Argentina launches 400 MW mini renewables auction
6 Renewable Energy Trends To Watch In 2019
The government of Argentina has launched a “mini-tender” for 400 MW of renewable energy generation capacity, after the exercise was announced in early September.
The auction is the fourth round of the RenovAr program for large-scale renewable energy projects.
The Ministry of Energy and Mines has set a ceiling price of $60/MWh for the solar and wind power generated. Maximum quotas of fiscal benefits for each category of energy were also fixed, at $630,000/MW for wind; $382,500 for PV; $1.12 million for biomass; $2.02 million for biogas; $585,000 for biogas landfill; and $1.26 million for small hydro.
Nordex increasing Argentina production
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EDF And Shell Form New Jersey Offshore Wind Venture
The plant will be used to assemble Nordex's AW132/3300 turbines due to be installed in projects being developed by AES Argentina Generación.
It is due to begin operations in 2019.
Following New Jersey regulators’ rejection of its Nautilus Offshore Wind proposal earlier this week, EDF Renewables North America has formed a new offshore wind joint venture with Shell and formed an agreement to purchase a lease area from US Wind Inc.