind turbines

Ørsted, the world-leading offshore wind energy developer, has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred wind turbine supplier for two of its US offshore wind farms which marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine. Subject to final agreed and signed contract and all required project approvals, Ørsted will deploy … Continue reading Ørsted to pioneer deployment of GE’s next generation offshore wind turbines

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TÜV SÜD certifies the new Delta 4000 N 149 / 5.X and N163 / 5.X wind turbines of Nordex wind energy

Nordex has commissioned TÜV SÜD for the type certification of its latest N149 / 5.X and N163 / 5.X wind turbines. In addition to markets with limited space in Europe, turbines are also designed for other global markets such as the United States and Australia. Type certification is a recognized procedure to demonstrate compliance with … Continue reading TÜV SÜD certifies the new Delta 4000 N 149 / 5.X and N163 / 5.X wind turbines of Nordex wind energy

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Renewables Can Lead the World’s Response to Climate Change

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will deliver a clear message to policy makers, civil society leaders and business decision makers in New York during the 74th Session of the UN Assembly and the Climate Action Summit next week. The Agency will reinforce the fact that limiting climate change within the 11-year time frame specified … Continue reading Renewables Can Lead the World’s Response to Climate Change

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GE Renewable Energy to Integrate Energy Storage for the 200 MW Solar power River Project

The Solar River Project and GE Renewable Energy announce today that GE has been selected for the supply and integration of one of the largest grid-scale battery technology hybrid deployment to be installed for the Solar River Project in South Australia. The energy storage system, called the Reservoir, will be coupled to a large 200 … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Integrate Energy Storage for the 200 MW Solar power River Project

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Wind power in Portugal: Iberwind extends service contracts with Nordex

Iberwind, one of the leading wind farm operators in Portugal, is extending its service contracts with the Nordex Group for 132 of its wind turbines. As part of a Premium Service contract the Nordex Group will be handling the service and maintenance of 110 N90/2500 and N90/2300 wind turbines and 22 N60/1300 machines until 2025. … Continue reading Wind power in Portugal: Iberwind extends service contracts with Nordex

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Wind energy in Turkey: BBVA finances wind farm to Polat Energy

Garanti BBVA recently signed the world’s first gender loan with Turkish company Polat Energy. The $44 million loan will finance the construction of Turkey’s largest wind farm. The company’s performance will be annually assessed based on a series of gender criteria, and improvements in their performance will also enhance the terms of the loan. For … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: BBVA finances wind farm to Polat Energy

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Siemens Gamesa expands its green guarantee line to €1.25 billion

The company maintains its firm commitment to sustainability and combating climate change, having installed over 95 GW of wind power capacity to date, avoiding the emission of approximately 247 million tons of CO? per year. The wind turbines manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to pass milestones in its commitment to sustainable development, having … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa expands its green guarantee line to €1.25 billion

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Sprint and Duke Energy Renewables sign agreement on new 182-MW wind power project in Texas

Sprint (NYSE: S) and Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), today announced a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3 megawatts (MW) of new wind energy. Duke Energy Renewables will build, own and operate the 182-MW Maryneal Windpower project located in Nolan County, Texas, that will come online … Continue reading Sprint and Duke Energy Renewables sign agreement on new 182-MW wind power project in Texas

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Global renewables investment to triple this decade

Global investment in new capacity for renewable energy is on course to reach $2.6 trillion by the end of this decade, more than triple the amount of the previous decade, a report commissioned by the U.N. Environment Programme says. The figure excludes large hydropower projects and is equivalent to 1.2 terawatts (TW) of new renewable … Continue reading Global renewables investment to triple this decade

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CLEANPOWER 2020 conference chairs announced

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced conference chairs for CLEANPOWER 2020 (CP 2020), the new pan-renewable conference and exhibition hub for the U.S. energy industry launching next year. Chris Brown, President of Vestas’ sales and service division in the U.S. and Canada, and Teresa Mogensen, Senior Vice President of Energy Supply at Xcel Energy, … Continue reading CLEANPOWER 2020 conference chairs announced

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Wind energy in Taiwan: Ørsted hires Van Oord

Ørsted has contracted Van Oord to carry out cable installation works for the 900-MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a cluster of offshore wind power projects in Taiwan. Van Oord will be in charge of the transportation, installation and burial of the 111 inter array cables and three export cables for the wind energy projects. For … Continue reading Wind energy in Taiwan: Ørsted hires Van Oord

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Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

The wind farm will have the capacity to generate 3.3 TWh per year and will prevent the emission of over 1.6 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. Piauí is among the largest clean energy producers in Brazil, ranking fifth among the largest wind energy producers in the country. Just as the state produces energy, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Piauí has largest wind farm under construction in South America

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Wind energy in Chile: EPM, sells Los Cururos wind farm

L os Cururos Wind Farm has an installed capacity of 109.6 MW and 57 wind turbines. Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) sold its shares in Los Cururos Wind Farm in Chile for 138 million dollars to AES Gener S.A. and its subsidiary Norgener Renovables SpA, the company said Tuesday. “The total value of the operation … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile: EPM, sells Los Cururos wind farm

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CoreMarine and CENER will boost floating wind energy

CoreMarine and CENER (National Center for Renewable Energies) sign a collaboration agreement whose main objective is to promote engineering services in the marine windpower industry sector. This collaboration articulates a multidisciplinary team for the development of floating wind turbines projects, offering joint services ranging from basic research and engineering wind farm projects to small-scale trials, … Continue reading CoreMarine and CENER will boost floating wind energy

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Iberdrola, the only European utility included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Iberdrola has once again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), making it the only European utility to have been included in the selection throughout its 20 editions, according to data published by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, who are responsible for producing them. Furthermore, Iberdrola has been included in both the … Continue reading Iberdrola, the only European utility included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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