Author Archives: Lasma Livzeniece

European renewable associations will analyze their international experience on Wind Farms’ Life Extension on 9th October at AEE´s event

Representatives of the renewable associations of France, Portugal and Denmark will analyze the experiences of these countries on wind farms´ life extension and repowering at the Spanish Wind Energy Association´s event on October 9th in Madrid. This international vision will offer an exchange of experiences to the participants of the 3rd International Summit on Wind Farms´ Life Extension, as well …

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MAKE is now Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

MAKE is now Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables

One year has passed since Verisk Analytics acquired MAKE. During the last couple of months, GTM, Wood Mackenzie and MAKE have finally fused their powers and come together as one brand: Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, the leading insight and advisory firm for renewable energy. In September we launch our new digital platform …

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Argentina announces 400 MW Round 3 of RenovAr tenders

Renewables Now

Argentina is looking to contract 400 MW of clean energy from medium scale projects in the third round of its RenovAr renewable energy auction programme.

The tender, which will also focus on promoting the regional development of the country, was announced on Thursday by Renewable Energy Deputy Secretary, Sebastian Kind, during the Argentina Wind Power 2018 event.

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Argentina launches 350MW ‘mini’ tender for small-scale projects

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Argentina’s energy ministry has announced a new renewables tender to contract 350MW of small-scale wind and solar projects and 50MW of other renewables technologies to be connected to the grid through low voltage lines ranging from 13kV to 66kV.

The tender process is expected to start in October and end in May 2019, with the signing of the PPAs for …

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Round 3 of the RenovAr, the first day of Argentina Wind Power finished today


During the first day of the conference “Argentina Wind Power 2018”, organized by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the Under Secretary of Renewable Energy of the Nation, Sebastián Kind, announced Round 3 of the RenovAr program, known as MiniRen, which will be launched in October.

This new round will offer 400 MW of power to be connected in medium voltage …

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Webcast on Wind: Construyendo 3000 MW eólicos en Argentina: experiencias, avances y desafíos de una industria en rápido crecimiento

La industria eólica argentina está en plena actividad con más de 45 proyectos activos con una potencia total que superará los 3000 MW instalados en apenas 2 años. Los desafíos son múltiples: financiamiento, logística, desarrollo de proveedores de servicios e integración de componentes nacionales. Aprovechando el potencial del mercado y las capacidades productivas del país, el gobierno argentino implementó un …

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind joins the Global Wind Energy Council

1 August, Brussels-Aarhus – MHI Vestas, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of offshore wind turbines, has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the trade body which represents the global wind industry. 

The company will join GWEC’s board of directors and play an active role in GWEC’s work to open up markets for offshore wind around the world.

“We are delighted that MHI …

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Save the Date for Windergy India 2019!

Despite a rocky transition from the old incentives to the new competitive tendering process, the Indian wind sector is entering a major new growth phase, and is well on its way to meeting the target of 60 GW by 2022, perhaps well ahead of time. The government is also moving ahead quickly to develop the offshore segment, setting aggressive targets …

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South African wind industry contributes to transformation through coordinated effort

Given the Renewable Energy Industry’s potential and willingness to contribute to national socio-economic development, the industry is taking proactive measures to ensure coordinated efforts result in greater local benefit.

Speaking at a recent energy forum, Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe, signalled government’s intention that the socio-economic and enterprise development spend of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement …

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DEWI and AWS Truepower are now officially UL

AWS Truepower was acquired by global safety science company UL in 2016. DEWI was acquired by UL in 2012.  Both companies are now officially changing their brand names to reflect their new identity.

“Our company and our brand have been evolving since our founding 35 years ago through acquisitions, new products and service …

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