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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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BP enters the offshore wind energy market

British oil giant BP announced that it has started exploring the offshore wind energy sector, thanks to a partnership with the Norwegian group Equinor in the United States. BP is providing $ 1.1 billion to Equinor to jointly develop projects with existing wind turbines off the New York and Massachusetts coasts. First investment in renewable … Continue reading BP enters the offshore wind energy market

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Equinor completes world’s first logistics operation with a drone to an offshore wind power installation

The flight spanning around 80 kilometres to the Troll field took about one hour, at an altitude of approx. 5000 feet. The flight was a test, the world’s first of its kind, where an actual freight operation was conducted over a lengthy distance to an operating offshore installation. The drone was a Camcopter s-100 model, … Continue reading Equinor completes world’s first logistics operation with a drone to an offshore wind power installation

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Equinor gets go-ahead for major offshore wind farm extensions in Norfolk

The extensions will allow two existing wind power projects to generate enough wind energy to power around 1.5 million homes. The Crown Estate has given approval to two major offshore wind farm extensions in the UK. Energy giant Equinor has signed agreements for lease for the Sheringham and Dudgeon wind projects, securing an area of … Continue reading Equinor gets go-ahead for major offshore wind farm extensions in Norfolk

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Equinor and Iberdrola plan offshore wind energy projects in Brazil

Major offshore wind power developers have started submitting plans for several gigawatts of new offshore wind farm projects in Brazil. Iberdrola’s Brazilian subsidiary, Neoenergia, has three offshore wind energy projects in the licensing phase. Iberdrola actively participates “in discussions to define the best regulation to adopt for the development of offshore wind energy” in Brazil. … Continue reading Equinor and Iberdrola plan offshore wind energy projects in Brazil

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Equinor plans to install 4 GW of offshore wind energy in Rio and Espírito Santo in Brazil

According to the project, the wind power plants will be installed about 20 km from the coast, at depths of between 15 and 35 meters. There will be a total of 320 wind turbines, 160 per wind farm, each with a nominal capacity of 12 MW. Each wind farm will have an offshore substation for … Continue reading Equinor plans to install 4 GW of offshore wind energy in Rio and Espírito Santo in Brazil

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Equinor licenses 4 GW offshore wind farms in Rio and Espírito Santo

Equinor started the Ibama license for the Aracatu I and Aracatu II offshore wind farms, with 4 GW, with 2 GW in each and the possibility of expansion to 2.33 GW. The plan is to install the wind turbines of the first wind farm on the coast of Rio de Janeiro and the second, between … Continue reading Equinor licenses 4 GW offshore wind farms in Rio and Espírito Santo

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World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Signs Deal to Sell Power

A giant wind farm being developed off the coast of the U.K. will sell some of its power to energy trader Danske Commodities A/S. Under the 15-year deal, the subsidiary of Equinor ASA will trade and balance power from 480 megawatts of the Dogger Bank wind farm, about 13% of its capacity. It’s a key … Continue reading World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Signs Deal to Sell Power

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Equinor : Base selected for world’s largest offshore wind farm

Equinor and SSE Renewables, the two companies behind the world’s biggest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank, have today announced plans to build a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne. Dogger Bank Wind Farm will be able to generate around 5% of the UK’s electricity needs Multi-million GBP Operations and Maintenance … Continue reading Equinor : Base selected for world’s largest offshore wind farm

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Equinor powers ahead with floating wind power plant

Norway approved on Wednesday Equinor’s 4.8 billion Norwegian crowns ($466 million) plan to build floating offshore wind turbines that will provide electricity to North Sea oil and gas platforms. The long-planned wind energy project is going ahead despite Equinor’s decision to cut investment following a plunge in oil prices that has reduced the company’s cash … Continue reading Equinor powers ahead with floating wind power plant

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Norway approved plans for huge wind energy project

Norway’s Oil & Energy Ministry approved development plans on Wednesday for Equinor’s wind power project Hywind Tampen in the North Sea. It’s billed as the largest such project in the world, with construction due to start in 2022. Oil & Energy Minister Tina Bru claimed it was “an historic day” and that the Hywind Tampen … Continue reading Norway approved plans for huge wind energy project

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Siemens Gamesa will supply the wind turbines for the world’s largest wind energy project

Giant step in floating offshore wind power: Siemens Gamesa will supply the wind turbines for the world’s largest wind farm, the first to supply wind energy to oil rigs. The Hywind Tampen floating marine wind farm, located in Norway, will be the largest in the world, with a total capacity of 88 MW and equipped … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will supply the wind turbines for the world’s largest wind energy project

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Equinor to invest nearly $550 mn in floating wind energy off Norway

The 88 megawatt (MW) wind power project, called Hywind Tampen, consisting of 11 wind turbines, would meet about 35% of electricity needs at the Gullfaks and Snorre. Equinor will invest close to 5 billion Norwegian crowns ($549 million) to build floating wind turbines that will supply power to several North Sea oil and gas platforms, … Continue reading Equinor to invest nearly $550 mn in floating wind energy off Norway

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Credit Suisse buy Arkona Offshore Wind Farm stake

Equinor (NYSE:EQNR) agrees to sell a 25% stake in Germany’s Arkona offshore wind farm to funds advised by Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners for ~€500M ($547M). EQNR will retain a 25% interest in the 60-turbine wind farm, which is operated and 50%-owned by RWE Renewables (OTCPK:RWEOY). EQNR joined the project in 2016 after acquiring the … Continue reading Credit Suisse buy Arkona Offshore Wind Farm stake

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GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X wind turbines to be used by Dogger Bank Wind Energy

World’s largest offshore wind farm to use world’s most powerful wind turbines. Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier. Under the new deal, GE Renewable Energy will supply Dogger Bank with its next generation … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X wind turbines to be used by Dogger Bank Wind Energy

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Equinor to cooperate with China’s CPIH in offshore wind power

Norwegian energy firm Equinor and state-owned China Power International Holding (CPIH) plan to cooperate in offshore wind energy developments in China and Europe. The two firms signed a memorandum of understanding that they said was a step towards building a long-term strategic partnership, although an Equinor spokesman said it was to soon to outline specifics … Continue reading Equinor to cooperate with China’s CPIH in offshore wind power

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