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Naturgy signs an agreement with Gestamp to supply wind energy in Spain

The companies sign an agreement that includes a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with a supply of energy equivalent to 203 GWh per year from solar and wind power sources valid for 10 years. Naturgy has signed an agreement with Gestamp in order to secure the consumption of renewable energy in Spain. The agreement will … Continue reading Naturgy signs an agreement with Gestamp to supply wind energy in Spain

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Wind energy reaches 18 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

The February 2021 data from ABEEólica show that the country already has more than 8,300 wind turbines in 695 wind farms.Wind energy has just reached the 18 GW mark of installed capacity, 10.3% of the national electricity matrix. According to data presented by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association, there are 695 wind farms and more … Continue reading Wind energy reaches 18 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

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Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

The first of the parks to be developed, the El Puntal II wind farm, will have the largest wind turbines installed in Spain. The execution of the complex will mobilize suppliers and local employment, estimating the involvement of more than 150 people.The company, a leader in the generation of wind energy in the region, plans … Continue reading Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

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Vestas Ventures invests in wood technology start-up Modvion

Vestas, the global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has invested in Swedish wood technology company Modvion, in a move towards creating fully sustainable products and solutions, and reducing carbon emissions from our value chain. The investment sees Vestas becoming a minority investor in the bio-composite specialist, and marks the first official investment from newly established … Continue reading Vestas Ventures invests in wood technology start-up Modvion

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Vestas to consolidate footprint in Colorado, USA

Following several years of peaking demand cycles, Vestas is consolidating our footprint in Colorado, USA, to reflect lower near-term market demand, strengthen our Service and Construction setup, and improve executional efficiency. With the consolidation, Vestas is supporting growing business segments and ensuring the foundation for efficient adjustments and scale-up when demand increases again. The consolidation … Continue reading Vestas to consolidate footprint in Colorado, USA

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Power Outages in Texas

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement on the ongoing power outages in Texas. “It is disgraceful to see the longtime antagonists of clean power – who attack it whether it is raining, snowing, or the sun is shining – engaging in a politically opportunistic charade misleading Americans to promote an … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Power Outages in Texas

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Wind energy is essential for the recovery of the Mexican economy

The wind energy industry will meet in MEXICO WINDPOWER® 2021, which on its tenth anniversary will hold its digital congress on May 26 and 27. The wind energy sector is essential to promote the recovery process of the Mexican economy and guarantee national energy sovereignty, said the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE). He stressed that … Continue reading Wind energy is essential for the recovery of the Mexican economy

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Ibereólica Renovables Chile signs a pPA for its Atacama wind power project

The Atacama wind farm will have a total capacity of 180 MW and will begin commercial operation in the second half of 2022. Repsol Ibereólica Renovables Chile, a company jointly owned by Repsol and the Ibereólica Renovables Group, with 50% each, has signed a 14-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for its Atacama wind farm, guaranteeing … Continue reading Ibereólica Renovables Chile signs a pPA for its Atacama wind power project

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Consumers Energy Announces Crescent Wind Now Producing Clean Energy in Southern Michigan

Energy Provider’s Wind Farms Now Powering Nearly 250,000 Residents. Consumers Energy announced it began ownership of 166-megawatt Crescent Wind which began producing clean, renewable energy today for residents and businesses in Michigan. “We are thrilled to welcome Crescent Wind to our assets powering Michigan with clean energy,” said Dennis Dobbs, vice president of enterprise project … Continue reading Consumers Energy Announces Crescent Wind Now Producing Clean Energy in Southern Michigan

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GWEC continues to bolster global team with new COO Stewart Mullin

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced today that Stewart Mullin, previously the Global Director of Public Affairs and Institutional Relations at MHI Vestas, has joined the GWEC team as the association’s first Chief Operating Officer. Mullin has over a decade of experience as a senior executive in the wind sector, having worked across public … Continue reading GWEC continues to bolster global team with new COO Stewart Mullin

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Nordex receives order for 33 MW wind power from the Netherlands

Nordex has secured an order for a total of 33 MW for a wind farm in the Netherlands. The Nordex Group will supply nine N117 / 3600 wind turbines for the “Den Tol” wind farm. The wind turbines will be supplied in the 3,675 MW operating mode. The order also includes a Premium Service contract … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 33 MW wind power from the Netherlands

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Nearly 30 GW of new wind power capacity auctioned in H2 2020

Despite the economic and supply chain impacts felt across the world in 2020 due to COVID-19, the global wind energy industry has continued to power ahead and reach new records. According to new analysis by GWEC Market Intelligence in its latest Q4 2020 Wind Energy Auction Update, nearly 30 GW of new wind power capacity … Continue reading Nearly 30 GW of new wind power capacity auctioned in H2 2020

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Luxcara and GE Renewable Energy to deliver 753 MW to Sweden with Europe’s largest single onshore wind farm

GE Renewable Energy will provide up to 137 of its Cypress 5.5-158 wind turbines to the 753 MW Önusberget wind farm, which will be the largest single onshore project in Europe. Luxcara re-affirms with the deal its position as the largest long-term investor in the Nordic windpower market. The project has the nominal capacity of … Continue reading Luxcara and GE Renewable Energy to deliver 753 MW to Sweden with Europe’s largest single onshore wind farm

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Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind power plant in the State of Bahia

Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind plant in the State of Bahia, opening its new Brazilian renewable cluste. Voltalia (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0011995588), an international player in renewable energies, announces today the start of the construction of a 99.4-megawatt wind power project at its new Canudos cluster, which has a 1 gigawatt … Continue reading Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind power plant in the State of Bahia

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Vestas appoints Purvin Patel as new Regional President of Asia Pacific

To strengthen Vestas’ presence and market position in strategic and fast-growing markets in Asia Pacific and drive operational alignment across the value chain, Vestas has appointed Purvin Patel as Regional President of Asia Pacific. Mr. Patel joins Vestas from a position as CEO of ISS UK & Ireland, bringing more than 25 years of commercial and … Continue reading Vestas appoints Purvin Patel as new Regional President of Asia Pacific

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Japan ends 2020 with 4.37 GW of wind energy

The Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) announced on Friday that the country has ended 2020 with an installed wind capacity of 4,372 MW across 2,531 generating units. For comparison, the installed capacity at the end of December 2019 was 3,923 MW. Over the past year, Japan installed 141 new wind turbines at 19 different sites, which represent a net new … Continue reading Japan ends 2020 with 4.37 GW of wind energy

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Greencoat enters Nordic market with €60m wind farm purchase

The purchase of the Kokkoneva wind farm from Abo wind marks the AIM-listed firm’s entrance into the Nordic market.The 43 megawatt wind farm, which is currently under construction, is due to begin producing electricity in the second quarter of 2022. Greencoat said that the deal would only complete once the asset is fully operational. The … Continue reading Greencoat enters Nordic market with €60m wind farm purchase

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Castilla-La Mancha ends 2020 with 75 percent of its electrical energy from solar and wind power

The Minister of Sustainable Development, José Luis Escudero, highlighted that last year the installed capacity from ‘clean’ energies increased by 600 MW, which has involved investments of close to 700 million euros and the generation of approximately 3,000 jobs. The regional government is working on the preparation of the Strategic Plan for the Energy Development … Continue reading Castilla-La Mancha ends 2020 with 75 percent of its electrical energy from solar and wind power

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Aragon already covers all local electricity consumption with wind energy and other renewables

Aragon becomes the second largest producer of wind power in Spain. The wind turbines add a power of 4,025 megawatts and the solar plants 1,115. Aragon is energetically greener than ever. 2020 has been a year full of milestones and record figures in the deployment of renewable energies, whose production covers for the first time … Continue reading Aragon already covers all local electricity consumption with wind energy and other renewables

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22 wind power projects are set to be put into operation in Quang Tri by year end

As many as 22 wind power projects with a combined capacity of 907 MW are set to be put into operation in the central province of Quang Tri by year end. To meet the deadline, the locality has urged project investors to speed up the construction, while pushing ahead with the maintenance of National Highway … Continue reading 22 wind power projects are set to be put into operation in Quang Tri by year end

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