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IRENA publishes the report “The future of wind energy”

IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency, has published a new report on wind energy, “Future of the Wind”. See below some highlights of the work: The accelerated deployment of wind power, together with significant electrification, could provide a large part (6.3 Gt) of the annual reductions in CO2 emissions required by 2050.Wind energy can cover … Continue reading IRENA publishes the report “The future of wind energy”

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India installed 7.5 GW of solar power and 2.4 GW of wind energy in 2019

India’s renewable energy capacity increased to 86 GW in 2019, according to new figures from JMK Research & Analytics, with 7.5 GW of new utility-scale solar capacity being added, and 2.4 GW of new wind power capacity. Indian clean energy consultancy firm JMK Research & Analytics published Indian renewable energy capacity addition data last week … Continue reading India installed 7.5 GW of solar power and 2.4 GW of wind energy in 2019

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Germany offshore wind power capacity reaches 7.5 GW

A total of 1,469 offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 7,516 MW feed electricity into the German offshore wind energy industry grid as of now. 160 wind turbines with a capacity of 1,111 MW were connected to the grid in 2019. According to a joint press release from country’s wind energy associations said: “Offshore … Continue reading Germany offshore wind power capacity reaches 7.5 GW

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Envision Energy commissions 2 wind energy projects in Gujarat

Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Envision Energy said it has commissioned two wind power projects with a total capacity of 232.5 MW in Gujarat. The contracts involved a 197.5 MW wind power project for Actis-backed Sprng Energy and a 35 MW wind farm for ReNew Power which were awarded under tranche 1 of Gujarat Urja Vikas … Continue reading Envision Energy commissions 2 wind energy projects in Gujarat

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Wind energy analyzes auction design in Spain

The Spanish wind power sector analyzes auction design and technical, economic and regulatory opportunities with 2020 as a turning point  Under the title ‘Experience of auctions and future forecasts: processing, access to network and price coverage’, the Spanish wind energy sector has analyzed during the day ‘Wind and Market’ the operation of the market and … Continue reading Wind energy analyzes auction design in Spain

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Offshore wind energy and fisheries

Can fisheries and offshore wind turbines co-exist? This was the title of an event organised by the European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries (PECH). The answer to this question, of course, is yes – but the happy coexistence of offshore wind power and fisheries require specific conditions. European institutions now need to connect stakeholders and provide … Continue reading Offshore wind energy and fisheries

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India added 14 gigawatts of wind energy Capacity in last five years

India has added 50 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity over the last five years, a major achievement for the country in which two-thirds of its capacity still uses fossil fuels to generate electricity. As per government data, between March 2015 and December 2019 India added 98 gigawatts of power generation capacity. 52% of this was … Continue reading India added 14 gigawatts of wind energy Capacity in last five years

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Vattenfall and TuuliWatti sign wind power balancing services agreement

Vattenfall and the largest Finnish wind power producer TuuliWatti have signed a five-year wind energy services agreement that includes TuuliWatti’s total wind power production in Finland. Starting on January 1st, 2020, the agreement entails forecasting, trading and balancing services for TuuliWatti’s total wind power production in Finland. Currently, the company’s wind power portfolio has an … Continue reading Vattenfall and TuuliWatti sign wind power balancing services agreement

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75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

In 2019, Brazil added 7,246 gigawatts (GW) of installed electricity generation capacity, closing the year with a total 170,071 GW, of which more than 75% come from renewable energy (hydroelectric, wind power and solar). The increase exceeded the target for the year of 5,781 GW, set by the National Electric Power Agency (Aneel). In Ceará, … Continue reading 75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

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From 0 to 15 GW by 2030: Four Reasons Why Taiwan is the Offshore Wind energy Market in Asia

After Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen’s re-election on Saturday 11 January, we are more confident than ever that Taiwan will continue to be a leader in the energy transition, both in Asia and globally. Three years ago, Taiwan started to transform its energy policies under a clear vision for a clean energy future from the DPP … Continue reading From 0 to 15 GW by 2030: Four Reasons Why Taiwan is the Offshore Wind energy Market in Asia

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Nordex increases wind energy order intake to 6.2 gigawatts in 2019

Nordex continued to receive a large number of wind power orders from Europe as well as North and South America in the final quarter of 2019, with customers ordering 359 wind turbines generating a combined nominal output of 1,477 megawatts (MW) during this period (Q4 2018: 1,679 MW). Overall, the Nordex Group received orders to … Continue reading Nordex increases wind energy order intake to 6.2 gigawatts in 2019

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Germany’s biggest wind energy plant has been connected to the grid

Germany’s biggest wind farm has been fully connected to the grid. According to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG  (EnBW), its  Albatros offshore wind farm is  located roughly 100 km off the coast of Germany. “The Hohe See offshore wind farm has already been in operation since October 2019. Now its smaller neighbour Albatros is also producing … Continue reading Germany’s biggest wind energy plant has been connected to the grid

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Ørsted’s first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands

Ørsted has started constructing its first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands by installing the first foundations at the 752MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm, marking an important milestone for the project. Henrik Egholm, EPC Director for Borssele 1 & 2, says: “It’s great that the installation has started now, according to plan. … Continue reading Ørsted’s first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands

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Energy Transformation Can Create More than 40m Jobs in Renewable Energy

Renewable energy could employ more than 40 million people by 2050 under the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) climate safe energy path, according to a report published by the Agency during its 10th Assembly. The report finds that total energy sector employment can reach 100 million by 2050, up from around 58 million today should … Continue reading Energy Transformation Can Create More than 40m Jobs in Renewable Energy

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Wind power in Chile, Goldwind’s wind turbines for Chile wind farm

Goldwind South America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd (Goldwind) announced that it has secured a wind turbine supply order from Enel Green Power (EGP) for a wind energy project in southern Chile. At a signing ceremony held on November 28th in Santiago, Chile, Goldwind South America sales director, Li … Continue reading Wind power in Chile, Goldwind’s wind turbines for Chile wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for largest U.S. offshore wind power project to date at 2.64 GW

Dominion Energy selects Siemens Gamesa for USA’s largest offshore wind energy project.  Installations of Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive offshore wind turbines expected to be completed by end of 2026. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been named as the preferred turbine supplier for the massive 2,640-MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project in the USA. … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for largest U.S. offshore wind power project to date at 2.64 GW

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Vestas to become carbon-neutral by 2030

For Vestas, the reality of the climate crisis is at the centre of their business. In more than 40 years of pioneering and leading the wind energy industry, Vestas has worked with customers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by driving the transition to replace carbon-based energy generation with renewable energy. Now, Vestas is excited to … Continue reading Vestas to become carbon-neutral by 2030

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Adani Green switches on 75-MW wind farm in Gujarat

India’s Adani Green Energy has put on stream a 75MW wind farm in the state of Gujarat. The wind power plant will operate under a power purchase agreement (PPA) with state-owned utility Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution, which will buy its output at INR 2.85 (USD 0.0397/EUR 0.0356) per kWh for 25 years. Commercial sale of … Continue reading Adani Green switches on 75-MW wind farm in Gujarat

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Renewable energy’s share of Germany rose to 46% last year

Renewable energy’s share of Germany’s overall power supply mix rose by 5.4 percentage points last year to 46%, data from Europe’s biggest state-funded research and development service showed.  Europe’s biggest economy is aiming for renewables to provide 65% of its power mix by 2030. It says it will abandon nuclear energy by 2022 and is … Continue reading Renewable energy’s share of Germany rose to 46% last year

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WindFloat Atlantic project starts supplying wind energy in Portugal

The first platform of the WindFloat Atlantic wind farm, after being successfully connected on 31st December, is able to supply to the grid in Portugal the energy generated by its 8,4 MW wind turbine, the world’s largest installed on a floating platform.  The commissioning of this floating wind farm contributes towards the diversification of energy … Continue reading WindFloat Atlantic project starts supplying wind energy in Portugal

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