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Wind turbines being built in Barbados

Construction is under way at Ashford Plantation, St John, for the erection of four wind turbines, the first of their kind in Barbados, by Pavana Energy Limited.Electricity in Barbados could be up and running the very next day after a storm with wind turbine energy. So said developers of Pavana Energy Limited, the first company … Continue reading Wind turbines being built in Barbados

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Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project – the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.  … Continue reading Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

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GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

Agreement to use Whiffle’s ultra-fine atmospheric Large Eddy Simulation (LES) modeling for wind energy applications. Technology will be used to optimize wind turbine siting and enable improved AEP. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has entered into an Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Whiffle, a Netherlands-based weather forecasting technology firm, for application of Whiffle’s … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

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Iberdrola grants Van Oord the installation of the foundations for the Baltic Eagle wind farm

Iberdrola and Van Oord have signed a contract for the transportation and installation of Baltic Eagle’s monopile foundations, as well as the supply, transportation and installation of the inter-array cables. With a production capacity of 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm will supply renewable energy to 475,000 households, while saving nearly one million tons … Continue reading Iberdrola grants Van Oord the installation of the foundations for the Baltic Eagle wind farm

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Nordex Group announces new strategic collaboration with TPI Composites in Mexico

Against the backdrop of a continuing market momentum and a strong order intake, the Nordex Group and the American rotor blade manufacturer TPI Composites have agreed on a unique strategic partnership in addition to collaborating in Turkey and India. As part of this innovative collaboration model, the Nordex Group will transfer the operation of its … Continue reading Nordex Group announces new strategic collaboration with TPI Composites in Mexico

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IRENA and the Electric Power Research Institute Join Forces to Accelerate Smart Electrification

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to advance the global electrification of the energy sector based on renewables and energy efficiency. Signed by IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera and EPRI’s President and CEO Arshad Mansoor, the agreement provides the framework for … Continue reading IRENA and the Electric Power Research Institute Join Forces to Accelerate Smart Electrification

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Clean Power’s Meeting at the White House

Yesterday I had the honor of participating in a meeting at the White House with union and business leaders to represent our growing industry as Washington continues to sort out the bipartisan infrastructure framework. When I met with President Biden, Vice President Harris and business leaders I was proud to tell them that more than … Continue reading Clean Power’s Meeting at the White House

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IRENA Outlines Action Agenda on Offshore Renewables for G20

Boosting offshore renewables will accelerate the energy transition and allow G20 countries to build a resilient and sustainable energy system, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. Offshore Renewables: An Action Agenda for Deployment actively contributes to the G20 agenda by identifying actions which support the commercialisation of offshore technologies such … Continue reading IRENA Outlines Action Agenda on Offshore Renewables for G20

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Austria aims to have 100% renewable electricity by 2030

The Austrian National Parliament has voted in favour of the country’s new Renewable Expansion Law (EAG). The law sets a 100% renewable electricity consumption goal by 2030 for Austria – up from 75% right now. For this to become a reality, Austria will need an additional 27 TWh in electricity generation. And 10 TWh of … Continue reading Austria aims to have 100% renewable electricity by 2030

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The American Clean Power Association and the U.S. Energy Storage Association announce intent to merge

The boards of directors of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) have voted to pursue a merger of the two trade associations to combine their staff, programs, and members. The merger will bring together the diverse membership and talented team members of ESA with the resources and reach … Continue reading The American Clean Power Association and the U.S. Energy Storage Association announce intent to merge

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Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

The Vietnamese company owns six renewable projects under development: five onshore wind farms and one floating photovoltaic project Vietnam plans to install more than 20,000 MW of renewable energy by 2030  Iberdrola already has growth strategies in markets such as Australia, Japan and Korea Iberdrola is continuing its growth in Asian Pacific renewable energy markets, … Continue reading Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

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Offshore wind power in Vietnam at a crossroads

A new report by the Global Wind Energy Council, in cooperation with The Renewables Consulting Group, finds that Vietnam is facing a crucial crossroads in its energy system planning, and has the opportunity to act now to accelerate deployment of offshore wind in this decade. The first large-scale offshore wind projects are not likely to … Continue reading Offshore wind power in Vietnam at a crossroads

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North Macedonia advances in three wind energy and solar power projects with 210 MW

ESM is seeking consultants for feasibility studies for solar power plants of 60 MW and 100 MW in Bitola and its 50 MW Miravci wind power project in Gevgelija. After Germany’s KfW Development Bank provided a EUR 2.4 million grant to North Macedonia to produce feasibility and environmental impact studies for green energy systems, Elektrani … Continue reading North Macedonia advances in three wind energy and solar power projects with 210 MW

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EDPR enters the UK onshore market with a 544 MW wind and solar portfolio

The transaction has been reached through two separate agreements with the renewable energy companies Vento Ludens and Wind2. The entry in the UK onshore market is within the context of EDPR Business plan 2021-25, providing diversification and growth.  EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, has reached agreements to … Continue reading EDPR enters the UK onshore market with a 544 MW wind and solar portfolio

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EDPR’s 198 MW wind farm located in Indiana starts commercial operations

The project, called Headwaters II, expands the company’s footprint in the US and provides economic benefits to Indiana communities. Through PPAs, the wind farm will help Facebook and Walmart reach their sustainability goals. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has … Continue reading EDPR’s 198 MW wind farm located in Indiana starts commercial operations

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Siemens Gamesa puts decarbonization, recyclability and technological education at heart of ambitious new sustainability strategy

The company is leading the way to a zero-waste industry with the commitment to make wind turbines fully recyclable by 2040, with blades fully recyclable by 2030 Siemens Gamesa advances its ambition to have net-zero emissions by 10 years to 2040, including emissions from its value chain The company´s technological education program is part of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa puts decarbonization, recyclability and technological education at heart of ambitious new sustainability strategy

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Iberdrola increases investments by 37% to €5 billion

Investments grow 37% to €4.9 billion. Over 90% has been allocated to the development of new renewable capacity and networks. By markets, more than half of investments went to the United States and Spain. Investments in Iberdrola Energía Internacional gain weight, representing 17.2% of total Accelerating construction and commissioning of green capacity. In the past … Continue reading Iberdrola increases investments by 37% to €5 billion

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EDP Renewables sells a wind energy portfolio located in Portugal

EDPR signs asset rotation deal of a 221 MW wind power portfolio for an enterprise value of 532 million euros. The company has completed the sale to Onex Renewables of a 100% equity stake in a wind portfolio located in Portugal. This transaction will contribute with 532 million euros of asset rotation proceeds and is … Continue reading EDP Renewables sells a wind energy portfolio located in Portugal

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An open letter from the wind energy industry to G20 and world leaders: It’s time to get serious about renewables

Ahead of the G20 Ministerial Sessions on Environment, Climate and Energy held in Naples on 22-23 July 2021, this letter signed by 25 CEOs representing the global wind industry has been sent to all G20 Heads of State. Download the letter here. We recognise the efforts of the G20 countries to address the climate emergency … Continue reading An open letter from the wind energy industry to G20 and world leaders: It’s time to get serious about renewables

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Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe join forces and form Océole, a partnership dedicated to developing floating offshore wind in France. Océole will evaluate and work towards submitting bids in the upcoming floating offshore wind tenders held by the French government. Establishing this partnership is in line with the three companies’ ambition of delivering high-performance floating … Continue reading Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

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