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Vortex Energy sells 49% stake in 998 MW Pan-European wind energy portfolio

Vortex Energy, a European renewable energy platform managed by the private equity arm of EFG Hermes, completed on Wednesday the divestiture of a 49% stake in its Pan-European operational wind power portfolio managed and co-owned by EDPR, selling the stake to institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management. The portfolio includes 56 operational wind …

Daily News Egypt

From toys to turbines: Lego branches out into wind energy

Danish toy manufacturer Lego has inaugurated a wind farm off the coast of Germany. In an interview with DW, Lego’s CEO talks about the company’s efforts to run off 100 percent renewable energy – and otherwise go green. On Friday (09.10.2015), the Lego Group – together with two partners – inaugurated an offshore wind farm …

Deutsche Welle

Catching a breeze to power the world

Charlotte Slingsby, a graduate design engineer, has invented Moya, a lightweight, flexible curtain that turns a soft breeze into wind energy, even in inaccessible locations. Global Ideas: When I first saw your invention, the Moya, I thought you where holding a curtain. But it’s obviously something very different. What is it? Charlotte Slingsby: It is …

Deutsche Welle

Gone with the wind

By Bjørn Lomborg COPENHAGEN: Efforts to stem global warming have nurtured a strong urge worldwide to deploy renewable energy. As a result, the use of wind turbines has increased ten-fold over the past decade, with wind power often touted as the most cost-effective green opportunity. According to Connie Hedegaard, the European Union’s commissioner for climate action, …


Egypt launches tender offer for wind farms

CAIRO: Egypt is to launch a tender offer for the installation of wind farms on the Gulf of Suez with a capacity of 200 megawatts, Energy Minister Hassan Younes said on Sunday. The tender represent the second and third phases of the expansion of Egypt’s wind farming plans under a renewable energy program, Younes said …


Experts discuss Egypt’s potential in wind energy sector

CAIRO: Egypt marked the end of the 10th World Energy Conference and Renewable Energy Exhibition on Wednesday, where more than 600 new and renewable energy experts along with heads of major international corporations, financial organizations, and development funds convened to discuss future prospects for Egypt’s wind energy sector. “This is a move that will deepen …


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