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German Food Retailer to Buy Electricity from Ørsted's Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 20, 2021

Germany-based food retailer REWE has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Ørsted to procure 100 MW of electricity from Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm which is set to become operational in 2025.The deal marks REWE Group’s…

RWE Qualifies as Bidder for 270MW French Floating Wind Tender

Sep 17, 2021

RWE Renewables has pre-qualified as a bidder for the upcoming French tender for a commercial floating offshore wind project off the coast of South Brittany with a capacity of up to 270 megawatts (MW).  RWE said Thursday it was looking forward…

Port of Mukran to Serve as O&M Base for Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Sep 17, 2021

Offshore wind developer Parkwind has selected the Port of Mukran as a service base that will serve its Arcadis Ost I wind farm, in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.Earlier this week, Parkwind, wind turbine maker Vestas, and construction firm…

Quick Nord Stream 2 Start-up Would Calm Record-high Gas Prices in Europe, Kremlin Says

Sep 17, 2021

A rapid startup of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany could help calm record-high gas prices in Europe, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, as Moscow awaits for regulatory clearance for gas flows to begin…

Investors Managing $10 Trillion Set Tough Climate Blueprint for Big Oil

Sep 17, 2021

Investors managing more than $10 trillion on Wednesday published an ambitious blueprint for energy companies seeking to tackle climate change, including sharp cuts to greenhouse gas emissions and a winding down of oil and gas production.The…

SSE Merges Two Projects into 4.1GW Mega Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 17, 2021

UK-based renewable energy firm SSE Renewables has decided to merge two proposed offshore wind farms in Scotland into one 'super project development.'Berwick Bank and Marr Bank offshore wind farms, off the east coast of Scotland, have been brought…

Final Turbine Installed at Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 17, 2021

Renewable energy firm RWE has informed that Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK has installed its final turbine.The last of the Vestas 9.5 megawatts (MW) turbines was erected early on Friday at what is the most powerful offshore wind farm being constructed by RWE…

Svanehøj Buys Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems

Sep 17, 2021

Finland-based marine equipment and technology firm Wärtsilä has sold Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems business to Svanehøj, a Danish gas pump specialist involved in the design and manufacture of specialized deep well pump solutions within the areas of gas pumps…

Study: Booming U.S. Offshore Wind Offers Major Export Opportunities for UK Supply Chain

Sep 17, 2021

Energy consultancy Xodus, tasked by the British Consulate-General in Boston, Massachusetts, to carry out a study on the prospects available for UK companies to enter the booming US offshore wind market has found that there are multiple opportunities…

UK and Norway Sign Deal On New Power Interconnector

Sep 17, 2021

Britain and Norway on Thursday signed a bilateral treaty on electricity interconnection to help formalize power trading between the two countries, Britain's ministry for business and energy (BEIS) said.The agreement comes ahead of the start…

Saudi Aramco Unit to Market Guyana's Crude for One Year

Sep 17, 2021

Guyana has granted a unit of Saudi Arabian Oil Co, known as Aramco, a one-year contract to market the government's share of the crude produced in the South American country, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo told Reuters.The country in early September…

DOF's Norskan Clinches AHTS Deals with Petrobras

Sep 16, 2021

Norwegian offshore support vessel firm DOF said this week its Brazilian subsidiary Norskan had secured a new long-term contract and extended another one with the Brazilian oil company Petrobras.Anchor handler Skandi Botafogo has been awarded…

Siemens Energy to Electrify Troll West

Sep 16, 2021

Siemens Energy has earlier this month won a contract with Norway's Aker Solutions to supply the complete packages for the electrical transmission, distribution, and power management system (PMS) for the Troll West electrification project in the North Sea…

Oil Holds Above $75 on Big U.S. Inventories Drop With Gulf Output Still Recovering from Ida

Sep 16, 2021

Oil held above $75 a barrel on Thursday, within sight of a multi-week high hit a day earlier, supported by a big drop in U.S. crude inventories and surging European natural gas prices.U.S. crude inventories fell by 6.4 million barrels last week…

Ocean Cleanup Struggles to Fulfill Promise to Scoop Up Plastic at Sea

Sep 16, 2021

Docked at a Canadian port, crew members returned from a test run of the Ocean Cleanup's system to rid the Pacific of plastic trash were thrilled by the meager results — even as marine scientists and other ocean experts doubted the effort could succeed…

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