Category Archives: wind energy

Nordex Group announces new strategic collaboration with TPI Composites in Mexico

Against the backdrop of a continuing market momentum and a strong order intake, the Nordex Group and the American rotor blade manufacturer TPI Composites have agreed on a unique strategic partnership in addition to collaborating in Turkey and India. As part of this innovative collaboration model, the Nordex Group will transfer the operation of its … Continue reading Nordex Group announces new strategic collaboration with TPI Composites in Mexico

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IRENA and the Electric Power Research Institute Join Forces to Accelerate Smart Electrification

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to advance the global electrification of the energy sector based on renewables and energy efficiency. Signed by IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera and EPRI’s President and CEO Arshad Mansoor, the agreement provides the framework for … Continue reading IRENA and the Electric Power Research Institute Join Forces to Accelerate Smart Electrification

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Clean Power’s Meeting at the White House

Yesterday I had the honor of participating in a meeting at the White House with union and business leaders to represent our growing industry as Washington continues to sort out the bipartisan infrastructure framework. When I met with President Biden, Vice President Harris and business leaders I was proud to tell them that more than … Continue reading Clean Power’s Meeting at the White House

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Austria aims to have 100% renewable electricity by 2030

The Austrian National Parliament has voted in favour of the country’s new Renewable Expansion Law (EAG). The law sets a 100% renewable electricity consumption goal by 2030 for Austria – up from 75% right now. For this to become a reality, Austria will need an additional 27 TWh in electricity generation. And 10 TWh of … Continue reading Austria aims to have 100% renewable electricity by 2030

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The American Clean Power Association and the U.S. Energy Storage Association announce intent to merge

The boards of directors of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) have voted to pursue a merger of the two trade associations to combine their staff, programs, and members. The merger will bring together the diverse membership and talented team members of ESA with the resources and reach … Continue reading The American Clean Power Association and the U.S. Energy Storage Association announce intent to merge

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Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

The Vietnamese company owns six renewable projects under development: five onshore wind farms and one floating photovoltaic project Vietnam plans to install more than 20,000 MW of renewable energy by 2030  Iberdrola already has growth strategies in markets such as Australia, Japan and Korea Iberdrola is continuing its growth in Asian Pacific renewable energy markets, … Continue reading Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

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North Macedonia advances in three wind energy and solar power projects with 210 MW

ESM is seeking consultants for feasibility studies for solar power plants of 60 MW and 100 MW in Bitola and its 50 MW Miravci wind power project in Gevgelija. After Germany’s KfW Development Bank provided a EUR 2.4 million grant to North Macedonia to produce feasibility and environmental impact studies for green energy systems, Elektrani … Continue reading North Macedonia advances in three wind energy and solar power projects with 210 MW

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EDPR enters the UK onshore market with a 544 MW wind and solar portfolio

The transaction has been reached through two separate agreements with the renewable energy companies Vento Ludens and Wind2. The entry in the UK onshore market is within the context of EDPR Business plan 2021-25, providing diversification and growth.  EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, has reached agreements to … Continue reading EDPR enters the UK onshore market with a 544 MW wind and solar portfolio

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EDPR’s 198 MW wind farm located in Indiana starts commercial operations

The project, called Headwaters II, expands the company’s footprint in the US and provides economic benefits to Indiana communities. Through PPAs, the wind farm will help Facebook and Walmart reach their sustainability goals. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has … Continue reading EDPR’s 198 MW wind farm located in Indiana starts commercial operations

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Siemens Gamesa puts decarbonization, recyclability and technological education at heart of ambitious new sustainability strategy

The company is leading the way to a zero-waste industry with the commitment to make wind turbines fully recyclable by 2040, with blades fully recyclable by 2030 Siemens Gamesa advances its ambition to have net-zero emissions by 10 years to 2040, including emissions from its value chain The company´s technological education program is part of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa puts decarbonization, recyclability and technological education at heart of ambitious new sustainability strategy

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Iberdrola increases investments by 37% to €5 billion

Investments grow 37% to €4.9 billion. Over 90% has been allocated to the development of new renewable capacity and networks. By markets, more than half of investments went to the United States and Spain. Investments in Iberdrola Energía Internacional gain weight, representing 17.2% of total Accelerating construction and commissioning of green capacity. In the past … Continue reading Iberdrola increases investments by 37% to €5 billion

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EDP Renewables sells a wind energy portfolio located in Portugal

EDPR signs asset rotation deal of a 221 MW wind power portfolio for an enterprise value of 532 million euros. The company has completed the sale to Onex Renewables of a 100% equity stake in a wind portfolio located in Portugal. This transaction will contribute with 532 million euros of asset rotation proceeds and is … Continue reading EDP Renewables sells a wind energy portfolio located in Portugal

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An open letter from the wind energy industry to G20 and world leaders: It’s time to get serious about renewables

Ahead of the G20 Ministerial Sessions on Environment, Climate and Energy held in Naples on 22-23 July 2021, this letter signed by 25 CEOs representing the global wind industry has been sent to all G20 Heads of State. Download the letter here. We recognise the efforts of the G20 countries to address the climate emergency … Continue reading An open letter from the wind energy industry to G20 and world leaders: It’s time to get serious about renewables

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Siemens Gamesa receives an order for 93 wind turbines for a wind farm in India

Siemens Gamesa secures second major deal in July with ReNew for 322 MW providing a significant boost for India’s wind industry. The Tondehal 322 MW project with ReNew Power follows the 301 MW Hombal project signed with company in early July. Both are in the state of Karnataka. These are the first ordersfor the 3.X … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives an order for 93 wind turbines for a wind farm in India

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Greek plans to suspend grid connection regime for combined renewable power plants cause concern

The Greek Government plans to change the grid connection procedure for combined renewable power plants. Combined renewable power plants are facilities that combine electricity generation from different renewable sources, such as wind and solar energy and/or combine renewables with storage technologies. They are critical to integrating higher shares of renewable energies into the Greek energy … Continue reading Greek plans to suspend grid connection regime for combined renewable power plants cause concern

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WSJ ed board gets it wrong on renewables—again

Over the past few years, several regions of the country have occasionally struggled with power system reliability. It’s no secret why—climate change is exacerbating extreme weather events that stress aging infrastructure, often compounded by outdated electricity market rules. As a result, we’ve seen rolling blackouts or requests for residents to conserve electricity in places like … Continue reading WSJ ed board gets it wrong on renewables—again

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Nordex receives orders for 55 MW of wind power in Italy

The Nordex Group has received orders for the supply of two wind farms with Delta4000 turbines for a total of 54.9 MW in Italy. For a 26.1 MW project, the Nordex Group is supplying five N149 / 5.X turbines, and a further six N133 / 4.8 turbines will be installed in a second 28.8 MW … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 55 MW of wind power in Italy

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GE Renewable Energy partners with Governments of Canada and Québec to invest in expansion of Blade facility in Gaspé

Plant expansion announced today at an event attended by Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and Québec Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Jonatan Julien Investment reinforces company and governments’ commitment to renewable energy and will support the creation of  200 new jobs GE Renewable Energy facility will support production of wind turbine blades needed … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy partners with Governments of Canada and Québec to invest in expansion of Blade facility in Gaspé

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Siemens Gamesa announces preliminary results for the third quarter of financial year 2021

Following the review of the preliminary closing of the third quarter of financial year 2021, the Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, S.A. (“SGRE”) decided today to update and adjust its guidance for the financial year 2021. This revision is mainly due to provisions for onerous projects affected by the following decisive factors:  … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa announces preliminary results for the third quarter of financial year 2021

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EDPR and AWS enter into a collaboration agreement on renewable energy PPAs

This collaboration reinforces the strong commercial relationship already in place between EDPR and Amazon. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in relation to Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) for future wind and solar projects and the provision … Continue reading EDPR and AWS enter into a collaboration agreement on renewable energy PPAs

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