Siemens Gamesa will deliver turbines for 500MW offshore wind project

12/01/2018 11:35 Wind

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Siemens Gamesa plans to offer its latest 8MW turbines to a French offshore wind project.

Their huge size gives them the possibility to cover a 18% larger area and produce up to 20% more yearly energy production compared to standard industry turbines.


Siemens Gamesa intends to provide 189 turbines to French wind projects in the upcoming period, totaling around 1.524GW of renewable generation.


Andreas Nauen, CEO of Offshore at Siemens Gamesa, declared: “This switch of technology for the Saint Brieuc project is positive news for the project as well as for the whole industry. The strong dedication of our company to offer reliable and competitive solutions while contributing to the local economic and industrial development will allow offshore wind to become a motor of the energy transition in Bretagne.”

Daily (13.08.2018): Oil prices rose on Friday, but posted weekly declines due to global trade disputes

13/08/2018 13:25:00

Oil crude prices surged on Friday, on predictions of lower supply following U.S. sanctions against Iran. Brent crude closed 1% higher at $72.81 a barrel. Meanwhile, WTI crude soared by 1.2% to end at 67.63% a barrel, posting nevertheless a 1.2% decline week-on-week, on global trade disputes that might slow economic growth and reduce demand for energy.

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Russia agrees with four nations to divide resources beneath Caspian Sea

13/08/2018 09:14:00

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Azeri President Ilham Aliyev, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov walk on the embankment of the Caspian Sea following the Fifth Caspian Summit in Aktau, Kazakhstan August 12, 2018.

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Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline offers 'alternative route' to Danish authorities

13/08/2018 09:08:00

Nord Stream 2 AG has handed in an application and an Environmental Impact Assessment report to the Danish Energy Agency for an alternative route for the 55 Bcm/year twin natural gas pipeline delivering Russian gas to Germany, the company said in a statement.

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