Iberdrola has officially opened its Wkinger offshore wind farm in Germany on 29 October, together with the transmission system operator 50Hertz and authorities from the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.Image source: IberdrolaThe event, which took place at the port of Sassnitz-Mukran, was attended by Iberdrola’s Business CEO, Francisco Martínez Córcoles, the Minister of Energy, Infrastructure and Digitisation of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Christian Pegel, and the CEO of 50 Hertz, Boris Schucht.“Wikinger represents a new step in our commitment to supplying clean, efficient and reliable electricity. We will continue to champion offshore wind technology since it enables us to drive the energy transition to a sustainable, low carbon economy,” said the Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán. “[T]his wind farm is a clear example of cutting-edge technology and it showcases the enormous potential of Europe’s energy industry to lead the Continent’s reindustrialization through innovation.”Iberdrola said that, to build the Wikinger project, it had had to overcome the technological challenges inherent to this type of work and the difficulties arising from the extreme weather conditions in the Baltic Sea. Over 2,000 employees from 20 different countries participated in bringing the project to life.The 350MW offshore wind farm, worth EUR 1.4 billion, is located off the north-eastern coast of the German island of Rügen and will power some 350,000 German households, representing more than 20% of the energy demand in the region of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.Wikinger comprises 70 Adwen 5MW wind turbines, which will generate clean energy equivalent to avoiding the emission of 600,000 tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere per year.The final wind turbine was installed on 22 October 2017, and the project was linked to the national grid two months later.The Wikinger project marks Iberdrola’s entry into the German market, where it has recently been awarded the construction of two other offshore wind farms: Baltic Eagle (476MW) and Wikinger Süd (10MW).Together with Wikinger, these three wind farms, located off the island of Rügen, will form the largest offshore wind complex in the Baltic Sea, with a total installed capacity of 836MW and a combined investment of EUR 2.5 billion.
Yuri adds another historic milestone with the PonferradinaYuri de Souza continues to accumulate records with the Ponferradina this season and last Tuesday in Malaga it became The player who has worn the shirt of the Berciano team in Second Division: 177. The Brazilian striker surpasses two other historical team Berciano like Acorán and Jonathan Ruiz, who played 176 games with the blue and white in the silver category. Yuri’s debut with Deportiva in Segunda came on September 19, 2010 against Granada in Los Cármenes, a match that ended 2-0 in favor of the Andalusians. His first goal came not far from there, in the New Archangel of Cordoba, on January 8, 2011. Since then, the Brazilian has added 76 goals with the Ponferradina in professional football.In total there are six seasons, including the current one, that Maceió has defended the colors of the Berciano team in Second, leaving unforgettable moments like the two hat-tricks against Betis and Valladolid in El Toralín or, in this same campaign, the doublets against Tenerife and Deportivo de La Coruña. Last year he played on loan at Valladolid and Sporting, and this season he did it at Huesca, where he played seven LaLiga SmartBank games, in which he scored a goal, and two of Copa del Rey.Pablo Trigueros, who yesterday was in charge of appearing before the media after the team’s work session, said he saw Ivi “very well” in his first training with the Ponferradina: “It’s his first day and has yet to adapt. I wish you the best of luck and help us for what is coming. ” After the departures of Buenacasa and Caro, Deportiva has made its first incorporation in the winter market, the end Ivi López, who arrives at the Bercian box yielded by the Levant after being on loan at Huesca during the first half of the league competition. The player has already participated in the training that his new team carried out this Thursday in the Annex of El Toralín.Ivi López (Collado Villalba, 1994) is a player who can occupy several demarcations in the attack positions, although his qualities as an extreme are the ones that Bolo likes most. After going through the lower categories Getafe and Sevilla, getting to debut in the First with the Madrid team with 19 years, He came to Levante in the 2017-18 season, where he played 29 games in the top category. Yuri’s next challenge is to become the top historical scorer of the Ponferradina, a title that Marcos Tyrone holds with 156, five more than the Brazilian. With almost half a season ahead, it seems complicated to reach June without Yuri hanging another blue and white medal.