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Iberdrola USA obtains all required approvals to close integration with UIL Holdings Corporation

AVANGRID, aims at leading the transformation of the U.S. energy industry towards a clean energy future. Iberdrola has announced to the Spanish Commission of the Stock Exchange (CNMV) that all of the conditions to complete the merger between Iberdrola USA and UIL Holdings Corporation have now been met. Following the approval of the deal by … Continue reading Iberdrola USA obtains all required approvals to close integration with UIL Holdings Corporation

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Under current plans, non-hydro renewable energy will be fastest growing power source in the US

Non-hydro renewable energy will be the fastest-growing power source in the US over the next decade, with installed capacity to increase from 121.9 Gigawatts (GW) in 2015 to 216 GW in 2025, representing a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.9% between 2015 and 2025, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. According to the company’s … Continue reading Under current plans, non-hydro renewable energy will be fastest growing power source in the US

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Ambitious UN climate deal could be investment opportunity for European wind energy industry

China, India, Morocco, Brazil and Turkey are just a few of the countries that have made post-2020 national pledges on the deployment of wind energy in the coming years. In all 70 countries have identified wind as a key climate mitigation technology. Giles Dickson, Chief Executive Officer of the European Wind Energy Association, said: “The … Continue reading Ambitious UN climate deal could be investment opportunity for European wind energy industry

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Australia commits to wind energy after Paris deal

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday overturned a decision by his predecessor to ban government investment in wind power. Earlier this year, former prime minister announced a controversial ban on wind farm investment, in what was labelled a war on clean energy in favour of dirtier forms of power such as coal, Xinhua news … Continue reading Australia commits to wind energy after Paris deal

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COP21: global climate agreement marks historic step

The legally binding international climate agreement negotiated in Paris on 12 December offers a real glimmer of hope, though it will still not be enough to avert irreversible consequences from climate change. By recognising the importance of the world’s cities and regions, the agreement has, however, increased the prospects of a more effective and sustained … Continue reading COP21: global climate agreement marks historic step

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Wind Energy to Power GM’s Texas Assembly Plant

General Motors’ Arlington Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power from turbines whose blades span the length of a football field in diameter. Arlington Assembly produces more than 1,200 vehicles daily, including the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe; GMC Yukon and Yukon XL; and Cadillac Escalade … Continue reading Wind Energy to Power GM’s Texas Assembly Plant

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Final climate change draft unveiled in Paris

While some climate change activists and U.S. Republicans will likely find fault with the accord – either for failing to take sufficiently drastic action, or for overreacting to an uncertain threat – many of the estimated 40,000 officials and environmentalists who set up camp on the outskirts of Paris say they see it as a … Continue reading Final climate change draft unveiled in Paris

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GM turns to wind power

Suburbans, Tahoes, Escalades: if they’re made in GM’s Arlington factory, soon they’ll have been built using wind energy. GM recently signed a power purchase agreement with EDP Renewables North America to power the facility, which produces 1,200 cars and trucks every day. The company has bought enough wind generated electricity to build 125,000 trucks every … Continue reading GM turns to wind power

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Alphabet, AKA Google Will buy 842 MW of Wind Power, Solar Energy, Across the World

On December 3rd, Alphabet, formerly Google, announced that it plans to add 842 more megawatts of renewable energy in the form of wind and solar power across the world. The company said it now has 2 gigawatts of contracts for renewable energy across the world and it will use the energy to power all of … Continue reading Alphabet, AKA Google Will buy 842 MW of Wind Power, Solar Energy, Across the World

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Wind energy in Nambia: MoU with InnoSun for a 150 to 500 MW wind farm

French wind energy company Innovent, stated that through its subsidiary InnoSun, it plans to construct a 150 to 500MW  wind farm in Tsau//Khaeb national park, located in the south-west of Namibia.   The Namibian environmental commissioner, Theofilus Nghitila expressed his support for the development, stating that the move is an indication to the world that … Continue reading Wind energy in Nambia: MoU with InnoSun for a 150 to 500 MW wind farm

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Google doubles down on renewable energy

Clearly, renewable energy works for Google. The internet search company recently announced it’s going to nearly double the amount of clean electricity it uses to power its data centers, committing to purchase an additional 842 megawatts (MW). Google has now procured nearly two gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy, more than halfway to its goal of … Continue reading Google doubles down on renewable energy

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Siemens to supply 126 megawatts to onshore wind power plants in Scotland

Siemens has been awarded orders for three onshore wind projects in Scotland, supplying up to 50,000 households in South and North Ayrshire and Lockerbie. The contracts also include long-term service and maintenance.   The Siemens SWT-3.2-101 and other models of the Siemens D3 product platform provide high energy yields and efficient operation for three Scottish … Continue reading Siemens to supply 126 megawatts to onshore wind power plants in Scotland

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The greening of China’s power supply

Having set ambitious climate-change goals in advance of the upcoming Paris conference, China is powering up clean energy sources to fuel the economy. China today is committed to tackling climate change and invests “thoroughly” in renewable energy, the Belgian daily Le Soir reported on Thursday. In 2014, the Chinese government spent 89.5 billion U.S. dollars … Continue reading The greening of China’s power supply

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Vietnam to solicit bids for wind energy

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will submit to the government a pilot program to organize international bidding to pick competent developers for wind power projects that have been long delayed, a state official said at a seminar on wind energy in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday.   In the near future, the ministry … Continue reading Vietnam to solicit bids for wind energy

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India adds 2,311 MW renewable energy capacity in FY16

A total of 2,311.88 Mw of grid-connected power generation capacity from renewable energy sources like solar and wind has been added, so far, this fiscal in the country. The government has set a target of 4,460 Mw of power generation capacity addition this fiscal from renewable energy sources, including solar, wind and small-hydro. During the … Continue reading India adds 2,311 MW renewable energy capacity in FY16

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Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm in West Virginia

Gamesa will install 45 G97-2.1 MW and four G90-2.0 MW wind turbines at a wind farm being developed in the state of West Virginia. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has achieved another milestone in its US sales strategy, signing its first contract with Canada’s Enbridge, specifically for the supply of 103 MW … Continue reading Gamesa wind turbines for a wind farm in West Virginia

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Canadian Solar wins 110 MWp of solar power projects in Brazil

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it has won 3 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 110 megawatts (MWp) in Pirapora, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.  Canadian Solar will develop and build the solar power plants. Once connectd to … Continue reading Canadian Solar wins 110 MWp of solar power projects in Brazil

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The Role of Wind Power at COP 21

Enel Green Power CEO Francesco Venturini spoke at the European Wind Energy Association’s (EWEA) plenary assembly, one of the major International conferences on the energy market and the most important European wind energy fair with thousands of exhibitors from over 60 countries. The agenda included expectations for COP 21, the UN climate change summit to … Continue reading The Role of Wind Power at COP 21

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The elevated office

Zane Wolf is a wind technician for Duke Energy Renewables.  He is from Rapid City, SD, and graduated from the Mitchell Technical Institute in 2014. He was inspired to pursue his career after completing an internship as a blade repair technician in 2013. Many people would find themselves content working in a warehouse, a factory, … Continue reading The elevated office

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Approval of integration of Enel green power into Enel

The Boards of Directors of Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”) and Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“EGP”), meeting late yesterday afternoon in London, approved a project for the non-proportional spin-off (the “Spin-Off Project”) of part of EGP into Enel (the “Spin-Off”). The Spin-Off envisages: – the assignment by EGP to Enel of the spun-off assets, essentially represented by … Continue reading Approval of integration of Enel green power into Enel

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