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RWE to divest a 49% stake in the UK Humber Gateway offshore wind farm to Greencoat

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed an agreement with Greencoat to sell a 49 % stake in the UK offshore wind farm Humber Gateway for a total cash consideration payable at completion being GBP 648 million. The disposal is part of RWE’s capital rotation program and the proceeds will be … Continue reading RWE to divest a 49% stake in the UK Humber Gateway offshore wind farm to Greencoat

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Hydrogen consortium applies for EU funding

The GET H2 Nukleus project continues to take shape. The aim is to create the country’s first publicly accessible hydrogen network with scalable industrial production of green hydrogen. The hydrogen consortium around RWE Generation, bp, Evonik, Nowega and OGE has now submitted an application for funding from the EU Innovation Fund. In concrete terms, the … Continue reading Hydrogen consortium applies for EU funding

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Green electricity from Amrumbank wind farm to power trains of Deutsche Bahn

Electricity to be supplied from Amrumbank West offshore wind farm, located off Heligoland, from 2024 onwards. Starting in 2024, Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) will be powered by electricity from  RWE Renewable’s Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The relevant power purchase agreement (PPA) has been signed by Deutsche Bahn and RWE Supply & Trading, RWE’s trading … Continue reading Green electricity from Amrumbank wind farm to power trains of Deutsche Bahn

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Power export cable preferred bidder announced for RWE’s Sofia

Prysmian Group is set to provide a turn-key high voltage submarine and land export cable connection, including use of brand-new cable installation vessel Leonardo da Vinci, for RWE Renewable’s largest offshore wind project, 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia Offshore Wind Farm sited on Dogger Bank, in the central North Sea. A preferred bidder agreement was signed … Continue reading Power export cable preferred bidder announced for RWE’s Sofia

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RWE’s innovative electrolysis project Eemshydrogen enters next phase

RWE is developing Eemshydrogen, an innovative project for green hydrogen production at Eemshaven, to demonstrate the feasibility of an integrated hydrogen value chain with vast scaling potential. To contribute to the economic viability of the project, RWE has now signed a letter of intent with OCI N.V.’s production facility BioMCN on the supply of green … Continue reading RWE’s innovative electrolysis project Eemshydrogen enters next phase

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RWE’s innovative electrolysis project Eemshydrogen enters next phase

RWE is developing Eemshydrogen, an innovative project for green hydrogen production at Eemshaven, to demonstrate the feasibility of an integrated hydrogen value chain with vast scaling potential. To contribute to the economic viability of the project, RWE has now signed a letter of intent with OCI N.V.’s production facility BioMCN on the supply of green … Continue reading RWE’s innovative electrolysis project Eemshydrogen enters next phase

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Transaction with Nordex closed: RWE strengthens its market presence in France

RWE and Nordex SE have successfully completed the process of acquisition of Nordex’ European onshore wind and solar development platform by RWE. This comprises a development pipeline of in total 2.7 Gigawatts (GW) in France, Spain, Sweden and Poland. With the acquisition, RWE strengthens its development platform in France with an overall pipeline of 1.9 … Continue reading Transaction with Nordex closed: RWE strengthens its market presence in France

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Triton Knoll marks project firsts as blades arrive at Seaton Port

Triton Knoll is marking a series of project ‘firsts’ as turbine blades destined to be installed at the 857MW offshore wind farm, arrive at its chosen construction port in Teesside. Able Seaton Port, near Hartlepool, is receiving offshore wind turbine components for the first time in its history, after a combined multi-million pound investment has … Continue reading Triton Knoll marks project firsts as blades arrive at Seaton Port

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Pilot project for floating offshore wind energy is picking up speed

Saitec Offshore Technologies and RWE Renewables award manufacturing and assembly contract for DemoSATH floating project to Ferrovial. Construction package covers concrete precasting and assembly of the floater. 90% of the construction budget will be destined to the local supply chain – Commissioning is scheduled for 2022. Leading global infrastructure operator Ferrovial has been selected for … Continue reading Pilot project for floating offshore wind energy is picking up speed

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Evendorf and Krusemark – double success for RWE in German onshore wind energy auction

RWE wins bid for 11.7-MW Evendorf wind farm in Lower Saxony . Krusemark repowering project in Saxony-Anhalt to be expanded by one turbine to 19.8 MW. Start of construction for both wind farms planned for 2021. In the latest German auction for onshore wind energy, RWE won not one, but two bids. Evendorf wind farm, … Continue reading Evendorf and Krusemark – double success for RWE in German onshore wind energy auction

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RWE expands its wind energy business to Taiwan

World’s number 2 in offshore wind power is taking part in Taiwan’s largest energy trade fair RWE and Asia Cement Corporation prepare 448 MW Chu Feng offshore wind farm for next grid allocation round in Taiwan  RWE is taking part in Taiwan’s largest annual energy trade fair and conference. This underlines RWE’s ambitions to expand … Continue reading RWE expands its wind energy business to Taiwan

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RWE welcomes the Prime Minister’s package of measures for offshore wind to drive the UK’s green economic recovery

RWE has today welcomed the Prime Minister package of measures including a pledge to invest £160m to upgrade ports and infrastructure in coastal communities, to accelerate the deployment of offshore wind and drive the UK’s future green economic recovery. The UK plays a key role in RWE’s strategy to grow its renewables business and to … Continue reading RWE welcomes the Prime Minister’s package of measures for offshore wind to drive the UK’s green economic recovery

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Offshore Wind Farm virtual public exhibition launched

In order to provide residents of Dublin and Wicklow with the opportunity to find out about the proposed Dublin Array Offshore Wind Farm, an online virtual public exhibition platform has been launched on the project website www.dublinarray.com. Dublin Array offshore wind farm, a joint venture between RWE Renewables Ireland and Saorgus Energy, with RWE leading … Continue reading Offshore Wind Farm virtual public exhibition launched

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RWE U.S. onshore wind farm Cranell starts commercial operation

Completion of 220-megawatt project expands RWE U.S. onshore wind power capacity. Green electricity capacity for more than 66,000 households. Almost 1 gigawatt of onshore wind energy projects are under construction in the U.S. to grow RWE’s renewables capacity. RWE continues to expand its renewables portfolio in North America, one of the company’s strategy focus markets: … Continue reading RWE U.S. onshore wind farm Cranell starts commercial operation

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RWE researches large-scale storage for green electricity in salt caverns

RWE Gas Storage West GmbH and CMBlu Energy AG have initiated a collaborative project to investigate how RWE can utilise the salt caverns currently used for gas storage as large-scale, organic flow batteries. These underground caverns could potentially store capacities of up to several gigawatt hours of electricity from renewable sources. By comparison, Europe’s largest … Continue reading RWE researches large-scale storage for green electricity in salt caverns

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RWE secures lease agreements to develop four offshore wind farm extensions projects in the United Kingdom

Potential 1.8 gigawatts awarded Agreement for Lease by The Crown Estate, RWE pro rata share about 900 megawatts RWE’s total share in the UK offshore development projects totals up to 1.3 gigawatts including 400 megawatts from the remaining seabed option at Rampion Projects in the Irish Sea, the southern North Sea and the English Channel … Continue reading RWE secures lease agreements to develop four offshore wind farm extensions projects in the United Kingdom

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Rampion offshore wind farm visitor centre opens in Brighton

Climate change, renewable energy and our planet’s future are brought into sharp focus at an exciting new attraction which opened on Brighton seafront on Friday 4th September 2020. Caroline Lucas MP, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, was the first visitor to the Rampion Visitor Centre, located in six newly-refurbished arches neighbouring Brighton’s West Pier Pillars … Continue reading Rampion offshore wind farm visitor centre opens in Brighton

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RWE expands its renewables business in the Netherlands

RWE is making good progress in expanding its solar business. Having recently completed the construction of solar farms in the US, Canada and Spain, the company has now started the construction of its first ground mounted solar project in the Netherlands. The solar farm Kerkrade in the Province of Limburg is set to have a … Continue reading RWE expands its renewables business in the Netherlands

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“Coal exit” collective agreement finalised

After intensive negotiations and under great time pressure, RWE has reached an agreement with the United Services Union (ver.di) and the Mining, Chemical and Energy Industrial Union (IG BCE) on the “coal exit” collective bargaining agreement. This creates the conditions for the company to be able to end coal-fired power generation in a socially acceptable … Continue reading “Coal exit” collective agreement finalised

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RWE completes installation of foundations and export cables at Triton Knoll offshore wind farm

RWE has taken a major step towards first power generation in 2021 at Triton Knoll by completing the installation of the 90 foundations for the wind turbines and two 50-kilometer-long export cables connecting the offshore and onshore electrical systems. The successful installation was achieved during one of the project’s most challenging times due to the … Continue reading RWE completes installation of foundations and export cables at Triton Knoll offshore wind farm

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