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Wind energy in the Netherlands: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

13 large wind turbines planned for Dutch wind power projects totalling 49 MW. The Nordex Group has received in the last quarter of 2018 an order from Vattenfall to supply and install 13 wind turbines for two wind power projects in the Netherlands. The 22 MW “Haringvliet” wind farm includes six N117/3675 machines and the … Continue reading Wind energy in the Netherlands: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Storage power plant inaugurated at Curslack wind farm

Michael Westhagemann, the Senator for Economics, Transport and Innovation of the City of Hamburg, today officially commissioned the storage power plant at the Curslack wind farm in Hamburg-Bergedorf. At the core of the system is a system linking the five wind turbines operated at the wind farm with a new battery storage facility, which is … Continue reading Storage power plant inaugurated at Curslack wind farm

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Bird collision study at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

A study into how effectively birds can avoid offshore wind turbines is to be carried out at the North Sea wind farm opposed by Donald Trump. The study, lasting between two and three years, will start in spring, and is thought to be one of the first times research has been carried out at this … Continue reading Bird collision study at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

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Vattenfall acquires Nordisk Vindkraft’s Vargträsk wind power facility

Vattenfall has acquired the Vargträsk wind power facility from Nordisk Vindkraft for an undisclosed sum. Located in Åsele and Lycksele municipalities in Västerbotten county, Vargträsk power project will be equipped with up to 21 wind turbines. It will have the capacity to generate approximately 80MW of clean energy that will be sufficient to power nearly … Continue reading Vattenfall acquires Nordisk Vindkraft’s Vargträsk wind power facility

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Nordex extending Dutch wind farm “Wieringermeer” for Vattenfall with 32 N117/3600 wind turbines

Today, Vattenfall, the owner of the Dutch electricity company Nuon, signed a delivery contract for the expansion of the “Wieringermeer” wind farm with the Nordex Group at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg. The expansion comprises 32 N117/3600 turbines. Last year Vattenfall had ordered 50 turbines from the same series, of which construction is currently … Continue reading Nordex extending Dutch wind farm “Wieringermeer” for Vattenfall with 32 N117/3600 wind turbines

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Wind power plant opposed by Donald Trump being officially opened off Aberdeen coast

The power company said the wind farm will help establish the north east of Scotland as an international centre for offshore wind power generation. The first of the wind turbine foundations was installed in the seabed in March, with the final turbine put in place at the end of May. It was connected to the … Continue reading Wind power plant opposed by Donald Trump being officially opened off Aberdeen coast

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Vattenfall’s EOWDC generates first power

The ground-breaking European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) generated power for the first time on July 1, 2018. Clean power from the pioneering offshore wind farm, developed by Swedish energy group Vattenfall, is being successfully exported to the National Grid from the first of the 11 turbines to go live. The power was exported via … Continue reading Vattenfall’s EOWDC generates first power

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Innovation agreement boosts offshore wind energy supply chain

An alliance between two leading innovators in offshore wind power has been forged to help prove new technology at one of the world’s most cutting edge green energy projects. The move will strengthen the UK supply chain and underpin a competitive offshore wind industry. Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group, and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) … Continue reading Innovation agreement boosts offshore wind energy supply chain

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Final wind turbine successfully installed for EOWDC

The final turbine for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) has been successfully installed with the project recording what is believed to be the world’s fastest installation of a gigantic, game-changing suction bucket jacket foundation. Saturday’s (Saturday, May 26) turbine installation comes just nine weeks after the first foundation for the 11-turbine EOWDC scheme … Continue reading Final wind turbine successfully installed for EOWDC

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Facebook signs deal with Vattenfall to power data centres with wind energy

Facebook, has signed a deal with Swedish power company, Vattenfall, to supply its data centres in Norway and Sweden with renewable power. The 15-year deal will see Vattenfall provide 1,00GWh of power annually, sourced from the 294MW capacity Bjerkreim wind farms. The three farms will feature 70 4.2MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines and will be … Continue reading Facebook signs deal with Vattenfall to power data centres with wind energy

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Battery powers up to help keep UK lights on

Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group, has started the commercial operation of a Welsh battery storage scheme, believed to be the UK’s largest co-located with an onshore wind farm. The 22MW battery@pyc, which shares electrical infrastructure with the Pen y Cymoedd onshore wind farm, will help National Grid maintain frequency levels and reliability of electricity supply … Continue reading Battery powers up to help keep UK lights on

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Vestas partners with Swedish utility, Vattenfall, and Danish pension fund, PKA, for 353 MW wind energy project in Sweden

With wind energy becoming the lowest cost of energy solution in many markets, the global wind energy market is expanding and creating new opportunities that involve new customer segments, partnership constellations, technology solutions and financing structures. As the global leader in wind energy, Vestas continues to be highly involved in this evolution and is together … Continue reading Vestas partners with Swedish utility, Vattenfall, and Danish pension fund, PKA, for 353 MW wind energy project in Sweden

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Vattenfall and Peel Ports in talks about wind farm operations base

The developer behind Norfolk’s largest green energy projects hopes a deal with a local port would trigger major investment from the offshore wind power supply chain, potentially creating thousands of new jobs in the region. Vattenfall, developing Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Peel Ports Great Yarmouth … Continue reading Vattenfall and Peel Ports in talks about wind farm operations base

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World’s most powerful wind turbine successfully installed in Scottish waters

First deployment of the 11 innovative turbines for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre marks treble project breakthrough for offshore wind industry A hat-trick of offshore wind industry firsts has been achieved within a fortnight in North-east Scotland after the world’s most powerful single turbine was successfully installed on Monday, April 9 for Vattenfall’s ground-breaking … Continue reading World’s most powerful wind turbine successfully installed in Scottish waters

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Scotland hosts UK offshore wind energy premiere

North-east Scotland has marked a UK offshore wind first following the successful installation of the first pioneering suction bucket jacket foundation for Vattenfall’s 11-turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in just 15 hours. The EOWDC in Aberdeen Bay is the first offshore wind project to deploy the foundations at commercial scale with each of … Continue reading Scotland hosts UK offshore wind energy premiere

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Vattenfall has been awarded the permit for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm

In December, Vattenfall submitted a bid for this first non-subsidised wind farm in the Netherlands. Vattenfall plans to continue developing the wind farm of 700 – 750 MW which could produce renewable electricity for 1 to 1.5 million homes. “This is excellent news for Vattenfall and the Netherlands. It is a significant step for us … Continue reading Vattenfall has been awarded the permit for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm

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Vattenfall backs HVDC for Norfolk offshore wind energy

Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group, said it wants to take a lead in transmission cable technology development that will be good for the consumer and lessens impact on the environment from far offshore, large scale wind farms. The energy business plans to deploy High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cable technology to connect Norfolk Vanguard and … Continue reading Vattenfall backs HVDC for Norfolk offshore wind energy

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Vattenfall asks local people for their ideas on £3m wind farm fund

Vattenfall, the developer of the pioneering European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), is calling for local advice on getting the most from the wind farm’s £3m community investment fund. Last year, the Swedish energy group announced it would set up the £150,000-a-year EOWDC fund to benefit people living in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and in the Blackdog … Continue reading Vattenfall asks local people for their ideas on £3m wind farm fund

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Zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind energy auction

The Dutch government has given subsidy-free bidders first bidding in an auction for the twin 350 MW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind projects. On Friday 15 December Swedish energy group Vattenfall announced its zero-subsidy bid. EnBW, Masdar, Shell and Statoil have also confirmed their bid for this auction. The Dutch Government accepted bids from any … Continue reading Zero-subsidy bidding in latest Dutch offshore wind energy auction

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Siemens Gamesa will install 113 SG 8.0-167 DD turbines at three offshore wind farms

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been selected today by Vattenfall to supply close to 1 GW at three offshore wind power plants being developed in Danish waters. Specifically, the company has signed today an agreement with Vattenfall for the supply 72 SG 8.0-167 DD turbines at the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind project –with … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will install 113 SG 8.0-167 DD turbines at three offshore wind farms

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