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RWE successful in Polish renewables auctions

RWE is growing its renewables portfolio in Poland: at the end of December the company received Contract for Difference (CfD) awards from the Polish Energy Regulatory Office for solar projects with a total capacity of more than 20 megawatts (MWac). “These projects strengthen our position as a leading producer of green electricity in Poland,” explains … Continue reading RWE successful in Polish renewables auctions

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Neoenergia starts assembly of wind turbines of its largest wind farm in Brazil

With 12 wind farms located in the Northeast region, the project will have an installed capacity of 567 MW, 96% for the free market.?Installation of the first wind turbines of the Oitis Neoenergia Wind Farm,the company’s largest in Brazil, are still at an accelerated pace.Neoenergia continues to advance in the installation of the Oitis Neoenergia … Continue reading Neoenergia starts assembly of wind turbines of its largest wind farm in Brazil

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Enel Green Power connects a 51 MW wind farm to the grid in Cuenca

As part of the Enel Green Power plan for Creating Shared Value (CSV) associated with the construction of the wind farm, actions have been proposed to improve the City Council’s energy efficiency and support the area’s employability with training courses in renewable energy being carried out. Cuenca, 7 August 2020 – Enel Green Power Spain … Continue reading Enel Green Power connects a 51 MW wind farm to the grid in Cuenca

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Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production in Europe

The prices of the European electricity markets continued to rise in the second week of 2022. In the second week of 2022, the prices of the European electricity markets rose, with most values averaging above €200/MWh. Demand increased across the board and wind energy fell, a combination that, together with high gas and CO2 prices, … Continue reading Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production in Europe

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First contract notched with Iberdrola to supply Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in Spain

his will be the first wind farm in Spain to deploy the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform. The SG 6.6-170 wind turbines at this wind project will operate at a nominal capacity of 6MW, enough to power around 5,000 households. The 94 MW Iglesias wind farm located in Northern Spain will be commissioned in early 2023 … Continue reading First contract notched with Iberdrola to supply Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in Spain

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EDP Renewables signs project finance for six wind farms with an aggregate capacity of 149 MW

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, has closed a project finance deal for the financing of the development, construction and operation of six wind farms with an aggregate capacity of 149.4 MW located in Poland. The six wind farms are geographically dispersed across Poland, throughout the south-eastern north-western and the … Continue reading EDP Renewables signs project finance for six wind farms with an aggregate capacity of 149 MW

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Nordex wins the gold medal for the N163/5.X as “Turbine of the Year”

The Nordex Group is thrilled and proud: Nordex wins the gold medal for the N163/5.X as “Turbine of the Year” in the category of onshore turbines with 4.7 MW+ rating published by Windpower Monthly. For ten years now, Windpower Monthly has been publishing the “Turbines of the Year” award at the turn of the year. … Continue reading Nordex wins the gold medal for the N163/5.X as “Turbine of the Year”

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Nordex achieves orders for 7.95 GW of wind power in fiscal year 2021

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex recorded high demand in the fourth quarter of 2021 in line with expectations. Nordex Group recorded high demand in the fourth quarter of 2021 in line with expectations. Including another project in the United States in December for more than 180 MW, the Nordex Group achieved an order intake of … Continue reading Nordex achieves orders for 7.95 GW of wind power in fiscal year 2021

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Vattenfall and Fred. Olsen Seawind awarded rights to build floating offshore wind farm outside Scotland

The partnership between Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall was successful as bidder in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind offshore leasing round. This will allow to commence works necessary to deliver a project with a capacity of up to 798 MW, enough electricity to power over 700,000 UK homes. The 50/50 partnership has been awarded the … Continue reading Vattenfall and Fred. Olsen Seawind awarded rights to build floating offshore wind farm outside Scotland

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Iberdrola leads success in UK’s largest offshore wind power auction: 7,000 MW

The company awarded seabed rights for three large-scale offshore wind projects in ScotWind Leasing – two large-scale floating projects in partnership with Shell and one solo fixed project •    Ignacio Galán: “Offshore wind is essential for a net zero world as it delivers large volumes of clean energy at competitive prices, as well as boosting … Continue reading Iberdrola leads success in UK’s largest offshore wind power auction: 7,000 MW

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EDP and Engie awarded 1GW of floating wind power

The project will be located on the Caledonian seabed and it has been awarded by Crown Estate Scotland (CES) in the ScotWind seabed bidding; It is adjacent to the existing 950 MW Moray East and 0.9 GW Moray West offshore projects, allowing Ocean Winds to leverage experience and synergies regarding development, construction and operation. EDP … Continue reading EDP and Engie awarded 1GW of floating wind power

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Ørsted and partners awarded gigawatt-scale floating wind site in Scottish seabed competition

Crown Estate Scotland (CES) has selected the Ørsted, Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy consortium to enter into an Option Agreement for a new floating offshore wind site off the north-east coast of Scotland. The award for this floating wind site of up to 1GW in scale has been made through CES’s ScotWind offshore wind leasing … Continue reading Ørsted and partners awarded gigawatt-scale floating wind site in Scottish seabed competition

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Scotland awards seabed rights for massive amounts of offshore wind energy, most of it floating

The Crown Estate Scotland has announced the results of the “ScotWind” seabed tender. They auctioned 8,600 km² of sea space which could host almost 25 GW of offshore wind. 17 projects won. With 15 GW most of the capacity that will now be developed will be floating offshore wind. The system the Scots have used … Continue reading Scotland awards seabed rights for massive amounts of offshore wind energy, most of it floating

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American Clean Power statement on Biden-Harris Administration Section 201 tariff appeal

American Clean Power CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement today after the Biden-Harris Administration decided to appeal the November 2021 court decision regarding current 201 tariffs on solar panels coming into the United States: “The American Clean Power Association is disappointed by the Biden-Harris Administration’s latest blow to the domestic solar industry with the … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Biden-Harris Administration Section 201 tariff appeal

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Work starts on major new South Australia wind farm

Early work has begun on a new 412-megawatt wind farm in South Australia, with its operators already securing a long-term contract to provide electricity to the ACT government. The Goyder Renewables Zone project near Burra in SA’s mid-north is expected to be operational by 2024. The 75 wind turbines will be connected to ElectraNet’s Robertstown … Continue reading Work starts on major new South Australia wind farm

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Vietnam launches offshore wind farm

Vietnam’s leading renewables firm Trung Nam Group has launched its first offshore wind farm amid the Southeast Asian country’s drive for clean energy, the company said on Monday. The 5 trillion dong ($220.17 million) farm in the southern province of Tra Vinh has 25 wind turbines with installed capacity of 100 megawatts, the company said … Continue reading Vietnam launches offshore wind farm

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Turkey to produce domestic wind turbines

Turkey’s Electricity Generation Company (EUAS) will produce domestic wind turbines in cooperation with ASELSAN (Turkish Defense Corporation), Yeni Shafak newspaper has reported. As one of the first wind power plants in Turkey, the turbines will be installed at Alacati Wind Power Plant (WPP) to reduce the country’s electricity dependence on foreign sources, the report added. The … Continue reading Turkey to produce domestic wind turbines

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Ships the first wind turbine that will produce green hydrogen in Chile

The wind turbine that will generate renewable energy for the Highly Innovative Fuels (HIF) demonstration plant in Magallanes has already been shipped in Shanghai. It is expected to arrive in Puerto Mardones after a journey of nearly 30 days on BBC Africa. “We continue to advance with our hydrogen-based eFuels project. The privileged winds of … Continue reading Ships the first wind turbine that will produce green hydrogen in Chile

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El Salvador Eyes Major Renewables Push Under New Partnership with IRENA

El Salvador has today signed a framework agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) that will see the two parties work closely to drive the Central American country’s national decarbonisation efforts in support of climate and economic development objectives. The agreement was signed during the 12th Assembly of IRENA by Ms Alexandra Hill Tinoco, … Continue reading El Salvador Eyes Major Renewables Push Under New Partnership with IRENA

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India and IRENA Strengthen Ties as Country Plans Major Renewables and Hydrogen Push

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has signed a strategic partnership agreement with IRENA today, signalling its intent to further strengthen its collaboration with IRENA in the field of Renewable Energy. The agreement was signed by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary, Mr. Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi and IRENA Director-General Francesco La … Continue reading India and IRENA Strengthen Ties as Country Plans Major Renewables and Hydrogen Push

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