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Vietnam Offshore Wind Energy

Offshore wind power is primed to become an optimal source of power reserve for Vietnam’s energy system. Its various advantages such as a high scalability, predictability flexibility, and of course its low environmental impact mean that this renewable energy technology can be used to stabilise and decarbonise Vietnam’s electricity system. Capturing the Potential of Offshore … Continue reading Vietnam Offshore Wind Energy

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Ørsted partners with Pict Offshore to develop game-changing technology for offshore wind energy

Ørsted has acquired a 22.5% share in Pict Offshore, the Scottish developer of an innovative technology set to transform the way technicians access offshore wind turbines. The Get Up Safe (GUS) system, developed in partnership between Ørsted and Pict Offshore, is a motion compensated hoist solution that enables technicians to safely transfer between small moving … Continue reading Ørsted partners with Pict Offshore to develop game-changing technology for offshore wind energy

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The Growth of the Global Offshore Wind power Market Driven by Asia

Offshore wind energy is now contributing more and more to the growth of the wind industry and the energy transition globally. Since 2013, the wind turbines market has grown by an average of 21% each year, with more than 4 GW of new wind farm capacity installed each year in 2017 and 2018, making up … Continue reading The Growth of the Global Offshore Wind power Market Driven by Asia

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Iberdrola expects green light for its offshore wind energy project in the United States

2753/5000Ignacio Sánchez Galán, president of Iberdrola, visits New York these days as a representative of one of the world’s pioneering companies in renewable energies and within the framework of the Climate Summit organized by the UN. Iberdrola occupies a prominent place in the fight of climate change, as a company that twenty years ago detected … Continue reading Iberdrola expects green light for its offshore wind energy project in the United States

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Offshore wind energy: Equinor will develop the world’s largest offshore wind farm

Equinor reported that it will intervene in the development of three large-scale offshore wind power projects in the Dogger Bank region in the North Sea, United Kingdom.This will be the largest enclave of offshore wind farms in the world, with a total installed capacity of 3.6 gigawatts, and the wind energy projects are expected to … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: Equinor will develop the world’s largest offshore wind farm

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Offshore wind wins big in world’s largest wind energy capacity auction

Offshore wind power has delivered extremely competitive prices again in the UK in the world’s largest ever wind energy auction. Offshore wind won 5.5 GW of the 6 GW of new renewable energy capacity awarded. The average winning price for offshore wind was £40.63/MWh (€46.16/MWh) including grid connection, the lowest prices yet for offshore wind … Continue reading Offshore wind wins big in world’s largest wind energy capacity auction

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Dominion Energy plans America’s largest offshore wind farm

Wind energy proposal could help grow Virginia’s economy and meet ambitious renewable energy goals set this week by Governor Northam.  Dominion Energy’s proposal to build the single largest offshore wind project in the U.S. presents a huge economic opportunity for the State of Virginia, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) said today.   “We applaud … Continue reading Dominion Energy plans America’s largest offshore wind farm

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Dominion Energy proposes 2,600 MW offshore wind energy project

Dominion Energy announced plans Thursday to build what would be the nation’s largest wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean. The proposal calls for a 220 wind turbines wind farm that would produce over 2,600 megawatts of renewable energy that would power more than 650,000 customers. It’s an investment of $7.8 billion. “Offshore wind power is … Continue reading Dominion Energy proposes 2,600 MW offshore wind energy project

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Ørsted to pioneer deployment of GE’s next generation offshore wind turbines

Ørsted, the world-leading offshore wind energy developer, has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred wind turbine supplier for two of its US offshore wind farms which marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine. Subject to final agreed and signed contract and all required project approvals, Ørsted will deploy … Continue reading Ørsted to pioneer deployment of GE’s next generation offshore wind turbines

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Global renewables investment to triple this decade

Global investment in new capacity for renewable energy is on course to reach $2.6 trillion by the end of this decade, more than triple the amount of the previous decade, a report commissioned by the U.N. Environment Programme says. The figure excludes large hydropower projects and is equivalent to 1.2 terawatts (TW) of new renewable … Continue reading Global renewables investment to triple this decade

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Wind energy in Taiwan: Ørsted hires Van Oord

Ørsted has contracted Van Oord to carry out cable installation works for the 900-MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a cluster of offshore wind power projects in Taiwan. Van Oord will be in charge of the transportation, installation and burial of the 111 inter array cables and three export cables for the wind energy projects. For … Continue reading Wind energy in Taiwan: Ørsted hires Van Oord

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CoreMarine and CENER will boost floating wind energy

CoreMarine and CENER (National Center for Renewable Energies) sign a collaboration agreement whose main objective is to promote engineering services in the marine windpower industry sector. This collaboration articulates a multidisciplinary team for the development of floating wind turbines projects, offering joint services ranging from basic research and engineering wind farm projects to small-scale trials, … Continue reading CoreMarine and CENER will boost floating wind energy

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Historic offshore wind farm turns ten

Located far from the Danish coast and in an area of the North Sea with high waves, the Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm, the world’s largest of its kind at the time, has been covering the annual power consumption of around 200,000 Danish households with renewable energy for the past decade. When HRH The … Continue reading Historic offshore wind farm turns ten

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Navantia-Windar, selected for the manufacture of 62 jackets for the St. Brieuc wind farm

Ailes Marines SAS (70% owned by Iberdrola) has announced in the port of Brest that they have selected Navantia-Windar as a preferred supplier for the construction of 62 three-legged jackets, destined for the wind turbines of the St. Brieuc wind farm ( France) with an extension of 78 km2 and an electricity generation capacity of … Continue reading Navantia-Windar, selected for the manufacture of 62 jackets for the St. Brieuc wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today held a launch ceremony with local government authorities and wind industry partners in Taiwan for what will be the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe. Construction is due to begin in 2020 at the site located in the port of Taichung. This represents an important milestone for … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy foothold in Taiwan

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The East Anglia One offshore wind farm has started producing clean electricity

The first of its 102 wind turbines has already supplied electricity to a land substation in the English county of Suffolk. Iberdrola has hooked up the East Anglia One offshore wind farm to the British electricity grid. It is building the facilities in the North Sea, around 50 kilometres from the coast of the county … Continue reading The East Anglia One offshore wind farm has started producing clean electricity

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Iberdrola connects its East Anglia One offshore wind energy farm

Iberdrola has connected to the British power grid the East Anglia One offshore wind farm, which it builds in waters of the North Sea, about 50 kilometers off the coast of the English county of Suffolk, and whose commissioning is scheduled for next year. Specifically, the first of its 102 wind turbines, called WTG E19, … Continue reading Iberdrola connects its East Anglia One offshore wind energy farm

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Taiwan offshore wind farm produces first power

The second phase of Formosa 1 will comprise 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW offshore wind turbines. 10 of these have now been installed, and six of them have started gradually generating power.  When the first of the new wind turbines started generating clean renewable energy, it set a new milestone for Taiwan’s offshore wind industry and … Continue reading Taiwan offshore wind farm produces first power

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Orsted sees market potential in Korean offshore wind power

Denmark’s state-run energy company Orsted sees high potential in the Korean offshore wind power market, intending to build long-term, sustainable relationships with the Korean government and companies. “Korea has a high potential in the offshore wind power market, given that the nation is a peninsular, possesses numerous sites with superb wind and the government’s strong … Continue reading Orsted sees market potential in Korean offshore wind power

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Germany calls for consensus on wind energy

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier (CDU) sought to address the crisis currently facing the German wind industry at a wind summit in Berlin on Thursday. “We want to preserve this industry and give it a perspective for the future,” said Altmaier after the summit. In the coming months, Germany’s national and … Continue reading Germany calls for consensus on wind energy

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