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Nordex Group posts Brazil wind power order for 90 MW

Nordex has received an order from its new customer, COPEL – Companhia Paranaense de Energia, for the supply and construction of 26 AW132/3465 wind turbines in Brazil. The order also includes the Servicing of the machines, with a contract term of 20 years. The 90 MW wind farm “Jandaíra Copel” will be built in the … Continue reading Nordex Group posts Brazil wind power order for 90 MW

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Vestas secures 226 MW order for five wind energy projects in Russia

Vestas has received a 226 MW order for five wind energy projects in Russia from WEDF (Wind Energy Development Fund), a joint investment fund created on a parity basis by PJSC Fortum and JSC RUSNANO. With this fifth order from its framework agreement with RUSNANO and Fortum to supply wind energy solutions in Russia, Vestas … Continue reading Vestas secures 226 MW order for five wind energy projects in Russia

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U.S. Renewable and Clean Energy Industries Set Sights on Market Majority

For the first time, the American wind energy, solar, hydropower, and storage associations have come together to announce a shared vision of renewables reaching a majority of U.S. electricity generation by 2030. Within a decade, more than half of the electricity generated in the U.S. will come from clean, renewable resources supported by energy storage, … Continue reading U.S. Renewable and Clean Energy Industries Set Sights on Market Majority

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Wind energy in Sweden, Enercon’s wind turbines for a wind farm

Swiss investor acquires majority share of 63 x E-138 EP3 wind turbines large-scale Markbygden Phase II wind power project. ENERCON has gained the Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners AG (CSEIP) as a majority shareholder for the ‘northern part’ of the Markbygden II project, a large-scale onshore wind energy project in Sweden. The Swiss investor is … Continue reading Wind energy in Sweden, Enercon’s wind turbines for a wind farm

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Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 13.1% in May

Wind energy represented 21.9% of the electricity demand in Spain in May, concentrated solar power 3.3% and photovoltaic energy 9, 3%. 52.5% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 70.8% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent. The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 31.3% and … Continue reading Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 13.1% in May

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Irena: costs have fallen by onshore wind energy at 40% and offshore wind power at 29%

Renewable electricity costs have fallen sharply over the past decade, driven by improving technologies, economies of scale, increasingly competitive supply chains and growing developer experience. Since 2010, utility-scale solar PV power has shown the sharpest cost decline at 82%, followed by concentrating solar power (CSP) at 47%, onshore wind at 39% and offshore wind at … Continue reading Irena: costs have fallen by onshore wind energy at 40% and offshore wind power at 29%

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Wind power in Cuba, wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

The works of the La Herradura 1 wind farm are progressing in the eastern province of Las Tunas as part of the national strategy of increasingly using wind energy. According to newspaper 26, of that territory, the eve of the founding of base number 20, of the 22 planned wind turbines for the current stage … Continue reading Wind power in Cuba, wind farm with Goldwind wind turbines

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India Wind Energy Targets Are Sensitive to Policy and Regulations

India is the world’s fourth-largest onshore wind market by installations, with 37.5 GW of capacity as of 2019. Technical potential at 120-metre hub height is a whopping 695 GW, according the National Institute of Wind Energy, and the government has set a wind capacity target of 60 GW by 2022 and 140 GW by 2030. … Continue reading India Wind Energy Targets Are Sensitive to Policy and Regulations

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Wind energy in Pakistan, Goldwind’s wind turbines for wind farms

Recently, Goldwind has received a new wind turbine supply contract for 20 units of GW 121-2.5MW high temperature model wind turbines for ACTII project. The project is located at Jhimpir of Sindh Province in Pakistan, where is well known as “wind corridor” with around 1GW installed wind capacity. This is the second time cooperation between … Continue reading Wind energy in Pakistan, Goldwind’s wind turbines for wind farms

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Wind energy can power a green recovery for Asia

The global COVID-19 outbreak has impacted the health and wellbeing of millions of people, creating unprecedented economic and social challenges, disrupting business and supply chain operations and affecting 2.7 billion workers globally. Governments across the world are now rising to the challenge of preparing a roadmap to economic recovery, with an excess of (USD) $10 … Continue reading Wind energy can power a green recovery for Asia

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SDG 7 at the Heart of COVID-19 Response and Recovery

The global health and economic crisis set off by the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the need for reliable energy access – whether for health facilities to treat patients and store vaccines, for pumps to supply communities with clean water, or to give people the benefits of digital communication technologies. The latest edition of Tracking SDG 7: … Continue reading SDG 7 at the Heart of COVID-19 Response and Recovery

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Nordex supplies wind turbines for wind power in the US

Nordex has been active in the United States of America since 2008, with two main office locations in Chicago, Illinois – which acts as the region’s head office – and West Branch, Iowa. Between these two locations, and those working out in the field, Nordex USA, Inc. has a total of 460 employees. With the … Continue reading Nordex supplies wind turbines for wind power in the US

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Wind energy in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 41 MW wind farm

Vestas has received an order for a project in China that includes the supply of 17 V120-2.2 MW wind turbines with 141m towers delivered in 2.4 MW Power Optimised Mode, as well as a 5-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. Deliveries are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2020, with … Continue reading Wind energy in China, Vestas’ wind turbines for 41 MW wind farm

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EDP Renova?veis was awarded CfD for 54 MW at the Italian wind energy auction

EDP Renewables, a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the largest wind energy producers in the world, announced today that the company was awarded 20-year Contract-for-Difference (“CfD”) at the Italian wind power auction to sell electricity to be produced by 2 wind farms with total capacity of 54 MW. The wind … Continue reading EDP Renova?veis was awarded CfD for 54 MW at the Italian wind energy auction

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Central and Eastern Europe: now leading the way in facilitating corporate renewable PPAs

Corporate renewable electricity sourcing is set to play a major role in the energy transition. Corporates are increasingly looking at ways to reduce the environmental impact of their own operations, both for reputational reasons and to gain a competitive edge in a society in which awareness and the importance of environmental impacts are ever increasing. … Continue reading Central and Eastern Europe: now leading the way in facilitating corporate renewable PPAs

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American Wind Energy Association Statement on IRS Safe Harbor Guidance

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provided one additional year of safe harbor flexibility for wind projects that began construction in 2016 and 2017, in order to help address the significant short-term challenges associated with COVID-19. “We applaud the Administration for taking this critical … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association Statement on IRS Safe Harbor Guidance

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Innogy places order with the Nordex for 27 MW wind energy project in Germany

Wind farm to be set up on recultivated land of a former open cast lignite mining site, Garzweiler.innogy SE has commissioned the Nordex Group to equip the “Jüchen A44n” wind farm with six N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines, all with hub heights of 164 metres. The “Jüchen A44n” wind farm will be built next to the A44 … Continue reading Innogy places order with the Nordex for 27 MW wind energy project in Germany

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COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets by 2030, countries must safeguard the gains already attained and accelerate efforts to achieve affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030 … Continue reading COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

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Vestas wins largest order to date in Vietnam for three wind energy projects

Vestas has secured its largest order in Vietnam to date for a total of 144 MW for the three wind farms Lien Lap, Phong Huy, and Phong Nguyen in the Qu?ng Tr? Province. The order is placed by Power Construction Company No.1 (PCC1), a local independent power producer and electrical infrastructure company, in partnership with … Continue reading Vestas wins largest order to date in Vietnam for three wind energy projects

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Wind turbine sizes keep growing as industry consolidation continues

Vestas (18%) remained the number one wind turbine supplier, with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (15.7%) moving into second place thanks to its offshore wind expansion and China’s Goldwind (13.2%) in third place. The report finds that 22,893 wind turbines from 33 suppliers were installed globally in 2019 totalling over 63 GW of capacity, a new … Continue reading Wind turbine sizes keep growing as industry consolidation continues

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