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Yves Rannou to join Senvion as CEO on 1st January 2019

13 December 2018

Yves Rannou to join Senvion as CEO on 1st January 2019 MORE ❯

Business & Finance

SeaTwirls is awarded grant of €433 952 and joins alliance

12 December 2018

SeaTwirl has joined the Ocean Energy Scale-Up Alliance (OESA) that has been granted funding from the Interreg North Sea Region.

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In Practice: R Coding as a tool to streamline manipulation and analysis of ecological data sets

12 December 2018

The use of mobile data application software (apps) for ecological survey improves the quality and consistency of field-collected data, but these advances can be undermined if subsequent data handling and analysis is not similarly streamlined. MORE ❯

Business & Finance

Sammons Renewable Energy Adds 238 MW Texas Wind Project to Portfolio

12 December 2018

Sammons Renewable Energy (SRE) today announced the acquisition of the 238 MW Rio Bravo wind project from Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC (Longroad). Rio Bravo is the second wind farm acquired by the company, bringing the wind portion of SRE’s portfolio to 400 MW. MORE ❯

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Mercedes-Benz Cars and Statkraft make an important contribution to the energy transition

12 December 2018

Mercedes-Benz Cars together with Statkraft is taking the first step on the road to realising a CO2-neutral energy supply of the German plants. MORE ❯

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Vestas receives largest order to date in India with 252 MW EPC project from auction

12 December 2018

Leveraging Vestas’ experience from more than 4 GW of turnkey projects across the globe, Vestas has received an order for a 252 MW Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) project in India. The order is Vestas’ largest order to date in India and placed by Vivid Solaire Energy Pvt. MORE ❯

Yves Rannou to join Senvion as CEO on 1st January 2019 MORE ❯
Business & FinanceMORE ❯

SeaTwirl has joined the Ocean Energy Scale-Up Alliance (OESA) that has been granted funding from the Interreg North Sea Region.

MORE ❯
The use of mobile data application software (apps) for ecological survey improves the quality and consistency of field-collected data, but these advances can be undermined if subsequent data handling and analysis is not similarly streamlined. MORE ❯
Business & FinanceMORE ❯
Sammons Renewable Energy (SRE) today announced the acquisition of the 238 MW Rio Bravo wind project from Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC (Longroad). Rio Bravo is the second wind farm acquired by the company, bringing the wind portion of SRE’s portfolio to 400 MW. MORE ❯
Business & FinanceMORE ❯
Mercedes-Benz Cars together with Statkraft is taking the first step on the road to realising a CO2-neutral energy supply of the German plants. MORE ❯
OrderMORE ❯
Leveraging Vestas’ experience from more than 4 GW of turnkey projects across the globe, Vestas has received an order for a 252 MW Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) project in India. The order is Vestas’ largest order to date in India and placed by Vivid Solaire Energy Pvt. MORE ❯

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12 Dec | Senvion signs 48 MW contracts of 3.XM series in European core markets

Senvion has signed 47.5 megawatts (MW) firm contracts of its modular 3.XM series in Belgium, France and Portugal in the fourth quarter of 2018.

12 Dec | Enel Green Power starts operation of HillTopper, its first wind farm in the U.S. state of Illinois

The 185 MW wind farm will sell its power to Bloomberg LP, General Motors and Constellation, an Exelon company

Enel invested approximately 325 million US dollars in the construction of the wind farm, which will generate around 570 GWh per year

12 Dec | Attractive refinancing of the Dudgeon wind farm

The refinanced debt consists of approximately GBP1.27 billion in fully-amortizing senior-term loans, comprising around GBP561 million in commercial debt and a GBP706 million private placement of senior secured notes, maturing in June 2032.

12 Dec | Full program now available for the 2019 CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit in Toronto

Operations and Maintenance Summit program focuses on collaboration, technological and operational advances, and a strong commitment to safety excellence

Policy & Markets

11 Dec | More than 680GW of new wind power to come online over next decade

More than 680GW of new wind power capacity will come online globally over the 10-year outlook, according to new research by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.

Installation, Transport & Logistics

11 Dec | Milestone Coastal Wind Project for Seaway Offshore Cables

Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC), in combination with Subsea 7, has been awarded its first US offshore wind project by Ørsted Wind Power North America LLC who are constructing the project for Dominion Energy.

Installation, Transport & Logistics

11 Dec | Integration contract for new helicopter deck on board DEME’s latest jack-up vessel Apollo

GeoSea, DEME's offshore engineering division, has contracted Alewijnse Marine for the electrical installation of a helicopter deck on the Apollo. DEME’s newest and greenest Offshore Heavy Lift DP2 jack-up vessel to date was delivered to GeoSea in August. The works will take place in Q1 2019 following the completion by Apollo of a decommissioning contract in the North Sea and follows Alewijnse’s previous electrical system integration and automation works on board prior to her delivery in August.

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11 Dec | Siemens Gamesa signs second order with Enel in Russia for over 200 MW

  • The company will supply 57 of its Siemens Gamesa 3.X platform turbines to the Kola wind farm
  • Second contract for Siemens Gamesa in growing Russian market

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11 Dec | Vestas extends market leadership with fifth EPC project in Jordan

Vestas has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 52 MW Abour wind park in Tafileh, Jordan.

Business & Finance

11 Dec | Eneco to purchase all green power generated by new Belgian offshore windfarms

Eneco will purchase all the power generated by the Belgian offshore windfarms Seastar and Mermaid (together indicated as ‘SeaMade’) that will be constructed off the coast at Zeebrugge starting 2019. As of 2020 SeaMade's 58 turbines, currently the largest in the world, will supply power for 500,000 households.

Project Development & Execution

11 Dec | Hornsea One, the biggest offshore wind farm in the world, celebrates major construction milestone

  • Longest ever AC offshore wind export cable system now installed
  • Total offshore cable length of 467 km, around the same distance from London to Newcastle
  • Manufacture and installation completed months ahead of schedule

Project Development & Execution

11 Dec | Completion of 228MW Stronelairg Onshore Wind Farm

SSE has completed the construction and commissioning of the 66 turbine/228MW (megawatt) Stronelairg wind farm, near Fort Augustus.  With a total investment of around £350m, Stronelairg is expected to be SSE’s final wind farm to be accredited under the Renewables Obligation.