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RWE, Equinor and Hydro to explore opportunities for offshore wind development in the Mandal area

An offshore wind consortium consisting of RWE Renewables, Equinor and Hydro REIN, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Windport AS, a supplier of port facilities in the Mandal area. RWE Renewables, Equinor and Hydro REIN jointly aim to develop a large-scale bottom-fixed offshore wind farm in the Sørlige Nordsjø II area in the … Continue reading RWE, Equinor and Hydro to explore opportunities for offshore wind development in the Mandal area

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Equinor, RWE and Hydro team up for offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

Together, the partners have strong expertise in all parts of the offshore wind value chain from development, production, and route to market. Equinor, RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN have signed a collaboration agreement for offshore wind in Norway. The partners will jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop a large-scale … Continue reading Equinor, RWE and Hydro team up for offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

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The Wide World of Small Hydro

The development potential of small hydropower worldwide has been estimated to be 173GW, and while Africa, Asia and Latin America show the greatest potential, plants in Europe can also offer a significant contribution to domestic electricity systems, responding to sustainability, distributed generation and energy security needs. The path towards green energy development is not limited … Continue reading The Wide World of Small Hydro

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Wind power overtakes hydro for first time in Australia

The Australian wind energy industry achieved a milestone in January, with wind generation exceeding hydro generation for the first time. According to data compiled by Green Energy Markets, the wind industry boosted production to its highest level in six months -thanks to good wind speeds – while hydro generation fell sharply from previous years, mostly … Continue reading Wind power overtakes hydro for first time in Australia

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China installed capacity of hydro, wind energy and solar power is expected to stand at 350 gigawatts, 200 gigawatts and 100 gigawatts

Installed capacity of hydro-, wind power and solar energy is expected to stand at 350 gigawatts, 200 gigawatts and 100 gigawatts, respectively. Energy self-sufficiency will be boosted to around 85 percent.   China has issued a long list of targets for its future energy strategy as the country looks to modernize its energy structure. The … Continue reading China installed capacity of hydro, wind energy and solar power is expected to stand at 350 gigawatts, 200 gigawatts and 100 gigawatts

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