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UK-based Octopus Group Buys 181 MW Wind Farm in Australia

Octopus Australia has acquired the 181MW Dulacca Wind Farm in Queensland, Australia, from global renewable energy company RES. Once constructed, the wind project will consist of 43 wind turbines and generate enough electricity to power approximately 124,000 homes. Octopus Australia is a part of UK-based Octopus Group that manages over 260 renewables assets globally. In addition to […]

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Cheaper Land On Agenda For US Admin For Solar and Wind Projects

Cheaper access to land for solar and wind projects has become a key tool for the US administration of President Joe Biden to drive growth in solar and wind capacity. With renewable energy a key pillar of the ‘green new deal’ to reduce emissions and decarbonise the US economy, the issues assumes significance at a […]

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Wind Energy Accounted for 42% New U.S. Capacity in 2020

More wind energy was installed in 2020 than any other energy source, accounting for 42% of new U.S. capacity, says the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). By contrast, solar amounted to only 38% of new capacity last year. The U.S. wind industry supports 116,800 jobs. The DOE has released three reports showing record growth in […]

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ONGC to Expand RE Portfolio Through Offshore Wind

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is planning to generate electricity from wind at its vast offshore acreage in order to expand its renewable energy portfolio. Owned by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, ONGC has oil and gas fields both in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. That experience […]

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South Africa’s Eskom Plans $7.2 B Investment in Wind & Solar

South African electricity public utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. is planning to invest 106 billion rand, or $7.2 billion, in wind and solar power by the end of the decade. Eskom, which accounts for two-fifths of the nation’s greenhouse gas output, may execute its plan either independently or through a partnership. A few months ago, South […]

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AC Energy, ib vogt to Install 300 MWdc Solar Projects in the Philippines

Philippines-Based AC Energy Corporation (ACEN), an energy platform of Ayala, is planning to partner with the Singapore unit of German firm ib vogt for the installation of at least 300 MWdc of solar power projects in the country. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), ACEN said its executive committee cleared the company’s plan […]

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China’s Goldwind Earns 292.3 M Net Profit in H1 FY21

Beijing-based wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has released interim results for 2021, reporting a net profit of around CNY 1.9 billion ($292.3 million) in the first half of the financial year. Officially known as Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd., this state-owned multinational realised revenue of CNY 17.85 billion in H1 FY21. Gross profit was CNY 4.919 billion, […]

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MSEDCL Issues Tenders for 800 MW Wind Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has recently issued two requests for selection (RfS) to procure 500 MW of wind power from intra-state wind power projects and 300 MW of wind power from new grid-connected inter-state and intra-state wind projects. In total, MSEDCL will procure 800 MW wind power on a long-term basis through […]

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