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Mammoet Assembles Mammoth Crane for Cadeler's Jack-up Vessel Upgrades

Sep 29, 2023

Mammoet has informed it has completed the assembly of its PTC210-DS ring crane, one of the largest in its fleet, in Rotterdam for a heavy-lift project for GustoMSC.The giant 210,000tm crane, which has a maximum lift capacity of 3,200t, will…

Vestas to Supply 15MW Turbines for Poland's Largest Offshore Wind Project

Sep 28, 2023

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has secured a firm order to deliver and install turbines for Poland's largest offshore wind farm.The order, from a joint venture between ORLEN and Northland Power, is for the supply of turbines for the 1.14 GW Baltic Power offshore wind farm…

Financing Secured for 1GW Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Sep 28, 2023

Northland Power Inc. said Thursday that its Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan had met all conditions to close its 1171 billion New Taiwan Dollars long-term non-recourse green financing. This is the equivalent of around CAD 5 billion, or $3…

Tugdock and Salamander Offshore Wind Team Up to Accelerate Floating Wind Energy Development

Sep 28, 2023

UK-based company Tugdock has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Salamander floating offshore wind farm to collaborate on innovation for floating offshore wind energy in Scotland.Tugdock, based in Cornwall, UK, has patented marine buoyancy…

Wind Power Industry Drifts Off Course

Sep 28, 2023

A perfect storm of supply chain delays, design flaws, and higher costs in the offshore wind industry has put dozens of projects at risk of not being delivered in time for countries to meet climate goals, industry executives, investors, and analysts said…

Taiwan Aims to Shed Dirty Power Reputation with Big Wind Push

Sep 28, 2023

One of the dirtiest and most import-dependent power sectors in Asia is on a clean-up drive. Taiwan currently imports roughly 98% of its energy sources and gets more than 80% of its electricity from fossil fuels, including around 43% from coal and 39% from natural gas…

Shell CEO Comes Under Pressure from Within on Renewables Shift

Sep 27, 2023

Shell CEO Wael Sawan has come under pressure over his strategy from within the energy company after two employees issued a rare open letter urging him not to scale back investments in renewable energy, sparking an internal debate.The open letter…

Portugal's EDP, Galp Say Price is Key for Offshore Wind Auction

Sep 26, 2023

The bosses of Portuguese utility EDP and oil company Galp on Tuesday warned the government the guaranteed price of the power generated will be key to preventing the first auction of floating offshore wind farms from failing like a recent one in Britain…

Marine Power Systems PelaFlex Floating Wind Platform Receives Feasibility Certification from DNV

Sep 26, 2023

Marine Power Systems said Tuesday that its flexible floating platform technology, PelaFlex, has been awarded the Statement of Feasibility by the independent certification body, DNV.According to Marine Power Systems, its modular floating platform…

First Monopiles for Giant U.S. Offshore Wind Project Set Sail

Sep 26, 2023

German offshore wind monopile maker EEW SPC said Monday that the first eight monopiles for the Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project in the U.S. were loaded at the Rostock quayside in Germany, and set sail for the U.S. on September 21…

Floating Wind: Principle Power Expands WindFloat Portfolio with Two Market-Ready Solutions

Sep 26, 2023

Principle Power, a provider of floating foundation solutions for the floating wind industry, said Tuesday it had expanded its WindFloat product portfolio to two fully industrialized products: the existing WindFloat tubular design – now called WindFloat T – and the new flat panel…

ANALYSIS-Has Britain Lost Its Climate Crown?

Sep 26, 2023

Britain, which was quick to set ambitious climate goals, is now stumbling on the path to reach net zero emissions by 2050 and facing hurdles that could resonate with nations trying to balance their targets with politics and the cost of action…

Spanish Firm Signals interest in Offshore Wind Farms in Portugal

Sep 26, 2023

Spanish renewable energy firm Capital Energy has submitted requests for a preliminary environmental analysis for three floating offshore wind farms with a total power of 2 gigawatts, Portugal's environmental agency APA said on Monday. In July…

US to Complete Offshore Wind Auctions on Schedule in 2024, Department of Interior Says

Sep 26, 2023

The Biden administration will complete its ambitious offshore wind leasing schedule on time next year, the Interior Department told Reuters, despite delays to preparatory work for the auctions and sagging demand from the industry.President Joe…

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