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Ørsted Picks SGRE Turbine for 1.1GW OWP

Mar 04, 2020

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) said it has been selected by the Danish developer Ørsted as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its offshore wind power projects in the German North Sea totaling 1.142 GW.At both the 900 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 and the 242 MW Gode Wind 3 sites…

TenneT Intros 2GW Offshore Grid Plans

Feb 13, 2020

European transmission system operator TenneT has announced plans to build two 2 GW offshore grid connections in the IJmuiden Ver wind energy area, having entered into a so-called 'innovation partnership' with its suppliers.Given the combination…

German Offshore Wind Capacity in 2019 Almost Hit 2020 Target

Jan 14, 2020

Offshore wind power operators in the German North Sea raised generation capacity by 20.9% percent to 6,436 megawatts (MW) last year, grid company TenneT GmbH said on Monday, close to a government target for 2020 of 6,500 MW.TenneT, the German…

Germany’s biggest OWF Operational Now

Jan 12, 2020

Germany’s biggest wind farm has been fully connected to the grid. According to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG  (EnBW), its  Albatros offshore wind farm is  located roughly 100 km off the coast of Germany.'The Hohe See offshore wind farm has already been in operation since October 2019…

Germany Plans 20 GW of Offshore Wind by 2030

Oct 08, 2019

Germany's northern states and federal government want to nearly triple the country's installed offshore wind power capacity within ten years with a new expansion target of 20 gigawatts (GW) by 2030.In a  multi-state meeting in Hannover,  committing to “fix the goal legally in the coming months”…

Head Energy Expands to German Offshore Wind

Sep 30, 2019

Danish offshore wind engineering and consulting company Head Energy Group has established Head Energy Germany GmbH in Hamburg as part of the expansion of its offshore wind business.Head Energy Germany GmbH will be administrated by Head Energy’s offshore wind experts in Esbjerg…

Macquarie Acquisition of German Offshore Wind Approved

Sep 26, 2019

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH & Co. KG by Sage Holdings, ultimately indirectly controlled by Macquarie Group Limited.Ocean Breeze Energy is the owner of North Sea wind farm BARD Offshore 1, from Unicredit…

Europe Installs 1.9 GW Offshore Wind Capacity in H1

Jul 26, 2019

Europe added 1.9 GW of new offshore wind was installed in the first half of 2019, up from the 1.1 GW added in the same period in 2018, according to figures released by WindEurope.The UK (931 MW), Denmark (374 MW), Belgium (370 MW) and Germany (252 MW) accounted for these installations…

US Considering Sanctions Over Nord Stream 2

Jun 12, 2019

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project -- which the United States has told European companies to avoid -- and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for the fuel…

385-MW German Offshore Wind Farm Opened

Apr 17, 2019

Germany has inaugurated its biggest wind farm in the Baltic Sea between Germany's Isle of Rügen and the Danish island of Bornholm.385 MW farm was officially inaugurated in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg…

Nord Stream 2 Expecting Denmark Approval

Mar 25, 2019

The Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline company expects to receive approval from Danish authorities for a 180-km stretch of the pipeline under the Baltic Sea in time to finish the pipeline by the end of 2019 as planned, a spokesman said on Monday…

Wind Provides 14% of European Electricity

Feb 25, 2019

Wind energy provided 14% of the European Union’s electricity last year, according to figures published by the region’s wind energy trade body, WindEurope, with 11.7 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity added, including 2.65 GW of offshore wind. Continued…

Iberdrola Inaugurates Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 29, 2018

Iberdrola inaugurates the wind farm of Wikinger, located in Germany in the waters of the Baltic Sea, with an investment of 1,400 million euros.In its development have participated companies like the Asturian Windar, with the construction of 280 piles of 40 meters in length…

Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline is 70% Financed so Far

Oct 08, 2018

Seventy percent of funds needed to finance the Nord Stream 2 underwater gas pipeline from Russia to Germany have been raised, TASS news agency quoted the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, as saying on Sunday.Nord Stream 2, which…

Germany to Build LNG Terminal in 'Gesture to U.S.'

Sep 18, 2018

Germany will chose a city to host a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal by year end's in what its economy minister on Tuesday called 'gesture' to the United States, which wants to increase gas exports to Europe.'This is a gesture to our American friends…

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