Category Archives: Wind Energy

The manufacture of wind turbine blades and the use of balsa wood

Why is the manufacture of wind turbine blades a self-sustaining and certified process, which at no time contributes to deforesting forests? ? Spanish factories have sustainable and certified processes, and at no time do they contribute to deforesting forests in balsa wood exporting countries. ? Spanish factories work with companies that have sustainability certifications for … Continue reading The manufacture of wind turbine blades and the use of balsa wood

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EDF inks major deal to buy power from RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm

Power purchase agreement means all 6.5TWh of electricity produced by North Sea project each year will be used to serve EDF’s UK customers EDF has inked a major deal to directly buy all of the electricity generated at RWE’s 1.4GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the North Sea, in what the two energy giants claim … Continue reading EDF inks major deal to buy power from RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm

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Iberdrola receive AENOR certification for their antibribery and criminal compliance management systems

AENOR has certified Iberdrola Energía Internacional, Iberdrola Renovables Internacional and Iberdrola Clientes Internacional in relation to the ISO 37001:2016 (Anti-bribery Management System) standard and UNE 19601:2017 (Criminal Compliance Systems) standard, after verifying that the companies have an effective anti-bribery management system and an effective criminal compliance management system. These international standards set the requirements and … Continue reading Iberdrola receive AENOR certification for their antibribery and criminal compliance management systems

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Nordex receives order in Brazil from AES Brasil for 370 MW of wind power

– 65 N163/5.X wind turbines of the Delta4000 series intended for the “Cajuína 2” wind farm Hamburg, 30 November 2021. AES Brasil has once again commissioned the Nordex Group to supply and install N163/5.X wind turbines in Brazil. Following the 314 MW order for the “Cajuína” wind farm in June 2021, AES has now ordered … Continue reading Nordex receives order in Brazil from AES Brasil for 370 MW of wind power

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Ørsted signs offshore wind energy CPPA with Google

Ørsted announced that it has signed a 12-year corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Google, under which Google will offtake 50 MW of Ørsted’s planned 900 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea. Borkum Riffgrund 3 was the world’s first large-scale offshore wind farm to be awarded with a zero … Continue reading Ørsted signs offshore wind energy CPPA with Google

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RWE and Ulsan City cooperate in floating offshore wind

RWE and the Ulsan Metropolitan City will cooperate on the development of floating offshore wind projects off the South Korean coast with an envisaged capacity of up to 1.5 gigawatts (GW). A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding was signed recently between RWE and Ulsan City, in support of South Korea’s Net Zero 2050 ambition. The country’s … Continue reading RWE and Ulsan City cooperate in floating offshore wind

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Energy Community Meets to Advance Off-Grid Renewables in Pursuit of SDGs and Climate Goals

Organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the fifth edition of the International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC) will take place virtually next week from 7 to 9 December 2021. Now open for registrations, this year’s IOREC will shed light on the urgency to accelerate electrification efforts underscoring the specific opportunity off-grid renewable energy … Continue reading Energy Community Meets to Advance Off-Grid Renewables in Pursuit of SDGs and Climate Goals

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Agrees with Chinese Companies to Study the Wind Energy Potential of Vostok Oil Project

During the III Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum, Vostok Oil (Rosneft Group Subsidiary) and a number of Chinese companies signed a cooperation agreement to conduct the study of the wind energy potential of Vostok Oil Project. The study precedes the start of the work to design, construct and commission a wind energy center with the estimated … Continue reading Agrees with Chinese Companies to Study the Wind Energy Potential of Vostok Oil Project

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American Clean Power Association statement on BOEM approval of South Fork offshore wind power project

American Clean Power Association (ACP)?CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued its record of decision for the South Fork offshore wind project, which will be located 19 miles southeast of Block Island, Rhode Island: “The American Clean Power Association applauds the decision by the Bureau of … Continue reading American Clean Power Association statement on BOEM approval of South Fork offshore wind power project

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Acciona enters the wind power of Brazil

The company signed an agreement with Casa dos Ventos for the purchase of two wind energy projects under development in the state of Bahia. ACCIONA Energía, the world’s largest 100% renewable electricity company, has signed an agreement with Casa dos Ventos, Brazil’s largest renewable energy investor group, for the acquisition of two wind projects under … Continue reading Acciona enters the wind power of Brazil

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Capital Energy signs an agreement with Hidramar to promote its emergence in the offshore wind energy sector

The energy company aspires to maintain the same market share in offshore wind energy in 2030 that it currently holds in the processing of onshore wind projects Capital Energy, a Spanish energy company born in 2002 and whose vocation is to become the first 100% vertically integrated renewable operator in the Iberian Peninsula, continues to … Continue reading Capital Energy signs an agreement with Hidramar to promote its emergence in the offshore wind energy sector

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Iberdrola is the best renewables company in terms of human rights

This is the second consecutive year that Iberdrola has topped the ranking of the world’s major renewable energy companies in terms of human rights. The Renewable Energy Companies and Human Rights report, prepared by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC), assesses the 15 largest listed wind and solar utilities in the world and … Continue reading Iberdrola is the best renewables company in terms of human rights

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Wind power becoming too cheap to support itself

Major efforts to bring down the cost of generating wind energy should be restrained, the head of a wind turbine making major has warned, citing the industry’s limited ability to continue investing in new technologies and enterprises. The cost of wind power has recently dropped to levels that allow a challenge to such fossil fuels … Continue reading Wind power becoming too cheap to support itself

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Enercon welcomes coalition agreement as important signal of fresh start

The newly forming Federal Government made up of SPD, Greens and FDP has reached a coalition agreement quicker than expected. The ‘traffic light coalition’ presented the results of its negotiations yesterday (24 November). The coalition agreement bears the title ‘Dare More Progress – Alliance for Freedom, Justice and Sustainability’, and provides great cause for optimism … Continue reading Enercon welcomes coalition agreement as important signal of fresh start

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Brazil will be the first country in Latin America to invest in offshore wind energy

Offshore wind energy is one of the most innovative and efficient forms of energy production. It is the use of the force of offshore winds to generate electrical energy with wind turbines.The method is more effective than the process on land, since, offshore, there are no barriers to reduce the force of the winds, which … Continue reading Brazil will be the first country in Latin America to invest in offshore wind energy

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Enlit Europe, a key event for the energy sector

Enlit Europe, which will be held in Milan from November 30 to December 2, is a major event for the energy industry. It will feature 350 speakers, and several of them are from Enel Green Power. The event is to file under “Not to be missed.” An important energy sector event will be held in … Continue reading Enlit Europe, a key event for the energy sector

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Emission-free flight – DLR takes delivery of its new ‘Do 288’ research aircraft D-CEFD

At the COP26 UN Climate Conference held recently in Glasgow, numerous countries reaffirmed the target of making air transport climate-neutral by the middle of this century. One important step in this direction will be the development of hybrid-electric propulsion systems for aircraft on feeder and regional routes. The DLR ‘Do 228’ research aircraft D-CEFD will … Continue reading Emission-free flight – DLR takes delivery of its new ‘Do 288’ research aircraft D-CEFD

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EDP Renewables inaugurates its first wind farm in Greece

The wind farm will contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions by approximately 48,000 tons per year. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, is inaugurating its first project in Greece today: a wind farm with a total capacity of 45MW in the Livadi area, near the town of Malesina, in … Continue reading EDP Renewables inaugurates its first wind farm in Greece

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Coalition agreement sets ambitious guidelines for future-oriented energy policy in Germany

In their coalition agreement, the German SPD, Green and FDP parties have set ambitious guidelines for future energy policy: Accelerated coal phase-out The coal phase-out in Germany is to be accelerated and ideally achieved as soon as 2030. Meanwhile, RWE has emphasised repeatedly that a faster phase-out of coal is possible if renewables, networks and … Continue reading Coalition agreement sets ambitious guidelines for future-oriented energy policy in Germany

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Nordex receives order for 177 MW of wind power from Peru

Nordex will supply 30 N155 / 5.X wind turbines for a 177 MW wind farm in the Ica region.Is the first order for the Delta4000 series N155 / 5.X wind turbines, which feature a rotor diameter of 155 meters and flexible classification in the 5MW class. The order also includes a full service contract that … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 177 MW of wind power from Peru

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