Vattenfall launches official consultation on Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.

Vattenfall launches official consultation on Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.

Vattenfall, the developer of Norfolk’s largest offshore wind farm, is kicking-off its official autumn consultation on the anticipated environmental impact of the fossil-fuel free project. The Swedish energy group is publishing, next week, its statutory consultation plans for the 1.8 gigawatt (GW) Norfolk Vanguard project, known as a Statement of Community Consultation (SoCC). Vattenfall has also set […]

Masdar-led joint venture agrees financing for largest wind farm in Serbia.

Masdar-led joint venture agrees financing for largest wind farm in Serbia.

HE Aleksandar Vučić, President of the Republic of Serbia, witnesses signing accompanied by HE Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak and Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi of Mubadala Investment Company Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar 60 per cent shareholder in joint venture developing 158MW Čibuk 1 wind farm 50km outside Belgrade Belgrade, Serbia; October 17, 2017 – Financing […]

Triton Knoll appoints UK firm J Murphy & Sons Limited to deliver ‘unprecedented’ cable installation.

Triton Knoll appoints UK firm J Murphy & Sons Limited to deliver ‘unprecedented’ cable installation.

Triton Knoll today confirmed UK firm J Murphy & Sons Limited (Murphy) as its preferred supplier to install the entire 60km underground cable route, while providing the wind farm’s best opportunities to date for local suppliers. As preferred supplier, Kentish Town based Murphy will design and install the project’s critical onshore cable circuits, which will […]

Hexcel and Vestas Expand Composite Materials Supply Agreement for Wind Blades.

Hexcel and Vestas Expand Composite Materials Supply Agreement for Wind Blades.

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) announced today that it has expanded its existing supply agreement with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to provide composite materials for new generation wind blades. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, Hexcel will supply Vestas with advanced prepreg (glass fiber-reinforced resin systems) manufactured at […]

Innogy issues bond to fund wind farms.

Innogy issues bond to fund wind farms.

Germany’s largest energy group, Innogy, has issued a bond of 850 million euros ($1.01 billion) to refinance four offshore wind farms in Britain and Germany as well as an onshore wind farm in the Netherlands that is either under construction or already operating. Innogy chief financial officer Bernhard Günther said: “Innogy is a sustainable company by conviction […]

Statkraft to develop onshore wind in partnership with Airvolution Clean Energy.

Statkraft to develop onshore wind in partnership with Airvolution Clean Energy.

Statkraft and Airvolution Clean Energy have entered into an onshore wind development partnership. The ambition is to build a project pipeline of 300 MW investable project opportunities for Statkraft in Scotland. Earlier this year, Statkraft completed Andershaw wind farm in Scotland, adding to its UK onshore wind portfolio. Statkraft believes in the fundamental requirement of […]

Ikea closer to becoming energy independent.

Ikea closer to becoming energy independent.

In the latest report from Ikea, the Swedish retailer has announced it moves a step closer to becoming “energy independent”. The news come after the group stated sales for the year to August grew 3.8 per cent to €34.1bn (£30bn) as 817 million customers walked through its doors. “IKEA Group continues to invest in making a […]

Siemens Gamesa inaugurates the first blade plant in Africa and the Middle East.

Siemens Gamesa inaugurates the first blade plant in Africa and the Middle East.

Today (11/10/2017), Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory in Tangier (Morocco), an event chaired by Morocco’s Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, Moulay Hafid El Alamy, and Markus Tacke, CEO of Siemens Gamesa. The first blade plant of a wind turbine manufacturer in Africa and the Middle East […]

CIP opens project office in Taipei.

CIP opens project office in Taipei.

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) Project office in Taiwan was officially unveiled on 6th October. The ceremony was attended by Deputy Minister Yang of Ministry of Economic Affairs and Director General of Bureau of Energy Mr. Lin together with local partners Chairman of China Steel Company Weng Chao-Tung and Chairman of CSBC Cheng Wen-Lon alongside representatives from […]

Enel sells majority stake in 1.7 GW of renewables plants in Mexico

Enel sells majority stake in 1.7 GW of renewables plants in Mexico

Rome, October 9th, 2017 – Enel S.p.A. (“Enel“), acting through its renewables subsidiary Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“EGP“), today signed agreements with the Canadian institutional investor Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec (“CDPQ“) and the investment vehicle of the leading Mexican pension funds CKD Infraestructura México S.A. de C.V. (“CKD IM“) for the sale of […]