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NREL and Acciona Solar Power Develop Technology To Reverse Costly Effects of Hydrogen Buildup in Concentrated Solar Power Receiver Fields

Since the mid-’80s, concentrating solar power (CSP) plants have generated clean energy to power our homes, schools, offices, and communities. Yet, one consistent challenge of CSP plants is hydrogen buildup, which can be costly to mitigate and reduces plant efficiency. NREL Senior Scientist Greg Glatzmaier has spent much of his career finding a solution. By … Continue reading NREL and Acciona Solar Power Develop Technology To Reverse Costly Effects of Hydrogen Buildup in Concentrated Solar Power Receiver Fields

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Nordex wins orders for 1,229 megawatts of wind energy in third quarter of 2020 with Delta4000 wind turbines accounting for 86 percent

Nordex has received orders for 271 wind turbine systems with a total output of 1,228.6 megawatts (MW) in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 2019: 1,700.3 MW). The Delta4000-series wind turbines with an output range of four to five MW accounted for 86 percent of the orders. In the first nine months of 2020, the … Continue reading Nordex wins orders for 1,229 megawatts of wind energy in third quarter of 2020 with Delta4000 wind turbines accounting for 86 percent

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Nordex receives order for 62 MW of wind power from UK

The good average wind speeds at the site and the technology allow the operation of the wind farm without subsidies. At the end of the third quarter, the Nordex Group received an order for the delivery of thirteen N133 / 4.8 wind turbines in the UK. The order also includes a 15-year premium service contract … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 62 MW of wind power from UK

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Wind power in the US, Nordex wind turbines for a 297 MW wind farm

At the end of September, Nordex has received a major order to supply 62 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines for a wind farm in the USA. The machines will be supplied in the 4.8 MW operating mode. The 297 MW wind farm will be built in the Midwestern United States, construction work is due to start in … Continue reading Wind power in the US, Nordex wind turbines for a 297 MW wind farm

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Sancak Enerji issues follow-up order for 24 MW in Turkey to Nordex

End of September, the Nordex Group received a 24 MW order from its regular customer Sancak Enerji in Turkey. For the “Baglar-3” wind farm, the Nordex Group will supply five N133/4800 strong-wind turbines. The order also includes a Premium Service contract over a ten-year term. The “Baglar-3” wind farm will be built in the Konya … Continue reading Sancak Enerji issues follow-up order for 24 MW in Turkey to Nordex

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Vattenfall opens Princess Ariane Wind Farm, the largest Dutch onshore wind farm

Today Vattenfall has opened the largest Dutch onshore wind farm. The former Wieringermeer wind farm was officially renamed Princess Ariane Wind Farm during an opening ceremony. It consists of 82 wind turbines and will generate renewable electricity equalling the demand of approximately 370,000 households. “Princess Ariane Wind Farm is a light house project for us … Continue reading Vattenfall opens Princess Ariane Wind Farm, the largest Dutch onshore wind farm

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Nordex receives new orders for 227 MW of wind power from Europe

In the current quarter, Nordex Group received new orders for wind turbines totaling 227 MW from Europe. The main sales market was Germany with 86 MW, followed by the Netherlands with approximately 70 MW, France with 42 MW and Belgium with 29 MW. The Group has installed more than 29 GW of wind power capacity … Continue reading Nordex receives new orders for 227 MW of wind power from Europe

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Nordex Supplies 65 N149 / 4.0-4.5 Wind Turbines to Texas Wind energy

Nordex has received an order for 312 MW in the US for a wind farm in Texas. The manufacturer will supply 65 N149 / 4.0-4.5 wind turbines in 4.8 MW mode of operation. Installation is scheduled to begin in May 2021 and the wind farm will be connected to the grid later that year. The … Continue reading Nordex Supplies 65 N149 / 4.0-4.5 Wind Turbines to Texas Wind energy

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Nordex installs the first N149 / 5.X wind turbine

On September 8, the Nordex Group installed the first N149 / 5.X turbine at the Genshagener Heide wind farm near Potsdam, Germany. In the spring of 2019, the Nordex Group had opened the market segment for 5 MW wind turbines with this type of wind turbine. This month, the first N149 / 5.X will start … Continue reading Nordex installs the first N149 / 5.X wind turbine

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Nordex carries out scheduled quality assurance testing of the gearboxes of the initial N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines

As part of the regular validation and certification process for its turbines in the Delta4000 series, the Nordex Group has replaced the gearboxes first installed in two N149/4.0-4.5 turbines in Wennerstorf, Lower Saxony, Germany. The turbines installed at this site in 2018 are the world’s first Delta4000 turbines of this model. The turbines have been … Continue reading Nordex carries out scheduled quality assurance testing of the gearboxes of the initial N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines

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Concentrated Solar Power will reach 20% of the energy matrix in Chile by 2050

This was stated by the Minister of Energy, Juan Carlos Jobet, who also said that by 2030 renewable energies will make up 70% of the energy matrix in Chile. The statements were in the framework of a virtual conference organized by the Cerro Dominador firm, which manages the construction of the concentrated solar power (termosolar) … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power will reach 20% of the energy matrix in Chile by 2050

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Wind energy in the Netherlands, 50 Nordex wind turbines for Vattenfall wind farm

Nordex has successfully completed the first part of the Dutch 300 MW wind power project Wieringermeer for its customer Vattenfall: The last of 50 N117/3600 wind turbines were connected to the grid in August. The location of the project – not to mention the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – posed particular challenges. Construction of … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands, 50 Nordex wind turbines for Vattenfall wind farm

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Rioglass Solar Supplied Mirrors to Chile’s First Concentrated Solar Power Plant

Solar thermal power complements wind energy and photovoltaic, which are not only manageable. The company Cerro Dominador, a Chilean company owned by investment funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG), has successfully developed and commenced the commercial operation of the first CSP plant in Latin America. The Spanish consortium Acciona-Abengoa was responsible of for … Continue reading Rioglass Solar Supplied Mirrors to Chile’s First Concentrated Solar Power Plant

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Wind energy in Finland, Nordex has already supplied 1 GW of wind turbines

September marks the ninth anniversary of the Nordex Group’s entry into the Finnish market. In 2011, the Group decided to serve this attractive Nordic market directly with the opening of a branch office in Helsinki. With a recent order for 40 MW of N163/5.X wind turbines – the latest model of the Delta4000 series – … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland, Nordex has already supplied 1 GW of wind turbines

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Nordex begins installation of wind turbines at its largest wind power plant in Sweden

On 28 August 2020, the Nordex Group installed the first of 114 wind turbines for the Nysäter wind farm in Sweden after completion of the necessary infrastructure work. At the end of 2018, the Group received a contract for the turnkey construction of 104 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines and 10 N131/3900 turbines from RWE Renewables, consisting … Continue reading Nordex begins installation of wind turbines at its largest wind power plant in Sweden

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Voltalia will build a wind power plant in Brazil for the Japanese group

The French power company Voltalia announced on Tuesday the signing of a contract that includes the development, construction and operation of a wind farm in Brazil that will supply all production to the Japanese multinational TODA. Construction of the wind power project in Rio Grande do Norte, with about 28 megawatts of capacity, is expected … Continue reading Voltalia will build a wind power plant in Brazil for the Japanese group

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Nordex N149 wind turbines lead wind power in Germany in the first half of 2020

More than 1,100 N149 wind turbines have been sold worldwide for a total of more than 5,100 MW of wind power to date.At the same time, the number of wind turbines sold of the model N117 in Germany alone has increased to more than 800 since its market launch.Nordex scores points in Germany with its … Continue reading Nordex N149 wind turbines lead wind power in Germany in the first half of 2020

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Chile’s Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power signs PPA with power distributor Saesa

The contract with Saesa will have a duration of eight years, began to operate on August 1, 2020 and will run until December 31, 2028. This is for up to 600 GWh/year, equivalent to 60% of the capacity of one of the concentrated solar power towers. One of the most iconic projects in the region, … Continue reading Chile’s Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power signs PPA with power distributor Saesa

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Brazil, Nordex 8 wind turbines for 27.7 MW wind farm of Voltalia

Nordex has again received an order for AW132/3465 wind turbines from Brazil. For its new customer TODA Energia do Brasil, the manufacturer will supply eight wind turbines for a 27.7 MW wind farm. The wind power project is located in the French developer Voltalia’s 2.4 GW Serra Branca wind and solar cluster in north-eastern Brazil. … Continue reading Brazil, Nordex 8 wind turbines for 27.7 MW wind farm of Voltalia

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Nordex wind turbines for wind power in Poland

After a long period in which Poland’s climate policy has largely neglected renewables across the country, the country’s Ministry of Climate is setting new priorities for green investments in the Polish wind power industry.This means that Poland, which covers most of its energy demand with fossil fuels, may now be at a tipping point and … Continue reading Nordex wind turbines for wind power in Poland

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