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Vattenfall takes on direct marketing for 250 MW offshore wind farm Arcadis Ost 1 in the Baltic Sea

Vattenfall and Parkwind have agreed to cooperate in direct marketing in the offshore wind power sector where Vattenfall will be marketing the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore windfarm in the Baltic Sea. The 250 MW offshore wind farm will be built 19 kilometers northeast of the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea, in the coastal … Continue reading Vattenfall takes on direct marketing for 250 MW offshore wind farm Arcadis Ost 1 in the Baltic Sea

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Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project – the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.  … Continue reading Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

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Vestas pre-selected tenderer for the 900 MW He Dreiht wind power project in Germany, which will use the V236-15.0 MW turbine

Vestas has been named the pre-selected tenderer at EnBW’s 900 MW He Dreiht project to supply the offshore wind turbines, which, depending on a firm and unconditional order eventually being signed, will mark the world`s first commercial deployment of the new V236-15.0 MW offshore turbine. This means that this highly advanced turbine type has made … Continue reading Vestas pre-selected tenderer for the 900 MW He Dreiht wind power project in Germany, which will use the V236-15.0 MW turbine

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Vestas and Iberdrola finalise contract on Baltic Eagle offshore wind power project in Germany

Vestas and Iberdrola have finalised the turbine supply contract for the Baltic Eagle project being developed off the island of Rügen, in German waters of the Baltic Sea. Vestas will deliver V174-9.5 MW turbines to the 476 MW Baltic Eagle project, which will span a 40 km2 area in the Baltic Sea and is located … Continue reading Vestas and Iberdrola finalise contract on Baltic Eagle offshore wind power project in Germany

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Success for RWE in German onshore wind power auction

RWE wins bid for 17 MW wind farm in Lower Saxony / Start of construction planned for 2022 Realisation of one additional 5.7 MW wind turbine for a local, citizens-owned company Once again a success for RWE in a German auction for onshore wind energy: In Lower Saxony RWE’s Sanbostel-Bevern wind farm was awarded a … Continue reading Success for RWE in German onshore wind power auction

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German onshore wind energy tender surpasses 1,000 megawatt mark for first time since 2017

Germany’s latest onshore wind tender has resulted in 240 new planned wind turbines with a combined capacity of 1,110 megawatt (MW), just under the total offered volume of 1,243 MW, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) reported. The regulator accepted 127 bids for the tender, which was reduced in volume from its initial 1,500 MW target … Continue reading German onshore wind energy tender surpasses 1,000 megawatt mark for first time since 2017

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Germany plans to grant more space to offshore wind in North and Baltic Sea

A new draft plan for offshore wind power expansion by the German government has allocated additional spaces for renewable power generation in the Baltic and North Sea, reports climate and energy Newsletter Tagesspiegel Background. The plans, which were presented by the interior ministry, identify parts of the Dogger Bank, a transnational sandbank in the middle … Continue reading Germany plans to grant more space to offshore wind in North and Baltic Sea

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Iberdrola and Vestas sign wind turbine supply and maintenance contracts for Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm

Wind turbine installation scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2024 When Baltic Eagle is commissioned, the company’s total capacity in Germany will exceed 826 MW, having invested a total of €2.5 billion Iberdrola and Vestas have signed a contract to supply 50 units of the offshore wind turbine V174-9.5 MW for the Baltic … Continue reading Iberdrola and Vestas sign wind turbine supply and maintenance contracts for Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm

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RWE and BASF plan $4.9 billion wind power project

Chemicals giant BASF and German utility RWE on Friday announced a potential 4 billion euro ($4.9 billion) offshore wind power project to cut emissions at Germany’s most energy-intensive industrial site. As part of the project, which depends on more favourable legislation, RWE plans to build a 2 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind farm by 2030 to … Continue reading RWE and BASF plan $4.9 billion wind power project

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Nordex, a leading player in wind energy in Germany

The Nordex Group is growing and is in the process of standardizing the legal structures of its national companies worldwide. With today’s registration of the newly-established Nordex Germany GmbH, the group is uniting its customer activities in Germany in one company. In the future, sales, project management and technical support service for Nordex wind turbines … Continue reading Nordex, a leading player in wind energy in Germany

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Eu approves new German renewables law but sets unhelpful precedent by allowing short-term cuts in auction volumes

Last week the European Commission approved the latest amendments to the German Renewable Energy Act. This means Germany can now publish the results of its last onshore wind auction, and work on the relevant wind farms can start. But the Commission have set an unhelpful precedent by approving a new mechanism in the Act which … Continue reading Eu approves new German renewables law but sets unhelpful precedent by allowing short-term cuts in auction volumes

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Innovative installation technique for offshore wind turbines foundations

RWE Renewables, itap, BioConsult SH as well as the University of Stuttgart and Technische Universität Berlin are to research innovative vibratory pile driving technique at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm Method for installing foundations has the potential for significantly reducing underwater noise emissions and installation times Research project funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic … Continue reading Innovative installation technique for offshore wind turbines foundations

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Statkraft plans first wind farm in Germany

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, is planning to develop and construct its first own wind farm in Germany. Up to six wind turbines with a total capacity of up to 36 megawatts are to be installed in the Wesertal valley in northern Hesse by 2025. The concession agreement for the use of the … Continue reading Statkraft plans first wind farm in Germany

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Nordex receives an order for 20 wind turbines for 72 MW wind power in Germany

Dirkshof ordered twenty N117 / 3600 turbines from the Nordex Group for the “Reussenkoege” city wind farm in Germany. The order also includes a premium service contract that covers a five-year period with a three-time option to extend for another five years. The “Reussenkoege” city wind farm is a repowering project in North Frisia, near … Continue reading Nordex receives an order for 20 wind turbines for 72 MW wind power in Germany

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Statkraft supplies solar and wind power on a large scale

Statkraft, together with Enovos, is integrating additional solar and wind power volumes on an industrial scale into the Mercedes-Benz green power concept. In Germany, in addition to the production plants for passenger cars, vans, trucks and buses, all other Daimler Group locations will also be supplied with the green power. These include the central and … Continue reading Statkraft supplies solar and wind power on a large scale

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Vestas seals largest order for EnVentus wind turbines for wind power in Germany

Vestas has secured its largest EnVentus order yet in Germany, at the 39 MW Wohlsdorf wind farm in Rotenburg, Lower Saxony. Vestas will supply seven V150-5.6 MW wind turbines to the project, which is located between Bremen and Hamburg. The Wohlsdorf wind project is being developed by Windpark Wohlsdorf GmbH & Co. KG, a special … Continue reading Vestas seals largest order for EnVentus wind turbines for wind power in Germany

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Six measures for more onshore wind energy in Germany

Germany’s new Renewable Energy Law (EEG2021) fails to address the two biggest challenges facing onshore wind development in Germany: permitting and repowering.  Together with the German wind energy associations, WindEurope has outlined six measures Germany could and should take now to improve things. Wind was 27% of Germany’s electricity consumption last year. And renewables in … Continue reading Six measures for more onshore wind energy in Germany

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Wind energy replaces coal as Germany’s biggest energy source in 2020

The share of renewable energy in the amount of electricity generated and fed to the grid in Germany reached a new record, rising from 42.3 percent in 2019 to 47.0 percent last year, the Federal Office for Statistics (Destatis). At 25.6 percent, wind power with wind turbines replaced coal as “the most important energy source” … Continue reading Wind energy replaces coal as Germany’s biggest energy source in 2020

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RWE welcomes agreement with German federal ministries on compensation for accelerated phase-out of nuclear energy in Germany

RWE welcomes the mutual agreement between nuclear power plant operators and the responsible ministries of the German federal government regarding the outstanding regulation of compensation for the accelerated phase-out of nuclear energy in Germany. After 10 years, a comprehensive solution has now been found to settle the compensation to the companies, a step that has been called … Continue reading RWE welcomes agreement with German federal ministries on compensation for accelerated phase-out of nuclear energy in Germany

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Germany: Latest Renewables Law will hold back expansion of onshore wind energy

Wind power was 27% of German net electricity last year. And renewables in total were over 50%.  But changes to the Renewables Law threaten to undermine the progress renewables are making – and in particular hold back the expansion of onshore wind which is central to Germany meeting its climate and energy goals. Renewables were … Continue reading Germany: Latest Renewables Law will hold back expansion of onshore wind energy

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