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Construction of Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm has started

The 72 wind turbines have a total height of 188 metres and each foundation weighs up to 800 tonnes. The construction of Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea has now started well on schedule, and the wind power plant will contribute significantly to Vattenfall’s goal of enabling fossil-free living within one generation. … Continue reading Construction of Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm has started

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Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy to cooperate on deployment for largest offshore wind turbine in Europe

“As a leader of the wind energy industry, we are constantly striving for top notch technology. The cooperation with GE Renewable Energy enables us to remain one step ahead in wind turbine technology developments. The size and performance of Haliade-X 12MW will support us to further improve the competitiveness of offshore wind energy production. Due … Continue reading Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy to cooperate on deployment for largest offshore wind turbine in Europe

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Largest smart electric vehicle charging network optimizes use of renewable energy in Amsterdam

Vattenfall and the City of Amsterdam, together with grid owner Liander, the infrastructure competence center Elaad, and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, today launch Flexpower, the largest public smart charging network for electric vehicles in Amsterdam. This innovative solution enables faster charging, maximal use of renewable electricity and more efficient use of the electric … Continue reading Largest smart electric vehicle charging network optimizes use of renewable energy in Amsterdam

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Construction of Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm has started

First unsubsidised offshore wind farm, Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2, is well underway outside the Dutch coast. In the coming years, Vattenfall will build a wind farm, Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 off the coast of The Hague and Noordwijk that can supply green electricity to 1 to 1.5 million households. Dozens of … Continue reading Construction of Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm has started

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Vattenfall to buy 300MW of power from Dutch wind farm

Vattenfall has signed a long-term power purchasing agreement (PPA) to buy 300MW of renewable electricity from an upgraded Zeewolde wind farm in the Netherlands. As per the PPA, Vattenfall will purchase power generated from 83 of the total 91 turbines, to be installed at the wind farm. With a total of 91 turbines, the wind … Continue reading Vattenfall to buy 300MW of power from Dutch wind farm

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Vattenfall partners with Seaway 7 on Netherlands’ HKZ wind farm

Seaway 7 has been selected by Vattenfall as one of its partners for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1 & 2 offshore wind farm project. Seaway 7’s envisaged scope of work includes the transport and installation of 76 monopile foundations and the laying of the inter-array cables and will be led from Seaway 7’s main … Continue reading Vattenfall partners with Seaway 7 on Netherlands’ HKZ wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa is on track with the new SG 10.0-193 DD wind turbine for the world’s first zero subsidy offshore wind farm

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Vattenfall are collaborating to realize the supply of wind turbines at these offshore wind power plants being developed in Dutch waters. Pending final developments, the new SG 10.0-193 DD turbines could be installed at Vattenfall’s Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 and Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4 projects. The HKZ 1&2 project … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa is on track with the new SG 10.0-193 DD wind turbine for the world’s first zero subsidy offshore wind farm

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WindEurope elects Vattenfall wind energy chief, Gunnar Groebler, as new Chair

WindEurope’s Board of Directors has elected Gunnar Groebler – Senior Vice President, Business Area Wind at Vattenfall – as the association’s new Chair. The Board, made up of corporate members, national associations and other organisations appointed Groebler for an 18-month term. Commenting on his appointment, Gunnar Groebler said: “It is an honour for me to … Continue reading WindEurope elects Vattenfall wind energy chief, Gunnar Groebler, as new Chair

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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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