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Oyster Bay wind farm ready for commercial operations

The Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA) 140 MW Oyster Bay wind farm, situated in the Kouga municipality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, has successfully reached commercial operation. Every year the Oyster Bay wind farm will generate over 568 GWh and prevent 590,000 tons of CO² from being emitted into the atmosphere.  This brings … Continue reading Oyster Bay wind farm ready for commercial operations

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Lojas Renner signs agreement with Enel to buy sustainable energy from wind farm

Lojas Renner, Brazil’s largest fashion omni-retailer, will use wind power generation to supply 100% of the energy demand of 170 stores and its new distribution centre (DC) that is under construction in Cabreúva (SP), from a plant built and operated by the Brazilian renewable energy subsidiary of Enel Group, Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda. … Continue reading Lojas Renner signs agreement with Enel to buy sustainable energy from wind farm

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Wind power and energy storage converge in the name of circular innovation

A partnership agreement between Enel Green Power and the Swiss energy storage company Energy Vault aims to integrate the recycling of decommissioned wind turbine blades into the weights used by their innovative gravitational energy storage system. Wind power – and the number of clean energy-producing wind power plants – has increased new capacity by a … Continue reading Wind power and energy storage converge in the name of circular innovation

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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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How a 3D printer brought a modern solution to the centuries-old history of Italian geothermal power

What do geothermal power, a 3D printer, and the circular economy have in common? They are the components of a success story that recently involved Enel’s Santa Barbara metallurgy labs in Cavriglia, near Arezzo, as part of our flagship Geyser project. This project is dedicated to geothermal energy, one of the renewable sources that has … Continue reading How a 3D printer brought a modern solution to the centuries-old history of Italian geothermal power

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Agreement between Enel Green Power and ENEA for an innovative agrivoltaic pilot plant

Enel Green Power and ENEA have signed an agreement to test an innovative technology that combines photovoltaic electricity production with microalgae cultivation. A pilot plant will be built at the ENEA Center in Portici (Naples) to study and demonstrate how the two solar and microalgae technologies can be integrated and, in parallel, a scalability analysis … Continue reading Agreement between Enel Green Power and ENEA for an innovative agrivoltaic pilot plant

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Enel Green Power begins construction of a 180 MW wind farm in Villar de los Navarros

The TICO WIND wind power plant will come online in early 2022 and will have the capacity to generate around 471 gigawatt-hours (GWh) per year. Enel Green Power España (EGPE) has begun the construction of a new 180 megawatt (MW) wind farm in the Zaragoza town of Villar de los Navarros. The associated investment stands … Continue reading Enel Green Power begins construction of a 180 MW wind farm in Villar de los Navarros

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Enel Green Power commissions the 15 MW Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in Mallorca

The Nou Biniatria is the second solar photovoltaic plant that Enel Green Power has commissioned on the island of Mallorca and represents a milestone in the energy transformation of the Alcúdia power plant. Enel Green Power España (EGPE), has commissioned the new Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in the town of Alcúdia in Mallorca. This … Continue reading Enel Green Power commissions the 15 MW Nou Biniatria solar photovoltaic plant in Mallorca

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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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Enel Green Power Italia commissions a 14.4 MW wind farm in Partanna, Sicily

The wind farm will produce around 40 GWh/year from renewable sources while avoiding the emission of about 18,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. Enel Green Power Italia commissions the Partanna wind farm in Sicily. The facility is located in Contrada Magaggiari, in the province of Trapani, and has six 2.4 MW wind … Continue reading Enel Green Power Italia commissions a 14.4 MW wind farm in Partanna, Sicily

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Enel Green Power installs the first full-scale wave energy converter in Chile

The wave converter – the first of its kind in Latin America – was installed on the coast of the Valparaíso Region and will allow the study of marine energy generation in actual oceanic conditions. Enel Green Power Chile, Enel Chile’s renewable energy subsidiary, installed the PB3 PowerBuoy, the first full-scale wave energy converter off … Continue reading Enel Green Power installs the first full-scale wave energy converter in Chile

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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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ORANGE.BAT, green hydrogen for sustainable ceramics

In Spain, EGP is taking part in the ORANGE.BAT project, using green hydrogen to help reduce the high emissions of greenhouse gases produced by the ceramics industry in the Valencia region. Enel Green Power is taking part in a new project in Spain to produce and use green hydrogen. This initiative, called ORANGE.BAT, will focus … Continue reading ORANGE.BAT, green hydrogen for sustainable ceramics

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New life and new materials for wind power

Reuse, recycle and start innovative partnerships: Enel Green Power is studying how to give “new life” to decommissioned wind turbine blades and testing traditional materials, like wood, to build even more sustainable turbine towers. We must always think about what comes next. Because preparing a sustainable energy future means increasing production from renewable sources, but … Continue reading New life and new materials for wind power

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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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