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UK Renewables Subsidies Auction to Support Record 11 GW of New Capacity

Jul 07, 2022

Britain's latest subsidy auction to help support new renewable energy projects awarded contracts to projects capable of generating a record 11 gigawatts (GW) of electricity, the government said on Thursday.The 11 GW of clean energy capacity was almost double the capacity achieved in the previous round of auctions.The capacity will be enough to power around 12 million UK homes and help to reduce the UK's exposure to volatile global prices…

WFO Launches Offshore Wind to Hydrogen Committee

Oct 26, 2022

World Forum Offshore Wind said Wednesday it had launched new Offshore Wind to Hydrogen Committee chaired by DNV’s hydrogen segment lead Magnus Killingland.'World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) and its members believe that hydrogen production from…

RWE, Latvenergo Team Up to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Latvia

Sep 16, 2022

Renewable energy firm RWE and Latvia state-owned electric utility company Latvenergo have partnered up to develop, construct and operate offshore wind projects off the Latvian coast. 'The equal partnership represents a strong combination of experience and expertise in offshore wind development…

Offshore Wind: Vestdavit Nets CSOV Davit Order

Aug 29, 2022

Vestdavit said Monday it had secured a contract to deliver its docking-head davit technology on a construction service operation vessel (CSOV) being built for Rem Offshore by Norwegian shipbuilding group VARD.The order for a PAP-15000 davit…

Valaris Bags $466M in Rig Deals. CEO Sees 'Constructive Outlook' for Offshore Drilling Industry

Jul 06, 2022

Offshore drilling firm Valaris said this week it has recently secured offshore drilling contracts and extensions worth $466 million in total, with the majority of the new backlog filled by a $327 million drillship deal with Equinor in Brazil…

Rovco Charters Glomar Worker DP Vessel

Jun 02, 2022

Rovco, an offshore subsea and survey solutions provider, has chartered Glomar Offshore's Glomar Worker dynamic positioning (DP) vessel.The 60m long DP2 multi-purpose offshore support vessel will be put to work on the company’s growing number…

Equinor, Naturgy Partner Up for Floating Wind Projects in Spain

Apr 06, 2022

Norwegian energy company Equinor has partnered up with Naturgy, with the two firms entering a development agreement prior to Spain’s first upcoming offshore wind auction off the coast of the Canary Islands.The Spanish government plans to develop up to 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030…

Worley Wins Offshore Wind Substation Engineering Gig with Keppel O&M

Mar 18, 2022

Australian engineering firm Worley has won awarded a contract with Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine for engineering services for the construction of two offshore substation platforms (OSS) for a wind farm project.'We'll provide detailed…

BP Hires Ørsted Man to Head New Offshore Wind Division

Jan 27, 2022

BP has hired an executive from Danish wind power firm Orsted to head a new offshore wind division as the British energy company restructures its renewable businesses to help drive its transition away from fossil fuels.Matthias Bausenwein, who stepped down on Jan…

Luxcara Buys Van Oord's Stake in 731.5MW Dutch Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 13, 2022

Renewable energy asset manager Luxcara has acquired 10% stake in Blauwwind offshore wind consortium from the Dutch offshore installation contractor Van Oord.In 2016, the Blauwwind consortium was awarded the concession to design, construct, operate…

Rem Offshore Buys PSV Quartet as Axe Falls on K-Line Offshore

Dec 17, 2021

Offshore vessel operator Rem Offshore said Friday it had agreed to buy four platform supply vessels from K-Line Offshore AS, which is set to be dissolved and cease to exist.K-Line Offshore, was established in Norway by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K” LINE) in 2007…

Siemens Gamesa's Turbines for Vattenfall's Danish Offshore Wind Projects

Dec 16, 2021

Siemens Gamesa, a company specializing in wind turbine construction, has received the green light from Vattenfall to build offshore wind turbines for the 344 MW Vesterhav offshore wind projects. As planned, the 176 MW Vesterhav Nord project will utilize 21 SG 8…

Shipping Firm MOL Teams Up with Flotation Energy to Build Floating Wind Farms in Japan

Dec 03, 2021

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has partnered up with Scotland-based floating wind specialist Flotation Energy to jointly evaluate offshore wind development opportunities in Japan. The agreement builds on the 2GW portfolio…

RWE Wins Rights to Build Thor, Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 01, 2021

Thor Wind Farm I/S, a consortium RWE AG, RWE Renewables GmbH, RWE Renewables Management UK Limited, has won the concession to build Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark, after Denmark held a lottery to decide the winner on Dec. 1.Thor offshore…

U.S. Offshore Wind Expansion: Here’s How Officials Decide Where Turbines May Go

Oct 27, 2021

The Biden administration has announced ambitious plans to scale up leasing for offshore wind energy projects along the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific coasts. In an announcement released on Oct. 13, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Interior stated…

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