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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…

DEME Names Moray East Jacket Suppliers

Mar 15, 2019

DEME Offshore has selected tier one suppliers to supply jackets for the foundations of Moray Offshore Windfarm East (MOWEL),  located in the Outer Moray Firth, 22km off the coast of Scotland.According to DEME,  formerly GeoSea, Smulders will…

UK's First Offshore Wind Farm Decommissioned

Mar 13, 2019

German energy group E.ON will decommission the first wind farm built in U.K. waters, as the 4-MW facility has reached the end of its technical lifespan.Dismantling of the two-turbine Blyth offshore wind farm off of Northumberland will begin in April and last about four to six weeks…

Fred Olsen Windcarrier Debuts in Taiwan

Mar 12, 2019

The offshore wind parks specialist Fred Olsen Windcarrier won its first major deal in the Asian market after being picked to install the 8MW Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) turbines at the Yunlin offshore wind farm off Taiwan.Fred. Olsen…

OWC, TCE Targets Offshore Wind in India

Mar 12, 2019

UK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited (TCE) have signed an agreement to partner up for upcoming projects in the Indian offshore wind sector.Under the agreement, OWC and TCE will combine its powers to…

North East England Offshore Ready to Deliver

Mar 11, 2019

North East England’s supply chain is “fit and ready” to support the growth of offshore wind that the new UK Sector Deal will bring, according to Energi Coast.The North East has been instrumental in the development of the offshore wind industry…

Bristol, JDR Launch Offshore Wind Pact

Mar 11, 2019

Massachusetts-based Bristol Community College and JDR Cables, supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals and a part of the TFKable Group, have launched new collaboration to train the future workforce for the global offshore wind industry…

Offshore Wind to Provide 30% of UK’s Power

Mar 08, 2019

Clean, green offshore wind is set to power more than 30% of British electricity by 2030, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry announced yesterday (7 March 2018) with the launch of the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal…

World Bank Targets Offshore Wind Markets

Mar 07, 2019

The World Bank Group announced a new program to advance the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries and emerging markets.The World Bank and  International Finance Corporation (IFC) will help these markets evaluate their offshore…

Green Marine Grows Offshore Fleet

Mar 07, 2019

The solutions provider of the offshore renewable industry, Green Marine has expanded its fleet by recently purchasing a Damen Twin Axe 26m long CTV named the “Green Storm”.The vessel will focus on servicing the Offshore Wind industry, providing…

SMC Strengthen Taiwanese Links

Mar 07, 2019

UK company Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has completed a full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of her deployment to Taiwan in the coming weeks.Both SMC and Seajacks have a keen interest in Taiwan’s offshore wind market…

Vattenfall's Groebler Named WindEurope Chair

Mar 07, 2019

Gunnar Groebler, Senior Vice President, Business Area Wind at Vattenfall,  has been named chairman of WindEurope’s board of directors.Groebler will replace RES CEO Ivor Catto and will serve an 18-month term. Nordex’s Tony Adams becomes the association’s new vice chair…

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