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RWE deploys new software tool to optimise operations across offshore wind fleet

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed an agreement with the Danish firm Systematic to deploy an innovative information management tool across its global fleet of offshore wind farms. Under the contract, software company Systematic will supply it’s marine management tool, called SITE, to manage vessel and personnel information as well … Continue reading RWE deploys new software tool to optimise operations across offshore wind fleet

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RWE builds one of the largest battery storage facilities in Germany

Spread across two locations and coupled with hydropower stations – RWE is building one of the largest and most innovative battery storage systems in Germany. A battery system with a total capacity of 117 megawatts is being installed at the company’s power plants in Lingen (Lower Saxony) and Werne (North Rhine-Westphalia). What is special about … Continue reading RWE builds one of the largest battery storage facilities in Germany

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Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project – the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.  … Continue reading Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

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RWE confirms participation in ScotWind

RWE has confirmed its participation in the ScotWind seabed leasing round process, as it looks to expand its global offshore wind portfolio. ScotWind is a seabed leasing round, managed by Crown Estate Scotland, which aims to enable up to 10 gigawatts (GW) of new offshore wind farms to be constructed in the country’s coastal waters. … Continue reading RWE confirms participation in ScotWind

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Braunschweig fire service trains for emergencies at RWE’s Eicklingen wind farm

What should you do in an emergency? Should first responders immediately call the emergency services, or take prompt action to save lives? Even at ground level, a lot of people do not know how best to react when an accident occurs. So what happens when you’re 85 metres in the air? That’s what the trained … Continue reading Braunschweig fire service trains for emergencies at RWE’s Eicklingen wind farm

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Floating PV: Research project performs long-term tests on different system designs

Floating photovoltaic power plants can contribute to the expansion of renewable energy without taking up land. RWE Renewables, the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) are working together to further develop this innovative technology with other partners. In the joint research project PV2Float, the partners are … Continue reading Floating PV: Research project performs long-term tests on different system designs

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RWE joins forces with Polish maritime industry to strengthen the offshore wind power in Poland

RWE Renewables accelerates the development of the offshore supply chain in Poland: The company, via its Polish subsidiary Baltic Trade & Invest Sp. z o.o., has recently signed a series of agreements (Letters of Intent) with Polish companies from the maritime sector. Poland is one of the most attractive, emerging offshore markets in Europe. RWE with … Continue reading RWE joins forces with Polish maritime industry to strengthen the offshore wind power in Poland

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RWE successful in Polish wind energy auction

RWE receives Contract for Difference for 48-megawatt onshore wind farm Znin. Solar projects with a total capacity of 29 megawatts awarded. Commissioning of RWE’s new renewables assets expected in 2022 and 2023. RWE is growing its renewables portfolio in Poland: The company secured a Contract for Difference (CfD) from the Polish Energy Regulatory Office for … Continue reading RWE successful in Polish wind energy auction

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Success for RWE in German onshore wind power auction

RWE wins bid for 17 MW wind farm in Lower Saxony / Start of construction planned for 2022 Realisation of one additional 5.7 MW wind turbine for a local, citizens-owned company Once again a success for RWE in a German auction for onshore wind energy: In Lower Saxony RWE’s Sanbostel-Bevern wind farm was awarded a … Continue reading Success for RWE in German onshore wind power auction

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RWE begins construction of its offshore wind farm Sofia on Dogger Bank

RWE, one of the world’s leading players in offshore wind, has begun construction of its flagship 1.4 gigawatts Sofia Offshore Wind Farm project, the largest project currently in construction across its entire renewables fleet. Achievement of the construction milestone is a pivotal moment for the project, after The Crown Estate in 2010 awarded the rights … Continue reading RWE begins construction of its offshore wind farm Sofia on Dogger Bank

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RWE’s U.S. Onshore Wind Farm Scioto Ridge in operation

Successful completion of construction on RWE’s first Ohio-based wind power project 250 megawatt facility represents more than $300 million investment  Wind farm has capacity to generate clean energy for more than 60,000 households RWE Renewables has started commercial operation on its 250 megawatt (MW) onshore Scioto Ridge Wind Farm in the U.S. The project, located … Continue reading RWE’s U.S. Onshore Wind Farm Scioto Ridge in operation

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Three hydrogen projects with RWE participation preselected for Europe-wide funding programme

Three hydrogen projects in which RWE is involved have been shortlisted for funding from the Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) programme: a joint project with partners from the GET H2 initiative as well as the AquaPrimus 2 and HyTechHafen-Rostock projects. This was announced today by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology … Continue reading Three hydrogen projects with RWE participation preselected for Europe-wide funding programme

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Equinor, RWE and Hydro team up for offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

Together, the partners have strong expertise in all parts of the offshore wind value chain from development, production, and route to market. Equinor, RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN have signed a collaboration agreement for offshore wind in Norway. The partners will jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop a large-scale … Continue reading Equinor, RWE and Hydro team up for offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

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James Fisher Renewables selected to identify unexploded ordnance on RTE’s grid connection for the Fécamp offshore wind power project

James Fisher Renewables, a trusted supplier of comprehensive offshore windfarm solutions, has been selected by the French transmission grid operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) to identify unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the export cable routes for the Fécamp offshore wind project. The 18km export cable, which will sit at depths between 5m and 35m, will … Continue reading James Fisher Renewables selected to identify unexploded ordnance on RTE’s grid connection for the Fécamp offshore wind power project

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RWE and BASF plan $4.9 billion wind power project

Chemicals giant BASF and German utility RWE on Friday announced a potential 4 billion euro ($4.9 billion) offshore wind power project to cut emissions at Germany’s most energy-intensive industrial site. As part of the project, which depends on more favourable legislation, RWE plans to build a 2 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind farm by 2030 to … Continue reading RWE and BASF plan $4.9 billion wind power project

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BASF and RWE plan to cooperate on new technologies for climate protection

Green electricity and innovative production technologies could make the Ludwigshafen chemical site a lighthouse for climate protection in the chemical industry Additional offshore wind farm with a capacity of 2 GW would provide BASF with green electricity for CO2-free production processes from 2030 Letter of intent focuses on climate-neutral chemical industry and CO2-free hydrogen Today … Continue reading BASF and RWE plan to cooperate on new technologies for climate protection

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RWE Renewables and National Grid enter partnership to jointly bid for New York Bight offshore wind energy lease auction

RWE Renewables, one of the globally leading companies in offshore wind, and National Grid, one of the world’s largest publicly listed utilities, today announced the signing of a partnership agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in the coastal region of the Northeast U.S.. Under this agreement, RWE and National Grid Ventures, the non-regulated division … Continue reading RWE Renewables and National Grid enter partnership to jointly bid for New York Bight offshore wind energy lease auction

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RWE to launch innovative airborne wind energy testing site in Ireland

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy players, is to establish its first test centre to investigate the potential of innovative airborne wind energy technologies. Planning permission to build the new facility in County Mayo, Ireland, has now been granted and construction of the site infrastructure is expected to begin later this year. RWE … Continue reading RWE to launch innovative airborne wind energy testing site in Ireland

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Innovative installation technique for offshore wind turbines foundations

RWE Renewables, itap, BioConsult SH as well as the University of Stuttgart and Technische Universität Berlin are to research innovative vibratory pile driving technique at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm Method for installing foundations has the potential for significantly reducing underwater noise emissions and installation times Research project funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic … Continue reading Innovative installation technique for offshore wind turbines foundations

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