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Germany’s DanTysk offshore wind power plant officially inaugurated

Including DanTysk offshore wind power plant, the installed capacity of all Siemens wind turbines in German waters now tops 1 GW, according to Michael Hannibal, Offshore CEO of Siemens´ Wind Power and Renewables Division. Around 300 wind turbines installed across eight projects contribute to this milestone. Supplementary, Siemens has orders in hand for 700 additional … Continue reading Germany’s DanTysk offshore wind power plant officially inaugurated

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Germany’s DanTysk Offshore Wind Power plant inaugurated with 80 Siemens wind turbines

DanTysk offshore wind power plant in the German North Sea was officially inaugurated today. Siemens has supplied, installed and commissioned 80 wind turbines for the 288-megawatt project, each designed to generate 3.6 megawatts of power and equipped with a 120-meter rotor. Now Siemens wind turbines with a total capacity of over 1 gigawatt feed offshore … Continue reading Germany’s DanTysk Offshore Wind Power plant inaugurated with 80 Siemens wind turbines

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Vattenfall charges the buses of the future with electricity

The future is now. The bus service of the future starts today with route 73 in Stockholm, and the buses are a completely new type of plug-in hybrid. They can be rapid charged at terminuses and with a full battery they can run for up to seven kilometres – quietly and emissions-free – entirely on … Continue reading Vattenfall charges the buses of the future with electricity

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Vattenfall to build the world’s offshore cheapest wind farm, 10.31 euro cents per kilowatt-hour

Vattenfall has won a tender to build a wind farm off Denmark, which is expected to produce the world’s cheapest offshore wind energy, Denmark’s ministry of climate and energy said on Friday. The first wind turbines at the 400-megawatt capacity, Horns Rev 3 park are scheduled to start supplying power in 2017 at an agreed … Continue reading Vattenfall to build the world’s offshore cheapest wind farm, 10.31 euro cents per kilowatt-hour

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Vattenfall to build 400 MW wind farm offshore Denmark

Sweden’s state-owned Vattenfall won a concession to build a 400-megawatt wind power farm Horns Rev 3 offshore western Denmark, the company said on Friday.   The wind farm will be able produce electricity for 450,000 households from 2017, and will boost Vattenfall’s offshore wind assets in Europe from the current 1,000 MW. Wind power met … Continue reading Vattenfall to build 400 MW wind farm offshore Denmark

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East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind farm secures 714 MW contract

ScottishPower Renewables has hailed a major breakthrough in efforts to reduce the costs of offshore wind after the East Anglia ONE project successfully secured a Contract for Difference (CfD) in the completive competitive auction process run by the UK Government.     The successful bid was announced today as the shareholders work towards ScottishPower Renewables’ … Continue reading East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind farm secures 714 MW contract

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Vattenfall has completed the sale of Thanet Offshore Wind Farm transmission infrastructure

Vattenfall has completed the sale of Thanet Offshore Wind Farm transmission infrastructure in a £164mn deal, approximately SEK 2 bln. The sale includes export cables and substations and is a part of the unbundling process. The agreement, with international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, was finalised today following a tender process, managed by energy regulator Ofgem, … Continue reading Vattenfall has completed the sale of Thanet Offshore Wind Farm transmission infrastructure

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Gamesa wind power will install 18 wind turbines at the Höge Väg wind farm in Sweden

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, signed an agreement with the state-owned utility Vattenfall, one of Europe’s leading power companies, for the supply of 36 MW in Sweden. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will supply and install 18 of its G97-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Höge Väg wind farm located … Continue reading Gamesa wind power will install 18 wind turbines at the Höge Väg wind farm in Sweden

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Vattenfall orders nine Siemens direct drive wind turbines for Juktan onshore wind farm

Onshore wind power plant will consist of nine SWT-3.2-113 wind turbines. Siemens Energy has been awarded an order for Vattenfall’s Juktan onshore wind power plant. Siemens is to supply nine direct-drive wind turbines of the type SWT-3.2-113 with a power rating of 3.2 megawatts each and optimized for the climate in the north of Sweden … Continue reading Vattenfall orders nine Siemens direct drive wind turbines for Juktan onshore wind farm

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Siemens Receives Order for Wind Turbines and Servicing for Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

Vattenfall has awarded Siemens Energy an order for 72 Model SWT-4.0-130 wind turbines for its new Sandbank offshore wind farm. The project is being erected 90 kilometers west of the island of Sylt in water depths between 25 and 37 meters within the exclusive economic zone off the German North Sea coast. A pioneering service … Continue reading Siemens Receives Order for Wind Turbines and Servicing for Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

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Bilfinger to install foundations for Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

The engineering and services group Bilfinger has won an order for the installation of a total of 72 foundations for the new Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm. Sandbank is a joint partnership of Vattenfall (51 percent) and the city of Munich’s public utility company (49 percent). The foundation elements will be installed in the seabed with … Continue reading Bilfinger to install foundations for Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

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Siemens Receives Order for Wind Turbines and Servicing for Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

Seventy-two wind turbines of Siemens’ G4 product platform to deliver a total electrical generating capacity of 288 megawatts. Pioneering joint service plan with the neighboring DanTysk wind power project. Specialized shared servicing ship will enable highly efficient operation. Vattenfall has awarded Siemens Energy an order for 72 Model SWT-4.0-130 wind turbines for its new Sandbank … Continue reading Siemens Receives Order for Wind Turbines and Servicing for Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

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Vattenfall Continues to Invest in Offshore Wind Energy in Germany

Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (Munich City Utilities, SWM) have decided to jointly invest about 11 billion Swedish kronor (1.2 billion Euro) in a second joint offshore wind farm off the German North Sea coast. The offshore wind project Sandbank will include 72 units of 4 MW wind turbines (totaling 288 MW) and is expected to … Continue reading Vattenfall Continues to Invest in Offshore Wind Energy in Germany

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Vattenfall is currently overseeing 944 operational wind turbines in five countries

Vattenfall’s surveillance centre in Esbjerg is currently overseeing 944 operational wind turbines in five countries. In total, Vattenfall operates around 1.9 GW of installed wind power capacity. Commissioning of the 56 DanTysk wind turbines that make up the four-digit milestone is now just some weeks away. DanTysk, which features 80 wind turbines, is a joint … Continue reading Vattenfall is currently overseeing 944 operational wind turbines in five countries

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UK Department for Energy & Climate Change has approved planning consent for East Anglia One offshore wind farm project

Iberdrola and Vattenfall are planning to install up to 240 offshore wind turbines between 2017 and 2019 off the East Anglian coast in the North Sea. East Anglia One Offshore Wind, a 50-50 joint venture between IBERDROLA’s subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, has received consent from the UK Department for Energy & Climate Change. With … Continue reading UK Department for Energy & Climate Change has approved planning consent for East Anglia One offshore wind farm project

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DECC has granted ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall consent to develop the 1.2 GW East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the UK

According to the DECC, the developers currently plan to install up to 240 wind turbines, meaning the project would be significantly larger than the current largest wind farm in the world, the 630 MW London Array, which is also in the U.K. “East Anglia and the rest of the U.K. have a lot to gain … Continue reading DECC has granted ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall consent to develop the 1.2 GW East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the UK

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Geosea secures offshore wind power contracts

GeoSea secured a new EPCI contract for the design, supply and installation of the foundations and another contract for the installation of 15 wind turbines for the Kentish Flats Extension Offshore Wind Farm from Vattenfall, one of the largest operators of offshore wind farms. Kentish Flats Extension is a new offshore wind project situated off … Continue reading Geosea secures offshore wind power contracts

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Vattenfall okays investment in Kent wind farm

A leading Swedish energy company hasgiven the green light to a 15 turbine offshore wind farm off the Kent coast. Vattenfall’s 49.5 megawatt (MW) Kentish Flats Extension (KFE), consented by the UK Government’s Energy Secretary earlier this year, has gained a final investment decision from the Vattenfall Board of Directors to deliver the sustainable energy … Continue reading Vattenfall okays investment in Kent wind farm

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Availon wins full maintenance contract for Vattenfall

Availon, a leading wind farm service provider, announced today that it was awarded a complete maintenance contract for Vattenfall’s 12MW Jänschwalde wind farm, located near Cottbus in the German federal state of Brandenburg. Availon was already in charge of maintaining three of the turbines since 2012, and it has now taken over the responsibility for … Continue reading Availon wins full maintenance contract for Vattenfall

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