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The renewable energy organizations see the Spanish Energy and Climate Plan ambitious but feasible

The main renewable energy organizations in Spain highlight that the National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan (Pniec) is «ambitious» but «feasible», and that proposals such as reaching 74% of renewable electricity generation in 2030 «could even be exceed». The president of Protermosolar, Luis Crespo, has pointed out that all actors must work «together and efficiently» … Continue reading The renewable energy organizations see the Spanish Energy and Climate Plan ambitious but feasible

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Wind energy, solar energy, oil, coal, natural gas and climate change

The greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change reached a record in 2019. Scientists’ warnings abound, and much of the world has long denied the effects of nature-causing gas emissions on climate change in the planet. Now, however, there is no way to ignore the protests: the facts and research show that we are close … Continue reading Wind energy, solar energy, oil, coal, natural gas and climate change

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Leading the offshore wind energy, Siemens Gamesa installs its offshore Direct Drive wind turbine number 1,000

The 1,000 wind turbines have saved approximately 29 million tons of CO2 emissions to date compared to fossil fuel generation – the equivalent of more than 6 million trips around the Earth in a car. A further 1,000 Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive offshore wind turbines have also been sold. Combined output of around 34.6 Terawatt … Continue reading Leading the offshore wind energy, Siemens Gamesa installs its offshore Direct Drive wind turbine number 1,000

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Wind power in Turkey, Nordex’ wind turbines for 77 MW wind farm

The wind turbine manufacturer has received an order from its new customer Karayel Elektrik: the Nordex Group is to install 16 N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines for the 76.8 MW “Vize-2” wind farm. The wind turbines, from the Delta4000 series, will be supplied in the 4.8 MW operating mode and the order also includes a Premium Service … Continue reading Wind power in Turkey, Nordex’ wind turbines for 77 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Egypt, ENGIE inaugurates largest wind farm

ENGIE and its consortium partners inaugurated today the 262.5 MW Ras Ghareb wind farm, Egypt’s first private and largest wind farm. Ras Ghareb wind power project started commercial operation in October 2019, 6 weeks ahead of schedule. It is the first wind farm tendered on a Build-Own-Operate (BOO) scheme in the country and is part … Continue reading Wind energy in Egypt, ENGIE inaugurates largest wind farm

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Wind energy is the energy with the greatest potential to combat climate change

Wind energy prevents the emission of 26 million tons of CO2 / year in Spain. Thanks to the 26 million tons of CO2 that the wind power avoids per year, the electricity sector is the only sector that has managed to reduce its emissions compared to 1990. The wind turbines avoided, in 2018, the import … Continue reading Wind energy is the energy with the greatest potential to combat climate change

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India’s installed wind energy capacity has surpassed the 37 GW

The information was provided by RK Singh, Union Minister of State for New & Renewable Energy, and Power, in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha. The minister revealed that the cumulative installed capacity of wind power (as on 31.10.2019) in the country is 37,090.03 MW. Further adding that, so far, bids … Continue reading India’s installed wind energy capacity has surpassed the 37 GW

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Ørsted and Covestro sign the world’s largest offshore wind energy PPA

Covestro, a world-leading supplier of high-performance polymer materials, has signed a 10-year corporate power purchase agreement with Ørsted to buy the output of 100MW from the planned Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm.  Covestro, a world-leading supplier of high-performance materials headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany, has signed a 10-year indexed fixed-price agreement with Ørsted, the world-leader … Continue reading Ørsted and Covestro sign the world’s largest offshore wind energy PPA

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Wind energy in Mexico, Nordex’ wind turbines for a 138 MW wind farm

Nordex has received an order to supply and install a total of 40 AW132/3300 and two AW132/3000 wind turbines with a combined rated output of 138 megawatts. The order also includes a two-year Full Service contract.  The wind power project will be built in the state of Tamaulipas in the north-east of Mexico; the installation … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico, Nordex’ wind turbines for a 138 MW wind farm

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Japan’s offshore wind power generates interest in foreign companies

Japan’s offshore wind energy arouses a growing interest in foreign companies seeking opportunities in this market, a study by the GlobalData company said today. The entity’s investigation reveals that the Japanese offshore wind power market currently represents 68 megawatts (MW), but there are potentials for 770 MW of capacity in four wind farm projects, all … Continue reading Japan’s offshore wind power generates interest in foreign companies

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Iberdrola will replace Lada and Velilla’s coal thermal plants with wind energy and solar power

The president of Iberdrola has proposed to the Ministry the closure of the Lada (Asturias) and Velilla (Palencia) plants and instead build 420 wind power and photovoltaic megawatts in the Velilla area and four ecological wind farms in Lada, which would add some 130 MW The president of Iberdrola, Ignacio Sánchez Galán, has announced that … Continue reading Iberdrola will replace Lada and Velilla’s coal thermal plants with wind energy and solar power

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Increase in the contribution of wind energy to Spain

In 2018, the wind energy sector accounted for 0.31% of GDP in Spain. It has generated employment for 23,972 professionals and has allowed companies to export wind turbines for more than 2,181 million euros, contributing to improve the balance of payments The increase in the GDP of the wind power has been 5.8%, compared to … Continue reading Increase in the contribution of wind energy to Spain

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The EIB signs a loan of 50 million euros for wind energy in Navarra with Iberdrola and Caja Rural de Navarra

The Cavar wind farm, consisting of four wind power parks with a total capacity of 111 MW, will be operational in the first quarter of 2020. This new renewable project will allow the creation of up to 200 jobs during its construction. The wind energy project is being developed by Renovables de la Ribera, a … Continue reading The EIB signs a loan of 50 million euros for wind energy in Navarra with Iberdrola and Caja Rural de Navarra

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Siemens Gamesa will install its new 11 MW offshore wind turbines in a Vattenfall wind farm in the Netherlands

The latest offshore wind turbine model, with 11 MW of power, is the perfect choice for the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind energy project, the world’s first offshore without subsidies. The wind farm will provide wind power to three million Dutch homes. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will install its new 11 MW offshore wind turbines in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will install its new 11 MW offshore wind turbines in a Vattenfall wind farm in the Netherlands

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Wind energy in Argentina, inaugurated the García del Río wind farm

With the presence of the mayor Héctor Gay and Sebastian Kind, national undersecretary of Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency, the García del Río wind farm was inaugurated this afternoon, located at kilometer 38 of national route 33.    This venture is the first technological investment in our country of Envision Energy Argentina, a Chinese capital company, … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina, inaugurated the García del Río wind farm

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The EU’s big goals for offshore wind energy are achievable, between 230 and 450 GW by 2050

The EU Commission’s big goals for offshore wind power – between 230 and 450 GW by 2050 – are achievable provided the right investments in electricity grids and Governments take the right approach to maritime spatial planning. That’s the conclusion of a new WindEurope report ‘Our energy, our future’ released today at Offshore 2019 in … Continue reading The EU’s big goals for offshore wind energy are achievable, between 230 and 450 GW by 2050

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Ørsted proposes 5-GW wind energy island linking Baltic states

Offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has unveiled its vision of what Denmark’s first offshore wind power cluster might look like. The company’s vision is to connect Denmark to two or three neighbouring countries, such as Poland, Sweden and possibly Germany, using the island of Bornholm as a hub and connecting up to 5 GW of … Continue reading Ørsted proposes 5-GW wind energy island linking Baltic states

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Wind energy in Finland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 118 MW EnVentus wind farm

Vestas has received an order from EPV Energia, a Finish energy company for 21 V150-5.6 MW wind turbines for the Paskoonharju II wind energy project in the municipality of Teuva, Finland. To maximise energy production for the project’s lifetime in the site’s strong wind conditions, Vestas has tailored a solution that combines the V150-5.6 MW … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland, Vestas’ wind turbines for 118 MW EnVentus wind farm

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Wind energy in Chile, Sacyr develops its first wind farms

Sacyr participates in the construction of two wind farms in Chile, totaling 241 MW. The wind energy project executed by Sacyr Industrial covers the civil and electrical BOP of the parks and all the necessary support infrastructure for the evacuation of energy. This contract consolidates Sacyr’s industrial activity in the South American country. With the … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Sacyr develops its first wind farms

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Iberdrola completes 50% of the offshore wind power plant that it promotes in the United Kingdom

Iberdrola has already completed 50% of the East Anglia One offshore wind farm, which it builds in waters of the North Sea, about 50 kilometers off the coast of the English county of Suffolk, and which will be one of the largest in the world when it enters operation, in the first half of 2020. … Continue reading Iberdrola completes 50% of the offshore wind power plant that it promotes in the United Kingdom

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