Category Archives: Wind Energy

Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

The American Clean Power Association today released its Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021, which showed that wind, utility solar, and battery storage power capacity in the U.S. topped 200 gigawatts (GW) after 28.5 GW of clean energy projects came online in 2021. Regardless of this milestone, installations were flat when compared to 2020 levels … Continue reading Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

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RWE participates in the Dutch tender for offshore wind power

RWE’s innovative ecological concepts deliver net positive impact on biodiversity during construction and operation of offshore site VI. Perfect match of supply and demand through full system integration at offshore site VII, including 600 MW electrolyser capacity for green hydrogen production, e-boilers for heating and battery storage.Comprehensive Research & Development programme on system integration and … Continue reading RWE participates in the Dutch tender for offshore wind power

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WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

From 27 to 30 September 2022, Hamburg will become an energy hub for the world. For four days, at WindEnergy Hamburg everything at the trade show site will revolve around generating energy from wind and its exploitation. At the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE, it is all about the generation, transport, storage and use of green hydrogen. … Continue reading WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

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Vattenfall is inaugurating its largest land-based wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

On Monday May 23rd, Blakliden Fäbodberget – Vattenfall’s largest ever land-based wind farm with 84 wind turbines – will be inaugurated. Media are welcome to attend, either on site or via a live webcast. Blakliden Fäbodberget, located in Lycksele and Åsele municipalities, began construction in 2018 and are now ready for operation. The wind farm, … Continue reading Vattenfall is inaugurating its largest land-based wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

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Vestas introduces the V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, to improve wind farm performance and stability in wind power

The expansion of renewable energy is expected to accelerate in the coming decade, and Vestas will support this growth through improving the scalability of new wind power solutions and increasing business case certainty for customers. To support the projected growth and increased penetration of renewables in the global energy mix, we are introducing the V163-4.5 … Continue reading Vestas introduces the V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, to improve wind farm performance and stability in wind power

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Ørsted agrees to acquire onshore wind farm Ford County Wind in Illinois

Upon the closing of the acquisition, Ørsted will add 121 MW operational wind to its portfolio in the US MISO market, which covers 15 states in the Midwest and the South. Ford County Wind is contracted via power purchase agreements (PPA’s) with Mars, Incorporated, Silgan Containers, and BHJ USA. The project reached commercial operation in … Continue reading Ørsted agrees to acquire onshore wind farm Ford County Wind in Illinois

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Duke Energy wins offshore wind lease in North Carolina

Duke Energy bid $155 million to secure the federal lease for 55,154 acres in the Atlantic Ocean 20 miles off Bald Head Island southeast of Wilmington to develop what could be as much as a 1.6-gigawatt wind project.Duke N.C. President Stephen De May said winning the lease is an important step for Duke as it … Continue reading Duke Energy wins offshore wind lease in North Carolina

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DNV provides concept certification of Fred. Olsen 1848’s floating wind turbine

BRUNEL is a floating wind turbine support structure designed to support a 15 MW wind turbine. The substructure is a column stabilized unit with three columns connected by submerged horizontal pontoons. The rotor-nacelle assembly (RNA) is supported by two inclined towers meeting at a distance below the nacelle interface. The structure will be single point … Continue reading DNV provides concept certification of Fred. Olsen 1848’s floating wind turbine

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Green hydrogen a “shore” way to decrease shipping emissions

Statkraft wants to take a leading role as a producer of green hydrogen and green hydrogen-based fuel in hubs with several types of consumption. Bjørn Holsen, SVP of New Business, gave a presentation in Munich on 13th May 2022, at the Green Hydrogen Forum about sectors and applications for fuel cell transportation and mobility. We … Continue reading Green hydrogen a “shore” way to decrease shipping emissions

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The King inaugurates Iberdrola’s green hydrogen plant in Puertollano

The project will have zero CO emissions2 thanks to the use of renewable energy from an innovative photovoltaic plant integrated into the installation The plant, which will be able to produce up to 3,000 tonnes of renewable hydrogen per year, will supply clean hydrogen to the Fertiberia Group’s factory in the town, thereby reducing the … Continue reading The King inaugurates Iberdrola’s green hydrogen plant in Puertollano

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Ørsted and TotalEnergies partner to participate in Dutch offshore wind tenders

Ørsted and TotalEnergies have joined forces to jointly submit bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders “Holland Coast West” with the aim to achieve net positive impact on biodiversity and the Dutch energy system. The Holland Coast West wind farms are located approximately 53 km off the Dutch coast and have a combined capacity … Continue reading Ørsted and TotalEnergies partner to participate in Dutch offshore wind tenders

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Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 to be released at CLEANPOWER 2022 conference

The American Clean Power Association announced today that its Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 will be released at CLEANPOWER 2022, the nation’s preeminent renewable energy conference. CLEANPOWER will again bring together the industry’s thought leaders and decision makers to discuss and showcase the most important issues facing the energy industry today. With a focus … Continue reading Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 to be released at CLEANPOWER 2022 conference

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Biden announces Carolina offshore wind energy auction winner

Sale results in $315 million total in winning bids for two lease areas and a $42 million investment in domestic supply chain and workforce training. The Department of the Interior today announced results from its wind energy auction in the Carolina Long Bay area, the second major offshore wind lease sale this year. “The Biden-Harris … Continue reading Biden announces Carolina offshore wind energy auction winner

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Empire Wind selects Edison Chouest Offshore to provide plug-in hybrid service operations vessel

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel charter agreement to US marine transportation provider, Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO). The plug-in hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) will be the first in the US offshore wind sector capable of sailing partly on battery power. The vessel will … Continue reading Empire Wind selects Edison Chouest Offshore to provide plug-in hybrid service operations vessel

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Texas energy experts headline panel on renewable energy in Lone Star State at CLEANPOWER 2022

The American Clean Power Association announced a Texas-specific panel that will be featured at CLEANPOWER 2022, the nation’s preeminent renewable energy conference. CLEANPOWER will again bring together the industry’s thought leaders and decision makers to discuss and showcase the most important issues facing the energy industry today. With a focus on “Building the Clean Energy … Continue reading Texas energy experts headline panel on renewable energy in Lone Star State at CLEANPOWER 2022

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RWE reports quarterly results

In operational terms, the year started very well for RWE. At €1,460 million, adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation) for the first quarter of 2022 clearly exceeded the previous year’s figure (Q1 2021: €883 million). Adjusted EBIT also rose significantly, from €548 million to €1,098 million. Adjusted net income more than doubled, from €340 million to … Continue reading RWE reports quarterly results

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Market price forecasting and its importance for renewable energies development

Electricity, gas and CO2 markets prices were protagonists in recent months. In recent days, a large part of the headlines related to the Iberian market focused on the gas price limit that is expected to be approved in the coming days. All these topics will be analysed on May 12 in the webinar organised by … Continue reading Market price forecasting and its importance for renewable energies development

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Photovoltaic energy production records in some European markets

In the first week of May, hourly or daily solar photovoltaic energy production records were registered in the markets of Spain and Portugal and values among the highest in history in France. In the Iberian Peninsula, the wind energy production increased compared to the previous week and in most markets the demand decreased. This combination … Continue reading Photovoltaic energy production records in some European markets

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Patents for Green Hydrogen Technology on the Rise

A joint study published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the European Patent Office (EPO) uses patent statistics to reveal the trends and dynamism in the field of hydrogen that can be produced using renewable electricity via electrolysis. Innovation trends in electrolysers for hydrogen production shows that patent filings for hydrogen production technologies … Continue reading Patents for Green Hydrogen Technology on the Rise

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Carolina Long Bay lease sale demonstrates momentum of U.S. offshore wind sector

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) applauded the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for holding a lease sale in the Carolina Long Bay wind energy area that will create tens of thousands of high-skilled U.S. jobs, strengthen coastal economies, and deliver vast amounts of reliable, clean energy to America’s … Continue reading Carolina Long Bay lease sale demonstrates momentum of U.S. offshore wind sector

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