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2008-09-09 09:00:44

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Amy Fox, +1-202-326-1735, Amy.Fox@Edelman.com, or Holli Holsan, +1-202-326-1719, Holli.Holsan@Edelman.com, both of Edelman Public Relations, for Siemens 500 wind turbines with a total capacity 1150 MW for projects in the U.S. and in Europe HUSUM, Germany, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy and E.ON today signed one of the largest wind power deals ever. The two major German companies agreed that Siemens will supply 500 wind turbines with a...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

E.ON has announced that it is appealing against the refusal of the Midlothian Council to grant planning permission for a wind farm of up to 45MW at Auchencorth Moss, Scotland. The initial planning application for the construction of 18 wind turbines on the site south of Penicuik was submitted in January 2006 and was refused in February 2008. The proposed scheme would provide enough clean energy to power up to 24,000 homes, which is over 60% of homes in the Midlothian council area of...

2008-08-22 03:00:40

By Anonymous Scottish ministers have given consent to the 152-turbine Clyde wind farm, set to become Europe's largest onshore development. The Pounds 600 million project, developed by Scottish and Southern Energy, will provide 456MW of electricity for more than 250,000 homes. The wind farm will be sited either side of the M74 motorway near Abington in South Lanarkshire. British Wind Energy Association chairman Adam Bruce said: "The Scottish ministers' consent to Clyde bodes well for...

2008-07-28 03:00:35

ONE of the UK's leading renewable generators has joined with a Danish utility company to buy out Shell's stake in the London Array offshore wind farm. The buyout by E.on and DONG Energy for an undisclosed sum will see the two companies become 50/50 partners in the project, which when built could generate enough power to supply a quarter of Greater London homes. Dr Paul Golby, chief executive of E.on UK, said: "We're pleased that, together with DONG Energy, we've been able to secure the...

2008-07-23 00:00:42

German utility E.ON and Denmark's DONG have agreed to buy Royal Dutch Shell's stake in London Array, one of the world's largest planned wind farms, lifting a threat it might be cancelled. The companies said yesterday that DONG and E.ON, which already each own a third of the 1,000 MW project, would buy Shell's third for an undisclosed sum. Chief executive of E.ON UK, Dr Paul Golby, said: "We hope to be able to keep the project on track and we should be able to complete the first phase by...

2008-07-22 06:00:41

By From news reports The German utility E.ON and Dong Energy of Denmark said Monday that they had agreed to buy Royal Dutch Shell's stake in London Array, one of the world's largest planned wind farms, averting the threat of the project being cancelled. Dong and E.ON, which already each own a third of the 1,000- megawatt project, said they would buy Shell's one-third share for an undisclosed sum. The two partners will raise their holdings in the offshore wind venture to 50 percent each,...

2008-07-22 03:00:38

E.ON UK has partnered with Danish utility Dong Energy to buy out Royal Dutch Shell's stake in the London Array offshore wind farm for an undisclosed sum. The two companies will now become 50-50 partners in the project, which reportedly has the potential to generate enough power to supply a quarter of Greater London homes. Shell has committed to leave its staff in the project until the end of 2008 to enable a smooth transition and handover. Paul Golby, CEO of E.ON UK, said: "We are...

2008-07-17 09:01:12

German utility major E.ON is in negotiations with integrated energy major Royal Dutch Shell over the latter's stake in the London Array wind park project, according to Boersen Zeitung. The negotiations between both the companies follow Shell's announcement of its intention to drop out of the ambitious project in May 2008, according to the news source. Shell, E.ON and Dong Energy had initially announced plans to install 346 large-capacity wind turbines in the River Thames Estuary in...


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