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June 19 Energy News



¶ German company Nordex SE said it has received orders to build 55 MW of wind farms in Turkey for two customers. Its turbines are expected to produce 148 GWh annually, for a capacity factor of above 37%. The wind farm’s output is expected to be enough to power about 42,000 households. [SeeNews Renewables]

2.4-MW Nordex turbines. Source: Nordex SE2.4-MW Nordex turbines. Source: Nordex SE

¶ The annual overview of the European electricity market, from the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity, says 33% of electricity produced in the EU now comes from renewables, of which 18.5% is hydropower and 14.4% “other renewables” (mostly wind and solar power). [CleanTechnica]

¶ In six months, delegates from nearly 200 countries will gather in Paris with the intention of signing the first truly global climate agreement. The talks will not be replay of the fractious talks held in Copenhagen, in December…

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