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Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind power acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area. Through a collaboration agreement Equinor and Vårgrønn a Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, aim to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating … Continue reading Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

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Statkraft plans first wind farm in Germany

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, is planning to develop and construct its first own wind farm in Germany. Up to six wind turbines with a total capacity of up to 36 megawatts are to be installed in the Wesertal valley in northern Hesse by 2025. The concession agreement for the use of the … Continue reading Statkraft plans first wind farm in Germany

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Giant offshore wind energy projects to be built in Ireland’s seas

Ireland’s plans for developing offshore wind are starting to take real shape with two new large projects in the pipeline. The Moneypoint and Codling wind farms would between them bring nearly 3 GW of offshore wind capacity to the Emerald Isle’s coasts in the next decade. Offshore wind will play a significant role in Ireland’s … Continue reading Giant offshore wind energy projects to be built in Ireland’s seas

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Zimbabwe plans to produce 100 MW from wind energy

Government is mobilising additional funds to undertake an assessment on possible sites for wind farms after initial bids for the project markedly exceeded the budget earmarked for the project, according to Energy and Power Development Minister Zhemu Soda. In 2017, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) invited bids from interested contractors to carry out a … Continue reading Zimbabwe plans to produce 100 MW from wind energy

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Seven TSOs partner to drive the safe and efficient integration of offshore wind energy into the European electricity grid

Red Eléctrica de España (REE) is one of the seven TSOs that have signed this initiative.Eurobar pursues the homologation, both at the regulatory level and in the development of projects, of interfaces and technologies that make it possible to connect offshore power generation parks.This project is further proof of the shared commitment of European carriers … Continue reading Seven TSOs partner to drive the safe and efficient integration of offshore wind energy into the European electricity grid

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Ørsted acquires Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with Brookfield Renewable, a global owner and operator of renewable power assets, to acquire a 100 % equity interest in its existing Ireland and UK onshore wind business, Brookfield Renewable Ireland (BRI). The agreement is based on an enterprise valuation of BRI of EUR 571 million as of 31 December … Continue reading Ørsted acquires Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

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Vestas to expand wind power capacity in the Faroe Islands

Vestas has secured an order for the supply of wind turbines at the 25 MW Torshavn onshore wind project, located on the outskirts of the Faroese capital, from Vindrøkt Sp / f, owned by Røkt and Effo. Six Vestas V117-4.2 MW wind turbines will power the Torshavn project, which will more than double the total … Continue reading Vestas to expand wind power capacity in the Faroe Islands

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Goldwind implements its first wind energy project in Italy

Goldwind’s Alcamo II wind farm in Italy has been completed. This is the first global cooperation project between Goldwind and RWE (Rhein Energy Group), which will provide Italian Sofidel Group with green and clean energy. Thanks to Goldwind’s rich experience in international projects, Alcamo II was completed on schedule with high standards under the circumstances … Continue reading Goldwind implements its first wind energy project in Italy

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New RWE onshore wind farm in Italy produces green electricity for Sofidel

Long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) decisive lever for RWE’s 13.6 megawatt wind powe project in Sicily.Sofidel will be the sole corporate off-taker contracting 26 gigawatt hours per yearGreen energy from Alcamo II contributes to Italian Sofidel Group, one of the leading companies in tissue paper production, achieving its sustainability goals: 40% emissions per ton of … Continue reading New RWE onshore wind farm in Italy produces green electricity for Sofidel

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Ørsted has signed an agreement with NBIM, who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share of Ørsted’s 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share of Ørsted’s 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm, which was commissioned in the fourth quarter of 2020 and generates green power to the equivalent of one million households’ annual power consumption in the Netherlands. … Continue reading Ørsted has signed an agreement with NBIM, who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share of Ørsted’s 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm

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Statkraft supplies solar and wind power on a large scale

Statkraft, together with Enovos, is integrating additional solar and wind power volumes on an industrial scale into the Mercedes-Benz green power concept. In Germany, in addition to the production plants for passenger cars, vans, trucks and buses, all other Daimler Group locations will also be supplied with the green power. These include the central and … Continue reading Statkraft supplies solar and wind power on a large scale

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Siemens Gamesa 5.X wind turbines continue their success in Swedish wind power

The contracts will see the supply of 6 SG 5.8-170 turbines to a site at Grevekulla and 8 of the same model to the site of Skåramåla, both in Sweden Three contracts signed with emerging independent renewable energy producer European Energy in Sweden in under 6 months The projects for 86 MW in total are … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa 5.X wind turbines continue their success in Swedish wind power

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Wind power in Ceará, Brazil

In wind energy generation, Ceará stands out, with an installed capacity of 2,273 MW and 92 wind farms. Vestas manufactures wind turbines in Aquiraz and has created 400 different and 3,200 indirect jobs.Wind energy is renewable, non-polluting, profitable and creates jobs. Joaquim Rolim, coordinator of the Energy Core of the Federation of Industries of the … Continue reading Wind power in Ceará, Brazil

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Danfoss and Ørsted sign wind power PPA

Two of Denmark’s largest companies, Danfoss and Ørsted, have signed a corporate power purchase agreement for 27 MW of the capacity of Horns Rev 2 Offshore Wind Farm. Danfoss, a world-leading industrial manufacturer of energy efficient solutions, has signed a 10-year fixed price corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Ørsted to offtake the renewable electricity … Continue reading Danfoss and Ørsted sign wind power PPA

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Xinjiang sets record high wind energy, solar power generation

Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is taking the lead in China’s renewable energy push, with new energy installed capacity reaching a record high of 35.83 million kWh of electricity, supporting the country’s carbon neutrality goal. The total sum of solar and wind capacity has climbed by 135 percent from 2015. With abundant solar and … Continue reading Xinjiang sets record high wind energy, solar power generation

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China takes up 7 spots among the world’s top 10 wind turbine manufacturers for wind power

In Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) 2020 ranking of global wind turbine manufacturers, 7 of the top 10 wind turbine manufacturers are Chinese companies, with Goldwind of China in second place behind General Electric of the United States. Danish manufacturer Vestas fell from the top position for the first time in five years and finished … Continue reading China takes up 7 spots among the world’s top 10 wind turbine manufacturers for wind power

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RWE Partners with Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult to Advance Floating Wind Power

RWE  is partnering with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult – the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy, to study the potential for Scottish businesses to produce commercial scale concrete foundations for floating wind projects. The possible development of floating wind projects in Scotland puts a focus on the amount of … Continue reading RWE Partners with Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult to Advance Floating Wind Power

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Innovations in floating wind energy technologies key to futher cost reductions

Floating offshore wind is maturing and has performed significant cost reductions over the past years. The technology allows Europe to unlock its full offshore wind potential and enables more countries to benefit from offshore wind in reaching their green transition objectives. Research and innovation remain key to the future competitiveness of floating offshore wind: the … Continue reading Innovations in floating wind energy technologies key to futher cost reductions

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Naturgy’s wind power in the Canary Islands produces more than 143 GWh in 2020

The company has nine wind farms in the archipelago, eight in Gran Canaria and one wind farm in Fuerteventura, with a total installed capacity of 45.4 MW.The wind energy generated by these nine renewable facilities has prevented the emission of 113,645 tons of polluting and greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and has made it possible … Continue reading Naturgy’s wind power in the Canary Islands produces more than 143 GWh in 2020

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Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

This renewable energy plant, located in the municipalities of Tineo, Villayón and Valdes, will have an installed wind power of 50 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 51 million euros.The 10 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Asturias, of the SG 5.0 – 132 model of … Continue reading Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

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