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Van Oord Starts Installing Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm Foundations

May 03, 2021

Dutch offshore installation services company Van Oord has started the installation of the first of 62 jacket foundations for Iberdrola's Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm project in France, using its upgraded Aeolus vessel.The wind farm is located 16…

Report: BP Looking to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Scotland

May 03, 2021

BP Plc is preparing to bid for the rights to build wind farms off Scotland, The Times reported early on Monday.BP Chief Executive Officer Bernard Looney told The Times the firm was looking at bidding in the forthcoming Crown Estate Scotland…

BOEM Reviewing Revolution Wind Project

Apr 30, 2021

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said it has begun its environmental review of the 880-megawatt (MW) Revolution Wind offshore wind project of the U.S. East Coast.The agency on Thursday announced a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare…

Siemens Gamesa Lowers Earnings Outlook

Apr 30, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa warned on Friday it could earn less this year than previously expected, trimming 700 million euros ($842 million) off the top end of previous revenue guidance.The leading producer of offshore generators now expects full year revenue of 10…

University of Aberdeen, Total, Launch Energy Transition Scholarships

Apr 28, 2021

Energy company Total is funding £46,400 in scholarships for Masters programs at the University of Aberdeen related to the energy transition.The scholarships—which begin in September this year and include one each across the University’s MSc…

Vattenfall Shortlisted for 1 GW French Offshore Wind Tender

Apr 27, 2021

France has shortlisted Swedish utility Vattenfall and its two partners to bid in a tender to develop an offshore wind farm with a capacity of about 1 gigawatt (GW) off Normandy, the company said on Tuesday.Vattenfall and its partners - German…

VIKING Introduces Turbine Evacuation Kit

Apr 26, 2021

Quickly growing turbine numbers, installed in deeper waters offshore and farther out to sea are needed to serve accelerating demand for wind energy, but safety issues for such structures go beyond the feats of civil engineering making them possible…

Japan to Tackle Red Tape to Boost Renewable Energy

Apr 23, 2021

Japan plans to cut approval times for wind projects, open up abandoned farmland, boost grid capacity and other measures to slash red tape that has for decades impeded efforts to bring more renewable energy into the power mix.Actions to reduce…

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

Apr 22, 2021

Offshore wind (OSW) energy is a new focus for the U.S. under President Biden, who highlighted it in his January 27, 2021 Executive Order on climate. Since then, there have been several new supporting developments:Rulings by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP)…

VIDEO: Aker Solutions Wraps First Phase of the Hywind Tampen Foundations Construction

Apr 22, 2021

Norway's Aker Solutions has completed the first part of the construction of concrete foundations for what will be the world's largest floating wind farm - Equinor's Hywind Tampen.The first part of the construction was finalized this week at Aker Solutions’ yard in Stord…

Ørsted to Bid for Danish North Sea Energy Island

Apr 22, 2021

Wind farm developer Ørsted plans to submit a joint bid with Danish pension fund ATP to finance and build the world's first energy island in the North Sea.The artificial island, which will produce and store enough green energy to cover the electricity needs of 3 million European households…

Atlantic Wind Transfers Pursuing Integrated Management System Certification

Apr 21, 2021

Rhode Island-based owner and operator of crew transfer vessels (CTV) Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has engaged classification society DNV for the company’s integrated Management System Certification as it seeks to scale up in the U.S. offshore wind industry…

Mocean Puts Blue X Wave Energy Prototype on Display

Apr 21, 2021

Wave power technology developer Mocean Energy on Wednesday unveiled its Blue X wave energy prototype which will take to the seas in Orkney next month.The 20-meter long, 38-tonne wave machine has been fabricated in Scotland and will be deployed…

Amazon's Latest Renewables Push Includes 350MW Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Apr 19, 2021

Amazon on Monday announced nine new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects in the U.S., Canada, Spain, Sweden, and the UK, including an investment in a 350 MW offshore wind farm in Scotland.'The company now has 206 renewable energy projects globally…

Japan: Mitsui, Hokutaku Form Offshore Wind Turbine Maintenance JV

Apr 16, 2021

Japanese conglomerate Mitsui and the country's largest wind turbine maintenance company Hokutaku, have this week formed Horizon Ocean Management, Ltd. ('HOM') for the purpose of providing inspection and maintenance services for offshore wind turbines…

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