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Nine Countries Join Global Offshore Wind Alliance

Nov 09, 2022

Nine new countries have joined the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA), pledging to ramp up offshore wind deployment in order to tackle the climate and energy security crises. The new members include Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Ireland, Japan…

UK: Equinor, ORE Catapult Team Up to Tackle Challenges Facing Offshore Renewables

Nov 09, 2022

The Norwegian energy company Equinor and the UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult said Wednesday they had entered a collaboration deal to address some of the most pressing issues facing the offshore renewables sector.The UK-wide partnership brings together Equinor…

DEME Wins Large Offshore Wind Installation Contract in Taiwan

Nov 09, 2022

Belgium-based offshore installation company DEME said Wednesday it had secured contracts representing 1 GW for the Hai Long wind farms in Taiwan. DEME said that the deal between its Taiwan JV CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) and Hai Long Offshore…

20 New Jobs: Peterson Wins Sofia, Dogger Bank C Offshore Wind Farm Work

Nov 09, 2022

Peterson, a provider of logistics services for the energy industry, has won a contract to provide facilities management for shared access to the onshore converter stations for two large offshore wind farms, Dogger Bank C and Sofia, in the UK…

Iberdrola to Invest $47B in Energy Transition in 2023-25. Nearly Half Of It in Offshore Wind

Nov 09, 2022

Spain's Iberdrola plans to invest 47 billion euros ($47 billion) in its electricity networks, renewable energy production and customer businesses in 2023-2025 alongside an expected rise in profits, it said on Wednesday. Iberdrola is pushing…

Equinor Doubles Share of Investment in Renewables

Nov 09, 2022

Norwegian energy giant Equinor is on track to almost double its share of its investment in renewable energy this year, despite walking away from expensive offshore wind deals, the chief executive said on Tuesday. Around 20% of company's gross investments in 2022 will be in renewable energy…

Offshore Wind: Heerema Marine Contractors Tests C1 Wedge Connection Offshore

Nov 08, 2022

Dutch offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors has recently tested C1 Connections' C1 Wedge Connection offshore.The C1 Wedge Connection is said to be a high-capacity connection that can be installed faster and safer than conventional bolted flange connections…

UK: JDR Starts Construction of $148,M Subsea Cable Manufacturing Plant

Nov 08, 2022

Subsea cable supplier JDR Cable Systems (JDR) has started construction of its new subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland, UK.The 69,000-square-meter factory will be operational by 2024. According to JDR, the £130 million ($148…

BlueFloat Energy Selects K2M as Owner's Engineer for Taiwan Floating Wind Project

Nov 07, 2022

Floating wind developer BlueFloat Energy has selected K2 Management as owner's engineer for the development of its first offshore floating wind project in Taiwan ahead of the upcoming round three market auction.With a planned capacity of 1 GW…

Equinor Looks to Celtic Sea for Floating Wind Development

Nov 07, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas major Equinor  on Monday said it was interested in developing a 'gigawatt scale' floating offshore wind project off the coast of Britain in the Celtic Sea in connection with an upcoming seabed leasing round. The project…

Consortium Wants to Build 900MW Offshore Wind Farm in South Taranaki, New Zealand

Nov 04, 2022

A consortium created in 2021 wants to build an offshore wind farm 22 kilometers off the coast of South Taranaki, New Zealand.The consortium, comprising BlueFloat Energy, Energy Estate and Elemental Group, says this is the first of its four offshore…

Specialty Chemicals Firm Evonik to Buy Electricity from EnBW's He Dreiht Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 04, 2022

Specialty chemicals company Evonik has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for wind energy with the energy supplier EnBW. The PPA provides Evonik with 100 megawatts (MW) of electricity per year from the new 900-MW He Dreiht wind farm in the German North Sea…

DNV Completes Lenders’ Technical Due Diligence on Ørsted’s Hornsea 2

Nov 04, 2022

Energy industry expert and assurance provider DNV has completed Lenders’ Technical Due Diligence on Ørsted’s Hornsea 2 project, the world’s largest offshore wind farm in operation.DNV performed an independent energy yield assessment and carried…

Cable Installation Kicks Off at U.S. First Commercial Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 03, 2022

Cable installation has kicked off at Vineyard Wind, the U.S. first commercial scale offshore wind farm, at a site located 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard.  Vineyard Wind, the company developing the namesake wind farm, also announced that…

Ørsted Ups Outlook on High Power Prices, Offshore Wind Business Trails

Nov 03, 2022

COPENHAGEN, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Danish energy firm Ørsted on Thursday lifted its profit outlook for the year on the back of high power prices, while third-quarter core earnings slightly lagged expectations on the back of soft performance in its key offshore unit…

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