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Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind power acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area. Through a collaboration agreement Equinor and Vårgrønn a Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, aim to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating … Continue reading Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

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The EU’s revised Industrial Strategy: towards a strategic approach to renewables

Today the European Commission published its revised Industrial Strategy. The revised Strategy is an update of its Industrial Strategy of March 2020. It contains several new measures aimed at accelerating the roll-out of wind energy and other renewables. And crucially it acknowledges the strategic importance of renewable energies as a key industry that will make … Continue reading The EU’s revised Industrial Strategy: towards a strategic approach to renewables

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Enel starts 1.5GW of wind energy and solar power in the United States

Enel Green Power North America has started construction on five new renewable energy projects in the US, including three hybrid renewable + storage projects and it’s largest solar plant in the US.The new wind, solar and hybrid projects are located in Texas (Roseland solar + storage, Blue Jay solar + storage and Ranchland wind + … Continue reading Enel starts 1.5GW of wind energy and solar power in the United States

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Brazil has already installed 218.45 MW of wind energy in april of 2021

In April, Brazil reached 1,007 GW of installed capacity in 2021, according to data from the National Electric Power Agency (Aneel). In April alone, 324.45 MW were launched. Wind energy was, for the fourth consecutive month, the source with the most accentuated growth, reaching the mark of 218.45 MW of installed power, which represents 67% … Continue reading Brazil has already installed 218.45 MW of wind energy in april of 2021

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Wind power, responsible for a fifth of the electricity generated in April in Spain

46.2% of the monthly generation was of renewable origin between wind energy, hydroelectric, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic, and 68.1% was produced from technologies that do not emit equivalent CO2. Wind energy, responsible for 20.8% of the electricity produced in April, has increased its production by 12.3% compared to the same month in 2020. The … Continue reading Wind power, responsible for a fifth of the electricity generated in April in Spain

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Danish wind power Vestas loses 57 million euros until March, 29% less

The Danish company Vestas Wind Systems, dedicated to the manufacture and sale of wind turbines, registered a net loss of 57 million euros until March, 29% less year-on-year. The balance of the first quarter of 2020 had been negatively impacted by the execution of narrow margin projects and the increase in costs of logistical challenges … Continue reading Danish wind power Vestas loses 57 million euros until March, 29% less

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Siemens Gamesa confirmed as preferred supplier for full 1,044 MW Hai Long offshore wind power projects

Hai Long 2B (232 MW) and Hai Long 3 (512 MW) wind farm projects added in extension of Hai Long 2A (300 MW) preferred supplier agreement. State-of-the-art SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines will be deployed and serviced by Siemens Gamesa for the three projects. The strong collaboration between Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and customer … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa confirmed as preferred supplier for full 1,044 MW Hai Long offshore wind power projects

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Renewables supplied only a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth

Wind energy and solar power need to be adopted more quickly to avoid fossil gas trap. An analysis of global electricity revealed that wind and solar showed resilient growth in 2020 despite the pandemic, forcing a record fall in global coal power. The Global Electricity Review (https://bit.ly/3nMqxBv) published by energy think tank Ember (www.Ember-climate.org) analysed … Continue reading Renewables supplied only a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth

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ACWA Power expands operation to Uzbekistan with wind farm deal

ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants in 13 countries, signed an implementation agreement with the Ministry of Investments & Foreign Trade and the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan for the development, construction and operation of a 1500 MW wind power project in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan. The … Continue reading ACWA Power expands operation to Uzbekistan with wind farm deal

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Breakthrough for Equinor in Polish offshore wind energy

Today, Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) announced Equinor and Polenergia’s Ba?tyk II and Ba?tyk III projects were awarded contracts for difference (CfD) under the first phase of Poland’s offshore wind development scheme. The projects, with a combined potential capacity of 1440 MW, are among the first to secure offshore wind awards in Poland. “The CfD … Continue reading Breakthrough for Equinor in Polish offshore wind energy

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Vestas to deliver EnVentus wind turbines to a 404 MW wind power project in Finland

Vestas has been selected by Neoen to deliver a full EPC turnkey solution to the 404 MW Mutkalampi project in western Finland. Aside from responsibility for the project’s civil and electrical works, Vestas will also deliver its best-in-class EnVentus platform to the Mutkalampi project, its largest order yet in Europe for the turbine platform. This … Continue reading Vestas to deliver EnVentus wind turbines to a 404 MW wind power project in Finland

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Latvia has a lot of wind energy potential – it’s time to start using it

On 29 April WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at “WindWorks. Powering Latvia’s energy future” organised by the Latvian Wind Energy Association (LWEA), the Danish Embassy in Latvia and business technology platform BiSMART. Other speakers included the President of Latvia Egils Levits, EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson, Danish Energy Minister Dan Jørgensen and Latvian Minister for … Continue reading Latvia has a lot of wind energy potential – it’s time to start using it

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Acciona starts the Celada Fusión wind farm (48 MW)

The wind farm will require an investment of more than €45M and will start operations early next year. ACCIONA has started construction works on the Celada Fusión wind farm (48MW) in the Valles del Cerrato region, in Palencia (Spain). The project will require an investment of more than €45M and will commence operations in the … Continue reading Acciona starts the Celada Fusión wind farm (48 MW)

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Vestas wins first order for EnVentus wind turbines in Italy

Italian engineering and construction company SIMIC Spa has placed an order for 30 MW for the Fiurme Santo wind farm, which will be located in Porto Torres in Sardinia, Italy. The contract includes the supply and installation of five V162-6.0 MW wind turbines, as well as a 21-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service … Continue reading Vestas wins first order for EnVentus wind turbines in Italy

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Enel Russia installs a 90 MW wind farm

Enel Russia has obtained the commercial rights to operate its first wind farm in Russia. The 90 MW project, Azovskaya WPP, will be located in Azov, within the Rostov region. The Administrator of the Trade System granted the notification that allows the sale of wind energy to the Russian wholesale electricity market as of May … Continue reading Enel Russia installs a 90 MW wind farm

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Vestas enters wind energy in Latvia with 14 wind turbines

Marking its entry into the Latvian wind market, Vestas has secured a 59 MW order for the Targale wind farm from a special purpose company majority owned by Utilitas, the Estonian utility provider. The Targale project is located in the municipality of Ventspils, in western Latvia, and will be powered by 14 V136-4.2 MW wind … Continue reading Vestas enters wind energy in Latvia with 14 wind turbines

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China’s wind power generation capacity soars in Q1

China’s capacity for generating wind power expanded by 5.26 million kilowatts in the first quarter, according to the National Energy Administration. The latest increase came from 4.03 million kilowatts in onshore wind power and 1.23 million kilowatts in offshore wind power. After the expansion, China’s total installed wind power capacity reached 287 million kilowatts at … Continue reading China’s wind power generation capacity soars in Q1

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Vestas supplies 86 MW of wind power in Sweden

Vestas has received an order for 86 MW of OX2 for the Karskruv project, to be built in the municipality of Uppvidinge, Kronoberg county, Sweden. The order adds to the market leading tally of more than 5 GW of wind power capacity that Vestas has installed in Sweden. In the Karskruv project, Vestas will supply … Continue reading Vestas supplies 86 MW of wind power in Sweden

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Siemens Gamesa maintains positive start to 2021

Order book rises to record €33.7bn as drive to decarbonization strengthens momentum in renewables; Siemens Gamesa logs €5.5bn order intake in the quarter Solid performance in Offshore and Service helps to increase the revenue by 6% year-on-year to €2.3bn, as the company records a positive EBIT margin[1] of 4.8% Full year EBIT margin guidance maintained … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa maintains positive start to 2021

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China is taking wind energy seriously

China was the first country in the world to harness the power of wind. The first windmills were believed to be used as early as 200 B.C. during the Qin Dynasty, using wind power to grind grain and irrigate and drain water for agriculture. Travelers and merchants are believed by historians to have spread this … Continue reading China is taking wind energy seriously

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