Wind energy is gaining more prominence in Denmark

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Company plans to sell country’s last oil business Denmark is moving ahead with its ambitious wind energy plans. The country’s largest company, A.P. Moller-Maersk, has announced that it will be selling off Denmark’s last oil firm. The company will be selling the oil company to France’s Total in a $7.45 billion deal. The deal is expected to be closed at the end of next year. Denmark will then move aggressively to install new wind turbines in order to continue its move toward a more sustainable future. Denmark continues to lead…

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Developers partner to build new offshore wind energy system in Virginia

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New offshore wind energy system will be taking form off the coast of Virginia Beach Dominion Energy Virginia has entered into an agreement with Dong Energy to develop a new offshore wind energy system off the coast of Virginia Beach. Dominion Energy will be the sole owner of the new wind farm, but it will work with Dong Energy for engineering purposes. The companies believe that Virginia has significant promise when it comes to offshore wind energy due to the strong wind currents that can be found off of the…

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Massive turbines could help UK wind farm generate electricity for more than 230,000 homes

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Giant wind turbines are being installed at an offshore wind farm off Liverpool Bay The world’s largest wind turbines could help the United Kingdom generate enough electricity to power hundreds of thousands of homes. These turbines are being used at one of the country’s largest wind farms, which is an offshore system off Liverpool Bay. The wind farm is being developed by Dong Energy, and each turbine used by the project stands more than 630 feet high. Each blade of these wind turbines extends 262 feet. Wind farm will be…

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Dong Energy to abandon coal in favor of renewable energy

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Dong will be moving away from coal in the near future Dong Energy, a Danish energy company, has announced that it will be divesting in coal in the near future. The company has begun to focus intensely on renewable energy and has established itself as the largest wind power producer in Europe. In October of last year, Dong announced that it would withdraw from the oil and gas sectors, showing greater favor for clean power. According to CEO Henrik Poulsen, renewable energy is the future and now is the time…

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Dong Energy aims to bring offshore wind energy to Taiwan

Dong Energy opens new office in Asia-Pacific Dong Energy, a Danish energy developer, is setting its sights on Taiwan’s wind energy market. The company has opened a new office in the Asia-Pacific with this purpose in mind. Dong Energy believes that offshore wind projects could be a major benefit to Taiwan, which is working to embrace clean power more readily. Taiwan wants to have 3 GW of installed offshore wind energy capacity installed by 2025 Taiwan is home to a great deal of offshore wind potential. Dong Energy is currently…

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Plans revealed for world’s first enzymatic untreated waste-to-energy plant

The future UK W2E plant will use a special enzyme technology. Dong Energy UK has announced that it will begin work on its innovative waste-to-energy plant, to be located in Northwich, Cheshire, starting next month. The plant that is to be built will be a commercial, full-scale facility capable of producing biogas and recyclable materials from untreated municipal solid waste (ex. household waste); the first of its kind in the world. The company will be able to convert the untreated waste into green fuel using its REnescience enzyme technology. The…

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World’s largest offshore wind energy system is moving forward

Dong Energy has finalized plans to develop large-scale wind energy system The world’s largest offshore wind energy system is set to be built off the western shore of the United Kingdom. Dubbed Hornsea Project One, the wind energy system is being developed by Dong Energy. The company recently announced that it has reached a final decision to proceed with the development of the 1.2 gigawatt project. Dong Energy estimates that, once completed, the wind energy system will generate enough electricity to power more than 1 million homes while also creating…

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Dong Energy looks to build world’s largest offshore wind energy system in the US

Dong Energy proposes plans to develop large-scale offshore wind energy project Dong Energy is looking to build one of the world’s largest offshore wind energy systems. The project will be situated in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Massachusetts. Wind energy has been growing quickly in the United States, especially when it comes to offshore power. There is significant potential in the wind currents that are found at sea, where wind turbines can generate large quantities of electrical power. Project could potentially produce more than 1,000 MW of electrical…

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Siemens involved in massive offshore wind energy project in the UK

Siemens will develop and deliver wind turbines to the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the UK Siemens has received an order from Statoil and Statkraft, two prominent utilities in Norway, for wind turbines. The turbines are to be a part of the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the United Kingdom. The two utilities are involved in this offshore wind energy project  and want to make use of Siemens’ wind turbines in order to ensure that the project itself has the highest possible energy production capabilities. The wind turbines developed by…

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New turbines to be used at offshore wind energy system in the UK

Vestas builds new turbines with an energy potential of 8MW Vestas, a manufacturer of wind turbines, has developed a massive new turbine that has the potential to produce as much as 8 megawatts of electrical power. These turbines are some of the largest of their kind in the world, and they have finally found a home in the United Kingdom. DONG Energy, a Danish energy developer, has been working on the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm and is in need of new turbines. UK continues to show aggressive support…

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The London Array begins generating electricity

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The London Array is activated The London Array, a massive offshore wind farm that will be the largest of its kind in the world once it is completed, has begun generating electricity. Construction of the massive wind farm, which is located off the coasts of Kent and Essex in the Thames Estuary, began in early 2011. More than 151 wind turbines have been installed in The London Array since then. The London Array is expected to receive the last of its wind turbines by the end of this year. Wind…

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European companies ally to tackle the challenge of sustainability

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Nowhere in the world is alternative energy a bigger subject than it is in Europe. The majority of countries in the region have been working to adopt alternative energy for several years now. Only recently, however, has the European Union been throwing its support behind the effort. While the EU has made significant progress in promoting clean fuel and sustainability, many European countries are saying that it is too little too late. These companies have now banded together to tackle the challenge themselves. The new coalition has been formed by…

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