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Marubeni secures 1.1 GW wind power deal in Saudi Arabia

The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) covers two projects, which will contribute 1.1 GW of wind energy to the national grid.One of Japan’s largest trading and investment conglomerates, Marubeni Corporation, has closed an agreement with Saudi Power Procurement Company (SPPC) to build two major wind energy projects in Saudi Arabia. The projects will be developed in … Continue reading Marubeni secures 1.1 GW wind power deal in Saudi Arabia

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Battery storage begins to play a key role for US grids

California and Texas increasingly rely on storage to balance the grid. Other states will follow. Wind power and photovoltaics require storage to ensure supply “The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.” That observation, from the great science fiction writer William Gibson, often provides a useful framework for thinking about technological … Continue reading Battery storage begins to play a key role for US grids

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RWE signs two 15-year PPA with Microsoft to supply wind energy from two onshore wind projects in Texas with 446 megawatts

RWE, one of the leading renewable energy companies in the U.S. and worldwide, has signed two 15-year Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Microsoft Corporation. Under the PPAs, Microsoft will purchase clean electricity from two new RWE onshore wind farms in Texas. The official groundbreaking for the RWE Peyton Creek II onshore wind farm has just … Continue reading RWE signs two 15-year PPA with Microsoft to supply wind energy from two onshore wind projects in Texas with 446 megawatts

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Iberdrola seeks startups to inspect and digitise its wind farms

Iberdrola’s commitment to offshore wind farms is absolute. Europe’s largest electricity company by stock market value, with around 80 billion euros, will invest around 15.5 billion euros in renewables between 2024 and 2026, 54% of which will go to offshore wind in the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Through the PERSEO startup … Continue reading Iberdrola seeks startups to inspect and digitise its wind farms

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Statkraft concludes Enerfin transaction

Statkraft has completed the acquisition of the renewable company Enerfin, headquartered in Spain. On 17 November 2023, Statkraft signed an agreement with the Spanish company Elecnor to acquire its renewables subsidiary Enerfin. The transaction has now been completed.   The closing of the Enerfin deal significantly builds scale and strengthens Statkraft’s position in Spain and … Continue reading Statkraft concludes Enerfin transaction

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Mainstream Renewable Power and Someva Renewables awarded a 500 MW investigative permit for onshore wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

Mainstream Renewable Power (“Mainstream”), the global pure-play renewable energy company, and Someva Renewables (“Someva”), an Australia-based renewable energy developer, have been awarded a permit by the Forestry Corporation of New South Wales, Australia to jointly investigate an onshore wind farm at Sunny Corner with a potential capacity of approximately 500 MW. The Sunny Corner project, … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power and Someva Renewables awarded a 500 MW investigative permit for onshore wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

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Vestas wind to test sustainable aviation fuel

Vestas will pilot sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at the Baltic Eagle wind farm in the Baltic Sea during 2024. The pilot project involves Vestas technicians and jack-up vessel crew using partially SAF-powered helicopters to transport to and from the wind of the Baltic Eagle. park during the construction phase of 50 offshore wind turbines. SAF … Continue reading Vestas wind to test sustainable aviation fuel

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France bets on large volumes of offshore wind energy

Last year France raised its offshore wind target for 2050 to 45 GW, with an intermediate target of 18 GW by 2035. On 2 May the Government published a new offshore auction schedule. It clarifies auction timelines, identifies new sites and extends existing ones. The Government also set out simplification measures that would drastically reduce … Continue reading France bets on large volumes of offshore wind energy

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Suzlon secures new orders for 402 MW of wind power for its 3 MW wind turbines

Supply 134 wind turbines of 3 MW nominal power each. Fatehgarh wind farm in Rajasthan, with a total installed capacity of 402 MW.The wind energy generated will be provided through hybrid and commercial FDRE (Firm and Dispatchable Renewable Energy) projects.Projects of this size can provide electricity to ~3.31 lakh households and curb ~13.07 lakh tonnes … Continue reading Suzlon secures new orders for 402 MW of wind power for its 3 MW wind turbines

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Biological Diversity: RWE tests artificial reefs at offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea

As a leading player in offshore wind, RWE is investigating how artificial reefs at offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea can affect the marine ecosystem and whether they can create an attractive marine habitat, particularly for blue mussels, algae and fish species. In partnership with Linnaeus University and cable service provider Baltic Offshore Kalmar … Continue reading Biological Diversity: RWE tests artificial reefs at offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea

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Solar photovoltaic energy set a daily production record in Germany in the third week of May

On May 14, in Germany, solar photovoltaic energy registered the highest production in the history of this market, exceeding 400 GWh. Wind energy production increased in most markets during the third week of May, which, together with lower gas and CO2 prices than the previous week, contributed to the fall in prices in most major European … Continue reading Solar photovoltaic energy set a daily production record in Germany in the third week of May

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RWE installs first wind turbine foundation at its flagship Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

RWE has taken a huge step forward in delivering its flagship Sofia Offshore Wind Farm with the installation of the project’s first offshore turbine foundation. With a capacity of 1.4 gigawatts (GW), Sofia is RWE’s largest offshore wind farm to date. After its expected commissioning in 2026, the project will be capable of generating enough … Continue reading RWE installs first wind turbine foundation at its flagship Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

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Vestas obtains an order to repower 84 MW of wind power in Austria

Vestas has received an order for 84 MW from BE Energy GmbH, a subsidiary of Burgenland Energie AG, to repower a part of the Neusiedl-Weiden wind energy project in Austria. Vestas will deliver 14 V150-6.0 MW wind turbines and the order includes the supply, delivery and commissioning of the wind turbines. Upon completion, Vestas will … Continue reading Vestas obtains an order to repower 84 MW of wind power in Austria

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Minnesota Governor to Sign Energy Infrastructure Permitting Act into Law, Delivering Essential Reforms to Meet State’s 2040 100% Carbon-Free Electricity Standard

An essential package of permitting reform provisions that just passed the Minnesota Legislature—now on its way to be signed into law by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz—is the culmination of a nine-month effort by clean energy businesses, utilities, state agencies, regulatory staff, and environmental nonprofits to improve the state’s energy permitting process. The Minnesota Energy Infrastructure … Continue reading Minnesota Governor to Sign Energy Infrastructure Permitting Act into Law, Delivering Essential Reforms to Meet State’s 2040 100% Carbon-Free Electricity Standard

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Wind power and photovoltaic generation will soon surpass nuclear and hydroelectric generation.

The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) explains how solar and wind energy dominate power plant construction.In 2023, solar PV and wind together constituted 80% of global net energy capacity additions. The growth in energy capacity is followed by the growth in annual energy generation. Over the last decade, global PV generation has increased nine-fold to … Continue reading Wind power and photovoltaic generation will soon surpass nuclear and hydroelectric generation.

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Türkiye broke a record in wind power and photovoltaic

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Alparslan Bayraktar announced that electricity production from solar and wind energy broke a record in April. Minister Bayraktar stated that solar-based electricity production reached 2.4 billion kWh in April, breaking an all-time monthly record, and said: “This amount of production also means a record in terms of the share … Continue reading Türkiye broke a record in wind power and photovoltaic

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Sany wins its first wind power contract in India

India is one of the most competitive wind markets in the world (with China’s permission). It is undoubtedly one of the markets with the highest number of active manufacturers, a place where manufacturers from all corners of the world have come together to compete, along with local manufacturers. The list of competitors is extensive. Some … Continue reading Sany wins its first wind power contract in India

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In Peru there are more than 10,000 MW in photovoltaic projects and more than 9,000 MW in wind energy

There is no shortage of proposals, but of energy buyers, constant supply capacity and prices.Renewable energy projects in Peru reach 20,000 megawatts, but without demand?Large energy consumers have turned their attention to renewable sources and mechanisms that guarantee that their operations impact the environment as little as possible. Is this enough to promote the projects … Continue reading In Peru there are more than 10,000 MW in photovoltaic projects and more than 9,000 MW in wind energy

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Iberdrola and Avangrid reach an agreement to acquire 100% of the American company

Iberdrola has today signed an agreement to acquire the 18.4% minority stake in its US subsidiary Avangrid, which it previously did not own. The Board of Directors of Avangrid has approved the transaction, following the recommendation of a committee made up entirely of independent directors that has been delegated the authority to oversee this operation … Continue reading Iberdrola and Avangrid reach an agreement to acquire 100% of the American company

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BayWa r.e. and Elicio, winners of the French floating wind auction

The main topic of the last edition was the French floating wind auction and the statements of the French Minister of Economy, Bruno Le Maire, who mentioned a price below €100/MWh, which surprised many. It was this week when the winners and the award price were revealed. The winner was a consortium formed by BayWa … Continue reading BayWa r.e. and Elicio, winners of the French floating wind auction

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