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California Offshore Wind Sale Ends First Day with $400M in High Bids

Dec 07, 2022

The United States' first sale of offshore wind development rights off the coast of California attracted more than $400 million in bids on Tuesday from companies seeking a foothold in the domestic industry's expansion to the Pacific Ocean.The auction…

U.S. Starts First California Coast Offshore Wind Lease Sale

Dec 06, 2022

The United States on Tuesday is set to kick off the first sale of offshore wind development rights for waters off the coast of California, expanding the nascent domestic industry to the Pacific Ocean.The auction is a major milestone in the Biden…

BOEM and NOAA Announce Joint Strategy for Fisheries Surveys

Dec 05, 2022

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries will work together to address potential impacts of offshore wind energy development on NOAA Fisheries’ scientific surveys, which help to manage the United States’s fisheries…

SSE Renewables Says 75% of Jacket Foundations Installed at Seagreen Wind Farm

Dec 05, 2022

SSE Renewables has informed that 75% of the jacket foundation substructures have been installed at the Seagreen offshore wind farm site. SSE Renewables is developing the wind farm in partnership with the French firm TotalEnergies.'We’re celebrating a new milestone at Seagreen…

Equinor Sticks to Renewables Profit Goal amid Bottlenecks and Competition

Dec 02, 2022

Norwegian energy firm Equinor's renewables business faces rising supply chain bottlenecks and strong rivalry for new projects, but will not compromise on its 4-8% investment return target, the head of the unit told Reuters.While still largely an oil and gas producer…

EnCap Backs Houston-based Firm to Build Jones Act WTIVs

Dec 01, 2022

Houston-based Bleutec Industries, a company which describes itself as the builder, owner, and operator of Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessels, said Thursday it had secured 'a significant capital commitment' from EnCap Investments L…

Germany Plans to Buy Majority Stake in Unit of Dutch Grid Operator TenneT - sources

Dec 01, 2022

The German government wants to buy either a majority stake or all of the German subsidiary of Dutch power grid operator TenneT as part of Berlin's planned transition towards sustainable energy use, two German government sources told Reuters…

The Future is Bright for Floating Wind in the U.S.

Nov 29, 2022

Intelatus’ director of research, Phil Lewis, discusses the promising future for floating offshore wind in the United States.

Mainstream, Maple Power to Bid for Celtic Sea Floating Wind Farm Rights

Nov 29, 2022

Mainstream Renewable Power ('Mainstream'), a renewable energy company majority-owned by Aker Horizons, and offshore wind developer Maple Power are jointly exploring the upcoming Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind Tender in the UK, which will be launched in 2023…

Google to Buy Electricity From Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 24, 2022

French energy company ENGIE  and technology giant Google said they had agreed to undertake a 12-year 100 MW corporate power purchase agreement to support Scotland's Moray West offshore wind development project. As part of this deal, ENGIE will…

Schottel to Propel Four China-built Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Nov 24, 2022

Schottel azimuth thrusters will propel four newly built wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) for Ouyang Offshore in Shanghai.The first vessel will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2022, and these vessels will be able to install giant 16 MW wind turbines…

All 38 Turbines Installed at RWE's Kaskasi Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

Nov 22, 2022

The last turbine at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm has now been installed 35 kilometers north of the German island of Heligoland, the German company said Tuesday.Kaskasi is RWE’s sixth wind farm off the German coast. According to the company, more…

Siemens Energy CEO Becomes Chairman of Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa

Nov 18, 2022

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has appointed Christian Bruch, who is President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Energy AG and member of Siemens Gamesa’s Board of Directors, as its new non-executive Chairman.Born in 1970 in Düsseldorf…

Intelatus: Almost 30,000 Offshore Wind Turbines to Be Installed by 2035

Nov 17, 2022

Over the last few years, many statements have been made concerning growth in offshore wind turbine and foundation installation demand. These statements have been followed, in some cases, by firm orders for high-specification vessels, mainly from established players…

Japan to Resume Offshore Wind Lease Sales in December with Revised Rules

Nov 15, 2022

Japan plans to resume public auctions for offshore wind power projects in December under revised rules aimed at encouraging a wider range of operators and accelerating the development of infrastructure, the industry ministry said on Tuesday…

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