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Biden administration announces first competitive offshore wind energy lease sale

Biden administration is proposing its first competitive offshore wind lease sale, announcing plans to lease eight areas in the shallow waters between Long Island and the coast of New Jersey. The proposed lease areas, in what is known as the New York Bight, could potentially generate up to 7 GW of power to supply electricity … Continue reading Biden administration announces first competitive offshore wind energy lease sale

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Shanghai Electric Makes Significant Progress on the CSP Tower and Parabolic Trough Plant in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

Shanghai Electric (“Shanghai Electric” or “the Company”) (601727.SS and 02727.HK) announced that the first molten salt tank hydro test for the Parabolic Trough Plant-II (PT2) of the fourth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al MaktoumSolar Park was carried out on May 9, the positive results of which laid a crucial foundation for the next phase … Continue reading Shanghai Electric Makes Significant Progress on the CSP Tower and Parabolic Trough Plant in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

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RWE begins construction of its offshore wind farm Sofia on Dogger Bank

RWE, one of the world’s leading players in offshore wind, has begun construction of its flagship 1.4 gigawatts Sofia Offshore Wind Farm project, the largest project currently in construction across its entire renewables fleet. Achievement of the construction milestone is a pivotal moment for the project, after The Crown Estate in 2010 awarded the rights … Continue reading RWE begins construction of its offshore wind farm Sofia on Dogger Bank

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Vestas secures 101 MW order to extend wind power project in India

Vestas has secured a 101 MW order from ReNew Power, one of India’s leading Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers (IPP). The order is an extension of ReNew’s existing project in Kutch, Gujarat, where Vestas had previously supplied turbines totalling to 250 MW. Vestas has also supplied turbines of 100 MW to another one of ReNew’s … Continue reading Vestas secures 101 MW order to extend wind power project in India

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Naturgy signs PPA with Telstra to build 58 MW wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

The Crookwell 3 wind farm is designed to generate enough energy to power 40,000 households. Naturgy’s subsidiary GPG is one of the top 3 independent renewable energy companies in Australia. Agreement reflects Naturgy’s commitment to contributing to the growth of renewable energy industry in Australia. GPG will invest approximately AUD120m (equivalent to approximately €76m) to … Continue reading Naturgy signs PPA with Telstra to build 58 MW wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

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Capital Energy buys the wind turbines from General Electric for its second Andalusian wind farm, El Barroso

This wind energy installation, located in the province of Cádiz, will have an initial power of 22.5 megawatts (MW). The five wind turbines of this second Capital Energy wind farm in Andalusia, of the GE Cypress model, will supply clean energy to some 27,000 homes and will prevent the emission into the atmosphere of more … Continue reading Capital Energy buys the wind turbines from General Electric for its second Andalusian wind farm, El Barroso

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Offshore wind energy offers new promise

Celebrated since 1982, June 8th marked World Oceans Day. It’s a time to take a moment and reflect on the tremendous resources our oceans provide, how we can protect them, and what we need to do to sustainably manage them for future generations. And this year, it’s hard to consider our oceans without also considering offshore wind, which has been … Continue reading Offshore wind energy offers new promise

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Ørsted completes acquisition of Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

Ørsted has completed the acquisition of a 100 % equity interest in Brookfield Renewable’s onshore wind business in Ireland and the UK, Brookfield Renewable Ireland (BRI). BRI is a developer, owner, and operator of onshore wind farms headquartered in Cork, Ireland. BRI has a portfolio of 389 MW in operation and under construction, 149 MW … Continue reading Ørsted completes acquisition of Ireland and UK onshore wind power platform from Brookfield Renewable

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Romania launches Code of Good Practice to support further wind energy build-out

On 26 May the Romanian Wind Energy Association launched a Code of Good Practice for Renewable Energy in Romania. WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the launch event alongside Romania’s Energy State Secretary, George Niculescu, the Energy and Competition Regulators, the TSO and the Chair of the Energy Committee of the Romanian Parliament. The EU … Continue reading Romania launches Code of Good Practice to support further wind energy build-out

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Ørsted joins Norwegian offshore wind consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco

Ørsted joins consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco establishing a long-term partnership to develop offshore wind pòwer in Norway and to compete in Norway’s upcoming application round for offshore wind areas. The Norwegian part of the North Sea holds great potential for the development of large-scale offshore wind farms that can supply green … Continue reading Ørsted joins Norwegian offshore wind consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco

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Plan for a competitive green-hydrogen industry by 2030

Unlocking the Green Hydrogen Revolution, a new whitepaper from Siemens Gamesa, sets out a roadmap to drive down the cost of green hydrogen production within the next decade Green hydrogen price parity with fossil-based hydrogen achievable from onshore wind by 2030 and offshore wind by 2035 with appropriate policy frameworks and market mechanisms in place … Continue reading Plan for a competitive green-hydrogen industry by 2030

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Spanish Wind Association Energy (AEE) has awarded nabla wind hub with the Eolo Award 2021 in the innovation category

The Spanish Wind Association (AEE) has awarded nabla wind hub with the Eolo Award 2021 in the innovation category. This first position has been awarded to our “Retipping” project for V80 and V90.The Retipping project consists of extending the rotor diameter for Vestas V80, V90 2MW and V90 3MW models using tip extensions. This Rerotoring … Continue reading Spanish Wind Association Energy (AEE) has awarded nabla wind hub with the Eolo Award 2021 in the innovation category

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Gulf Coast Offshore Wind energy Announcement

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement today after the Department of the Interior announced its intent to assess clean energy development on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf. “The American clean power industry applauds the Department of Interior for this step forward in delivering the benefits of offshore wind to the … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Gulf Coast Offshore Wind energy Announcement

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IRENA Members Contribute to G20 Action Agenda on Offshore Renewables

On the occasion of the 2021 World Ocean Day, over 70 IRENA members and private sector representatives came together in a Collaborative Framework on Ocean Energy and Offshore Renewables to accelerate the deployment of ocean technologies worldwide. Energy from the sea and through offshore renewables is increasingly recognised as significant climate solution for the power … Continue reading IRENA Members Contribute to G20 Action Agenda on Offshore Renewables

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Norway to identify more offshore areas for wind power parks

Norway will identify additional offshore areas to build wind parks amid strong interest from energy firms, the government said on Tuesday, as the oil-producing country seeks to build a domestic offshore wind industry. Norway is now opening two offshore areas to build wind farms, called Utsira Nord and Soerlige Nordsjoe II, expected to produce up … Continue reading Norway to identify more offshore areas for wind power parks

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Goldwind installs 100 MW of wind energy in Argentina

In April, the Loma Blanca VI wind farm (100 MW), with Goldwind wind turbines, was approved by the National Electricity Market Management Agency (CAMMESA) and entered the commercial operation period of 20 years. So far, Goldwind’s five wind power projects in Argentina have entered commercial operation (COD). The five wind farms are equipped with GW … Continue reading Goldwind installs 100 MW of wind energy in Argentina

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Clean Energy Boom to Create Quality American Jobs

New U.S. jobs report shows America’s clean energy transition will drive massive expansion of good-paying jobs in wind energy, solar, and energy storage. America’s decarbonization has the potential to create 500,000 – 600,000 new jobs for American workers across the solar, wind, and battery storage technologies by 2030, according to the new 2021 Clean Energy … Continue reading Clean Energy Boom to Create Quality American Jobs

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CLEANPOWER 2021 kicks off today!

Today, ACP kicks off what is set to be a monumental industry event. The CLEANPOWER Virtual Summit will be an unparalleled opportunity to interact directly with policy makers at this critical time in the national debate. Featuring a dynamic lineup of speakers ranging from elected officials to business leaders and policy experts, the June 7 -10 summit will showcase how … Continue reading CLEANPOWER 2021 kicks off today!

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China and IRENA Boost Ties as Leading Renewables Market Eyes Carbon Neutrality Goals

IRENA and National Energy Administration of China sign MoU to advance the transition and cooperate on market development. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the National Energy Administration of the People’s Republic of China (NEA) have today agreed to work to strengthen cooperation as the world’s largest renewable energy market builds momentum towards the … Continue reading China and IRENA Boost Ties as Leading Renewables Market Eyes Carbon Neutrality Goals

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Germany plans to grant more space to offshore wind in North and Baltic Sea

A new draft plan for offshore wind power expansion by the German government has allocated additional spaces for renewable power generation in the Baltic and North Sea, reports climate and energy Newsletter Tagesspiegel Background. The plans, which were presented by the interior ministry, identify parts of the Dogger Bank, a transnational sandbank in the middle … Continue reading Germany plans to grant more space to offshore wind in North and Baltic Sea

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