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Tokyo Gas starts joint evaluation of Fukushima offshore wind project

Japan’s Tokyo Gas 9531.T and Shinobuyama Fukushima Power Co have started to evaluate a floating wind power project off the coast of Fukushima, Tokyo Gas said on Friday, as Japan seeks to replace lost nuclear power facilities. Japan has accelerated its switch to renewable energy after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power station disaster forced it … Continue reading Tokyo Gas starts joint evaluation of Fukushima offshore wind project

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EDF Renewables North America Signs Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific for Millers Branch Solar Project

EDF Renewables North America today announced the execution of a 20-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science. The VPPA covers the full output of the 200-megawatt ac/256 MWdc Millers Branch Solar Project, which is located in Texas and slated for commercial operation in December 2025. With … Continue reading EDF Renewables North America Signs Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific for Millers Branch Solar Project

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RWE sign strategic operations and maintenance jack up vessel agreement with ZITON

RWE Offshore Wind has entered into a four year strategic operations and maintenance jack up vessel framework agreement with ZITON A/S, a specialised operations and maintenance service provider for offshore wind farm owners and turbine manufacturers. Under this agreement ZITON will provide RWE’s Offshore Wind business with vessel, lifting and auxiliary services for a minimum … Continue reading RWE sign strategic operations and maintenance jack up vessel agreement with ZITON

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RWE starts construction of large-scale solar project in Spain

RWE is taking big steps towards expanding its solar business in Europe. The company has started construction works on a 92-megawatt ac (MWac) ground-mounted photovoltaic project in Andalucia in the province of Cádiz. The “Gazules” project consist of two solar farms – Gazules 1 and Gazules 2 – with a rated capacity of 46 MWac … Continue reading RWE starts construction of large-scale solar project in Spain

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Argentina launches a 620 MW wind power and solar tender for the first time

The government launched a new tender to expand the renewable energy generation and storage park in the country. It is the first concrete initiative of the management of Alberto Fernández in this direction. The call foresees awarding 620 MW that would add around US$ 500 million of investment. The role of the nodes in the … Continue reading Argentina launches a 620 MW wind power and solar tender for the first time

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Wind power generated 31.5% of electricity in Spain in January

The demand for electricity in Spain fell by 4.1% in January. Renewables such as concentrated solar power thermal, photovoltaic, hydraulic and wind energy generated 57.4%, up to 13,742 GWh of electricity generated during this month, the highest monthly production since records exist. Also, technologies free of CO2 equivalent emissions broke their own monthly mark by … Continue reading Wind power generated 31.5% of electricity in Spain in January

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South Africa’s Seriti to build wind farm to power its coal mines

South African miner Seriti Resources, a top thermal coal supplier to struggling state power utility Eskom, is investing in wind power in the latest move by industry to wean itself off a national grid plagued by power cuts. Seriti on Thursday said it would build a 155 megawatt (MW) wind farm over the next two … Continue reading South Africa’s Seriti to build wind farm to power its coal mines

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Capital Energy reinforces its commitment to wind power in Soria

The agreements are linked to the development of the Pedrecha, San Cristóbal, Hazapierna and Praderas Altas wind farms and their evacuation infrastructures. This initiative combines the company’s contribution to the decarbonisation of the economy and the transformation of the energy model, through the start-up of renewable energy facilities, with its desire to promote growth in … Continue reading Capital Energy reinforces its commitment to wind power in Soria

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GE Renewable Energy strengthens its position in wind power in Spain with a new agreement with Repsol to install 133 MW in Aragon

GE Renewable Energy will supply 22 of GE’s 6.1 MW wind turbines, the most powerful GE turbines installed in Spain. Both the towers and blades will be manufactured in Spain. GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400 MW with Repsol in Spain. GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Repsol to supply 22 units … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy strengthens its position in wind power in Spain with a new agreement with Repsol to install 133 MW in Aragon

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Siemens Gamesa ends complex quarter while

New orders include improved protection against disruptive conditions. Siemens Gamesa announced the financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 today. The economic performance during this period was severely impacted by the outcome of the evaluation of the installed fleet, mostly affecting the service business. Against this backdrop, the Mistral strategy program continued … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa ends complex quarter while

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Formosa 2 completes installation of 47 offshore wind turbines in Taiwan

JERA Co., Ltd has announced the successful installation of all 47 wind turbine generators (WTGs) at the Formosa 2 offshore wind project off the coast of Miaoli County, Taiwan. With a total installed capacity of 376 MW, the project is poised to begin full scale generation to the grid. As the largest shareholder since joining … Continue reading Formosa 2 completes installation of 47 offshore wind turbines in Taiwan

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Canada added 1.8 GW of solar and wind power in 2022

CanREA’s new industry data shows that Canada is just starting to take advantage of its wind, solar and energy storage potential. The Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) has announced the industry’s year-end data, reporting that Canada’s wind and solar energy sectors grew significantly in 2022. “I am happy to see that, across Canada, the sector … Continue reading Canada added 1.8 GW of solar and wind power in 2022

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DNV expands solar forecasting expertise with the acquisition of solar data specialist Solcast

DNV has acquired global solar irradiance data and forecasting provider Solcast to further expand DNV’s offering to solar energy customers with digital and data-driven services that help maximize the value of solar power plants globally. DNV’s Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) forecasts that by 2050 electricity production will more than double and 30% of all electricity will come … Continue reading DNV expands solar forecasting expertise with the acquisition of solar data specialist Solcast

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EDF Renewables North America Places 1 Gigawatt of Projects into Service

EDF Renewables North America, one of the largest renewable energy developers in North America, placed 1,054.7 MWp of onshore wind, solar and storage in service during 2022.  The Grid-Scale Power team commissioned 922.4 MW while the Distribution-Scale Power team delivered 9 projects totaling 56 MWp.  The Onsite Solutions team, through our affiliate PowerFlex, completed the … Continue reading EDF Renewables North America Places 1 Gigawatt of Projects into Service

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ASEAN’s Dash to Net-Zero Finishing Line Aided by IRENA

Southeast Asia’s growing economy and population will result in a large increase in energy demand by 2050. Along with this rise, the amount of CO2 emissions related to energy would double. IRENA estimates that the region can meet their growing energy demand with renewables and cut 75 per cent of their energy-related CO2 emissions by … Continue reading ASEAN’s Dash to Net-Zero Finishing Line Aided by IRENA

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Ørsted achieved strong operational performance and significant strategic progress

Ørsted’s Board of Directors approved the annual report for 2022. Our operating profit (EBITDA) for the year amounted to DKK 32.1 billion, our highest EBITDA ever, of which the gain from the 50 % farm-downs of Hornsea 2 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 amounted to DKK 11.0 billion in total. EBITDA excluding new partnership agreements amounted … Continue reading Ørsted achieved strong operational performance and significant strategic progress

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Investments in wind energy are down – Europe must get market design and green industrial policy right

Investments in wind energy in Europe fell in 2022. Orders for new wind turbines were down 47% on 2021. There was not a single investment in an offshore wind farm. The problem is inflation, with costs rising at a higher rate than prospective revenues. Investors are also being turned away by unhelpful national interventions in electricity markets. The … Continue reading Investments in wind energy are down – Europe must get market design and green industrial policy right

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Exploring a New Era at ACP’s Energy Storage Policy Forum

It’s that time of the year again: the Energy Storage Policy Forum (ESPF) is almost here! As thousands of power sector policy professionals descend on Washington, D.C. this February, I’m excited to plan the second annual Policy Forum under the banner of the American Clean Power Association and my ninth  altogether since it started under … Continue reading Exploring a New Era at ACP’s Energy Storage Policy Forum

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Wind, solar power generated record 22.3% of EU’s

Wind and solar power generated a record 22.3% of the European Union’s electricity in 2022, overtaking fossil gas, with 19.9%, for the first time, according to the European Electricity Review published Tuesday by energy think tank Ember. As Europe scrambled to cut most of its gas imports from its biggest supplier, Russia, and was faced … Continue reading Wind, solar power generated record 22.3% of EU’s

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RWE orders two 100-megawatt electrolysis plants for GET H2 in Lingen

With almost two years left until the target date, GET H2, one of the most advanced hydrogen projects in Germany, is picking up the pace. RWE has ordered two 100-megawatt proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysers from Linde Engineering, the world’s leading industrial gas plant engineering company.  RWE plans to commission the first of the two plants in 2024 … Continue reading RWE orders two 100-megawatt electrolysis plants for GET H2 in Lingen

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