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A Look at Biodiversity Restoration and Renewable Energy in the Ocean

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The energy transition must go hand-in-hand with restoring biodiversity and we are working with ecology experts to make it happen. Go to https://orsted.com/nature to find out more.

Ørsted and Partners Sign Agreement To Progress Gigawatt-Scale Floating Wind Site in Scotland

The Ørsted, Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy consortium has signed an Option Agreement with Crown Estate Scotland (CES) for its new floating offshore wind site off the north-east coast of Scotland.
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Secured during the recent ScotWind offshore wind leasing round, the option agreement secures a seabed lease for a floating wind site of up to 1GW. The project will be located off Caithness, around 50 km east of Wick and is Ørsted’s first large-scale floating wind development project anywhere in the world, as well as expanding Ørsted’s footprint from onshore wind to offshore wind in Scotland. The proposed floating offshore wind farm will be known as Stromar.

Ørsted Celebrates 10 Years of Offshore Wind in the Humber

Global renewable energy leader, Ørsted is celebrating a decade of offshore wind in the Humber with the launch of a new report exploring the company’s economic impact on the region.
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From humble beginnings of temporary buildings in the shadow of Grimsby’s iconic Dock Tower, Ørsted’s East Coast Hub - the world’s largest offshore wind operations & maintenance hub - now supports six offshore wind farms off the East Coast.

To date, Ørsted has directly invested or enabled investment of £9.5 billion (Westermost Rough, Race Bank, Hornsea 1 and Hornsea 2) in infrastructure and assets off the coast of the Humber.

Over the next decade, further investments are due to add another £14 billion.

North America's Building Trades Unions and Ørsted Agree To Build an American Offshore Wind Energy Industry With American Labor

A first in the U.S., the National Offshore Wind Agreement sets industry on a course to build an equitable offshore workforce with family-sustaining careers
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WASHINGTON, June 29, 2022 /3BL Media/– Today, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted, the U.S. leader in offshore wind energy, announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s U.S. offshore wind farms with an American union workforce.

U.S. Energy Secretary Granholm Praises Progress on State Pier at Future Offshore Wind Turbine Staging and Assembly Facility

U.S. Representative Courtney, CT Port Authority, Ørsted and Eversource host Sec. Granholm, CT Governor Lamont, and other state and local officials for tour
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NEW LONDON, Conn. July 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource joined U.S. Representative Joe Courtney in welcoming U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm today to tour the construction progress at State Pier in New London. Ørsted and Eversource are working with the State of Connecticut, Connecticut Port Authority, and Gateway Terminal to transform State Pier into a world-class, state-of-the-art, heavy-lift marine terminal and future offshore wind hub.

Taiwan's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

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April 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ørsted today announced the successful delivery of the first power from the Greater Changhua 2a Offshore Wind Farm. This represents a big achievement for Ørsted and the industry as Greater Changhua 1 & 2a is the largest offshore wind project in Taiwan and the company’s first large-scale offshore wind farm in the Asia-Pacific region.

Ørsted Completes Onshore Wind Farm Haystack Wind in Nebraska

The 298 MW wind farm is Ørsted’s first onshore project using 5 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines and brings the company's US onshore wind and solar capacity in operation above 3 GW.
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BOSTON, April 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Located in Wayne County, Nebraska, Haystack Wind utilises existing interconnection infrastructure in Southwest Power Pool (SPP) North from Ørsted's 230 MW onshore wind farm Plum Creek Wind, which is placed close by. Between the two projects, Ørsted has now invested over USD half a billion in the state of Nebraska.

Ørsted and Eversource Joint Venture Takes Final Investment Decision on New York's South Fork Wind Offshore Windfarm

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South Fork Wind, a 50-50 joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has taken final investment decision (FID) on the project that will be New York’s first offshore wind farm. The final investment decision codifies the companies’ commitment to the 130 MW offshore wind project.

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South Fork Wind, a 50-50 joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has taken final investment decision (FID) on the project that will be New York’s first offshore wind farm. The final investment decision codifies the companies’ commitment to the 130 MW offshore wind project.

Ørsted and Maersk Sign Landmark Green Fuels Agreement, as Ørsted Enters the US Power-to-x Market

Ørsted to develop Power-to-X-facility on the US Gulf Coast to fuel Maersk’s newly ordered fleet of 12 methanol-powered vessels, as the industry leaders sign letter of intent on record-breaking offtake agreement for green fuels in the maritime industry.
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Over the past two decades, greenhouse gas emissions from the global maritime industry have risen sharply to account for around 2 % of global energy-related emissions. As the world races to fight climate change, the maritime sector urgently needs new zero-emission fuels at scale to reduce its climate impact.

Beyond Zero-emissions Energy: How Ørsted Is Making Renewables a Force for Positive Change

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A rapid build-out of renewable energy is indispensable for tackling the climate crisis. And as the build-out accelerates, renewables can become a force for dramatic positive change – far beyond delivering zero-emissions energy. Read more in Ørsted’s Sustainability report 2021.

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