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US Offshore Wind Update: New Construction Kicks Off

Nov 07, 2022

October saw the first offshore construction activity for a commercial scale U.S. offshore wind farm. Two cable layers have commenced the laying of Vineyard Wind’s export cable. This important milestone was also accompanied by complaints around…

Equinor Looks to Celtic Sea for Floating Wind Development

Nov 07, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas major Equinor  on Monday said it was interested in developing a 'gigawatt scale' floating offshore wind project off the coast of Britain in the Celtic Sea in connection with an upcoming seabed leasing round. The project…

Specialty Chemicals Firm Evonik to Buy Electricity from EnBW's He Dreiht Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 04, 2022

Specialty chemicals company Evonik has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for wind energy with the energy supplier EnBW. The PPA provides Evonik with 100 megawatts (MW) of electricity per year from the new 900-MW He Dreiht wind farm in the German North Sea…

Cable Installation Kicks Off at U.S. First Commercial Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 03, 2022

Cable installation has kicked off at Vineyard Wind, the U.S. first commercial scale offshore wind farm, at a site located 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard.  Vineyard Wind, the company developing the namesake wind farm, also announced that…

Japan's TEPCO to Buy Scottish Floating Wind Firm Flotation Energy

Nov 02, 2022

Japan’s electricity utility Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is set to acquire the Scottish floating wind specialist Flotation Energy. This is TEPCO's first investment in overseas wind power.Floation Energy founders Allan MacAskill and Lord Nicol Stephen developed Kincardine…

Mainstream, Ocean Winds Sign Seabed Lease for 1.8 GW Floating Wind Farm Off Shetland

Nov 02, 2022

Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds said Wednesday they had signed a seabed lease agreement with Crown Estate Scotland to the value of £36million for the development of a 1.8 GW floating offshore wind farm off Shetland.The companies were…

Saipem Completes GBS Installation Works on Fecamp Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 02, 2022

Italian energy industry services firm Saipem said Wednesday it had, in consortium with Bouygues Travaux Publics and Boskalis (BSB), installed and ballasted the Gravity-Based Structures (GBS) foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm in Normandy…

Ocergy Floating Wind Foundation Tech Selected for Salamander pre-FEED

Oct 28, 2022

Ocergy has won a the pre-FEED foundation design contract for its OCG-Wind foundation technology to be deployed at the Salamander floating offshore wind project, run by a joint venture between Simply Blue Group, Ørsted, and Subsea7.Ocergy has developed OCG-Wind…

VIDEO: Spanish Firm X1 Wind Installs Floating Wind Platform in Canary Islands

Oct 28, 2022

Barcelona-based floating wind technology developer X1 Wind said Friday its floating platform had been successfully installed at the PLOCAN test site in the Canary Islands.'As summer trade-winds abated, a suitable weather window allowed X1 Wind…

Crowley, Humboldt Bay to Develop and Operate California Wind Terminal

Oct 27, 2022

Crowley signed an agreement on Thursday with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California’s first hub for offshore wind energy installations.  Through Crowley’s Wind Services group…

Elenergy Selects DNV as Owner's Engineer for S. Korea's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 26, 2022

Elenergy Co Ltd, a Korean renewable energy development firm, has hired DNV as the owner's engineer for its 1.5 GW fixed-bottom Chujin offshore wind project.The Chujin offshore wind farm will be the largest commercial-scale offshore wind farm in South Korea…

Edda Wind Takes Delivery of Hydrogen-ready SOV 'Edda Brint'

Oct 25, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind service vessel firm Edda Wind has taken delivery of Edda Brint service operation vessel from Spain's Astilleros Balenciaga. The vessel is the second vessel delivered as part of a seven-vessel newbuilding program.The new…

Scotland: MPS to Provide Floating Platform for Simply Blue's Planned 100MW Wind Farm

Oct 25, 2022

Renewable energy technology company Marine Power Systems has partnered up with floating wind farm developer Simply Blue Group to develop a project proposal for the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round run by Crown Estate Scotland…

Rovco to Install Rock Bags at Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 25, 2022

Rovco, a provider of subsea robotic and hydrographic survey services, will deliver and install offshore rock bags at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the Outer Thames Estuary, offshore the UK.The project scope includes installing rock bags…

St Johns Lays Keel for Second WINDEA CTV

Oct 21, 2022

Palatka, Fla. shipyard St Johns Ship Building this week held a keel laying ceremony for the second vessel in a series of new Jones Act compliant crew transfer vessels (CTV) it is constructing for WINDEA CTV to operate in the U.S offshore wind industry…

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