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EIA expects solar and wind power to account for 22% of U.S. electricity generation in 2022

U.S. electricity generation from renewable sources, such as hydropower, wind, and solar, accounted for 20% of electricity generation both in 2020 and in 2021. We expect that share to increase to 22% in 2022 and to 24% in 2023 as more generating capacity from wind and solar come online and other generation sources, such as … Continue reading EIA expects solar and wind power to account for 22% of U.S. electricity generation in 2022

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Apex Clean Energy Secures Financing for 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind

Iowa Project to Be Owned and Operated by Apex, Supplying Renewable Energy to Meta in Fifth Transaction Between the Two Companies. Apex Clean Energy today announced the financing of the 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind project, following the execution of a tax equity commitment from Bank of America. In May, Apex closed on construction financing … Continue reading Apex Clean Energy Secures Financing for 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind

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RWE deploys innovative foundations to support first wind turbines on Rea onshore wind farm in Spain

In the north-east of Spain, in Soria, RWE is constructing its 40.8-megawatt Rea Unificado wind farm. The company is erecting nine turbines with a rated output of 4.53 megawatts each – by far the largest and most powerful in its Spanish fleet. After commissioning, Rea Unificado will be able to supply 30,000 Spanish households with … Continue reading RWE deploys innovative foundations to support first wind turbines on Rea onshore wind farm in Spain

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Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

Located in the Setúbal district and with an installed capacity of 27.35 MW, the photovoltaic plant is one of the seven projects awarded to the company in the 2019 auction.  Algeruz II will produce enough clean energy to supply more than 11,000 households and avoid the emission of 13,400 tonnes of CO2 per year.  Iberdrola … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

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Nordex receives orders for 100 MW of wind power from Germany in July

In July, Nordex successfully kicked off the third quarter of 2022 with ten new orders totaling 102 MW on the German market. The Group will supply 19 wind turbines for various customers, including projects in Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Looking to the German market, Karsten Brüggemann, Vice President of the Nordex Group Central … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 100 MW of wind power from Germany in July

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Wind energy in Brazil has 22 GW and 9,294 wind turbines

In July 2022, wind energy in Brazil reached the mark of 22 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity, enough to supply 28.8 million homes per month. This is equivalent to 20 cities like São Paulo. According to the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (ABEEólica), the sector represents 12% of the country’s electricity matrix, with 812 wind farms, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil has 22 GW and 9,294 wind turbines

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How Spain has taken the lead in R&D of floating wind energy

Despite the fact that Spain is the fifth country in the world in terms of installed wind power, if we talk about offshore wind power (or marina) we realize that there is still everything to do. The main reason is the technical complexity (but also the economic effort) involved in installing wind turbines of this … Continue reading How Spain has taken the lead in R&D of floating wind energy

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The American Energy Transformation

It’s American Clean Power Week 2022 and the timing could not be more fortuitous. This year, we are celebrating the thriving clean energy industry – wind, solar, energy storage, and the transmission infrastructure that carries power to our homes and our workplaces – as our elected officials pass the largest clean energy and climate legislation … Continue reading The American Energy Transformation

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American Clean Power Week 2022 Kicks Off

During a time of historic legislative action that will turbocharge the domestic clean power industry, the American Clean Power Association today kicked off American Clean Power Week. This annual celebration of wind, solar, energy storage, and transmission recognizes the many ways that homegrown, affordable, and reliable clean energy is building a better future for the … Continue reading American Clean Power Week 2022 Kicks Off

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China building world’s largest green hydrogen plant

The facility in Xinjiang will use renewable energy to break down water into oxygen and hydrogen, the latter of which can then be liquefied and used as fuel. The facility should help to reduce the country’s carbon emissions by around 500,000 tonnes a year. The project in Kuqa in the south of the region uses … Continue reading China building world’s largest green hydrogen plant

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Nordex Group closes first half of 2022 in line with expectations

Nordex Group closes first half of 2022 in line with expectations Sales amount to around EUR 2.1 billion Adjusted EBITDA margin stood at minus 6.8 percent Order intake up 7.9 percent to 3.0 GW Installations reach 1.9 gigawatts Capital structure strengthened successfully with EUR 637 million financing transactions in late July Guidance for 2022 and … Continue reading Nordex Group closes first half of 2022 in line with expectations

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Equinor’s H2H Saltend selected to proceed as one of the first large-scale hydrogen projects in the UK

Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced that Equinor’s Hydrogen to Humber Saltend (H2H Saltend) production facility has been successfully progressed through Phase-2 of the Government’s cluster sequencing process. The selected projects will now proceed to the due diligence stage of the Phase-2 cluster sequencing process to allow them to connect to the … Continue reading Equinor’s H2H Saltend selected to proceed as one of the first large-scale hydrogen projects in the UK

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Consultation begins on Australia’s first offshore wind energy zones

Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy (Minister), Chris Bowen, declared six proposed areas in Australian Commonwealth waters off Gippsland in Victoria for offshore renewable energy projects (Proposal), as shown in the below map. This declaration is the first made under the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Act 2021 (OEI Act) and provides some certainty to those … Continue reading Consultation begins on Australia’s first offshore wind energy zones

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Concentrated Solar Power Projects Updates in China

Feasibility Study Bidding for SPIC Hami 1GW Concentrated Solar Power+PV Project Xinjiang Energy & Chemical Co., Ltd. of State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) invited public bids for the feasibility study of SPIC Hami 1GW CSP+PV Project, which includes 100MW of CSP and 900MW of PV. RFQ for Datang Shichengzi 1GW Concentrated Solar Power+PV Demonstration Project … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power Projects Updates in China

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Iberdrola completes 90% of the manufacturing of the transition parts of Baltic Eagle

The manufacture of these parts will require 800 jobs and the participation of some 30 local suppliers. With a capacity of 476 MW, Baltic Eagle will supply 475,000 households with renewable energy. The Iberdrola group continues to make progress in the construction of the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, the second major site of this … Continue reading Iberdrola completes 90% of the manufacturing of the transition parts of Baltic Eagle

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Expansion of wind power in Brazil

Brazil has 427 wind farm projects totaling 15.4 GW of installed capacity under development, according to data from power regulator Aneel. Of that total – which includes plants with power already contracted – 178 wind power projects with 6.6 GW are being built, while 249 have not yet started work. There are 185 projects with … Continue reading Expansion of wind power in Brazil

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Triple Annual Deployment of Clean Energy by 2030

ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on House Passage of Historic Inflation Reduction Act. Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA). The IRA provides unprecedented multi-year policy certainty for clean energy and will now be sent to President Joe Biden to … Continue reading Triple Annual Deployment of Clean Energy by 2030

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Engie finances wind farm in Peru

In June 2021, the company obtained a loan of USD 150 million for Punta Lomitas with various financial institutions. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will supply 50 SG 5.0-145 wind turbines, while Spanish renewable energy and engineering group Abengoa will be in charge of the transmission lines for the project.Engie has signed a EUR 290.2 million … Continue reading Engie finances wind farm in Peru

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Massachusetts commits to 5.6 GW offshore wind power target

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a new renewable energy bill that will reform the state’s offshore wind procurement process and commits to a 5,600 MW target. The bill, passed by the state legislature on July 31, codifies Massachusetts’ commitment to purchase 5.6 GW by 2030, enough to power two million homes. Massachusetts has already contracted … Continue reading Massachusetts commits to 5.6 GW offshore wind power target

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