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First Steel Cut for TenneT's Offshore Substation

Dec 12, 2022

The first steel was cut on Friday, December 9, for the topside of TenneT's offshore transformer station for the Hollandse Kust (west Beta) wind farm zone. A first steel cut ceremony was held at the Equans yard in Hoboken, Belgium, marking the…

CIMC Starts Construction of Havfram's First Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Dec 12, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind services firm Havfram said Monday that construction had started in China for its first offshore wind turbine installation vessel. Havfram could order four WTIVs in total.Havfram said it had secured an additional USD 250…

Firms in Norway Team Up to Develop Low-cost Floating Wind Farms

Dec 09, 2022

Mainstream Renewable Power, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aker Solutions, to collaborate on offshore wind at the Utsira Nord license area in Norway.Mainstream, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft are…

Major 'Firsts' for U.S. Offshore Wind Space

Dec 08, 2022

December was a month of major “firsts” in the U.S. offshore wind space. The first federal auction for offshore wind was held for the West Coast, and the first federal leases for commercial floating wind projects were provisionally awarded. These…

Global Port Services Supports Construction of Scotland's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 08, 2022

Global Port Services, owned by Global Energy Group alongside the Port of Nigg, has said it has secured multiple contracts to support its client Seagreen Wind Energy Limited (SWEL), with site enabling works for the pre-assembly construction of…

DEME, Penta-Ocean Unveil Upgraded Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Model

Dec 07, 2022

Belgium's Princess Astrid of Belgium and Japanese State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Hiroo Ishii took part in the unveiling ceremony of the upgraded ‘Sea Challenger’ offshore wind turbine installation vessel in Tokyo on Tuesday…

Triton Anchor Secures Funds to Speed Up Development of Anchoring System for Floating Wind

Dec 07, 2022

Triton Anchor, a developer of an anchoring solution for the floating offshore wind industry, announced on Wednesday the closing of its initial funding round. The funds will be used to accelerate platform development as the company scales its products from prototype to general release…

Engie CEO Says France Fell Behind in Wind Power Rollout

Dec 07, 2022

France fell behind in rolling out wind farms despite vast resources, the chief executive of Engie, one of the country's main power and gas suppliers, said on Tuesday. 'We have the second-largest European resources in terms of offshore wind…

California Offshore Wind Sale Ends First Day with $400M in High Bids

Dec 07, 2022

The United States' first sale of offshore wind development rights off the coast of California attracted more than $400 million in bids on Tuesday from companies seeking a foothold in the domestic industry's expansion to the Pacific Ocean.The auction…

Norway to Make First Offshore Wind Tender Awards by Autumn 2023

Dec 06, 2022

The Norwegian government plans to make its first awards in an offshore wind power tender by the summer or autumn of 2023, it said on Tuesday as it published long-awaited criteria for companies to take part in the bidding.The Nordic country, a major producer of oil and gas as well as hydropower…

Offshore Wind: CrossWind Taps KBR for Energy Storage Project

Dec 05, 2022

KBR has won a contract to provide engineering services for an offshore energy storage project for CrossWind, a joint venture (JV) between Shell and Dutch utility company, Eneco.KBR will perform a front-end engineering design of the baseload…

SSE Renewables Says 75% of Jacket Foundations Installed at Seagreen Wind Farm

Dec 05, 2022

SSE Renewables has informed that 75% of the jacket foundation substructures have been installed at the Seagreen offshore wind farm site. SSE Renewables is developing the wind farm in partnership with the French firm TotalEnergies.'We’re celebrating a new milestone at Seagreen…

German Firm Buys Irish Offshore Wind Farm Site

Dec 02, 2022

German renewable energy firm RWE said Friday it had bought the Irish company Western Power Offshore Developments Ltd, which is in the early stages of developing the East Celtic wind farm project offshore Ireland.The East Celtic wind farm site…

Equinor Sticks to Renewables Profit Goal amid Bottlenecks and Competition

Dec 02, 2022

Norwegian energy firm Equinor's renewables business faces rising supply chain bottlenecks and strong rivalry for new projects, but will not compromise on its 4-8% investment return target, the head of the unit told Reuters.While still largely an oil and gas producer…

EnCap Backs Houston-based Firm to Build Jones Act WTIVs

Dec 01, 2022

Houston-based Bleutec Industries, a company which describes itself as the builder, owner, and operator of Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessels, said Thursday it had secured 'a significant capital commitment' from EnCap Investments L…

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