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AIRES working with RenovAR in Argentina

AIRES is currently providing engineering services and technical support for about 500 MW of projects awarded in RenovAR 1 and 1,5 tenders in Argentina. This involves negotiating with BoP technologists and suppliers; optimization of wind and solar farms; advising on the financial model and analysing of scenarios; reduction of uncertainties; organising audits to equipment suppliers; independent certification of …

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A Forecast Tailored to Your Needs?

The objective of a forecast software is simple: estimating the power production of a wind farm for a given horizon. But a multitude of input data is required and specified for a given park.  You will always have to study each data, each task, each purpose, and each goal in order to successfully tailor a forecast to your needs.

The complexity …

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How can the US step up offshore wind development post-Block Island?

With an abundance of available sites, the benefits of lessons learned from more mature European markets and an operational project already under its belt, the scene should be set for US offshore wind to pick up the pace on development – but is it?

What’s the ‘state’ of play? The Northeast of the US in particular is readying itself for development. …

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MAKE introduces free Weekly Briefings on recently launched mobile app

Curious about the latest calls for tenders, new government policies or renewable power plant projects? Keeping up with all relevant renewables industry developments has just gotten a lot easier. On MAKE’s recently launched mobile app, users can find a wrap up of the latest renewable energy news each week. The MAKE app also makes research products accessible offline, anywhere and …

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Japan’s REvision2017

This year’s edition of the Japan Renewable Energy Institute’s ‘REvision’ conference, REvision2017 was held on 8 March in the Iino Hall in Tokyo. This is the sixth edition of the gathering which was instituted by Japanese billionaire Mayasoshi Son’s Institute, originally called the Japanese Renewable Energy Foundation which was established following the Fukushima disaster and nuclear accident …

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Budget 2017: Nothing for wind power sector

Arun Jaitley, finance minister of India, didn’t make any announcement for the rapidly growing wind energy sector in the country.

“We are not happy with the budget for 2017 as there is nothing concrete on the renewable energy sector, considering that it is one of the growing sectors in the country”, said Sarvesh Kumar, chairman of the Indian Turbine Manufacturers Association …

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Spain installed 38 wind power megawatts in 2016

Wind power increased last year in Spain by 38 MW, bringing the total to 23,026 MW according to the data collected by the Spanish Wind Power Association (AEE) using the official certificate of commissioning as the criterion.

32 MW were installed in wind farms located in Castilla y León and had been already registered in the old pre-allocation register, pending installation. …

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Call for Papers for Brazil Windpower 2017

Brazil Windpower is the biggest event in Latin America dedicated to business development and wind power generation projects in Brazil and Latin America. BWP2017 is the ideal opportunity for entrepreneurs, consultants, executives, manufacturers, service providers and professionals in general involved in wind power in the region.

Registration for paper submissions for Brazil Windpower will be …

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Update from the Mexican wind market

The 6th edition of Mexico Windpower was held March 1 & 2 at the Centro Banamex in Mexico City. The conference had a number of excellent sessions, focussing on the rapid evolution in the power market in Mexico due to the energy reform, and the show floor was a hive of business activity. Even …

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The 8th National Renewable Energy Forum – Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – 5 May 2017

Mongolia has huge wind and solar resources. With large areas of Class I and Class II wind, the technical potential for wind power was estimated by NREL in 2001 to be in excess of 1TW.   

The Mongolian government is committed to exploiting the country’s rich renewable energy resources in order to meet the rapidly growing energy …

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