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Northland Power to Buy Offshore Wind Project in Canada

7 hours ago

NaiKun Wind Energy company has entered into an agreement to sell the NaiKun Offshore Wind Farm - a project in early stages of development - located in the Hecate Strait off the coast of British Columbia, Canada to Northland Power.NaiKun said Monday that Northland…

Kim Heng in Taiwan Offshore Wind JV

Mar 27, 2020

Singaporean offshore services provider Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield Pte has entered into a joint venture with a Taiwanese company to create Bridgewater Marine (Taiwan) Limited.Kim Heng Offshore & Marine, a parent company of Kim Heng Marine & Oilfield…

Norway Takes More Time to Decide on North Sea Cable Project

Mar 25, 2020

Norway is postponing a decision on whether to allow companies to construct a new subsea power cable between it and Scotland, the government said on Wednesday.Known as NorthConnect and partly owned by Swedish energy group Vattenfall, the project…

Tidal Power Firm gets Funding from Scottish Gov't

Mar 25, 2020

Tidal energy developer MeyGen Ltd has been awarded a £1.545 million grant from the Scottish Government's Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund.The proceeds will be used to develop a subsea tidal turbine connection hub for the next phase of development of the MeyGen tidal power array…

Deme Offshore, Penta-Ocean in Japan Offshore Wind Pact

Mar 24, 2020

Japanese marine contractor Penta-Ocean Construction and Belgian offshore installation specialist Deme Offshore have entered into a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan. In light of recent…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to Install CFXD Wind Turbines

Mar 23, 2020

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has been awarded a contract to transport and install wind turbines selected for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms (CFXD) in Taiwan.The contract for the transportation and installation of MHI Vestas Offshore V174-9…

Tekmar Delivers CPS for SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 20, 2020

Tekmar Energy reports it has completed the delivery of TekLink cable protection systems to DEME Offshore for the SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm in Belgium.SeaMade is a 487MW offshore wind farm currently under construction off the coast of Belgium…

Saipem, Equinor Working on Floating Solar Panels

Mar 20, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem, and Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor are teaming up to develop a floating solar panel park solution for near coastal applications and rough weather conditions.According to a statement by Saipem, the…

TenneT: Borselle Beta Topside Ready to Sail Away

Mar 20, 2020

Dutch state-owned grid operator Tennet has said that the topside of the offshore transformer platform for the Borssele III and IV wind area in the Dutch North Sea is ready for the sailaway.Dubbed the offshore power socket, Borssele Beta, will…

Total Buys 80% Stake in Floating Wind Project

Mar 19, 2020

French energy major Total said on Thursday that it had reached an agreement with renewables energy developer Simply Blue Energy to acquire 80% of the Erebus floating wind project in the Celtic Sea.Total, which did not disclose the value of the deal…

Ørsted, TEPCO in Offshore Wind JV

Mar 18, 2020

Japan's largest power company TEPCO, and Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted, have set up a joint venture company.The JV company, named Choshi Offshore Wind Farm K.K., has been formed with the intention of working towards a joint bid in the Choshi-city offshore wind promotion area…

DEME Installs Second SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm Substation

Mar 18, 2020

Offshore installation company DEME has installed the second offshore substation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.In a social media post on Wednesday,  Deme said: 'The two substations for the SeaMade offshore wind farm have been successfully…

No Impact of COVID-19 on Tidal Project Yet, Minesto Says

Mar 16, 2020

Tidal energy developer Minesto has so far felt no effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the inflow of components for its tidal project in the Faroe Islands, but the company said it was watching the situation closely. “Minesto is closely following…

Japanese Offshore Wind Fans Bank Interest

Mar 13, 2020

Domestic and international lenders are vying for a slice of Japan’s nascent offshore wind power sector, which is expected to provide as much as ¥3trn (US$29bn) in project financing opportunities, albeit at very low margins. Akita Offshore Wind…

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