Tag Archives: Ørsted

Sunrise Wind receives final approval from US Department of the Interior

Sunrise Wind, New York’s largest offshore wind project, has received approval of its construction and operations plan (COP) from the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which is the final permit needed from the federal agency to move the project towards the start of offshore construction. With a capacity of … Continue reading Sunrise Wind receives final approval from US Department of the Interior

Continue reading

First wind turbine installed at Borkum Riffgrund 3, Germany’s largest offshore wind farm

The first wind turbine has successfully been installed at the German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 3. With an installed capacity of 913 MW, it will be the largest offshore wind farm in Germany once in operation. Borkum Riffgrund 3 is also the first offshore wind farm to be awarded without subsidies in the world. This has primarily … Continue reading First wind turbine installed at Borkum Riffgrund 3, Germany’s largest offshore wind farm

Continue reading

Ørsted completes construction of combined wind energy and photovoltaic project in Texas

Ørsted today announced the completion of Helena Energy Center, a 518 MW combined wind and solar project located in Bee County, South Texas. The wind and solar centre is now fully operational and will generate enough renewable energy to power over 110,000 Texan homes and businesses annually. The Helena Energy Center consists of the 268 … Continue reading Ørsted completes construction of combined wind energy and photovoltaic project in Texas

Continue reading

Ørsted invests in battery energy storage system co-located with Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has taken final investment decision on a battery energy storage system, which will provide stability to the UK energy supply and reduce price volatility. The Tesla battery energy storage system will be installed on the same site as the onshore converter station for Ørsted’s Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm in Swardeston, near Norwich, Norfolk, … Continue reading Ørsted invests in battery energy storage system co-located with Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Continue reading

Ørsted secures licences to develop large-scale offshore wind projects in Australia

The Australian Government has announced that it has granted a feasibility licence for Ørsted’s first offshore wind project in Australia and intends to grant a licence for a second project, subject to consultation. With the licences, Ørsted aims to develop large-scale offshore wind farms off the coast of Gippsland, Victoria, to be operational in the … Continue reading Ørsted secures licences to develop large-scale offshore wind projects in Australia

Continue reading

Ørsted will sell its wind power and photovoltaic business in France

Ørsted and ENGIE have signed a share purchase agreement under which ENGIE will acquire OSTWIND International S.A.S., OSTWIND Engineering S.A., and their subsidiaries (jointly Ostwind France), Ørsted’s onshore wind and solar business in France. The transaction is expected to close in Q2 of 2024. Kieran White, Senior Vice President and Head of Onshore in Region … Continue reading Ørsted will sell its wind power and photovoltaic business in France

Continue reading

Ørsted inaugurates the Asia-Pacific region’s largest offshore wind farms

Ørsted is proud to announce the inauguration of the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. With a total installed capacity of 900 MW, the two offshore wind farms are in operation and fully connected to the grid, making them the largest of their kind in Taiwan and in the Asia-Pacific region. Today’s … Continue reading Ørsted inaugurates the Asia-Pacific region’s largest offshore wind farms

Continue reading

Eversource Energy Announces Execution of Definitive Agreement with Ørsted to Sell Sunrise Wind

Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES) (“Eversource”) today announced it has finalized definitive documents regarding its previously announced agreement to sell its 50 percent ownership stake in the 924-megawatt Sunrise Wind project to Ørsted. Eversource will remain contracted, under a separate construction management agreement, to lead the onshore construction of the Sunrise Wind project following the closing. … Continue reading Eversource Energy Announces Execution of Definitive Agreement with Ørsted to Sell Sunrise Wind

Continue reading

Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm receives federal registration

Sunrise Wind today received its Record of Decision (RoD) from the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), crossing a critical milestone in the federal environmental review process for the offshore wind project serving New York. Additionally, Ørsted and Eversource today announced they have jointly taken a final investment decision on … Continue reading Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm receives federal registration

Continue reading

Sunrise Wind selected for award in New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation

New York’s energy agency, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), has conditionally awarded Ørsted and Eversource’s Sunrise Wind project the right to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) agreement for an offshore wind farm with a maximum capacity of 924 MW. The price per MWh for power generated from … Continue reading Sunrise Wind selected for award in New York’s fourth offshore wind solicitation

Continue reading

Ørsted and Incheon City sign MoU to establish world-class offshore wind power industry in Korea’s Incheon region

Ørsted has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea, to cooperate on developing a world-class offshore wind power industry in the region. The aim of the agreement is to establish a successful local wind power industry driven by Ørsted’s 1.6 GW offshore wind project off the coast of Incheon. Photo from the … Continue reading Ørsted and Incheon City sign MoU to establish world-class offshore wind power industry in Korea’s Incheon region

Continue reading

Skipjack Wind to be repositioned for future offtake opportunities

Ørsted announced that it will reposition Skipjack Wind, a combined 966 MW project under development off the coast of the Delmarva peninsula in the US, for future offtake opportunities. Following consultation with the State of Maryland, Ørsted has withdrawn from the Maryland Public Service Commission orders approving the Skipjack 1 and 2 projects. Ørsted intends … Continue reading Skipjack Wind to be repositioned for future offtake opportunities

Continue reading

Ørsted pulls out of Maryland offshore wind power projects citing economic conditions

Energy multinational Ørsted has unexpectedly withdrawn from agreements with the state of Maryland to develop two offshore wind projects. The decision came as a result of worsening economic conditions and challenges facing the company. Initially, Orsted had been selected by the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) to develop the Skipjack Wind 1 and Skipjack Wind … Continue reading Ørsted pulls out of Maryland offshore wind power projects citing economic conditions

Continue reading

Skipjack Wind to be repositioned for future offtake opportunities

Ørsted announced that it will reposition Skipjack Wind, a combined 966 MW project under development off the coast of the Delmarva peninsula in the US, for future offtake opportunities. Following consultation with the State of Maryland, Ørsted has withdrawn from the Maryland Public Service Commission orders approving the Skipjack 1 and 2 projects. Ørsted intends … Continue reading Skipjack Wind to be repositioned for future offtake opportunities

Continue reading

Ørsted to acquire full ownership of Sunrise Wind subject to award in New York 4 offshore wind solicitation

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Eversource to acquire Eversource’s 50 % share of Sunrise Wind, a 924 MW offshore wind farm which would deliver power to New York. The acquisition is subject to the successful award of Sunrise Wind in the ongoing New York 4 solicitation for offshore wind capacity, signing of an OREC … Continue reading Ørsted to acquire full ownership of Sunrise Wind subject to award in New York 4 offshore wind solicitation

Continue reading

Ørsted takes final investment decision on Farranrory Onshore Wind Farm in Ireland

Ørsted has taken final investment decision (FID) on Farranrory Onshore Wind Farm in Tipperary, the company’s 22nd wind farm on the island of Ireland. The wind farm, which will consist of nine wind turbines and have the capacity to generate 43.2 MW of green electricity, is expected to be fully operational by the summer of … Continue reading Ørsted takes final investment decision on Farranrory Onshore Wind Farm in Ireland

Continue reading

Ørsted takes final investment decision on Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted has taken final investment decision (FID) on the world’s single largest offshore wind farm, Hornsea 3, which will have a capacity of 2.9 GW and is expected to be completed around the end of 2027. Hornsea 3 will be Ørsted’s third gigawatt-scale project in the Hornsea zone following Hornsea 1 (1.2 GW) and Hornsea … Continue reading Ørsted takes final investment decision on Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Continue reading

DNV contracted by Ørsted and PGE to certify Baltica 2 offshore wind farm in Poland

DNV has been contracted by Ørsted and PGE to certify Baltica 2 offshore wind farm in Poland. The project, located in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea, is set to contribute significantly to Poland’s green energy transition, accelerate the development of the local supply chain and spur economic activity for many years to come. … Continue reading DNV contracted by Ørsted and PGE to certify Baltica 2 offshore wind farm in Poland

Continue reading

South Fork begins sending wind power to the LIPA grid

South Fork begins sending wind power to the LIPA gridThe South Fork Wind Farm, located off the coast of Long Island, has begun sending power to the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) grid. This milestone marks an important step forward for wind energy in the region. The 15-wind turbines wind farm, developed by Ørsted in … Continue reading South Fork begins sending wind power to the LIPA grid

Continue reading

Ørsted completes divestment of 50 % of Gode Wind 3

Ørsted has completed the divestment of 50 % of the Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm to funds managed by Glennmont Partners from Nuveen. Gode Wind 3 has a capacity of 253 MW and was awarded to Ørsted in 2017 and 2018 as two separate projects with a weighted average feed-in tariff of EUR 81 … Continue reading Ørsted completes divestment of 50 % of Gode Wind 3

Continue reading