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Iberdrola Sells Stake in East Anglia One to GIG

Aug 14, 2019

Spanish public multinational electric utility company Iberdrola has entered into an agreement with Green Investment Group (GIG), part of Macquarie Group, to sell a 40% share in the East Anglia One offshore wind farm.The group will continue to be the majority shareholder…

Tekmar Bags Formosa 1 Phase 2 Gig

Aug 14, 2019

UK-based Tekmar Energy has been selected as the cable protection system (CPS) and hang off supplier for the 120-MW Formosa I Phase II offshore wind project in Taiwanese waters.A press note from the company announced that it has received the order from subsea power cable provider JDR Cables…

UK Offshore Wind Attracts Investments

Aug 12, 2019

Power companies including Ørsted, Vattenfall, Innogy, SSE and Scottish Power and financial investors such as infrastructure and pension funds are active in UK offshore wind power, said Deloitte.Japan, China and other countries in Asia are also showing increasing interest in the market…

NYPA Study on EU Offshore Wind Models

Aug 12, 2019

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has released a report focused on learning from the European offshore wind sector.European offshore wind transmission models as a guide will help New York head towards its 9GW by 2035 goal.European nations have together installed nearly 16…

Sojitz Joins Taiwan’s Largest OWF Project

Aug 12, 2019

Japanese business house Sojitz Corporation has signed a share purchase agreement with German wind farm developer wpd regarding Yunlin Holding GmbH, which will see Sojitz participate in the construction and operation of an offshore wind farm in Taiwan…

Huadian Wins OWF Contract

Aug 12, 2019

China-based engineering solutions giant Huadian Heavy Industries (HHI) has secured a deal as the turnkey contractor at Binhai Smart Wind Power’s 300MW Binhai South offshore wind farm in China.HHI will act as the project's main contractor in the 1…

First Major U.S. OWF Delayed

Aug 12, 2019

Massachusetts’ first offshore wind project has been delayed indefinitely by the federal government.The $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts had planned to break ground on the project by the end of this year, but progress has been halted pending a final environmental review by the U…

Denmark's Biggest OWF Set for Launch

Aug 09, 2019

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, will inaugurate Vattenfall’s next and largest offshore wind farm (OWF), Horns Rev 3, in the North Sea on 22 August.The European energy company said in a press note that Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm is ready…

Offshore Wind Boosts Ørsted's Profit

Aug 08, 2019

Danish renewable energy company Ørsted’s operating profit in the first half of 2019 (H1) is $1.3 billion (DKK8.8bn), mostly from offshore wind.'Earnings from our offshore wind farms in operation increased by 18%, driven by ramp-up of generation from new wind farms in operation…

NYSERDA Selects 5 Offshore Wind Projects

Aug 08, 2019

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected five multiyear projects that will further study environmental and commercial fishing topics in support of responsibly developing offshore wind.The projects totaling more than $2 million advance Governor Andrew M…

MMU Studies Floating Wind Stabilization

Aug 08, 2019

Academics from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) have won a grant to develop computer models to test the best methods to stabilize and control the motions of the turbine and its semi-submerged support structure.Wave simulation specialists…

Jan De Nul Installs Cables for Formosa

Aug 08, 2019

The provider of specialized services for the offshore industry, Jan De Nul Group said that its cable laying vessel Willem de Vlamingh has completed installation of the three export cables at the 120MW Formosa 1 phase two offshore wind farm in Taiwan…

Elektron Mobilized at Delfzijl

Aug 06, 2019

MV Elektron, a cable laying vessel available for use in the offshore wind industry, has arrived for demobilization at the port of Delfzijl under agency of Royal Wagenborg.Netherlands-based Royal Wagenborg said in a press release that the demobilization…

Tekmar Wins Hornsea Two Gig

Aug 05, 2019

Tekmar Energy,  a provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services, has signed a contract with the world’s largest offshore wind developer Ørsted, to provide Cable Protection Systems for Hornsea Two offshore wind farm…

First Power From Deutsche Bucht OWF

Jul 30, 2019

The first turbine at developer Northland’s 269MW Deutsche Bucht wind farm off Germany has started delivering power to the country’s grid.“This is a great achievement for our Deutsche Bucht project,” said Jens Poulsen, Project Director of Northland Deutsche Bucht GmbH…

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