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Naturgy and Equinor advance in their alliance in offshore wind power and project a wind farm of 200 MW in the Canary Islands

The two energy companies have an agreement to work together in the analysis and search for opportunities for offshore wind power in Spain, whose first auction will foreseeably be in the waters of the Islands. Naturgy and Equinor are working together on the development of the Floating Offshore Wind Canarias (FOWCA) project, with which they … Continue reading Naturgy and Equinor advance in their alliance in offshore wind power and project a wind farm of 200 MW in the Canary Islands

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Energy crisis unfolding – what will it mean for the long term?

Energy Perspectives 2022: Long-term development in the world’s energy markets and how politics, technologies, companies, and consumers can influence it, is an overarching theme of the energy transition. To bring the world on track to address long-term sustainability challenges in a balanced manner, trust, cooperation, and burden-sharing must be established. This will take time and … Continue reading Energy crisis unfolding – what will it mean for the long term?

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Turning North Sea projects into power in offshore wind

Equinor is close to first power from the world’s first floating wind farm to power offshore oil and gas platforms, Hywind Tampen, and preparing for the start-up of the world’s largest wind farm, Dogger Bank. Both wind farms are in the North Sea where Equinor has more than ten years’ experience from operating offshore wind … Continue reading Turning North Sea projects into power in offshore wind

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RWE, Equinor and Hydro to explore opportunities for offshore wind development in the Mandal area

An offshore wind consortium consisting of RWE Renewables, Equinor and Hydro REIN, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Windport AS, a supplier of port facilities in the Mandal area. RWE Renewables, Equinor and Hydro REIN jointly aim to develop a large-scale bottom-fixed offshore wind farm in the Sørlige Nordsjø II area in the … Continue reading RWE, Equinor and Hydro to explore opportunities for offshore wind development in the Mandal area

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Equinor’s H2H Saltend selected to proceed as one of the first large-scale hydrogen projects in the UK

Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced that Equinor’s Hydrogen to Humber Saltend (H2H Saltend) production facility has been successfully progressed through Phase-2 of the Government’s cluster sequencing process. The selected projects will now proceed to the due diligence stage of the Phase-2 cluster sequencing process to allow them to connect to the … Continue reading Equinor’s H2H Saltend selected to proceed as one of the first large-scale hydrogen projects in the UK

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Adjusted assembly plan for the final four Hywind Tampen wind turbines

The seven first Hywind Tampen wind turbines will come on stream this year as planned. The final four will be installed next spring. Supply chain bottlenecks, most notably related to the global market for steel, preclude delivery of the final four tower sections for the wind turbines until September 2022. This will be too late … Continue reading Adjusted assembly plan for the final four Hywind Tampen wind turbines

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Equinor and SSE Thermal acquire Triton Power and prepare for transition to hydrogen

Equinor and SSE Thermal are stepping up ambitions to contribute to decarbonisation in the UK. The companies are buying power company Triton Power from Energy Capital Partners (ECP), an energy-transition infrastructure investor, and are starting preparations to use hydrogen in the Saltend Power Station. The key plant included in the purchase of Triton Power is … Continue reading Equinor and SSE Thermal acquire Triton Power and prepare for transition to hydrogen

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Equinor and partners consider 1 GW offshore wind farm off the coast of Western Norway

Equinor and its partners Petoro, TotalEnergies, Shell and ConocoPhillips in the Troll and Oseberg fields, have initiated a study and are looking into possible options for building a floating offshore wind farm in the Troll area some 65 kilometres west of Bergen, Norway. With an installed capacity of about ~1 GW and an annual production … Continue reading Equinor and partners consider 1 GW offshore wind farm off the coast of Western Norway

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Equinor and Technip Energies enter strategic collaboration for floating wind turbines

The two companies come together to develop floating wind steel semi substructures that aim to accelerate technology development for floating offshore wind, enable cost reductions and develop local value opportunities. The strategic collaboration between Equinor as a leading floating offshore wind developer and Technip Energies as a leading supplier of floating offshore wind substructures, was … Continue reading Equinor and Technip Energies enter strategic collaboration for floating wind turbines

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Brazil’s Petrobras sees offshore wind power as alternative for the long-term

The chief executive of Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras, Jose Mauro Coelho, said on Wednesday that offshore wind power is among the alternatives being studied by the firm for the long run. Speaking at an event about carbon markets, Coelho said he sees potential synergies between offshore wind power and Petrobras’ leading position in oil … Continue reading Brazil’s Petrobras sees offshore wind power as alternative for the long-term

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Empire Wind selects Edison Chouest Offshore to provide plug-in hybrid service operations vessel

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel charter agreement to US marine transportation provider, Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO). The plug-in hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) will be the first in the US offshore wind sector capable of sailing partly on battery power. The vessel will … Continue reading Empire Wind selects Edison Chouest Offshore to provide plug-in hybrid service operations vessel

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Equinor and Naturgy team up to explore offshore wind development in Spain

Equinor and Naturgy partner up and enter a development agreement prior to Spain’s first upcoming offshore wind auction off the coast of the Canary Islands. The Spanish government aims to transform its energy mix and plans to develop up to 3 GW offshore wind by 2030. The first Spanish offshore wind auction is expected to … Continue reading Equinor and Naturgy team up to explore offshore wind development in Spain

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Naturgy and Equinor reach an agreement to jointly explore offshore wind energy in Spain

Equinor is the world’s leading floating offshore wind power developer and operates the first floating farm, Hywind Scotland (30MW), soon to be joined by Hywind Tampen (88 MW), which when commissioned in Q3 2022 will be the biggest in the world. The two companies agreed today, within the framework of the Wind Europe Congress that … Continue reading Naturgy and Equinor reach an agreement to jointly explore offshore wind energy in Spain

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Equinor and bp sign agreement to transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into central hub for offshore wind industry

Equinor, and its partner bp, today announced an agreement to turn the storied South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) complex in Brooklyn, New York into a major regional hub for offshore wind.  Under the agreement, the terminal will transform into a world-class offshore wind port capable of staging and assembling the largest, most sophisticated offshore wind … Continue reading Equinor and bp sign agreement to transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into central hub for offshore wind industry

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Turbine supplier selected for Baltyk II and III projects in Poland

Equinor and partner Polenergia have selected Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier of wind turbine generators for the MFW Ba?tyk II and MFW Ba?tyk III projects, two of the largest and most advanced offshore wind farms being developed in Poland, with a total installed capacity of 1440 MW. The signing of the preferred supplier agreement … Continue reading Turbine supplier selected for Baltyk II and III projects in Poland

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Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

Today, at an event with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, New York Governor Kathy Hochul and U.S. Representative Paul Tonko, Equinor and bp announced the finalization of the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1. The PSAs … Continue reading Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

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ENGIE & Equinor launch the H2BE project to kick-start low-carbon hydrogen market in Belgium

In February, energy groups ENGIE and Equinor announced an MoU to develop low carbon hydrogen projects together. Now the two companies move forward and announce the H2BE project which aims to develop production of low-carbon hydrogen from natural gas in Belgium. The Belgian federal government released its Hydrogen Strategy on 29 October and the H2BE … Continue reading ENGIE & Equinor launch the H2BE project to kick-start low-carbon hydrogen market in Belgium

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Equinor invests in battery storage company

Equinor has signed an agreement with Noriker Power Limited, a leading battery storage developer in the United Kingdom focusing on the engineering and project development of utility scale storage and stability services. The agreement includes the acquisition of a 45% stake in Noriker, with an option to acquire the full company at a later stage. … Continue reading Equinor invests in battery storage company

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