Category Archives: Wind Energy

Siemens Gamesa’s top S&P Global Ratings ESG Evaluation showcases its commitment to energy transition

The company, the only wind turbine manufacturer to receive this evaluation from S&P, achieved a score of 83/100 and is ranked #2 in Spain and #12 worldwide. Siemens Gamesa has achieved a score of 83 out of 100 in the S&P ESG Evaluation, placing it #2 in Spain and #12 in the world among public … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s top S&P Global Ratings ESG Evaluation showcases its commitment to energy transition

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Nordex awarded contract by a consortium comprised of Helen Oy and Ålandsbanken Wind Power Fund for 148-MW wind farm in Finland 

Premium Service of N163/5.X wind turbines for 35 years. Plans for first-time use of hybrid tower developed in-house with hub height of 168 metres. The Nordex Group continues its strong growth path in the Finnish market: a consortium comprised of the Finnish energy utility Helen Oy and Ålandsbanken Wind Power Fund has commissioned the Nordex … Continue reading Nordex awarded contract by a consortium comprised of Helen Oy and Ålandsbanken Wind Power Fund for 148-MW wind farm in Finland 

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Greece: how the circular economy is helping people enjoy a natural beauty spot

We’ve used damaged electricity poles to create a picnic area near our Soros wind farm. Our first circular economy project in Greece has enabled us to “win together” with the local community. “Necessity is the mother of invention,” as the old saying goes. It can also be an excellent starting point to promote sustainability and, … Continue reading Greece: how the circular economy is helping people enjoy a natural beauty spot

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California governor aims to reach 20 GW of offshore wind power by 2045

California Governor Gavin Newsom has set a goal of 20 GW of offshore wind power by 2045.The U.S. Department of the Interior announced details of the proposed auction and lease terms for offshore wind development at the Morro Bay Wind Power Area and Humboldt Wind Power Area, located on high sea ??in central and northern … Continue reading California governor aims to reach 20 GW of offshore wind power by 2045

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Global Shift Towards Renewable Energy Continues.Here are 7 Reasons Why People Prefer it

Renewable energy is the future. This statement may sound like a crazy idea, but it’s becoming an increasing reality. More people are choosing renewable energy over fossil fuels. The global shift towards renewable energy is continuing on an upward trajectory, and this shift is due to several factors propelling the global switch to clean energy.  … Continue reading Global Shift Towards Renewable Energy Continues.Here are 7 Reasons Why People Prefer it

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Grönhult wind power park – rising of power plant

The first wind turbine at Grönhult wind farm is now being erected, where a total of twelve 5.6 MW wind turbines will be installed from Vestas. In May 2021, construction of the wind farm began. The work began with the construction of roads and then parking spaces, foundations and the internal electricity network for the … Continue reading Grönhult wind power park – rising of power plant

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Ørsted acquires German and French onshore wind platform Ostwind

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with Ostwind, a German developer, owner, and operator of onshore wind and solar PV projects in Germany and France, to acquire a 100 % equity interest in OSTWIND Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, OSTWINDpark Rotmainquelle GmbH & Co. KG, OSTWIND International S.A.S., and OSTWIND Engineering S.A.S. from OSTWIND AG, a holding … Continue reading Ørsted acquires German and French onshore wind platform Ostwind

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Iberdrola signs a €550m green loan with the EIB to boost renewables in Spain

Specifically, almost 1,800 MW of wind farms and photovoltaic parks will be built in different locations, mostly in rural areas. The new facilities will supply clean energy equivalent to the annual consumption of about one million households. The project will have a significant impact in terms of its contribution to the EU’s security of energy … Continue reading Iberdrola signs a €550m green loan with the EIB to boost renewables in Spain

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Enel in South Africa shares his plans for the business

As of June 1st, Manuele Battisti is the new Country Manager for Enel Green Power South Africa (EGP RSA), taking over from William Price. In this interview he talks about the exciting challenges that lie ahead in his new job. We meet our new Country Manager, Manuele Battisti. His mandate is to manage South African … Continue reading Enel in South Africa shares his plans for the business

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Ørsted acquires German and French onshore wind platform Ostwind

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with Ostwind, a German developer, owner, and operator of onshore wind and solar PV projects in Germany and France, to acquire a 100 % equity interest in OSTWIND Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, OSTWINDpark Rotmainquelle GmbH & Co. KG, OSTWIND International S.A.S., and OSTWIND Engineering S.A.S. from OSTWIND AG, a holding … Continue reading Ørsted acquires German and French onshore wind platform Ostwind

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BOEM’s NEPA Screening Criteria for Offshore Wind Power Projects Are a Big Step Toward Permitting Certainty

While a recent announcement from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) may have flown under the radar – overshadowed on the same day by announcements from President Joe Biden and eleven governors rolling out a Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership, along with a separate BOEM release of an eagerly awaited Draft Fisheries Mitigation Strategy … Continue reading BOEM’s NEPA Screening Criteria for Offshore Wind Power Projects Are a Big Step Toward Permitting Certainty

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Development of offshore wind energy in Vietnam

Vietnamese and foreign representatives discussed today during a consultation meeting organized in Hanoi, virtually and in person, the experiences to promote the potential of offshore wind energy in the country. Speaking at the meeting, Truong Duc Tri, deputy head of the General Administration of Seas and Islands of Vietnam, reported that at the 26th Conference … Continue reading Development of offshore wind energy in Vietnam

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Wind power generation grows in Brazil

Wind energy is already the second largest source of power generation in Brazil and its importance grows year after year.Data from the Global Wind Energy Council place the country as the sixth largest producer of wind energy in the world, with a jump in installed capacity from 1 gigawatt of power in 2011 to 21 … Continue reading Wind power generation grows in Brazil

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IRENA Goes Beyond the Talk to Address Financing Challenges in Developing Countries

Investments in energy transition technologies, while having reached record levels, are still not large enough. According to recent data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), in 2021, about 84% of these investments were in China, Europe, the United States, Japan and India. The Middle East and Africa accounted for 2% of the investment total. … Continue reading IRENA Goes Beyond the Talk to Address Financing Challenges in Developing Countries

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Biden visits Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm in the USA

The three wind power plants promoted by the group in the country are under construction or at an advanced stage of development and represent an investment of $10 billion.The facilities will have a capacity of 2,800 MW and will create 11,000 jobs. The President of the United States, Joe Biden, today visited one of the … Continue reading Biden visits Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm in the USA

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Photovoltaic, concentrated solar power and wind energy in Europe

Solar photovoltaic energy production record in Germany by exceeding 38 GWh in one hour. On July 17, the highest hourly solar energy production in its history was registered in Germany, exceeding 38 GWh between 13:00 and 14:00. A solar thermoelectric energy production record was also registered in Mainland Spain on July 12. These records occur in a … Continue reading Photovoltaic, concentrated solar power and wind energy in Europe

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House Passes Appropriations Bills That Will Advance American Clean Energy

ACP CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 8294 (Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2023):   “The FY2023 Appropriations package that passed out of the House today will go a long way toward further developing the clean energy industry. The bills provide the necessary funding … Continue reading House Passes Appropriations Bills That Will Advance American Clean Energy

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As Texas energy demand increases, Enel Green Power installs more renewable & storage capacity

Enel Green Power has completed its first large-scale hybrid wind project globally, Azure Sky wind + storage, featuring 350 MW of wind capacity and 136.5 MW/204.6 MWh of storage capacity. In addition, the company will add 57 MW/85.7 MWh of new battery storage capacity at its largest operating projects in Texas, Roadrunner solar and High … Continue reading As Texas energy demand increases, Enel Green Power installs more renewable & storage capacity

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DemoSATH floating wind turbine launched into water

The load-out and launching operation of the floating wind turbine was successfully performed after its onshore construction in the Port of Bilbao. Saitec Offshore Technologies and RWE achieved another milestone in the DemoSATH project with the successful completion of the launching operation of the floating unit. The project moves forward at a fast pace for … Continue reading DemoSATH floating wind turbine launched into water

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ACP and API Praise USMCA Energy Consultations with Mexico

American Clean Power Association (ACP) CEO Heather Zichal and American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers today released the following joint statement after the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that it is requesting formal consultations with Mexico under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) over Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez … Continue reading ACP and API Praise USMCA Energy Consultations with Mexico

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