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Energy Department Green Lights Critical Decision 1 for Versatile Test Reactor Project

Nuclear Power - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 12:44
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced yesterday it has approved Critical Decision 1 for the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) project, a one-of-a-kind scientific user facility that would support research and development of innovative nuclear energy and other technologies.(read more)

Vattenfall to balance Finnish wind for Google

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 11:02
Swedish energy firm Vattenfall will level out production from a wind farm powering tech giant Google
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Tenex-Japan To Study Zeolite Use At Fukushima Daiichi NPP

Nuclear Power - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 21:20
Tenex-Japan Co., a subsidiary of TENEX (an organization of ROSATOM), entered into a direct contract with TEPCO Holdings Inc. to carry out a conceptual study in the field of handling radioactive zeolited at the Fukushima Daiichi disaster site. (read more)

IAEA Completes Review Of Ringhals 3

Nuclear Power - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 20:15
An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has completed a review of the long term operational safety of Unit 3 at the Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Sweden.(read more)

Amentum To Lead $10 Billion Hanford Contract

Nuclear Power - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 19:45
Service-oriented Amentum, based in Germantown, Maryland, announced Monday that it had been chosen as the lead contractor to work with Fluor and Atckins, in a joint venture called the Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCC), to proceed, beginning October 5, to transition on the $10 billion Central Plateau Cleanup contract at the Hanford legacy site near Richland, Washington.(read more)

Oil major Shell to supply Microsoft with renewable energy

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 14:06
Details over a commitment to wind power remain sparse in a deal between big oil and tech that could be transformative if it delivers on its promise
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Cross-sector group developing '100% recyclable' blade

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 13:50
Between 85% and 90% of a wind turbine’s total mass can be recycled today, but a new research group hopes to produce an entirely recyclable blade
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'Questions remain' over China’s carbon neutrality pledge

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 10:12
Chinese premier Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that the world's top emitter plans to reduce its carbon emissions from 2030 and reach carbon neutrality by 2060
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LEEF Launches a Give Back Initiative, in Support of the Little Lake Fire Department and Their Ongoing Battle With the Fires That Have Scorched Over 880,000 Acres

Global Warming - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 07:00
LEEF, a leader in the emerging CBD wellness and California Cannabis industries, announces the Little Lake Fire Department Give Back Initiative to support the on-going efforts to contain and rebuild the communities in Northern California.

US investors plan 4.4GW Taiwanese project

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:59
US-owned Swancor Renewable Energy this week filed for environmental permits for its planned 4.4GW Formosa 4 project
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Iberdrola launches green hydrogen unit with UK and Spanish projects

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:37
Projects in Spain and the United Kingdom have been backed by investment of €150 million, creating 700 jobs.
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GE to supply 13MW Haliade-X turbines for world's largest wind farm

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:03
GE is due to uprate a prototype 12MW Haliade-X turbine to 13MW within months
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UK and Dutch grid operators explore linking offshore wind farms

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 15:18
National Grid Ventures and Tennet aim to commission an interconnector project by 2029
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MHI Vestas’ Kavafyan named new WindEurope chair

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 13:37
WindEurope's new chairman says wind power has a role to play in addressing the coronavirus and economic crises and in ensuring a fair transition to a sustainable energy system
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Vattenfall to work with wooden tower manufacturer

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 10:45
Vattenfall and Modvion claim using wooden towers – instead of steel and concrete ones – could reduce carbon emissions from manufacturing by at least 25%
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MHI Vestas aims to make installations safer and faster through new partnership

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 09/21/2020 - 10:05
MHI Vestas has contracted Australian engineers Verton to provide solutions to to make offshore wind lifting operations safer
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Neoenergia to acquire 400MW onshore wind pipeline in Brazil

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 16:16
Iberdrola subsidiary Neoenergia has secured a deal in Brazil as its parent company embarks on a global spending spree
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Poland looks to renewables and nuclear to wean itself off coal

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 15:11
Poland plans to invest heavily in offshore wind power, solar PV and nuclear energy as it accelerates plans to reduce its dependence on coal
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Nordex secures 312MW US order for 4MW-plus turbines

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 09/18/2020 - 13:35
Nordex's latest US order is part of a growing trend of orders for turbines rated 4MW and above
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