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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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E.ON and Equinor’s offshore wind farm sends first electricity to grid

A large offshore wind farm, operated by German utility firm E.ON in partnership with Norway’s Equinor, has sent its first electricity to the German grid. After the first of 60 wind turbines now being online, further wind turbines will be launched into operation. An equally-shared joint venture between E.ON and Equinor, the Arkona wind farm … Continue reading E.ON and Equinor’s offshore wind farm sends first electricity to grid

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TÜV SÜD undertakes inspections for E.ON wind farms in the North Sea and Baltic Sea

TÜV SÜD has been commissioned by E.ON Climate & Renewables to provide periodic inspection services at E.ON’s two offshore wind farms, Amrumbank West and Arkona. The two parks have 140 turbines with a combined capacity of 687 MW. Testing will be conducted in accordance with the specifications of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of … Continue reading TÜV SÜD undertakes inspections for E.ON wind farms in the North Sea and Baltic Sea

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First wind turbine installed at the Arkona wind energy project

With the start of the last construction phase, the offshore wind project Arkona enters the home stretch. After only ten months of construction, the first of 60 wind turbines was successfully installed off the coast of Rügen in the German Baltic Sea. E.ON and Equinor’s joint project is still ahead of schedule. The turbines consist … Continue reading First wind turbine installed at the Arkona wind energy project

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E.ON opens state-of-the-art Renewables Operation Center

E.ON has completed its state-of-the-art North American Renewables Operation Center in Austin, Texas, boosting the ability to not only manage its own 3.6 gigawatt (GW) capacity portfolio but also managing a further 2.9 GW of capacity for other owners. The team members within the center manage the day-to-day activities for the purposes of safe and … Continue reading E.ON opens state-of-the-art Renewables Operation Center

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E.ON acquires wind energy project company Vortex

E.ON wants to produce more wind energy in Germany. To implement this strategy, E.ON Climate & Renewables is now taking over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy. Vortex has been developing, realising and operating onshore wind farms in Germany since 2004. The project pipeline includes wind farms with a total volume of 300 megawatts … Continue reading E.ON acquires wind energy project company Vortex

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E.ON announces project commissioning of Rampion offshore wind farm

The construction of the Rampion offshore wind farm in the British Channel has made significant progress. All 116 turbines are online and feed renewable energy into the grid. The Rampion thus reaches its maximum generation capacity of 400 megawatts, which can supply almost 350,000 households. Further work will have to be completed in the coming … Continue reading E.ON announces project commissioning of Rampion offshore wind farm

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The heart of the Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea has been completed on schedule

The electric offshore transformer station has now been successfully installed at a water depth of almost 30 meters. Moving the so-called ‘topside’ from a barge onto the foundation with the crane ship Oleg Strasnov was the installation of the world’s heaviest alternating current platform, which had previously been lifted in one block on the high … Continue reading The heart of the Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea has been completed on schedule

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Jumbo completes project for the Arkona offshore wind farm

Earlier this year Jumbo completed their project for the Arkona offshore wind farm (E.ON and Statoil). The entire project involves the construction of a 385MW offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. Van Oord contracted Jumbo for the installation of the 60 transition pieces. The vessel chosen to tackle the job was the MV … Continue reading Jumbo completes project for the Arkona offshore wind farm

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Vestas wins 57 MW auction-derived order from E.ON in Italy

Vestas has secured its first order from E.ON Climate & Renewables Italy and will build one of the country’s largest auction-derived wind parks, the 57 MW Morcone project. The order includes 19 V112-3.0 MW turbines and was won in Italy’s latest auction, which was held in November 2016. With this new order, Vestas has obtained … Continue reading Vestas wins 57 MW auction-derived order from E.ON in Italy

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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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