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CHC Helicopters for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two Offshore Wind Farm

Denmark-based offshore wind developer Ørsted has awarded CHC Helicopter the contract for aerial transportation during the construction and operations phases of its Hornsea Two offshore wind farm off the UK. CHC will continue to work with UniFly to deliver flight operations for Hornsea One, covering the construction phase as well as the first five years … Continue reading CHC Helicopters for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two Offshore Wind Farm

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UK approve Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard wind farm

UK government ministers awarded development consent to Swedish company Vattenfall’s plans for a 1.8 GW wind farm in the UK North Sea on 30 June. The Norfolk Vanguard wind farm will comprise 90 to 180 wind turbines with heights of up to 350m. Vattenfall has not yet confirmed which wind turbine supplier it will use. … Continue reading UK approve Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard wind farm

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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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MHI Vestas UK receives order for wind turbines for offshore wind energy

Seagreen Wind Energy Ltd finalises turbine supply contract with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for 114 turbines for Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm. The Seagreen project, which will be Scotland’s single largest source of renewable energy when complete, has today finalised the firm order for 114 V164-10 MW turbines from MHI Vestas, to be installed off … Continue reading MHI Vestas UK receives order for wind turbines for offshore wind energy

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Scotland launches nation’s first offshore wind energy leasing round

Crown Estate Scotland has launched the nation’s first offshore wind power leasing round in a decade. The organisation, which manages Scotland’s seabed, predicts total investment in ScotWind Leasing projects could surpass £8 billion and suggests the investment opportunity will form a vital part of Scotland’s green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The opening of the … Continue reading Scotland launches nation’s first offshore wind energy leasing round

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Total Enters into a Giant Offshore Wind Farm Project in Scottish North Sea

Total has entered into an agreement with SSE Renewables, to acquire a 51% stake in the Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm project for an upfront payment at closing of 70m£ and earn-outs up to 60m£ in aggregate subject to performance conditions. The 1,140 megawatts (MW) project has reached simultaneously a final investment decision and financial … Continue reading Total Enters into a Giant Offshore Wind Farm Project in Scottish North Sea

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the delivery of wind turbines comprising 1,140 MW for an offshore wind power project in the UK

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S has signed a conditional agreement for the Seagreen offshore wind energy project in the UK. If and when the project translates into a firm order, Vestas Wind Systems A/S will disclose a company announcement about this. The wind power project is to be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the delivery of wind turbines comprising 1,140 MW for an offshore wind power project in the UK

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Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in UK & Ireland

The UK and Irish Region, comprises two distinct wind power markets. In the UK, we have typically operated at between 12 to 14 per cent of the market share for new wind farm orders, and monopolised just over 30 per cent of the market landscape last year. In real numbers, this amounts to a current … Continue reading Nordex wind turbines for wind energy in UK & Ireland

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Iberdrola says to enter £6.5 billion offshore wind energy project in British subsidy auction

Iberdrola will enter a 6.5 billion pound ($8 billion) offshore wind power project in Britain’s renewable auction next year, the company’s offshore wind energy head told Reuters.Britain, the world’s largest offshore wind energy market accounting for around 40% of global capacity, plans to generate more than a third of its electricity from the technology by … Continue reading Iberdrola says to enter £6.5 billion offshore wind energy project in British subsidy auction

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Nordex wind turbines to equip Vattenfall’s 240 MW South Kyle wind farm in Scotland

Nordex (Acciona) will be the supplier for Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm in the UK. The 240 MW South Kyle wind farm in Scotland will consist of 50 N133/4.8 strong-wind turbines, and the Group will maintain the machines on the basis of a Premium Service Contract with a term of 10 years. The Nordex Group … Continue reading Nordex wind turbines to equip Vattenfall’s 240 MW South Kyle wind farm in Scotland

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Iberdrola buys two onshore wind energy projects in Scotland

The company continues to agitate the energy sector, with a third operation in Europe that succeeds in taking over 100% of the French Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm and acquiring the French company Aalto Power. Located in Brittany, some 16 kilometers from the coast, the Saint-Brieuc park will have 62 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, with 8 … Continue reading Iberdrola buys two onshore wind energy projects in Scotland

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All wind turbines installed at East Anglia ONE wind farm

ScottishPower Renewables and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) have completed turbine installation at the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm – another major milestone for the project as it approaches completion. Beginning in June 2019, a total of 102 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines have been installed at the site, located 43 km off … Continue reading All wind turbines installed at East Anglia ONE wind farm

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Vattenfall partners up to deliver Scottish onshore wind farm

Vattenfall enters a partnership with Greencoat UK Wind and gives the green light to the construction of South Kyle, its largest onshore wind farm in the United Kingdom. Vattenfall has taken the final investment decision to construct South Kyle Wind Farm, which will be able to power approximately 170,000 UK homes, saving close to 300,000 … Continue reading Vattenfall partners up to deliver Scottish onshore wind farm

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Vestas secures 47 MW wind energy order in the UK

Vestas has secured a 47 MW wind power project in Northern Ireland from ERG, one of the leading wind energy operators in the European market, that will feature 13 V112-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode to maximise energy production and deliver a competitive cost of energy. This order continues last year’s positive … Continue reading Vestas secures 47 MW wind energy order in the UK

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EDF moves into Ireland by acquiring 50% of the Codling offshore wind project

The EDF Group has acquired a 50% interest in the Codling offshore wind farm project in Ireland from Hazel Shore. Its subsidiary EDF Renewables, dedicated to wind and solar energy across the globe, will now partner with Fred Olsen Renewables Ltd, which already owns 50% to develop and build the project. The Codling project is … Continue reading EDF moves into Ireland by acquiring 50% of the Codling offshore wind project

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Vattenfall and AG Barr sign wind power agreement in the UK

Vattenfall will supply AG Barr, manufacturer of leading soft drinks brands including IRN-BRU and Rubicon, with 22GWh electricity per year from Vattenfall’s wind farms in the UK – the equivalent used by 6000 UK homes annually. Danielle Lane, Country Manager at Vattenfall UK said: “Our goal is to make fossil free living possible for our customers … Continue reading Vattenfall and AG Barr sign wind power agreement in the UK

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Brexit and wind energy

The United Kingdom has officially left the EU. It has now entered a ‘transition period’, during which the UK and the EU will negotiate the terms of their future relationship. The transition period will last until the end of 2020. During the transition period, the UK will no longer be represented in the EU’s decision-making … Continue reading Brexit and wind energy

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GE to help deliver wind energy to 375,000 homes in Scotland

GE awarded a multi-million dollar project with EDF Renewables and ESB’s Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project to design, supply, construct, and commission substations. The deal brings together collaborative expertise to flexibly deliver significant efficiencies to EDF Renewables and ESB. The wind power project will help deliver low-carbon energy to 375,000 Scottish homes. GE … Continue reading GE to help deliver wind energy to 375,000 homes in Scotland

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GE to help deliver wind energy to 375,000 homes in Scotland

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE: GE) has been awarded a multi-million dollar project for the design, supply, construction and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, 12 miles off the Fife coast in Scotland. The offshore wind farm project is jointly owned by EDF … Continue reading GE to help deliver wind energy to 375,000 homes in Scotland

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Petrofac’s Substation For Scotland’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Petrofac has entered into a Preferred Supplier Agreement with SSE Renewables to design, supply and install the HVAC onshore and offshore substations for the Seagreen wind farm project. The wind farm will be located 27 kilometers off the coast of Angus and once constructed will be the largest in Scotland. Petrofac has already started early … Continue reading Petrofac’s Substation For Scotland’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

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