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Germany 'Regrets' U.S. Plan to Sanction Vessel Linked to Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Jan 19, 2021

The United States has informed Germany that it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship involved in construction of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, the German Economy Ministry said on Monday…

Germany's Switch from Coal to Renewables: Gap to be Filled by Offshore Wind

Jan 18, 2021

German high-voltage grid operator Amprion is confident the country's planned switch to renewable energy can be mastered by its network, it said on Monday, rejecting claims that power supply could be at risk.Coal importers group VDKi last Friday…

Nord Stream 2 Delays Pipe Laying Works Restart

Jan 15, 2021

The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 consortium is not resuming work to complete the subsea gas pipeline to Germany just yet, daily Handelsblatt reported on Friday, citing a consortium spokesman, amid pressure from Washington to halt the project.A Danish…

Germany, Denmark to Work More Closely on Offshore Wind Projects

Dec 15, 2020

Germany and Denmark pledged on Monday to cooperate more closely on joint offshore wind power development via clusters in the North and Baltic Seas to spur renewable power and hydrogen production.The planned cooperation marks an important step…

A First for Germany: Wintershall Dea Powers Mittelplate Oil Field with 'Green' Electricity

Oct 02, 2020

German oil company Wintershall Dea has said it has switched the power supply to the Mittelplate Drilling and Production island in the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park in Germany to '100-percent certified electricity from renewable sources…

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…

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…

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…

Germany Gov't to Fund Offshore Wind-to-Green Hydrogen Project

Aug 04, 2020

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy has sent a funding confirmation to partners working on the WESTKÜSTE 100 green hydrogen project.The WESTKÜSTE 100 project, which will produce green hydrogen via electricity generated by offshore wind turbines…

Amprion Sets Out North Sea Offshore Wind Grid Vision

Jun 24, 2020

German power grid company Amprion on Wednesday unveiled long-term plans for joint European offshore wind links in the North Sea and announced a trebling of spending in the next 10 years.Amprion, with 11,000 kilometers of high voltage transmission lines in western Germany…

Nord Stream 2 Finds Replacement for Chief Project Officer

Jun 22, 2020

Nord Stream 2 (NS2), the company for building a transport link for Russian gas into Germany under the Baltic Sea, on Friday said a departing top manager had already been replaced, allowing progress of the project.Earlier, the consortium confirmed…

Russian Pipe-laying Vessel Moors at Nord Stream 2 Hub in Germany

May 18, 2020

A Russian pipe-laying vessel Academic Cherskiy which Moscow can use to finish laying pipes for the Nord Stream 2 gas project, has moored near the German logistics hub in Mukran, Refinitiv Eikon tracking data showed on Monday.Led by the state gas company Gazprom…

Fred. Olsen Installs Final Turbine at Trianel Windpark Borkum II

May 18, 2020

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern on Sunday installed the final turbine at Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farm in Germany.'The last big components were installed Saturday, and final bolt and nut Sunday early morning…

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