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Azerbaijan’s largest renewables project gets under way
19 January, 2022
On 14 January in Baku the Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy and Saudi...
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Energy Island cable route survey contract awarded
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 by Fugro has secured a contract with Energinet to undertake cable route surveys for Denmark’s North Sea Energy Island project. The Energy Island will serve as an offshore power plant, a...

First supply contract in Spain for Siemens’ 5.X WTG
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 by Siemens Gamesa is to supply its 5.X platform turbines to Iberdrola’s 94 MW Iglesias wind farm in Burgos in the north of Spain. This is the first in the country to deploy this turbine,...

Huge New Mexico wind project comes online
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 by The Pattern Energy Group said this week that its Western Spirit Wind project, a group of four wind farms capable of producing together a total of 1050 MW, is now online and producing...

Fortum and Uniper JV launches its first project
Tuesday, January 04, 2022 by The joint team of Fortum and Uniper for wind and solar businesses in Europe is launching its first project. Fortum has made an investment decision to start the construction of the 380...

Interest in Princes Ariane wind farm sold to a.s.r.
Tuesday, January 04, 2022 by Vattenfall is to sell 40% of the 301 MW Prinses Ariane wind farm in the Wieringermeer to Dutch insurance and asset management company a.s.r.

Prysmian secures two US wind farm projects
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 by Prysmian Group has secured cabling contracts for two new offshore wind farm projects in the USA worth approximately $900 million. Both projects have been awarded by Vineyard Wind, a...

100 MW Uzbekistan wind power project agreed
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 by ACWA Power, a prominent Saudi developer of power generation, has finalised project agreements for the 100MW Nukus wind project in the Republic of Uzbekistan. Valued at US$108 million,...

Major UK offshore wind farm project consented
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 by Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas Offshore Wind Farm, located off the UK’s east coast, has been awarded planning consent.

New partnership to develop offshore wind farms in New Zealand
Wednesday, December 01, 2021 by BlueFloat Energy, Energy Estate and Elemental Group have formed a partnership to develop offshore wind farms in New Zealand. The partnership is intended to bring together the...

Upgraded V-162 launched by Vestas
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 by Vestas has launched a 6.8 MW version of its V162 range of wind turbines of the EnVentus platform. The V162-6.8 MW is said to be globally applicable and combines an increased power...

World’s first 66 kV fault ride through test system
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 by Danish offshore wind turbine test specialist R&D Test Systems has installed the world’s first Fault Ride Through (FRT) test system rated at 66 kV for the Vestas Østerild test facility...

Shell and Blue Group sign Western Star agreement
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 by On 18 November Shell signed an agreement with Irish leading blue economy developer Simply Blue Group to acquire a 51% share of its GW class Western Star venture, which seeks to develop...

France’s first floating offshore wind at scale
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by Ocean Winds (a Joint Venture between ENGIE and EDP Renewables) and Principle Power have entered into a collaboration agreement to co-operate on the design of the floating platforms...

Iberdrola to invest £6bn in the East Anglia hub
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 by Through its UK subsidiary Scottish Power, Iberdrola has undertaken to invest £6 billion in developing an offshore wind complex – the 3 GW East Anglia Hub. It will be the company's...

World’s largest floating windfarm is operational
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by The 50 MW Kincardine offshore windfarm, the world’s largest floating array, is now fully commissioned and delivering electricity to the grid.

Hai Long Offshore Wind selects consortium to deliver two offshore substations in Taiwan
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 by Yushan Energy, a subsidiary of low carbon energy developer Enterprize Energy, and Canadian independent power producer Northland Power have selected a Vietnamese consortium led by...

Large-scale green hydrogen facility for Orkney
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 by Offshore Wind Power Limited, the consortium formed by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, TotalEnergies and Scottish developer Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG),...

Major step for Vineyard offshore wind farm
Tuesday, October 05, 2021 by Notice to Proceed with the approximately €200 million contract to supply a submarine power cable system for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the USA has been issued to...

Vestas expands footprint in Canada with two major contracts
Tuesday, October 05, 2021 by Vestas has received a 151 MW order from Pattern Energy Group to power the Lanfine Wind farm in Alberta. The order consists of 35 V150-4.2 MW turbines, delivered in 4.3 MW operating mode.

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