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Offshore Wind Market Expected to Reach $50 bln by 2023

Jan 15, 2019

The global offshore wind energy market is poised to grow over USD 49.74 billion by 2023 at an estimated CAGR of around 11.12% during the period 2017 to 2023.The growth in this sector can be attributed to the increasing demand for clean and reliable…

PKN Orlen Mulls Baltic Sea Wind Energy

Jan 14, 2019

Poland’s state-owned oil and gas giant PKN Orlenannounced that it is looking into the feasibility of a 1,200 MW wind farm in the Baltic Sea.'PKN Orlen Group company Baltic Power is about to commence surveys to assess the environmental impacts…

K2 Management Opens Beijing Office

Jan 11, 2019

Offshore wind and sustainable energy consultancy K2 Management  has opened an office in Beijing to support China’s wind and solar market.Active in Asia since 2010, K2 Management has been working in China on several projects for local and international clients…

Offshore Wind Ready To Take Off in US

Jan 10, 2019

Up and down the East Coast, initiatives to develop a massive and largely untapped market can make sea change in American offshore wind, says the  Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).IEEFA pointed out that the big lease…

Deutsche Bucht Completes Offshore Wind Foundations

Jan 09, 2019

Northland Deutsche Bucht has completed the installation of all 31 foundations for its offshore wind farm project in the North Sea.The  Canadian power producer of Northland Power's third offshore wind farm which is  about 95 kilometres to the…

SMC Wins Orsted Contract for UK Offshore

Jan 09, 2019

The largest energy company in Denmark Orsted have awarded Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) with a framework agreement to provide statutory inspection and auxiliary services to their sites across the UK.SMC, the UK-based marine consultancy…

World's First Floating Wind Turbine Gets New Life

Jan 09, 2019

The world's first industrial-scale floating wind prototype, Hywind 1, installed in 2009 off the west coast of Norway, will be reborn as an infrastructure for research and technology projects in Metcentre at Karmøy.Unitech Offshore, which manufactures and distributes subsea connector assemblies…

Boskalis Wins Scottish Offshore Windfarm Installation Contract

Jan 07, 2019

Dutch dredging and offshore contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster NV has signed an exclusive Pre-Construction Agreement (PCA) for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm project.According to the Dutch marine outfit, the award was made by Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL)…

Atkins Wins French Offshore Windfarm Contract

Jan 06, 2019

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been appointed to deliver the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and Detailed Design of wind turbine jacket substructures for St Brieuc Offshore Windfarm, located off the coast of Northern France…

ABP Wins Hornsea One Blade Contract

Jan 04, 2019

Spanish manufacturing company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has contracted Associated British Ports (ABP) to provide storage for 37 of its wind turbine blades destined for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.The UK's port group said…

Topaz Bags Wind Charter

Jan 04, 2019

Dubai-based Marine logistics company Topaz Energy and Marine (Topaz) has signed an agreement with a north European contractor for the charter of Topaz's newbuild for offshore wind farms in the North Sea.The contractor will charter Topaz’s newbuild subsea vessel…

New Jersey Offshore Wind Energy Project Receives 3 Bids

Jan 03, 2019

The state Board of Public Utilities said Monday it received three bids from firms interested in building wind projects, but it wouldn’t identify any of them, according to Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).According to IEEFA…

Ørsted Bids to Build NJ's First Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 02, 2019

Danish energy company Ørsted submitted a bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to build an offshore wind farm in response to the first offshore wind request for proposal under Gov. Phil Murphy’s clean energy agenda.Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind energy…

Aqualis Offshore: OuYang 1 Jacked Up

Jan 02, 2019

Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has successfully completed the jacking trial of wind turbine installation vessel OuYang 1.The UK-based Aqualis ASA,  which through its subsidiaries and associates, offers energy consultancy services to the offshore oil…

JERA Joins Taiwan, UK Offshore Wind Projects

Jan 02, 2019

Japanese energy group JERA joined  in the Formosa 1 offshore wind power project in Taiwan and Gunfleet Sands offshore wind power project in the U.K.JERA has entered into an agreement with Macquarie Capital and Swancor to acquire a combined 32…

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