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Germany's Eastern States Back Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Completion

Sep 21, 2020

The premiers of Germany's eastern states have passed a resolution in support of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany, daily Bild reported on Friday.The pipeline has been questioned by the German government following the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny…

Liebherr Crane for DolWin Epsilon Substation

Sep 17, 2020

Crane manufacturer Liebherr will deliver a cylinder-luffing crane, type RL 2600-35 Lit, for offshore wind farm substation DolWin Epsilon.The crane, to be installed aboard the TenneT-owned offshore platform, will be used for supply and maintenance tasks on the German North Sea…

Erdogan: Oruc Reis Seismic Vessel Not Done with East Med Surveys

Sep 17, 2020

President Tayyip Erdogan told German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a video call on Wednesday that the docking of Turkey's Oruc Reis seismic survey vessel for maintenance does not mean its operations in the eastern Mediterranean are done, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said…

Gazprom Vessel Sets Sail for Nord Stream 2 Base in Germany

Sep 17, 2020

A vessel of Russian gas giant Gazprom has departed for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline's supply base in Germany, data showed on Wednesday, in a sign that Moscow is still determined to push on with the politically-charged project.Nord Stream 2…

Nord Stream 2 Should Not be Used to Punish Russia, Says German State Leader

Sep 14, 2020

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany should not be used to punish Moscow over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the leader of the German state where the pipeline is due to come ashore said on Friday.The Kremlin has…

Merkel Doesn't Rule Out Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Sep 08, 2020

Chancellor Angela Merkel does not rule out imposing sanctions on a pipeline set to bring Russian gas to Germany in response to the suspected poisoning of a Kremlin critic with a Soviet-style nerve agent, her chief spokesman said on Monday.Merkel…

Merkel Under Pressure to End Support for Nord Stream 2 after Kremlin Critic Poisoned

Sep 04, 2020

Pressure mounted on German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday to reconsider the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which will take gas from Russia to Germany, after she said Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny had been poisoned with a Soviet-style nerve agent…

RWE Wants CfDs for German Offshore Wind

Aug 13, 2020

German utility RWE supports the introduction of contracts for difference (CfDs) to spur growth in the country's offshore wind sector, chief finance office Markus Krebber said during a call with reporters on Thursday.Germany's upper house of parliament backs such an internationally proven mechanism…

NKT to Deliver Power Cable System for BorWin5

Aug 11, 2020

Power cable supplier NKT has said it has been awarded a turnkey contract of 'below' EUR 250m (around $294,5) by TenneT to deliver and install a high-voltage direct current XLPE power cable system for the BorWin5 offshore wind project in Northern Germany…

Uniper May Have to Impair Nord Stream 2 Loan if Pipeline Project Fails

Aug 11, 2020

German utility Uniper on Tuesday warned it may have to impair a loan provided to the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline if the project collapses in the face of U.S. sanctions.'With the U.S. intensifying their efforts on targeted sanctions against…

Siemens Gamesa Slashes 2020 Revenue Forecast on COVID-19 Impact

Jul 30, 2020

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa expects the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic will cut 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) from its sales revenue in the full year, the German-Spanish manufacturer said on Thursday.The company said the impact will be harsher than previously expected…

Gas Flow Resumes via Nord Stream Pipeline after Maintenance Complete

Jul 28, 2020

Gas flow has resumed via the Nord Stream pipeline in the Baltic Sea, carrying Russian gas to Germany, after completion of annual maintenance works.Nord Stream AG, the company running the pipeline, said this week that all planned maintenance works on the twin-gas pipeline were completed on time…

TenneT: German Offshore Wind Output Up 21.1%

Jul 27, 2020

Power production from German North Sea wind farms from January to June totaled 11.51 terawatt-hours (TWh), 21.1% more than in the same 2019 period, grid company TenneT GmbH said on Monday.TenneT, the largest operator of electricity grids in Germany and the Netherlands <IPO-TTH…

Construction Kicks Off for Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Substation Topsides

Jul 24, 2020

The construction of the upper part of the offshore substation for the Arcadis 1 Ost offshore wind farm has kicked off.The facility is being built at the former Lenin Shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. The news of the construction start was shared by Belgium’s high-voltage transmission system operator Elia…

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