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Duke Energy starts up 182 MW Texas wind farm

Duke Energy has begun commercial operation of its 182MW Maryneal Windpower wind farm in Texas. The Maryneal plant, in Nolan County, increases Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ US wind capacity to over 3GW. In 2019, Sprint, now part of T-Mobile, signed a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3MW of the energy generated by the … Continue reading Duke Energy starts up 182 MW Texas wind farm

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Oyster Bay wind farm ready for commercial operations

The Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA) 140 MW Oyster Bay wind farm, situated in the Kouga municipality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, has successfully reached commercial operation. Every year the Oyster Bay wind farm will generate over 568 GWh and prevent 590,000 tons of CO² from being emitted into the atmosphere.  This brings … Continue reading Oyster Bay wind farm ready for commercial operations

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RWE deploys new software tool to optimise operations across offshore wind fleet

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed an agreement with the Danish firm Systematic to deploy an innovative information management tool across its global fleet of offshore wind farms. Under the contract, software company Systematic will supply it’s marine management tool, called SITE, to manage vessel and personnel information as well … Continue reading RWE deploys new software tool to optimise operations across offshore wind fleet

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Wind turbines being built in Barbados

Construction is under way at Ashford Plantation, St John, for the erection of four wind turbines, the first of their kind in Barbados, by Pavana Energy Limited.Electricity in Barbados could be up and running the very next day after a storm with wind turbine energy. So said developers of Pavana Energy Limited, the first company … Continue reading Wind turbines being built in Barbados

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RWE builds one of the largest battery storage facilities in Germany

Spread across two locations and coupled with hydropower stations – RWE is building one of the largest and most innovative battery storage systems in Germany. A battery system with a total capacity of 117 megawatts is being installed at the company’s power plants in Lingen (Lower Saxony) and Werne (North Rhine-Westphalia). What is special about … Continue reading RWE builds one of the largest battery storage facilities in Germany

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Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project – the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.  … Continue reading Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

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GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

Agreement to use Whiffle’s ultra-fine atmospheric Large Eddy Simulation (LES) modeling for wind energy applications. Technology will be used to optimize wind turbine siting and enable improved AEP. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has entered into an Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Whiffle, a Netherlands-based weather forecasting technology firm, for application of Whiffle’s … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle

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Iberdrola grants Van Oord the installation of the foundations for the Baltic Eagle wind farm

Iberdrola and Van Oord have signed a contract for the transportation and installation of Baltic Eagle’s monopile foundations, as well as the supply, transportation and installation of the inter-array cables. With a production capacity of 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm will supply renewable energy to 475,000 households, while saving nearly one million tons … Continue reading Iberdrola grants Van Oord the installation of the foundations for the Baltic Eagle wind farm

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Nordex Group announces new strategic collaboration with TPI Composites in Mexico

Against the backdrop of a continuing market momentum and a strong order intake, the Nordex Group and the American rotor blade manufacturer TPI Composites have agreed on a unique strategic partnership in addition to collaborating in Turkey and India. As part of this innovative collaboration model, the Nordex Group will transfer the operation of its … Continue reading Nordex Group announces new strategic collaboration with TPI Composites in Mexico

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IRENA and the Electric Power Research Institute Join Forces to Accelerate Smart Electrification

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to advance the global electrification of the energy sector based on renewables and energy efficiency. Signed by IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera and EPRI’s President and CEO Arshad Mansoor, the agreement provides the framework for … Continue reading IRENA and the Electric Power Research Institute Join Forces to Accelerate Smart Electrification

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Clean Power’s Meeting at the White House

Yesterday I had the honor of participating in a meeting at the White House with union and business leaders to represent our growing industry as Washington continues to sort out the bipartisan infrastructure framework. When I met with President Biden, Vice President Harris and business leaders I was proud to tell them that more than … Continue reading Clean Power’s Meeting at the White House

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Austria aims to have 100% renewable electricity by 2030

The Austrian National Parliament has voted in favour of the country’s new Renewable Expansion Law (EAG). The law sets a 100% renewable electricity consumption goal by 2030 for Austria – up from 75% right now. For this to become a reality, Austria will need an additional 27 TWh in electricity generation. And 10 TWh of … Continue reading Austria aims to have 100% renewable electricity by 2030

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Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

The Vietnamese company owns six renewable projects under development: five onshore wind farms and one floating photovoltaic project Vietnam plans to install more than 20,000 MW of renewable energy by 2030  Iberdrola already has growth strategies in markets such as Australia, Japan and Korea Iberdrola is continuing its growth in Asian Pacific renewable energy markets, … Continue reading Iberdrola ramps up investment in Asia Pacific renewables, acquiring Sowitec Vietnam’s 550 MW green pipeline

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North Macedonia advances in three wind energy and solar power projects with 210 MW

ESM is seeking consultants for feasibility studies for solar power plants of 60 MW and 100 MW in Bitola and its 50 MW Miravci wind power project in Gevgelija. After Germany’s KfW Development Bank provided a EUR 2.4 million grant to North Macedonia to produce feasibility and environmental impact studies for green energy systems, Elektrani … Continue reading North Macedonia advances in three wind energy and solar power projects with 210 MW

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EDPR enters the UK onshore market with a 544 MW wind and solar portfolio

The transaction has been reached through two separate agreements with the renewable energy companies Vento Ludens and Wind2. The entry in the UK onshore market is within the context of EDPR Business plan 2021-25, providing diversification and growth.  EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, has reached agreements to … Continue reading EDPR enters the UK onshore market with a 544 MW wind and solar portfolio

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EDPR’s 198 MW wind farm located in Indiana starts commercial operations

The project, called Headwaters II, expands the company’s footprint in the US and provides economic benefits to Indiana communities. Through PPAs, the wind farm will help Facebook and Walmart reach their sustainability goals. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has … Continue reading EDPR’s 198 MW wind farm located in Indiana starts commercial operations

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EDP Renewables sells a wind energy portfolio located in Portugal

EDPR signs asset rotation deal of a 221 MW wind power portfolio for an enterprise value of 532 million euros. The company has completed the sale to Onex Renewables of a 100% equity stake in a wind portfolio located in Portugal. This transaction will contribute with 532 million euros of asset rotation proceeds and is … Continue reading EDP Renewables sells a wind energy portfolio located in Portugal

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An open letter from the wind energy industry to G20 and world leaders: It’s time to get serious about renewables

Ahead of the G20 Ministerial Sessions on Environment, Climate and Energy held in Naples on 22-23 July 2021, this letter signed by 25 CEOs representing the global wind industry has been sent to all G20 Heads of State. Download the letter here. We recognise the efforts of the G20 countries to address the climate emergency … Continue reading An open letter from the wind energy industry to G20 and world leaders: It’s time to get serious about renewables

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Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe join forces and form Océole, a partnership dedicated to developing floating offshore wind in France. Océole will evaluate and work towards submitting bids in the upcoming floating offshore wind tenders held by the French government. Establishing this partnership is in line with the three companies’ ambition of delivering high-performance floating … Continue reading Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

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Siemens Gamesa receives an order for 93 wind turbines for a wind farm in India

Siemens Gamesa secures second major deal in July with ReNew for 322 MW providing a significant boost for India’s wind industry. The Tondehal 322 MW project with ReNew Power follows the 301 MW Hombal project signed with company in early July. Both are in the state of Karnataka. These are the first ordersfor the 3.X … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives an order for 93 wind turbines for a wind farm in India

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