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Ørsted, PGE Complete Offshore Wind Farm JV Deal in Poland

May 07, 2021

Poland's biggest power group PGE and Denmark's Orsted have finalized a deal to jointly develop two offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea, PGE said on Thursday.Under the terms of the deal, Orsted bought 50% in each of two PGE units developing two offshore projects totalling 2…

Irish Gov't Grants Funding for Micropiling Tech for Offshore Wind Applications

May 06, 2021

Irish companies Mincon Group plc and Subsea Micropiles along with research centers at the University of Limerick and University College of Dublin are working on a low-cost, environmentally 'sympathetic' micropiling technology aimed at the offshore wind industry…

Equinor, Vaargroenn in Floating Wind Farm Partnership

May 06, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor and Italian rival Eni plan to collaborate on development of floating wind farms in the North Sea as part of their expansion within renewable energy production, the companies said on Thursday.The Norwegian government has earmarked two areas in the North Sea for up to 4…

Siemens Energy Lowers Sales Expectations for 2021

May 05, 2021

Siemens Energy, which supplies turbines to the power sector, on Wednesday lowered the upper end of its target range for 2021 sales, hurt by weaker-than-expected demand, project delays, and the ongoing coronavirus crisis.Revenues are now expected to grow 3-8% in the year to September…

Eco Wave Power Set to Install Wave Energy Tech in Port of Jaffa as Sea Wall Works Near Completion

May 05, 2021

Swedish wave energy development company Eco Wave Power said Wednesday it was nearly done with the wall reinforcement works, meant to enable the installation of floaters on the sea wall of the Port of Jaffa, Israel.The works so far have included…

Siemens Gamesa to Deliver Wind Turbines for Full 1,044 MW Hai Long Offshore Wind Projects

May 05, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured, subject to final contract awards, more work in Taiwanese offshore wind space.The company was back in November 2019 announced as a preferred supplier of offshore wind turbines for Hai Long 2A (300 MW) project…

Poland Awards CfD for Equinor's, Polenergia's 1440 MW Offshore Wind Projects

May 05, 2021

Norway's Equinor said Tuesday that Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) announced Equinor and Polenergia’s Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III offshore wind projects in Poland were awarded contracts for difference (CfD) under the first phase of Poland’s offshore wind development scheme…

X1 Wind Set to Deploy PivotBuoy Floating Wind Tech in Canary Islands

May 04, 2021

Barcelona-based floating wind technology developer X1 Wind is gearing up to deploy its PivotBuoy floating wind technology in the Canary Islands after completing the assembly and load-out of a fully functional prototype. The aim of the tech is…

European Commission Approves $480M Danish State Aid for Renewable Electricity Production

May 04, 2021

The European Commission on Tuesday approved 400 million euros ($480.12 million) Danish state aid supporting the production of electricity from renewable sources, according to a statement.'This Danish scheme will contribute to substantial reductions in greenhouse emissions…

Van Oord Starts Installing Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm Foundations

May 03, 2021

Dutch offshore installation services company Van Oord has started the installation of the first of 62 jacket foundations for Iberdrola's Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm project in France, using its upgraded Aeolus vessel.The wind farm is located 16…

Report: BP Looking to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Scotland

May 03, 2021

BP Plc is preparing to bid for the rights to build wind farms off Scotland, The Times reported early on Monday.BP Chief Executive Officer Bernard Looney told The Times the firm was looking at bidding in the forthcoming Crown Estate Scotland…

BOEM Reviewing Revolution Wind Project

Apr 30, 2021

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said it has begun its environmental review of the 880-megawatt (MW) Revolution Wind offshore wind project of the U.S. East Coast.The agency on Thursday announced a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare…

Siemens Gamesa Lowers Earnings Outlook

Apr 30, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa warned on Friday it could earn less this year than previously expected, trimming 700 million euros ($842 million) off the top end of previous revenue guidance.The leading producer of offshore generators now expects full year revenue of 10…

University of Aberdeen, Total, Launch Energy Transition Scholarships

Apr 28, 2021

Energy company Total is funding £46,400 in scholarships for Masters programs at the University of Aberdeen related to the energy transition.The scholarships—which begin in September this year and include one each across the University’s MSc…

Vattenfall Shortlisted for 1 GW French Offshore Wind Tender

Apr 27, 2021

France has shortlisted Swedish utility Vattenfall and its two partners to bid in a tender to develop an offshore wind farm with a capacity of about 1 gigawatt (GW) off Normandy, the company said on Tuesday.Vattenfall and its partners - German…

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