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German onshore wind reverses trend with successful tender

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/21/2020 - 10:32
For the first time this year, developers submitted bids for more capacity than was on offer in a German onshore wind tender
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GE turbine catches fire at newly completed US wind farm

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/21/2020 - 10:30
The 225MW Roundhouse wind farm in Wyoming was commissioned in June and features two models of GE turbines
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US backs 10MW floating offshore wind demo in Shell lease area

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 12/18/2020 - 14:36
The US government has backed plans for a 10MW floating offshore wind project as part of a new funding round for demonstration projects
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Iberdrola enters Polish offshore with 50% stake in 7.3GW pipeline

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 12/18/2020 - 12:24
Iberdrola plans to use its foothold in Poland to expand its offshore wind capacity in other Baltic Sea countries
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Vestas invests in CIP to expand project development capability

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 12/18/2020 - 11:52
Vestas has launched a new project development business unit and agreed to buy 25% of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners
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GE boosts Haliade-X to 14MW for third Dogger Bank site

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 12/18/2020 - 09:15
GE's newly uprated 14MW Haliade-X is now the joint most powerful offshore wind turbine in the world
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DOE Awards Go To Risk Reduction Projects

Nuclear Power - Thu, 12/17/2020 - 17:01
The Department of Energy''s Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)) said Tuesday it had selected five teams to receive $30 million in FY20 funding for Risk Reduction for Future Demonstration projects. (read more)

White Paper Keeps Sizewell C Option Open

Nuclear Power - Thu, 12/17/2020 - 16:18
The British government has re-pledged its commitment to a low carbon future with a white paper that supports nuclear power in small modular reactors and in larger plants, media reports indicate.(read more)

New York to install 100MW battery system to integrate offshore wind

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 12/17/2020 - 15:44
New York City is set to install a 100MW battery system to help maximise the city’s 9GW offshore wind potential, the largest storage project built yet
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Wind balances Danish grid for first time

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 12/17/2020 - 12:54
Forecasts of wind power's availability are so advanced that turbines can deliver what they have promised in advance, pilot project in Denmark shows
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North American Cities Should Pay Attention to UK Approaches to Climate Action

Global Warming - Thu, 12/17/2020 - 08:00
UK cities have some of the world's most ambitious targets for greenhouse gas reduction. A new report describes what North American cities can learn from their approach.

Olkiluoto Unit 2 Going Back Online After Shut Down Incident

Nuclear Power - Wed, 12/16/2020 - 21:44
Finland’s Olkiluoto Unit 2 reactor can re-connect to the electricity grid after an automatic shutdown incident on December 10 that was graded zero in the grading system of nuclear power plant incidents, said plant operator Teollisuuden Voioma (TVO).(read more)

EU energy infrastructure proposals 'jeopardise carbon neutrality goals'

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 12/16/2020 - 14:49
Industry group WindEurope warns the European Commission's new revision to energy infrastructure rules may still allow fossil-fuel projects to receive funding
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Siemens Gamesa and Ørsted extend US partnership to onshore wind

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 12/16/2020 - 12:30
Siemens Gamesa and Ørsted have partnered in the US on offshore wind projects in the past, but the Haystack project in Nebraska will be their first collaboration in US onshore wind
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RWE signs PPA with E.on for UK offshore site

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 15:49
RWE Renewables has signed a 13-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with E.on UK for the entire electricity output of a 219MW offshore wind farm following a complex asset swap deal last year
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Polish wind wins majority share in joint tender with PV

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 14:15
Onshore wind projects totalling 900MW secure contracts in a 1.7GW joint tender, but prices are far below the wholesale market price
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Japan targets up to 45GW offshore wind by 2040

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 12:46
The Asian country is reported to plan a 30-45GW target by 2040 for offshore wind, which would make it one of the global leaders in the sector
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Federal Reserve Awareness Day

Global Warming - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 08:00
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RWE to divest 51% stake in Texas wind farms

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/14/2020 - 16:39
RWE will sell a majority holding in four onshore wind farms, with the 51% stake equivalent to 439MW
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Vattenfall's controversial Danish nearshore sites given green light

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 12/14/2020 - 16:12
Vattenfall will be able to begin construction following permitting approval from the Danish Energy Agency and a four-week appeal period
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