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EDP plans to invest €1.5 billion in renewable projects in the ocean by 2025

The Group continues to reinforce its leadership role in the energy transition by promoting the development of new offshore wind capacity. EDP will participate in the UN Ocean Conference, which will take place next week, conveying its investment strategy and sustainability commitments through various events. EDP plans to invest 1.5 billion euros in the development … Continue reading EDP plans to invest €1.5 billion in renewable projects in the ocean by 2025

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White House Announcement of Federal-State Offshore Wind Partnership

In response to the Biden-Harris Administration’s announcement of a new Federal-State Offshore Wind partnership, Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, released the following statement: “This new partnership will help propel the growing offshore wind industry in the United States by helping to create good-paying American jobs, expanding access to clean and affordable … Continue reading White House Announcement of Federal-State Offshore Wind Partnership

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GE, Inogen and Sertavul to build first Hybrid Wind + Solar project in Turkey

Plant combines a 32 MW wind farm with a 30 MW solar plant. GE and its regional solution partner Inogen have been selected by Sertavul to build one of the first Hybrid Wind + Solar projects in Turkey. The plant is composed of a 32 MW wind farm commissioned in 2020 that will be integrated … Continue reading GE, Inogen and Sertavul to build first Hybrid Wind + Solar project in Turkey

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Nordex receives an order for 63 MW of wind power from OX2 in Poland

The Swedish wind farm developer OX2 has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply of eleven N149/5.X wind turbines for the “Wysoka” wind farm in Poland. The order also includes a Premium Service for the turbines that covers a period of 30 years. The 63 MW “Wysoka” wind farm will be built … Continue reading Nordex receives an order for 63 MW of wind power from OX2 in Poland

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Surge in Europe’s demand for wind power

In the wake of Russia’s war on Ukraine, wind power expansion is not just about the climate, but also to secure Europe’s energy supply. Helene Biström, Head of Vattenfall’s Wind operations explains how Vattenfall will contribute when Europe’s need of renewables surges in this new episode of Vattenfall Studio. In this episode of Vattenfall Studio: … Continue reading Surge in Europe’s demand for wind power

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Alarm on Legislation that Could Halt U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Growth

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today released a letter to Senate leadership from ACP CEO Heather Zichal and 24 of the leading CEOs and senior leaders in the offshore wind sector raising concerns with language in the House-passed Don Young Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2022. If enacted, the bill would change longstanding rules … Continue reading Alarm on Legislation that Could Halt U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Growth

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Siemens Gamesa awarded firm order for 882 MW Scottish offshore wind power project

Customer Moray West inks order for 60 SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines; Service agreement included. Siemens Gamesa has been awarded the firm order for the delivery of 60 units of its SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine at the Moray West offshore wind power project. The wind turbines will have a capacity of 14.7 … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded firm order for 882 MW Scottish offshore wind power project

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ACWA Power and Hassan Allam to build wind farm in Egypt

The wind farm will be the largest in the Middle East and one of the largest in the world. ACWA Power and Egyptian engineering firm Hassan Allam Holdings have signed a project agreement to develop a 1.1GW wind project. The wind project will be located in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez and Gabal el Zeit area … Continue reading ACWA Power and Hassan Allam to build wind farm in Egypt

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Environmental Impact of Wind Power

Helene Biström, Senior Vice President, Vattenfall Business Area Wind notes: “Wind power is important to reach our climate targets in Europe”. Accelerated renewables growth is key to achieving a sustainable energy system and unlocking the climate benefits of widespread electrification of society. Wind power is one of the most important energy sources for driving decarbonization … Continue reading Environmental Impact of Wind Power

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Natural gas, the non-rechargeable battery of the present. Green hydrogen, the battery of the future

The entry into operation of the cost adjustment mechanism of RDL 10/2022 highlighted the role of the combined cycle gas turbines as a backup for renewable energies. This need of support for wind and photovoltaic energies raises the question of what is going to replace natural gas in a 100% renewable system without fossil fuels … Continue reading Natural gas, the non-rechargeable battery of the present. Green hydrogen, the battery of the future

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RWE and ArcelorMittal intend to jointly build and operate offshore wind farms and hydrogen facilities

RWE and steel producer ArcelorMittal have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to develop, build and operate offshore wind farms and hydrogen facilities that will supply the renewable energy and green hydrogen required to produce low-emissions steel in Germany. The partnership centres on driving forward the production of carbon-neutral steel, with a plan … Continue reading RWE and ArcelorMittal intend to jointly build and operate offshore wind farms and hydrogen facilities

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IRENA and OPEC Fund Join Forces to Unlock Investment in Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OPEC Fund) are ramping up efforts to advance renewable energy investment and enable access to sustainable finance in emerging and developing economies. A Memorandum of Understanding signed today in Vienna by IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera and the Director-General of the OPEC … Continue reading IRENA and OPEC Fund Join Forces to Unlock Investment in Energy Transition

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The EU must speed up renewables and renewable hydrogen

The availability and affordability of renewables and renewable hydrogen for industries such as steel ready to decarbonise at large scale must become the EU’s top priority for reaching climate neutrality and accelerating independence from Russian fossil fuel supplies. This is the joint call issued by WindEurope and the European Steel Association (EUROFER) ahead of a … Continue reading The EU must speed up renewables and renewable hydrogen

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Only 20% of top global offshore asset owners are making full use of digitalisation

Despite the first offshore wind turbine being installed more than 30 years ago, and there being over 55GW of offshore wind capacity worldwide, currently just under 30% of UK offshore wind farms are implementing linked-up digital tools across their operation beyond relatively basic condition monitoring. It is high-time that the roll out of advanced digitalisation … Continue reading Only 20% of top global offshore asset owners are making full use of digitalisation

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German Offshore electricity for medium-sized industrial companies

The idea is as innovative as it is reasonable: RWE and Commerzbank plan to create a ‘Green Mittelstand Fund’ to give medium-sized industrial companies in Germany access to green electricity generated by offshore wind plants. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect. The new fund will offer these companies … Continue reading German Offshore electricity for medium-sized industrial companies

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RWE Supply & Trading starts trading in voluntary emission reductions

From July onwards, RWE will offer a certified carbon compensation product – voluntary emission reductions (VERs) – to its key accounts and industrial customers. Voluntary emission reductions are resulting of projects that aim to reduce or avoid emissions. The certificates can be obtained on RWE’s digital platform Easy Commodity Trader or directly via RWE Supply … Continue reading RWE Supply & Trading starts trading in voluntary emission reductions

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RWE wins long term service & maintenance agreement at Greater Gabbard

Following a recent competitive tender process RWE Renewables has been successful in winning the wind turbine service & maintenance agreement at the 140 turbine, 504MW  Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm. The 10 year agreement will commence in early 2023, taking the project through to planned end of life. Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm is a … Continue reading RWE wins long term service & maintenance agreement at Greater Gabbard

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Nordex starts 2022 with sales of EUR 933 million

The Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) today presented its figures for the first quarter of 2022. This announcement has been delayed, as announced on 5 May 2022, because the Nordex Group was exposed to a cyber security incident at the end of March. The Company generated sales of EUR 933 million (Q1/2021: EUR 1,251 million). The … Continue reading Nordex starts 2022 with sales of EUR 933 million

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Vattenfall and Air Liquide sign long-term electricity supply agreement for offshore wind power

Air Liquide has signed its largest long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to date in the Netherlands with Vattenfall, for 115 MW or around 500 GWh per year, of renewable electricity from the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid. This PPA comes in addition to a 100 GWh-PPA with Air Liquide announced in March 2021, expanding … Continue reading Vattenfall and Air Liquide sign long-term electricity supply agreement for offshore wind power

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Ørsted commits to restoring the Humber’s biodiversity with pioneering project in the UK

Ørsted, the world’s most sustainable energy company, is partnering with Lincolnshire and Yorkshire Wildlife Trusts to help restore the biodiversity around the Humber, a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England. The flagship project will invest more than GBP 2.5 million to restore parts of the Humber on an ambitious scale not … Continue reading Ørsted commits to restoring the Humber’s biodiversity with pioneering project in the UK

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