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Italy is installing a large floating hybrid photovoltaic and wind power plant in the sea

A 540 megawatt (MW) hybrid floating wind and photovoltaic floating wind farm will be developed off the southern coast of Italy in the Ionian Sea. Dutch-Norwegian solar company SolarDuck, Italian investment fund Arrow Capital and Italian developer New Developments are jointly developing the Corigliano project, which will be in the Gulf of Taranto, off the … Continue reading Italy is installing a large floating hybrid photovoltaic and wind power plant in the sea

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How Wales can maximise its wind resources and bring value to communities and the economy

On 28 February the First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, met with representatives of the European wind industry in Brussels. They discussed the benefits wind energy is bringing to Wales and the significant opportunities for its further growth there, both onshore and offshore. They focused on how to maximise benefits to local communities and how … Continue reading How Wales can maximise its wind resources and bring value to communities and the economy

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ACP Statement on New York Offshore Wind Contract Awards

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement from Anne Reynolds, ACP Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the State of New York announced offshore wind solicitation awards: “We applaud the Hochul Administration for their steadfast support of clean, renewable offshore wind power. These awards for the Sunrise Wind and Empire Wind 1 … Continue reading ACP Statement on New York Offshore Wind Contract Awards

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Major growth of clean energy limited the rise in global emissions in 2023

Global energy-related CO2 emissions increased as exceptional droughts hit hydropower, but rise was lower than in 2022 thanks to expansion of technologies such as solar, wind & EVs. Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose less strongly in 2023 than the year before even as total energy demand growth accelerated, new IEA analysis shows, with … Continue reading Major growth of clean energy limited the rise in global emissions in 2023

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Acciona posts €541 million net profit (+22.6%), invests €3.32 billion (+66%)

ACCIONA posted a net profit of €541 million (+22.6%) in 2023. The company’s full-year results reflect a good performance in its Infrastructure division, the successful achievement of targets as previously announced by ACCIONA Energía and the impact of the full consolidation of Nordex and Renomar, in which the group acquired majority stakes last year. Total … Continue reading Acciona posts €541 million net profit (+22.6%), invests €3.32 billion (+66%)

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Alter Enersun develops 1,000 MW of photovoltaic and wind power to supply the grid and hydrogen projects in Huelva

Alter Enersun develops 1000 MW of photovoltaic and wind energy to supply the grid and hydrogen projects in HuelvaThe projects will provide renewable energy on a self-consumption basis without surpluses, will require an investment of around 700 million euros and will be built between 2023 and 2028.The plan includes the construction of a total of … Continue reading Alter Enersun develops 1,000 MW of photovoltaic and wind power to supply the grid and hydrogen projects in Huelva

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Suzlon secures 30 MW wind order from 3 MW wind turbines from EDF Renewables

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, today announced a new order win for the development of a 30 MW wind power project for EDF Renewables. Suzlon will install 10 wind turbine generators (WTGs) with a Hybrid Lattice Tubular (HLT) tower and a rated capacity of 3 MW each. The project is located in … Continue reading Suzlon secures 30 MW wind order from 3 MW wind turbines from EDF Renewables

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Sunrise Wind selected for award in New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation

New York’s energy agency, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), has conditionally awarded Ørsted and Eversource’s Sunrise Wind project the right to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) agreement for an offshore wind farm with a maximum capacity of 924 MW. The price per MWh for power generated from … Continue reading Sunrise Wind selected for award in New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation

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Empire Wind 1 awarded offtake contract in New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation round

New York State Energy Research and Development New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 project one of the conditional winners in its fourth offshore wind solicitation round. The award is an important milestone for the advancement of the project, which can deliver 810 megawatts (MW) of renewable … Continue reading Empire Wind 1 awarded offtake contract in New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation round

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RWE and Masdar join forces to develop 3 gigawatts of offshore wind projects off the UK coast

RWE and Masdar, the UAE’s clean energy powerhouse, have successfully closed their transaction announced at COP28 in Dubai last December, with Masdar now holding a 49% stake in the UK Dogger Bank South (DBS) projects. The partners will now jointly forge ahead with the delivery of these flagship projects. RWE, with a 51% stake, will … Continue reading RWE and Masdar join forces to develop 3 gigawatts of offshore wind projects off the UK coast

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Australia’s Renewable Rush: 40 Wind Turbines a Month Needed to Meet 2030 Energy Goals

Like many things, solving the climate crisis is all about science and maths. According to Energy Minister Chris Bowen, Australia needs to be building 40 wind turbines every month until 2030 (plus a whole lot of solar panels and transmission lines) to meet his government’s ambitious renewable energy target. Given he said this towards the … Continue reading Australia’s Renewable Rush: 40 Wind Turbines a Month Needed to Meet 2030 Energy Goals

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Germany launches 5.5 GW offshore wind tender

Germany’s Federal Network Agency has launched an offshore wind tender comprising a total of 5,500 MW in three areas in the North Sea. The three sites are located about 110 kilometers northwest of Borkum, on the edge of the border with the Dutch exclusive economic zone. The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency has carried out … Continue reading Germany launches 5.5 GW offshore wind tender

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EDP Renewables year-end with 16.6 GW of installed renewable capacity, an increase of 12% compared to year-end 2022

The company has added 2.5 GW of renewable capacity throughout 2023, close to 1.5 GW of which corresponds to solar utily-scale projects, in line with the targets set out in its 2023-2026 business plan. The commissioning of hybrid projects in Portugal, Poland and Spain, as well as the implementation of 16 MW of storage in … Continue reading EDP Renewables year-end with 16.6 GW of installed renewable capacity, an increase of 12% compared to year-end 2022

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Uptake in permitting and investments brings 2030 wind energy target within reach

WindEurope’s annual statistics and seven-year outlook published today show the EU wind energy target for 2030 is within reach. This is mainly thanks to improvements in permitting and a rebound in investments. 2023 also saw a major political turnaround for the EU’s Wind Power Package which 26 Governments then endorsed in the European Wind Charter. … Continue reading Uptake in permitting and investments brings 2030 wind energy target within reach

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Laos proposes to sell 4,150 MW of wind power to Vietnam

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has received proposals from seven wind farm investors in Laos that want to sell electricity to Vietnam, with a total capacity of nearly 4,150 MW, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said. An operational wind power plant in Quang Tri province. (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has received … Continue reading Laos proposes to sell 4,150 MW of wind power to Vietnam

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European first-of-its kind photovoltaic (PV), wind power & storage combination

Global renewable energy company BayWa r.e. and Ampt, the #1 DC optimizer company for large-scale photovoltaic (PV) systems, announce the successful deployment of a unique combination of wind and solar generation together with battery storage within the microgrid at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT) campus in Pfinztal, Germany. BayWa r.e. installed three new rooftop arrays … Continue reading European first-of-its kind photovoltaic (PV), wind power & storage combination

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Wind energy records for a February month in Portugal and France

In the week of February 19, European electricity market prices fell compared to the previous week, with the MIBEL market showing the lowest prices. The increase in wind energy production and the decrease in gas and CO2 prices favored this behavior. Portugal and France registered the highest wind energy production for a February month, and … Continue reading Wind energy records for a February month in Portugal and France

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Naturgy increases its investment by 53% to 3 billion, focusing on energy transition and Spain

Naturgy improved its EBITDA in 2023 to 5,475 million euros (+11%) and recorded a net profit of 1.986 billion (+20%), in a year marked by falling energy prices and a volatile scenario. The networks business obtained an EBITDA of 2,638 million (+7%) and the deregulated businesses, 2.949 billion (+15%). Some 90% of the investment was … Continue reading Naturgy increases its investment by 53% to 3 billion, focusing on energy transition and Spain

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RWE set up new team to deliver Offshore Wind Fleet Servicing

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, is to establish an initial 30 person dedicated Fleet Servicing Team for the UK and Germany to support its growing international offshore wind fleet. Initially focused on five operational projects off the UK and German coasts, the team will secure new, long term jobs, and have … Continue reading RWE set up new team to deliver Offshore Wind Fleet Servicing

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The regulation for offshore wind power in Spain, published

The Spanish Government launches the long-awaited regulation for offshore wind Last week we were talking about how the legislation on offshore wind in Spain was taking longer than desired. And also that it was expected to be published in the coming weeks. Well, it seems that the Ministry must have heard our prayers because yesterday … Continue reading The regulation for offshore wind power in Spain, published

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