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Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua offshore wind power projects in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) was named preferred supplier today by customer Ørsted for their 900 MW Greater Changhua offshore wind power projects in Taiwan. The project includes approx. 112 units of the Asia-Pacific variant of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a Service agreement. Subject to the agreement becoming a final contract, … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua offshore wind power projects in Taiwan

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Ørsted Wind Energy Company Joins Race for New Jersey’s Coastal Wind Power

Danish company Ørsted is in the running to become the leading offshore wind energy producer in the U.S. with its purchase of Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind for $510 million on Monday, Oct. 8. Deepwater Wind was the first to develop an operational wind farm offshore on the East Coast: the Block Island, five-turbine 30-megawatt producer … Continue reading Ørsted Wind Energy Company Joins Race for New Jersey’s Coastal Wind Power

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Ørsted acquires Deepwater Wind and creates leading US offshore wind energy platform

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the D.E. Shaw Group to acquire a 100% equity interest in Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind at a purchase price of USD 510 million. The two companies’ offshore wind power assets and organizations will be merged into the leading US offshore wind farm platform with the most comprehensive geographic … Continue reading Ørsted acquires Deepwater Wind and creates leading US offshore wind energy platform

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Ørsted divests 50% of Hornsea 1 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has signed an agreement to sell 50% of the 1,218MW offshore wind farm Hornsea 1 to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). Hornsea 1 is under construction and will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when commissioned in 2020. As part of the agreement, Ørsted will construct the wind farm under a full-scope EPC contract. … Continue reading Ørsted divests 50% of Hornsea 1 Offshore Wind Farm

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Ørsted completes the world’s largest offshore wind farm in Cumbria

The Walney Extension with its 87 wind turbines is currently the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm, covering an area of 145 square kilometres. The world’s largest operational offshore wind farm – which has been worked on by suppliers from Carlisle to Lancaster – will officially open today (6 September). Walney Extension is a 659-megawatt … Continue reading Ørsted completes the world’s largest offshore wind farm in Cumbria

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Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines. Demonstrating that the offshore wind industry is gaining significant momentum in the United States, Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa today announced the signing of a subcontract to supply wind turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project founded by Dominion Energy. … Continue reading Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

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Ørsted buys US onshore wind power developer

Ørsted has acquired Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a US onshore wind farm developer with a total portfolio of more than 2 GW, from investment group Squared Capital for USD 580m. LCE operates 513 MW of onshore wind power production in the US and has another 300 MW under construction and more than 1.5 GW in … Continue reading Ørsted buys US onshore wind power developer

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Ørsted partners with SkySpecs on automated robotic wind turbines inspection in the Irish Sea

SkySpecs, the award-winning provider of robotics solutions for the wind energy industry – in collaboration with Ørsted, global leaders in developing and building offshore wind farms, announce a successful automated inspection of the world’s largest offshore wind turbine at Burbo Bank Extension, in the Irish Sea. “Providing consistent image quality across the largest turbines offshore … Continue reading Ørsted partners with SkySpecs on automated robotic wind turbines inspection in the Irish Sea

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Ørsted orders 165 turbines for Hornsea Two wind power plant

With the official signing of the wind turbine order with Siemens Gamesa the developer and operator Ørsted has now kicked off the largest offshore wind project to date. Once commissioned in early 2022 Hornsea Two will provide clean energy for approximately 1.3 million British households. The installation of the 165 large direct drive wind turbines … Continue reading Ørsted orders 165 turbines for Hornsea Two wind power plant

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Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the outcome of its first offshore wind auction. Ørsted was awarded 920MW capacity for its offshore wind sites in the Changhua region. Subject to Ørsted obtaining relevant permits and taking final investment decision, the projects are to be built in 2025. Ørsted’s winning bid price was TWD2,548 (approx. … Continue reading Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

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Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

aiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the outcome of its first offshore wind auction. Ørsted was awarded 920MW capacity for its offshore wind sites in the Changhua region. Subject to Ørsted obtaining relevant permits and taking final investment decision, the projects are to be built in 2025. Ørsted’s winning bid price was TWD2,548 (approx. … Continue reading Ørsted wins 920MW offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan

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Taiwan awards Ørsted 900MW grid capacity for offshore wind energy

Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world’s top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in Europe. Taiwan announced results on Monday of its first major offshore wind farm auction that aims to add 3.8 gigawatts (GW) of capacity to its existing … Continue reading Taiwan awards Ørsted 900MW grid capacity for offshore wind energy

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Ørsted wins 551.75MW in German offshore wind power auction

In the second German auction for offshore wind, the Bundesnetzagentur has awarded Ørsted the right to build an additional 551.75MW offshore wind in the German North Sea. Ørsted won with the following projects: Borkum Riffgrund West 1 with a capacity of 420MW at a price of EUR 0 per MWh. Gode Wind 4 with a … Continue reading Ørsted wins 551.75MW in German offshore wind power auction

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Ørsted wins 551.75MW in German offshore wind energy auction

In the second German auction for offshore wind, the Bundesnetzagentur has today awarded Ørsted the right to build an additional 551.75MW offshore wind in the German North Sea. Ørsted won with the following projects: Borkum Riffgrund West 1 with a capacity of 420MW at a price of EUR 0 per MWh. Gode Wind 4 with … Continue reading Ørsted wins 551.75MW in German offshore wind energy auction

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Ørsted and University of Oxford sign five-year agreement to optimise wind turbine foundations

Ørsted and the University of Oxford have signed a five-year research agreement to optimise the design of foundation structures for offshore wind turbines. Continuing to drive down costs is critical for the offshore wind industry and Ørsted is working with several universities to help improve the design and performance of offshore wind turbines. A major … Continue reading Ørsted and University of Oxford sign five-year agreement to optimise wind turbine foundations

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Ørsted awards supply and service contract for Hornsea Wind Power Project Two

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been awarded exclusivity by Danish energy group Ørsted for the supply and service of wind turbines for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project, being developed in British waters, where it will install its SG 8.0-167 DD turbines with total capacity of 1,386 MW. This offshore wind farm, which … Continue reading Ørsted awards supply and service contract for Hornsea Wind Power Project Two

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Ørsted’s massive new offshore wind farm will generate power for 1 million homes

Offshore wind farms keep getting bigger and bigger. Ørsted, formerly DONG Energy, just began offshore construction on Hornsea Project One, the latest offshore wind project poised to claim the “world’s largest” trophy. The first of the plant’s 174 monopiles has been installed off the coast of Yorkshire in the United Kingdom. Hornsea Project One is … Continue reading Ørsted’s massive new offshore wind farm will generate power for 1 million homes

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Zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind energy auction

The Dutch government has given subsidy-free bidders first bidding in an auction for the twin 350 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind projects. On Friday 15 December Swedish energy group Vattenfall announced its zero-subsidy bid. EnBW, Masdar, Shell and Statoil have also confirmed their bid for this auction. The Dutch Government accepted bids from any … Continue reading Zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind energy auction

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Final turbine installed at Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm

Race Bank is located off the North Norfolk coast and is using Siemens 6 megawatt (MW) wind turbines. Many of these turbines feature the first blades to be manufactured at the Siemens blade factory in Hull. The installation of the final turbine means the project remains on schedule, with the wind farm expected to be … Continue reading Final turbine installed at Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm

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Ørsted completes divestment of Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm

Further to the company’s announcement issued on 7 August 2017, Ørsted has completed the divestment of 50% of the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The acquisition price will be paid in 2017, and the EPC contract payments will be made during 2017 and 2018. With the completion of the … Continue reading Ørsted completes divestment of Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm

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