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Siemens Gamesa Turbines for UK's Sofia Offshore Wind Project (Int'l.
Siemens Gamesa
Date: 2020-06-24
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is reporting receipt of a conditional order for 100 units of its new SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines for installation at Innogy's 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. A comprehensive service and maintenance contract is included in the conditional order.

When fully operational, the project will generate sufficient power for more than 1.2 million British households. The final investment decision is expected to be made in Q1 of 2021. Installation is expected to begin in 2024 at the UK North Sea Dogger Bank location. (Source: Strategic Research Institute, SteelGuru,Siemens Gamesa, 23 June, 2020) Contact: Innogy, Julian Garnsey, Project Dir., www.innogy.com; Seimens Gamesa, www.siemensgamesa.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Siemens Gamesa ,  Offshore Wind,  innogy,  


Enviva Purchasing Georgia, SC Wood Pellet Plants (M&A)
Enviva Biomass
Date: 2020-06-22
Bethesda, Maryland-based woody biomass pellet specialist Enviva reports it has agreed to purchase Georgia Biomass Holding 800 mtpy woody pellet plant in Waycross, Georgia, from innogy SE and one of its subsidiaries for $175 million cash subject to usual adjustments.

Enviva will also acquire Enviva Pellets Greenwood Holdings which, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, owns a pellet production plant in Greenwood, South Carolina, for $132 million and the assumption of a $40 million third-party promissory note. Enviva plans to invest $28 million to increase the Greenwood plant’s production capacity to 600,000 mtpy by the end of next year, according to the release. (Source: Enviva, PR June, 2020) Contact: Enviva, John Keppler, CEO, (301)657-5560), www.envivabiomass.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Enviva,  Biomass,  Wood Pellet,  


Innogy's Triton Knoll Installs Second Offshore Substation (Int'l.)
Innogy
Date: 2020-06-17
Innogy is reporting the second offshore substation platform (OSP) incorporating Siemens Energy offshore transformer module technology has been installed at the 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm off the east coast of England.

When fully operational the two OSPs will each receive electricity generated by the wind farm's 90 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines. The first power is expected early next year. (Source: Innogy, renews, Others, 16 June, 2020) Contact: Innogy, Julian Garnsey, Project Dir., www.innogy.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Offshore Wind,  Triton Knoll,  Innogy,  


Innogy Energo Plans Czeck BioCNG Tests (Int'l. Report)
Innogy Energo
Date: 2020-05-01
In the Czech Republic, Innogy Energo s.r.o. reports it will offer biomethane-enriched compressed natural gas (BioCNG)vehicle transportation fuel through it network of 63 CNG filling stations by the end of June.

When burned, BioCNG releases up to 80 pct less carbon dioxide emissions into the air than petrol or diesel, meets even the strictest limits of pure mobility and is certified by the International Biomass and Biofuels Certification System (ISCC EU). (Source: Innogy Energo, prazskypatriot.cz, NGV Global, 29 April, 2020) Contact: Innogy Energo, Zdenek Kaplan, CEO, +420 724 202 772, www.innogy-energo.cz; International Biomass and Biofuels Certification System, certifications.controlunion.com/en/certification-programs/certification-programs/iscc-certified-biomass-and-bioenergy

More Low-Carbon Energy News CNG,  Alternative Fuel,  Biomethane,  BioCNG,  Alternatice Fuell,  


Siemens Gamesa Scores German Offshore Wind Turbine Order (Int'l.)
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Date: 2020-04-15
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy reports receipt of an order from Essen, Germany-based innogy SE to supply 38 units of its SG 8.0-167 DD Flex turbines with Siemens Gamesa Power Boost technology for the 342 MW Kaskasi offshore wind power plant in the German North Sea. A two-year service and maintenance contract is also included in the order.

Turbine installation is slated to being in Q3, 2022. (Source : Siemens Gamesa, Strategic Research Institute, SteelGuru, 14 April, 2020) Contact: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, www.siemensgamesa.com; innogy SE www.iam.innogy.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News innogy SE,  Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy,  


innogy Confirms Taiwan Offshore Wind Project (Int'l. Report)
innogy
Date: 2020-04-08
Essen, Germany-based energy company innogy is reporting an agreement with Asia Cement Corporation to continue the development of the 448MW Chu Feng offshore wind project off the northwest coast of Taiwan, near Hsinchu City. The project is expected to participate in the Taiwan's next grid allocation round. (Source: innogy, Energy News, 7 April, 2020) Contact: innogy, Sven Utermöhlen, Snr. VP, www.innogy.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News innogy,  Wind,  Offshore Wind,  Japan Wind,  


Cycleenergy Acquires Innogy Biomass Pellet Plant (Int'l, M&A)
Cycleenergy,Innogy
Date: 2020-01-29
Essen, Germany-based energy company Innogy is reporting the sale of its subsidiary NRW Pellets GmbH biomass pellet production plant in Erndtebruck, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, to Austria-based Cycleenergy Holding GmbH for an undisclosed price, effective 27 Jan., 2020.

With this acquisition, Cycleenergy's portfolio includes three biomass plants and two pellet factories in Austria. (Source: Innogy, PR, Renewables, 28 Jan., 2020) Contact: Cycleenergy Holding GmbH, www.cycleenergy.com; Innogy, NRW Pellets, www.nrwpellets.nl

More Low-Carbon Energy News Wood Pellet,  Biomass Pellet,  Innogy,  


Steuben County New York Wind Farm Approved (Ind. Report)
Innogy
Date: 2019-09-18
The NY State Siting Board reports it has approved construction of a 242-MW wind farm project in the towns of Cohocton, Dansville, Fremont and Wayland, western Steuben County.

The 68-turbine Baron Winds project will connect with the state's electrical grid through New York State Electric & Gas transmission lines. The project will be built and operated by a subsidiary of the German energy company Innogy. The project will generate sufficient electric power for roughly 94,000 residences. Regulators note there are 44 existing wind turbines within a five-mile radius of the proposed project. (Source: Innogy, Star Gazette, 16 Sept., 2019) Contact: Baron Winds Project, iam.innogy.com/en/about-innogy/innogy-innovation-technology/renewables/onshore/innogy-onshore-construction-projects/baron-winds

More Low-Carbon Energy News Wind,  Innogy,  


Ohio's Scioto Ridge Wind Farm Construction Underway (Ind. Report)
Innogy Renewables US LLC
Date: 2019-08-12
In the Buckeye State, construction is reportedly underway on the 75 turbine, 250-MW Scioto Ridge Wind Farm in Hardin and portions of northern Logan County in southern Ohio. Construction of wind tower bases, access drives and laying of underground cable is included in the initial work.

The Scioto Ridge Wind Farm developer Innogy Renewables US LLC estimates the $300 million project will be operational by the end of 2020.(Source: Innogy Renewables US LLC, PR, Various Media, Aug., 2019) Contact: Innogy Renewables US LLC, www.innogy.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Innogy,  Wind,  


Innogy's Mynydd y Gwair Wind Farm Now On Line (Int'l Report)
Innogy
Date: 2019-02-04
In Wales, Innogy is reporting its 32.8-MW, 16-turbine Mynydd y Gwair Wind Farm is now generating renewable energy for the first time. By the end of the year, the fully operational project is expected to generate sufficient power for as many as 22,600 average Welsh homes.

Through the construction of Mynydd y Gwair Wind Farm, together with Clocaenog Forest and Brechfa Forest West Wind Farm, Innogy will have invested £270 million in new renewable energy infrastructure. (Source: South Wales Guardian, 3 Feb., 2019) Contact: Innogy, Tim James, the project manager at Innogy www.innogy.com/mynyddygwair

More Low-Carbon Energy News Innogy,  Wind,  


RWE's E.ON-Innogy Acquisition Awaiting EC Approval (Int'l, M&A)
RWE AG, Innogy
Date: 2019-01-24
German energy group RWE AG reports it has filed its planned acquisition of the renewable energy business of both E.ON SE and Innogy SE with the European Commission (EC) for approval.

In March 2018, RWE agreed to sell its majority interest in Innogy to E.ON, while keeping Innogy's renewables business and merging it with E.ON's green assets. If approved, RWE will own a 8.6-GW renewable energy portfolio in a new company with three operating divisions. With the transaction, RWE will hold a 16.7 pct equity stake in E.ON.

The transactions are expected to close in the second half of 2019.(Source: RWE AG, Renewables, 23 Jan., 2019) Contact: RWE AG, www.rwe.com; Innogy Renewables UK, +44 1793 877777, www.innogy.com/web/cms/en/3708678/innogy-renewables-uk; E.ON, Michael Lewis, CEO Climate and Renewables, +49 2 11 45 79 4170, www.eon.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News E.ON,  RWE AG,  Innogy,  Renewable Energy,  


Siemens Scores UK Offshore Wind Grid Connection Contract (Int'l)
Siemens.Triton Knoll
Date: 2018-09-12
Siemens Energy Management reports it will soon begin onshore substation and offshore transformer module design, supply and construction work on the UK's Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. The new wind farm will be capable of providing sufficient clean and sustainable power for the equivalent of at least 800,000 British homes.

Siemens was awarded a contract from its German customer Innogy SE, to design, supply and build the grid connection for the 860 MW wind farm 32 km off the Lincolnshire coast.

Siemens will lead on the construction of a new four-hectare onshore substation at Bicker Fen, as well as offshore infrastructure, including two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTM). Work is already underway on a new bell mouth entry point and 3.8 km access road to the new substation construction site. The onshore substation construction will start early 2019. (Source: Siemens Energy Management, T&D World, 11 Sept., 2018) Contact: Siemens Grid Access, www.siemens.com/gridaccess; Siemens Energy Management, www.siemens.com/energy-management; Innogy Renewables UK, +44 1793 877777, www.innogy.com/web/cms/en/3708678/innogy-renewables-uk

More Low-Carbon Energy News Siemens,  Offshore Wind,  Triton Knoll ,  


Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Financial Close (Int'l)
innogy SE,MHI Vestas
Date: 2018-09-07
Further to our 22nd August coverage, German energy developer Innogy SE is reporting its 860 MW Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm has reached financial close. The project will incorporate 90, MHI Vestas wind turbines and will supply 100 pct of its power output to Orsted through under the terms of a 15-year PPA.

innogy SE acquired the Triton Knoll project from its parent company, Frankfort Germany-headquartered RWE and acquired a 50 pct stake from Norwegian renewable energy company Statkraft. In August, innogy sold a 41 pct stake in the project to two Japanese electric utilities, J-Power and Kansai Electric Power. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2021.(Source: innogy SE, CleanTechnica, 5 Sept., 2018) Contact: RWE Innogy, Peter Terium, CEO, +49 (0) 201 122 2088, www.rwe.com; Innogy Renewables UK, +44 1793 877777, www.innogy.com/web/cms/en/3708678/innogy-renewables-uk; MHI Vestas, +81.3.6716.3111, www.mhi.co.jp

More Low-Carbon Energy News Innogy SE,  Triton Knoll ,  Offshore Wind,  MHI Vestas,  


innogy Unloads 41 pct Stake in Triton Knoll Offshore Wind (M&A)
innogy
Date: 2018-08-22
Essen, Germany-based energy company innogy reports it has sold a 41 pct stake in the 860 mw Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Lincolnshire in the UK to two Japanese electric utilities, J-Power and Kansai Electric Power.

The project will incorporate 90, MHI Vestas' V164-9.5 MW wind turbines and is expected to come online in 2021/22. When fully operational, Triton Knoll will generate sufficient electric power for 800,000 UK households. (Source: innogy, Nikkei Asian Review, 16 Aug., 2018)Contact: J Power, +81 3 3546 2211, www.jpower.co.jp; Kansai Electric Power Co., +81.6.6441.8821, www.kepco.co.jp; innogy Renewables UK, +44 1793 877777, www.innogy.com/web/cms/en/3708678/innogy-renewables-uk

More Low-Carbon Energy News innogy renewables,  innogy,  Offshore Wind,  


Japanese Utilities Buying into UK Offshore Wind Farm (Int'l, M&A)
Electric Power Development,Kansai Electric Power
Date: 2018-08-15
Nikkei Asian Review is reporting Tokyo-based Electric Power Development -- aka J-Power -- and Osaka regional utility Kansai Electric Power will purchase a total 41 pct stake of Frankfurt, Germany-based wind farm developer RWE Innogy's 860-MW Triton Knoll offshore wind project in the U.K. The estimated $900 million deal will give J-Power a 25 pct stake and Kansai Electric a roughly 16 pct share.

Innogy plans to start up the 860-mw Triton Knoll offshore wind project -- one of the biggest of its kind in the world -- in the North Sea in 2021. The project will utilize up to 90 9.5MW turbines and sell its output to local utilities under a 15-year fixed-rate contract. Triton Knoll is due to go live in 2021 and is expected to generate sufficient electric power for 800,000 UK households. (Source: Nikkei Asian Review, 12 Aug., 2018) Contact: J Power, +81 3 3546 2211, www.jpower.co.jp; Kansai Electric Power Co., +81.6.6441.8821, www.kepco.co.jp; RWE Innogy, Peter Terium, CEO, +49 (0) 201 122 2088, www.rwe.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Innogy,  Kansai Electric Power,  J-Power,  Wind,  Offshore Wind,  

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