Top News of the Week Apr 25 – May 1, 2016

Siemens, SPR Sign Europe’s Largest Wind Turbine Contract

ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has concluded a major East Anglia ONE deal with Siemens, worth up to one-third of the overall £ 2.5 billion (€ 3.2 billion) project investment. Under the agreement, Siemens will supply 102 wind turbines and service them for an initial period of five years.

Van Oord Hired for Arkona’s Foundation Installation

E.ON has awarded the contract for the transport and installation of foundations at the Arkona offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea to Van Oord.

Oil and Gas Giant Urges Dutch Government for More Offshore Wind

Royal Dutch Shell, an oil and gas company and one of the owners of the Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm, has given the Dutch government something to think about ahead of the general election in 2017, asking the country’s leaders to boost offshore wind ambitions.

E.ON and Statoil to Jointly Build 385MW Arkona Offshore Wind Farm

Germany’s E.ON and Norwegian energy company Statoil have teamed up on a EUR 1.2 billion project to build the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German waters of the Baltic Sea.

Two MHI Vestas 8MW Turbines Up and Running in Måde (Gallery)

Danish Energy and Climate Minister, Lars Christian Lilleholt, has officially inaugurated the 16MW Måde project in Denmark, featuring the first MHI Vestas’ 8MW turbines used in commercial operation.

Offshore WIND Staff