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GE wins its largest-ever onshore wind contract
06 April, 2021
GE Renewable Energy has contracted to provide onshore wind turbines for...
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US government plans for 30GW offshore wind
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by On 29 March secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland joined the secretaries of Energy, Commerce, and Transportation in a White House forum to meet with representatives from states,...

Ørsted FID for its largest onshore project to date
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on its largest onshore project to date, the 518 MW hybrid wind and solar PV project, Helena Energy Centre, with an expected operational...

New 11 MW WTG for Hollandse Kust Zuid
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa are working on the development of a new 11 MW wind turbine for the unsubsidised offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid. In due course 140 of the 200m...

Ørsted starts Greater Changhua installations
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 by With all the permits and EIA approvals in place, leading offshore wind developer Ørsted reports that it is moving “full speed ahead” with full-scale offshore construction activities...

GE to take part in UK’s major offshore wind initiative
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by The UK government has announced that two new ports on The Humber waterway, and on Teesside in the north of England, are to be constructed as part of a £95 million investment to boost...

Simply Blue Energy launches the Western Star floating offshore wind farm
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by Simply Blue Energy, has announced its initiative ‘Western Star’, a proposed co-developed floating offshore wind farm and wave energy conversion array off Ireland’s West Coast. The...

USA broke its installed wind turbine capacity record in 2020
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by In both 2019 and 2020, project developers in the United States installed more wind power capacity than any other generating technology. According to data recently published by the...

Vestas launches 15 MW offshore WTG
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Vestas, the market leader in onshore wind, improved its chances of becoming the leader in offshore wind too with the full acquisition recently of its joint venture with MHI. It has...

GE and BLP Industry.AI to join forces in AI technology
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 by GE Power Conversion and BLP Industry.AI have signed a Memorandum of Understanding under which the parties agree to work together to provide next generation AI technology and...

Shell partners with Simply Blue to develop Emerald
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 by Shell has signed an agreement with Irish developer Simply Blue Energy to acquire a 51% share of their Simply Blue Energy Kinsale venture, which was set up to develop the Emerald...

Construction starts at Kriegers Flak offshore array
Wednesday, February 03, 2021 by Vattenfall reports that on 27 January, the tower, nacelle and blades were installed for the first turbine at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. At 605 MW it will...

Germany’s offshore future ‘challenging’
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by New impetus for the German offshore wind industry is needed if it is to recover from the construction slump experienced in 2020, according to industry organisations BWE, BWO, VDMA...

Ørsted takes final investment decision on first H2 project
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on the Danish demonstration project H2RES, which will use offshore wind energy to produce renewable hydrogen. The project is expected...

Ørsted signs long-term PPAs for US wind farms
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by PepsiCo has agreed to purchase energy from the Haystack and Western Trail wind projects, currently under construction and expected online later this year.

ACWA Power signs agreements for wind power projects in Azerbaijan
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 by ACWA Power has executed the official agreements for a 240 MW wind power project that will be located in the Absheron and Khizi regions. Key agreements signed by ACWA Power, a...

Greencoat to acquire Cloghan and Taghart windfarms
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 by Greencoat Renewables, the renewable infrastructure company, is to acquire the Cloghan and Taghart windfarms from Statkraft under a forward sale model for a combined consideration of...

Permits granted for Vesterhav Syd and Nord
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 by On 14 December, the Danish Energy Agency approved Vattenfall's construction plans for, and environmental assessment of, the offshore wind farms Vesterhav Syd and Nord. The two...

Vestas and MHI close partnership agreement
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 by Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have closed an agreement officially announced in October to expand their partnership in sustainable energy. By closing the agreement, Vestas...

Vestas wins 534 MW order in Brazil
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 by Casa dos Ventos, one of the pioneers and larger investors in the development of wind projects in Brazil, has placed a 534 MW order for the second stage of the of the Rio do Vento...

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