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Statkraft invests in solar and wind power in Brazil

In the case of the wind farm in Bahia announced by Statkraft on Monday, the planned investments are 2.5 billion reais. The company will seek long-term financing to finance investments in the wind turbines while evaluating complementary financing, such as the issuance of debentures. 30% of the future production of wind farms in Bahia was … Continue reading Statkraft invests in solar and wind power in Brazil

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Fosen, the largest onshore wind power plant in Europe

The 1.06 GW Fosen complex in central Norway, Europe’s largest onshore wind power project, has seen its latest turbine installed. The last of the 277 wind turbines supplied by Vestas was installed on the Geitfjellet subproject, Recharge reported, citing the majority owner of the project, Norwegian state power company Statkraft. Statkraft CEO Christian Rynning-Tønnesen recently … Continue reading Fosen, the largest onshore wind power plant in Europe

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Mercedes-Benz deal to buy wind power is first PPA in Germany

Mercedes-Benz will buy wind energy for its German operations through a corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed with Norwegian utility Statkraft.   This marks the first corporate renewable PPA deal signed in Germany. Mercedes-Benz will buy 46 MW worth of wind power from six wind farms in Lower Saxony and Bremen. The wind power … Continue reading Mercedes-Benz deal to buy wind power is first PPA in Germany

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Nordex supplies seven large wind turbines for a wind farm to Ireland

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, has placed an order with the Nordex Group for the supply of seven N100/3300 turbines for the “Kilathmoy” wind farm in Ireland. The contract also includes a Premium Service Agreement with a term of 20 years.   The 23.1 megawatt “Kilathmoy” wind farm is being built in county … Continue reading Nordex supplies seven large wind turbines for a wind farm to Ireland

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Dudgeon offshore wind farm officially opened

Statoil and partners Masdar and Statkraft officially open the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in Great Yarmouth today (November 22nd). Since the investment decision was made in 2014, construction costs have been reduced by more than 15%, from GBP 1.5 billion to approximately GBP 1.25 billion. All 67 turbines at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm … Continue reading Dudgeon offshore wind farm officially opened

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Innogy becomes sole owner of British Triton Knoll offshore wind energy project

Innogy, Germany’s largest energy group, became the sole owner of a 2 billion pound ($2.64 billion) British offshore wind farm project after buying out Norway’s Statkraft, it said, adding the final ownership structure could still change. The purchase of a 50-percent stake in Triton Knoll for an undisclosed sum follows state-owned Statkraft’s strategic move to … Continue reading Innogy becomes sole owner of British Triton Knoll offshore wind energy project

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NKT is preferred supplier for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project

NKT has signed a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) for delivery and installation of export and array cable systems to the prospective offshore wind farm project Triton Knoll. The project is being developed as a joint venture by innogy (50%) and Statkraft (50%), with innogy managing the project. The PSA is signed in a consortium with … Continue reading NKT is preferred supplier for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project

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Triton Knoll offshore wind farm picks MHI Vestas wind turbines

The consortium planning to build Britain’s Triton Knoll offshore wind farm has chosen to buy 90 giant wind turbines from MHI Vestas. A final investment decision for the wind farm, in Britain’s North Sea, is likely in 2018 with full onshore construction starting shortly after, and offshore construction starting in 2020, it added. The 9.5 … Continue reading Triton Knoll offshore wind farm picks MHI Vestas wind turbines

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Statkraft transfers Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm operatorship to Statoil

Statkraft continues to hold a 40% share in Sheringham Shoal, together with partners Statoil and Green Investment Bank, through the company Scira Offshore Energy Limited. In addition Statkraft holds the power purchase agreement for the project which extends until November 2029. The transfer of the operator role at Sheringham Shoal supports Statkraft’s strategy to evaluate … Continue reading Statkraft transfers Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm operatorship to Statoil

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Dogger Bank offshore wind farm project with 400 wind turbines secures Government backing

The Dogger Bank Teesside A and B project would see as many as 400 wind  turbines built around 100 miles off England’s North East coast, if it is completed after it gained planning consent.   In February a similar sized scheme, also at Dogger Bank, was granted planning consent. Put together, the two adjacent projects … Continue reading Dogger Bank offshore wind farm project with 400 wind turbines secures Government backing

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Wind energy in Norway: Statkraft and Vestas have signed a Letter of Intent to supply wind turbines

Today, there is information in the market regarding Vestas having been appointed preferred supplier for six planned wind power plants in Norway. Vestas can confirm that Statkraft and Vestas have signed a Letter of Intent to supply wind turbines for the Fosen and Snillfjord/Hitra projects in Norway. If this results in firm and unconditional orders … Continue reading Wind energy in Norway: Statkraft and Vestas have signed a Letter of Intent to supply wind turbines

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Norway’s Statkraft plans $8 billion renewable energy drive, hydro and wind power

The Government’s proposal to bolster Statkraft SF’s equity by NOK 5 billion was adopted by the Norwegian Parliament on 11 December 2014. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries will also reduce its overall dividend from Statkraft by NOK 5 billion over the 2016-2018 period. With an equity increase totalling NOK 10 billion, Statkraft will … Continue reading Norway’s Statkraft plans $8 billion renewable energy drive, hydro and wind power

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Siemens receives order for 67 wind turbines for Dudgeon offshore wind energy plant

Statoil and Statkraft order 67 Siemens wind turbines with a power rating of 6 megawatts. Siemens Energy has received an order from the Norwegian energy utilities Statoil and Statkraft for the “Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm” in the UK. Siemens will manufacture, deliver, install and commission 67 Siemens direct-drive wind turbines rated at 6 megawatts (MW) … Continue reading Siemens receives order for 67 wind turbines for Dudgeon offshore wind energy plant

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Green light for Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

The 402-megawatt Dudgeon wind power project will have 67 wind turbines each with 6 megawatts of capacity, generating enough power for 410,000 U.K. homes. Statoil and Statkraft have decided to start building the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The project aims for full production in late 2017. When completed, Dudgeon … Continue reading Green light for Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

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Statkraft becomes the operator of Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

A reception was held at Wind Farm Place, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk on 9 January 2014 to celebrate Statkraft becoming the Operator of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, the 88 turbine [317 MW] power plant situated between 9 to 17 miles off the coast of North Norfolk. The two Norwegian companies, Statkraft and Statoil, are owners … Continue reading Statkraft becomes the operator of Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

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Statkraft to take over responsibility as operator of Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

Statkraft will take over responsibility as Operation and Maintenance (O&M) operator of Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm in January 2014. The current operator, Scira Offshore Energy Ltd, will remain as the legal entity while employees will be transferred to Statkraft. The joint venture company is owned 50/50 by Statkraft and Statoil. Both owners of Sheringham … Continue reading Statkraft to take over responsibility as operator of Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

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Statkraft starts work at Scottish wind farm using Enercon wind turbines

Statkraft has started construction work on a 66.7MW onshore wind farm in the Scottish Highlands, further strengthening the Norwegian company’s position in the UK’s renewables market. The company confirmed the Berry Burn Wind Farm, 30 kilometres east of Inverness, will use 29 wind turbines provided by Enercon. The project is expected to be completed in early 2014, creating … Continue reading Statkraft starts work at Scottish wind farm using Enercon wind turbines

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Statoil, Statkraft Buys UK 560 MW Offshore Wind Energy Project

The wind farm is only 20 kilometers north east of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, another cooperation between Statoil and Statkraft. The Norwegian oil giant Statoil ASA (STO) has acquired the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project in the U.K. North Sea, together with Norwegian state-owned renewable company Statkraft, continuing their cooperation on renewable energy. … Continue reading Statoil, Statkraft Buys UK 560 MW Offshore Wind Energy Project

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Statkraft to Build Two More Wind Power Plants in Sweden

Norway’s Statkraft has decided to build the Björkhöjden and Ögonfägnaden wind farms in Sweden. The work will start immediately, which means that Statkraft will have four major wind farms under development in cooperation with SCA in mid/northern Sweden. Statkraft’s investment budget for the two most recent projects is about NOK 5.2 billion. In total, the … Continue reading Statkraft to Build Two More Wind Power Plants in Sweden

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Norway’s Crown Prince opens Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm

The Crown Prince will open the wind farm at an official ceremony at historic Holkham Hall in North Norfolk with support from UK secretary of state for energy and climate change Edward Davey, Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Ola Borten Moe, Norwegian trade and industry minister Trond Giske, and the owners’ presidents and CEO’s Helge Lund … Continue reading Norway’s Crown Prince opens Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm

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