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Rotterdam to Become Offshore Wind Port

Aug 28, 2019

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has made a strong commitment to the energy transition and aims to establish Rotterdam as Europe’s leading port in offshore wind and the offshore sector in general.The Port has reached an agreement with Sif Holding…

MPI Offshore Begins Blade Repair Work

Aug 26, 2019

Offshore installation vessel MPI Resolution has started a blade repair and upgrade campaign at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.MPI Offshore, a subsidiary of Van Oord, has been contracted to repair and upgrade all of…

Bay State Wind Bids for Massachusetts Offshore

Aug 26, 2019

Bay State Wind, a 50/50 joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has submitted its proposal in response to Massachusetts’ second request for proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation.Bay State Wind included proposals for a 400 MW and 800 MW project…

Seajacks Wins Taiwanese Turbine Installation Gig

Aug 23, 2019

Offshore wind installation specialist Seajacks International has won another contract in Taiwan for work at Orsted's Greater Changhua project.'Seajacks has been awarded a contract with Ørsted Taiwan Limited for the transport and installation…

GRS in South Korea Collaboration

Aug 23, 2019

German shipping service company Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) has announced the start of a strategic partnership with South Korean wind project development consultancy SerFac.The shipbroker for offshore tonnage in renewable energy said…

China Develops 10MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Aug 23, 2019

China’s Dongfang Electric Corp. (DEC) has unveiled  what it claims will be the country’s first 10MW offshore wind turbine after successfully developing a direct-drive permanent-magnet generator (PMG) for the super-sized machine.The company reported…

Petrofac Completes BorWin3 OWP

Aug 21, 2019

Petrofac, the provider of oilfield services to the international oil and gas industry, announced the start of power generation from a major offshore wind project (OWP) in Germany.The 900 mega-watt BorWin3 platform has started the process of…

New Jersey to Create WIND Institute

Aug 20, 2019

New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute.The institute will develop and implement a plan to create a regional hub for New Jersey’s offshore…

Ed LeBlanc Joins Ørsted

Aug 20, 2019

Ørsted US Offshore Wind has hired former U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) officer Ed LeBlanc as Manager of Marine Affairs.The company operates Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm said that  LeBlanc has over 40 years of experience in the USCG…

Castle Wind signs MoU for 1GW California OWP

Aug 19, 2019

Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) and Floating wind power developer Castle Wind, a joint venture between Trident Winds and EnBW North America, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enter into a future, long-term power-purchase…

Linklaters Advises GIG on Iberdrola's EA1

Aug 19, 2019

London-based multinational law firm Linklaters has advised Green Investment Group (GIG) on the acquisition of a 40% stake in Iberdrola’s Scottish Power Renewables’ 714MW East Anglia One offshore wind farm.Once commissioned in 2020, it will be one of the world’s largest wind farms…

Offshore Wind Energy Capacity to Reach 500 GW by 2050

Aug 19, 2019

Offshore wind market growth predictions show accelerated growth in the next decade, with cumulative capacity ranging from 154 to 193 gigawatts (GW) by 2030.Long-range predictions suggest generating capacity in excess of 500 GW by 2050, according…

World's Longest Wind Turbine Blade Reached UK

Aug 16, 2019

The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has arrived in Northumberland, UK to be tested at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult site.The 107-metre blade will be used on the most powerful wind turbine in commercial development – the 12MW Haliade-X from GE Renewable Energy…

AMSC Bags Wind Turbine ECS Order from AMSC

Aug 16, 2019

The US-based energy solutions provider AMSC announced it has received a $9 million order for its 5.5 MW wind turbine electrical control systems from the Korean power company Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC)AMSC signed an agreement…

Jan De Nul Bags Kriegers Flak Gig

Aug 15, 2019

The Luxembourg-headquartered Jan De Nul Group has signed a contract with Vattenfall Vindkraft Kriegers Flak P/S for the transport and installation of 72 8.4MW Siemens wind turbine generators for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm (OWF) in Denmark…

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