Renewables creating a generational opportunity in rural America

Large parts of rural America have been experiencing population decline for over half a century. In fact, 35 percent of rural counties have a combined 6.2 million fewer residents than they did in 1950. There are many reasons for this demographic change, including a lack of economic opportunity for young people, who are often forced … Continue reading Renewables creating a generational opportunity in rural America

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Iberdrola mobilises Aragón’s first green hydrogen generation project

A total of 15 institutions and companies in Aragón – which include the Government of Aragón, Zaragoza and Jaca City Councils, the Automobile Cluster and the Zaragoza Area Transport Consortium will install a 10 MW hydrogen generator in the Plaza Logistics Platform to supply heavy road and rail transport The initiative is one of 150 … Continue reading Iberdrola mobilises Aragón’s first green hydrogen generation project

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Ocean Winds announce the collaboration with TERNA ENERGY to co-develop floating offshore wind energy in Greece

OCEAN WINDS, the Joint Venture created by EDP Renewables and ENGIE, have signed a collaboration agreement with TERNA ENERGY to co-develop floating offshore wind projects in the Greek seas. OCEAN WINDS has a wide portfolio composed of 1.5 GW under construction and 4 GW under development, and with the target of reaching 5 to 7 … Continue reading Ocean Winds announce the collaboration with TERNA ENERGY to co-develop floating offshore wind energy in Greece

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Kellogg, Enel Sign Agreement for Wind Power in North America

Through a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA), Enel will sell a portion of the electricity delivered to the grid from the Azure Sky wind project to Kellogg Company.With operations expected in the first-half of 2022, the project, which consists of a 350 MW wind facility paired with approximately 137 MW of battery storage, will be … Continue reading Kellogg, Enel Sign Agreement for Wind Power in North America

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How renewable hydrogen will help Europe’s decarbonisation

Renewable hydrogen is currently among the hottest topics in the energy field. The molecule has been closely linked to Europe’s vision of a decarbonised energy system by 2050. Renewables such as wind energy are the raw material for the production of renewable hydrogen. That’s why WindEurope is active in different initiatives, promoting the future use … Continue reading How renewable hydrogen will help Europe’s decarbonisation

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American Clean Power Association Statement on CLEAN Future Act?

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?today issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee introduced the CLEAN Future Act. “We commend the House Energy and Commerce Committee for proposing robust climate legislation. The clean electricity standard represents a meaningful step forward on national energy policy that will help unleash … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on CLEAN Future Act?

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Capital Energy advances in the development of its first wind farm in Aragon, Biota

This wind energy facility, located in the Zaragoza municipalities of Biota and Uncastillo, will have an installed power of 58.7 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 47 million euros. The 20 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Aragon will be capable of supplying clean energy to … Continue reading Capital Energy advances in the development of its first wind farm in Aragon, Biota

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Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

This renewable energy plant, located in the municipalities of Tineo, Villayón and Valdes, will have an installed wind power of 50 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 51 million euros.The 10 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Asturias, of the SG 5.0 – 132 model of … Continue reading Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

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Acciona supports Banco Santander’s carbon neutrality target through its Oaxacas wind farm in Mexico

ACCIONA has signed an agreement with Banco Santander, through the ClimateTrade platform, to offset 145,000 tons of CO2 by transferring Certified Emissions Reduction certificates (CERs) from the group’s Oaxacas wind farm complex in Mexico. With this transaction, ACCIONA is contributing to Banco Santander’s goal of becoming carbon neutral in 2020 by offsetting approximately half of … Continue reading Acciona supports Banco Santander’s carbon neutrality target through its Oaxacas wind farm in Mexico

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Wind energy produced 29.9% in February in Spain

Photovoltaics generated 4.6% and concentrated solar power 0.7%. So far in 2021, wind power produced 29.5% of electricity in Spain. The demand for electricity in Spain fell by 3.5% in February. Taking into account that February 2020 had one more day as it was a leap year, in addition to other effects related to the … Continue reading Wind energy produced 29.9% in February in Spain

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Wind Power in Southeastern Kansas for Facebook

Jayhawk will generate wind energy that will be sold under a long-term contract to Facebook. WEC Energy Group acquires a 90% ownership interest in the Jayhawk Wind Farm, to be built in Bourbon and Crawford counties, Kansas. Jayhawk will generate wind energy that will be sold under PPA long-term contract to Facebook, to help support … Continue reading Wind Power in Southeastern Kansas for Facebook

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Helene Biström new Senior Vice President Business Area Wind

Helene Biström has been appointed new Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Wind at Vattenfall and member of the Executive Group Management. Helene Biström has a long experience from and a broad and deep understanding of the energy industry. She is today Executive Vice President Commercial at BillerudKorsnäs. She has previously been CEO … Continue reading Helene Biström new Senior Vice President Business Area Wind

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ENGIE acquires 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in South Africa

ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire from Abengoa a 40% equity stake in Xina Solar One, a 100 MW Concentrated Solar plant, as well as 46% of the Operations & Maintenance Company. The plant is equipped with parabolic trough technology and a molten salt storage system that … Continue reading ENGIE acquires 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in South Africa

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Vestas adds order for 67 MW EnVentus wind turbines for wind power in Sweden

Vestas has strengthened its Swedish portfolio with a 67 MW order for the Grönhult wind farm in southwest Sweden from The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG). Vestas will supply, install and commission 12 V162-5.6 MW turbines, part of Vestas’ EnVentus platform. A 30-year long-term Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service contract will provide maximum security … Continue reading Vestas adds order for 67 MW EnVentus wind turbines for wind power in Sweden

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Is offshore wind energy also reaching the Black Sea?

The publication of the European Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy last November 2020 has been followed by a number of new Government commitments for the development of offshore wind, including Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Greece and Spain. The EU Strategy envisages offshore wind development in all European Seas and promises the creation of regional cooperation groups in … Continue reading Is offshore wind energy also reaching the Black Sea?

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Vestas secures order for 126 MW EnVentus wind turbines for wind power in Ukraine

Vestas today announces it has signed the first EnVentus order in the Eastern Europe region for the 126 MW DTEK Tiligulska project in Ukraine, building on a track record of 660 MW already installed by Vestas in Ukraine. The Tiligulska project is being developed by DTEK Renewables, for whom Vestas has also delivered three previous … Continue reading Vestas secures order for 126 MW EnVentus wind turbines for wind power in Ukraine

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Capital Energy advances in the development of its first wind farm in Cantabria, Garma Blanca

This renewable wind energy facility, located in the municipalities of Arredondo, Miera, Riotuerto, Entrambasaguas and Solórzano, will have an installed power of 51 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 41 million euros.The 13 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Cantabria will be capable of supplying clean … Continue reading Capital Energy advances in the development of its first wind farm in Cantabria, Garma Blanca

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Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm generates first power

RWE has taken a significant step towards achieving full power at its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm, with the first generation of electricity. The generation milestone follows the successful delivery of vital onshore and offshore electrical infrastructure on schedule, and despite the challenges of constructing during the Coronavirus pandemic. The RWE-led Triton Knoll project began … Continue reading Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm generates first power

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EDP Renewables secures PPA for a 204 MW wind power project in the U.S.

The contract will last 15 years and the project, located in the state of Indiana, is expected to start in 2023. EDPR has now 2.3 GW of total capacity secured in the U.S. set to be operational from 2021 onwards. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a world leader in the renewable energy sector and the world’s … Continue reading EDP Renewables secures PPA for a 204 MW wind power project in the U.S.

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The advantages of graphene for photovoltaics

Enel Green Power is taking part in the EU-backed GRAPES project to research new applications for a very versatile material called graphene which boosts the efficiency of solar cells. The alliance between academic and industrial research is fundamental to accelerating the energy transition. This is why we are taking part in international projects focused on … Continue reading The advantages of graphene for photovoltaics

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