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Japan plans to build the world’s largest floating wind turbine

Japan energy company Toda and a team from the Osaka University will develop the world’s largest floating wind turbine according to Niko Asia. Engineers plan to build a prototype turbine that is capable of generating up to 15 MW of electricity. The experiment will be carried out in several stages. The final is supposed to … Continue reading Japan plans to build the world’s largest floating wind turbine

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Scottish offshore wind farm to power Google

Google has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to purchase renewable electricity from a Scottish offshore wind farm. The agreement, reached with ENGIE, covers 100 MW of the capacity of the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm on the outskirts of the Moray Firth, which is expected to be fully operational by early 2025 … Continue reading Scottish offshore wind farm to power Google

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China expected to be part of historic offshore wind power development

As climate change and energy issues are becoming more of a challenge, the offshore wind power industry has ushered in historic development opportunities. Experts predicted that by 2025, China’s new offshore wind power installations are expected to post a compound growth rate of 32 percent from 2020, Securities Times reported. A giant offshore wind turbine, … Continue reading China expected to be part of historic offshore wind power development

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DNV and Reodor Studios aim to solve historic challenge by creating a digital service for sustainable wind farm decommissioning

New service will enable recyclability assessment and sustainable end-of-life planning for wind turbines. In the 1970s, the wind power industry boomed, and thousands of wind farms were built around the world. Now, 50 years later, the world faces a historic challenge: what do you do with a 300-tonne wind turbine when it has reached the … Continue reading DNV and Reodor Studios aim to solve historic challenge by creating a digital service for sustainable wind farm decommissioning

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Increasing cost pressures and design flaws undermine Spanish auction

Spain has published the results of its 2022 onshore wind auction. Plenty of wind energy projects bid in. But only 46 MW got awarded, results of combination of current cost pressures and a flawed “secret” price cap. The 2022 Spanish renewables auction was very disappointing. A total of 3.3 GW was up for tender, 1.8 … Continue reading Increasing cost pressures and design flaws undermine Spanish auction

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Capital Energy reaffirms its commitment to wind power in Asturias

They also sign three other agreements with the aim of boosting local employment during the construction of their Leo, Campón and Cassiopea wind farms.During the construction and operation and maintenance phases of Leo, Campón and Cassiopea, the company and the council will implement different actions agreed between both parties and that will be adjusted to … Continue reading Capital Energy reaffirms its commitment to wind power in Asturias

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Enel Green Power Chile began construction of a wind power project that includes a battery system for energy storage

The La Cabaña wind farm, with an installed capacity of 105.6 MW and an investment of approximately US$190 million, will be in the Araucanía Region, Angol municipality. Enel Green Power Chile, an Enel Chile subsidiary, began constructing its new La Cabaña wind farm, which also incorporates an innovative energy storage system using lithium batteries (34.3 … Continue reading Enel Green Power Chile began construction of a wind power project that includes a battery system for energy storage

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What is the wind industry doing on skills and education to deliver a fair transition?

On 16 November WindEurope Deputy CEO Malgosia Bartosik spoke at the European Employment & Social Rights Forum, organised by the European Commission. She presented some of the initiatives taken by the wind industry to ensure that it has the right talents to deliver the energy transition. Europe wants 510 GW of wind energy by 2030, … Continue reading What is the wind industry doing on skills and education to deliver a fair transition?

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Uriel Renovables inaugurates the second largest wind farm in Poland

The project has involved an investment of 170 million euros and has the participation of the manager Mirova, a subsidiary of the French group Natixis. The facility offers a total power of almost 145 MW and an annual production of 360 Gwh, equivalent to the consumption of 100,000 homes. A green energy that prevents the … Continue reading Uriel Renovables inaugurates the second largest wind farm in Poland

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Nordex to supply VSB Group wind turbines for 41.6 MW wind farm in Poland

The VSB Group has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply and installation of 13 N117/3600 wind turbines for a wind farm in Poland. The order also includes the Premium Service for the turbines covering a period of 20 years. The wind farm is being built in the Polish voivodeship of Silesia … Continue reading Nordex to supply VSB Group wind turbines for 41.6 MW wind farm in Poland

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EDF Renewables, Enbridge and CPP Investments Announce France’s First Offshore Wind Project, Saint-Nazaire, is now fully operational

Located between 12 and 20 km from the southwest coast of France, the wind farm will help support the French State’s energy transition goals, which include targets to generate 32% of its energy from renewable sources by 2030. By providing secure, low carbon, affordable and reliable energy, Saint-Nazaire is also responding to the global energy … Continue reading EDF Renewables, Enbridge and CPP Investments Announce France’s First Offshore Wind Project, Saint-Nazaire, is now fully operational

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Enbridge announces completion of France’s first offshore wind farm

France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which was developed by Canadian energy giant Enbridge Inc. in partnership with EDF Renewables and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, officially opened Wednesday. The 480-megawatt Saint-Nazaire wind farm consists of 80 turbines off the coast of the Loire-Atlantique region of France. It is expected to power the equivalent … Continue reading Enbridge announces completion of France’s first offshore wind farm

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Vestas expands partnership with TPI Composites to strengthen wind energy supply chain

Vestas signs multi-year framework agreement with long-time partner TPI Composites Inc. (TPI), a leading supplier of wind turbine blades and services, to strengthen its scalable global supply chain network for current and future wind turbine blades. “The continued and expanded partnership highlights how we are increasingly collaborating with partners, and how we continue to evolve … Continue reading Vestas expands partnership with TPI Composites to strengthen wind energy supply chain

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Soriana wind power Hazapierna and Praderas Altas

Capital Energy signs two new agreements linked to its Territories Project in Soria with the municipalities of Taroda and Almaluez. The agreements are linked to the development of the line on which, among others, two of the company’s wind farms in Soria, Hazapierna and Praderas Altas, will be evacuated Soria, November 21, 2022.- Capital Energy, … Continue reading Soriana wind power Hazapierna and Praderas Altas

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All wind turbines installed at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm

342-megawatt wind farm to supply electricity to over 400,000 households. RWE pilots world’s first recyclable rotor blades made by Siemens Gamesa. Four additional offshore wind farms under development off the German coast. The last turbine at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm has now been installed 35 kilometres north of the German island of Heligoland. More than … Continue reading All wind turbines installed at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm

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Nordex receives orders for 43 MW of wind power in Belgium

Nordex has received orders for the supply of wind turbines for four wind farms with a total of 43.2 MW from one of the largest wind farm operators in Belgium, Aspiravi. The orders also include a Premium Service contract for the turbines that covers a period of 20 years. The following wind farms are being … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 43 MW of wind power in Belgium

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Emergency measures on permitting are a step backwards

EU Energy Ministers are set to adopt emergency measures this Thursday 24 November. That sounds good. However, as they stand, these measures constitute a step backwards in the simplification of permitting. In a letter to Ministers, leading wind industry CEOs call for urgent changes. Permitting is the main bottleneck for the expansion of renewables. 80 … Continue reading Emergency measures on permitting are a step backwards

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2023 is the year of offshore wind power takeoff in Spain

The development of offshore wind power in Spain is an opportunity for strategic development for our economy, creating new jobs and synergies with other industrial activities in our country.In Spain we have the value chain and infrastructure to address the development of offshore wind power on our coasts. Spain is an international benchmark in floating … Continue reading 2023 is the year of offshore wind power takeoff in Spain

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Egypt’s $11bn wind project aiming to power Europe and Saudi Arabia to be operational by 2030

One of the world’s largest wind farms being built in Egypt is set to become operational by 2030 with construction set to begin in 2024, according to Infinity Power, one of the main companies backing the project. The $11 billion wind farm is being built by a consortium led by Abu Dhabi-owned Masdar and Infinity Power … Continue reading Egypt’s $11bn wind project aiming to power Europe and Saudi Arabia to be operational by 2030

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GE Renewable Energy selects Mammoet to supply onshore heavy lifting and transport for Dogger Bank Wind Farm

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has selected Mammoet UK, based in Thornaby Teesside, to supply onshore heavy lifting and transport for the staging and assembly of turbine components for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm.  Dogger Bank Wind Farm is a joint venture between SSE Renewables, Equinor and Vårgrønn. Mammoet will employ multiple lifting … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy selects Mammoet to supply onshore heavy lifting and transport for Dogger Bank Wind Farm

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