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Strategic Research Cooperation: Equinor Increasingly Focuses on Offshore Wind Energy

04 Dec 2020 13:14 | Stavanger, Norway - The Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor continues to drive the transformation forward and focuses on offshore wind energy. read more...


N149/5.X Wind Turbine: Nordex Group Receives IEC type Certification for 5 MW turbine

04 Dec 2020 12:58 | Hamburg, Germany - Nordex has received the globally valid IEC type certificate for the 5 MW turbine class N149/5.X from TÜV SÜD. The certificate in accordance with the IEC 61400-22 standard was issued on November 30, 2020. 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...


Nordex Group: Successful EUR 200 Million Capital Increase Supports Long-Term Growth

03 Dec 2020 12:38 | Hamburg, Germany - On 1 December 2020, Nordex SE issued around 10.7 million new shares in an accelerated bookbuilding process excluding subscription rights. The capital increase was carried out by way of an international private placement exclusively with institutional investors and was significantly oversubscribed. read more...


Nordex Starts Mobile Tower Production in Spain

03 Dec 2020 11:35 | Hamburg, Germany - In order to reduce the costs of building Nordex wind farms, Nordex is setting up mobile production facilities for concrete towers on site near large wind farms. These can be dismantled and re-erected elsewhere in the world. read more...


EU Commission Approves Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Offshore Wind Transaction

03 Dec 2020 11:01 | Aarhus, Denmark - Recently Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced an agreement to expand their partnership in offshore wind energy. The transaction between Vestas and MHI was subject to regulatory approvals by the competition authorities. read more...


W.E.B. Windenergie Also Relies on ENERTRAG's Operational Management Software PowerSystem for PV Plants

03 Dec 2020 10:24 | Dauerthal, Germany / Pfaffenschlag near Waidhofen, Austria - The Austrian renewable energy company W.E.B Windenergie AG operates 249 wind turbines, 29 photovoltaic systems and 3 small hydroelectric power stations. read more...


Decize: Energiequelle Builds Solar Park in France

03 Dec 2020 09:48 | Kallinchen, Germany - In the former fortress city of Decize, located in central France, the construction of a PV plant with a capacity of 14.7 MWp has begun. read more...


Milestone: Juwi Exceeds 3,000 Megawatts of Installed Photovoltaic Capacity

03 Dec 2020 09:31 | Wörrstadt, Germany - The South African subsidiary of the German company Juwi has been able to complete three large solar parks (Bokamoso, Droogfontain 2 and Waterloo) in the past few months despite the Corona lockdown. read more...


Wind Market South America: Vestas Scores with Mega Order in Brazil

03 Dec 2020 09:04 | Aarhus, Denmark - Casa dos Ventos, one of the pioneers and largest investors in the development of wind projects in Brazil, has awarded Vestas a mega order for the second stage of the Rio do Vento wind farm complex in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil. read more...


Deutsche Windtechnik Reaches New Record Level

01 Dec 2020 15:11 | Bremen, Germany - Deutsche Windtechnik, the international service provider for wind turbines, has reached a new milestone in its 13-year corporate history: As of the end of November, the company is servicing wind turbines with a rated output of more than 10,000 megawatts (MW) (10 gigawatts, GW) both nationally and internationally. read more...


New Orders: Vestas Successful in Australia and Greece

01 Dec 2020 14:47 | Aarhus, Denmark - Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received a major order from Australia and scored at an auction in Greece. read more...


Internationalization: German Windguard Subsidiary Successful in India

30 Nov 2020 12:57 | Chennai, India / Varel, Germany - Two years after its foundation, Deutsche Windguard India has become an integral part of the Indian wind energy industry. read more...


Ørsted Targets South Korea’s Offshore Wind Energy Market

27 Nov 2020 11:04 | Fredericia, Denmark - The Danish energy company Ørsted announced its intention to develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6 GW off the coast of Incheon City. read more...


Update: Ballard Increases Placement Offer for Syndicate Banks

25 Nov 2020 10:53 | Vancouver, Canada - Due to strong demand from the syndicate banks led by National Bank Financial and Raymond James, fuel cell specialist Ballard Power has increased the size of its previously announced offer of USD 250 million (approx. EUR 211 million) by another USD 100 million (approx. EUR 84 million). read more...