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Offshore Wind Energy Market to Reach $69.63bn

Jun 10, 2019

Global offshore wind energy market to reach USD 69.63 billion by 2025, said a study.Global offshore wind energy market valued approximately USD 18.48 billion in 2016 is forecasted to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 15.88% over the forecast period 2018-2025…

Collaboration to Support Offshore Wind

Jun 07, 2019

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50:50 joint venture between Shell and EDF Renewables North America, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rutgers University to advance ocean research and monitoring that will support offshore wind development…

Van Oord Lays Deutsche Bucht Cables

Jun 07, 2019

Van Oord has deployed more than 40 kilometres of its trencher Dig-It to bury the laid inter-array cables at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany.The Dutch maritime contracting company said that these cables form the connection between…

MHI Vestas Turbine Debut at Deutsche Bucht

Jun 06, 2019

Installation is underway at Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm as MHI Vestas and other installation partners have successfully installed the first of 33 wind turbines.Deutsche Bucht, located 95 km northwest of the island of Borkum in the German North Sea…

NKT Commissions Kriegers Flak

Jun 05, 2019

Power cable systems provider NKT has commissioned the 170kV HVAC cable system for the 400MW Kriegers Flak combined grid solution which is the world’s first offshore interconnector using the national grid connections of offshore wind farms to connect the power grids of Denmark and Germany…

Equinor Eyes Floating OWF in Canary Islands

Jun 05, 2019

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has received the green light to build a 200-MW floating offshore wind farm (OWF) off the coast of the Canary Islands.According to local media report, the energy major planning to invest around €860M to the OWF off Spain's Gran Canaria island…

Brayton Expands to Offshore Wind

Jun 05, 2019

North American brownfield redevelopment firm Commercial Development Co. Inc. (CDC) has announced an expanded port operations agreement at the Brayton Point Commerce Center, a former Massachusetts coal plant being redeveloped into an offshore wind hub…

Wilhelmsen Acquires 50% of NorSea Wind

Jun 05, 2019

Norway-based global maritime industry group Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has announced the acquisition of a 50% stake of NorSea Wind and it’s subsidiaries to expand its offerings in the the renewable wind energy market.NorSea Wind, founded in 2016 as a subsidiary of  Norsea Group…

Moray Offshore Open to OWF

Jun 04, 2019

Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL), which is established to develop offshore wind generation,  has announced intention to open consultation on the development of offshore wind on the remainder of its zone in the Outer Moray Firth.In 2010,…

Beatrice OWF Hits Output Record

Jun 03, 2019

Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) said that its  offshore wind farm (OWF) in the Moray Firth has produced 587.9MW of capacity, which represents the highest output from renewable sources in Scotland to date.Turbines at the windfarm this week reached their capacity of 588 megawatts…

16 GW Floating Offshore Wind by 2030

May 31, 2019

More than 16 GW of floating offshore wind to be installed globally by 2030, said a new report. There are more than 1.4 GW of offshore wind auctions Planned in 2019 following a strong showing of 3.3 GW in 2018.Quest Floating Wind Energy‘s latest…

Rhode Island Approves Power Deal for New OWF

May 30, 2019

The developers of a new offshore wind farm Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind and Eversource said that their power contract has been approved by Rhode Island regulators.'Rhode Island regulators has approved a 20-year power-purchase agreement with DWW Rev I…

Global OWP Market to Grow 18% by 2023

May 29, 2019

Global offshore wind power market size will grow by over USD 17 billion during 2019-2023, at a CAGR close to 18%, said Technavio report.Due to rapid urbanization and industrialization across the world, there has been significant growth in the global demand for electricity…

Microsoft, Eneco Sign Energy Pact

May 26, 2019

Microsoft will purchase 90 MW from the massive 731.5 MW offshore wind project, Borssele III/IV, from Dutch sustainable energy company and wind farm developer Eneco.Eneco will provide Microsoft’s datacenters with green power for 15 years starting in 2022…

Offshore Wind Farms Boom in Netherlands

May 24, 2019

The Netherlands is about to witness the emergence of significantly larger offshore wind farms, said the Port of Amsterdam.In addition to resulting in estimated double revenues for the wind energy industry by 2030, this will lead to the creation of around 25…

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