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Subsea 7 Scores 'Sizeable' Offshore Wind Deal in Germany

Apr 03, 2020

Offshore installation and construction company Subsea 7 has said it has won a sizeable contract - meaning worth between $50 million and $150 million, for work on a wind farm offshore Germany.Subsea 7 said Friday the contract was with innogy Kaskasi for the Kaskasi offshore wind farm project…

Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Project Fully Complete

Apr 01, 2020

Canada-based Northland Power has informed that its 252 megawatt (MW) Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project in Germany has achieved full completion.The offshore wind project is located in the North Sea, more than 100 kilometers from the mainland…

Northland Power Gives Up on Mono Bucket Demo at Deutsche Bucht OWF

Mar 17, 2020

Offshore wind farm developer Northland Power has decided to give up on the Demonstrator Project - the installation of two turbines using mono bucket foundations - at its Deutsche Bucht wind project in the North Sea.The company in February said…

TenneT to Spend 4-5 Bln Euros Per Year

Mar 12, 2020

Grid operator TenneT reported a 9% drop in 2019 operating earnings on Thursday and repeated it will need fresh capital to build the infrastructure needed to realize Dutch and German government plans for more renewable energy. In its 2019 annual report…

Mono Buckets for German wind farm

Jan 08, 2018

Mono-bucket foundation technology for offshore windfarms could be tested on the Deutsche Bucht Wind Farm offshore Germany. The technology, developed by Universal Foundations, a Fred Olsen company, was picked for the Bucht wind farm as a pilot project…

New CEO takes helm at DEA

Jan 04, 2018

Maria Moraeus Hanssen today (4 January) stepped into the role of CEO and board chairman of German exploration and production firm DEA. Before joining DEA, Hanssen had been working as CEO of ENGIE E&P International and Head of E&P Business…

NKT develops wave power cables

Nov 23, 2017

German cable firm NKT is testing power cables for a wave power project in Norway. For the project in Norway, NKT has developed a dynamic 1 kV cable as well as a semi-dynamic 24 kV export cable for power export. The cables are currently…

DONG divests 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2

Aug 07, 2017

DONG Energy has agreed to sell 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2, a 450 MW German offshore wind farm project, to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) in a deal worth nearly US$1.4 billion. Borkum Riffgrund 2 jacket sailaway…

Five majors to finance Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Apr 24, 2017

Gazprom-led Nord Stream 2 has signed financial agreements with five major energy companies, including supermajor Shell, for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. Nord Stream 2 pipeline signing. Image from Uniper Twitter…

DONG wins trio of German offshore wind deals

Apr 13, 2017

In the first of two German auction rounds, the Bundesnetzagentur (Germany’s Federal Network Agency) awarded DONG Energy the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea. DONG Energy submitted six projects in the…

ROG upgrades Seajacks Scylla

Jan 24, 2017

After jackup vessel Seajacks Scylla’s first successful assignment on phase 1 of the Veja Mate Offshore Windpark project, the vessel upgraded its mooring system at the Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) terminal in the Waalhaven. ROG worked…

Veja Mate delivers first power

Jan 18, 2017

The first Siemens 6 MW wind turbine from the Veja Mate Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea started supplying the German electricity grid with green, renewable energy, just 18 months after financial close, and two months ahead of schedule…

DEA ups stakes in Njord area

Dec 23, 2016

Germany's DEA is acquiring participating interests in seven licenses in the Njord area of the Norwegian Sea, including 20% increased interest in the Njord field, from Engie E&P Norge.  The agreement with France's Engie E&P Norge includes: 20% in the Njord field (PL107 and PL132)…

Swedes win major Danish wind farm bid

Nov 09, 2016

Sweden's Vattenfall has won the tender to build Danish Kriegers Flak, a 600 MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea.   Kriegers Flak will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm. Vattenfall’s investment in Kriegers Flak will be EUR 1…

Iberdrola awards WMO two newbuild contracts

Oct 04, 2016

World Marine Offshore has been contracted by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland to provide two newbuild crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during the operations and maintenance (O&M) period for the Wikinger wind farm in Germany. “Building…

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