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Wind power manages to suspend changes to clean certificates in Mexico

The renewable energy industry was able to permanently suspend the changes to the Clean Energy Certificates (CEL) imposed by the Ministry of Energy (Sener) at the end of October, so these modifications remained without force until the Judiciary resolves the amparo lawsuits that weigh on them. “The Judicial Branch of the Federation decided to keep … Continue reading Wind power manages to suspend changes to clean certificates in Mexico

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Trump leads climate denialism and mocks wind energy

He says that if she had won “the corrupt Hillary” the country would be full of wind turbines. It has been during a rally in the state of Pennsylvania, one of the most supporters of its policies and where steel companies are the major emitters of polluting gases. Faced with an audience delivered, the president … Continue reading Trump leads climate denialism and mocks wind energy

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Catalonia suppresses wind power barriers

The Parliament has validated the decree law on climate emergency, which eliminates administrative obstacles to implement renewable energy by repealing a previous decree of 2009 that limited the creation of wind energy and photovoltaic parks and placed Catalonia in the queue in this area. The decree has been voted favorably by all the groups of … Continue reading Catalonia suppresses wind power barriers

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UNDP and IRENA Poised to Support Breakthroughs on Renewables

Solar, wind energy, and hydro power offer affordable path towards clean energy for all – UNDP to help 100 countries strengthen their Nationally-Determined Contributions. Nations around the world should embark on a massive and immediate shift to renewable energy, the United Nations and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said today, adding that such a … Continue reading UNDP and IRENA Poised to Support Breakthroughs on Renewables

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The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement regarding Elizabeth Warren’s “Blue New Deal” Plan

“Policies like those proposed in Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s ‘Blue New Deal’ will play an important role in growing offshore wind into the next major homegrown energy source. Offshore wind will create thousands of jobs and a new American supply chain and will revitalize coastal and port communities – all while supplying clean energy to many … Continue reading The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued a statement regarding Elizabeth Warren’s “Blue New Deal” Plan

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Wind energy in Turkey, Nordex’ wind turbines for 62 MW wind farm

Nordex has once again won an order for the construction of a wind farm with large wind turbines in Turkey and underlined its market-leading position. The company will supply thirteen N133/4.8 wind turbines for the Mersinli wind farm. The 62.4 MW order also includes a premium service over ten years. It is the first order … Continue reading Wind energy in Turkey, Nordex’ wind turbines for 62 MW wind farm

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Denmark plans to build artificial islands for wind energy

Denmark is pursuing plans to build one or more artificial islands surrounded by offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 10 gigawatts, capable of supplying up to 10 million households, the climate and energy ministry has said. The country, which produced 41% of its energy from wind power in 2018, the highest level in Europe, … Continue reading Denmark plans to build artificial islands for wind energy

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Siemens Gamesa completes the 262.5 MW Ras Ghareb project, Egypt’s biggest wind farm

The wind farm is equipped with 125 2.1 MW wind turbines. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announced starting commercial operation of the largest wind farm ever built in Egypt, the 262.5 MW Ras Ghareb project, located in the Gulf of Suez, close to Ras Ghareb town. The wind farm, equipped with 125 2.1 MW wind … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa completes the 262.5 MW Ras Ghareb project, Egypt’s biggest wind farm

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Renewables associations come together to promote development

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has joined the commitment to develop renewable energy along with other Spanish associations, and representatives from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay. An agreement signed in the framework of the Energy Day of COP25, and with which the Spanish wind sector is identified as a key technology to … Continue reading Renewables associations come together to promote development

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Vestas reinforces its leadership in Chile’s wind energy with 185 MW

The Cerro Tigre wind power project also reinforces Vestas’ leadership in the Southern Cone region, comprising Chile, Argentina and Uruguay, where the company holds a 50 percent market share. The global wind and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power has placed a 185 MW order for the Cerro Tigre wind farm, to be located in … Continue reading Vestas reinforces its leadership in Chile’s wind energy with 185 MW

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Latin America and the Caribbean Announce Ambitious New Renewables Target

Latin America and the Caribbean holds tremendous renewable energy promise. IRENA’s recent ‘Future of Solar Photovoltaic’ report highlighted that the region’s solar energy capacity alone could grow by a factor of 40 by 2050 to more than 280 gigawatts (GW) thanks to an abundant resource endowment and strong enabling policies. Today, during UN Climate Conference … Continue reading Latin America and the Caribbean Announce Ambitious New Renewables Target

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Wind energy in North Dakota, Allete 106 MW wind farm

Glen Ullin project comes online featuring a mix of GE 2.3MW and 2.5 MW wind turbines. Allete Clean Energy has started commercial operations at the 106 MW Glen Ullin wind farm in the US state of North Dakota. Glen Ullin features a mix of 43 GE 2.3MW and 2.5MW wind turbines and is located 64km … Continue reading Wind energy in North Dakota, Allete 106 MW wind farm

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Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Announces Two Wind energy Projects in Texas

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ: IEA) (“IEA” or the “Company”), a leading infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, today announced a pair of substantial wind energy project awards in Texas. Together, the awards are valued at more than $115 million. One award is for construction of the Raymond Wind Farm … Continue reading Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Announces Two Wind energy Projects in Texas

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WindEurope at COP25: This is how wind energy can help deliver a climate-neutral economy

On 10 December WindEurope’s Iván Pineda spoke at the EU Energy Day side event of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) in Madrid. He spoke on a panel discussion: “Towards an energy system based on 100% renewables.”  Pineda was clear: “The number one objective is to fully decarbonise the power sector – … Continue reading WindEurope at COP25: This is how wind energy can help deliver a climate-neutral economy

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Wind energy in Chile, Vestas supplies wind turbines to Mainstream’s wind farm

The global wind power and solar development company, Mainstream Renewable Power has placed a 185 MW order for the Cerro Tigre wind farm, to be located in the Antofagasta region, in Chile. The contract includes the supply and installation of 44 V117-4.2 MW wind turbines, as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile, Vestas supplies wind turbines to Mainstream’s wind farm

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New study sees drastic increase in data center energy consumption due to new 5G mobile communications standard

With the recent introduction of the 5G mobile communications standard, the energy requirements of data centers are set to increase drastically. This is the outcome of a study carried out by RWTH Aachen University, commissioned by E.ON. According to the study, 5G alone will further increase the already rapidly growing electricity demand in data centers … Continue reading New study sees drastic increase in data center energy consumption due to new 5G mobile communications standard

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Researchers develop new method to remove dust on solar panels

Taking a cue from the self-cleaning properties of the lotus leaf, researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have shed new light on microscopic forces and mechanisms that can be optimized to remove dust from solar panels to maintain efficiency and light absorption. The new technique removed 98 percent of dust particles. In a new … Continue reading Researchers develop new method to remove dust on solar panels

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EDF Group steps up the pace in French wind energy and solar power

The leading electricity producer in terms of installed renewables capacity both in France and the European Union, the EDF Group has confirmed its acceleration of growth in the French renewables sector, with a 70% increase in gross renewable capacity at its EDF Renouvelables subsidiary over the last five years, an average growth rate of 12% … Continue reading EDF Group steps up the pace in French wind energy and solar power

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Wind energy Siemens Gamesa accumulates approximately 1.5 billion euro in green guarantee

The company is stepping up its commitment to sustainability and combating climate change, having installed over 99 GW of wind power capacity to date that produce enough electricity to power close to 85 million European households. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to demonstrate that sustainability can be present in every step it takes as a … Continue reading Wind energy Siemens Gamesa accumulates approximately 1.5 billion euro in green guarantee

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Wind energy in Spain, new Enel wind farm in Burgos

Enel Green Power España (EGPE), Endesa’s renewable energy subsidiary, has connected the 20-megawatt (MW) Expansion Los LLanos wind farm to the network, which has developed the Cogollos and Hontoria de la municipal terms Cantera, in the province of Burgos, has involved an investment of 23 million euros. José Bogas, CEO of Endesa, said that “Endesa … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain, new Enel wind farm in Burgos

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