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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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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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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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NKT is preferred turnkey supplier for high-voltage offshore wind farm project

NKT has entered into a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to an European offshore wind farm. The wind farm is included in the high-voltage project pipeline listed in the NKT prospectus which was recently released as part of the initiation … Continue reading NKT is preferred turnkey supplier for high-voltage offshore wind farm project

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Renewable Hydrogen Coalition will position Europe as world-leader on renewable hydrogen

The new coalition will support and accelerate the uptake of renewable hydrogen solutions in Europe. A new study released at the launch shows that renewable hydrogen in Europe could grow at much faster rate than current strategies suggest. Europe’s top renewable energy organisations are launching the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition today to give voice to businesses … Continue reading Renewable Hydrogen Coalition will position Europe as world-leader on renewable hydrogen

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RWE to divest a 49% stake in the UK Humber Gateway offshore wind farm to Greencoat

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed an agreement with Greencoat to sell a 49 % stake in the UK offshore wind farm Humber Gateway for a total cash consideration payable at completion being GBP 648 million. The disposal is part of RWE’s capital rotation program and the proceeds will be … Continue reading RWE to divest a 49% stake in the UK Humber Gateway offshore wind farm to Greencoat

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Alcazar Energy and Hecate Energy brought online 45 MW Shobak wind farm in Jordan

Vestas was contracted to construct the project which included the installation of 13 V136-3.45 MW wind turbines across an area of 14.5km2 near the village of Al Shobak. It will also provide O&M services. The wind farm is jointly financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Islamic Corporation for the Development … Continue reading Alcazar Energy and Hecate Energy brought online 45 MW Shobak wind farm in Jordan

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Boralex consolidates ownership in three Quebec wind farms

Boralex Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy the 49 per cent stake in three Quebec wind farms it does not already own from the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec. The company will pay $121.5 million in cash plus up to an additional $4 million subject to certain conditions that need … Continue reading Boralex consolidates ownership in three Quebec wind farms

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Hydrogen consortium applies for EU funding

The GET H2 Nukleus project continues to take shape. The aim is to create the country’s first publicly accessible hydrogen network with scalable industrial production of green hydrogen. The hydrogen consortium around RWE Generation, bp, Evonik, Nowega and OGE has now submitted an application for funding from the EU Innovation Fund. In concrete terms, the … Continue reading Hydrogen consortium applies for EU funding

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What happens when wind turbines get old?

WindEurope’s End-of-Life Issues and Strategies Seminar (EoLIS 2020) explored what happens when wind turbines reach the end of their operational life. Industry experts discussed the latest trends and developments in repowering, lifetime extension, decommissioning and recycling. WindEurope presented a new Industry Guidance Document for the dismantling and decommissioning of onshore turbines. 34,000 wind turbines in … Continue reading What happens when wind turbines get old?

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Green electricity from Amrumbank wind farm to power trains of Deutsche Bahn

Electricity to be supplied from Amrumbank West offshore wind farm, located off Heligoland, from 2024 onwards. Starting in 2024, Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) will be powered by electricity from  RWE Renewable’s Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The relevant power purchase agreement (PPA) has been signed by Deutsche Bahn and RWE Supply & Trading, RWE’s trading … Continue reading Green electricity from Amrumbank wind farm to power trains of Deutsche Bahn

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Enel Green Power and Novartis strike deal for 10 year 100% renewable energy agreement

Enel Green Power and the global medicines company Novartis have signed a 10 year Pan-European Virtual Power Purchase Agreement for around 78 MW of renewable power starting from January 2022. The energy will be generated by the 179.9 MW TICO Wind Farm, located in the Spanish province of Zaragoza, Enel Green Power will be a “Green Enabler” … Continue reading Enel Green Power and Novartis strike deal for 10 year 100% renewable energy agreement

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Industry ready to deliver on EU’s plan for 25-fold increase in offshore wind energy

WindEurope welcomes the Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy presented by the European Commission today. The Strategy foresees 300 GW of offshore wind in the EU by 2050. Offshore wind is set to be the number one source of electricity Europe consumes by around 2040. The European wind industry is ready to deliver this. But beefing up … Continue reading Industry ready to deliver on EU’s plan for 25-fold increase in offshore wind energy

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