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New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Takes Crucial Steps Toward 3,500 MW Offshore Wind Goals

19 December 2018

Board Approves OREC Funding Mechanism; Rejects Demonstration Project

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Smulders to build three offshore transformer modules for the Moray East wind farm

19 December 2018

Siemens has awarded a contract for the construction of three offshore transformer modules (OTM) to Smulders. The project, situated off the Aberdeenshire coast in the North Sea, will be developed by EDP Renewables, ENGIE and Diamond Generating Europe.
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Business & Finance

NTR enters French renewables market with acquisition of two wind projects

19 December 2018

NTR has entered the French renewables market with the acquisition of two wind projects together comprising just under 20MW and with a total capital investment of over €35 million. MORE ❯

Project Development & Execution

PNE Group: Gross Niendorf wind farm put into operation by WKN on schedule

19 December 2018

At the end of 2018, the PNE Group's subsidiary WKN GmbH put the Gross Niendorf wind energy project into operation on schedule after only three months’ construction time.
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Installation, Transport & Logistics

EMS Maritime Offshore to operate new heliport in Eemshaven

18 December 2018

EMO is to be the operator of the newly constructed heliport in Groningen’s Eemshaven. The long-term operation contracts are being signed today.

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Business & Finance

Alpha Offshore success provides boost to Sparrows Group in first year

18 December 2018

Sparrows Group has seen its position in the renewables market strengthened one year on from the acquisition of Alpha Offshore Service. The company confirmed that Danish-based Alpha’s revenue has increased by 46% in the past 12 months.

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Board Approves OREC Funding Mechanism; Rejects Demonstration Project

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Siemens has awarded a contract for the construction of three offshore transformer modules (OTM) to Smulders. The project, situated off the Aberdeenshire coast in the North Sea, will be developed by EDP Renewables, ENGIE and Diamond Generating Europe.
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Business & FinanceMORE ❯
NTR has entered the French renewables market with the acquisition of two wind projects together comprising just under 20MW and with a total capital investment of over €35 million. MORE ❯
Project Development & ExecutionMORE ❯
At the end of 2018, the PNE Group's subsidiary WKN GmbH put the Gross Niendorf wind energy project into operation on schedule after only three months’ construction time.
MORE ❯
Installation, Transport & LogisticsMORE ❯

EMO is to be the operator of the newly constructed heliport in Groningen’s Eemshaven. The long-term operation contracts are being signed today.

MORE ❯
Business & FinanceMORE ❯

Sparrows Group has seen its position in the renewables market strengthened one year on from the acquisition of Alpha Offshore Service. The company confirmed that Danish-based Alpha’s revenue has increased by 46% in the past 12 months.

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18 Dec | ERG signs a loan for the construction of a new wind farm in Germany

Genoa, 18 December 2018 - ERG, through its subsidiary Windpark Linda GmbH & Co. KG., has today signed a non-recourse project finance agreement for the Linda wind farm located in the Saxony – Anhalt region of Germany, with a total installed capacity of 21.6 MW.

Business & Finance

18 Dec | 100MW Kipeto wind power project reaches financial close

  • Kipeto project will be second largest wind power project in Kenya
  • The project will supply 100MW of clean energy to the national grid as a significant contribution to Kenya’s Vision 2030 and Big Four Agenda
  • With support from USAID Power Africa, the project has developed and initiated a Biodiversity Action Plan, which is designed around the international best practice outlined in the IFC environmental performance standards

Installation, Transport & Logistics

18 Dec | MHI Vestas and ESVAGT enter into another SOV contract

Another ESVAGT Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farms is on its way to MHI Vestas. The vessel will service the offshore wind farm, the Moray East, in the UK from 2021.

Business & Finance

18 Dec | ALLETE Clean Energy Adds 50-MW Oregon Wind Site to Refurbishment Strategy

Condon Wind investment brings growth, positions site for recontracting

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18 Dec | GE Connects Financing and Turbine Technology to its Flagship Onshore Wind Project in Sub-Sahara Africa

  • GE's flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa — 60 1.7-103 units
  • GE EFS and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya
  • Kipeto will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of 40,000 homes

Business & Finance

18 Dec | Greengate Power's 113 MW Stirling Wind Project in Alberta Awarded 20-Year Contract by AESO

Greengate Power Corporation ("Greengate") is pleased to announce that its 113 MW Stirling Wind Project ("Stirling Wind") was awarded a 20-year Renewable Electricity Support Agreement ("RESA") by the Alberta Electric System Operator ("AESO").

Business & Finance

18 Dec | Capstone and Sawridge First Nation Awarded Contracts by the AESO in the Renewable Electricity Program in Alberta

Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX: CSE.PR.A) (the "Corporation" or "Capstone") and its partner Sawridge First Nation (“Sawridge”) are pleased to announce that their 48 megawatt Buffalo Atlee Wind Farm project located near Jenner, Alberta was selected by the Alberta Electricity System Operator

Business & Finance

18 Dec | EDF Renewables signs a Power Purchase Agreement for an over 200 MW wind project in Canada

EDF Renewables Canada today announced the signing of a 20-year Renewable Electricity Support Agreement (RESA) with the Alberta Electricity System Operator (AESO) for the renewable attributes related to the 201.6 megawatt (MW) Cypress Wind Project.

Health, Safety & Environment

18 Dec | Highland communities in £28m funding boost

Highland communities will benefit to the tune of £28millon thanks to Britain’s newest onshore wind farm, built by SSE Renewables.

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18 Dec | Nordex obtains follow-up order for 83 MW from Argentina

The Nordex Group is ramping up its presence further in the growth market of Argentina with a follow-up order from its customer AES Generación S.A. The "Vientos Neuquinos" wind farm comprises 24 AW132/3465 turbines and is to be built in the province of Neuquén in the south-west of Argentina.

18 Dec | ENGIE and EDPR sign an alliance with Sumitomo Corporation for the development of offshore wind projects in Yeu-Noirmoutier and Dieppe-Le Tréport

As part of the alliance, Sumitomo Corporation acquires a 29.5% equity stake in the French offshore projects (Dieppe Le Tréport and Yeu Noirmoutier) and will bring to the consortium its proven and complementary offshore wind expertise in terms of development, construction and operation.

18 Dec | DTU creates a new way of testing wind turbine blades

DTU Wind Energy, Siemens Gamesa, R&D, BLAEST, Olsen Wings, DNV GL, Ørsted and Zebicon have joined forces in creating a new way to test wind turbine blades.