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

18 September 2019

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.  MORE ❯

Thunderbolts and Lightning Becoming Less Frightening

18 September 2019

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.
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Piling installation at Moray East offshore wind farm crosses halfway point

9 September 2019

DEME Offshore is making strong progress on the installation of pin piles at the Moray East wind farm in the UK. MORE ❯

Foundation installation starts at Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm

5 September 2019

DEME’s installation vessel ‘Innovation’ will set sail to the Belgian North Sea with the first load of 58 turbine foundations and transition pieces for installation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm. MORE ❯

ESVAGT Delivers Deutsche Bucht Service Vessel to MHI Vestas

4 September 2019

Purpose-built ‘ESVAGT Albert Betz’ christened today at Port of Eemshaven. MORE ❯

Small businesses in the North East are being invited to access fully-funded courses to aid innovation and growth in national grid connection

2 September 2019

ORE Catapult launches course as part of its Grid Connection Support Series – free support and advice to SMEs that offer grid connection products and services.
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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.  MORE ❯
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.
MORE ❯
DEME Offshore is making strong progress on the installation of pin piles at the Moray East wind farm in the UK. MORE ❯
DEME’s installation vessel ‘Innovation’ will set sail to the Belgian North Sea with the first load of 58 turbine foundations and transition pieces for installation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm. MORE ❯
Purpose-built ‘ESVAGT Albert Betz’ christened today at Port of Eemshaven. MORE ❯
ORE Catapult launches course as part of its Grid Connection Support Series – free support and advice to SMEs that offer grid connection products and services.
MORE ❯

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.

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.

12 Sep | The East Anglia One offshore wind farm has started producing clean electricity

  • With an investment of around GBP 2.5 billion, this Iberdrola project, with 714 MW capacity which will be fully operative in 2020, will be able to produce enough electricity to supply 630,000 British homes
  • The company is reaffirming its unshakable determination to lead the offshore wind farm market with a project pipeline set to deliver over 10,000 MW in the coming years

11 Sep | New horizons: Ireland’s offshore wind

Natural Power is the headline sponsor of this year’s Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) Offshore Wind Conference which takes place on 12th September 2019 at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.

11 Sep | CIP acquires 374 MW onshore wind portfolio in Northern Spain

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has through its fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S
(CI-III) acquired the 374 MW onshore wind portfolio Monegros in Aragon, Spain and has
commenced construction of the first projects totalling 113 MW.

10 Sep | Consent secured for wind farm projects in Dumfries and Galloway

Natural Power has helped secure consent for three applications that were approved unanimously by the councillors at Dumfries and Galloway Council’s August Planning Committee.