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Vestas receives an order of 34 MW for wind power in Norway

Vestas has received a 34 MW order for the Haramsfjellet wind energy project on the island of Haramsøya in western Norway. Vestas has developed a solution to fit the site’s wind conditions that includes eight V136-4.2 MW wind turbines and a long-term service contract to optimise energy production for the lifetime of the project in … Continue reading Vestas receives an order of 34 MW for wind power in Norway

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Turkey’s daily wind energy sets record

Turkey’s wind electricity generation hit a daily record on Sunday with 19% of the total power being generated from wind, according to data from the Electricity Transmission Corporation (TE?A?) yesterday. The country produced 132.90 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity from wind farms on Sunday, according to data provided by TE?A?. In this particular time period, wind … Continue reading Turkey’s daily wind energy sets record

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DTE to request proposals for new solar and wind resources

DTE Energy announced it is issuing Requests for Proposals (RFP) for additional solar and wind projects in Michigan. DTE will use these resources to help achieve compliance with Michigan’s Renewable Portfolio Standard, source its voluntary renewable energy programs and deliver on its commitment to reduce carbon emissions by at least 80% by 2040.   Solar … Continue reading DTE to request proposals for new solar and wind resources

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EGP, 11 years driving job creation in Mexico

Mexico is the third biggest economy in America. In recent years, it has stood out for its macroeconomic stability and the increase in its per capita income. However, the North American country faces important challenges such as income inequality and the need for better conditions for a workforce of almost 60 million people. The Organization … Continue reading EGP, 11 years driving job creation in Mexico

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Europe’s progress on renewable energy depends on getting National Energy & Climate Plans right

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson highlighted the importance of the 2030 National Energy & Climate Plans at a Florence School of Regulation event on 12 September on the energy priorities for the next European Commission. Dickson said that Europe’s progress on renewable energy deployment over the next decade will be determined by the National Energy and … Continue reading Europe’s progress on renewable energy depends on getting National Energy & Climate Plans right

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Dewa enhances tie-up with France’s Engie

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) recently met with France-based energy major Engie, as part of Dewa’s drive to forge strong ties with major global companies to exchange knowledge and share best practices in the energy sector. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of welcomed the delegation led by Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, chairman of Engie … Continue reading Dewa enhances tie-up with France’s Engie

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New York board approves 242 MW wind farm

A wind farm with up to 68 wind turbines in Steuben County has been approved by New York’s Electric Generation Siting Board. The 242-megawatt Baron Winds project will be built in the towns of Cohocton, Dansville, Fremont and Wayland. It will connect with the state’s electrical grid through New York State Electric and Gas transmission … Continue reading New York board approves 242 MW wind farm

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Farmland, wind energy lease rights to be offered at auction

A 337-acre farm with income-producing wind power leases will be offered at auction October 2, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company marketing the property and conducting the event. The auction will include wind rights from four wind turbines leased through 2043 with potential for renewal through 2053.  The assets will be offered in four … Continue reading Farmland, wind energy lease rights to be offered at auction

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Pan-renewable leaders announced as Clean Energy Executive Summit program chairs

AWEA is pleased to announce our 2019 conference program chairs for the Clean Energy Executive Summit: Tristan Grimbert, President & Chief Executive Officer of EDF Renewables and Tom Starrs, Vice President for Market Strategy and Policy at SunPower Corporation. Tristan leads EDF Renewables’ activities throughout North America overseeing three primary business lines: Grid-Scale Power, Asset … Continue reading Pan-renewable leaders announced as Clean Energy Executive Summit program chairs

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SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall ready to step up work to achieve fossil-free steel production

SSAB, together with LKAB and Vattenfall, is ready to step up work to achieve fossil-free steel production and to move up the construction of the HYBRIT demonstration plant by three years, write the companies’ three CEOs in an opinion piece published today in the Swedish daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter. The opinion piece comes just ahead … Continue reading SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall ready to step up work to achieve fossil-free steel production

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Recommendations to the Commission on R&I priorities

The European Commission has started preparations for Horizon Europe, the EU’s research and innovation funding programme for 2021-2027. The programme has a proposed budget of €94.1 billion and will fund research & innovation activities in almost all sectors and across all Technology Readiness Levels. To shape the strategic objectives of the programme, the Commission invited … Continue reading Recommendations to the Commission on R&I priorities

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Local workforce raises first wind turbines on Western Cape wind farm

Perdekraal East has taken on the look of a wind farm almost overnight with the erection of its first turbine tower. The latest milestone for the Western Cape wind power project was also one largely undertaken with South African expertise. Some 150 workers, the majority of those involved in the installation, are hired from the … Continue reading Local workforce raises first wind turbines on Western Cape wind farm

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Chile’s ambitious goals to lead renewable energy

The objective is that by 2050, 70% of the energy consumed in Chile is from sources such as solar thermal, photovoltaic or wind energy, which adds to the announcement of the decarbonization plan. Chile is inspiring the world with a significant expansion of solar energy, faster than any other country on the planet. (The State … Continue reading Chile’s ambitious goals to lead renewable energy

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Danilo Medina attends the start of operations Matafongo Wind Farm

President Danilo Medina participated this morning in the start of operations of Matafongo Wind Farm, which will contribute 34 megawatts to the National Interconnected Electric System (SENI), diversifying the country’s energy matrix. Matafongo Wind Farm, has 17 wind turbines of two megawatts of nominal unit power, each of them has a transformer that raises the … Continue reading Danilo Medina attends the start of operations Matafongo Wind Farm

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AWEA’s Amy Farrell gives remarks at final Politico Reinventing American Energy event

his week Politico and AWEA partnered to hold the third and final installment in our Reinventing American Energy series. While the first two panels focused on transmission and electrification, the capstone session examined clean energy’s future in Congress. You can view the full panel event below: Amy Farrell, AWEA’s Senior Vice President for Government and … Continue reading AWEA’s Amy Farrell gives remarks at final Politico Reinventing American Energy event

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Ingeteam will be present at the largest renewables trade show in the United States

North America Smart Energy Week is the major event that gathers together the greatest number of professionals from the PV solar, energy storage and energy efficiency sectors (among others), bringing several trade shows under one roof, such as Solar Power International, Energy Storage International, Smart Energy Marketplace+Microgrids, Wind Energy International and Hydrogen+Fuel Cells International. Once again, Ingeteam … Continue reading Ingeteam will be present at the largest renewables trade show in the United States

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Wind Power in the Dominican Republic: Matafongo Wind Farm with 17 wind turbines

Matafongo Wind Farm, opened this Thursday in the town of Sabana Buey, Peravia province, will contribute 34 megawatts to the National Interconnected Electric System (SENI), diversifying the country’s energy matrix. This was highlighted by the Dominican Presidency in a statement, in which he informed that the inauguration of the work was led by the country’s … Continue reading Wind Power in the Dominican Republic: Matafongo Wind Farm with 17 wind turbines

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GES TO BUILD 5 WIND FARMS IN ZARAGOZA TOTALING 231 MW

GES will take care of the engineering and the complete BoP. With 25 years of experience in the design and construction of wind farms, GES is a leader in the sector, with more than 14 GW built worldwide. GES is a benchmark in the Spanish renewable energy market, in which the company has built more … Continue reading GES TO BUILD 5 WIND FARMS IN ZARAGOZA TOTALING 231 MW

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Largest wind turbine blade test stand built by Siemens Gamesa

R&D investment in blade testing aimed at reducing risk and providing innovative, reliable solutions for wind energy. The new wind power facility will be capable of performing full-scale tests on the next generations of SGRE rotor blades. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has begun construction of the world’s largest wind turbine blade test stand in … Continue reading Largest wind turbine blade test stand built by Siemens Gamesa

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EDF Renewables acquires a significant pipeline of 300 MW wind power projects under development in Germany

EDF Renewables is announcing the acquisition of a significant wind farm projects pipeline of around 300 MW under development across Germany from Altus AG, a major player in the German wind energy sector. Altus AG will pursue the local development of these projects closely with EDF Renewables up to the construction of the future wind … Continue reading EDF Renewables acquires a significant pipeline of 300 MW wind power projects under development in Germany

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