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Proserv to Monitor Cables at Equinor's Hywind Scotland Floating Wind Farm Using 'Disruptive' Tech

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UK-based Proserv said Wednesday it had secured a deal to supply its 'holistic' cable monitoring system (CMS), ECG, at Equinor’s Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm.The 30 MW Hywind Scotland pilot park, consisting of five 6 MW turbines…

Bourbon to Install Eolmed Floating Wind Farm in Mediterranean Sea

May 17, 2022

French offshore vessel operator Bourbon has won a contract to support the construction of the Eolmed project, a recently sanctioned pilot floating wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore France.The wind farm, owned by Qair, TotalEnergies…

SeaTech to Design Semi-submersible Platform for Seawind's Offshore Wind Floater

May 17, 2022

SeaTech Solutions International and Seawind Ocean Technology Holding have partnered up to develop semi-submersible floating platforms customized for Seawind’s construction and assembly requirements for its integrated floating offshore wind turbines…

Greencoat UK Wind to Pay $496.5M for 12.5% Stake in UK Offshore Wind Farm

May 17, 2022

Greencoat UK Wind has agreed to acquire a net 12.5% stake in Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm in the UK from Global Infrastructure Partners ('GIP') for £400 million (around $496.5 million). The acquisition is expected to complete in Q3 2022.Hornsea…

Rapid Testing Facility for Tidal Turbine Blades Opened in Scotland

May 16, 2022

FastBlade, dubbed the world’s first rapid testing facility for tidal turbine blades, was officially opened in Fife, Scotland, on Friday as part of a partnership between the University of Edinburgh and Babcock.The facility will stress test blades…

RWE Joins Race for Hollandse Kust West Wind Farms

May 16, 2022

German renewable energy company RWE said Monday it was taking part in the Dutch offshore wind tender for Hollandse Kust West (HKW).The news comes after the likes of BP, TotalEnergies, Orsted, Shell, and Eneco, announced their participation in the offshore wind tender…

Siemens Gamesa Hires Seajacks Zaratan Jack-up for Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

May 13, 2022

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has hired Seajacks' offshore installation vessel Seajacks Zaratan for work offshore Taiwan.Seajacks Zaratan features 800t crane and 2,000m² deck space and is used for offshore wind farm construction and substation commissioning…

Ørsted, TotalEnergies Team Up for Dutch Offshore Wind Tenders

May 13, 2022

Ørsted and TotalEnergies said Friday they would jointly submit bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders “Holland Coast West” also known as Hollandse Kust (west).The Holland Coast West wind farms will be located approximately 53 km off the Dutch coast and have a combined capacity of nearly 1…

TotalEnergies Confirms U.S. Offshore Wind Award. Says Wind Farm Could Come Online by 2030

May 13, 2022

After the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced TotalEnergies and Duke Energy Corp as the winners of two offshore wind leases in federal waters off the coast of North and South Carolina on Wednesday, the confirmation came Friday from TotalEnergies…

Edison Chouest Offshore to Provide SOV for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Owned by Equinor, BP

May 12, 2022

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has awarded Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) a long-term service operations vessel charter. The vessel will service the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project located 15-30 miles southeast of Long Island…

Ontario Teachers to Invest Up to $1B Macquarie Offshore Wind Unit Corio

May 12, 2022

Major Canadian pension fund Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has agreed to invest up to $1 billion in a new offshore wind business launched by Australia's Macquarie Group to develop projects around the world, the companies told Reuters on Thursday…

BW Ideol, Tohoku Electric In Floating Wind Partnership in Japan

May 12, 2022

Floating wind foundation maker BW Ideol has partnered up with Japanese electric utility Tohoku Electric Power to conduct feasibility studies necessary to jointly develop a commercial-scale floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Kuji city…

BP Bids to Build Two Wind Farms in Dutch North Sea

May 12, 2022

British oil and gas major BP said Thursday it had submitted bids for two offshore wind leases in the Netherlands, with a combined generating capacity of 1.4GW.BP has bid in the tender process for rights to develop the Hollandse Kust (west) Wind Farm Zone (HKW) sites VI and VII…

Renewable Energy: First Floating Tidal Power Delivered to Nova Scotia Grid

May 11, 2022

Sustainable Marine said it has successfully harnessed the tidal currents in Canada’s Bay of Fundy, delivering the first floating in-stream tidal power to Nova Scotia’s grid.Nova Scotia has allocated circa 30MW of capacity via demonstration permits…

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