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“Xtended Power Gamma” is applied to N90/2500 wind turbines for the first time

Nordex Group has installed its “Xtended Power” Upgrade to 52 wind turbines with a total capacity of 135.5 MW across two wind farms in Ireland. This upgrade increases annual energy production for its client Greencoat Renewable PLC (“GRP”) by up to 0.8 percent, despite severe grid-related production constraints. At the wind farms Glencarbry and Knockacummer … Continue reading “Xtended Power Gamma” is applied to N90/2500 wind turbines for the first time

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Clean Energy is Building a Better Future for our Planet

This week, the clean energy industry celebrated the second annual American Clean Power Week – an entire week dedicated to recognizing the ways clean energy is powering American jobs, driving critical investment into local communities, and building a more equitable, resilient, and independent future for the United States. The final day of #AmericanCleanPowerWeek celebrates how … Continue reading Clean Energy is Building a Better Future for our Planet

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Enel Green Power has started building its first solar power plant in Soria

The installation is located in Matalebreras and will generate more than 250 jobs during its construction, as well as 7 permanent jobs for operation and maintenance in its 30 years of operation. Enel Green Power has started building its first solar project in the province of Soria, a photovoltaic plant located in the town of … Continue reading Enel Green Power has started building its first solar power plant in Soria

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Brazil approves regulatory framework for offshore wind energy exploration

The Infrastructure Services Commission (CI) of the Senate approved today (17) the draft regulatory framework for the exploration of offshore wind energy in Brazil. This energy can be wind, solar or even generated by the force of the tides. The regulatory framework provides legal security for the country to take advantage of the offshore energy … Continue reading Brazil approves regulatory framework for offshore wind energy exploration

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ACWA Power to develop 1.5 GW wind power in Uzbekistan

ACWA Power has signed an agreement with Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy for the development of a 1.5GW onshore wind project in the Karakalpakstan region. The project will involve a $2.4bn investment and is expected to achieve financial close by the end of next year. Claimed to be Uzbekistan’s largest single-site onshore wind facility, the project … Continue reading ACWA Power to develop 1.5 GW wind power in Uzbekistan

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Enel Green Power Chile begins commercial operation of the country’s first industrial-scale hybrid wind energy and solar power plant

This is the Azabache photovoltaic project (60.9 MW) which, thanks to being located on the same site, operates jointly with the Valle de los Vientos wind farm (90 MW), generating renewable energy by capturing solar radiation. solar and wind energy. Enel Chile, through its renewable energies subsidiary, Enel Green Power Chile, received authorization from the … Continue reading Enel Green Power Chile begins commercial operation of the country’s first industrial-scale hybrid wind energy and solar power plant

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Building a Reliable and Secure Energy Future

As the country faces one of the hottest summers on record, it’s more clear than ever that scorching temperatures and extreme weather events such as climate-induced droughts and wildfires are only becoming more common. Electric grids across the country were built to handle the weather of last century – not the extreme weather of this … Continue reading Building a Reliable and Secure Energy Future

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Inauguration of the world’s first photovoltaic solar power plant with graphene panels

Graphene solar panels can be more efficient and can be manufactured in a two-dimensional (2D) format. Developed by scientists from the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, in collaboration with researchers from the Hellenic University of the Mediterranean, Greece, this new technology was installed on the island of Crete and interconnected, forming the first solar … Continue reading Inauguration of the world’s first photovoltaic solar power plant with graphene panels

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Concentrated Solar Power, photovoltaic and wind energy in Europe??

Gas prices return to the uptrend and drive European electricity markets prices upwards. In the second week of August, gas prices resumed the upward trend that stalled at the beginning of the month, reaching on the 15th their highest level since the all?time highs of March. Consequently, prices in most European spot and futures markets … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power, photovoltaic and wind energy in Europe??

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Iberdrola aims to design offshore wind farms that protect the environment

Offshore wind energy projects will be key to the growth of the electric utility, which has around 1,300 MW in operation and a further 5,500 MW under construction or secured. Iberdrola’s offshore wind farms will respect nature to the fullest extent possible and contribute to improving the diversity of life in the oceans. This is … Continue reading Iberdrola aims to design offshore wind farms that protect the environment

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RWE selects certification partner for its F.E.W. Baltic II offshore wind farm

RWE chooses UL Solutions for certification of the design fundamentals; Certification will be carried out in accordance with global standards and in consultation with the Polish Register of Shipping, an independent and recognized local expert institution.As the second-largest player in the global offshore wind power industry and one of the five largest domestic onshore operators, … Continue reading RWE selects certification partner for its F.E.W. Baltic II offshore wind farm

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Capital Energy and GRI Towers Sevilla sign a wind energy agreement

The energy group is committed to promoting among its wind turbine suppliers, for the wind projects that it promotes in Andalusia or other communities until the end of 2024, the purchase of wind towers produced by this company from Seville. This agreement with GRI Towers Sevilla is part of Capital Energy’s commitment to Andalusia, a … Continue reading Capital Energy and GRI Towers Sevilla sign a wind energy agreement

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ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on President Biden Signing the Inflation Reduction Act into Law

Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association, issued the following statement today after President Biden signed the historic Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law:   “With the stroke of the pen, a clean energy future is now the law of the land. This does for climate change and clean energy what the creation of … Continue reading ACP CEO Heather Zichal Statement on President Biden Signing the Inflation Reduction Act into Law

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EIA expects solar and wind power to account for 22% of U.S. electricity generation in 2022

U.S. electricity generation from renewable sources, such as hydropower, wind, and solar, accounted for 20% of electricity generation both in 2020 and in 2021. We expect that share to increase to 22% in 2022 and to 24% in 2023 as more generating capacity from wind and solar come online and other generation sources, such as … Continue reading EIA expects solar and wind power to account for 22% of U.S. electricity generation in 2022

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Apex Clean Energy Secures Financing for 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind

Iowa Project to Be Owned and Operated by Apex, Supplying Renewable Energy to Meta in Fifth Transaction Between the Two Companies. Apex Clean Energy today announced the financing of the 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind project, following the execution of a tax equity commitment from Bank of America. In May, Apex closed on construction financing … Continue reading Apex Clean Energy Secures Financing for 224 MW Great Pathfinder Wind

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RWE deploys innovative foundations to support first wind turbines on Rea onshore wind farm in Spain

In the north-east of Spain, in Soria, RWE is constructing its 40.8-megawatt Rea Unificado wind farm. The company is erecting nine turbines with a rated output of 4.53 megawatts each – by far the largest and most powerful in its Spanish fleet. After commissioning, Rea Unificado will be able to supply 30,000 Spanish households with … Continue reading RWE deploys innovative foundations to support first wind turbines on Rea onshore wind farm in Spain

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Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

Located in the Setúbal district and with an installed capacity of 27.35 MW, the photovoltaic plant is one of the seven projects awarded to the company in the 2019 auction.  Algeruz II will produce enough clean energy to supply more than 11,000 households and avoid the emission of 13,400 tonnes of CO2 per year.  Iberdrola … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions Algeruz II, its first photovoltaic plant in Portugal

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Nordex receives orders for 100 MW of wind power from Germany in July

In July, Nordex successfully kicked off the third quarter of 2022 with ten new orders totaling 102 MW on the German market. The Group will supply 19 wind turbines for various customers, including projects in Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Looking to the German market, Karsten Brüggemann, Vice President of the Nordex Group Central … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 100 MW of wind power from Germany in July

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Wind energy in Brazil has 22 GW and 9,294 wind turbines

In July 2022, wind energy in Brazil reached the mark of 22 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity, enough to supply 28.8 million homes per month. This is equivalent to 20 cities like São Paulo. According to the Brazilian Wind Energy Association (ABEEólica), the sector represents 12% of the country’s electricity matrix, with 812 wind farms, … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil has 22 GW and 9,294 wind turbines

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