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Norwegian company Magnora and its Swedish partner Kustvind say they...
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First turbine spins at SeaMade
Belgium’s SeaMade offshore wind farm has generated first power. The 487 MW project in the North Sea has started operating the first of the 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines, according...
Iberdrola buys into French onshore wind
Iberdrola has finalised the acquisition of renewable energy company Aalto Power, which operates over 100 MW of onshore wind energy capacity in France. The €100 million deal will...
Community partnership to build Netherland’s largest onshore wind project
Windpark Zeewolde B.V., Vestas and Rabobank have closed contracts for wind turbines and financing for the Windpark Zeewolde project in the Netherlands.
Iberdrola moves in on Swedish offshore wind sector
Iberdrola has signed a deal to make majority acquisitions in eight offshore wind energy projects in Sweden with a combined capacity of up to 9 GW.
A new giant for the North Sea
Siemens Gamesa has received a conditional order for 100 units of its new flagship WTG, the 14 MW SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine, for innogy’s 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm in...
Industry backs ORE Catapult’s floating offshore wind centre
Ten of the most prominent offshore energy organisations have joined the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s national Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) to...
Ideol teams up for international floating venture
Ideol, JERA and Ademe Investissement have set up an investment vehicle dedicated to the financing of the development phase of at least 2 GW of floating offshore wind energy projects....
Denmark approves 4 GW energy island
Denmark has given the green light for the development of two energy islands to help it achieve its renewable energy and climate goals.
Enlight signs up for 312 MW Spanish finance
Enlight Renewable Energy has secured the finance for the 312 MW Gecama wind farm in Spain.
Lithuania identifies offshore zone
The government of Lithuania has identified the location of the country’s first offshore wind farm. The site is about 29 km from the shore in the Baltic Sea and covers an area of 137.5...
SSE sets up Viking investment
SSE Renewables has taken a final investment decision for the 443 MW Viking wind farm in Shetland, Scotland. The move sets the company up for a £580 million investment in the...
Masdar inks 500 MW Uzbek deal
Renewable energy firm Masdar has signed a deal with the government of Uzbekistan to develop a 500 MW wind farm project in the country.
Norway opens offshore wind areas
Norway has announced plans to open two major offshore wind areas for development in 2021.
Eneco seals new wind PPA
A major onshore wind repowering project in the Netherlands has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Eneco.
Vestas wins two major orders in China
Vestas has secured a 50 MW order from a new customer, China Three Gorge Renewables (CTG Renewables), one of China’s biggest renewable energy developers, for the 50 MW project Juye I...
Ørsted marks offshore milestone
Green energy company Ørsted has completed installation of the first of two offshore wind turbines at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) farm.
Enercon secures financing for business turnaround
German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon has secured long-term financing with its banks to support plans to restructure and turnaround its business.
WindFloat Atlantic approaches the finishing line
The third and final floating platform of the WindFloat Atlantic offshore wind farm has set sail for the project site.
MHI Vestas inks Seagreen deal
MHI Vestas has signed a conditional agreement with SSE Renewables to supply turbines for the 1140 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm. MHI Vestas has not disclosed the exact hardware that...