wpd begins construction of Corralnuevo wind farm in Spain

19/05/2020 10:31 Renewable


As the fourth project of the Torozos wind cluster, the wind farm will contribute a total of 177MW of clean capacity to the grid.

German renewable energy developer wpd has commenced construction on the fourth wind farm making up Spain’s Torozos wind cluster.


The 42MW Corralnuevo wind farm will employ 12 Siemens Gamesa turbines of 3.4MW capacity each – along with three wind farms in the Castilla y León region of Spain, it forms part of the ‘engine of the Spanish energy revolution’.


Arvid Hesse, wpd Country Manager, said: “The groundworks are progressing very well, so that despite the Corona pandemic, the construction process is completely on schedule.”


Slated to be fully operational in the fourth quarter of 2020, the Corralnuevo wind farm will contribute a total of 177MW of clean capacity to the grid.


Germany passes ‘coal-exit’ law to phase out fossil fuels by 2038

06/07/2020 09:50:00

German lawmakers have voted a roadmap for the coal-free era in the country, which includes abandoning nuclear power by 2022


Daily (03.07.2020): Brent and WTI settled on Thursday at their highest levels since March amid lower U.S. unemployment rate

03/07/2020 09:49:00

Crude oil futures posted a second consecutive day of gains on Thursday, with Brent and WTI hitting their highest levels since March 6, after a decline in U.S. unemployment rate and a sharp drop in crude stockpiles earlier this week. Hence, Brent crude for September delivery soared by $1.11, or 2.64%, to settle at $43.14 per barrel. At the same time, U.S. WTI crude edged 83 cents higher, or 2.08%, to end at $40.65 per barrel.


RWE wraps up acquisition of Innogy's renewable energy ops

03/07/2020 09:40:00

German energy major RWE AG said on Wednesday that its complex asset-swap with rival E.on SE is now fully completed, creating a massive renewable energy business.