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Italy inaugurates the first offshore wind farm

Italy on Thursday officially inaugurated the first offshore wind power project in the country, and in the Mediterranean region. A Chinese company supplied wind turbines for the Beleolico project, which was connected to the grid at a ceremony in the port of Taranto in southern Italy. Beleolico has 10 wind turbines, which produce a total … Continue reading Italy inaugurates the first offshore wind farm

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Enel Green Power and Sapio sign an agreement to supply green hydrogen produced by NextHy in Sicily

Activating a supply of green hydrogen produced using renewable energy from the Carlentini wind farm in eastern Sicily is the focus of the agreement signed by Enel Green Power and Sapio. The agreement provides for the sale to Sapio of the green hydrogen that will be produced, stored and made available from 2023 at the … Continue reading Enel Green Power and Sapio sign an agreement to supply green hydrogen produced by NextHy in Sicily

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Enel Green Power signs grant agreement with the EU for solar panel Gigafactory in Italy

With the TANGO (iTaliAN pv Giga factOry) project, Enel Green Power’s 3Sun in Catania, Sicily, is set to become Europe’s largest factory producing high-performance bifacial photovoltaic modules  The factory’s production capacity is set to increase 15-fold to 3 GW/year from the current 200 MW through an investment of around 600 million euros, of which nearly … Continue reading Enel Green Power signs grant agreement with the EU for solar panel Gigafactory in Italy

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Vestas wins a 97 MW order for two wind power projects in Italy

ERG has placed an order for 97 MW for the repowering of the existing Camporeale project and for the new Roccapalumba wind farm, both located in Sicily, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of 12 V117-4.2 MW wind turbines for the 50 MW Camporeale wind farm, and 13 V117-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered … Continue reading Vestas wins a 97 MW order for two wind power projects in Italy

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Italy builds first offshore wind farm

Italy is about to complete construction of its first offshore wind farm,  Beleolico wind turbine plant will be located just off the port in Taranto, about 100 metres from the coast. Taranto is a city in the south of Italy, known for its polluting steel plant, Ilva. The facility is more likely to be classified … Continue reading Italy builds first offshore wind farm

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Vestas wins an order for 30 MW of wind power in Italy

International renewable energy developer wpd has placed a 30 MW order for the Licata wind farm to be located in Sicily, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of seven V150-4.2 MW wind turbines, six of them delivered in 4.3 MW power-optimized mode, as well as a 15-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 30 MW of wind power in Italy

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Consultation launched for offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Cagliari (Italy)

Nora Ventu, the company set up by the partnership between Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy to develop floating offshore wind farms off the Sardinian coast, has launched a consultation to provide local communities with more information on two projects to be developed in the Gulf of Cagliari. Nora Ventu, named in homage to Sardinia’s history … Continue reading Consultation launched for offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Cagliari (Italy)

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Italy will see a wind power market size of more than 20 GW in this decade

Favorable scenario for the wind energy development in Italy brings the World Wind Energy Conference to Rimini with exhibition and paper presentations Abstracts for presentation to be submitted by 15 February In Italy, the wind power share over the total renewable energy sources touches 17%, and a tremendous increase is expected in the coming years. … Continue reading Italy will see a wind power market size of more than 20 GW in this decade

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Messy permitting leads to yet another undersubscribed wind energy auction in Italy

Italy has published the results of its latest renewables auction. 3,300 MW was on offer, including non-awarded capacity from previous undersubscribed auctions. But only 975 MW of utility-scale projects were awarded, of which 392 MW were onshore wind. Yet again the lack of permitted projects led to an undersubscribed auction. The backlog of non-awarded renewables … Continue reading Messy permitting leads to yet another undersubscribed wind energy auction in Italy

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Enel is awarded 130 MW in GSE’S seventh italian tender

In the seventh round of renewable energy source (RES) tenders called by the GSE (Gestore Servizi Energetici – Energy Service Provider) – from the “auctions” and “registers” quotas – Enel Green Power Italia and Enel Produzione have been awarded 129.6* MW split between new renewable capacity and refurbishment of hydropower plants already in service. Of … Continue reading Enel is awarded 130 MW in GSE’S seventh italian tender

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97.2 MW of repowering and greenfield wind power awarded in seventh RES auction

ERG was awarded a 20-year tariff on 97.2 MW of new wind capacity as part of the seventh auction called by Gestore dei Servizi Elettrici. Specifically, this concerns the repowering project in Camporeale and the greenfield project in Roccapalumba, both in Sicily, for which ERG obtained the Single Authorisations on 22 September and 4 October … Continue reading 97.2 MW of repowering and greenfield wind power awarded in seventh RES auction

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EDP Renewables starts two wind farms with 70 MW in Italy

These are Monte Mattina and Sant’Alessandro wind farms, with an installed capacity of 25 MW and 45 MW respectively. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, has started operation of the 25 MW Monte Mattina and 45 MW Sant’Alessandro wind farms. The projects will contribute to the reduction of approximately 86,000 … Continue reading EDP Renewables starts two wind farms with 70 MW in Italy

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RWE to build another onshore wind farm in Italy

Following its success in the Italian onshore auction, RWE is to build its 17th wind farm in Italy. The future 25.2-megawatt wind farm will be located in Sicily, where RWE already operates four wind farms. The Italian government has granted a bilateral contract for difference (CfD) for the onshore project Selinus. RWE is constructing six … Continue reading RWE to build another onshore wind farm in Italy

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Italy receives 64 expressions of interest for offshore wind farms

Italy said on Friday it had received 64 expressions of interest to build offshore wind farms following a tender launched by the ecology transition ministry. Italy is keen to boost the development of offshore wind energy plants to help reach climate goals at a time when concern over damage to the landscape is slowing down … Continue reading Italy receives 64 expressions of interest for offshore wind farms

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Vestas wins 42 MW order for a repowering project in Italy

Vestas has received a 42 MW order for the repowering of the Monreale Partinico wind park, located in Sicily, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of ten V136-4.2 MW wind turbines, that will replace the site’s current 19 V52-850 kW turbines. Vestas will also service the wind park through a multi-year Active Output … Continue reading Vestas wins 42 MW order for a repowering project in Italy

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Enel Green Power launches “Scelta Rinnovabile” (Renewable Choice) to accelerate the energy transition in Italy

Enel Green Power launches “Scelta Rinnovabile” (Renewable Choice), an onlinecrowdfundinginitiative that allows all citizens to take part in the investment to build new renewable plants in Italy, in order to support the country’s energy transition towards more sustainable energy sources, directly involving the local areas that host the plants. By taking part in the initiative … Continue reading Enel Green Power launches “Scelta Rinnovabile” (Renewable Choice) to accelerate the energy transition in Italy

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Fincantieri and Enel Green Power Italia sign green hydrogen agreement

The definition of an integrated solution for the production, supply, management and use of green hydrogen for port areas and long-range maritime transport: this is the objective of the memorandum of understanding signed by Fincantieri and Enel Green Power Italia. The two companies intend to exploit their expertise and know-how in their respective sectors to … Continue reading Fincantieri and Enel Green Power Italia sign green hydrogen agreement

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Nordex receives orders for 55 MW of wind power in Italy

The Nordex Group has received orders for the supply of two wind farms with Delta4000 turbines for a total of 54.9 MW in Italy. For a 26.1 MW project, the Nordex Group is supplying five N149 / 5.X turbines, and a further six N133 / 4.8 turbines will be installed in a second 28.8 MW … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 55 MW of wind power in Italy

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Italy needs a simplification decree to accelerate wind power

SolarPower Europe, WindEurope, ANEV, ANIE Rinnovabili, Elettricità Futura and Italia Solare have called on the Italian Government to adopt an ambitious Simplification Decree to speed up the deployment of renewables in the country. Italy needs to add at least 7 GW of renewable capacity every year to meet its targets under the Green Deal. Italy’s … Continue reading Italy needs a simplification decree to accelerate wind power

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How a 3D printer brought a modern solution to the centuries-old history of Italian geothermal power

What do geothermal power, a 3D printer, and the circular economy have in common? They are the components of a success story that recently involved Enel’s Santa Barbara metallurgy labs in Cavriglia, near Arezzo, as part of our flagship Geyser project. This project is dedicated to geothermal energy, one of the renewable sources that has … Continue reading How a 3D printer brought a modern solution to the centuries-old history of Italian geothermal power

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