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The Case for Leadership and Bold Choices

IRENA urges global community to seize energy transition momentum at G20, COP26 and beyond The global community is approaching a fork in the road on climate change. Growing scientific evidence suggests there may be a diminishing window of opportunity to put the world on a path to safety, and choices made now in respect to … Continue reading The Case for Leadership and Bold Choices

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Ministers meet to discuss North Sea offshore wind energy developments

On 20 October Energy Ministers gathered in Oostende to discuss the North Seas as the green power station of Europe. The North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC) is a forum where countries around the North Sea and Irish and Celtic Seas cooperate. Before Brexit the UK was also part of this cooperation. The North Seas are … Continue reading Ministers meet to discuss North Sea offshore wind energy developments

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Energy storage makes a resilient, clean American power system possible today–if Congress accelerates its deployment

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) will merge into ACP on January 1, 2022. This year has been a wakeup call that climate change will harm many of us alive today, not just future generations. Communities across the country experienced unprecedented extreme weather events – from record-breaking heat waves and wildfires in the West, to a … Continue reading Energy storage makes a resilient, clean American power system possible today–if Congress accelerates its deployment

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Vestas plans to open 400 MW wind power plant in Saudi Arabia

Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s largest wind turbine maker, plans to inaugurate one of the largest wind energy plants in Saudi Arabia in the next few months and is setting up a regional HQ in the kingdom as more projects will be sought in the Middle East, CEO Henrik Andersen said Oct. 27.The Dumat Al … Continue reading Vestas plans to open 400 MW wind power plant in Saudi Arabia

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Iberdrola expands investments to €7 billion (+6%) – net profit reduces to €2.4 billion (-10.2%), negatively affected by high energy prices, new taxes, and lower extraordinary items

77% of investments, earmarked for international markets. With total investment standing at €7.03 billion (+ 6%), 90% has been allocated to the development of new renewables and smart grids projects. Investment in grids rose 27% to €3.18 billion. 3,738 MW green capacity installed in the past twelve months with 7,200 MW under construction. By technology, … Continue reading Iberdrola expands investments to €7 billion (+6%) – net profit reduces to €2.4 billion (-10.2%), negatively affected by high energy prices, new taxes, and lower extraordinary items

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With new wind farm, Enel Green Power’s Oklahoma portfolio exceeds $3 billion in investment

The 25 Mile Creek wind project in Ellis County will be Enel Green Power’s 12th wind farm in Oklahoma, where the company’s portfolio now represents over $3 billion in investment.Enel Green Power now has over 2.5 GW of new wind and solar capacity under construction in the United States. Enel Green Power North America has … Continue reading With new wind farm, Enel Green Power’s Oklahoma portfolio exceeds $3 billion in investment

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American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

Congress is still working through the funding details for the Build Back Better agenda, but the American Clean Power Association has significant concerns about the impact of a book minimum tax on renewable energy deployment. Current tax incentives and industry innovation have supported a vast expansion of renewable energy in the United States, but significantly … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

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Pathway to Net Zero Emissions

A feasible path to limit planetary warming to 1.5°C requires certain countries and sectors to go below net zero and to do so well before the middle of the century, according to new analysis from the authors of the Energy Transition Outlook. DNV’s pathway to net zero says North America and Europe must be carbon … Continue reading Pathway to Net Zero Emissions

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#AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Solar power is a key climate solution that creates jobs, drives innovation, and strengthens our economy

It’s day two of #AmericanCleanPowerWeek! Today we are highlighting solar power, a key climate solution that can help meet our nation’s 100% carbon-free power goal by 2035. Utility-scale solar power is the 3rd largest source of renewable energy in the country, generating enough energy to power 12.1 million homes. Today, solar energy delivers over 12% … Continue reading #AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Solar power is a key climate solution that creates jobs, drives innovation, and strengthens our economy

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Sulzer Schmid completes multi-GW blade inspection campaign for Vestas in Europe

Sulzer Schmid,a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for wind turbine rotor blade inspections, announced today that it has completed a massive blade inspection campaign for Vestas, covering close to 4,000 wind turbines across 14 countries of northern and central Europe. With an installed fleet of close to 75,000 wind turbines around the world, blade inspection … Continue reading Sulzer Schmid completes multi-GW blade inspection campaign for Vestas in Europe

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Glennmont Partners, teams up with Clir for wind power project gains

Glennmont Partners from Nuveen (Glennmont), Europe’s largest pure clean energy specialist, is working with Clir Renewables (Clir), a company dedicated to maximizing project returns from renewable energy assets, to identify wind turbine underperformance, to investigate solutions for improvement with project partners, and validate subsequent increases in operational output utilising its extensive domain expertise. This relationship, … Continue reading Glennmont Partners, teams up with Clir for wind power project gains

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Taiwan’s offshore wind ambitions are within reach

Organised by the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the Global Offshore Wind Energy Summit -Taiwan (GOWST) 2021 has attracted over 1000 audiences physically and virtually The challenges and opportunities going forward for offshore wind in Taiwan will be discussed in the C-Suite executive panel with nine industry … Continue reading Taiwan’s offshore wind ambitions are within reach

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Skilled jobs in clean energy are growing and offer opportunities for women to advance within in-demand careers

It’s no secret that clean energy is one of the fastest growing industries right now. More than 415,000 Americans already work in clean energy across all 50 states, and that number is set to grow substantially over the next decade. The Biden Administration and U.S. Congress have proposed policies that could enable the United States … Continue reading Skilled jobs in clean energy are growing and offer opportunities for women to advance within in-demand careers

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Turkey gets 9.22 percent of power from wind energy in 1H2021

Turkey obtained 9.22 percent of its electricity consumption from wind energy in the first half of 2021, Turkish Wind Energy Association (TWEA) Chairperson Ebru Arici told Yeni Shafak on October 25. “We produce nearly 20 percent of the country’s electricity from time to time in daily production, which is a very significant rate,” Arici added. For … Continue reading Turkey gets 9.22 percent of power from wind energy in 1H2021

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Siemens Gamesa solidifies offshore wind energy presence in U.S. with Virginia blade facility

First offshore wind turbine OEM blade facility in the United States planned Long-term lease signed with the Virginia Port Authority for more than 80 acre/32-hectare site at the Portsmouth Marine Terminal, Virginia. Envisioned to support supply of the patented Siemens Gamesa Offshore IntegralBlades When fully operational, the blade facility would create approximately 260 jobs Total … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa solidifies offshore wind energy presence in U.S. with Virginia blade facility

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ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

The Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q3 Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows the U.S. clean energy industry installed 3,336 MW of new capacity during the third quarter, with additions totaling 15,317 MW in the first three quarters, a 23 percent increase compared to 2020. Demand for clean power continues to rise … Continue reading ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

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#AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

It’s #AmericanCleanPowerWeek!  Across the nation, we are celebrating the thriving clean energy industry—wind, solar, energy storage, and the transmission infrastructure that carries power to our homes and the places where we work.  But it’s not just about providing reliable and affordable energy.  Clean energy is powering good-paying American jobs across all 50 states. Today, on … Continue reading #AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

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EDP Renewables secures a 15-year PPA for a 209 MWac solar project in Brazil

The project is located in the State of Rio Grande do Norte and is expected to enter in operation in 2024. EDPR continues to increase its technological diversification with 2.7 GW of secured capacity in Solar and an overall secured capacity of 7.4 GW for 2021- 25. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest … Continue reading EDP Renewables secures a 15-year PPA for a 209 MWac solar project in Brazil

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IRENA and Climate Investment Fund Partner on Energy Transition

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are joining forces to accelerate investment in clean energy globally as part of a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed today during a virtual signing ceremony with CIF CEO Mafalda Duarte and IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera. Just days ahead of the UN’s … Continue reading IRENA and Climate Investment Fund Partner on Energy Transition

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