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Lincoln Gap wind farm delivers first power to grid as it deals with Senvion issues

The 212MW Lincoln Gap wind farm, located near Port Augusta in South Australia, has exported its first energy generation as project owner Nexif Energy said it had intervened to keep the project on track while Senvion sorts out its financial problems. The Lincoln Gap wind farm is one of the biggest new renewable energy developments […]

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Greencoat UK Wind issues 500m in shares

Renewable infrastructure fund Greencoat UK Wind is to issue up to 500 million shares over the next 12 months to finance new acquisitions and pay down debt. The shares will be issued through several tranches, with the initial placing and the initial offer for subscription launching today, as the initial tranche. The prospectus for the […]

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German onshore wind installations plunge 87%

Only 41 turbines accounting for 134MW installed in the first quarter German onshore wind farm installations dropped by 87% in the first quarter of 2019 in terms of generation capacity, according to an analysis by non-profit association FA Wind. Only 41 turbines were erected in the country in the period from January to March, accounting […]

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France announces €200 million for autonomous electric public transport

France’s minister of Transport, Élisabeth Borne has announced a plan to invest €200 million in the development of electric, autonomous public shuttle transport, and new legislation to support autonomous vehicles. The government intends to invest the funding into shuttle transport in 16 rural and urban areas across France and, has committed to create the legal […]

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European Wind Energy Industry Invested €65 Billion In 2018

The European wind energy industry invested a total of €65 billion ($73 billion) in 2018, including €27 billion on new wind farms which, thanks to cost reductions, will finance a record 16.7 gigawatts (GW) of new win d capacity. As the cost of wind energy technology matures it becomes cheaper, and according to the latest Financing […]

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EON enters into Japanese offshore wind market

E.ON has signed a deal with renewables company Kyuden Mirai Energy to jointly develop offshore windfarms in Japan. The companies will begin by selecting a project for the Kyushu area in the southernmost island of Japan and they may then expand the partnership to other regions of Japan. The co-operation follows E.ON’s decision to enter the Japanese wind […]

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EBRD Grants €48 Mn Loan For 220 MW Wind Farm in Poland

In its first project in renewable energy in Poland in over three years, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that it is supporting the 220 MW Potegowo wind farm with a local currency loan of up to PLN 209.1 million (€48 million). The plant in north-eastern Poland will be constructed and […]

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China to promote using wind energy to power heating

BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Friday said it would promote using energy generated by the wind to help power heating systems during the bitterly cold winters seen in many parts of the country. That comes as the world’s No.2 economy pushes to reduce carbon emissions from coal-burning as part of its battle against pollution. The […]

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Baltic Sea’s largest wind farm officially opened

Germany has inaugurated its biggest wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The official start of Arkona project operations comes as offshore wind utilization in the country has seen roughly 10 years of ups and downs. The Arkona wind farm in the Baltic between Germany’s Isle of Rügen and the Danish island of Bornholm has been […]

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Amazon set to deliver three new wind energy projects

Tech giant confirms it is to source clean power from new wind farms in Ireland, Sweden, and California Amazon has today announced it is to support three major new wind energy projects capable of delivering more than 670,000 megawatt-hours per year – an output equivalent to the energy demand of Nashville, Tennessee. The tech giant […]

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