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Denmark's CIP Starting 'World's Largest' Renewable Infrastructure Fund

Jun 16, 2020

Fund management firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) said on Tuesday it had started what it expects to be the world's largest fund for renewable energy infrastructure as it targets investments worth 100 billion crowns ($15.2 billion)…

Ørsted CEO Poulsen to Step Down

Jun 15, 2020

Ørsted Chief Executive Henrik Poulsen has resigned after eight years at the helm of the Danish offshore wind farm developer, the company said on Monday.Poulsen, who became Ørsted CEO in 2012, spearheaded the group's transformation from a diversified…

Scotland Launches Seabed Leasing for New Offshore Wind Farms

Jun 10, 2020

Crown Estate Scotland, manager of Scotland’s seabed, has announced the launch of the first round of offshore wind leasing in Scottish waters for a decade.The round, called ScotWind Leasing, enables companies at the cutting edge of offshore renewables…

Japan's TEPCO to Spend $9-18B by 2035 on Offshore Wind, Hydro

Jun 10, 2020

TEPCO Renewable Power, a unit of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, plans to spend about 1-2 trillion yen ($9-18 billion) to develop 6-7 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind and hydroelectric power projects by 2035, its president said.'We aim…

First Major US Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Permitting Milestone

Jun 09, 2020

The first major U.S. offshore wind farm, planned for the Massachusetts coast, reached a key permitting milestone on Tuesday with the release of a long-awaited federal environmental study that considers the project's impacts on fisheries and navigation…

Freight Planning… What About Offshore Wind…?

Jun 09, 2020

At the end of 2019 – December 27, to be exact – the US Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary – filed a request for information regarding the development of a National Freight Strategic Plan (NFSP), required by the multi-year federal transportation bill…

Cheoy Lee Building WFSV Pair for Japanese Wind Farms

Jun 08, 2020

Currently under construction at Cheoy Lee Shipyards' Hin Lee (Zhuhai) Shipyard facility are two 27-meter wind farm support vessels (WFSV) to support operations and maintenance of the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms, in the Akita Prefecture region of Japan…

Faroe Islands: Minesto Installs Foundation for Tidal Kite System

Jun 08, 2020

Tidal energy developer Minesto has completed the first offshore installation phase of its tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands, as the gravity-based foundation for the powerplant has been installed at the site in Vestmannasund.David Collier…

Eni Splits Business into Renewables and Oil & Gas

Jun 05, 2020

Italian oil major Eni said on Thursday it was creating a division to focus on renewable energy, as part of a corporate reorganization.The overhaul, which Reuters reported on Wednesday, follows industry-wide upheaval as the coronavirus pandemic…

World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Gets Go-Ahead

Jun 05, 2020

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall has given the green light for the 1,500 MW offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.The offshore wind farm, named, the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4, will be the largest of its kind worldwide, when fully operational in 2023…

UK Turns Down Vattenfall's Offshore Wind Plan

Jun 04, 2020

The British government has turned down an application by Vattenfall to build an extension to its Thanet offshore wind farm, citing potential navigational risks.Vattenfall applied to build an offshore wind power station of up to 340 megawatts…

Waterjets Refit for Five Offshore Wind Vessels

Jun 03, 2020

Waterjet propulsion specialist HamiltonJet said it is currently working with Norway-based Offshore Windservice AS to convert five vessels from controllable pitch propeller (CPP) to waterjet propulsion and advanced control technology.At project completion…

ThayerMahan, Geo SubSea Partner for Seabed Surveys

Jun 03, 2020

Groton, Conn.-based autonomous maritime security solutions company ThayerMahan, Inc. announced it has executed a cooperative partnering agreement with marine geophysical surveying, data analysis and reporting firm Geo SubSea, LLC.ThayerMahan CEO Mike Connor stated…

Petrofac to Build Substations for Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 03, 2020

Petrofac has won a firm contract to design, build and install the High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) onshore and offshore substations for the $3,8 billion Seagreen offshore wind farm project in Scotland.The news comes hours after it was…

Iberdrola to Splash $4.5B on Renewables in France

Jun 03, 2020

Spanish utility Iberdrola said on Wednesday it will invest up to 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion) over the next four years in France to develop renewable energy.Iberdrola said it is already investing 2.4 billion euros in the Saint-Brieuc offshore…

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