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Vattenfall wind power plant to get 11 MW in Siemens Gamesa turbines

The HKZ wind farm zone is planned to be fitted with approximately 140 units of SGRE’s upgraded version of its Direct Drive offshore wind turbine, which now features the ability to reach a capacity of 11 MW.

Initiate! energy start-up and innovation program goes global

Calling all energy talent! The Initiate! programme, where many start-ups and innovators in the energy and power sectors got their flying start, is going global! Since its launch in 2014, as part of energy event European Utility Week’s...

Vattenfall to build two offshore wind farms in the Netherlands

The wind farms will have a combined capacity of about 1.5 GW and will be the first two unsubsidized offshore wind farms globally when commissioned

Op-ed: The failure of privatization in the energy sector and why today’s consumers are...

Back in the 1980s and 1990s, the twin forces of privatization and deregulation of public infrastructure services ascended to a global paradigm of progress and development. Government management of services such as telecommunications, transportation, water, and energy was deemed inefficient, underperforming, and monopolistic. Private industry – accountable to the profits and losses of an open market and, thus, believed more efficient than government – was proclaimed the better way for consumer choice and a more efficient use of taxpayers’ expenses.

Vattenfall in energy supply deal with Norway industrial group

Swedish power group Vattenfall and Norwegian industrial group Elkem have signed a long-term electricity supply agreement.

Framatome Completes I&C Upgrade at Swedish Nuclear Reactor

The new instrumentation and control assemblies for the neutron flux wide-range monitoring system were designed and manufactured as modules. They were installed into the existing cabinets on site, according to Framatome.

Vattenfall Places first Turbine in new Wind Power Farm off Danish Coast

The wind farm will increase Danish annual electricity production from wind by about 12 percent.

E.On dedicates Radford’s Run Wind Farm

Radford's Run consists of 139 Vestas 2.2 MW turbines and came online in December 2017

Vestas, Vattenfall to Build 353-MW Wind Project in Sweden

Vestas will provide 84 V136-4.2 MW turbines for the project and will hold a stake of 40 percent of the project. 

World’s First Coal to Biomass Conversion Using Advanced Wood Pellets

In 2015, a coal-fired unit in Canada was successfully converted to burn thermally upgraded wood pellets. The first-of-a-kind project was executed with a capital cost of about $30 per kilowatt and has demonstrated its feasibility at full scale.


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