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Crowley Names Guthman VP of Business Development for Wind Services

Oct 31, 2023

Crowley has named offshore wind veteran Christy Guthman as vice president of business development for its Wind Services business as the company grows in the clean, sustainable energy sector.Guthman most recently served as executive general manager…

BP Assessing New York Wind Projects after $540M Writedown, CEO Says

Oct 31, 2023

BP remains committed to its offshore wind growth plans after the energy company booked a $540 million impairment on two U.S. projects, CEO Murray Auchincloss told Reuters on Tuesday.BP and its partner Equinor are assessing their next steps after…

Down But Not Out: Equinor Takes Hit on U.S. Offshore Wind, but Hope Remains

Oct 30, 2023

Norway's Equinor booked a $300 million impairment on its U.S. offshore wind power portfolio on Friday after New York officials rejected a request for better terms, but said the state's continued commitment to the technology still offered hope…

Artificial Reefs Deployed in Dutch North Sea to Boost Marine Life Around Offshore Wind Farms

Oct 27, 2023

Dutch transmission system operator TenneT, in collaboration with contractor Equans/Smulders,  has installed several artificial reefs near the offshore wind power transformer platform Hollandse Kust (west Alpha), which are meant to stimulate marine life…

Shell Cuts Low-carbon Jobs, Scales Back Hydrogen in Overhaul by CEO

Oct 25, 2023

Shell will cut around 15% of the workforce at its low-carbon solutions division and scale back its hydrogen business as part of CEO Wael Sawan's drive to boost profits, it said on Wednesday.The staff cuts and organizational changes come after Sawan…

Japan, Denmark to Collaborate on Floating Offshore Wind Technology

Oct 25, 2023

Japan and Denmark have agreed to join hands in researching and developing floating offshore wind power technologies in a bid to combat climate change, Japan's trade and industry ministry said.The nascent floating offshore wind industry is poised…

New York Throws Support Behind Offshore Wind with Three Project Awards

Oct 24, 2023

New York officials on Tuesday said the state has awarded conditional contracts to three offshore wind projects as part of a massive renewable energy procurement that will provide 12% of the state's power needs in 2030.The announcement, which…

Norway Wealth Fund Committed to Offshore Wind Despite Headwinds

Oct 24, 2023

Norway's $1.4 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, remains committed to investing in offshore wind, a top official said on Tuesday, despite a wave of cancellations of projects due to inflation, supply chain disruptions, and rising costs…

Masdar to Buy Stake in Iberdrola's Largest Offshore Wind Project in Scotland

Oct 24, 2023

Abu Dhabi's Masdar is set to buy a 49% stake in Spanish utility Iberdrola's largest offshore wind project off Scotland's coast, known as East Anglia 3, Spanish newspaper Cinco Dias reported on Tuesday, citing unidentified market sources.The acquisition will be worth around 2 billion euros ($2…

Semco Maritime and PTSC M&C Consortium Clinch Offshore Wind Farm Substation Contract in Taiwan

Oct 24, 2023

A consortium between Denmark's Semco Maritime and Vietnam's PTSC Mechanical & Construction (PTSC M&C), has won an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for a 500 MW offshore wind farm substation project.The project is part of the Feng Miao offshore wind farm…

Prysmian Installs Vineyard Wind 1 Cables

Oct 23, 2023

Italian power and telecom cable-making and installation services firm Prysmian Group said Monday it had completed the installation and HV testing activities at Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the US. Located more than 15 miles off the coast of Massachusetts…

Final Turbine Hoisted Into Place at Innovative Dutch Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 20, 2023

Offshore wind farm developer CrossWind said Friday it had installed the 69th and final wind turbine at the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Dutch section of the North Sea.The final turbine's three 97-meter-long blades were lifted into position on Thursday evening…

Offshore Wind Developers Likely to Cancel Some Contracts After NY Decision

Oct 19, 2023

Developers in the U.S. offshore wind industry will likely cancel some power sales contracts in New York after the state last week denied passing on more of the costs to consumers, but major projects off Massachusetts and Rhode Island are set to start up later this year…

Kraken Robotics Secures $3M Offshore Wind Farm Survey Services Deal in Europe

Oct 19, 2023

Canadian marine robotics company Kraken Robotics Inc. said Thursday it had secured a $3 million contract to carry out boulder detection subsea survey services as part of an offshore wind farm project located in Europe.Kraken’s contract scope includes mobilization of a dedicated survey vessel…

Apex Aviation and NHV to Offer Helicopter Services to Taiwan's Offshore Wind Industry

Oct 19, 2023

Offshore helicopter services company NHV Group has announced a collaboration in Taiwan with Apex Aviation, a local Taiwanese company, with the aim of providing helicopter transportation services to Taiwan's growing offshore wind industry.'Given…

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