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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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Norway could have 14% share of floating offshore wind market by 2050

Menon Economics, an Oslo consultancy, has forecast that floating offshore wind could create more than 50,000 new jobs and win a 5-14% share of the global floating market by the middle of the century.However, to achieve these aims, the sector urgently needs ‘clarification’ on a range of legal and financial issues. Arvind Nesse, Head of … Continue reading Norway could have 14% share of floating offshore wind market by 2050

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Vattenfall and Seagust join forces in Norwegian offshore wind bid

Vattenfall and Norwegian company Seagust have formed a joint venture to bid for offshore wind areas in Norway’s upcoming licensing rounds. The joint venture represents Vattenfall’s entry into the Norwegian wind market.   The joint venture intends to bid on licenses in both the Utsira Nord and Sørlige Nordsjø II areas in the North Sea. … Continue reading Vattenfall and Seagust join forces in Norwegian offshore wind bid

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Aker Offshore Wind, Ocean Winds and Statkraft unite to develop floating offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

The equal partnership will submit an application to the Norwegian authorities for the development of a commercial scale floating offshore wind farm in the Utsira Nord license area in the Norwegian North Sea. Combining five decades of North Sea expertise in offshore development, execution, and marine operations from the Aker group of companies, the experience … Continue reading Aker Offshore Wind, Ocean Winds and Statkraft unite to develop floating offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

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Norway: Iberdrola, TotalEnergies and Norsk Havvind join forces for offshore wind energy

Iberdrola, TotalEnergies, and Norsk Havvind have joined forces to respond to the Norwegian authorities’ call for tenders for the development of floating and bottom-fixed wind projects for a cumulated capacity of 4.5 GW at two offshore sites in southern Norway. The consortium will leverage in its offer the proven technical expertise of its members in … Continue reading Norway: Iberdrola, TotalEnergies and Norsk Havvind join forces for offshore wind energy

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Shell plans to bid in Norway’s offshore wind energy tender

Shell teamed up with Norwegian utilities BKK and Lyse to bid in the Nordic country’s first offshore wind power tender expected next year, the companies said on Thursday. Shell has been active in oil and gas extraction on the Norwegian continental shelf for several decades, and like many of its peers sees offshore wind as … Continue reading Shell plans to bid in Norway’s offshore wind energy tender

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bp today agreed to join Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind to develop offshore wind energy in Norway

The partnership – in which bp, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind will each hold a 33.3% share – will pursue a bid to develop offshore wind power in the Sørlige Nordsjø II (SN2) licence area. SN2’s favourable location provides power export access to local and adjacent markets. The consortium also intends to explore opportunities to … Continue reading bp today agreed to join Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind to develop offshore wind energy in Norway

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Ørsted joins Norwegian offshore wind consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco

Ørsted joins consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco establishing a long-term partnership to develop offshore wind pòwer in Norway and to compete in Norway’s upcoming application round for offshore wind areas. The Norwegian part of the North Sea holds great potential for the development of large-scale offshore wind farms that can supply green … Continue reading Ørsted joins Norwegian offshore wind consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco

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Equinor, RWE and Hydro team up for offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

Together, the partners have strong expertise in all parts of the offshore wind value chain from development, production, and route to market. Equinor, RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN have signed a collaboration agreement for offshore wind in Norway. The partners will jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop a large-scale … Continue reading Equinor, RWE and Hydro team up for offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

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Fosen, the largest onshore wind power plant in Europe

The 1.06 GW Fosen complex in central Norway, Europe’s largest onshore wind power project, has seen its latest turbine installed. The last of the 277 wind turbines supplied by Vestas was installed on the Geitfjellet subproject, Recharge reported, citing the majority owner of the project, Norwegian state power company Statkraft. Statkraft CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen recently … Continue reading Fosen, the largest onshore wind power plant in Europe

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Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in Sweden, Norway and Finland

At the Nordex Group, the Nordic region includes three primary markets: Sweden, Norway and Finland. Sweden led the way for the Group’s business footprint in this area, opening its doors in 2006. The branch’s headquarters, which also serve the Norwegian branch, can be found in Uppsala, a city in the south east of the country, … Continue reading Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in Sweden, Norway and Finland

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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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Wind energy in Norway, Nordex wind turbines for 400 MW wind farm

Nordex has received a large order for 400 MW from Norway using wind turbines in the 5 MW+ class. The Nordex Group will supply and install 72 N149/5.X wind turbines, with 105 meter steel towers, at the “Øyfjellet” wind farm for a German investor. Following completion of the wind power project in autumn 2021, the … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway, Nordex wind turbines for 400 MW wind farm

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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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Vestas receives an order of 34 MW for wind power in Norway

Vestas has received a 34 MW order for the Haramsfjellet wind energy project on the island of Haramsøya in western Norway. Vestas has developed a solution to fit the site’s wind conditions that includes eight V136-4.2 MW wind turbines and a long-term service contract to optimise energy production for the lifetime of the project in … Continue reading Vestas receives an order of 34 MW for wind power in Norway

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Wind energy in Norway: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm with 328 MW

Vestas has secured an order for several wind power projects in Norway that will feature different 4 MW wind turbines from Vestas’ product portfolio. Utilising the 4 MW platform’s flexibility, the wind turbines will ensure a high capacity factor and maximise energy production in a tailormade configuration based on the sites’ specific wind conditions. “The … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm with 328 MW

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Siemens Gamesa strengthens its presence in the onshore wind energy market with new wind farm projects totaling 263 MW

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to reinforce its strong market position with the supply of 263 MW (1) to onshore wind power projects in Sweden, Norway, Germany and Turkey. The wind turbines types are within a performance range between 2.3 and 4.1 MW. In Northern Europe, the company will provide 34 wind turbines with … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa strengthens its presence in the onshore wind energy market with new wind farm projects totaling 263 MW

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Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines with 208 MW total capacity for one of Norway’s largest wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply the Tonstad Wind Farm in Norway with 51 of its SWT-DD-142 Onshore wind turbines. After commissioning, the wind farm will be one of the largest in Norway. The project is developed by ENGIE and will have a total capacity of 208 MW. The wind farm is located in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines with 208 MW total capacity for one of Norway’s largest wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 70 wind turbines to three projects in Norway

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will supply three onshore wind farms in Norway including 70 units of its Onshore OptimaFlex wind turbines. The SWT-DD-130 turbines will each feature a rated capacity of 4.2 megawatts (MW) and a 130 meter diameter rotor. All turbines will be installed on steel towers with 125 meter hub heights. The … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 70 wind turbines to three projects in Norway

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