Getting Tough on the Renewable Energy Market to Spark Investors’ Exodus

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Igor Bryzgunov, Chairman of the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry, commented the Russian Ministry of Economic Development’s proposal of doubling the local content requirement for renewable energy equipment in Russia accompanied by the potentially added export requirement with fines for noncompliance and how this may cause at least one technology-specific investor to leave the Russian market. [ … ]

Cold Wind to Warm Communities

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A Russian company has developed a unit for converting wind energy not into electric power, as is the case in conventional wind power, but into heat. It could solve the problem of heat supply to remote settlements and save tens of billions of public finances. [ … ]

Vietnam Risks Being Left Without Wind Energy Investments

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The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has called on the Government of Vietnam to urgently extend the wind energy Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) scheme.

Vietnam’s wind industry is already facing a slowing of investment in 2020 because of uncertainty around the investment framework, and further delays to the FiT extension will hinder supply chain development and cost reduction in the emerging wind market, and ultimately undermine Vietnam’s goal of affordable, reliable and clean electricity

Vietnam is the fastest-growing wind energy market in South East Asia, with 500 MW of onshore and offshore wind power installed capacity, and an additional 4 GW due to be connected by 2025. [ … ]

Stavropol Krai to Play up on Wind Power

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By the end of 2021, four wind power plants will come online in the Stavropol Krai, according to the plans of the regional Ministry of Energy. Among them are the 210 MW Kochubeyevskaya wind farm in Kochubeyevsky district, the 120 MW Bondarevskaya wind farm in Ipatovsky urban district, the 60 MW Karmalinovskaya wind farm in Novoalexandrovsky urban district, and the 60 MW Medvezhinskaya wind farm in Trunovsky district. [ … ]

Russian Distributed Power Generation & Wind Power Industry Associations to Link for Russian Distributed Generation Market Grouping & Cultivation

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On September 24, 2020, the Russian Distributed Power Generation Association (DPGA) and the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI) signed a cooperation agreement. The partnership between the two organisations will be aimed at stimulating the development of the small-scale distributed power generation industry in Russia and the joint performance of innovative energy projects. [ … ]

VetroOGK Secures Building Permit for Bondarevskaya Wind Farm

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The VetroOGK received a permit for the construction of the 120 MW Bondarevskaya wind farm in the Ipatovsky urban district, Stavropol Krai.

Obtaining the permit was preceded by an outline approval of the expert examination of design documentations issued by the Autonomous Unit of the Stavropol Krai “State construction expert assessment department” for the construction of WPP consisting of 24 wind turbines with a capacity of 2.5 MW each. [ … ]

Europe & Russian North’s Green Future

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In Russia, most areas of decentralised power supply, where electricity is generated from small, autonomous sources, usually diesel-generator units are located in the subarctic. The North is an extremely fragile ecosystem, so the most urgent technologies are those with no or minimal negative impact on the environment. [ … ]