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Biden administration announces first competitive offshore wind energy lease sale

Biden administration is proposing its first competitive offshore wind lease sale, announcing plans to lease eight areas in the shallow waters between Long Island and the coast of New Jersey. The proposed lease areas, in what is known as the New York Bight, could potentially generate up to 7 GW of power to supply electricity … Continue reading Biden administration announces first competitive offshore wind energy lease sale

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Shanghai Electric Makes Significant Progress on the CSP Tower and Parabolic Trough Plant in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

Shanghai Electric (“Shanghai Electric” or “the Company”) (601727.SS and 02727.HK) announced that the first molten salt tank hydro test for the Parabolic Trough Plant-II (PT2) of the fourth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al MaktoumSolar Park was carried out on May 9, the positive results of which laid a crucial foundation for the next phase … Continue reading Shanghai Electric Makes Significant Progress on the CSP Tower and Parabolic Trough Plant in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

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RWE begins construction of its offshore wind farm Sofia on Dogger Bank

RWE, one of the world’s leading players in offshore wind, has begun construction of its flagship 1.4 gigawatts Sofia Offshore Wind Farm project, the largest project currently in construction across its entire renewables fleet. Achievement of the construction milestone is a pivotal moment for the project, after The Crown Estate in 2010 awarded the rights … Continue reading RWE begins construction of its offshore wind farm Sofia on Dogger Bank

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Vestas receives 108 MW wind energy order in Poland from DIF Capital Partners

Vestas has secured orders from DIF Capital Partners for four projects in Poland, all awarded in Poland’s second auction round from 2019, cumulatively totalling 108 MW in capacity. The four projects are Pruszcz (70 MW), Markowice (26 MW), Piaski (8 MW) and Wyszki (4 MW). The Pruszcz and Markowice projects are located in Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship, … Continue reading Vestas receives 108 MW wind energy order in Poland from DIF Capital Partners

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Vestas secures 101 MW order to extend wind power project in India

Vestas has secured a 101 MW order from ReNew Power, one of India’s leading Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers (IPP). The order is an extension of ReNew’s existing project in Kutch, Gujarat, where Vestas had previously supplied turbines totalling to 250 MW. Vestas has also supplied turbines of 100 MW to another one of ReNew’s … Continue reading Vestas secures 101 MW order to extend wind power project in India

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Naturgy signs PPA with Telstra to build 58 MW wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

The Crookwell 3 wind farm is designed to generate enough energy to power 40,000 households. Naturgy’s subsidiary GPG is one of the top 3 independent renewable energy companies in Australia. Agreement reflects Naturgy’s commitment to contributing to the growth of renewable energy industry in Australia. GPG will invest approximately AUD120m (equivalent to approximately €76m) to … Continue reading Naturgy signs PPA with Telstra to build 58 MW wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

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Capital Energy buys the wind turbines from General Electric for its second Andalusian wind farm, El Barroso

This wind energy installation, located in the province of Cádiz, will have an initial power of 22.5 megawatts (MW). The five wind turbines of this second Capital Energy wind farm in Andalusia, of the GE Cypress model, will supply clean energy to some 27,000 homes and will prevent the emission into the atmosphere of more … Continue reading Capital Energy buys the wind turbines from General Electric for its second Andalusian wind farm, El Barroso

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India’s wind power market set nearly 50% growth over next five years

A new report by GWEC and MEC Intelligence (MEC+) finds that India is expected to install nearly 20.2 GW of wind power capacity between 2021-2025, a growth of nearly 50% compared to the 39.2 GW currently installed in the country. The impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on India’s wind energy market was more severe than anticipated, … Continue reading India’s wind power market set nearly 50% growth over next five years

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Statkraft progresses with Barjas wind farm development in León, Spain

The new wind farm located in the municipalities of Barjas and Oencia will see 22 wind turbines installed with a production capacity of 121 MW, enough to supply more than 100,000 homes. Statkraft is helping to progress the transition to a sustainable energy model in Spain by contributing to the Integral Energy and Climate Plan … Continue reading Statkraft progresses with Barjas wind farm development in León, Spain

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Offshore wind energy offers new promise

Celebrated since 1982, June 8th marked World Oceans Day. It’s a time to take a moment and reflect on the tremendous resources our oceans provide, how we can protect them, and what we need to do to sustainably manage them for future generations. And this year, it’s hard to consider our oceans without also considering offshore wind, which has been … Continue reading Offshore wind energy offers new promise

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Enel Green Power starts the largest wind farm in South America, Lagoa dos Ventos, in Brazil

Enel invested around 3 billion Brazilian reais, equivalent to around 620 million euros at the current exchange rate, in the construction of the 716 MW Lagoa dos Ventos wind farm, which is Enel Green Power’s largest wind facility in the whole of the world Enel is investing around 360 million euros in the construction of … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts the largest wind farm in South America, Lagoa dos Ventos, in Brazil

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Ørsted completes acquisition of Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

Ørsted has completed the acquisition of a 100 % equity interest in Brookfield Renewable’s onshore wind business in Ireland and the UK, Brookfield Renewable Ireland (BRI). BRI is a developer, owner, and operator of onshore wind farms headquartered in Cork, Ireland. BRI has a portfolio of 389 MW in operation and under construction, 149 MW … Continue reading Ørsted completes acquisition of Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

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Romania launches Code of Good Practice to support further wind energy build-out

On 26 May the Romanian Wind Energy Association launched a Code of Good Practice for Renewable Energy in Romania. WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the launch event alongside Romania’s Energy State Secretary, George Niculescu, the Energy and Competition Regulators, the TSO and the Chair of the Energy Committee of the Romanian Parliament. The EU … Continue reading Romania launches Code of Good Practice to support further wind energy build-out

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Ørsted joins Norwegian offshore wind consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco

Ørsted joins consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco establishing a long-term partnership to develop offshore wind pòwer in Norway and to compete in Norway’s upcoming application round for offshore wind areas. The Norwegian part of the North Sea holds great potential for the development of large-scale offshore wind farms that can supply green … Continue reading Ørsted joins Norwegian offshore wind consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco

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Plan for a competitive green-hydrogen industry by 2030

Unlocking the Green Hydrogen Revolution, a new whitepaper from Siemens Gamesa, sets out a roadmap to drive down the cost of green hydrogen production within the next decade Green hydrogen price parity with fossil-based hydrogen achievable from onshore wind by 2030 and offshore wind by 2035 with appropriate policy frameworks and market mechanisms in place … Continue reading Plan for a competitive green-hydrogen industry by 2030

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Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power plant inaugurated in Chile

The concentrated solar power plant, built by a consortium formed by Abengoa and Acciona for EIG Global Energy Partners, has a capacity of 110 MW and is the first of its kind built in Latin America. Yesterday, June 8, the Cerro Dominador solar thermal plant was officially inaugurated. It has been built by a consortium … Continue reading Cerro Dominador concentrated solar power plant inaugurated in Chile

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Spanish Wind Association Energy (AEE) has awarded nabla wind hub with the Eolo Award 2021 in the innovation category

The Spanish Wind Association (AEE) has awarded nabla wind hub with the Eolo Award 2021 in the innovation category. This first position has been awarded to our “Retipping” project for V80 and V90.The Retipping project consists of extending the rotor diameter for Vestas V80, V90 2MW and V90 3MW models using tip extensions. This Rerotoring … Continue reading Spanish Wind Association Energy (AEE) has awarded nabla wind hub with the Eolo Award 2021 in the innovation category

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EIG-Owned Cerro Dominador Inaugurates Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in Chile

First CSP Plant in Latin America to Provide 100% Renewable Energy on 24-Hour Basis. Facility to Supply Chilean National Electrical System with Flexible, Reliable and Safe Energy. EIG, a leading institutional investor to the global energy sector and one of the world’s leading infrastructure investors, today announced the inauguration of the Cerro Dominador solar complex … Continue reading EIG-Owned Cerro Dominador Inaugurates Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plant in Chile

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Gulf Coast Offshore Wind energy Announcement

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement today after the Department of the Interior announced its intent to assess clean energy development on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. “The American clean power industry applauds the Department of Interior for this step forward in delivering the benefits of offshore wind to the … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Gulf Coast Offshore Wind energy Announcement

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IRENA Members Contribute to G20 Action Agenda on Offshore Renewables

On the occasion of the 2021 World Ocean Day, over 70 IRENA members and private sector representatives came together in a Collaborative Framework on Ocean Energy and Offshore Renewables to accelerate the deployment of ocean technologies worldwide. Energy from the sea and through offshore renewables is increasingly recognised as significant climate solution for the power … Continue reading IRENA Members Contribute to G20 Action Agenda on Offshore Renewables

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