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PPA signed for Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm

RWE Renewables signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with E.ON UK under which the company will offtake 100% of the electricity produced by the Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm from 2022 until 2035. This includes the Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROCs) from the plant. The contract directly follows on from the previous agreement to supply E.ON … Continue reading PPA signed for Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm

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RWE chooses Van Oord for foundations and array cables at Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

RWE, the world’s number two in offshore wind power, has advanced the development of Sofia Offshore Wind Farm. The company has selected the international marine contractor Van Oord as the preferred supplier for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the monopile foundations and array cables, for one of the world’s largest offshore wind … Continue reading RWE chooses Van Oord for foundations and array cables at Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

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South Wales Industrial Cluster bid to decarbonise region by 2040 awaits decision

RWE is pleased to be a partner in the South Wales Industrial Cluster (SWIC); a consortium of some of Wales’ top industry, energy, infrastructure, law, academic and engineering organisations. Earlier this year the project received an allocation of grant funding for South Wales from Innovate UK that supported the first phase of the South Wales … Continue reading South Wales Industrial Cluster bid to decarbonise region by 2040 awaits decision

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Equinor continues to capture value from offshore wind power

Equinor has entered into an agreement with Eni to sell a 10% equity interest in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm A and B assets in the UK for a total consideration of around GBP 202.5 million. Eni has also entered into an agreement to purchase a 10% interest in Dogger Bank A and B from … Continue reading Equinor continues to capture value from offshore wind power

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UK Mega Offshore Wind Farm – to Debut GE Haliade-X Technology – Reaches Financial Close

Financial close enables Notice-to-Proceed for Dogger Bank Wind Farm Phase A of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, resulting in Q4 order for GE’s Haliade-X technology.Consortium of private and public financial institutions provide debt financing package for Dogger Bank Wind Farm Phases A and B. French export credit agency, Bpifrance Assurance Export, to provide support … Continue reading UK Mega Offshore Wind Farm – to Debut GE Haliade-X Technology – Reaches Financial Close

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Equinor and partner reach financial close on world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank wind farm owners, Equinor and SSE, have today announced financial close on the first two phases of the project, representing in aggregate the largest offshore wind project financing to date globally. “Reaching financial close on the two first phases of Dogger Bank is a major milestone, demonstrating our commitment to profitable growth within … Continue reading Equinor and partner reach financial close on world’s biggest offshore wind farm

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Ørsted to trade and balance 15 years of power generation from the offshore wind farm Dogger Bank

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Dogger Bank Wind Farm under which Ørsted will be responsible for the trading and balancing of 40 % of the power generated from the first two phases of the 3.6 GW wind farm. Ørsted will trade and balance 960MW of renewable power production from the 2.4GW of installed capacity … Continue reading Ørsted to trade and balance 15 years of power generation from the offshore wind farm Dogger Bank

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RWE to divest a 49% stake in the UK Humber Gateway offshore wind farm to Greencoat

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed an agreement with Greencoat to sell a 49 % stake in the UK offshore wind farm Humber Gateway for a total cash consideration payable at completion being GBP 648 million. The disposal is part of RWE’s capital rotation program and the proceeds will be … Continue reading RWE to divest a 49% stake in the UK Humber Gateway offshore wind farm to Greencoat

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Could floating wind turbines power our homes?

Wind turbines floating miles out to sea could one day provide electricity to our homes, experts believe. Wales currently meets about 50% of its needs from renewable sources, including solar and wind. Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to see fixed offshore wind farms power UK homes by 2030, while Plaid Cymru believes Wales could be … Continue reading Could floating wind turbines power our homes?

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Triton Knoll marks project firsts as blades arrive at Seaton Port

Triton Knoll is marking a series of project ‘firsts’ as turbine blades destined to be installed at the 857MW offshore wind farm, arrive at its chosen construction port in Teesside. Able Seaton Port, near Hartlepool, is receiving offshore wind turbine components for the first time in its history, after a combined multi-million pound investment has … Continue reading Triton Knoll marks project firsts as blades arrive at Seaton Port

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Nordex receives order for 62 MW of wind power from UK

The good average wind speeds at the site and the technology allow the operation of the wind farm without subsidies. At the end of the third quarter, the Nordex Group received an order for the delivery of thirteen N133 / 4.8 wind turbines in the UK. The order also includes a 15-year premium service contract … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 62 MW of wind power from UK

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RWE welcomes the Prime Minister’s package of measures for offshore wind to drive the UK’s green economic recovery

RWE has today welcomed the Prime Minister package of measures including a pledge to invest £160m to upgrade ports and infrastructure in coastal communities, to accelerate the deployment of offshore wind and drive the UK’s future green economic recovery. The UK plays a key role in RWE’s strategy to grow its renewables business and to … Continue reading RWE welcomes the Prime Minister’s package of measures for offshore wind to drive the UK’s green economic recovery

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Boris Johnson to Present Plan to Power UK with Wind Energy by 2030

Boris Johnson promises to power every UK home with offshore wind within a decade, pledging to make the coronavirus pandemic a catalyst for green growth. In a speech at the Conservative Party virtual conference on Tuesday, he will say that the government will invest in a future of wind power turbines to create “hundreds of … Continue reading Boris Johnson to Present Plan to Power UK with Wind Energy by 2030

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New Transmission Technology Is Helping UK Offshore Wind Farms Go Bigger, Farther

When the English playwright Thomas Heywood used the phrase “as common as coals from Newcastle” — pointing out something that was just plain ordinary — his London audience knew exactly what he was talking about, even in the early 1600s. For centuries, the abundance of coal around Newcastle-upon-Tyne in northeast England not only helped shape … Continue reading New Transmission Technology Is Helping UK Offshore Wind Farms Go Bigger, Farther

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RWE secures lease agreements to develop four offshore wind farm extensions projects in the United Kingdom

Potential 1.8 gigawatts awarded Agreement for Lease by The Crown Estate, RWE pro rata share about 900 megawatts RWE’s total share in the UK offshore development projects totals up to 1.3 gigawatts including 400 megawatts from the remaining seabed option at Rampion Projects in the Irish Sea, the southern North Sea and the English Channel … Continue reading RWE secures lease agreements to develop four offshore wind farm extensions projects in the United Kingdom

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson: UK can be ‘Saudi Arabia of wind power’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he wants to make a “big bet” on renewables, turning the UK into the “Saudi Arabia” of wind power. Speaking via video link to a climate roundtable discussion at the UN in New York, Mr Johnson said the country held “extraordinary potential for wind”. He said the UK should embrace … Continue reading Prime Minister Boris Johnson: UK can be ‘Saudi Arabia of wind power’

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Dogger Bank wind farm places record-breaking wind turbine order boosting local jobs

Dogger Bank Wind Farm and GE Renewable Energy have today, 22 September, announced contracts confirming the 13MW Haliade-X turbine for the Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B phases of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The contract award, which is subject to Dogger Bank A and B reaching Financial Close, includes an order for … Continue reading Dogger Bank wind farm places record-breaking wind turbine order boosting local jobs

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This Wind Turbine Will Power The World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Last December, when Time magazine listed the Haliade-X among the best inventions of 2019, it was just one in a series of milestones for the mighty machine — the most powerful offshore wind turbine in operation today. Following its moment in the media spotlight, the Haliade-X proceeded to set a world record by generating 288 … Continue reading This Wind Turbine Will Power The World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

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GE Renewable Energy launches the uprated Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine for the UK’s Dogger Bank Wind Farm

GE Renewable Energy to supply 190 Haliade-X wind turbines for Dogger Bank A and B wind power plants.The wind energy project will be first in the world to feature the 13 MW variant of GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X platform.GE confirms marshaling harbor activities at Able Seaton in Hartlepool will create around 120 jobs, and service … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy launches the uprated Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine for the UK’s Dogger Bank Wind Farm

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