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Renewables beating oil and gas on female employment globally, says new report
Newly published data by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) claims that global renewable energy employment peaked at 11 million in 2018, with women occupying 32% of those roles
Siemens Gamesa will supply the SG 4.5-145 for its first nearshore project in Vietnam
The company will supply seven SG 4.5-145 for the first phase of the No. 5 Thanh Hai wind farm project (32 MW), located between 2 km and 5 km off the coast. It will also provide service and maintenance for 10 years
Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded largest U.S. offshore wind power order to date: 1.7 GW from Ørsted and Eversource
Conditional contract encompasses three offshore wind power projects in northeastern U.S.: the 880 MW Sunrise Wind project, the 704 MW Revolution Wind project and the 130 MW South Fork project
AfDB vouches for distributed energy in bid to bring solar to millions in Africa
The African Development Bank Group is backing the creation of distributed energy service companies that will bring power to 900,000 households – about 4.5 million people – by 2025
Oman floats tender for two solar projects with 1.1GW combined capacity
OPWP is planning to develop the second phase of the solar programme known as Manah Solar I IPP and Manah Solar II IPP with each having a capacity generation between 500MW to 600MW
MENA power sector needs $209bn investments until 2023: APICORP
Close to 87GW of generation capacity is currently under execution, driven by the UAE (19%), followed by Saudi Arabia (17%) and Egypt (16%)

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