Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

Vattenfall has won the tender for the second phase of the Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 3 & 4. In September 2018, Vattenfall was granted permits to build the first phase, HKZ 1 & 2. The wind farms will have a capacity of approximately 1.5 GW wind energy combined and will become … Continue reading Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

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Wind power in India: Vestas to establish new nacelle and hub assembly factory

The global demand for wind energy continues to grow both in volume and the number of markets where wind energy offers a sustainable and cost-competitive solution for meeting the world’s energy needs. To address this, improve competitiveness, and expand our supply chain footprint in India, Vestas intends to establish a new nacelle and hub assembly … Continue reading Wind power in India: Vestas to establish new nacelle and hub assembly factory

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Wind energy in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy wind turbines for a wind farm

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Borusan EnBW Enerji to build the 138 MW Saros wind farm in Turkey.The wind power project will include 27 Cypress wind turbines, GE’s largest onshore wind turbine in the field. GE will produce the Cypress’ revolutionary two-pieces blades at its manufacturing site in Bergama, Izmir, Turkey.  GE Renewable … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey: GE Renewable Energy wind turbines for a wind farm

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Renewable energy investment dips 14% to $117.6 bn

Renewable energy investment dropped 14 percent to $117.6 billion in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures from BloombergNEF (BNEF). The report said renewable energy investment in the world’s biggest market, China, fell 39 percent to $28.8 billion, the lowest figure for any half-year period since 2013. “We expect a nationwide solar … Continue reading Renewable energy investment dips 14% to $117.6 bn

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Wind and Sun Leading the Race: WWEC2019 Pre Event in Recife discusses Future Energy Supply System

The World Wind Energy Association had invited for a public debate in Recife on the topic of the roles of renewable energy and nuclear power, in preparation of the 18th World Wind Energy Conference 2019 (WWEC2019) which will take place in Rio de Janeiro in November 2019. The pre-event has started the debate on the … Continue reading Wind and Sun Leading the Race: WWEC2019 Pre Event in Recife discusses Future Energy Supply System

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Russia’s Putin says wind power harmful to birds and worms

Russia, a world-leading producer of fossil fuel, is lagging other countries in its development of renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind energy. Russian President Vladimir Putin questioned on Tuesday the use of wind power, saying wind turbines were harmful to birds and worms. Russia, a world-leading producer of fossil fuel, is lagging other … Continue reading Russia’s Putin says wind power harmful to birds and worms

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AWEA hires veteran regulatory attorney to lead offshore wind advocacy

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced the hire of Laura Smith Morton this week to lead policy and regulatory efforts for the U.S. wind industry’s rapidly emerging offshore sector. In her new role as Senior Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Offshore Wind, Morton takes the helm of AWEA’s offshore wind program during a crucial … Continue reading AWEA hires veteran regulatory attorney to lead offshore wind advocacy

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Wind power costs have plummeted. How can they fall even further?

New technology gets cheaper over time. We’ve seen it with TVs, laptops and even cell phones. While a new iPhone may run you several hundred dollars today, a Motorola DynaTac would have set you back nearly $4,000 in 1983. Wind energy is no exception to this rule—it may have been costly at one time, but … Continue reading Wind power costs have plummeted. How can they fall even further?

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Equinor, KNOC and Korea East-West Power have agreed to develop a 200 MW floating offshore wind farm

Equinor, Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and Korea East-West Power have agreed to develop to 200MW floating offshore wind farm 58 km off the coast of the city of Ulsan. The consortium recently held a signing ceremony in Ulsan, which is situated in the south-eastern region of South Korea for the Donghae 1 project. The … Continue reading Equinor, KNOC and Korea East-West Power have agreed to develop a 200 MW floating offshore wind farm

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Ingeteam closes 2018 with a turnover of €637 million

The Ingeteam Group has closed the financial year of 2018 with a turnover of €637 million. This figure represents a 47% increase since the start of the strategic plan in 2016 up to 2018, strengthening its international leadership position in the sectors in which it operates. It should be noted that 82% of Ingeteam’s business … Continue reading Ingeteam closes 2018 with a turnover of €637 million

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: TSK will build the first wind farm for 40 million

The wind power contract, for the Saudi company Repdo, was awarded to TSK by the consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar. 1353/5000TSK will install the wind turbines of the first wind farm in Saudi Arabia and the largest in the Middle East, with a power of 400 megawatts. The project was awarded to TSK … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: TSK will build the first wind farm for 40 million

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EDF Renewables and Total Eren sign PPA for more than 700 MWp of solar energy in India

Total Eren and EDF Renewables officially announce the signature of four 25-year long term Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), for four solar power projects totaling 716 MWp of installed capacities in northern India. These projects have been awarded to EDEN Renewables India, their solar photovoltaic equally owned joint venture in India. EDEN Renewables India signed: End … Continue reading EDF Renewables and Total Eren sign PPA for more than 700 MWp of solar energy in India

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Vestas wins 41 MW wind power order in Germany for expansion of one of the world’s largest citizen-owned wind farms

Bürgerwindpark Reußenköge GmbH & Co. KG has placed an order for 12 V112-3.45 MW wind turbines for the expansion of a citizen-owned wind farm in Schleswig-Holstein. With this order, the wind farm will have a total installed capacity of 210 MW with the possibility of a further expansion up to 300 MW in the coming … Continue reading Vestas wins 41 MW wind power order in Germany for expansion of one of the world’s largest citizen-owned wind farms

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Australia’s first offshore wind project moves forward with labour market study

Plans for Australia’s first offshore wind farm have taken a step forward, with the project developers launching a labour market study to identify the capability of the Australian market to deliver what would be one of Australia’s largest renewable energy projects.The Star of the South wind farm, which is being pursued by the Danish fund … Continue reading Australia’s first offshore wind project moves forward with labour market study

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EDP Renováveis secures PPA for 126 MW of wind energy in Brazil

EDP Renováveis (EDP Renewables, EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, through its subsidiary EDP Renováveis Brasil, S.A. (“EDPR Brasil”), secured a 20-year private Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”), to sell the energy to be produced by Monte Verde VI and Boqueirão I-II. The wind power … Continue reading EDP Renováveis secures PPA for 126 MW of wind energy in Brazil

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal power has set a record for electricity generation, surpassing 2,801 GWh in the first half of 2019, which represents a generation volume 19.3% higher than the historical average, according to the REE data collected by Protermosolar, the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry, which indicates that Concentrated Solar Power … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

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Wind energy in Chile: wind farm for Angol will have 8 wind turbines

The first wind farm in Angol was approved by the Environmental Assessment Committee. It will have 8 wind turbines that will distribute the wind power to the Central Interconnected System. It is a wind power project that is included in the Plan Impulso Araucanía and which considers a 33.6 megawatts wind energy plant, which will … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile: wind farm for Angol will have 8 wind turbines

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Renewable energies: how much and how is it produced today in Argentina and what is the potential

The take-off of renewable energies in Argentina can be described with some figures: 206 are the projects awarded since 2016; 6130.9 are the MW that will generate these ventures; 4.7 million households will be supplied; 7237 are the millions of dollars that came as an investment to the sector, and 9200 are the jobs related … Continue reading Renewable energies: how much and how is it produced today in Argentina and what is the potential

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Wind energy in Argentina: Transfer of wind turbines towers

Aluar informed that from today until mid-September the transfer of the towers belonging to the wind turbines of Stage III of the Aluar Wind Farm will take place. The new Wind Farm built by the aluminum company will have 14 wind turbines, which will be added to the 31 already installed in Stages I and … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: Transfer of wind turbines towers

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