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Industry and government must mobilize a clear roadmap to achieve UK climate targets by 2050

Energy leaders met today to discuss corrective action to achieve climate targets, as DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, launched its UK Energy Transition Outlook (ETO), revealing that the country is not on track to meet mid-century decarbonization targets and that the industry and government must mobilize a clear roadmap to attain ‘net … Continue reading Industry and government must mobilize a clear roadmap to achieve UK climate targets by 2050

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Scottish offshore wind farm to power Google

Google has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to purchase renewable electricity from a Scottish offshore wind farm. The agreement, reached with ENGIE, covers 100 MW of the capacity of the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm on the outskirts of the Moray Firth, which is expected to be fully operational by early 2025 … Continue reading Scottish offshore wind farm to power Google

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DNV supports Ørsted as lender’s technical advisor to the 1.32 GW Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm

Hornsea 2 is the largest offshore wind farm and will provide electricity to more than 1.3 million UK homes. DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has successfully completed Lenders’ Technical Due Diligence on Ørsted’s Hornsea 2 project, the world’s largest offshore wind farm.  Working in close collaboration with Ørsted and the lenders, legal, … Continue reading DNV supports Ørsted as lender’s technical advisor to the 1.32 GW Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm

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Ocean Winds, Mainstream and ESB boost floating wind power in Scotland

Ocean Winds, Mainstream Renewable Power and ESB have signed seabed lease agreements with Crown Estate Scotland for the development of three floating offshore wind farms off the Shetland Islands in Scotland that are expected to generate 2.8 GW of power. The three projects include the 1.8 GW offshore wind farm from Ocean Winds and Mainstream, … Continue reading Ocean Winds, Mainstream and ESB boost floating wind power in Scotland

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Economic report demonstrates how RWE’s Pembroke Net Zero Centre can benefit Wales

At the site of the existing Pembroke Power Station, RWE will deploy new technologies including green hydrogen, carbon capture, large-scale battery storage and floating offshore wind from the Celtic Sea, coming together under a single project ‘Pembroke Net Zero Centre’ (PNZC). A new report commissioned by RWE by Max Munday, Cardiff Business School, demonstrates the … Continue reading Economic report demonstrates how RWE’s Pembroke Net Zero Centre can benefit Wales

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RWE responds to proposed UK Government ‘Cost-Plus Revenue Limit’

RWE plays a key role in helping achieve the UK’s net zero ambitions, which represents one of our most strategically important markets, and has reacted with disappointment at the Government’s decision to implement a revenue limit (the “Cost-Plus Revenue Limit”) on low-carbon technologies. Tom Glover, RWE UK Country Chair, said: “RWE understands that this is … Continue reading RWE responds to proposed UK Government ‘Cost-Plus Revenue Limit’

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RWE has signed a contract to explore the feasibility of deploying up to 1 GW of floating wind in the Celtic Sea

The Celtic Sea region offers a huge opportunity to develop large-scale, commercial floating offshore wind and RWE as the largest energy producer and renewables operator in Wales, wants to play a part in its delivery. In anticipation of this, RWE has commissioned Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) to develop a project plan for delivering up … Continue reading RWE has signed a contract to explore the feasibility of deploying up to 1 GW of floating wind in the Celtic Sea

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BayWa r.e. and BT Group sign a Virtual PPA for an onshore wind farm in Scotland

BayWa r.e., a global company specializing in renewable energy, and BT Group, the UK’s leading telecommunications and network provider, have signed a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) for the Dalquhandy wind farm , in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. This is one of the first deals of its kind to take place in the UK. Under the … Continue reading BayWa r.e. and BT Group sign a Virtual PPA for an onshore wind farm in Scotland

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Vattenfall signs grid contract with Siemens Energy and Aker Solutions

Vattenfall has signed a contract with Siemens Energy and Aker Solutions AS to deliver grid connection infrastructure for the Norfolk Boreas Offshore Wind Farm off the British coast. The contract gives Siemens Energy and Aker Solutions the responsibility for engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) onshore and offshore substations … Continue reading Vattenfall signs grid contract with Siemens Energy and Aker Solutions

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Equinor confirms the construction of its first commercial battery storage asset

Equinor approves final investment decision on the Blandford Road battery storage project in the south of the UK. This will be the first commercial battery storage asset for Equinor, and the first project realized from the strategic partnership between Equinor and Noriker Power. “Equinor aims to create a profitable renewables business by integrating battery storage … Continue reading Equinor confirms the construction of its first commercial battery storage asset

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Vestas selected as preferred supplier for the 1.1 GW Inch Cape offshore wind project in the UK

Inch Cape Offshore Limited, a joint venture between Red Rock Power Limited and ESB, has appointed Vestas as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 1.1 GW Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland. Both Red Rock Power and ESB are Vestas clients for onshore wind projects, and with this new commitment, these partnerships now … Continue reading Vestas selected as preferred supplier for the 1.1 GW Inch Cape offshore wind project in the UK

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DNV lands 3-year contract in UK for safe use and conversion of pipelines to transport 100% hydrogen

DNV has been engaged to provide the evidence required to demonstrate the safe use and conversion of the local transmission systems (LTS) high pressure pipelines for transporting 100% hydrogen. The gas distribution company SGN manages around 3,100km of the LTS pipelines in the UK and is leading this project working in collaboration with the other … Continue reading DNV lands 3-year contract in UK for safe use and conversion of pipelines to transport 100% hydrogen

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Hornsea 2, the world’s largest wind farm, enters full operation

Ørsted is proud to announce that the world’s largest installed windfarm, Hornsea 2, is now fully operational. The 1.3GW offshore wind farm comprises 165 wind turbines, located 89km off the Yorkshire Coast, which will help power over 1.4 million UK homes with low-cost, clean and secure renewable energy. The wind farm is situated alongside its … Continue reading Hornsea 2, the world’s largest wind farm, enters full operation

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Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm to generate first power

When fully operational, it will have 114 wind turbines and generate 1.1 gigawatts (GW) of electricity – enough to power about one million homes.Seagreen, which is located about 27km (17 miles) off the Angus coast in the North Sea, has been in development for more than a decade.Each wind turbine will have a maximum tip … Continue reading Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm to generate first power

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Iberdrola aims to design offshore wind farms that protect the environment

Offshore wind energy projects will be key to the growth of the electric utility, which has around 1,300 MW in operation and a further 5,500 MW under construction or secured. Iberdrola’s offshore wind farms will respect nature to the fullest extent possible and contribute to improving the diversity of life in the oceans. This is … Continue reading Iberdrola aims to design offshore wind farms that protect the environment

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Equinor’s H2H Saltend selected to proceed as one of the first large-scale hydrogen projects in the UK

Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced that Equinor’s Hydrogen to Humber Saltend (H2H Saltend) production facility has been successfully progressed through Phase-2 of the Government’s cluster sequencing process. The selected projects will now proceed to the due diligence stage of the Phase-2 cluster sequencing process to allow them to connect to the … Continue reading Equinor’s H2H Saltend selected to proceed as one of the first large-scale hydrogen projects in the UK

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Iberdrola starts construction of the 1,400 MW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in the UK

The wind power plant will be part of a 3,300 MW macro-complex, called the East Anglia Hub, which will involve an investment of €7.7 billion. Iberdrola has begun construction in the UK of the East Anglia Three offshore wind farm, which will have a capacity of 1,400 megawatts (MW), enough to supply 1.3 million homes … Continue reading Iberdrola starts construction of the 1,400 MW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in the UK

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Green hydrogen plant to decarbonize UK’s largest freight port

The company will invest some 170 million euros in this facility, which will supply clean hydrogen to vehicles and machinery at the port of Felixtowe (England). The plant, which will be operational in 2026, will produce 14,000 tonnes of renewable H2 per year in the first phase and may double its capacity in the future. … Continue reading Green hydrogen plant to decarbonize UK’s largest freight port

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Iberdrola will develop 16 new wind power and solar projects in the United Kingdom

The company ensures financial viability for these onshore, offshore and solar wind farms after obtaining Contracts for Difference with the British Government.The initiatives, among which is the East Anglia Three offshore wind farm, will almost double the company’s installed renewable capacity in the country, with more than 2,120 MW of joint power.Iberdrola will develop 16 … Continue reading Iberdrola will develop 16 new wind power and solar projects in the United Kingdom

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Ørsted awarded contract for world’s single biggest offshore wind farm

The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded Ørsted a contract for difference for its Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm. The project was awarded at an inflation-indexed strike price of GBP 37.35 per MWh in 2012 prices. With a capacity of 2,852 MW, Hornsea 3 will produce enough low-cost, clean, renewable … Continue reading Ørsted awarded contract for world’s single biggest offshore wind farm

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