wind energy

Enel Green Power Begins Operating South America’s Largest Wind Farm

One of the leading power and renewables companies, Enel Green Power has announced that it has begun the commercial operations of the 716 MW Lagoa dos Vento’s wind farm in Brazil. It is the largest wind facility currently in operation in South America and Enel Green Power’s largest wind farm worldwide. Enel invested around 3 […]

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Norway’s Wind Catching Systems Unveils 1000 ft Tall Multi-turbine Floater

Is the basic design used in offshore wind production today the right one? Is a technology based on that of old Dutch corn mills truly the most efficient method for offshore wind power production? Is the current technology, while performing well on land and bottom-fixed offshore developments, the best system on a floater? These are […]

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Wind-powered Economical Green H2 by 2030 Possible: Siemens Gamesa

Spanish wind turbine technologies company Siemens Gamesa yesterday released a white paper entitled ‘Unlocking the Green Hydrogen Revolution’ that outlines an ambitious plan to deliver cost-competitive green hydrogen by 2030 from onshore wind and by 2035 from offshore wind. The renewable energy company says that achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 is crucial to fight climate change and […]

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Wind-based Electrification Will Drive Europe to Net Zero: WindEurope

Electrification is the most cost-effective way to decarbonise Europe’s economy according to a report from ETIPWind and WindEurope out today. Wind energy will lead the process: the EU sees it being half of Europe’s electricity by 2050. With the right investments in grids and technology, the combined rate of direct and indirect electrification will be […]

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GWEC’s 16th Edition Global Wind Report 2021: Key Highlights

2020 was the best year in history for the global wind industry with 93 GW of new capacity installed – a 53 per cent year-on-year increase – but a new report published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) warns that this growth is not sufficient to ensure the world achieves net zero by 2050. […]

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Auctioned Wind Power Saw 160% YoY Rise in Q1 2021: GWEC

According to the latest GWEC Market Intelligence, nearly 7 GW of wind power capacity was auctioned globally in Q1 2021 – a 160% year-on-year increase compared to Q1 2020, which saw only 2.7 GW auctioned due to a slowdown caused by the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Offshore wind accounted for the majority of […]

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Pattern Energy and Uniper Sign Long-Term Power Purchase Agreement for New Mexico Wind Project

Power to be delivered from largest single-phase renewable energy build out in history Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and international energy company Uniper today announced they have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement for up to 219,000 MWh per year of wind energy in New Mexico, enough to power more than 20,000 homes annually. The […]

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Vestas Wins First EnVentus Order in Asia Pacific for a 157 MW Project in Australia

Vestas has secured a 157 MW order from Neoen to deliver the engineering, procurement and construction of Kaban Green Power Hub in Far North Queensland, Australia. The project will feature 28 of Vestas’ V162-5.6 MW turbines from the EnVentus platform. This marks Vestas’ first EnVentus order for Asia Pacific and Australia, as well as Neoen’s first […]

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More Research Needed to Attain Climate Goals with Wind: WindEurope

On 4 May, the European Technology and Innovation Platform on Wind Energy (ETIPWind) with the support of WindEurope gathered cross-sectoral experts – from the wind energy sector, composite, copper, cement, rare earth industries and the European Commission – to tackle the development of new materials used in wind turbines and turbine recycling. The EU has […]

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