Wind

Source: Reuters

Denmark’s Orsted’s shares drop after it forecasts lower wind speeds

Reuters


COPENHAGEN  – Shares in offshore wind farm developer Orsted fell sharply in early trading on Wednesday after it said a return to more normal wind speeds this year would hit operating profit.

The Danish company on Tuesday lifted its …

January 13, 2021 - 1:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Wind
Source: Reuters

Italy’s Eni joins North Sea wind power grab with Dogger deal

Reuters


OSLO/MILAN – Italy’s Eni is buying a 20% stake in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm project from Norway’s Equinor and Britain’s SSE as it seeks to gain expertise in the sector and cut its greenhouse gas emissions 80% by …

December 4, 2020 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Offshore, Renewable Energy, Wind
Source: Reuters

Houston company to build first U.S. vessel to support offshore wind boom

Reuters


WASHINGTON  – A Houston-based company said on Thursday it will build the first U.S. flagged vessel to install offshore wind projects off the east coast of the United States in preparation for an expected construction boom in the nascent …

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Mark Mills – Is there a hidden cost to green energy?

Exclusive 360 Energy Expert Network Video Interview: Mark Mills – Is there a hidden cost to green energy?

There are conversations that everyone in 2020 has had that take several twists and turns, and today was one of those conversations. We had the privilege of sitting down with Mark P. Mills, author, speaker, and generally a nice guy.

Every thing is bigger in Texas, and 2020 could be a record year for U.S. wind turbine installations

Every thing is bigger in Texas, and 2020 could be a record year for U.S. wind turbine installations

EIA

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: While Texas always does things bigger, it is interesting to see the wind turbine capacity so far ahead of the other states.

According to data collected by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), …

Source: Reuters

Cargill looks to use wind to cut carbon in shipping

Reuters


LONDON – Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, is working with technology partners to fit sails on vessels in its fleet to cut carbon emissions through harnessing wind power, the U.S. agribusiness group said on Wednesday.…

October 28, 2020 - 11:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, Wind
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Tri Global Energy and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Start Operation of 162 MW West Texas Wind Project

Tri Global Energy and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Start Operation of 162 MW West T…

October 20, 2020 - 1:36 pm Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Wind
Israel’s Enlight now controls one of Europe’s biggest wind farms

Israel’s Enlight now controls one of Europe’s biggest wind farms

Israel Hayom

Renewable energy company acquires control of a large wind energy project in Sweden with a capacity of 372 megawatts and an expected investment of EUR 130-140 million.

Israel’s Enlight Renewable Energy now holds a controlling interest in Sweden’s …

October 20, 2020 - 5:24 am Offshore, Renewable Energy, Wind
Tesla ‘WindCharger’, Canadian Province Alberta’s first grid-scale battery storage, is online

Tesla ‘WindCharger’, Canadian Province Alberta’s first grid-scale battery storage, is online

Energy Storage

10MW / 20MWh of Tesla Megapacks used for Alberta’s first-ever large-scale battery energy storage system have gone into action as TransAlta Renewables announced the project has reached commercial operation.

Called WindCharger, the project’s batteries charge up in about …

October 18, 2020 - 3:34 pm Canada News, Energy News, Popular 3, Solar, Storage, Wind
Wind is a growing part of the electricity mix in Texas

Wind is a growing part of the electricity mix in Texas

EIA

In 2019, wind-powered generation contributed 84.4 thousand gigawatthours (GWh) of electricity in Texas, an 11% increase from the 75.7 thousand GWh generated in 2018. Substantial growth in wind capacity in the state was the primary reason for this increase. …

October 15, 2020 - 10:28 am Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Wind

OG&E completes two solar energy farms in southeast Oklahoma

OG&E completes two solar energy farms in southeast Oklahoma OG&E comple…

October 14, 2020 - 8:29 am Press Releases, Wind
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CNOOC Limited Announces the First Offshore Wind Power Project Connects to Grid

HONG KONG , Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CNOOC Limited (the “Company”, SEHK: 00883, …

September 15, 2020 - 5:48 am Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Wind
Source: Reuters

Siemens Gamesa confident of return to profitability but shares slide

Reuters


MADRID – Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa (SGREN.MC) said its profit margins are set to rebound after a slump exacerbated by the pandemic and its onshore unit should break even in 2022, but its short-term targets disappointed …

The true cost of renewable energy – is anybody listening?

The true cost of renewable energy – is anybody listening?

RarePetro

Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We are seeing a world wide commitment to renewable energy in most governments Covid recovery stimulus infrastructure projects. This is an interesting article from Kevin at RatePetro going through the accrual costs, but

Chevron and Algonquin Announce Agreement to Co-develop Renewable Power Projects

Chevron and Algonquin Announce Agreement to Co-develop Renewable Power Projects

Chevron and Algonquin Announce Agreement to Co-develop Renewable Power Projects Ca…

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Shanghai Electric Shares China’s Wind Power Market Outlook in talk with Bloomberg NEF

SHANGHAI , July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — With China’s first 8MW offshore wind turbi…

July 27, 2020 - 10:52 am International, Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Wind
D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments Announces Strategic Financing with Credit Suisse and Zions

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments Announces Strategic Financing with Credit Suisse and Zions

NEW YORK , July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI), a…

July 23, 2020 - 11:11 am Borrowing Base, Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind
Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in new transmission line to support wind energy production

Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in new transmission line to support wind energy production

Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in new transmission line to support wind energy pro…

After the Bushfires and Amid the Pandemic, Australia’s Fossil Fuel Industry Is Gaining Steam

After the Bushfires and Amid the Pandemic, Australia’s Fossil Fuel Industry Is Gaining Steam

Jacobin


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: There are some key takeaways from this article from Zacharlas Szumer in Australia. The country was devastated by wildfires, then Covid, and now on to recovery. They are undergoing a typical “push-me-pullu” (Spelling from

Crews install one of two turbines for Dominion Energy's Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. Dominion Energy plans to invest billions in offshore wind as it pivots away from natural gas pipelines and slashes greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: Dominion Energy Inc.

Dominion points to ESG as key factor in decision to off-load gas assets

S&P Global


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: We have been seeing that ESG is being tied to capital, investor confidence, and public opinion. We also see that if you do not have a well articulated ESG program you (as

BP to invest $70 million in India’s Green Growth Equity Fund

BP to invest $70 million in India’s Green Growth Equity Fund

EnergyWorld


With this BP would become a limited partner in the equity fund, have representation on its advisory committee, and also the rights to co-invest in projects alongside GGEF

New Delhi: BP, UK-based oil and gas firm, on Tuesday …

July 9, 2020 - 2:30 pm International, Power Generation, Solar, Sustainability, Wind
Wind turbines tower over a building on a farm in Colorado City, Texas, on Jan. 21, 2016. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Deep in the Heart of Texas, a Chinese Wind Farm Raises Eyebrows

FP 


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Ok now you really have my attention: “You have to be kidding me”. Allowing a Chinese owned wind farm next to our air base in Texas? I may be calling Governor Abbot on this

GE Renewable Energy is experimenting with 3D-printed turbine bases for taller towers

GE Renewable Energy is experimenting with 3D-printed turbine bases for taller towers

Windpower


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Ok, now you have my interest.

June 17, 2020 - 8:00 am Renewable Energy, Wind
EIA expects 2020 summer U.S. electricity demand to be lowest since 2009

EIA expects 2020 summer U.S. electricity demand to be lowest since 2009

EIA


The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects U.S. electricity demand to total 998 billion kilowatthours this summer (June through August), the lowest level of summer electricity consumption in the United States since 2009 and 5% less than last summer.…

The “Wooden” Future of Wind Energy

The “Wooden” Future of Wind Energy

EnergyTrend


Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Ok, now you have my attention. Wood towers capable of replacing the steel towers of a wind farm would help eliminate a large pollution side effect from wind farms. 

Wind turbine towers are for …

June 7, 2020 - 12:40 pm International, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Wind
Inventor of Wind Turbine Is Trying to Harness Unlimited Power

Inventor of Wind Turbine Is Trying to Harness Unlimited Power

Financial Post


Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: Ok now I am interested, looking for the next floating wind farm. Call me a skeptic, and we can see it when the tide comes in. Will the blades be recyclable, and

June 7, 2020 - 12:01 pm Climate Change, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Wind
EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd start construction of the Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd start construction of the Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

PARISJune 2, 2020 /CNW/ – EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB), a leading energy infrastructure company in North America, and wpd, a European renewable energy company, announced today the

June 2, 2020 - 2:30 am Press Releases, Renewable Energy, Wind
U.S. renewable energy consumption surpasses coal for the first time in over 130 years

U.S. renewable energy consumption surpasses coal for the first time in over 130 years

EIA


In 2019, U.S. annual energy consumption from renewable sources exceeded coal consumption for the first time since before 1885, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Energy Review. This outcome mainly reflects the continued decline in …

Source: CNBC

Central Puerto: 10% Increase In Energy Generation, Commencement Of Operations Of Los Olivos (22.8 MW) And Increase Of Power Of Manque (57 MW) Wind Farm

BUENOS AIRES / ACCESSWIRE / May 27, 2020 / Central Puerto S.A (“Central Puerto” or the “Company”) (NYSE:CEPU), a leading power generation company in Argentina, as measured by generated power, reports its consolidated financial results for the First Quarter 2019 …

May 27, 2020 - 6:15 pm Press Releases, Wind
Source: CNBC

Offshore wind project near Virginia Beach to use giant turbines with 108-meter blades

CNBC


A vast offshore wind project planned for waters off the coast of Virginia Beach looks set to use Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s latest wind turbines, it was announced Tuesday.

The European company said that the 2.64 gigawatt (GW) Dominion …