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RWE, NTE and Havfram: joint participation in floating offshore wind power project in Norway

RWE, NTE and Havfram have signed a collaboration agreement. Together, the three companies intend to participate in the Norwegian government’s tender process for floating offshore wind energy, which will begin later this year. Norway has ambitious climate targets: by 2030, the country aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 to 55 per cent … Continue reading RWE, NTE and Havfram: joint participation in floating offshore wind power project in Norway

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Offshore wind energy: New Ocean Grid project in the North Sea

The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Iselin Nybø, announced today that the Ocean Grid project will get financial support of 82.7 million NOK, through the Green Platform scheme. The project will develop new technology, knowledge and solutions to enable a profitable development of offshore wind on the Norwegian continental shelf. It will look particularly … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: New Ocean Grid project in the North Sea

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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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Norway to identify more offshore areas for wind power parks

Norway will identify additional offshore areas to build wind parks amid strong interest from energy firms, the government said on Tuesday, as the oil-producing country seeks to build a domestic offshore wind industry. Norway is now opening two offshore areas to build wind farms, called Utsira Nord and Soerlige Nordsjoe II, expected to produce up … Continue reading Norway to identify more offshore areas for wind power parks

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Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind power acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area. Through a collaboration agreement Equinor and Vårgrønn a Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, aim to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating … Continue reading Equinor and Vårgrønn team up for floating wind energy at Utsira Nord

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Partnership with Yara and Aker Horizons on green hydrogen and ammonia project in Norway

Statkraft has signed a Letter of Intent with Yara and Aker Horizons, aiming to establish Europe’s first large-scale green ammonia project in Norway, enable the hydrogen economy and accelerate the green energy transition. The partners will target green hydrogen and green ammonia opportunities within shipping, agriculture and industrial applications, by electrifying Yara’s existing ammonia facility … Continue reading Partnership with Yara and Aker Horizons on green hydrogen and ammonia project in Norway

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Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind energy explore project opportunities in Norway

Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy producer,?Aker Offshore Wind?and Aker Horizons?have?signed a?cooperation?agreement?to?explore?offshore wind?power project?opportunities?in Norway.? The companies will?combine?their?strong, complementary?skills and expertise?to work together?to?explore?the possibility?to develop, operate and deliver?power from?commercial scale offshore wind facilities in Norway. Last year, the Norwegian government announced it will open for applications for licenses for the development of wind power in two … Continue reading Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind energy explore project opportunities in Norway

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Norway unveils new wind power research center

The Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tina Bru, announced an investment of 120 million NOK (11.3 million EUR) in a new wind power research centre in Norway. The NorthWind research centre will be at the cutting edge, working on innovations to make wind power cheaper, more efficient, and more sustainable. One of the centre’s … Continue reading Norway unveils new wind power research center

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Construction starts on the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Kværner apprentice Arne Linga started construction of Hywind Tampen, a floating offshore wind farm, at Kværner Stord. The technology project opens up new opportunities for Norwegian industry. Prime Minister Solberg and Linga started the cutting robot on the project’s first sheet of steel on Thursday, 1 October. Kværner’s assignment will … Continue reading Construction starts on the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm

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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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Norway approved plans for huge wind energy project

Norway’s Oil & Energy Ministry approved development plans on Wednesday for Equinor’s wind power project Hywind Tampen in the North Sea. It’s billed as the largest such project in the world, with construction due to start in 2022. Oil & Energy Minister Tina Bru claimed it was “an historic day” and that the Hywind Tampen … Continue reading Norway approved plans for huge wind energy project

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Wind energy in Norway, Vestas supplies wind turbines to Macquarie’s Green Investment Group

Vestas has secured an order from Green Investment Group Limited, a specialist developer, sponsor and investor and part of the Macquarie Group for the 79.8 MW wind project in Norway. Vestas has developed a customised solution for the project with 19 V150-4.2 MW turbines that combines Vestas’ largest rotor in Norway with a 25-year Active … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway, Vestas supplies wind turbines to Macquarie’s Green Investment Group

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Wind energy in Norway, Nordex 5 MW wind turbines for a 51 MW wind farm

Nordex has received another order for its new Delta4000 wind turbines, with their 5MW+ rated power, in Norway. The manufacturer will supply nine N149/5.X wind turbines for the “Lutelandet” wind farm. The wind poert project was developed by Vestavind Kraft and is owned by Lutelandet Energipark AS, a daughter of the Norwegian municipal utility, SFE … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway, Nordex 5 MW wind turbines for a 51 MW wind farm

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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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Wind power in Norway: Vestas’ wind turbines for repowering

Vestas has received a 38 MW order from the utility Finnmark Kraft AS for the repowering of Havøygavlen Wind Farm on the island of Havøy in northern Norway, which is the world’s most northern wind farm. Located deep inside the arctic circle, with extreme climate conditions, this landmark project consists of nine V117-4.2 MW Typhoon … Continue reading Wind power in Norway: Vestas’ wind turbines for repowering

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