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EC approves Vestas and Mitsubishi HI transaction to strengthen partnership in wind energy

Recently Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced an agreement to expand their partnership in wind energy. The strengthened partnership entails that Vestas will acquire MHI’s shares in the MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW) joint venture, and MHI will acquire 2.5 percent in Vestas and be nominated to a seat … Continue reading EC approves Vestas and Mitsubishi HI transaction to strengthen partnership in wind energy

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IRENA and Pacific Community Announce Joint Efforts to Boost Recovery

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Pacific Community (SPC) will work together to support Pacific island countries transition their energy systems to renewable energy sources as part of a drive support the post-pandemic recovery. With around 64 per cent of Pacific island residents living without access to reliable energy, and much of the … Continue reading IRENA and Pacific Community Announce Joint Efforts to Boost Recovery

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Final turbine installed at Borssele III/IV in spite of COVID-19

The last of 77 MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW turbines has now been installed at the Borssele III/IV project site in the Dutch North Sea. Overcoming a multitude of COVID-related challenges, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MHI Vestas) has now completed installation of the final turbine at the Borssele III/IV offshore wind project. The last of 77 … Continue reading Final turbine installed at Borssele III/IV in spite of COVID-19

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Ørsted’s first Dutch offshore wind farm fully commissioned

Ørsted has fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The wind farm has a capacity of 752 MW, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world. Borssele 1 & 2 provides enough green electricity to power one million Dutch … Continue reading Ørsted’s first Dutch offshore wind farm fully commissioned

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Vestas wins 40 MW order in Poland

Vestas has secured a 40 MW order for the Nowy Tomysl project from SPV Sevivon Windpark 2 Sp. Z.o.o., a subsidiary of leading European project developer PNE AG. Located in Kuslin in western Poland, the project will consist of 12 V126-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.3 MW operating mode combined with 137m towers, maximising power … Continue reading Vestas wins 40 MW order in Poland

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Vestas strengthens its leadership in Greece with 43 MW auction win

Mytilineos S.A. has placed a 43 MW order for the Makrynoros wind park, located in Central Greece. The contract includes the supply and installation of twelve V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW operating mode, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. “We are very happy to work … Continue reading Vestas strengthens its leadership in Greece with 43 MW auction win

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GWEC India to help develop India’s vast wind power potential and support green recovery

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) will establish GWEC India and designate Sumant Sinha, Chairman and MD of ReNew Power as the organisation’s first Chairperson.GWEC India will work closely with government stakeholders, companies and adjacent technologies to accelerate the momentum around wind power development in India and support the country in achieving its ambitious renewable … Continue reading GWEC India to help develop India’s vast wind power potential and support green recovery

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Wind energy in Australia, Vestas’ wind turbines for 328 MW wind farm

In partnership with Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of the multinational power company Naturgy Group, Vestas has secured a 328 MW deal for two wind projects in Victoria, Australia. The order includes supply and installation of 52 V136-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Ryan Corner Wind Farm as well as the engineering, procurement and construction … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia, Vestas’ wind turbines for 328 MW wind farm

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UK Mega Offshore Wind Farm – to Debut GE Haliade-X Technology – Reaches Financial Close

Financial close enables Notice-to-Proceed for Dogger Bank Wind Farm Phase A of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, resulting in Q4 order for GE’s Haliade-X technology.Consortium of private and public financial institutions provide debt financing package for Dogger Bank Wind Farm Phases A and B. French export credit agency, Bpifrance Assurance Export, to provide support … Continue reading UK Mega Offshore Wind Farm – to Debut GE Haliade-X Technology – Reaches Financial Close

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Equinor and partner reach financial close on world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank wind farm owners, Equinor and SSE, have today announced financial close on the first two phases of the project, representing in aggregate the largest offshore wind project financing to date globally. “Reaching financial close on the two first phases of Dogger Bank is a major milestone, demonstrating our commitment to profitable growth within … Continue reading Equinor and partner reach financial close on world’s biggest offshore wind farm

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Vestas’ partnership approach secures 25 MW order for citizen wind farm in Germany

The Windpark Hopsten GmbH & Co. KG has placed a 25 MW order with Vestas for their citizen wind park Hopsten that will be located in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. The order comes after the two sides signed a partnership agreement in 2017, wherein Vestas supported the building permit application. “For the past years, we … Continue reading Vestas’ partnership approach secures 25 MW order for citizen wind farm in Germany

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Siemens Gamesa Rattlesnake 130 MW wind farm project underlines case for subsidy free clean energy in Canada

Siemens Gamesa secures contract to provide wind turbines for 130-MW BHE Canada’s wind power project. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has signed a 130 MW order to supply 26 SG 5.0-145 wind turbines to Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada for the company’s Rattlesnake Ridge wind power project, one of the first subsidy free wind farms in the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa Rattlesnake 130 MW wind farm project underlines case for subsidy free clean energy in Canada

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Wind power is consolidated as a tractor sector for the Spanish economy

In 2019, the wind energy sector accounted for 0.35% of GDP in Spain. It has generated employment for 29,935 professionals and has allowed companies to export more than 2,062.4 million euros, helping Spain to be the third largest exporter of wind turbines in the world. • The increase in the GDP of the wind sector … Continue reading Wind power is consolidated as a tractor sector for the Spanish economy

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EDPR secures a 74 MW solar project in the U.S. with a PPA

With this new agreement, EDPR has now secured 87% of the ~7.0 GW targeted wind energy and solar global capacity build-out for 2019-2022 period. EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, … Continue reading EDPR secures a 74 MW solar project in the U.S. with a PPA

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Ørsted to trade and balance 15 years of power generation from the offshore wind farm Dogger Bank

Ørsted has signed an agreement with Dogger Bank Wind Farm under which Ørsted will be responsible for the trading and balancing of 40 % of the power generated from the first two phases of the 3.6 GW wind farm. Ørsted will trade and balance 960MW of renewable power production from the 2.4GW of installed capacity … Continue reading Ørsted to trade and balance 15 years of power generation from the offshore wind farm Dogger Bank

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Vestas launches strategic venture investment programme

For four decades, Vestas has been a driving force in innovating technology solutions to create a sustainable energy system. This journey has driven wind energy to become one of the cheapest and most reliable sources of energy and has subsequently made the world’s energy mix more sustainable. To accelerate the deployment of sustainable energy, the … Continue reading Vestas launches strategic venture investment programme

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Siemens Energy awarded major service contract to strengthen Kuwait’s power grid reliability

Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) awarded Siemens Energy a contract to provide maintenance of 116 high-voltage substations. The five-year service contract represents Siemens Energy’s largest service agreement in the power transmission sector in the Middle East. The project aims to ensure reliable power supply throughout Kuwait. The substations will undergo maintenance to enhance … Continue reading Siemens Energy awarded major service contract to strengthen Kuwait’s power grid reliability

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Vattenfall to deliver wind energy 24/7 to Microsoft´s Swedish datacenters

Vattenfall and Microsoft in Sweden piloted 24/7 Matching solution last year and are now intensifying the partnership as energy partners. The 24/7 Matching solution will be used in the new Microsoft datacenters in Sweden to measure renewable energy consumption per hour. Vattenfall will also deliver EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) labelled hydro and wind power 24/7 … Continue reading Vattenfall to deliver wind energy 24/7 to Microsoft´s Swedish datacenters

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Ørsted aims to develop offshore wind energy projects in South Korea

Ørsted today announced its intention to develop South Korean offshore wind power projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6GW off the coast of Incheon City. The announcement was made at an event joined by National Assembly members, South Korea’s Energy Agency, and key industry leaders with offshore wind track records in South Korea’s … Continue reading Ørsted aims to develop offshore wind energy projects in South Korea

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NovaWind JSC starts Bondarevskaya wind farm construction in Stavropol Krai

NovaWind JSC has started building the Bondarevskaya wind farm in the Stavropol Krai in the south of Russia, the third wind farm to be built in the region. The wind farm will have a capacity of 120 MW, with a planned annual average output of 354 mln kWh. The site will consist of 48 2.5 MW-capacity wind turbines. … Continue reading NovaWind JSC starts Bondarevskaya wind farm construction in Stavropol Krai

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