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The potential of floating wind energy in southern Europe

The folks at Aegir Insights always bring interesting maps and analytics about the offshore wind market. After the impressive results of the 250 MW French offshore wind auction, with a PPA of €86/MWh indexed, Aegir Insights wonders which will be the next markets and areas in southern Europe. The following map shows the areas of … Continue reading The potential of floating wind energy in southern Europe

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EU approves Italian subsidies for offshore wind, innovative renewables

The scheme, which will run until end 2028, will support the construction of new plants running on innovative technologies. The European Commission has approved an Italian state aid scheme for nearly 4.6 gigawatt (GW) of new capacity for electricity from renewable energy sources, including offshore wind power projects, Brussels said on Tuesday. The scheme, which … Continue reading EU approves Italian subsidies for offshore wind, innovative renewables

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Wind power for Italy: RWE to build 53-MW wind farm

Mondonuovo wind farm located in Apulia region. Nine 5.9-megawatts wind turbines to supply 55,000 Italian homes; commissioning planned in 2025. Following the construction start of San Severo at the end of 2023, RWE has started the construction of another wind farm in Apulia region in south-east Italy. In total, an average of 150 RWE colleagues … Continue reading Wind power for Italy: RWE to build 53-MW wind farm

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Italy’s photovoltaic solar power capacity rises to 32 GW

Italy’s solar PV capacity increased by 1.7 gigawatts (GW) in the first quarter to 32 GW thanks to an increase in the development of large projects, the country’s photovoltaic sector association reported on Monday. Energy from new solar projects with a size of more than 1 megawatt (MW) each increased by 373% in the quarter … Continue reading Italy’s photovoltaic solar power capacity rises to 32 GW

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Iberdrola will supply photovoltaic energy to Bayer in Italy

Iberdrola and German pharmaceutical giant Bayer have extended their partnership, signing a green power purchase agreement (PPA) in Italy for 11 years from January 2025, for a total of 33 GWh over the period. The agreement expands the international alliance between Bayer and Iberdrola, adding to existing agreements between the two companies in Spain and … Continue reading Iberdrola will supply photovoltaic energy to Bayer in Italy

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Agricultural decree: photovoltaic projects at risk in Italy

The decree directly contradicts the guidelines of the Decree of Suitable Areas, whose publication was expected in June 2022, and the National Integrated Energy Climate Plan (PNIEC). If the Agriculture Decree were approved without modifications, the objective of developing photovoltaic energy would become unattainable. Blocking these projects would not only prevent environmental goals from being … Continue reading Agricultural decree: photovoltaic projects at risk in Italy

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RWE starts construction of its first photovoltaic plant in Italy

RWE has started the construction of its first solar plant in Italy. Bosco, an 8.3 megawatt (MWac) ground-mounted solar plant, will be installed in Partinico Municipality near Palermo, Sicily. On a 16-hectare site, around 15,000 bifacial modules1 will have the capacity to generate enough green electricity to supply the equivalent of 7,000 Italian homes. Commissioning … Continue reading RWE starts construction of its first photovoltaic plant in Italy

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Vestas wins an order for 81 MW of wind power in Italy

The Italian renewable energy producer Edison Rinnovabili has placed an order for 81 MW for the repowering of the Roio del Sangro, Monteferrante Guado, Monteferrante Casone and Montazzoli wind farms, in Abruzzo, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of 18 V136-4.5 MW wind turbines, as well as a 10-year operation and maintenance service … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 81 MW of wind power in Italy

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Italy is installing a large floating hybrid photovoltaic and wind power plant in the sea

A 540 megawatt (MW) hybrid floating wind and photovoltaic floating wind farm will be developed off the southern coast of Italy in the Ionian Sea. Dutch-Norwegian solar company SolarDuck, Italian investment fund Arrow Capital and Italian developer New Developments are jointly developing the Corigliano project, which will be in the Gulf of Taranto, off the … Continue reading Italy is installing a large floating hybrid photovoltaic and wind power plant in the sea

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Iberdrola will build the largest photovoltaic plant in Italy

Iberdrola has signed an agreement with IB Vogt for the construction of a 245 MW photovoltaic project in Sicily, to which a further 60 MW could be added, bringing the total to 305 MW. In any case, the initial project has sufficient capacity to cover the needs of more than 140,000 families with emission-free green … Continue reading Iberdrola will build the largest photovoltaic plant in Italy

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EDP Renewables is awarded long-term contracts for the sale of 100 MW of wind energy in Italy

These contracts are for three renewable projects totaling 100 MW in southern Italy; This move strengthens the implementation of Italy’s energy transition, aligning with the country’s goal of reaching 80 GW of installed capacity by 2030. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in renewable energy development, was awarded three Contracts for Difference (CfD) totaling … Continue reading EDP Renewables is awarded long-term contracts for the sale of 100 MW of wind energy in Italy

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Italy invests 90 million euros in the expansion of Enel’s photovoltaic (PV) panel factory in Sicily

Italy has committed to investing €90 million in Enel’s photovoltaic panel factory located in Sicily, according to an announcement by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni on Saturday. The substantial investment, sourced from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP), is aimed at supporting Enel’s plan to transform the Sicilian facility into Europe’s primary site for solar … Continue reading Italy invests 90 million euros in the expansion of Enel’s photovoltaic (PV) panel factory in Sicily

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Vestas sells its 656 MW wind power portfolio in Italy to PLT Energia

Vestas has sold a 656 MW wind portfolio to Italian renewable energy producer PLT Energia, one of Vestas’ oldest customers. The transaction of the projects developed by Vestas shows the company’s commitment to increasing the volume of viable wind projects in the industry and attracting more investments in renewable energy in strategic markets such as … Continue reading Vestas sells its 656 MW wind power portfolio in Italy to PLT Energia

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EDP Renewables adds three new wind farms to its portfolio in Italy

San Giorgio, Greci and Casalbore will contribute to decarbonize the Campania region with a joint capacity of 80 MW; The use of this renewable portfolio will avoid the emission of more than 110 thousand tons of CO2 per year. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a leading wind and solar producer in the world, increased its renewable … Continue reading EDP Renewables adds three new wind farms to its portfolio in Italy

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Nordex receives two orders for 135 MW of wind power in Italy

Nordex has been awarded two contracts to supply and install a total of 20 Delta4000 series wind turbines for two projects in Italy. Each order also includes a ten-year Premium service for the maintenance of the wind turbines. The client name and project names have been hidden at the client’s request. The wind farms, in … Continue reading Nordex receives two orders for 135 MW of wind power in Italy

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Italy’s Renewable Energy Sector Soars with 2.5 GW Additions in Six Months

The lush landscapes of Italy are witnessing a remarkable surge in renewable energy, heralding a major milestone in the nation’s clean energy endeavors. Reports indicate that in the first half of 2023, Italy added an impressive 2.5 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable capacity, bolstering the country’s clean energy production. According to the Monthly Electricity System … Continue reading Italy’s Renewable Energy Sector Soars with 2.5 GW Additions in Six Months

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RWE to build two new onshore wind farms in Italy

RWE is making good progress in expanding its wind business in Italy. Following the commissioning of Selinus wind farm at the end of 2022, the company has taken the final investment decision to build two new onshore wind farms in  Apulia region with a planned capacity of 108 megawatts (MW) in total. Both of the … Continue reading RWE to build two new onshore wind farms in Italy

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Nordex secures an additional 363 MW of wind power in the Mediterranean (Spain, Serbia, France, Italy and Portugal)

At the end of the second quarter, Nordex received further orders for various wind farms in the Mediterranean region. In Spain, Nordex will supply wind turbines with a total capacity of 149 MW for two different wind farms, whose installation is scheduled for spring and summer of next year. Following its entry into the Serbian … Continue reading Nordex secures an additional 363 MW of wind power in the Mediterranean (Spain, Serbia, France, Italy and Portugal)

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Vestas wins an order for 74 MW EnVentus wind turbines in Italy

Italian engineering and construction company SIMIC has placed an order for 74 MW for the Villacidro and Musei wind farms, which will be located in Sardinia, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of 12 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. “With the … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 74 MW EnVentus wind turbines in Italy

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Vestas wins first order in Italy with a 35-year service agreement

Ox2 has placed a 27 MW order for the Eolia wind park, to be located in the Apulia Region, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of six V150-4.5 MW wind turbines, as well as a 35-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. “We are really pleased to have signed this order. It … Continue reading Vestas wins first order in Italy with a 35-year service agreement

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