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CSEIP Buys 25% Stake in Arkona OWF

Dec 23, 2019

Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP) acquired 25% stake in the Arkona offshore wind farm (OWF) from Norwegian energy company Equinor.Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised CSEIP on the EUR 340 million financing of the acquisition…

Ørsted Secures Funding for Hydrogen Pilot

Dec 22, 2019

Offshore wind developer Orsted has secured funding for a demonstration project using offshore wind power to produce renewable hydrogen to power.Seven industrial partners have been awarded funding for a demonstration project in Denmark using…

Tekmar Bags Windpark Fryslân Gig

Dec 22, 2019

Tekmar Energy, the developer and manufacturer of sub-sea cable protection systems for the renewable energy industry, announced that international marine contractor Van Oord has selected the patented Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink Mechanical Latch for Windpark Fryslân…

UK Affirms 40 GW Offshore Wind Goal

Dec 19, 2019

The British Queen, in her speech to both houses of  United Kingdom (UK) parliament, revealed that the UK’s target for installed offshore wind energy has been raised to 40 GW by 2030, and that the UK government will support the development of floating wind turbines…

Eneco Buys Power from GE Haliade-X 12

Dec 18, 2019

Dutch energy company Eneco is set to purchase all the electricity generated by GE Renewable Energy's 12MW Haliade-X offshore wind turbine prototype.The announcement was made during a ceremony to inaugurate the prototype that was recently installed…

MHI Vestas Installs 1st Turbine at Northwester 2

Dec 18, 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW) announced that the first turbine has been installed at Northwester 2 in Belgium, the world’s first offshore wind park to feature the record-breaking V164-9.5 MW turbine.The 219 MW project, Northwester 2, is the…

Boskalis Wins Two Offshore Projects

Dec 17, 2019

Dutch engineering company Royal Boskalis Westminster  has been awarded two offshore contracts with a combined value of approximately EUR 85 million.For a new offshore windfarm in Taiwan, Boskalis will carry out the scour protection of the turbine…

James Fisher Wins EA1 O&M Gig

Dec 17, 2019

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), provider of marine engineering services, has been awarded scheduled maintenance contract on one of the leading offshore wind farms of the future.The specialist in services to the marine, oil and gas said that as per contract…

AWEA Urges DoI to Advance OWP

Dec 15, 2019

American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has urged Department of Interior (DoI) to advance offshore wind projects on one-year anniversary of record-breaking lease auctions.This weekend represents the one-year anniversary of a record-breaking…

EGS to Survey Ocean Wind OWF Site

Dec 11, 2019

EGS Group, provider of survey solutions, has secured a contract to carry out a geophysical survey at Ørsted’s 1100MW Ocean Wind offshore wind project in New Jersey, the U.S.The survey work, aimed at providing high-resolution geophysical data…

TRIG, APG Buy Merkur

Dec 10, 2019

Dutch pension investor APG and UK-based The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) have agreed to acquire the Merkur offshore windfarm.TRIG will acquire a stake of around 36% in the 396-MW Merkur farm in the German North Sea, while APG has agreed to buy the remaining 64%…

K2 Advices Creyke Beck A & B OWFs

Dec 10, 2019

Renewable energy consultancy K2 Management announced it is working as Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA) on the Doggerbank Creyke Beck A and B Wind Farms, two of the three projects which make up the Doggerbank development.In September, all three…

Equinor Acquires 50% Stake in Polish OWP

Dec 10, 2019

The Norwegian oil and gas major Equinor ASA said it has completed the purchase of a 50% stake in the Baltyk I offshore wind project (OWP) in Poland from Polenergia.The Bałtyk 1 offshore location license allows for a development of a wind farm with a capacity up to 1560MW…

Ørsted Announces STEM Skills Fund

Dec 09, 2019

Denmark's offshore wind giant Ørsted A/S has unveiled more than £50k for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) skills across Lancashire and Cumbria.The renewable energy developer says the wave of new finance will be sourced from the Walney Extension Skills Fund…

First Subsea CPS for WindFloat

Dec 09, 2019

UK's developer and supplier of connectors, First Subsea has delivered a beach landing Cable Protection System for the export cables on the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic project, located 20 kilometers off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. Hengtong…

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