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Deutsche Windtechnik Establishes Full-Service Offshore Unit in UK

25 Aug 2021 11:09 | Bremen, Germany / Edinburgh, UK - The UK is at the forefront of the global offshore markets and is planning long-term investments in the further expansion of offshore wind energy. Deutsche Windtechnik is strengthening its activities in the UK offshore market with a new service unit. read more...


High Demand: Siemens Gamesa Expands UK Rotor Blade Production

13 Aug 2021 11:21 | Zamudio, Spain - Siemens Gamesa is to significantly expand its offshore rotor blade manufacturing facility in Hull, England. The turbine manufacturer said the manufacturing area will be expanded by 41,600 square meters to 77,600 square meters, more than doubling its size. read more...


AEG Power Solutions Secures Power Supply for Dogger Bank Transformer Platform

08 Dec 2020 12:23 | Zwanenburg, The Netherlands - In the British North Sea, the currently world's largest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank is being built. The Norwegian EPC Aibel, specialized in off-shore industries, will supply two HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) substation platforms (which converts the wind turbines' AC voltage into DC voltage for more efficient transport to the mainland) for the Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B projects. read more...


Reducing Risk: Equinor Sells Shares in the British Doggerbank Offshore Wind Project

04 Dec 2020 12:49 | Stavanger, Norway - Norwegian energy company Equinor has reached an agreement with Italian energy group Eni to acquire a stake in Dogger Bank's offshore wind farm projects A and B. Eni will then acquire a 10 percent stake from Equinor for a total price of approximately GBP 202.5 million. read more...


Ballard Receives Follow-on Orders for 15 Fuel Cell Modules from Wrightbus

18 Jun 2020 15:53 | Vancouver, Canada - Ballard Power Systems announced that it has received follow-on purchase orders for 15 of its 85-kilowatt heavy-duty FCveloCity®-HD fuel cell modules from Wrightbus, a leading bus OEM and Ballard partner headquartered in Northern Ireland. read more...


Milestone: OWC Involved in Offshore Wind Projects With More Than 50 GW

27 Apr 2020 11:32 | London, UK – Following recent awards for offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan, the USA and the UK, London-based offshore consultancy Offshore Wind Consultans Ltd. (OWC) has reached an important milestone. read more...


Ballard Power Receives Major Order for Fuel Cell Buses from Germany

13 Mar 2020 10:11 | Vancouver, Canada and Hobro, Denmark - Ballard Power Systems announced a purchase order from Solaris Bus & Coach S.A., a leading European bus and trolleybus manufacturer and Ballard partner headquartered in Bolechowo, Poland, for 25 of the Company’s new 70 kilowatt heavy-duty FCmove-HD fuel cell modules. read more...


Vestas Remains the No. 1 Wind Energy Manufacturer in 2019

19 Feb 2020 14:32 | London, UK / New York, USA - Developers commissioned almost 61 GW of wind turbines globally in 2019, compared with 50 GW in the previous year. Most of these were on land (88 percent) but the share of turbines installed offshore is growing, up four percentage points to 12 percent. read more...


NextEnergy Solar Fund Energises UK’s Largest Solar Plant Without State Support

13 Jan 2020 16:19 | London, UK – Next Energy Solar Fund (NESF) announced the energisation of the photovoltaic plant Staughton. According to the company with an installed capacity of 50 Megawatt peak (MWp) it is the UK’s largest solar plant that is not covererd by the state remuneration system. read more...


The Last Turbine in World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Is Up and Running

08 Oct 2019 18:09 | Fredericia, Denmark - The largest offshore wind farm in the world to date, Hornesea One, is close to the finish line. The last of a total of 174 turbines has now been installed. The commissioning phase can now begin. read more...