New bidder joins French offshore wind tender

A consortium consisting of, among others, Mitsubishi's European subsidiary has pledged its bid, which may end up giving Shell two chances of winning capacity on the French offshore wind farm.

Statkraft signs 10-year PPA in Spain

Norwegian utility Statkraft has entered a new PPA with Spanish Fortia Energia concerning supply of electricity to larger industrial companies in Spain and Portugal from wind farms and solar facilities under current installation.

Ørsted escalates conflict in Taiwan

The Danish energy company is formally suspending work on its offshore wind projects in Taiwan, including partnerships with local suppliers. The country's government downplays the significance of this move.

Tesla to charge more for supercharging

In the future, it will become significantly more expensive to charge a Tesla on the go. The US car manufacturer is raising the price of charging cars at the company's so-called superchargers by almost 25 percent in Denmark.

Vattenfall buys energy trader

The Swedish energy company continues to strengthen its position in the Netherlands with the acquisition of a company servicing 170,000 electricity and gas customers.


Ørsted enters Japanese offshore wind

Japan's largest utility and Ørsted enter a Memorandum of Understanding regarding an offshore wind partnership that might end up exceeding 1 gigawatt capacity – the former aims for 6-7 gigawatts.

Hitachi drops plans for UK nuclear power plant

The UK has seen almost 7 gigawatts of nuclear capacity mothballed in the last few months, now that the Japanese conglomerate suspends planned construction of Wylfra Newydd and instead swallows an impairment of EUR 2.4 billion.

Siemens Gamesa will soon install its first 10 MW turbine in Northern Denmark

The blades of the new offshore wind turbine model planned for installation at a test site in Northern Jutland are 12.5 meters longer than its predecessor. The new unit features reapplied components from existing technology and will be manufactured in the producer's factories in Aalborg, Hull and Cuxhaven.

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