Wind

Work starts on major new South Australia wind farm

Early work has begun on a new 412-megawatt wind farm in South Australia, with its operators already securing a long-term contract to provide electricity to the ACT government. The Goyder Renewables Zone project near Burra in SA’s mid-north is expected to be operational by 2024. The 75 wind turbines will be connected to ElectraNet’s Robertstown […]

Wind Island

Njord Group consortium chooses NIRAS as advisor on tender for world’s first energy island in Denmark

NIRAS will be the advisor of a consortium called Njord Group that consists of ACCIONA, Boskalis, DEME, and MT Højgaard International. The four companies will develop a joint tender for the future energy island in the North Sea in support of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners that are acting as project developer on behalf of the investor […]

China Wind Farms

China aims for 1.2TW of wind and solar by 2030

World’s top emitter confirms plans to dramatically increase its renewables capacity ahead of crucial climate talks China aims to have 1.2TW of operational wind and solar capacity by the end of the decade as part of its efforts to reach peak emissions before 2030, according to its updated nationally determined contribution (NDC). This would mark […]

Offshore Windfarm

Wind industry & Government commit to boosting offshore wind energy and jobs in Poland

On 15 September 2021 Poland signed its first Offshore Wind Sector Deal. This Government-industry collaboration aims to establish a leading offshore wind industry in Poland. Under the Sector Deal the industry commits to the creation of up to 60,000 direct and indirect jobs in Poland’s wind industry by 2040. The Government in turn reinforces Poland’s […]

Siemens Gamesa and GRI Renewables investing in offshore wind production

Siemens Gamesa and GRI Renewables Industries will invest more than 260 million pounds ($360.70 million) into offshore wind manufacturing facilities in northeast England, the British government said on Monday. Siemens Gamesa will invest a total of 186 million pounds to expand its blade manufacturing site located near Hull – Britain’s largest offshore wind manufacturing facility […]

The US electric power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions

Renewable energy’s rapid growth is accelerating a national shift to a carbon-free electric power system. So far 17 states plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico have adopted laws or executive orders setting goals for reaching 100% clean electricity by 2050 or sooner. And 46 U.S. utilities have pledged to go carbon-free. Now the Biden administration and some members […]

Congress Passes Spending Bill With Solar, Wind Tax Credit Extensions

The U.S. Congress on Monday passed a massive spending bill that includes $35 billion in energy research and development programs, a two-year extension of the Investment Tax Credit for solar power, a one-year extension of the Production Tax Credit for wind power projects, and an extension through 2025 for offshore wind tax credits — a significant last-minute boost […]

Top Green Investing Opportunities

The world is going green, from recycling and power generation to organic groceries and sustainable fisheries. Everyone, it seems—including climate change scientists, businesses, consumers and politicians—is interested in easing the burden humanity places on the environment. If you are looking for ways to put a little green in your wallet by putting some green in your […]

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