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Brayton Expands to Offshore Wind

Jun 05, 2019

North American brownfield redevelopment firm Commercial Development Co. Inc. (CDC) has announced an expanded port operations agreement at the Brayton Point Commerce Center, a former Massachusetts coal plant being redeveloped into an offshore wind hub…

Wilhelmsen Acquires 50% of NorSea Wind

Jun 05, 2019

Norway-based global maritime industry group Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has announced the acquisition of a 50% stake of NorSea Wind and it’s subsidiaries to expand its offerings in the the renewable wind energy market.NorSea Wind, founded in 2016 as a subsidiary of  Norsea Group…

Moray Offshore Open to OWF

Jun 04, 2019

Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL), which is established to develop offshore wind generation,  has announced intention to open consultation on the development of offshore wind on the remainder of its zone in the Outer Moray Firth.In 2010,…

Beatrice OWF Hits Output Record

Jun 03, 2019

Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) said that its  offshore wind farm (OWF) in the Moray Firth has produced 587.9MW of capacity, which represents the highest output from renewable sources in Scotland to date.Turbines at the windfarm this week reached their capacity of 588 megawatts…

16 GW Floating Offshore Wind by 2030

May 31, 2019

More than 16 GW of floating offshore wind to be installed globally by 2030, said a new report. There are more than 1.4 GW of offshore wind auctions Planned in 2019 following a strong showing of 3.3 GW in 2018.Quest Floating Wind Energy‘s latest…

Rhode Island Approves Power Deal for New OWF

May 30, 2019

The developers of a new offshore wind farm Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind and Eversource said that their power contract has been approved by Rhode Island regulators.'Rhode Island regulators has approved a 20-year power-purchase agreement with DWW Rev I…

Global OWP Market to Grow 18% by 2023

May 29, 2019

Global offshore wind power market size will grow by over USD 17 billion during 2019-2023, at a CAGR close to 18%, said Technavio report.Due to rapid urbanization and industrialization across the world, there has been significant growth in the global demand for electricity…

Microsoft, Eneco Sign Energy Pact

May 26, 2019

Microsoft will purchase 90 MW from the massive 731.5 MW offshore wind project, Borssele III/IV, from Dutch sustainable energy company and wind farm developer Eneco.Eneco will provide Microsoft’s datacenters with green power for 15 years starting in 2022…

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…

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