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Iowa explains why wind turbines don’t freeze in Iowa cold

A spokesperson with MidAmerican Energy Company says they install cold-weather packages into their wind turbines to help them stay warm as temperatures get colder. Texas relies heavily on natural gas, coal and nuclear energy in winter, but frozen wind turbines have gotten a lot of attention this week, with some wrongly saying renewable energy problems … Continue reading Iowa explains why wind turbines don’t freeze in Iowa cold

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EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility and wind power

The €673bn Recovery & Resilience Facility (RRF) regulation was published on 18 February 2021. It represents an unprecedented EU-level fiscal intervention to revive the European economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Crucially, the objective of the RRF is not to return the EU to business-as-usual but to lay the foundations for Europe’s future … Continue reading EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility and wind power

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EDP creates units to exploit green hydrogen and energy storage

The EDP Group has strengthened its commitment to decarbonization by launching two units that will exploit the potential of green hydrogen and energy storage systems. The H2 Business Unit (H2BU) will be the Group’s new arm for the development of green hydrogen projects, while the dedicated storage unit, built in EDPR NA, will aim to … Continue reading EDP creates units to exploit green hydrogen and energy storage

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Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind power plant

The Ministry of Economy of the Xunta de Galicia has opened to public information the request for authorization of the third Capital Energy wind farm in the region, called Troitomil, which will have a capacity of 30 megawatts (MW). According to the energy company, the park, located in the province of A Coruña, will involve … Continue reading Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind power plant

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Eolus Vind AB Year End Report September 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020

4 Months September 2020 – December 2020 Net sales 1077.5 (465.9) MSEK. EBIT 59.8 (210.9) MSEK. Profit before tax 36.2 (180.9) MSEK. Net profit 30.1 (185.0) MSEK. Earnings per share, before and after dilution equals 1.21 (7.43) SEK. During the four months period 0 (43) wind turbines were taken into operations with a total installed … Continue reading Eolus Vind AB Year End Report September 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020

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Extreme weather conditions harm RWE’s renewables electricity generation in the US state of Texas

Operations teams focus on resuming production at RWE’s affected onshore wind turbinesRWE expects significant negative earnings impact in Onshore Wind/Solar segment due to abnormal pricing conditions  The US is experiencing extreme winter weather conditions all the way down to the Gulf region with extremely low temperatures and icing conditions. This has led to a low … Continue reading Extreme weather conditions harm RWE’s renewables electricity generation in the US state of Texas

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Naturgy signs an agreement with Gestamp to supply wind energy in Spain

The companies sign an agreement that includes a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with a supply of energy equivalent to 203 GWh per year from solar and wind power sources valid for 10 years. Naturgy has signed an agreement with Gestamp in order to secure the consumption of renewable energy in Spain. The agreement will … Continue reading Naturgy signs an agreement with Gestamp to supply wind energy in Spain

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Wind energy reaches 18 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

The February 2021 data from ABEEólica show that the country already has more than 8,300 wind turbines in 695 wind farms.Wind energy has just reached the 18 GW mark of installed capacity, 10.3% of the national electricity matrix. According to data presented by the Brazilian Wind Energy Association, there are 695 wind farms and more … Continue reading Wind energy reaches 18 GW of installed capacity in Brazil

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Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

The first of the parks to be developed, the El Puntal II wind farm, will have the largest wind turbines installed in Spain. The execution of the complex will mobilize suppliers and local employment, estimating the involvement of more than 150 people.The company, a leader in the generation of wind energy in the region, plans … Continue reading Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

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Vestas Ventures invests in wood technology start-up Modvion

Vestas, the global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has invested in Swedish wood technology company Modvion, in a move towards creating fully sustainable products and solutions, and reducing carbon emissions from our value chain. The investment sees Vestas becoming a minority investor in the bio-composite specialist, and marks the first official investment from newly established … Continue reading Vestas Ventures invests in wood technology start-up Modvion

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Vestas to consolidate footprint in Colorado, USA

Following several years of peaking demand cycles, Vestas is consolidating our footprint in Colorado, USA, to reflect lower near-term market demand, strengthen our Service and Construction setup, and improve executional efficiency. With the consolidation, Vestas is supporting growing business segments and ensuring the foundation for efficient adjustments and scale-up when demand increases again. The consolidation … Continue reading Vestas to consolidate footprint in Colorado, USA

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Power Outages in Texas

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement on the ongoing power outages in Texas. “It is disgraceful to see the longtime antagonists of clean power – who attack it whether it is raining, snowing, or the sun is shining – engaging in a politically opportunistic charade misleading Americans to promote an … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Power Outages in Texas

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Wind energy is essential for the recovery of the Mexican economy

The wind energy industry will meet in MEXICO WINDPOWER® 2021, which on its tenth anniversary will hold its digital congress on May 26 and 27. The wind energy sector is essential to promote the recovery process of the Mexican economy and guarantee national energy sovereignty, said the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE). He stressed that … Continue reading Wind energy is essential for the recovery of the Mexican economy

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Iberdrola plans the first floating offshore wind power plant in Spain

With a capacity of 300 MW with wind turbines, it represents an opportunity to develop value chain in the country and position the Spanish industry as an international benchmark. Industrial and employment hub: design and engineering could start this year. Until its entry into operation in 2026, it would generate more than 2,800 jobs / … Continue reading Iberdrola plans the first floating offshore wind power plant in Spain

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Consumers Energy Announces Crescent Wind Now Producing Clean Energy in Southern Michigan

Energy Provider’s Wind Farms Now Powering Nearly 250,000 Residents. Consumers Energy announced it began ownership of 166-megawatt Crescent Wind which began producing clean, renewable energy today for residents and businesses in Michigan. “We are thrilled to welcome Crescent Wind to our assets powering Michigan with clean energy,” said Dennis Dobbs, vice president of enterprise project … Continue reading Consumers Energy Announces Crescent Wind Now Producing Clean Energy in Southern Michigan

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GWEC continues to bolster global team with new COO Stewart Mullin

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced today that Stewart Mullin, previously the Global Director of Public Affairs and Institutional Relations at MHI Vestas, has joined the GWEC team as the association’s first Chief Operating Officer. Mullin has over a decade of experience as a senior executive in the wind sector, having worked across public … Continue reading GWEC continues to bolster global team with new COO Stewart Mullin

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Nordex receives order for 33 MW wind power from the Netherlands

Nordex has secured an order for a total of 33 MW for a wind farm in the Netherlands. The Nordex Group will supply nine N117 / 3600 wind turbines for the “Den Tol” wind farm. The wind turbines will be supplied in the 3,675 MW operating mode. The order also includes a Premium Service contract … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 33 MW wind power from the Netherlands

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Luxcara and GE Renewable Energy to deliver 753 MW to Sweden with Europe’s largest single onshore wind farm

GE Renewable Energy will provide up to 137 of its Cypress 5.5-158 wind turbines to the 753 MW Önusberget wind farm, which will be the largest single onshore project in Europe. Luxcara re-affirms with the deal its position as the largest long-term investor in the Nordic windpower market. The project has the nominal capacity of … Continue reading Luxcara and GE Renewable Energy to deliver 753 MW to Sweden with Europe’s largest single onshore wind farm

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Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind power plant in the State of Bahia

Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind plant in the State of Bahia, opening its new Brazilian renewable cluste. Voltalia (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0011995588), an international player in renewable energies, announces today the start of the construction of a 99.4-megawatt wind power project at its new Canudos cluster, which has a 1 gigawatt … Continue reading Voltalia starts construction of the Canudos 1 wind power plant in the State of Bahia

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Vestas appoints Purvin Patel as new Regional President of Asia Pacific

To strengthen Vestas’ presence and market position in strategic and fast-growing markets in Asia Pacific and drive operational alignment across the value chain, Vestas has appointed Purvin Patel as Regional President of Asia Pacific. Mr. Patel joins Vestas from a position as CEO of ISS UK & Ireland, bringing more than 25 years of commercial and … Continue reading Vestas appoints Purvin Patel as new Regional President of Asia Pacific

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