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Wind energy in Guadeloupe: Renews Wind Farm

Authorities of the archipelago of Guadeloupe together with the company Quadran Caraïbes renew the wind farm of Montagne on the island La vista with the production of clean energy. The newspaper FAGuadeloupe now emphasizes that in the process the old wind turbines were replaced by more efficient ones with masts of 45 meters and blades … Continue reading Wind energy in Guadeloupe: Renews Wind Farm

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Wind industry to hold Argentina Wind Power in Buenos Aires, 4-5 September

The global wind industry will hold Argentina Wind Power, a major conference and exposition in Buenos Aires on 4-5 Septmeber 2019. The event, which will be the largest of its kind to be held in Argentina, is being organised by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Camara Eolica Argentina and Grupo La Nacion. It will … Continue reading Wind industry to hold Argentina Wind Power in Buenos Aires, 4-5 September

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Boralex commissions the Catésis wind farm in France

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) announces the commercial commissioning of the 10 MW installed capacity Catésis wind farm located in France’s Nord department. The commissioning of this wind farm increases Boralex’s capacity to 951 MW in France and a total of 1,987 MW worldwide. “We’re delighted with the commissioning of the Catésis wind farm which brings us … Continue reading Boralex commissions the Catésis wind farm in France

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Wind power remains affordable despite flawed study

he phrase “garbage in, garbage out” explains that analysis based on flawed input assumptions will result in flawed results and conclusions. A recent textbook example of that comes from the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCE) and the special interest group Institute for Energy Research (IER). IER has been down this road before, and … Continue reading Wind power remains affordable despite flawed study

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Vestas and RUSNANO to explore further opportunities to increase wind energy in Russia

Vestas and RUSNANO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding localisation of equipment for the Russian sustainable energy market, including supply chain optimisation, local manufacturing of wind turbines and Vestas considering the possibility of using technology developed by RUSNANO portfolio companies. The MoU was signed in relation to St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and seeks … Continue reading Vestas and RUSNANO to explore further opportunities to increase wind energy in Russia

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Wind power projects in Africa exceed 18 GW

The wind energy projects in Africa are located at 18 GW at the end of the first quarter of 2019, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. Some 6.5 GW of wind farm plants with wind turbines are at an advanced stage of development, although the report, “Perspectives of the wind … Continue reading Wind power projects in Africa exceed 18 GW

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American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) safety initiatives: Be safe and prepared as temperatures rise

With the calendar flipping to June the dog days of summer will be here before we know it. That means it’s getting hot out there, and wind workers need to take precautions to maintain a safe working environment. According to OSHA, many people are exposed to heat on the job, in both indoor and outdoor … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) safety initiatives: Be safe and prepared as temperatures rise

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Senvion completes installations of key wind energy projects in growth markets

Senvion has successfully completed the installation of three key wind farm projects in Chile and Australia. In Chile, the Sarco and Aurora wind power projects consist of 93 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of around 299 MW. In Australia, the Pacific Hydro Crowlands Wind Farm features 39 Senvion MM92 turbines. The commissioning of … Continue reading Senvion completes installations of key wind energy projects in growth markets

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Wind energy in Jordan- Six companies shortlisted for wind farm

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has selected six international companies that qualified on the technical basis to implement wind power project tender in the southern region of the Kingdom.The project that is designed to generate electricity at a capacity of 50 megawatts (MW), and it is also part of the third round of … Continue reading Wind energy in Jordan- Six companies shortlisted for wind farm

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Hybrid Solar Wind Energy Storage Market is predicted to see lucrative gains till 2024

Hybrid Solar Wind Energy Storage Market in U.S. will driven by increasing electricity demand primarily across residential and commercial establishments along with growing awareness towards adoption of clean energy systems will further propel the industry growth. For instance, in 2017 General Electric ventured with Juhl Energy to construct 4.6 MW of community-based hybrid project involving … Continue reading Hybrid Solar Wind Energy Storage Market is predicted to see lucrative gains till 2024

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Wind energy in Argentina: Macri travels to Córdoba to inaugurate a wind turbine factory

President Mauricio Macri will visit the Argentine Aircraft Factory “Brig. San Martín » (Fadea), from Córdoba, where it will participate in the inauguration of the plant for the assembly of wind turbines. The ceremony for the presentation of the new plant will take place at 11 am at the Fadea facilities, located on National Route … Continue reading Wind energy in Argentina: Macri travels to Córdoba to inaugurate a wind turbine factory

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Vietnam Wind Power 2019

Organised by Global Wind Energy Council in partnership with GIZ, Danish Embassy Hanoi and theEmbassy of Ireland, the 2nd edition of Vietnam Wind Power 2019 gathers international industry experts and local leading wind companies, together with high-level representatives from government and other relevant authorities from Vietnam to discuss opportunities for wind power development in Vietnam and what needs to … Continue reading Vietnam Wind Power 2019

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Vestas to deliver EPC wind turbines for wind energy project in South Africa

Leveraging its extensive project management experience and product expertise, Vestas has developed a full engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solution for the 35 MW Wesley wind farm located at the Eastern Cape. The order is placed by EDF Renewables and adds to Vestas’ more than 100 successfully executed EPC projects, totaling more than 4 GW … Continue reading Vestas to deliver EPC wind turbines for wind energy project in South Africa

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Bonn Community Power Declaration

World Wind Energy Association : We, the participants of the 4th International Community Wind Symposium & Community Power Forum, have gathered in Bonn on 28 & 29 May under the theme “Shaping the Energy Transition – Strength through Alliances”. Building on the predecessor events and in particular on the Fukushima Community Power Declaration, the Community … Continue reading Bonn Community Power Declaration

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IRENA says falling renewable energy costs will drive global climate action

Lower cost of production and cheaper rates of power will strengthen the business case and solidify the role of renewables as the engine of the global energy transformation, the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) said in its latest report. The study released on Wednesday, ahead of Abu Dhabi’s global preparatory meeting for the United Nations … Continue reading IRENA says falling renewable energy costs will drive global climate action

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Construction on 50MW wind power plant begins in Bac Lieu

Construction on a wind farm with a capacity of 50MW began in Vinh Hau A commune, the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on June 1, as part of activities during the Vietnam Sea and Island Week and an Action Month for the Environment. Covering a total area of 1,000ha, the Hoa Binh 1 plant … Continue reading Construction on 50MW wind power plant begins in Bac Lieu

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Vietnam promotes the development of renewable energies

In order to meet the growing demand for electricity in Vietnam, it is expected that alternative sources such as wind energy and solar power will be the future for the energy sector in the Indochinese country in the coming years. Currently, by investing in industries and increasing the population, the coverage of electricity demand is … Continue reading Vietnam promotes the development of renewable energies

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Enel closes sale of 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

The assets sold to Chinese company CGNEI for 2.9 billion Brazilian reais are solar plants Nova Olinda (292 MW) and Lapa (158 MW) as well as the 90 MW Cristalândia wind farm. The transaction is aimed at freeing up resources that can finance Enel’s further renewable development in Brazil, while the company will continue plant … Continue reading Enel closes sale of 540 MW of renewable capacity in Brazil

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Bladeless Wind Turbines – Less Efficient in the Conversion of Captured Wind Power Into Electrical Energy

Wind is an essential part of the global renewable energy landscape and in the foreseeable future, the reliance on it is anticipated to increase. Currently, turbines are the most commonly used machines to convert wind energy into electrical energy with the movement of the blades fuelling an electricity generator. However, the top-heavy nature of conventional … Continue reading Bladeless Wind Turbines – Less Efficient in the Conversion of Captured Wind Power Into Electrical Energy

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