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RWE to test offshore wind 'collared' foundation

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 11:51
RWE believes its ‘collared monopile’ will increase the foundations' load-bearing capacity and increase structural stability
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GE launches 6MW onshore wind turbine

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 10:54
GE Renewable Energy's new Cypress 6.0-164 turbine will have a power rating of 6.00MW and a rotor diameter of 164 metres
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Vestas confirms 328MW of V136-4.2MW orders in Australia

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 11/27/2020 - 11:19
Vestas wins two wind projects totalling 328MW in Victoria, Australia, in a partnership deal with Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of multinational power company Naturgy Group
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Borssele 1 & 2 offshore 752MW wind farm now fully online

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 11/27/2020 - 10:31
Ørsted's first Dutch offshore wind farm has been fully commissioned, making it the largest in the Netherlands and the second biggest globally
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Warning over heavy lift vessel 'bottleneck' for offshore wind

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 16:23
Analysis from Rystad Energy indicates demand from offshore wind's development pipeline is outpacing the number vessels capable of installing large components
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Repsol plans to grow wind fleet in new 'low-carbon' unit

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 16:20
Wind is due to play a key role in Repsol increasing its 'low carbon generation' fleet, but the majority of the Spanish oil major's investments through to 2025 will still be in carbon-intensive activities
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SSE and Equinor secure 'world's largest offshore wind project financing'

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 11:38
Banks and export credit agencies from around the world have now backed the first two 1.2GW phases of SSE and Equinor's Dogger Bank wind farm in the North Sea
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BWXT Studies 3D Alloy Capacities

Nuclear Power - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 22:44
Teamed with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, BWXT Technologies Inc. engineers and designers have developed new 3-D printing technologies for the design and manufacture of reactor components made from high-temperature alloys and refractory metals. (read more)

Japan Searches For High Level Waste Site

Nuclear Power - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 21:51
Two municipalities in the Hokkaido prefecture in Japan have agreed to participate in a Japan Nuclear Waste Management (JUMO) sponsored search for a site suitable for a high-level radioactive waste storage facility.(read more)

Rolls Royce To Supply Pressure Transmitters For Hinkley C

Nuclear Power - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 20:50
British corporation Rolls-Royce said Wednesday it had signed a contract with Hinkley Point C for the delivery of safety-critical Bibloc pressure transmitters for the two EPR nuclear reactors currently under construction in Somerset, UK.(read more)

Siemens Gamesa to supply subsidy-free Canadian wind farm

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 15:32
Berkshire Hathaway Energy's Rattlesnake Ridge wind farm in Alberta will receive no public money, subsidy or tax benefit
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Vestas to fund start-ups through new venture capital arm

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 10:15
Vestas plans to invest in early-stage start-ups within sustainable energy around the world through its new corporate venture capital arm, Vestas Ventures
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Russia more than triples capacity in 2020 but now faces delays

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 09:52
Wind farm commissioning in Russia has continued in 2020 as developers caught up with delays from 2019, but they now face a race against time, with 700MW still due to come online by the end of the year
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Enel looks to triple renewables capacity by 2030

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 17:03
Enel plans to invest about €70 billion in renewable energy in the next decade, boosting renewables capacity from about 45GW at present to 120GW by 2030
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Wind developers avoid latest German wind-solar PV tender

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 16:24
No wind power developer has ever been successful in Germany’s technology-neutral tenders, which pit wind and solar PV against one another
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WPM & Castrol Infographic: The future of wind power

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 13:09
Download this Wind Power Monthly and Castrol infographic, as we highlight how the renewables market is set to thrive in 2021 and how the latest lubricants and technology can help the journey.
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Ørsted joins flurry of offshore wind projects in South Korea

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 11:30
Ørsted aims to develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6GW off the coast of Incheon City
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UK offshore wind to compete in own CfD tender round

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 11:22
The UK government hopes to award contracts to 12GW of renewable energy capacity in the next auction rounds, which are scheduled for late 2021
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India and the UK break into EY's top five investment markets

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 07:28
Australia, India and the UK continue a march up the top table of investment markets in EY's renewable energy country attractiveness index (Recai)
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Europe’s ‘hidden demand’ for green hydrogen could hit 1,400TWh

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 14:28
Demand could see the technology become mainstream in three years according to a report from a new coalition backed by WindEurope, Nordex and RWE Renewables
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