Tag: wind power

    The blades of wind power plants are dumped in landfills because they are difficult to recycle

    Tens of thousands of wind turbine blades are completing their life cycle in landfills due to the complexity of recycling the fiberglass from which they are made, according to Bloomberg Green. The blade is made strong enough to withstand hurricane gusts of wind, and its length can exceed the length of the wing of a […]

    Wind power projects planned in seven locations in Oman
    19 Aug 2021

    Oman authorities overseeing the rollout of new renewables-based electricity generation capacity in the Sultanate have identified seven locations for establishing wind power projects, Oman Observer reports. These locations comprise Sur and Jaalan Bani Bu Ali (North Al Sharqiyah), Duqm-1 and Duqm-2 (Al Wusta), and Al Jazir, Shaleem, and Sadah (Dhofar Governorate), according to a new […]

    PIF-backed ACWA Power plans to invest $16bn in new projects in 2021
    12 Jul 2021

    ACWA Power, the utility developer, backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), is planning to invest $16 billion in new projects worldwide in 2021, ahead of plans for an initial public offering (IPO), Arab News reports. Early last year, CEO Paddy Padmanathan said the company planned to invest $10 billion in new projects in […]