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Cost Reduction, Optimization: DNV Updates Floating Wind Turbine Standard

Aug 25, 2021

DNV has said it has updated its DNV-ST-0119 standard for floating wind turbine structures, to include 'numerous technical improvements' that allow the industry to further optimize floating wind turbine structures while maintaining a sufficient level of safety…

Crowley, Massachusetts Maritime Academy Setting Up Offshore Wind Training

Aug 24, 2021

Crowley Maritime Corporation and Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) said Tuesday they'd create a first-of-its-kind training and workforce development program dedicated specifically to the New England region’s offshore wind energy industry…

Xodus, BSG Launch Project in U.S. to Bring Offshore Wind Jobs to Underrepresented Groups

Aug 24, 2021

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus is teaming up with Browning the Green Space (BGS) coalition to create a workforce program aiming to increase the participation of underrepresented populations in the offshore wind industry across Massachusetts…

RWE to Reorganize Renewables Business. RWE Renewables CEO Resigns

Aug 23, 2021

German renewables giant RWE has decided to reorganize its renewables businesses to better meet its growth targets in the area of renewable energies. It said Monday that Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath, RWE Renewables CEO, has opted to leave the company…

Kansai Electric, RWE Studying Floating Wind Project in Japan

Aug 23, 2021

Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Co Inc and German utility RWE have agreed to jointly study the feasibility of a large-scale floating wind project off the Japanese coast, the companies said on Monday.Japan's offshore power market is expected…

North Star Renewables Secures $131M Loan to Build Offshore Wind Vessels

Aug 23, 2021

North Star Renewables, a North Star Shipping subsidiary established earlier this year to target offshore wind business opportunities, said Monday it had finalized a funding package of £96 million (around $131 million) to build its new renewables vessel fleet…

World's Largest: China's MingYang Launches 16MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Aug 20, 2021

China's MingYang said Friday it would launch one of the world's largest offshore wind turbines with the nameplate capacity of 16MW.The new MySE 16.0-242 is the world’s largest Hybrid Drive wind turbine, MingYang said.'Designed for high-wind IEC IB including typhoon-class IEC TC…

Cazeres to Head Longitude Engineering's U.S. Marine Renewables Push

Aug 20, 2021

Longitude Engineering, part of AqualisBraemar LOC Group (ABL Group), has appointed Nicolas Cazeres as managing director of its operations in the USA, overseeing the company’s growing activity in the local market, and in particular in the North American marine renewables sector…

Jan De Nul, JDR to Deliver Inter-array Cables for U.S. First Major Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 19, 2021

Belgium-based offshore installation firm Jan De Nul has won a contract to install  130 miles of inter-array cables for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in the U.S. The cables will be delivered by UK-based JDR Cable Systems, part of the TFKable Group…

iSURVEY to Provide Survey and Positioning Services for Nexans' Offshore Ops

Aug 18, 2021

Offshore power cable manufacturer Nexans has recently awarded iSURVEY a NOK 150 million (around $16,85 million) for survey and positioning services.Majority-owned by Norwegian private equity firm, Norvestor, iSURVEY will support Nexans’ offshore high voltage cable installation projects globally…

GEG, Proman to Build Renewables-to-Methanol Plant at Nigg Oil Terminal

Aug 17, 2021

UK-based Global Energy Group and Swiss-based integrated energy company, Proman have partnered up to develop a renewable power to methanol plant using local sources of captured CO2 to be located at the Nigg Oil Terminal in the Highlands of Scotland…

Floating Wind: TotalEnergies, GIG Get EBL in South Korea

Aug 16, 2021

TotalEnergies nad Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and have recently secured an electricity business license (EBL) for their floating offshore wind project located off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea.This is the first floating offshore…

Sembcorp Marine Completes Construction of Offshore Wind Substations for Ørsted

Aug 16, 2021

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine has completed the construction of substations for Ørsted's Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK.The two substations, the Offshore Substation (OSS) and Reactive Compensation Station (RCS), set off on a voyage to…

RWE CEO Doesn't Expect Large Renewables Deals in Next Few Years

Aug 12, 2021

RWE, Europe's third-largest renewables player, does not expect large deals in the sector in the next few years, its chief executive told journalists on Thursday after presenting first-half results.'I don't believe it because the market is growing so rapidly…

Offshore Wind Firms Ørsted, RWE See Results Affected by Weaker Wind Speeds

Aug 12, 2021

Ørsted and RWE, the world's two largest offshore wind players, both suffered from weaker winds in the first half, highlighting that profits in the booming industry remain tied to weather conditions.Denmark's Ørsted said it 'experienced significantly lower wind speeds than normal…

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