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Denmark names new energy minister

Denmark names new energy minister

DENMARK: The new Danish government has named Lars Christian Lilleholt as its new energy minister, following a general election earlier this month.

MHI-Vestas favoured for Horns Rev 3

MHI-Vestas favoured for Horns Rev 3

DENMARK: MHI-Vestas has been named as the preferred turbine supplier for Vattenfall's 400MW Horns Rev 3 project in the North Sea.

Offshore Project Progress - 29 June

Offshore Project Progress - 29 June

EUROPE: Recent updates from the Arkona Becken Sudost project in the German Baltic Sea, and the sites of Greater Gabbard, the Burbo Bank Extension and the Kentish Flats Extension in the UK.

Russian plan to sell wind power to North Korea

Russian plan to sell wind power to North Korea

RUSSIA: RAO Energy System of East is considering construction of 40MW projects to export electricity to North Korea.

Gas Natural acquisition underwhelming

Gas Natural acquisition underwhelming

SPAIN: A closer look at Spanish utility Gas Natural's €260 million acquisition of 201MW of online domestic wind assets last week contradicts local press claims of a market revival in Spain.

Vestas awarded 185MW Chilean deal

Vestas awarded 185MW Chilean deal

CHILE: Vestas has won a 185MW deal from Latin American Power (LAP) to supply its turbines to a project in Atacama, central Chile.

Gallery: Siemens' service vessels unveiled

Gallery: Siemens' service vessels unveiled

GERMANY: The Esvagt Froude and Esvagt Faraday purpose-built offshore service operations vessels are the first dedicated offshore wind service operations vessels of their kind.

Vestas secures US and UK orders

Vestas secures US and UK orders

UNITED STATES/UK: Vestas has been awarded a 150MW order by EDF Renewable Energy to supply a project in Texas and a 66MW order in the UK from Infinis Energy.

Floating wind energy is achievable at £85/MWh

Floating wind energy is achievable at £85/MWh

UK: A report by the UK Carbon Trust finds that floating wind projects could deliver energy for as low as £85/MWh (€119/MWh) by 2050.

Blade breaks at Nordsee Ost

Blade breaks at Nordsee Ost

GERMANY: A blade on a Senvion 6.15MW turbine has broken off at RWE's 295MW Nordsee Ost project.

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Last updated 26 June 2015

ProjectCountryMWDeveloperTurbineOnline yearDate reported
Galawhistle UK 66MW Infinis Energy Vestas V90-3MW 2017 26/06/2015
Salt Fork USA 150MW EDF Renewable Energy Vestas V100-2MW 2016 26/06/2015
Race Bank UK 580MW Dong Energy Siemens SWT-6.0-154 2018 25/06/2015
Valentines Uruguay 70MW UTE Gamesa G114-2MW 2016 23/06/2015
Abduk Turkey 9.6MW Suay Enerji Nordex N117/2400 2016 19/06/2015
Kurtkayasi Turkey 45.6MW ARE Eletrik Nordex N117/2400 2016 19/06/2015
Excelsior South Africa 32.5MW Biotherm Energy Goldwind 2.5MW 2017 18/06/2015
Netterden Azewijn Netherlands 12MW BAM Techniek Largerwey L82 2MW/2.3MW 2016 16/06/2015
Severac-Guenrouet France 8.2MW Isac Watts Senvion MM92 2.05MW 2015 16/06/2015
Les Monts France 10MW Neoen Senvion MM100 2MW 2015 16/06/2015
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