Offshore Renewables News

HeliService to Provide Offshore Helicopter Services for Vestas in Taiwan

10 hours ago

Danish offshore wind turbine maker Vestas has recently signed a long-term deal with German offshore helicopter service firm HeliService to support Vestas' offshore wind projects in Taiwan.Starting from the summer of 2023, HeliService will provide…

BV to Provide Project Certification for 100MW Celtic Sea Floating Wind Farm

Jan 19, 2022

Bureau Veritas (BV) has said it has been selected to carry out the project certification of Erebus floating wind farm in the Celtic Sea, in Wales, UK.Located 44km from the Pembrokeshire coastline in up to 75 meters water depth, the 100MW Erebus…

NY Offshore Wind: Evaluating Sea-shore Interconnections

Jan 18, 2022

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced the start of a major analytical project to understand transmission interconnections between offshore wind turbines and land-based points of interconnection (POIs)…

Op/Ed: ScotWind Turns Blue Monday Green

Jan 18, 2022

Maybe yesterday should be renamed Green Monday rather than Blue Monday. It was certainly a day to celebrate the ambition for renewable energy in Scotland as the ScotWind licensing round was announced with provision for significantly more GW than anticipated…

UAE Energy Minister: World Needs to Invest $3 trln-plus in Renewables in 10 years

Jan 18, 2022

The world needs to invest at least $3 trillion in renewable energy in the next 10 years, state news agency WAM quoted United Arab Emirates (UAE) Industry Minister Sultan al-Jaber as saying on Tuesday in Dubai.The minister, who is also the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) chief executive…

Fred. Olsen, Vattenfall to Build 798MW Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Jan 18, 2022

Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall 50/50 partnership was successful as bidder in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind offshore wind leasing round.The partnership has been awarded the rights to develop a floating offshore wind farm site located 67km off the east coast…

Thistle Wind Partners Win 2GW Worth of Offshore Wind Option Areas in Scotland

Jan 17, 2022

Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium of DEME Concessions (Wind) NV (42,5%), Qair Marine SAS (42,5%), and Aspiravi International NV (15%), had been awarded 2GW worth of option areas in Scotland’s highly competitive ScotWind seabed leasing process…

Ørsted, Falck, BlueFloat Win Rights to Build Large Floating Wind Farms in Scotland

Jan 17, 2022

Ørsted, Falck Renewables, and BlueFloat Energy have won the seabed rights off the northeast coast of Scotland to an up to 1GW floating offshore wind site. This will be Ørsted’s first large-scale floating wind development project anywhere in the world…

ScotWind: SSE, Marubeni, CIP Win Rights to Construct 2.6GW Floating Wind Farm

Jan 17, 2022

As part of Crown Estate Scotland's ScotWind seabed leasing round, the SSE Renewables-Marubeni-CIP partnership has secured rights to 858 square kilometers of seabed that will support the development of a new giant floating offshore wind farm offshore Scotland…

Floating Energy Allyance Secures Rights to Build 1GW Floating Wind Farm Off Scotland

Jan 17, 2022

The Floating Energy Allyance, comprising of BW Ideol, Elicio, and BayWa r.e. has secured the rights to develop a floating offshore wind farm with an approximate capacity of 1GW off the northeast coast of Scotland through Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing round…

Kongsberg Propulsion for Norwind Offshore's New Vessels

Jan 17, 2022

Norwind Offshore, a new offshore wind-focused ship-owning company recently established in Norway by Farstad, Volstad, and Kleven, will install Kongsberg equipment to its two new Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs), to be built by VARD…

Vietnam Firm Launches $220M Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 17, 2022

Vietnam's leading renewables firm Trung Nam Group has launched its first offshore wind farm amid the Southeast Asian country's drive for clean energy, the company said on Monday.The 5 trillion dong ($220.17 million) farm in the southern province…

German Energy Regulator Approves Network Capacity Plan Until 2035

Jan 14, 2022

Germany has agreed plans for the country's power grid stretching out until 2035, the energy regulator said on Friday, as Europe's largest economy exits nuclear, cuts back on coal, and makes way for more renewables.The authority, called the Bundesnetzagentur…

RWE Wraps Turbine Comissioning at Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 13, 2022

Renewable energy giant RWE has informed that turbine commissioning at Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm in the UK has been successfully completed. Once fully operational, the power output of Triton Knoll will be 857 megawatts (MW), making it one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms…

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