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Siemens receives UK’s largest direct drive order for onshore wind farm

76 Siemens direct drive turbines for Vattenfall wind power project in Wales. Wind power plant with 228 MW will supply energy for around 140,000 homes. Siemens will also provide service and maintenance for a five year period. Siemens has been chosen to supply, install and service 76 direct drive turbines at Vattenfall’s onshore wind farm … Continue reading Siemens receives UK’s largest direct drive order for onshore wind farm

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UK gives consent for two major wind energy projects

Secretary of State, Edward Davey announced RWE’s 1.2 GW Triton Knoll offshore wind project and Vattenfall’s 228 MW Pen y Cymoedd onshore wind farm have been given the go-ahead for development. The government has approved RWE Innogy’s 1,200 megawatt Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, a project with capacity comparable to that of a large nuclear … Continue reading UK gives consent for two major wind energy projects

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Expansion at Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats offshore wind farm given green light

Up to 17 new wind turbines will be added to Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, which already hosts 30 wind turbines. Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats offshore wind farm currently comprises of 30 Vestas wind turbines, installed in 2005 and delivering a capacity of 90MW. An offshore wind farm off the Kent coast has been given … Continue reading Expansion at Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats offshore wind farm given green light

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Vattenfall and SWM have commissioned the accommodation platform for DanTysk offshore wind farm

From 2014 onwards, quiet rooms with a shower, internet access and a TV will make everyday life more comfortable for the members of the DanTysk Wind Farm maintenance team – right in the middle of the harsh North Sea. Vattenfall and the Stadtwerke Munich have now commissioned the Schleswig-Holstein based company Nobiskrug, whose headquarters is … Continue reading Vattenfall and SWM have commissioned the accommodation platform for DanTysk offshore wind farm

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Vattenfall inaugurates 150 MW Ormonde offshore wind farm

Vattenfall has officially inaugurated the 150MW Ormonde offshore wind farm in waters off the coast of Cumbria, North West England. The facility consists of 30 5MW turbines supplied by German manufacturer REpower, subsidiary of Suzlon, and represents an investment of £500m. Around 33 per cent of the expenditure went to UK businesses. Construction at the … Continue reading Vattenfall inaugurates 150 MW Ormonde offshore wind farm

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Cutting edge wind farm attracts major interest from wind turbined suppliers

Significant global interest from wind turbine manufacturers to deploy at a cutting edge offshore wind demonstration centre, off Aberdeen, was confirmed today [07/08/12] with the scheme’s backers announcing that they had signed working agreements with six potential suppliers. As a result of these Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs), the partners behind the more than £230 million, … Continue reading Cutting edge wind farm attracts major interest from wind turbined suppliers

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