Category Archives: wind energy

Europe puts fast permitting of wind power at the heart of its energy security plan

The European Commission has presented a new package of measures to help the EU wean itself off Russian fossil fuels well before 2030. The “REPowerEU Action Plan” spells out that renewables are at the core of Europe’s energy security. And crucially it tackles the permitting bottlenecks that are holding back the expansion of wind and solar. … Continue reading Europe puts fast permitting of wind power at the heart of its energy security plan

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Ducted Wind Turbines

The DWT D3 wind turbine was developed at Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, New York.   You will find a fact sheet, spec sheet, and brochure attached along with this email. The DWT D3 is commercially ready.  DWT has several years of data supporting our turbines performance, durability, and efficiency along with 3rd party validation and USDOE NREL … Continue reading Ducted Wind Turbines

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UNSG’s Remarks on Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) warmly welcomes the remarks of the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres setting out key actions to achieve the energy transition. His remarks were made during the launch of the World Meteorological Organization’s State of the Global Climate 2021 report. Responding to the announcement, IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera … Continue reading UNSG’s Remarks on Energy Transition

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Photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind energy in European markets

In the second week of May, the rise in temperatures led to a drop in demand in most of the European markets. The solar energy production increased in general in correspondence with the increase in solar radiation at this time. These factors and gas prices lower than those of the previous week allowed electricity markets … Continue reading Photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind energy in European markets

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Greece ahead of EU average in wind energy

The wind share in Greece’s total electricity production was above the EU average in 2021, with wind turbines covering 18% of total consumption, an increase of 3% compared to 2020. A report by WindEurope, the association for wind energy in Europe, shows wind power generation in Greece was above the EU’s 14% average, including offshore … Continue reading Greece ahead of EU average in wind energy

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GE introduces 3 MW onshore wind turbine designed specifically for the North America region

3.0-3.4 MW onshore turbine featuring 140m rotor and variety of hub heights Next generation of innovation with ease of install and reliability High-tech two-piece blades enable improved logistics and serviceability GE Renewable Energy today announced Sierra, its newest onshore wind turbine platform designed specifically for the North America region. The 3.0-3.4 MW turbine features a … Continue reading GE introduces 3 MW onshore wind turbine designed specifically for the North America region

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Offshore wind power can go hand in hand with nature.

New partnership between Ørsted and ARK Nature pioneers testing the potential of rewilding principles to restore vital ocean biodiversity as we speed up the global transition to renewable energy. One initial focus is restoring shellfish reefs that are fundamental to ecological restoration in the North Sea, and to use learnings from the project to develop the … Continue reading Offshore wind power can go hand in hand with nature.

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Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

The American Clean Power Association today released its Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021, which showed that wind, utility solar, and battery storage power capacity in the U.S. topped 200 gigawatts (GW) after 28.5 GW of clean energy projects came online in 2021. Regardless of this milestone, installations were flat when compared to 2020 levels … Continue reading Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

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WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

From 27 to 30 September 2022, Hamburg will become an energy hub for the world. For four days, at WindEnergy Hamburg everything at the trade show site will revolve around generating energy from wind and its exploitation. At the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE, it is all about the generation, transport, storage and use of green hydrogen. … Continue reading WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

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Vattenfall is inaugurating its largest land-based wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

On Monday May 23rd, Blakliden Fäbodberget – Vattenfall’s largest ever land-based wind farm with 84 wind turbines – will be inaugurated. Media are welcome to attend, either on site or via a live webcast. Blakliden Fäbodberget, located in Lycksele and Åsele municipalities, began construction in 2018 and are now ready for operation. The wind farm, … Continue reading Vattenfall is inaugurating its largest land-based wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

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Vestas introduces the V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, to improve wind farm performance and stability in wind power

The expansion of renewable energy is expected to accelerate in the coming decade, and Vestas will support this growth through improving the scalability of new wind power solutions and increasing business case certainty for customers. To support the projected growth and increased penetration of renewables in the global energy mix, we are introducing the V163-4.5 … Continue reading Vestas introduces the V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, to improve wind farm performance and stability in wind power

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Ørsted agrees to acquire onshore wind farm Ford County Wind in Illinois

Upon the closing of the acquisition, Ørsted will add 121 MW operational wind to its portfolio in the US MISO market, which covers 15 states in the Midwest and the South. Ford County Wind is contracted via power purchase agreements (PPA’s) with Mars, Incorporated, Silgan Containers, and BHJ USA. The project reached commercial operation in … Continue reading Ørsted agrees to acquire onshore wind farm Ford County Wind in Illinois

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Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 to be released at CLEANPOWER 2022 conference

The American Clean Power Association announced today that its Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 will be released at CLEANPOWER 2022, the nation’s preeminent renewable energy conference. CLEANPOWER will again bring together the industry’s thought leaders and decision makers to discuss and showcase the most important issues facing the energy industry today. With a focus … Continue reading Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 to be released at CLEANPOWER 2022 conference

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Empire Wind selects Edison Chouest Offshore to provide plug-in hybrid service operations vessel

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel charter agreement to US marine transportation provider, Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO). The plug-in hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) will be the first in the US offshore wind sector capable of sailing partly on battery power. The vessel will … Continue reading Empire Wind selects Edison Chouest Offshore to provide plug-in hybrid service operations vessel

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Texas energy experts headline panel on renewable energy in Lone Star State at CLEANPOWER 2022

The American Clean Power Association announced a Texas-specific panel that will be featured at CLEANPOWER 2022, the nation’s preeminent renewable energy conference. CLEANPOWER will again bring together the industry’s thought leaders and decision makers to discuss and showcase the most important issues facing the energy industry today. With a focus on “Building the Clean Energy … Continue reading Texas energy experts headline panel on renewable energy in Lone Star State at CLEANPOWER 2022

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RWE reports quarterly results

In operational terms, the year started very well for RWE. At €1,460 million, adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation) for the first quarter of 2022 clearly exceeded the previous year’s figure (Q1 2021: €883 million). Adjusted EBIT also rose significantly, from €548 million to €1,098 million. Adjusted net income more than doubled, from €340 million to … Continue reading RWE reports quarterly results

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Market price forecasting and its importance for renewable energies development

Electricity, gas and CO2 markets prices were protagonists in recent months. In recent days, a large part of the headlines related to the Iberian market focused on the gas price limit that is expected to be approved in the coming days. All these topics will be analysed on May 12 in the webinar organised by … Continue reading Market price forecasting and its importance for renewable energies development

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Photovoltaic energy production records in some European markets

In the first week of May, hourly or daily solar photovoltaic energy production records were registered in the markets of Spain and Portugal and values among the highest in history in France. In the Iberian Peninsula, the wind energy production increased compared to the previous week and in most markets the demand decreased. This combination … Continue reading Photovoltaic energy production records in some European markets

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The Big Impact of Mini-Grids in Mali’s Rural Areas

Fetching water from distant sources is a common practice in many villages in rural Africa. Niagalen Konaté is no stranger to this as she had to collect water from faraway places to irrigate her garden. But with the newly installed solar water pump, she is now able to avoid this strenuous errand. “The use of … Continue reading The Big Impact of Mini-Grids in Mali’s Rural Areas

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Vestas will supply 94 wind turbines to Pan American Energy’s wind farm in Bahia.

Pan American Energias Renováveis ??closed a contract with Vestas for the supply and installation of 94 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines for the Novo Horizonte wind farm, located in the state of Bahia. According to the president of Vestas in Latin America, Eduardo Ricotta, Vestas is pleased to further expand its alliance with Pan American Energy … Continue reading Vestas will supply 94 wind turbines to Pan American Energy’s wind farm in Bahia.

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