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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewables on track for another global record in 2022

May 16, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Despite headwinds caused by the lasting impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, supply chain constraints, trade disputes, and an energy crisis, renewable energy is on pace to set another global record for generating capacity in 2022, according to the International Energy […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Goldwind connects 5 MW test wind turbine to the grid

September 10, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has connected its 5-megawatt onshore test unit to the grid, as the company prepares to begin deliveries next year. Goldwind’s permanent magnet direct-drive (PMDD) onshore GW 5S Smart Wind Turbine features scaled rated power of 5.2 […]


Energy Economics

First half of 2021 sees record investment in renewable energy

August 4, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

More money was invested in renewable energy in the first six months of 2021 than the first half of any other year, according to tracking by BloombergNEF. But analysts still say “immediate” funding is needed to reach global net-zero emissions […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

54-MW Ventus wind project in El Salvador reaches commercial operation

July 19, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

El Salvador’s first wind farm, the 54-MW Ventus Wind Project, has been commissioned by Guatemalan power developer Tracia Network Corporation. Located in Metapán, the wind farm comprises 15 Vestas V136-3.6 turbines and was designed to help reduce the nation’s dependence […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Tri-state G&T getting greener with PPA for 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm

May 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Commercial operations have commenced at EDP Renewables North America’s 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm. Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is the project’s sole offtaker, through a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDPR NA. The new wind farm is located […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

GE supplying turbines for three Oklahoma wind power farms totaling 1.48 GW

April 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Wind project developer Invenergy has selected GE to provide a variety of turbines for three farms totaling 1.48 GW in Oklahoma. GE will deliver the turbines for the North Central Wind Energy facilities in north-central and northwest Oklahoma. Invenergy is […]


Energy Consumption, Global

Global wind industry reached nearly 100 GW of new installed capacity in 2020

March 11, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

According to recent analysis by BloombergNEF, in last year’s record-setting year, the wind market commissioned nearly 100 gigawatts (GW) of new build in 2020. Undeterred by COVID-19, installations grew 59% year-on-year. Developers commissioned 96.3 GW of wind turbines globally in […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

EIA: Levelized cost of onshore wind, solar PV dropping below gas-fired and conventional generation by 2026

February 25, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Within a decade, if not a few years, the levelized cost of electricity is coming way down for new utility-scale onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to levels below all fossil or conventional fuels including combined cycle gas turbine […]


Energy Economics

The grid needs $14T to support full decarbonization

February 24, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

At least $14 trillion needs to be invested in the grid worldwide by 2050 to support an evolved power system, according to BloombergNEF’s new Power Grid Long-Term Outlook 2021 published this week. The transition to electric heating and transport will drive up electricity […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

GE Turbines Will Supply Europe’s Largest Onshore Wind Farm

February 15, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

GE Renewable Energy and independent asset manager Luxcara announced an agreement to develop Europe’s largest onshore wind farm, an installation that includes a 25-year full-turbine service and maintenance contract. Luxcara has begun infrastructure work on the project in Sweden. GE […]


News and Policies, State

Oklahoma school districts receive $105,000 from ALLETE Clean Energy and partners

February 8, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE, in partnership with five other entities, announced its contribution of $105,000 in grants to the Roff, Sulphur and Tishomingo school districts near the company’s 303-MW Diamond Spring wind site in Mill […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

GE awarded DoE grant to research 3D printing of wind turbine blades

February 8, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

GE Research, GE Renewable Energy, and LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business were recently selected by the US Department of Energy (DoE) to research the design and manufacture of 3D printed wind turbine blades. The GE business units […]


Electric, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. wind generation sets new daily and hourly records at end of 2020

February 4, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

In the final months of 2020, electricity generation from wind turbines in the United States set daily and hourly records. Hourly data collected in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Hourly Electric Grid Monitor show an hourly record set late […]


News and Policies, State

New onshore and offshore wind training facility open in Maryland

January 26, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

A new wind training center in Maryland that supports both onshore and the burgeoning offshore wind industry is open for business after receiving approval from the Global Wind Organization (GWO). The new center was developed by ARCON Training Center, along […]