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E.on and RWE Renewables sign wind energy PPA for nearly 900 MW

E.ON and RWE Renewables have announced a new two-and-a-half-year agreement on purchasing the output of more than 20 British wind farms, supporting E.ON’s commitment to providing 100% renewable power for its UK customers. With this power purchase agreement (PPA), E.ON buys around 3TWh of power annually from wind farms around Great Britain, operated by RWE. … Continue reading E.on and RWE Renewables sign wind energy PPA for nearly 900 MW

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E.ON transfers renewables business to RWE

As part of the transaction to acquire and integrate innogy, E.ON today transferred its renewables business to RWE. For E.ON, the disposal of E.ON Climate & Renewables marks the end of an extraordinary success story. Industrial-scale renewables facilities had been a key focus of E.ON’s growth strategy since 2007. Investments of more than €12 billion … Continue reading E.ON transfers renewables business to RWE

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Only 16 percent of Germans would buy an electric car

Only 16 percent of Germans planning to buy a car would opt for an electric car. In Europe, only the Czechs are more skeptical, with only 13 percent of them able to imagine an electric drive for their next car. This is the result of a current, representative survey by E.ON and KantarEMNID. Interest in … Continue reading Only 16 percent of Germans would buy an electric car

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E.ON decides to build Boiling Springs wind farm

E.ON has announced the construction of a new wind farm in the USA. With the 150-megawatt-project Boiling Springs, E.ON starts its first wind energy project in Oklahoma. The Honda automotive group has secured all its wind energy from Boiling Springs under an electricity supply contract. Honda will purchase the renewable energy for car production at … Continue reading E.ON decides to build Boiling Springs wind farm

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Vestas provides tailored EPC wind energy solution for challenging wind farm in Germany

An order for a 29 MW wind power plant from Avacon Natur GmbH, a subsidiary of German utility  SE,  has underlined Vestas’ ability to provide a site-specific solution for a challenging site that requires both careful planning and installation as well as measures to ensure safe operation in a busy industrial environment. The seven V136-4.2 … Continue reading Vestas provides tailored EPC wind energy solution for challenging wind farm in Germany

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E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

E.ON announced today its largest single-phase project to date, the 440 megawatt (MW) onshore windfarm, Big Raymond. The development is located in Willacy, Cameron and Hidalgo counties. The project benefits from a 12-year power purchase agreement with Austin Energy for 200 MW. “We’re thrilled to partner with another renewable energy leader in Texas in Austin … Continue reading E.ON announces 440 MW Texas wind farm

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E.ON celebrates opening of Stella Wind Farm

E.ON celebrated the grand opening of its Stella Wind Farm, a 201 megawatt (MW) project, located in Kenedy County, Texas. “In addition to creating high-paying local jobs, the Stella Wind Farm will generate more than $25 million in local community benefits over the life of the project in the Kenedy County area,” said Silvia Ortin, … Continue reading E.ON celebrates opening of Stella Wind Farm

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E.ON, Kyuden Mirai Energy to develop Japan’s offshore wind energy industry

E.ON and Kyuden Mirai Energy signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind power projects in Japan. The cooperation is focused on fixed bottom projects and starts with a study to jointly select a project for development, construction and operations in the Kyushu area, the southernmost island of Japan. The companies may consider expanding … Continue reading E.ON, Kyuden Mirai Energy to develop Japan’s offshore wind energy industry

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E.ON and Equinor launch the largest wind farm in the Baltic Sea

The Arkona offshore wind farm of E.ON and Equinor went into operation with a festive event in the port of Sassnitz-Mukran on the island of Rügen. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s Prime Minister Manuela Schwesig and Norway’s Minister of Energy and Petroleum Kjell-Børge Freiberg launched power generation together with E.ON CEO Johannes Teyssen and other … Continue reading E.ON and Equinor launch the largest wind farm in the Baltic Sea

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Siemens Gamesa installs Arkona offshore wind power plant in Germany

Construction works and installation of 60 SWT-6.0-154 offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 385 MW sets new standards in German Baltic Sea. On April 16, 2019, the Arkona offshore wind power plant was officially opened by owners E.ON and Equinor in the German Baltic Sea. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) carried out construction … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa installs Arkona offshore wind power plant in Germany

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E.ON builds new major wind farm in the USA

E.ON announces the start of construction on a new major project in the USA. The first foundations for the turbines of the Cranell wind farm have been cast in Refugio County, Texas. The 220-megawatt project will be brought online this year. Cranell will be powered by 100 wind turbines from the manufacturer Vestas and will … Continue reading E.ON builds new major wind farm in the USA

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E.ON begins Texas wind farm

The project, located in the ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) south market, is powered by 48 3,.15-MW wind turbines supplied by the Nordex Group and will generate enough electricity to power more than 45,000 homes. With the addition of Peyton Creek, E.ON will have a total capacity of more than 4,000 MW online in … Continue reading E.ON begins Texas wind farm

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E.ON bids with ENGIE and EDPR for Dunkirk wind energy project

E.ON plans to enter the French renewable energy market and has joined the ‘Dunkerque Eoliennes en Mer’ consortium. Together with the energy companies ENGIE from France and EDPR from Portugal, E.ON is taking part in the auction of the Dunkirk offshore wind farm announced by the French government for March. The 600-megawatt wind power project … Continue reading E.ON bids with ENGIE and EDPR for Dunkirk wind energy project

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E.ON Achieves Successful Commercial Operation and Tax Equity Financing for Stella Wind Farm

E.ON announced today the successful completion and tax equity financing of its 201 megawatt (MW) Stella wind farm in Kenedy County, Texas. Allianz Capital Partners of America on behalf of Allianz insurance companies provided tax equity financing in exchange for a partial interest in the Stella project. The project achieved commercial operation and closing of … Continue reading E.ON Achieves Successful Commercial Operation and Tax Equity Financing for Stella Wind Farm

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Nordex Group has received its largest ever turnkey wind power order with 475 MW in Sweden

Joint venture partners, E.ON Climate & Renewables and Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP) place an order for 114 turbines, 104 x N149 and 10 x N131, as well as associated infrastructure works. Major ground-breaking order for wind turbines from the new DELTA4000 technology platform. Hamburg, 3 December 2018. The Nordex Group has received its … Continue reading Nordex Group has received its largest ever turnkey wind power order with 475 MW in Sweden

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E.ON announces plans to build large onshore wind farm in Sweden

Construction is slated to begin this year and it’s expected the wind energy facility will be finished by the end of 2021. It will use 114 wind turbines from Nordex, a German manufacturer. Europe added 4.5 gigawatts of wind energy in the first half of 2018, according to trade body WindEurope. E.ON is to build … Continue reading E.ON announces plans to build large onshore wind farm in Sweden

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Arkona Offshore Wind Farm Completed in Record Time

Construction of Germany’s 385 MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea has been completed at a new record speed: The workers needed less than three months to erect 60 wind turbines. “The joint project between E.ON and the Norwegian energy company Equinor completed the installation of the wind turbines in record time and … Continue reading Arkona Offshore Wind Farm Completed in Record Time

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E.ON surges forward with repowering wind energy project in West Texas with 172 wind turbines

E.ON announced today it is partnering with GE (NYSE: GE) to repower its Panther Creek I and Panther Creek II wind farms in West Texas. “We’re excited to embark on our first repowering project in the U.S.,” said Silvia Ortin, Chief Operating Officer, North America and E.ON Climate & Renewables Board Member. “The repowering of … Continue reading E.ON surges forward with repowering wind energy project in West Texas with 172 wind turbines

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Shell selects E.ON to operate Texas Wind Farm

Brazos Wind Ventures, LLC, a subsidiary of Shell Wind Energy (“Shell”), has signed an operations and maintenance contract with E.ON Energy Services LLC (EES) for its site near Fluvanna, Texas. E.ON will perform scheduled maintenance services on the 160-megawatt (MW) site. E.ON operates more than 400 of its own Mitsubishi wind turbines and brings a … Continue reading Shell selects E.ON to operate Texas Wind Farm

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Offshore wind farm Arkona feeds first power into the grid

E.ON and Equinor’s Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea continues to strive for completion in record time. Now the energy company E.ON is reporting further progress: the wind farm has fed the first green electricity into the German Electrical grid. Arkona is thus right on schedule. E.ON, the company responsible for construction … Continue reading Offshore wind farm Arkona feeds first power into the grid

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