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Iberdrola increases its wind energy portfolio in Brazil

Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Neoenergia, closed an asset purchase agreement with PEC Energía for the acquisition of a portfolio of wind power generation projects that add up to a potential capacity to be installed of about 400 megawatts (MW), thus giving a it went further in its growth in renewables in Brazil, one of its … Continue reading Iberdrola increases its wind energy portfolio in Brazil

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New offshore wind energy project in Espírito Santo, Brazil

Another offshore wind farm is being developed, this time on the coast of Espírito Santo, which confirms the avalanche of companies for a place in this new frontier of renewable wind power generation in the country. Votu Winds, a newly created company based in Rio de Janeiro, sees the possibility of installing wind turbines in … Continue reading New offshore wind energy project in Espírito Santo, Brazil

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Estonia and Latvia sign agreement for joint offshore wind energy plan

Estonia and Latvia signed a memorandum of understanding to develop an offshore wind farm this week, the first agreement of its kind in the region. Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas (Center) and Latvian Minister of Economic Affairs Janis Vitenbergs digitally signed the memorandum which marks the first steps taken towards the project … Continue reading Estonia and Latvia sign agreement for joint offshore wind energy plan

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Nordex Supplies 65 N149 / 4.0-4.5 Wind Turbines to Texas Wind energy

Nordex has received an order for 312 MW in the US for a wind farm in Texas. The manufacturer will supply 65 N149 / 4.0-4.5 wind turbines in 4.8 MW mode of operation. Installation is scheduled to begin in May 2021 and the wind farm will be connected to the grid later that year. The … Continue reading Nordex Supplies 65 N149 / 4.0-4.5 Wind Turbines to Texas Wind energy

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Vestas supplies wind turbines to wind power in Colombia

Vestas has entered the Colombian wind energy market with a 20 MW order for the Guajira I wind farm, located at the municipality of Uribia, in La Guajira, Colombia. The contract includes the supply and installation of ten V100-2.0 MW wind turbines, as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement for … Continue reading Vestas supplies wind turbines to wind power in Colombia

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Wind energy in Mexico, Elecnor builds a 56 MW wind farm in Mexico

The Spanish infrastructure, energy, services and telecommunications group Elecnor has recently been awarded a contract in Mexico for the construction of the Coromuel Wind Farm for 28.8 million euros (32 million dollars). Elecnor has been selected for this project by Eurus Energy, a Japanese company with a branch in San Diego and owned by Toyota … Continue reading Wind energy in Mexico, Elecnor builds a 56 MW wind farm in Mexico

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New Atlas of the Potential of Wind Energy in Brazil, developed by Cepel

The National Energy Plan 2050 (PNE 2050), prepared by the Energy Research Company (EPE) and currently in public consultation on the website of the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), highlights wind energy as one of the most rapid growth in Brazil and with a significant role in the projections of the energy sector.In this … Continue reading New Atlas of the Potential of Wind Energy in Brazil, developed by Cepel

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Iberdrola targets Japan as a new growth platform for offshore wind power

Acquires local developer Acacia Renewables and enters joint venture with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) to develop its 3.3 GW offshore wind energy portfolio.Access to a diversified portfolio: Acacia has two wind farm plants (1.2 GW) under development and four in the pipeline, strategically located in different areas of the country’s southwest to access the … Continue reading Iberdrola targets Japan as a new growth platform for offshore wind power

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GE Renewable Energy to support the development of pumped hydro storage solutions in India

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL) to supply and commission four 125 MW fixed speed pumped storage turbines for the new Kundah hydropower plant in India. This greenfield project is part of the initiatives supported by the central government of India to significantly increase … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to support the development of pumped hydro storage solutions in India

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How Spain’s Auction Can Achieve the 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power it Wants

Spain’s National Energy and Climate Plan, the PNIEC (Plan Nacional de Industria, Energia y Clima) includes a desired 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power added to its existing 2.3 GW, with 2.5 GW in a first tranche from 2021 to 2025 and a second 2.5 GW from 2026 to 2027. But what are the policies … Continue reading How Spain’s Auction Can Achieve the 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power it Wants

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Robust implementation of 2030 National Plans is key to deliver EU targets

The European Commission has presented a first assessment of the final 2030 National Energy & Climate Plans (NECPs) submitted by the 27 EU Member States. The assessment shows the NECPs have some quite good volume commitments for the expansion of renewables. But that they’re still missing a lot of detail on how Governments will deliver those commitments. The NECPs are the framework within which … Continue reading Robust implementation of 2030 National Plans is key to deliver EU targets

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Business Roundtable Climate Change Policy Announcement

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released this statement after the corporate leaders at the Business Roundtable announced new principles and policies to address climate change, including support for market-based climate solutions:  “We applaud the Business Roundtable and its corporate leadership for embracing the need for a comprehensive and market-based approach to address climate change. … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Statement on Business Roundtable Climate Change Policy Announcement

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Iberdrola points to Japan as a new platform for growth in wind energy

The company acquires local developer Acacia Renewables and enters into a joint venture with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) to develop its 3.3 GW offshore wind portfolio.Access to a diversified portfolio: Acacia has two offshore wind farms (1.2 GW) under development and four in the portfolio, strategically located in different areas of the southwest of … Continue reading Iberdrola points to Japan as a new platform for growth in wind energy

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Eritrea Is Ready to Expand Wind Energy Plants

Since its independence, one of the major challenges Eritrea has been facing is the provision of sustainable energy in the country for industrial, agricultural  as well as household consumption and making it equally accessible to the entire population. Currently, Eritrea’s electricity generation mode – in the interconected and independent platforms – mostly depends on diesel … Continue reading Eritrea Is Ready to Expand Wind Energy Plants

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European Commission proposes raising 2030 climate target to at least 55 percent

President Ursula Von der Leyen officially called for a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of at least 55% to 2030 in her 16 September State of the European Union speech. This is a significant increase from today’s 40% target and would set the EU on a credible trajectory towards climate neutrality. The European Commission’s impact … Continue reading European Commission proposes raising 2030 climate target to at least 55 percent

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Wind power, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic energy potential in Chile stands out

Chile has the first solar thermal plant in Latiomérica, Cerro Dominador concentrating solar power and a great power of solar and wind energy.Renewable energies will represent more than 70 percent of Chile’s energy capacity in 2030, estimated today a study by the analysis company GlobalData. According to the report, between 2019 and 2030 almost 30 … Continue reading Wind power, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic energy potential in Chile stands out

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Sener sells three Concentrated Solar Power plants in Seville and Cádiz to the Qualitas fund

Q-Energy, the energy investment vehicle of Qualitas Equity (former Fotowatio investor), has bought from Sener and Masdar -subsidiary of Mubadala- the Concentrated Solar Power Torresol Energy Investments S.A. (“Torresol Energy”), owner of three solar thermal plants in Spain with a total capacity of 120 MW located in Seville and Cádiz. The transaction also includes the … Continue reading Sener sells three Concentrated Solar Power plants in Seville and Cádiz to the Qualitas fund

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Wind energy Production Will Help South Africa’s Economic Recovery – Sawea

The South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea) was reacting to the National Energy Regulator’s (Nersa) endorsement of the ministerial determination to procure additional power of just over 11,800 megawatts. Renewable energy production from wind will play a role in South Africa’s economic recovery. That’s according to the South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea). It was … Continue reading Wind energy Production Will Help South Africa’s Economic Recovery – Sawea

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Iberdrola signs green loan with ICO to finance the installation of 2,500 public charging points in Spain and Portugal

The roll-out of the electric vehicle charging infrastructure by the company will reach 150,000 chargers over the next five years.Its mobility electrification plan also has the support of the European Commission via CEF Transport Blending Facility funds.ICO, an implementing partner of the CEF programme, helps Spanish companies to secure finance for projects that will contribute … Continue reading Iberdrola signs green loan with ICO to finance the installation of 2,500 public charging points in Spain and Portugal

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“We welcome the European Union’s climate ambition to continue to move firmly towards climate neutrality”

Iberdrola chairman, Ignacio Galán, has valued the European Commission review regarding the emission reduction targets (from 40 % to 55 %) for 2030. Galán welcomed “the European Union’s climate ambition to continue to move firmly towards climate neutrality”, and said “this new ambition still represents a unique opportunity for Spain that we have to take … Continue reading “We welcome the European Union’s climate ambition to continue to move firmly towards climate neutrality”

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