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Germany plans to grant more space to offshore wind in North and Baltic Sea

A new draft plan for offshore wind power expansion by the German government has allocated additional spaces for renewable power generation in the Baltic and North Sea, reports climate and energy Newsletter Tagesspiegel Background. The plans, which were presented by the interior ministry, identify parts of the Dogger Bank, a transnational sandbank in the middle … Continue reading Germany plans to grant more space to offshore wind in North and Baltic Sea

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Solar & Wind energy Are 93.8% of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity for 1st Third 2021

According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data recently released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), wind and solar resources provided nearly all (93.84%) of the new electrical generating capacity added in the U.S. during the first four months of 2021 .    FERC’s latest monthly “Energy Infrastructure Update” report (with … Continue reading Solar & Wind energy Are 93.8% of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity for 1st Third 2021

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First Wind Power Generation Celebration at Moray East “Only the Start”

Moray East – Scotland’s biggest wind farm has exported first power to Scotland’s national grid via its new substation south of New Deer in Aberdeenshire on June 4 2021. Future development of offshore wind energy in Scottish waters, will be enabled by Moray West, under development, and the upcoming ScotWind leasing process.Ocean Winds (OW), the … Continue reading First Wind Power Generation Celebration at Moray East “Only the Start”

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India’s wind energy sector set to register 50 per cent growth over next five years

India currently has a pipeline of projects of 10.3 GW in both Central and state tenders, which are expected to drive installations until 2023.India, the world’s fourth-largest wind power market, is expected to add nearly 20.2 GW of new wind power capacity between 2021-2025, a growth of 50 per cent compared to the country’s current … Continue reading India’s wind energy sector set to register 50 per cent growth over next five years

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All wind turbines installed at Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

On 5 June, the last of a total of 72 wind turbines was installed at Kriegers Flak, which will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm. Next steps will be to finalise testing and certification of the wind farm so that it can be inaugurated after summer. Despite the logistical challenges that the Covid pandemic has … Continue reading All wind turbines installed at Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

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Brazil needs to train 4,000 workers by 2025 in wind energy

Brazil will need to train 3,737 professionals over the next five years to support the scheduled installation of an additional 9.7 GW of onshore wind power by 2025. The conclusion comes from a study published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Wind Organization (GWO). The global wind industry will need to … Continue reading Brazil needs to train 4,000 workers by 2025 in wind energy

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Vestas wins 32 MW wind order in Japan

Vestas has secured a 32 MW order with Toda Corporation for the Azumakogen wind farm in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Owned by Japan Renewable Energy Corporation (JRE), Fukushima Mirai Kenkyukai, General Foundation and Shinobuyama Fukushima Power Co., Ltd., the wind project will be built by Toda Corporation and will feature nine V105-3.45 MW wind turbines in … Continue reading Vestas wins 32 MW wind order in Japan

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World Resources Institute and Ørsted: How governments can scale up private sector investment in the renewable energy transition

Governments must work with the private sector to scale up much needed investments through conducive regulatory frameworks and policy solutions to speed up the decarbonization of the energy sector and avert the worst effects of climate change, says WRI and Ørsted in their new joint working paper. To achieve a net-zero society by 2050 and … Continue reading World Resources Institute and Ørsted: How governments can scale up private sector investment in the renewable energy transition

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Statkraft advances in the development of the Leon Barjas wind farm

This project plans to install 22 wind turbines of 5.5 MW each, which will provide the park with a total installed power of 121 MW. In this way, Statkraft works for the transition towards a sustainable energy model, and contributes to the Comprehensive Energy and Climate Plan (PNIEC) which, among other measures, foresees that by … Continue reading Statkraft advances in the development of the Leon Barjas wind farm

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Engie closes financing of 150 million dollars for future Punta Lomitas Wind Power Plant

Engie Energía Perú closed a financing for 150 million dollars for up to 12 months in order to finance part of the estimated investment to develop the future Punta Lomitas Wind Farm.It is worth mentioning that with its 260W of installed capacity, this project located in Ocucaje (Ica) will be the largest wind power plant … Continue reading Engie closes financing of 150 million dollars for future Punta Lomitas Wind Power Plant

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More proof the clean energy transition is well underway: An oil and gas major embraces renewables

While some observers might claim we’re on the cusp of a clean energy transition, the reality is a widespread shift to renewables began years ago. The U.S. already has enough clean energy capacity to power 50 million homes, and over 300,000 Americans already have direct clean energy jobs. Economics are one of the biggest drivers. … Continue reading More proof the clean energy transition is well underway: An oil and gas major embraces renewables

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Ørsted commits to sustainable recycling of wind turbine blades

Ørsted commits to either reuse, recycle, or recover all of the wind turbine blades in its global portfolio of onshore and offshore wind farms upon decommissioning. Ørsted has decommissioned one wind power asset, the offshore wind farm Vindeby. On Ørsted’s Capital Markets Day, the company announced its new commitment to either reuse, recycle, or recover … Continue reading Ørsted commits to sustainable recycling of wind turbine blades

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YPF Luz announces the commissioning of a wind farm in Buenos Aires

YPF invested US $ 235 million in the 3,610-hectare wind power plant, one of the largest in the country, with 45 wind turbines.Los Teros has the capacity to produce 838 gigawatt hours per year and will prevent the emission of more than 400,000 tons of carbon dioxide, the company explained in a statement. “It is … Continue reading YPF Luz announces the commissioning of a wind farm in Buenos Aires

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senator Ron Wyden join Next Week’s CLEANPOWER Headliners

Pelosi and Wyden join all-star lineup of speakers including John Kerry, Gina McCarthy,Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senator Joni Ernst,Richard Glick, Anne Finucane, and Andrew Steer CLEANPOWER 2021 starts next Monday and the American Clean Power Association (ACP) is honored to add House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Ron Wyden to the list of VIP … Continue reading House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senator Ron Wyden join Next Week’s CLEANPOWER Headliners

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Ørsted aims for net-positive biodiversity impact from new projects commissioned from 2030

As a global sustainability leader with a strong commitment to protect biodiversity, Ørsted sets the ambition to deliver a net-positive biodiversity impact from all new renewable energy projects it commissions from 2030 at the latest. The ambition is part of the company’s new strategy. The accelerated global build-out of renewable energy which is needed to … Continue reading Ørsted aims for net-positive biodiversity impact from new projects commissioned from 2030

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Nordex Group receives a new order from Spain for 77 MW of wind energy

Nordex has secured another order in Spain for Delta4000 wind turbines for a total of 76.8 MW. For an expansion phase of a wind farm in central Spain, the company will supply 16 N155 / 4.8 wind turbines. The order also includes the service and maintenance of the wind turbines for two years. Delivery and … Continue reading Nordex Group receives a new order from Spain for 77 MW of wind energy

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CS Wind to acquire Vestas’ Pueblo tower factory to strengthen local job creation and wind energy supply chain

Wind energy and Vestas have grown tremendously in recent years, which has required the industry’s and Vestas’ supply chain to mature and scale up rapidly. With wind energy and renewables expected to continue to grow in the coming decades to meet energy needs and fight the climate crisis, the scaling, specialisation and industrialisation will continue. … Continue reading CS Wind to acquire Vestas’ Pueblo tower factory to strengthen local job creation and wind energy supply chain

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ACP/MAREC Statement on Ohio SB 52

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?and Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Coalition (MAREC Action) issued the following statement today regarding Ohio SB 52, which would dramatically curtail, if not halt, wind and solar development in the Buckeye State. “The American Clean Power Association (ACP) and Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Coalition (MAREC Action) are disappointed to see that, in … Continue reading ACP/MAREC Statement on Ohio SB 52

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Enhanced Financial Instruments Needed to Accelerate Renewables Deployment in Tunisia

IRENA outlines recommendations to help country achieve its 30% renewables goal while boosting growth and development. Measures to reform the renewable energy sector’s financial instruments and encourage greater involvement from national financial institutions are critical to the achievement of Tunisia’s energy transformation goals, according to a new report published today by the International Renewable Energy … Continue reading Enhanced Financial Instruments Needed to Accelerate Renewables Deployment in Tunisia

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RWE’s U.S. Onshore Wind Farm Scioto Ridge in operation

Successful completion of construction on RWE’s first Ohio-based wind power project 250 megawatt facility represents more than $300 million investment  Wind farm has capacity to generate clean energy for more than 60,000 households RWE Renewables has started commercial operation on its 250 megawatt (MW) onshore Scioto Ridge Wind Farm in the U.S. The project, located … Continue reading RWE’s U.S. Onshore Wind Farm Scioto Ridge in operation

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