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Portugal to Launch First Offshore Wind Auction, Eyes 10 GW by 2030

Jan 24, 2023

Portugal expects to launch its first offshore wind power auction by the last quarter of this year, aiming to reach 10 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity by 2030, Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Monday. As a pre-condition to the auction, the government will this week launch a public hearing regarding proposals for the delimitation of areas to allow the deployment of wind farms off the country's Atlantic coast…

Ørsted and Eversource Bid for New Offshore Wind Farm in New York

Jan 27, 2023

Ørsted and Eversource have submitted a joint proposal in response to New York State’s third round of offshore wind solicitations. 'Delivering clean, renewable power for at least 1 million New York homes, this submission includes multiple bids…

4,600 Good-paying jobs: RWE, National Grid JV Bids for New York Offshore Wind Rights

Jan 27, 2023

A joint venture between RWE Renewables and National Grid called Community Wind has submitted a proposal to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to provide New York State with electricity from 1.3 GW of offshore wind capacity to power nearly 500…

Offshore Winds BLOWing in Bulgaria

Jan 27, 2023

Under an EU-backed scheme, Bulgaria will see a 5 MW floating wind turbine demonstrator installed off its coast in the Black Sea within the next two years, as part of the Black Sea Floating Offshore Wind (BLOW) project. The project, which will see the turbine connected to an offshore gas platform…

OX2 Plans to Build 1.4GW Offshore Wind Farm in Finland

Jan 27, 2023

Sweden-based OX2 said Friday it had started the development of the offshore wind farm Tyrsky in the Gulf of Bothnia in the Finnish economic zone. The project is expected to have a total installed capacity of 1,4GW.OX2 received a research permit…

Leading Light Wind Bids for New York Offshore Wind Contract

Jan 27, 2023

Leading Light Wind submitted its bid for an offshore wind power contract to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) as part of New York's third competitive offshore wind solicitation.Leading Light Wind, led by Chicago-based Invenergy and New York-based energyRe…

Equinor and BP Jointly Bid for New York's Third Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jan 27, 2023

Norway's Equinor and UK's BP on Thursday jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3).The bid was submitted to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in response to the state’s most recent offshore wind energy solicitation…

EEW SPC to Build Monopiles for 1.4GW UK Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 26, 2023

Germany's EEW Special Pipe Constructions ( EEW SPC) has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Van Oord to manufacture 100 monopile foundations for RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be located in the UK North Sea.The Sofia Offshore…

Sarens PSG Bags Moray West Monopiles Contract

Jan 26, 2023

Sarens PSG, a joint venture between Sarens and PSG Marine & Logistics established in summer 2022, has won a contract to undertake the marshalling work at Invergordon of 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm offshore the UK…

Highland Council Grants Planning Permission for Pentland Floating Wind Farm's Onshore Infrastructure

Jan 26, 2023

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners-led Pentland floating offshore wind farm has been granted planning permission in principle from Scotland's Highland Council for its onshore infrastructure.To be located 7.5km off the coast of Dounreay in Caithness…

First Sea Cable Installed for TenneT's West Alpha Offshore Substation

Jan 26, 2023

Jan de Nul Group and LS Cable & System have completed the installation of the first sea cable for West Alpha offshore wind substation for Dutch grid operator TenneT. The offshore installation contractors used the cable-laying vessel Connector…

Cromarty Firth Port Wins Monopile Marshalling Deal for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 25, 2023

Developers of the Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK have selected Invergordon port in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, as the location for marshalling all 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm.  The wind farm is being developed by Ocean Winds…

T7 Global Wins Offshore Decom and Headhunting Jobs from Hibiscus, PTTEP

Jan 25, 2023

Malaysian energy industry services provider, T7 Global said Wednesday it had secured two letters of award worth a combined value of approximately RM100 million (currently around $23,47 million). The letters of award were secured by the company's…

Megaton Project: Denmark's GreenGo to Build 4 GW Green Fuel Plant

Jan 25, 2023

Danish renewable energy developer GreenGo Energy said on Tuesday that it's cooperating on 60 billion Danish crowns ($8.77 billion) project to develop a green energy park.The company is cooperating with a local municipality in western Denmark…

Two Energy Giants, Two Green Projects: One Double-booking in North Sea

Jan 24, 2023

Oil major BP plans to build a vast carbon capture project beneath the North Sea that would be crucial to Britain hitting its emissions targets. Power giant Orsted aims to build a huge offshore windfarm to help the country meet renewable goals…

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