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$70bln Offshore Wind Opportunity to US Supply Chain

Apr 01, 2019

America's burgeoning offshore wind industry, which is projected to generate nearly 20 gigawatts (GW) of clean, cost-competitive power in seven East Coast states by 2030, presents a nearly $70 billion CAPEX revenue opportunity to businesses in the U…

Tekmar to Shield Triton Knoll OWF

Apr 01, 2019

Tekmar Energy, a provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services, said that it has secured a contract by Boskalis to provide cable protection systems (CPS) for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm (OWF) in the UK…

BOEM Forges Offshore Wind Alliance

Mar 28, 2019

NOAA Fisheries, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), and the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) signed a 10-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).According to an official release, the MoU brings local and regional fishing…

EDF Enters Chinese Offshore Wind Market

Mar 27, 2019

French energy company EDF has signed an agreement with the Chinese utility China Energy Investment Corporation (CEI) to jointly deliver two offshore wind power projects in China.The Dongtai IV and V offshore wind farms account for a total installed…

UK Industry Floats Offshore Wind Group

Mar 26, 2019

An advocacy group, led by RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables, has been launched by industry body RenewableUK to make the case for large-scale deployment of floating wind power off Britain.The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the…

Cortland Rope Slings for Norther Offshore

Mar 26, 2019

Cortland has provided synthetic rope slings for the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium to support the lifting of monopiles, transition pieces and turbines.According to a press note from the Actuant Corporation group company which designs…

Van Oord, SGRE Win Windpark Fryslân Job

Mar 26, 2019

The consortium of Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has signed a conditional contract to build the Windpark Fryslân nearshore wind farm in the Netherlands.The large-scale nearshore wind farm is to be built in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer in the Netherlands to Zuiderzeewind…

TÜV NORD to Certify SGRE

Mar 25, 2019

German technical service provider TÜV NORD announced  that it had won a contract from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to certify one of the largest offshore wind turbines in the world.The first of these new 10 MW turbines are expected to be ready for the market in 2022…

GROW, Dutch Ministry to Grow Offshore Innovation

Mar 25, 2019

GROW, a consortium of Dutch offshore wind industry and research partners, and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy have signed a collaboration agreement to strengthen innovation in offshore wind.'Offshore wind energy is…

SeaRoc On Board at Formosa 1 Offshore in Taiwan

Mar 21, 2019

The marine consultancy and contracting company SeaRoc has secured a contract to supply its marine management system SeaPlanner to support the construction of the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan.The deal comes as part of SeaRoc’s…

British Firm Bags Kriegers Flak Contract

Mar 21, 2019

UK-based JDR Cables, part of the TFKable Group, has signed a contract with Vattenfall for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm, the 605MW Kriegers Flak.JDR will manufacture more than 170 kilometres of aluminium core inter-array cables and a range of termination accessories…

Granada Bags Engie Fabricom Deal

Mar 20, 2019

Belgian company Engie Fabricom has awarded davit crane contracts to Manchester-based Granada Material Handling Ltd for the offshore substations at the 950MW Moray East and 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farms.The crane and handling system supplier will design…

Boralex Withdraws from Dunkirk Offshore Bid

Mar 19, 2019

The power producer Boralex Inc. said that it has decided to withdraw from a consortium bidding for the Dunkirk Offshore Wind Farm tender.'Boralex has determined, after a careful review amid changes in tender's competitive conditions and risk profile…

Tennet: EIA for Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 15, 2019

Tennet has commissioned Arcadis and Pondera to carry out an environmental impact assessment (EIA) work and permit applications for grid infrastructure for the planned 4GW Ijmuiden Ver offshore wind farm.Arcadis and Pondera said in a joint press…

Ørsted Joins Dutch Offshore Wind Tender

Mar 15, 2019

Danish wind giant Ørsted has submitted a bid for the 750MW Hollandse Kust Zuid lll and lV offshore wind zones in the Dutch North Sea.As part of its proposal to the Dutch government, Ørsted has already taken the final investment decision on the…

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