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RWE starts construction of Bartelsdorf 2 wind farm

RWE continues to drive forward the expansion of renewable energies in Germany. Today marks the start of construction for the new Bartelsdorf 2 wind farm in the district of Rotenburg (Wümme), Lower Saxony. This will add five Nordex turbines to the existing Bartelsdorf wind farm, which is located between Hamburg and Bremen, bringing the total … Continue reading RWE starts construction of Bartelsdorf 2 wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa in Germany will supply wind turbines to the 913 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm

Firm order signed with Ørsted for 913 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind power project 83 x SG 11.0-200 DD machines to be used; service agreement included  More than one million German households to be served by the project, with approximately 2.5 million tons of CO2 avoided through clean energy generation Significant contribution to German … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa in Germany will supply wind turbines to the 913 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm

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German Offshore electricity for medium-sized industrial companies

The idea is as innovative as it is reasonable: RWE and Commerzbank plan to create a ‘Green Mittelstand Fund’ to give medium-sized industrial companies in Germany access to green electricity generated by offshore wind plants. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect. The new fund will offer these companies … Continue reading German Offshore electricity for medium-sized industrial companies

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Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark will on Wednesday announce a joint pledge to build at least 150 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in the North Sea by 2050, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told Danish daily Jyllands-Posten. This would be an almost tenfold increase in the European Union’s offshore wind capacity and comes as … Continue reading Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

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Iberdrola starts construction of 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm

Baltic Eagle is part of the largest offshore wind complex in the Baltic Sea, with a total capacity of more than 1,100 MW and an investment of 3.5 billion euros. Iberdrola has received the green light to begin construction of the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, the company’s second major offshore project in the Baltic … Continue reading Iberdrola starts construction of 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm

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RWE puts Krusemark-Ellingen wind farm into operation

More power for the Krusemark-Ellingen wind farm in Saxony-Anhalt: The decision has recently been taken to “repower” this project, which was initially constructed between 1998 and 2004, and the sixth and last new wind turbine has been put in place. The state-of-the-art Nordex turbines, each with a generation capacity of 3.3 megawatts (MW), replace the 15 existing Enercon … Continue reading RWE puts Krusemark-Ellingen wind farm into operation

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Enercon welcomes the German federal government’s ‘Easter Package’

This past Wednesday (6 April), the federal cabinet passed a legislative package drafted by Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, Robert Habeck, that provides for a massive expansion of renewable energies in Germany. What has been named the ‘Easter Package’ contains various fundamentally revised energy laws aimed at significantly speeding up the expansion of … Continue reading Enercon welcomes the German federal government’s ‘Easter Package’

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Germany gets ready to deploy more than 10 GW of new wind power per year

The German Government passed the so-called “Easter Package”, the most profound series of changes to German energy policy since the introduction of competitive auctions in 2017. By 2030 Germany aims for 80% renewables in total electricity consumption. Already from 2025 onwards Germany wants to install 10 GW of new onshore wind energy every year alone. … Continue reading Germany gets ready to deploy more than 10 GW of new wind power per year

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Enercon installs new wind turbines in Germany

ENERCON has installed the first E-nacelle for a customer WEC this past Sunday (3 April).  The E-160 EP5 E3 is erected at the wind farm in Hämelhausen (Lower Saxony / Germany), one of three wind energy converters based on the new WEC concept. For WEC manufacturer ENERCON, this is an important milestone on the road … Continue reading Enercon installs new wind turbines in Germany

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Germany has turned the corner on onshore wind energy

The German Energy Regulator (Bundesnetzagentur) has announced the results of Germany’s latest onshore wind auction. After almost two years of undersubscribed auctions it was the second consecutive auction that was oversubscribed. And that’s not the only good news for onshore wind in Germany. The permitting numbers are up. And the new Government wants to scale … Continue reading Germany has turned the corner on onshore wind energy

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Enercon exceeds 25 gigawatts of wind power in Germany

Milestone achieved in Ebersdorf wind farm in Lower Saxony – aim to push further onshore wind expansion together with customers. ENERCON has surpassed the notable mark of 25 gigawatts of total installed power in Germany. This is the equivalent of the power generated by 25 coal-fired power plant units. ‘This is a remarkable contribution to … Continue reading Enercon exceeds 25 gigawatts of wind power in Germany

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Germany want to accelerate the transition to wind energy and solar

As Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine continues, American oil and gas producers are hoping the European market will pivot toward them to replace Russian gas. But some in Europe, and specifically Germany, are eyeing a different path: rapidly accelerating toward 100 percent renewable energy. Whether Europe and the world can successfully meet Paris Agreement targets … Continue reading Germany want to accelerate the transition to wind energy and solar

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RWE to build two new wind farms in Germany

Two wind projects awarded in North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony with a total capacity of more than 45 megawatts. Construction will begin in a few months. Double success for RWE in onshore wind power infrastructure auction: The German Federal Network Agency has awarded it the Grevenbroich wind farm in North Rhine-Westphalia and the Bartelsdorf 2 … Continue reading RWE to build two new wind farms in Germany

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Germany to speed renewables push due to Ukraine crisis

Germany aims to speed up wind and solar energy projects, the economy ministry said on Monday, as the war in Ukraine underscores the need to reduce reliance on Russian gas. The country, which uses gas to heat half of its households, also announced plans to ensure the country’s gas storage facilities are full at the … Continue reading Germany to speed renewables push due to Ukraine crisis

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Nordex Group plans to cease rotor blade production at Rostock site in Germany

Nordex Group’s “DMR” nacelle assembly plant, Engineering and Service organization in Rostock not affected. Today, the Nordex Group has informed staff at the Rostock GVZ rotor blade site in Germany about considering to cease manufacture of rotor blades at that site at the end of June 2022. A reconciliation of interests and a severance scheme … Continue reading Nordex Group plans to cease rotor blade production at Rostock site in Germany

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More wind power for Lower Saxony: RWE is constructing Sandbostel-Bevern wind farm

Wind turbines to feature a combined installed capacity of 22.8 megawatts. Green electricity for over 13,000 homes. Collaboration with local citizens’ energy cooperative. Construction of RWE’s next German onshore wind farm, the 22.8-megawatt Sandbostel-Bevern project in Lower Saxony, has commenced. A total of four Nordex wind turbines are being erected in the Rotenburg (Wümme) district, … Continue reading More wind power for Lower Saxony: RWE is constructing Sandbostel-Bevern wind farm

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Germany authorizes 1.9 GW of offshore wind power

Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved three areas in the country’s exclusive economic zone of the North Sea suitable for the development of 1.88 GW of new offshore wind capacity. Specifically, the co-called area N-7.2, which is 85 km northwest of the East Frisian Islands, is to be put out to tender … Continue reading Germany authorizes 1.9 GW of offshore wind power

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Wind power industry wants faster expansion of offshore wind power

The German wind power industry welcomes the expansion of offshore wind power plants aimed for by the new governing coalition; the target of 30 GW by 2030 is correct. Five organizations in the industry are demanding that these must now be incorporated into the Wind Offshore Act immediately in order to avoid further loss of … Continue reading Wind power industry wants faster expansion of offshore wind power

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Germany announces massive wind energy expansion

During a press conference, Germany’s new Green Minister for Economics and Climate, Robert Habeck, presented his energy and climate plans for the year 2022 and beyond. The plans include a massive expansion of wind energy with up to 10 GW of annual new onshore wind installations towards the end of this decade. The German Government … Continue reading Germany announces massive wind energy expansion

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RWE to construct new wind farm in Evendorf

RWE is commencing construction of the Evendorf wind farm. The company is erecting three Nordex turbines with a total installed capacity of 11.7 megawatts (MW) and a hub height of 134 metres in Lower Saxony’s Harburg district, around 50 kilometres south of Hamburg. Once they become fully operational in late summer, the turbines will produce … Continue reading RWE to construct new wind farm in Evendorf

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