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First Jones Act SOV Gets ABS Nod

Dec 06, 2019

Classification society ABS said it has granted the first Approval in Principle (AIP) to VARD for its design of a Jones Act service operations vessel (SOV).The AIP addresses a customized version of VARD 4 07 US SOV design, with primary functions including accommodation…

Orsted to Invest in 'Green Hydrogen' Pilots

Dec 05, 2019

Danish wind farm developer Orsted aims to invest in pilot projects that will use wind power and other renewable energy sources to make hydrogen fuel, its chief executive said.Henrik Poulsen told Danish business daily Boersen that 'green hydrogen'…

Ørsted, Covestro Ink World's Largest Offshore Wind PPA

Dec 04, 2019

Polymer materials supplier Covestro has signed a 10-year corporate power purchase agreement with Ørsted to buy the output of 100MW from the planned Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm, expected to be fully commissioned in 2025, subject to Ørsted's final investment decision (FID)…

AWT, Blount, Chartwell Sign Offshore Vessel Deal

Dec 03, 2019

U.S. offshore wind farm support company Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has signed a multi-million-dollar, market-first order for two state-of the-art Chartwell 24 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), developed by Chartwell Marine.The vessels, to be deployed in support of new wind farms off the East Coast…

Saipem Wins Offshore Wind Contracts

Nov 29, 2019

Italian offshore services company Saipem said it has secured two new contracts for work related to offshore wind development projects in Scotland and Taiwan.The two contracts, worth approximately €750 million ($826.4 million) combined, represents…

First Subsea Wins Dutch Wind Farm Work

Nov 29, 2019

First Subsea announced it has been selected by Van Oord / Cablel to supply cable protection systems (CPS) for the export cables and cross over protection for TenneT’s Net op zee Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind farm located 20 kilometers off the coast of The Hague in the Netherlands…

EDF Begins Construction on 450 MW OWF

Nov 28, 2019

French utility EDF Group announced that its subsidiary EDF Renewables has launched the construction of the Scottish Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project along with the new partners, the Irish electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB)…

Orsted Raises $660m Green Finance

Nov 27, 2019

Denmark-based energy giant successfully issued green hybrid capital securities for €600m ($660m) to refinance existing securities issued in 2015.The latest issue will have a maturity in 3019 and first call option after eight years, the Danish energy company said…

EU Targets 450 GW Offshore Wind by 2050

Nov 27, 2019

The EU Commission’s big goals for offshore wind – between 230 and 450 GW by 2050 – are achievable provided the right investments in electricity grids and Governments take the right approach to maritime spatial planning, said a report.According…

Europe's Wind Industry Needs More Sea Space

Nov 26, 2019

The European offshore wind industry needs an area equivalent to the size of Ireland to install enough turbines to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, a target for most EU members, a leading industry group said in a report.Fighting climate change…

November: Month of Wind and Climate

Nov 26, 2019

You might remember the Paris Climate Agreement entered into force in November 2016, and each country’s “green transition” experts on November 25, 2019, began preparing for the UN Climate Change Conference on December 2, 2019.Solar powerhouse…

Mitsubishi Beats Shell to Buy Eneco

Nov 25, 2019

A group led by Japan's Mitsubishi Corp will buy Eneco in a deal valuing the Dutch energy firm at 4.1 billion euros ($4.52 billion), Eneco said on Monday, beating off rival bids from Shell and private equity firm KKR.Eneco, a company owned by…

NKT Confirms Dogger Bank OWF Gig

Nov 20, 2019

Danish cables supplier NKT has entered a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to the Dogger Bank Wind Farms Creyke Beck A and Creyke Beck B site…

France Plans 1 GW Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 18, 2019

France wants to construct a wind farm off the coast of Normandy as the nuclear-dependent nation moves to expand power generation from renewable sources, the energy ministry said on Monday.The planned 1-gigawatt (GW) wind farm could have up to 80 wind turbines of around 12 megawatts each…

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