TotalEnergies has partnered with Polish mining company KGHM to bid for up to 11 offshore wind projects worth more than 10 GW in the Polish Baltic Sea.
Energiequelle has started the construction of the 40 MW Torvenkyla wind farm in Finland.
Greencoat Renewables has acquired the 21 MW Soliedra wind farm in Spain from Alfanar Global Development. The project has been operational since May 2021.
Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has rejected an application from Norsk Vind to postpone the commissioning of the Skorveheia wind farm in Norway.
EnBW has started construction of the 21 MW Steinheim wind farm in Germany. Commissioning is expected in Q4 2022.
OX2 has signed an agreement to partner with TMV Green Ou in the development of onshore wind projects in Estonia totaling 500 MW of capacity.
Norex has secured a turbine order for Acciona Energia’s 131 MW San Juan de Marcona wind farm in Peru. The project is scheduled for commissioning in Q4 2023.
RWE has signed an agreement with the Danish grid operator for its 1 GW Thor Offshore Wind Farm, detailing the technical set-up between RWE and Energinet. The project is aiming to come online in 2027.
Taiya Renewable Energy has increased its portfolio of offshore wind projects off Taiwan to 4 GW, according to statements made this week, having identified two 2 GW of potential sites off the coast of the country, which will use a combination of fixed and floating foundations.
ScottishPower Renewables and Shell have signed their respective options to lease agreements for two ScotWind projects projects totalling 5 GW.
Fuyao Glass has stated that while its European subsidiary doesn’t produce solar-grade glass, its US subsidiary produces between 60,000 to 70,000 tons of solar backplane and intends to build a second production line of 70,000 tons.
Shuangliang Energy Saving, Yujing Company, and Yongxing New Materials have jointly invested $390 million in a 25 GW wafer factory in Yancheng Economic and Technological Development Zone, China. Of the $390 million, nearly half is equipment.
Construction has begun on the 300 MW Yunfu Yu Nanrun River solar plant in Yunan County, China, mixing agrivoltaic and solar-fishery approaches.
Gaoce Company has invested in the 10 GW second phase of its Jianhu silicon wafer factory in Yancheng City, China, with an investment of $110 million.
SPIC has begun construction of its 500 MW wind farm in Ximeng, Inner Mongolia.
Germany has completed an auction for over 1 GW of solar power, conducted by the German Federal Network Agency BNetzA with 201 successful bids out of 209. Bavaria awarded 488MW, and Rhineland-Palatinate 223MW with smaller amounts to other regions, in bid priced between €40per MWh up to €55 per MWh. It also auctioned 275MW of biomass which was massively underbid.