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Wind energy in Lower Saxony, Enercon wind turbines for 220 MW wind farm plants

Framework agreement signed with Schierloh Engineering and VR Energieprojekte Wildeshauser Geest / Partners install 6 wind farms with a total of 41 EP5 and EP3 wind turbines. ENERCON has secured new wind power project orders for 220 MW in Lower Saxony. A total of 6 wind farms with 41 wind energy converters are planned for … Continue reading Wind energy in Lower Saxony, Enercon wind turbines for 220 MW wind farm plants

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Siemens Gamesa leads the way in India with the launch of its next generation wind turbine

The company continues to shape the market with this new generation wind turbine in the 3MW segment, which is specifically designed for the Indian winds. The new SG 3.4-145 can operate at up to 3.6 MW with flexible rating strategy and delivers 48% more Annual Energy Production (AEP) than its predecessor in the country, the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa leads the way in India with the launch of its next generation wind turbine

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Enel Green Power and Norfund join forces to develop renewable projects in India

Enel Green Power and Norfund entered into a long-term, joint investment partnership to finance, build and operate new renewable projects in India.The agreement is aimed at boosting the development of renewables in India, in line with the sustainability, decarbonization and renewables targets of the companies and the country’s renewable energy goals.Enel Green Power will be … Continue reading Enel Green Power and Norfund join forces to develop renewable projects in India

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Iberdrola receives €800 million in financing from EIB and ICO to boost the green recovery in Spain

These funds will go to building photovoltaic plants and wind power farms in several locations, most of which are in rural transition regions.   Iberdrola today signed an agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) to drive the green recovery by developing new renewable energy capacity in Spain. To … Continue reading Iberdrola receives €800 million in financing from EIB and ICO to boost the green recovery in Spain

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IRENA Outlines Key Actions Needed to Accelerate solar and wind energy in Lebanon

Lebanon has the potential to generate up to 30 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Renewable Energy Outlook: Lebanon report suggests that scaling-up renewable energy adoption can help the country meet growing energy demand, support economic growth, … Continue reading IRENA Outlines Key Actions Needed to Accelerate solar and wind energy in Lebanon

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Juan Diego Díaz Vega, new president of the Spanish Wind Energy Association

The Board of Directors of the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), meeting yesterday 07/08, has appointed the previously vice-president of AEE on behalf of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Juan Diego Díaz Vega.The new president replaces José López-Tafall Bascuñana, after a brief presidency motivated by his appointment as ANFAC CEO.The period that begins is key because … Continue reading Juan Diego Díaz Vega, new president of the Spanish Wind Energy Association

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BBVA closes a landmark energy transaction with CIP for the construction of onshore wind farms in Aragon

BBVA has closed with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), one of the leading global investors in renewable energy, a green loan, long-term project financing credit facility for the investment in the Monegros portfolio of 12 onshore wind farms in Aragon, Spain. BBVA has had all significant roles, including sole bookrunner, structuring bank and green loan coordinator … Continue reading BBVA closes a landmark energy transaction with CIP for the construction of onshore wind farms in Aragon

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OLADE and IRENA Put solar and wind energy at Heart of Economic Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) will boost ties to put the renewables driven energy transformation at the heart of Latin America and the Caribbean’s economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak. The efforts build on an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) originally signed by the two organisations in … Continue reading OLADE and IRENA Put solar and wind energy at Heart of Economic Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

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Ørsted, Taiwan’s TSMC sign world’s largest wind power CPPA

Ørsted and Taiwan-based TSMC have signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA). TSMC will offtake the full production from Ørsted’s 920MW Greater Changhua 2b & 4 offshore wind farm, making it the largest-ever contract of its kind within renewable energy. The 20-year fixed-price contract period starts once Greater Changhua 2b & 4 reaches commercial operations … Continue reading Ørsted, Taiwan’s TSMC sign world’s largest wind power CPPA

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Brazil increases wind energy generation by 77.1%

Electricity consumption in Brazil fell 4.7% between June 1st and 26th at. Brazil increases wind power generation by 77.1% and ethanol consumption by 18.6%. Electricity consumption in Brazil fell 4.7% between June 1st and June 26th compared to the same period last year. The data are from the Electric Energy Trading Chamber (CCEE). Despite the … Continue reading Brazil increases wind energy generation by 77.1%

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Clarification on Public Prosecutor measures regarding EDPR Board members

EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”) is providing the following information to the market and to the public in general: In the context of a judicial procedure undergoing related to the activity of EDP – Energias de Portugal (“EDP”), which holds an 82.6% shareholding in EDPR, EDPR’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. António Mexia, and … Continue reading Clarification on Public Prosecutor measures regarding EDPR Board members

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A renewables-based EU Hydrogen Strategy can ensure success of green recovery

Ahead of the EU Energy System Integration Strategy and the EU Hydrogen Strategy, organisations highlight the crucial role of renewable electricity-based hydrogen to support a green and job-rich recovery, paving the way for a climate-neutral, inclusive, and truly future-oriented EU economy. Amidst the twin health and economic crises brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, it … Continue reading A renewables-based EU Hydrogen Strategy can ensure success of green recovery

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The crisis of the wind energy company Suzlon

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its fourth quarter (Q4 FY20) and annual audited results for financial year 2019-20 (FY20). J P Chalasani, Group CEO, said, “It was a highly challenging year where the market remained restricted to very low volumes and the country witnessed only 20% capacity utilization. Suzlon has installed … Continue reading The crisis of the wind energy company Suzlon

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#WindTalent looks at challenges in attracting talent and job growth in wind power

Today, a new edition of #WindTalent has brought together different representatives of HR, Talent and Training from companies in the wind sector and wind turbines, experts from Head Hunters, and young professionals who have chosen wind as the sector to start their professional careers. The conference, organized by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), discussed … Continue reading #WindTalent looks at challenges in attracting talent and job growth in wind power

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Concession granted for a 250 MW floating wind power plant in Italy

Wind energy project company 7 Seas Med has been granted a 30-year maritime state concession to install a 250 MW floating wind farm in the Strait of Sicily, according to European public procurement journal Tenders Electronic Daily (TED). The wind farm will install 25 floating wind turbines each of 10 MW. The Taranto-based company requested … Continue reading Concession granted for a 250 MW floating wind power plant in Italy

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Ghana sleepping on solar and wind energy adoption

“All across the world we are noticing growth…. Technology growth is the driving principles that are developing renewable energy resources. But Ghana seems to be missing in the puzzle. Renewable energy is a fright to policy makers” – Nana Amoasi VII, IES Executive Director. Across the world, access to energy is deemed as essential for … Continue reading Ghana sleepping on solar and wind energy adoption

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Wind energy is the fastest growing in Brazil

Brazil already has 16 GW of installed wind power. By 2024, the forecast is that the number will reach the mark of 24.4 GW, including auctions that have already been carried out and contracts signed in the free market. The Infovento newsletter, made by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association, showed that in the last year … Continue reading Wind energy is the fastest growing in Brazil

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Iberdrola receives the green light from Australia for its offer on the wind energy company Infigen

The Australian regulator, the ‘Foreign Investment Review Board’ (FIRB), has given the green light to Iberdrola’s offer for Infigen Energy. The Spanish firm goes one step further to seize the renewable energy company for which it has embarked on a ‘takeover war’ with the Philippine group Ayala. As reported on Tuesday by the Spanish, the … Continue reading Iberdrola receives the green light from Australia for its offer on the wind energy company Infigen

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Install more wind turbines, tripling the wind energy of northern Colorado

Along a windy stretch of the Rocky Mountain foothills in southern Wyoming, a small army of new wind turbines has started spinning. Its main customers: Residents of Fort Collins, Estes Park, Loveland and Longmont. In late June, developers flipped the switch on the Roundhouse Renewable Energy Project, Northern Colorado’s largest source of wind energy to … Continue reading Install more wind turbines, tripling the wind energy of northern Colorado

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AEP Energy, CIP reach long-term PPA for 400-MW Illinois wind power project

EP Energy, a subsidiary of American Electric Power, signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for 400 MW of renewable energy from the Panther Grove Wind Energy Facility in Woodford County, Ill. The agreement was reached between AEP Energy and an affiliate of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). While the facility has yet to be built … Continue reading AEP Energy, CIP reach long-term PPA for 400-MW Illinois wind power project

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