Europe Adds 4.2 GW Offshore Wind in 2023; Up 40% From 2022

WindEurope – a premier association promoting wind energy in Europe – held that year 2023 witnessed a record 4.2 GW of new offshore wind farms come online in Europe. This was a 40 percent increase compared to the corresponding figures from 2022. The agency said that €30 billion of new investments were confirmed in 2023 covering […]

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EU Adds 17 GW New Wind Energy In 2023, Fails To Meet 30 GW Target

A latest data by WindEurope found that European Union (EU) built 17 GW of new wind farms in 2023. The report also said that the EU installed 14 GW of onshore and 3 GW of offshore wind energy. The EU report stated, “These numbers are slightly up on 2022 and are the most the EU has ever built […]

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Enercon Signs 6 MW Turbine Agreement with Enerjisa Üretim

Germany-based wind energy firm Enercon has entered into a contract with Turkey-based energy producer Enerjisa Üretim. The preliminary contract paves the way for the delivery of two wind turbine prototypes, under which, Enercon will be responsible for the supply of two of its 6MW E-175 EP5 type units. It will boast of a rotor diameter of […]

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WindEurope, AWS and Accenture To Develop Digital Tool To Accelerate Wind Permitting In Europe

Just when it was revealed that Europe has invested least in 2022 in new offshore wind development since 2009, Amazon Web Services, Accenture and WindEurope have collaborated to develop digital tools that will help in fast and easy permitting process that will provide fillip to the renewable energy in Europe. In its officials statement, WindEurope […]

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Solar Energy Prices Soar 60% In Europe As Wind Availability Dropped in Q4

A new report from LevelTen Energy has revealed that high development costs and an unstable regulatory environment has caused an 11,4% jump in European solar PPA prices in the fourth quarter of 2022. The report also mentions that solar PPA prices reached €76.84 per MWh, representing a 60% year-over-year increase. LevelTen Energy is a renewable […]

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France to Vote on Landmark Renewable Energy Acceleration Bill Tomorrow

In September 2022, Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, introduced the Renewable Energy Acceleration Bill. The proposed Bill seeks to accelerate the deployment of renewables. Tomorrow, that is, January 10, will prove to be a significant day for France as its National Assembly will pronounce its vote on the Bill. There have been a slew […]

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Turbine Orders in EU Fall 36% in Third Quarter: WindEurope Report

The new report by WindEurope – Wind Turbine Orders Monitoring Q3 2022 – has said that the wind turbine orders in Q3 2022 fell by 36% compared with Q3 2021 signifying slowing wind energy growth. It also said that Europe urgently needs to solve permitting and strengthen its wind energy supply chain. The report finds […]

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Siemens Gamesa Reveals Recyclable Blade For Onshore Wind Power Projects

Stepping-up the circularity within wind turbines segment, Siemens Gamesa has announced that launching of its Recyclable Blade for onshore wind power projects. It held that this RecyclableBlade is set to propel the activities that make wind energy even more sustainable, creating a fully circular sector. Recycling blades from Wind power stes has been one of […]

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