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Enel Green Power starts the largest wind farm in South America, Lagoa dos Ventos, in Brazil

Enel invested around 3 billion Brazilian reais, equivalent to around 620 million euros at the current exchange rate, in the construction of the 716 MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm, which is Enel Green Power’s largest wind facility in the whole of the world Enel is investing around 360 million euros in the construction of … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts the largest wind farm in South America, Lagoa dos Ventos, in Brazil

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Agrivoltaics at Cohuna: making the best use of Australia’s land and sun

Our global experimental program, which began in January in Europe, continues at the Cohuna photovoltaic plant, in the Australian state of Victoria. Here, an innovation project in partnership with the State Department of Agriculture will establish which are the best pastoral farming plants that can coexist with solar panels, in order to combine energy efficiency … Continue reading Agrivoltaics at Cohuna: making the best use of Australia’s land and sun

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In Uganda, renewables are making the future brighter

Enel Green Power’s solar energy together with the humanitarian commitment of EMERGENCY at the new pediatric center in Entebbe, Uganda, an outstanding medical facility designed by an outstanding architect, Renzo Piano. We have donated 2,500 photovoltaic panels to guarantee the stability of the electricity supply and help ensure the continuity of essential hospital services. A … Continue reading In Uganda, renewables are making the future brighter

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Enel starts 1.5GW of wind energy and solar power in the United States

Enel Green Power North America has started construction on five new renewable energy projects in the US, including three hybrid renewable + storage projects and it’s largest solar plant in the US.The new wind, solar and hybrid projects are located in Texas (Roseland solar + storage, Blue Jay solar + storage and Ranchland wind + … Continue reading Enel starts 1.5GW of wind energy and solar power in the United States

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Enel Russia installs a 90 MW wind farm

Enel Russia has obtained the commercial rights to operate its first wind farm in Russia. The 90 MW project, Azovskaya WPP, will be located in Azov, within the Rostov region. The Administrator of the Trade System granted the notification that allows the sale of wind energy to the Russian wholesale electricity market as of May … Continue reading Enel Russia installs a 90 MW wind farm

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Africa’s untold story: how the digital revolution is also helping renewables

In Africa, disruptive technologies are accelerating innovation and development and facilitating the energy transition. These stories are being told in a series of webinars by RES4AFRICA focusing on the relationship between digitalization and clean energy. Stories about Africa are often peppered with platitudes and false myths that risk biasing the way we see this vast … Continue reading Africa’s untold story: how the digital revolution is also helping renewables

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Hydropower: new life for power plants, and new energy

We currently have around 15 Repowering and Refurbishment projects in Italy. Because hydroelectric power is essential for the energy transition. Hydroelectric power is Italy’s main source of renewable energy, in terms of both installed capacity and electricity production. It is also the oldest. The power of water allows us to produce energy in a way … Continue reading Hydropower: new life for power plants, and new energy

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Milliporesigma, Akamai, Synopsys and Uber enter into aggregation deal to purchase 111 MW of wind energy from Enel Green Power

The four global brands will purchase renewable energy from a portion of Enel Green Power’s 350 MW Azure Sky wind project in Texas. MilliporeSigma, Akamai, Synopsys, and Uber leveraged their collective buying power to serve as an anchor tenant for the project, demonstrating the benefits of collaboration among businesses with smaller and more distributed energy … Continue reading Milliporesigma, Akamai, Synopsys and Uber enter into aggregation deal to purchase 111 MW of wind energy from Enel Green Power

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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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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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Enel Green Power wins a contract in third renewables tender

Enel Green Power has just celebrated another success in its role in developing renewable energy plants in Italy to accelerate the nation’s transition to decarbonization.   In recent days, we secured 23.1 megawatt of hydroelectric power concessions in the third Renewable Energies Sources auction organized by GSE, the Italian Energy Services Operator. The auction concerned … Continue reading Enel Green Power wins a contract in third renewables tender

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More efficient photovoltaics: EGP leads the PON BEST4U project

Finding solutions to increase the efficiency of bifacial photovoltaic modules by more than 25% and energy production at the same power by more than 20%: that is the goal of BEST4U, the European project financed by Italy’s Ministry of Education (Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, or MIUR) and the European Community through the European … Continue reading More efficient photovoltaics: EGP leads the PON BEST4U project

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Enel starts operating 133 MW of solar capacity in Brazil

The Enel Group’s Brazilian renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda. (“EGPB”) has started commercial operations of the 133 MW expansion of the already up and running 475 MW São Gonçalo solar PV plant, which is South America’s largest PV facility, located in the municipality of São Gonçalo do Gurguéia, in Brazil’s northeastern … Continue reading Enel starts operating 133 MW of solar capacity in Brazil

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The future generated by wind energy and solar power is closer than ever

Thanks to plants spread all over the world, Enel Green Power is leading the energy transition to decarbonization. Here we introduce the next stages of growth, principally through wind and solar power, with an eye on storage and hydrogen, too. In the new decade that has just begun with 2021, Enel is working harder than … Continue reading The future generated by wind energy and solar power is closer than ever

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Agrivoltaics, new sustainable solutions at the local level

A new experimental program in Europe, to find the best farming and animal husbandry solutions to integrate with large photovoltaic plants, in order to foster sustainable land management. Photovoltaic plants constructed in rural areas do not necessarily need to take away precious land from farming activities. Indeed, energy efficiency can be combined with the sustainable … Continue reading Agrivoltaics, new sustainable solutions at the local level

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Wind power in Italy, Nordex N133 / 4800 wind turbines for Enel Green Power

The Nordex Group has again received an order from its regular customer Enel Green Power, a subsidiary of Enel S.p.A., comprising seven N133 turbines for a wind farm in Italy. The turbines will be installed at a 30 MW wind farm in the Basilicata region in the south of the country. The contract also includes … Continue reading Wind power in Italy, Nordex N133 / 4800 wind turbines for Enel Green Power

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IRENA: the appointment of Silvia Piana brings EGP onto the Steering Group of the Coalition for Action

A prestigious appointment for Enel Green Power’s Head of Regulatory Affairs Africa, Asia and Australia: “Green hydrogen, community engagement and a just transition are some of the priorities”. Silvia Piana, Enel Green Power’s Head of Regulatory Affairs Africa, Asia and Australia, has been elected one of the seven members of the Steering Group of the … Continue reading IRENA: the appointment of Silvia Piana brings EGP onto the Steering Group of the Coalition for Action

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Enel Green Power and FNM sign agreement for green hydrogen development

Examining and identifying the best way to supply green hydrogen – produced exclusively using renewable energy – for mobility by rail in Lombardy, as part of the “H2IseO” project. This is the aim of the memorandum of understanding signed by FNM and Enel Green Power. The agreement, signed by FNM Chairman Andrea Gibelli and Enel … Continue reading Enel Green Power and FNM sign agreement for green hydrogen development

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Enel Green Power breaks its own record for renewable capacity built in a single year

Enel Green Power built 3,106 MW of renewable capacity in 2020, beating its previous record, which it set in 2019 with 3,029 MW. Enel Green Power (EGP)[1] has set a new record in 2020 by building 3,106 MW of new renewable capacity all over the world, 77 MW more (+2.5%) compared to the renewable capacity … Continue reading Enel Green Power breaks its own record for renewable capacity built in a single year

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Enel connects nearly 400 MW of wind energy and solar in Spain in 2020

The projects spread over Aragón, Andalusia, Extremadura, Castilla-La Mancha and the Balearic Islands represent an annual production of 911 GWh, will avoid the emission into the atmosphere of more than 424,228 tons of CO2 per year, and have involved an investment of more than 320 million of euros. Quite a challenge, which has generated an … Continue reading Enel connects nearly 400 MW of wind energy and solar in Spain in 2020

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