Wind

All news, trends, investments, projects, research and announcements concerning electricity generated by wind power as a renewable energy resource. Onshore and offshore wind projects will be covered, as well as turbine and components updates and hybrid storage solutions. Wind power PPAs and tenders will provide detail on the commercial side of the sector.

GE to hire 250 employees at wind turbine blade factory in...

GE Renewable Energy has announced that it plans to recruit 250 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France by the first quarter of 2021.
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RWE invests in new SCADA system to optimise renewables monitoring

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is supplying RWE with its new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) to manage renewables assets in Europe.

Distributed energy resources market to grow by 75% by 2030

The global annual investments in distributed energy resources (DER) will increase by 75% by 2030, according to a new report issued by Frost & Sullivan.
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ARENA funds development of weather and renewables forecasting tool

ARENA has provided $994,685 in funding to Solcast to pilot its next-generation renewables forecasting technology.
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Enel Green Power Chile kickstarts construction of $177m wind energy plant

Enel Green Power Chile has stared constructing a wind energy plant in the municipality of Renaico in the Chilean region of Araucania.
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Iberdrola awards €350m contract to support 496MW French wind energy project

Iberdrola has awarded Navantia-Windar UTE a contract to construct 62 jackets for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind energy project in France.
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Mexico, Central America and Caribbean hit record wind capacity

Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean saw a record 1830 MW of new wind capacity installed in 2019 – a 126% year-on-year increase in additions.
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Iberdrola, Vodafone Spain form multi-year 100% renewable energy alliance

Vodafone Spain has signed a multi-year renewable power purchase agreement with Iberdrola.
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Subsidy cuts could halve profits of Chinese wind OEMs

Revenue for Chinese wind turbine OEMs could be slashed in half because of the government's termination of subsidy cuts, according to energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie.

Renewables funding will speed-up Maldives’ C-19 recovery

Increasing investments in renewable energy projects can help Maldives to accelerate economic recovery post COVID-19 and create more jobs - The World Bank.

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