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Enel Green Power starts construction of the Partanna wind farm in Sicily

The wind power plant will produce around 40 GWh/year from renewable resources, corresponding to the supply of energy for approximately 10 thousand homes, avoiding the emission of roughly 33,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere each year. This is the first of five construction wind energy sites that will be launched over the coming months … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of the Partanna wind farm in Sicily

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Saipem Joins Italian Offshore Wind Energy Project

Italian engineering and construction company Saipem, known for its offshore oilfield and drilling services, is increasing its involvement in the offshore wind sector. After securing several offshore wind installation contracts for its Saipem 7000 heavy lift vessel, the company on Tuesday announced another offshore wind push, this time as a developer of an offshore wind … Continue reading Saipem Joins Italian Offshore Wind Energy Project

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Concession granted for a 250 MW floating wind power plant in Italy

Wind energy project company 7 Seas Med has been granted a 30-year maritime state concession to install a 250 MW floating wind farm in the Strait of Sicily, according to European public procurement journal Tenders Electronic Daily (TED). The wind farm will install 25 floating wind turbines each of 10 MW. The Taranto-based company requested … Continue reading Concession granted for a 250 MW floating wind power plant in Italy

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Wind energy in Italy, Vestas wind turbines for a 49 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 49 MW order for two wind power projects in Italy that showcase the versatility of Vestas’ product portfolio. The auction-based projects, located in the Campania region, will include six V110-2.0 MW wind turbines delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode and ten V117-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode. … Continue reading Wind energy in Italy, Vestas wind turbines for a 49 MW wind farm

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Italy begins the first floating wind power plant in the Mediterranean

Italian developers have begun work on a 750-million-euro (840-million-U.S.-dollar) plan that would create the Mediterranean Sea’s first floating wind farm. The so-called 7Seas Med project will involve 25 floating wind turbines producing up to ten megawatts of power each. They will be located around 35 kilometers off the coast of the Sicilian city of Marsala, … Continue reading Italy begins the first floating wind power plant in the Mediterranean

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Wind energy in Italy, Vestas wind turbines for Inergia

Vestas has secured an order from Inergia SpA, a leading producer of renewable energy in Italy, for the Stornara wind farm located in the Apulia region. Awarded in the Italian auction round in October 2019, the 18 MW order adds to the more than 1.1 GW of wind power contracts signed by Vestas in Italy’s … Continue reading Wind energy in Italy, Vestas wind turbines for Inergia

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Wind energy wins lion’s share in Italian renewable energy auction

Wind power won 406 MW of the 425 MW awarded in an undersubscribed auction – 500 MW were on offer. The primary reason for the undersubscription is Italy’s cumbersome and lengthy permitting process. Besides the challenges with permitting, the auction was also undersubscribed because repowering projects were not allowed to bid. This is significant. Italy … Continue reading Wind energy wins lion’s share in Italian renewable energy auction

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Solving permitting issues is key to Italy’s post COVID-19 wind energy recovery

WindEurope recently attended an online Parliamentary Workshop organised by the European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources (EUFORES) in cooperation with the Italian Senate. Members of the Italian and European Parliaments, representatives of the European Commission, government officials, and experts in the energy field discussed the energy transition in Italy in the context of the COVID-19 … Continue reading Solving permitting issues is key to Italy’s post COVID-19 wind energy recovery

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Wind energy in Italy, Vestas wins auction to supply wind turbines

Vestas has received a 48 MW order for a wind farm awarded in the first Italian auction held in October 2019. The contract includes the supply and installation of 14 V136-3.45 MW wind turbines, as well as a ten-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement designed to ensure optimised performance for the lifetime … Continue reading Wind energy in Italy, Vestas wins auction to supply wind turbines

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Enel Green Power is awarded 80 MW of wind energy in Italy

In a country that for years based its renewable energy policy purely on incentives, recent talk of “tenders and bids” seems a bit unsettling. Fortunately, this way of doing business is back under the spotlight thanks to the PNIEC (National Integrated Plan for Energy and Climate) aiming, among other things, to increase the country’s share … Continue reading Enel Green Power is awarded 80 MW of wind energy in Italy

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Wind energy in Italy, Enel Green Power awarded 80 MW wind farm

Enel Green Power (EGP) was awarded 80 MW in the first renewable tender held by the Italian state-owned energy service company GSE (Gestore Servizi Energetici). Specifically, EGP was awarded 60 MW of new renewable capacity for three wind projects, and 20 MW from the repowering of already-operational wind and hydro projects. The company participated in … Continue reading Wind energy in Italy, Enel Green Power awarded 80 MW wind farm

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EDP Renováveis is awarded for 109 MW of wind farm at Italian wind energy auction

EDP Renováveis, a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, was awarded 20-year Contract-for-Difference (“CfD”) at the Italian wind auction to sell electricity produced by a portfolio of three wind farms with a total capacity of 109 MW. The wind power projects are to be installed … Continue reading EDP Renováveis is awarded for 109 MW of wind farm at Italian wind energy auction

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Wind power in Italy, Vestas’ wind turbines for 37 MW wind farm

PLT Engineering has placed a 37 MW order for two wind power projects in Italy that showcase the versatility of Vestas’ 2 MW and 4 MW platforms. Both projects, located in Calabria and Basilicata, will feature a mixed site configuration of both V110–2.0 MW and V136–4.2 MW wind turbines to optimise energy production. The order … Continue reading Wind power in Italy, Vestas’ wind turbines for 37 MW wind farm

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ENGIE acquires Renvico and strengthens its growth in wind energy in Italy and in France

ENGIE announces the acquisition of Renvico from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4, and from KKR with its co-investors. The onshore wind installed capacity of the Renvico comprises 329 MW of operating wind farms of which 142 MW in Italy and 187 MW in France. Renvico further develops a … Continue reading ENGIE acquires Renvico and strengthens its growth in wind energy in Italy and in France

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Italy’s wind energy and 2030 National Energy & Climate Plan

Italy’s 2030 National Energy & Climate Plan must outline a proactive approach to repowering of wind turbines, simplified permitting of wind farm, and a regulatory framework for corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) if Italy is to meet its 2030 renewable energy objectives. This was WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson’s message at the ‘The wind of energy … Continue reading Italy’s wind energy and 2030 National Energy & Climate Plan

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Work in the wind power sector: The Accademia del Vento’s first courses have started in Rome

Enel Green Power is a supporter of the first year of the “Accademia del Vento”, which opened its doors on Monday, October 14th at the ELIS center in Rome. Fifteen students are training to become certified wind farm maintenance professionals. Wind power has and will continue to play a central role in the energy transition. … Continue reading Work in the wind power sector: The Accademia del Vento’s first courses have started in Rome

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Enel Green Power inaugurates new HJT production line at 3SUN factory

Enel Green Power has inaugurated the new production line of its 3SUN factory to manufacture bifacial photovoltaic panels based on heterojunction technology (HJT) that combines amorphous and crystalline silicon. The President of the Region of Sicily, Nello Musumeci, the Mayor of Catania, Salvo Pogliese, the Head of Enel Green Power, Antonio Cammisecra, and the Head … Continue reading Enel Green Power inaugurates new HJT production line at 3SUN factory

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Vestas secures order for two repowering wind energy projects in Italy

E2i Energie Speciali has placed a 43 MW order for two merchant repowering projects in the province of Chieti, Italy. By applying market experience and operational data from two existing wind farms, Vestas and E2i have been able to create a custom repowering solution that doubles the wind farms’  combined energy production, reduces the number … Continue reading Vestas secures order for two repowering wind energy projects in Italy

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EDP Renewables opens two wind farms in Italy

EDP Renewables, a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, has inaugurated today the Tivano and San Mauro Wind Farms in the municipality of Lavello, in the Italian region of Basilicata. Duarte Bello, COO of EDP Renewables for Europe and Brazil, and Roberto Pasqua, Country Manager … Continue reading EDP Renewables opens two wind farms in Italy

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Wind farm extension becomes Vestas’ first merchant project in Italy

2076/5000Vestas ha firmado un contrato de 18 MW con VRG Wind 060 para la extensión de la planta de energía eólica Mazara del Vallo en Sicilia, Italia. Utilizando la tecnología líder en la industria de Vestas y los datos de operación de las turbinas eólicas existentes para impulsar la producción de energía eólica y mitigar … Continue reading Wind farm extension becomes Vestas’ first merchant project in Italy

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