Offshore Renewables News

Manor's New CTV Sails on First Charter

Sep 24, 2020

U.K.-based marine services firm Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) said its newest crew transfer vessel (CTV), Manor Endurance, has embarked on its first charter supporting the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, off the U.K.’s East Coast.The launch…

Vattenfall's Offshore Wind Focus: 'No need to go outside of Europe'

Sep 23, 2020

Vattenfall will focus on offshore wind power developments in Europe as the region seeks to boost green investments, instead of expanding globally, the Swedish utility said on Wednesday.State-controlled Vattenfall said the European Union's plans…

Scottish DeepWind, German WAB in Offshore Wind, Green Hydrogen Collab

Sep 23, 2020

DeepWind, a Scottish offshore wind supply chain cluster has signed a collaboration agreement with its German counterpart WAB, to promote offshore wind and green hydrogen generation.The north of Scotland’s offshore wind cluster organization,…

Report: Siemens' Energy Spin-off Value Seen as Above $20B

Sep 23, 2020

Siemens expects Siemens Energy to reach a market value of significantly more than 17 billion euros ($19.98 billion) when it floats on the Frankfurt stock exchange next week, a source close to the company said.The consensus forecasts for the value of the business…

Video: Cemre Launches SOV Wind of Hope

Sep 22, 2020

A new service operations vessel (SOV) was launched at the Cemre Shipyard in Turkey for French vessel owners Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA).Upon delivery in 2021, the 84-meter SOV Wind of Hope will go to work for Danish wind energy giant Ørsted servicing its Hornsea Two offshore wind farm…

Dutch, UK Grid Firms Consider Connecting Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 22, 2020

The Dutch-German grid company TenneT and Britain's National Grid said on Tuesday they have signed an agreement to investigate connecting their offshore wind turbine farms in the North Sea via undersea cables.In a joint statement, the companies…

GE's Giant 13MW Offshore Wind Turbines to Debut at Dogger Bank A & B

Sep 22, 2020

Wind turbine constructor GE Renewable Energy will supply its giant 13MW Haliade-X wind turbines for the Dogger Bank wind farm phases A and B. Dogger Bank is a giant offshore wind farm project in the UK, jointly owned by SSE and Equinor. Once completed…

Offshore Wind Turbines: Size Really Matters, Rystad Says

Sep 18, 2020

With the offshore wind industry growing, even during the global pandemic, offshore wind turbines are expected to grow in size and capacity, too, and Rystad Energy believes bigger is better.As previously reported, Siemens Gamesa in May announced…

UK's ODE Scores Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Sep 18, 2020

UK-based company Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) won a contract to carry out the initial technical design and building permit design for the Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland.The contract was awarded by Baltic Power, a subsidiary of…

Danish Offshore Wind Service Firm Looks to Raise $118.5M in Norway

Sep 18, 2020

Denmark's Ziton, which provides operations and maintenance services to offshore wind farms, plans to raise up to 100 million euros ($118.5 million) from a sale of new equity and to list its shares on Norway's Merkur Market, the company said on Friday…

Final Moray East Wind Farm Jackets Loaded in Dubai. Third Substation Installed

Sep 18, 2020

The final batch of jackets that will support offshore wind turbines at the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK was loaded this week at a fabrication yard in Dubai ahead of the sailaway.The news was shared Thursday afternoon (CET) by DEME Offshore…

Liebherr Crane for DolWin Epsilon Substation

Sep 17, 2020

Crane manufacturer Liebherr will deliver a cylinder-luffing crane, type RL 2600-35 Lit, for offshore wind farm substation DolWin Epsilon.The crane, to be installed aboard the TenneT-owned offshore platform, will be used for supply and maintenance tasks on the German North Sea…

Aker's Billionaire Owner Eyes Less Dependence on Oil

Sep 17, 2020

Norway's Aker ASA will create more value from IT and low carbon energy businesses in the next decade than from its traditional oil and gas operations, billionaire investor Kjell Inge Roekke said on Wednesday.Via his 67% stake in the Aker group…

Oil Majors' Renewable Push Drives Up Asset Prices - SSE CEO

Sep 17, 2020

Plans by European oil companies to increase their renewable power capacity are driving up the price tags on renewable businesses and projects, the CEO of British renewables and network company SSE, told Reuters.BP, Shell, and Total have all…

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