AWEA: Department of Interior Schedule for Vineyard Wind’s Final Environmental Review Statement Offers Clarity to Industry

he American Wind Energy Association issued the following statement today in reaction to the Department of Interior’s announcement on the schedule for reviewing Vineyard Wind’s Final Environmental Impact Statement. “The Department of Interior’s schedule for Vineyard Wind’s Final Environmental Impact Statement provides important clarity for the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind industry,” said Laura Morton, AWEA’s Senior … Continue reading AWEA: Department of Interior Schedule for Vineyard Wind’s Final Environmental Review Statement Offers Clarity to Industry

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Genneia starts operating its seventh wind energy plant in Necochea

The renewable energy company Genneia, began operating its Wind Wind Farm of Necochea, with a power of 38 megawatts, which is the seventh of the company in operation and the second in the province of Buenos Aires. In this way, Genneia reached a total power of 600 megawatts of wind power and 700 renewable, in … Continue reading Genneia starts operating its seventh wind energy plant in Necochea

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GE Renewable Energy to support the clean energy growth in the Philippines

GE Renewable Energy booked a contract with Angat Hydropower Corporation to rehabilitate the 218 MW Angat hydropower plant located in the Philippines. This 53-year-old Angat hydropower facility supplies more than 90% of Metro Manila’s potable water needs [1] and supports the irrigation of 25,000 hectares of farmlands in Bulacan and Pampanga [2]. This contract is … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to support the clean energy growth in the Philippines

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Discussions on Sustainable Aviation Take Place in Abu Dhabi

Between 2013 and 2018 the number of air travellers increased by 38 per cent, and the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) expects annual passenger numbers to double to 8.2 billion by 2037. While this growth could support up to 100 million jobs over the next 20 years, it will also increase aviation carbon emissions. Finding … Continue reading Discussions on Sustainable Aviation Take Place in Abu Dhabi

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Iberdrola will build its next wind farm in Spain with the most powerful onshore wind turbines

The 63 MW Herrera Wind Energy Complex will contain the first SG 4.5-145 wind turbines, which have a 4.5 MW wind power rating, to be installed in the country. It is moving forward with its renewable strategy in Spain, where it plans to install 3,000 renewable MW by 2022, incorporating cutting-edge technology to provide more … Continue reading Iberdrola will build its next wind farm in Spain with the most powerful onshore wind turbines

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Additional 650 MW of wind energy added to Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly from Kansas and Evergy have declared that their wind power resume will be extended by 660 Megawatts by a shareholder and that they will decrease emission production by 80% by 2050, a dedication in line with the Paris Climate Agreement (PCA) by 2050. Four significant wind turbines would use power to draw … Continue reading Additional 650 MW of wind energy added to Kansas

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Saudi- Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project Wins PFI Award

Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project has won the Project Finance International (PFI) Renewable Deal of the Year in Middle East and Africa Award for 2019. This comes after the project achieved a new record represented in recording the lowest flat rate of electricity generation of USD 0.0199 per Kilowatt hour. The project is the first … Continue reading Saudi- Dumat Al-Jandal Wind Farm Project Wins PFI Award

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Wind energy in Cantabria, wind farm of the Sierra del Escudo

The Government of Cantabria supports the creation of the wind power farm that the Biocantaber company intends to install in the Sierra del Escudo with an investment of 114 million euros. Cantabria has set as priority the development of wind energy projects in the region and has guaranteed “maximum agility” in the processing of the … Continue reading Wind energy in Cantabria, wind farm of the Sierra del Escudo

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Wind energy in Uzbekistan

When Shavkat Mirziyoev came to power after President Islam Karimov’s death in 2016, he changed a lot of policies and put an emphasis on the development of the country’s renewable power resources. Qishloq Ovozi has looked at Uzbekistan’s hydropower ambitions, which aim for water-generated power to account for nearly 16 percent of the country’s energy … Continue reading Wind energy in Uzbekistan

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Wind turbines manufacturer Vestas studies its implementation in Pakistan

Sources confirmed about the location of the factory that it will be somewhere in Karachi, where majority of wind power projects are located. Denmark-based world’s leading manufacturer of wind turbines, Vestas has expressed deep interest in establishing wind turbines factory in Pakistan and has in this regard started ground work for exploring the feasibilities. Pakistan … Continue reading Wind turbines manufacturer Vestas studies its implementation in Pakistan

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EU Commissioner visited Horns Rev 3 wind power plant

As part of the newly appointed European Commissioner for Energy’s first official visit to a member state, Kadri Simson on 6 February visited Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the North Sea and the surveillance centre at Vattenfall’s service centre in Esbjerg, western Denmark. The European Commission has launched a European Green Deal (EGD) … Continue reading EU Commissioner visited Horns Rev 3 wind power plant

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Formosa I Offshore deploys Renewable Strategy software for its wind farm

Formosa 1 offshore (FOWI) wind farm is the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan.  The total power generation capacity for Formosa 1 is 128MW, which can supply 128,000 households in Taiwan. Renewable Strategy has deployed a computerised maintenance management software (CMMS) system that is being used on FOWI.  The RSL Manager will monitor, analyse … Continue reading Formosa I Offshore deploys Renewable Strategy software for its wind farm

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Europe’s New Record for Offshore Wind power Installations

Europe installed 3.6 GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2019, according to statistics released by WindEurope. This is a new record in annual installations. 10 new offshore wind farms came online across 5 countries. The UK accounted for nearly half of the new capacity with 1.7 GW. Then came Germany (1.1 GW), Denmark (374 … Continue reading Europe’s New Record for Offshore Wind power Installations

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Wind energy in India, Siemens Gamesa and Suzlon accumulate 49% of wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa, Suzlon grab 49% of India’s wind turbine market share in 2019. Vestas, Inox Wind, GE Renewable Energy, and Envision Energy together took 47 per cent of wind power market share and the remaining 4 per cent was supplied by five other manufacturers. Wind turbine maker, Siemens Gamesa, emerged as India’s top turbine supplier … Continue reading Wind energy in India, Siemens Gamesa and Suzlon accumulate 49% of wind turbines

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Tri Global Energy Maintains Lead in Texas Wind Energy Development Projects, Launches Expansion into New States

Tri Global Energy, a leading independent renewable energy company, has maintained its position as the leading developer of wind energy projects under construction in Texas, according to the U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2019 Market Report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the nation’s trade association of the U.S. wind energy industry. Texas also … Continue reading Tri Global Energy Maintains Lead in Texas Wind Energy Development Projects, Launches Expansion into New States

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Saint-Gobain North America Announces Largest Wind Energy Deal in Company’s 354-Year History

Wind power purchase agreement will support the construction of a new wind farm, effectively offsetting CO2 emissions from electricity in the U.S. by 40%. Saint-Gobain North America, one of the world’s largest building materials companies and manufacturer of innovative material solutions, today announced it has entered into a 12-year virtual Power Purchase Agreement (vPPA) to … Continue reading Saint-Gobain North America Announces Largest Wind Energy Deal in Company’s 354-Year History

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The closure of SolarReserve, an isolated case of the concentrated solar power industry

In 2016, when SolarReserve connected its 110 MW Crescent Dunes solar thermal power plant in the state of Nevada, it reached its peak as a company. But the enjoyment of reaching that peak could not be prolonged. And having spent almost four years from that moment, the company filed its bankruptcy a few months ago. … Continue reading The closure of SolarReserve, an isolated case of the concentrated solar power industry

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Wind power and solar energy replace coal in Europe

The decarbonization of the electricity sector seems on track in Europe. A report presented on Wednesday suggests that the EU is disengaging from coal faster than expected while energy production with renewable technologies marks record highs. And as a consequence of both phenomena the CO2 emissions of the European electricity sector fall at a rate … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy replace coal in Europe

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Vattenfall and AG Barr sign wind power agreement in the UK

Vattenfall will supply AG Barr, manufacturer of leading soft drinks brands including IRN-BRU and Rubicon, with 22GWh electricity per year from Vattenfall’s wind farms in the UK – the equivalent used by 6000 UK homes annually. Danielle Lane, Country Manager at Vattenfall UK said: “Our goal is to make fossil free living possible for our customers … Continue reading Vattenfall and AG Barr sign wind power agreement in the UK

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Europe installs a record 3.6 GW of offshore wind energy in 2019

Europe installed 3.6 GW of new offshore wind power capacity in 2019, according to statistics released today by WindEurope. This is a new record in annual installations. 10 new offshore wind farms came online across 5 countries. The UK accounted for nearly half of the new capacity with 1.7 GW. Then came Germany (1.1 GW), … Continue reading Europe installs a record 3.6 GW of offshore wind energy in 2019

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