Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

ENERCON reached the important milestone of 10 GW of installed capacity in the Western Europe region. ‘We thank our customers who developed this 10 GW of wind energy capacity. We are grateful for their trust and we are looking forward to realising many more projects together!’, says Frederic Maenhaut, Regional Head Western Europe. ‘Congratulations also … Continue reading Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

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RWE and John Cockerill to build German test facility for Dutch circular and green hydrogen project FUREC

RWE and partners John Cockerill are to jointly build a testing facility in Germany which will optimize a key stage in the process of turning household waste into hydrogen. The facility – called a torrefaction plant – will be built at RWE’s innovation centre in Niederaußem (Germany) and will test the production of feedstock pellets … Continue reading RWE and John Cockerill to build German test facility for Dutch circular and green hydrogen project FUREC

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Valuation of the wind power of the auction of the economic regime of Renewable Energies

The wind energy awarded has been 2,258 MW, distributed among 5 companies. The average price awarded to wind power was € 30.18 / MWh, compared to the current price of the electricity market of over € 200 / MWh.The auction is an important step in moving towards compliance with the PNIEC. In total, with the … Continue reading Valuation of the wind power of the auction of the economic regime of Renewable Energies

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More Renewables, Not Less

In a matter of weeks, thousands of world leaders and decision-makers will gather in Glasgow for the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP26. Then we’ll finally find out whether there’s any hope to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. Opinion piece by Julie Wedege, SVP Corporate Politics and Ownership and Hans Magne Ådland, VP Ownership at … Continue reading More Renewables, Not Less

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RWE builds wind turbines on a sea dike dam in the Netherlands

Oostpolderdijk Wind Farm in Eemshaven demonstrates future opportunities for sea dikes. Special climbing crane helps to construct wind turbines due to limited space. World premiere in Eemshaven: RWE builds the first wind turbines on a sea dike dam. The Oostpolderdijk Wind Farm in the Dutch province of Groningen will consist of three turbines. This is the … Continue reading RWE builds wind turbines on a sea dike dam in the Netherlands

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Capital Energy acquires more than half of the 3,300 MW of wind energy and solar power from the auction in Spain

Spain awarded the company Capital Energy about 1,550 megawatts for the production of electricity from renewable sources. This was announced yesterday after the auction that the executive carried out and through which the company obtained 1,540 MW of wind power and 8 solar. All megawatts for which the company competed. This company is the parent … Continue reading Capital Energy acquires more than half of the 3,300 MW of wind energy and solar power from the auction in Spain

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Iberdrola and Enel avoid Spanish renewable energy auction due to regulatory concerns

Iberdrola decided not to bid in the latest auction of renewable energy capacity in Spain due to regulatory uncertainty amid a spat over measures to contain record-high power prices. Spain sold almost all of the 3.3 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity it put on the block on Tuesday, smoothing the introduction of cheaper renewable energy … Continue reading Iberdrola and Enel avoid Spanish renewable energy auction due to regulatory concerns

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Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

Its UK investment plan also includes spending £10bn to double its renewable capacity and drive decarbonisation by 2025 The offshore wind complex – the company’s largest to date and the group’s most substantial global investment – will create up to 7,000 jobs and breathe new life into the country’s renewable supply chain East Anglia Hub, … Continue reading Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

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RWE targets £multi-billion investments by 2030 to deliver UK net wind energy ambitions

RWE strives to play a key role in helping achieve net zero ambitions in the UK, one of its most strategically important markets, as business leaders join the Global Investment Summit in London today. RWE AG CEO Markus Krebber is taking part in the government-led summit, which brings together leaders of the UK’s most significant … Continue reading RWE targets £multi-billion investments by 2030 to deliver UK net wind energy ambitions

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Ørsted brings in Glennmont Partners as a 50% shareholder of Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Glennmont Partners (’Glennmont’), who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share in Ørsted’s 900 MW German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 3. The wind farm, which was awarded at EUR 0 per MWh in 2017 and 2018, is expected to be commissioned in 2025, subject to Ørsted’s final … Continue reading Ørsted brings in Glennmont Partners as a 50% shareholder of Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm

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Capital Energy signs its first agreements with shipyards in the Canary Islands to promote offshore wind energy

The energy company aims to maintain the same market share in offshore wind power in 2030 that it currently holds in the processing of onshore wind projects Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, October 18, 2021.- Capital Energy, a Spanish energy company born in 2002 and whose vocation is to become the first 100% vertically integrated … Continue reading Capital Energy signs its first agreements with shipyards in the Canary Islands to promote offshore wind energy

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Empire Wind selects wind turbine supplier

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has selected Vestas as its preferred supplier for wind turbine generators for both Empire Wind I and Empire Wind II, one of the largest offshore wind projects in the US. The preferred supplier agreement – one of the largest of its kind to be announced … Continue reading Empire Wind selects wind turbine supplier

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Iberdrola increases its ‘green’ capacity by 10% to 37,300 MW in the first nine months

Half are located in international markets and are growing in all areas where it is has a presence: Brazil (+8.6%), the UK (+6.6%), the rest of the countries of the world (+19.4%), the USA (+4%). Spain reaches 19,000 MW installed (+16%) Installed onshore wind power exceeds 19,000 MW (+5.6%), the Tâmega project (Portugal) boosts hydropower … Continue reading Iberdrola increases its ‘green’ capacity by 10% to 37,300 MW in the first nine months

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EDP reaffirms its role in the UK’s wind energy

Around £660m to be invested through entry into the UK onshore wind power market via a portfolio of 544 MW of onshore wind and solar energy.Investment of £2.65bn secured in the offshore wind farm projects of Ocean Winds’ assets of Moray East and Moray West and plans for an additional investment of £2.2bn in Moray … Continue reading EDP reaffirms its role in the UK’s wind energy

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Global Wind Industry manifesto calls on governments to “get serious” ahead of COP26

Global coalition of more than 90 wind energy companies and associations releases COP26 Manifesto calling on governments to take eight concrete steps to get to net zero.Annual wind power installations need to scale up by four times current levels to reach net zero by 2050; current projections will provide less than half what is needed.Signatories … Continue reading Global Wind Industry manifesto calls on governments to “get serious” ahead of COP26

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Vestas selected as preferred supplier for the 2.1 GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind energy projects in the USA

Offshore wind energy is rapidly expanding to all parts of the world and following our introduction of the industry’s most powerful wind turbine, the V236-15.0 MW, Vestas plays a leading role in this expansion. As a next step to become a leader in offshore wind, Vestas is proud to announce that Empire Offshore Wind, a … Continue reading Vestas selected as preferred supplier for the 2.1 GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind energy projects in the USA

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Vestas wants to consolidate in offshore wind power in Asia

Vestas has in the last year taken strategic steps to strengthen our foundation as well as commercially and organisationally align the company to meet the demands of the future energy market. Welcoming offshore back and optimising our global organisational blueprint, including establishing a new region for Latin America, play a key part in our strategic … Continue reading Vestas wants to consolidate in offshore wind power in Asia

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Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

One year after starting its operations, the Vientos Patagónicos wind farm has achieved a plant factor of 43% and consolidates its potential by injecting 27,132 MWh of wind power into the Punta Arenas Electric System to date. Developed by ENAP and Pecket Energy in Cabo Negro, this complex has been achieving good levels of reliability … Continue reading Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

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Iberdrola will supply wind energy to the BHP Olympic Dam mine project in South Australia

Half of the energy will be generated by its first hybrid wind power and solar farm in the world, and also the country’s most powerful: Port Augusta (320 MW). The agreement will enable the polymetallic mine to reduce emissions derived from electricity consumption by 50% by 2025 and will contribute to Anglo-Australian multinational BHP’s goal … Continue reading Iberdrola will supply wind energy to the BHP Olympic Dam mine project in South Australia

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New consortium to develop wind farm in Egypt

Orascom Construction (Orascom) has announced that its consortium with Toyota Tsusho Corp./Eurus Energy Holdings Corp. and ENGIE has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to develop, construct and operate a 500 MW wind farm in Ras Ghareb, Egypt for 20 years. Orascom will have a 25% stake in the project and … Continue reading New consortium to develop wind farm in Egypt

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