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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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Vattenfall opens largest onshore wind farm

Today will see the official opening of Vattenfall’s Zuidlob wind farm in the central part of the Netherlands. With its 36 turbines and a total of 122 MW of installed capacity, it will be Vattenfall’s largest onshore wind farm and will supply 88,000 households with renewable electricity annually. The investment cost is SEK 1.4 billion. … Continue reading Vattenfall opens largest onshore wind farm

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Vattenfall submits plans for 50-turbine wind farm

The wind farm would be based near Patna, Carsphairn, Dalmellington and New Cumnock. Vattenfall said the project would bring “lasting economic benefit to the local community”, if approved. Vattenfall’s UK Onshore Wind Development Director, Piers Guy, said: “Developments like this not only make a substantial contribution to the environment, they also have a significant positive … Continue reading Vattenfall submits plans for 50-turbine wind farm

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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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