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Renewable Hydrogen Coalition will position Europe as world-leader on renewable hydrogen

The new coalition will support and accelerate the uptake of renewable hydrogen solutions in Europe. A new study released at the launch shows that renewable hydrogen in Europe could grow at much faster rate than current strategies suggest. Europe’s top renewable energy organisations are launching the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition today to give voice to businesses … Continue reading Renewable Hydrogen Coalition will position Europe as world-leader on renewable hydrogen

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Alcazar Energy and Hecate Energy brought online 45 MW Shobak wind farm in Jordan

Vestas was contracted to construct the project which included the installation of 13 V136-3.45 MW wind turbines across an area of 14.5km2 near the village of Al Shobak. It will also provide O&M services. The wind farm is jointly financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Islamic Corporation for the Development … Continue reading Alcazar Energy and Hecate Energy brought online 45 MW Shobak wind farm in Jordan

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Boralex consolidates ownership in three Quebec wind farms

Boralex Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy the 49 per cent stake in three Quebec wind farms it does not already own from the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec. The company will pay $121.5 million in cash plus up to an additional $4 million subject to certain conditions that need … Continue reading Boralex consolidates ownership in three Quebec wind farms

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Hydrogen consortium applies for EU funding

The GET H2 Nukleus project continues to take shape. The aim is to create the country’s first publicly accessible hydrogen network with scalable industrial production of green hydrogen. The hydrogen consortium around RWE Generation, bp, Evonik, Nowega and OGE has now submitted an application for funding from the EU Innovation Fund. In concrete terms, the … Continue reading Hydrogen consortium applies for EU funding

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What happens when wind turbines get old?

WindEurope’s End-of-Life Issues and Strategies Seminar (EoLIS 2020) explored what happens when wind turbines reach the end of their operational life. Industry experts discussed the latest trends and developments in repowering, lifetime extension, decommissioning and recycling. WindEurope presented a new Industry Guidance Document for the dismantling and decommissioning of onshore turbines. 34,000 wind turbines in … Continue reading What happens when wind turbines get old?

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Green electricity from Amrumbank wind farm to power trains of Deutsche Bahn

Electricity to be supplied from Amrumbank West offshore wind farm, located off Heligoland, from 2024 onwards. Starting in 2024, Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) will be powered by electricity from  RWE Renewable’s Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The relevant power purchase agreement (PPA) has been signed by Deutsche Bahn and RWE Supply & Trading, RWE’s trading … Continue reading Green electricity from Amrumbank wind farm to power trains of Deutsche Bahn

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Enel Green Power and Novartis strike deal for 10 year 100% renewable energy agreement

Enel Green Power and the global medicines company Novartis have signed a 10 year Pan-European Virtual Power Purchase Agreement for around 78 MW of renewable power starting from January 2022. The energy will be generated by the 179.9 MW TICO Wind Farm, located in the Spanish province of Zaragoza, Enel Green Power will be a “Green Enabler” … Continue reading Enel Green Power and Novartis strike deal for 10 year 100% renewable energy agreement

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IRENA and GWEC Enhance Cooperation to Scale Up Renewables Globally

Today, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) signed a cooperation agreement in order to join efforts aimed at increasing the adoption and deployment of wind and renewable energy worldwide. This agreement was signed by IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera and GWEC CEO Ben Backwell on the occasion of … Continue reading IRENA and GWEC Enhance Cooperation to Scale Up Renewables Globally

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EDP Renewables signs 63 MW PPA with Novartis

EDP Renewables, SA (“EDPR”), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers,  through its subsidiary EDP Renovables España S.L.U., has secured a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) with Novartis, a global medicines company, to sell electricity to be produced by a portfolio of 63 MW of … Continue reading EDP Renewables signs 63 MW PPA with Novartis

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Wind energy in Brazil grew 1,115 MW already in 2020 spread across 34 projects

The expansion of the electricity sector up to mid-November totaled 3,934.81 MW released by the National Electric Energy Agency. According to data from the agency, in November five new wind farms were registered, which together add up to 155.4 MW of installed capacity with wind turbines, divided into two wind power farms, one wind farm … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil grew 1,115 MW already in 2020 spread across 34 projects

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Iberdrola joins the world’s top manufacturer of electrolysers to make Spain a leader in green hydrogen

To enable the deal, Iberdrola and Basque company Ingeteam have created Iberlyzer, a company dedicated to the integration, installation and maintenance of electrolyser plants. Iberlyzer will begin operations next year and will integrate over 200 MW of electrolysers by 2023, investing €100 million to create 150 direct jobs. The agreement strengthens Iberdrola and Fertiberia’s green … Continue reading Iberdrola joins the world’s top manufacturer of electrolysers to make Spain a leader in green hydrogen

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Nabrawind and Peikko develop an innovative rock foundation for projects in Namibia

Nabrawind and Peikko have developed an innovative rock foundation for wind turbines that will be first implemented in the Elizabeth Bay wind farm developed by the renewables Franco/Namibian company InnoSun Energy. Peikko, European leader in solutions for Onshore Wind Turbine Foundations, has a long and strong track record in this kind of foundations. Peikko’s will … Continue reading Nabrawind and Peikko develop an innovative rock foundation for projects in Namibia

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A set of wind turbine parts destined for New Zealand’s largest wind farm have arrived in Hawke’s Bay

The parts arrived at Napier Port this week and will be stored in Hastings and Palmerston North before being delivered from storage yards progressively to the Turitea wind farm in the Tararua Ranges. The wind farm is being built for Mercury by the supplier, Vestas. Following the most recent shipment, almost all the turbine components … Continue reading A set of wind turbine parts destined for New Zealand’s largest wind farm have arrived in Hawke’s Bay

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Egypt: Wind brings clean energy, growth and hope

To understand sustainable development, you need to look no further than Siemens Gamesa’s recent wind energy projects at Ras Ghareb, Egypt. From supporting health and education at the Ras Ghareb wind energy project, to providing employment and protecting biodiversity at the West Bakr wind farm, these projects are not just about providing clean electricity. The … Continue reading Egypt: Wind brings clean energy, growth and hope

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Expansion of onshore wind energy needed for the Green Deal

Europe wants to be climate neutral by 2050. And onshore wind power will play a central role in that. According to the European Commission‘s decarbonisation scenarios it will be a quarter of Europe’s electricity consumption by 2050. That requires a 4-fold increase in the volume of onshore wind capacity between now and then. The European … Continue reading Expansion of onshore wind energy needed for the Green Deal

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GE Renewable Energy and European Energy add substantial wind power to Lithuania

GE Renewable Energy and European Energy add substantial wind power to LithuaniaGE Renewable Energy selected by European Energy to supply 22 Cypress onshore wind turbines units for three wind farms in Lithuania. The 121 MW wind energy project strengthens GE Renewable Energy’s position in the country. Deal includes a 25-year service contract. GE Renewable Energy … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and European Energy add substantial wind power to Lithuania

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The first 100 days: A clean energy roadmap

2021 brings a changing of the guard in Washington, D.C.—a new Presidential administration will be sworn in and Congress will be full of newly-elected members. That means there’s a host of officials we need to educate about the many ways clean energy can lead our post-pandemic economy recovery while making meaningful progress in the fight … Continue reading The first 100 days: A clean energy roadmap

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AWEA Releases 2021 Clean Energy Road Map

100-Day Plan details pathway to unlocking economic growth, achieving rapid renewable energy deployment to reach clean energy and climate targets. Next year brings renewed prospects for America to support renewable energy and, in turn, address climate change, while creating hundreds of thousands of well-paying jobs, providing enormous social and health benefits, ensuring energy security and … Continue reading AWEA Releases 2021 Clean Energy Road Map

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Nordex optimizes wind energy production of legacy wind turbines with vortex generators

The Nordex Group has optimized the aerodynamics of the rotor blades of a total of 80 N100/2500 wind turbines for the long-standing Turkish customer, Eksim. By installing the vortex generators, the power output of the older generation turbines will be increased by up to 2%. The Nordex Group offers its customers the vortex generator upgrade … Continue reading Nordex optimizes wind energy production of legacy wind turbines with vortex generators

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Wind energy will leave € 1,200 million in Teruel

Forestalia and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have announced an alliance by which they will carry out a portfolio of 27 wind farms in the province of Teruel that will reach a total capacity of more than 1 GW. According to Europa Press, the project will have a construction process of 3 years and will be … Continue reading Wind energy will leave € 1,200 million in Teruel

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