MHI Vestas to supply turbines for huge offshore wind farm in Scotland

MHI Vestas to supply turbines for huge offshore wind farm in Scotland

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will supply 100 turbines for a 950-megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm in waters off the northeast coast of Scotland. In an announcement Thursday, the business said that it would supply the facility with its V164-9.5 MW turbines. It has signed a “firm turbine supply order” for the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm, which also includes a 15-year service agreement. The Moray East project reached a financial close Thursday. Located in the…

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Australian solar farm starts full-scale commercial production

Australian solar farm starts full-scale commercial production

Australia’s “largest fully-operational photovoltaic facility” has commenced full-scale commercial operation, it was announced Thursday. French firm Neoen said in a statement that its Coleambally Solar Farm in New South Wales has 567,800 solar photovoltaic panels and would generate more than 390,000 megawatt hours of renewable energy per year. This, Neoen said, is enough to power over 65,000 homes in New South Wales. Photovoltaic refers to a way of directly converting light from the sun into…

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E.ON announces plans to build large onshore wind farm in Sweden

E.ON announces plans to build large onshore wind farm in Sweden

David Clapp | The Image Bank | Getty Images This image depicts a small wind farm near Bjornafell, Sweden.  German utility E.ON is to build what it describes as one of Europe’s “largest onshore wind farms.” In an announcement Friday, the business said it had decided to invest in the 475-megawatt Nysater wind project in Sweden. The facility will be built jointly with Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP). Breaking down the deal, E.ON said that…

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