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First Greek Offshore Wind Energy Law seeks 2 GW by 2030

Last week the Greek Parliament approved Greece’s first Offshore Wind Law, a key milestone to kick-off offshore wind development. In the coming months the Greek Government will adopt several decrees specifying future offshore wind zones and auction criteria. By 2030 Greece wants to build at least 2 GW of offshore wind. Given the characteristics of … Continue reading First Greek Offshore Wind Energy Law seeks 2 GW by 2030

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Greece: how the circular economy is helping people enjoy a natural beauty spot

We’ve used damaged electricity poles to create a picnic area near our Soros wind farm. Our first circular economy project in Greece has enabled us to “win together” with the local community. “Necessity is the mother of invention,” as the old saying goes. It can also be an excellent starting point to promote sustainability and, … Continue reading Greece: how the circular economy is helping people enjoy a natural beauty spot

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RWE and Hellenic Petroleum join forces to develop offshore wind power in Greece

RWE and Hellenic Petroleum Holdings, through their respective subsidiaries RWE Renewables Gmbh and HELPE Renewables SA, join forces to jointly explore offshore wind opportunities in Greek waters. Corresponding terms of the 50-50 partnership were signed recently between the two companies, with the aim to collaborate on the development, construction and operation of offshore wind farms … Continue reading RWE and Hellenic Petroleum join forces to develop offshore wind power in Greece

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Iberdrola commissions Mikronoros wind farm and exceeds 300 MW in Greece

The project has contributed to the improvement of the Greek electricity transmission network through the renovation of the Patriarchis substation and the reinforcement of the communication system. The company currently has three other onshore wind farms under construction in the country, with a combined capacity of 106 MW. Iberdrola has commissioned the 33.6 MW Mikronoros … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions Mikronoros wind farm and exceeds 300 MW in Greece

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Goldwind Strikes Again in Greek Wind Energy Market

Goldwind, in joint hand with its European holding subsidiary Vensys ( “Goldwind”), is proud to announce another success in the Greek wind energy market.  Following its debut in the market in 2020, the pandemics could not hold back Goldwind and its efforts to further cultivate its business foot-holding in the market. One new order has … Continue reading Goldwind Strikes Again in Greek Wind Energy Market

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Greece ahead of EU average in wind energy

The wind share in Greece’s total electricity production was above the EU average in 2021, with wind turbines covering 18% of total consumption, an increase of 3% compared to 2020. A report by WindEurope, the association for wind energy in Europe, shows wind power generation in Greece was above the EU’s 14% average, including offshore … Continue reading Greece ahead of EU average in wind energy

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Iberdrola begins construction of the Askio III wind farm

Iberdrola advances in the development of its renewable projects in Greece with the start of construction of the 50.4 MW Askio III wind farm. This facility will be located next to the Askio mountain, near the city of Kozani (in the region of Western Macedonia). During its construction, the project will generate an average of … Continue reading Iberdrola begins construction of the Askio III wind farm

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Iberdrola starts a wind farm in Greece

Iberdrola has laid the first stone of what will be the Askio III wind farm located in Greece. The company has detailed that this new installation, whose completion is scheduled for next fall, will have 50.4 megawatts (MW) and will be able to supply electricity to more than 54,000 homes. This wind farm will have … Continue reading Iberdrola starts a wind farm in Greece

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New Joint Venture for floating wind power development in Greece

Hexicon has created a Joint Venture (JV) called; Hexicon Power SA, in Greece with the local company; EAMAA. This is a first step to start the development of floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Greece. A new legal framework for offshore wind is expected this year and Hexicon is now set to establish … Continue reading New Joint Venture for floating wind power development in Greece

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EDP Renewables inaugurates its first wind farm in Greece

The wind farm will contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions by approximately 48,000 tons per year. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, is inaugurating its first project in Greece today: a wind farm with a total capacity of 45MW in the Livadi area, near the town of Malesina, in … Continue reading EDP Renewables inaugurates its first wind farm in Greece

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RWE and PPC form Joint Venture to realise renewable energy projects

Greece is one of the sunniest countries in Europe and has ambitious growth plans for renewable energies. Two highly experienced energy groups, RWE and PPC, have joined forces to help accelerate the Greek energy transition by developing large-scale solar projects with a total capacity of up to 2 gigawatts (GW) in the country. Through this … Continue reading RWE and PPC form Joint Venture to realise renewable energy projects

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Vestas receives orders for wind turbines for wind power in Finland, Spain, Japan, Greece, Turkey and the US.

Rokas Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, has placed an order for 102 MW for three wind projects in Greece. The order includes the supply and installation of twenty V150-4.2MW wind turbines for the Askio II and Askio III wind farms, as well as three EnVentus V162-6.0MW wind turbines for the Rokani wind farm. All … Continue reading Vestas receives orders for wind turbines for wind power in Finland, Spain, Japan, Greece, Turkey and the US.

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Wind energy in Greece: 102 MW wind turbine contract awarded

The Rokani wind power project will install three V162-6.0 MW wind turbines while Askio II and Askio III will produce green energy with twenty V150-4.2 MW turbines Once commissioned in 2022, Iberdrola’s installed capacity in Greece and Cyprus will be 437 MW Iberdrola advances in the development of renewable projects in Greece, within the framework … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece: 102 MW wind turbine contract awarded

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Ocean Winds announce the collaboration with TERNA ENERGY to co-develop floating offshore wind energy in Greece

OCEAN WINDS, the Joint Venture created by EDP Renewables and ENGIE, have signed a collaboration agreement with TERNA ENERGY to co-develop floating offshore wind projects in the Greek seas. OCEAN WINDS has a wide portfolio composed of 1.5 GW under construction and 4 GW under development, and with the target of reaching 5 to 7 … Continue reading Ocean Winds announce the collaboration with TERNA ENERGY to co-develop floating offshore wind energy in Greece

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Wind energy in Greece, Iberdrola’s new wind farm

Iberdrola accelerates investments in renewables and begins the year with the start of the construction of the Mikronoros wind project, located in the province of Rodopi, in Thrace, in northern Greece. The wind farm, with an installed capacity of 33.6 megawatts (MW), will be made up of 8 V150 wind turbines of 4.2 MW of … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece, Iberdrola’s new wind farm

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Vestas strengthens its leadership in Greece with 43 MW auction win

Mytilineos S.A. has placed a 43 MW order for the Makrynoros wind park, located in Central Greece. The contract includes the supply and installation of twelve V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW operating mode, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. “We are very happy to work … Continue reading Vestas strengthens its leadership in Greece with 43 MW auction win

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EDP Renováveis reached an agreement in Greece for the joint-development of wind energy

The agreement envisages the joint development of a wind power portfolio with a capacity of 900 MW. EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers,   announces it reached an agreement with Ellaktor, the largest infrastructure group in Greece, for the joint development … Continue reading EDP Renováveis reached an agreement in Greece for the joint-development of wind energy

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Wind energy in Greece, Vestas’ wind turbines for 144 MW wind farm

TERNA ENERGY has placed a 144 MW order for the Karystia wind project in the prefecture of Evia, Greece. The contract includes the supply and installation of 40 V105-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode, as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. “We are proud … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece, Vestas’ wind turbines for 144 MW wind farm

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Iberdrola boosts wind energy in Greece with the development of three new wind projects

More than 98 MW is awarded in the recently held auction of wind capacity in Athens.Iberdrola’s installed power in the country will rise to 415 MW, once these new investments come into operation, foreseeably in 2022. Iberdrola continues to promote the energy transition towards a decarbonised model in the countries where it operates, specifically in … Continue reading Iberdrola boosts wind energy in Greece with the development of three new wind projects

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Wind energy in Greece, Iberdrola is awarded three wind power projects

Iberdrola has been awarded the construction of three wind farm projects in Greece in the capacity auction held recently in Athens. With a combined capacity of 98.4 MW, these are the Askio II (33.6 MW) wind farm, Askio III (48 MW) and Rokani (16.5 MW) wind farms. Currently, Greece has 7,237 MW of installed renewable … Continue reading Wind energy in Greece, Iberdrola is awarded three wind power projects

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