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VIKING Introduces Turbine Evacuation Kit

Apr 26, 2021

Quickly growing turbine numbers, installed in deeper waters offshore and farther out to sea are needed to serve accelerating demand for wind energy, but safety issues for such structures go beyond the feats of civil engineering making them possible…

Japan to Tackle Red Tape to Boost Renewable Energy

Apr 23, 2021

Japan plans to cut approval times for wind projects, open up abandoned farmland, boost grid capacity and other measures to slash red tape that has for decades impeded efforts to bring more renewable energy into the power mix.Actions to reduce…

Enabling America’s Offshore Renewable Energy Opportunity

Apr 22, 2021

Offshore wind (OSW) energy is a new focus for the U.S. under President Biden, who highlighted it in his January 27, 2021 Executive Order on climate. Since then, there have been several new supporting developments:Rulings by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP)…

VIDEO: Aker Solutions Wraps First Phase of the Hywind Tampen Foundations Construction

Apr 22, 2021

Norway's Aker Solutions has completed the first part of the construction of concrete foundations for what will be the world's largest floating wind farm - Equinor's Hywind Tampen.The first part of the construction was finalized this week at Aker Solutions’ yard in Stord…

Ørsted to Bid for Danish North Sea Energy Island

Apr 22, 2021

Wind farm developer Ørsted plans to submit a joint bid with Danish pension fund ATP to finance and build the world's first energy island in the North Sea.The artificial island, which will produce and store enough green energy to cover the electricity needs of 3 million European households…

Atlantic Wind Transfers Pursuing Integrated Management System Certification

Apr 21, 2021

Rhode Island-based owner and operator of crew transfer vessels (CTV) Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has engaged classification society DNV for the company’s integrated Management System Certification as it seeks to scale up in the U.S. offshore wind industry…

Mocean Puts Blue X Wave Energy Prototype on Display

Apr 21, 2021

Wave power technology developer Mocean Energy on Wednesday unveiled its Blue X wave energy prototype which will take to the seas in Orkney next month.The 20-meter long, 38-tonne wave machine has been fabricated in Scotland and will be deployed…

Amazon's Latest Renewables Push Includes 350MW Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Apr 19, 2021

Amazon on Monday announced nine new utility-scale wind and solar energy projects in the U.S., Canada, Spain, Sweden, and the UK, including an investment in a 350 MW offshore wind farm in Scotland.'The company now has 206 renewable energy projects globally…

Japan: Mitsui, Hokutaku Form Offshore Wind Turbine Maintenance JV

Apr 16, 2021

Japanese conglomerate Mitsui and the country's largest wind turbine maintenance company Hokutaku, have this week formed Horizon Ocean Management, Ltd. ('HOM') for the purpose of providing inspection and maintenance services for offshore wind turbines…

"Coal has to go," CEO of Poland's PGE Says

Apr 16, 2021

Coal has obviously to be scrapped as a power source, the CEO of the Polish group which owns the EU’s biggest carbon-emitting power plant said on Thursday, underscoring a policy shift in a country until recently wedded to coal to generate electricity…

MMA Offshore, Worley Team Up to Service Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Apr 15, 2021

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore and its compatriot Worley, an engineering and construction services company, are teaming up in pursuing opportunities in the offshore wind sector in Taiwan.'The collaboration is an exciting development…

Semco Maritime to Name Vattenfall's Wind Boss to the Board

Apr 15, 2021

Danish offshore energy services company Semco Maritime said Thursday that Gunnar Groebler would be nominated as a new board member of the company.With the appointment of Groebler, a German citizen who's worked for the Swedish power firm Vattenfall since 1999…

Shell to Produce Majority of Oil and Gas Reserves by 2050. Plays Down Stranded Assets Risk

Apr 15, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday the majority of its oil and gas reserves will be produced by 2050, playing down the risk of stranded assets as it prepares to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades.The disclosure is a rare…

Chevron, Moreld Invest in Floating Wind Tech Firm Ocergy

Apr 14, 2021

Oil major Chevron has, via its Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), entered the offshore wind arena through investment in Ocergy, a company developing floating offshore wind turbine foundation technology and environmental monitoring buoy.Ocergy…

DEME Offshore, Penta-Ocean form JV to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Japan

Apr 14, 2021

Belgium-based offshore installation company DEME Offshore and Japanese marine contractor Penta-Ocean Construction are forming a joint venture to focus on the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan. 'The new Joint Venture brings together…

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