Offshore Renewables News

ZE PAK, Ørsted to Create JV for Offshore Wind Projects in Poland

Oct 15, 2021

Poland’s largest privately-owned energy producer ZE PAK, which is looking to shift from coal to renewables, and Denmark's Ørsted world's largest offshore wind developer have signed a letter of intent to jointly take part in the upcoming auction for seabed leases in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea…

Aker Solutions, DeepOcean, and Solstad Offshore in Offshore Wind Services Pact

Oct 14, 2021

Offshore energy industry service providers Aker Solutions, DeepOcean, and Solstad Offshore have formed Windstaller Alliance, focused on offshore wind services.'The new partnership aims to provide the world’s most cost-efficient and complete product supply…

US Aims to Hold Up to Seven Offshore Wind Auctions by 2025

Oct 13, 2021

The United States plans to hold up to seven offshore wind auctions in the next four years and will extend its ambitions to areas that have yet to be developed such as off the coast of California and in the Gulf of Mexico, a Biden administration official said on Wednesday…

Jan De Nul's 'Les Alizés' to Debut at Ørsted's German North Sea Wind Farms

Oct 13, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Jan De Nul for the transport and installation of 107 monopile foundations and one offshore substation topside at Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea…

IEA: World Must Triple Renewable Energy Spending by 2030 to Curb Climate Change

Oct 13, 2021

Investment in renewable energy needs to triple by the end of the decade if the world hopes to effectively fight climate change and keep volatile energy markets under control, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.'The world is not investing enough to meet its future energy needs…

Avangrid Names Co-CEOs of Renewables Business

Oct 13, 2021

Avangrid, a U.S. subsidiary of the Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola, has appointed Bill White and Jose Antonio Miranda as Co-Presidents & CEOs of Avangrid Renewables. White will serve as Offshore President & CEO and Miranda will serve as Onshore President & CEO effective immediately…

Vattenfall to Stop Sending Wind Turbine Blades to Landfills. Looks to Recycle All Used Blades by 2030

Oct 13, 2021

Vattenfall aims to recycle all of its used wind turbine blades by 2030, the Swedish utility said on Tuesday, and will immediately stop disposing of them in landfill sites.The decision applies to the wind farms that it owns and commits Vattenfall to re-use…

Fugro to Install Wind Lidar Buoys at Danish Energy Islands Sites

Oct 12, 2021

Dutch offshore services company Fugro has won a contract with Denmark's Energinet to provide floating wind lidar measurements for what will be the world’s first offshore artificial energy islands, which is being built for the Danish Government…

Semco, PTSC M&C JV to Delivers Substations for Hai Long Offshore Wind Projects

Oct 12, 2021

Semco Maritime and PTSC M&C consortium has been selected by Hai Long Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan as the Preferred Supplier for two offshore substations for the Hai Long 2 and Hai Long 3 offshore wind projects.The projects will be established…

Eco Wave Power Signs MoU with CIMC for Deployment of Wave Energy Tech in China

Oct 11, 2021

CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (CIMC OEI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power.CIMC OEI is an engineering company that designs and builds offshore marine structures such as offshore drilling rigs…

First Jacket Installed at Scotland's Largest Wind Farm

Oct 11, 2021

The first offshore wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at Seagreen – Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm under construction - using Saipem 7000 crane vessel.Loaded on a barge at Global Energy Group’s Port of Nigg in the Highlands of Scotland…

Crowley Opens Rhode Island Office to Support Offshore Wind Ops

Oct 08, 2021

Crowley Maritime Corporation on Thursday opened a new Rhode Island office for its New Energy division, to advance the development and operation of offshore wind energy installations.The new office, the opening of which was announced by Crowley and Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee…

Scana's Seasystems to Provide Mooring Solution for World's First Floating Tidal Energy Array

Oct 08, 2021

Scana’s subsidiary Seasystems has secured a contract for the mooring of the world’s first floating tidal energy array,  the Pempa’q In-stream Tidal Energy Project in Minas Passage in Nova Scotia, Canada. When completed, the project run by Scottish…

Cadeler's Wind Osprey Jack-up Selected for German Offshore Wind Projects

Oct 08, 2021

Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler has been chosen as a preferred supplier of wind turbine generator installation vessels by Ørsted for the combined Gode Wind 3 & Borkum Riffgrund 3 projects in the German North Sea.The award covers…

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