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Iberdrola and Enel avoid Spanish renewable energy auction due to regulatory concerns

Iberdrola decided not to bid in the latest auction of renewable energy capacity in Spain due to regulatory uncertainty amid a spat over measures to contain record-high power prices. Spain sold almost all of the 3.3 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity it put on the block on Tuesday, smoothing the introduction of cheaper renewable energy … Continue reading Iberdrola and Enel avoid Spanish renewable energy auction due to regulatory concerns

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Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

Its UK investment plan also includes spending £10bn to double its renewable capacity and drive decarbonisation by 2025 The offshore wind complex – the company’s largest to date and the group’s most substantial global investment – will create up to 7,000 jobs and breathe new life into the country’s renewable supply chain East Anglia Hub, … Continue reading Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

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RWE targets £multi-billion investments by 2030 to deliver UK net wind energy ambitions

RWE strives to play a key role in helping achieve net zero ambitions in the UK, one of its most strategically important markets, as business leaders join the Global Investment Summit in London today. RWE AG CEO Markus Krebber is taking part in the government-led summit, which brings together leaders of the UK’s most significant … Continue reading RWE targets £multi-billion investments by 2030 to deliver UK net wind energy ambitions

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Ørsted brings in Glennmont Partners as a 50% shareholder of Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Glennmont Partners (’Glennmont’), who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share in Ørsted’s 900 MW German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 3. The wind farm, which was awarded at EUR 0 per MWh in 2017 and 2018, is expected to be commissioned in 2025, subject to Ørsted’s final … Continue reading Ørsted brings in Glennmont Partners as a 50% shareholder of Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm

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Empire Wind selects wind turbine supplier

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has selected Vestas as its preferred supplier for wind turbine generators for both Empire Wind I and Empire Wind II, one of the largest offshore wind projects in the US. The preferred supplier agreement – one of the largest of its kind to be announced … Continue reading Empire Wind selects wind turbine supplier

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EDP reaffirms its role in the UK’s wind energy

Around £660m to be invested through entry into the UK onshore wind power market via a portfolio of 544 MW of onshore wind and solar energy.Investment of £2.65bn secured in the offshore wind farm projects of Ocean Winds’ assets of Moray East and Moray West and plans for an additional investment of £2.2bn in Moray … Continue reading EDP reaffirms its role in the UK’s wind energy

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Global Wind Industry manifesto calls on governments to “get serious” ahead of COP26

Global coalition of more than 90 wind energy companies and associations releases COP26 Manifesto calling on governments to take eight concrete steps to get to net zero.Annual wind power installations need to scale up by four times current levels to reach net zero by 2050; current projections will provide less than half what is needed.Signatories … Continue reading Global Wind Industry manifesto calls on governments to “get serious” ahead of COP26

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Vestas wants to consolidate in offshore wind power in Asia

Vestas has in the last year taken strategic steps to strengthen our foundation as well as commercially and organisationally align the company to meet the demands of the future energy market. Welcoming offshore back and optimising our global organisational blueprint, including establishing a new region for Latin America, play a key part in our strategic … Continue reading Vestas wants to consolidate in offshore wind power in Asia

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Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

One year after starting its operations, the Vientos Patagónicos wind farm has achieved a plant factor of 43% and consolidates its potential by injecting 27,132 MWh of wind power into the Punta Arenas Electric System to date. Developed by ENAP and Pecket Energy in Cabo Negro, this complex has been achieving good levels of reliability … Continue reading Vientos Patagónicos Wind Farm celebrates one year providing wind energy to Magallanes

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Iberdrola will supply wind energy to the BHP Olympic Dam mine project in South Australia

Half of the energy will be generated by its first hybrid wind power and solar farm in the world, and also the country’s most powerful: Port Augusta (320 MW). The agreement will enable the polymetallic mine to reduce emissions derived from electricity consumption by 50% by 2025 and will contribute to Anglo-Australian multinational BHP’s goal … Continue reading Iberdrola will supply wind energy to the BHP Olympic Dam mine project in South Australia

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New consortium to develop wind farm in Egypt

Orascom Construction (Orascom) has announced that its consortium with Toyota Tsusho Corp./Eurus Energy Holdings Corp. and ENGIE has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to develop, construct and operate a 500 MW wind farm in Ras Ghareb, Egypt for 20 years. Orascom will have a 25% stake in the project and … Continue reading New consortium to develop wind farm in Egypt

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Vestas to install V236-15.0 MW wind turbine at Østerild in Denmark

Vestas has decided to install the V236-15 MW offshore prototype wind turbine at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. The installation of the prototype turbine will take place in the second half of 2022 and its first kWh is planned for the fourth quarter of that year. Stretching … Continue reading Vestas to install V236-15.0 MW wind turbine at Østerild in Denmark

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Ireland’s offshore wind energy ambitions are starting to take off

The Irish Government has opened a consultation for its first ever offshore wind auction. This is the first step in Ireland’s ambitious plan of having 5 GW of offshore wind by 2030. Ireland already has the highest share of onshore wind in its electricity mix of any country in Europe – 38%. But it wants … Continue reading Ireland’s offshore wind energy ambitions are starting to take off

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X1 Wind completes rotor assembly for pioneering ‘downwind’ floating platform

The firm’s X30 prototype is now fully assembled in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, ready for installation. Fitted with a specially adapted V29 Vestas wind turbine, the unique ‘downwind’ system is able to ‘weathervane’ and orientate passively with the wind to maximise energy yields. The novel ‘tripod-like’ platform also features greater structural efficiency, with a lighter and … Continue reading X1 Wind completes rotor assembly for pioneering ‘downwind’ floating platform

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Biden wind farm sale opens path to wind turbines on nearly all coasts

The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined plans to expand offshore wind energy development across almost all U.S. coasts, raising the prospect that wind turbines could be installed from the Carolinas to California.“We have big goals to achieve a clean energy economy,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said during a speech at American Clean Power’s Offshore WINDPOWER … Continue reading Biden wind farm sale opens path to wind turbines on nearly all coasts

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Iberdrola will supply wind energy to BHP’s Olimpic Dam mining project in South Australia

Half of the energy will be generated by its first hybrid wind-solar farm in the world, and also the country’s most powerful: Port Augusta (320 MW). The agreement will enable the polymetallic mine to reduce emissions derived from electricity consumption by 50% by 2025 and will contribute to Anglo-Australian multinational BHP’s goal of reducing its … Continue reading Iberdrola will supply wind energy to BHP’s Olimpic Dam mining project in South Australia

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Vattenfall and SwifterwinT select GE Renewable Energy on wind energy in the Netherlands

GE Renewable Energy to supply 24 Cypress 5.5 MW onshore wind turbines. The 132 MW project is part of the Windplanblauw wind farm located in central Netherlands.Deal includes a 25-year service contract. Vattenfall and SwifterwinT announced today that they have selected GE Renewable Energy to supply 24 Cypress onshore wind turbine units for the Windplanblauw … Continue reading Vattenfall and SwifterwinT select GE Renewable Energy on wind energy in the Netherlands

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Nordex achieves orders for more than 1.8 gigawatts of wind power in the third quarter of 2021

In the third quarter of 2021, Nordex received orders for 389 wind turbines with a total nominal power of 1,829 megawatts (MW), compared to 271 wind turbines with 1,229 MW in the third quarter of the previous year. Delta4000 series turbines accounted for 1,391 MW or 76 percent of these orders (Q3 2020: 86 percent). … Continue reading Nordex achieves orders for more than 1.8 gigawatts of wind power in the third quarter of 2021

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European Commission endorses corporate renewable PPAs as part of the answer to surging energy prices

Renewables are central to delivering Europe’s energy and climate ambition – reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030. At RE-Source 2021 globally leading businesses from different sectors of the economy underline their commitment to support Europe’s transition to a renewable energy system. This year’s event comes just a day after the European Commission endorsed … Continue reading European Commission endorses corporate renewable PPAs as part of the answer to surging energy prices

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Responsible deployment of wind power is indispensable for a successful energy transition in France

On 14 October WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the 11th Colloque National Éolien in Paris, organised by France Énergie Éolienne. Wind energy is indispensable for a successful energy transition in France. And it brings additional benefits to citizens: last week the French Minister for the Ecological Transition, Barbara Pompili, and representatives of the wind … Continue reading Responsible deployment of wind power is indispensable for a successful energy transition in France

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