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RWE successfully completes onshore construction works for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

RWE has successfully completed all the major onshore electrical system construction works for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm; this follows hot on the heels of the final Turbine in September. The works, which commenced in September 2018, involved laying 57km of 220kV underground cable from the project’s landfall location near Anderby Creek to the newly … Continue reading RWE successfully completes onshore construction works for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

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Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

This week, American Clean Power is in Boston for our Offshore WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition.  As our organization’s first-in person conference, we all look forward to gathering together again to celebrate the forward movement for American offshore wind.   In March, the U.S. set a goal of generating 30 gigawatts of power from offshore wind by 2030. Since then, we’ve seen several positive industry developments. The final federal permitting … Continue reading Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

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Vestas underlines sustainability leadership by outlining pathway to circularity

Vestas, the global leader in wind energy solutions and wind turbine manufacturing, launches a new circularity roadmap, detailing a comprehensive set of commitments that will be implemented across our value chain to accelerate our journey to achieve zero-waste turbines for 2040. Through the roadmap, Vestas aims to set a new benchmark for the wind industry … Continue reading Vestas underlines sustainability leadership by outlining pathway to circularity

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American Clean Power statement on FERC comment letter

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement after filing comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee on transmission and interconnection reforms: “Today, ACP filed comprehensive comments offering a roadmap for much-needed reforms to transmission and interconnection policy across the country.  FERC’s forward-looking evaluation of transmission planning, cost allocation, and generator interconnection rules … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on FERC comment letter

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UL Wins Siemens Gamesa Contract to Certify Eind Turbines in the Onshore Wind Energy Industry

UL, the global safety science leader?and one of the world’s top testing, inspection and certification providers for renewable energy projects, has been awarded certification contracts by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) for the company’s most advanced turbine designs. Part of SGRE’s new 5.X onshore platform, the SG5.8-170 and SG5.8-155 wind turbines have a capacity of 5.8MW and rotor diameters of 170 and 155 … Continue reading UL Wins Siemens Gamesa Contract to Certify Eind Turbines in the Onshore Wind Energy Industry

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Mammoet contracted for Djibouti’s first wind energy farm

The new 59 MW wind farm will almost double the country’s current installed power generation capacity.Mammoet, the global specialist in heavy lifting and hauling, has been contracted to install 17 wind turbines at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s Goubet wind farm in Djibouti.In line with the commitment to deliver cleaner, more reliable and affordable energy in … Continue reading Mammoet contracted for Djibouti’s first wind energy farm

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GE Renewable Energy launches second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold at its Cherbourg factory, France

The company will recruit and train 200 new employees, taking the site’s total workforce to 800. Additionally, GE Renewable Energy plans to expand the site with the construction of an additional hall for finishing blades. Cherbourg plant has established as a world-class facility, having produced the first ever wind turbine blade longer than 100 meters. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy launches second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold at its Cherbourg factory, France

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The EU needs to take ambitious action to reach its renewable hydrogen targets

On 29 September the first ever Renewable Hydrogen Summit took place online.  As well as discussing the future of renewable hydrogen in Europe, the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition also appointed Ignacio Galán, Iberdrola’s CEO as its new chair and Nils Aldag Sunfire’s CEO, as Vice-chair. The European Commission has set new targets for renewable hydrogen in … Continue reading The EU needs to take ambitious action to reach its renewable hydrogen targets

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GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

Milestone follows Vineyard Wind’s recent financial close for the project and earlier selection of GE as the preferred turbine supplier. GE Renewable Energy to supply 62 Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind power installation in the US. 800 MW offshore wind farm will power the equivalent of … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

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IRENA and UNICEF Join Forces to Empower Youth for a Sustainable Future

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have today underscored their commitment to improving the development and well-being of children through the expansion of renewable energy access and the promotion of low carbon measures to protect children from the impacts of climate change, unsustainable energy practices and environmental degradation. The … Continue reading IRENA and UNICEF Join Forces to Empower Youth for a Sustainable Future

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Offshore wind energy offer vast energy potential for South Africa

Offshore wind energy generation, a popular form of renewable energy in many developed countries, might be an answer to the decarbonisation of South Africa energy value chain, delegates at a conference in wind energy heard on Friday. South Africa is one of many nations that signed a commitment to reducing carbon emissions, COP21, which requires … Continue reading Offshore wind energy offer vast energy potential for South Africa

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Ørsted signs new EUR 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

Ørsted has today signed a EUR 2.0 billion 5-year sustainability-linked syndicated revolving credit facility with two 1-year extension options. The facility is for general corporate purposes and replaces Ørsted’s existing, undrawn EUR 1.4 billion syndicated revolving credit facility entered into in December 2015. To help drive the efforts to meet Ørsted’s ambitious sustainability targets, the … Continue reading Ørsted signs new EUR 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

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DEME Offshore to Install Foundations at Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

DEME Offshore, has through its U.S. subsidiary DEME Offshore US LLC, secured a contract for the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in the U.S. Vineyard Wind 1, operated by Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), will be the first large-scale offshore … Continue reading DEME Offshore to Install Foundations at Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

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CTG keen to invest in solar, wind energy sectors in Pakistan

China Three Gorges Group (CTG) called on Pakistani ambassador to China on Friday and showed keen interest in investing in Pakistan’s wind power and solar energy sectors.According to Gwadar Pro, during the meeting, CTG delegation led by Vice-Presidents Wang Shaofeng and Qin Guobin informed the Ambassador about current status of its ongoing power projects in … Continue reading CTG keen to invest in solar, wind energy sectors in Pakistan

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Denmark eyes Germany among top wind farm clients

Denmark is expecting Germany to be a key market for its green energy. “Germany will need all the renewable energy it can get,” Denmark’s environment minister said. Denmark’s Climate Minister Dan Jorgensen told German current affairs magazine Der Spiegel on Saturday that he expects the demand for green fuel and electricity produced by Denmark’s future wind farm … Continue reading Denmark eyes Germany among top wind farm clients

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Nordex statement on the collapse of a wind turbine in Haltern AV9 wind farm (Germany)

After the site of the incident in Haltern AV9 wind park in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, has been thoroughly secured, an interdisciplinary group of experts have now taken the next step into the root-cause analysis on site. On 29 September 2021, a N149/4.0-4.5 turbine almost completely collapsed in the 9MW wind park. The turbine was installed … Continue reading Nordex statement on the collapse of a wind turbine in Haltern AV9 wind farm (Germany)

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Iberdrola bids to construct and operate a 1,500 km power line in Chile with investment over $2.5 billion

The company continues its commitment to develop modern electricity networks, which accounts for half of planned investments to 2025 and 2030, and to investing in new growth markets. Iberdrola leads a consortium made up of the Spanish network infrastructure specialist Elecnor, with over a decade of experience in Chile, and the Dutch pension fund APG … Continue reading Iberdrola bids to construct and operate a 1,500 km power line in Chile with investment over $2.5 billion

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IRENA and the IPHE Forge Ties to Build a Green Hydrogen Economy Globally

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on issues of mutual interest that will advance green hydrogen production, transmission, storage and use globally and make a significant contribution to global net zero goals. The … Continue reading IRENA and the IPHE Forge Ties to Build a Green Hydrogen Economy Globally

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EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

Located in the city of Pereira Barreto, it will be the fifth-largest solar farm in Brazil and EDPR’s largest in the world Today, EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, is opening the largest solar complex in São Paulo State and the fifth largest in Brazil, with an installed capacity of … Continue reading EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

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Senator Edward Markey to Headline American Clean Power Offshore WINDPOWER Conference

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced that Sen. Edward Markey will be a speaker for its Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition taking place October 13-15 at the Omni Boston Hotel at Seaport. Senator Edward Markey (D-MA), October 14 at 10:30 a.m. EDT  Senator Markey has amassed an unparalleled record of energy and environmental legislative … Continue reading Senator Edward Markey to Headline American Clean Power Offshore WINDPOWER Conference

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