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Japan renewable energy

Japan to overshoot 2030 renewable energy target says Wood Mackenzie

Over $100 billion of investment in wind and solar power plants are expected to push the renewables share to 27% of Japan’s generation mix by 2030, exceeding the country’s target, according to research firm Wood Mackenzie.
renewable energy

Renewables account for 57% of US’ new energy generation capacity

Renewable energy sources dominated new US electrical generating capacity additions in the first half of 2020, according to FERC and SUNDAY Campaign
Gender bond

Wind sector must prioritse gender diversity to ensure a just recovery

To support gender diversity, the Women in Wind Global Leadership Program has released a guide on Best Practices for Gender Diversity in Talent Recruitment.
New york wind

New York State offers $200 million for new offshore wind port

The US' New York State government has announced a plan to activate Port Cortlandt as the state’s next offshore wind economic hub.
GE wind

GE to use DoE supercomputer for “otherwise infeasible” research

GE Research scientists, led by aerodynamics engineer Jing Li, have been granted access to the Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee, to advance offshore wind energy technology by conducting "otherwise unfeasible" research at the facility.
Record US wind

US installs record 25GW of wind in Q2 says AWEA

Fourteen new wind projects totalling 2,546MW became operational across nine US states during the second quarter of 2020, enough to power 860,000 American homes.
Americans wind

86% of Americans want more wind energy says AWEA survey

The American Wind Energy Association has kicked off American Wind Week 2020 with the survey results stating that 86% of Americans think the US should put more emphasis on wind energy.
IECRE

Siemens Gamesa’s in-house test facility wins world’s first IECRE approval

Wind energy major Siemens Gamesa’s blade test centre in Aalborg, Denmark is the first non-commercial in-house blade test facility in the world to gain approval from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
Facebook PPA

New PPA makes Facebook Apex Clean Energy’s largest corporate client

Renewable energy developer Apex Clean Energy has announced a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Facebook for approximately 170MW from its Lincoln Land Wind project in Illinois.
Australia wind

GE Renewable Energy announces 209MW Australian wind project win

GE Renewable Energy has announced contracts for the construction and operation of the 209MW Murra Warra II wind farm in Victoria, Australia.

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