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Ørsted Commissions the Netherland's Largest Wind Farm

Ørsted has fully commissioned the 752MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm, the company's first in the Netherlands. Borssele 1 & 2 is the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world and the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.
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Ørsted has fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The wind farm has a capacity of 752 MW, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world. Borssele 1 & 2 provides enough green electricity to power one million Dutch households. Borssele 1 & 2 is Ørsted's first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

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Ørsted has fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The wind farm has a capacity of 752 MW, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world. Borssele 1 & 2 provides enough green electricity to power one million Dutch households. Borssele 1 & 2 is Ørsted's first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted Sign Landmark MOU for U.S. Offshore Wind Workforce Transition

Pioneering Partnership to Develop the Next Generation of Offshore Wind Workers
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BOSTON, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind development, announced today a landmark initiative with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the labor organization representing more than 3 million skilled craft professionals. The partnership will create a national agreement designed to transition U.S. union construction workers into the offshore wind industry in collaboration with the leadership of the 14 U.S. NABTU affiliates and the AFL-CIO.

Ørsted's Carbon Reduction Targets Are in Line With What Science Says Is Needed to Stop Global Warming at 1.5°C

The renewables leader is among the first energy companies globally with 1.5°C-aligned targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, November 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Ørsted is decarbonising its energy generation much faster than science requires from the energy sector. The renewable energy company has reduced carbon emissions by 86% since 2006 and is on track to be carbon neutral in energy generation and operations by 2025. 

Ørsted Wins Denmark's Most Prestigious Sustainability Award

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COPENHAGEN​, Denmark, October 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For the first time ever, Ørsted has won the annual CSR Prize that recognises best practices in sustainability reporting among Denmark’s biggest companies.

Ørsted’s role in driving the green energy transformation, the company’s long-term climate goals and its transparent disclosure to investors were cited (in Danish) by the prize judging committee as reasons for the win.

Ørsted North America, Offshore Announces New Head of Project Development

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BOSTON /3BL Media/ – Ørsted today announced Patricia DiOrio as the company’s new head of project development. DiOrio will be based in Boston and, as a member of the Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind leadership, will lead the company’s North American Offshore Project Development team, including all strategic and growth efforts in pre-asset project development and bid submissions. She brings over twenty years of experience in strategy, project development, finance and engineering.

Edison Chouest Offshore Affiliate Executes Long-Term Charter Agreement With Ørsted and Eversource for Provision of the First U.S. Jones Act Compliant Wind Farm Service Operation Vessel

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Cut Off, Louisiana /3BL Media/ — Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted and Eversource announced today the execution of a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever U.S. flagged “Jones Act” compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV). The SOV will be engineered, constructed and operated by ECO as an integral part of the operation and maintenance of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind and Sunrise Wind offshore wind farms in the northeast United States, which are dependent on obtaining the necessary federal permits from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

Webinar: How Can Governments Attract Private Investment for the Green Energy Transition?

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The world is not on track to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change. With 2030 just a decade away, governments are under pressure to speed up the clean energy transition.

The good news is that: a) technologies and capital are available to accelerate the green energy transition, and b) the private sector is ready to invest billions of green dollars into decarbonization and clean energy.

You Better Bee-lieve It

An employee-led beekeeping club is bringing good energy and a love for nature to renewable energy company Ørsted.
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COPENHAGEN​, Denmark, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/  - A protesting hum greets members of the Ørsted Beekeeping Club every Tuesday after work. Covered head to toe in beekeeper suits, including hats and face nets, they pad softly between the beehives that stand on a patch of tall grass and flowers amidst Ørsted’s modernist office buildings, north of Copenhagen.

Four Things Governments Can Do to Attract More Renewable Energy Investment

By Jakob Askou Bøss, Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Stakeholder Relations, Ørsted and Jennifer Layke, Director of Global Energy Program, World Resources Institute
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The technologies and the capital are available to accelerate the green energy transition, but the global transformation from fossil fuels to clean energy is not moving forward quickly enough. Governments need to adjust their institutional and regulatory framework to pave the way for the necessary private investments to get the job done.

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The technologies and the capital are available to accelerate the green energy transition, but the global transformation from fossil fuels to clean energy is not moving forward quickly enough. Governments need to adjust their institutional and regulatory framework to pave the way for the necessary private investments to get the job done.

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