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The United States exceeds five million photovoltaic installations

The United States surpasses five million photovoltaic installations, a major milestone on its clean energy path, achieved in just eight years since reaching one million in 2016. This comes 40 years after the first grid-connected photovoltaic installation in 1973. Data from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie reveals that more than half … Continue reading The United States exceeds five million photovoltaic installations

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Repsol completes the construction of Frye Solar in the United States, its largest photovoltaic solar plant

Frye Solar, located in Kress (Texas), is the largest solar project built by Repsol, with nearly one million panels, a total installed capacity of 637 MW and 570 MW currently in operation.The facility has a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) associated with it.Repsol is already operating two other solar power plants in the United States, … Continue reading Repsol completes the construction of Frye Solar in the United States, its largest photovoltaic solar plant

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The United States is experiencing a photovoltaic energy explosion unlike any other in history

When reading about climate change, good news is hard to come by—hard but not impossible. Take, for example, this new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association, which states that renewables hit a milestone not seen since World War II this year. The U.S. added 32.4 gigawatts of solar capacity, which shatters the 2021 record … Continue reading The United States is experiencing a photovoltaic energy explosion unlike any other in history

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The United States installed 30.8 GW of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2023

The residential and commercial sectors contribute 30% of photovoltaic generation in the United StatesThe pace of solar PV commissioning in the United States has increased more than one and a half times. The capacity of PV panels commissioned nationwide increased from 18.1 gigawatts (GW) in 2022 to 30.8 GW in 2023, with 8 GW commissioned … Continue reading The United States installed 30.8 GW of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2023

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Iberdrola joins forces with Masdar to co-invest 15 billion in offshore wind and green hydrogen in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States

Today (5th December) at COP28 in Dubai, global green energy giants Iberdrola and Masdar announced a €15 billion strategic partnership agreement to evaluate the joint development of offshore wind and green hydrogen projects in key markets including Germany, UK and the USA.  After the parties’ successful co-investment in Baltic Eagle, in Germany, the new milestone … Continue reading Iberdrola joins forces with Masdar to co-invest 15 billion in offshore wind and green hydrogen in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States

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Repsol enters onshore wind power in the United States with the acquisition of ConnectGen from Quantum Capital Group

Repsol has agreed today to acquire the renewable energy company ConnectGen, with a project portfolio of 20,000 MW and development capacities, for 768 million dollars (about 715 million euros) from Quantum Capital Group, a US fund specializing in the energy sectors and energy transition.With this agreement, Repsol adds an onshore wind energy platform in the … Continue reading Repsol enters onshore wind power in the United States with the acquisition of ConnectGen from Quantum Capital Group

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US approves construction for Ørsted offshore wind power project off New Jersey

The Biden administration on Wednesday approved construction of an offshore windfarm that will generate 1,100 megawatts of power from up to 98 turbines off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, becoming the third such project in the United States. Approval of Orsted’s (ORSTED.CO) Ocean Wind by the Interior Department is the administration’s latest move … Continue reading US approves construction for Ørsted offshore wind power project off New Jersey

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RWE becomes a top tier renewable energy company in the United States

RWE AG, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, successfully closed the acquisition of all shares in Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc. (Con Edison CEB), from Consolidated Edison, Inc. after only five months from the announcement of the transaction. All relevant authorities have approved the acquisition. The transaction makes RWE the number four … Continue reading RWE becomes a top tier renewable energy company in the United States

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Iberdrola and Sempra Infrastructure sign agreement to develop hydrogen and green ammonia projects in the United States

It provides a framework for companies to identify, evaluate and develop large-scale hydrogen and green ammonia projects with renewable energy. The initial regions of interest are the Gulf Coast and the West Coast of the United States.  Iberdrola and Sempra Infrastructure have signed an agreement for the joint development of hydrogen and green ammonia projects … Continue reading Iberdrola and Sempra Infrastructure sign agreement to develop hydrogen and green ammonia projects in the United States

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RWE agrees to acquire Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc. and to become one of the top leading renewable energy companies in the United States

RWE AG, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, signed a purchase agreement with Con Edison, Inc. to acquire all shares in Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc. (Con Edison CEB). Headquartered in Valhalla, New York, Con Edison CEB is a leading operator and developer of renewable energy plants in the United States, with … Continue reading RWE agrees to acquire Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc. and to become one of the top leading renewable energy companies in the United States

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The United States is still a land of opportunity

Since Statkraft opened an office in the U.S. in 2015, the company’s U.S. operations have revolved largely around trading in CO2 allowances and renewable energy certificates. Statkraft is now well positioned to take advantage of additional opportunities in a rapidly growing U.S. renewables market. “When I started in Statkraft in 2015, no one in the … Continue reading The United States is still a land of opportunity

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Naturgy is investing 264 million euros in its first photovoltaic plant in the United States

Naturgy has started construction of its first renewable energy facility in the United States, the 7V Solar Ranch photovoltaic plant, in the state of Texas, which will have an installed capacity of 300 MWdc. The project investment will amount to 264 million euros. The plant, which is scheduled to begin commercial operation before the end … Continue reading Naturgy is investing 264 million euros in its first photovoltaic plant in the United States

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Enel Green Power starts construction of wind farm expansion in United States

Enel Green Power’s expansion of the Cimarron Bend wind farm in Clark County, Kansas, which will involve an investment of over 281 million US dollars, will add 74 wind turbines, increasing the project’s capacity from 400 MW to 599 MW. The expansion is supported by a 150 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Evergy and … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of wind farm expansion in United States

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Siemens Gamesa will install its 14 MW offshore wind turbines in a gigantic 2.6 GW wind energy project in the United States

The new SG 14-222 Direct Drive wind turbine, launched a week ago, is the model of choice for this wind energy project by Dominion Energy, located in the State of Virginia.Siemens Gamesa already announced in January 2020 that it had been selected as the preferred supplier for this enormous wind project.The installation of the wind … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will install its 14 MW offshore wind turbines in a gigantic 2.6 GW wind energy project in the United States

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EDF Renewables acquires PowerFlex Systems to Accelerate Deployment of EV in the United States

EDF Renewables announced it has acquired Los Altos, California-based PowerFlex Systems (PowerFlex), a pioneer in managed electric vehicle (EV) charging technology. This acquisition will enable a single ecosystem for distributed energy that seamlessly integrates Electric Vehicle smart charging, solar, storage and building load. The investment is part of EDF Renewables’ strategy in the USA in … Continue reading EDF Renewables acquires PowerFlex Systems to Accelerate Deployment of EV in the United States

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Renewable energy provided 17.6% of electricity generation in the United States in 2018

Renewable energy provided 17.6% of electricity generation in the United States in 2018, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Renewable generation (wind energy, photovoltaica and concentrated solar power) provided a record of 742 million megawatt-hours of electricity in 2018, nearly twice as much as the 382 million megawatt-hours produced in 2008. Nearly 90% of … Continue reading Renewable energy provided 17.6% of electricity generation in the United States in 2018

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Offshore Wind Energy Market in the United States to hit $5bn by 2024

The U.S. offshore wind power market is set to observe an annual installation of more than 1 GW by 2024 propelled by discovery of new potential sites along with significant investment to scale up offshore supply chain. The global share report says, “Offshore Wind Energy Market is predicted to be valued USD 60 billion by … Continue reading Offshore Wind Energy Market in the United States to hit $5bn by 2024

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 200 MW wind farm in the United States

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the Red Pine wind farm by its local subsidiary, EDF Renewable Energy. The 200 MW in installed capacity contributes to the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 strategy, which aims to double its renewable energy capacity by 2030, both in France and worldwide. The Red Pine wind farm is located … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 200 MW wind farm in the United States

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Siemens Gamesa to supply newest 8 MW direct-drive offshore turbine to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project in France

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply its new 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the SG 8.0-167 DD, to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project off Bretagne coasts. The ordered direct drive wind turbine will replace Adwen’s AD 8-180 model after Siemens Gamesa has decided to focus on offshore direct drive platform. The switch to the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply newest 8 MW direct-drive offshore turbine to 500 MW Saint Brieuc project in France

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Nordex awarded three major contracts for a total of 820 MW in the United States

The Nordex Group finished out 2017 with strong tail-wind from the United States. In December, two large international utilities ordered a combined 263 AW125/3000 and AW125/3150 turbines for three wind farms. This is equivalent to an installed capacity of around 820 megawatts (MW). Delivery of the turbines is to commence in summer 2018. One of … Continue reading Nordex awarded three major contracts for a total of 820 MW in the United States

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