wind energy

Tunisia to invite bids for 2,000 MW of renewable energy

In order to reduce its dependence on fossil fuel imports, reduce carbon footprints and heighten the use of clean energy, the Energy Minister of Tunisia, Naila Nouira has announced that Tunisia is planning to launch international tenders seeking bids to build 2,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable electric power capacity. The minister held that the efforts […]

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Surat Municipal Body Saves Rs 65 Cr, Thanks To Renewable Power

Setting up an example as to how renewable energy can help the government to save on its scarce revenue, Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) in Gujarat has saved Rs 65 crore by the optimal use of solar power. The SMC has solarized as many as 60 of its offices in multiple departments with solar power panels. […]

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UAE Leads In RE Expansion In Past Decade Worldwide

The Green Fuel Index report released by ‘Compare the Market’ – an Australia-based aggregator has revealed that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has had the largest increase of renewable energy capacity in the world in the past decade. The report has said that UAE’s renewable energy capacity swelled from a mere 13 MW in 2011 […]

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Shell and Inaccess to deploy Unity Platform in 100MW Hybrid Project

As part of its global push in the renewable energy space, global energy firm Shell has developed a hybrid asset in the Netherlands in collaboration with Inaccess that would help in monitoring and controlling the renewable energy project. The Shell-developed renewable power plant consists of a 50MW photovoltaic power plant and a 50MW wind farm. […]

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Greenko Will Supply Renewable Power to ArcelorMittal, Ayana, DISCOMS

Hyderabad based Greenko Energies Pvt Ltd will be supplying clean power to ArcelorMittal, Ayana Renewable Power and three Indian states from its upcoming renewable energy plus storage facility worth 5,230 MW being constructed in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, according to reports. Just days ago, Greenko commenced the work on the integrated RE storage project in Kurnool […]

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Ireland Auctions 80 New Wind And Solar Projects

Ireland recently auctioned 80 new wind and solar projects amounting to 1.9 GW. Chosen from among 130 renewable energy projects, the 80 new projects were awarded in Ireland’s latest Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS 2) auction. Submitted to the auction, 50 projects failed to qualify for state support in spite of totaling 998 MW of […]

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Canada Invests in Burchill Wind Project in Saint John

The Government of Canada is investing in renewable energy across the country and working with Indigenous partners to get major projects built. Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, announced on behalf of the Minister of Natural Resources, nearly $50 million for the Burchill Wind Limited partnership between Wolumseket, owned by Neqotkuk and Natural […]

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British International Investment completes 250 MW RE projects in Pakistan

British International Investment (BII) has said that renewable energy projects that have been supported by it with financing for an aggregate capacity of 250 MW in Pakistan have been completed. Habib Yousuf, Country Director for Pakistan at BII and British Deputy High Commissioner to Karachi, Mike Nithavrianakis joined an event marking the occassion. The projects […]

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GE Unveils 3MW Wind Turbines Exclusively For North America

GE Renewable Energy has unveiled its newest onshore wind turbine platform designed called ‘Sierra’ specifically for the North America region. The 3.0-3.4 MW turbine features a 140-meter rotor and is offered with a variety of hub heights for its 2 blade operations. GE says that Sierra also includes the revolutionary two-piece blade of GE, designed […]

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