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Vestas plans to open 400 MW wind power plant in Saudi Arabia

Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s largest wind turbine maker, plans to inaugurate one of the largest wind energy plants in Saudi Arabia in the next few months and is setting up a regional HQ in the kingdom as more projects will be sought in the Middle East, CEO Henrik Andersen said Oct. 27.The Dumat Al … Continue reading Vestas plans to open 400 MW wind power plant in Saudi Arabia

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Iberdrola expands investments to €7 billion (+6%) – net profit reduces to €2.4 billion (-10.2%), negatively affected by high energy prices, new taxes, and lower extraordinary items

77% of investments, earmarked for international markets. With total investment standing at €7.03 billion (+ 6%), 90% has been allocated to the development of new renewables and smart grids projects. Investment in grids rose 27% to €3.18 billion. 3,738 MW green capacity installed in the past twelve months with 7,200 MW under construction. By technology, … Continue reading Iberdrola expands investments to €7 billion (+6%) – net profit reduces to €2.4 billion (-10.2%), negatively affected by high energy prices, new taxes, and lower extraordinary items

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American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

Congress is still working through the funding details for the Build Back Better agenda, but the American Clean Power Association has significant concerns about the impact of a book minimum tax on renewable energy deployment. Current tax incentives and industry innovation have supported a vast expansion of renewable energy in the United States, but significantly … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

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Sulzer Schmid completes multi-GW blade inspection campaign for Vestas in Europe

Sulzer Schmid,a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for wind turbine rotor blade inspections, announced today that it has completed a massive blade inspection campaign for Vestas, covering close to 4,000 wind turbines across 14 countries of northern and central Europe. With an installed fleet of close to 75,000 wind turbines around the world, blade inspection … Continue reading Sulzer Schmid completes multi-GW blade inspection campaign for Vestas in Europe

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Skilled jobs in clean energy are growing and offer opportunities for women to advance within in-demand careers

It’s no secret that clean energy is one of the fastest growing industries right now. More than 415,000 Americans already work in clean energy across all 50 states, and that number is set to grow substantially over the next decade. The Biden Administration and U.S. Congress have proposed policies that could enable the United States … Continue reading Skilled jobs in clean energy are growing and offer opportunities for women to advance within in-demand careers

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Turkey gets 9.22 percent of power from wind energy in 1H2021

Turkey obtained 9.22 percent of its electricity consumption from wind energy in the first half of 2021, Turkish Wind Energy Association (TWEA) Chairperson Ebru Arici told Yeni Shafak on October 25. “We produce nearly 20 percent of the country’s electricity from time to time in daily production, which is a very significant rate,” Arici added. For … Continue reading Turkey gets 9.22 percent of power from wind energy in 1H2021

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ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

The Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q3 Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows the U.S. clean energy industry installed 3,336 MW of new capacity during the third quarter, with additions totaling 15,317 MW in the first three quarters, a 23 percent increase compared to 2020. Demand for clean power continues to rise … Continue reading ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

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#AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

It’s #AmericanCleanPowerWeek!  Across the nation, we are celebrating the thriving clean energy industry—wind, solar, energy storage, and the transmission infrastructure that carries power to our homes and the places where we work.  But it’s not just about providing reliable and affordable energy.  Clean energy is powering good-paying American jobs across all 50 states. Today, on … Continue reading #AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

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IRENA and Climate Investment Fund Partner on Energy Transition

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are joining forces to accelerate investment in clean energy globally as part of a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed today during a virtual signing ceremony with CIF CEO Mafalda Duarte and IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera. Just days ahead of the UN’s … Continue reading IRENA and Climate Investment Fund Partner on Energy Transition

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UK onshore wind energy portfolio reaches 33 GW

The total portfolio of onshore wind farm projects in the UK has risen to almost 33 GW, compared to 30 GW 12 months ago, according to new research published in the latest Wild Wind Project Intelligence report. It covers wind turbine projects that are in operation, under construction, approved or planned in the country, R-UK … Continue reading UK onshore wind energy portfolio reaches 33 GW

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Green ambitions in Spain

Renewable sources accounted for 43 per cent of the electricity produced in Spain in 2020. This is the highest share of renewable electricity since measurements began, but short of the Spanish government’s target of a renewable share of 74 per cent by 2030. Explained by Statkraft Spain Wind power Solar power SustainabilityPower Plants Tiago Thomaz … Continue reading Green ambitions in Spain

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Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

Iberdrola remains in the ‘top 10’ of credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Clean Energy Index, which is deemed as the number one sustainability benchmark. In fact, this index is used by numerous funds when drawing up their investment portfolios. This ranking is designed to measure the performance of companies with business activities … Continue reading Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

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Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

The Spanish company has certified the entire Nabralift 2.0 tower family, made up of three tower configurations that cover hub heights of between 140 and 190 meters. Nabralift 2.0, the new family of self-lifting towers from Nabrawind, has received the “Design Evaluation Conformity Statement” from DNV. The Nabralift 2.0 tower catalog is made up of … Continue reading Nabrawind certifies with DNV the design of the tallest wind tower in the world

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Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

ENERCON reached the important milestone of 10 GW of installed capacity in the Western Europe region. ‘We thank our customers who developed this 10 GW of wind energy capacity. We are grateful for their trust and we are looking forward to realising many more projects together!’, says Frederic Maenhaut, Regional Head Western Europe. ‘Congratulations also … Continue reading Enercon surpasses 10 GW of installed wind energy capacity in Western Europe

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Valuation of the wind power of the auction of the economic regime of Renewable Energies

The wind energy awarded has been 2,258 MW, distributed among 5 companies. The average price awarded to wind power was € 30.18 / MWh, compared to the current price of the electricity market of over € 200 / MWh.The auction is an important step in moving towards compliance with the PNIEC. In total, with the … Continue reading Valuation of the wind power of the auction of the economic regime of Renewable Energies

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More Renewables, Not Less

In a matter of weeks, thousands of world leaders and decision-makers will gather in Glasgow for the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP26. Then we’ll finally find out whether there’s any hope to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. Opinion piece by Julie Wedege, SVP Corporate Politics and Ownership and Hans Magne Ådland, VP Ownership at … Continue reading More Renewables, Not Less

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Capital Energy acquires more than half of the 3,300 MW of wind energy and solar power from the auction in Spain

Spain awarded the company Capital Energy about 1,550 megawatts for the production of electricity from renewable sources. This was announced yesterday after the auction that the executive carried out and through which the company obtained 1,540 MW of wind power and 8 solar. All megawatts for which the company competed. This company is the parent … Continue reading Capital Energy acquires more than half of the 3,300 MW of wind energy and solar power from the auction in Spain

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Capital Energy signs its first agreements with shipyards in the Canary Islands to promote offshore wind energy

The energy company aims to maintain the same market share in offshore wind power in 2030 that it currently holds in the processing of onshore wind projects Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, October 18, 2021.- Capital Energy, a Spanish energy company born in 2002 and whose vocation is to become the first 100% vertically integrated … Continue reading Capital Energy signs its first agreements with shipyards in the Canary Islands to promote offshore wind energy

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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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