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ACP report shows new offshore wind energy could generate $4.5 billion in federal revenue

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today released a report showing that expanded offshore wind leasing in the United States could generate up to $4.5 billion in new federal revenue, create up to 128,000 jobs during construction of the projects, and spark $120 billion in clean energy investments. ACP conducted its analysis following an October … Continue reading ACP report shows new offshore wind energy could generate $4.5 billion in federal revenue

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Wind energy surpasses nuclear energy and leads electricity generation in Spain

Whatever happens in the next three weeks, even if the wind stops blowing abruptly, wind power will end the year as the first source of electricity in Spain. Thus, wind will surpass nuclear power in the national electricity matrix for the first time since 2013, the only year in the entire historical series in which … Continue reading Wind energy surpasses nuclear energy and leads electricity generation in Spain

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Vice President Kamala Harris addresses CLEANPOWER 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris addressed attendees today at the American Clean Power Association’s CLEANPOWER 2021 event in Salt Lake City via video and outlined the Biden-Harris administration’s continued strong support for the growing renewable energy sector and the jobs and economic benefits that it provides. CLEANPOWER is the leading renewable energy conference that brings together … Continue reading Vice President Kamala Harris addresses CLEANPOWER 2021

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The climate impact of aviation

Airbus and the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) are expanding their cooperation in research on climate protection in aviation. Under an agreement signed by Nicole Dreyer-Langlet, Airbus’ VP Research & Technology Representative, Germany, and Markus Fischer, DLR Divisional Board Member Aeronautics, future joint projects will focus, in particular, on emission … Continue reading The climate impact of aviation

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AES Completes Purchase of Wind Generation Portfolio from Carlyle in the State of New York

he AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today announced the completion of the purchase of Valcour Wind Energy (Valcour) from global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG). Valcour’s six wind farms represent the largest operating wind platform in New York and play an important role in helping the state meet its commitment to have 70% of its electricity … Continue reading AES Completes Purchase of Wind Generation Portfolio from Carlyle in the State of New York

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Vestas wins an order for 235 MW of wind from Invenergy in Illinois

Vestas has secured a 235 MW order for V150-4.2 MW wind turbines and V136-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operational mode from Invenergy to power the Sapphire Sky wind project in Illinois, USA. “We are pleased to once again partner with Invenergy, the world leader in sustainable energy, and expand the renewable energy sector … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 235 MW of wind from Invenergy in Illinois

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Pomerania wind farm, owned by Ignitis Group, started commercial operations

The Polish regulator on 6 December 2021 issued a generation licence to Pomerania Wind Farm sp. z.o.o., a part of Ignitis Group. The issued licence will allow to start commercial operations (COD) and generate electricity under the contract for difference (CfD) tariff of 214.98 PLN/MWh (around 47 EUR/MWh) awarded in the Polish renewable energy auction … Continue reading Pomerania wind farm, owned by Ignitis Group, started commercial operations

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wpd europe places an order from Nordex Group for 47 MW of wind power in Sweden

Nordex has received an order for 47 MW in Sweden from its regular customer wpd. The Nordex Group supplies eight N163 / 5.X wind turbines for the Stöllsäterberget wind farm. The order also includes a 15-year premium service contract for the turbines with an option to extend for another five years. The Stöllsäterberget wind farm … Continue reading wpd europe places an order from Nordex Group for 47 MW of wind power in Sweden

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Iberdrola enters with the highest score in the most prestigious climate change indicator, the CDP

Iberdrola has received a new global accolade for its commitment to decarbonisation. The company has been included in the world’s most prestigious climate change indicator, the CDP, with the highest score. The group chaired by Ignacio Galán has been included in CDP’s A List 2021, completing the journey through disclosure, awareness, management and, finally, environmental … Continue reading Iberdrola enters with the highest score in the most prestigious climate change indicator, the CDP

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The situation of renewable energies in Spain in 2021

Although their importance was greatly overshadowed by the gas and CO2 price crisis, renewable energies continued to grow at a very high rate during this year 2021. With these technologies, capable of generating electricity without greenhouse gas emissions and essential in the energy transition, begins a summary of the most important events that happened in … Continue reading The situation of renewable energies in Spain in 2021

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RWE-funded study flags floating wind energy opportunity for Scottish industry

A study funded by RWE, one of the world’s leaders in offshore wind, concludes that Scotland could become a world leader in producing low carbon concrete foundations for floating offshore wind farms. The study identified potential business opportunities from the current ScotWind seabed leasing round, and calls on Scottish politicians, project developers, suppliers and industry … Continue reading RWE-funded study flags floating wind energy opportunity for Scottish industry

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Enel launches ‘greentailer’ business in Australia backed by Enel Green Power and Enel X

Enel Group, the world’s largest private renewable energy player with around 51 GW of installed renewable capacity worldwide, has been granted authorisation to enter the Australian energy retail market. The company will take advantage of existing operations within Australia to bring Enel’s globally established retail model to Australian shores. The retail energy licence, issued by … Continue reading Enel launches ‘greentailer’ business in Australia backed by Enel Green Power and Enel X

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Costa Rica and IRENA Sign Partnership to Advance National Decarbonisation Plan

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Government of Costa Rica have signed an agreement today to work together to strengthen the country’s decarbonisation plans and boost renewable energy project financing. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of Costa Rica and the IRENA Director-General, Francesco La Camera at the … Continue reading Costa Rica and IRENA Sign Partnership to Advance National Decarbonisation Plan

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IRENA and Alliance for Rural Electrification Agree to Boost Off-Grid Renewables

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), to strengthen their existing cooperation on rural electrification and universal access to energy. The MoU was signed in the margins of the fifth International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC) by IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera and … Continue reading IRENA and Alliance for Rural Electrification Agree to Boost Off-Grid Renewables

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Vestas wins order for 99 MW of wind power in Brazil

Vestas has received an order for a wind farm in Brazil that includes the supply of 22 V150-4.5 MW turbines, as well as a 15-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service contract. Deliveries are scheduled for 2023 and commissioning for 2024. Client and project are not disclosed.Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner in … Continue reading Vestas wins order for 99 MW of wind power in Brazil

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Ørsted scores ’A’ on gold standard climate action list – again

Global environmental non-profit CDP acknowledges Ørsted as a global leader on climate action for the third year in a row. Since CDP’s assessment, Ørsted had its 2040 net-zero target approved as science-based as only one of seven companies globally. Today, Ørsted was recognised by CDP for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks, and help … Continue reading Ørsted scores ’A’ on gold standard climate action list – again

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White House officials headline Day One of CLEANPOWER 2021

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) kicks off the CLEANPOWER 2021 event in Salt Lake City on December 7 with discussions on the economy and outlook for the renewable energy sector with three leading White House officials. CLEANPOWER is the most innovative renewable energy conference that brings together the most knowledgeable minds in the clean … Continue reading White House officials headline Day One of CLEANPOWER 2021

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Vestas wind power suffers third cyber attack

On 19 November 2021, Vestas discovered a cyber security incident which involved external attackers gaining unauthorised access to some of Vestas’ IT systems. Following extensive investigations, forensics, restoration activities and hardening of our IT systems and IT infrastructure together with external partners and experts, all systems are, with very few exceptions, up and running. The … Continue reading Vestas wind power suffers third cyber attack

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Jan de Nul is awarded the installation of wind power plants in Denmark

Jan de Nul Group was awarded the transport and installation of 41 8.4 MW wind turbines for the Vesterhav Nord & Syd offshore wind farms in Denmark.Jan De Nul’s jack-up installation vessel, Vole au vent, will be mobilized for these projects. The contract between Jan De Nul and Vattenfall includes the design, engineering, manufacture, procurement … Continue reading Jan de Nul is awarded the installation of wind power plants in Denmark

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RWE to expand team and step up expansion of renewables

Not only is RWE stepping up the expansion of renewables, but it is also expanding recruitment: The company is advertising around 200 new jobs for developing wind and solar farms. Professionals envisaging a career in the future of energy supply should check out www.rwe.com/jobs-mit-rueckenwind. “Our billions of euros of investments create plenty of opportunities for … Continue reading RWE to expand team and step up expansion of renewables

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