Wind Power

Offshore wind newcomer divests 80% of Swedish lake project

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 16:04
UK investment firm Downing will buy a majority stake in a 100MW wind farm in Lake Vänern for around €29 million
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Massachusetts governor vetoes higher offshore wind target

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:27
A climate bill that would have raised the state’s offshore wind target by an additional 2.4GW has been stymied by the governor on the grounds that cutting emissions by an extra 5% in the next ten years would cost $6 billion
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European demand helps Nordex orders level in 2020 despite coronavirus

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:37
Nordex received more than 6GW of orders in 16 countries in 2020 thanks to strong demand in Q4
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Vestas halts 150 turbines following blade investigation

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 11:35
Vestas has removed from operation 150 turbines of its V150 turbines, following a collapsed turbine at a Swedish wind farm last year.
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Six groups join race for Denmark's Thor offshore wind farm

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:26
The Danish Energy Agency has prequalified sector giants and energy companies from across Europe to develop the up to 1GW offshore wind farm — the country's largest yet
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Turn of the year sees US commissioning surge

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:54
Wind farm commissioning ramped up significantly in the US towards the end of 2020, according to Windpower Intelligence, the research and data division of Windpower Monthly
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Equinor and BP victorious in New York offshore wind tender

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:38
Equinor and BP have been selected to build nearly 2.5GW of offshore wind off the coast of New York, taking the US state’s total offshore commitments with the energy giants to 3.3GW
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Wind to contribute 30% of new US capacity this year despite sharp drop

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:37
Even though new wind power additions are expected to fall sharply in 2021, wind will still account for a third of total new US generating capacity this year, government data suggest
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Vestas to cut jobs as part of offshore wind JV integration

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:51
Vestas plans to cut about 220 jobs as it integrates MHI Vestas into the company
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SGRE and Siemens Energy plan offshore-wind powered hydrogen pilot

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 13:44
Siemens Gamesa and its parent company aim to install an array of electrolysers inside the manufacturer's 14MW offshore wind turbine
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Ørsted to beat 2020 operating profit forecast

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:43
Danish energy giant Ørsted expects to report full-year operating profit above its latest forecasts
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Wind developers must prepare to adapt projects to win over communities

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 15:18
Rapid wind power expansion must include radical changes to development, cheaper local electricity and jobs for the unemployed, according to leaders at Vattenfall, Valorem and Falck Renewables
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Nordex CFO to stand down

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:54
Nordex will replace its outgoing CFO Christopher Burkhard with the head of its European business division Ilya Hartmann
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Siemens Gamesa closes two blade plants in Spain

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:33
The manufacturer described the associated job losses as "tough, but necessary"
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Enercon commissions part of Europe’s largest onshore wind cluster

Wind Power Monthly - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 16:16
German manufacturer hands over the first turbines at one of the wind farms in the Markbygden onshore wind cluster in north-east Sweden
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EU backs Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa's offshore wind-powered hydrogen study

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 12:07
A consortium including Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, ITM Power and Element Energy has landed a €5 million funding boost from an EU research programme
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Enel teams up with Qatar fund for African renewables development

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 11:13
Enel Green Power and the Qatar Investment Authority have agreed to form a new joint venture to develop wind and solar PV projects in sub-Saharan Africa
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Wpd orders 5.7MW Nordex turbines for large Finnish wind farm

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 15:32
Wpd places 188MW order in Finland with the Nordex Group for turbines to supply electricity to paper company UPM through a corporate PPA
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Green hydrogen 'must balance need for speed with learning process'

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 14:57
Coordinating policies and investment to support the creation of the entire green hydrogen value chain will take a vast effort but bring huge rewards, according to wind industry experts
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Falck and BlueFloat Energy eye Scottish offshore wind

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 12:52
Falck Renewables and the newly formed BlueFloat Energy plan to apply for at least one Scottish seabed lease
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