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Budweiser Aquiraz Plant to be 100% Wind energy Powered

Budweiser’s wind power project has an environmental side to be highlighted: with it, 20,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) will no longer be emitted each year. By 2022, the entire Ceará Budweiser beer factory, located in Aquiraz, in the Fortaleza Metropolitan Region, will be 100% powered by wind power. To this end, Ambev will invest … Continue reading Budweiser Aquiraz Plant to be 100% Wind energy Powered

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Wind energy joins the Declaration of the Alliance for Electrification in Europe

A large group of 100 organizations from the main industrial and civil society sectors this week called on the European Commission to accelerate the adoption of clean and renewable electricity as a more profitable and energy efficient strategy to achieve climate neutrality in Europe . PREPA joins this initiative and attended this week in Brussels … Continue reading Wind energy joins the Declaration of the Alliance for Electrification in Europe

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Ingeteam supplies 1 GW of wind power converters in India

The company, which supplies wind converters from its plant located in Chennai, in southern India, has reached 1 GW in its first year of operations. Ingeteam, a global and independent supplier of electrical conversion equipment, has supplied 1GW in its first year of operations at the Chennai wind plant in southern India. In this way, … Continue reading Ingeteam supplies 1 GW of wind power converters in India

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EDF Renewables brings into service 22 MW of wind power in Champagne

EDF Renewables continues its expansion in France by bringing into service the 22 MW Pays d’Anglure wind farm in the Marne département. This new project forms part of the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 strategy, which between 2015 and 2030 seeks to double EDF’s renewables capacity in France and worldwide, taking it to 50 GW net. … Continue reading EDF Renewables brings into service 22 MW of wind power in Champagne

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Vestas wins 359 MW wind power order of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines in US

Vestas has secured an order for 359 MW of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines for a wind farm in the U.S. Including previously purchased V112-3.45 MW components, the project has a total nameplate capacity of 400 MW. The mixed platform site configuration demonstrates both the flexibility of Vestas’ 2 and 4 MW platforms, and Vestas’ ability … Continue reading Vestas wins 359 MW wind power order of V120-2.2 MW wind turbines in US

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Enel Green Power Spain starts a 51 MW wind power plant in Cuenca

Endesa, through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Spain, has begun construction of a 51 MW wind farm in the municipality of Motilla del Palancar (Cuenca). The construction of this wind energy plant, which will be completed by the end of the year will involve an investment of 55 million euros. “Endesa is making … Continue reading Enel Green Power Spain starts a 51 MW wind power plant in Cuenca

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Wind power in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for 43 MW wind farm

Vestas has won a 43 MW order for three wind farms in Greece. The contract includes the supply and installation of 12 V136-3.6 MW wind turbines for the Didima, Mavra Litharia and Dio Petres wind energy projects located in northern Greece. The order has been placed by Pavlidis S.A., a Greek marble and granite producer, … Continue reading Wind power in Greece: Vestas wind turbines for 43 MW wind farm

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Wind power in Sweden : Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has secured an order from BayWa r.e. for the 95 MW wind farm Lyngsåsa in Kronoberg County, Sweden. To maximise the project’s power production, Vestas has developed a customised wind energy solution that features 22 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in 4.3 MW power optimised mode.  The order underlines the strong relationship between BayWa … Continue reading Wind power in Sweden : Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind power in Yucatán: new La Península wind farm of Global Energy Services

Vive Energía said that the Península wind farm in Yucatán was awarded from the first electric auction held in 2016, then organized by the National Energy Control Center. The Spanish multinational Global Energy Services (GES) was awarded the installation of wind turbines of the Península wind farm, 90 megawatts, in Yucatan, which will be developed … Continue reading Wind power in Yucatán: new La Península wind farm of Global Energy Services

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Vestas sells majority stake in three wind power plants in Romania

Vestas has entered into an agreement to sell 80 percent of its shares in the subsidiaries owning the Romanian wind power plants Pantelimon, Pegasus, and Apollo to a non-disclosed buyer for a selling price of EUR 136m. Closing of the transaction is expected to take place within eight to ten weeks. The transaction is subject … Continue reading Vestas sells majority stake in three wind power plants in Romania

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Record US wind farm development activity in 2Q and state calls for offshore wind power projects

Key findings of the US wind energy industry second quarter 2019 report. Record wind turbines capacity under construction or advanced development, reaching nearly 42 GW. Long-term contract volume for wind power capacity is up 10 percent over the first half of 2018, buyers include Hormel Foods, Walmart, and Target, Three states set new offshore wind … Continue reading Record US wind farm development activity in 2Q and state calls for offshore wind power projects

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Wind power and solar energy projects in Ecuador are tendered on July 30

On the 30th of this month, Celec EP will tender for at least five renewable energy projects: hydroelectric, wind energy and photovoltaic solar. The process seeks the participation of private companies under a BOP model, which means that the private company invests, builds, operates the project for a certain number of years and finally returns … Continue reading Wind power and solar energy projects in Ecuador are tendered on July 30

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Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency announced that Vattenfall have won the tender to build and operate the Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 are 350 MW each and will start operating in 2023. They are the latest in a series of 700 MW annual offshore … Continue reading Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

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Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

Vattenfall has won the tender for the second phase of the Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 3 & 4. In September 2018, Vattenfall was granted permits to build the first phase, HKZ 1 & 2. The wind farms will have a capacity of approximately 1.5 GW wind energy combined and will become … Continue reading Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

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Vestas wins 41 MW wind power order in Germany for expansion of one of the world’s largest citizen-owned wind farms

Bürgerwindpark Reußenköge GmbH & Co. KG has placed an order for 12 V112-3.45 MW wind turbines for the expansion of a citizen-owned wind farm in Schleswig-Holstein. With this order, the wind farm will have a total installed capacity of 210 MW with the possibility of a further expansion up to 300 MW in the coming … Continue reading Vestas wins 41 MW wind power order in Germany for expansion of one of the world’s largest citizen-owned wind farms

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Wind power in South Africa: Enel Green Power begins new 140 MW wind farm

The Garob wind energy project, located in the Northern Cape province, is expected to generate around 573 GWh annually once fully operational in the first half of 2021. Enel, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power, has started construction on its 140 MW Garob wind farm located near the town of Copperton, which is part … Continue reading Wind power in South Africa: Enel Green Power begins new 140 MW wind farm

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Wind power in Denmark: Vestas receives 58 MW repowering order

Vestas has received a 58 MW repowering order for the first phase of the 94 MW Overgaard 1 wind farm in Randers Municipality in Denmark. The order is placed by SE Blue Renewables, a joint venture between the Danish energy company SE and Denmark’s largest pension company, PFA Pension. The order includes supply, installation and … Continue reading Wind power in Denmark: Vestas receives 58 MW repowering order

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Global Offshore Wind Power Report: sector has potential to grow to 200GW of capacity by 2030

New GWEC Market Intelligence Report shows offshore wind energy sector has grown 21% average each year since 2013, taking total to 23 GW installed capacity globally. GWEC sees potential for sector to install additional capacity of 200GW by 2030 under its upside scenario and 190 GW of capacity under business-as-usual scenario. Asian offshore wind turbines … Continue reading Global Offshore Wind Power Report: sector has potential to grow to 200GW of capacity by 2030

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India plans to set up 500 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030

India would have installed 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, says secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. India plans to set up 500 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2030. This announcement was made by Anand Kumar, secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on Tuesday at the 17th meeting of … Continue reading India plans to set up 500 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030

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Renewable Electricity Generation Costs

In many parts of the world, renewables represent the least cost source of new power generation technology. The global weighted average levelised cost of electricity (LCOE) from all commercially available renewable power generation technologies declined in 2018, including concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) (down 26% from 2017), bioelectricity (down 14%), solar PV and onshore wind … Continue reading Renewable Electricity Generation Costs

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