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Norway identifies 13 preferred areas for new wind power projects

Norwegian energy regulator NVE has identified 13 areas it considers to be the most suitable for developing new onshore wind farms, mostly in the country’s south, it said on Monday. Wind power investments are booming in Norway as development costs fall, with some 1.8 gigawatt (GW) of capacity under construction to add to its existing … Continue reading Norway identifies 13 preferred areas for new wind power projects

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Norway preparing to expand its offshore wind energy supply chain

This week WindEurope attended the Offshore Wind Days 2019 conference in Oslo. Organised by Norwegian Energy Partners, this event gives global participants two days to discuss and analyse offshore wind market developments and supply chain challenges both in Europe and beyond. Day 1 set the scene for offshore wind on both a European and global … Continue reading Norway preparing to expand its offshore wind energy supply chain

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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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New wind power farms could thrive in Norway without subsidies

Declining costs and rising power prices mean major new wind farms could be built in the south of Norway without subsidies, the country’s state-owned grid operator said on Thursday. The report by Statnett is part of an analysis that Norway’s energy regulator NVE is putting together on the potential for increasing the country’s wind power … Continue reading New wind power farms could thrive in Norway without subsidies

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Floating wind energy: Industry leaders collaborate to demonstrate transformative ‘TetraSpar’ concept in Norway

innogy SE, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) have signed an investment and cooperation agreement today committing the partners to build a demonstration project using SOT’s ‘TetraSpar’ floating foundation concept. Its modular layout consists of a tubular steel main structure with a suspended keel. It is expected to offer important competitive advantages over existing floating wind concepts, with … Continue reading Floating wind energy: Industry leaders collaborate to demonstrate transformative ‘TetraSpar’ concept in Norway

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Peikko delivers rock foundations to Bjerkreim wind farm in Norway

Peikko Group’s Norwegian sales office Peikko Norge AS has received a substantial order to supply rock foundation technology to the municipalities of Hå and Bjerkreim in Southern Norway. Peikko will deliver all steel components for the 70 foundations of the wind park. The deliveries comprise FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates, drilling templates and foundation … Continue reading Peikko delivers rock foundations to Bjerkreim wind farm in Norway

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Exploring the prospects for offshore wind energy in Norway

WindEurope was at the Offshore Northern Seas (ONS 2018) event in Stavanger this week to promote the future prospects of offshore wind power. WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson presented the outlook for offshore wind in Europe. There is currently 17 GW of offshore wind power capacity in Europe – providing 1.5% of Europe’s electricity – Dickson … Continue reading Exploring the prospects for offshore wind energy in Norway

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Norway’s Aker Solutions to step up expansion in offshore wind power

The chief executive of Norwegian oil services company Aker Solutions sees high growth potential from its Brazilian business and from expansion in offshore windfarms, he said on Tuesday. Aker Solutions, a specialist in building floating offshore platforms, is looking beyond both oil and its extensive operations in the Norwegian North Sea. “I expect Brazil in … Continue reading Norway’s Aker Solutions to step up expansion in offshore wind power

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Equinor offshore floating wind turbines to power North Sea oilfields

If materialised, it would be the world’s first floating offshore wind farm powering oil platforms and is estimated to cost around 5 billion Norwegian crowns ($591.5 million) and could reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by more than 200,000 tonnes per year. Equinor is considering whether to build an offshore wind farm with floating turbines to … Continue reading Equinor offshore floating wind turbines to power North Sea oilfields

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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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Hydro signs new long-term wind power contract for Norwegian aluminium portfolio

Norwegian aluminium company Norsk Hydro ASA’s wholly-owned subsidiary Hydro Energi AS has signed a long-term wind power contract for 29 years with Green Investment Group. The contract is believed to be the world’s longest corporate wind power contract. The agreement, which encompass building of a new wind farm near Sundsvall and Østersund in Sweden (SE2), … Continue reading Hydro signs new long-term wind power contract for Norwegian aluminium portfolio

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Alcoa signs another PPA deal in Norway

Alcoa has signed another corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) deal for its aluminium manufacturing facilities in Norway. Production from the 197.4 MW wind farm near Florø in Norway will power Alcoa Norway’s nearby aluminium plant under a 15-year PPA. BlackRock Real Assets has signed a deal with developer Zephyr to acquire the Guleslettene wind … Continue reading Alcoa signs another PPA deal in Norway

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Vestas secures 197 MW order in Norway from BlackRock and Zephyr

Underlining Vestas’ ability to create solutions that meet a wide range of customers’ different needs, Zephyr AS, a highly experienced Norwegian developer, has placed a 197 MW order with Vestas. BlackRock, who operates one of the largest renewable power investment platforms in the world, will be the long-term asset owner with Zephyr AS as the … Continue reading Vestas secures 197 MW order in Norway from BlackRock and Zephyr

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Vestas debuts the V136-4.2 MW in Norway with 50 MW order from Falck Renewables Vind

Falck Renewables Vind AS, a Norwegian subsidiary to Falck Renewables S.p.A., has placed an order for 12 V136-4.2 MW turbine for the Hennøy wind project in Svelgen in the western part of Norway, which will be the first project with V136-4.2 MW turbines in Norway. To accommodate the site’s challenging climatic conditions and optimise the … Continue reading Vestas debuts the V136-4.2 MW in Norway with 50 MW order from Falck Renewables Vind

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Peikko delivers rock foundations to Sørfjord wind farm

Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received a substantial order from Sørfjord Vindpark AS for the delivery of rock foundation technology to a wind park project located in Nordland County, Northern Norway. Sørfjord Vindpark AS is fully owned by Fortum, a leading clean energy company developing and offering solutions for its customers in … Continue reading Peikko delivers rock foundations to Sørfjord 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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Eolus to sell 300 MW of wind energy from Norway to Alcoa

Eolus Vind has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Alcoa to sell 330MW of clean energy from the Øyfjellet wind farm in Norway for a period of 15 years. The wind farm which is yet to be constructed, is expected to generate around 1.2 TWh annually and Alcoa, the American industrial company will use … Continue reading Eolus to sell 300 MW of wind energy from Norway to Alcoa

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Peikko delivers rock foundations to the Marker wind farm in Norway

Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS, has received a substantial order to deliver rock foundation technology to the Marker Wind Park, located in the Ørje area of south-east Norway. Peikko will deliver all the steel components for all 15 foundations at the wind farm. The deliveries comprise FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates, drilling … Continue reading Peikko delivers rock foundations to the Marker wind farm in Norway

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Vestas has received an order for 15 V136-3.6 MW wind turbines for a 54 MW wind power plant in Norway

Vestas has received an order for 15 V136-3.6 MW wind turbines for a 54 MW wind power plant located in Marker in south-east Norway. The firm and unconditional order is placed by the leading Swiss-based international energy and infrastructure company BKW Energie AG, which owns a large stake in the 1 GW Fosen Vind project … Continue reading Vestas has received an order for 15 V136-3.6 MW wind turbines for a 54 MW wind power plant in Norway

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