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Brazil reaches 19 GW of installed wind power capacity

A decade ago, the segment still had just over 1.5 GW of installed capacity and today it is the second largest, only behind hydroelectric generation.Wind generation in Brazil reached the mark of 19 GW of installed capacity, which represents 10% of the national electricity matrix. According to data presented by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association … Continue reading Brazil reaches 19 GW of installed wind power capacity

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IRENA and the UN Agree to Advance Renewables in Peacekeeping Operations

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations (UN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to advance the use of host-country generated renewable energy in peacekeeping missions. Under the agreement, IRENA and the UN will seek opportunities to work with countries that host UN peacekeeping operations to identify host country policy, regulatory, … Continue reading IRENA and the UN Agree to Advance Renewables in Peacekeeping Operations

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Success for RWE in German onshore wind power auction

RWE wins bid for 17 MW wind farm in Lower Saxony / Start of construction planned for 2022 Realisation of one additional 5.7 MW wind turbine for a local, citizens-owned company Once again a success for RWE in a German auction for onshore wind energy: In Lower Saxony RWE’s Sanbostel-Bevern wind farm was awarded a … Continue reading Success for RWE in German onshore wind power auction

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Global Wind Day 2021: Celebrating an American success story

American wind power has a remarkable story to tell—in just a few short years it has doubled in size, become the country’s largest renewable energy resource, and is the most affordable source of new electricity in many parts of the U.S. We’re highlighting all this and more on Global Wind Day, celebrated every June and … Continue reading Global Wind Day 2021: Celebrating an American success story

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German onshore wind energy tender surpasses 1,000 megawatt mark for first time since 2017

Germany’s latest onshore wind tender has resulted in 240 new planned wind turbines with a combined capacity of 1,110 megawatt (MW), just under the total offered volume of 1,243 MW, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) reported. The regulator accepted 127 bids for the tender, which was reduced in volume from its initial 1,500 MW target … Continue reading German onshore wind energy tender surpasses 1,000 megawatt mark for first time since 2017

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Sudan’s first commercial-scale wind energy plant

Sudan’s first wind turbine has journeyed across the country’s Northern State to the site where construction is scheduled to begin. The 63m-tall wind turbine marks the inaugural milestone towards the country’s first commercial-scale wind energy plant. During the journey via Port Sudan to the wind farm site in Dongola, Northern State, the Netherlands-made turbine crossed … Continue reading Sudan’s first commercial-scale wind energy plant

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Wind energy boosts economic recovery and benefits communities

Today is the 15th of June, it’s Global Wind Day! A celebration of wind energy, what it brigs to communities and contributes to our post COVID economic recovery. On this occasion WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson is visiting the ZF generator factory in Lommel, Belgium together with the Belgian Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten. … Continue reading Wind energy boosts economic recovery and benefits communities

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Global Wind Day signals new era for wind energy

Countries around the world need to urgently scale up deployment of wind power in order to address the climate emergency, according to the Global Wind Coalition for COP26, which officially launches today on Global Wind Day. The world is in a ‘make or break’ decade for climate action, and it is against this backdrop that … Continue reading Global Wind Day signals new era for wind energy

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Nordex could install 1 GW of wind power in Australia

Nordex and Acciona Energía are in advanced contract negotiations and are about to reach an agreement in principle for the supply and installation of up to 180 Nordex N163 / 5.X wind turbines of the Nordex Delta4000 series to the MacIntyre wind farm of Acciona Energía. in the state of Queensland (Australia).The development there comprises … Continue reading Nordex could install 1 GW of wind power in Australia

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Morocco and IRENA Partner to Boost Renewables and Green Hydrogen Development

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment (MEME) of the Kingdom of Morocco have today agreed to strengthen joint collaboration to advance knowledge in renewable energy and to accelerate the energy transition. Specifically, IRENA and Morocco will work closely to advance the national green hydrogen economy as the … Continue reading Morocco and IRENA Partner to Boost Renewables and Green Hydrogen Development

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bp today agreed to join Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind to develop offshore wind energy in Norway

The partnership – in which bp, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind will each hold a 33.3% share – will pursue a bid to develop offshore wind power in the Sørlige Nordsjø II (SN2) licence area. SN2’s favourable location provides power export access to local and adjacent markets. The consortium also intends to explore opportunities to … Continue reading bp today agreed to join Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind to develop offshore wind energy in Norway

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Vestas secures order for EnVentus wind turbines for a 102 MW wind project in Finland

Vestas has received an order to supply EnVentus wind turbines for the 102 MW Närpiö Norrskogen wind farm, which is being developed by EPV Energy Ltd in western Finland. Vestas will supply, install and commission 17 V162-6.0MW wind turbines at the project, which is located in Närpiö, near Vaasa, on the western coast of Finland. … Continue reading Vestas secures order for EnVentus wind turbines for a 102 MW wind project in Finland

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Enel wins 41 MW at the fifth italian GSE auction, split between new renewable capacity and refurbishments

Enel Green Power Italia and Enel Produzione have been awarded in the fifth round of renewable energy source (RES) tenders called by the GSE (Gestore Servizi Energetici – Energy Service Provider) – from the “auctions” and “registers” quotas – for 41.2* MW, split between new renewable capacity and refurbishments of already operational hydroelectric plants. Of the … Continue reading Enel wins 41 MW at the fifth italian GSE auction, split between new renewable capacity and refurbishments

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Iberdrola and Foresa plan investments in renewable hydrogen for the production of green methanol in Galicia

Construction of a 20 MW green hydrogen plant, expandable to 200 MW, and CO2 · capture equipment are being analysed – Green methanol would be used in Foresa’s chemical processes and surplus could be exported in the future The investment, which is eligible for Next Generation EU funds, would exceed 82 million euros and could … Continue reading Iberdrola and Foresa plan investments in renewable hydrogen for the production of green methanol in Galicia

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Spain is the cheapest country in Europe to install a wind power plant

The Spanish wind energy sector warns: either the processing pace speeds up or we will not reach the targets set for 2030. The association disagrees with the environmental fee imposed in some Autonomous Communities, a criterion that instead of boosting the sector, hinders it even more. Capital speaks with the Asociación Empresarial Eólica (AEE), which … Continue reading Spain is the cheapest country in Europe to install a wind power plant

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American Clean Power Association Statement on New York Bight Competitive Lease Sale

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement today after the Biden-Harris Administration announced a competitive lease sale for offshore wind development for New York and New Jersey. “American Clean Power welcomes the proposed offshore wind lease sale in the New York Bight as a key step in providing clean energy to the region, … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on New York Bight Competitive Lease Sale

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Iberdrola has brought Elecnor and Consonni on board Europe’s largest green hydrogen project

Elecnor will carry out the electrical assembly of the Puertollano plant and supply electrical materials and Consonni will manufacture medium voltage equipment The same year, after an investment of €150 million, the Puertollano project will produce hydrogen for the Fertiberia plant by means of electrolisis (20 MW), powered by a 100 MW photovoltaic plant Iberdola … Continue reading Iberdrola has brought Elecnor and Consonni on board Europe’s largest green hydrogen project

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GE Renewable Energy announces onshore wind turbine decommissioning and recycling agreement with neowa

Agreement to provide deinstallation services for GE, including dismantling and removing decommissioned turbines GE Renewable Energy to bring circular lifecycle solutions to the market through this MOU, and a variety of components will be recycled during partial and full repowering efforts neowa will utilize its proprietary process and tools to shred decommissioned wind turbine blades … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces onshore wind turbine decommissioning and recycling agreement with neowa

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