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Ocean Winds awarded with 2 GW in California Wind Energy Lease

EDP Renewables and Engie’s joint venture partnered with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to develop a floating offshore project in California. This 2 GW are a significant milestone for the presence of Ocean Winds in the United States, where the company has about 4 GW under development through two projects in the Northeast. Ocean Winds … Continue reading Ocean Winds awarded with 2 GW in California Wind Energy Lease

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Slovakia has excellent wind conditions but must remove barriers to wind energy

WindEurope participated in the annual event of the Slovak Association of Photovoltaic Industry and RES (SAPI). The event was held under the auspices Slovakia’s President Zuzana ?aputová. SAPI presented its study on the potential of wind energy in the country and a panel was dedicated to how the Government can boost the build-out of wind. … Continue reading Slovakia has excellent wind conditions but must remove barriers to wind energy

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Equinor Wins California Floating Offshore Wind Lease

As provisional winner of a lease area on the Outer Continental Shelf off California, Equinor continues to lead the way in growing the US’ offshore wind industry. Five leases were offered by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in thefirst-ever offshore wind lease sale on the US west coast and the first-ever US sale … Continue reading Equinor Wins California Floating Offshore Wind Lease

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RWE joins forces with leading institutions in Lithuania to drive education on offshore wind energy

RWE has joined forces with leading Lithuanian educational institutions to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea, based on education, research and knowledge transfer. Corresponding Letters of Intent (LoI) were signed with Klaipeda University, Lithuanian Maritime Academy, Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences and the Klaipeda Paulius Lindenau Training Center. “Offshore wind … Continue reading RWE joins forces with leading institutions in Lithuania to drive education on offshore wind energy

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RWE strengthens U.S. offshore wind portfolio with success in California’s floating offshore wind auction

Winning bid secures area with a capacity to develop up to 1.6 gigawatts of floating offshore wind energy. Second success in the U.S. offshore wind market lands RWE first commercial-scale floating offshore wind project and builds upon RWE’s experience from floating demonstration projects. RWE’s U.S. offshore wind development portfolio now totals about 4.6 gigawatts, including … Continue reading RWE strengthens U.S. offshore wind portfolio with success in California’s floating offshore wind auction

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Spain: RWE commissions Rea Unificado wind farm with innovative foundations

Powerful 4.53 megawatts wind turbines with 149 meter rotor diameter produced in Spain. Investment in Spain: expansion of renewables portfolio.RWE has commissioned its 17th Spanish onshore wind farm. Rea Unificado is a 40.8-megawatt (MW) site in Soria in the north-east of Spain. RWE installed nine Nordex turbines with a rated output of 4.53 megawatts and … Continue reading Spain: RWE commissions Rea Unificado wind farm with innovative foundations

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Vestas secures 203 MW of wind turbines in the US

Vestas has received a 203 MW order to power an undisclosed wind farm in the US. The order consists of 45 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines. The order includes the supply, delivery and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a multi-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, designed to ensure optimized asset … Continue reading Vestas secures 203 MW of wind turbines in the US

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Vestas wins an order for 236 MW of wind power in Finland

Vestas has received an order for 236 MW wind turbines from Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, a long-term customer of Pori, to power the Siikajoki wind farm in North Ostrobothnia in Finland. The order consists of 38 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines and includes the supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as the Vestas … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 236 MW of wind power in Finland

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California as a global leader in floating offshore wind technology

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) commended the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for holding a historic and successful wind energy lease sale that will position California as a global leader in floating offshore wind technology. The offshore wind energy lease sale conducted by BOEM generated $757.1 million in … Continue reading California as a global leader in floating offshore wind technology

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Global renewable power capacity is set to grow as much in the next five years as it has over the past two decades

The global energy crisis is driving a sharp acceleration in installations of renewable power, with total capacity growth worldwide set to almost double in the next five years, overtaking coal as the largest source of electricity generation along the way and helping keep alive the possibility of limiting global warming to 1.5 °C, the IEA … Continue reading Global renewable power capacity is set to grow as much in the next five years as it has over the past two decades

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IEA predicts renewable energy to overtake coal by 2025

A report by the International Energy Agency says energy insecurity amid war in Ukraine is spurring a renewable power surge. Experts predict the sector will soon surpass coal as the world’s largest electricity source. The global capacity for producing renewable energy will soar by some 75% in the next five years, the International Energy Agency … Continue reading IEA predicts renewable energy to overtake coal by 2025

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Industry and government must mobilize a clear roadmap to achieve UK climate targets by 2050

Energy leaders met today to discuss corrective action to achieve climate targets, as DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, launched its UK Energy Transition Outlook (ETO), revealing that the country is not on track to meet mid-century decarbonization targets and that the industry and government must mobilize a clear roadmap to attain ‘net … Continue reading Industry and government must mobilize a clear roadmap to achieve UK climate targets by 2050

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First US Floating Offshore Wind Auction

The US will hold the nation’s first lease auction for commercial-scale floating wind power today. The five deepwater lease tranches in two areas about 25 miles off the California coast have the potential to generate 4.5 GW of electricity, enough to power 1.5 million homes. Global interest in lease sales is strong with 43 companies … Continue reading First US Floating Offshore Wind Auction

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IRENA Members Address the Geopolitical Challenges of Energy Transformation

“It is abundantly clear we need to understand the geopolitical implications of the energy transition, so that we can proactively shape its outcomes,” remarked IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera at the opening of the sixth meeting of the Collaborative Framework on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation. The virtual meeting was attended by nearly 40 participants … Continue reading IRENA Members Address the Geopolitical Challenges of Energy Transformation

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Rivian Inks Wind Energy PPA with Apex Clean Energy to Power Illinois Manufacturing

Rivian and Apex Clean Energy today announced the signing of a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 50 megawatts (MW) of electricity from the renewable energy company’s proposed Goose Creek Wind farm in Piatt County, Illinois. As Rivian’s first large-scale procurement, the agreement supports the company’s long-term vision of enabling high-impact renewable energy projects that reduce … Continue reading Rivian Inks Wind Energy PPA with Apex Clean Energy to Power Illinois Manufacturing

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There’s room for agrivoltaics

Recent studies highlight the benefits of integrating agriculture and photovoltaic systems. Their conclusion? There is no risk of excessive land consumption. Agrivoltaics is an innovative approach that allows solar energy eneration and farming practices to coexist and interact in a mutually beneficial way that also creates greater value for the area and local communities. In practical terms, it’s … Continue reading There’s room for agrivoltaics

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IWES and Nordex intensify collaboration in grid integration of wind turbine generators

The increase in electricity generated from renewable energy has a major impact on the electrical grid. Wind turbine generators feed the electricity into the grid via power-electronic converters. Therefore, the validation of the system characteristics and the grid-supporting performance of wind turbines are becoming increasingly important for grid stability. The so-called fault-ride-through capacity of a … Continue reading IWES and Nordex intensify collaboration in grid integration of wind turbine generators

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Solar photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production in November

MIBEL eludes the price rises registered in the European markets in November. In November, prices of most European markets were higher than those of October, except for MIBEL, which registered the lowest price since August 2021, including the adjustment price due to the gas cap. In most markets, the increase in wind energy production failed … Continue reading Solar photovoltaic and concentrated solar power and wind energy production in November

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RWE expands its Irish offshore wind energy business with East Celtic acquisition

RWE expands its Irish offshore wind energy business with East Celtic acquisitionNewly acquired Western Power Offshore Developments Ltd adds to RWE renewable development portfolio in Ireland. Acquisition of indicative 900MW development project strengthens RWE’s offshore wind growth in Ireland. East Celtic project consultation expected during 2023. RWE, one of the world’s leading offshore wind companies, … Continue reading RWE expands its Irish offshore wind energy business with East Celtic acquisition

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