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Wind park extension becomes Vestas’ first merchant project in Italy

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News release fromVestas MediterraneanMadrid, 24 June 2019 Vestas has signed an 18 MW contract with VRG Wind 060 for the extension of the Mazara del Vallo wind park in Sicily, Italy. Utilising Vestas’ industry-leading technology and the operation data from the site’s existing wind turbines to boost energy production and mitigate production uncertainties, Vestas and Read More

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable. FILE PHOTO: A traffic light is seen in front of a logo of General Electric at the company’s Read More

Renewable energy sector hails New York state’s new climate plan

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state’s ambitious plan here to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050. FILE PHOTO: A crane hangs over the first jacket installed to support a turbine for a wind farm Read More

More new natural gas combined-cycle power plants are using advanced designs

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June 19, 2019 Lower natural gas prices in recent years have spurred the construction of new natural gas-fired power plants in the United States. Of the new U.S. natural gas capacity added since 2016, 31% use advanced natural gas-fired combined-cycle (ANGCC) units. Greater use of the new, larger ANGCC designs has led to efficiency gains Read More

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists

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LONDON (Reuters) – Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries’ current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows. FILE PHOTO: Smoke billows from a chimney at a combined-cycle gas Read More

Casa dos Ventos places 445 MW order of V150-4.2 MW turbines for Vestas’ largest order to date in Brazil

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News release from Vestas Mediterraneanand Casa dos VentosMadrid, 18 June 2019 Casa dos Ventos, one of the pioneers and largest investors in the development of wind projects in Brazil, has placed a 445 MW order for the supply and installation of 106 Vestas V150-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Rio do Vento project in the Read More

Airbus launches new A321 jet, Boeing apologizes for MAX crisis

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing’s plans for a possible new mid-market jet. FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters Read More

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources

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NEW YORK/BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq’s electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The General Electric logo is pictured Read More

Development banks’ climate funding at all-time high in 2018

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Climate projects won record financing from the world’s big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said. FILE PHOTO: Smoke billows from a chimney at a combined-cycle gas turbine power plant in Drogenbos, near Read More