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Wind farm to be built in Germany’s North Sea

The Federal Office for Maritime Navigation and Hydrography (BSH) announced today that it has approved the project for a 900 megawatt wind farm in the German North Sea. The park will have an area of 75 square kilometers and will house 83 wind turbines, which will rise 242 meters above sea level and will have … Continue reading Wind farm to be built in Germany’s North Sea

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Ocean Winds celebrates the official inauguration of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium

The SeaMade wind farm was officially inaugurated today in the presence of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the North Sea Vincent Van Quickenborne, Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten, and Mayor of Ostend Bart Tommelein. SeaMade NV is responsible for the simultaneous development of the Mermaid and Seastar … Continue reading Ocean Winds celebrates the official inauguration of the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium

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Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

Its UK investment plan also includes spending £10bn to double its renewable capacity and drive decarbonisation by 2025 The offshore wind complex – the company’s largest to date and the group’s most substantial global investment – will create up to 7,000 jobs and breathe new life into the country’s renewable supply chain East Anglia Hub, … Continue reading Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

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RWE targets £multi-billion investments by 2030 to deliver UK net wind energy ambitions

RWE strives to play a key role in helping achieve net zero ambitions in the UK, one of its most strategically important markets, as business leaders join the Global Investment Summit in London today. RWE AG CEO Markus Krebber is taking part in the government-led summit, which brings together leaders of the UK’s most significant … Continue reading RWE targets £multi-billion investments by 2030 to deliver UK net wind energy ambitions

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Ørsted brings in Glennmont Partners as a 50% shareholder of Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Glennmont Partners (’Glennmont’), who will be acquiring a 50 % ownership share in Ørsted’s 900 MW German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 3. The wind farm, which was awarded at EUR 0 per MWh in 2017 and 2018, is expected to be commissioned in 2025, subject to Ørsted’s final … Continue reading Ørsted brings in Glennmont Partners as a 50% shareholder of Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm

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Capital Energy signs its first agreements with shipyards in the Canary Islands to promote offshore wind energy

The energy company aims to maintain the same market share in offshore wind power in 2030 that it currently holds in the processing of onshore wind projects Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, October 18, 2021.- Capital Energy, a Spanish energy company born in 2002 and whose vocation is to become the first 100% vertically integrated … Continue reading Capital Energy signs its first agreements with shipyards in the Canary Islands to promote offshore wind energy

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Empire Wind selects wind turbine supplier

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has selected Vestas as its preferred supplier for wind turbine generators for both Empire Wind I and Empire Wind II, one of the largest offshore wind projects in the US. The preferred supplier agreement – one of the largest of its kind to be announced … Continue reading Empire Wind selects wind turbine supplier

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Vestas wants to consolidate in offshore wind power in Asia

Vestas has in the last year taken strategic steps to strengthen our foundation as well as commercially and organisationally align the company to meet the demands of the future energy market. Welcoming offshore back and optimising our global organisational blueprint, including establishing a new region for Latin America, play a key part in our strategic … Continue reading Vestas wants to consolidate in offshore wind power in Asia

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Vestas to install V236-15.0 MW wind turbine at Østerild in Denmark

Vestas has decided to install the V236-15 MW offshore prototype wind turbine at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. The installation of the prototype turbine will take place in the second half of 2022 and its first kWh is planned for the fourth quarter of that year. Stretching … Continue reading Vestas to install V236-15.0 MW wind turbine at Østerild in Denmark

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Ireland’s offshore wind energy ambitions are starting to take off

The Irish Government has opened a consultation for its first ever offshore wind auction. This is the first step in Ireland’s ambitious plan of having 5 GW of offshore wind by 2030. Ireland already has the highest share of onshore wind in its electricity mix of any country in Europe – 38%. But it wants … Continue reading Ireland’s offshore wind energy ambitions are starting to take off

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X1 Wind completes rotor assembly for pioneering ‘downwind’ floating platform

The firm’s X30 prototype is now fully assembled in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, ready for installation. Fitted with a specially adapted V29 Vestas wind turbine, the unique ‘downwind’ system is able to ‘weathervane’ and orientate passively with the wind to maximise energy yields. The novel ‘tripod-like’ platform also features greater structural efficiency, with a lighter and … Continue reading X1 Wind completes rotor assembly for pioneering ‘downwind’ floating platform

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Biden wind farm sale opens path to wind turbines on nearly all coasts

The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined plans to expand offshore wind energy development across almost all U.S. coasts, raising the prospect that wind turbines could be installed from the Carolinas to California.“We have big goals to achieve a clean energy economy,” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said during a speech at American Clean Power’s Offshore WINDPOWER … Continue reading Biden wind farm sale opens path to wind turbines on nearly all coasts

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Ørsted and ZE PAK join forces to participate in the upcoming auction for seabed leases in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea

ZE PAK, Poland’s largest privately owned energy producer who is currently implementing a shift from coal to renewables, and Ørsted, global leader in offshore wind with 30 years of experience, have signed a letter of intent to participate in the upcoming auction for seabed leases in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea. Next step … Continue reading Ørsted and ZE PAK join forces to participate in the upcoming auction for seabed leases in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea

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ACP Statement on Department of the Interior Secretary’s remarks on BOEM’s offshore wind energy leasing strategy at WINDPOWER 2021

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland spoke at ACP’s offshore WINDPOWER 2021 conference taking place in Boston: “The American Clean Power Association and our member companies applaud Interior Secretary Haaland and BOEM’s announcement of a strategy to explore offshore wind lease areas by 2025 … Continue reading ACP Statement on Department of the Interior Secretary’s remarks on BOEM’s offshore wind energy leasing strategy at WINDPOWER 2021

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RWE successfully completes onshore construction works for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

RWE has successfully completed all the major onshore electrical system construction works for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm; this follows hot on the heels of the final Turbine in September. The works, which commenced in September 2018, involved laying 57km of 220kV underground cable from the project’s landfall location near Anderby Creek to the newly … Continue reading RWE successfully completes onshore construction works for Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

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Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

This week, American Clean Power is in Boston for our Offshore WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition.  As our organization’s first-in person conference, we all look forward to gathering together again to celebrate the forward movement for American offshore wind.   In March, the U.S. set a goal of generating 30 gigawatts of power from offshore wind by 2030. Since then, we’ve seen several positive industry developments. The final federal permitting … Continue reading Celebrating Offshore Wind’s Forward Momentum In-Person, in Boston

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GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

Milestone follows Vineyard Wind’s recent financial close for the project and earlier selection of GE as the preferred turbine supplier. GE Renewable Energy to supply 62 Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind power installation in the US. 800 MW offshore wind farm will power the equivalent of … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

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Offshore wind energy offer vast energy potential for South Africa

Offshore wind energy generation, a popular form of renewable energy in many developed countries, might be an answer to the decarbonisation of South Africa energy value chain, delegates at a conference in wind energy heard on Friday. South Africa is one of many nations that signed a commitment to reducing carbon emissions, COP21, which requires … Continue reading Offshore wind energy offer vast energy potential for South Africa

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Ørsted signs new EUR 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

Ørsted has today signed a EUR 2.0 billion 5-year sustainability-linked syndicated revolving credit facility with two 1-year extension options. The facility is for general corporate purposes and replaces Ørsted’s existing, undrawn EUR 1.4 billion syndicated revolving credit facility entered into in December 2015. To help drive the efforts to meet Ørsted’s ambitious sustainability targets, the … Continue reading Ørsted signs new EUR 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

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DEME Offshore to Install Foundations at Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

DEME Offshore, has through its U.S. subsidiary DEME Offshore US LLC, secured a contract for the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in the U.S. Vineyard Wind 1, operated by Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), will be the first large-scale offshore … Continue reading DEME Offshore to Install Foundations at Vineyard Wind 1 Offshore Wind Farm in U.S.

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