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German wind auction reaches 1GW for first time since 2017

3 hours 42 min ago
Developer appetite drove higher capacity awards, according to German wind energy association BWE, but problems persist
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US renewable energy giant refuses to pay hackers ransom

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 13:17
Invenergy was reportedly hacked by a Russian-linked ransomware cartel over the weekend, but will not be giving in to their demands
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US plans 7GW offshore wind lease sale in New York Bight

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 10:12
US government considers sale of eight sites in shallow waters between Long Island, New York and New Jersey
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Oil major BP targets Norwegian offshore wind

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 09:18
Trio of BP, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind sets sights on bottom-fixed offshore wind in Sørlige Nordsjø II region
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Japan picks winner for first floating offshore wind tender

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 14:21
A consortium of six companies led by Toda Corporation was the only bidder for the 16.8MW project off Goto City, Nagasaki
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RWE launches construction for 1.4GW Sofia offshore wind farm

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 12:18
Enabling works have started at the site of the 100-turbine wind farm’s converter system in Teesside, north-east England
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TransWest transmission line 'will open for service in 2025'

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 09:22
Construction for $3bn line to take power from 3GW wind cluster in Wyoming to California and beyond expected to start next year
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South America’s largest wind farm goes live in Brazil

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 16:23
Enel Green Power Brasil Participações brings its 716MW Lagoa dos Ventos I and II wind farm in Piauí online
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New UK database aims to speed up offshore wind site surveys

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 14:47
Database hopes to avoid duplication work on environmental permits while protecting flora and fauna in marine environment
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GE aims to use recycled turbine blades for new wind farms

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 13:51
Deals with LafargeHolcim and Neowa will explore options to use recycled wind turbine blades for construction materials
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US offshore wind’s first movers’ lessons for future development

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 12:24
Developers of early US offshore wind farms hope their experiences can help others as the sector prepares to grow
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New technologies can help connect more wind to grid

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 12:22
Grid-enhancing technologies make existing powerlines work smarter so they can carry more renewable capacity, saving time and money
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North Carolina eyes offshore wind opportunity

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 09:49
State governor’s executive order asks for 2.8GW by 2030 and 8GW by 2040 as momentum builds in the US's nascent offshore sector
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Indian wind sector to bounce back from 2021 – GWEC

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 14:05
Global Wind Energy Council sees positive signs for Indian wind market, but warns of “external shocks” similar to coronavirus pandemic
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BOEM kickstarts Gulf of Mexico offshore wind drive

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 12:18
Task force meeting will explore opportunities for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf
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Developing economies’ energy transition ‘needs $1trn by 2030’

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 11:34
Emerging markets must see sevenfold rise in clean-energy spending for the world to deliver on net-zero goals, IEA says
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Ørsted forms JV for Norwegian offshore wind

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 10:46
Ørsted, Hafslund Eco and Fred Olsen Renewables aim to compete in Norway’s upcoming tender rounds for offshore wind
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Better framework needed to co-locate wind with storage in US

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 08:56
Falling costs are driving growth in hybrid projects, but experts call for more coordination in siting, grid connection and tax credits
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India bets big on wind-solar hybrid technology

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 16:05
With more than 6GW of capacity awarded and tenders outperforming standalone wind rounds, hybrid projects are taking centre stage in India
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Norway to open more sites for offshore wind development

Tue, 06/08/2021 - 12:21
Energy minister Tina Bru announced plans for identifying more offshore wind sites and auction processes at a floating wind event
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