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Fugro in Record Cable Route Survey at Sofia Wind Farm Site

Feb 20, 2020

Dutch geotechnical services firm Fugro has said that its Fugro Pioneer vessel has left the Port of Sunderland in the UK earlier this month to begin a 6-month offshore site investigation and survey campaign for innogy's Sofia offshore wind farm…

Kongsberg, Zero Join Forces for Renewables

Feb 18, 2020

International marine technology group Kongsberg Gruppen and  Zero environmental foundation signed a three-year collaboration agreement.The main intentions of the collaboration are to create increased momentum in the shift to renewable and emission-free solutions…

Funding Granted for Offshore Wind-To-Hydrogen Project

Feb 18, 2020

Gigastack, a project designed to create renewable hydrogen from offshore wind at industrial scale, has been awarded GBP 7.5 million funding for the second phase of the project.Led by ITM Power, Ørsted, Phillips 66 Limited and Element Energy…

Magnora to Invest Oil Cash In Renewables

Feb 14, 2020

Oslo-listed company Magnora plans to use the cash generated from oil and gas production at the Western Isles and Penguin offshore projects for renewable energy investments. Magnora, formerly known as Sevan Marine, was formed in 2018 following…

Rystad: 2020 Biggest Year for Offshore Wind Jackets

Feb 13, 2020

The global offshore wind farms (OWF) that are set for start-up this year will make 2020 the year with the highest ever use of steel jacket foundations for new developments, Norwegian energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy said in a report on Thursday…

Several New Deals for Reach Subsea

Feb 13, 2020

Norwegian offshore IMR specialist Reach Subsea has said it been awarded several contracts and call-offs under frame agreements for 2020 execution, representing about 200 project days.The projects, with undisclosed clients, involve both inspection…

DEME, Herrenknecht Building Special Drill for French Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 12, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation specialist DEME Offshore and German builder of tunnel boring equipment Herrenknecht have teamed up to build a subsea drill to be deployed at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. This is the first…

Vineyard Wind to Miss Startup Target Over Permit Delay

Feb 11, 2020

Vineyard Wind, the developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, said on Tuesday it will miss its target to start sending power to Massachusetts by 2022 due to lengthy federal permitting delays.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, part of the U…

Opportunities Abound in Asia Pac

Feb 11, 2020

Decommissioning in Southeast Asia and Australia offers a US$100 billion opportunity out to 2040 with a million tonnes of steel to be removed and thousands of wells to be sealed, a business breakfast in Aberdeen was told this morning.Blair Miller…

Offshore Wind: Half Empty or Half Full?

Feb 11, 2020

As a new decade starts, offshore wind development continues to progress. Actually, it’s probably more accurate to write that the development of the development of offshore wind (OFW) continues to, uh, well, develop.Apologies for that mild sarcasm…

UK, Norway Purses Blow Wind in Equinor Sails

Feb 07, 2020

UK (and Norwegian) taxpayers are largely footing Equinor’s wind-energy success by helping the offshore oil, gas and renewables player operate a healthy profit and hand out dividends, Norwegian news reports have been trumpeting of late.It was Stavanger Aftenblad…

Equinor Broadens Scope of Carbon Targets to Match Rivals

Feb 06, 2020

Equinor joined other major European oil and gas companies on Thursday by including emissions from the fuel it sells to customers in its carbon reduction targets as investors step up the pressure on fossil fuel producers. By including so-called…

Europe Added Record Offshore Wind Capacity in 2019

Feb 06, 2020

Europe installed a record 3.6 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity in 2019 but a much sharper rise is needed for the bloc to meet its climate targets, industry group WindEurope said on Thursday. Europe announced plans last year for a green deal to set a target of net-zero emissions by 2050…

Vestas' 2020 Sales to Rise After Busiest Year Ever

Feb 05, 2020

Vestas, in the midst of its busiest period on record, said on Wednesday sales would continue to rise this year driven by healthy demand for its wind turbines. Demand for renewable power has been growing in tandem with global efforts to combat climate change…

Orsted Working to Decarbonize Supply Chain

Feb 04, 2020

Offshore wind farm developer Orsted has set out a plan to work with its service suppliers to decarbonize the supply chain by 2040. The move follows the Danish company's last week's commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2025, and becoming…

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