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Statkraft plans 6GW onshore wind by 2025

Statkraft plans 6GW onshore wind by 2025

NORWAY: Statkraft plans to invest around NOK 10 billion (€1.04 billion) in renewable energy each year between 2019 and 2025 and to reach a gross capacity of 6GW of onshore wind by this date.

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First power at Lake Turkana

First power at Lake Turkana

KENYA: The long-delayed Lake Turkana wind farm has finally delivered first power to the grid, its developer has announced.

'Not enough corporate PPAs to go round', says BVG Associates

'Not enough corporate PPAs to go round', says BVG Associates

HAMBURG 2018: Windpower TV spoke to Neil Douglas, director at BVG Associates about tenders and auctions.

GWEC sets up offshore wind task force

GWEC sets up offshore wind task force

HAMBURG 2018: The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has set up a task force to accelerate the development of offshore wind across the world.

Digitalisation 'boosts transparency', Romo Wind claims

Digitalisation 'boosts transparency', Romo Wind claims

HAMBURG 2018: The wind power industry faces a "cultural challenge" in sharing data, Romo Wind CEO Jan Nikolaisen told Windpower TV.

WindEnergy Hamburg day two briefing

WindEnergy Hamburg day two briefing

HAMBURG 2018: WindEnergy Hamburg and WindEurope's Global Wind Summit enters its second day shifting focus to digitalisation and technology.

Nordex to supply additional Wieringermeer turbines

Nordex to supply additional Wieringermeer turbines

HAMBURG 2018: Nordex will supply Vattenfall with 32 additional turbines for the 115.2MW second phase at the Wieringermeer wind farm in North Holland.

MHI Vestas unveils 10MW turbine

MHI Vestas unveils 10MW turbine

HAMBURG 2018: MHI Vestas has achieved a power rating of 10MW with its V164 turbine platform, the manufacturer announced.

Renewables-based electrification 'affordable and realistic'

Renewables-based electrification 'affordable and realistic'

HAMBURG 2018: Wind could account for 36% of Europe's power generation by 2050 as the continent meets its commitments under the Paris agreement, according to a new report.

'N149 can adapt perfectly to every site', Nordex claims

'N149 can adapt perfectly to every site', Nordex claims

HAMBURG 2018: Nordex overcame a challenging, self-imposed timeline and cost-competition pressures in the market as it developed its N149 prototype, according to the company's head of product strategy.

Windtech: Moventas evolves Exceed for 5MW class

Windtech: Moventas evolves Exceed for 5MW class

FINLAND: Four years after the introduction of its Exceed gearbox technology, Moventas Gears is presenting a successor series, the Exceed Evolution, focused on the new generation of 4-5MW onshore turbines. Eize de Vries reports from the recently expanded production facility at Jyväskylä in Finland.

SSE takes full ownership of Seagreen

SSE takes full ownership of Seagreen

UK: SSE has bought out partner Fluor's stake in the planned 1.5GW Seagreen project being developed in the Outer Firth of Forth, Scotland.

Can lubricants help mitigate the role of white etching cracks?

Can lubricants help mitigate the role of white etching cracks?

SPONSORED CONTENT: White etching cracking (WEC) is a type of bearing failure commonly observed in wind turbine gearboxes.


october 2018

 

Opinion

Viewpoint: How Taiwan is kickstarting Asia-Pacific offshore wind

There are many good reasons to celebrate the recent strong market development of offshore wind in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC). Most forecasters expect APAC to take the volume lead for annual installed offshore wind capacity from 2025.

Wind resilient in economic storm

Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers sparked the great financial crisis, and you will be hard-pressed to find an economist who doesn't think that it could happen again, soon.

Community ownership is a winner for all sides

WORLDWIDE: Governments the world over try to maximise the economic gain of wind-farm developments in their countries. While much local economic benefit will arise from activities that need to be carried out on site, such as operation and maintenance, often governments seek more.


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Hamburg gears up for wind power's main event

Hamburg gears up for wind power's main event

GERMANY: All eyes in the wind power business are turning towards Hamburg as preparation conclude for the 2018 exhibition and conference. We take a look at the topics up for discussion on each day, from auction design and repowering to digitalisation and hybrid projects.

WindEconomics: Wind at a crossroads as prices keep falling

WindEconomics: Wind at a crossroads as prices keep falling

WORLDWIDE: This could be a pivotal year for wind energy. As gas prices rise, and the fuel-saving value of wind becomes greater than its cost, subsidies will no longer be needed. This will encourage more development, which will result in lower turbine and project costs, creating a virtuous circle.

Move over, London

Move over, London

UK: London Array has more than twice the number of turbines, but Ørsted's Walney Extension project in the Irish Sea is now, officially, offshore wind's largest operating project at 659MW.

Staying on top

Staying on top

DENMARK: When Philippe Kavafyan took over from Jens Tommerup as MHI Vestas CEO earlier this year, his predecessor told him to 'learn to say no'. Windpower Monthly spoke to the former Adwen chairman about how he is picking his battles and where he plans to take the firm over the next four years.

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