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7 September 2022

Renewables orders this week

By Bogdan Avramuta

 

General Electric will supply onshore wind turbines for Green Power Investment’s 80 MW project in Fukaura Town, Japan. The installation of the wind turbines at the project site is expected to commence in the Q2 2023, with completion expected in 2024.

Corio Generation and TotalEnergies has joined forces with SK Ecoplant to develop the 2 GW BadaEnergy offshore wind portfolio in South Korea. The first of the capacity is aiming to come online in 2027.

Copenhagen Energy has submitted a proposal for a 3 GW offshore wind farm off Australia. The Samphire project would be located in an area between 60 and 120 kilometers north of the city of Perth.

EDF has completed the installation of all 80 turbines at its 480 MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm off the coast of France. Commercial operations are expected by the end of the year.

The government of Uzbekistan has reached financial close on a 500 MW wind farm close to the city of Zarafshan in the country. Built by Masdar, commercial operations are expected to commence by the end of 2024.

Siemens Gamesa has completed a €613 million sale of renewable energy assets in Southern Europe to SSE. The deal includes a 3.8 GW pipeline of onshore wind projects in France, Greece, Italy, and Spain, with the potential to add up to 1.4 GW of co-located solar capacity.

European Energy has finished the construction of a group of onshore wind farms in Poland worth 45 MW of capacity.

SSE Renewables and FuturEnergy have been granted permission to develop the 60 MW Drumnahough wind farm in Donegal, Ireland.

Iberdrola has started the construction of the 104 MW Buniel wind farm in Burgos, Spain.

Tesla wants to assemble battery modules at its electric car plant in Fremont California, according to an application filed with the city, implying new plans for expansion.

LGES and Honda have formed joint venture this week to produce li-ion batteries in the US. FREYR and Nidec have forged a similar partnership to produce batteries in Norway

As part of its earning call this week, Chinese EV-maker Xpeng has reported a 96% increase in YTD vehicle deliveries.

Ilmatar Energy will soon begin construction of a 450 MW solar farm in Finland, near Tonnersjo, which is to be the largest solar project in North Europe.

Scatec is to build a 50 MW solar project in Botswana, having signed a 25-year PPA with Botswana Power Corporation (BPC).

Canadian Solar has acknowledged that it was behind Zapaleri’s successful 253 MW solar, 1 GWh bid at Chile’s latest renewable energy action. The Zaldivar project in Antofagasta province to be commissioned in 2026, part of a 600 MW solar, 2.2 GWh pipeline of Canadian Solar projects in the country.

Duke Energy has completed yet another 74.9 MW solar farm in Florida, the last of a 10-project, 700 MW portfolio in the state, which was built from 2018 through to 2022.

ib vogt has closed financing for its 135 MW solar project in Poland near Zamosc, with commissioning due for early 2023.

Shanghai Electric has commissioned Phase B of the 900 MW Mohammed bin Rashid (MBR) Solar Park in Dubai.

Indian state-owned utility SJVN is to develop 5 GW of solar capacity across the state of Punjab, and will engage in joint ventures to do so. SJVN previously announced a $6.7 billion, 10 GW investment across Rajasthan spanning five years.