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Orsted to Develop NJ Offshore Wind Project

Jun 21, 2019

New Jersey on Friday selected Denmark's Orsted A/S to develop a 1,100-megawatt wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, the largest ever offshore wind procurement by a U.S. state.Orsted's proposal received unanimous approval at a meeting…

Renewables Sector Hails New York Climate Plan

Jun 20, 2019

Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state's ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050.'New York is leading a path forward with public…

Wight Shipyard Breaks Into Offshore Wind

Jun 19, 2019

A UK shipbuilder known for building high-speed ferries aims to enter the offshore wind market with a new line of wind farm support vessels (WFSV).Wight Shipyard Co (WSC) said its Vortisea brand of vessels, designed in collaboration with Australian naval architect Incat Crowther…

Xodus HIres de Andres on Renewables Team

Jun 19, 2019

International energy consultancy Xodus Group said it has added a new principal consultant to strengthen its renewables team as the company sets its sights on a range of new offshore developments.Dr. Adrian de Andres joins Xodus from Black &…

Norway Wants to Open New Offshore Wind Areas

Jun 18, 2019

Norway will seek to open two areas for the construction of floating offshore wind parks, which combined could hold a turbine capacity of up to 3.5 gigawatts (GW), the Norwegian oil and energy ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.The oil-producing…

Jan De Nul Scores OWF Contract in Taiwan

Jun 18, 2019

Luxembourg-headquartered offshore services company Jan De Nul Group scores a hattrick in Taiwan being successfully awarded the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of both foundations and subsea cables for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF)…

Bigger, Bolder, Heavier

Jun 17, 2019

Europe’s offshore wind market is growing faster than anyone expected – not least in terms of the components being installed. Could this mean a challenge for the existing installation fleet?While offshore wind is seen by many as a maturing market in Europe…

Leidos, Xodus Join Forces on Offshore Wind

Jun 14, 2019

Fortune 500 science and technology leader Leidos and international energy consultancy Xodus Group are joining forces on a new North America offshore wind alliance, bringing a wealth of expertise to the growing industry. The move will leverage…

Renewable Energy Brings 11 Million Jobs

Jun 14, 2019

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018. This compares with 10.3 million in 2017.As more and more countries manufacture, trade and install renewable energy technologies…

iXblue Wins OWF Survey in France

Jun 13, 2019

iXblue said its Sea Operations division has been selected by developer EOLFI to conduct the geophysical survey of the future Groix & Belle-Île pilot floating wind farm located in the South of Brittany, off the west coast of France.The survey…

Offshore Wind O&M to Reach €11 Bln by 2028

Jun 13, 2019

The global market for offshore wind operation and maintenance (O&M) is expected to grow by 17% annually to €11 billion ($12.4 billion) by 2028, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables. The largest contributor is Europe…

Jumbo Bags Wind Farm Work in Taiwan

Jun 12, 2019

Dutch firm Jumbo said it has been awarded the contract to transport and install wind turbine generator (WTG) substructures for Taiwan's first large multi-megawatt offshore wind project.The 640-megawatt (MW) Yunlin offshore wind farm will be…

Seacat Services Wins Galloper Extensions

Jun 10, 2019

UK-based offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator Seacat Services said on Monday it has secured long-term extensions to its vessel support contracts with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) at Galloper Wind Farm, off the coast of Suffolk…

Lawmakers Want UK to Stop Funding Fossil Fuel Projects Abroad

Jun 10, 2019

Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday.The report, which targets financial support provided by the UK Export Finance (UKEF) agency…

Ideol Unveils Floating Electrical Substation

Jun 08, 2019

A new market-ready universal floating offshore electrical substation for offshore wind farms has been unveiled by project partners Ideol, Atlantique Offshore Energy and ABB, at a technical seminar in Paris on Friday.The new substation, a world…

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