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Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind power acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area. Through a collaboration agreement Equinor and Vårgrønn a Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, aim to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating … Continue reading Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

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Breakthrough for Equinor in Polish offshore wind energy

Today, Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) announced Equinor and Polenergia’s Ba?tyk II and Ba?tyk III projects were awarded contracts for difference (CfD) under the first phase of Poland’s offshore wind development scheme. The projects, with a combined potential capacity of 1440 MW, are among the first to secure offshore wind awards in Poland. “The CfD … Continue reading Breakthrough for Equinor in Polish offshore wind energy

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Next step for Hywind Tampen

The Hywind Tampen project is now moving from Stord to the deep-water site at Dommersnes where the concrete slipforming of the spar-substructures will be completed. This is the first concrete slipforming for an offshore project on the Norwegian continental shelf since the Troll A platform was delivered in 1995. This week started the transport of … Continue reading Next step for Hywind Tampen

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Dogger Bank Wind Farm unveils design for Operations and Maintenance Base at the Port of Tyne

The biggest offshore wind farm in the world, Dogger Bank, will be operated from a state of the art facility at the Port of Tyne. The developers of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm have revealed the design for the multi-million pound Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base, that will serve the world’s biggest offshore wind farm. … Continue reading Dogger Bank Wind Farm unveils design for Operations and Maintenance Base at the Port of Tyne

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Building the world’s largest offshore wind farm in the UK

If you’ve heard of Dogger Bank, a large sandbank around 130 km off the North East coast of England, it’s quite likely to have been as part of the shipping forecast on the radio. But soon, it will be home to the world’s largest offshore wind farm, capable of producing a whopping 3.6GW of electricity, … Continue reading Building the world’s largest offshore wind farm in the UK

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Hywind Scotland remains the UK’s best performing offshore wind farm

For its third consecutive year, Hywind Scotland – the world’s first floating offshore wind farm – reaches the highest average capacity factor for any wind farm in the UK. With an average capacity factor of 57.1% in the twelve months to March 2021, the floating offshore wind farm set a new record in the UK. … Continue reading Hywind Scotland remains the UK’s best performing offshore wind farm

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Floating Wind Turbines Buoy Hopes of Expanding Renewable Energy

Off the east coast of Scotland, in water more than 300 feet deep, five towering turbines weighing thousands of tons float in the North Sea. Installed in 2017, the turbines power about 36,000 homes a year. Wind farms have been erected on land and at sea for decades, but Hywind Scotland, operated by Norwegian oil … Continue reading Floating Wind Turbines Buoy Hopes of Expanding Renewable Energy

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Equinor and BP to deliver 2.5GW offshore wind power to New York state

Equinor and partner BP have been selected to provide close to 2.5GW of offshore wind power to the state of New York, US, in the latest renewables solicitation. Equinor and BP will develop 1,260MW Empire Wind 2 project and another 1,230MW Beacon Wind 1 project in the US East Coast. Claimed to be one of … Continue reading Equinor and BP to deliver 2.5GW offshore wind power to New York state

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Equinor joins Europe’s biggest green hydrogen project, the NortH2-project

The project aims to produce green hydrogen using renewable electricity from offshore wind off the coast of Netherlands of about 4 gigawatts by 2030, and 10+ gigawatts by 2040, kickstarting the hydrogen economy in Northwest Europe. “This is a groundbreaking project that Equinor is looking forward to contribute to. The project can be an important … Continue reading Equinor joins Europe’s biggest green hydrogen project, the NortH2-project

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Equinor continues to capture value from offshore wind power

Equinor has entered into an agreement with Eni to sell a 10% equity interest in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm A and B assets in the UK for a total consideration of around GBP 202.5 million. Eni has also entered into an agreement to purchase a 10% interest in Dogger Bank A and B from … Continue reading Equinor continues to capture value from offshore wind power

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UK Mega Offshore Wind Farm – to Debut GE Haliade-X Technology – Reaches Financial Close

Financial close enables Notice-to-Proceed for Dogger Bank Wind Farm Phase A of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, resulting in Q4 order for GE’s Haliade-X technology.Consortium of private and public financial institutions provide debt financing package for Dogger Bank Wind Farm Phases A and B. French export credit agency, Bpifrance Assurance Export, to provide support … Continue reading UK Mega Offshore Wind Farm – to Debut GE Haliade-X Technology – Reaches Financial Close

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Equinor and partner reach financial close on world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank wind farm owners, Equinor and SSE, have today announced financial close on the first two phases of the project, representing in aggregate the largest offshore wind project financing to date globally. “Reaching financial close on the two first phases of Dogger Bank is a major milestone, demonstrating our commitment to profitable growth within … Continue reading Equinor and partner reach financial close on world’s biggest offshore wind farm

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Ørsted to trade and balance 15 years of power generation from the offshore wind farm Dogger Bank

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Dogger Bank Wind Farm under which Ørsted will be responsible for the trading and balancing of 40 % of the power generated from the first two phases of the 3.6 GW wind farm. Ørsted will trade and balance 960MW of renewable power production from the 2.4GW of installed capacity … Continue reading Ørsted to trade and balance 15 years of power generation from the offshore wind farm Dogger Bank

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Could floating wind turbines power our homes?

Wind turbines floating miles out to sea could one day provide electricity to our homes, experts believe. Wales currently meets about 50% of its needs from renewable sources, including solar and wind. Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to see fixed offshore wind farms power UK homes by 2030, while Plaid Cymru believes Wales could be … Continue reading Could floating wind turbines power our homes?

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Equinor sets ambition to reach net-zero emissions by 2050

Equinor today announces its ambition to become a net-zero energy company by 2050. The ambition includes emissions from production and final consumption of energy. It sets a clear strategic direction and demonstrates Equinor’s continued commitment to long-term value creation in support of the Paris Agreement. “Equinor is committed to being a leader in the energy … Continue reading Equinor sets ambition to reach net-zero emissions by 2050

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Equinor bids for two wind power projects off U.S. East Coast

Equinor had submitted two bids in New York’s second offshore wind auction, following a deal it signed with BP BP.L last month to cooperate on offshore wind in the United States. Equinor said it was bidding for two projects off the U.S. East Coast, Empire Wind Phase 2 and Beacon Wind, which together have the … Continue reading Equinor bids for two wind power projects off U.S. East Coast

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Construction starts on the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Kværner apprentice Arne Linga started construction of Hywind Tampen, a floating offshore wind farm, at Kværner Stord. The technology project opens up new opportunities for Norwegian industry. Prime Minister Solberg and Linga started the cutting robot on the project’s first sheet of steel on Thursday, 1 October. Kværner’s assignment will … Continue reading Construction starts on the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm

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Dogger Bank wind farm places record-breaking wind turbine order boosting local jobs

Dogger Bank Wind Farm and GE Renewable Energy have today, 22 September, announced contracts confirming the 13MW Haliade-X turbine for the Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B phases of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The contract award, which is subject to Dogger Bank A and B reaching Financial Close, includes an order for … Continue reading Dogger Bank wind farm places record-breaking wind turbine order boosting local jobs

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Equinor teams up for offshore wind power growth in Japan

Equinor, Jera and J-Power partner up and enter a joint bid agreement prior to Japan’s upcoming Round 1 offshore wind energy auction. The three companies will jointly evaluate and work towards submitting a joint bid in the Round 1 auction once the Japanese government officially opens what will be country’s first offshore wind auction. Establishing … Continue reading Equinor teams up for offshore wind power growth in Japan

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Equinor partners with BP in US offshore wind power to capture value and create platform for growth

Equinor (OSE: EQNR, NYSE: EQNR) has entered into an agreement with BP (LSE: BP, NYSE: BP) to sell 50% non-operated interests in the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the US east coast for a total consideration before adjustments of USD 1.1 billion. Through this transaction, the two companies are also establishing a strategic partnership for further growth within offshore wind in the US. Currently Equinor holds … Continue reading Equinor partners with BP in US offshore wind power to capture value and create platform for growth

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