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Wind energy in Lower Saxony, Enercon wind turbines for 220 MW wind farm plants

Framework agreement signed with Schierloh Engineering and VR Energieprojekte Wildeshauser Geest / Partners install 6 wind farms with a total of 41 EP5 and EP3 wind turbines. ENERCON has secured new wind power project orders for 220 MW in Lower Saxony. A total of 6 wind farms with 41 wind energy converters are planned for … Continue reading Wind energy in Lower Saxony, Enercon wind turbines for 220 MW wind farm plants

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Siemens Gamesa leads the way in India with the launch of its next generation wind turbine

The company continues to shape the market with this new generation wind turbine in the 3MW segment, which is specifically designed for the Indian winds. The new SG 3.4-145 can operate at up to 3.6 MW with flexible rating strategy and delivers 48% more Annual Energy Production (AEP) than its predecessor in the country, the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa leads the way in India with the launch of its next generation wind turbine

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Enel Green Power and Norfund join forces to develop renewable projects in India

Enel Green Power and Norfund entered into a long-term, joint investment partnership to finance, build and operate new renewable projects in India.The agreement is aimed at boosting the development of renewables in India, in line with the sustainability, decarbonization and renewables targets of the companies and the country’s renewable energy goals.Enel Green Power will be … Continue reading Enel Green Power and Norfund join forces to develop renewable projects in India

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Iberdrola receives €800 million in financing from EIB and ICO to boost the green recovery in Spain

These funds will go to building photovoltaic plants and wind power farms in several locations, most of which are in rural transition regions.   Iberdrola today signed an agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) to drive the green recovery by developing new renewable energy capacity in Spain. To … Continue reading Iberdrola receives €800 million in financing from EIB and ICO to boost the green recovery in Spain

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GE Consortium to Build State-of-the-Art HVDC System for RWE Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

The world’s number two offshore wind power further strengthens its UK renewable energy business with a 1.4GW milestone in Sofia.GE Renewable Energy and Sembcorp Marine network solutions chosen as preferred providers of high voltage direct current transmission system. More than 50% of the components will be manufactured at local facilities, with ample opportunity for the … Continue reading GE Consortium to Build State-of-the-Art HVDC System for RWE Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

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IRENA Outlines Key Actions Needed to Accelerate solar and wind energy in Lebanon

Lebanon has the potential to generate up to 30 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Renewable Energy Outlook: Lebanon report suggests that scaling-up renewable energy adoption can help the country meet growing energy demand, support economic growth, … Continue reading IRENA Outlines Key Actions Needed to Accelerate solar and wind energy in Lebanon

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Juan Diego Díaz Vega, new president of the Spanish Wind Energy Association

The Board of Directors of the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), meeting yesterday 07/08, has appointed the previously vice-president of AEE on behalf of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Juan Diego Díaz Vega.The new president replaces José López-Tafall Bascuñana, after a brief presidency motivated by his appointment as ANFAC CEO.The period that begins is key because … Continue reading Juan Diego Díaz Vega, new president of the Spanish Wind Energy Association

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BBVA closes a landmark energy transaction with CIP for the construction of onshore wind farms in Aragon

BBVA has closed with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), one of the leading global investors in renewable energy, a green loan, long-term project financing credit facility for the investment in the Monegros portfolio of 12 onshore wind farms in Aragon, Spain. BBVA has had all significant roles, including sole bookrunner, structuring bank and green loan coordinator … Continue reading BBVA closes a landmark energy transaction with CIP for the construction of onshore wind farms in Aragon

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OLADE and IRENA Put solar and wind energy at Heart of Economic Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) will boost ties to put the renewables driven energy transformation at the heart of Latin America and the Caribbean’s economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak. The efforts build on an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) originally signed by the two organisations in … Continue reading OLADE and IRENA Put solar and wind energy at Heart of Economic Recovery in Latin America and Caribbean

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BOEM draft supplemental environmental impact statement for Vineyard offshore wind farm

Laura Morton, AWEA’s Senior Director for Offshore Wind Policy and Regulatory Affairs, provided public testimony this afternoon on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) draft supplemental environmental impact statement for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project. The project would be the country’s first large-scale offshore wind farm. It would open the doors to a … Continue reading BOEM draft supplemental environmental impact statement for Vineyard offshore wind farm

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Brazil increases wind energy generation by 77.1%

Electricity consumption in Brazil fell 4.7% between June 1st and 26th at. Brazil increases wind power generation by 77.1% and ethanol consumption by 18.6%. Electricity consumption in Brazil fell 4.7% between June 1st and June 26th compared to the same period last year. The data are from the Electric Energy Trading Chamber (CCEE). Despite the … Continue reading Brazil increases wind energy generation by 77.1%

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Siemens Gamesa’s first U.S. offshore wind energy installation

As the United States prepared to mark its 244th year of independence on July 4, there was another historical U.S. milestone celebrated that week.In Federal waters off the coast of Virginia, Siemens Gamesa installed its first U.S. offshore wind turbines in what promises to be the foundation for a new generation of wind energy.The teams … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s first U.S. offshore wind energy installation

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Clarification on Public Prosecutor measures regarding EDPR Board members

EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”) is providing the following information to the market and to the public in general: In the context of a judicial procedure undergoing related to the activity of EDP – Energias de Portugal (“EDP”), which holds an 82.6% shareholding in EDPR, EDPR’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. António Mexia, and … Continue reading Clarification on Public Prosecutor measures regarding EDPR Board members

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A renewables-based EU Hydrogen Strategy can ensure success of green recovery

Ahead of the EU Energy System Integration Strategy and the EU Hydrogen Strategy, organisations highlight the crucial role of renewable electricity-based hydrogen to support a green and job-rich recovery, paving the way for a climate-neutral, inclusive, and truly future-oriented EU economy. Amidst the twin health and economic crises brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, it … Continue reading A renewables-based EU Hydrogen Strategy can ensure success of green recovery

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The crisis of the wind energy company Suzlon

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider, announced its fourth quarter (Q4 FY20) and annual audited results for financial year 2019-20 (FY20). J P Chalasani, Group CEO, said, “It was a highly challenging year where the market remained restricted to very low volumes and the country witnessed only 20% capacity utilization. Suzlon has installed … Continue reading The crisis of the wind energy company Suzlon

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GWEC launches Task Force to drive global growth of floating offshore wind energy

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has launched a Floating Offshore Wind Task Force with key global industry players to accelerate the growth of this fast-moving offshore wind power sector by developing a common view to address barriers to growth and provide best practices.The Task Force will be Chaired by industry pioneer Henrik Stiesdal, and … Continue reading GWEC launches Task Force to drive global growth of floating offshore wind energy

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#WindTalent looks at challenges in attracting talent and job growth in wind power

Today, a new edition of #WindTalent has brought together different representatives of HR, Talent and Training from companies in the wind sector and wind turbines, experts from Head Hunters, and young professionals who have chosen wind as the sector to start their professional careers. The conference, organized by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), discussed … Continue reading #WindTalent looks at challenges in attracting talent and job growth in wind power

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Concession granted for a 250 MW floating wind power plant in Italy

Wind energy project company 7 Seas Med has been granted a 30-year maritime state concession to install a 250 MW floating wind farm in the Strait of Sicily, according to European public procurement journal Tenders Electronic Daily (TED). The wind farm will install 25 floating wind turbines each of 10 MW. The Taranto-based company requested … Continue reading Concession granted for a 250 MW floating wind power plant in Italy

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Application submitted for floating wind power plant in Ireland

The wind power project would have 67 wind turbines deployed in the Celtic Sea. In 2019 the government set a target of 3.5 GW for offshore wind energy production by 2030 and a 7% per annum reduction in overall greenhouse gas emissions. Dr. Val Cummins, a leading figure in offshore wind in Ireland, said: “With … Continue reading Application submitted for floating wind power plant in Ireland

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Ghana sleepping on solar and wind energy adoption

“All across the world we are noticing growth…. Technology growth is the driving principles that are developing renewable energy resources. But Ghana seems to be missing in the puzzle. Renewable energy is a fright to policy makers” – Nana Amoasi VII, IES Executive Director. Across the world, access to energy is deemed as essential for … Continue reading Ghana sleepping on solar and wind energy adoption

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