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U.S. Starts First California Coast Offshore Wind Lease Sale

Dec 06, 2022

The United States on Tuesday is set to kick off the first sale of offshore wind development rights for waters off the coast of California, expanding the nascent domestic industry to the Pacific Ocean.The auction is a major milestone in the Biden administration's push to put wind turbines along every U.S. coastline as part of its climate change agenda. Projects developed in the area could one day power 1…

"Blue chip" Client Looking to Book Cadeler's O-Class Offshore Wind Vessel

Oct 21, 2022

Denmark-based offshore wind installation services firm Cadeler said Friday it had signed a letter of intent with a 'blue chip' client.The client is looking into the possibility of using one of Cadeler's two O-class wind turbine installation vessels 'over a long period of time…

Incoming Shell Boss Aims Fire up Renewables Drive

Sep 22, 2022

Shell's incoming Chief Executive Wael Sawan is set to accelerate the group's drive to build its renewable energy business, including through a possible 'transformative' clean power acquisition, company and industry sources said.Sawan will from…

All Turbines Installed at France's First Commercial Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 13, 2022

Jan De Nul has completed the installation of 80 sets of 6 MW wind turbine generators (WTG) at Saint-Nazaire, France's first commercial offshore wind farm.The company said Tuesday it had completed the project 'significantly ahead of schedule…

Technip Energies, X1 Wind, Partners to Deliver Important Floating Wind Project

Jul 18, 2022

The European Commission has chosen Technip Energies, X1 Wind, and a consortium of ten international entities, to deliver the NextFloat project, a program aimed at accelerating industrial-scale floating wind.NextFloat project's main objectives are to demonstrate a competitive…

Mats Granryd Nominated as Vattenfall's New Chairman

Feb 15, 2022

Swedish power firm Vattenfall said Tuesday its owner had nominated Mats Granryd as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vattenfall. 'Mats Granryd will be elected to succeed Lars G Nordström at Vattenfall’s Annual General Meeting on April 28th 2022…

Renewables Assignments for Solstad's CSV Trio

Feb 11, 2022

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner Solstad Offshore ASA has found work for three construction support vessels, apparently all in the renewables space.Normand Australis has secured a 150-day contract for “Walk to Work” services on an offshore wind project in Asia…

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