Category Archives: Wind Energy

Clean energies are the energy future of Ecuador

Renewable energies such as wind and solar thermal energy are those that produce or obtain energy with minimal or no ecological impact on the environment, during its extraction and generation processes.There are different natural sources for the generation of energy, the most used are: hydraulics, which produces energy thanks to the movement of water, wind … Continue reading Clean energies are the energy future of Ecuador

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IRENA publishes the report “The future of wind energy”

IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency, has published a new report on wind energy, “Future of the Wind”. See below some highlights of the work: The accelerated deployment of wind power, together with significant electrification, could provide a large part (6.3 Gt) of the annual reductions in CO2 emissions required by 2050.Wind energy can cover … Continue reading IRENA publishes the report “The future of wind energy”

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MHI Vestas Installs Flagship V174-9.5 MW wind turbines

Following the V174-9.5 MW turbine’s market launch in February 2019, the prototype has now been successfully installed at Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark. The robust test program at the Danish Test Centre Østerild will enable MHI Vestas to thoroughly monitor the reliability and performance output of the company’s flagship offshore wind turbine. “The construction … Continue reading MHI Vestas Installs Flagship V174-9.5 MW wind turbines

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Opportunities during US offshore wind power development

AWEA and the University of Delaware’s Special Initiative on Offshore Wind partner to help the public more easily participate in the existing federal feedback process. As momentum to build large-scale U.S. offshore wind farms continues, a new guide released today will increase public transparency into the federal regulatory process governing offshore wind energy development. The … Continue reading Opportunities during US offshore wind power development

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EDP Renováveis hosts a debate on Colombia’s wind energy market

The conference was attended by representatives from the Colombian government, including the Deputy Minister of Energy, as well as other important players in the energy industry. Reflecting on the best strategies to combat climate change through innovation and clean energy, the event highlighted Colombia’s energy potential. EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”)—a world leader in renewable energies … Continue reading EDP Renováveis hosts a debate on Colombia’s wind energy market

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India installed 7.5 GW of solar power and 2.4 GW of wind energy in 2019

India’s renewable energy capacity increased to 86 GW in 2019, according to new figures from JMK Research & Analytics, with 7.5 GW of new utility-scale solar capacity being added, and 2.4 GW of new wind power capacity. Indian clean energy consultancy firm JMK Research & Analytics published Indian renewable energy capacity addition data last week … Continue reading India installed 7.5 GW of solar power and 2.4 GW of wind energy in 2019

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Germany offshore wind power capacity reaches 7.5 GW

A total of 1,469 offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 7,516 MW feed electricity into the German offshore wind energy industry grid as of now. 160 wind turbines with a capacity of 1,111 MW were connected to the grid in 2019. According to a joint press release from country’s wind energy associations said: “Offshore … Continue reading Germany offshore wind power capacity reaches 7.5 GW

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Envision Energy commissions 2 wind energy projects in Gujarat

Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Envision Energy said it has commissioned two wind power projects with a total capacity of 232.5 MW in Gujarat. The contracts involved a 197.5 MW wind power project for Actis-backed Sprng Energy and a 35 MW wind farm for ReNew Power which were awarded under tranche 1 of Gujarat Urja Vikas … Continue reading Envision Energy commissions 2 wind energy projects in Gujarat

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In 2019 connected 6,456 MW of wind energy and photovoltaic in Spain

Red Eléctrica de España promotes the integration of the renewable energy mix with operational measures and actions in more than 30 substations.The integration of this quota, especially in renewable wind power and photovoltaic technologies, has meant a historical record for the Spanish electricity system, contributing to the objectives of the energy transition established in the … Continue reading In 2019 connected 6,456 MW of wind energy and photovoltaic in Spain

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EDP Renováveis creates a joint venture of offshore wind energy with Engie

EDP Renováveis, S.A. (Euronext: EDPR), the world leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, today announces the signing of an agreement with ENGIE to create a 50% investee joint venture specializing in wind power both fixed and floating. The agreement signed today comes after announcing, on May … Continue reading EDP Renováveis creates a joint venture of offshore wind energy with Engie

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Eurostat have just published data on the share of renewables in Europe’s 2018 energy mix

Europe cannot afford to miss its 2020 or any other target in the coming years now that it has committed to becoming climate-neutral by 2050 with the European Green Deal. The European Commission sees renewables and wind energy in particular as a driver to deliver on that ambition. Wind is already 14% of Europe’s electricity, … Continue reading Eurostat have just published data on the share of renewables in Europe’s 2018 energy mix

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New guide shows stakeholder engagement opportunities during offshore wind power development

It’s an exciting time for offshore wind—states up and down the East Coast have upped the ante in their offshore wind commitments, and there’s also significant action on the West Coast and in the Great Lakes.  As offshore wind’s promise comes to fruition, public feedback, during planning and through construction and operation, will become increasingly … Continue reading New guide shows stakeholder engagement opportunities during offshore wind power development

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Wind energy in Poland, Vestas’ wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has received a 60 MW order from Eurowind Energy A/S, a leading developer and operator of sustainable energy projects, for the Janikowo wind power project which will be located in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province in Poland. Awarded at the Polish wind energy auction, in December 2019, the wind farm attests to the increasing competitiveness of … Continue reading Wind energy in Poland, Vestas’ wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy analyzes auction design in Spain

The Spanish wind power sector analyzes auction design and technical, economic and regulatory opportunities with 2020 as a turning point  Under the title ‘Experience of auctions and future forecasts: processing, access to network and price coverage’, the Spanish wind energy sector has analyzed during the day ‘Wind and Market’ the operation of the market and … Continue reading Wind energy analyzes auction design in Spain

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Wind energy in Colombia, EDP wind farms in La Guajira

In 2022, the Maicao and Uribia wind farms that the Portuguese EDP Renováveis will build will be in operation. In 2022, the Maicao and Uribia wind farms that the Portuguese EDP Renováveis will build will be in operation.The second decade of the 21st century will be crucial for wind power and solar energy in Colombia. … Continue reading Wind energy in Colombia, EDP wind farms in La Guajira

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Offshore wind energy and fisheries

Can fisheries and offshore wind turbines co-exist? This was the title of an event organised by the European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries (PECH). The answer to this question, of course, is yes – but the happy coexistence of offshore wind power and fisheries require specific conditions. European institutions now need to connect stakeholders and provide … Continue reading Offshore wind energy and fisheries

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Galicia increased its wind energy capacity by 415 MW in 2019

Wind power has the wind in favor in Galicia, which over the past year launched 18 new wind turbines projects with an installed wind farm plants of 415.25 MW, to exceed 3,800 MW in total.With an investment of 509 million euros, the construction of wind farms gave employment to 2,400 people. This is indicated by … Continue reading Galicia increased its wind energy capacity by 415 MW in 2019

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Public and Private Sectors Unite on Need for More Renewables

Current energy systems are falling short of supporting the transition to a renewables-based system, participants of the third Public-Private Dialogue, organised by IRENA’s Coalition for Action, agreed. The policy makers, legislators, private sector and civil society representatives present, called for greater system flexibility, more active participation of market actors, and a redesign of today’s power … Continue reading Public and Private Sectors Unite on Need for More Renewables

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Wind power in South Africa, Huge West Coast wind farm approved

The government has approved in principle the huge Boulders wind farm project on the West Coast peninsula near Paternoster, St Helena Bay and Vredenburg. The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) issued an environmental authorisation for the project on 14 January. However, its approval comes with conditions that include changes to the proposed environmental … Continue reading Wind power in South Africa, Huge West Coast wind farm approved

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Wind energy meeting in Mexico

Mexico will have an international wind energy event in March of this 2020. It will be the Mexico WindPower 2020, which will be held on March 4 and 5 at the Citibanamex center of the CDMX, according to a statement from the Mexican Wind Energy Association and the World Wind Energy Council.“The wind energy industry … Continue reading Wind energy meeting in Mexico

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