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Eolus, PNE Partner Up to Develop 1GW Offshore Wind Farm in Latvia

Jan 19, 2023

Eolus and PNE have created a joint venture to develop the Kurzéme offshore wind project in Latvia. The wind farm will have a capacity of around 1 GW and is planned to start commercial operation before 2030.The project area is located in the Baltic Sea…

Havfram Subsea Reclaims Ocean Installer Name after Offshore Wind Business Sold

Jan 19, 2023

Offshore construction company Havfram Subsea said Thursday it was taking back its Ocean Installer name.The company's subsea business was known as Ocean Installer from the company's inception in 2011, with the 2020 name change reflecting its diversification into the offshore wind industry…

China Faces Wind Turbine and Foundation Installation Vessel Shortage

Jan 17, 2023

Over the last few weeks, we have seen three announcements by Chinese OEMs of 18-megawatt (MW) turbines. CSSC Haizhuang announced the H260-18MW turbine with a 260-meter rotor diameter. Mingyang Smart Energy has announced its new MySE 18X-28X turbine…

Statkraft and CIP Team Up for Large-scale Offshore Wind Development in Ireland

Jan 17, 2023

Norway's Statkraft and Denmark's Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have partnered up to develop up to 2.2 gigawatts of offshore wind in Ireland. This partnership will see CIP acquire a 50% stake in Statkraft’s offshore wind portfolio in Ireland…

US Offshore Wind: Our Interconnected Future

Jan 16, 2023

It will take a team effort that spans sectors and even industries to meet the United States’ goal of 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030, writes Greg Lennon, ABS Vice President, Global Offshore Wind.As the United States offshore wind (OSW) industry…

Naming Ceremony Held for Edda Wind's CSOV

Jan 16, 2023

Edda Wind, the Norwegian offshore wind vessel owner, held a naming ceremony for its 'Edda Boreas' commissioning service operation vessel on Saturday.The traditional ceremony where a bottle of champagne was sacrificed for good luck took place at Gondan Shipbuilders in Spain…

RWE Agrees to Sell Electricity from German North Sea Wind Farms to 12 Large Clients

Jan 16, 2023

German offshore wind developer RWE has signed deals with eleven German industrial clients and one large municipal utility to supply them with electricity generated by its offshore wind farms Nordsee Ost and Amrumbank West.Both wind farms are…

Ørsted Seeks Permits for 15 GW New Offshore Wind in Sweden

Jan 16, 2023

Denmark's Ørsted has applied for permits to build 15 gigawatts (GW) of new Swedish offshore wind capacity, which could be up and running by 2032, helping to lower power prices and foster new green industries, the company said on Monday. These applications come on top of existing plans for 3 GW…

Vessel Retrofits Could Accelerate U.S. Offshore Wind Development

Jan 13, 2023

The U.S. Administration’s strategy to fast-track offshore wind development is exciting for overseas shipbuilders and service providers in the field. Joint ventures meeting Jones Act requirements will support accelerating development. Some question…

Mingyang Unveils Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine with 'Beyond 18MW' Capacity

Jan 13, 2023

China's Mingyang Smart Energy on Friday announced the launch of next flagship offshore wind turbine – the MySE 18.X-28X - 'going beyond the 18MW threshold.' This means that, at the time of writing, this is the most powerful offshore wind turbine announced so far…

Jones Act Uncertainties Persist in US Offshore Wind

Jan 11, 2023

The Jones Act is a single sentence long, and yet somehow that reservation of U.S. domestic maritime commerce to qualified U.S.-flag vessels has spawned numerous complications with respect to offshore wind energy projects. Although not supported by prior experience…

Glamox Marine Lighting for IWS, Cadeler Offshore Wind Vessels

Jan 11, 2023

Glamox AS has secured contracts to deliver its marine lighting for four wind turbine commissioning and service operation vessels for Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) Fleet AS of Norway, and two wind turbine installation vessels for Cadeler A/S of Denmark…

World's Most Powerful: CSSC Haizhuang Building 18MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Jan 10, 2023

China's CSSC Haizhuang has said it is working to build the H260-18MW offshore wind turbine, which will break a global record with an 18MW capacity rating. The turbine will have a giant 260-meter-diameter rotor.According to CSSC Haizhuang, the H260-18MW offshore turbine has a swept area of 53…

All 50 Monopiles Completed for Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle Wind Farm

Jan 09, 2023

Germany's EEW SPC has completed the construction of 50 monopiles for Iberdrola's second wind farm project in the German Baltic Sea, the Baltic Eagle.'In December 2022, as scheduled, the last monopile for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind project…

Offshore Wind: Hellenic Cables Hires Asso.Subsea for Cable Installation in Germany

Jan 09, 2023

Hellenic Cables has hired the offshore installation company Asso.subsea to move, install, and protect the 220 kV export subsea cable system that will connect the Windanker offshore wind farm to the German extra-high voltage transmission grid…

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