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Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

Vineyard Wind, a company owned 50% by Iberdrola (through its subsidiary Avangrid), has received authorisation from the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDC) to build an offshore wind farm off the east coast of the United States. The wind farm will have an output of 800 megawatts (MW) and will be the first of Iberdrola’s large-scale … Continue reading Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 70 wind turbines to three projects in Norway

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply three onshore wind farms in Norway including 70 units of its Onshore OptimaFlex wind turbines. The SWT-DD-130 turbines will each feature a rated capacity of 4.2 megawatts (MW) and a 130 meter diameter rotor. All turbines will be installed on steel towers with 125 meter hub heights. The … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 70 wind turbines to three projects in Norway

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Latest German onshore wind energy auction results come in at €57/MWh

Bid prices in Germany’s latest onshore wind round rose to an average of €57.3/MWh following an auction that was under-subscribed. According to the German Federal Network Agency, BNetzA, 604 MW of wind capacity across 111 bids entered the second German onshore wind auction this year. This was less than the 670 MW that was on … Continue reading Latest German onshore wind energy auction results come in at €57/MWh

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New 106 MW order extends Vestas’ Argentinean leadership

With the establishment of an assembly factory and a record-high order intake of close to 600 MW in Argentina last year, Vestas is already playing a key role in helping the country’s ambitious targets for a more sustainable energy mix. Further underlining this leading position in Argentina’s growing wind energy market, Vestas has received a … Continue reading New 106 MW order extends Vestas’ Argentinean leadership

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Iberdrola to invest $833.1m in Brazilian wind energy

Spain’s Iberdrola is planning to invest US$833.1 million in new electricity distribution and wind projects in the northern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte over the next five years. Rio Grande do Norte Governor Robinson Faria said that one of the major reasons the state attracted renewable energy companies was its strong support given … Continue reading Iberdrola to invest $833.1m in Brazilian wind energy

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EDPR secures 50 MW PPA for a new wind farm in Texas

EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, secured a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) to sell the energy produced from its 50 MW Hidalgo II wind farm project. Hidalgo II wind farm, located in the state of Texas, US, is contiguous with EDPR’s operational 250 MW Hidalgo wind … Continue reading EDPR secures 50 MW PPA for a new wind farm in Texas

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Siemens Gamesa inaugurates a new technology centre for renewable energy electric systems in Madrid

Siemens Gamesa today inaugurated a new Gamesa Electric technology and manufacturing centre in the Madrid town of San Fernando de Henares. As a result, the company has expanded and upgraded the facilities previously operated in Coslada, evidencing its clear-cut strategic commitment to technology development and innovation. This new plant is an important electric systems centre … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa inaugurates a new technology centre for renewable energy electric systems in Madrid

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Vestas partners with Swedish utility, Vattenfall, and Danish pension fund, PKA, for 353 MW wind energy project in Sweden

With wind energy becoming the lowest cost of energy solution in many markets, the global wind energy market is expanding and creating new opportunities that involve new customer segments, partnership constellations, technology solutions and financing structures. As the global leader in wind energy, Vestas continues to be highly involved in this evolution and is together … Continue reading Vestas partners with Swedish utility, Vattenfall, and Danish pension fund, PKA, for 353 MW wind energy project in Sweden

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Siemens Gamesa secures new order in Japan for 74.8 MW

Siemens Gamesa continues to reinforce its presence in Japan by reaching its first agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation for two projects in Hokkaido, and will supply 22 of its SWT-3.4-108. Both nacelles and hubs will be manufactured in Denmark, while the blades will be produced in China and Denmark. The turbines will be delivered in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures new order in Japan for 74.8 MW

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EDPR secures 150 MW of PPAs for a new wind farm in the US

The company has entered into two PPAs to sell the energy produced at its future Broadlands wind farm, one with a Commercial & Industrial (C&I) entity over a 15-year term for 50MW, and the other with Wabash Valley Power Association over 20 years for 100 MW. Madrid, 10 May 2018. EDP Renewables, SA (“EDPR”), through … Continue reading EDPR secures 150 MW of PPAs for a new wind farm in the US

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Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 10.3 Million Worldwide in 2017

The renewable energy industry created more than 500,000 new jobs globally in 2017, a 5.3 per cent increase from 2016, according to the latest figures released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). According to the fifth edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review, launched at IRENA’s 15th Council in Abu Dhabi today, … Continue reading Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 10.3 Million Worldwide in 2017

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Siemens Gamesa obtaining revenues of €2,242 million and an order entry of more than €3,000 million in the second quarter of 2018

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy released its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018 (January-March) today. Commercial activity in the second quarter of 2018 remained strong: after three consecutive quarters of growth in order intake, the order backlog has reached €22,041 million and is back to market-peak levels of March 2017. During the period … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa obtaining revenues of €2,242 million and an order entry of more than €3,000 million in the second quarter of 2018

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Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream sells Scottish wind farm project to France’s EDF

Mainstream Renewable Power, the green energy group founded a decade ago by businessman Eddie O’Connor, has sold a wind farm project off the coast of Scotland to a unit of French utilities giant Electricite de France (EDF). While terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, Mainstream’s chief executive, Andy Kinsella, told The Irish Times in an … Continue reading Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream sells Scottish wind farm project to France’s EDF

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Over 5,500 MW in Q1 wind energy announcements boost development pipeline 40 percent over Q1 2017

Strong demand for affordable, reliable wind energy drove a busy first quarter for new U.S. wind farm announcements. Wind power’s low cost and stable energy prices motivated utility and non-utility customers to sign contracts for 3,500 megawatts (MW) of U.S. wind capacity in the first quarter of 2018, a high water mark in recent years, … Continue reading Over 5,500 MW in Q1 wind energy announcements boost development pipeline 40 percent over Q1 2017

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The world obtained 17.5% of its total final energy consumption from renewable sources

The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, but real progress is being made in certain areas – particularly expansion of access to electricity in least developed countries, and industrial energy efficiency, according to a new report from five international agencies. … Continue reading The world obtained 17.5% of its total final energy consumption from renewable sources

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South Africa Falling Behind On Renewable Energy

South Africa is falling behind on renewable energy project implementation, even as other nations accelerate their plans for green energy. According to data from Greenbyte, a renewable energy management systems manufacturer, SA lags far behind fellow BRICS country China which has 188 232MW (megawatts) of wind power capacity and 106 921MW of solar energy capacity. … Continue reading South Africa Falling Behind On Renewable Energy

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Marlink to provide VSAT connectivity for renewable power plant in Chad

Marlink provides connectivity for remote monitoring of Agence Developpement Energie Renouvelable (ADER) sustainable power plant in the Republic of Chad. French Renewable Energy Solutions Provider Vergnet Group has selected Marlink to provide a satellite-based connectivity solution for its hybrid wind farm/power station construction project in Amdjarass, Republic of Chad. Vergnet Group is the EPC provider … Continue reading Marlink to provide VSAT connectivity for renewable power plant in Chad

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German offshore wind energy auction strengthens case for accelerated build-out

Germany today announced the results of its latest offshore wind auction. Six projects won. They’ve a total capacity between them of 1.6 GW and are split evenly between the North Sea and Baltic Sea.   The lowest winning bid was €0 MW/h premium above the wholesale power price and the highest was €98.30 MW/h (total … Continue reading German offshore wind energy auction strengthens case for accelerated build-out

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Siemens Gamesa secures its largest ever wind turbine order of 300 MW in India

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s positioning in India has received an important boost with this order, its largest ever in this market. Under the terms of the EPC contract entered into with Sembcorp Green Infra Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Sembcorp Energy India Ltd, Siemens Gamesa will build the 300 MW wind farm, at which it … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures its largest ever wind turbine order of 300 MW in India

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Siemens Gamesa seals a 508 MW deal to repower three wind farms in the US

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announces that it has signed two agreements with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources to repower 508 MW in the US at three wind farms in Texas, demonstrating once again its strong multi-brand technical capabilities. Under the first agreement, the company will repower 362 units of Vestas’ V47 wind turbines … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa seals a 508 MW deal to repower three wind farms in the US

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