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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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Wind energy in Argentina, Chubut Norte III Wind farm

The Chubut Norte III Wind Farm, in the hands of the companies Genneia and Pan American Energy, has already begun to pour energy into the Argentine Interconnection System (SADI), after an investment of 81 million dollars and after obtaining the commercial authorization granted by CAMMESA . Chubut Norte III operates on the same site where … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina, Chubut Norte III Wind farm

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China installs half of new offshore wind energy capacity by 2020

China was in 2020 for the third consecutive year the world leader in new wind turbines for offshore wind power, with more than 3 gigawatts of new offshore wind farm capacity, according to the Global Wind Energy Council. “Although China was first hit by the COVID-19 epidemic, the impact on the offshore wind sector was … Continue reading China installs half of new offshore wind energy capacity by 2020

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Wind farm to be inaugurated on Iran-Afghanistan border

Head of Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (SATBA) has announced the inauguration of a huge wind farm project on the border of Iran and Afghanistan in near future, IRNA reported. According to Mohammad Satakin, 25-megawatt (MW) capacity of the joint project, which is considered one of the biggest wind farms in the world, … Continue reading Wind farm to be inaugurated on Iran-Afghanistan border

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Wind energy reaches 18 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

The February 2021 data from ABEEólica show that the country already has more than 8,300 wind turbines in 695 wind farms.Wind energy has just reached the 18 GW mark of installed capacity, 10.3% of the national electricity matrix. According to data presented by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association, there are 695 wind farms and more … Continue reading Wind energy reaches 18 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

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Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

The first of the parks to be developed, the El Puntal II wind farm, will have the largest wind turbines installed in Spain. The execution of the complex will mobilize suppliers and local employment, estimating the involvement of more than 150 people.The company, a leader in the generation of wind energy in the region, plans … Continue reading Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

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Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind power plant in the State of Bahia

Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind plant in the State of Bahia, opening its new Brazilian renewable cluste. Voltalia (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0011995588), an international player in renewable energies, announces today the start of the construction of a 99.4-megawatt wind power project at its new Canudos cluster, which has a 1 gigawatt … Continue reading Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind power plant in the State of Bahia

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Europe invests a record €26bn in offshore wind energy in 2020

Despite COVID constraints, Europe confirmed a record amount of €26.3bn of investments in new offshore wind farms in 2020. This will finance 7.1 GW of new offshore wind which will be built in the coming years. Last year Europe built 2.9 GW of new offshore wind. Europe now has 25 GW of offshore wind capacity. … Continue reading Europe invests a record €26bn in offshore wind energy in 2020

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Amazon scores offshore wind energy deal with Shell and Eneco

Power purchase agreement (PPA) will see tech giant buy more than half the generation capacity of the 759MW Holladske Kust Noord offshore wind farm under construction off the coast of the Netherlands Amazon has struck a deal to directly buy clean power from a subsidy-free offshore wind farm being co-developed by oil major Shell and … Continue reading Amazon scores offshore wind energy deal with Shell and Eneco

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ESTELA welcomes the long-awaited auction for renewable energy for the period of 2020-2025 in Spain

As expected, the total volume of 3 GW to be awarded in this first auction in Spain is split into 1 GW of wind power and 2 GW of photovoltaic (PV). As this very first auction is a non-specific tender, neither storage, manageability of delivery with a specific quota reserved for Concentrated Solar Power were … Continue reading ESTELA welcomes the long-awaited auction for renewable energy for the period of 2020-2025 in Spain

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Capital Energy closes with GE the supply of wind turbines for a 39 MW wind farm in Andalusia

Capital Energy has closed a wind power purchase agreement with the manufacturer General Electric (GE) for the acquisition of wind turbines for the Loma de los Pinos wind farm, located in the province of Seville, whose installed power will be 39 megawatts (MW ) and that will involve a total investment of more than 36 … Continue reading Capital Energy closes with GE the supply of wind turbines for a 39 MW wind farm in Andalusia

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Wind power in Galicia, Elecnor develops 5 wind farms in La Coruña and Lugo

The Spanish infrastructure, energy, services and telecommunications group Elecnor is building 5 wind farms in Galicia for 64.3 million euros. In the same way, Elecnor will carry out maintenance, operation and control during the first 24 months. The contract has been awarded to Elecnor by Greenalia, a company dedicated to the generation and sale of … Continue reading Wind power in Galicia, Elecnor develops 5 wind farms in La Coruña and Lugo

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Wind power in Chile, Repsol and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables advance their first wind farm

Repsol and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables have advanced in the construction of their first joint wind farm in Chile, with 189 MW of power, with the shipment from Bilbao of the main technological components of their wind turbines and the entry into commercial operation of the first phase of this project. The nacelles of the 22 … Continue reading Wind power in Chile, Repsol and Grupo Ibereólica Renovables advance their first wind farm

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RWE expands its presence in wind power in France and Poland with four onshore wind farms

RWE’s European renewables business has gained further impetus with decisions taken to invest in four new onshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of 76 megawatts (MW). Three of the projects are located in France, and one in Poland. The first French project is already under construction, and work will begin on the three … Continue reading RWE expands its presence in wind power in France and Poland with four onshore wind farms

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Ørsted signs long-term wind power purchase agreements with PepsiCo for Nebraska and Texas wind farms

PepsiCo will purchase wind energy from the Haystack and Western Trail wind farm projects, currently under construction and expected online later this year. PepsiCo Inc. has signed two agreements with Ørsted to purchase a portion of energy from the 298 MW Haystack wind project in Nebraska and the 367 MW Western Trail wind project in … Continue reading Ørsted signs long-term wind power purchase agreements with PepsiCo for Nebraska and Texas wind farms

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Germany: Latest Renewables Law will hold back expansion of onshore wind energy

Wind power was 27% of German net electricity last year. And renewables in total were over 50%.  But changes to the Renewables Law threaten to undermine the progress renewables are making – and in particular hold back the expansion of onshore wind which is central to Germany meeting its climate and energy goals. Renewables were … Continue reading Germany: Latest Renewables Law will hold back expansion of onshore wind energy

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Poland adopts historic Offshore Wind Energy Act

The Polish Parliament unanimously adopted Poland’s first Offshore Wind Act today paving the way for Poland to develop offshore wind in the Baltic Sea. The Act will enter into force on 1 February after it’s been signed by the President of Poland. The Act sets out the rules and regulations that will apply to the … Continue reading Poland adopts historic Offshore Wind Energy Act

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Wind power in Sweden, Nordex supplies wind turbines for 131 MW

At the end of last year, the Nordex Group received an order for its N163/5.X turbines of the Delta4000 series about 131 MW in Sweden. The utility Jämtkraft and its partner Persson Invest ordered 23 turbines from the Nordex Group for the “Hocksjön” wind farm. The order also includes a Premium Service of the turbines … Continue reading Wind power in Sweden, Nordex supplies wind turbines for 131 MW

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Iberdrola and Total join forces to bid for the Thor offshore wind power plant in Denmark

Iberdrola, a global energy leader and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, has joined forces with Total, an energy company with extensive experience offshore in the Danish North Sea, to develop an offshore wind farm in Denmark. The two companies have formed a 50% joint venture, shortlisted by the Danish Energy Agency to … Continue reading Iberdrola and Total join forces to bid for the Thor offshore wind power plant in Denmark

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