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Brazil is making strides in wind power

Brazil is already the world’s seventh ranked country globally for wind power projects – and it is making even more strides to increase its installations. Acciona Energía has signed an agreement with Casa dos Ventos, Brazil’s largest renewable energy investor group, for the acquisition of two wind projects that are currently being developed in the … Continue reading Brazil is making strides in wind power

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ACP announces additional headline speakers for CLEANPOWER 2021

The American Clean Power Association today announced two additional headliners that join the speaker lineup for the CLEANPOWER 2021 event in Salt Lake City on December 7-8.  Former Secretary of Treasury Larry Summers and energy industry expert Dan Yergin will both be part of the virtual programming at CLEANPOWER 2021. CLEANPOWER is the leading renewable … Continue reading ACP announces additional headline speakers for CLEANPOWER 2021

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Wind Energy Wildlife Research Fund Study Examines a Critical Clean Energy & Conservation Conundrum: What is the Optimal Level of Curtailment?

Achieving a sustainable future depends on significantly expanding our nation’s clean energy supply while also protecting and conserving wildlife. The Wind Wildlife Research Fund is a unique, industry-led initiative that pools resources to advance independent, peer-reviewed research and deliver solutions to wind-wildlife challenges. An area of interest for industry and conservation stakeholders is understanding the … Continue reading Wind Energy Wildlife Research Fund Study Examines a Critical Clean Energy & Conservation Conundrum: What is the Optimal Level of Curtailment?

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Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

ACCIONA Energía has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Stanwell Corporation, a Queensland Government Owned Corporation, for future energy supply via a direct connection between ACCIONA Energía’s Aldoga photovoltaic plant and the Stanwell-led CQ-H2 consortium’s proposed large-scale green hydrogen electrolysis facility. A consortium led by Stanwell Corporation -which also includes … Continue reading Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

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An estimated 11,300 GWh of energy is lost across wind farms in Europe and America every year

An estimated 11,300 GWh/ year of critical energy is currently being lost across wind farms in Europe and the US – enough to power major cities for months. This is according to ONYX Insight, a digital and engineering solutions provider driving the future of renewable energy. The volume of energy estimated to be lost could … Continue reading An estimated 11,300 GWh of energy is lost across wind farms in Europe and America every year

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Photovoltaic and solar thermal energy production and wind energy production in Europe

During the month of November, many European electricity markets set record prices, and those that did not, continued at October levels that were also record at the time. The arrival of low temperatures together with high gas prices and CO2 record prices were the main drivers of these electricity prices. On the other hand, records … Continue reading Photovoltaic and solar thermal energy production and wind energy production in Europe

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Nordex receives order for 50 MW of wind power from Scotland

The Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT), managed by Octopus Renewables Limited, has commissioned the Nordex Group to supply twelve N133 turbines for the Cumberhead wind farm in Scotland. Each of the wind turbines will operate in an optimized mode of 4,165 MW. The order also includes a Premium Service for the maintenance and revision of … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 50 MW of wind power from Scotland

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YPF Luz inaugurated the 175 MW Los Teros wind farm

The park has a total of 45 wind turbines and can generate wind power for 215,000 homes.YPF Luz carried out the inauguration of its second wind farm, Los Teros, with an installed capacity of 175 MW. The development was already operational, but had not had its symbolic ribbon cutting.In June of this year the firm … Continue reading YPF Luz inaugurated the 175 MW Los Teros wind farm

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CLEANPOWER 2021 Community Service Project to Teach Salt Lake City Students About Renewables, Clean Power Careers

This week marks #GivingTuesday, a movement that unleashes the power of radical generosity around the world. Established in 2012, Giving Tuesday has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity year-round. In the spirit of giving and making an impact in the communities where our industry … Continue reading CLEANPOWER 2021 Community Service Project to Teach Salt Lake City Students About Renewables, Clean Power Careers

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EDP Renewables and LS ELECTRIC reach an agreement to develop renewable energy projects in South Korea

This alliance highlights the aspiration of both companies to advance towards the energy transition. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, and LS ELECTRIC, a world recognized leader of smart energy, have reached an agreement to jointly promote renewable energy projects in South Korea and overseas. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) … Continue reading EDP Renewables and LS ELECTRIC reach an agreement to develop renewable energy projects in South Korea

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Ørsted and Amazon expand cooperation with additional corporate power purchase agreements

Amazon, the multinational technology, e-commerce, cloud computing, and digital streaming company based in Seattle, Washington, and Ørsted are today announcing two new corporate power purchase agreements totalling 116 MW of capacity across onshore and offshore wind. Specifically, Amazon will offtake the output of 100 MW from Ørsted’s 900 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm … Continue reading Ørsted and Amazon expand cooperation with additional corporate power purchase agreements

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RWE signs its largest ever PPA with EDF

RWE has signed a fifteen-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDF who will purchase the renewable electricity from Sofia Offshore Wind Farm which is set for full generation in 2026. In what represents RWE and EDF’s largest renewable energy agreement to date, EDF will offtake all the wind energy that Sofia will produce, expected to … Continue reading RWE signs its largest ever PPA with EDF

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Enel Chile starts construction of new solar plants and announces battery-powered wind farms

As part of its Investor Day, Enel Chile announced new renewable projects that are part of its 2022-2024 Strategic Plan. In the North, the construction of two photovoltaic projects for approximately 773 MW will begin. At the same time, in the south, the development of two battery-powered wind farms will begin, the first of their … Continue reading Enel Chile starts construction of new solar plants and announces battery-powered wind farms

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Cargill, Vattenfall and Windpark Hanze accelerate the green energy transition in the Netherlands

Cargill and Vattenfall partner with Windpark Hanze in the Netherlands, who will build a wind farm that is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 350,000 metric tons a year, which is equivalent to providing electricity for more than 95,000 homes in the Netherlands per year once construction is complete. The onshore wind farm, consisting … Continue reading Cargill, Vattenfall and Windpark Hanze accelerate the green energy transition in the Netherlands

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Ørsted enters into pPA with Johnson & Johnson in Ireland and the US

Johnson & Johnson and Ørsted have signed two power purchase agreements (PPAs). Johnson & Johnson will purchase energy from Sparta Solar in Texas, US, and from the two onshore wind farms Kilgarvan and Booltiagh 1 in Ireland. Johnson & Johnson has signed two PPAs with Ørsted to offtake power from Sparta Solar in Texas in … Continue reading Ørsted enters into pPA with Johnson & Johnson in Ireland and the US

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Weekly price record in the European electricity markets in the fourth week of November

Prices of all European electricity markets rose in the fourth week of November and the weekly average, above €200/MWh in most of them, was the highest in the history in almost all markets. There are several factors that led to the increases, despite the fact that wind energy production increased in most markets: increased demand … Continue reading Weekly price record in the European electricity markets in the fourth week of November

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Acciona Energía and Plug Power launch AccionaPlug to address green hydrogen market in Spain and Portugal

The AccionaPlug venture already works in industrial projects and aims for substantial market share, targeting to produce more than 100 tonnes of green hydrogen per day in the medium term. Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, and ACCIONA Energía (BME:ANE), a global developer, … Continue reading Acciona Energía and Plug Power launch AccionaPlug to address green hydrogen market in Spain and Portugal

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The manufacture of wind turbine blades and the use of balsa wood

Why is the manufacture of wind turbine blades a self-sustaining and certified process, which at no time contributes to deforesting forests? ? Spanish factories have sustainable and certified processes, and at no time do they contribute to deforesting forests in balsa wood exporting countries. ? Spanish factories work with companies that have sustainability certifications for … Continue reading The manufacture of wind turbine blades and the use of balsa wood

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Iberdrola receive AENOR certification for their antibribery and criminal compliance management systems

AENOR has certified Iberdrola Energía Internacional, Iberdrola Renovables Internacional and Iberdrola Clientes Internacional in relation to the ISO 37001:2016 (Anti-bribery Management System) standard and UNE 19601:2017 (Criminal Compliance Systems) standard, after verifying that the companies have an effective anti-bribery management system and an effective criminal compliance management system. These international standards set the requirements and … Continue reading Iberdrola receive AENOR certification for their antibribery and criminal compliance management systems

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Nordex receives order in Brazil from AES Brasil for 370 MW of wind power

– 65 N163/5.X wind turbines of the Delta4000 series intended for the “Cajuína 2” wind farm Hamburg, 30 November 2021. AES Brasil has once again commissioned the Nordex Group to supply and install N163/5.X wind turbines in Brazil. Following the 314 MW order for the “Cajuína” wind farm in June 2021, AES has now ordered … Continue reading Nordex receives order in Brazil from AES Brasil for 370 MW of wind power

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