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Chartered Accountant Adrienne Airlie appointed to ORE Catapult Board

14 November 2019

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy, has appointed Adrienne Airlie, former Chief Executive of Scottish Accountancy firm Martin Aitken & Co, to its Board.
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Inauguration Ceremony for Taiwan’s First Commercial Scale Offshore Wind Farm

12 November 2019

The inauguration ceremony for Taiwan’s first commercial scale offshore wind farm – Formosa 1 – was held today at Longfeng Fishing Harbor in Miaoli. Following the final installation of 20 turbines in October 2019, commercialization is expected at the end of year, symbolizing the project’s completion. Formosa 1’s inauguration is an important milestone in the realization of Taiwan’s commitment to deliver 5.7 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2025, and a further demonstration of its commitment towards green energy. MORE ❯

GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing

12 November 2019

A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a rigorous testing programme designed to prepare it for years of operation at sea.
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Johnny Thomsen appointed Co-CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

11 November 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s Board of Directors appoints the former Vestas Senior Vice President of Product Management to the Co-CEO role after the incumbent Co-CEO, Lars Bondo Krogsgaard resigned. MORE ❯

CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) signs contracts for the Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan

6 November 2019

Taiwan based CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) and the Zhong Neng Wind Power Corporation Preparatory Office have signed two contracts for the Zhong Neng offshore wind farm project. MORE ❯

Financial close achieved for Taiwan’s Formosa 2 offshore wind farm

29 October 2019

  • Taiwan’s Formosa 2 offshore wind farm reaches financial close
  • Once complete, Formosa 2 will be one of the largest offshore wind projects in Taiwan, displacing an estimated 18,750 kt CO2e over its lifetime
  • The NT$62.4 bn project will be financed by a consortium of 20 international and local Taiwanese financial institutions.
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The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy, has appointed Adrienne Airlie, former Chief Executive of Scottish Accountancy firm Martin Aitken & Co, to its Board.
MORE ❯
The inauguration ceremony for Taiwan’s first commercial scale offshore wind farm – Formosa 1 – was held today at Longfeng Fishing Harbor in Miaoli. Following the final installation of 20 turbines in October 2019, commercialization is expected at the end of year, symbolizing the project’s completion. Formosa 1’s inauguration is an important milestone in the realization of Taiwan’s commitment to deliver 5.7 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2025, and a further demonstration of its commitment towards green energy. MORE ❯
A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a rigorous testing programme designed to prepare it for years of operation at sea.
MORE ❯
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s Board of Directors appoints the former Vestas Senior Vice President of Product Management to the Co-CEO role after the incumbent Co-CEO, Lars Bondo Krogsgaard resigned. MORE ❯
Taiwan based CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) and the Zhong Neng Wind Power Corporation Preparatory Office have signed two contracts for the Zhong Neng offshore wind farm project. MORE ❯
  • Taiwan’s Formosa 2 offshore wind farm reaches financial close
  • Once complete, Formosa 2 will be one of the largest offshore wind projects in Taiwan, displacing an estimated 18,750 kt CO2e over its lifetime
  • The NT$62.4 bn project will be financed by a consortium of 20 international and local Taiwanese financial institutions.
MORE ❯

13 Nov | Nordex confirms 2019 guidance

• Sales of EUR 1.9 billion in the first nine months of 2019

13 Nov | HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark to address WindEurope Offshore 2019 event

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark will deliver the opening address at the WindEurope Offshore 2019 event on 26 November.

12 Nov | Inauguration Ceremony for Taiwan’s First Commercial Scale Offshore Wind Farm

The inauguration ceremony for Taiwan’s first commercial scale offshore wind farm – Formosa 1 – was held today at Longfeng Fishing Harbor in Miaoli. Following the final installation of 20 turbines in October 2019, commercialization is expected at the end of year, symbolizing the project’s completion. Formosa 1’s inauguration is an important milestone in the realization of Taiwan’s commitment to deliver 5.7 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2025, and a further demonstration of its commitment towards green energy.

12 Nov | GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing

A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a rigorous testing programme designed to prepare it for years of operation at sea.

11 Nov | Johnny Thomsen appointed Co-CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s Board of Directors appoints the former Vestas Senior Vice President of Product Management to the Co-CEO role after the incumbent Co-CEO, Lars Bondo Krogsgaard resigned.

11 Nov | Piping Hot: Building Heat Networks to Tackle the Climate Emergency

Natural Power welcomes the Scottish Government’s Heat Networks Bill on a key aspect of how it plans to cut emissions from heat. With the right planning, incentives and regulatory support, district heating can contribute significantly to that goal.

11 Nov | Board of Management and Supervisory Board of PNE AG recommend the acceptance of the voluntary public takeover offer by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners

  • Reasoned Statement according to section 27 Takeover Act published
  • Total amount of the consideration for shareholders is adequate
  • Intentions of the Bidder as the formation of a Strategic Partnership are positive

11 Nov | How do offshore wind farms change the wind?

Start of a new research project on wind energy utilization in the German Bight

08 Nov | Scottish Renewables green energy manifesto

By Stephen Trotter, Managing Director at Natural Power

Natural Power fully supports and endorses the green energy manifesto published by Scottish Renewables.

07 Nov | Share buy-back programme of up to DKK 1,500m (approx. EUR 200m)

The Board of Directors of Vestas Wind Systems A/S has decided to initiate a share buy-back programme of up to DKK 1,500m (approx. EUR 200m) to be executed during the period 7 November 2019 to 31 December 2019.

07 Nov | Vestas - Interim financial report, third quarter 2019

Summary: Revenue, earnings, and free cash flow increased compared to last year’s third quarter. Solid order intake in the quarter and combined order backlog at all-time high level. Guidance for 2019 maintained

07 Nov | PNE AG achieved operational progress in the first nine months of 2019

  • Activities increased
  • Wind farm projects with 404 MW completed or under construction
  • Forecast for the entire year again confirmed