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BW Ideol signs an agreement with EDF Renewables & Maple Power for the upcoming floating wind tender in the Mediterranean Sea

BW Ideol announces today that it has signed an agreement with the consortium made of EDF Renouvelables, a subsidiary of the EDF group, and Maple Power, a joint venture between CPP Investments and Enbridge Inc., to cooperate on the design of floating foundations for the AO6 floating offshore wind tender.This call for tender relates to … Continue reading BW Ideol signs an agreement with EDF Renewables & Maple Power for the upcoming floating wind tender in the Mediterranean Sea

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China’s Wind Power Push Threatens US Strategic Interests

The war in Ukraine has jolted energy markets— driving oil and gas prices to their highest levels in over a decade and leaving governments scrambling to secure energy supplies. In the months since Russia’s invasion, policymakers have faced a hard truth: energy policy is security policy, and it has been neglected for far too long. … Continue reading China’s Wind Power Push Threatens US Strategic Interests

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Experts Forecast the Wind Plant of the Future To Be Taller and More Economical

Anticipating key features of wind plants a decade or more ahead of their installation can inform today’s investment, research, and energy system planning decisions. Researchers Philipp Beiter and Eric Lantz from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), together with collaborators from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy, elicited opinions from … Continue reading Experts Forecast the Wind Plant of the Future To Be Taller and More Economical

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Vattenfall inaugurates its largest onshore wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

Today, Blakliden Fäbodberget – Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm to date with 84 wind turbines – was inaugurated. Construction of Blakliden Fäbodberget, located in Lycksele and Åsele municipalities, began in 2018 and the wind farm is now in full operation. The farm, which is owned by Vattenfall along with Vestas and AIP Management, has a … Continue reading Vattenfall inaugurates its largest onshore wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

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Enercon receives order from Ripple Energy for Eight E-92 Wind Turbines

ENERCON announced that they have signed a Turbine Supply Agreement (TSA) with Ripple Energy. Under this agreement, ENERCON will install eight E-92 Wind Energy Converters (WECs) at Kirk Hill, Ayrshire in Scotland, with a total installed capacity of 18.8 MW. Ripple Energy enables consumers to purchase shares in large scale wind farms. People were given … Continue reading Enercon receives order from Ripple Energy for Eight E-92 Wind Turbines

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Iberdrola begins construction of the Korytnica II wind farm in Poland

The company has a portfolio of offshore renewable projects of up to 7,300 MW in the country. Iberdrola is making progress in the development of its renewable projects in Poland with the start of construction of the 50.5 MW Korytnica II wind farm. This facility will be located in the Mazowieckie region, northeast of Warsaw … Continue reading Iberdrola begins construction of the Korytnica II wind farm in Poland

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Statkraft secures four state contracts in Irish renewable energy auction

Statkraft has confirmed that it has secured a total of four contracts in the Irish Government’s Renewable Energy Supply Scheme (RESS-2) auction. One wind farm and three solar projects were successful, which will produce a total of 360MW of clean energy. Commenting on the results, Statkraft Ireland Managing Director Kevin O’Donovan said, “We very much … Continue reading Statkraft secures four state contracts in Irish renewable energy auction

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Negative bidding in wind energy auctions is bad for consumers and bad for the supply chain

A number of governments are now tempted to apply ‘negative bidding’ in their wind energy auctions, to make companies pay them for the right to develop a new wind farm. When renewables auctions started, the idea was that governments would offer some form of financial support to project developers. The most common form of support … Continue reading Negative bidding in wind energy auctions is bad for consumers and bad for the supply chain

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New president promises to make Australia a superpower in solar and wind energy

Australia is considered one of the two most polluted countries among developed nations, and is also one of the two most affected by extreme weather events.On Saturday (21 May), Australia’s new president, Anthony Albanese, promises significant changes to climate policy in the country, which has the highest CO2 emission rates among wealthy nations and, at … Continue reading New president promises to make Australia a superpower in solar and wind energy

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Ireland auctions 1.9 GW of solar and wind power

80 new wind and solar projects have been awarded in Ireland’s latest Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS 2) auction. The projects, amounting to 1.9 GW, were chosen from among 130 renewable energy projects that participated in the auction. Some 50 projects totaling 998 MW of capacity submitted to the auction did not qualify for state … Continue reading Ireland auctions 1.9 GW of solar and wind power

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Europe seeks to break dependence on Russia with wind power and solar energy

European plans to abandon dependence on Russian gas and oil and, in the long term, on all hydrocarbons due to the need to make the energy transition against climate change, are beginning to take shape in national projects. After the European Commission announced on Wednesday its RePowerEU plan to boost renewable energy, four governments took … Continue reading Europe seeks to break dependence on Russia with wind power and solar energy

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Floating wind project successfully completes the offshore mooring installation

RWE is well on track to become a leader in floating wind and to have one gigawatt either in operation or under construction by 2030. To gain experience early and pave the way for commercial-scale floating wind, RWE is participating in multiple high-profile floating demonstration projects like the DemoSATH pilot project with Saitec Offshore Technologies. … Continue reading Floating wind project successfully completes the offshore mooring installation

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Siemens Gamesa will install its first wind farm in Serbia

The 66MW Kostolac project is the first for Siemens Gamesa in Serbia, and the first wind project for state power company EPS  The site to the East of the country will deploy 20 SG 3.3-132 turbines, the most powerful to be used in Serbia  Project to sit on former coal mining land as EPS expands … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will install its first wind farm in Serbia

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Iberdrola to test the world’s first ultra-efficient high-pressure electrolyser in the UK

This project, called GreeNH3, will be supported by the UK Government through the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 programme. The initiative will test whether it is possible to use this new technology on a large scale to reduce the costs of green hydrogen production. Iberdrola, through its subsidiary ScottishPower External link, … Continue reading Iberdrola to test the world’s first ultra-efficient high-pressure electrolyser in the UK

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EDPR and Vestas’ “Keep it local” program selected as one of the 100 Best Ideas in Spain

The end goal of this initiative is to mitigate the effects of rural depopulation by generating employment opportunities for young people living in low-density population areas, while taking advantage of renewable energy development;  In the 2021 edition, 30% of the participants found a job in the sector, with EDPR being one of the employers;  The … Continue reading EDPR and Vestas’ “Keep it local” program selected as one of the 100 Best Ideas in Spain

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The demand that has a term coverage will be exempt from paying the adjustment of gas prices

The long?awaited Royal Decree?law with the mechanism to limit gas prices in the electricity market was finally published. This article summarises the most outstanding aspects of the RDL. Last Saturday, May 14, Royal Decree?law 10/2022, of May 13, was published, which temporarily establishes a mechanism for adjusting production costs to reduce the electricity price in … Continue reading The demand that has a term coverage will be exempt from paying the adjustment of gas prices

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Wind Turbine Suppliers see record year for deliveries

Wind turbine suppliers supplied a new record amount of volume in 2022, according to GWEC’s annual Supply Side Data. According to the report, 30 wind turbine manufacturers installed 104.7 GW of new wind power capacity in 2021 despite continuing disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing pressure from commodity price increases and logistical problems. … Continue reading Wind Turbine Suppliers see record year for deliveries

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Swedish Government grants permit for offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak

Vattenfall welcomes the Swedish Government’s decision to grant construction permit of an offshore wind farm at Swedish Kriegers Flak. Kriegers Flak in the south of the Baltic sea is the one of Vattenfall’s Swedish offshore wind projects that has come the furthest in its development. Vattenfall’s application covers 40 to 50 wind turbines with a … Continue reading Swedish Government grants permit for offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak

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World’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine gets GBP 9.3million funding boost

Vattenfall has been awarded  GBP 9.3 million in innovation funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 fund by the UK Government. The funding will be used to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine, with the electrolyzer sited directly onto an existing operational turbine. The pilot project at Vattenfall’s … Continue reading World’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine gets GBP 9.3million funding boost

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Spain will double employment in wind power by 2030 and will exceed 67,000 job

In the world, there are more than 12 million jobs dedicated to renewable energies. In Spain, the wind sector employs more than 30,000 people and this figure may exceed 67,000 jobs in 2030.The development of offshore wind power in the world means that the demand for professionals in this technology will triple by the end … Continue reading Spain will double employment in wind power by 2030 and will exceed 67,000 job

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