April 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The 385 megawatt (MW) Arkona offshore wind farm was officially opened Tuesday after Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy completed the installation of 60 of its 6 MW offshore wind turbines in record time, taking only five months to complete installation and commissioning, which was well ahead of schedule.
April 15th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson
Equinor and Hanon Systems have joined the Volta Energy Technologies global energy storage investor consortium, it was recently announced. Equinor is an international energy company and Hanon is a global automotive supplier. Volta CEO Jeff Chamberlain answered some questions for CleanTechnica about the new additions
March 22nd, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen
If You Think Hydrogen As Energy Carrier Means Trouble, Try Ammonia -- New Research From Denmark Shows How
February 14th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
At the same time that oil and gas majors around the world are announcing plans to tie company climate action to employee remuneration, these same companies are still rewarding executives for pursuing traditional growth that will inevitably lead to stranded assets and financial loss for investors.
December 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian oil, gas, and wind company Equinor announced just before Christmas that it is exercising an option to acquire a 50% interest in the 1,560 megawatt (MW) Bałtyk I offshore wind farm located in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Poland
November 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Two new reports published within days of one another have outlined the difficulties inherent in continuing anything close to "business-as-usual" for oil and gas companies around the world, and the increasing pressure to begin transitioning to low-carbon operations.
October 29th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Deep water offshore wind turbines are coming to the coast of California. Figuring out how to secure the platforms to the ocean floor will be an engineering challenge.
October 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
What is expected to be the world's second floating offshore wind farm has received a financial boost from the European Union after the European Investment Bank announced its intention to provide a €60 million loan to Portuguese company Windplus for its planned 25 megawatt (MW) demonstration project off the coast of Portugal
September 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
German energy company E.ON and Norwegian oil, gas, and wind company Equinor have announced this week that their 385 megawatt (MW) Arkona offshore wind farm has generated its first electricity into the German electricity grid
September 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian energy company Equinor last week floated the possibility that it would begin exploring the introduction of floating offshore wind and electrification as a means to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its offshore oil facilities.
June 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian energy company Equinor announced this week that it has completed the installation of the world's first battery for an offshore wind farm at its 30 megawatt (MW) Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm, which is the world's first floating wind farm.
May 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
After announcing its intention earlier in the year, Norwegian multinational oil and gas company Statoil has today officially changed its name to Equinor after the company's annual general meeting approved the name change on Tuesday.
March 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Swedish power company Vattenfall announced this week that it plans to match its goals of transitioning away from fossil fuels with a visual rebranding, changing its logo in an effort to demonstrate its "determination to make it possible for everyone to live fossil-free within one generation."
March 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian multinational oil and gas company Statoil has announced its intention this week to change its name to Equinor, as part of a growing trend of fossil fuel-reliant companies looking to diversify their holdings and change their name to reflect the changing times.