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ACP Statement on BOEM Advancing Environmental Review of New Jersey’s First Offshore Wind Farm

The American Clean Power Association’s Josh Kaplowitz, VP of Offshore Wind, released the following statement today after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ocean Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm, New Jersey: “ACP applauds BOEM for advancing U.S. offshore wind with the publication of its Draft … Continue reading ACP Statement on BOEM Advancing Environmental Review of New Jersey’s First Offshore Wind Farm

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ENEL X AND ARRIVAL PARTNER TO LAUNCH BUS TRIALS IN ITALY

Enel X, Enel’s subsidiary dedicated to innovative products and services, together with Arrival (NASDAQ: ARVL), pioneer of a unique new method of design and production of equitable electric vehicles (EVs) by local Microfactories, have entered into a partnership to test the zero-emission battery electric bus in Italy. The aim is to foster the growth of … Continue reading ENEL X AND ARRIVAL PARTNER TO LAUNCH BUS TRIALS IN ITALY

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EDPR and Vestas boost youth employment in rural areas of Spain

The renewable energy multinational corporations have celebrated the closure of the II Edition of Keep it Local, the program that has already offered more than half a hundred scholarships to youngsters living in rural areas.  EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest wind energy producer, and Vestas, a leading company in the manufacture, sale, … Continue reading EDPR and Vestas boost youth employment in rural areas of Spain

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Equinor and partners consider 1 GW offshore wind farm off the coast of Western Norway

Equinor and its partners Petoro, TotalEnergies, Shell and ConocoPhillips in the Troll and Oseberg fields, have initiated a study and are looking into possible options for building a floating offshore wind farm in the Troll area some 65 kilometres west of Bergen, Norway. With an installed capacity of about ~1 GW and an annual production … Continue reading Equinor and partners consider 1 GW offshore wind farm off the coast of Western Norway

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ACP Praises FERC Announcement of Interconnection Proposed Rule

Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced a proposed rule that, if finalized, could help to accelerate the interconnection process – a critical problem in rapidly deploying clean energy today.?The proposed rule would allow projects that are ready to progress through the queue to advance, and would provide much-needed clarity on the timing and … Continue reading ACP Praises FERC Announcement of Interconnection Proposed Rule

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Vattenfall offshore wind farm will use recyclable wind turbine blades

The Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Netherlands will use a new type of wind turbine blades that can be recycled. The blades are made with a new type of resin which makes it easier to reclaim the different blade components. Last year, Vattenfall set the target to recycle all wind turbine blades … Continue reading Vattenfall offshore wind farm will use recyclable wind turbine blades

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Global wind industry unites to address climate and energy crises ahead of COP27

COP27 must be the moment countries come together to put renewable energy at the centre of climate action. This year, the Global Wind Energy Coalition for COP27 has convened to ensure world leaders recognise the urgent need for a massive step-up in the deployment of wind energy to resolve the twin crises of climate and … Continue reading Global wind industry unites to address climate and energy crises ahead of COP27

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Nordex receives orders for 369 MW of wind power from Colombia

Celsia Colombia S.A., producer and distributor of electricity, has ordered 63 N155 wind turbines with a total of 369 MW for three projects. The orders also include a Premium Service contract for the maintenance of the turbines for a period of five years with an option to extend for a further five years. The Acacia … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 369 MW of wind power from Colombia

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French/German onshore power platform Ostwind

In response to media speculations, Ørsted confirms that it is in late-stage negotiations with Ostwind AG and the shareholders Gisela Wendling-Lenz, Ulrich Lenz, and Fabien Kayser regarding Ørsted’s potential acquisition of 100 % of OSTWIND Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, OSTWINDpark Rotmainquelle GmbH & Co. KG, OSTWIND International S.A.S., and OSTWIND Engineering S.A.S. There can be given … Continue reading French/German onshore power platform Ostwind

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Iberdrola starts the transfer to France of the offshore wind platforms built by Navantia-Windar

The first four structures left the Navantia shipyard in Fene (A Coruña) on Wednesday for their destination, off the coast of Brittany, France •    The contract, the largest to date for Navantia-Windar in offshore wind energy, means more than 1,000 jobs in Galicia and Asturias  •    The Saint-Brieuc wind farm, with almost 500 MW, will … Continue reading Iberdrola starts the transfer to France of the offshore wind platforms built by Navantia-Windar

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European electricity markets respond with falls to the increase in solar and wind energy production

European electricity markets prices fell in the second week of June. In most, the weekly average was below €190/MWh. In addition, negative prices were registered in several markets. Wind and solar energy production increased in almost all markets compared to the previous week, and gas and CO2 prices fell, a combination that favoured declines in … Continue reading European electricity markets respond with falls to the increase in solar and wind energy production

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RWE launches floating wind virtual classroom

To mark Global Wind Day, RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable companies, has launched its educational hub designed to make learning about floating wind interactive and accessible to all. Floating wind technology presents an opportunity to harness the untapped potential of deep water coastal areas such as those off the coast of Wales in … Continue reading RWE launches floating wind virtual classroom

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Equinor and Technip Energies enter strategic collaboration for floating wind turbines

The two companies come together to develop floating wind steel semi substructures that aim to accelerate technology development for floating offshore wind, enable cost reductions and develop local value opportunities. The strategic collaboration between Equinor as a leading floating offshore wind developer and Technip Energies as a leading supplier of floating offshore wind substructures, was … Continue reading Equinor and Technip Energies enter strategic collaboration for floating wind turbines

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Experts Forecast the Wind Plant of the Future To Be Taller and More Economical

In the most-likely scenario, the experts predicted that hub height for newly installed onshore wind turbines will reach 130 meters in 2035, rather than the 115-meter forecast offered in a 2015 survey. Anticipating key features of wind plants a decade or more ahead of their installation can inform today’s investment, research, and energy system planning … Continue reading Experts Forecast the Wind Plant of the Future To Be Taller and More Economical

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GE acquires 49% stake in Continuum onshore wind farm

GE Energy Financial Services invests via bespoke structured preferred equity in Continuum’s 148.5 MW Morjar wind power project in Gujarat, India. The project will be equipped with GE Renewable Energy’s 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines with COD expected in June 2022. GE (NYSE: GE) and Continuum Green Energy (India) Pvt Ltd or “Continuum”, a company majority-owned … Continue reading GE acquires 49% stake in Continuum onshore wind farm

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Iberdrola leads the world in wind energy with more than 15,000 wind turbines in 400 farms

The group currently has 20,700 MW of installed wind power and a further 4,000 MW under construction •    Iberdrola also has a wind power project portfolio of more than 43,000 MW, 67% of which will be offshore developments •    The company’s investments to increase its wind power capacity could reach 15 billion euros by 2025 … Continue reading Iberdrola leads the world in wind energy with more than 15,000 wind turbines in 400 farms

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U.S. Grid-scale Energy Storage Market Breaks Q1 Record

The U.S. energy storage market set a new record in the first quarter of 2022, with grid-scale installations totaling 2,399 megawatt hours (MWh), the highest capacity for Q1 on record. According to Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business (Nasdaq: VSK), and the American Clean Power Association’s (ACP) latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report released today, the … Continue reading U.S. Grid-scale Energy Storage Market Breaks Q1 Record

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Exus to Manage 244MW Vitol Wind Farms in Pennsylvania

Exus Management Partners (Exus), a leading expert in powering sustainable investments through operational excellence, is partnering with commodities trader Vitol to manage three wind farms, totalling 244.4 MW, in the state of Pennsylvania. Vitol has agreed to acquire the portfolio from a BlackRock managed fund, with the transaction expected to close later this quarter. Exus … Continue reading Exus to Manage 244MW Vitol Wind Farms in Pennsylvania

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Europe’s offshore wind expansion will depend on vessel availability

A major expansion of Europe’s offshore wind capacity is on the horizon and Poland wants to be a leading player. The country aims to build 28 GW of new offshore wind capacity by 2050. A new report now finds that the upcoming global shortage of specialised offshore wind vessels might pose a risk for project … Continue reading Europe’s offshore wind expansion will depend on vessel availability

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Champion Kitesurfer and Global Wind Energy Council Ambassador lands in Egypt to support wind power ahead of COP27

Professional kitesurfer and Global Wind Industry Ambassador Lewis Crathern is visiting Egypt ahead of this year’s COP27 to raise awareness of the potential for wind energy in the country, across the MENA region and for the world.  Crathern will be visiting some of Egypt’s most prominent wind energy areas in the Gulf of Suez, and … Continue reading Champion Kitesurfer and Global Wind Energy Council Ambassador lands in Egypt to support wind power ahead of COP27

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