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American Clean Power Association Statement on Secretary Granholm’s Confirmation

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Jennifer Granholm as U.S. Energy Secretary. “American Clean Power congratulates Secretary Granholm on taking the helm of the Department of Energy. Having worked on energy policy with Secretary Granholm, I know that she is committed to the Biden administration’s interlinked … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Secretary Granholm’s Confirmation

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Supply Chain Executive Order

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement after President Biden signed an executive order on America’s supply chains. “American Clean Power supports the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to further develop the existing strong U.S. manufacturing presence for clean energy technologies. More than 530 American manufacturing facilities already contribute to the U.S. supply … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Supply Chain Executive Order

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Global Renewables Bodies Call on Mexico’s Government to Restore the Country’s Transition to Clean Energy

Today the leading global renewable energy bodies, The Global Wind Energy Council and The Global Solar Council, jointly called upon the government of Mexico to urgently restore the country’s transition away from expensive and polluting fossil fuels, and reset the course to a sustainable future based on competitive, clean renewable energy. A joint statement was … Continue reading Global Renewables Bodies Call on Mexico’s Government to Restore the Country’s Transition to Clean Energy

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EDP Renewables Profit rises 17% to 556 million euros in 2020

In the year 2020 EDPR added a total of 1,580 MW, including 486 MW from the acquisition of Viesgo’s renewables business. By the end of 2020 it managed a portfolio of operating assets with a capacity of 12.2 GW. The company has continued to successfully implement its asset disposal strategy. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a … Continue reading EDP Renewables Profit rises 17% to 556 million euros in 2020

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Iberdrola makes record investments of €9.24 billion (+13%) and posts €3.61 billion (+4.2%) net profit

Investments in renewables and grids to accelerate recovery. 91% of investments went to renewables and grids. Installed capacity grew by 4,000 MW in the past 12 months to 35,000 MW of green assets Renewable projects. Over 17,000 MW under construction as part of a 74,400 MW pipeline, after adding 25,000 MW in 2020 Offshore wind: … Continue reading Iberdrola makes record investments of €9.24 billion (+13%) and posts €3.61 billion (+4.2%) net profit

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Wind energy reaches 27,446 MW installed in Spain

Spain has increased wind power by 1,720 MW in 2020, adding a total of 27,446 MW installed wind power. Wind power produced 21.9% of the electricity consumed in 2020. The new wind power installed in 2020 amounts to 1,720 MW (2,243 MW were installed in 2019 and 393 MW were installed in 2018).Wind power has … Continue reading Wind energy reaches 27,446 MW installed in Spain

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Meridian Energy’s huge new wind farm in New Zealand

A huge new $395 million wind farm is to get underway in Hawke’s Bay this year. Meridian Energy has said its Harapaki Wind Farm, in the Maungaharuru? Range northwest of Napier, will get underway in the second half of this year. It will be New Zealand’s second-largest wind farm with 41 turbines, each 145 metres … Continue reading Meridian Energy’s huge new wind farm in New Zealand

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Low-level jets create winds of change for wind turbines

Strong, energetic flows in the lower atmosphere can greatly enhance wind farm performance, if the height is right. The amount of energy extracted from low-level jet flow is severely impacted by whether the wind turbines are operating below, at the same height as, or above the low-level jet. As one of the leading sources of … Continue reading Low-level jets create winds of change for wind turbines

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GE Renewable Energy awarded Vietnamese wind farm contract

GE Renewable Energy has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Ocean Renewable Energy Joint Stock Company to supply a total of 15 of GE’s 4 MW-137 wind turbines to support construction of the Cau Dat Wind Farm, the first wind farm in Lâm Ðông province in Vietnam. The contract also provides a … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy awarded Vietnamese wind farm contract

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Wind farm to be inaugurated on Iran-Afghanistan border

Head of Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (SATBA) has announced the inauguration of a huge wind farm project on the border of Iran and Afghanistan in near future, IRNA reported. According to Mohammad Satakin, 25-megawatt (MW) capacity of the joint project, which is considered one of the biggest wind farms in the world, … Continue reading Wind farm to be inaugurated on Iran-Afghanistan border

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GWEC India and MEC+ team up to catalyse growth in India’s wind energy industry

The Global Wind Energy Council India (GWEC India) and MEC Intelligence (MEC+) announced today that the two organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on building out market intelligence and evidence-driven policy recommendations to accelerate India’s energy transition. The partnership will aim to address key bottlenecks slowing down wind market growth, … Continue reading GWEC India and MEC+ team up to catalyse growth in India’s wind energy industry

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IRENA Report Identifies Policy Measures to Advance Jordan’s Transition to Renewables

A new report published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has identified a series of policy measures that can help advance the energy transition towards renewable energy in Jordan. The “Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan” – developed in co-operation with Jordan’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, suggests opportunities exist … Continue reading IRENA Report Identifies Policy Measures to Advance Jordan’s Transition to Renewables

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Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind farm

The Regional Ministry of Economy of the Xunta has announced that it is submitting to public information the request for authorization [1] of its third Galician wind farm: Troitomil. Located in the province of A Coruña, it will have an installed capacity of 30 megawatts (MW) and will involve an investment of around 21 million … Continue reading Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind farm

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The Texas blackouts: Don’t misplace blame on renewables

Texas is currently experiencing once-in-a-generation cold weather that has caused widespread blackouts across the state. Companies are working as quickly and creatively as possible to restore power to the residents and first responders bearing the burden of this anomaly, hopefully bringing an end to this hardship as soon as possible. In the coming days and … Continue reading The Texas blackouts: Don’t misplace blame on renewables

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The Truth About Texas: Thermal Power Plant Failures are the Blackout Culprits

Texas has suffered this week, but crisis reveals character. Record cold weather brought this state to the brink, but never brought Texas to its knees. Neighbors have come together to help neighbors, and everyone from front line responders to the engineers and experts who manage electricity production have worked around the clock to restore power. … Continue reading The Truth About Texas: Thermal Power Plant Failures are the Blackout Culprits

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Iowa explains why wind turbines don’t freeze in Iowa cold

A spokesperson with MidAmerican Energy Company says they install cold-weather packages into their wind turbines to help them stay warm as temperatures get colder. Texas relies heavily on natural gas, coal and nuclear energy in winter, but frozen wind turbines have gotten a lot of attention this week, with some wrongly saying renewable energy problems … Continue reading Iowa explains why wind turbines don’t freeze in Iowa cold

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EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility and wind power

The €673bn Recovery & Resilience Facility (RRF) regulation was published on 18 February 2021. It represents an unprecedented EU-level fiscal intervention to revive the European economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Crucially, the objective of the RRF is not to return the EU to business-as-usual but to lay the foundations for Europe’s future … Continue reading EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility and wind power

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EDP creates units to exploit green hydrogen and energy storage

The EDP Group has strengthened its commitment to decarbonization by launching two units that will exploit the potential of green hydrogen and energy storage systems. The H2 Business Unit (H2BU) will be the Group’s new arm for the development of green hydrogen projects, while the dedicated storage unit, built in EDPR NA, will aim to … Continue reading EDP creates units to exploit green hydrogen and energy storage

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Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind power plant

The Ministry of Economy of the Xunta de Galicia has opened to public information the request for authorization of the third Capital Energy wind farm in the region, called Troitomil, which will have a capacity of 30 megawatts (MW). According to the energy company, the park, located in the province of A Coruña, will involve … Continue reading Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind power plant

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Eolus Vind AB Year End Report September 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020

4 Months September 2020 – December 2020 Net sales 1077.5 (465.9) MSEK. EBIT 59.8 (210.9) MSEK. Profit before tax 36.2 (180.9) MSEK. Net profit 30.1 (185.0) MSEK. Earnings per share, before and after dilution equals 1.21 (7.43) SEK. During the four months period 0 (43) wind turbines were taken into operations with a total installed … Continue reading Eolus Vind AB Year End Report September 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020

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