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Construction Kicks Off for Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Substation Topsides

Jul 24, 2020

The construction of the upper part of the offshore substation for the Arcadis 1 Ost offshore wind farm has kicked off.The facility is being built at the former Lenin Shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. The news of the construction start was shared by Belgium’s high-voltage transmission system operator Elia…

Steelwind Monopile Foundations for Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Jul 13, 2020

German construction company Steelwind will build monopile foundations for Parkwind's the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.Under the contract, signed earlier this month, Steelwind will deliver 27 WTG and one OSS next-generation XXL-Monopile units…

Thailand's Gulf Energy Buys 50% Stake in German Offshore Wind Farm for $631M

Jul 07, 2020

Gulf Energy Development Pcl said on Tuesday it acquired a 50% stake in a German offshore wind farm for about 558 million euros ($631.10 million) in the latest overseas investment by Thailand's second-largest power producer.Gulf Energy said acquiring…

RWE Faces Heated AGM Over Coal Exit, Green Future

Jun 26, 2020

RWE sought on Friday to convince shareholders of its plans to move away from fossil fuels as environmentalists protested in its coal regions and as Germany prepares to pass a coal exit law from which it stands to gain 2.6 billion euros ($2.92 billion)…

Amprion Sets Out North Sea Offshore Wind Grid Vision

Jun 24, 2020

German power grid company Amprion on Wednesday unveiled long-term plans for joint European offshore wind links in the North Sea and announced a trebling of spending in the next 10 years.Amprion, with 11,000 kilometers of high voltage transmission lines in western Germany…

Bernhard Schulte Takes Delivery of Hybrid SOV from Ulstein

Jun 24, 2020

Norwegian Ulstein shipyard has delivered service operation vessel (SOV) Windea Jules Verne to Bernhard Schulte Offshore.The battery hybrid vessel will work at the Merkur offshore wind farm offshore Germany, where it will be operating for GE Renewable Energy…

Ørsted Hires EWE for Substation Maintenance at North Sea Wind Farms

Jun 23, 2020

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has awarded German service provider EWE a contract for maintenance of the low-voltage areas and the sub-systems of the substations of two wind farms offshore Germany. EWE said its offshore subsidiary…

Nord Stream 2 Seeks Updated Permit to Complete Pipeline in Danish Waters

Jun 17, 2020

The Nord Stream 2 has requested a permit allowing it to use pipe-laying vessels with anchors to complete the final roughly 120-kilometer stretch of pipeline in Danish waters, Denmark's energy agency (DEA) said on Tuesday.Work on the project…

Innogy Shares to be Delisted as E.ON Completes Takeover

Jun 03, 2020

Shares in Innogy, once Germany's No.1 energy group by market cap, are expected to be delisted this week, as rival E.ON said it completed a buy-out of minority shareholders as part of a broader deal to break up the firm.'In the months ahead,…

EU Court Throws Out Nord Stream 2 Challenge

May 21, 2020

Europe's second-highest court on Wednesday rejected a challenge by the operators of the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 pipelines against European Union gas rules, saying it was up individual member states to enforce them.Nord Stream 2, designed…

TRIG Buys Share in German Offshore Wind Farm

May 15, 2020

London-listed The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) said on Friday it has completed the acquisition of a 36% stake in a 396 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.Commercial operations commenced in June 2019 at the Merkur…

Germany Lifts Offshore Wind Capacity Target to 20 GW by 2030

May 12, 2020

The German government, coastal states, and maritime authority BSH have agreed an offshore wind industry deal raising the new expansion target to 20 gigawatts (GW) by 2030 from currently 15 GW, the economy ministry said in a statement on Tuesday…

United Wind Logistics' New Deck Carrier Delivered in China

May 11, 2020

Germany's United Wind Logistics has taken delivery the MV BoldWind deck carrier which will be used to transport turbines for offshore wind farms.MV BoldWind, delivered by Jiangsu Zhenjiang shipyard in China, will start her maiden voyage towards Europe…

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…

RWE Sanctions 342 MW Offshore Wind Farm Project

Apr 03, 2020

RWE, Europe's third-largest renewables group, has taken a final investment decision for a 342 megawatt wind project off the German coast, its green energy unit said on Friday.Contracts worth more than 500 million euros ($539 million) have been signed for all major components of the Kaskasi project…

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