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Equinor, BP Cancel Contract to Sell Offshore Wind Power to New York

Jan 03, 2024

European energy firms Equinor and BP  terminated their agreement to sell power to New York state from their proposed Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farm, citing rising inflation, higher borrowing costs, and supply chain issues.'This agreement reflects…

US Offshore Wind Poised for 2024 Success After Turbulent 2023

Dec 26, 2023

The U.S. offshore wind industry is eying a brighter 2024, with work expected to start on several projects following a year marked by stalled developments and billions of dollars in write-offs.The offshore wind industry is expected to play a major role in helping several states and U…

RWE Buys UK Offshore Wind Assets from Vattenfall for $1.2 Billion

Dec 21, 2023

German utility RWE on Thursday said it would acquire three offshore wind projects off the English coast from Sweden's Vattenfall in a deal that values the assets at 963 million pounds ($1.2 billion).The UK Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone portfolio consists of three 1…

Orsted to Proceed with Mega Hornsea 3 Project

Dec 20, 2023

Orsted said on Wednesday it had made a final investment decision on the Hornsea 3 project off Britain's coast, indicating it will proceed with what will become the world's largest offshore wind farm.The project, which will have capacity to power more than 3…

Hollandse Kust Noord Offshore Wind Farm Starts Operating

Dec 20, 2023

The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, built by CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, has started operating in the Dutch North Sea.The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm, located 18.5 kilometers off the coast, became operational on December 20…

Asso.subsea Installs Inter-Array Cables at Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 15, 2023

Asso.subsea announced it has completed the Inter-array cable installation and protection operations for the 500 megawatt (MW) Fécamp Offshore Wind Project offshore France.Asso.subsea was contracted by Prysmian Group to execute the seabed preparation…

Aker Capital Takes Larger Stake in Solstad Offshore

Dec 14, 2023

Aker Capital AS has acquired 8,240,000 shares in Solstad Offshore ASA, at an average price of NOK 48.45 per share.Following the transaction, Aker Capital holds 27,089,493 shares in the company, corresponding to an ownership interest of approximately 32…

Halogen Delivers Chlorine Analyzers for Offshore Wind Farms

Dec 13, 2023

Chlorine sensors manufacturer Halogen Systems announced it recently shipped its first batch of chlorine analyzers to be installed in offshore wind farms. The sensors, designed to measure the residual chlorine levels in seawater cooling systems…

CSOV IWS Skywalker Delivered

Dec 13, 2023

Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) announced its IWS Fleet subsidiary has taken delivery of the new commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) IWS Skywalker from shipbuilder China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. (CMI).After transit to Europe…

COP28 Plan to Triple Renewables is Doable, But Not Easy

Dec 12, 2023

More than 100 countries at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai have agreed to triple renewable energy capacity by 2030 - one of the least controversial commitments floated at the conference.But they have given little detail on how they can make an industry running flat out go that much faster…

US Proposes Offshore Wind Auction for Central Atlantic Areas Next Year

Dec 11, 2023

The Biden administration on Monday announced a plan to sell offshore wind development rights for two areas off the coasts of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia next year.The proposed sale by auction is the latest effort by President Joe Biden's…

Opinion: The World Must Join Forces and Act Fast to Scale Renewables

Dec 11, 2023

Renewable energy is already high on the agenda at the COP28 climate summit, with 118 countries, including the UAE, Brazil, Japan and the EU, pledging last weekend to triple the world’s renewable energy capacity by 2030.But it’s not simply about signing up to the ambition…

Green Light for New Offshore Wind Test Turbines in Norway

Dec 07, 2023

The Marine Energy Test Centre (METCentre) in Norway has been granted final approval for new test concessions for floating wind.'This is a big day for the global floating wind industry and a big day for Norway. With this important expansion of our test activities…

US Gives Final Nod to Rhode Island's $1.5 Billion Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 07, 2023

The U.S Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council on Thursday approved the construction of a $1.5 billion offshore wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island.The project, Revolution Wind, is run by Danish company Orsted and U.S.-based Eversource…

Orsted South Fork Wind Farm Delivers First Power to NY Electric Grid

Dec 06, 2023

Danish energy company Orsted's South Fork offshore wind farm off New York State delivered its first power to the state's power grid, according to a press release by New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Wednesday.The announcement is a bit of positive…

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