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Offshore wind power in Australia: the first wind farm advances

The first proposed offshore wind farm in Australia, which could provide enough energy for more than 1.2 million homes with wind turbines, will begin scientific testing this month off the Victorian coast near Gippsland. The test comes when the trade union movement launches a campaign to pressure state and federal governments to pave the way … Continue reading Offshore wind power in Australia: the first wind farm advances

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Final wind turbine installed on world’s largest offshore wind farm

Ørsted has today announced that the final of 174 wind turbines has been installed at the world’s largest offshore wind farm Hornsea 1. The component loadout took place at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s factory in Hull, where the majority of blades were constructed, and the components were then transported 120km out to sea.  The wind … Continue reading Final wind turbine installed on world’s largest offshore wind farm

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Iberdrola launches a new 1,200 MW US offshore wind energy plan

Iberdrola, through Vineyard Wind, aspires to the development of a new marine wind power project in United States waters, this time in the State of Connecticut, for the development of up to 1,200 megawatts (MW). Vineyard Wind, a 50% owned company by Avangrid – the US subsidiary of the Spanish group – and the Danish … Continue reading Iberdrola launches a new 1,200 MW US offshore wind energy plan

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Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today held a launch ceremony with local government authorities and wind industry partners in Taiwan for what will be the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe. Construction is due to begin in 2020 at the site located in the port of Taichung. This represents an important milestone for … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

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Navantia consolidates in offshore wind energy with another 62 jackets

Navantia has made the contract of 62 support structures for marine wind turbines –jackets– for the future Iberdrola wind farm in Saint Brieuc, in French Brittany, which will have an installed wind power capacity of about 500 MW. It is, therefore, not only one of the largest marine wind energy projects under way, but also … Continue reading Navantia consolidates in offshore wind energy with another 62 jackets

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Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency announced that Vattenfall have won the tender to build and operate the Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea. Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 are 350 MW each and will start operating in 2023. They are the latest in a series of 700 MW annual offshore … Continue reading Offshore wind energy delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

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Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

Vattenfall has won the tender for the second phase of the Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 3 & 4. In September 2018, Vattenfall was granted permits to build the first phase, HKZ 1 & 2. The wind farms will have a capacity of approximately 1.5 GW wind energy combined and will become … Continue reading Vattenfall wins tender for Dutch offshore wind power

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Siemens Gamesa receives order for Ørsted’s 900 MW offshore wind power project in Taiwan

The company will install SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind energy project; Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility at Taichung Harbor for start of production in 2021, exceeding localization requirements. Local tower supply set-up through CS Wind and Chin Fong partnership to be used. Offshore … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives order for Ørsted’s 900 MW offshore wind power project in Taiwan

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Siemens Gamesa receives first offshore wind energy preferred supplier nomination in Japan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy recently received its first preferred supplier nomination for an offshore wind farm in Japan. The agreement with customer Obayashi Corporation currently includes using SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines for the Northern Akita Offshore Wind Farm project, and a long-term service agreement. Commercial operation date is scheduled from 2024 onwards. All … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives first offshore wind energy preferred supplier nomination in Japan

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Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded order for 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind energy project in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received an order for the supply of offshore wind turbines including a 20-year full Service agreement for the 376 megawatt (MW) Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project in Taiwan. The awarding consortium partners are Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable Energy Co. A firm order is subject to the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded order for 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind energy project in Taiwan

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European offshore wind energy capacity grew by 18% in 2018

Europe installed 2.6 GW of new offshore wind energy capacity in 2018, according to statistics released today by WindEurope. That’s an 18% increase in Europe’s offshore wind capacity. 15 new offshore wind farms came on line. The UK and Germany accounted for 85% of the new wind power capacity: 1.3 GW and 969 MW respectively. … Continue reading European offshore wind energy capacity grew by 18% in 2018

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Germany aims 20 GW offshore wind energy by 2030

According to the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, the offshore wind power industry has invested more than 15 billion euros since 2013. According to the figures published by Deutsche WindGuard, 1,305 offshore wind turbines with a total output of 6,382 MW (megawatts) fed into the grid in 2018. In this period, 136 new wind … Continue reading Germany aims 20 GW offshore wind energy by 2030

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) today received the order for the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV. It includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement. The project consists of the two combined sites: Seastar, a … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium

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Iberdrola inaugurates on Monday the Wikinger offshore wind farm (Germany)

Iberdrola inaugurates on Monday the wind farm of Wikinger, located in Germany in the waters of the Baltic Sea, with an investment of 1,400 million euros. In its development have participated companies like the Asturian Windar, with the construction of 280 piles of 40 meters in length, as well as the Danish Bladt and the … Continue reading Iberdrola inaugurates on Monday the Wikinger offshore wind farm (Germany)

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Petrobras, Equinor to jointly pursue offshore wind power projects in Brazil

Petrobras has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with the Norwegian company Equinor ASA – Equinor (formerly Statoil) to evaluate a joint business development in the offshore wind energy industry in Brazil. Within the scope of the strategic partnership between the two companies, Petrobras and Equinor have been researching other potential areas for cooperation, including … Continue reading Petrobras, Equinor to jointly pursue offshore wind power projects in Brazil

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Siemens Gamesa celebrates inauguration of production facility for offshore nacelles in Cuxhaven, Germany

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has officially inaugurated its nacelle plant in Cuxhaven, Germany, at a ceremony attended by the German Federal Minister of Economics and Energy, Peter Altmaier, together with additional politicians and members of the company’s Board. At this ultra-modern production facility, Siemens Gamesa assembles the nacelles for wind turbines used at sea. … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa celebrates inauguration of production facility for offshore nacelles in Cuxhaven, Germany

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Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

Vineyard Wind, a company owned 50% by Iberdrola (through its subsidiary Avangrid), has received authorisation from the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDC) to build an offshore wind farm off the east coast of the United States. The wind farm will have an output of 800 megawatts (MW) and will be the first of Iberdrola’s large-scale … Continue reading Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

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Iberdrola plans one billion euro investment in Baltic Sea wind energy

Iberdrola Renewables Offshore will invest 1 billion euros (878.5 billion pounds) in developing two offshore wind farm projects in the Baltic Sea after winning 486 megawatts (MW) of capacity in a recent auction, managing director Jonathan Cole said. Germany has granted approval for offshore wind parks capable of generating 1,610 megawatts (MW) of power at … Continue reading Iberdrola plans one billion euro investment in Baltic Sea wind energy

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Ørsted awards supply and service contract for Hornsea Wind Power Project Two

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded exclusivity by Danish energy group Ørsted for the supply and service of wind turbines for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project, being developed in British waters, where it will install its SG 8.0-167 DD turbines with total capacity of 1,386 MW. This offshore wind farm, which … Continue reading Ørsted awards supply and service contract for Hornsea Wind Power Project Two

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 1,386 MW to Ørsted at the world’s largest offshore wind farm, in the UK

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded exclusivity by Danish energy group Ørsted for the supply and service of wind turbines for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project, being developed in British waters, where it will install its SG 8.0-167 DD turbines with total capacity of 1,386 MW. This offshore wind farm, which … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 1,386 MW to Ørsted at the world’s largest offshore wind farm, in the UK

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