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Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm generates first power

RWE has taken a significant step towards achieving full power at its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm, with the first generation of electricity. The generation milestone follows the successful delivery of vital onshore and offshore electrical infrastructure on schedule, and despite the challenges of constructing during the Coronavirus pandemic. The RWE-led Triton Knoll project began … Continue reading Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm generates first power

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EDP Renewables secures PPA for a 204 MW wind power project in the U.S.

The contract will last 15 years and the project, located in the state of Indiana, is expected to start in 2023. EDPR has now 2.3 GW of total capacity secured in the U.S. set to be operational from 2021 onwards. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a world leader in the renewable energy sector and the world’s … Continue reading EDP Renewables secures PPA for a 204 MW wind power project in the U.S.

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The advantages of graphene for photovoltaics

Enel Green Power is taking part in the EU-backed GRAPES project to research new applications for a very versatile material called graphene which boosts the efficiency of solar cells. The alliance between academic and industrial research is fundamental to accelerating the energy transition. This is why we are taking part in international projects focused on … Continue reading The advantages of graphene for photovoltaics

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Pacific Islands Unite Around Enhanced Renewables Ambition Under Climate Goals

In a year of critical action on climate mitigation and adaptation, Pacific Island governments have reinforced their commitment to energy transition action and strengthened sustainable energy goals within updated nationally determined contributions (NDCs) ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, the United Kingdom in November. At a meeting of high-level policy and intergovernmental representatives jointly hosted by … Continue reading Pacific Islands Unite Around Enhanced Renewables Ambition Under Climate Goals

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Wind energy in Argentina, Chubut Norte III Wind farm

The Chubut Norte III Wind Farm, in the hands of the companies Genneia and Pan American Energy, has already begun to pour energy into the Argentine Interconnection System (SADI), after an investment of 81 million dollars and after obtaining the commercial authorization granted by CAMMESA . Chubut Norte III operates on the same site where … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina, Chubut Norte III Wind farm

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China installs half of new offshore wind energy capacity by 2020

China was in 2020 for the third consecutive year the world leader in new wind turbines for offshore wind power, with more than 3 gigawatts of new offshore wind farm capacity, according to the Global Wind Energy Council. “Although China was first hit by the COVID-19 epidemic, the impact on the offshore wind sector was … Continue reading China installs half of new offshore wind energy capacity by 2020

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EDP plans to build a floating offshore wind farm in Asturias

EDP ??plans to invest around 2,000 million euros in the period 2021-2025 and is committed to the development of floating offshore wind power off the coast of Asturias. At a press conference on the occasion of the presentation of the strategic plan of the Portuguese energy company, the financial director of the group and CEO … Continue reading EDP plans to build a floating offshore wind farm in Asturias

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Enel Green Power wins a contract in third renewables tender

Enel Green Power has just celebrated another success in its role in developing renewable energy plants in Italy to accelerate the nation’s transition to decarbonization.   In recent days, we secured 23.1 megawatt of hydroelectric power concessions in the third Renewable Energies Sources auction organized by GSE, the Italian Energy Services Operator. The auction concerned … Continue reading Enel Green Power wins a contract in third renewables tender

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Secretary Granholm’s Confirmation

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Jennifer Granholm as U.S. Energy Secretary. “American Clean Power congratulates Secretary Granholm on taking the helm of the Department of Energy. Having worked on energy policy with Secretary Granholm, I know that she is committed to the Biden administration’s interlinked … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Secretary Granholm’s Confirmation

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China installed half of new global offshore wind energy capacity during 2020 in record year

China leads the world in new annual offshore wind turbines installations for the third year in a row with over 3 GW of new offshore wind farm capacity in 2020.Steady growth in Europe, driven by the Netherlands and Belgium, accounts for majority of the remaining new offshore wind power installations in 2020, along with the … Continue reading China installed half of new global offshore wind energy capacity during 2020 in record year

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Supply Chain Executive Order

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement after President Biden signed an executive order on America’s supply chains. “American Clean Power supports the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to further develop the existing strong U.S. manufacturing presence for clean energy technologies. More than 530 American manufacturing facilities already contribute to the U.S. supply … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Supply Chain Executive Order

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Global Renewables Bodies Call on Mexico’s Government to Restore the Country’s Transition to Clean Energy

Today the leading global renewable energy bodies, The Global Wind Energy Council and The Global Solar Council, jointly called upon the government of Mexico to urgently restore the country’s transition away from expensive and polluting fossil fuels, and reset the course to a sustainable future based on competitive, clean renewable energy. A joint statement was … Continue reading Global Renewables Bodies Call on Mexico’s Government to Restore the Country’s Transition to Clean Energy

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EDP Renewables Profit rises 17% to 556 million euros in 2020

In the year 2020 EDPR added a total of 1,580 MW, including 486 MW from the acquisition of Viesgo’s renewables business. By the end of 2020 it managed a portfolio of operating assets with a capacity of 12.2 GW. The company has continued to successfully implement its asset disposal strategy. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a … Continue reading EDP Renewables Profit rises 17% to 556 million euros in 2020

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Iberdrola makes record investments of €9.24 billion (+13%) and posts €3.61 billion (+4.2%) net profit

Investments in renewables and grids to accelerate recovery. 91% of investments went to renewables and grids. Installed capacity grew by 4,000 MW in the past 12 months to 35,000 MW of green assets Renewable projects. Over 17,000 MW under construction as part of a 74,400 MW pipeline, after adding 25,000 MW in 2020 Offshore wind: … Continue reading Iberdrola makes record investments of €9.24 billion (+13%) and posts €3.61 billion (+4.2%) net profit

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Wind energy reaches 27,446 MW installed in Spain

Spain has increased wind power by 1,720 MW in 2020, adding a total of 27,446 MW installed wind power. Wind power produced 21.9% of the electricity consumed in 2020. The new wind power installed in 2020 amounts to 1,720 MW (2,243 MW were installed in 2019 and 393 MW were installed in 2018).Wind power has … Continue reading Wind energy reaches 27,446 MW installed in Spain

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Meridian Energy’s huge new wind farm in New Zealand

A huge new $395 million wind farm is to get underway in Hawke’s Bay this year. Meridian Energy has said its Harapaki Wind Farm, in the Maungaharuru? Range northwest of Napier, will get underway in the second half of this year. It will be New Zealand’s second-largest wind farm with 41 turbines, each 145 metres … Continue reading Meridian Energy’s huge new wind farm in New Zealand

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Low-level jets create winds of change for wind turbines

Strong, energetic flows in the lower atmosphere can greatly enhance wind farm performance, if the height is right. The amount of energy extracted from low-level jet flow is severely impacted by whether the wind turbines are operating below, at the same height as, or above the low-level jet. As one of the leading sources of … Continue reading Low-level jets create winds of change for wind turbines

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More efficient photovoltaics: EGP leads the PON BEST4U project

Finding solutions to increase the efficiency of bifacial photovoltaic modules by more than 25% and energy production at the same power by more than 20%: that is the goal of BEST4U, the European project financed by Italy’s Ministry of Education (Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, or MIUR) and the European Community through the European … Continue reading More efficient photovoltaics: EGP leads the PON BEST4U project

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Denmark to build energy island: cross-border “hybrid” offshore wind farms are on their way

The Danish Parliament has voted in favour of the construction of an artificial energy island in the North Sea which will serve as an energy hub for offshore wind. The plan is that the island will be connected to multiple countries’ electricity networks. When fully connected, it will help transmit up to 10 GW of offshore … Continue reading Denmark to build energy island: cross-border “hybrid” offshore wind farms are on their way

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