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Colombia inaugurated the largest wind farm in the country built by Elecnor

This wind farm is the first of a total of 16 that will be located in La Guajira.The president of Colombia, Iván Duque, inaugurated this Friday the Guajira 1 Wind Farm, the largest in the country, built by the Spanish company Elecnor and located in Cabo de la Vela, the northernmost tip of South America. … Continue reading Colombia inaugurated the largest wind farm in the country built by Elecnor

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Cuba will generate more than a thousand MW through wind energy

Cuba’s energy system has the potential to generate around 1,100 MW of electricity by harnessing wind power. Professor Alfredo Roque, a researcher at the Center for Physics of the Atmosphere of the Institute of Meteorology, assured that Cuba has the most favorable conditions for the development of this renewable source of energy. In this sense, … Continue reading Cuba will generate more than a thousand MW through wind energy

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Ørsted signs MoUs with leading Korean utilities and takes important step in the development of Incheon offshore wind project

Ørsted has signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with Korean state-owned utilities Korea Southern Power (KOSPO) and Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) for the development of the 1.6 GW Incheon offshore wind project. The MoU signing events were held as virtual meetings and attended by senior management representatives including Ho-Bin Kim, President of KOMIPO, Seung-Woo Lee, President … Continue reading Ørsted signs MoUs with leading Korean utilities and takes important step in the development of Incheon offshore wind project

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SENER and Amper join forces to develop floating offshore wind power

SENER Renewable Investments, a company of the SENER engineering and technology group, and the Amper Group, through its subsidiary Nervión Naval-Offshore, have signed a collaboration agreement to develop and market platform technology for floating offshore wind. Under this agreement, SENER and Amper will develop and market a semi-submersible floating steel platform for offshore wind turbines … Continue reading SENER and Amper join forces to develop floating offshore wind power

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Iberdrola consolidates its position as the biggest driver of renewables in Spain with the installation of 2,000 new MW during the pandemic

The company has promoted wind energy and solar projects in eleven autonomous communities. Iberdrola – which has accelerated its investment plan to contribute to the economic recovery – plans to commission a further 1,500 MW of renewables in the near future, of which 1,000 MW are already under construction. Iberdrola has consolidated its position as … Continue reading Iberdrola consolidates its position as the biggest driver of renewables in Spain with the installation of 2,000 new MW during the pandemic

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Acciona Energía places €500m ten-year green bond

80% of the bond issuance went to environmentally conscious investors, which consolidates ACCIONA Energía’s position as a benchmark sustainable investment. ACCIONA Energía successfully completed the placement of a €500 million ten-year green bond issuance. The transaction closed yesterday at a spread of 98bp over mid-swap, with a 1.387% yield for investors. The cost for the … Continue reading Acciona Energía places €500m ten-year green bond

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Abengoa completes construction of three solar fields at the world’s largest concentrated solar power complex in Dubai

The three 200 MW parabolic trough plants are part of phase IV of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (MBR) in the United Arab Emirates. Abengoa has broken a production record by installing 86 collectors per week. A total of 6,360 collectors were installed during construction. Aerial view of a parabolic trough solar … Continue reading Abengoa completes construction of three solar fields at the world’s largest concentrated solar power complex in Dubai

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Nordic wind power output hits record high

Wind power production in the Nordic countries hit a record high of 21.3 gigawatts (GW) on Thursday amid stormy weather in the region, Refinitiv Eikon data showed. Wind turbines’ output across Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland reached the new high point for the hour from 0500 GMT, according to the data. The previous record, hit … Continue reading Nordic wind power output hits record high

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MidAmerican plans 2GW of wind energy and solar power in Iowa

Warren Buffett’s investment firm Berkshire Hathaway unveils plans for its Wind Prime project, which would feature 2,042 MW of wind power and 50MW of solar energy. MidAmerican Energy is planning a $3.9 billion renewable energy project in Iowa, including wind and solar generation. In a filing with the Iowa Utilities Board, MidAmerican’s proposed project, called … Continue reading MidAmerican plans 2GW of wind energy and solar power in Iowa

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Trungnam Group opens 100-MW Dong Hai 1 wind farm in Vietnam

Vietnamese renewable developer Trungnam Group has opened its pioneering 100-MW Dong Hai 1 intertidal wind farm in the country’s Tra?Vinh province. The company installed the final wind turbine at the site on October 17, 2021, it said in a statement on January 16 following an opening ceremony. Project company Trungnam Tra Vinh 1 Wind Power built … Continue reading Trungnam Group opens 100-MW Dong Hai 1 wind farm in Vietnam

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Offshore wind power: A key to unlocking the American transition to a clean, reliable, and affordable energy future

2022 promises to be a pivotal year for the offshore wind industry. In Europe, this year is seen as the start of a period in which the annually installed generation capacity will grow year on year to meet the ambitious European Union energy targets. In the U.S., 2022 marks the year in which construction starts … Continue reading Offshore wind power: A key to unlocking the American transition to a clean, reliable, and affordable energy future

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Fortum in Russian Wind Power Cooperation With Gazprombank’s Unit Bank GPB

Fortum Oyj is a Finnish state-owned energy company located in Espoo, Finland. Fortum has more than fifty years of experience operating in Russia. Fortum holds a portfolio of around 3.4 gigawatts of wind and solar power parks and development projects in Russia both directly and with partners like the Russian Direct Investment Fund. The Fortum-Rusnano … Continue reading Fortum in Russian Wind Power Cooperation With Gazprombank’s Unit Bank GPB

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China Three Gorges Power to invest $6.5bn in offshore wind power

Chinese state-owned power firm China Three Gorges Corporation is to spend $6.5 billion on three off-shore wind farms in Guangdong province amid schemes to diversify its portfolio. Combined, the three plants will give the firm a total of 5 million kilowatts wind power capacity, making it the largest offshore operator worldwide, according to the Financial … Continue reading China Three Gorges Power to invest $6.5bn in offshore wind power

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Vestas named most sustainable company in the world

Vestas, a global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has been named the most sustainable company in the 18th annual ranking of the world’s most sustainable corporations, published by Corporate Knights. The ranking is based on a detailed assessment of 6,914 companies, each with more than US$1 billion in revenue, where performance across a range of … Continue reading Vestas named most sustainable company in the world

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ITC confirms Siemens Gamesa technology does not infringe on third-party intellectual rights

Siemens Gamesa welcomes the final determination by the International Trade Commission (ITC) on January 18, 2022, rejecting all of GE´s claims against the company in regard to GE’s so-called Zero Voltage Ride Through Patent (US 7,629,705). While the ITC did rule in favor of a limited infringement on GE’s claims in regard to the so-called … Continue reading ITC confirms Siemens Gamesa technology does not infringe on third-party intellectual rights

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RWE successful in Polish renewables auctions

RWE is growing its renewables portfolio in Poland: at the end of December the company received Contract for Difference (CfD) awards from the Polish Energy Regulatory Office for solar projects with a total capacity of more than 20 megawatts (MWac). “These projects strengthen our position as a leading producer of green electricity in Poland,” explains … Continue reading RWE successful in Polish renewables auctions

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Neoenergia starts assembly of wind turbines of its largest wind farm in Brazil

With 12 wind farms located in the Northeast region, the project will have an installed capacity of 567 MW, 96% for the free market.?Installation of the first wind turbines of the Oitis Neoenergia Wind Farm,the company’s largest in Brazil, are still at an accelerated pace.Neoenergia continues to advance in the installation of the Oitis Neoenergia … Continue reading Neoenergia starts assembly of wind turbines of its largest wind farm in Brazil

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Enel Green Power connects a 51 MW wind farm to the grid in Cuenca

As part of the Enel Green Power plan for Creating Shared Value (CSV) associated with the construction of the wind farm, actions have been proposed to improve the City Council’s energy efficiency and support the area’s employability with training courses in renewable energy being carried out. Cuenca, 7 August 2020 – Enel Green Power Spain … Continue reading Enel Green Power connects a 51 MW wind farm to the grid in Cuenca

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Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production in Europe

The prices of the European electricity markets continued to rise in the second week of 2022. In the second week of 2022, the prices of the European electricity markets rose, with most values averaging above €200/MWh. Demand increased across the board and wind energy fell, a combination that, together with high gas and CO2 prices, … Continue reading Photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production in Europe

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First contract notched with Iberdrola to supply Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in Spain

his will be the first wind farm in Spain to deploy the Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform. The SG 6.6-170 wind turbines at this wind project will operate at a nominal capacity of 6MW, enough to power around 5,000 households. The 94 MW Iglesias wind farm located in Northern Spain will be commissioned in early 2023 … Continue reading First contract notched with Iberdrola to supply Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in Spain

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