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Vestas exceeds 5GW of Brazilian orders for V150 turbines

Vestas exceeds 5GW of Brazilian orders for V150 turbines

Since launching the platform in 2017, Vestas has secured more than 14GW of orders globally for the V150-4.2MW

French firm buys Spanish renewables developer for €5bn

French firm buys Spanish renewables developer for €5bn

Vinci's acquisition of ACS Group's 22GW pipeline will boost the French infrastructure giant's role in the renewables sector

Engie gets green light for 260MW Peruvian project

Engie gets green light for 260MW Peruvian project

Engie’s planned Punta Lomitas project in Peru would have a capacity equal to nearly two-thirds of the country’s existing wind power fleet

Wind power boom in the Americas defies pandemic

Wind power boom in the Americas defies pandemic

North and Latin America installed almost 22GW of new capacity last year – a 62% increase on 2019 - despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, GWEC data show

EDP sets sights on 10GW wind growth by 2025

EDP sets sights on 10GW wind growth by 2025

The Portugese developer has big plans to boost wind projects in the US and Europe to add 10GW gross wind capacity by 2025

Mainstream and Aker to develop green hydrogen in Chile

Mainstream and Aker to develop green hydrogen in Chile

Aker Clean Hydrogen and Mainstream Renewable Power announce a collaboration to explore the production of green hydrogen and low-cost ammonia