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Siemens Gamesa to shut down its factory in Aoiz (Navarre)

This factory is specialized in small wind turbine models, mainly for the domestic market. The company will launch an Employment Regulation File for a maximum of 239 employees.Siemens Gamesa will focus on the next generation of larger and more powerful wind turbines to successfully operate in a market environment of strong competition and pressure on … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to shut down its factory in Aoiz (Navarre)

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Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

Siemens Gamesa, through one of its subsidiaries, has received a firm order to supply wind turbines to Vattenfall for the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm located on the Dutch coast, with a total capacity of approximately 1.5 GW. The offshore wind energy order ratifies the agreement notified on November 27, 2019 for said operation. The … Continue reading Wind energy Siemens Gamesa receives an order for the supply of wind turbines in the Netherlands

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Dominion Energy has completed the installation of the two Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines at the 12MW Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm

Dominion Energy has completed the installation of the two Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines at the 12MW Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm pilot project off the coast of the US state of Virginia. The company said the turbines will now undergo acceptance testing before being energised later this summer. Installation, 43km off Virginia Beach, was carried … Continue reading Dominion Energy has completed the installation of the two Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines at the 12MW Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm

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Wind energy in France, Fécamp offshore wind farm commences construction

The 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in France has commenced construction. Mott MacDonald is the lender’s technical advisor on the project on behalf of prospective lenders. The wind power project is the third French offshore wind farm to achieve financing. Éolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium of EDF Renouvelables France and Enbridge, along with … Continue reading Wind energy in France, Fécamp offshore wind farm commences construction

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Wind energy in Ethiopia, loan for 100 MW wind farm

Danske Bank, Denmark’s largest bank, has recently approved a €117.3 million loan to Ethiopia. The funds are intended to finance the Assela wind power project, which will feed 100 MW into Ethiopia’s electricity grid. Ethiopian Finance Minister Ahmed Shide recently signed a loan agreement worth €117.3 million with Danske Bank, Denmark’s largest bank. This took … Continue reading Wind energy in Ethiopia, loan for 100 MW wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa’s flagship 14 MW wind turbine to power 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind power project in the UK

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has conditionally received an order for 100 units of its new SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines for innogy’s 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. A comprehensive service and maintenance contract is also included in the conditional order. The project will have the capacity to generate enough electricity … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s flagship 14 MW wind turbine to power 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind power project in the UK

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Siemens Gamesa will supply 13 wind turbines to wind energy in Germany

Siemens Gamesa will supply 13 wind turbines with outputs ranging from 3.6 MW to 4.1 MW, various rotor diameters and hub heights of up to 165 meters. With a total output of 52.8 MW, the Coesfeld Letter Bruch wind farm is one of the largest wind energy projects currently being installed in North Rhine-Westphalia. Each … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will supply 13 wind turbines to wind energy in Germany

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Siemens Gamesa places an order for its most powerful offshore wind turbines in a 1.4 GW wind energy project in the UK

The company will install 100 units of its 14 MW SG 14-222 DD wind turbine in the Sofia offshore wind farm, developed by innogy.The project will supply wind power to more than 1.2 million British homes.With this wind farm, the conditional order book for this new model amounts to a total of 4.3 GW, after … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa places an order for its most powerful offshore wind turbines in a 1.4 GW wind energy project in the UK

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Iberdrola awards Navantia-Windar record offshore wind power contract, worth €350m

It comprises the construction and assembly of 62 ‘jackets’ and their corresponding piling for Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, being developed off the coast of Brittany in France which will supply clean energy to a million people.The agreement will provide direct employment for 1,000 workers in Galicia and Asturias and for over 1,100 in France, where … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Navantia-Windar record offshore wind power contract, worth €350m

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Iberdrola awards Navantia an offshore wind energy contract worth 350 million euros

It includes the construction and assembly of 62 ‘jackets’ and their corresponding piles for this large installation that the company is developing in the waters of French Brittany and that will provide wind power to one million people.The agreement will directly employ around 1,000 professionals in Galicia and Asturias and over 1,100 in France, where … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Navantia an offshore wind energy contract worth 350 million euros

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Change of management at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Board of Directors and CEO Markus Tacke mutually agree to terminate CEO contract. Offshore head Andreas Nauen appointed new CEO with immediate effect. The Board of Directors and Markus Tacke have mutually agreed to terminate his CEO contract, effective June 17, 2020. Andreas Nauen (55), who has headed the company’s successful offshore activities, has been … Continue reading Change of management at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

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Vattenfall gives green light to world’s largest offshore wind energy project

Vattenfall has taken final investment decision for Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 proceeding with the construction of what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm.  With its installed capacity of 1,500 MW, the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm will be the largest of its kind worldwide, when fully operational in 2023. It will have … Continue reading Vattenfall gives green light to world’s largest offshore wind energy project

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Siemens Gamesa receives firm order for 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind power plant

Consortium led by GTM Normandie-Centre, a VINCI Construction France subsidiary, selected for construction of new Siemens Gamesa manufacturing plant; start of production planned between the end of 2021 and early 2022.Firm order from EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd, includes 15-year maintenance agreementOffshore wind nacelles and blades for both projects totaling almost 1 GW will be … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives firm order for 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind power plant

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Siemens Gamesa confirms order for 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant

Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ailes Marines, an affiliate of Iberdrola, to supply and build the 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant.62 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines to be used; firm order also includes 10-year maintenance agreement.Nacelles and blades will be manufactured in France at the planned … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa confirms order for 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant

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Iberdrola relaunches its relationship with wind energy Siemens Gamesa

It is awarded the supply and maintenance of the 62 wind turbines for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in French Brittany.berdrola and Siemens Gamesa return to good relations after their shareholding divorce. Proof is the withdrawal of all the cross-litigation filed and an income for Iberdrola of 1,100 million from the sale of 8% of … Continue reading Iberdrola relaunches its relationship with wind energy Siemens Gamesa

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22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of wind power capacity

The Global Wind Energy Council has published its annual Supply Side Analysis 2019 report on its market intelligence platform. According to the report, 22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of wind power capacity, a new supply side record in terms of capacity for … Continue reading 22,893 wind turbines were installed globally in 2019 produced from 33 suppliers and accounting for over 63 GW of wind power capacity

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Siemens Gamesa will install its 14 MW offshore wind turbines in a gigantic 2.6 GW wind energy project in the United States

The new SG 14-222 Direct Drive wind turbine, launched a week ago, is the model of choice for this wind energy project by Dominion Energy, located in the State of Virginia.Siemens Gamesa already announced in January 2020 that it had been selected as the preferred supplier for this enormous wind project.The installation of the wind … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will install its 14 MW offshore wind turbines in a gigantic 2.6 GW wind energy project in the United States

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The origin of the hybrid species

The far-flung, volcanic Galapagos Islands visited by Charles Darwin in 1835 as part of his round the world survey voyage played an important role for him in writing his theory of biological evolution ‘On the Origin of Species’ published in 1859.To this day, the islands are a focal point for further generations of conservationists who … Continue reading The origin of the hybrid species

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Siemens Gamesa launches 14 MW offshore Direct Drive wind turbine with 222-meter rotor

The new offshore wind turbines SG 14-222 DD, equipped with blades of 108 meters and 14 MW of nominal power, increases the annual production of wind energy by 25% compared to the previous model.The first prototype will be installed in 2021 and the wind turbine will be available by 2024.An offshore wind farm consisting of … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa launches 14 MW offshore Direct Drive wind turbine with 222-meter rotor

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Siemens Gamesa arranges sustainability linked syndicated guarantee

The syndicated guarantee of up to €600m led by BNP Paribas covers the construction of components for Hornsea 2, the world’s largest offshore wind farm to date. Siemens Gamesa has signed a bank guarantee line for up to €600m to cover the construction of components for Hornsea 2, the largest offshore wind farm to be … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa arranges sustainability linked syndicated guarantee

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