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Pumps and batteries: two solutions to ensure continuity for renewables

The European Commission set a series of ambitious targets for 2030 for its member states, and Italy is also called upon to make a push towards the energy transition in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. None of this can happen without developing several key technologies – especially battery energy storage systems (or … Continue reading Pumps and batteries: two solutions to ensure continuity for renewables

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Ceará wins wind power plant with 58 wind turbines

Allonda Energia, a renewable energy company, is developing its new wind energy complex in Ceará. The undertaking will have 58 wind turbines and promises to generate 300 jobs for the inhabitants of the region. Allonda, the company responsible for providing real sustainable environmental solutions, announced this week that it will install a wind energy complex … Continue reading Ceará wins wind power plant with 58 wind turbines

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Equinor confirms the construction of its first commercial battery storage asset

Equinor approves final investment decision on the Blandford Road battery storage project in the south of the UK. This will be the first commercial battery storage asset for Equinor, and the first project realized from the strategic partnership between Equinor and Noriker Power. “Equinor aims to create a profitable renewables business by integrating battery storage … Continue reading Equinor confirms the construction of its first commercial battery storage asset

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RWE agrees to acquire Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc. and to become one of the top leading renewable energy companies in the United States

RWE AG, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, signed a purchase agreement with Con Edison, Inc. to acquire all shares in Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc. (Con Edison CEB). Headquartered in Valhalla, New York, Con Edison CEB is a leading operator and developer of renewable energy plants in the United States, with … Continue reading RWE agrees to acquire Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc. and to become one of the top leading renewable energy companies in the United States

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Siemens Gamesa takes next steps in Mistral strategy

To adapt footprint and capacity to market demands, around 2,900 positions globally will be impacted. Siemens Gamesa today announced the next step in the implementation of its new operating model, which forms part of the Mistral strategy program and is designed to unlock the company’s full potential and enable profitable growth in the long term … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa takes next steps in Mistral strategy

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Vestas signs agreement for 846 MW of wind power in Brazil

Engie signed an agreement with Vestas for the Serra de Assuruá wind farm in the state of Bahia, in the municipality of Gentio do Ouro, Brazil. The project has a capacity of 846 MW once fully installed, making it the largest wind project in Latin America. The firm order includes the initial supply, installation, operation … Continue reading Vestas signs agreement for 846 MW of wind power in Brazil

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Danish authorities order Ørsted’s oil- and coal-fired power stations into operation

In order to ensure the security of the electricity supply in Denmark, the Danish authorities have decided to order Ørsted to continue and resume operations of three of its power station units which use oil and coal as fuel. This applies to unit 3 at Esbjerg Power Station and unit 4 at Studstrup Power Station, … Continue reading Danish authorities order Ørsted’s oil- and coal-fired power stations into operation

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Capital Energy signs the first agreement linked to wind energy with the City Council of Peguerinos

The agreement, by which the company and the town council will promote actions that improve the quality of life of the residents, is linked to the development of the Ágata wind farm This initiative combines the company’s contribution to the decarbonisation of the economy and the transformation of the energy model, through the commissioning of … Continue reading Capital Energy signs the first agreement linked to wind energy with the City Council of Peguerinos

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Vestas secures order for 74 MW project in Finland

Vestas has received a 74 MW order for a wind project Finland. The project includes 12 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines and a 30-year full maintenance contract (AOM 5000) to maximise annual energy production. “This order strengthens our presence in Finland and highlights the versatility and strong performance of the EnVentus platform technology, while we can … Continue reading Vestas secures order for 74 MW project in Finland

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Vestas wins 50 MW order in Japan

Vestas has secured a 50 MW order with Toda Corporation for the SGET Iwaizumi Wind Farm in Iwate prefecture, Japan. Owned by SPARX Green Energy & Technology, the wind project will be constructed by Toda Corporation and will feature 12 units of V117-4.2 MW wind turbines. The order includes supply and supervision of installation of … Continue reading Vestas wins 50 MW order in Japan

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Vestas wins a 74 MW EPC order for a wind project in Lithuania

Vestas has received an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order for a 74 MW wind project in Lithuania. Aside from manufacturing, delivering, and installing the wind turbines, Vestas will also be the balance-of- plant (BoP) contractor, meaning it will deliver all civil and electrical works. Leveraging the versatility and the strong performance of the EnVentus … Continue reading Vestas wins a 74 MW EPC order for a wind project in Lithuania

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Enercon installs first EP3 wind energy converter with innovative E-nacelle

3 x E-138 EP3 E3 WECs for Staphorst wind farm in the Netherlands / Next milestone in ENERCON’s technology roadmap to lower the cost of energy  Following on from the EP5 platform, ENERCON is now also introducing the E-nacelle to the EP3 platform. The first EP3 WEC type to receive the innovative machine house with built-in … Continue reading Enercon installs first EP3 wind energy converter with innovative E-nacelle

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Vestas will supply wind turbines to ENGIE for wind power in Brazil

Engie Brasil Energia SA, has signed an agreement with Vestas for the Serra de Assuruá wind farm in the state of Bahia, in the municipality of Gentio do Ouro, Brazil.The wind power project has a total nominal capacity of 846 MW once fully installed, making it the largest wind project in Latin America. The firm … Continue reading Vestas will supply wind turbines to ENGIE for wind power in Brazil

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Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opens Naturgy’s first battery storage centre worldwide in Australia

Reyes Maroto: “This facility is a demonstration of the potential that Spanish companies have around the globe and their capacity to develop projects that lead the way in sectors like energy and renewables”. Located near Canberra, the 10 MW facility has a storage capacity of 20 MWh, which will enable flexible integration of renewable energies … Continue reading Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opens Naturgy’s first battery storage centre worldwide in Australia

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Big renewables investors getting ready to turn their backs on Europe

EU Energy Ministers will decide today new rules on revenue caps for inframarginal power generation. Governments need to act to help families and businesses pay the energy bills. But what is decided today could worsen the energy crisis. Europe needs big investments in home-grown renewables. Everyone agrees that – and that it’s the route out … Continue reading Big renewables investors getting ready to turn their backs on Europe

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Iberdrola starts up Spain’s first smart agrovoltaic plant in Toledo

Iberdrola has commissioned the first smart agrovoltaic plant in Spain at the González Byass and Grupo Emperador vineyards located in the town of Guadamur, Toledo. This innovative installation allows the layout of the modules to be adapted to the needs of the vineyards, in order to regulate the incidence of the sun and the temperature … Continue reading Iberdrola starts up Spain’s first smart agrovoltaic plant in Toledo

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DNV confirms Nordseecluster wind farms will comply with German offshore regulations

Conformity Statements prove the safe and reliable design basis for joint wind projects of RWE and Northland Power. At the WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition, DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has awarded two German offshore wind farms with Conformity Statements. The projects (N-3.7 & N-3.8) are both part of the Nordseecluster, which is jointly … Continue reading DNV confirms Nordseecluster wind farms will comply with German offshore regulations

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Research black rotor blades for bird protection

To operate wind farms in harmony with the ecosystem, research is underway to show whether painting a wind turbine blade black helps birds to fly more safely between the wind turbines.Seven of RWE’s existing wind turbines in Eemshaven (Westereems wind farm) will get black blades.In addition to the effect on birds, the effect on the … Continue reading Research black rotor blades for bird protection

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Renewable energies and gas prices continue to push electricity markets prices down

In the fourth week of September and the first days of the last week of the month, most European electricity markets continued the trend of price decreases registered during the month. The recovery of the renewable energy production joined the drops in gas prices, one of the fundamental causes of these declines. In the Iberian … Continue reading Renewable energies and gas prices continue to push electricity markets prices down

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Nordex Group obtains important product certificates for its 4 MW, 5 MW and 6 MW turbines

N163/5.X and N155/4.X turbines receive IEC Type Certification / Statement of Compliance for Design according to IEC awarded to the N163/6.X Hamburg, 29 September 2022. At the leading global wind summit Windenergy Hamburg, the Nordex Group punctually received three major certificates for turbines in the 4 MW, 5 MW and 6 MW class. TÜV SÜD … Continue reading Nordex Group obtains important product certificates for its 4 MW, 5 MW and 6 MW turbines

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