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Nacero awards 20-year wind power purchase agreement to NextEra for natural gas-to-gasoline plant in Texas

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Texas-based Nacero, a company seeking to produce low- and zero-lifecycle carbon footprint gasoline blendstock ( earlier post ) has awarded a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC a 20-year power purchase agreement to supply wind power to Nacero’s planned flagship manufacturing facility in Penwell, Texas.

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5 wind turbines just came online at Massachusetts’ first offshore wind farm

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In another US offshore wind milestone, the first five turbines at Vineyard Wind 1 in Massachusetts have powered up.

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California Energy Commission adopts offshore wind goals: 5GW by 2030, 25 GW by 2045

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The California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted a report establishing offshore wind goals and moving the state one step closer to development of the clean energy resource off California’s coast. Additional transmission infrastructure will be needed to deliver offshore wind energy from this region to the grid.

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Shearwater Energy developing SMR wind-hybrid energy project; selects NuScale Power

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a United Kingdom-based hybrid clean energy company, is developing a wind-SMR (Small Modular Reactor) and hydrogen production hybrid energy project in North Wales. Power, LLC to provide the clean, base load and load-following energy for the proposed hybrid energy project. Power generation at Wylfa could begin as early as 2027.

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Sandia innovation eliminates reliance on rare-earth magnets for large-scale wind turbines

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Motivated by the need to eliminate expensive rare-earth magnets in utility-scale direct-drive wind turbines, Sandia National Laboratories researchers have developed a fundamentally new type of rotary electrical contact. Most of the current utility-scale wind turbines are dependent on rare-earth magnets, Koplow said. 1 milliohm).

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The US’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm delivers its first power

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New York’s South Fork Wind has become the first utility-scale offshore wind farm to generate power in the US. more… The post The US’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm delivers its first power appeared first on Electrek.

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This new ‘world’s largest’ wind turbine makes power in severe typhoons

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China’s Mingyang Smart Energy has rolled out the world’s largest offshore wind turbine in capacity and rotor diameter – and it’s seriously robust. more… The post This new ‘world’s largest’ wind turbine makes power in severe typhoons appeared first on Electrek.

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