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Germany promises rapid expansion of onshore wind power

By 2030, some 2% of Germany’s land mass is supposed to be designated for wind turbines. Berlin has faced criticism for falling behind on its climate goals, and sees wind power as a way to catch up. Chancellor Olaf Scholz said the government is drawing up a plan to massively accelerate the construction of wind … Continue reading Germany promises rapid expansion of onshore wind power

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China’s first 16-megawatt offshore wind turbine project begins construction

The construction of China’s first large-scale 16-megawatt offshore wind turbine project has begun. The total installed capacity of the wind farm is 400 megawatts, and the annual on-grid power will exceed 1.6 billion kilowatt hours after the project becomes operational in August. In recent years, China’s offshore wind power has developed rapidly, with 60 percent … Continue reading China’s first 16-megawatt offshore wind turbine project begins construction

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Wind power and solar already surpass gas in electricity generation in the EU

Wind and solar generated a fifth (22.28%) of the EU’s electricity in 2022, surpassing gas (19.91%) for the first time in a sector dominated by nuclear and hydroelectric (32.04 %), according to data released this week by the Ember energy think tank.“Europe has avoided the worst of the energy crisis,” summarized the head of Ember’s … Continue reading Wind power and solar already surpass gas in electricity generation in the EU

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Together with SODECO, Iberdrola seeks innovation projects that promote the energy transition in Asturias

Iberdrola, a key company in promoting a just energy transition that fosters industrialisation and employment, and SODECO, Society for the Development of the Mining Regions of Asturias, have signed an alliance to promote a green promotion plan in the region. The company chaired by Ignacio Galán is doing so hand in hand with the electricity … Continue reading Together with SODECO, Iberdrola seeks innovation projects that promote the energy transition in Asturias

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YPF Luz announces investment of $260 million in the construction of a wind farm

YPF Luz said on Friday that it will make an investment of about 260 million dollars for the construction of a new wind farm in the central province of Córdoba. The venture, located in the town of General Levalle, 380 kilometers south of the city of Córdoba, will have an installed capacity of 155 MW … Continue reading YPF Luz announces investment of $260 million in the construction of a wind farm

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Tokyo Gas starts joint evaluation of Fukushima offshore wind project

Japan’s Tokyo Gas 9531.T and Shinobuyama Fukushima Power Co have started to evaluate a floating wind power project off the coast of Fukushima, Tokyo Gas said on Friday, as Japan seeks to replace lost nuclear power facilities. Japan has accelerated its switch to renewable energy after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power station disaster forced it … Continue reading Tokyo Gas starts joint evaluation of Fukushima offshore wind project

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EDF Renewables North America Signs Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific for Millers Branch Solar Project

EDF Renewables North America today announced the execution of a 20-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science. The VPPA covers the full output of the 200-megawatt ac/256 MWdc Millers Branch Solar Project, which is located in Texas and slated for commercial operation in December 2025. With … Continue reading EDF Renewables North America Signs Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific for Millers Branch Solar Project

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RWE sign strategic operations and maintenance jack up vessel agreement with ZITON

RWE Offshore Wind has entered into a four year strategic operations and maintenance jack up vessel framework agreement with ZITON A/S, a specialised operations and maintenance service provider for offshore wind farm owners and turbine manufacturers. Under this agreement ZITON will provide RWE’s Offshore Wind business with vessel, lifting and auxiliary services for a minimum … Continue reading RWE sign strategic operations and maintenance jack up vessel agreement with ZITON

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RWE starts construction of large-scale solar project in Spain

RWE is taking big steps towards expanding its solar business in Europe. The company has started construction works on a 92-megawatt ac (MWac) ground-mounted photovoltaic project in Andalucia in the province of Cádiz. The “Gazules” project consist of two solar farms – Gazules 1 and Gazules 2 – with a rated capacity of 46 MWac … Continue reading RWE starts construction of large-scale solar project in Spain

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Argentina launches a 620 MW wind power and solar tender for the first time

The government launched a new tender to expand the renewable energy generation and storage park in the country. It is the first concrete initiative of the management of Alberto Fernández in this direction. The call foresees awarding 620 MW that would add around US$ 500 million of investment. The role of the nodes in the … Continue reading Argentina launches a 620 MW wind power and solar tender for the first time

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Wind power generated 31.5% of electricity in Spain in January

The demand for electricity in Spain fell by 4.1% in January. Renewables such as concentrated solar power thermal, photovoltaic, hydraulic and wind energy generated 57.4%, up to 13,742 GWh of electricity generated during this month, the highest monthly production since records exist. Also, technologies free of CO2 equivalent emissions broke their own monthly mark by … Continue reading Wind power generated 31.5% of electricity in Spain in January

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South Africa’s Seriti to build wind farm to power its coal mines

South African miner Seriti Resources, a top thermal coal supplier to struggling state power utility Eskom, is investing in wind power in the latest move by industry to wean itself off a national grid plagued by power cuts. Seriti on Thursday said it would build a 155 megawatt (MW) wind farm over the next two … Continue reading South Africa’s Seriti to build wind farm to power its coal mines

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Capital Energy reinforces its commitment to wind power in Soria

The agreements are linked to the development of the Pedrecha, San Cristóbal, Hazapierna and Praderas Altas wind farms and their evacuation infrastructures. This initiative combines the company’s contribution to the decarbonisation of the economy and the transformation of the energy model, through the start-up of renewable energy facilities, with its desire to promote growth in … Continue reading Capital Energy reinforces its commitment to wind power in Soria

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GE Renewable Energy strengthens its position in wind power in Spain with a new agreement with Repsol to install 133 MW in Aragon

GE Renewable Energy will supply 22 of GE’s 6.1 MW wind turbines, the most powerful GE turbines installed in Spain. Both the towers and blades will be manufactured in Spain. GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400 MW with Repsol in Spain. GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Repsol to supply 22 units … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy strengthens its position in wind power in Spain with a new agreement with Repsol to install 133 MW in Aragon

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Siemens Gamesa ends complex quarter while

New orders include improved protection against disruptive conditions. Siemens Gamesa announced the financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 today. The economic performance during this period was severely impacted by the outcome of the evaluation of the installed fleet, mostly affecting the service business. Against this backdrop, the Mistral strategy program continued … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa ends complex quarter while

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Formosa 2 completes installation of 47 offshore wind turbines in Taiwan

JERA Co., Ltd has announced the successful installation of all 47 wind turbine generators (WTGs) at the Formosa 2 offshore wind project off the coast of Miaoli County, Taiwan. With a total installed capacity of 376 MW, the project is poised to begin full scale generation to the grid. As the largest shareholder since joining … Continue reading Formosa 2 completes installation of 47 offshore wind turbines in Taiwan

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Canada added 1.8 GW of solar and wind power in 2022

CanREA’s new industry data shows that Canada is just starting to take advantage of its wind, solar and energy storage potential. The Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) has announced the industry’s year-end data, reporting that Canada’s wind and solar energy sectors grew significantly in 2022. “I am happy to see that, across Canada, the sector … Continue reading Canada added 1.8 GW of solar and wind power in 2022

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DNV expands solar forecasting expertise with the acquisition of solar data specialist Solcast

DNV has acquired global solar irradiance data and forecasting provider Solcast to further expand DNV’s offering to solar energy customers with digital and data-driven services that help maximize the value of solar power plants globally. DNV’s Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) forecasts that by 2050 electricity production will more than double and 30% of all electricity will come … Continue reading DNV expands solar forecasting expertise with the acquisition of solar data specialist Solcast

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EDF Renewables North America Places 1 Gigawatt of Projects into Service

EDF Renewables North America, one of the largest renewable energy developers in North America, placed 1,054.7 MWp of onshore wind, solar and storage in service during 2022.  The Grid-Scale Power team commissioned 922.4 MW while the Distribution-Scale Power team delivered 9 projects totaling 56 MWp.  The Onsite Solutions team, through our affiliate PowerFlex, completed the … Continue reading EDF Renewables North America Places 1 Gigawatt of Projects into Service

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