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GE Renewable Energy’s losses widened to $498 million in the first half of the 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic hitting its supply chain and hindering project execution.
Renewable energy sources outperformed coal and nuclear in the US during the first five months of the year, according to analysis of Energy Information Administration (EIA) data
New York’s energy regulators have rescheduled a 2.5GW offshore wind tender, having previously suspended it due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. They have also launched a new tender for 1.5GW of onshore renewable energy projects.
Asset owners have slashed their operations and maintenance (O&M) budgets amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, raising fears of continuing price pressures on manufacturers looking to generate income from both turbine sales and service contracts, according to new analysis.
Nordex has secured an order to supply 41 of its N149/4.0-4.5 turbines for a wind farm understood to be successful in Colombia’s clean energy tender in 2019.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has won two contracts to supply and maintain 34 of its SG 5.0-145 wind turbines across two sites in Chile making up 170MW in capacity.
Mining group Anglo American has agreed to buy some of the output from a 195MW section of a 504MW wind cluster owned by Brazilian developer Casa dos Ventos.
Italy’s Enel expects to be producing green hydrogen within a year, with likely sites for its first wind and solar farms with electrolysers seen in the US, Chile and Spain, said Antonio Cammisecra, the company’s head of global power generation.
Uzbekistan has given the green light for a 500MW project to shore up its wind power ambitions. The wind farm in the central Navoi region will be designed, financed, built and operated by United Arab Emirates-based Masdar.
Nabrawind will supply four of wind towers to a Namibian wind farm being built by Franco-Namibian developer Innovent.
South African chemicals and mining giant Sasol has launched a search for 600MW of wind and solar power in the same week it was excluded from the world’s largest investment fund.
Swedish developer Hexicon has formed a joint venture with South African counterpart Genesis Eco-Energy Developments to build what would be the continent’s first offshore wind project.
Blasting seagulls with strobe lights and loud noises can prevent offshore wind infrastructure being covered in guano – or seabird poo – according to a year-long trial at the Galloper wind farm off the east coast of England.
Nordex plans to sell its 2.7GW development portfolio of European wind and solar PV projects to renewables developer RWE, the German companies have announced.
The Estonian and Latvian governments have agreed to jointly develop a 1GW wind farm in the Gulf of Riga that they claim could meet 40% of Estonia’s annual electricity consumption.
A Dutch bank and Danish export credit insurer have agreed to share the risk in refinancing the 322MW Zeewolde wind farm repowering project.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have formed a joint venture (JV) to develop offshore wind projects off the coast of Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido.
Siemens Gamesa launched its new SG 3.4-145 turbine to make the most of India's best wind sites. Eize de Vries finds out how the company's technical experts in Spain and India worked together to come up with the best design to offer flexible power ratings, withstand the country's hot, humid conditions and offer export potential.
MingYang Smart Energy has installed a prototype of its MySE5.2-166 unit, which it claims is the most powerful onshore turbine installed in Asia.
Investment firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a 3.5GW offshore wind farm off Vietnam’s south-east coast with local partners.