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Prysmian Wins Offshore Gig in Netherlands

Jul 30, 2019

Prysmian Group has been awarded a project by Vattenfall to provide the submarine inter–array cable systems for the 750MW Hollandse Kust Zuid III and IV offshore wind farms in The NetherlandsThe major player in energy and telecom cable systems…

DNV GL Looks for Partners in LIDAR JIP

Jul 29, 2019

The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL calls on industry stakeholders to jointly develop acceptance criteria for LIDAR-measured Turbulence Intensity (TI).The world’s largest resource of independent energy experts…

Iberdrola Profits Up with Contribution from OWF

Jul 29, 2019

Spanish public multinational utility company Iberdrola said that its gross operating profit (EBITDA) grew by 12.5% to €4.99 billion, due to the positive performances in the United States, Mexico and Brazil and the contribution of the Wikinger offshore wind farm…

Ferrybridge Demolished for Beatrice OWF

Jul 29, 2019

The iconic former coal-fired Ferrybridge Power Station in West Yorkshire has been demolished, before the official opening of Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm in the Moray Firth.A press release from the UK-listed energy company SSE said that the world’s…

Europe Installs 1.9 GW Offshore Wind Capacity in H1

Jul 26, 2019

Europe added 1.9 GW of new offshore wind was installed in the first half of 2019, up from the 1.1 GW added in the same period in 2018, according to figures released by WindEurope.The UK (931 MW), Denmark (374 MW), Belgium (370 MW) and Germany (252 MW) accounted for these installations…

Ørsted Offshore Wind Hub Comes in East Coast

Jul 25, 2019

Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind announced a landmark agreement to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind energy staging center at Tradepoint Atlantic, a 3,300-acre global logistics center in Baltimore County, Maryland.Establishing a facility for offshore…

LDA Wins French Offshore Wind Work

Jul 24, 2019

French maritime firm Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) Group announced that its subsidiary Louis Dreyfus TravOcean has signed its first contract related to the development of offshore windfarms in France.The transport and logistics company said that the contract for supply…

EU-Funded ELICAN Project Cuts 35% of Costs

Jul 23, 2019

The EU-funded ELICAN project's 5 MW prototype, which has been installed in the Canary Islands, has become the first self-installing, bottom-fixed offshore wind turbine to be commissioned in the world with full independence of costly heavy-lift vessels…

GE Unveils Massive Haliade-X Wind Turbine

Jul 23, 2019

GE Renewable Energy revealed the first manufactured components of the Haliade-X 12-MW offshore wind turbine at its production site in Saint-Nazaire, France.GE Renewable Energy said the nacelle will be shipped from Saint-Nazaire to Rotterdam-Maasvlakte in the Netherlands in the coming weeks…

DNV GL Opens 1st LiDAR Test Site in Asia

Jul 22, 2019

Global certification group DNV GL has launched its first LiDAR verification site in Asia to cater for the growing windpower market.The world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body said in a press release that the site…

SGRE Bags Largest U.S. OWP Order

Jul 22, 2019

The Spanish wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received an order for 1,714 MW from Orsted and Eversource.Encompassing three offshore wind power projects, the signed conditional contract is the largest U.S. offshore wind power (OWP) order to date…

Crown Estate Readies for Offshore Wind Auction

Jul 22, 2019

The seabed landlord Crown Estate  has presented a revised tender design for offshore wind leasing round 4 for offshore wind sites off England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The UK Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave power…

JGC Containers Ready for Moray East OWF

Jul 19, 2019

UK engineering company JGC Engineering and Technical Serviceshas, on behalf of Siemens, completed the construction of high voltage equipment containers for the Moray East offshore substation platforms.'The Moray East offshore windfarm project…

Prysmian Supports French OWF

Jul 19, 2019

Italian multinational corporation Prysmian Group said that it will provide ''Made in France'' cable technologies for the first large-scale French offshore wind farm.The energy and telecom cable systems company in its press release did not name the project…

Van Oord Completes Foundation for EA1

Jul 19, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord has installed the last jacket foundation for offshore wind farm East Anglia ONE (EA1) and delivered it to client ScottishPower Renewables.Van Oord was in charge of the transportation and installation…

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