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SeaBird Loses South America Contract. Explores Entry into Renewables

Sep 29, 2020

Norwegian seismic survey company SeaBird Exploration has seen a contract in South America terminated.Under the terms of the letter of award announced in April, the source contract in South America should have started in Q3, with a duration of about 30 - 45 days…

SLPE to Design Foundations for Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 28, 2020

UK-based engineering company Sea and Land Project Engineering (SLPE) has won the bid for the provision of a wind turbine foundation concept design for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland, UK.The Inch Cape offshore wind farm project is being developed by Red Rock Power Limited subsidiary…

RWE Signs Deals to Expand Lease Areas of Four Offshore Wind Farms in UK

Sep 28, 2020

Renewables giant RWE has, together with its partners, signed agreements in the UK to expand the existing offshore wind farms Gwynt y Môr, Galloper, Greater Gabbard, and Rampion. The granted seabed leases comprise extension projects with a combined potential installed capacity of around 1…

Iberdrola, Macquarie Enter Offshore Wind JV in Japan

Sep 17, 2020

Iberdrola has bought Japan-based renewables developer Acacia and signed a joint venture deal with Macquarie's Green Investment Group to develop an offshore wind farm portfolio, the Spanish energy company said on Thursday.Iberdrola and its new…

Wilhelmsen Buys Into Østensjø's Offshore Wind Business

Sep 15, 2020

Wilhelmsen, one of the world's largest shipping companies, has agreed to acquire a 25% stake in Østensjø Group’s growing offshore wind business Edda Wind.Wilhelmsen has also secured an option to buy another 25% before June 2021. Launched in 2018…

Photo: First Nacelle Built for France's First Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 15, 2020

The first offshore wind turbine generator nacelle has been completed for what will be France's first offshore wind farm - the Saint-Nazaire project - wind turbine maker GE Renewable Energy said Tuesday.The nacelle, which contains the generator…

Chinese Oil Firm CNOOC Brings Online Its First Offshore Wind Project

Sep 15, 2020

Chinese offshore oil company CNOOC has said that its first offshore wind project has started producing electricity. The company said Tuesday that its offshore wind power project had connected to the grid and begun to generate power. The 300MW…

OHT Inks Deal for More Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Work

Sep 14, 2020

Norwegian firm Offshore Heavy Transports has secured more work at Equinor's and SSE's giant Dogger Bank offshore wind development project in the UK.To remind, OHT had in July signed a contract for the transportation and installation of foundations at Dogger Bank A…

Huisman to Deliver Crane for First Jones Act Compliant Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Sep 02, 2020

Dutch offshore crane specialist Huisman will build the crane for the United States’ first Jones Act compliant offshore wind installation vessel.Huisman joins a consortium of a Dominion Energy-led offshore wind consortium aim of which is to build a Jones Act compliant vessel…

All Turbines Installed for Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 02, 2020

Deme Offshore has completed the installation of 94 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines at Ørsted's 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.This is the first time that Siemens Gamesa's 8 MW offshore wind turbines will be used for a commercial project…

RWE: All Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations in Place

Aug 26, 2020

German energy company RWE has informed that it has completed the installation of all 90 turbine foundations and two 50-kilometer long export cables connecting offshore and onshore electrical systems at its Triton Knoll offshore wind farm site…

Silva Tapped to Lead Corpower Ocean Portuguese Ops

Aug 25, 2020

CorPower Ocean, designer of wave energy systems, appointed Miguel Silva as head of its Portuguese operation.The news comes shortly after CorPower revealed plans for a new $18.1m R&D, Manufacturing and Service Center in Viana do Castelo, Portugal…

Saipem Joins Italian Offshore Wind Farm Project

Aug 25, 2020

Italian engineering and construction company Saipem, known for its offshore oilfield and drilling services, is increasing its involvement in the offshore wind sector.After securing several offshore wind installation contracts for its Saipem 7000 heavy lift vessel…

RWE Eyes Renewables Deals as Part of $8.4 B Expansion

Aug 20, 2020

Germany's largest power producer RWE plans to spend part of its 7 billion euro ($8.4 billion) war chest on growing its 24.7 gigawatt pipeline of renewables projects, its CFO said, just weeks after BP announced a major low-carbon push.'A pipeline needs to be worked on constantly…

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