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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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Senvion installs 130 megawatts in new wind power markets

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has announced the completion of installation of several wind farms in three of its newly entered markets within Europe totalling 130 megawatts (MW). The installation of 33 Senvion 3.4M114 turbines was recently completed at the 112 MW Egersund wind farm, in Rogaland, Norway. The project with Norsk Vind … Continue reading Senvion installs 130 megawatts in new wind power markets

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Bringing Norway into the EU Clean Energy Package

On Friday 10 November 2017 the Norwegian Wind Energy Association (NORWEA) and WindEurope organised a breakfast discussion on the contribution made by wind energy in Norway to Europe’s Energy Union objectives. Representatives from the European Commission, European Free Trade Association (EFTA), the Norwegian Permanent Representation and industry stakeholders took part. Norway currently has 1 GW … Continue reading Bringing Norway into the EU Clean Energy Package

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 281-megawatt Nordlicht onshore wind power project in Norway

With a diversified investor’s base and highly efficient direct-drive wind turbines, the Norwegian onshore wind power project “Nordlicht” is currently one of Europe’s largest and most innovative developments in renewable energy. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has received an order for the supply and installation of 67 units of its recently upgraded OptimaFlex wind turbine type … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 281-megawatt Nordlicht onshore wind power project in Norway

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Siemens Gamesa awarded 96.6 MW onshore wind power order in Norway

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will supply the Sørfjord Vindpark onshore wind power plant in Northern Norway with 23 units of their Onshore Direct Drive OptimaFlex wind turbines. The SWT-DD-130 turbines will each feature a rated capacity of 4.2 MW and a 130 meter diameter rotor. All turbines will be installed on towers with 80 meter … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded 96.6 MW onshore wind power order in Norway

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Peikko delivers rock foundations to Tindafjellet wind farm in Southern Norway

Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received an order to deliver rock foundation technology to Tindafjellet wind farm in Rogaland area in Southern Norway. Peikko delivers all steel components to the three foundations of the wind farm. The deliveries comprise FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates, drilling templates and foundation reinforcement. Peikko is … Continue reading Peikko delivers rock foundations to Tindafjellet wind farm in Southern Norway

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Norwegian island runs on wind energy

Utsira, situated off Norway’s south-west coast, is home to what is said to be the world’s first full-scale system for cleanly transforming surplus wind power into hydrogen. Perched atop a 40-metre-high wind turbine on a perfectly windstill day, technician Inge Linghammer explains that at times like this or on days when the gales whipping the … Continue reading Norwegian island runs on wind energy

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Peikko delivers rock foundations to Storheia wind farm in Norway

Peikko Group’s Norwegian subsidiary Peikko Norge AS has received a substantial order to deliver rock foundation technology to Storheia Wind Park in Sør-Trøndelag area, Central Norway. Peikko will deliver all steel components for the 80 foundations of the wind park. The deliveries comprise FATBAR Rock Anchors, tower adapter plates, drilling templates and foundation reinforcement. Peikko … Continue reading Peikko delivers rock foundations to Storheia wind farm in Norway

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Google to use norwegian wind energy

Alphabet Inc’s Google unit expected to receive its first wind power from Norway by early September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday. Tellenes wind farm, a 50-turbine strong wind farm of 160-megawatt (MW) capacity that was currently under development, would become Norway’s largest wind farm and Google’s biggest in Europe. “We’ll purchase power as soon … Continue reading Google to use norwegian wind energy

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Wind energy in Norway. Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

The Nordex Group has secured a follow-up order from Norway. For Midtfjellet Vindkraft AS, a long-standing customer, the manufacturer will be supplying eleven N117/3600 turbines for the Midtfjellet III wind farm on the island of Stord in the south-west of Norway. Delivery and installation of the turbines is scheduled for spring 2018. The owner of … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway. Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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