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Offshore wind energy and fisheries

Can fisheries and offshore wind turbines co-exist? This was the title of an event organised by the European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries (PECH). The answer to this question, of course, is yes – but the happy coexistence of offshore wind power and fisheries require specific conditions. European institutions now need to connect stakeholders and provide … Continue reading Offshore wind energy and fisheries

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Galicia increased its wind energy capacity by 415 MW in 2019

Wind power has the wind in favor in Galicia, which over the past year launched 18 new wind turbines projects with an installed wind farm plants of 415.25 MW, to exceed 3,800 MW in total.With an investment of 509 million euros, the construction of wind farms gave employment to 2,400 people. This is indicated by … Continue reading Galicia increased its wind energy capacity by 415 MW in 2019

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Public and Private Sectors Unite on Need for More Renewables

Current energy systems are falling short of supporting the transition to a renewables-based system, participants of the third Public-Private Dialogue, organised by IRENA’s Coalition for Action, agreed. The policy makers, legislators, private sector and civil society representatives present, called for greater system flexibility, more active participation of market actors, and a redesign of today’s power … Continue reading Public and Private Sectors Unite on Need for More Renewables

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Wind power in South Africa, Huge West Coast wind farm approved

The government has approved in principle the huge Boulders wind farm project on the West Coast peninsula near Paternoster, St Helena Bay and Vredenburg. The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) issued an environmental authorisation for the project on 14 January. However, its approval comes with conditions that include changes to the proposed environmental … Continue reading Wind power in South Africa, Huge West Coast wind farm approved

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Wind energy meeting in Mexico

Mexico will have an international wind energy event in March of this 2020. It will be the Mexico WindPower 2020, which will be held on March 4 and 5 at the Citibanamex center of the CDMX, according to a statement from the Mexican Wind Energy Association and the World Wind Energy Council.“The wind energy industry … Continue reading Wind energy meeting in Mexico

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Women in wind energy

he Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a joint initiative of the Global Wind Energy Council and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition, is now calling for applications for the second edition of the program. The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program is designed to accelerate the careers of women working in the … Continue reading Women in wind energy

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Ørsted is the world’s most sustainable company

Renewable energy company Ørsted is the world’s most sustainable company according to the Global 100 ranking announced today. Having completed a fundamental business transformation from fossil fuels to renewables over the past decade, Ørsted urges all countries and companies to reduce their carbon emissions to help limit global warming to 1.5C. The global leader in offshore wind energy … Continue reading Ørsted is the world’s most sustainable company

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Hydrogen from wind energy and solar power, the future

Hydrogen will be the fuel of the future and step by step will replace all current fossil fuels. In AleaSoft an analysis of the impact of hydrogen on the energy sector has been carried out as a key factor in the ecological transition and a summary of the present and future use of this gas … Continue reading Hydrogen from wind energy and solar power, the future

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Australia to add 3.6 GW of new solar and wind energy to grid in 2020

The sting of the newly confirmed dive in large-scale renewable energy investment that hit Australia in 2019 could be soothed somewhat with a record number of new solar and wind farms forecast to be completed in 2020. Industry statistician Rystad Energy on Tuesday said it expected utility wind and solar projects totaling 3.6GW of capacity … Continue reading Australia to add 3.6 GW of new solar and wind energy to grid in 2020

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India added 14 gigawatts of wind energy Capacity in last five years

India has added 50 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity over the last five years, a major achievement for the country in which two-thirds of its capacity still uses fossil fuels to generate electricity. As per government data, between March 2015 and December 2019 India added 98 gigawatts of power generation capacity. 52% of this was … Continue reading India added 14 gigawatts of wind energy Capacity in last five years

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Vestas to produce zero-waste wind turbines by 2040

At Vestas, enabling a more sustainable future has always been at the core of what the company does. Now, Vestas is expanding its sustainability focus beyond the positive contribution of its products to also address waste generated in the value chain. Vestas is excited to announce its intention to produce zero-waste wind turbines by 2040, … Continue reading Vestas to produce zero-waste wind turbines by 2040

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Wind energiy boom in Tra Vinh, Vietnam

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh is witnessing a series of wind power projects settling in the province thanks to its favourable position, with total investment exceeding VND42 trillion ($1.8 billion). Among them is the 48 MW windpower plant project invested by Truong Thanh Vietnam Group JSC in co-operationwith Sermsang Power Corporation. The project … Continue reading Wind energiy boom in Tra Vinh, Vietnam

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Vattenfall and TuuliWatti sign wind power balancing services agreement

Vattenfall and the largest Finnish wind power producer TuuliWatti have signed a five-year wind energy services agreement that includes TuuliWatti’s total wind power production in Finland. Starting on January 1st, 2020, the agreement entails forecasting, trading and balancing services for TuuliWatti’s total wind power production in Finland. Currently, the company’s wind power portfolio has an … Continue reading Vattenfall and TuuliWatti sign wind power balancing services agreement

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Could renewable energy, wind energy, concentrated solar power and PV, overcome coal in China?

In September of last year Oilprice reported an incredible milestone for renewable energy when solar and wind power became cheaper than coal in most of the world. Now, a new report released this week by Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables has heralded another milestone: China will soon be added to that list of countries in … Continue reading Could renewable energy, wind energy, concentrated solar power and PV, overcome coal in China?

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Double the Share of Renewables in the ‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives

Renewable energy has advanced since 2010 to the centre ground of global energy and development policy. Renewables have become the world’s primary source of new power capacity, outpacing all other forms of new generation put together. The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts … Continue reading Double the Share of Renewables in the ‘Decade of Action’ to Achieve Energy Transition Objectives

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75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

In 2019, Brazil added 7,246 gigawatts (GW) of installed electricity generation capacity, closing the year with a total 170,071 GW, of which more than 75% come from renewable energy (hydroelectric, wind power and solar). The increase exceeded the target for the year of 5,781 GW, set by the National Electric Power Agency (Aneel). In Ceará, … Continue reading 75% of Brazil’s new power comes from hydroelectric, wind energy and solar power

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Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic progress in Chile

Chile builds the Cerro Dominador concentrating solar thermal power plant, the first concentrated solar power in Latin America, and will soon replace coal with wind power and photovoltaic energy. 2019 was a great year for solar energy in Chile. It maintained its place as the leading source in renewable generation and, according to the projections … Continue reading Wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic progress in Chile

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Wind Farm to be opened in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Relaks company from Posusje, owned by businessmen Veljko Loncar (Vokel) and Tomislav Maric (KTM Brina), is working on a project to build the Ostrc hydroelectric plant on the Ostrc mountain above Posusje. The project is in the phase of obtaining an energy permit. So far, the CoE has been issued with a location and environmental … Continue reading Wind Farm to be opened in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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United Kingdom bets on wind energy

United Kingdom, world champion of offshore wind energy, has made the sector one of the pillars of its transition to carbon neutrality and wants to quadruple its capacity to generate this type of electricity by 2030. Thanks to its windswept territories in the North Sea “it is easier to capture offshore wind power in the … Continue reading United Kingdom bets on wind energy

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GE to help deliver wind energy to 375,000 homes in Scotland

GE awarded a multi-million dollar project with EDF Renewables and ESB’s Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project to design, supply, construct, and commission substations. The deal brings together collaborative expertise to flexibly deliver significant efficiencies to EDF Renewables and ESB. The wind power project will help deliver low-carbon energy to 375,000 Scottish homes. GE … Continue reading GE to help deliver wind energy to 375,000 homes in Scotland

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