EDP Renewables sells a wind energy portfolio located in Portugal

EDPR signs asset rotation deal of a 221 MW wind power portfolio for an enterprise value of 532 million euros. The company has completed the sale to Onex Renewables of a 100% equity stake in a wind portfolio located in Portugal. This transaction will contribute with 532 million euros of asset rotation proceeds and is … Continue reading EDP Renewables sells a wind energy portfolio located in Portugal

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An open letter from the wind energy industry to G20 and world leaders: It’s time to get serious about renewables

Ahead of the G20 Ministerial Sessions on Environment, Climate and Energy held in Naples on 22-23 July 2021, this letter signed by 25 CEOs representing the global wind industry has been sent to all G20 Heads of State. Download the letter here. We recognise the efforts of the G20 countries to address the climate emergency … Continue reading An open letter from the wind energy industry to G20 and world leaders: It’s time to get serious about renewables

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Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe join forces and form Océole, a partnership dedicated to developing floating offshore wind in France. Océole will evaluate and work towards submitting bids in the upcoming floating offshore wind tenders held by the French government. Establishing this partnership is in line with the three companies’ ambition of delivering high-performance floating … Continue reading Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

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Siemens Gamesa receives an order for 93 wind turbines for a wind farm in India

Siemens Gamesa secures second major deal in July with ReNew for 322 MW providing a significant boost for India’s wind industry. The Tondehal 322 MW project with ReNew Power follows the 301 MW Hombal project signed with company in early July. Both are in the state of Karnataka. These are the first ordersfor the 3.X … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives an order for 93 wind turbines for a wind farm in India

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Big-scale floating wind energy is kicking off in France

France has closed the world’s first-ever auction for a commercial-sized floating offshore wind farm. The future wind farm will be located in the Atlantic Ocean south of Brittany and will have a capacity of 250MW. France will then auction two other floating projects of a similar size over the next year. These will be in … Continue reading Big-scale floating wind energy is kicking off in France

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Greek plans to suspend grid connection regime for combined renewable power plants cause concern

The Greek Government plans to change the grid connection procedure for combined renewable power plants. Combined renewable power plants are facilities that combine electricity generation from different renewable sources, such as wind and solar energy and/or combine renewables with storage technologies. They are critical to integrating higher shares of renewable energies into the Greek energy … Continue reading Greek plans to suspend grid connection regime for combined renewable power plants cause concern

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WSJ ed board gets it wrong on renewables—again

Over the past few years, several regions of the country have occasionally struggled with power system reliability. It’s no secret why—climate change is exacerbating extreme weather events that stress aging infrastructure, often compounded by outdated electricity market rules. As a result, we’ve seen rolling blackouts or requests for residents to conserve electricity in places like … Continue reading WSJ ed board gets it wrong on renewables—again

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Equinor ready to further develop floating offshore wind energy in Scotland

Equinor has confirmed it has bid for floating offshore wind in ScotWind, the competitive tender offshore wind seabed leasing round being undertaken by Crown Estate Scotland. The offshore energy company says the ScotWind Leasing round is a good strategic fit with its ambitions to continue to develop its North Sea offshore wind cluster and further … Continue reading Equinor ready to further develop floating offshore wind energy in Scotland

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RWE confirms participation in ScotWind

RWE has confirmed its participation in the ScotWind seabed leasing round process, as it looks to expand its global offshore wind portfolio. ScotWind is a seabed leasing round, managed by Crown Estate Scotland, which aims to enable up to 10 gigawatts (GW) of new offshore wind farms to be constructed in the country’s coastal waters. … Continue reading RWE confirms participation in ScotWind

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Nordex receives orders for 55 MW of wind power in Italy

The Nordex Group has received orders for the supply of two wind farms with Delta4000 turbines for a total of 54.9 MW in Italy. For a 26.1 MW project, the Nordex Group is supplying five N149 / 5.X turbines, and a further six N133 / 4.8 turbines will be installed in a second 28.8 MW … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 55 MW of wind power in Italy

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GE Renewable Energy partners with Governments of Canada and Québec to invest in expansion of Blade facility in Gaspé

Plant expansion announced today at an event attended by Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and Québec Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Jonatan Julien Investment reinforces company and governments’ commitment to renewable energy and will support the creation of  200 new jobs GE Renewable Energy facility will support production of wind turbine blades needed … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy partners with Governments of Canada and Québec to invest in expansion of Blade facility in Gaspé

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Siemens Gamesa announces preliminary results for the third quarter of financial year 2021

Following the review of the preliminary closing of the third quarter of financial year 2021, the Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, S.A. (“SGRE”) decided today to update and adjust its guidance for the financial year 2021. This revision is mainly due to provisions for onerous projects affected by the following decisive factors:  … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa announces preliminary results for the third quarter of financial year 2021

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EDPR and AWS enter into a collaboration agreement on renewable energy PPAs

This collaboration reinforces the strong commercial relationship already in place between EDPR and Amazon. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in relation to Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) for future wind and solar projects and the provision … Continue reading EDPR and AWS enter into a collaboration agreement on renewable energy PPAs

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Lojas Renner signs agreement with Enel to buy sustainable energy from wind farm

Lojas Renner, Brazil’s largest fashion omni-retailer, will use wind power generation to supply 100% of the energy demand of 170 stores and its new distribution centre (DC) that is under construction in Cabreúva (SP), from a plant built and operated by the Brazilian renewable energy subsidiary of Enel Group, Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda. … Continue reading Lojas Renner signs agreement with Enel to buy sustainable energy from wind farm

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The EU Commission wants 30 GW a year of new wind power up to 2030

The European Commission has tabled the Fit-for-55 package, a series of legislative proposals to deliver the EU’s increased climate target of 55% emissions reduction by 2030. The package includes a higher renewables target and new rules to support the expansion of renewables. It further strengthens the Emissions Trading System to drive the electrification of the … Continue reading The EU Commission wants 30 GW a year of new wind power up to 2030

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Iberdrola awards Windar a wind energy contract for Baltic Eagle, in the Baltic Sea

It will manufacture the 50 transition pieces for the wind turbines for this offshore wind farm, which will provide wind power to 475,000 homes. Iberdrola has finalised the procurement process for Baltic Eagle with the award of the project’s last key contract, the manufacturing of offshore foundations, to EEW SPC and Windar. German company EEW … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Windar a wind energy contract for Baltic Eagle, in the Baltic Sea

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BCPG unveils 600 MW wind energy PPA in Laos

BCPG announced today that a minority-owned associate has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 600-MW wind power project in Laos. Impact Energy Asia Development Limited (IEAD), which is 45%-owned by the renewable energy arm of Bangchak Corporation has signed a 25-year contract with state-run Vietnam Electricity at a tariff of EUR 58.7 … Continue reading BCPG unveils 600 MW wind energy PPA in Laos

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Jan De Nul will build the largest wind power plant

Jan De Nul will build the largest wind power plantJan De Nul also won the third and final contract to install wind turbines on Britain’s Dogger Bank wind farm. With 277 wind turbines, it will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The wind farm will be located in the North Sea, off … Continue reading Jan De Nul will build the largest wind power plant

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Iberdrola and MAPFRE move forward with their strategic alliance via the incorporation of 100 new MW by way of a joint venture

They form ‘Energías Renovables Ibermap S.L.’ as a 325-MW co-investment vehicle -195 MW of operational wind power and 130 MW of photovoltaic energy under development- with the aim being to keep incorporating green projects until reaching the 1,000 MW mark. Iberdrola and MAPFRE are forging ahead with their strategic alliance in the energy field, which … Continue reading Iberdrola and MAPFRE move forward with their strategic alliance via the incorporation of 100 new MW by way of a joint venture

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Bac Lieu prioritises wind energy

The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu has chosen renewable energy as one of its top priorities, aiming to restructure the economy towards green growth and sustainable development. To capitalise on its potential and strengths, the province has taken the initiative in proposing that the Government leave the Cai Cung coal-fired power plant complex out … Continue reading Bac Lieu prioritises wind energy

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