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Ørsted switches to electric vehicles

Ørsted has decided to phase out fossil-fuelled vehicles and make its car fleet 100% electric. As of 2021, the company will no longer buy or lease fossil-fuelled vehicles, and in 2025, Ørsted’s car fleet will be 100% electric. Ørsted is the first Danish company to join the global EV100 initiative. Over the past decade, Ørsted … Continue reading Ørsted switches to electric vehicles

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Ørsted’s strong first half with two major US offshore wind power projects awarded

Ørsted’s Board of Directors approved the interim report for the first half-year (H1) of 2019. We achieved an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 8.8 billion, up 2% compared to H1 2018 and we are well on track to deliver on our full-year guidance. Earnings from our offshore wind farms in operation increased by 18%, driven … Continue reading Ørsted’s strong first half with two major US offshore wind power projects awarded

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Ørsted achieves commercial operation of Lockett onshore wind farm in Texas

Ørsted’s US onshore company, Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), which is a leading developer of renewable energy in the US, has achieved commercial operation of its Lockett Wind power project, a 184MW wind farm in Wilbarger, Texas.  The project will generate over 700,000 megawatt-hours of renewable energy per year—enough to power the equivalent of 70,000 U.S. … Continue reading Ørsted achieves commercial operation of Lockett onshore wind farm in Texas

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Offshore wind energy: New York awards the construction of the largest maritime wind farm

The Governor of the State of New York, Andrew Cuomo, announced the award of two offshore wind power projects for the construction of a marine wind farm that will produce around 1,700 megawatts and that will become the largest of its kind in the United States. The governor, who specified that the wind turbines facilities … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: New York awards the construction of the largest maritime wind farm

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Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced results of the largest procurement of offshore wind power in U.S. history. Two projects, Empire Wind (Opens in a new window) and Sunrise Wind(Opens in a new window), were named as winners of the state’s first call for offshore wind project proposals. Once completed, the 816 megawatt (MW) … Continue reading Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

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Ørsted selected as preferred bidder for New York offshore wind farm

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Sunrise Wind to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 880MW. Sunrise Wind is a 50-50 partnership between Ørsted, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, and Eversource, New England’s largest energy company. … Continue reading Ørsted selected as preferred bidder for New York offshore wind farm

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New York awards offshore wind contracts to Equinor, Orsted

New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway’s Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark’s Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource, a key milestone in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s ambitious plan to slash the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. The two contracts add up to 1700 MW of capacity, or enough to power 1 … Continue reading New York awards offshore wind contracts to Equinor, Orsted

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Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded largest U.S. offshore wind power order

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received a record order for 1,714 MW from Ørsted and Eversource. Encompassing three offshore wind power projects, the signed conditional contract is the largest U.S. offshore wind power order to date. It encompasses the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements in … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa conditionally awarded largest U.S. offshore wind power order

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Virginia’s first offshore wind power project gets underway

Virginia’s first offshore wind energy project began construction Monday morning at an unexpected place: onshore. Eventually, two massive turbines will be erected by Danish company Ørsted Energy 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach as part of Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project. But the July 1 groundbreaking for the project focused on … Continue reading Virginia’s first offshore wind power project gets underway

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Ørsted acquires 103 MW South Dakota wind energy project from Pattern Energy

Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a subsidiary of Ørsted and a leading developer of US renewables, announced today it has acquired a 103MW construction-ready wind project in Butte County, South Dakota. LCE purchased the project from Pattern Energy Group, an independent renewable energy company with wind and solar assets in the United States, Canada, and Japan. … Continue reading Ørsted acquires 103 MW South Dakota wind energy project from Pattern Energy

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Siemens Gamesa receives order for Ørsted’s 900 MW offshore wind power project in Taiwan

The company will install SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind energy project; Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility at Taichung Harbor for start of production in 2021, exceeding localization requirements. Local tower supply set-up through CS Wind and Chin Fong partnership to be used. Offshore … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives order for Ørsted’s 900 MW offshore wind power project in Taiwan

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New Jersey selects Orsted for 1,1 GW offshore wind power project

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected Ocean Wind, an offshore wind energy project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, … Continue reading New Jersey selects Orsted for 1,1 GW offshore wind power project

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Commercial operations passed to Ørsted as MHI Vestas preps for next German wind energy project

MHI Vestas and Ørsted are celebrating the handover of 56 V164-8.3 MW wind turbines, marking the official inauguration of the most powerful wind turbines in the German offshore wind power market. “Offshore wind energy is a reliable cornerstone for a successful energy transition,” said Volker Malmen, Managing Director for Ørsted in Germany. “With MHI Vestas’ … Continue reading Commercial operations passed to Ørsted as MHI Vestas preps for next German wind energy project

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Keppel snags S$150m offshore wind power contract

Keppel Corp has snagged a contract to build two offshore wind farm substations worth more than $150 million for Danish renewable energy company Orsted, the conglomerate said yesterday. Keppel FELS, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore and Marine (Keppel O&M), will provide detailed engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning for the substations, while certain electrical components … Continue reading Keppel snags S$150m offshore wind power contract

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Offshore wind energy: Ørsted successfully issues green bonds

Ørsted has secured nominal GBP 900 million through the issuance of green senior bonds, to finance its green growth ambition towards 2025 including the investment in the offshore wind farm Hornsea 2 in the United Kingdom with a capacity of 1,386 MW. Ørsted has completed the pricing of new unsecured green senior bonds of nominal … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: Ørsted successfully issues green bonds

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Ørsted sees wind power output soar 31% in Q1

The Board of Directors of Ørsted has decided to initiate a share buy-back programme and thereby exercise the authority granted by the general meeting on 20 May 2016 to buy own shares in accordance with section 198 of the Danish Companies Act. Purpose The purpose of the share buy-back programme is to meet obligations arising … Continue reading Ørsted sees wind power output soar 31% in Q1

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Ørsted makes FID on Taiwan’s Changhua 1 and 2a wind farm

Ørsted’s Board of Directors has taken the final investment decision (FID) on the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Prior to the FID, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs approved Ørsted’s local supply chain plan, and subsequently Ørsted has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower at the feed-in-tariff level announced on … Continue reading Ørsted makes FID on Taiwan’s Changhua 1 and 2a wind farm

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Ørsted participates in tender for Holland Coast South 3&4 offshore wind farm

Ørsted will be submitting a bid in the Dutch offshore wind tender for Holland Coast South 3&4. As part of its proposal to the Dutch government, Ørsted has already taken the final investment decision on the project and is working to establish green hydrogen projects based on power from its Dutch offshore wind farms. Henrik … Continue reading Ørsted participates in tender for Holland Coast South 3&4 offshore wind farm

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Ørsted and Northumbrian Water Group sign UK’s first Offshore Wind Energy PPA

Ørsted has signed a long-term agreement with Northumbrian Water that will see the water company take almost a third of its renewable energy demand from Race Bank offshore wind farm. The 10-year deal is the first Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of its kind in the UK and is an expansion of a renewable electricity supply … Continue reading Ørsted and Northumbrian Water Group sign UK’s first Offshore Wind Energy PPA

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Total, Ørsted and Elicio Join Forces to Bid for a Wind Farm Offshore Dunkirk

otal (Paris:FP) (LSE:TTA) (NYSE:TOT), a major energy player, Ørsted, renewable major, and Elicio, a renewable energy producer preselected by the French Energy Regulatory Commission, announce the creation of an industrial consortium to submit a joint bid for the Dunkirk offshore wind farm project for a power capacity of up to 600 MW. “Total’s participation in … Continue reading Total, Ørsted and Elicio Join Forces to Bid for a Wind Farm Offshore Dunkirk

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