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“You’ve got to pay for the right to build offshore wind power.” What?!

Yes, that’s what Germany is proposing. If two or more companies bid to build a wind farm purely on income from the electricity market, then Berlin thinks whoever offers to pay the government more should build it. Germany already allows “zero bidding” where you earn the market price. And that’s bad enough. The costs of … Continue reading “You’ve got to pay for the right to build offshore wind power.” What?!

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Nordex Group posts Brazil wind power order for 90 MW

Nordex has received an order from its new customer, COPEL – Companhia Paranaense de Energia, for the supply and construction of 26 AW132/3465 wind turbines in Brazil. The order also includes the Servicing of the machines, with a contract term of 20 years. The 90 MW wind farm “Jandaíra Copel” will be built in the … Continue reading Nordex Group posts Brazil wind power order for 90 MW

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Vestas secures 226 MW order for five wind energy projects in Russia

Vestas has received a 226 MW order for five wind energy projects in Russia from WEDF (Wind Energy Development Fund), a joint investment fund created on a parity basis by PJSC Fortum and JSC RUSNANO. With this fifth order from its framework agreement with RUSNANO and Fortum to supply wind energy solutions in Russia, Vestas … Continue reading Vestas secures 226 MW order for five wind energy projects in Russia

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U.S. Renewable and Clean Energy Industries Set Sights on Market Majority

For the first time, the American wind energy, solar, hydropower, and storage associations have come together to announce a shared vision of renewables reaching a majority of U.S. electricity generation by 2030. Within a decade, more than half of the electricity generated in the U.S. will come from clean, renewable resources supported by energy storage, … Continue reading U.S. Renewable and Clean Energy Industries Set Sights on Market Majority

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Wind energy in Sweden, Enercon’s wind turbines for a wind farm

Swiss investor acquires majority share of 63 x E-138 EP3 wind turbines large-scale Markbygden Phase II wind power project. ENERCON has gained the Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners AG (CSEIP) as a majority shareholder for the ‘northern part’ of the Markbygden II project, a large-scale onshore wind energy project in Sweden. The Swiss investor is … Continue reading Wind energy in Sweden, Enercon’s wind turbines for a wind farm

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Greenalia drives its first offshore wind power plant in Gran Canaria

GREENALIA will promote its first floating offshore wind energy installation in Gran Canaria, for which it has already begun its processing. This is the 50 MW GOFIO wind farm located in the Southeast of the Island of Gran Canaria, in front of the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana and very close to the port … Continue reading Greenalia drives its first offshore wind power plant in Gran Canaria

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Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 13.1% in May

Wind energy represented 21.9% of the electricity demand in Spain in May, concentrated solar power 3.3% and photovoltaic energy 9, 3%. 52.5% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 70.8% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent. The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 31.3% and … Continue reading Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 13.1% in May

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Siemens Gamesa receives firm order for 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind power plant

Consortium led by GTM Normandie-Centre, a VINCI Construction France subsidiary, selected for construction of new Siemens Gamesa manufacturing plant; start of production planned between the end of 2021 and early 2022.Firm order from EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd, includes 15-year maintenance agreementOffshore wind nacelles and blades for both projects totaling almost 1 GW will be … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives firm order for 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind power plant

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Irena: costs have fallen by onshore wind energy at 40% and offshore wind power at 29%

Renewable electricity costs have fallen sharply over the past decade, driven by improving technologies, economies of scale, increasingly competitive supply chains and growing developer experience. Since 2010, utility-scale solar PV power has shown the sharpest cost decline at 82%, followed by concentrating solar power (CSP) at 47%, onshore wind at 39% and offshore wind at … Continue reading Irena: costs have fallen by onshore wind energy at 40% and offshore wind power at 29%

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the delivery of wind turbines comprising 1,140 MW for an offshore wind power project in the UK

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S has signed a conditional agreement for the Seagreen offshore wind energy project in the UK. If and when the project translates into a firm order, Vestas Wind Systems A/S will disclose a company announcement about this. The wind power project is to be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the delivery of wind turbines comprising 1,140 MW for an offshore wind power project in the UK

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Wind power in Cuba, wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

The works of the La Herradura 1 wind farm are progressing in the eastern province of Las Tunas as part of the national strategy of increasingly using wind energy. According to newspaper 26, of that territory, the eve of the founding of base number 20, of the 22 planned wind turbines for the current stage … Continue reading Wind power in Cuba, wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

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India Wind Energy Targets Are Sensitive to Policy and Regulations

India is the world’s fourth-largest onshore wind market by installations, with 37.5 GW of capacity as of 2019. Technical potential at 120-metre hub height is a whopping 695 GW, according the National Institute of Wind Energy, and the government has set a wind capacity target of 60 GW by 2022 and 140 GW by 2030. … Continue reading India Wind Energy Targets Are Sensitive to Policy and Regulations

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Wind energy in Pakistan, Goldwind’s wind turbines for wind farms

Recently, Goldwind has received a new wind turbine supply contract for 20 units of GW 121-2.5MW high temperature model wind turbines for ACTII project. The project is located at Jhimpir of Sindh Province in Pakistan, where is well known as “wind corridor” with around 1GW installed wind capacity. This is the second time cooperation between … Continue reading Wind energy in Pakistan, Goldwind’s wind turbines for wind farms

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Wind energy can power a green recovery for Asia

The global COVID-19 outbreak has impacted the health and wellbeing of millions of people, creating unprecedented economic and social challenges, disrupting business and supply chain operations and affecting 2.7 billion workers globally. Governments across the world are now rising to the challenge of preparing a roadmap to economic recovery, with an excess of (USD) $10 … Continue reading Wind energy can power a green recovery for Asia

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SDG 7 at the Heart of COVID-19 Response and Recovery

The global health and economic crisis set off by the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the need for reliable energy access – whether for health facilities to treat patients and store vaccines, for pumps to supply communities with clean water, or to give people the benefits of digital communication technologies. The latest edition of Tracking SDG 7: … Continue reading SDG 7 at the Heart of COVID-19 Response and Recovery

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Siemens Gamesa confirms order for 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant

Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ailes Marines, an affiliate of Iberdrola, to supply and build the 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant.62 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines to be used; firm order also includes 10-year maintenance agreement.Nacelles and blades will be manufactured in France at the planned … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa confirms order for 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant

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Nordex supplies wind turbines for wind power in the US

Nordex has been active in the United States of America since 2008, with two main office locations in Chicago, Illinois – which acts as the region’s head office – and West Branch, Iowa. Between these two locations, and those working out in the field, Nordex USA, Inc. has a total of 460 employees. With the … Continue reading Nordex supplies wind turbines for wind power in the US

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Iberdrola relaunches its relationship with wind energy Siemens Gamesa

It is awarded the supply and maintenance of the 62 wind turbines for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in French Brittany.berdrola and Siemens Gamesa return to good relations after their shareholding divorce. Proof is the withdrawal of all the cross-litigation filed and an income for Iberdrola of 1,100 million from the sale of 8% of … Continue reading Iberdrola relaunches its relationship with wind energy Siemens Gamesa

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Final wind turbine sails to WindFloat Atlantic project site for installation

MHI Vestas confirms that the final V164-8.4 MW wind turbine atop Principle Power’s semi-submersible WindFloat Foundation has left the quay in Northern Spain and is sailing toward the project site. When the final wind turbine arrives at its destination after a 250 km journey, WindFloat Atlantic will consist of three V164-8.4 MW wind turbines – … Continue reading Final wind turbine sails to WindFloat Atlantic project site for installation

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Wind energy in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 41 MW wind farm

Vestas has received an order for a project in China that includes the supply of 17 V120-2.2 MW wind turbines with 141m towers delivered in 2.4 MW Power Optimised Mode, as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. Deliveries are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2020, with … Continue reading Wind energy in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 41 MW wind farm

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