Turbine Installation Completed at Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm

Turbine Installation Completed at Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm

Today, the 54th and final turbine was successfully installed at the Nordsee Oneconstruction site. The 332 MW offshore wind farm is anticipated to begin commercial operations by the end of 2017. “We successfully completed turbine installation within seven months,” noted Tim Kittelhake, Managing Director (COO) of Nordsee One GmbH. “With this process now complete, we are now […]

Ceremony to mark the start of construction of the Arkona offshore wind farm.

Ceremony to mark the start of construction of the Arkona offshore wind farm.

After years of preparation, construction of the the Arkona offshore wind farm has begun on the high seas. In honour of this occasion, the developers, E.ON and Statoil, invited guests to a ceremony in the wind park’s service building at Mukran Port in Sassnitz. The speakers highlighted the importance of offshore technology for energy generation […]

Kenya’s Govt. renegotiates Sh700m penalty for delayed Lake Turkana Wind Power

Kenya’s Govt. renegotiates Sh700m penalty for delayed Lake Turkana Wind Power

The Sh700 million a month power bill for Lake Turkana delayed has been renegotiated by the government. Energy Principal Secretary Joseph Njoroge said on Tuesday that parties had agreed not to bill the government for the delay with plans in place to ensure transmission begins next year. “By May we expect that the line will be finished […]

Technology advances enable Triton Knoll to remove Intermediate Electrical Compound from final design.

Technology advances enable Triton Knoll to remove Intermediate Electrical Compound from final design.

The team behind the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm have confirmed that they have been able to remove the Intermediate Electrical Compound (IEC) from their final design. The IEC, which was originally planned to be built near Orby in Lincolnshire, would have had a footprint of around 1.8 hectares and was considered necessary to manage […]

The Abraaj Group and ENGIE to Develop a Wind Power Platform in India.

The Abraaj Group and ENGIE to Develop a Wind Power Platform in India.

The Abraaj Group (“Abraaj” or the “Group”), a leading investor operating in growth markets, and ENGIE, a leading multinational utility company and the largest global independent power producer, announced today a partnership to build a wind platform in India (the “Platform”). Together, Abraaj and ENGIE have identified a robust pipeline of wind power projects representing […]

BluEarth Acquires Operating Renewable Energy Facilities.

BluEarth Acquires Operating Renewable Energy Facilities.

BluEarth Renewables LP (BluEarth) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of four operating renewable energy facilities from Veresen Inc., including three run-of-river hydro facilities in British Columbia and one wind facility in Ontario. These facilities have a weighted average contract life of 22 years and represent 85 megawatts (MW). Financial terms of […]

Wind turbine stolen from Conwy countryside.

Wind turbine stolen from Conwy countryside.

A Rutland FM910-4 Furlmatic Windcharger wind turbine has been reported stolen in Conwy, North Wales. A spokesperson from North Wales Police said: “ The turbine is capable of being placed in a van as transport is likely to have been used.  “The location is also about 15 to 20 minutes’ walk from the main road and so […]

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