Siemens Gamesa scoops record 1.7-GW order for US offshore wind

22/07/2019 08:41 Wind


Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA has received a conditional order from Ørsted A/S and Eversource Energy to supply 1,714 MW of turbines for three offshore wind farms in the US.

The deal involves the delivery and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD machines for the 880-MW Sunrise Wind, 704-MW Revolution Wind and 130-MW South Fork projects. The three schemes will be installed in federal waters off the coasts of New York and Rhode Island as part of Ørsted and Eversource’s Northeast cluster of US offshore wind projects.


The order also includes service agreements.


The delivery of the turbines is subject to Ørsted and Eversource reching final investment decisions on the separate schemes.


Daily (20.08.2019): Brent crude surged by around 2% on Monday on worries about global oil supplies

20/08/2019 11:19:00

Crude oil prices rose on Monday after Yemen’s Houthi forces used a drone to attack an oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday, threatening global oil supplies. Brent crude added $1.1, or 1.9% to settle at $59.74 a barrel. WTI futures gained $1.34, or 2.4% to end at $56.21 a barrel.


EBRD Finances Private-to-Private Solar Project in Jordan

20/08/2019 08:25:00

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development together with its partners is supporting a pioneering energy project in Jordan with a financial package of up to $35 million. The project will enable the telecom operator Orange Jordan to cover part of its demand with clean energy generated in solar plants.


Belene project attracts five expressions of interest

20/08/2019 08:21:00

Five companies have expressed interest in Bulgaria’s invitation for strategic investment in the construction of Belene nuclear power plant on the Danube River near the Romanian border. According to national newspaper 24 Chasa, China National Nuclear Corporation, Framatome, General Electric, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power and Rosatom have all applied for the selection process.