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DNV to lead study on potential of European hydrogen distribution networks

Independent energy expert and assurance provider DNV will lead a study that will produce a roadmap for European distribution networks to show how they can unlock the growth potential of hydrogen utilization. DNV was contracted to conduct the study by the Ready4H2 project. Ready4H2 is a European project that aims to combine the hydrogen expertise … Continue reading DNV to lead study on potential of European hydrogen distribution networks

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Siemens Gamesa delivers 250 MW of clean wind energy to Egypt

Erection and commissioning of 96 SG 2.6-114 wind turbines in less than 10 months; Long term maintenance provided through a 15-year service agreement; Generation of 1,000 GWh per year increasing Egypt’s installed wind energy capacity by 18%; First renewable energy project in Egypt to be energized through a 220kV Gas Insulated Substation developed by Siemens … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa delivers 250 MW of clean wind energy to Egypt

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The first kilowatts from the Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm of Rosatom entered the power grid of Russia

The Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm (Stavropol Krai) began supplying electricity to the wholesale electricity and capacity market on December 1, 2021. The wind farm with an installed capacity of 60 MW consists of 24 wind turbine generators. Local content of facility equipment, as confirmed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, amounts … Continue reading The first kilowatts from the Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm of Rosatom entered the power grid of Russia

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Vietnam targets 75 pct energy from renewables by 2045

Vietnam plans to have renewables account for 75 percent of national power production capacity and 70 percent of actual production by 2045 under its COP 26 commitments. The targets have been set as part of the country’s transition to clean energy after PM Pham Minh Chinh committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 at the … Continue reading Vietnam targets 75 pct energy from renewables by 2045

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Colombia looks to offshore wind energy

At the 17th ASOCODIS Colombian power distribution conference this week, Colombia’s energy minister Diego Mesa said the country is advancing its plans for offshore wind development, with draft regulations almost ready for public comment. “We hope to publish draft regulations for comment in the coming weeks and implement them next year,” said Mesa. “We see … Continue reading Colombia looks to offshore wind energy

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Brazil is making strides in wind power

Brazil is already the world’s seventh ranked country globally for wind power projects – and it is making even more strides to increase its installations. Acciona Energía has signed an agreement with Casa dos Ventos, Brazil’s largest renewable energy investor group, for the acquisition of two wind projects that are currently being developed in the … Continue reading Brazil is making strides in wind power

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Wind Energy Wildlife Research Fund Study Examines a Critical Clean Energy & Conservation Conundrum: What is the Optimal Level of Curtailment?

Achieving a sustainable future depends on significantly expanding our nation’s clean energy supply while also protecting and conserving wildlife. The Wind Wildlife Research Fund is a unique, industry-led initiative that pools resources to advance independent, peer-reviewed research and deliver solutions to wind-wildlife challenges. An area of interest for industry and conservation stakeholders is understanding the … Continue reading Wind Energy Wildlife Research Fund Study Examines a Critical Clean Energy & Conservation Conundrum: What is the Optimal Level of Curtailment?

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Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

ACCIONA Energía has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Stanwell Corporation, a Queensland Government Owned Corporation, for future energy supply via a direct connection between ACCIONA Energía’s Aldoga photovoltaic plant and the Stanwell-led CQ-H2 consortium’s proposed large-scale green hydrogen electrolysis facility. A consortium led by Stanwell Corporation -which also includes … Continue reading Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

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An estimated 11,300 GWh of energy is lost across wind farms in Europe and America every year

An estimated 11,300 GWh/ year of critical energy is currently being lost across wind farms in Europe and the US – enough to power major cities for months. This is according to ONYX Insight, a digital and engineering solutions provider driving the future of renewable energy. The volume of energy estimated to be lost could … Continue reading An estimated 11,300 GWh of energy is lost across wind farms in Europe and America every year

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Photovoltaic and solar thermal energy production and wind energy production in Europe

During the month of November, many European electricity markets set record prices, and those that did not, continued at October levels that were also record at the time. The arrival of low temperatures together with high gas prices and CO2 record prices were the main drivers of these electricity prices. On the other hand, records … Continue reading Photovoltaic and solar thermal energy production and wind energy production in Europe

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Equinor reach financial close on the third phase of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank wind farm owners, Equinor and SSE, have today announced financial close on the third phase of the project, Dogger Bank C. The terms achieved are some of the best ever for a construction offshore wind project in the UK. “Reaching financial close on the third phase of Dogger Bank is a significant milestone … Continue reading Equinor reach financial close on the third phase of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

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Nordex receives order for 50 MW of wind power from Scotland

The Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT), managed by Octopus Renewables Limited, has commissioned the Nordex Group to supply twelve N133 turbines for the Cumberhead wind farm in Scotland. Each of the wind turbines will operate in an optimized mode of 4,165 MW. The order also includes a Premium Service for the maintenance and revision of … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 50 MW of wind power from Scotland

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YPF Luz inaugurated the 175 MW Los Teros wind farm

The park has a total of 45 wind turbines and can generate wind power for 215,000 homes.YPF Luz carried out the inauguration of its second wind farm, Los Teros, with an installed capacity of 175 MW. The development was already operational, but had not had its symbolic ribbon cutting.In June of this year the firm … Continue reading YPF Luz inaugurated the 175 MW Los Teros wind farm

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CLEANPOWER 2021 Community Service Project to Teach Salt Lake City Students About Renewables, Clean Power Careers

This week marks #GivingTuesday, a movement that unleashes the power of radical generosity around the world. Established in 2012, Giving Tuesday has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity year-round. In the spirit of giving and making an impact in the communities where our industry … Continue reading CLEANPOWER 2021 Community Service Project to Teach Salt Lake City Students About Renewables, Clean Power Careers

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EDP Renewables and LS ELECTRIC reach an agreement to develop renewable energy projects in South Korea

This alliance highlights the aspiration of both companies to advance towards the energy transition. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, and LS ELECTRIC, a world recognized leader of smart energy, have reached an agreement to jointly promote renewable energy projects in South Korea and overseas. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) … Continue reading EDP Renewables and LS ELECTRIC reach an agreement to develop renewable energy projects in South Korea

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Greenalia wants to install the first offshore wind energy park in the Canary Islands

Greenalia, based in A Coruña, confirms the progress in the processing of the Gofio Project that will be the first floating offshore wind farm to connect to the grid in Spain. Greenalia participated in the Offshore Wind Conference organized today in Ferrol by gointerHub. Greenalia takes another firm step in the development of its floating … Continue reading Greenalia wants to install the first offshore wind energy park in the Canary Islands

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Ørsted takes final investment decision on two German offshore wind farms

Ørsted’s Board of Directors has taken final investment decision (FID) on the two German offshore wind farms Gode Wind 3 (242 MW) and Borkum Riffgrund 3 (900 MW) which are expected to be commissioned in 2024 and 2025, respectively. Rasmus Errboe, Head of Region Continental Europe at Ørsted, said: “Borkum Riffgrund 3 is a landmark … Continue reading Ørsted takes final investment decision on two German offshore wind farms

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Ørsted and Amazon expand cooperation with additional corporate power purchase agreements

Amazon, the multinational technology, e-commerce, cloud computing, and digital streaming company based in Seattle, Washington, and Ørsted are today announcing two new corporate power purchase agreements totalling 116 MW of capacity across onshore and offshore wind. Specifically, Amazon will offtake the output of 100 MW from Ørsted’s 900 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm … Continue reading Ørsted and Amazon expand cooperation with additional corporate power purchase agreements

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RWE signs its largest ever PPA with EDF

RWE has signed a fifteen-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDF who will purchase the renewable electricity from Sofia Offshore Wind Farm which is set for full generation in 2026. In what represents RWE and EDF’s largest renewable energy agreement to date, EDF will offtake all the wind energy that Sofia will produce, expected to … Continue reading RWE signs its largest ever PPA with EDF

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RWE secures concession for 1,000-megawatt wind farm off the Danish coast

RWE forges ahead with its growth in offshore wind: As announced by the Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen) today, the German-based energy company was awarded the concession for the offshore wind project Thor. With a planned capacity of around 1,000 megawatts (MW) Thor will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date. The wind farm will … Continue reading RWE secures concession for 1,000-megawatt wind farm off the Danish coast

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