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E.ON and Statoil have reached another milestone in the construction of the Arkona offshore wind farm project in the Baltic Sea. On Monday (February 20) the topping out ceremony was held for the operating and maintenance building at Mukran Port in Sassnitz on the island of Rügen. Nearly four million euros have been invested in this project.
Up to 6,000 homes in UK are now receiving electricity from the first producing wind turbine on Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. When fully operational later in 2017 the offshore wind farm will provide electricity to over 400,000 homes.
E.ON announced today that it will build the 228 megawatt onshore wind farm Bruenning’s Breeze in Willacy County, Texas. The wind farm will feature 76 three-megawatt turbines provided by the German manufacturer Nordex. Bruenning’s Breeze is scheduled for commissioning at the end of next year.
IBERDROLA has awarded Navantia Puerto Real contract worth almost €65 million to build the substation for the East Anglia One offshore wind farm, which the electric utility is currently developing in English water, and which will have a capacity of 714 megawatts (MW).
German wind power plant project developer Ventotec GmbH is looking to work closely with Siemens. At WindEnergy Hamburg 2016, the firm, headquartered at Leer in East Friesland, signed a framework agreement for the supply of at least 200 Siemens direct-drive wind turbines.
Last weekend IBERDROLA successfully installed the Andalusia substation at the Wikinger offshore wind farm, which is to be located in the waters of the Baltic Sea off Germany.
The Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea has moved from the planning to the construction phase. The cornerstone for the joint project being carried out by E.ON and Statoil was laid today (August 18) in Sassnitz on the island of Rügen.
Rhyd-y-Groes Wind Farm owned by TPG Wind Ltd, a joint venture between E.ON and Eurus Energy, received planning consent last week from Anglesey County Council to be repowered.
The Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs has awarded DONG Energy the concession to build the Netherlands’ offshore wind farms Borssele 1 and 2. DONG Energy won the concessions with an average bid strike price, excluding transmission costs of 72.70 EUR per MWh during the first 15 years of the contract. After that, the wind farms will receive the market price.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order to supply highly-specialised winches for a pilot project using an innovative system that generates electricity from waves.
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