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Iberdrola ramps up investment by 45% to €2.5 billion

Record investments for a green recovery Investment of €2.5 billion (+45%) in a single quarter: 92% is earmarked for grids (50%) and renewables (42%). The United States, Spain and Brazil account for nearly 80% of total investment Accelerating hiring: In the last 12 months, the number of new recruits across the Group has reached around … Continue reading Iberdrola ramps up investment by 45% to €2.5 billion

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AVANGRID Offshore Wind Energy Joint Venture Makes History With Federal Approval

BOEM issues favorable Record of Decision for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind power project in the U.S. 800 MW wind farm to create thousands of jobs and cut carbon emissions by 1.6 million tons annually. Vineyard Wind to break ground in 2021 and begin delivering clean electricity to Massachusetts in 2023. AVANGRID, … Continue reading AVANGRID Offshore Wind Energy Joint Venture Makes History With Federal Approval

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EDP Renewables and Vestas receive over 120 applications for the ‘Keep it local’ program

24 best participants in the project will receive a scholarship for the Wind Farm Maintenance Engineer course offered by the AEE (Spanish Wind Power Association). The companies have received 127 applications to take part in the program. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a world leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the most important … Continue reading EDP Renewables and Vestas receive over 120 applications for the ‘Keep it local’ program

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Vineyard Wind farm Record of Decision

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement today after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued a final record of decision for the Vineyard Wind I offshore wind power project: “This is a historic day for clean energy and for our country that has been over a decade in the making. Today … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Vineyard Wind farm Record of Decision

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Supply chain expert Julian Brown joins GWEC

Leading supply chain expert and industry veteran Julian Brown has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) team as Senior Advisor – Offshore Wind Supply Chain. In a career spanning two decades in the wind industry, Julian has played a prominent role in the creation and scaling up of the offshore wind industry through roles … Continue reading Supply chain expert Julian Brown joins GWEC

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Nordex wind power starts 2021 with quarterly sales of 1.25 billion euros

The Nordex Group (ISIN: DE000A0D6554) today reported results for the first quarter of 2021. Sales increased from EUR 964.6 million in the previous year’s quarter to EUR 1,251.2 million in the first quarter of 2021. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) came to EUR 10.4 million, slightly down compared to the previous year’s … Continue reading Nordex wind power starts 2021 with quarterly sales of 1.25 billion euros

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GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement on Offshore Wind Power in Japan

The companies will work together to bring the benefits of GE’s offshore wind technology to the growing Japanese offshore wind market. Each company brings strengths critical to success in serving Japan’s offshore wind energy needs. Offshore wind power is projected to grow from 30 to 45 GW by 2040. GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Energy … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement on Offshore Wind Power in Japan

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NECIT Services says government changes to offshore wind energy subsidies will bring extra jobs and investment to UK supply chain

NECIT Services has welcomed the government’s decision to tighten up subsidy rules surrounding offshore wind projects – saying it will generate huge economic benefits to the country and the supply chain. The Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has warned offshore wind farm developers that they will lose subsidy contracts unless they fulfil … Continue reading NECIT Services says government changes to offshore wind energy subsidies will bring extra jobs and investment to UK supply chain

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American Clean Power Association Supports Offshore Wind energy Integration Into RTOs/ISOs

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement on today’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) actions on offshore wind integration into regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs): “As states continue to turn to clean, reliable offshore wind to decarbonize the electric system and build a robust economic recovery, ensuring that transmission … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Supports Offshore Wind energy Integration Into RTOs/ISOs

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Debrief: What do all these new climate pledges mean for renewables?

The Leaders Climate Summit promised to be a big moment on the (so far virtual) road to COP26. With global leaders setting out their updated NDCs and climate strategies ahead of the Glasgow-bound conference in November, it’s fair to say that global climate ambition has never been higher. Now that the dust has settled, it … Continue reading Debrief: What do all these new climate pledges mean for renewables?

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Siemens Gamesa supplies 10 wind turbines to wind power in Sweden

The company will install 10 SG 5.8-170 wind turbines at the Furuby wind farm in southern Sweden. Each wind turbine will have a blade tip height of 220 meters. Siemens Gamesa has signed its third agreement in Sweden with the global renewable energy developer Baywa r.e. The contract, signed in the second quarter of the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa supplies 10 wind turbines to wind power in Sweden

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Repsol begins work on the ‘Delta II’ wind farm

These two wind power parks will have 4 and 12 wind turbines, respectively. Likewise, Repsol plans to begin work on three more parks this year.Repsol has started work on ‘Delta II’, its largest wind energy project which, once completed, will have a total capacity of 860 megawatts (MW) distributed in 26 wind farms located in … Continue reading Repsol begins work on the ‘Delta II’ wind farm

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Avangrid (Iberdrola) expects the approval of its Vineyard wind power plant in 2023

Avangrid executives say they expect federal regulators to issue a final decision on the Vineyard Wind offshore wind plan in coming days, and to be sending energy into Massachusetts in 2023 with the first truly utility-scale U.S. project. In its 50/50 venture with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, Avangrid has secured all major contracts for construction, including … Continue reading Avangrid (Iberdrola) expects the approval of its Vineyard wind power plant in 2023

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Wind power in Argentina, Chinese technology wind turbines start operating

Four wind power parks with Chinese technology began operating in Argentina since last April, managing to join the Argentine Interconnection System (SADI), contributing to the transformation of the energy matrix of the South American country. It is the “Loma Blanca” wind complex located in the province of Chubut (south) with three of its four parks … Continue reading Wind power in Argentina, Chinese technology wind turbines start operating

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PGE and Ørsted have closed the joint venture agreement for Polish offshore wind energy projects

With the closing of the agreement, which was first announced on 10 February 2021, PGE and Ørsted now each own 50% of the shares in the offshore wind projects Baltica 2 and Baltica 3, together comprising the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm, the largest offshore wind project in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea. The … Continue reading PGE and Ørsted have closed the joint venture agreement for Polish offshore wind energy projects

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EDP Renewables starts commercial operation of ‘Crossing Trails’ wind farm in the US

The project has a capacity of 104 MW and is located in the state of Colorado. With the commissioning of this wind farm, EDPR now has wind farms in operation in 17 US states with a total installed capacity of 6,495 MW. Tri-State, a non-profit electricity supply cooperative, is the project’s sole offtaker. EDP Renováveis, … Continue reading EDP Renewables starts commercial operation of ‘Crossing Trails’ wind farm in the US

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JC Sandberg Joins American Clean Power Association As Chief Advocacy Officer

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced today that JC Sandberg will assume the role of Chief Advocacy Officer (CAO). Sandberg brings to the job more than two decades of legislative, regulatory and corporate experience where he has established himself as a policy expert and trusted voice on energy and infrastructure issues. In this newly-created … Continue reading JC Sandberg Joins American Clean Power Association As Chief Advocacy Officer

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Transmission policy would unlock wind energy growth

Building just 22 high-voltage transmission lines that are currently on hold in the U.S. could increase national wind and solar generation by 50 percent and create approximately 1.2 million jobs, according to a new study from Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG). The report, titled Transmission Projects Ready to Go: Plugging into America’s Untapped … Continue reading Transmission policy would unlock wind energy growth

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Eu approves new German renewables law but sets unhelpful precedent by allowing short-term cuts in auction volumes

Last week the European Commission approved the latest amendments to the German Renewable Energy Act. This means Germany can now publish the results of its last onshore wind auction, and work on the relevant wind farms can start. But the Commission have set an unhelpful precedent by approving a new mechanism in the Act which … Continue reading Eu approves new German renewables law but sets unhelpful precedent by allowing short-term cuts in auction volumes

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Vestas wins an order for 212 MW of wind in Brazil and exceeds 5 GW in orders for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

Vestas has signed a new agreement with Omega Energia for the 212 MW Assuruá 4 wind farm, located in the cities of Gentio do Ouro and Xique-Xique, in Bahia. The order includes 47 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in a 4.5 MW power optimized mode, as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 212 MW of wind in Brazil and exceeds 5 GW in orders for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines

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