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Wpd orders 5.7MW Nordex turbines for large Finnish wind farm

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 15:32
Wpd places 188MW order in Finland with the Nordex Group for turbines to supply electricity to paper company UPM through a corporate PPA
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Green hydrogen 'must balance need for speed with learning process'

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 14:57
Coordinating policies and investment to support the creation of the entire green hydrogen value chain will take a vast effort but bring huge rewards, according to wind industry experts
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Falck and BlueFloat Energy eye Scottish offshore wind

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 12:52
Falck Renewables and the newly formed BlueFloat Energy plan to apply for at least one Scottish seabed lease
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Finish Lines Closer At Vogtle Expansion

Nuclear Power - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 17:22
From the placement of the two-million-pound roof of the Vogtle 4 shield building to receipt of the first nuclear fuel assemblies for Unit 3, Georgia Power touted a list of construction accomplishments at the Plant Vogtle expansion project.(read more)

Massachusetts to increase offshore wind target

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 15:45
A new Massachusetts bill would raise its offshore wind target by an additional 2.4GW
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Ship With Two Equipment Batches Heads For India

Nuclear Power - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 15:37
A new power plant equipment tranche departed Russia on December 29, 2020 with equipment headed for the Kudankulam NPP,. Rosatom announced.(read more)

Rosatom To Use Ice-breaker Power Technology Inland

Nuclear Power - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 15:21
Rosatom director general Alexei Likhachev in late December announced the nuclear power giant had signed an agreement with the Autonomous Republic of Sakha-Yakutia that opens the door for a small nuclear power plant developed for land-based applications.(read more)

Onshore wind operators face hit from grid parity in China

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 14:32
Newly installed wind and solar PV projects stopped receiving subsidies from 1 January 2021, and the change may impact some power producers more than others
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‘Stunning’ test results offer longer lifetime hope for offshore wind foundations

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 14:50
Scanning technology at the Wikinger offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea reveals the potential to ramp up the lifetime of offshore wind structures
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Massive 1GW New Mexico order for GE Renewable Energy

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 15:46
Pattern Energy's 1,050MW Western Spirit Wind project is the "largest single-phase construction of renewable power in US history” and will feature 377 GE turbines
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Hornsea Three granted construction permission after repeated pushbacks

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 15:12
UK government green lights 2.4GW offshore wind farm after Ørsted reduced number of turbines and vows to build nesting schemes to protect birds
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Belarus VVER--1200 Begins Final Tests

Nuclear Power - Wed, 12/23/2020 - 20:04
The pilot operation stage at the Belarus NPP unit 1 of III+Gen with VVER-1200 reactor technology began Tuesday, December 22, Russian nuclear giant Rosatom announced. (read more)

Ohio Nuclear Bailout Hit With Injunction

Nuclear Power - Wed, 12/23/2020 - 19:52
A bribery scandal said to be the largest in history for the state of Ohio has prompted a Franklin County judge to slap an injunction on the state’s nuclear power bailout law.(read more)

Hanhikivi Unit 1 Moves Forward On Ground And On Paper

Nuclear Power - Wed, 12/23/2020 - 19:04
While site preparation for Finland’s Hanhikivi Unit 1 project continues, energy company Fennovoima said Monday that it had conditionally accepted design documents for Basic Design Stage One submitted by Russian parts supplier RAOS Project, part of Rosatom Corporation.(read more)

Enel faces up to $1.5 million fines in Russia over coronavirus delays

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 12/22/2020 - 13:40
Enel claims it has faced force majeure circumstances in developing wind farms in Russia during the coronavirus pandemic and will try to convince customers not to collect fines
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Enercon-owner and EWE to form new wind development company

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 12/22/2020 - 12:10
Aloys Wobben Foundation and German energy company EWE aim to develop onshore wind farms in Germany, France and other European countries
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Congress approves tax credits boost for US wind

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 12/22/2020 - 09:54
US Congress approved support for wind, solar and other renewable energy technologies as part of a $2.3 trillion pandemic relief package
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Frank B. Friedman Celebrated for Dedication to the Fields of Law and Environmental Management

Global Warming - Tue, 12/22/2020 - 08:00
Mr. Friedman channels more than four decades of legal expertise into his work with Frank B. Friedman & Associates, LLC

Wind farm owners join forces to share turbine performance data

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/21/2020 - 14:24
Enel, Engie and Equinor have joined a programme to share turbine performance data and "end OEMs' superiority" in data ownership
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