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RWE builds photovoltaic plants with battery storage in Germany

Can solar energy be used even when the sun does not shine? Yes, thanks to photovoltaic systems with attached battery storage facilities. RWE is currently constructing two plants of this type in Germany. At Garzweiler Mine near the city of Bedburg in North Rhine-Westphalia, a total of over 58,340 modules will collect sunlight to produce … Continue reading RWE builds photovoltaic plants with battery storage in Germany

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All wind turbines installed at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm

342-megawatt wind farm to supply electricity to over 400,000 households. RWE pilots world’s first recyclable rotor blades made by Siemens Gamesa. Four additional offshore wind farms under development off the German coast. The last turbine at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm has now been installed 35 kilometres north of the German island of Heligoland. More than … Continue reading All wind turbines installed at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm

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New build to follow dismantling: Wind farm near Jüchen removed due to construction defects

The aim of all those involved is clear: as early as next year, the Jüchen A 44n wind farm is to be newly erected and subsequently produce green electricity for more than 26,000 households. The existing six wind turbines have to be dismantled due to structural defects in the concrete sections of the turbines’ hybrid … Continue reading New build to follow dismantling: Wind farm near Jüchen removed due to construction defects

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RWE gives green light for 220-megawatt battery storage system in North Rhine-Westphalia

RWE continues to expand its battery storage technology business. The company has finalised its investment decision for a 220 megawatt (MW) battery storage project in Germany. A total of 690 lithium-ion batteries blocks are to be installed at the sites of RWE’s power plants in Neurath and Hamm in North Rhine-Westphalia. The total investment amounts … Continue reading RWE gives green light for 220-megawatt battery storage system in North Rhine-Westphalia

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Landwind Group places 82 MW order in Germany with Nordex Group

The Nordex Group has received an order for 81.6 MW from the Landwind Group. The Nordex Group is to supply 12 N163/6.X turbines to be distributed among four wind farm sections in eastern Lower Saxony, Germany. The order also includes Premium Service for the turbines covering a period of 20 years. Under the project name … Continue reading Landwind Group places 82 MW order in Germany with Nordex Group

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DNV confirms Nordseecluster wind farms will comply with German offshore regulations

Conformity Statements prove the safe and reliable design basis for joint wind projects of RWE and Northland Power. At the WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition, DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has awarded two German offshore wind farms with Conformity Statements. The projects (N-3.7 & N-3.8) are both part of the Nordseecluster, which is jointly … Continue reading DNV confirms Nordseecluster wind farms will comply with German offshore regulations

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Vattenfall awarded major wind power project off the coast of Germany

Vattenfall has obtained the right to develop the N-7.2 offshore wind power project off the German North Sea coast after having exercised its right of entry. The project is expected to generate fossil-free electricity  corresponding to the consumption of more than one million German households. As part of the tender process for the construction of … Continue reading Vattenfall awarded major wind power project off the coast of Germany

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Vestas secures order for 66 MW repowering project in Germany

Vestas has received an order of 66 MW for repowering the Lensahner Berg/Gaarz wind farm in the northeast of Schleswig-Holstein. The order is placed by four customers; Gaarz IV Windkraft GmbH & Co. KG, and three smaller project companies. Leveraging the versatility and strong performance of the EnVentus platform technology, the project includes 11 V162-6.2 … Continue reading Vestas secures order for 66 MW repowering project in Germany

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Mercedes-Benz plans to install wind turbines of more than 100 MW

Mercedes-Benz is taking another big step towards achieving its climate goals, as the automaker announced its plans to install a “double-digit” number of wind turbines at its Papenburg test track in Northern Germany. The new wind farm expects to generate over 100 MW output by 2025, amounting to over 15% of Mercedes-Benz’s annual electricity usage … Continue reading Mercedes-Benz plans to install wind turbines of more than 100 MW

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Ørsted completes acquisition of German and French onshore wind platform Ostwind

Ørsted has today completed the acquisition of a 100 % equity interest in OSTWIND Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, OSTWINDpark Rotmainquelle GmbH & Co. KG, OSTWIND International S.A.S., and OSTWIND Engineering S.A.S. from OSTWIND AG, a holding company located in Regensburg, Germany. Ørsted has entered into an agreement with Ostwind, a German developer, owner, and operator of … Continue reading Ørsted completes acquisition of German and French onshore wind platform Ostwind

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Iberdrola sells 49% of Wikinger wind farm to EIP for 700 million to boost offshore wind portfolio

The group maintains 51% majority stake in its first operational offshore wind farm in Germany. Iberdrola has signed an agreement with Energy Infrastructure Partners (EIP) for the sale of a 49% stake in Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany. The transaction is valued at around €700 million, and Iberdrola will maintain a majority stake of … Continue reading Iberdrola sells 49% of Wikinger wind farm to EIP for 700 million to boost offshore wind portfolio

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Germany and Denmark invest 9,000 million in a 3 GW wind power plant

The wind farm will be located in the Baltic Sea and the 3 GW produced will supply 4.1 million homes.The governments of Germany and Denmark are preparing a solution so that Europe can take a step back on the supply of natural gas from Russia.At stake is the construction of an offshore wind farm in … Continue reading Germany and Denmark invest 9,000 million in a 3 GW wind power plant

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Germany has potential for 82 GW of offshore wind power

Germany now has 7.8 GW of offshore wind turbines in operation that generated 12 billion kWh of wind power in the first half of 2022. Estimates from the Fraunhofer IWES study suggest that realizing the full potential of offshore wind power would generate up to 292.1 TWh of wind energy per year. Germany has the … Continue reading Germany has potential for 82 GW of offshore wind power

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Nordex receives orders for 100 MW of wind power from Germany in July

In July, Nordex successfully kicked off the third quarter of 2022 with ten new orders totaling 102 MW on the German market. The Group will supply 19 wind turbines for various customers, including projects in Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Looking to the German market, Karsten Brüggemann, Vice President of the Nordex Group Central … Continue reading Nordex receives orders for 100 MW of wind power from Germany in July

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First wind turbine commissioned at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm in the German North Sea

35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland, the first turbine of RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm was recently commissioned, and is now supplying green electricity to the grid. Nine of the in total 38 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD Flex offshore wind turbines are installed, each with a capacity of close to 9 megawatts … Continue reading First wind turbine commissioned at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm in the German North Sea

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EDP Renewables acquires solar development platform based in Germany

The company announces it has reached an agreement for the acquisition of a 70% stake in Kronos Solar Projects GmbH. EDP Renewables has reached an agreement to acquire a 70% stake in Kronos Solar Projects GmbH (“Kronos”), a solar developer company based in Germany. Kronos is currently fully owned by its Founders, which will retain … Continue reading EDP Renewables acquires solar development platform based in Germany

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Vattenfall and Netto Germany Cooperate on Charging Infrastructure for Electric Mobility

Vattenfall and the grocery discounter Netto will cooperate in setting up fast charging stations in Germany. Initially, around 470 charging stations with 940 charging points are to be set up at over 270 Netto stores. The charging stations, which are accessible to everyone, will be supplied with electricity from renewable sources. The construction of the … Continue reading Vattenfall and Netto Germany Cooperate on Charging Infrastructure for Electric Mobility

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Boost for RWE’s hydrogen and offshore wind energy

Construction of a 433 MW offshore wind farm with potential integration of an electrolyser in German North Sea planned. Two innovative projects with RWE involvement have been pre-selected for funding by the EU Innovation Fund – one of the world’s largest programmes for demonstrating innovative low-carbon technologies. These are RWE’s FUREC project in the Netherlands and an … Continue reading Boost for RWE’s hydrogen and offshore wind energy

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Negative bidding in German offshore wind power law threatens supply chain

The German Parliament has adopted a new Offshore Wind Law (WindSeeG). It makes important changes to the design of Germany’s offshore wind auctions. It established two different types of auctions, one of which involves negative bidding with no caps on the amounts developers bid. This is bad: uncapped negative bidding means additional costs for electricity … Continue reading Negative bidding in German offshore wind power law threatens supply chain

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10 GW of new wind power per year: German parliament adopts new onshore wind energy law

The German Parliament has adopted a new Onshore Wind Law (WindLandG) which aims to expand onshore wind by a massive 10 GW a year from 2025. It’s part of an “Easter Package” of measures which also enshrines the principle that the expansion of renewables is a matter of “overriding public interest”. Last week the German … Continue reading 10 GW of new wind power per year: German parliament adopts new onshore wind energy law

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