Category Archives: Wind Energy

Vestas plans to open 400 MW wind power plant in Saudi Arabia

Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s largest wind turbine maker, plans to inaugurate one of the largest wind energy plants in Saudi Arabia in the next few months and is setting up a regional HQ in the kingdom as more projects will be sought in the Middle East, CEO Henrik Andersen said Oct. 27.The Dumat Al … Continue reading Vestas plans to open 400 MW wind power plant in Saudi Arabia

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Iberdrola expands investments to €7 billion (+6%) – net profit reduces to €2.4 billion (-10.2%), negatively affected by high energy prices, new taxes, and lower extraordinary items

77% of investments, earmarked for international markets. With total investment standing at €7.03 billion (+ 6%), 90% has been allocated to the development of new renewables and smart grids projects. Investment in grids rose 27% to €3.18 billion. 3,738 MW green capacity installed in the past twelve months with 7,200 MW under construction. By technology, … Continue reading Iberdrola expands investments to €7 billion (+6%) – net profit reduces to €2.4 billion (-10.2%), negatively affected by high energy prices, new taxes, and lower extraordinary items

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With new wind farm, Enel Green Power’s Oklahoma portfolio exceeds $3 billion in investment

The 25 Mile Creek wind project in Ellis County will be Enel Green Power’s 12th wind farm in Oklahoma, where the company’s portfolio now represents over $3 billion in investment.Enel Green Power now has over 2.5 GW of new wind and solar capacity under construction in the United States. Enel Green Power North America has … Continue reading With new wind farm, Enel Green Power’s Oklahoma portfolio exceeds $3 billion in investment

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American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

Congress is still working through the funding details for the Build Back Better agenda, but the American Clean Power Association has significant concerns about the impact of a book minimum tax on renewable energy deployment. Current tax incentives and industry innovation have supported a vast expansion of renewable energy in the United States, but significantly … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on a proposed Book Minimum Tax

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Pathway to Net Zero Emissions

A feasible path to limit planetary warming to 1.5°C requires certain countries and sectors to go below net zero and to do so well before the middle of the century, according to new analysis from the authors of the Energy Transition Outlook. DNV’s pathway to net zero says North America and Europe must be carbon … Continue reading Pathway to Net Zero Emissions

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Sulzer Schmid completes multi-GW blade inspection campaign for Vestas in Europe

Sulzer Schmid,a Swiss company pioneering UAV technology for wind turbine rotor blade inspections, announced today that it has completed a massive blade inspection campaign for Vestas, covering close to 4,000 wind turbines across 14 countries of northern and central Europe. With an installed fleet of close to 75,000 wind turbines around the world, blade inspection … Continue reading Sulzer Schmid completes multi-GW blade inspection campaign for Vestas in Europe

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Glennmont Partners, teams up with Clir for wind power project gains

Glennmont Partners from Nuveen (Glennmont), Europe’s largest pure clean energy specialist, is working with Clir Renewables (Clir), a company dedicated to maximizing project returns from renewable energy assets, to identify wind turbine underperformance, to investigate solutions for improvement with project partners, and validate subsequent increases in operational output utilising its extensive domain expertise. This relationship, … Continue reading Glennmont Partners, teams up with Clir for wind power project gains

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Taiwan’s offshore wind ambitions are within reach

Organised by the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the Global Offshore Wind Energy Summit -Taiwan (GOWST) 2021 has attracted over 1000 audiences physically and virtually The challenges and opportunities going forward for offshore wind in Taiwan will be discussed in the C-Suite executive panel with nine industry … Continue reading Taiwan’s offshore wind ambitions are within reach

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Skilled jobs in clean energy are growing and offer opportunities for women to advance within in-demand careers

It’s no secret that clean energy is one of the fastest growing industries right now. More than 415,000 Americans already work in clean energy across all 50 states, and that number is set to grow substantially over the next decade. The Biden Administration and U.S. Congress have proposed policies that could enable the United States … Continue reading Skilled jobs in clean energy are growing and offer opportunities for women to advance within in-demand careers

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Turkey gets 9.22 percent of power from wind energy in 1H2021

Turkey obtained 9.22 percent of its electricity consumption from wind energy in the first half of 2021, Turkish Wind Energy Association (TWEA) Chairperson Ebru Arici told Yeni Shafak on October 25. “We produce nearly 20 percent of the country’s electricity from time to time in daily production, which is a very significant rate,” Arici added. For … Continue reading Turkey gets 9.22 percent of power from wind energy in 1H2021

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Siemens Gamesa solidifies offshore wind energy presence in U.S. with Virginia blade facility

First offshore wind turbine OEM blade facility in the United States planned Long-term lease signed with the Virginia Port Authority for more than 80 acre/32-hectare site at the Portsmouth Marine Terminal, Virginia. Envisioned to support supply of the patented Siemens Gamesa Offshore IntegralBlades When fully operational, the blade facility would create approximately 260 jobs Total … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa solidifies offshore wind energy presence in U.S. with Virginia blade facility

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ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

The Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q3 Market Report, released today by the American Clean Power Association (ACP), shows the U.S. clean energy industry installed 3,336 MW of new capacity during the third quarter, with additions totaling 15,317 MW in the first three quarters, a 23 percent increase compared to 2020. Demand for clean power continues to rise … Continue reading ACP 3Q market report shows record wind energy and solar power growth in 2021

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#AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

It’s #AmericanCleanPowerWeek!  Across the nation, we are celebrating the thriving clean energy industry—wind, solar, energy storage, and the transmission infrastructure that carries power to our homes and the places where we work.  But it’s not just about providing reliable and affordable energy.  Clean energy is powering good-paying American jobs across all 50 states. Today, on … Continue reading #AmericanCleanPowerWeek: Celebrating The United States of Clean Energy

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IRENA and Climate Investment Fund Partner on Energy Transition

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are joining forces to accelerate investment in clean energy globally as part of a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed today during a virtual signing ceremony with CIF CEO Mafalda Duarte and IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera. Just days ahead of the UN’s … Continue reading IRENA and Climate Investment Fund Partner on Energy Transition

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UK onshore wind energy portfolio reaches 33 GW

The total portfolio of onshore wind farm projects in the UK has risen to almost 33 GW, compared to 30 GW 12 months ago, according to new research published in the latest Wild Wind Project Intelligence report. It covers wind turbine projects that are in operation, under construction, approved or planned in the country, R-UK … Continue reading UK onshore wind energy portfolio reaches 33 GW

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Green ambitions in Spain

Renewable sources accounted for 43 per cent of the electricity produced in Spain in 2020. This is the highest share of renewable electricity since measurements began, but short of the Spanish government’s target of a renewable share of 74 per cent by 2030. Explained by Statkraft Spain Wind power Solar power SustainabilityPower Plants Tiago Thomaz … Continue reading Green ambitions in Spain

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RWE commissions its first onshore wind farm in France

With the commissioning of Les Pierrots onshore wind farm, RWE is successfully building its renewables portfolio in France. The company invested over 33 million euros in its first French onshore wind farm, located some 250 kilometres south of Paris. Its eleven Nordex turbines (type N117 2400 TS98) have a total installed capacity of 26.4 megawatts … Continue reading RWE commissions its first onshore wind farm in France

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Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

Iberdrola remains in the ‘top 10’ of credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Clean Energy Index, which is deemed as the number one sustainability benchmark. In fact, this index is used by numerous funds when drawing up their investment portfolios. This ranking is designed to measure the performance of companies with business activities … Continue reading Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

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Nordex exceeded 1,000 wind turbines and 3 GW of wind power in Turkey

Business in Turkey continues to be successful for the Nordex Group. On 1 October 2021, the Turkish Wind Energy Association announced their half year statistics 2021. According to this report, Nordex Turkey maintained its market leadership with a 28.55% market share of 3,022MW installed capacity. In August 2021, Nordex Turkey installed its 1,000th turbine in … Continue reading Nordex exceeded 1,000 wind turbines and 3 GW of wind power in Turkey

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