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Wind energy in Yucatan, Vive Energía inaugurates the Peninsula Wind Farm

Generating benefits for the environment, the Peninsula Wind Farm was put into operation, on land located between the Mérida-Progreso and Chicxulub-Progreso highways. The undersecretary of Energy of Yucatan, Juan Carlos Vega Milke, during a visit to the Peninsula Wind Park, commented: “This wind farm is an important milestone for the State of Yucatan because it … Continue reading Wind energy in Yucatan, Vive Energía inaugurates the Peninsula Wind Farm

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Ørsted secure funding for renewable hydrogen project WESTKÜSTE 100 in Germany

Today, the partners of the WESTKÜSTE 100 project received funding confirmation from the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy as the first large-scale hydrogen project in Germany within the Reallabor (real-world laboratory) framework. Martin Neubert, Executive Vice President and CEO, Ørsted Offshore: “The funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economíc Affairs and … Continue reading Ørsted secure funding for renewable hydrogen project WESTKÜSTE 100 in Germany

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Voltalia starts wind farm in Brazil

The wind farm will use wind turbines manufactured by Nordex, with 3.46 megavatios each, which will be combined into one supplier in Brazil. The French electric company Voltalia will inform the start of wind power generation work in Brazil and the start of an operation for the sale of wind energy certificates in any country, … Continue reading Voltalia starts wind farm in Brazil

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Wind power in Bosnia and Herzegovina, construction of the first wind farm will start in October

The construction of the Grebak wind farm, the first in the Republic of Srpska, is expected to start in October. The investment in the 50 MW wind farm is estimated at around EUR 65 million. The concession agreement between the Ministry of Energy and Mining of the Republic of Srpska and German company VE Grebak … Continue reading Wind power in Bosnia and Herzegovina, construction of the first wind farm will start in October

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Latvia and Estonia plan joint wind energy project in Gulf of Riga

Estonia and Latvia have signed a memorandum of understanding that will lead to the two Baltic countries jointly developing an up to 1GW offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga. Latvia and Estonia plan to raise EU funding for a joint wind farm project in the Gulf of Riga, LETA was told at the … Continue reading Latvia and Estonia plan joint wind energy project in Gulf of Riga

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Nordex announces potential sale of its 2.7 GW European PV and wind energy project to RWE

The 2.7 GW portfolio includes projects in France, Spain, Sweden and Poland. Strong boost to Nordex’s capital structure. Cash consideration of EUR 402.5 million before deduction of any customary fees, taxes and any other adjustments. Further reinforcing the growth prospects, underpinned by a strong order book. Nordex leverages the current market environment with strong investor … Continue reading Nordex announces potential sale of its 2.7 GW European PV and wind energy project to RWE

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Chevron to build 500 MW wind energy and solar to power facilities

US oil giant Chevron has become the latest fossil fuel production giant to plan significant investments in wind and solar capacity, in what seems initially as a token gesture towards lowering emissions but could involve a more significant commitment down the line. It has announced a deal with Canada-based renewable energy developer Algonquin to build … Continue reading Chevron to build 500 MW wind energy and solar to power facilities

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China’s wind energy and solar power generation capacity grows in first half

China experienced strong growth in renewable energy generation capacity in the first half of this year, according to data from the National Energy Administration. Photovoltaic generation capacity increased 20 percent year-on-year to reach 127.8 billion kilowatt hours, while wind power generation capacity increased 10.9 percent compared to the same period last year, to stand at … Continue reading China’s wind energy and solar power generation capacity grows in first half

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Wind energy in Andalusia, El Tesorillo wind farm is six months old

The wind farm, built by Naturgy, has produced 32 GWh of energy during the first six months of its commissioning, which is equivalent to the annual consumption of more than 12,500 homes.The energy produced by the installation in the first six months of 2020 has allowed the emission of more than 25,250 tons of polluting … Continue reading Wind energy in Andalusia, El Tesorillo wind farm is six months old

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Wind energy in Australia, Warradarge wind farm north of Perth

The last of 51 wind turbines at the Warradarge wind farm north of Perth in Western Australia has been installed, and what will be the second-biggest wind power facility in the state is expected to start sending its first output to the grid soon. The milestone was announced by global wind turbine manufacturer and developer … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia, Warradarge wind farm north of Perth

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Wind power expected to reach 24 GW in 2024 in Brazil

Brazil will reach 24 GW of installed wind energy capacity in 2024, predicts the Brazilian Association of Wind Energy (ABEEólica). Currently, this energy source has 16 GW of installed capacity, with 637 wind farms and more than 7,700 wind turbines. This makes it the second source with the largest participation in the electrical matrix, with … Continue reading Wind power expected to reach 24 GW in 2024 in Brazil

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RWE to strengthen its European solar and wind energy business with acquisition of 2.7 GW project pipeline

Nordex has selected RWE as exclusive bidder for the acquisition of its European onshore wind and solar development business / Purchase price of about €400 million. Strategic enhancement adds to RWE’s existing 22 GW development pipeline. Expansion of position in attractive French onshore wind energy market. RWE wants to acquire the European onshore wind and … Continue reading RWE to strengthen its European solar and wind energy business with acquisition of 2.7 GW project pipeline

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EDP Renewables North America’s 200 MW Harvest Ridge Wind Farm has finished

Harvest Ridge Wind Farm will provide numerous benefits to Douglas County and its local communities. Over the life of the project, Harvest Ridge will contribute up to $50 million in taxes to support local public services such as schools, roads, fire districts, libraries and others. The wind farm will also provide a stable form of … Continue reading EDP Renewables North America’s 200 MW Harvest Ridge Wind Farm has finished

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Nordex announces potential sale of its European wind energy and photovoltaic development pipeline to RWE

Nordex has entered into exclusive discussions in relation to parts of its wind power and photovoltaic development pipeline with RWE. The sale price at closing would be EUR 402.5 million in cash before deduction of any customary fees, taxes and any other adjustments. The project development pipeline in the context of the transaction comprises approximately … Continue reading Nordex announces potential sale of its European wind energy and photovoltaic development pipeline to RWE

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The new Nordex wind power factory is approved in Motilla (Cuenca)

The factory will be ready in August and then the 300 people who will be the factory staff will be hired, but it is also expected to generate 200 jobs related to local component suppliers.The Provincial Commission for Spatial Planning and Urban Development (CPOTU) of Cuenca has authorized this project from the German wind turbine … Continue reading The new Nordex wind power factory is approved in Motilla (Cuenca)

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Record low price in latest Greek onshore wind energy auction

In its latest onshore wind power auction, Greece awarded 20-year contracts for more than 472 MW of wind farm projects, including one at a new record low price. The Greek developer Ascent Power submitted the lowest ever bid in a Greek onshore wind auction with €53.86/MWh. This bid continues the latest cost reduction trend: the … Continue reading Record low price in latest Greek onshore wind energy auction

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Florida could be the next state to take advantage of wind energy

Despite its location in the Southeast, a new study shows how Florida, with help from new technology, could harness wind energy. FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, the joint college of Florida A&M (FAMU) and Florida State (FSU) Universities, have created an interdisciplinary team to examine wind characteristics in nine different sites in the state. Their report … Continue reading Florida could be the next state to take advantage of wind energy

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Iberdrola contributes to the development of Asturias with investments in 130 MW of wind energy

After the recent award of orders to Asturian companies worth € 200 million and the start of construction of 130 MW of wind power in the region, it launched a Citizen Innovation Platform to channel entrepreneurship initiatives and a waste recovery project. Iberdrola has defined the axes of its contribution to socio-economic development around the … Continue reading Iberdrola contributes to the development of Asturias with investments in 130 MW of wind energy

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Wind energy New Zealand, wind turbines are being installed at Waipipi Wind Farm

The largest wind turbines ever erected in New Zealand are beginning to appear in the southern Taranaki landscape between Waverley and Patea. The Waipipi wind farm covers 700 hectares of coastal land. Approaching from the north, the towering wind turbines of the Waipipi development of the Tilt Renewables first appear before reaching Patea and are … Continue reading Wind energy New Zealand, wind turbines are being installed at Waipipi Wind Farm

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