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Denmark's Vestas Breaks Wind Turbine Installation Record, Woodmac Says

May 11, 2020

Danish wind farm turbine builder Vestas became the first wind turbine manufacturer to install more than 10 GW of wind capacity in a single year (2019), according to new analysis from Wood Mackenzie.The Danish OEM’s grid-connected capacity of 11…

WindEnergy Hamburg Postponed Due to Covid-19

May 07, 2020

WindEnergy Hamburg, a large international trade fair focused on the offshore and onshore wind industry, will be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.The organizers said Thursday that the event, originally scheduled to take place in Hamburg…

Liebherr: Broken Hook Cause of Orion Crane Collapse

May 06, 2020

The article was updated to include a statement by a Deme spokesperson who said that the Orion delivery would be delayed following the accident.Following last week's crane collapse on offshore installation vessel Orion at Liebherr's yard in Rostock in Germany…

HydroWing, Tocardo Working on Tidal-Energy-to-Hydrogen Project

May 06, 2020

UK-based HydroWing and Dutch tidal energy developer Tocardo are working on a solution that will convert tidal energy into hydrogen, store it and offload it - similar to an FPSO in the oil and gas industry - to overcome the intermittency as well as the transportation issues…

Van Oord to Install Saint-Brieuc Wind Farm Foundations

May 06, 2020

Dutch offshore contractor Van Oord has won a contract for installation and transportation of components for the offshore wind farm development in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, France.Under the contract awarded by the wind farm developer Ailes Marines…

Vestas Posts Operating Loss, Hit by Higher Costs

May 06, 2020

Leading wind turbine maker Vestas posted an unexpected first-quarter operating loss despite strong sales and a healthy order book, weighed down by project delays as well as higher costs that were partly down to the COVID-19 pandemic.But the…

Siemens Gamesa Says Affected by COVID-19, but Long-Term Prospects Sound

May 06, 2020

Wind turbines maker and service provider Siemens Gamesa has said its January-March quarter performance was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on its operations and commercial activity, but assured that the long-term prospects for the industry and the company remain sound…

Ocean Sun's Floating Solar Tech to Get U.S. Patent

Apr 28, 2020

Norway-based Ocean Sun, a developer of floating solar technology, will be granted a new patent for the technology in the U.S.The company on Monday said: 'United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has informed Ocean Sun that a new patent will be granted in May 2020…

Nestle Buys Power from Ørsted's Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 27, 2020

Nestlé's UK subsidiary has signed a 15-year indexed fixed price agreement with Danish offshore wind company Ørsted to buy green power from the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of Norfolk.Nestlé UK will buy the output of 31MW of the offshore wind farm's 573MW total capacity…

Parkwind, Bladt Sign Substation Deal for German Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 27, 2020

Belgium-based offshore wind farm developer Parkwind and Danish offshore construction company Bladt have signed a deal to build a substation for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind project in the German Baltic SeaThe platform will be jointly developed and will be jointly operated with 50Hertz…

Østensjø Wins Long-Term Charters for Offshore Wind Vessel Duo

Apr 27, 2020

Østensjø Group's offshore wind business Edda Wind has signed long term time charter deals with MHI Vestas and Ocean Breeze Energy respectively for two of the four offshore wind vessels ordered from Spanish yards. The charter agreement with MHI…

BOEM Studies Renewables' Potential in US Gulf

Apr 24, 2020

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Gulf of Mexico OCS office published two new studies examining the potential for and impacts of renewable energy projects in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.“Offshore Renewable Energy Technologies in the…

Lamprell, ScottishPower in East Anglia One Settlement

Apr 23, 2020

London-listed offshore construction company Lamprell has reached a settlement with ScottishPower Renewables over its work for the East Anglia One offshore wind project.Back in 2016, ScottishPower Renewables awarded the UAE-based Lamprell - best…

Subsea 7 Scores 'Substantial' Offshore Wind Deal in Dutch North Sea

Apr 23, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 has won a 'substantial' contract for work on the first subsidy-free offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.The company has been tasked by Vatenfall to transport and install wind turbine monopile foundations…

Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Turbine Components En Route to U.S.

Apr 21, 2020

Dominion Energy and Ørsted have said that the turbine components and monopiles for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project have started their journey to North America. The foundations, consisting of the turbines' monopiles, transition pieces and anode cages fabricated by EEW SPC…

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