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Offshore wind power: A key to unlocking the American transition to a clean, reliable, and affordable energy future

2022 promises to be a pivotal year for the offshore wind industry. In Europe, this year is seen as the start of a period in which the annually installed generation capacity will grow year on year to meet the ambitious European Union energy targets. In the U.S., 2022 marks the year in which construction starts … Continue reading Offshore wind power: A key to unlocking the American transition to a clean, reliable, and affordable energy future

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Fortum in Russian Wind Power Cooperation With Gazprombank’s Unit Bank GPB

Fortum Oyj is a Finnish state-owned energy company located in Espoo, Finland. Fortum has more than fifty years of experience operating in Russia. Fortum holds a portfolio of around 3.4 gigawatts of wind and solar power parks and development projects in Russia both directly and with partners like the Russian Direct Investment Fund. The Fortum-Rusnano … Continue reading Fortum in Russian Wind Power Cooperation With Gazprombank’s Unit Bank GPB

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China Three Gorges Power to invest $6.5bn in offshore wind power

Chinese state-owned power firm China Three Gorges Corporation is to spend $6.5 billion on three off-shore wind farms in Guangdong province amid schemes to diversify its portfolio. Combined, the three plants will give the firm a total of 5 million kilowatts wind power capacity, making it the largest offshore operator worldwide, according to the Financial … Continue reading China Three Gorges Power to invest $6.5bn in offshore wind power

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Vestas named most sustainable company in the world

Vestas, a global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has been named the most sustainable company in the 18th annual ranking of the world’s most sustainable corporations, published by Corporate Knights. The ranking is based on a detailed assessment of 6,914 companies, each with more than US$1 billion in revenue, where performance across a range of … Continue reading Vestas named most sustainable company in the world

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ITC confirms Siemens Gamesa technology does not infringe on third-party intellectual rights

Siemens Gamesa welcomes the final determination by the International Trade Commission (ITC) on January 18, 2022, rejecting all of GE´s claims against the company in regard to GE’s so-called Zero Voltage Ride Through Patent (US 7,629,705). While the ITC did rule in favor of a limited infringement on GE’s claims in regard to the so-called … Continue reading ITC confirms Siemens Gamesa technology does not infringe on third-party intellectual rights

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RWE successful in Polish renewables auctions

RWE is growing its renewables portfolio in Poland: at the end of December the company received Contract for Difference (CfD) awards from the Polish Energy Regulatory Office for solar projects with a total capacity of more than 20 megawatts (MWac). “These projects strengthen our position as a leading producer of green electricity in Poland,” explains … Continue reading RWE successful in Polish renewables auctions

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Neoenergia starts assembly of wind turbines of its largest wind farm in Brazil

With 12 wind farms located in the Northeast region, the project will have an installed capacity of 567 MW, 96% for the free market.?Installation of the first wind turbines of the Oitis Neoenergia Wind Farm,the company’s largest in Brazil, are still at an accelerated pace.Neoenergia continues to advance in the installation of the Oitis Neoenergia … Continue reading Neoenergia starts assembly of wind turbines of its largest wind farm in Brazil

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Enel Green Power connects a 51 MW wind farm to the grid in Cuenca

As part of the Enel Green Power plan for Creating Shared Value (CSV) associated with the construction of the wind farm, actions have been proposed to improve the City Council’s energy efficiency and support the area’s employability with training courses in renewable energy being carried out. Cuenca, 7 August 2020 – Enel Green Power Spain … Continue reading Enel Green Power connects a 51 MW wind farm to the grid in Cuenca

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Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production in Europe

The prices of the European electricity markets continued to rise in the second week of 2022. In the second week of 2022, the prices of the European electricity markets rose, with most values averaging above €200/MWh. Demand increased across the board and wind energy fell, a combination that, together with high gas and CO2 prices, … Continue reading Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production in Europe

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First contract notched with Iberdrola to supply Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in Spain

his will be the first wind farm in Spain to deploy the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform. The SG 6.6-170 wind turbines at this wind project will operate at a nominal capacity of 6MW, enough to power around 5,000 households. The 94 MW Iglesias wind farm located in Northern Spain will be commissioned in early 2023 … Continue reading First contract notched with Iberdrola to supply Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in Spain

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EDP Renewables signs project finance for six wind farms with an aggregate capacity of 149 MW

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, has closed a project finance deal for the financing of the development, construction and operation of six wind farms with an aggregate capacity of 149.4 MW located in Poland. The six wind farms are geographically dispersed across Poland, throughout the south-eastern north-western and the … Continue reading EDP Renewables signs project finance for six wind farms with an aggregate capacity of 149 MW

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Nordex wins the gold medal for the N163/5.X as “Turbine of the Year”

The Nordex Group is thrilled and proud: Nordex wins the gold medal for the N163/5.X as “Turbine of the Year” in the category of onshore turbines with 4.7 MW+ rating published by Windpower Monthly. For ten years now, Windpower Monthly has been publishing the “Turbines of the Year” award at the turn of the year. … Continue reading Nordex wins the gold medal for the N163/5.X as “Turbine of the Year”

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Nordex achieves orders for 7.95 GW of wind power in fiscal year 2021

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex recorded high demand in the fourth quarter of 2021 in line with expectations. Nordex Group recorded high demand in the fourth quarter of 2021 in line with expectations. Including another project in the United States in December for more than 180 MW, the Nordex Group achieved an order intake of … Continue reading Nordex achieves orders for 7.95 GW of wind power in fiscal year 2021

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Vattenfall and Fred. Olsen Seawind awarded rights to build floating offshore wind farm outside Scotland

The partnership between Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall was successful as bidder in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind offshore leasing round. This will allow to commence works necessary to deliver a project with a capacity of up to 798 MW, enough electricity to power over 700,000 UK homes. The 50/50 partnership has been awarded the … Continue reading Vattenfall and Fred. Olsen Seawind awarded rights to build floating offshore wind farm outside Scotland

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Iberdrola leads success in UK’s largest offshore wind power auction: 7,000 MW

The company awarded seabed rights for three large-scale offshore wind projects in ScotWind Leasing – two large-scale floating projects in partnership with Shell and one solo fixed project •    Ignacio Galán: “Offshore wind is essential for a net zero world as it delivers large volumes of clean energy at competitive prices, as well as boosting … Continue reading Iberdrola leads success in UK’s largest offshore wind power auction: 7,000 MW

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EDP and Engie awarded 1GW of floating wind power

The project will be located on the Caledonian seabed and it has been awarded by Crown Estate Scotland (CES) in the ScotWind seabed bidding; It is adjacent to the existing 950 MW Moray East and 0.9 GW Moray West offshore projects, allowing Ocean Winds to leverage experience and synergies regarding development, construction and operation. EDP … Continue reading EDP and Engie awarded 1GW of floating wind power

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Ørsted and partners awarded gigawatt-scale floating wind site in Scottish seabed competition

Crown Estate Scotland (CES) has selected the Ørsted, Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy consortium to enter into an Option Agreement for a new floating offshore wind site off the north-east coast of Scotland. The award for this floating wind site of up to 1GW in scale has been made through CES’s ScotWind offshore wind leasing … Continue reading Ørsted and partners awarded gigawatt-scale floating wind site in Scottish seabed competition

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Scotland awards seabed rights for massive amounts of offshore wind energy, most of it floating

The Crown Estate Scotland has announced the results of the “ScotWind” seabed tender. They auctioned 8,600 km² of sea space which could host almost 25 GW of offshore wind. 17 projects won. With 15 GW most of the capacity that will now be developed will be floating offshore wind. The system the Scots have used … Continue reading Scotland awards seabed rights for massive amounts of offshore wind energy, most of it floating

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American Clean Power statement on Biden-Harris Administration Section 201 tariff appeal

American Clean Power CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement today after the Biden-Harris Administration decided to appeal the November 2021 court decision regarding current 201 tariffs on solar panels coming into the United States: “The American Clean Power Association is disappointed by the Biden-Harris Administration’s latest blow to the domestic solar industry with the … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Biden-Harris Administration Section 201 tariff appeal

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Work starts on major new South Australia wind farm

Early work has begun on a new 412-megawatt wind farm in South Australia, with its operators already securing a long-term contract to provide electricity to the ACT government. The Goyder Renewables Zone project near Burra in SA’s mid-north is expected to be operational by 2024. The 75 wind turbines will be connected to ElectraNet’s Robertstown … Continue reading Work starts on major new South Australia wind farm

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