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Equinor reach financial close on the third phase of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank wind farm owners, Equinor and SSE, have today announced financial close on the third phase of the project, Dogger Bank C. The terms achieved are some of the best ever for a construction offshore wind project in the UK. “Reaching financial close on the third phase of Dogger Bank is a significant milestone … Continue reading Equinor reach financial close on the third phase of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

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Greenalia wants to install the first offshore wind energy park in the Canary Islands

Greenalia, based in A Coruña, confirms the progress in the processing of the Gofio Project that will be the first floating offshore wind farm to connect to the grid in Spain. Greenalia participated in the Offshore Wind Conference organized today in Ferrol by gointerHub. Greenalia takes another firm step in the development of its floating … Continue reading Greenalia wants to install the first offshore wind energy park in the Canary Islands

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Ørsted takes final investment decision on two German offshore wind farms

Ørsted’s Board of Directors has taken final investment decision (FID) on the two German offshore wind farms Gode Wind 3 (242 MW) and Borkum Riffgrund 3 (900 MW) which are expected to be commissioned in 2024 and 2025, respectively. Rasmus Errboe, Head of Region Continental Europe at Ørsted, said: “Borkum Riffgrund 3 is a landmark … Continue reading Ørsted takes final investment decision on two German offshore wind farms

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RWE secures concession for 1,000-megawatt wind farm off the Danish coast

RWE forges ahead with its growth in offshore wind: As announced by the Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen) today, the German-based energy company was awarded the concession for the offshore wind project Thor. With a planned capacity of around 1,000 megawatts (MW) Thor will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date. The wind farm will … Continue reading RWE secures concession for 1,000-megawatt wind farm off the Danish coast

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Floating offshore wind energy demo project successfully commissioned off the Norwegian coast

RWE is well on track to become a leader in floating wind and to have one gigawatt either in operation or under construction by 2030. To gain experience early, RWE is participating in multiple high-profile floating demonstration projects like the TetraSpar Demonstrator. Together with its partners Shell, TEPCO Renewables and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies RWE has … Continue reading Floating offshore wind energy demo project successfully commissioned off the Norwegian coast

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The Njord Group consortium chooses NIRAS as advisor on tender for world’s first energy island in Denmark

NIRAS will be the advisor of a consortium called Njord Group that consists of ACCIONA, Boskalis, DEME, and MT Højgaard International. The four companies will develop a joint tender for the future energy island in the North Sea in support of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners that are acting as project developer on behalf of the investor … Continue reading The Njord Group consortium chooses NIRAS as advisor on tender for world’s first energy island in Denmark

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BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EOLMED floating wind energy pilot project

BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EOLMED floating wind power pilot project in the French Mediterranean. This investment confirms the company’s dual-trackgrowth strategy as co-developer of floating wind projects and as floating foundation EPCI provider.BW Ideol and Qair have been cooperating on the project since 2016 and … Continue reading BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EOLMED floating wind energy pilot project

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EDF inks major deal to buy power from RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm

Power purchase agreement means all 6.5TWh of electricity produced by North Sea project each year will be used to serve EDF’s UK customers EDF has inked a major deal to directly buy all of the electricity generated at RWE’s 1.4GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the North Sea, in what the two energy giants claim … Continue reading EDF inks major deal to buy power from RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm

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Ørsted signs offshore wind energy CPPA with Google

Ørsted announced that it has signed a 12-year corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Google, under which Google will offtake 50 MW of Ørsted’s planned 900 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea. Borkum Riffgrund 3 was the world’s first large-scale offshore wind farm to be awarded with a zero … Continue reading Ørsted signs offshore wind energy CPPA with Google

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RWE and Ulsan City cooperate in floating offshore wind

RWE and the Ulsan Metropolitan City will cooperate on the development of floating offshore wind projects off the South Korean coast with an envisaged capacity of up to 1.5 gigawatts (GW). A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding was signed recently between RWE and Ulsan City, in support of South Korea’s Net Zero 2050 ambition. The country’s … Continue reading RWE and Ulsan City cooperate in floating offshore wind

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Agrees with Chinese Companies to Study the Wind Energy Potential of Vostok Oil Project

During the III Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum, Vostok Oil (Rosneft Group Subsidiary) and a number of Chinese companies signed a cooperation agreement to conduct the study of the wind energy potential of Vostok Oil Project. The study precedes the start of the work to design, construct and commission a wind energy center with the estimated … Continue reading Agrees with Chinese Companies to Study the Wind Energy Potential of Vostok Oil Project

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American Clean Power Association statement on BOEM approval of South Fork offshore wind power project

American Clean Power Association (ACP)?CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued its record of decision for the South Fork offshore wind project, which will be located 19 miles southeast of Block Island, Rhode Island: “The American Clean Power Association applauds the decision by the Bureau of … Continue reading American Clean Power Association statement on BOEM approval of South Fork offshore wind power project

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Capital Energy signs an agreement with Hidramar to promote its emergence in the offshore wind energy sector

The energy company aspires to maintain the same market share in offshore wind energy in 2030 that it currently holds in the processing of onshore wind projects Capital Energy, a Spanish energy company born in 2002 and whose vocation is to become the first 100% vertically integrated renewable operator in the Iberian Peninsula, continues to … Continue reading Capital Energy signs an agreement with Hidramar to promote its emergence in the offshore wind energy sector

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Brazil will be the first country in Latin America to invest in offshore wind energy

Offshore wind energy is one of the most innovative and efficient forms of energy production. It is the use of the force of offshore winds to generate electrical energy with wind turbines.The method is more effective than the process on land, since, offshore, there are no barriers to reduce the force of the winds, which … Continue reading Brazil will be the first country in Latin America to invest in offshore wind energy

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Coalition agreement sets ambitious guidelines for future-oriented energy policy in Germany

In their coalition agreement, the German SPD, Green and FDP parties have set ambitious guidelines for future energy policy: Accelerated coal phase-out The coal phase-out in Germany is to be accelerated and ideally achieved as soon as 2030. Meanwhile, RWE has emphasised repeatedly that a faster phase-out of coal is possible if renewables, networks and … Continue reading Coalition agreement sets ambitious guidelines for future-oriented energy policy in Germany

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Biden admin approves nation’s second offshore wind power project

The Interior Department has approved construction and operation of the South Fork Wind project offshore Rhode Island, the nation’s second commercial-scale offshore wind energy project. The Block Island Wind Farm is pictured off the coast of Rhode Island in 2016. The Biden administration approved a Rhode Island offshore wind project today, paving the way for … Continue reading Biden admin approves nation’s second offshore wind power project

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Bats, bombs, bears and the journey to fossil free

Operating and constructing onshore wind farms can pose certain challenges. In Vattenfall’s monthly project meeting all kinds of topics are discussed, some more challenging than others. Vattenfall is one of the market leaders in onshore wind, with more than 50 windfarms in operation across Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, UK and Denmark, together with a further 11, … Continue reading Bats, bombs, bears and the journey to fossil free

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Denmark and Belgium to connect energy islands with undersea cable

Grid operators Elia (BE) and Energinet (DK) are to collaborate further on the creation of a world first: the first undersea connection between two energy islands, exchanging power between two countries and bringing energy from offshore wind farms on land. Danish Climate and Energy Minister, Dan Jørgensen and the Belgian Energy Minister Tinne van der … Continue reading Denmark and Belgium to connect energy islands with undersea cable

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Vietnam eyes 4 GW offshore wind power capacity by 2030

Vietnam will increase offshore wind power capacity to 4 GW from 1 GW and onshore wind energy capacity to nearly 17.34 GW from about 1.26 GW by 2030, according to the latest draft of the National Power Development Plan VIII. The success of onshore wind farm projects can be viewed as a start for the … Continue reading Vietnam eyes 4 GW offshore wind power capacity by 2030

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Vestas presents the V162-6.8 MW wind turbines

Vestas introduces the V162-6.8 MW wind turbine, expanding the power output of the EnVentus platform and applicability to the market.Wind power is already a critical component in energy systems around the world, and technological development and continuous scale play a key role in making renewables the dominant energy source in all parts of the world. … Continue reading Vestas presents the V162-6.8 MW wind turbines

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