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Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming French offshore wind energy tender in the Mediterranean Sea

Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming floating French offshore wind tender for two projects off the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. On 2 August, the French government launched its sixth offshore wind tender after a public consultation process has identified areas between 296 and 364km² within which two floating offshore wind farms of 250 MW capacity … Continue reading Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming French offshore wind energy tender in the Mediterranean Sea

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Ørsted inaugurates ‘Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Operations and Maintenance Hub’

The O&M hub is the largest in Asia-Pacific in terms of service capacity and area, and it’s the first green-designed O&M facility in the region. Ørsted brings unparalleled operations expertise and full-scale O&M deployment of a Taiwanese operations team, customized service operation vessel and new-built facility. Mads Nipper, Group President and CEO of Ørsted (centre); … Continue reading Ørsted inaugurates ‘Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Operations and Maintenance Hub’

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Iberdrola to supply green energy to RIU Hotels & Resorts’ hotels and headquarters in Spain

Iberdrola and RIU Hotels & Resorts have signed a long-term contract for the supply of green energy to the hotels and headquarters of the hotel company in Spain, which represent an annual consumption of approximately 70 gigawatt hours.  The agreement, which came into force in August, will allow the hotel group to sustainably serve guests … Continue reading Iberdrola to supply green energy to RIU Hotels & Resorts’ hotels and headquarters in Spain

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First wind turbine commissioned at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm in the German North Sea

35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland, the first turbine of RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm was recently commissioned, and is now supplying green electricity to the grid. Nine of the in total 38 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD Flex offshore wind turbines are installed, each with a capacity of close to 9 megawatts … Continue reading First wind turbine commissioned at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm in the German North Sea

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Revolutionary RecyclableBlades: Siemens Gamesa technology goes full-circle at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind power project

RWE’s 342-MW offshore wind farm leads the way. RecyclableBlade technology available for multiple blade sizes. First ever commercial installation of fully recyclable offshore wind turbine blades. Siemens Gamesa today celebrates the delivery of green energy from the world’s first turbine equipped with Siemens Gamesa’s RecyclableBlades. The first commercial installation of recyclable wind turbine technology recently … Continue reading Revolutionary RecyclableBlades: Siemens Gamesa technology goes full-circle at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind power project

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The potential of offshore wind power in Latin America

Latin America has energetic possibilities in maritime winds. Colombia and Brazil took the first steps to develop offshore wind power. The experience of oil platforms. Three decades after the first offshore wind farm in the world was installed, Latin America, still inexperienced in the matter, is beginning to take an interest in this form of … Continue reading The potential of offshore wind power in Latin America

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New York to install another 2 GW of offshore wind power

New York Governor Kathy Hochul launched the state’s third 2GW offshore wind application, to reach 9GW of offshore thaerogenerators by 2035. The request follows an earlier request for information and will incorporate the first phase of New York’s $500 million (€488.5 million) investment program for ports, manufacturing and supply chain infrastructure. With the new round … Continue reading New York to install another 2 GW of offshore wind power

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Siemens Gamesa closes its first offshore wind power order in Japan

Firm order includes 14 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines and 15-year full-scope service agreement. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the firm order for the 112-MW Ishikari offshore wind power project from Green Power Investment. This instrumental project is the first firm offshore order in Japan for the world’s leading manufacturer of offshore … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa closes its first offshore wind power order in Japan

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Urgent progress in the development of offshore wind power in Spain

Offshore wind energy is a fundamental vector for achieving climate and energy security objectives, based on our own renewable resources and providing greater stability to our electrical system. In addition, it constitutes a great opportunity for technological, economic and industrial development, due to its high potential for the creation of qualified employment in the strategic … Continue reading Urgent progress in the development of offshore wind power in Spain

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ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on Sen. Manchin and Sen. Schumer Deal on Clean Energy Developments

Following the announcement that U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) reached an agreement with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to add the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to the budget reconciliation bill being negotiated in Congress, ACP CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement:   “The entire clean energy industry just breathed an enormous sigh of relief. … Continue reading ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on Sen. Manchin and Sen. Schumer Deal on Clean Energy Developments

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Iberdrola’s net profit reached €2.07 Bn thanks to the international business

Investment effort. The company invested more than €4.74 billion in the first half of the year, up by 5%, bringing total investment to more than €10.2 billion over the past 12 months, 90% of which is focused on networks and renewables. Drop in profit in Spain. Net profit in Spain fell by 26%, including the … Continue reading Iberdrola’s net profit reached €2.07 Bn thanks to the international business

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EDP Renewables reaches a net profit of 265 million euros

Capacity under construction has reached record levels of 3.2 GW, with 1.8 GW of wind energy and 1.3 GW of solar power. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, has reaffirmed the positive business trend it has reported since the beginning of the year, achieving a net profit of … Continue reading EDP Renewables reaches a net profit of 265 million euros

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Enel Green Power South Africa connects Soetwater Wind Farm to the national grid

An additional 147MW of capacity is added to the national grid as Enel Green Power South Africa’s Soetwater Wind Farm achieves commercial operation. Soetwater wind farm, which is located in a remote part of the Karoo Hoogland Local Municipality in the Northern Cape, will be able to generate 585 GWh every year, potentially averting the … Continue reading Enel Green Power South Africa connects Soetwater Wind Farm to the national grid

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Capital Energy undertakes the evacuation line of its Soria wind power

Capital Energy signs a Territories Project with Jalón Arches linked to the evacuation line of its Hazapierna and Praderas Altas wind farms in Soria. This initiative combines the company’s contribution to the decarbonisation of the economy and the transformation of the energy model, through the start-up of renewable energy facilities, with its desire to promote … Continue reading Capital Energy undertakes the evacuation line of its Soria wind power

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Photovoltaic, concentrated solar power and wind energy production

France and Italy lead the rise in electricity markets prices during the heat wave. Electricity markets prices in Europe rose due to a combination of an increase in electricity demand and decreases in solar photovoltaic and wind energy production, amid a situation of very high gas prices. Spain and Portugal remain in the low price … Continue reading Photovoltaic, concentrated solar power and wind energy production

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Clean Energy Deployment Slowed Substantially in Q2 as Policy Inaction and Economic Uncertainty Imperils Energy Transition

The rate of clean energy deployment slowed substantially in the second quarter as policy headwinds, economic factors facing the industry, and trade issues have impacted project development and increased the backlog of new project delays, according to ACP’s Clean Power Quarterly Market Report Q2 2022. During the second quarter, the industry saw a 55 percent … Continue reading Clean Energy Deployment Slowed Substantially in Q2 as Policy Inaction and Economic Uncertainty Imperils Energy Transition

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RWE announces winners of Innovation Competition on Ecology and System Integration of offshore windenergy

ARC Marine Ltd., Verlume Ltd. and ForWind, the Center for Wind Energy Research at the University of Oldenburg, have won RWE’s first international Innovation Competition. The companies participated in the competition that was launched by RWE in November last year, searching for innovative solutions to improve the ecological impact of offshore wind farms and to … Continue reading RWE announces winners of Innovation Competition on Ecology and System Integration of offshore windenergy

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Siemens Gamesa’s top S&P Global Ratings ESG Evaluation showcases its commitment to energy transition

The company, the only wind turbine manufacturer to receive this evaluation from S&P, achieved a score of 83/100 and is ranked #2 in Spain and #12 worldwide. Siemens Gamesa has achieved a score of 83 out of 100 in the S&P ESG Evaluation, placing it #2 in Spain and #12 in the world among public … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s top S&P Global Ratings ESG Evaluation showcases its commitment to energy transition

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Nordex awarded contract by a consortium comprised of Helen Oy and Ålandsbanken Wind Power Fund for 148-MW wind farm in Finland 

Premium Service of N163/5.X wind turbines for 35 years. Plans for first-time use of hybrid tower developed in-house with hub height of 168 metres. The Nordex Group continues its strong growth path in the Finnish market: a consortium comprised of the Finnish energy utility Helen Oy and Ålandsbanken Wind Power Fund has commissioned the Nordex … Continue reading Nordex awarded contract by a consortium comprised of Helen Oy and Ålandsbanken Wind Power Fund for 148-MW wind farm in Finland 

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Greece: how the circular economy is helping people enjoy a natural beauty spot

We’ve used damaged electricity poles to create a picnic area near our Soros wind farm. Our first circular economy project in Greece has enabled us to “win together” with the local community. “Necessity is the mother of invention,” as the old saying goes. It can also be an excellent starting point to promote sustainability and, … Continue reading Greece: how the circular economy is helping people enjoy a natural beauty spot

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