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Agreement for the sale of Race Bank transmission assets

Race Bank Wind Farm Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50%), Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (25%), a fund established by Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Development Bank of Japan (12.5%) and Arjun Infrastructure Partners and Gravis Capital Management (12.5%), announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its … Continue reading Agreement for the sale of Race Bank transmission assets

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Final wind turbine installed at Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm

Formosa 1 announced today that the installation of all 20 wind turbines for phase 2 of the project has now been completed. Formosa 1 is the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan and will be able to supply 128,000 households with wind power.  The offshore construction of Formosa 1 Phase 2 started in May … Continue reading Final wind turbine installed at Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm

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Final wind turbine installed on world’s largest offshore wind farm

Ørsted has today announced that the final of 174 wind turbines has been installed at the world’s largest offshore wind farm Hornsea 1. The component loadout took place at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s factory in Hull, where the majority of blades were constructed, and the components were then transported 120km out to sea.  The wind … Continue reading Final wind turbine installed on world’s largest offshore wind farm

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Ørsted partners with Pict Offshore to develop game-changing technology for offshore wind energy

Ørsted has acquired a 22.5% share in Pict Offshore, the Scottish developer of an innovative technology set to transform the way technicians access offshore wind turbines. The Get Up Safe (GUS) system, developed in partnership between Ørsted and Pict Offshore, is a motion compensated hoist solution that enables technicians to safely transfer between small moving … Continue reading Ørsted partners with Pict Offshore to develop game-changing technology for offshore wind energy

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Ørsted to pioneer deployment of GE’s next generation offshore wind turbines

Ørsted, the world-leading offshore wind energy developer, has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred wind turbine supplier for two of its US offshore wind farms which marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine. Subject to final agreed and signed contract and all required project approvals, Ørsted will deploy … Continue reading Ørsted to pioneer deployment of GE’s next generation offshore wind turbines

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Wind energy in Taiwan: Ørsted hires Van Oord

Ørsted has contracted Van Oord to carry out cable installation works for the 900-MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a cluster of offshore wind power projects in Taiwan. Van Oord will be in charge of the transportation, installation and burial of the 111 inter array cables and three export cables for the wind energy projects. For … Continue reading Wind energy in Taiwan: Ørsted hires Van Oord

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Historic offshore wind farm turns ten

Located far from the Danish coast and in an area of the North Sea with high waves, the Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm, the world’s largest of its kind at the time, has been covering the annual power consumption of around 200,000 Danish households with renewable energy for the past decade. When HRH The … Continue reading Historic offshore wind farm turns ten

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Taiwan offshore wind farm produces first power

The second phase of Formosa 1 will comprise 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW offshore wind turbines. 10 of these have now been installed, and six of them have started gradually generating power.  When the first of the new wind turbines started generating clean renewable energy, it set a new milestone for Taiwan’s offshore wind industry and … Continue reading Taiwan offshore wind farm produces first power

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Orsted sees market potential in Korean offshore wind power

Denmark’s state-run energy company Orsted sees high potential in the Korean offshore wind power market, intending to build long-term, sustainable relationships with the Korean government and companies. “Korea has a high potential in the offshore wind power market, given that the nation is a peninsular, possesses numerous sites with superb wind and the government’s strong … Continue reading Orsted sees market potential in Korean offshore wind power

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Ørsted to build wind farm in Nebraska

Ørsted’s U.S. onshore company, Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a leading developer of US renewables, issued the ‘Final Notice to Proceed’ on its Plum Creek wind facility in Wayne County, Nebraska. The milestone follows Ørsted Board approval of the final investment decision. The 230MW wind farm is expected to be operational in 2020 and will generate … Continue reading Ørsted to build wind farm in Nebraska

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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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