Vattenfall and Preem to investigate large scale decarbonization using offshore wind power and hydrogen

Vattenfall and Preem will now enter into a feasibility phase to assess the possibility of accelerating the development of a value chain connecting offshore wind and hydrogen with the refining industry on the Swedish west coast to swiftly transform to fossil-free fuels, starting latest 2030. Vattenfall sees a huge potential to decarbonize industries like refining, … Continue reading Vattenfall and Preem to investigate large scale decarbonization using offshore wind power and hydrogen

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Vestas to strengthen digital transformation

As the global leader in wind energy, Vestas plays a leading role in providing the solutions and services needed to accelerate the energy transition. To sustain our leading position and help governments and customers address the climate crisis and improve energy security, Vestas will strengthen our organisational focus on our Development Business and our digital … Continue reading Vestas to strengthen digital transformation

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Vestas secures offshore order for floating wind farm Eolmed in France

A consortium formed by Qair, TotalEnergies and BW Ideol has placed a 30 MW order for the Eolmed offshore wind park, a floating project located 18 km off the coast of Gruissan and Port-la Nouvelle, France, in the Mediterranean Sea. The contract includes the supply, transport, installation supervision and commissioning of three V164-10.0 MW wind … Continue reading Vestas secures offshore order for floating wind farm Eolmed in France

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3D-printed reefs to help restore marine biodiversity in the Kattegat in Denmark

Ørsted and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Denmark) are testing how 3D-printed reefs can benefit biodiversity in the Kattegat, a strait between Denmark and Sweden, which is experiencing a historically low cod stock. This is the first time 3D-printed reefs are used in Danish waters, and they will complement existing boulder reefs that … Continue reading 3D-printed reefs to help restore marine biodiversity in the Kattegat in Denmark

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EU Energy Ministers endorse faster permitting of wind energy

The EU Energy Ministers have agreed their position on changes to the Renewable Energy Directive and Energy Efficiency Directive, paving the way for faster build-out of renewables and streamlined permitting for wind farms. They agreed the Renewable Energy Directive should now include additional measures as proposed in the REPowerEU Action Plan to increase the EU’s … Continue reading EU Energy Ministers endorse faster permitting of wind energy

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Siemens Gamesa & Doosan Enerbility sign strategic offshore wind MoU

World’s leading and Korea’s leading offshore wind power OEMs to investigate potential collaboration in Korean offshore wind power market Memorandum of Understanding covers investigations on several Korea-focused fronts including construction of new Korean production facilities Non-binding agreement envisioned as paving the way towards expanding Korean offshore wind industry Press Contact You need further information or … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa & Doosan Enerbility sign strategic offshore wind MoU

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RWE Renewables’ Hickory Park Solar project

RWE Renewables’ Hickory Park Solar project, a 195.5-megawatt (MWac) facility coupled with a 40 MW 2-hour battery storage system, located in Mitchell County, Georgia, is in operation. RWE is operator/manager of the solar facility, selling the energy and renewable attributes from the facility to Georgia Power through its Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI) program. In … Continue reading RWE Renewables’ Hickory Park Solar project

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Iberdrola aims to make the agricultural and livestock sectors 100% green

The energy company, through its start-up programme -PERSEO- and in collaboration with ASAJA and the start-up accelerator of the Junta of Castile and León -WOLARIA-, is looking for innovative solutions to electrify the countryside and promote renewable energies in rural areas. In addition to promoting and supporting zero-emission agriculture and livestock farming through the implementation … Continue reading Iberdrola aims to make the agricultural and livestock sectors 100% green

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EDP plans to invest €1.5 billion in renewable projects in the ocean by 2025

The Group continues to reinforce its leadership role in the energy transition by promoting the development of new offshore wind capacity. EDP will participate in the UN Ocean Conference, which will take place next week, conveying its investment strategy and sustainability commitments through various events. EDP plans to invest 1.5 billion euros in the development … Continue reading EDP plans to invest €1.5 billion in renewable projects in the ocean by 2025

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White House Announcement of Federal-State Offshore Wind Partnership

In response to the Biden-Harris Administration’s announcement of a new Federal-State Offshore Wind partnership, Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, released the following statement: “This new partnership will help propel the growing offshore wind industry in the United States by helping to create good-paying American jobs, expanding access to clean and affordable … Continue reading White House Announcement of Federal-State Offshore Wind Partnership

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RWE starts construction of a ground-mounted solar farm in Portugal

RWE is making good progress in expanding its solar business in Europe: having last year kicked-off the construction for two ground-mounted solar farms, and plans to start construction of another one in Spain this summer, the company is now realising a new photovoltaic (PV) project in Portugal. The solar farm with a planned capacity of … Continue reading RWE starts construction of a ground-mounted solar farm in Portugal

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GE, Inogen and Sertavul to build first Hybrid Wind + Solar project in Turkey

Plant combines a 32 MW wind farm with a 30 MW solar plant. GE and its regional solution partner Inogen have been selected by Sertavul to build one of the first Hybrid Wind + Solar projects in Turkey. The plant is composed of a 32 MW wind farm commissioned in 2020 that will be integrated … Continue reading GE, Inogen and Sertavul to build first Hybrid Wind + Solar project in Turkey

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Nordex receives an order for 63 MW of wind power from OX2 in Poland

The Swedish wind farm developer OX2 has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply of eleven N149/5.X wind turbines for the “Wysoka” wind farm in Poland. The order also includes a Premium Service for the turbines that covers a period of 30 years. The 63 MW “Wysoka” wind farm will be built … Continue reading Nordex receives an order for 63 MW of wind power from OX2 in Poland

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Reorganising the Power System for a Renewable-based Future

By 2030, 60 percent of the globally installed electricity could come from wind and solar. This is why the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)’s World Energy Transitions Outlook published earlier this year places the power sector at the heart of the global energy transition, with an increased role for variable renewable energy (VRE) and electrification … Continue reading Reorganising the Power System for a Renewable-based Future

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Surge in Europe’s demand for wind power

In the wake of Russia’s war on Ukraine, wind power expansion is not just about the climate, but also to secure Europe’s energy supply. Helene Biström, Head of Vattenfall’s Wind operations explains how Vattenfall will contribute when Europe’s need of renewables surges in this new episode of Vattenfall Studio. In this episode of Vattenfall Studio: … Continue reading Surge in Europe’s demand for wind power

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Alarm on Legislation that Could Halt U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Growth

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today released a letter to Senate leadership from ACP CEO Heather Zichal and 24 of the leading CEOs and senior leaders in the offshore wind sector raising concerns with language in the House-passed Don Young Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2022. If enacted, the bill would change longstanding rules … Continue reading Alarm on Legislation that Could Halt U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Growth

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Siemens Gamesa awarded firm order for 882 MW Scottish offshore wind power project

Customer Moray West inks order for 60 SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines; Service agreement included. Siemens Gamesa has been awarded the firm order for the delivery of 60 units of its SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine at the Moray West offshore wind power project. The wind turbines will have a capacity of 14.7 … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded firm order for 882 MW Scottish offshore wind power project

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ACWA Power and Hassan Allam to build wind farm in Egypt

The wind farm will be the largest in the Middle East and one of the largest in the world. ACWA Power and Egyptian engineering firm Hassan Allam Holdings have signed a project agreement to develop a 1.1GW wind project. The wind project will be located in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez and Gabal el Zeit area … Continue reading ACWA Power and Hassan Allam to build wind farm in Egypt

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Environmental Impact of Wind Power

Helene Biström, Senior Vice President, Vattenfall Business Area Wind notes: “Wind power is important to reach our climate targets in Europe”. Accelerated renewables growth is key to achieving a sustainable energy system and unlocking the climate benefits of widespread electrification of society. Wind power is one of the most important energy sources for driving decarbonization … Continue reading Environmental Impact of Wind Power

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Natural gas, the non-rechargeable battery of the present. Green hydrogen, the battery of the future

The entry into operation of the cost adjustment mechanism of RDL 10/2022 highlighted the role of the combined cycle gas turbines as a backup for renewable energies. This need of support for wind and photovoltaic energies raises the question of what is going to replace natural gas in a 100% renewable system without fossil fuels … Continue reading Natural gas, the non-rechargeable battery of the present. Green hydrogen, the battery of the future

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