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bp enters offshore wind market
23 September, 2020
Oil giant bp (formerly BP) and Equinor have announced the formation of a...
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National Grid and TenneT to develop offshore wind links
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 by National Grid Ventures, the commercial development arm of National Grid plc, and Dutch TSO TenneT announced on 22 September a co-operation agreement to explore the feasibility...

Hornsea Two SOV launched in Turkey
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 by Wind energy developer Ørsted launched the latest addition to its fleet of offshore wind support vessels (SOVs) on 21 September. The ‘Wind of Hope’ is a state-of-the-art ship being...

Giant contract for a giant WTG
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 by Recently GE’s Haliade-X wind turbine set a world record by generating 288 MWh of electrical energy in a single day. Now its makers can announce another first – on 21 September...

Hitachi ABB wins offshore transformer contract
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by Hitachi ABB Power Grids has signed a significant purchase agreement with wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas. Hitachi will deliver its high performance WindSTAR transformers to...

Siemens’ big onshore win in Texas
Wednesday, September 02, 2020 by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded contracts for two new onshore wind project sites in the state of Texas, USA, with a total installed capacity of 325 MW. The...

JERA goes for Ishikari public review
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 by JERA is planning to construct an offshore wind farm off Ishikari Bay, Hokkaido, Japan and on 24 August submitted its Planning Phase Environmental Impact Statement for the Ishikari...

Vestas wins 409 MW order in Brazil
Tuesday, September 01, 2020 by Vestas has received a 409 MW order from the joint venture between Votorantim Energia and the Canadian fund CPP Investments for the projects Ventos do Piauí II and Ventos do Piauí III,...

Wind and solar power double their global market share
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 by Wind and solar power accounted for almost 10% of the world’s electricity supply in the first six months of 2020, more than doubling their market share since 2015 when the Paris...

Vestas secures final order for its largest V150-4.2 MW project in Germany
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 by Demonstrating the slow and step-by-step growth that currently characterises the German wind market as it recovers from a historic low in 2019 due to a lack of permits, Vestas has...

Hornsea Two steelwork sets sail from Batam
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 by On 13th August, the heavy transport vessel (HTV) Big Lift Barentsz departed Batam in Indonesia with over 10 000 tonnes of steelwork loaded on board. Its cargo, the offshore...

Vestas first to reach 100 GW of WTGs under service
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by Renewables are on track to become the foundation of the global energy system. With more than 100 GW of wind turbines under service, Vestas is, as the first company to reach...

46 GW increase in renewables required by 2030
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by Forecasts from analyst Cornwall Insight’s ‘Benchmark power curve’ suggests that up to about 46 GW of new build renewable technology (11 GW onshore wind, 10 GW solar and 25 GW...

30% growth in global offshore wind projects
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by New research published by RenewableUK shows that the global pipeline of offshore wind energy projects which are operational, under construction, consented or being planned has risen...

Siemens secures final order to complete Cabo Leones cluster
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by Siemens Gamesa has secured a new order from Ibereólica Renovables, a Spanish independent power producer, to supply 110 MW of capacity for the second phase of Cabo Leones III wind park,...

Engie, EDPR launch Ocean Winds
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 by Engie and EDPR have officially launched Ocean Winds (OW), their new joint venture targeting the global offshore wind energy sector. The creation of the company follows a memorandum...

WindFloat Atlantic powers up
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 by The 25 MW WindFloat Atlantic floating offshore wind farm is fully operational off the coast of Portugal, EDP has announced. The last of the wind farm’s three platforms has...

PKN completes offshore study
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 by Polish firm PKN Orlen has completed the environmental study for a planned offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, and has submitted the completed report to the Regional Directorate...

Vestas secures 101 MW order B&T Wind Farm
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 by Vestas has been awarded a 101 MW order with AMI AC Renewables Corporation, a joint venture of AC Energy and AMI Renewables, for the second phase of the B&T Wind Farm, which is located...

Polish government revises offshore wind plans
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 by Poland has revised its draft offshore wind energy regulations to provide support for more projects in the early stages of the scheme. The government is now proposing an increase in...

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