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Vestas to deliver EnVentus wind turbines to a 404 MW wind power project in Finland

Vestas has been selected by Neoen to deliver a full EPC turnkey solution to the 404 MW Mutkalampi project in western Finland. Aside from responsibility for the project’s civil and electrical works, Vestas will also deliver its best-in-class EnVentus platform to the Mutkalampi project, its largest order yet in Europe for the turbine platform. This … Continue reading Vestas to deliver EnVentus wind turbines to a 404 MW wind power project in Finland

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Latvia has a lot of wind energy potential – it’s time to start using it

On 29 April WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at “WindWorks. Powering Latvia’s energy future” organised by the Latvian Wind Energy Association (LWEA), the Danish Embassy in Latvia and business technology platform BiSMART. Other speakers included the President of Latvia Egils Levits, EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson, Danish Energy Minister Dan Jørgensen and Latvian Minister for … Continue reading Latvia has a lot of wind energy potential – it’s time to start using it

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Acciona starts the Celada Fusión wind farm (48 MW)

The wind farm will require an investment of more than €45M and will start operations early next year. ACCIONA has started construction works on the Celada Fusión wind farm (48MW) in the Valles del Cerrato region, in Palencia (Spain). The project will require an investment of more than €45M and will commence operations in the … Continue reading Acciona starts the Celada Fusión wind farm (48 MW)

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Vestas wins first order for EnVentus wind turbines in Italy

Italian engineering and construction company SIMIC Spa has placed an order for 30 MW for the Fiurme Santo wind farm, which will be located in Porto Torres in Sardinia, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of five V162-6.0 MW wind turbines, as well as a 21-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service … Continue reading Vestas wins first order for EnVentus wind turbines in Italy

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Enel Russia installs a 90 MW wind farm

Enel Russia has obtained the commercial rights to operate its first wind farm in Russia. The 90 MW project, Azovskaya WPP, will be located in Azov, within the Rostov region. The Administrator of the Trade System granted the notification that allows the sale of wind energy to the Russian wholesale electricity market as of May … Continue reading Enel Russia installs a 90 MW wind farm

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Vestas enters wind energy in Latvia with 14 wind turbines

Marking its entry into the Latvian wind market, Vestas has secured a 59 MW order for the Targale wind farm from a special purpose company majority owned by Utilitas, the Estonian utility provider. The Targale project is located in the municipality of Ventspils, in western Latvia, and will be powered by 14 V136-4.2 MW wind … Continue reading Vestas enters wind energy in Latvia with 14 wind turbines

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China’s wind power generation capacity soars in Q1

China’s capacity for generating wind power expanded by 5.26 million kilowatts in the first quarter, according to the National Energy Administration. The latest increase came from 4.03 million kilowatts in onshore wind power and 1.23 million kilowatts in offshore wind power. After the expansion, China’s total installed wind power capacity reached 287 million kilowatts at … Continue reading China’s wind power generation capacity soars in Q1

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Vestas supplies 86 MW of wind power in Sweden

Vestas has received an order for 86 MW of OX2 for the Karskruv project, to be built in the municipality of Uppvidinge, Kronoberg county, Sweden. The order adds to the market leading tally of more than 5 GW of wind power capacity that Vestas has installed in Sweden. In the Karskruv project, Vestas will supply … Continue reading Vestas supplies 86 MW of wind power in Sweden

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Siemens Gamesa maintains positive start to 2021

Order book rises to record €33.7bn as drive to decarbonization strengthens momentum in renewables; Siemens Gamesa logs €5.5bn order intake in the quarter Solid performance in Offshore and Service helps to increase the revenue by 6% year-on-year to €2.3bn, as the company records a positive EBIT margin[1] of 4.8% Full year EBIT margin guidance maintained … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa maintains positive start to 2021

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China is taking wind energy seriously

China was the first country in the world to harness the power of wind. The first windmills were believed to be used as early as 200 B.C. during the Qin Dynasty, using wind power to grind grain and irrigate and drain water for agriculture. Travelers and merchants are believed by historians to have spread this … Continue reading China is taking wind energy seriously

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Vestas signs new EUR 2,000 million sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

Vestas has signed a EUR 2,000 million revolving multi-currency credit facility with a group of leading banks. The facility’s margin will be closely linked to Vestas’ sustainability KPIs, and will support Vestas’ ambitions to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy, and drive technological innovation. The facility, which is available for general corporate purposes, including guarantees … Continue reading Vestas signs new EUR 2,000 million sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

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Renault group signs agreement with Iberdrola to reach zero carbon footprint in its factories

Renault Group and Iberdrola today signed a strategic partnership to reduce the CO2 emissions of Renault’s energy consumption in Spain and Portugal. Under the agreement, Iberdrola will supply green energy on a long-term basis, while implementing heat electrification and energy efficiency systems at the manufacturer’s facilities. Additionally, Iberdrola will analyse on-site renewable projects, electrify mobility … Continue reading Renault group signs agreement with Iberdrola to reach zero carbon footprint in its factories

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Enel Green Power Italia commissions a 14.4 MW wind farm in Partanna, Sicily

The wind farm will produce around 40 GWh/year from renewable sources while avoiding the emission of about 18,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. Enel Green Power Italia commissions the Partanna wind farm in Sicily. The facility is located in Contrada Magaggiari, in the province of Trapani, and has six 2.4 MW wind … Continue reading Enel Green Power Italia commissions a 14.4 MW wind farm in Partanna, Sicily

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Elecnor has been awarded the construction project for a new wind farm in Brazil for EUR 44 million

Elecnor, the Spanish group specialising in infrastructures, power, services and telecommunications, has been awarded the construction project for a new wind farm in Brazil for EUR 44 million. The Tucano wind farm which will be located in the municipalities of Tucano, Araci and Biritinga, is being promoted by the Brazilian company AES Brasil, part of … Continue reading Elecnor has been awarded the construction project for a new wind farm in Brazil for EUR 44 million

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Wind energy can power 3.3 million new jobs worldwide over next five years

Wind power will continue to deliver record growth of new installations over the next five years, and make crucial contributions to economic recovery around the world. A new analysis by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows that wind can power 3.3 million jobs over the next five years in a dynamic supply chain across … Continue reading Wind energy can power 3.3 million new jobs worldwide over next five years

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Five ACP members listed among the world’s 100 most influential companies

The hard work of ACP’s member companies is literally changing the world as we combat the climate crisis and build a 21st century clean energy economy. Their projects are shifting the ways we power our lives and deploying the technologies of the future. And people are taking notice—five ACP members were just featured on the … Continue reading Five ACP members listed among the world’s 100 most influential companies

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Door to 1.5°C Still Open Says Francesco La Camera Following Biden Leaders Summit on Climate

The door is still open to achieve the 1.5°C goal by mid-century but the priority now is to move away from pledges and firmly towards implementation, said Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). His comments were made in the aftermath of the recently concluded Leaders Summit on Climate hosted by … Continue reading Door to 1.5°C Still Open Says Francesco La Camera Following Biden Leaders Summit on Climate

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Nordex receives an order for 35 MW of wind power from the Netherlands

Nordex Group has received an order for the delivery of 3- and 4-MW wind turbines in the Netherlands comprising 35 MW. Windpark Greenport Venlo B.V. has ordered five N133 / 4.8 wind turbines of the Delta4000 series with tower hub heights of 135 m and three N117 / 3675 turbines with tower hub heights of … Continue reading Nordex receives an order for 35 MW of wind power from the Netherlands

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The E-160 EP5 E1 was converted at the Wieringermeer wind energy test site

On Friday afternoon, the project team successfully completed the conversion of the E-160 EP5 E1. The more powerful prototype of the E-160 EP5 E2 at the Wieringermeer wind energy test site in the province of North Holland has been fitted with a new generator and hub. In addition, changes were made to the E-module. The … Continue reading The E-160 EP5 E1 was converted at the Wieringermeer wind energy test site

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The clean energy transition is already happening—the proof is all around us

Here’s a myth that needs to be put to bed—we’re just starting the clean energy transition. In reality, clean energy arrived years ago and power sources like wind and solar are supplying affordable, reliable, clean electricity to millions of U.S. homes and businesses. Clean energy isn’t a niche product or novelty; it’s a major American … Continue reading The clean energy transition is already happening—the proof is all around us

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