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Offshore Wind: Fugro Nets 3-Year Geotechnical Survey Deal in Germany

May 17, 2021

Dutch offshore services firm Fugro has been awarded a multi-year site investigation contract by Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency for offshore wind projects in the German part of the North Sea.'The program will be completed…

Aibel Taps Axess Group for Dogger Bank Substation Work

May 17, 2021

Norway-based Axess Group has secured an 'Enterprise of Competence' service contract with Aibel’s fabrication yard in Laem Chabang, Thailand, for the Dogger Bank Substation A, to be deployed at the first of three phases of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm – the world’s largest offshore wind project…

Bombardier Exec to Join Ørsted as COO

May 17, 2021

Denmark-based offshore wind developer Ørsted has named Richard Hunter as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) and new member of the Executive Committee of Ørsted as of June 1, 2021. Hunter joins Ørsted from a position as President of Rail Control Solutions and Wayside in Bombardier Transportation…

GE, Toshiba Bringing Giant Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbine to Japan

May 14, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker GE Renewable Energy has signed a deal with Japan's Toshiba Energy Systems to localize crucial manufacturing phases of GE's giant 12-14 MW Haliade-X offshore wind turbine and to support the turbine's commercialization in Japan…

Hexicon to Deploy Floating Wind Turbines Off Norway

May 14, 2021

Swedish developer of twin offshore wind turbine technology Hexicon has this week said it will develop a demonstrator project for floating wind power at Metcentre’s deepwater area off of Norway’s coast. 'The project, TwinWay, is a pilot to commercialize new offshore floating wind technology…

Getting Metal Wet: Mocean Energy's Wave Energy Device Arrives in Orkney Ahead of Sea Trials

May 14, 2021

The Blue X wave energy prototype from Mocean Energy has been unloaded at Hatston Pier in Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland ahead of summer sea trials.The wave energy device, which is 20 meters long and weighs 38 tons, was built entirely in Scotland and transported by road from Rosyth to Aberdeen…

Prysmian Sets Sights on U.S. Market

May 14, 2021

Prysmian is close to a “very interesting” contract to develop a high-voltage underground network in the U.S., the Italian company’s chief executive said on Thursday.Valerio Battista said Prysmian, the world’s largest cable maker, was “not far” from striking a deal on the U…

CorPower Says 'World’s Largest' Wave Energy Test Rig Nearly Complete

May 13, 2021

Wave energy technology developer or CorPower said this week it was approaching completion of' the world’s largest wave energy test-rig' following a two-year project. The 45-tonne moving mass system located in Stockholm is capable of simulating ocean wave conditions anywhere in the world…

DNV, Partners Working on Automated Verification of Offshore Wind Turbine Inspection Results

May 13, 2021

DNV has launched a research project to develop an automated data processing method for verification of detected wind turbine blade defects.The aim of the research is to build trust and generate broader acceptance of automated data processing…

LDD to Deliver Grouting Services at Saint-Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm

May 13, 2021

Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), an Acteon company specializing in marine drilling and grouting services, has signed a contract to deliver grouting services for DEME Offshore’s installation of foundations at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm off the coast of the Guérande Peninsula…

Norwegian Seismic Firm Buys Offshore Wind Intelligence Group 4C Offshore

May 12, 2021

Marine seismic data firms that supply data to offshore oil explorers are typically the first among oil industry contractors to bear the brunt of price drops, as their customers, the oil companies, slash expenses and wind down exploration activities while waiting for oil prices to rise again…

Eneti Orders $330M Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Market, Too

May 12, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Eneti Inc, until recently known as Scorpio Bulkers, has entered into a binding agreement for the construction of one Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. The vessel will be built by South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering…

Iberdrola: Renewables and Grids Support Earnings and Outlook

May 12, 2021

Europe's biggest wind power group Iberdrola reaffirmed its growth outlook for the full year on Wednesday after reporting rising quarterly earnings supported by rapid building of renewable energy plants and investments in networks.Buoyed by a…

US Greenlights Its First Major Offshore Wind Farm

May 11, 2021

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it has approved the nation's first major offshore wind farm, billing it as the launch of a new domestic energy industry that will help eliminate emissions from the power sector.The move, however, was…

Greece's Biggest Electricity Utility Seeking Wind Partnerships

May 11, 2021

Public Power Corp. (PPC), Greece's biggest electricity utility, is seeking to form partnerships in offshore wind, a top executive said on Tuesday, as the country works to reduce its carbon emissions.The utility wants to shut down all but one…

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