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EDP plans to build a floating offshore wind farm in Asturias

EDP ??plans to invest around 2,000 million euros in the period 2021-2025 and is committed to the development of floating offshore wind power off the coast of Asturias. At a press conference on the occasion of the presentation of the strategic plan of the Portuguese energy company, the financial director of the group and CEO … Continue reading EDP plans to build a floating offshore wind farm in Asturias

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Secretary Granholm’s Confirmation

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Jennifer Granholm as U.S. Energy Secretary. “American Clean Power congratulates Secretary Granholm on taking the helm of the Department of Energy. Having worked on energy policy with Secretary Granholm, I know that she is committed to the Biden administration’s interlinked … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Secretary Granholm’s Confirmation

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China installed half of new global offshore wind energy capacity during 2020 in record year

China leads the world in new annual offshore wind turbines installations for the third year in a row with over 3 GW of new offshore wind farm capacity in 2020.Steady growth in Europe, driven by the Netherlands and Belgium, accounts for majority of the remaining new offshore wind power installations in 2020, along with the … Continue reading China installed half of new global offshore wind energy capacity during 2020 in record year

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Supply Chain Executive Order

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement after President Biden signed an executive order on America’s supply chains. “American Clean Power supports the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to further develop the existing strong U.S. manufacturing presence for clean energy technologies. More than 530 American manufacturing facilities already contribute to the U.S. supply … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Supply Chain Executive Order

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Global Renewables Bodies Call on Mexico’s Government to Restore the Country’s Transition to Clean Energy

Today the leading global renewable energy bodies, The Global Wind Energy Council and The Global Solar Council, jointly called upon the government of Mexico to urgently restore the country’s transition away from expensive and polluting fossil fuels, and reset the course to a sustainable future based on competitive, clean renewable energy. A joint statement was … Continue reading Global Renewables Bodies Call on Mexico’s Government to Restore the Country’s Transition to Clean Energy

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EDP Renewables Profit rises 17% to 556 million euros in 2020

In the year 2020 EDPR added a total of 1,580 MW, including 486 MW from the acquisition of Viesgo’s renewables business. By the end of 2020 it managed a portfolio of operating assets with a capacity of 12.2 GW. The company has continued to successfully implement its asset disposal strategy. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a … Continue reading EDP Renewables Profit rises 17% to 556 million euros in 2020

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Iberdrola makes record investments of €9.24 billion (+13%) and posts €3.61 billion (+4.2%) net profit

Investments in renewables and grids to accelerate recovery. 91% of investments went to renewables and grids. Installed capacity grew by 4,000 MW in the past 12 months to 35,000 MW of green assets Renewable projects. Over 17,000 MW under construction as part of a 74,400 MW pipeline, after adding 25,000 MW in 2020 Offshore wind: … Continue reading Iberdrola makes record investments of €9.24 billion (+13%) and posts €3.61 billion (+4.2%) net profit

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Wind energy reaches 27,446 MW installed in Spain

Spain has increased wind power by 1,720 MW in 2020, adding a total of 27,446 MW installed wind power. Wind power produced 21.9% of the electricity consumed in 2020. The new wind power installed in 2020 amounts to 1,720 MW (2,243 MW were installed in 2019 and 393 MW were installed in 2018).Wind power has … Continue reading Wind energy reaches 27,446 MW installed in Spain

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Meridian Energy’s huge new wind farm in New Zealand

A huge new $395 million wind farm is to get underway in Hawke’s Bay this year. Meridian Energy has said its Harapaki Wind Farm, in the Maungaharuru? Range northwest of Napier, will get underway in the second half of this year. It will be New Zealand’s second-largest wind farm with 41 turbines, each 145 metres … Continue reading Meridian Energy’s huge new wind farm in New Zealand

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Low-level jets create winds of change for wind turbines

Strong, energetic flows in the lower atmosphere can greatly enhance wind farm performance, if the height is right. The amount of energy extracted from low-level jet flow is severely impacted by whether the wind turbines are operating below, at the same height as, or above the low-level jet. As one of the leading sources of … Continue reading Low-level jets create winds of change for wind turbines

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Denmark to build energy island: cross-border “hybrid” offshore wind farms are on their way

The Danish Parliament has voted in favour of the construction of an artificial energy island in the North Sea which will serve as an energy hub for offshore wind. The plan is that the island will be connected to multiple countries’ electricity networks. When fully connected, it will help transmit up to 10 GW of offshore … Continue reading Denmark to build energy island: cross-border “hybrid” offshore wind farms are on their way

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GE Renewable Energy awarded Vietnamese wind farm contract

GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Ocean Renewable Energy Joint Stock Company to supply a total of 15 of GE’s 4 MW-137 wind turbines to support construction of the Cau Dat Wind Farm, the first wind farm in Lâm Ðông province in Vietnam. The contract also provides a … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy awarded Vietnamese wind farm contract

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Wind farm to be inaugurated on Iran-Afghanistan border

Head of Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (SATBA) has announced the inauguration of a huge wind farm project on the border of Iran and Afghanistan in near future, IRNA reported. According to Mohammad Satakin, 25-megawatt (MW) capacity of the joint project, which is considered one of the biggest wind farms in the world, … Continue reading Wind farm to be inaugurated on Iran-Afghanistan border

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New wind energy project in Vietnam

The La Gan offshore wind power project in Binh Thuan province of Central Vietnam will supply electricity to more than seven million households each year, once the installation of a system with 3.5 gigawatts (GW) of capacity is completed. It is the construction of the wind power plant promoted by the Danish group Copenhagen Infrastructure … Continue reading New wind energy project in Vietnam

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Acciona and SSE Renewables will develop offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal

ACCIONA and SSE Renewables have signed an exclusive agreement to develop offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal. The two companies will also explore joint opportunities in other markets. ACCIONA and SSE Renewables plan to establish a 50% joint venture that will combine ACCIONA’s strength as a developer and operator of renewable facilities in … Continue reading Acciona and SSE Renewables will develop offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal

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GWEC India and MEC+ team up to catalyse growth in India’s wind energy industry

The Global Wind Energy Council India (GWEC India) and MEC Intelligence (MEC+) announced today that the two organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on building out market intelligence and evidence-driven policy recommendations to accelerate India’s energy transition. The partnership will aim to address key bottlenecks slowing down wind market growth, … Continue reading GWEC India and MEC+ team up to catalyse growth in India’s wind energy industry

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IRENA Report Identifies Policy Measures to Advance Jordan’s Transition to Renewables

A new report published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has identified a series of policy measures that can help advance the energy transition towards renewable energy in Jordan. The “Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan” – developed in co-operation with Jordan’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, suggests opportunities exist … Continue reading IRENA Report Identifies Policy Measures to Advance Jordan’s Transition to Renewables

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Floating wind power in Asia Pacific: Deep offshore competence and risk mitigation required

Offshore wind energy is coming of age. Maturity, cost competitiveness, and reliability of the technology have improved significantly over the last 10 years – making offshore wind one of the most attractive clean energy technologies in the world today. Some of the main drivers which make offshore wind an attractive option include its minimal siting … Continue reading Floating wind power in Asia Pacific: Deep offshore competence and risk mitigation required

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Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind farm

The Regional Ministry of Economy of the Xunta has announced that it is submitting to public information the request for authorization [1] of its third Galician wind farm: Troitomil. Located in the province of A Coruña, it will have an installed capacity of 30 megawatts (MW) and will involve an investment of around 21 million … Continue reading Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind farm

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