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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…

DNV GL Certifies SGRE's Nissum Bredning

May 23, 2019

Certification body DNV GL has given its seal of approval to the new 28MW Nissum Bredning offshore wind power project developed by  Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE)  in waters of north-west Denmark.The offshore wind farm, located in Thyborøn Kanal…

Tyne Port Attracts Offshore Wind Players

May 22, 2019

The Port of Tyne, which comprises the commercial docks in and around the River Tyne in Tyne and Wear in the northeast of England, is increasing their offer to potential offshore wind manufacturers.Offshore wind could provide 30% of Britain's electricity generation by 2030…

Sif Wins Borssele V Monopiles Deal

May 21, 2019

Netherlands-based Sif Holding N.V., which provides steel foundations to the offshore wind, oil and gas markets, will manufacture two monopiles for the Two Towers Borssele V innovation site.A number of innovations will be applied in the project such as a slip joint connection…

Elia's MOG Plug to Belgian Grid

May 20, 2019

Federal Minister Philippe De Backer and Minister Marie Christine Marghem visited the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG), the switchyard platform in the North Sea that will soon bundle together cables from offshore wind farms and connect them to the mainland…

Manor to Power East Anglia ONE OWF

May 20, 2019

The provider of temporary power and engineering solutions, UK-based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) to provide the full temporary power package of generators, personnel and vessels, during the turbine installation phase of the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm…

Prysmian Wins Offshore Wind Project in US

May 17, 2019

Italian multinational corporation Prysmian Group has secured a €200m contract to provide export cables for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts in the US.Vineyard Windis a US offshore wind development company 50% owned…

Pipeshield Bags New EA1 Contract

May 15, 2019

Lowestoft-based Pipeshield International has been awarded the contract by the offshore construction company DeepOcean to supply the 2nd phase scour protection for the East Anglia One (EA1) offshore wind farm.The award follows the successful…

IEA to Push for Offshore Wind Energy

May 14, 2019

The International Energy Agency (IEA) held a high-level workshop on the outlook for offshore wind energy yesterday (May 13), bringing together 80 senior representatives from government, the private sector, research groups, academia and international organisations…

Vineyard Wind Wins Grid Permit

May 13, 2019

The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) has approved petitions filed by Vineyard Wind for construction and operation of electric transmission facilities within the Commonwealth that will deliver electricity generated at the 800MW…

Keppel Bags SGD150mln Offshore Wind Gig

May 13, 2019

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd's (Keppel O&M) wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS), has snagged a contract to build two offshore wind farm substations worth more than S$150 million for Danish renewable energy company Orsted.The contract comprises detailed engineering…

SeaTwirl Wins Chinese Patent

May 13, 2019

Swedish company SeaTwirl has had a patent approved in China for a divisible wind turbine.The patent protects an important innovation in the market that accounts for the most expansion of wind power in the world, said the company which designs…

EDS HV Wins North Hoyle O&M Deal

May 10, 2019

European energy company Innogy has awarded the high voltage engineering specialist  EDS HV Group a contract on behalf of project owners Greencoat Wind UK for operations and maintenance management at North Hoyle offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay off the UK's north west coast…

Ørsted Green Bonds Successful

May 10, 2019

Danish renewable energy developer Ørsted has secured nominal GBP 900 million through the issuance of green senior bonds.The fund is to finance its green growth ambition towards 2025 including the investment in the offshore wind farm Hornsea 2 in the United Kingdom with a capacity of 1…

Vattenfall Starts Hollandse Kust Zuid

May 09, 2019

Development of the first unsubsidized offshore wind farm is well underway off the Dutch coast after bouts of bad weather delayed the project earlier this year, said Swedish power company Vattenfall.The European energy company is building the…

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