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Vestas wins 46 MW order with customised solution for high wind energy site in the Netherlands

E-Connection, a Dutch wind power project developer with more than 30 years of experience in developing, realising and managing complex wind energy projects, has placed an order for 11 turbines totaling 46 MW for the first phase of the wind project Oosterscheldekering Wind Optimization that consists of the four wind parks Binnenhaven, Roggeplaat-West, Noordland Buiten … Continue reading Vestas wins 46 MW order with customised solution for high wind energy site in the Netherlands

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Equinor : Base selected for world’s largest offshore wind farm

Equinor and SSE Renewables, the two companies behind the world’s biggest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank, have today announced plans to build a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne. Dogger Bank Wind Farm will be able to generate around 5% of the UK’s electricity needs Multi-million GBP Operations and Maintenance … Continue reading Equinor : Base selected for world’s largest offshore wind farm

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India must intensify policy reforms to revive wind energy growth beyond 50 GW by 2022

A new report, India Wind Outlook Towards 2022: Looking beyond headwinds, published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and MEC+(MEC Intelligence), finds that India’s total wind power capacity could reach 50 GW GW by 2022 as existing pipeline and new auctions face multiple challenges.India is the world’s fourth-largest onshore wind farm market by installations, … Continue reading India must intensify policy reforms to revive wind energy growth beyond 50 GW by 2022

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Iberdrola buys two onshore wind energy projects in Scotland

The company continues to agitate the energy sector, with a third operation in Europe that succeeds in taking over 100% of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm and acquiring the French company Aalto Power. Located in Brittany, some 16 kilometers from the coast, the Saint-Brieuc park will have 62 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, with 8 … Continue reading Iberdrola buys two onshore wind energy projects in Scotland

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Germany to expand offshore wind energy to 20 GW by 2030

Germany’s federal government and coastal states increased the capacity target of offshore wind power in the North Sea and Baltic Sea from 15 to 20 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) announced on Tuesday. “The determined, efficient, grid-synchronous and increasingly market-oriented expansion of renewable energies is a decisive element in … Continue reading Germany to expand offshore wind energy to 20 GW by 2030

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Vestas breaks annual wind turbine installation record

Vestas became the first wind turbine manufacturer to install more than 10 GW of wind capacity in a single year (2019), according to new analysis from Wood Mackenzie. The Danish OEM’s grid-connected capacity of 11.3 GW in 2019 is an increase of 1.5 GW on 2018, with installations completed in over 35 markets. The company’s … Continue reading Vestas breaks annual wind turbine installation record

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World map of wind power and solar energy

The study carried out to prepare this map has been published in the journal Nature Scientific Scientific. The map shows the density of this type of infrastructure in different regions and the approximate energy production. This is the world’s first open-access dataset for wind and solar power generation facilities. The estimated share of renewable energy … Continue reading World map of wind power and solar energy

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Siemens Gamesa to supply innovative hybrid wind energy plant in the Philippines

Commercial hybrid project manages an existing 16MW wind power facility with battery storage integrated through Siemens Gamesa’s Hybrid Plant Controller (HPC). Siemens Gamesa is fast advancing on an innovative hybrid energy project in Puerto Galera on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines that will provide a stable electricity supply in a location with a … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply innovative hybrid wind energy plant in the Philippines

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Vestas appoints Anders Nielsen as CTO and Tommy Rahbek Nielsen as COO to drive innovation and operational efficiency in the next phase of the energy transition

Driven by the position of renewables as the cheapest source of electricity in two-thirds of the world, the energy transition is, despite short-term uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic, in a new phase where higher penetration of renewables, accelerated electrification and new markets are creating novel and increasing demands for Vestas’ technology, manufacturing and solutions. To … Continue reading Vestas appoints Anders Nielsen as CTO and Tommy Rahbek Nielsen as COO to drive innovation and operational efficiency in the next phase of the energy transition

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GE, Siemens Gamesa and WEG lead installation of wind turbines in Brazil in 2019

North American GE Renewable Energy led the installation of new wind turbines in Brazil in 2019, followed by Siemens-Gamesa and local manufacturer WEG (WEGE3), according to a report by consultancy Wood Mackenzie released on Monday. While GE Renewable Energy maintained its position as the leader in Brazil wind energy, seeing the market share reach 55.8%, … Continue reading GE, Siemens Gamesa and WEG lead installation of wind turbines in Brazil in 2019

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Inox Wind signs agreement with Continuum Power to set up 250 MW of wind power project

Wind energy solutions provider Inox Wind has signed definitive agreements with Continuum Power Trading (TN) Pvt Ltd, part of Continuum Wind Energy group, to set up 250 MW of wind power projects. Under the contract, Inox Wind will supply, erect and commission 250 MW of wind power projects (in two phases of 126 MW and … Continue reading Inox Wind signs agreement with Continuum Power to set up 250 MW of wind power project

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Finland aims to boost wind power by leasing more state land for construction

Prime Minister Sanna Marin‘s government aims to expand wind power production by offering more state lands for construction. They are overseen by Metsähallitus, a state-owned company that administers more than 12 million hectares of state land and water areas. Juha Niemelä, Director General of Metsähallitus, says fostering more wind power is part of the company’s … Continue reading Finland aims to boost wind power by leasing more state land for construction

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Wind energy project in Castelli is advancing

As part of the “Ciudad Futura” program and in conjunction with the Castelli Electricity Cooperative, the renewable energy generation project continues with the installation of a wind turbine in the town of Cerro de la Gloria. Days ago, the wind turbine blades arrived at the Port of Zárate and were unloaded by the NRG Patagonia … Continue reading Wind energy project in Castelli is advancing

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Siemens Gamesa joins expanded EU Green Recovery Alliance to promote a sustainable economic path following the coronavirus crisis

Company joins group of 270 CEOs of leading companies, Members of the European Parliament (MEP), business leaders, trade unions and campaign groups calling for a green recovery.Alliance backs economic stimulus measures post-crisis focused on achieving carbon neutrality in the EU, in turn kick-starting economic growth and job creationA full statement from the Alliance and its … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa joins expanded EU Green Recovery Alliance to promote a sustainable economic path following the coronavirus crisis

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The Mexican government against wind energy and solar power

The government’s obsession with fossil fuels is clear, due to inscrutable causes unrelated to reason. However, it has reached implausible extremes. Now, through the National Energy Control Center (Cenace), and invading the powers of the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE), it issued an agreement last Friday that prohibits operational tests of renewable power plants, and in … Continue reading The Mexican government against wind energy and solar power

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Broad alliance of European countries calls for an EU industrial policy for renewables

In a letter to EU Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton and EU Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson, ministers from Lithuania, Poland, Greece, Spain, Latvia, Estonia, Austria and Luxemburg call for an EU industrial policy to expand renewables supply chains in Europe. “When Ministers from Poland, Greece, Spain, Austria, the Benelux and all 3 Baltic States say they … Continue reading Broad alliance of European countries calls for an EU industrial policy for renewables

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China-made wind turbines travel a long way to boost wind energy in Kazakhstan

In late April, three trucks carrying silvery wind turbine blades more than half a football pitch long were lumbering through the Ili River valley in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Passing through the Sayram Lake basin and zigzaging in the Tianshan Mountains, they were heading to the China-Kazakhstan border port of Horgos. The trucks … Continue reading China-made wind turbines travel a long way to boost wind energy in Kazakhstan

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The President of Mexico AMLO against wind energy

On May 3, Cenace published the “Agreement to guarantee the efficiency, Quality, Reliability, Continuity and security of the National Electric System, on the occasion of the recognition of the epidemic of disease due to the SARS-CoV2 virus (COVID-19)” , in which it established that they will apply actions and strategies to strengthen the reliability of … Continue reading The President of Mexico AMLO against wind energy

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Iberdrola has closed a transaction to acquire French wind energy company Aalto Power

Iberdrola has closed a transaction to acquire French renewables company Aalto Power for €100m. Aalto Power has 118MW of onshore wind power already in operation and a project portfolio of 636MW of onshore wind in various stages of development. The deal, which is subject to the authorisation of the French Ministry of Economy, is part … Continue reading Iberdrola has closed a transaction to acquire French wind energy company Aalto Power

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German Energy Minister, Herr Altmaier, you have less than 2 months

On 1 July you become President of the 27 EU Energy Ministers. 23 of them have a National Energy & Climate Plan for 2030. You do not. If you don’t complete your Plan soon, you will not be a credible President. Your Plan is delayed because the renewables numbers are unclear. You want 65% renewable … Continue reading German Energy Minister, Herr Altmaier, you have less than 2 months

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