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Ørsted to pioneer deployment of GE’s next generation offshore wind turbine

19 September 2019

Ørsted, the world-leading offshore wind developer, has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its US offshore wind farms which marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine. MORE ❯

Siemens Gamesa expands its green guarantee line to €1.25 billion

19 September 2019

  • The deal, arranged with BNP Paribas, adds €350 million to the existing line of €900 million in "green" guarantees arranged with other banks.

  • The company maintains its firm commitment to sustainability and combating climate change, having installed over 95 GW of wind capacity to date, avoiding the emission of approximately 247 million tons of CO₂ per year.
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OWIC welcomes next key step in growth of UK offshore wind

19 September 2019

The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is hailing today’s launch by The Crown Estate of the next round of UK offshore wind development as a major step forward. 
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Next round of offshore wind farms to accelerate regeneration of coastal communities

19 September 2019

RenewableUK says today’s announcement by The Crown Estate of the launch of the fourth major round of offshore wind development will bring billions of pounds in investment to the UK and create thousands of new jobs.  
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The Crown Estate launches the UK’s first major offshore wind leasing round in a decade, opening up the opportunity for at least 7GW of new clean energy

19 September 2019

The Crown Estate has today launched Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, opening up the potential for at least 7 GW of new seabed rights for offshore wind development in the waters around England and Wales - enough to meet the electricity needs of over six million homes.
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Iberwind extends full scope service contracts with the Nordex Group for 290 MW in Portugal

19 September 2019

Iberwind, one of the leading wind turbine operators in Portugal, is extending its service contracts with the Nordex Group for 132 of its turbines. MORE ❯

Ørsted, the world-leading offshore wind developer, has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its US offshore wind farms which marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine. MORE ❯
  • The deal, arranged with BNP Paribas, adds €350 million to the existing line of €900 million in "green" guarantees arranged with other banks.

  • The company maintains its firm commitment to sustainability and combating climate change, having installed over 95 GW of wind capacity to date, avoiding the emission of approximately 247 million tons of CO₂ per year.
MORE ❯
The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is hailing today’s launch by The Crown Estate of the next round of UK offshore wind development as a major step forward. 
MORE ❯
RenewableUK says today’s announcement by The Crown Estate of the launch of the fourth major round of offshore wind development will bring billions of pounds in investment to the UK and create thousands of new jobs.  
MORE ❯
The Crown Estate has today launched Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, opening up the potential for at least 7 GW of new seabed rights for offshore wind development in the waters around England and Wales - enough to meet the electricity needs of over six million homes.
MORE ❯
Iberwind, one of the leading wind turbine operators in Portugal, is extending its service contracts with the Nordex Group for 132 of its turbines. MORE ❯

19 Sep | Enel Green Power starts construction at 201 MW Kolskaya wind farm, largest renewable project beyond the Arctic Circle

  • The wind facility, owned by Enel Russia, will involve an overall investment of around 273 million euros and is expected to be completed in 2021
  • Enel Russia’s 90 MW Azov wind farm is also under construction, while the 71 MW Rodnikovsky wind project was awarded in June to the company, which is investing approx. 495 million euros in all three facilities
  • The company’s renewable investment in Russia is in line with the Enel Group’s target to fully decarbonise its generation mix by 2050

18 Sep | Solar Power International

Natural Power will be exhibiting at Solar Power International (SPI) on September 23-26 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.

18 Sep | Ørsted contracts Van Oord for cable installation at Greater Changhua offshore wind farms

Rotterdam, 18 September 2019 – Van Oord has been awarded the contract by Ørsted for the cable installation works at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. The wind farms are located between 35 and 60 kilometres off the west coast of Changhua County, Taiwan. Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms will supply sustainable energy to approximately 1 million households per year. 

18 Sep | Thunderbolts and Lightning Becoming Less Frightening

ORE Catapult celebrates 600th SME milestone

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is celebrating after successfully providing technology innovation and business growth support to its 600th SME.

18 Sep | CLEANPOWER 2020 conference chairs announced

Industry leaders from Vestas and Xcel Energy to shape inaugural event for renewable energy industry

17 Sep | Siemens Gamesa, confirmed member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices in 2019

  • It is the tenth time that Siemens Gamesa is part of this index, and for the fourth year in a row.

  • Siemens Gamesa is the only Spanish company in the category Machinery and electrical equipment.

17 Sep | Vestas receives 34 MW order in Norway with 27-year service agreement

Vestas has received a 34 MW order for the Haramsfjellet wind project on the island of Haramsøya in western Norway.

17 Sep | Production start-up for cables to the world’s largest offshore windfarm - Hornsea 2

1.3 million - a number worth remembering. That’s the number of UK households to be supplied with renewable power when Hornsea 2, comes into operation. Nexans is proud supplier of the export cables.

16 Sep | Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore foothold in Asia Pacific with launch of nacelle assembly facility in Taiwan

  • First Siemens Gamesa offshore wind power nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe to be built.
  • Lease contract signed with Taiwan International Ports Corporation for land parcel of over 30,000 square meters in the port of Taichung.
  • Location will be used for offshore nacelle assembly, testing, warehousing, office buildings, and outdoor storage.
  • Production start planned for 2021; facility will support Ørsted’s 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a project and future regional projects.

13 Sep | ERG completes acquisition of 3 wind farms in Germany with total capacity of 34 MW. Installed power in the country increases to 272 MW.

Genoa, 13 September 2019 – ERG, through its subsidiary ERG Windpark Beteiligungs GmbH, having obtained authorisation from the antitrust authorities and agreement to the change of control on the part of the lending institutions, has today finalised the acquisition, from a company controlled by the Ge

12 Sep | World’s largest wind turbine blade test stand built by Siemens Gamesa

  • R&D investment in blade testing aimed at reducing risk and providing innovative, reliable solutions.
  • The new facility will be capable of performing full-scale tests on the next generations of SGRE rotor blades.