2022: A Pivotal Year for Wind Power
What's going on in the world of wind power? Do you think this year's outcomes will be better? With Germany and other major renewable energy locations facing low wind speeds in 2021, many are questioning if wind is the dependable…
Renewable Energy – Advantages that Hardly Anyone Knows About
Humanity in all parts of the world is subject to climate change and faces the challenge of combating it. The effects are now more or less noticeable, so that renewable energies from water, sun, biomass, geothermal energy and wind have…
Catalonia urges to put wind turbines in the sea to meet renewables targets
The Catalan Minister for Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda, Teresa Jordà, warns of the need for "an offshore wind farm on the Catalan coast". Less than 20% of Catalonia's electricity production comes from renewable sources. And on the near…
Wind and solar power in the EU aren’t doing enough to mitigate global warming since coal use continues
According to research, new renewable energy deployed in the EU last year primarily replaced expensive gas power rather than more polluting coal, but still fell short of what is required to minimize global warming. According to Ember, a London-based NGO,…
RWE has given the go-ahead for its 17th Spanish wind farm
RWE is spending over €40 million in its new Rea Unificado wind farm in northeastern Spain. The 43 MW wind farm will be developed near Soria, around 160 kilometers east of Saragossa. The nine Nordex wind turbines will be installed…
Iberdrola signs 1.9GW wind turbine contracts with Siemens Gamesa
Iberdrola, a Spanish energy provider, has entered into service contracts with Siemens Gamesa for 1,928MW of wind generating projects in Spain and Portugal. The scope of work includes design changes as well as fleet maintenance enhancements. The contracts span three…
Wind energy production to be boosted by new German government
The new German government has taken office. The alliance of Social Democrats, Greens, and Liberals refers to themselves as the "climate Government." They've decided that Germany should phase out coal-fired power plants earlier than anticipated, ideally by 2030. And a…
Catalonia overcomes wind power obstacles
The Parliament has certified the climate emergency decree law, which removes administrative barriers to implementing renewable energy by revoking a prior decree from 2009 that banned the establishment of wind energy and solar parks and placed Catalonia in the line…
Amazon has announced 18 new wind and solar projects
Amazon has announced 18 new utility-scale wind and Solar energy projects in the United States, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom, bringing its total capacity bought to 5600MW in 2021. With 274 global projects, including 105 utility-scale wind…
The first commercial scale floating offshore wind tender in France has been launched
Ocean Winds and Principle Power have collaborated to create France's first 270MW commercial-scale floating offshore wind tender. The firms have previously completed a 25MW floating offshore wind project in Portugal and a 30MW project in the French Mediterranean Sea, both…