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TotalEnergies wins new contract to develop 1.5 GW of offshore wind in Germany

TotalEnergies, as shareholder of Offshore Wind One GmbH, has been awarded the maritime concession N-11.2 by the German Federal Network Agency, following auctions held in Germany. Located in the North Sea, around 120 kilometers north-west of the German island of Heligoland, concession N-11.2 (1.5 GW) covers an area of around 156 square kilometers. This success … Continue reading TotalEnergies wins new contract to develop 1.5 GW of offshore wind in Germany

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Sunrise Wind receives final approval from US Department of the Interior

Sunrise Wind, New York’s largest offshore wind project, has received approval of its construction and operations plan (COP) from the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which is the final permit needed from the federal agency to move the project towards the start of offshore construction. With a capacity of … Continue reading Sunrise Wind receives final approval from US Department of the Interior

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Nordex receives orders for 172 MW of wind energy in Germany

The operating group orders eleven N163/6.X wind turbines. Order intake on the German market has once again developed well for the Nordex Group. More recently, the Group received orders amounting to approximately 172 MW for various clients. The largest of the awarded projects is being built in Lower Saxony: the Nordex group supplied eleven N163/6.X … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 172 MW of wind energy in Germany

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First wind turbine installed at Borkum Riffgrund 3, Germany’s largest offshore wind farm

The first wind turbine has successfully been installed at the German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 3. With an installed capacity of 913 MW, it will be the largest offshore wind farm in Germany once in operation. Borkum Riffgrund 3 is also the first offshore wind farm to be awarded without subsidies in the world. This has primarily … Continue reading First wind turbine installed at Borkum Riffgrund 3, Germany’s largest offshore wind farm

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US Energy Storage Market Sets Q1 Capacity Installation Record

The U.S. energy storage market set a first-quarter record for capacity installed in Q1 2024, with 1,265 megawatts (MW) deployed across all segments. This marks the highest storage capacity ever installed in a first quarter in the U.S., representing an 84% increase from Q1 2023.   According to Wood Mackenzie and the American Clean Power Association’s … Continue reading US Energy Storage Market Sets Q1 Capacity Installation Record

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Pumping, ‘superbatteries’ for more wind power and photovoltaic energy

Energy companies have plans in different states of maturity to build up to 40 pumped hydroelectric plants with a power of 15,000 MW, triple those already operational in the country.The massive deployment of new renewable energy plants in Spain forces us to face major challenges for the reorganization of the electrical system. The intermittency of … Continue reading Pumping, ‘superbatteries’ for more wind power and photovoltaic energy

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Vestas receives 577 MW order in Australia for second stage of 1.3 GW Golden Plains wind power project

Strengthening the existing relationship with TagEnergy, Vestas has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project for the second phase of the Golden Plains wind farm in Australia. The second stage will feature 93 Vestas V162-6.2 MW wind turbines from the EnVentus platform. Vestas is currently delivering the 756 MW EPC contract for the … Continue reading Vestas receives 577 MW order in Australia for second stage of 1.3 GW Golden Plains wind power project

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With more than 23% of demand coverage, thanks to wind power, the price of electricity was reduced by 19% in 2023 in Spain

The Wind Yearbook, a reference publication prepared by the Wind Business Association (AEE), reflects the most representative data on the contribution of wind energy in Spain and in the world. SPAIN IS A LEADER IN WIND GENERATION. Main figures of the sector: Wind energy is the technology that contributes the most to our energy system, … Continue reading With more than 23% of demand coverage, thanks to wind power, the price of electricity was reduced by 19% in 2023 in Spain

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European electricity markets react to increased wind energy production with price declines

In the second week of June, prices in most major European electricity markets fell compared to the previous week. Over the weekend, almost all markets reached negative hourly prices. The Iberian market registered prices of ?€2.00/MWh, which is the lowest value in the history of this market. France reached the lowest price since the end … Continue reading European electricity markets react to increased wind energy production with price declines

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US energy storage market sets Q1 capacity installation record

The U.S. energy storage market set a first-quarter record for capacity installed in Q1 2024, with 1,265 megawatts (MW) deployed across all segments. This marks the highest storage capacity ever installed in a first quarter in the U.S., representing an 84% increase from Q1 2023. According to Wood Mackenzie and the American Clean Power Association’s … Continue reading US energy storage market sets Q1 capacity installation record

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Spain’s wind `power and photovoltaic energy could exceed demand

The Castilla-La Mancha region of central Spain was once known for its wind turbines. The 28 huge wind turbines of the Sierra del Romeral wind farm, located in the hills not far from the historic city of Toledo, dominate this landscape. Operated by Iberdrola, they are part of a trend that has accelerated Spanish production … Continue reading Spain’s wind `power and photovoltaic energy could exceed demand

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Vestas signs agreement with Vattenfall and BASF for Nordlicht offshore wind projects in the German North Sea

Vestas has secured a conditional agreement to supply 112 V236-15.0 MW wind turbines for Vattenfall and BASF’s Nordlicht 1 and 2 offshore wind projects, as previously disclosed in Vestas’ company announcement 10/2024 of June 13, 2024. Also within the scope of the contract is a 5-year service and warranty agreement followed by an operational support … Continue reading Vestas signs agreement with Vattenfall and BASF for Nordlicht offshore wind projects in the German North Sea

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Strong 2023 offshore wind growth (10,8 GW) as industry sets course for record-breaking decade

Offshore wind power is poised for truly global growth after 2023 saw the second-highest annual installations as well as key policy developments that set the foundations for accelerated expansion of the industry over the next decade. Download the Global Offshore Wind Report 2024 In 2023, despite the macroeconomic challenges faced by the sector in some … Continue reading Strong 2023 offshore wind growth (10,8 GW) as industry sets course for record-breaking decade

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Iberdrola obtains final environmental authorization to build the largest wind farm in Portugal

The infrastructure is integrated into the Tâmega hydroelectric complex that the company has in the neighboring country.It will have a power of 274 MW and will take advantage of the already built grid injection point in a hybrid way with Támega to increase the contribution of clean energy.This project will allow greater energy security by … Continue reading Iberdrola obtains final environmental authorization to build the largest wind farm in Portugal

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Vestas to deliver 192 MW turnkey wind energy EPC project in Romania

Vestas has received a firm order from First Look Solutions, a subsidiary of Rezolv Energy and Low Carbon, to deliver a complete engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solution for the 192 MW Vifor wind farm in southeastern Romania. The order includes 30 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines from the EnVentus platform operating in 6.4 MW operational … Continue reading Vestas to deliver 192 MW turnkey wind energy EPC project in Romania

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Iberdrola obtains environmental authorization for a 274 MW wind power plant in Portugal

Iberdrola has announced that it will build a new wind farm in Portugal after having obtained the necessary environmental authorization. The facility will be located in the districts of Vila Real and Braga and will have a power of 274 megawatts (MW), which will supply electricity to a total of 128,000 homes. The plant will … Continue reading Iberdrola obtains environmental authorization for a 274 MW wind power plant in Portugal

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GWEC India Appoints Suzlon’s Girish Tanti as New Chair

As Global Wind Day is celebrated across the world, GWEC India is delighted to announce Mr. Girish Tanti, Vice-Chairman of Suzlon Group, has been appointed as the Chair. The position plays a key role in driving GWEC India’s work with national and state government’s that assist government and industry’s efforts for building the right momentum … Continue reading GWEC India Appoints Suzlon’s Girish Tanti as New Chair

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Solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power capacity expected to surpass 1,200 GW target next year in China

GlobalData’s latest report, “China Power Market Size, Trends, Regulations, Competitive Landscape and Forecast, 2024-2035” reveals that solar PV power is expected to maintain its status as the dominant source of renewable power until 2035. Financial incentives and policy support are among the primary drivers that facilitate the achievement of targets ahead of schedule. China to … Continue reading Solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power capacity expected to surpass 1,200 GW target next year in China

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Vestas has signed a conditional agreement for an offshore wind project with a capacity of more than 1 GW in northern Europe

Vestas has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of wind turbines for a two-phase offshore wind project in Northern Europe with a capacity above Vestas’ current disclosure threshold of 1 GW. When the agreement results in firm and unconditional orders, Vestas will disclose them in accordance with the company’s disclosure policy.

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Nordex exceeds 5 GW threshold for wind energy installations in the Nordic countries

With the installation of an N163/5.X turbine at the Kalistanneva wind farm in Finland, the Nordex Group has surpassed the threshold of 5 GW of installed capacity in the Nordic region. A total of 1,234 “Made by Nordex” wind turbines are currently in operation in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway and produce clean electricity for … Continue reading Nordex exceeds 5 GW threshold for wind energy installations in the Nordic countries

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