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The world’s largest floating wind farm Hywind Tampen sees a delay in the delivery of some of its turbines due to supply chain bottlenecks

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 13-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced that what will be the world’s largest floating wind farm upon completion, … Read the full press release

Der weltweit größte schwimmende Windpark Hywind Tampen sieht sich aufgrund von Lieferkettenengpässen mit einer Verzögerung bei der Lieferung einiger seiner Turbinen konfrontiert

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) STAVANGER, 13-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), ein Öl- und Gasunternehmen , ein Wind- und Solarenergieunternehmen, das in mehr als 30 Märkten weltweit tätig ist, hat angekündigt, dass Hywind Tampen, das Unternehmen, das Betreiber des Projekts ist, … Read the full press release

Iberdrola installed the substation at its Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in Brittany, France

This infrastructure, weighing some 3,400 tonnes, will be the energy heart of the 500 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, Iberdrola’s first in France and the second in operation in the country. The substation will collect the electricity produced by the … Read the full press release

Iberdrola a installé la sous-station de son parc éolien offshore de Saint-Brieuc en Bretagne, France

Cette infrastructure, d’un poids d’environ 3 400 tonnes, sera le cœur énergétique du parc éolien offshore de Saint-Brieuc de 500 MW, le premier d’Iberdrola en France et le deuxième en exploitation dans le pays. La sous-station collectera l’électricité produite par … Read the full press release

MEAG to acquire 75% of the shares in the 260 MW wind power project Stor-Skälsjön in Sweden from Eolus and Hydro REIN

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 15-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company, has announced that Hydro REIN, a supplier of renewable power with strong pipeline of wind and solar projects in Brazil and … Read the full press release

DNV signs a classification contract for two new Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) at the Nor-Shipping trade fair

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, Norway, 6-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the signature of a classification contract for two new Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) during the Nor-Shipping trade fair with Edda Wind, … Read the full press release

Vestas to supply 10 wind turbines for wind parks as part of the company’s first EnVentus order in Portugal

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 8-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH: VWS), a Danish global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has announced the company landed a new order for the supply and installation of two V162-6.2 MW, two V117-4.2 … Read the full press release

Vestas to supply 43 V150-4.5 MW turbines as part of a new project in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) SÃO PAULO, 8-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH: VWS), a Danish global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has announced the company landed a new order for the supply of 43 V150-4.5 MW (~194 MW) turbines … Read the full press release

GreenIT, a joint venture of Plenitude and CDP Equity, to buy the four onshore wind farms in Italy of Fortore Energia Group

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE/ ROME, 2-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, has announced that GreenIT, a joint venture of Plenitude (formerly Eni gas e … Read the full press release

Vattenfall and Seagust form a joint venture for the bidding on upcoming licensing rounds for offshore wind areas in Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Government-owned multinational power company, has announced it will form a joint venture with Seagust, a newly formed company by Arendals Fossekompani (AFK) and Ferd with focus on offshore wind development, … Read the full press release

New study led by researchers from the University of Leicester sheds light on the planetary cycle of metals and how this could be vital for the green revolution

(PRESS RELEASE) LEICESTER, 31-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Leicester, a public research university based in Leicester, England, has announced that a new international study led by researchers from its Centre for Sustainable Resource Extraction has discovered a new … Read the full press release

Corporate Knights names the Danish wind energy leader Vestas the world’s most sustainable company in its 2022 ranking

(PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 19-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH: VWS), a Danish global leader in sustainable energy solutions, has announced it has been named the world’s most sustainable company in the 18th annual ranking of the world’s … Read the full press release

BASF reduces its holdings in Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWUGSHAFEN, 6-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF (ETR: BAS), world’s largest chemical producer, has announced the sale of 25.2% stake in the Hollandse Kust Zuid windfarm to Allianz Capital Partners, which acts on behalf of Allianz Insurance Companies. The … Read the full press release

Allianz to invest in Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm by acquiring a minority stake

First renewables equity investment in offshore wind First renewables equity investment in the Netherlands Allianz is to acquire a 25.2% stake in the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid will be the largest offshore wind farm in … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to further minimize the carbon footprint of wind turbines

Operating and constructing onshore windfarms can pose certain challenges. In Vattenfall’s monthly project meeting all kinds of topics are discussed, some more challenging than others. (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a European energy company with a mission … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank commits EUR 500 million to Ørsted’s increased capex programme on renewable energy projects

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it secured a EUR 500 million loan from the European … Read the full press release

Ørsted an official partner of Copenhagen 2021 – WorldPride and EuroGames

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 11-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), global leader in offshore wind and ranked world’s most sustainable snergy company, has announced it will light up in rainbow colours (12 – 22 August, 2021) the three wind turbines … Read the full press release

Vestas announces launch of CETEC initiative to advance circular economy across the wind industry

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Olin Corporation, Danish Technological Institute, and Aarhus University (PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 17-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces the development of a new technology to enable circularity for thermoset composites, the material used to make wind turbine … Read the full press release

DNV announces collaborative research project to develop automated verification of inspection data from offshore wind farms

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, Norway, 13-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces the launch of a new collaborative research project in partnership with the University of Bristol and Percepetual Robotics to develop an automated data processing procedure for verification of detected wind … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces Air Liquide as its first client for Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces that it has signed a 15-year contract with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for the industry and health sectors, for the purchase of 100GWh of fossil-free … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa expands its footprint in New Zealand with 176 MW order for Harapaki wind farm

Long-term service agreement up to 30 years signed to optimize wind farm performance The contract adds to the 267 MW Siemens Gamesa has already installed for customer Meridian Energy (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 10-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform enters the UK market through 50 MW deal with EnergieKontor for Longhill Burn wind farm in Scotland

(PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 5-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that it will supply EnergieKontor UK Ltd with eight industry-leading SG 5.8-155 turbines for the subsidy-free Longhill Burn wind farm in West Lothian, near Edinburgh. The 50 MW deal with … Read the full press release

Borealis secures access to clean and cost-efficient energy to power its operations in Stenungsund, Sweden

Power purchase agreement (PPA) signed by Borealis with Gasum to source power from wind farm owned and operated by Stena Renewable Borealis secures Kronoberget wind farm output for next ten years to power its production operations in Stenungsund, Sweden This … Read the full press release

New 62 MW deal in Sweden for Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform

(PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces new agreement with Tekniska verken for the supply of its Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform in two adjacent sites in the Sunne region of Sweden. The strength of the onshore powerhouse … Read the full press release

Vestas to build Mazara Messer Andrea wind park for Italian wind power operator E2i Energie Speciali Srl

Vestas will also provide O&M services to the wind park for at least 10 years through an Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 8-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vestas announces that it has received a new … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to supply its most powerful onshore wind turbine to Alajoki-Peuralinna site in Finland

Siemens Gamesa to supply 14 SG 5.8-155 turbines optimized for the Alajoki-Peuralinna site in central Finland, with high towers for maximum wind production, with a total height reaching 240 meters. The deal strengthens partnership with wind power company Suomen Hyötytuuli … Read the full press release

wpd selects Nordex wind turbines for its 188 MW wind farm project in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN, 11-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd announces that it has selected which turbine type will be installed in the 188 MW project “Karhunnevankangas” in the western Finnish region of Österbotten. wpd relies on the proven partnership with the … Read the full press release

Brazilian renewable energy platform Essentia Energia places record order for Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform

São Vitor Wind Farm is expected to be commissioned by the end of 2022 and will consist of 75 SG 5.8-170 turbines, boasting one of the largest rotors on the onshore market Deal is largest ever for the Siemens Gamesa … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa and Ørsted announce Haystack wind farm project as their first U.S. onshore partnership

Project consists of 51 SG 5.0-145 wind turbines and 18 safe harbor turbines for total of 298 MW and a long-term service and maintenance agreement Project expected to come online in fourth quarter of 2021 (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, Spain, 16-Dec-2020 … Read the full press release