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SSE and Acciona team up for Iberian offshore wind

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 15:54
Acciona and SSE form an alliance to co-develop offshore wind farms off the coasts of Spain and Portugal, and potentially in other markets
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CIP to use offshore wind for 1GW green ammonia plant

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 15:03
Investment firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Plans to build an offshore wind-powered, 1GW electrolysis plant on the west coast of Denmark
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China Three Gorges to buy 400MW wind portfolio in Spain

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 12:16
CTGE agrees to acquire 11 wind farms with a capacity of more than 400MW and a PV plant in Spain from a group of developers led by Corporación Masaveu
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Floating offshore wind could flourish in Asia as costs fall

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 11:27
The capital expenditure needed to pay for floating offshore wind in Asia Pacific could fall by 40% over the next decade, new research shows
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Danish TSO Energinet plans to expand wind flexibility markets

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 10:15
The transmission system operator claims reducing wind turbines’ output in times of excessive production can be a cost-effective, temporary alternative to grid expansion
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EDP creates hydrogen and storage divisions

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 16:12
As part of its decarbonisation efforts, EDP has established two new units to develop green hydrogen and energy storage
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Russia considers scrapping fines amid coronavirus pandemic

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 15:29
Russia’s energy ministry may allow operators to retain all revenue generated by new wind turbines prior to full commissioning, to allow for delays caused by Covid-19
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Global offshore wind employment to triple by 2030

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 13:56
Hundreds of thousands of additional workers will be needed over the next decade to deliver the growth in offshore wind capacity, new analysis suggests
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Siemens Gamesa secures 448MW French offshore wind order

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 11:28
Manufacturer confirms a firm order of 64 SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines from a consortium of EDF Renewables, Enbridge and Wpd
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BayWa acquires Kaiserwetter’s Internet of Things and AI platforms

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 11:13
BayWa has enhanced its digital services offering with the acquisition of several platforms and data scientists from Kaiserwetter
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Mining firm plans green hydrogen from 1GW wind-solar hybrid

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 11:53
Province Resources plans to use 1GW of wind and solar capacity to produce green hydrogen and ammonia in Western Australia
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Mainstream and Aker to develop green hydrogen in Chile

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 11:06
Aker Clean Hydrogen and Mainstream Renewable Power announce a collaboration to explore the production of green hydrogen and low-cost ammonia
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Texas blackouts to hit RWE Renewables profits

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 10:23
Buying electricity at abnormally high prices to meet its own delivery obligations while part of its own wind fleet was forced offline will hit RWE Renewables’ profits
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Judge blocks Vattenfall’s 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard project

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 13:49
Construction consent for Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project has been quashed by the UK high court after a legal challenge
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Vestas backs wooden wind tower start-up

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 13:34
Danish manufacturer’s corporate venture capital arm Vestas Ventures backs Swedish firm Modvion to scale-up the production of wooden wind turbine towers
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EU needs to speed up energy transition for 2030 climate target

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 11:53
Accelerating renewables development will get Europe closer to reaching 2030 climate targets, according to new research, but will not be enough on its own
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First picture of Siemens Gamesa's record-breaking blade

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 14:34
SGRE releases an image of the 108-metre blade for its SG 14-222 DD turbine. It is the largest wind turbine blade produced to date
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Vestas to cut production jobs in Colorado

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 14:01
Danish manufacturer Vestas will cut jobs in US state to reflect lower market demand and to strengthen its service and construction offerings
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Call to reform Scotland's ‘volatile’ grid charges for wind projects

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 12:28
Outdated policy to charge remote projects for supplying power to the grid runs contrary to decarbonisation targets, Scottish network operator argues
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Oil and gas firm buys into Ideol to target large offshore wind projects

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 11:03
BW Offshore, a service provider for the fossil-fuel industry, will become a strategic owner of floating offshore wind pioneer Ideol
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