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Pipeshield Bags New EA1 Contract

May 15, 2019

Lowestoft-based Pipeshield International has been awarded the contract by the offshore construction company DeepOcean to supply the 2nd phase scour protection for the East Anglia One (EA1) offshore wind farm.The award follows the successful…

IEA to Push for Offshore Wind Energy

May 14, 2019

The International Energy Agency (IEA) held a high-level workshop on the outlook for offshore wind energy yesterday (May 13), bringing together 80 senior representatives from government, the private sector, research groups, academia and international organisations…

Vineyard Wind Wins Grid Permit

May 13, 2019

The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) has approved petitions filed by Vineyard Wind for construction and operation of electric transmission facilities within the Commonwealth that will deliver electricity generated at the 800MW…

Keppel Bags SGD150mln Offshore Wind Gig

May 13, 2019

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd's (Keppel O&M) wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS), has snagged a contract to build two offshore wind farm substations worth more than S$150 million for Danish renewable energy company Orsted.The contract comprises detailed engineering…

SeaTwirl Wins Chinese Patent

May 13, 2019

Swedish company SeaTwirl has had a patent approved in China for a divisible wind turbine.The patent protects an important innovation in the market that accounts for the most expansion of wind power in the world, said the company which designs…

EDS HV Wins North Hoyle O&M Deal

May 10, 2019

European energy company Innogy has awarded the high voltage engineering specialist  EDS HV Group a contract on behalf of project owners Greencoat Wind UK for operations and maintenance management at North Hoyle offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay off the UK's north west coast…

Ørsted Green Bonds Successful

May 10, 2019

Danish renewable energy developer Ørsted has secured nominal GBP 900 million through the issuance of green senior bonds.The fund is to finance its green growth ambition towards 2025 including the investment in the offshore wind farm Hornsea 2 in the United Kingdom with a capacity of 1…

Vattenfall Starts Hollandse Kust Zuid

May 09, 2019

Development of the first unsubsidized offshore wind farm is well underway off the Dutch coast after bouts of bad weather delayed the project earlier this year, said Swedish power company Vattenfall.The European energy company is building the…

GWS Intalls Turbines at Deutsche Bucht

May 09, 2019

Danish company Global Wind Service (GWS) is set to provide offshore installation technicians for the turbine installation at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany.GWS will begin supporting MHI Vestas during the installation of 33 8…

Ørsted Taps Green Bonds for Hornsea 2

May 08, 2019

Denmark's largest energy company Ørsted A/S plans to issue green senior bonds in the UK-market to finance its green growth ambition towards 2025 including the investments in 1,386MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm.With the bond issuance, Ørsted…

Keppel-Aibel Team Wins German Offshore Gig

May 08, 2019

Norwegian energy services provider Aibel AS and a unit of Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corporation have jointly won a contract to deliver two converter stations as part of the DolWin cluster servicing German offshore wind farms.The grid operator TenneT Offshore has tasked Aibel and Keppel O&M…

Vestas CEO to Step Down

May 07, 2019

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas on Tuesday said that its chief executive, Anders Runevad, would step down in August as part of its long-term succession planning.Runevad is to be replaced by Henrik Andersen, a Vestas board member and CEO of Danish coatings company Hempel. Reporting by Stine Jacobsen

New England Pitch for Offshore Wind Hub

May 06, 2019

The state of Connecticut has reached a harbor development agreement and announced the start of a $93 million investment at State Pier, the beginning of what state officials foresee as the transformation of an underutilized port into a hub for the offshore wind industry…

GAC Opens Offices in Harwich & Ramsgate

May 06, 2019

Gulf Agency Company (GAC),  a global provider of shipping, logistics, and marine services, has opened two new branches, in Harwich and Ramsgate, to meet the increased demand in oil, gas and renewables work in the South of England.Both locations are actively servicing projects within their areas…

DOE Selects Four Offshore Projects

May 06, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected four projects totaling up to $8 million to develop next-generation wind turbine drivetrain technologies that will facilitate the continued growth of wind turbines for both land-based tall wind and offshore applications…

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