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AES Tietê signs the acquisition of 178 MW of wind power from J. Malucelli in Brazil

AES Tietê acquired for R $ 650 million from J. Malucelli Energia the total participation in the Brasventos Eolo wind farms (formerly King of the Winds 1), King of the Winds 3 and Miassaba 3, which make up the Ventus Wind Complex.The units have an installed capacity of 187 megawatts (MW), with 100% contracted operation … Continue reading AES Tietê signs the acquisition of 178 MW of wind power from J. Malucelli in Brazil

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Germany gives the green light to the Acciona opa on Nordex wind energy

The German regulator gives the green light to Acciona’s OPA over 100% of the capital of its Nordex wind turbine manufacturing subsidiary, an operation that would value this company at more than 1,100 million euros. The group of José Manuel Entrecanales was forced to launch an offer after injecting 99 million euros of liquidity to … Continue reading Germany gives the green light to the Acciona opa on Nordex wind energy

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Offshore wind power in Australia: the first wind farm advances

The first proposed offshore wind farm in Australia, which could provide enough energy for more than 1.2 million homes with wind turbines, will begin scientific testing this month off the Victorian coast near Gippsland. The test comes when the trade union movement launches a campaign to pressure state and federal governments to pave the way … Continue reading Offshore wind power in Australia: the first wind farm advances

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Scottish onshore wind energy jobs down a third

Scotland has lost almost a third of its onshore wind energy jobs in a year, while offshore wind employment increased by 55%, according to new figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) statistics show employment in onshore wind fell by 2,400 jobs from 8,200 in 2016 to 5,800 in 2017 – a 29% drop. At … Continue reading Scottish onshore wind energy jobs down a third

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China wind energy capacity now stands at 105.53 GW

China connected an additional 9.16 gigawatts (GW) of wind power to its grid in the first half of 2015, according to figures published by China’s top energy regulator on Monday, raising the total by 9.5 percent compared to the end of last year.   Total grid-connected wind capacity now stands at 105.53 GW, the National … Continue reading China wind energy capacity now stands at 105.53 GW

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Wind energy: Latin America to outgrow North America

The Americas region will add nearly 92 GW of new wind power capacity from 2013 to 2020, but the rate of growth will be dramatically different between North America and Latin America, according to a new report from MAKE Consulting. Despite macroeconomic headwinds in North America, the report says enough demand exists to support and … Continue reading Wind energy: Latin America to outgrow North America

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Solar, wind-energy projects could win federal OK

The Mohave County Wind Farm Project and the Quartzsite Concentrated Solar Power Project are two of seven renewable-energy projects on Western public lands for which the Obama administration said it is expediting its review. Federal officials said Tuesday that they are on track to decide by early next year whether two new utility-scale renewable-energy projects … Continue reading Solar, wind-energy projects could win federal OK

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