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The world’s biggest offshore wind farm, Hornsea 1, generates first wind power

The first wind turbine at the world’s biggest offshore wind farm has been installed and is now producing electricity. When fully operational, Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm will be nearly double the size (1,218MW) of the current world’s largest offshore wind farm, Walney Extension, and capable of powering well over one million UK homes with … Continue reading The world’s biggest offshore wind farm, Hornsea 1, generates first wind power

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Ørsted divests offshore wind farm assets to Eversource

Ørsted has divested 50% of certain recently acquired offshore wind farm assets to leading New England utility Eversource for a purchase price of approx US$225 million. Since 2016, Ørsted and Eversource have been partners in the Massachusetts Bay State Wind offshore wind power project and with today’s announcement, the companies further strengthen their strategic 50-50 … Continue reading Ørsted divests offshore wind farm assets to Eversource

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Taiwan announces 2019 feed-in-tariff for offshore wind power projects

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced the feed-in-tariff for offshore wind projects, which sign a power purchase agreement with Taipower in 2019. Developers have the option to choose between a 20-year flat tariff of TWD5,516 (approx. EUR157) per MWh or a tiered tariff of TWD6,279.5 (approx. EUR178) per MWh for the first 10 years … Continue reading Taiwan announces 2019 feed-in-tariff for offshore wind power projects

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RODA and Ørsted Partner to Address Fisheries and Offshore Wind Turbines Coexistence

The Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with ˜rsted U.S. Offshore Wind to improve communications between the commercial fishing industry and offshore wind energy developers. This first-of-its-kind partnership will create an unprecedented opportunity for commercial fishermen to provide direct input to the wind energy industry on … Continue reading RODA and Ørsted Partner to Address Fisheries and Offshore Wind Turbines Coexistence

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Ørsted selected as preferred bidder for offshore wind farm in Connecticut

Following a highly competitive solicitation process, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has selected Ørsted’s Revolution Wind project to move forward to negotiate a fixed-price power purchase agreement (PPA) with the state’s power distribution companies for 0.42TWh (terawatt hours) per year equivalent to 100MW offshore wind capacity. Subject to contract signing and Ørsted’s final … Continue reading Ørsted selected as preferred bidder for offshore wind farm in Connecticut

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Aviva invests in UK Hornsea 1 wind farm

Global asset manager Aviva Investors, part of Aviva PLC , will invest 400 million pounds ($511 million) to help build what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Hornsea 1 in Britain, it said on Tuesday. In September, Danish energy firm Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy) agreed to sell 50% of the 1,218MW offshore wind … Continue reading Aviva invests in UK Hornsea 1 wind farm

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Google invests $700 million in Danish data center, secures wind power

Google will invest almost $700 million in a Danish data center powered by the abundant green energy that underpins power- intensive companies’ interest in the Nordic region. Google also said it would sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the new Danish data center to ensure it is powered by renewable energy. The Nordic countries, … Continue reading Google invests $700 million in Danish data center, secures wind power

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Nexans wins Ørsted Hornsea 2 wind power deal

Nexans has won a contract worth over 150 million euros to help Ørsted deliver the most affordable electricity from offshore wind power yet. The project covers the supply of over 200 km of the 245 kV high voltage alternating current (HVAC) subsea export cable system for the near shore section of Hornsea 2 wind farm. … Continue reading Nexans wins Ørsted Hornsea 2 wind power deal

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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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