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Floating wind farm proposed for Sardinia
24 May, 2022
A 975 MW floating offshore wind farm off the northeastern coast of...
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EIA forecasts increasing share of renewables in the USA during 2022
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 by In its ‘Summer Electricity Outlook’, a supplement to its May 2022 ‘Short-term Energy Outlook’, the US Energy Information Administration expects the largest increases in electric...

RWE’s grand scheme for Hollandse Kust West
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 by RWE is participating in the Dutch offshore wind tender for Hollandse Kust West (HKW), and company has submitted bids for HKW sites VI and VII. HKW is a major part of the...

Vestas introduces its V163-4.5 MW WTG
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 by Vestas intends to take part in the expected expansion of renewable energy in the coming decade by improving the scalability of new wind power solutions and increasing business...

El Algodon Alto wind farm has started operations
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by RWE Renewables’ El Algodon Alto, a 200 MW onshore wind farm located in San Patricio County, Texas, is now in operation. The project, which is part of the ERCOT (Electric...

First WTG installed at Hollandse Kust Zuid
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by The first turbine of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm, located off The Netherlands coast, was installed over the Easter weekend. The wind farm is being built by Vattenfall...

First Ampelmann W2W for US offshore industry
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by Ampelmann has signed its first contract in the US offshore wind market. An E1000 motion compensated system will be supplied to the marine transportation and towing company Otto Candies...

Siemens Gamesa to sell south European renewables assets to SSE
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 by Siemens Gamesa has entered into an agreement with SSE to sell renewables development assets in southern Europe for a total cash consideration of €580 million.

Rising wind in the USA
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by On 29 March, wind turbines in the Lower 48 states produced 2017 GWh of electricity, making wind the second-largest source of electric generation for the day, only behind natural...

RWE aims at €1.5 billion in Ireland investments
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by RWE has committed to investing €50 billion gross through to 2030 to expand its green generation capacity to 50 GW, with up to €1.5 billion gross of that already earmarked for...

GE first WTG in French waters
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by On 13 April GE completed the installation of the first offshore wind turbine in French territorial waters, at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. 79 more Haliade 150-6 MW units are...

Vestas launches its V172-7.2 MW variant for low to medium wind
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by Vestas is introducing a 7.2 MW variant in its EnVentus onshore platform, the V172-7.2 MW, designed to offer enhanced performance in low to medium wind conditions. It is in effect...

RWE signs Thor connection agreement with Energinet
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 by Danish grid operator Energinet has signed an agreement with RWE concerning its Thor offshore wind farm. The agreement regulates the technical set-up, the power quality and...

Siemens Gamesa steps up WTG manufacturing
Wednesday, April 06, 2022 by Siemens Gamesa has started manufacture of its patented offshore direct drive wind turbine nacelles and patented integral blades at its new factory in Le Havre, France. It is reputedly...

Plan to develop GW scale ‘green H2’ floating wind sites in the Celtic Sea
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 by Source Energie has been working for some time to identify medium and long term sites for development of floating offshore wind, and has now come together with ERM Dolphyn, a...

Ørsted sells 50% stake in Hornsea 2 wind farm
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 by Ørsted has signed an agreement to divest a 50 % ownership stake in its 1.3 GW Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm in the UK to a consortium of AXA IM Alts, acting on behalf of clients,...

Completion of the largest wind project in North America
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 by On 21 March Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy announced commercial operations for the 998 MW Traverse Wind Energy Centre, the largest wind farm constructed in a single phase in...

ScottishPower and Shell confirm offshore wind funding
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 by ScotWind partners ScottishPower and Shell are set to invest a total of £75 million to help the supply chain and businesses support the growth of the offshore wind industry in Scotland.

Siemens 14 MW WTG selected for Poland’s first offshore wind array
Tuesday, March 01, 2022 by Siemens Gamesa has signed two Preferred Supplier Agreements for the MFW Baltyk II and MFW Baltyk III wind power plants with Equinor and Polenergia. These signings represent both the...

Nordex to investigate WTG collapse in Wales
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 by ​​​​​​​An investigation has been launched following the collapse on 14 February of a 337ft (115m) 2.5 MW wind turbine in Wales during strong winds, a precursor of two 80 mph wind...

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