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E.ON builds 57MW wind farm in Italy

E.ON has begun construction of a new onshore wind farm in Italy. Nineteen turbines of the three-megawatt class from the Danish manufacturer Vestas will provide clean energy in the future. The wind farm was the largest project awarded by the Italian government at an auction in 2016. At the moment E.ON is building the roads … Continue reading E.ON builds 57MW wind farm in Italy

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E.ON’s Radford’s Run Wind Farm completed in Illinois

E.ON has secured tax equity financing of its 305.8 MW Radford’s Run wind farm in Macon County, Ill. Allianz Renewable Energy Partners of America and Bank of America Merrill Lynch provided tax equity financing in exchange for a partial interest in Radford’s Run. The project achieved commercial operation and closing of tax equity in December. … Continue reading E.ON’s Radford’s Run Wind Farm completed in Illinois

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E.ON commissions two large battery storage facilities in the USA

E.ON has put two 10-megawatt batteries into operation in Texas. The Texas Waves lithium-ion energy storage units are providing system services for the market. The batteries are able to react quickly to fluctuations in the power grid and thus improve security of supply for customers. E.ON’s concept is to stabilise the grid by combining renewable … Continue reading E.ON commissions two large battery storage facilities in the USA

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E.ON starts construction of new wind farm in Texas

By investing in a new major project, E.ON underscores the attractiveness of the U.S. wind power market. In Kenedy County, Texas, E.ON has begun construction of the Stella wind farm. The project will have an installed capacity of 201 megawatts (MW) powered by 67 turbines of the three-megawatt class from the German manufacturer Nordex. In … Continue reading E.ON starts construction of new wind farm in Texas

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E.ON announces start of construction on 201 MW South Texas wind power project

E.ON announced today it has started construction on the Stella Windfarm, a 201 megawatt (MW) project, located in Kenedy County, Texas, in the ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) south market. The project, powered by 67 3.0 MW turbines supplied by the Nordex Group, will produce enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes and … Continue reading E.ON announces start of construction on 201 MW South Texas wind power project

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Offshore wind farm Rampion in the English Channel has started generating electricity

According to E.ON, the first turbine was commissioned. 115 additional turbines will be connected to the grid in stages over the next few months. The offshore work for the Rampion project began in autumn 2015 with the preparation of the seabed for the turbine foundations. The first monopile was installed at the beginning of 2016. … Continue reading Offshore wind farm Rampion in the English Channel has started generating electricity

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Rapid construction progress on Arkona offshore wind energy project in the Baltic Sea

The Arkona offshore wind project is growing significantly faster than expected. All 60 foundations have been installed in the seabed of the Baltic Sea ahead of schedule. The short installation time of about two and a half months is exceptional, as the sea bed of the Baltic Sea is considered to be particularly challenging due … Continue reading Rapid construction progress on Arkona offshore wind energy project in the Baltic Sea

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E.ON Wind Services successfully established on the European market

E.ON’s young wind turbine service business has passed its test. More than a year ago, E.ON Wind Service was awarded a 10-year operating and maintenance contract in Småland, Sweden, where the customer EWII Production A/S owns two wind farms with Vestas V90 turbines. Result after the first year: E.ON’s operation and service approach increased the … Continue reading E.ON Wind Services successfully established on the European market

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Village of Simris supplied entirely with locally produced, renewable energy in Sweden

Sun, wind and a big battery: These are the ingredients with which E.ON is bringing the small village of Simris, located in the region of Scania in southern Sweden, onto 100 percent renewable energy. The energy for the approximately 140 households basically comes from wind turbines with installed capacity of 500 kilowatts (kW) and photovoltaic … Continue reading Village of Simris supplied entirely with locally produced, renewable energy in Sweden

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E.ON invests in wind turbines for business customers

E.ON has bought a stake in b.ventus, a startup whose single-source solution enables business customers to begin producing their own wind power quickly and easily. The centerpiece is a wind turbine specifically designed for this role. With a hub height of at least 30 meters, the turbine can be installed quickly and does not require … Continue reading E.ON invests in wind turbines for business customers

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Scotland approves E.ON’s 59.4 MW wind farm

The Scottish government has approved E.ON’s application to build an 18-turbine wind farm at Benbrack, the German utility said in a statement on Monday. The site will be capable of producing up to 59.4 megawatt (MW) of electricity, it added. Concerning the Benbrack project, E.ON stated on the website: “We choose our wind farm sites … Continue reading Scotland approves E.ON’s 59.4 MW wind farm

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Construction begins on the Arkona offshore wind energy project in the Baltic Sea

Construction work on the Arkona wind project in the German Baltic Sea has begun. E.ON reports that the first foundations have been successfully laid in the seabed. A total of 60 so-called monopiles will be installed for the Arkona wind park before the transition pieces, towers and turbines are mounted on them. The foundation for … Continue reading Construction begins on the Arkona offshore wind energy project in the Baltic Sea

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Offshore wind power project Arkona within budget and schedule

The steelworks of the offshore distribution station for the planned Arkona wind farm in the Baltic Sea are now finished. It has been moved by transport barge from its previous dock in STX France’s shipyard to a dry dock. This so-called ‘keel-laying’ ceremony was commemorated by project partners E.ON, Statoil, and 50Hertz together with STX … Continue reading Offshore wind power project Arkona within budget and schedule

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E.ON develops a demonstration site for airborne wind technology in Ireland

E.ON is strengthening its position as a frontrunner and early adopter in airborne wind energy, an emerging sector developing game changing technologies for renewable energy production. The company has committed to invest in the development, and if successful, construction and operation of a demonstration site in County Mayo in Ireland. In parallel, E.ON has entered … Continue reading E.ON develops a demonstration site for airborne wind technology in Ireland

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E.ON stabilizes electricity grid with wind power

The fluctuating feed-in of wind power into the electricity grid has so far been regarded as a problem for grid stability and supply security. E.ON is now turning the tables. E.ON will be one of the first companies to stabilize the German electricity grid with wind power. This is made possible by the integration of … Continue reading E.ON stabilizes electricity grid with wind power

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Rampion Offshore Wind Farm enters into its final phase

The construction of Rampion Offshore Wind Farm enters into its final phase. At the weekend the first of 116 wind turbines was installed for the project based in the English Channel off the coast of Sussex. For the installation each tower with a length of 80 metres, weighing approximately 200 tonnes, is positioned and bolted … Continue reading Rampion Offshore Wind Farm enters into its final phase

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E.ON announces Texas energy storage projects

E.ON North America announced its Texas Waves energy storage projects will be co-located at the existing E.ON Pyron and Inadale wind farms in West Texas. Texas Waves consists of two 9.9 megawatt (MW) short duration energy storage projects using lithium-ion battery technology. The Texas Waves projects will be the second and third grid connected lithium-ion … Continue reading E.ON announces Texas energy storage projects

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E.ON supports game-changing technology for wind energy

E.ON fosters the development of a game-changing technology to produce power from wind. The company invested in Kite Power Solutions (KPS). This British start up company secured a new investment of approx. 6 million euro. E.ON invested along with Schlumberger and Shell Technology Ventures. The investment will support KPS’s technical and commercial development of its … Continue reading E.ON supports game-changing technology for wind energy

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Acciona Energía starts up its eighth wind farm in the United States in Texas

With a capacity of 93 MW, San Román is equipped with thirty-one AW3000 wind turbines of Nordex/ACCIONA Windpower technology. The new facility takes the wind power capacity owned by the company in the US to 721 megawatts. watch video ACCIONA Energía has started the commercial operation of its eighth wind farm in the United States. … Continue reading Acciona Energía starts up its eighth wind farm in the United States in Texas

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Nordex Group to supply 228 MW for E.ON project in the US

E.ON has placed a new order with the Nordex Group for a 228 MW project in the United States. Nordex will be installing 76 AW125/3000 turbines at the Bruenning’s Breeze Wind Farm in Texas. The IEC-2b turbine with its rotor diameter of 125 metres is designed for medium wind speed conditions like those found in … Continue reading Nordex Group to supply 228 MW for E.ON project in the US

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