Vattenfall signs MoU to explore offshore wind options in Poland and the Baltic Sea

The energy giant will collaborate with the chemical manufacturer Synthos

Lithuania forges ahead with 700MW offshore wind power plans in the Baltic Sea

The proposed offshore project is expected to generate up to three million MWh of electricity annually, enough to cover 25% of the nation’s current power demand

German 385MW offshore wind farm officially opened

The Arkona project is expected to generate enough electricity to power 400,000 households

German 385MW offshore wind project delivers first power

Once completed, it is expected to provide electricity to around 400,000 households

Environmental lawyers file complaint to block Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

ClientEarth is concerned the project will have an impact on marine wildlife in the Baltic Sea

E.ON and Statoil to develop €1.2bn wind project

Statoil and E.ON are investing €1.2 billion (£0.9bn) in a wind project in the German waters. Located 35 kilometres northeast of Rugen Island, the 385MW Arkona wind farm will consist of 60 turbines. The project is expected to provide green energy for up to 400,000 households and create up to 400 jobs during the two-year […]

288MW Baltic wind farm produces first power

A 288MW wind farm in the Baltic Sea has generated its first power which has been fed to the grid. German developer and operator EnBW’s Baltic 2 offshore wind farm is currently being built 32 kilometres north of the island of Rugen. So far, 60 out of the 80 turbines have been installed, with eight […]

EU bank grants €500m loan for German wind project

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a €500 million (£411.4m) loan for a wind farm, which it claims is the “largest offshore wind farm to date” in the German Baltic Sea. Project owner EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, a subsidiary of energy firm EnBW Energie Baden-Wurttemberg AG, will develop the 80-wind turbines project, which will […]

Iberdrola picks Areva as turbine supplier

Spanish energy group Iberdrola has chosen Areva to supply turbines for its wind farm in Germany. The French turbine manufacturer will supply its M5000 5MW turbine for the Wikinger wind farm, currently being developed around 35km off the Baltic Sea. It is expected to produce up to 400MW of electricity, equivalent to powering around 350,000 […]

British firm wins contract for German offshore study

A British science and technology firm has won an €18million contract for a geotechnical study at a German offshore wind farm. Spanish energy group Iberdrola awarded the contract to Gardline and GEO, a Danish engineering firm. Both companies will help carry out a seabed survey of the Baltic Sea and help determine the type of […]