Category Archives: Wind Energy

Turkey to produce domestic wind turbines

Turkey’s Electricity Generation Company (EUAS) will produce domestic wind turbines in cooperation with ASELSAN (Turkish Defense Corporation), Yeni Shafak newspaper has reported. As one of the first wind power plants in Turkey, the turbines will be installed at Alacati Wind Power Plant (WPP) to reduce the country’s electricity dependence on foreign sources, the report added. The … Continue reading Turkey to produce domestic wind turbines

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Ships the first wind turbine that will produce green hydrogen in Chile

The wind turbine that will generate renewable energy for the Highly Innovative Fuels (HIF) demonstration plant in Magallanes has already been shipped in Shanghai. It is expected to arrive in Puerto Mardones after a journey of nearly 30 days on BBC Africa. “We continue to advance with our hydrogen-based eFuels project. The privileged winds of … Continue reading Ships the first wind turbine that will produce green hydrogen in Chile

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El Salvador Eyes Major Renewables Push Under New Partnership with IRENA

El Salvador has today signed a framework agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) that will see the two parties work closely to drive the Central American country’s national decarbonisation efforts in support of climate and economic development objectives. The agreement was signed during the 12th Assembly of IRENA by Ms Alexandra Hill Tinoco, … Continue reading El Salvador Eyes Major Renewables Push Under New Partnership with IRENA

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India and IRENA Strengthen Ties as Country Plans Major Renewables and Hydrogen Push

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has signed a strategic partnership agreement with IRENA today, signalling its intent to further strengthen its collaboration with IRENA in the field of Renewable Energy. The agreement was signed by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary, Mr. Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi and IRENA Director-General Francesco La … Continue reading India and IRENA Strengthen Ties as Country Plans Major Renewables and Hydrogen Push

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On January 22, the Guajira 1 wind farm is inaugurated

On January 22, the Guajira 1 wind farm is inauguratedThe Guajira 1 wind farm, which is located in Alta Guajira, was completed and will be inaugurated on January 22 with the presence of the President of the Republic, Iván Duque. This was reported by the manager of the Isagen company, Camilo Marulanda López.The Guajira 1 … Continue reading On January 22, the Guajira 1 wind farm is inaugurated

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RP and NextEra Energy Resources Announce Wind Farm to be Developed on Babbitt Ranches Property

On the heels of announcing a new large-scale, solar-powered battery storage project, Salt River Project has also announced it is contracting with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources to purchase the energy from a 161-megawatt (MW) wind resource, “Babbitt Ranch Energy Center,” to be built on Babbitt Ranches property in Coconino County. The project, which … Continue reading RP and NextEra Energy Resources Announce Wind Farm to be Developed on Babbitt Ranches Property

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Hydrogen Economy Hints at New Global Power Dynamics

IRENA says green hydrogen could disrupt global trade and bilateral energy relations, reshaping the positioning of states with new hydrogen exporters and users emerging. Rapid growth of the global hydrogen economy can bring significant geoeconomic and geopolitical shifts giving rise to a wave of new interdependencies, according to new analysis by the International Renewable Energy … Continue reading Hydrogen Economy Hints at New Global Power Dynamics

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Nordex received a 50 MW wind energy order from Poland

Ignitis Group, the Lithuanian state-owned energy holding company, has contracted Nordex to supply 14 N117/3600 wind turbines for a wind farm in Poland. The turbines are planned for the 50 MW “Bakow I” wind farm in the south-west of the country. The contract also includes a Premium Service contract for the turbines for 20 years. … Continue reading Nordex received a 50 MW wind energy order from Poland

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RWE announces further milestone for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

Turbine commissioning at Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm has been successfully completed. The wind farm, constructed by RWE on behalf the project partners, has reached this milestone on time, overcoming the challenges posed by the global pandemic. Once fully operational, the power output of Triton Knoll will be 857 MW, making it one of the … Continue reading RWE announces further milestone for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

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Statkraft to start construction of 80 MW wind power project in Brazil

Statkraft is ready to start construction of its Morro do Cruzeiro wind farm in northeastern Brazil, after closing a wind turbine supply contract with German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex.Morro do Cruzeiro is a greenfield wind project, developed by Statkraft in Brazil. The project entails two wind farms, 14 wind turbines and a total installed capacity … Continue reading Statkraft to start construction of 80 MW wind power project in Brazil

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Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

Today, at an event with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, New York Governor Kathy Hochul and U.S. Representative Paul Tonko, Equinor and bp announced the finalization of the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1. The PSAs … Continue reading Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

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Nordex Group receives orders from South America for 245 MW

Statkraft places order with Nordex Group for 80 MW in Brazil. Another developer places order for 165 MW in Chile. In December 2021, the Nordex Group received orders from South America for 245 MW. The Norwegian company Statkraft – Europe’s largest producer of renewable energies – placed an order for the supply and installation of … Continue reading Nordex Group receives orders from South America for 245 MW

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Energy Transition Central to Africa’s Economic Future

An integrated policy framework built around the energy transition could bring a wave of new sustainable energy investment to Africa, growing the region’s economy by 6.4 per cent by 2050, results of an analysis published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) revealed. The report, Renewable … Continue reading Energy Transition Central to Africa’s Economic Future

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The energy transition: EGP and IRENA will collaborate on renewables and green hydrogen

Head of EGP Salvatore Bernabei and the Director-General of the intergovernmental agency IRENA, Francesco La Camera, have signed an agreement to cooperate from a technological, regulatory and financial perspective on the energy transition. Enel Green Power and IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency, have signed a partnership agreement aimed specifically at accelerating the energy transition. … Continue reading The energy transition: EGP and IRENA will collaborate on renewables and green hydrogen

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A Renewable Future for Pakistan

Pakistan recently submitted its revised Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). NDCs are at the heart of the Paris Climate agreement and contain ambitious targets set by countries for themselves for successive periods of 5 years. The purpose of these targets is to reduce national emissions and … Continue reading A Renewable Future for Pakistan

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New Dutch Government is seriously ambitious on climate and wind energy

Nine months after elections took place in the Netherlands a new Government has now taken office. It’s a coalition of four parties: VVD, D66, CDA and the Christian Union. And it has a very ambitious agenda on climate change and energy. The new Government wants to cut Dutch CO2 emissions by at least 55%-60% by 2030 … Continue reading New Dutch Government is seriously ambitious on climate and wind energy

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Wind power industry wants faster expansion of offshore wind power

The German wind power industry welcomes the expansion of offshore wind power plants aimed for by the new governing coalition; the target of 30 GW by 2030 is correct. Five organizations in the industry are demanding that these must now be incorporated into the Wind Offshore Act immediately in order to avoid further loss of … Continue reading Wind power industry wants faster expansion of offshore wind power

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Iberdrola secures option in the Philippines to expand offshore wind energy activities in Asia

 Iberdrola signs agreement with Triconti ECC Renewables, the Philippines’ largest independent wind developer, sealing an option to enter five offshore wind projects with up to 3.5 GW capacity  •    Iberdrola would become a major, long-term renewable energy investor in the Asian country, contributing to local economic development, skills and job creation while helping the Philippines … Continue reading Iberdrola secures option in the Philippines to expand offshore wind energy activities in Asia

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GE Renewable Energy and Continuum Green Energy sign another wind power project in India

GE Renewable Energy will supply, install and commission 37 units of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines to Continuum.The wind turbines will power Continuum’s 99.9 MW Rajkot wind power project in Gujrat, India.This order is GE Renewable Energy’s latest in India, which recorded 1.2 GW+ orders in 2021. The Rajkot wind farm will power various industries … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Continuum Green Energy sign another wind power project in India

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Nordex receives order for 72 MW of wind power from Enefit Green in Finland

Wind farm composed of 13 Delta4000 wind turbines of the N163 / 5.X type. At the end of 2021, the Nordex Group received its first order in Finland from Enefit Green AS, one of the main producers of diversified renewable energy in the Baltic region. This contract is for the supply, installation and commissioning of … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 72 MW of wind power from Enefit Green in Finland

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