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Natural Power advises NTR on 200MW Nordic wind portfolio acquisition

22 January 2019

Natural Power has advised NTR on the 200MW acquisition of operational and pre-construction onshore wind projects in Sweden and Finland that has been added to the NTR Renewable Energy Income Fund II. Total capital invested by NTR in the portfolio is expected to be in excess of €180 million. MORE ❯

Siemens Gamesa secures 242 MW Scioto Ridge wind project in Ohio, USA

22 January 2019

  • Project awarded by Innogy Renewables US LLC
  • Siemens Gamesa will supply 63 SG 3.4-132 and 9 SG 2.6-114 wind turbines for Scioto Ridge wind project
  • Scope includes 10-year service and maintenance agreement: the program includes advanced diagnostics and digital capabilities
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DNV GL supports Tilt Renewables in Technical Due Diligence of Dundonnell wind farm in Australia

22 January 2019

Technical Due Diligence of Dundonnell wind farm will contribute to the Victorian Renewable Energy Target to increase increase renewable energy generation from 25% in 2020 to 40% by 2025. MORE ❯

Strategic partnership between innogy and Nordex bears first fruits

22 January 2019

• "Safe Harbor" agreement on six wind turbine generators in the United States signed at the end of 2018 MORE ❯

PNE AG: Projects with a capacity of 235.7 MW completed, under construction or sold

22 January 2019

  • Wind farm projects with 93.2 MW currently under construction
  • Wind farms managed as a service provider for customers
  • Operative successes in Germany, France, Sweden, Poland and Italy
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Project Development & Execution

MHI Vestas Achieves Final Turbine Installation at Horns Reef 3

21 January 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the final turbine at Horns Reef 3 offshore wind park, now featuring the most powerful turbines in Denmark MORE ❯

Natural Power has advised NTR on the 200MW acquisition of operational and pre-construction onshore wind projects in Sweden and Finland that has been added to the NTR Renewable Energy Income Fund II. Total capital invested by NTR in the portfolio is expected to be in excess of €180 million. MORE ❯
  • Project awarded by Innogy Renewables US LLC
  • Siemens Gamesa will supply 63 SG 3.4-132 and 9 SG 2.6-114 wind turbines for Scioto Ridge wind project
  • Scope includes 10-year service and maintenance agreement: the program includes advanced diagnostics and digital capabilities
MORE ❯
Technical Due Diligence of Dundonnell wind farm will contribute to the Victorian Renewable Energy Target to increase increase renewable energy generation from 25% in 2020 to 40% by 2025. MORE ❯
• "Safe Harbor" agreement on six wind turbine generators in the United States signed at the end of 2018 MORE ❯
  • Wind farm projects with 93.2 MW currently under construction
  • Wind farms managed as a service provider for customers
  • Operative successes in Germany, France, Sweden, Poland and Italy
MORE ❯
Project Development & ExecutionMORE ❯
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the final turbine at Horns Reef 3 offshore wind park, now featuring the most powerful turbines in Denmark MORE ❯

21 Jan | Iberdrola launches the Cavar Complex project to boost its investment in wind power in Spain

  • Hires 32 SG SG 3.4-132, the largest wind turbines ever installed in the country
  • Building work will start within a few months, on a project that will generate enough energy to supply 46,500 households/year and avoid emissions of 84,000 tonnes of CO2/year
  • Energy from the wind farms will be sold through long-term bilateral Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
  • In line with its renewables-based investment strategy, this year the group will start building 700 MW in Spain

Policy & Markets

18 Jan | New onshore wind installations plummet in 2018

RenewableUK is today releasing new figures that new onshore wind installations fell by nearly 80% in 2018 to the lowest level since 2011. Last year 598MW of new onshore wind was installed, made up of 263 turbines at 54 sites, down from a record 2,666MW installed in 2017.

18 Jan | Ørsted to hold community information events about the onshore cable route for Hornsea Two

  • Events to be held in South Killingholme (30/1), Waltham (04/02) and Tetney (05/02)
  • 39km cable route will run from Horseshoe Point to North Killingholme
  • Both Ørsted and contractor VolkerInfra will be in attendance to share plans and answer questions

Business & Finance

18 Jan | TEPCO and Ørsted sign MoU to work jointly on offshore wind projects

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO), the largest power company in Japan, and Ørsted A/S (Ørsted), the world’s leading offshore wind developer, announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to work jointly on offshore wind projects.

18 Jan | USA’s First Utility Scale Offshore Wind Project Releases Comment on New York State Decision to Quadruple Offshore Wind Procurement

Vineyard Wind Chief Executive Office Lars Petersen released the following statement following the announcement by the New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that the state will quadruple planned offshore wind development to 9,000 megawatts by 2035.

Business & Finance

17 Jan | WFW advises UniCredit on Bel Lavello wind park project financing

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) advised UniCredit S.p.A. (“Unicredit”) on the long-term project financing, through its Infrastructure & Power Project Finance division, of the Bel Lavello wind park, located in the southern Italian region of Basilicata.

Business & Finance

17 Jan | Quinbrook Closes Financing on Ranchero Wind Farm in Texas

300MW project under construction and expected to be operational by year-end 2019

Health, Safety & Environment

17 Jan | RODA and Ørsted Partner to Address Fisheries and Offshore Wind Coexistence

The Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind to improve communications between the commercial fishing industry and offshore wind energy developers.

Project Development & Execution

17 Jan | ACCIONA completely renovated wind farm service Spain

  • El Cabrito, located at Tarifa (Cadiz), goes from ninety 330-kW wind turbines installed in 1995 to twelve 3-MW and 1.5-MW machines of Nordex technology
  • The installation will produce 16% more clean energy with the same capacity (30 MW) as the obsolete wind farm
  • The renewal has reduced its environmental impact, as well as its visual and noise profile, and makes it easier for birdlife to fly through.

Business & Finance

17 Jan | Wavin making waves with offshore wind farm energy supply

Manufacturer cuts CO2 emissions by 13.7 tonnes a year, with renewable energy from Ørsted.

17 Jan | Newcastle College launches virtual reality offshore wind training facility

Great Exhibition of the North legacy provides world-leading capability

17 Jan | Middle East electricity demand will triple by 2050, powered by rapid growth of wind and solar energy

Diversification of economies away from fossil fuels is needed to meet demands of energy transition