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Siemens Gamesa Bags First Firm Offshore Wind Order in Japan

Aug 03, 2022

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy said it has been awarded an order from Green Power Investment for the 112-MW Ishikari offshore wind power project, marking the wind turbine manufacturer's first firm offshore order in Japan.The order includes 14 SG 8…

Ørsted Opens Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance Hub in Taiwan

Aug 03, 2022

Global offshore wind developer Ørsted inaugurated the Ørsted Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Hub. Located at the Port of Taichung, the O&M hub is the first operations facility with green design and the largest in…

X1 Wind's Floater Concept Ready for Testing

Aug 02, 2022

Technology developer X1 Wind said it has laid its dynamic cable clearing way for final installation of its fully functional floating wind prototype at the PLOCAN Test Site, in the Canary Islands.Having installed the modular concrete gravity anchoring system last spring…

Siemens Gamesa Makes Deeper Cuts to Profit View

Aug 02, 2022

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa lowered its 2022 profitability expectations even further on Tuesday and said it would remain negative through 2023, citing expensive raw materials, component failures and geopolitical uncertainty.The group cut its full-year core earnings margin forecast to minus 5…

Siemens Gamesa Weighs Around 2,500 Job Cuts

Aug 01, 2022

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa is considering cutting around 2,500 jobs, or about 9% of its total, to recover from losses that have prompted its main shareholder to launch a takeover, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.The cuts would reduce a workforce of some 27…

Cadeler to Install Foundations at Ørsted's Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 01, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation contractor Cadeler on Monday said it has signed an agreement with Ørsted for the installation of offshore foundations at the Hornsea 3 offshore windfarm, off the east coast of the U.K.Scheduled to begin in 2026…

US DoE Funds Marine Energy Projects

Jul 29, 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced $12 million for 12 hydropower and marine energy projects as part of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program.These small business-led projects…

New York Announces Third Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jul 27, 2022

New York is seeking renewable energy to power at least 1.5 million New York homes in its third offshore wind solicitation, Governor Kathy Hochul said on Wednesday, as the state ramps up development of the industry.Administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority…

First Foundations Installed at World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 26, 2022

The first monopile and transition piece have been installed at the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the U.K. North Sea, marking a key milestone for the construction of the world's largest offshore wind farm.The foundations, designed by Wood Thilsted…

CorPower Ocean Delivers First Commercial-scale Composite WEC H

Jul 25, 2022

CorPower Ocean has teamed up with composite machinery specialist Autonational and composite tank experts CPT Tankwell to  develop its first commercial-scale hull in Viana do Castelo (Portugal), using a custom-built machine, installed inside an environmentally controlled work cell…

UK Gov't Gives Green Light for Six Offshore Wind Projects

Jul 20, 2022

The UK government on Tuesday gave green light for six fixed offshore wind projects, with the potential to generate renewable electricity for more than 7 million households.The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy gave…

Scania to Power Patriot's New CTV

Jul 19, 2022

Engine manufacturer Scania announced it has been selected by Patriot Offshore Maritime Services to power its new 27-meter aluminum crew transfer vessel (CTV), chartered by Vineyard Wind for support of the construction and management of its commercial offshore wind project…

Olympic Orders Up to Four CSOVs from Ulstein Verft

Jul 13, 2022

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft AS said it has secured a contract from Norway-based Olympic to build two Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs), with options for two additional vessels.The vessels, which are based on the ULSTEIN…

Equinor's Hywind Tampen to Become World's Largest Floating Wind Farm in 2022, Despite Issues with 4 Turbines

Jul 13, 2022

Equinor's Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in Norway will become operational this year, becoming the world's largest floating wind farm, however, it will not be as big as planned, at least not in 2022, due to steel quality issues found in four of 11 turbines…

Two-thirds of New Renewable Power Cheaper than Coal in 2021 - IRENA

Jul 13, 2022

Almost two-thirds or 163 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable power capacity added last year had lower costs than the cheapest coal-fired power plants in G20 countries, a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) showed.Last year…

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