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World’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine gets GBP 9.3million funding boost

Vattenfall has been awarded  GBP 9.3 million in innovation funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 fund by the UK Government. The funding will be used to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine, with the electrolyzer sited directly onto an existing operational turbine. The pilot project at Vattenfall’s … Continue reading World’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine gets GBP 9.3million funding boost

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Spain will double employment in wind power by 2030 and will exceed 67,000 job

In the world, there are more than 12 million jobs dedicated to renewable energies. In Spain, the wind sector employs more than 30,000 people and this figure may exceed 67,000 jobs in 2030.The development of offshore wind power in the world means that the demand for professionals in this technology will triple by the end … Continue reading Spain will double employment in wind power by 2030 and will exceed 67,000 job

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OX2 hands over Åndberg wind farm in Sweden

OX2 hands over the Åndberg wind farm in Sweden to the private investment house Ardian. With 53 wind turbines and a total capacity of 286 MW, Åndberg is OX2’s second largest wind farm commissioned in Sweden In 2018 OX2 acquired and started to develop the Åndberg wind farm in the region of Härjedalen in Sweden. … Continue reading OX2 hands over Åndberg wind farm in Sweden

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Nordex installs first N163/6.X wind turbine

Nordex has installed the world’s first N163/6.X wind turbine in the Delta4000 series. As recently as September 2021 the company announced the launch of the N163/6.X and thus its entry into the 6-MW class. The premiered wind turbine is now being installed as part of the installation work in the Zeebiestocht and Olsterwind wind farms … Continue reading Nordex installs first N163/6.X wind turbine

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Brazil’s Petrobras sees offshore wind power as alternative for the long-term

The chief executive of Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras, Jose Mauro Coelho, said on Wednesday that offshore wind power is among the alternatives being studied by the firm for the long run. Speaking at an event about carbon markets, Coelho said he sees potential synergies between offshore wind power and Petrobras’ leading position in oil … Continue reading Brazil’s Petrobras sees offshore wind power as alternative for the long-term

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Europe puts fast permitting of wind power at the heart of its energy security plan

The European Commission has presented a new package of measures to help the EU wean itself off Russian fossil fuels well before 2030. The “REPowerEU Action Plan” spells out that renewables are at the core of Europe’s energy security. And crucially it tackles the permitting bottlenecks that are holding back the expansion of wind and solar. … Continue reading Europe puts fast permitting of wind power at the heart of its energy security plan

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Ducted Wind Turbines

The DWT D3 wind turbine was developed at Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, New York.   You will find a fact sheet, spec sheet, and brochure attached along with this email. The DWT D3 is commercially ready.  DWT has several years of data supporting our turbines performance, durability, and efficiency along with 3rd party validation and USDOE NREL … Continue reading Ducted Wind Turbines

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North Sea offshore wind power to help repower the EU

Today European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will participate in an Offshore Wind Summit with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. In a joint declaration they are set to highlight the role of home-grown North Sea offshore wind in … Continue reading North Sea offshore wind power to help repower the EU

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UNSG’s Remarks on Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) warmly welcomes the remarks of the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres setting out key actions to achieve the energy transition. His remarks were made during the launch of the World Meteorological Organization’s State of the Global Climate 2021 report. Responding to the announcement, IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera … Continue reading UNSG’s Remarks on Energy Transition

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Photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind energy in European markets

In the second week of May, the rise in temperatures led to a drop in demand in most of the European markets. The solar energy production increased in general in correspondence with the increase in solar radiation at this time. These factors and gas prices lower than those of the previous week allowed electricity markets … Continue reading Photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind energy in European markets

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Greece ahead of EU average in wind energy

The wind share in Greece’s total electricity production was above the EU average in 2021, with wind turbines covering 18% of total consumption, an increase of 3% compared to 2020. A report by WindEurope, the association for wind energy in Europe, shows wind power generation in Greece was above the EU’s 14% average, including offshore … Continue reading Greece ahead of EU average in wind energy

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Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark will on Wednesday announce a joint pledge to build at least 150 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in the North Sea by 2050, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told Danish daily Jyllands-Posten. This would be an almost tenfold increase in the European Union’s offshore wind capacity and comes as … Continue reading Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

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GE introduces 3 MW onshore wind turbine designed specifically for the North America region

3.0-3.4 MW onshore turbine featuring 140m rotor and variety of hub heights Next generation of innovation with ease of install and reliability High-tech two-piece blades enable improved logistics and serviceability GE Renewable Energy today announced Sierra, its newest onshore wind turbine platform designed specifically for the North America region. The 3.0-3.4 MW turbine features a … Continue reading GE introduces 3 MW onshore wind turbine designed specifically for the North America region

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Offshore wind power can go hand in hand with nature.

New partnership between Ørsted and ARK Nature pioneers testing the potential of rewilding principles to restore vital ocean biodiversity as we speed up the global transition to renewable energy. One initial focus is restoring shellfish reefs that are fundamental to ecological restoration in the North Sea, and to use learnings from the project to develop the … Continue reading Offshore wind power can go hand in hand with nature.

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RWE successfully issues €2 billion green bond in two tranches

RWE has successfully issued a further green bond with a total volume of €2 billion. The bond was issued in two tranches of €1 billion each with maturities in 2026 and 2030. For the first tranche, the yield-to-maturity amounts to 2.2%, based on a coupon of 2.125% p.a. and an issuance price of 99.652%. For the second … Continue reading RWE successfully issues €2 billion green bond in two tranches

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Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

The American Clean Power Association today released its Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021, which showed that wind, utility solar, and battery storage power capacity in the U.S. topped 200 gigawatts (GW) after 28.5 GW of clean energy projects came online in 2021. Regardless of this milestone, installations were flat when compared to 2020 levels … Continue reading Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows significant milestones

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WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

From 27 to 30 September 2022, Hamburg will become an energy hub for the world. For four days, at WindEnergy Hamburg everything at the trade show site will revolve around generating energy from wind and its exploitation. At the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE, it is all about the generation, transport, storage and use of green hydrogen. … Continue reading WindEnergy Hamburg and the H2EXPO & CONFERENCE are setting their sights on the increased development of renewable energies.

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Vattenfall is inaugurating its largest land-based wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

On Monday May 23rd, Blakliden Fäbodberget – Vattenfall’s largest ever land-based wind farm with 84 wind turbines – will be inaugurated. Media are welcome to attend, either on site or via a live webcast. Blakliden Fäbodberget, located in Lycksele and Åsele municipalities, began construction in 2018 and are now ready for operation. The wind farm, … Continue reading Vattenfall is inaugurating its largest land-based wind farm – Blakliden Fäbodberget

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Vestas introduces the V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, to improve wind farm performance and stability in wind power

The expansion of renewable energy is expected to accelerate in the coming decade, and Vestas will support this growth through improving the scalability of new wind power solutions and increasing business case certainty for customers. To support the projected growth and increased penetration of renewables in the global energy mix, we are introducing the V163-4.5 … Continue reading Vestas introduces the V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, to improve wind farm performance and stability in wind power

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Ørsted agrees to acquire onshore wind farm Ford County Wind in Illinois

Upon the closing of the acquisition, Ørsted will add 121 MW operational wind to its portfolio in the US MISO market, which covers 15 states in the Midwest and the South. Ford County Wind is contracted via power purchase agreements (PPA’s) with Mars, Incorporated, Silgan Containers, and BHJ USA. The project reached commercial operation in … Continue reading Ørsted agrees to acquire onshore wind farm Ford County Wind in Illinois

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