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Equinor and BP jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3)

Equinor and bp today jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3), building on their strong commitment to deliver renewable energy for New Yorkers, create sustainable jobs, boost the economy across the state, and support a just transition to renewable energy. Equinor and bp’s bid, submitted to the New York State Energy Research … Continue reading Equinor and BP jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3)

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In Portugal, 58% of the electricity consumed came from renewables, mainly wind power and hydro

The production and consumption of electricity from renewable energy sources in the European Union (EU) increased between 2020 and 2021, years marked by the pandemic. And, among the Member States, Portugal occupies the fourth position among the countries whose electricity consumption comes mainly from renewable sources. According to data released by Eurostat, in addition to … Continue reading In Portugal, 58% of the electricity consumed came from renewables, mainly wind power and hydro

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Capital Energy will install a wind farm and a photovoltaic plant in Almería

The agreements are subject to the development of the Peregiles wind farm and the La Rambla photovoltaic plant, which will be located in the aforementioned municipalitiesThis 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 … Continue reading Capital Energy will install a wind farm and a photovoltaic plant in Almería

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Iberdrola is awarded four agrovoltaic innovation projects in France

Iberdrola has been awarded four agrovoltaic projects with a total capacity of 12 megawatts (MW) in the renewable energy innovation tenders launched by the French Ministry of Energy Transition. As a prerequisite and priority, the projects focus on innovation criteria, care for the environment and improvement of agriculture and livestock farming on the land on … Continue reading Iberdrola is awarded four agrovoltaic innovation projects in France

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GE proposes building two new offshore wind facilities in New York

Facilities are contingent on company receiving sufficient orders in ongoing solicitations. One facility would build wind turbine blades and create approximately 650 direct jobs. Second facility, which would produce nacelles for offshore wind turbines, would create roughly 220 direct jobs. Together the facilities would create nearly 1,000 construction jobs and support approximately 1,400 indirect jobs. … Continue reading GE proposes building two new offshore wind facilities in New York

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The wind power industry’s challenging period continued in 2022

Vestas announces preliminary full-year 2022 figures and financial outlook for 2023. The wind power industry’s challenging period continued in 2022 due to unexpected geo-political uncertainty, an accelerating energy crisis, and high inflation. In this environment, Vestas’ fourth quarter results were negatively impacted by additional challenges. The negative impact in the fourth quarter causes the full-year … Continue reading The wind power industry’s challenging period continued in 2022

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EDPR adds 2.1 GW of wind and solar power in 2022, increasing its portfolio to 14.7 GW worldwide

EDP Renewables (EDPR) remains on track to lead the energy transition and increased in 2022 its installed capacity in renewable projects, its investment in multiple technologies and its clean energy production. Thus, in its 2022 year-end operational data, the company has reached a total installed capacity of 14.7 GW in renewable assets, which is 1.2 … Continue reading EDPR adds 2.1 GW of wind and solar power in 2022, increasing its portfolio to 14.7 GW worldwide

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Saeed Al Tayer emphasises Dubai’s clear strategy and roadmap to reach 100% of energy production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), emphasised that Dubai has a clear strategy and roadmap to reach 100% energy production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050. Al Tayer made these remarks during a panel discussion titled ‘Sustainability in Project Management’ during the Dubai International Project … Continue reading Saeed Al Tayer emphasises Dubai’s clear strategy and roadmap to reach 100% of energy production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050

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Ensuring access to critical materials for steel and wind energy sectors essential for EU clean-tech economy

The European wind industry and the European steel industry play a key role in enabling Europe’s clean tech economy. The upcoming EU Critical Raw Materials Act must account for the strategic role of this key value chain. It must ensure access to all critical materials for wind and steel, including rare earths, nickel, manganese, copper, … Continue reading Ensuring access to critical materials for steel and wind energy sectors essential for EU clean-tech economy

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Roxtec waterproof seals for floating wind turbines

Saitec Offshore Technologies and Roxtec collaborate for the future of renewables. Saitec Offshore Technologies, located in Bilbao (Spain), has installed Roxtec cable seals in its innovative SATH floating wind turbine concept. Having already tested and installed the seals in their previous BlueSATH project, they decided to use several different solutions from Roxtec in their DemoSATH … Continue reading Roxtec waterproof seals for floating wind turbines

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Enel Green Power concludes PPA to supply wind energy to Air Liquide and Sasol at its Secunda site in South Africa

Enel Green Power has signed two Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) with Air Liquide Large Industries South Africa and Sasol South Africa respectively for the long-term supply of a total capacity of 220 MW of wind power, scheduled to be operational in 2025. The energy will be supplied through wheeling to Sasol’s Secunda site in South … Continue reading Enel Green Power concludes PPA to supply wind energy to Air Liquide and Sasol at its Secunda site in South Africa

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Siemens Gamesa’s shareholders approve delisting of the company

This process is part of the cash tender offer submitted by Siemens Energy in May 2022, with the aim of leveraging the companies’ joint potential. The National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) authorized the offer in November 2022 and 77.88 percent of Siemens Gamesa’s minority shareholders tendered their shares during the acceptance period, which closed on … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s shareholders approve delisting of the company

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Enel Green Power Chile began construction of a wind power project that includes a battery system for energy storage

Enel Green Power Chile, an Enel Chile subsidiary, began constructing its new La Cabana wind farm, which also incorporates an innovative energy storage system using lithium batteries (34.3 MW BESS). This new 100% clean energy generation plant, which contemplates an investment of approximately US$190 million and an installed capacity of 105.6 MW, will be complemented … Continue reading Enel Green Power Chile began construction of a wind power project that includes a battery system for energy storage

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Rise Light & Power Proposes Nation’s First Renewable Repowering of Fossil Generation with Offshore Wind

At an event attended by dozens of local community leaders, Rise Light & Power, LLC (Rise) today announced a historic proposal in response to New York State’s offshore wind solicitation which will be the nation’s first renewable repowering of a major fossil-fuel plant with clean power from offshore wind.  By securing an ownership stake in … Continue reading Rise Light & Power Proposes Nation’s First Renewable Repowering of Fossil Generation with Offshore Wind

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Concentrated Solar Power, photovoltaic and wind energy in January

Winter temperatures finally arrive and prices rise in Europe. In the third week of January, prices of most European electricity markets increased compared to the previous week due to the increase in demand associated with the drop in temperatures. However, in the Spanish, Portuguese and Italian markets, where the wind energy production increased, price declines … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power, photovoltaic and wind energy in January

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Acciona Energía’s largest pv complex in Spain Extremadura i, ii, and iii begins operations

ACCIONA Energía has started operations at the photovoltaic complex Extremadura I, II, and III (125MWp) in Almendralejo (Badajoz), the largest solar complex of the company in Spain. Formed by more than 230,000 photovoltaic modules, Extremadura I, II, and III will generate 257GWh of clean electricity per year, equivalent to the consumption of around 65,000 homes, … Continue reading Acciona Energía’s largest pv complex in Spain Extremadura i, ii, and iii begins operations

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Collaborative Offshore Wind Transmission Planning Needed to Achieve Federal and State Clean Energy Goals

With dozens of offshore wind projects in the pipeline off U.S. shores, federal agencies, states, and grid operators must immediately begin collaborative planning to identify cost-effective transmission solutions to bring that power online, according to a Brattle Group report commissioned by American Clean Power Association (ACP) released today. The report titled The Benefit and Urgency … Continue reading Collaborative Offshore Wind Transmission Planning Needed to Achieve Federal and State Clean Energy Goals

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Wind in southern Germany: RWE wins tender in Baden-Wurttemberg

RWE develops wind project in Ravensburg district. Wind farm could supply green electricity to up to 13,000 households. Successful tender for RWE: The company wins the latest tender of “Forst Baden-Württemberg” (ForstBW). The land is located in Leutkirch in the Allgäu region, about 40 kilometres east of Ravensburg. Here, RWE plans to erect wind turbines … Continue reading Wind in southern Germany: RWE wins tender in Baden-Wurttemberg

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Endesa receives the environmental impact statement for the construction of the Galatea Wind Farm in Alt Empordá

This would be the first wind farm that Endesa builds in Catalonia and one of the first to receive a favorable environmental impact declaration (DIA) after the approval of Decree-Law 16/2019 on urgent measures for the climate emergency and the promotion of renewable energies in the Generalitat.The Galatea Wind Farm project provides for the installation … Continue reading Endesa receives the environmental impact statement for the construction of the Galatea Wind Farm in Alt Empordá

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Ørsted wants to tap Sweden’s huge offshore wind power potential with four new farms

Ørsted has applied for permits to build a further four large-scale offshore wind farms in Sweden, expanding its portfolio to a total potential capacity of 18 GW. If fully developed, the new wind farms could cover more than half of the Scandinavian country’s total electricity consumption. The world’s first, largest and most experienced developer of … Continue reading Ørsted wants to tap Sweden’s huge offshore wind power potential with four new farms

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