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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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E.ON to invest €1.9 bln in U.K. offshore wind farm

E.ON will invest approximately 1.9 billion euros ($2.2 billion) in the construction of offshore wind farm Rampion in the U.K.   Situated 13 kilometers off the Sussex coast at its nearest point, the project is comprised of 116 3.45 megawatt wind turbines, associated foundations, an offshore substation and cabling. It will have the capacity to … Continue reading E.ON to invest €1.9 bln in U.K. offshore wind farm

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Offshore wind energy: Iberdrola wind farm in the UK with 108 wind turbines from Siemens

The 389-megawatt (MW) West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm is the first such wind power commissioned by a Spanish company and will generate enough electricity to meet the annual demands of 280,000 homes. Today, the UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, IBERDROLA Chairman, Ignacio Galan, and DONG Energy Executive Vice President, … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: Iberdrola wind farm in the UK with 108 wind turbines from Siemens

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Mainstream granted consent to build 450 MW offshore wind farm

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has received consent from the Scottish Ministers to build and operate its 450 megawatt Neart na Gaoithe (“NnG”) offshore wind farm in the Outer Forth Estuary in the North Sea. This will be the first large-scale offshore wind farm constructed and operated in Scottish waters to be … Continue reading Mainstream granted consent to build 450 MW offshore wind farm

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Iberdrola commissions 136-megawatt harestanes wind farm in UK

Located near the town of Dumfries in southern Scotland, this renewable facility has 68 wind turbines, each with 2 MW unit capacity. IBERDROLA, through its subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, officially opened the 136 megawatt (MW) Harestanes Windfarm, one of the largest onshore wind farms in the United Kingdom. The project, with an investment of £160 million, … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions 136-megawatt harestanes wind farm in UK

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West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm are celebrating the successful installation of the final wind turbine at the 389MW wind power project

The offshore wind farm, which features 108 Siemens 3.6 MW wind turbines, is a 50/50 joint venture between DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables. The partners say commissioning work is well under way and expected to be finished by year-end. The 108th wind turbine was hoisted into position by the Sea Installer late evening on Tuesday … Continue reading West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm are celebrating the successful installation of the final wind turbine at the 389MW wind power project

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UK Department for Energy & Climate Change has approved planning consent for East Anglia One offshore wind farm project

Iberdrola and Vattenfall are planning to install up to 240 offshore wind turbines between 2017 and 2019 off the East Anglian coast in the North Sea. East Anglia One Offshore Wind, a 50-50 joint venture between IBERDROLA’s subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, has received consent from the UK Department for Energy & Climate Change. With … Continue reading UK Department for Energy & Climate Change has approved planning consent for East Anglia One offshore wind farm project

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Siemens to invest 260 mln USD in Britain’s wind energy facilities

Siemens announced Tuesday that it will invest 260 million U.S. dollars in offshore wind turbine production and installation facilities in Yorkshire of England. The revised plan of the German engineering and electronics giant will be spread across two sites comprising the previously announced Green Port Hull project construction, assembly and service facility and a new … Continue reading Siemens to invest 260 mln USD in Britain’s wind energy facilities

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Scottish offshore wind farms to be world’s third largest

Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, has announced the formal consent of two adjacent offshore wind farm applications in the outer Moray Firth. Moray Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL) and the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), together will be the world’s third largest offshore wind farm, with up to 326 wind turbines. The developments, sited off the Caithness … Continue reading Scottish offshore wind farms to be world’s third largest

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ABB Cables To Connect 400 MW Offshore Wind Farm With UK Grid

High-voltage power cables to connect Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm with UK national grid. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $55 million to supply a submarine AC (alternating current) power cable system for a new wind farm, located off the coast of Norfolk. The underwater cables will feed … Continue reading ABB Cables To Connect 400 MW Offshore Wind Farm With UK Grid

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Construction begins on Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea

E.ON is further expanding its renewables business and has started construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea. The first foundation was installed today 37 kilometer northwest of the island of Helgoland. To help build Amrumbank West and other offshore projects, E.ON has chartered the MPI Discovery, a self-elevating turbine installation vessel or jackup … Continue reading Construction begins on Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea

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Statoil awards wind power contracts to Siemens

Statoil announced Tuesday to award Siemens two wind power contracts worth 516 million British pounds (about 848 million U.S. dollars) for 67 wind turbine generators (WTG) and related work on the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project in the North Sea. Holding a 70 percent stake in Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, Statoil is the operator responsible … Continue reading Statoil awards wind power contracts to Siemens

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Construction begins on Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea

E.ON strengthens its position as a global leader in offshore wind power E.ON is further expanding its renewables business and has started construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea. The first foundation was installed today 37 kilometer northwest of the island of Helgoland. To help build Amrumbank West and other offshore projects, … Continue reading Construction begins on Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea

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Vergnet: New partnership to develop UK wind energy projects

Vergnet, manufacturer of medium scale wind turbines, has announced it has joined forces with Wind Turbines as it develops the growing medium wind energy sector. The partnership between Vergnet, which is headquartered in France, and Wind Turbines based in Manchester, was formalised this week with both companies working on a range of GB wind energy … Continue reading Vergnet: New partnership to develop UK wind energy projects

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UK to change subsidies to boost offshore wind power

  The British government plans to reduce support for onshore wind energy and solar energy while giving more backing to offshore wind power, deputy finance minister Danny Alexander said on Wednesday. The government in June announced details of a scheme aimed at making renewable energy more attractive and less risky for investors by guaranteeing a … Continue reading UK to change subsidies to boost offshore wind power

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