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China-built wind farm alleviates power shortage in southern Kazakhstan

The wind farm, with 40 wind turbines and a combined capacity of 100 megawatts, is jointly-held by China Power International Holding and Visor Kazakhstan. As central Asia’s largest wind farm built by a Chinese firm, the wind farm was put … Continue reading

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EDP Renewables inaugurates a new wind farm in Italy

The inauguration ceremony was attended by EDPR CEO Miguel Stilwell d’Andrade, together with EDPR COO for Europe and Latam Duarte Bello, and EDPR Italy General Manager Roberto Pasqua. The undertaking reflects EDPR’s commitment to the energy transition and energy independence … Continue reading

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Taiwan: Siemens Gamesa to massively expand offshore nacelle manufacturing activities

Successful offshore wind power nacelle facility to be tripled in size to around 90,000 square meters. Local manufacturing of SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines to take place; employment to also more than triple. Intended to initially supply machines for … Continue reading

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Facility for hydrogen storage up and running

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall’s HYBRIT pilot facility for the storage of fossil-free hydrogen gas is now in operation in Luleå. The rock cavern storage facility is the first of its kind in the world for storing fossil-free hydrogen gas. The … Continue reading

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Photovoltaic made in China

PV relies entirely on China, unlike wind power and concentrated solar power, and there is a risk of substituting China-made PV for reliance on natural gas and oil from Russia. The world scored a new record in 2021, producing 132.8 … Continue reading

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In the January-August period, the installed capacity of wind power in China increased 16.6%

China’s installed capacity of renewable energy notched up rapid growth in the first eight months of the year amid the country’s pursuit of green development. In the January-August period, the installed capacity of wind power increased 16.6 percent year on … Continue reading

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Concentrated solar power

CSP had a global total installed capacity of 6,800 MW in 2021, up from 354 MW in 2005.[8] Spain accounted for almost one third of the world’s capacity, at 2,300 MW, despite no new capacity entering commercial operation in the country since 2013.[9] The United States follows … Continue reading

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Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opens Naturgy’s first battery storage centre worldwide in Australia

On Wednesday, the Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, officially opened the first battery storage facility to be operated by the Naturgy power company anywhere in the world. During her visit, the minister was told about the cutting-edge … Continue reading

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EU’s record growth in wind and solar avoids €11bn in gas costs during war

A new study by E3G and Ember finds that wind and solar produced a quarter of EU electricity since the war began, with record growth from last year alone avoiding €11 billion in gas costs. However, the EU still spent an estimated €82 billion on fossil gas during … Continue reading

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Top Wind Energy Owners in the USA are Farming PTCs, not Just the Wind

The Production Tax Credit (PTC) in the USA has been a powerful tool for asset owners to ensure the favorable financial health of their projects. To date, more than 75% of the 138GW of operational capacity in the United States … Continue reading

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