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Queensland approves new 180 MW wind farm

The Queensland state government has given development approval to a new 180 MW wind energy project near Biloela that may also include a big battery. The development approval for Lacour Energy’s Banana Range wind farm was announced on Sunday by state planning minister Cameron Dick and energy minister Anthony Lynham, who said it took the … Continue reading Queensland approves new 180 MW wind farm

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Agreement for the sale of Race Bank transmission assets

Race Bank Wind Farm Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50%), Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (25%), a fund established by Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Development Bank of Japan (12.5%) and Arjun Infrastructure Partners and Gravis Capital Management (12.5%), announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its … Continue reading Agreement for the sale of Race Bank transmission assets

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Wind energy suffers the uncertainty of Argentina

The Argentine Wind Energy Chamber warned this week that, due to exchange restrictions, the financing for this type of wind power works is “suspended”. There are currently five wind farms under construction in three districts, with hundreds of hired workers.The Argentine Wind Energy Chamber (CEA) released a statement this week in which it expressed its … Continue reading Wind energy suffers the uncertainty of Argentina

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Wind energy in Taiwan: Swancor says that Formosa 1 wind farm plan on track

A company official said that 20 phase 2 wind turbines off the Miaoli County coast have been completed and operations would start before 2020. Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm, is to begin commercial operations by the end of this year, according to Swancor Holding Co, one of the shareholders of the project. Swancor … Continue reading Wind energy in Taiwan: Swancor says that Formosa 1 wind farm plan on track

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Galán to Bolsonaro: we will invest 6.6 billion euros in Brazil until 2022

The president of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, who participated in the Brazil Investment Forum 2019 (Sao Paulo), had the opportunity to expose the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, the firm commitment of the company to the country. In the course of a constant meeting between the two, Galán has assured that – through its Brazilian subsidiary, Neoenergia- … Continue reading Galán to Bolsonaro: we will invest 6.6 billion euros in Brazil until 2022

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Wind energy in Serbia: Masdar inaugurates $332mln wind farm in Western Balkans

Cibuk 1 further strengthens UAE’s partnership and cooperation with Serbia and its government.A consortium led by Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company and one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, on Friday inaugurated Cibuk 1, the largest utility-scale commercial wind power project in Serbia and the Western Balkans. The inauguration of the 300 … Continue reading Wind energy in Serbia: Masdar inaugurates $332mln wind farm in Western Balkans

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Taiwan president promotes wind energy

Three years ago, Taiwan started to transform its energy policies from its lowest point to reach a situation where there are no energy shortages, President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday (October 12). She was speaking at the launch of the first Taiwanese-made foundation pin piles for offshore wind energy at the Port of Taipei in Bali, … Continue reading Taiwan president promotes wind energy

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Wind Farm Gvozd will Operate with 13 Wind-Turbines in Montenegro

The power of the future wind farm Gvozd, worth 58 million EUR, will be 55 megawatts and, according to the estimates, it will have 13 windturbines. The Gvozd wind farm will be located on a very complex terrain and it will be an extension of Krnovo wind farm, which is already functioning well. The terrain … Continue reading Wind Farm Gvozd will Operate with 13 Wind-Turbines in Montenegro

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Oaxaca among the states with the greatest wind energy potential in Mexico

As of 2018, Mexico has an installed wind power capacity of 4,935 MW with 54 wind farms and 2,447 wind turbines, and by 2019, ten wind farms with an installed capacity of 800 to 1,200 MW will be added. Currently, Mexico has a world level as one of the countries with the greatest potential for … Continue reading Oaxaca among the states with the greatest wind energy potential in Mexico

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Wind power in the Canary Islands: Inalsa wind farm with Enercon wind turbines

The president of the Consortium of Water and Inalsa, María Dolores Corujo, and the delegate in the Canary Islands of the Elecnor company, Miguel Ángel Moreno, signed the contract for the supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of wind energy project. The project includes the installation of four Enercon E-70 model wind turbines of 2,300 kW … Continue reading Wind power in the Canary Islands: Inalsa wind farm with Enercon wind turbines

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Equinor to invest nearly $550 mn in floating wind energy off Norway

The 88 megawatt (MW) wind power project, called Hywind Tampen, consisting of 11 wind turbines, would meet about 35% of electricity needs at the Gullfaks and Snorre. Equinor will invest close to 5 billion Norwegian crowns ($549 million) to build floating wind turbines that will supply power to several North Sea oil and gas platforms, … Continue reading Equinor to invest nearly $550 mn in floating wind energy off Norway

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Wind energy in Egypt: wind farm in West Bakr is progressing

Lekela Power (IPP) is planning to start work on its Ras Ghareb wind energy project in the fourth half of 2019, according to Faisal Eissa, General Manager of the Egyptian subsidiary of this independent power producer (IPP). The wind farm in West Bakr is progressing. It is located in the Gulf of Suez, about 30 … Continue reading Wind energy in Egypt: wind farm in West Bakr is progressing

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Unprecedented momentum for green hydrogen

Hydrogen from renewable energy could play a central role in the global energy transformation, the latest report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. ‘Hydrogen: a renewable energy perspective’ estimates that hydrogen from renewable power, so called green hydrogen, could translate into 8 per cent of global energy consumption by 2050. 16 per cent … Continue reading Unprecedented momentum for green hydrogen

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The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition

The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the technical and innovation challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition. Rocío Sicre, president of AEE, said at the opening of the day that “the wind power sector is committed to addressing the technical challenges that we will face in the Energy Transition. For this, it will … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition

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Wind energy in Brazil: Five new wind farms start operating in Pindaí

A national leader in the number of wind turbines and the commercialization of wind power projects, Bahia will consolidate its position with the start-up of five more wind farms in the municipality of Pindaí, in southwestern Bahia. Currently with 160 wind farms in operation, wind power generation in the state grew 49.9% in the first … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Five new wind farms start operating in Pindaí

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Coal miners visit Europe’s largest onshore wind farm in Romania

For the energy transition to succeed, it must be just. This means making sure that coal regions are not left behind. It means training fossil fuel workers so they can work in renewables. And it means showing that wind energy delivers jobs, prospects and a promising future for coal workers. It’s in this spirit that … Continue reading Coal miners visit Europe’s largest onshore wind farm in Romania

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Viesgo opens a new wind power plant in El Marquesado

Viesgo inaugurates its wind farm, in El Marquesado, in the area of ??Puerto Real, one of the most important wind energy projects of the company, in which it has invested 23 million euros. The president of Viesgo, Miguel Antoñanzas welcomed the attendees, including the General Secretary of Industry, Energy and Mines, Natalia González Hereza, and … Continue reading Viesgo opens a new wind power plant in El Marquesado

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Croatia’s HEP starts building 58 MW Korlat wind farm

Croatia’s power utility Hrvatska Elektroprivreda (HEP) has started building the Korlat wind farm near Benkovac. HEP’s first wind farm will have an installed capacity of 58 MW, which is more than the capacity of the currently biggest operational wind farm in Croatia. The Korlat wind farm is expected to produce around 170 GWh of electricity … Continue reading Croatia’s HEP starts building 58 MW Korlat wind farm

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GE Renewable Energy to Offer Wind Turbines to EDF Renewables

GE Renewable Energy recently announced that it has entered into a definitive onshore wind power contract with EDF Renewables. Notably, this marks General Electric’s first contract with the Brazil-based company. Per the deal, EDF Renewables will utilize General Electric’s biggest onshore wind turbines for catering to consumers’ growing requirements of renewable and sustainable energy. As … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Offer Wind Turbines to EDF Renewables

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Challenging times ahead for European wind energy?

Today we launched our ‘Wind Energy in Europe: Outlook to 2023’ report. It sets out our expectations for new installations (onshore and offshore) over the next five years. We’re hosting a webinar this afternoon breaking down the key findings. You can register for that here. There’s a lot to unpack. According to our Central Scenario, … Continue reading Challenging times ahead for European wind energy?

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