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New £1.5 million boost for UK offshore wind energy innovators

UK innovators are offered an opportunity for testing and demonstrating products and services for the offshore wind power market on one of the world’s most cutting-edge fossil-free energy projects. The jointly funded, three-year agreement between Vattenfall and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore wind energy, … Continue reading New £1.5 million boost for UK offshore wind energy innovators

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World’s biggest offshore wind turbine heading to the UK for testing

Both components will be tested at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s site in Blyth. GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle and 107-meter long blade will be shipped to the UK as part of an advanced technology testing program. GE Renewable Energy has confirmed that the Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle and 107-metre long blade will be … Continue reading World’s biggest offshore wind turbine heading to the UK for testing

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Milestone Senvion’s wind turbines installed at Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm in South Wales

Senvion has reached the historic milestone of 1,000 wind turbines installed in the UK. The landmark wind turbine was installed at the Innogy Renewables UK Ltd. Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm in South Wales earlier this month. The news culminates a highly successful three years between 2016 and 2018 during which Senvion has installed 350 … Continue reading Milestone Senvion’s wind turbines installed at Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm in South Wales

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Offshore substation in place at 714-MW East Anglia One wind power plant

ScottishPower Renewables, part of Spain’s Iberdrola (BME:IBE), said today that the offshore substation for its 714-MW East Anglia One offshore wind project in the UK has been installed. The topside, which will house the electrical equipment needed to send the power from the project’s 102 turbines to the shore, was put in place on a … Continue reading Offshore substation in place at 714-MW East Anglia One wind power plant

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Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream sells Scottish wind farm project to France’s EDF

Mainstream Renewable Power, the green energy group founded a decade ago by businessman Eddie O’Connor, has sold a wind farm project off the coast of Scotland to a unit of French utilities giant Electricite de France (EDF). While terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, Mainstream’s chief executive, Andy Kinsella, told The Irish Times in an … Continue reading Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream sells Scottish wind farm project to France’s EDF

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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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Siemens Gamesa to supply 1,386 MW to Ørsted at the world’s largest offshore wind farm, in the UK

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 Siemens Gamesa to supply 1,386 MW to Ørsted at the world’s largest offshore wind farm, in the UK

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Innogy places 96 MW order for the Clocaenog Forest wind power project

Vestas has received a 96 MW order from Innogy Renewables UK Ltd. for the Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm, which will feature a customised Vestas solution, utilising special towers and the 4 MW platform’s market-leading flexibility to meet local tip-height restrictions while ensuring optimal energy production under the site’s high-wind conditions. Located in Conwy and Denbighshire … Continue reading Innogy places 96 MW order for the Clocaenog Forest wind power project

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A breakthrough for offshore wind energy: world’s first floating wind farm opens in Scotland

The world’s first floating offshore wind farm was officially opened today in Scotland. Statoil has installed a 30 MW wind farm of the North East coast of Scotland. It comprises five 6 MW Siemens turbines installed on floating structures at Buchan Deep, 25 km off Peterhead. The “Hywind Scotland” wind farm is expected to power … Continue reading A breakthrough for offshore wind energy: world’s first floating wind farm opens in Scotland

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World’s first floating wind farm starts production

Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid. Today, 18th October 2017, the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opens the wind farm. The 30MW wind farm, operated by Statoil in partnership with Masdar, is located 25 kilometers offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland … Continue reading World’s first floating wind farm starts production

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The world’s first floating wind farm is being opened

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will officially open the Hywind project about 15 miles (25km) off the shore of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, which could provide power for 20,000 homes.   The project has been developed by Norwegian state energy company Statoil – although Ms Sturgeon stressed Scottish firms had been involved in the work. Floating turbines have … Continue reading The world’s first floating wind farm is being opened

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Siemens Gamesa wins significant service extension contract for 504-MW Greater Gabbard wind farm in UK

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is announcing the renewal of its contract sup>1 to service the Greater Gabbard wind farm, located off the east coast of the UK. The five-year contract is for the provision of operation and maintenance for the 504-MW wind farm, until 2022. Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (GGOWL), the owners of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa wins significant service extension contract for 504-MW Greater Gabbard wind farm in UK

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Iberdrola crosses 2,000 MW threshold for wind energy in the United Kingdom

Following the completion of a £650 million investment programme to build eight new onshore wind farms, Iberdrola, through its subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, has now passed the 2,000 megawatt (MW) milestone for UK wind power capacity. In just over 18 months we put over 470 MW of wind power online, enough to supply more than 280,000 … Continue reading Iberdrola crosses 2,000 MW threshold for wind energy in the United Kingdom

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EDP Renováveis and ENGIE consortium is awarded for 950 MW offshore wind power project in UK

EDP Renováveis, S.A. (“EDPR”) and ENGIE are pleased to announce that Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited, a joint venture company currently owned by EDPR (77%) and ENGIE (23%), has been awarded a 15-year Contract for Difference (CfD)  for the delivery of 950 MW of offshore wind generation at £57.50/MWh (in real 2012 terms). The contract … Continue reading EDP Renováveis and ENGIE consortium is awarded for 950 MW offshore wind power project in UK

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Donald Trump renewed a British wind farm fight

When President-elect Donald Trump met with British politician Nigel Farage in recent days, he encouraged Farage and his entourage to oppose the kind of offshore wind farms that Trump believes will mar the pristine view from one of his two Scottish golf courses, according to one person present.   The meeting, held shortly after the … Continue reading Donald Trump renewed a British wind farm fight

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Gamesa contracted to supply 33 MW for five wind power developments in United Kingdom

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has been contracted to supply 33 MW for five wind farms being developed by REG Windpower, which have already been sold to funds managed by BlackRock. In total, the company will install 17 turbines of the 2 MW platform, and will maintain them for the next ten … Continue reading Gamesa contracted to supply 33 MW for five wind power developments in United Kingdom

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Siemens receives order for offshore wind power plant in the United Kingdom

Siemens is to supply, install and commission 56 wind turbines for the Galloper Wind Farm Ltd. (GWFL) off the south-east coast of England. The owners of the offshore wind power plant are RWE, UK Green Investment Bank, Macquarie Capital and Siemens Financial Services (SFS), each with a 25 percent stake. The plant’s 336 megawatt capacity … Continue reading Siemens receives order for offshore wind power plant in the United Kingdom

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Chinese and EDP Renováveis join forces to build wind farm capable of supplying power to 700,000 homes

The largest offshore wind farm so far authorised for Scottish waters is to be jointly developed by a state-owned Chinese company and Portugal’s largest renewables firm. EDP Renováveis, a subsidiary of power firm Energias de Portugal, has announced it has signed an accord with China Three Gorges Corporation for the joint development of the huge … Continue reading Chinese and EDP Renováveis join forces to build wind farm capable of supplying power to 700,000 homes

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Wind energy in UK: Gamesa to install nine wind turbines to repower a wind farm

Repowering of this wind farm will enable it to produce twice as much renewable energy using less than half as many wind turbines.   Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has been contracted to supply nine wind turbines to repower the Ovenden Moor wind farm in the UK, developed by a joint venture … Continue reading Wind energy in UK: Gamesa to install nine wind turbines to repower a wind farm

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Wind power in Scotland: Gamesa wind turbines for wind farm

Gamesa has entered into an agreement with ScottishPower Renewables, Iberdrola’s UK subsidiary, for the supply of 239 MW at the Kilgallioch wind farm being developed in southern Scotland. The company will also provide the facility’s O&M services under a five-year agreement.   Gamesa will handle the supply, transportation, installation and commissioning of 94 of its … Continue reading Wind power in Scotland: Gamesa wind turbines for wind farm

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