Posts tagged: DONG Energy

Major Offshore Wind Operator Plans £6bn UK Investment by 2020

Dong Energy says it is now convinced UK government will back offshore wind power despite recent cuts to renewable energy sector subsidies Dong Energy, the biggest operator of offshore windfarms in Britain, has said it plans to spend a further £6bn in the UK by 2020, convinced that the government is serious about supporting wind […]

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Will the Future of Rail Run on Wind Energy?

Britain’s electrified railways could be up to 70% powered by wind turbines placed alongside the tracks, if a trial getting underway is successful. A new project, part-funded by the Department for Energy and Climate Change, aims at reducing the carbon footprint of electrified railways using a specially designed wind turbine developed by British manufacturer X-Wind […]

UK Inaugurates World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

UK Inaugurates World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm (via Environment News Service) LONDON, UK, July 5, 2013 (ENS) – The world’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array, was inaugurated Thursday at a ceremony in Margate, Kent, attended by British Prime Minister David Cameron and 350 other dignitaries. The 630 megawatt wind… Tweet

England’s London Array Switched Online as the World’s Largest Wind Farm

London Array is the now world’s largest offshore wind farm, generating enough electricity to power nearly half a million homes. The wind farm has just placed its last wind turbine in order to switch online as the world’s largest. Located in the Thames Estuary, the farm consists of 175 turbines that will power the area […]

Offshore Wind Cheaper than Gas by End of Decade

Imagine a wind turbine so big that it would take Usain Bolt 19.32 seconds to run across the 200m diameter of its blades (before plunging tragically into the sea). This is what wind manufacturer Dong says will help bring the cost of offshore wind down to below that of new gas-fired power stations (the size […]