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Ocean Offshore Wind Names EPC Contractors (Ind. Report)
Orsted,Jingoli Power
Date: 2022-04-27
Copenhagen-headquartered energy giant Orsted A/S and US-based Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. report they have inked engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts with Lawrence Township, NJ-based Jingoli Power LLC and Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company Inc for the installation of two high-voltage substations and a nine-mile underground cable network for the 1,100-MW Ocean Wind 1 project off New Jersey.

Specifically, Jingoli Power will install an underground export cable from the landfall to the onshore substation in Upper Township and engineer and install a duct bank/manhole system to house the export cables. Burns & McDonnell will construct a new substation in Upper Township and install a substation at Oyster Creek, as well as an underground export cable from the landfall to the onshore electric substation. The work is expected to get underway in Sept., 2023.

Ocean Wind 1, which will incorporate GE Renewable Energy 12-MW Haliade-X turbines and generate sufficient power for 500,000 local homes per year, will be the Garden State's first offshore wind farm. (Source: Orsted, PR, April, 2022) Contact: Orsted,; Burns & McDonnell,; Jingoli Power, 610-842-9047,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  Offshore Wind,  Burns & McDonnell ,  

Greencoat Takes Stake in German Offshore Wind Farm (Int'l., M&A)
Greencoat Renewables,Borkum Riffgrund , Orsted
Date: 2022-04-04
Dublin-based Irish renewable infrastructure fund Greencoat Renewables Plc is reporting an agreement to acquire 50 pct of the Orsted developed and constructed Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea from Kirkbi and William Demant Invest for €350 million. Orsetd will provide operation, maintenance and management services to the wind farm under a long-term contract and hold the remaining 50 pct.

Borkumm Riffgrund 1 consists of 78 SGRE 4.0MW turbines that had been operational since 2015. The deal is expected to close in Q2, this year, subject to regulatory approvals. (Source: Greencoat Renewables, PR, April, 2022) Contact: Greencoat Renewables, Paul O'Donnell, Partner, +353 (1) 70 26737 -- Dublin, +44 20 7832 9400 -- London,; Orsted,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Greencoat Renewables,  Borkum Riffgrund ,  Offshore Wind,  Orsted,  

Orsted Nails 298MW Haystack Wind Farm in Nebraska (Ind. Report)
Date: 2022-03-23
Copenhagen-headquartered energy giant Orsted is reporting the completion of its 298MW Haystack onshore wind farm in Wayne County, Nebraska.

The project is Orsted's first onshore project using 5MW Siemens Gamesa turbines and brings the company's US onshore wind and solar capacity in operation to over 3GW. It is also Orsted's second operating project in Nebraska and has a power purchase agreements to supply Hormel Foods, Target and PepsiCo. (Source: Orsted, PR, 21 Mar., 2022) Contact: Orsted, Neil O'Donovan, Onshore Wind CEO,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  Wind,  Onshore Wind,  

South Fork NY Offshore Wind Farm Gets the Nod (Ind. Report)
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Date: 2022-01-21
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is reporting approval of the construction and operations plan (COP) for Orsted and Eversource's 132-MW South Fork offshore wind farm east of Montauk, New York.

The COP approval outlines the project's one nautical mile turbine spacing, the requirements on the construction methodology for all work occurring in federal waters, and mitigation measures to protect marine habitats and species. Installation of the project's 12 monopile foundations and Siemens Gamesa 11-MW wind turbines is expected to get underway in 2023. (Source: BOEM, 19 Jan., 2022)Contact: BOEM, Connie Gillette, Public Affairs, Walter Cruickshank, Acting Dir., (202) 208-6474,; Orsted Offshore North America, David Hardy,; Eversource,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Bureau of Ocean Energy Management,  Offshore Wind,  Orsted,  Eversource,  

MD PSC RECs Support Offshore Wind Projects (Ind. Report)
Maryland Public Service Commission
Date: 2021-12-20
In Baltimore, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) reports it has awarded renewable energy credits (RECs) to Skipjack Offshore Energy, a subsidiary of the Danish developer Orsted, and Baltimore-based US Wind. The two firms are planning to construct offshore wind farms off the coast of Atlantic City.

US Wind is working on "MarWin", the first phase of its project which includes 22 turbines to generate roughly 270 MW about 17 miles from shore. The latest round of credits will enable the construction of the wind farm's second phase, "Momentum Wind" which will incorporate 55 additional turbines totaling 800 MW.

Orsted's proposed Skipjack Wind 2 would generate 846 MW of electricity, sufficient power for 250,000 or more homes. The first phase of the Skipjack Wind project will generate 120 MW, according to Orsted.

The projects, which are expected to be operational in late 2026, are additional to over 368MW of offshore wind already being developed by both companies off Maryland's shore.

Maryland legislation mandates half of the state’s energy comes from renewable power by 2030. (Source: Maryland Public Service Commission, Dec., 2021) Contact: Orsted Offshore North America, David Hardy,; Maryland Public Service Commission, 410-767-8000,; : US Wind, Jeff Grybowski, CEO, Nancy Sopko, 410.727.4020,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News RECs,  Maryland Public Service Commission,  Offshore Wind,  Orsted,  US Wind,  RECs,  

COP26 Commits to End Old King Coal's Reign (Int'l. Report)
Date: 2021-11-05
On Wednesday at COP26 in Edinburgh, 40 countries, major banks and other organizations signed on to the Global Coal to Clean Power Transition Statement and/or joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance agreeing to phase out coal power generation by 2030.

Indonesia, South Korea, Poland, Vietnam and Chile were among the signatories to the agreement while major banks have committed to cease financing coal. This is in addition to China, Japan, Korea and the G20 commitments to stop overseas finance for coal generation by the end of the year and to hasten the deployment of clean power-renewable energy power generation.

ACWA Power, the EDF Group, EDP, Engie, Iberdrola, National Grid, Orsted, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, SSE and others also signed on to the statement. COP26 host country The UK has pledged to phase out coal power completely by 2024 and to achieve a decarbonised power system by 2035.

Statement details and full list are HERE . (Source: COP26, PR, 4 Nov., 2021) Contact: COP26,

More Low-Carbon Energy News COP26,  Coal,  

900MW German North Sea Wind Farm Gets the Nod (Int'l. Report)
Orsted,Borkum Riffgrund
Date: 2021-10-25
In Hamburg, the German Federal Office for Maritime Navigation and Hydrography (BSH) is reporting approval of Orsted's 900 MW, 83-trubine Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The project is projected to begin operation between 2024 and 2025.

Orsted plans to supply 2.5 million households in Germany with electricity from six wind farms. (Source: Orsted, PR reve, 22 Oct., 2021) Contact: German Federal Office for Maritime Navigation and Hydrography,; Orsted,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  Offshore Wind,  Borkum Riffgrund ,  

EIB Backs Orsted with €500Mn Loan Agreement (Int'l. Report)
Orsted,European Investment Bank
Date: 2021-10-06
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 500 million loan with Orsted to support its increased capex programme on renewable energy projects, and the conclusion of the Borssele 1 & 2 wind farms off the Dutch coast with a long-term commitment from the EIB.

The 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 wind farms count 94 wind turbines which, through inter-array cabling, transfer their energy to an offshore substation before reaching the grid via a high-tension line which the EIB previously helped finance with TSO TenneT. (Source: Orsted, Website Release, 29 Sept., 2021) Contact: European Investment Bank,; Orsted Energy, Investor Relations, Allan Bodskov Andersen, +45 99 55 79 96,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News European Investment Bank,  Orsted,  Wind,  

Orsted's Muscle Shoals Solar Project Completed (Ind. Report)
Orsted, TVA
Date: 2021-09-27
Orsted is reporting completion of the 647 MW, 670,000 panel Muscle Shoals solar PV project in Colbert County, Alabama.

The project has a long-term PPA with TVA. (Source: Orsted, Website PR, 20 Sept., 2021) Contact: Orsted Energy, Investor Relations, Allan Bodskov Andersen, +45 99 55 79 96,,; TVA Commercial Energy Solutions, Doug Perry, Sr. VP,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  TVA,  Solar,  Muscle Shoals,  

Green Energy Notable Quote from Orsted
Date: 2021-09-13
"(It) takes tangible action to create a world that runs entirely on green energy." -- Duncan Clark , Orsted UK Operations Leader. Orsted,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  

Ireland's Ballinagree Wind Farm Prepares Planning App.(Int'l.)
Coillte Renewable Energy , Orsted
Date: 2021-09-03
Irish state-owned forestry business Coillte Renewable Energy and Danish wind energy giant Orsted report they will submit a planning application for the proposed Ballinagree Wind Farm in Co. Cork to An Bord Pleanala -- the state regulatory board -- in the coming weeks. The two firms recently acquired the projects from Brookfield's Irish operations.

The project incorporates 20 wind turbines with a proposed overall blade tip height of up to 185 metres to be constructed on Coillte land and that of 16 local landowners.

To help tackle global warming, the The government of Ireland is committed to generating 70 pct of the country's electricity from renewable sources by 2030, which requires an additional 4,000MW of onshore wind to be developed. (Source: Coillte Renewable Energy, PR, Website, Sept., 2021) Contact: Coillte Renewable Energy , +18 903 67378,; Orsted,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Coillte Renewable Energy,  Orsted,  Wind ,  

Orsted Nails Largest Onshore Wind Project (Ind. Report)
Date: 2021-08-06
Copenhagen-headquartered energy giant Orsted is reporting completion of its largest onshore wind project to date -- the 130-turbine, 367 MW Western Trail Wind Farm in Wilbarger and Baylor counties, Texas. The completed project brings Orsted's total onshore capacity to over 2.8 GW of wind, solar and battery storage in operation.

The project has long-term power purchase agreements with PepsiCo, Hormel Foods, and Nucor for the majority of its power generation. Both PepsiCo and Hormel Foods will also purchase power from the Haystack Wind project in SPP (Southwest Power Pool) which is slated to come online later this year. (Source: Orsted, Website PR, 4 Aug., 2021) Contact: Orsted,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  Wind,  Onshore Wind,  

Connecticut Offshore Wind Launch Pad Underway (Ind. Report)
Eversource. Orsted
Date: 2021-07-26
In New London, Conn., the Connecticut Port Authority reports the $235 million renovation and conversion of the state-owned pier in New London into a launching-pad for offshore wind energy projects is well-underway.

Upon completion near the end of 2022, the facility will be turned over to a joint-venture by Eversource Energy and Orsted which have a 10-year lease to use the pier as a staging area for three wind projects off the coast of Rhode Island and New York. (Source: Connecticut Port Authority, 25 July, 2021) Contact: Connecticut Port Authority, John Henshaw, 860-577-5174; Eversource, Jim Judge, CEO, Lee Olivier, EVP of Strategy and Business,; Orsted, Tom Christiansen, Media, +45 99 55 60 17,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Eversource,  Orsted,  Wind,  Offshore Wind,  

New Energy Blue Plans Iowa Cellulosic Ethanol Plant (Ind. Report)
New Energy Blue,Inbicon
Date: 2021-07-21
Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based New Energy Blue LLC reports it plans to construct New Energy Freedom, a biomass refinery near Mason City, Iowa.

The facility will produce 20 million gpy of cellulosic ethanol and 95 tpy of lignin, a solid biofuel and natural binder, from 275,000 tpy of locally sourced crop residue -- corn stover and wheat straw.

New Energy Blue has completed process engineering around several different feedstocks and is now completing a site-specific design for construction next year in Iowa. The company plans to build four more biomass refineries over the next 6 years.

According to the company release, besides being one of America's first carbon-negative refineries, New Energy Freedom represents the first large-scale use of Inbicon bioconversion technology outside of Denmark. New Energy Blue's team is a spin-off of the technology's development. The company purchased exclusive rights to license and build-out refineries from Orsted in 2019. Freedom's CapEx is about $200 million, about the same amount invested in Inbicon's 15-year development. Orsted built and operated a demonstration refinery for five years, supplying 2G ethanol to Danish petrol stations. (Source: New Energy BlueLLC, PR, Website, 20 July, 2021) Contact: New Energy Blue LLC,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Inbicon,  New Energy Blue,  Biomass,  Cellulosic Ethanol,  Biofuel,  

Baltic Seas Sustainable Fuels Bunkering Hub Planned (Alt Fuel)
Bornholm Bunker Hub
Date: 2021-06-14
The newly formed Bornholm Bunker Hub consortium is reporting the launch of a feasibility study to determine the financial potential for supplying sustainable fuels produced from wind energy on the Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea.

The project, involving major energy group Orsted and Danish marine fuels firm Bunker Holdings Ltd. will investigate how local power-to-X green energy can support the supply of sustainable fuels for the more than 60,000 ships per year that pass the island. Consortium partners include Danish ferry operator Molslinjen, Finnish engine maker Wartsila, French classification society Bureau Veritas, Bornholm's Port of Roenne, Danish engineering group Ramboll and hydrogen catalysis firm Haldor Topsoe.

Bornholm Island's central location in the Baltic region gives it added potential to exploit green electricity from offshore wind from Sweden, Poland and Germany as well as Danish waters. (Source: Bunker Holdings Ltd, Website PR, Trade Winds, 14 June, 2021) Contact: Bunker Holdings Ltd, +45 88 38 28 28, bh@bunker-holding,com,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Hydrogen,  Sustainable Fuel,  

Green Hydrogen Systems IPO Aims for $153Mn (Int'l. Alt. Fuel)
Green Hydrogen Systems
Date: 2021-06-09
Copenhagen-based Green Hydrogen Systems, a maker of electrolysers to produce "clean" hydrogen derived from renewable power, reports it plans to raise $163 million with its IPO. Shares will be priced at 40 Danish crowns ($6.54), valuing the company at about 3 billion Danish crowns ($491 million US).

A.P. Moller Holding, the owner of maritime shipping giant Maersk, holds 18 pct of the company and has committed to buy shares worth 37 million crowns. Maersk is aiming to put the world's first vessel powered by carbon-neutral fuel into operation in 2023. Green Hydrogen Systems' current customers include the world's biggest offshore wind farm developer Orsted and top wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa. The firm is also in talks with Maersk.

Green Hydrogen Systems is backed state pension fund ATP, the Danish Growth Fund and Nordea. (Source: Green Hydrogen Systems, PR, Zawya, 7 June, 2021) Contact: Green Hydrogen Systems, +45 7550 3500,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Green Hydrogen Systems ,  Green Hydrogen,  

Orsted Partnering for Japanese Offshore Wind Projects (Int'l.)
Orsted,Eurus,Japan Wind Development
Date: 2021-05-24
Copenhagen-headquartered energy giant Orsted reports it is partnering with Japan Wind Development Co. (JWD) and Eurus Energy to develop offshore wind projects in Japan's Akita Prefecture.

The partners are developing two designated offshore wind sites under Japan's Offshore Renewable Energy Act of 2018, both of which are located off the coast of Akita -- the Noshiro/Mitane/Oga Offshore Wind Farm and the Yurihonjo Offshore Wind Farm. Both projects are currently in the permitting process.

Japan is aiming for 30-45 GW offshore wind capacity by 2040 and plans to execute offshore wind auctions every year. The country's west coast is expected to host up to 5 GW offshore wind by 2030, increasing to 9 GW by 2040. (Source: Orsted, Website PR, 19 May, 20210 Contact: Orsted, Tom Christiansen, Media, +45 99 55 60 17,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Japan Wind Development,  Orsted,  Offshore Wind,  Eurus Energy,  

Orsted's First Renewable Hydrogen Project Underway (Int'l.)
Date: 2021-05-19
Copenhagen-headquartered Orsted reports construction is underway on its first renewable hydrogen project -- H2RES. The 2-MW H2RES project, which will be situated on Orsted's premises on Avedore Holme in Copenhagen, will investigate how to best combine an efficient electrolyser with the fluctuating power supply from offshore wind, using Orsted's two 3.6 MW offshore wind turbines at Avedore Holme.

The facility will produce as much as 1,000 kg per day of renewable hydrogen which will be used to fuel zero-emission road transport fuel in the Copenhagen area and on Zealand. The project is expected to produce its first hydrogen before the end of the year.

The Danish Energy Agency previously awarded DKK 34.6 million ($5.6 million) to support the H2RES project. (Source: Orsted, PR, Website, 18 May, 2021) Contact: Orsted, Anders Nordstrom, VP Hydrogen , Allan Bodskov Andersen, IR, + 45 99 55 79 96,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  Renewable Hydrogen,  H2RES,  

Revolution Wind Offshore Project Awaits BOEM Review (Ind. Report)
Revolution Wind, BOEM
Date: 2021-05-03
Orsted and Eversource-owned Revolution Wind's planned offshore wind farm 12 miles southwest of the Martha's Vineyard, is headed into its BOEM environmental impact statement (EIS) phase.

If approved by BOEM, Revolution Wind would be allowed to construct and operate a 100-turbine, 880-MW wind energy facility offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts and deliver energy to Connecticut and Rhode. (Source: BOEM, MV Times, 30 Apr., 2021) Contact: Revolution Wind,; BOEM, Connie Gillette, Public Affairs, Walter Cruickshank, Acting Dir., (202) 208-6474,

More Low-Carbon Energy News BOEM,  Revolution Wind,  Offshore Wind,  

Orsted's Gode 3 Offshore Wind Wins Planning Approval (Int'l.)
Date: 2021-04-30
Danish offshore wind energy giant Orsted reports the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has granted planning approval for the 242-MW Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm about 32 kilometers from the island of Norderney in the German North Sea. The project has now secured all necessary approvals and is expected to begin commercial operation in 2024.

Gode Wind 3 will have a total of 242 MW of export capacity and incorporate 23 Siemens Gamesa turbines with a nominal output of 11 MW and a rotor diameter of 200 metres. (Source: Orsted, PR, 27 Apr., 2021) Contact: Orsted, Allan Bodskov Andersen, IR, +45 99 55 79 96,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  Offshore Wind,  

Orsted, ATP Bidding on Danish Energy Island Project (Int'l. Report)
Date: 2021-04-23
Copenhagen-headquartered Danish pension fund ATP reports it has partnered with Danish offshore wind giant Orsted to bid in the upcoming tender for construction of the planned Danish North Sea energy island, which will be majority government owned.

Initially, the artificial island will be roughly the size of 18 soccer fields and will be capable of producing and storing 3 gigawatts of electricity scalable up to 10 gigawatts -- nearly one-and-a-half times Denmark's current energy needs.

The North Sea energy island is expected make a significant contribution to the future build-out of Denmark's large-scale offshore wind resources, overall energy infrastructure and to Europe's transition to to green economy, according to the release.

To date, Orsted has constructed more than 25 offshore wind farms and 17 offshore transmission systems worldwide. ATP has more than 5.3 million members with funds totaling DKK 960 billion ($155 billion). (Source: ATP, PR, Website, 22 Apr., 2021) Contact: Orsted, Allan Bodskov Andersen, IR, +45 99 55 79 96,,; ATP, Bo Foged, CEO , Stephan Ghisler-Solvang, Media, +45 61 22 93 92,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  Offshore Wind,  Green Hydrogen,  

Major Business Support for Biden Administration's Climate Action Plan (Opinions, Editorials & Aside)
We Mean Business Cooalition
Date: 2021-04-16
On Tuesday, in an open letter organized by the We Mean Business coalition to President Biden, 310 businesses and investors with a footprint in the U.S. signed their support for the Biden administration's commitment to climate action and for setting a federal climate target to reduce emissions.

An excerpt from the letter states, "To restore the standing of the U.S. as a global leader, we need to address the climate crisis at the pace and scale it demands. Specifically, the U.S. must adopt an emissions reduction target that will place the country on a credible pathway to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. We, therefore, call on you to adopt the ambitious and attainable target of cutting GHG emissions by at least 50 pct below 2005 levels by 2030."

The letter demonstrates the U.S. business and investor communities' strong support for a highly ambitious 2030 emissions reduction target, or Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) pursuant to the Paris Agreement, in pursuit of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. Latest climate modeling shows that at least halving emissions by 2030 is achievable, and provides strong economic benefits. The Biden administration is expected to announce its NDC prior to the Leaders Summit on Climate.

Business signatories of the letter collectively represent over $3 trillion in annual revenue and employ nearly 6 million U.S. workers across all 50 states. They range in size from small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large multinational corporations, and represent a number of industries. Investor signatories collectively represent more than $1 trillion in assets under management and include CalSTRS, the New York State Comptroller, the New York City Comptroller and the California State Controller's Office, among others.

"The U.S. business community is committed to doing its part to reduce emissions because it is good for the economy and helps us build back better. Companies want to work with the Biden administration toward a better future for all," said Maria Mendiluce, CEO of the We Mean Business coalition. "I applaud businesses and investors for raising their voices in support of at least halving U.S. emissions by 2030. This is what the climate crisis requires, and will strengthen the country's competitiveness and create more good jobs"

"A strong national emissions reduction target is just what we need to catalyze a net-zero emissions future and build back a more equitable and inclusive economy," said Anne Kelly, vice president of government relations at Ceres. "Businesses of all sizes recognize that reducing emissions is vital to keeping the U.S. competitive, and protecting the health and well-being of people and the planet. By setting a strong target, the Biden administration can ensure the U.S. is ready to return to its role as a global climate leader and spur further action from the private sector."

We Mean Business is a global coalition of nonprofit organizations working with the world's most influential businesses to take action on climate change. The coalition brings together seven organizations: BSR, CDP, Ceres, The B Team, The Climate Group, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Together we catalyze business action to drive policy ambition and accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy.

Business signatories to the letter include Apple; Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc.; BT Americas; Boston Consulting Group; Burton; Coca-Cola; Danone North America; DSM North America; Edison International; Facebook; GAP Inc.; General Electric; Google; H&M; Hewlett Packard Enterprise; HP Inc.; IKEA Retail U.S.; Johnson & Johnson; Kellogg Company; LafargeHolcim; Levi Strauss & Co.; Lyft, Inc.; MARS; Mastercard; McDonald's Corporation; Microsoft; National Grid; New Belgium Brewing; Nestle; Nike; Novozymes North America; Orsted North America; Ralph Lauren Corp.; Schneider Electric; Siemens; Solvay; Starbucks; Tiffany & Co; Unilever; Verizon; VF Corporation; and Walmart, among others. (Source: We Mean Business Coalition, PR, Apr., 2021) Contact: We Mean Business Coalition, Maria Mendiluce, CEO, Kristen King, 904-608-1745,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Climate Change,  

PSEG Completes 25 pct Interest Acquisition in Ocean Wind (M&A)
PSEG,Orsted,Ocean Wind
Date: 2021-04-14
PSEG and Orsted are reporting completion of PSEG's acquisition of a 25 pct equity interest in 1,100 MW Ocean Wind offshore wind farm located 15 miles off the coast of southern New Jersey.

In 2019, New Jersey set a goal of 7,500 MW of offshore wind capacity by 2035, a key component of Gov. Phil Murphy's strategy for achieving a 100 pct carbon-free energy supply by 2050. (Source: PSEG, Orsted, PR, 12 Apr., 2021) Contact: PSEG, Carlotta Chan, IR, 973-430-6565,,; Orsted North America, Lauren Burm, 617-309-8730,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News PSEG,  Orsted,  Ocean Wind,  Offshoe Wind,  

Orsted, NOAA to Share Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Data (Ind. Report)
Orsted, NOAA
Date: 2021-04-07
In Washington, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is reporting a first-of-its-kind agreement with Orsted Wind Power North America LLC, under which NOAA will have access to physicial and biological data from Orsted-leased waters (subject to U.S. jurisdiction). This agreement paves the way for future data-sharing agreements with other developers, as the wind energy industry grows. NOAA will be able to look at air and water quality and emissions, meteorology, coastal currents and waves, hydrographic mapping, and physical oceanography.

Orsted is behind the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project as well as the Skipjack Wind Farm, one of two planned for the waters off Ocean City. The company plans to install nearly 3,000 megawatts of wind energy projects in the U.S. between now and 2026. (Source: NOAA, PR, 5 Apr., 2021) Contact: Orsted Offshore North America, David Hardy, CEO,, Allan Bodskov Andersen, IR, +45 99 55 79 96,,; NOAA, Ben Friedman, Acting Administrator,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  NOAA,  Offshore Wind,  

Orsted, NOAA to Share Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Data (Ind. Report)
Orsted, NOAA
Date: 2021-04-06
In Washington, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is reporting a first-of-its-kind agreement with Orsted Wind Power North America LLC, under which NOAA will have access to physicial and biological data from Orsted-leased waters (subject to U.S. jurisdiction). This agreement paves the way for future data-sharing agreements with other developers, as the wind energy industry grows. NOAA will be able to look at air and water quality and emissions, meteorology, coastal currents and waves, hydrographic mapping, and physical oceanography.

Orsted is behind the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project as well as the Skipjack Wind Farm, one of two planned for the waters off Ocean City. The company plans to install nearly 3,000 megawatts of wind energy projects in the U.S. between now and 2026. (Source: NOAA, PR, 5 Apr., 2021) Contact: Orsted Offshore North America, David Hardy, CEO NOAA, Ben Friedman, Acting Administrator,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted news,  NOAA news,  Offshore Wind news,  

Orsted Baltic Sea Offshore Wind JV Announced (Int'l. Report)
Date: 2021-02-12
Fredericia, Denmark-based Orsted and Warsaw, Poland-headquartred Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. (PGE) are reporting a 50/50 joint venture agreement for the development, construction and operation of two offshore wind projects totaling upto 2.5 GW in the Baltic Sea.

To that end, Orsted will subscribe to 50 pct of new share capital in PGE's Elektrownia Wiatrowa 1-GW Baltica-3 sp. z o.o. and the 1.5-GW Elektrownia Wiatrowa Baltica-2 sp z o.o. offshore wind farm projects. The subscription price for the newly issued shares will amount to roughly $177.1 million. Both projects are eligible to be included in Poland's 2021 offshore wind allocation round where a total of 5.9 GW is expected to be awarded. Baltica 3 is the most advanced of the two projects and could become operational in 2026. (Source: Orsted, PR, 10 Feb., 2021) Contact: Orsted, Allan Bodskov Andersen, IR, +45 99 55 79 96,,; Polska Grupa Energetyczna,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  Offshore Wind,  

Orsted Proceeding with Danish Renewable Hydrogen Project (Int'l.)
Date: 2021-01-22
Following up on our 30 Dec., 2019 coverage, Fredericia, Denmark-based Orsted is reporting its final investment decision on the H2RES renewable hydrogen demonstration project at Avedore Holme in Copenhagen.

The project, the company's first renewable hydrogen project, will use offshore wind energy to produce renewable hydrogen. The H2RES project will investigate how to best combine an electrolyser with the fluctuating power supply from offshore wind, using Orsted's two 3.6-MW offshore wind turbines at Avedore Holme.

The 2 MW facility, which is expected to produce up to around 1,000 kg of renewable hydrogen transportation fuel daily, is slated to begin operation in late 2021. (Source: Orsted, PR, Offshore, 20 Jan., 2021)(Source: Orsted, Offshore Wind, 20 Dec., 2019) Contact: Orsted, Anders Nordstrom, VP Hydrogen, Henrik Poulsen, CEO, Daniel Lerup, Inv. Relations, +45 99 55 97 22,

More Low-Carbon Energy News H2RES,  Renewable Hydrogen,  Orsted,  

Offshore Hydrogen Production Project Funded (Funding, Int'l. Report)
Orsted, ITM Power,
Date: 2021-01-13
A consortium of London-headquartered ITM Power plc, Orsted A/S, Siemens Gamesa and Cambridge, UK-based Element Energy is reporting receipt of €5 million in funding from the EC Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH2-JU) for the OYSTER project to investigate the feasibility and potential of combining a single offshore wind turbine directly with an electrolyzer and transporting renewable hydrogen to shore. The consortium will develop and test a megawatt-scale fully marinized electrolyzer in a shoreside pilot trial coordinated by Element Energy.

The OYSTER project aims to produce hydrogen from offshore wind at a cost that is competitive with natural gas (with a realistic carbon tax), thus unlocking bulk markets for green hydrogen making a meaningful impact on CO2 emissions, and facilitating the transition to a fully renewable energy system in Europe. The project is expected to run from 2021 through 2024 and is a key first step on the path to developing a commercial offshore hydrogen production industry and will demonstrate innovative solutions with significant potential in Europe and beyond.

For the project, ITM Power is responsible for the development of the electrolyzer system and electrolyzer trials, while Orsted will lead the offshore deployment analysis and feasibility study of future physical offshore electrolyzer deployments, and support ITM Power in the design of the electrolyzer system for marinization and testing. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Element Energy are providing technical and project expertise. (Source: ITM, Orsted, PR, Chem Engineering, 11 Jan., 2021) Contact: ITM Power,; Element Energy,; EC Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Hydrogen news,  Offshore Wind news,  

Hornsea III Offshore Wind Project Wins Approval (Int'l. Report)
Date: 2021-01-06
Orsted reports its 2,400MW Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm project off the East Coast of England has won development consent by the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

When fully operational, Hornsea Three could generate sufficient power for more than 2,000,000 UK homes and offset over 128.2 million tonnes of CO2 emissions over its operational lifetime. (Source: Orsted, insider media, Jan., 2020) Contact: Orsted, +45 99 55 97 22,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Orsted,  Hornsea,  Offshore Wind,  

Orsted, EEW Plan NJ Offshore Wind Monopile Center (Ind. Report)
Orsted, EEW
Date: 2020-12-30
Offshore wind developer Orsted and specialty steel fabricator EEW report they will develop a $250 million facility to manufacture monopile components for the for the 1,100-MW Ocean Wind project off Atlantic City and other future wind projects, at the Delaware River port of Paulsboro, New Jersey.

The project is expected to break ground in Jan, 2021 for monopile production in 2023. (Source: Orsted, Work Boat, Dec., 2020) Contact: Orsted North America, David Hardy, CEO, +45 99 55 97 22,

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PSEG Buying Power from Orsted NJ Offshore Wind Farm (Ind. Report)
Orsted, PSEG
Date: 2020-12-07
In the Garden State, Newark-based utility Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) reports an agreement to purchase 25 pct of the power generated from Boston-headquartered Orsted North America's 1,100-MW Ocean Wind project for an unannounced price.

Ocean Wind was selected by New Jersey to be its first offshore wind farm as part of the state's plan to add 7,500 MW of offshore wind generating capacity by 2035. The state hopes to use only clean energy by 2050. In November, New Jersey committed to using offshore wind energy to eventually power 3.2 million homes and entered into an agreement with PJM Interconnection, a regional grid operator, to study the best ways to bring the power to shore and distribute it. (Source: PSEG, Website PR, Dec., 2020) Contact: PSEG, Ralph Izzo, Pres., CEO,; Orsted North America, David Hardy, CEO, +45 99 55 97 22,

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Orsted, MITAGS Develop Offshore Wind Training Prog. (Ind. Report)
Date: 2020-12-04
Offshore wind farm developer Orsted reports it is working with the Maryland Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) to create a virtual reality training program that simulates the experience of piloting through a commercial-scale offshore wind farm.

The MITAGS partnership is Orsted's latest step to forge ties with local stakeholders and to expand offshore wind related training in the Chesapeake region.

MITAGS recently received $300,000 in grant funding from the state to create the Global Wind Organization Basic Safety Training platform. Development of the full course is expected to be completed soon and offered in 2021. (Source: Orsted, Baltimore Business Journal, Dec., 2020) Contact: MITAGS, 410-859-5700,; Orsted, +45 99 55 97 22, 857-284-1430 -- US Boston Office,

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Borssele 1&2 Offshore Wind Farm Commissioned (Int'l. Report)
Date: 2020-11-30
Copenhagen-headquartered global renewable energy player Orsted reports it has commissioned the 752-MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm -- the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world. Borssele 1 & 2 generates sufficient green electricity to power one million Dutch households.

In 1991 Orsted constructed the world's first offshore wind farm in Denmark and has since constructed and is operating more than 25 offshore wind farms incorporating 1,500 turbines across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. (Source: Orsted, PR, reve, 27 Nov., 2020) Contact: Orsted, Henrik Poulsen, CEO & Pres., +45 99 55 97 22,

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Orsted Touting Planned Korean Offshore Wind Potential (Int'l.)
Date: 2020-11-25
At the Orsted 2020 Offshore Wind Industry Promotion Forum held in Seoul, Copenhagen-headquartered global energy player Orsted touted its 1.6-gigawatt offshore wind farm project to be built in the waters off Incheon. According to Orsted, the "Incheon offshore wind project will offer massive opportunities for local suppliers and support Korea's Green New Deal initiative, which aims to roll out 12 GW of offshore wind power capacity by 2030."

In particular, Orsted noted its $7.2 billion, 100-140 turbine project 70 kilometers off the coast of Incheon will generate sufficient electric power for 1.3 million households annually and curb 4 million metric tpy of carbon -- equivalent to the amount of carbon emitted by 1.9 million cars, according to the company. The Incheon offshore win project is expected to begin commercial operation in 2026. (Source: Orsted, Korea Herald, 24 Nov., 2020) Contact: Orsted, +45 99 55 97 22,

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SSE, Equinor Ink Dogger Bank Offshore Wind PPAs (Int'l. Report)
Date: 2020-11-25
SSE Renewables and Equinor are reporting 15-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the first two phases of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm they are developing off the coast of Britain. The Dogger Bank project is being constructed in three consecutive 1.2GW phases with first power generation expected in 2023.

Separate PPA's totaling 2.4 gigawatts of capacity for power from Dogger Bank A and B have been reached with Orsted, Shell Energy Europe Ltd, Danske Commodities and SSE's energy supply business, according to a joint SSE and Equinor statement. Financial details of the PPAs were not disclosed, according to the release. (Source: SSE Renewables, Equinor, Economic Times, 24 Nov., 2020) Contact: SSE Reewables, Steve Wilson, Dogger Bank Project Dir.,,; Equinor,

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Orsted Snares Nebraska Haystack Wind Project (M&A, Ind. Report)
Date: 2020-10-30
Copenhagen-headquartered global energy player Orsted is reporting acquisition of the 298MW Haystack Wind project adjacent to the company's 230MW Plum Creek wind farm in Wayne County, Nebraska. US, with a capacity of 298MW.

With the latest acquisition, the company continues to expand its footprint in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP). (Source: Orsted, PR, PowerTech, 29 Oct., 2020) Contact: Orsted, +45 99 55 97 22,

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Orsted's US Offshore Wind Projects Delayed (Ind. Report)
Date: 2020-10-28
Danish renewable energy developer Orsted reports it is waiting for permitting "clarity" from the US DOI Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM) environmental impact study of offshore wind projects on the Outer Continental Shelf.

Orsted now foresees clarity on the permitting timelines being pushed to late 2020 or even into 2021. "Even assuming the permitting process starts moving within the first quarter next year, it appears highly likely that the Revolution Wind, Ocean Wind, Skipjack and Sunrise Wind projects will be delayed beyond the previously expected 2023 and 2024 construction years," the company said. (Source: Orsted, PR, 28 Oct., 2020) Contact: Orsted,

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Dominion's VA Offshore Wind Turbines Installed (Ind. Report)
Dominion Energy,Orsted
Date: 2020-10-16
In the Old Dominion State, Richmond-based Dominion Energy is reporting the two-turbine, 12-MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach has completed reliability testing and is ready to enter commercial service. Installation of the two pilot turbines was completed in June. Orsted served as the offshore engineering, procurement and construction lead for the pilot project.

The next significant regulatory step for CVOW is to submit the final documentation for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to complete its technical review, which is expected to be complete by the end of the year. The turbines will remain in operation during this review process. CVOW is the only project currently permitted under the BOEM process and will be the first fully operational wind power generation facility in U.S. federal waters with the capability to generate enough electricity to power up to 3,000 Virginia homes.

Offshore wind generation is a major component of Dominion Energy's comprehensive clean energy strategy to meet standards mandated in the Virginia Clean Economy Act and to achieve the company's net-zero carbon dioxide and methane emissions commitment by 2050. (Source: Dominion Energy, PR, 15 Oct., 2020) Contact: Dominion Energy, Joshua Bennett, VP Offshore Wind,

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Yara, Orsted Planning Dutch Green Ammonia Production (Int'l. Report)
Date: 2020-10-05
Danish utility Orsted and Norwegian fertiliser firm Yara have joined forces in developing a project aiming at replacing fossil hydrogen with renewable hydrogen in the production of "green" ammonia at Yara's plant in the Dutch province of Zeeland. The renewable hydrogen would generate around 75,000 tpy of green ammonia.

Subject to public co-funding and regulatory approvals, the project could be operational in 2024/2025. Green ammonia is emerging as a promising decarbonised maritime shipping fuel, according to a release. (Source: Orsted, Yara, Splash 247, 5 Oct., 2020) Contact: Orsted,

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Haldor Topsoe Joins Danish Sustainable Fuel Project (Int'l. Report)
Haldor Topsoe
Date: 2020-08-28
Denmark-headquartered Haldor Topsoe reports it is partnering with Orsted, Copenhagen Airports, A.P. Moller- Maersk, DSV Panalpina, DFDS, SAS, Nel, and Everfuel to develop a electrolysis-based hydrogen and sustainable fuels -- jet fuel, ammonia, and methanol -- production facility in the Greater Copenhagen .

The three-phase project is expected to be finalized by 2030. The first stage, which could be operational by as early as 2023, will comprise a 10 MW electrolysis plant producing renewable hydrogen for trucks and potentially buses. By 2027, the stage two facility equipped with a 250 MW electrolysis plant will combine the production of renewable hydrogen with captured CO2 from combustion of municipal waste or biomass to produce renewable methanol for maritime vessels and renewable jet fuel for planes. The last phase will upgrade the electrolysis plant's capacity to 1.3 GW and capture more CO2.

In addition to major partner investments, the project is seeking substantial funding from Innovation Fund Denmark. (Source: Haldor Topsoe, PR, 27 Aug., 2020) Contact: Haldor Topsoe, Roeland Baan, CEO, +45 4527 2000,

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Westkuste 100 Renewable Hydrogen Project Confirms Funding (Int'l.)
Green Hydrogen
Date: 2020-08-05
The ten partners of the WESTKUSTE 100 project are reporting confirmation of €30 million in funding from the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy for the first industrial-scale renewable hydrogen project in Germany within a "real-world laboratory" framework. The project has a total budget of €89 million.

With the grant approval, the Westkuste 100 project can now enter its first phase -- a newly founded "H2 Westkuste GmbH" joint venture consisting of EDF Germany, Orsted and the Heide refinery, to construct a 30-MW electrolyser to produce green hydrogen from offshore wind energy and to provide information on the operation, maintenance, control and grid services of the plant. (Source: Orsted, PR, reve, 4 Aug., 2020) Contact: Orsted, Martin Neubert, Executive VP and CEO, Orsted Offshore, +45 99 55 97 22,

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World's Largest "Green" Hydrogen Project Underway (Int'l. Report)
Green Hydrogen
Date: 2020-07-31
The world's largest green hydrogen project has formally kicked off in Denmark. The project is being led by Copenhagen Airport; shipping giant A.P.Moller-Maersk; transport and logistics company DSV Panalpina; shipping and logistics firm DFDS; airline SAS and Danish energy company Orsted, the City of Copenhagen with technical and management support from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Denmark-based international engineering, environmental science and economics consultants COWI.

The project will establish a 1.3 GW electrolysis facility in the Greater Copenhagen area capable of generating hydrogen from water in a process that will be powered entirely with offshore wind power. The 'green' hydrogen generated by the project can be used as fuel for heavy road vehicles and/or converted into e-methanol for maritime shipping and e-kerosene for aviation fuel.

At full capacity, the new Danish facility could reportedly reduce carbon emissions from transport by 850,000 tonnes, charting the course for green agenda leading European countries to meet the 2050 net zero emissions target. The facility is expected to open in 2023 with a 10-MW electrolysis capacity. (Source: EU, , 30 July, 2020)

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Skipjack Wind Farm Interconnection Facility On Hold (Ind. Report)
Date: 2020-07-13
Orsted reports it is dropping a previously agreed upon interconnect facility for the Skipjack offshore Wind Farm at Delaware's Fenwick Island State Park on the grounds that a large potion of it is in undisturbed wetlands and would accordingly run contrary to its commitment to sustainably.

In 2019 the company inked a non-binding MOU with DNREC to construct the Skipjack Wind Farm's interconnection facility within the park. The company reportedly now looking for an alternative site.

The 20-mw Skipjack Wind Farm is under development 19 miles off the Maryland-Delaware coast and will generate sufficient power for 35,000 homes when fully online. (Source: Orsted, WGMD Delmara, 11 July, 2020) Contact: Skipjack Wind Farm,; Orsted, +45 99 55 97 22,

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Orsted Snares 2nd U.S. Solar Project (Ind. Report, M&A)
Date: 2020-07-13
Copenhagen-headquartered global energy player Orsted is reporting acquisition of the 227MW AC Muscle Shoals PV solar project which is under construction in Colbert County, Alabama.

The project -- the company's second U.S. solar venture -- will incorporate panels supplied by First Solar and is expected to come online in Q3, 2021. (Source: Orsted, Republic World, 19 July, 2020) Contact: Orsted, +45 99 55 97 22,

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DTU Increases Biomass Biofuel Production (New Prod. & Tech)
Date: 2020-07-10
In a recent Technical University of Denmark (DTU) synfuel research project, researchers succeeded in combining two known technologies -- thermal gasification of biomass and electrolysis that is utilized for the production of biofuel -- can produce more biofuel from the same amount of biomass, according to a DTU release.

An electrolysis cell (solid oxide electrolysis cell, SOEC) developed jointly by DTU and Haldor Topsoe is used for electrolysis. In an SOEC, electricity from e.g. wind turbines is used to split water into its two constituents -- oxygen and hydrogen. The oxygen can be utilized in a thermal gasification process, where a biomass such as straw is broken down at high temperature. This creates synthesis gas -- a mixture of mainly hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and carbon monoxide. The gas mixture can be used in the production of methanol when the hydrogen produced by the electrolysis is added. Methanol can be used directly as fuel or catalytically upgraded to more familiar fuels used in ships and aircraft.

"In Synfuel, we have improved the two in technologies in several areas, and we've demonstrated that we can achieve higher utilization rates by combining the two technologies than when they run separately. We derive far more biofuel from the biomass resources and at the same time we can use surplus power from e.g. wind turbines to make fuel for heavy transport," says Professor Peter Vang Hendriksen, Synfuel project manager and Head of Section at DTU Energy.

The Synfuel project was supported by Innovation Fund Denmark. Haldor Topsoe, Orsted,, MIT, Aalborg University, Chalmers University of Technology, INSA Lyon, TU Berlin, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and others participated in the project. (Source: DTU, 10 July, 2020) Contact: DTU Professor Peter Vang Hendriksen, +45 46 77 57 25,,

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Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Pilot Completed (Ind. Report)
Dominion Energy, Orsted
Date: 2020-07-01
The Richmond-based utility Dominion Energy and its partner Orsted are reporting the installation of the second of two Siemens Gamesa 6-MW wind turbines and thus the completion of the second offshore wind facility ever built in U.S. waters -- the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind pilot located 30 miles off Virginia Beach. When fully operational the pilot installation will generate sufficient energy for roughly 3,000 homes.

As previously reported, Dominion is planning a 2,600 MW follow-up wind farm adjacent to the pilot site project site with construction slated to get underway in 2024 (Source: Dominion Energy, PR, July, 2020) Contact: Dominion Energy Virginia, Keith Windle, VP Business Development and Merchant Operations,; Orsted, +45 99 55 97 22,

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Ocean Renewables Touted as Climate Change Solution (Ind. Report)
Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition
Date: 2020-06-12
The attached report from the Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition's (OREAC) Ocean Panel has found that ocean-based renewable energy, such as offshore wind, floating solar, tidal and wave power, could meet nearly 10 pct of the global annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions needed to remain on a Paris-compliant 1.5 degrees C pathway in 2050.

The report estimates that up to 85 pct of this decarbonization potential will come from offshore wind. 1,400 GW of offshore wind would power one-tenth of global electricity demand while saving over 3 billion tpy of CO2 -- equal to taking 800 million cars off the road.

OREAC is spearheaded by Orsted and Equinor, and includes other major players in the global offshore wind industry: CWind, Global Marine Group, JERA, MHI Vestas, MingYang Smart Energy, Mainstream Renewable Power, Shell, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, TenneT, and GE Renewable Energy. Additional partner organisations include Global Wind Energy Council, World Resources Institute, UN Global Compact, the Chinese Wind Energy Association and Ocean Energy Systems.

Download the OREAC The Ocean as a Solution to Climate Change report HERE. (Source: OREAC, PR, reve, June, 2020) Contact: OREAC,

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Offshore Wind California Grows Membership (Ind. Report)
Offshore Wind California
Date: 2020-06-08
French offshore wind foundations specialist Naval Energies has joined Menlo Park-based Offshore Wind California, an international association of offshore wind developers and technology companies focused on the California market. The association supports a goal of 10 GW of installed offshore wind capacity in the Golden State a by 2040.

Offshore Wind California members include Aker Solutions, Avangrid Renewables, Equinor, Magellan Wind (which has a Joint Development Agreement with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners), Mainstream Renewable Power, Northland Power, Orsted, Principle Power, Pacific Ocean Energy Trust, and Smultea Sciences. (Source: Naval Energies, PR, 4C Offshore, 8 June, 2020) Contact: Naval Energies, +33 2 40 84 85 00, Laurent Schneider-Maunoury, Pres.,; Offshore Wind California, Adam Stern, Exec. Dir., (510) 681-4483,,

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Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Foundations Installed (Int'l. Report)
Date: 2020-06-05
Zwijndre, Belgium-based DEME Group reports it offshore installation vessel Innovation has completed the installation of 94 foundations at Orsted's Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Seventy-four of the 94 cables and 20 of the 94 turbines have also been installed.

The 752-MW offshore wind farm is expected to be completed this year. (Source: DEME Group, Offshore, 2 June, 2020) Contact: DEME Group, +32 3 250 52 11,,; Orsted, Flemming Thomsen, Senior Programme Director, Borssele 1 & 2, +45 99 55 97 22,

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Danish Partnership to Produce Sustainable Fuels (Int'l. Report)
Date: 2020-06-01
Denmark's Moller-Maersk , Orsted, DSV Panalpina, DFDS, Copenhagen Airports, and SAS are reporting partnering for the production of green hydrogen and e-fuel sustainable fuels for land, maritime and air transportation in and around the Copenhagen area.

A proposed facility is slated to be operational by 2023 and at full capacity of 250,000 metric tpy of fuel by 2030. A feasibility study has been launched and if viability is confirmed, the final investment decision to produce sustainable fuels in the first stage of the project should get underway in 2021. (Source: Hydrogen Fuel News, June, 2020)

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