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Nordex reaps benefits of its industry headstart

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:42
Nordex has secured another big order for its N149 4MW-plus platform with a 65-turbine, 312MW deal in Spain.
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Shareholders approve Siemens Energy spin-off

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:36
Siemens is set to transfer its 67.1% stake in Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to its gas and power unit, after a majority of shareholders approved plans for the transfer.
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Japan confirms 10 offshore wind sites for potential build-out

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 11:46
Japanese authorities have finalised 10 floating sites with the potential for offshore wind development around the country.
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CIP closes 487MW onshore finance deal

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 10:38
The Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has secured €380m in green finance to shore up 12 wind projects under construction in Spain totalling 487MW capacity.
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SGRE targets India with tailored new turbine

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 07/09/2020 - 10:26
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has launched a new turbine, the SG 3.4-145, specificlly developed to further boost the company's presence in the Indian market.
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Drilling Specialist To Explore South Bruce For Potential Canadian Repository

Nuclear Power - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:51
Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organization has selected an Ontario-based environmental and engineering company to drill and test initial boreholes as part of site selection for a potential nuclear waste repository in South Bruce. (read more)

Congressional Climate Report Sees Role For Nuclear

Nuclear Power - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:34
A U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis report released this week said that existing nuclear power plants are a valuable source of carbon-free energy and the government should “invest in the next generation of nuclear energy technologies.”(read more)

GA-EMS To Bring Radiation Monitoring System To Millstone

Nuclear Power - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:55
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) said Tuesday that it has been awarded a contract from Dominion Energy to deliver Radiation Monitoring Systems for the Millstone Power Station, Unit 3 in Waterford, Connecticut. (read more)

Renewables to support EU hydrogen growth

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:38
The EU aims to support the development of up to 40GW of electrolysers as part of a green hydrogen strategy that prioritises production from wind and solar energy. However, the EU will also fund carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies that can only partly mitigate the use of fossil fuels to generate hydrogen.
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Poland increases ambition in new offshore wind act draft

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:32
The Polish government has updated its long-awaited Offshore Wind Act, which outlines plans for more than 10GW of capacity to be awarded by 2028. It has increased the capacity it intends to select in the first phase of awarding projects from an earlier draft.
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Ørsted secures record corporate PPA for 920MW Taiwan offshore project

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:17
The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has agreed to buy the entire output from Ørsted’s 920MW Greater Changhua 2b & 4 project off Taiwan's west coast, making it the largest agreed corporate power purchase agreement in history.
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Pax Futura Becomes Seattle's First Certified Passive House Apartment Project

Global Warming - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 07:00
Cascade Built Paves Way for Passive House to Become Mainstream

Free Weed at NY Federal Reserve Bank

Global Warming - Wed, 07/08/2020 - 07:00
For a Tax-Free Green New Deal

Ming Yang unveils 11MW turbine

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 12:00
Ming Yang has launched a new 11MW hybrid-drive offshore wind turbine, which is due to be the largest model offered by a Chinese manufacturer.
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Suzlon CEO Chalasani stands down

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:10
Suzlon CEO JP Chalasani has resigned after the company's full-year net losses widened to INR 26.9 billion ($361 million) for its last financial year.
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Irish developer wants to turn gas field into floating wind farm off Cork

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:33
‘Investigation works’ for a 100MW floater — to be phased up to 1GW — in an old gas field off south-west Ireland are being carried out by developer Simply Blue Energy to assess the project’s feasibility.
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EDP suspends CEOs amid corruption probe

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:20
EDP has suspended CEO António Mexia and and EDPR boss António Mexia and appointed interim chief executives as police investigate suspected corruption involving a former economy minister, the group confirmed in a statement to market regulator CMVM.
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Equinor tests South Korea for floaters

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 07/06/2020 - 10:28
The Norway-based oil major is probing South Korean waters to find out whether building an 800MW floating offshore project off the country's south-east coast is feasible.
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German production record 'masks sector challenges'

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 11:28
Wind power generation reached record levels in Germany in the first half of the year, according to new figures from the country’s transmission system operators (TSOs). However, German wind energy association BWE warned that not enough projects had started construction or been permitted during the period.
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Five 100MW-plus US projects brought online in June

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 10:26
Five of the ten largest wind farms fully commissioned in June were in the United States, with those projects accounting for almost a third of the capacity brought online globally last month.
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