European Utility Firm Vattenfall to Build Finland’s First Large Offshore Wind Farm Korsnäs

Swedish state-owned power conglomerate, Vattenfall has said that it has entered into a joint venture with Metsähallitus,  is a state owned enterprise of Finland, to build and operate Finland’s first major offshore wind farm. The official statement by Vattenfall held that the project, located at Korsnäs off the Finnish west coast, will have a capacity […]

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Li-ion Battery-Maker NorthVolt Aims to Build World’s Greenest Battery Cell

Northvolt is a Sweden-based startup which develops sustainable lithium-ion batteries in conjunction with R&D, industrialisation, and recycling to support clean energy. The Li-ion battery maker was founded in 2016, with a mission to build the greenest battery in the world. The firm provides electrification and renewable energy storage designed for lithium-ion battery plants to produce […]

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Vattenfall To Develop 1-GW Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Vattenfall has announced that it has informed the German Authorities that it has exercised its ‘Right of Entry’ in the N-7.2 Wind Power Project. The right to entry is a part of the tender process for the construction of a large wind farm off the German island of Borkum in the German North Sea coast. […]

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RWE Renewables Wins German North Sea Wind Auction for 980 MW Project

New York-based RWE Renewables Offshore HoldCo Four GmbH has won a tender from the German Government for the development of an offshore wind energy farm of capacity of 980 MW in the German North Sea. RWE had proposed to develop the wind farm in N-7.2 Zone that too without availing the state subsidies. Klaus Müller, […]

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Vattenfall All Set To Fill Up 200MW Thermal Storage Tower In Berlin

Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall is all set to fill a 45m-high, 200MW-rated thermal energy storage facility with water in Berlin, Germany. The tank is a 2,600MWh system. The tank boasts of holding a capacity of 56 million litres of water that will be heated at 98 degrees celsius. The tank will be merged with […]

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Air Liquide Signs Its Biggest PPA To Decarbonize Ops In Netherlands

Air Liquide has announced that it has signed its biggest long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to date with approximately 115 MW of new offshore wind electricity, purchased to Vattenfall in the Netherlands. Air Liquide is in the business of production, distribution and sale of industrial and medical gases, technologies and services through 26 industrial sites. […]

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New SiemensGamesa Turbine for Vattenfall’s Big UK Offshore Wind Farms

Siemens Gamesa has been named Nominated Preferred Supplier by Vattenfall for the 3.6 GW Norfolk offshore wind power projects in the UK. The agreement includes the potential deployment of the new SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines and a multi-year service agreement. Located between 47 – 72 km off the English east coast, the agreement […]

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Jack-up Vessel Drops Turbine Parts into Sea at Vattenfall’s Wind Farm

MPI Offshore, an offshore installation service firm owned by Van Oord, last week accidentally dropped three wind turbine blades into the sea, while conducting scheduled maintenance at Swedish energy company Vattenfall’s Ormonde wind farm in the Irish Sea, off the UK. A crewmember caught the incident on video and it has been widely shared on […]

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Swedish Venture Ships World’s First Coal-free ‘Green Steel’

Sweden-based steel maker SSAB has claimed that it has produced “the world’s first fossil-free green steel” and delivered it to its first customer, the Volvo Group, as part of the HYBRIT project- a partnership between SSAB, energy firm Vattenfall, and mining and minerals group LKAB that was founded in 2016. HYBRIT, or Hydrogen Breakthrough Ironmaking Technology, […]

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