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Turbine assembly begins for the WindFloat Atlantic project

17 July 2019

This project marks the first floating wind farm in continental Europe and a key milestone for the renewable energy sector. MORE ❯

MPs tell Minister to unblock onshore wind as report shows consumers benefit

16 July 2019

Six Members of Parliament have asked a series of trenchant questions in the House of Commons about why the government is failing to maximise the use of onshore wind, as it is the cheapest way to generate new power for consumers.
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EDF Renewables and Masdar places 415 MW order in Saudi Arabia

16 July 2019

A consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar has placed a 415 MW order for the Dumat Al Jandal wind park in the Al Jouf region of Saudi Arabia. The project will be the country’s first utility-scale wind park, showcasing the increasing competitiveness of wind energy globally.
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Goldwind to supply wind turbines to BJCE Australia for Biala Wind Farm project

15 July 2019

Goldwind has been awarded a contract for the supply and installation of Goldwind wind turbines for the Biala Wind Farm project in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. MORE ❯

Financial Close for Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Refinancing

12 July 2019

Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), a joint venture between SSE Renewables (40%), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (35%) and Red Rock Power Limited (25%), has achieved a successful Financial Close on a refinancing of its senior debt facilities.
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Aquila Capital acquires one of Europe’s largest wind farms with 400 MW capacity in Norway

12 July 2019

15-year power purchase agreement with aluminium smelter of Alcoa Norway ANS already in placeConstruction to begin in autumn 2019 and be finalized by late 2021
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This project marks the first floating wind farm in continental Europe and a key milestone for the renewable energy sector. MORE ❯
Six Members of Parliament have asked a series of trenchant questions in the House of Commons about why the government is failing to maximise the use of onshore wind, as it is the cheapest way to generate new power for consumers.
MORE ❯
A consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar has placed a 415 MW order for the Dumat Al Jandal wind park in the Al Jouf region of Saudi Arabia. The project will be the country’s first utility-scale wind park, showcasing the increasing competitiveness of wind energy globally.
MORE ❯
Goldwind has been awarded a contract for the supply and installation of Goldwind wind turbines for the Biala Wind Farm project in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. MORE ❯
Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), a joint venture between SSE Renewables (40%), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (35%) and Red Rock Power Limited (25%), has achieved a successful Financial Close on a refinancing of its senior debt facilities.
MORE ❯
15-year power purchase agreement with aluminium smelter of Alcoa Norway ANS already in placeConstruction to begin in autumn 2019 and be finalized by late 2021
MORE ❯

12 Jul | Project Update: Vineyard Wind to Request Superseding Order from MA Department of Environmental Protection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(New Bedford, MA; July 12, 2019) – Vineyard Wind announced today that it will request a superseding order from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to overturn denial of the project’s application before the Edgartown Conservation Commission.

11 Jul | Floating offshore wind project in South Korea

The consortium is currently launching the development of a 200MW floating wind farm to be located close to the KNOC-operated Donghae natural gas field off the coast of Ulsan in South Korea.

10 Jul | Vestas to establish new nacelle and hub assembly factory in India, quadrupling local manufacturing jobs

The global demand for wind energy continues to grow both in volume and the number of markets where wind energy offers a sustainable and cost-competitive solution for meeting the world’s energy needs.

10 Jul | ORE Catapult and Tus Extend China Collaboration

The UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and China’s Tus Holdings have extended their international collaboration through the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with the People’s Government of Qingdao and the Pilot National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology (Qingdao).

10 Jul | World Clean Energy Investment Slips in 1H 2019, Despite Billion-Dollar Financings of Solar in Dubai and Offshore Wind in Taiwan

London and New York, July 10, 2019 – The first half of 2019 saw a 39% slowdown in renewable energy investment in the world’s biggest market, China, to $28.8 billion, the lowest figure for any half-year period since 2013, according to the latest figures from BloombergNEF (BNEF).

10 Jul | Offshore wind delivers again in competitive Dutch tender

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency announced today that Vattenfall have won the tender to build and operate the Hollandse Kust 3 & 4 offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea.

09 Jul | AWEA hires veteran regulatory attorney to lead offshore wind advocacy

Laura Smith Morton will guide industry policy and regulatory strategies through crucial growth period

08 Jul | Vestas wins 41 MW order in Germany for expansion of one of the world’s largest citizen-owned wind parks

Bürgerwindpark Reußenköge GmbH & Co. KG has placed an order for 12 V112-3.45 MW turbines for the expansion of a citizen-owned wind park in Schleswig-Holstein.

04 Jul | WindEurope Offshore 2019 - Ampelmann

The WindEurope Offshore 2019 is one of Europe’s leading and cutting-edge exhibitions in the offshore wind industry.

Ampelmann will exhibit at WindEurope Offshore 2019. Join us for three days of networking and industry insights.

03 Jul | MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Inks Contract for Blade Materials in Taiwan

Swancor signed for local production of blade materials with the possibility of export to supply MHI Vestas globally.

03 Jul | GE Renewable Energy to hire more than 200 employees for its Wind Turbine Blade Factory in Cherbourg, France

  • GE Renewable Energy plans to recruit more than 200 employees at its wind turbine blade factory in France, before the end of 2019
  • Located in Cherbourg, the factory recruited 120 employees in 2018, and will reach more than 320 employees at the end of this year
  • 60 people out of 200 have recently been recruited and just began intensive training at the factory's ‘Center of Excellence'

03 Jul | Roskilde Music Festival: Mobile wind turbine version 2.0

The mobile wind turbine can be installed in just a few minutes and charges a battery that will provide electricity for charging mobile phones, camping facilities, and much more.