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Virginia could lead nation on offshore wind power

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says his state is well positioned to lead the development of the nation’s offshore wind industry. The Democrat spoke Friday in Norfolk at a conference sponsored by industry members and Virginia’s Sierra Club chapter. Dominion Energy and the Danish firm Orsted already plan to install two turbines 27 miles (43 kilometers) … Continue reading Virginia could lead nation on offshore wind power

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Vietnam raises wind power price to encourage development

The Government has recently decided to increase price of wind power to encourage the development of this energy after eight years imposing the Feed in Tariff (Fit) of 7.8 US cent/kWh, which is said to be too low for investors to overcome perceived risks. Under the Prime Minister’s Decision No.39/2018/QD-TTg, the new level of Fit … Continue reading Vietnam raises wind power price to encourage development

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SkySpecs – Leader in Automated Drone Inspections & Analytics Software – Reaches 33,000 Autonomous Wind Turbine Blade Inspections

SkySpecs, the award-winning provider of robotic solutions for the wind energy industry, today announces that they’ve officially inspected and analyzed over 33,000 wind turbine blades with their fully automated drone solution. The company’s onshore and offshore inspections span the globe, and their newly-released software solution, Horizon, enables customers to analyze inspection data and manage their … Continue reading SkySpecs – Leader in Automated Drone Inspections & Analytics Software – Reaches 33,000 Autonomous Wind Turbine Blade Inspections

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Siemens Gamesa to bring innovative solutions to Global Wind Summit 2018 in Hamburg

CEO Markus Tacke to take part in the panel “The current outlook for wind in Europe”. Roof-topping ceremony of SGRE Electric Thermal Energy Storage (ETES) prototype located close to Hamburg’s harbor. The company will support a Hackathon on blockchain technology to manage and optimize a microgrid. Official Opening Reception at SGRE Booth (Hall B6, Stand … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to bring innovative solutions to Global Wind Summit 2018 in Hamburg

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Vestas secures 144 MW wind power order from Avangrid Renewables in U.S.

Vestas has received an order for 144 MW of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Avangrid Renewables for the Otter Creek Wind Farm in Illinois. The full Otter Creek nameplate capacity is 158 MW, and includes previously purchased Vestas components. “The proven technology of Vestas wind turbines makes for … Continue reading Vestas secures 144 MW wind power order from Avangrid Renewables in U.S.

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Vestas and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind change setup on Isle of Wight to make room for future offshore wind energy expansion

As part of their firm commitment to the UK wind market and their presence on the Isle of Wight, Vestas is relocating its testing related activities at West Medina Mills to the nearby St. Cross facility on Isle of Wight to make room for future expansion under consideration by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. “Our facilities … Continue reading Vestas and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind change setup on Isle of Wight to make room for future offshore wind energy expansion

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Capital Power places 202 MW wind energy order with Vestas from auction in Canada

Vestas continues its strong performance in auctions across the globe and has received an order for 202 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Capital Power for its Whitla Wind project in southeast Alberta, Canada. The Whitla Wind Farm was selected as one of four projects by the Alberta … Continue reading Capital Power places 202 MW wind energy order with Vestas from auction in Canada

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Greece to increase its capacity of wind energy by 50 percent

According to the findings of “Wind Energy in Europe: Outlook to 2022? report, Greece is about to see an increase of 1,300 MW in the period between 2018 and 2022, an increase of 50 percent compared to the country’s capacity at the end of last year. Panagiotis Ladakakos, president of the Hellenic Wind Energy Scientific … Continue reading Greece to increase its capacity of wind energy by 50 percent

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Pakistan’s new govt urged to switch to renewable energy

A paradigm shift is needed in favour of renewable energy and locally produced fuels for electricity generation in a bid to fix Pakistan’s energy woes, suggested Almas Hyder, a prominent industrialist. Talking to media at the maiden meeting of the Energy and Security Group, Hyder was of the view that renewable energy, particularly solar and … Continue reading Pakistan’s new govt urged to switch to renewable energy

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Fort Benning launches new wind energy technician training program for veterans

At Fort Benning, Georgia, American wind power is helping the U.S. Army secure competitive, productive and well-paying careers for its veterans.   Earlier this summer, the Fort Benning Career Skills Program launched a new course to help transition soldiers and veterans to jobs in wind energy and other renewable industries.   In partnership with Airstream Renewables Inc., … Continue reading Fort Benning launches new wind energy technician training program for veterans

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Denmark’s Engiso and Cimbria Consulting Partner to Grow Engineered Solutions in the U.S.

Cimbria Consulting today announced its new partnership with Engiso, a Danish engineered solutions firm specializing in the V-MAG multipurpose Neodyme magnet series and industrial products for extreme environments. The partnership aims to advance market adoption of Engiso’s high-value engineered solutions for wind power, telecommunications, maritime, oil and gas, and defense sectors in the United States. … Continue reading Denmark’s Engiso and Cimbria Consulting Partner to Grow Engineered Solutions in the U.S.

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Wind energy to continue to grow over next five years but clouds on the horizon

Wind energy in Europe is on track for solid growth over the next five years. But policy uncertainty and lack of ambition in many countries mean clouds on the horizon. This is according to WindEurope’s ‘Wind energy outlook in Europe’ report that is released today. Wind energy capacity in Europe will grow at an average … Continue reading Wind energy to continue to grow over next five years but clouds on the horizon

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Rep. Welch receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) named Rep. Welch (D-Vt.) a U.S. Wind Champion for the 115th Congress at a September 6th event hosted by Avangrid Renewables, a leading renewable energy company with a portfolio that spans 22 states. AWEA’s U.S. Wind Champion Awards recognize select members of the 115th Congress who have taken action … Continue reading Rep. Welch receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

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Wind energy continues growing while costs continue falling

Right on the heels of the second-annual American Wind Week, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) released its latest Wind Technologies Market Report today. The report confirms a bright future for American wind power, thanks to continuing cost declines resulting from improvements in the cost and performance of wind power technologies; … Continue reading Wind energy continues growing while costs continue falling

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Renewable energy contributed 33.8% in Spain

Renewable energy contributed 33.8%, wind energy 14.5%, concentrated solar power 3.6% and photovoltaic 3.9%. Generation structure for the month of August 2018 The peninsular demand for electrical energy during the month of August reached 22,095 GWh, the highest in this month of the last ten years, consequence, mainly, of the registered temperatures, above the average … Continue reading Renewable energy contributed 33.8% in Spain

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3rd International Community Wind Power Symposium

We, the participants of the 3rd International Community Wind Symposium, call on all governments at local, regional, national and supranational levels to do everything they can to promote the development of renewable energy in the hands of citizens, to recognise the social benefits of community power and to accelerate implementation for the common good. The … Continue reading 3rd International Community Wind Power Symposium

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AWEA signs the Transportation Electrification Accord

Today, AWEA joins Fortune 500 companies, including automakers and electric utilities, consumer advocates, labor groups, and other organizations to sign the Transportation Electrification Accord. We couldn’t be more excited to join this diverse and growing list of companies and organizations working to evolve our transportation sector in a manner that not only provides economic and … Continue reading AWEA signs the Transportation Electrification Accord

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Angola aims to produce 800 megawatts of renewable energy by 2025

Angola will be producing 800 megawatts of renewable energy by 2025, with greater predominance in rural areas, the national director of Renewable Energies of the Ministry of Energy and Waters said on Wednesday in Luanda. Sandra Cristovão said that in Angola only 40% of the population has access to electricity, and the government’s objective is … Continue reading Angola aims to produce 800 megawatts of renewable energy by 2025

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Round 3 of the RenovAr, the first day of Argentina Wind Power finished today

During the first day of the conference “Argentina Wind Power 2018”, organized by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the Under Secretary of Renewable Energy of the Nation, Sebastián Kind, announced Round 3 of the RenovAr program, known as MiniRen, which will be launched in October. This new round will offer 400 MW of power … Continue reading Round 3 of the RenovAr, the first day of Argentina Wind Power finished today

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Wind energy and solar power could benefit the Sahara

A study published on Thursday in the journal Science showed that a massive wind and solar installation in the Sahara Desert and neighboring Sahel would increase local temperature, precipitation and vegetation, thus benefiting the region. The study is among the first to model the climate effects of wind and solar installations while taking into account … Continue reading Wind energy and solar power could benefit the Sahara

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