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Wind power generated 31.5% of electricity in Spain in January

The demand for electricity in Spain fell by 4.1% in January. Renewables such as concentrated solar power thermal, photovoltaic, hydraulic and wind energy generated 57.4%, up to 13,742 GWh of electricity generated during this month, the highest monthly production since records exist. Also, technologies free of CO2 equivalent emissions broke their own monthly mark by … Continue reading Wind power generated 31.5% of electricity in Spain in January

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South Africa’s Seriti to build wind farm to power its coal mines

South African miner Seriti Resources, a top thermal coal supplier to struggling state power utility Eskom, is investing in wind power in the latest move by industry to wean itself off a national grid plagued by power cuts. Seriti on Thursday said it would build a 155 megawatt (MW) wind farm over the next two … Continue reading South Africa’s Seriti to build wind farm to power its coal mines

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Capital Energy reinforces its commitment to wind power in Soria

The agreements are linked to the development of the Pedrecha, San Cristóbal, Hazapierna and Praderas Altas wind farms and their evacuation infrastructures. This initiative combines the company’s contribution to the decarbonisation of the economy and the transformation of the energy model, through the start-up of renewable energy facilities, with its desire to promote growth in … Continue reading Capital Energy reinforces its commitment to wind power in Soria

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GE Renewable Energy strengthens its position in wind power in Spain with a new agreement with Repsol to install 133 MW in Aragon

GE Renewable Energy will supply 22 of GE’s 6.1 MW wind turbines, the most powerful GE turbines installed in Spain. Both the towers and blades will be manufactured in Spain. GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400 MW with Repsol in Spain. GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Repsol to supply 22 units … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy strengthens its position in wind power in Spain with a new agreement with Repsol to install 133 MW in Aragon

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Siemens Gamesa ends complex quarter while

New orders include improved protection against disruptive conditions. Siemens Gamesa announced the financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 today. The economic performance during this period was severely impacted by the outcome of the evaluation of the installed fleet, mostly affecting the service business. Against this backdrop, the Mistral strategy program continued … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa ends complex quarter while

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Canada added 1.8 GW of solar and wind power in 2022

CanREA’s new industry data shows that Canada is just starting to take advantage of its wind, solar and energy storage potential. The Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) has announced the industry’s year-end data, reporting that Canada’s wind and solar energy sectors grew significantly in 2022. “I am happy to see that, across Canada, the sector … Continue reading Canada added 1.8 GW of solar and wind power in 2022

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EDF Renewables North America Places 1 Gigawatt of Projects into Service

EDF Renewables North America, one of the largest renewable energy developers in North America, placed 1,054.7 MWp of onshore wind, solar and storage in service during 2022.  The Grid-Scale Power team commissioned 922.4 MW while the Distribution-Scale Power team delivered 9 projects totaling 56 MWp.  The Onsite Solutions team, through our affiliate PowerFlex, completed the … Continue reading EDF Renewables North America Places 1 Gigawatt of Projects into Service

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Ørsted achieved strong operational performance and significant strategic progress

Ørsted’s Board of Directors approved the annual report for 2022. Our operating profit (EBITDA) for the year amounted to DKK 32.1 billion, our highest EBITDA ever, of which the gain from the 50 % farm-downs of Hornsea 2 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 amounted to DKK 11.0 billion in total. EBITDA excluding new partnership agreements amounted … Continue reading Ørsted achieved strong operational performance and significant strategic progress

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Investments in wind energy are down – Europe must get market design and green industrial policy right

Investments in wind energy in Europe fell in 2022. Orders for new wind turbines were down 47% on 2021. There was not a single investment in an offshore wind farm. The problem is inflation, with costs rising at a higher rate than prospective revenues. Investors are also being turned away by unhelpful national interventions in electricity markets. The … Continue reading Investments in wind energy are down – Europe must get market design and green industrial policy right

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Wind, solar power generated record 22.3% of EU’s

Wind and solar power generated a record 22.3% of the European Union’s electricity in 2022, overtaking fossil gas, with 19.9%, for the first time, according to the European Electricity Review published Tuesday by energy think tank Ember. As Europe scrambled to cut most of its gas imports from its biggest supplier, Russia, and was faced … Continue reading Wind, solar power generated record 22.3% of EU’s

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Wind energy, demand and CO2 contribute to the rise in European electricity markets

In the fourth week of January, prices of almost all European electricity markets analysed at AleaSoft Energy Forecasting increased compared to the previous week. The general decrease in wind energy production, the increase in demand in most markets and the increase in CO2 prices contributed to this behaviour. On the other hand, on Thursday, January … Continue reading Wind energy, demand and CO2 contribute to the rise in European electricity markets

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ACP’s Next Chapter

I am in the early days in my new role leading the American Clean Power Association. I am looking forward to meeting with ACP members in the coming months to understand what our member priorities are and what can we do together.  For the last two weeks I have met with board members, members of … Continue reading ACP’s Next Chapter

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Enel Green Power España has built 20 wind power and solar plants this year in Spain

Endesa’s renewable subsidiary, Enel Green Power España, connected 919 MW to the grid last year, mainly from 16 new solar plants and 4 wind power plants, built applying sustainability projects associated with each installation and developed from the design phase. by the local community. The new infrastructures launched by Endesa in 2022 have involved an … Continue reading Enel Green Power España has built 20 wind power and solar plants this year in Spain

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Biggest year ever for Women in Wind Global Leadership program

This year’s Women in Wind Global Leadership Program will offer the most mentee places ever – with applications now open for the 2023/24 scheme.  Having started in 2019 with an initial group of eight mentees, this year the program will offer almost four times as many spots to women working in vital emerging wind markets … Continue reading Biggest year ever for Women in Wind Global Leadership program

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China invests $546 billion in wind and solar power, far outpacing the US.

China accounted for nearly half of global low-carbon spending in 2022, which could challenge US efforts to boost domestic clean energy manufacturing. China once again topped the world in clean energy investments last year, a trend that could challenge U.S. efforts to develop more homegrown manufacturing. Nearly half of the world’s low-carbon spending took place … Continue reading China invests $546 billion in wind and solar power, far outpacing the US.

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Naturgy obtains environmental green light for more than 1,300 MW

Among the projects that have received a favorable DIA, eight wind farms in Galicia stand out, as well as the largest installation that the company will build in Spain, located in Extremadura.The company continues with its strategy of developing a portfolio of renewable generation projects, which will add to the more than 5.4 GW of … Continue reading Naturgy obtains environmental green light for more than 1,300 MW

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Enel Green Power breaks new records in 2022 in solar and wind power around the world

In 2022, Enel Green Power built 5,223 MW of renewable capacity worldwide (including 387 MW of battery storage), an increase compared to 2021, thus reaching a total managed capacity of approximately 59 GW by the end of 2022.In 2022, Enel Green Power set three more global records in terms of projects under construction (around 7,200 … Continue reading Enel Green Power breaks new records in 2022 in solar and wind power around the world

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New solar and wind power facilities in Piauí this year will total 601 MW together

Piauí will have several new solar and wind power plants this year, increasing the state’s energy security, as well as generating jobs and income for the region’s inhabitants. The state has the largest companies in South America. The forecast of the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) for this year, with the expansion of the generation … Continue reading New solar and wind power facilities in Piauí this year will total 601 MW together

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Wind power, nothing will ever be the same as before, or maybe it will

When the global wind energy capacity approaches 1,000 GW worldwide and with an expected growth rate of 3% per year, we are faced with the following dilemma: If the market grows continuously, how is it possible that all the manufacturers lose money that only for the first three would be around €4,000 million in 2021, … Continue reading Wind power, nothing will ever be the same as before, or maybe it will

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Capital Energy will install a wind farm and a photovoltaic plant in Almería

The agreements are subject to the development of the Peregiles wind farm and the La Rambla photovoltaic plant, which will be located in the aforementioned municipalitiesThis initiative combines the company’s contribution to the decarbonisation of the economy and the transformation of the energy model, through the start-up of renewable energy facilities, with its desire to … Continue reading Capital Energy will install a wind farm and a photovoltaic plant in Almería

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