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Vattenfall Sells Stake in First Dutch Offshore Wind Farm to Partner Shell

Mar 31, 2021

Energy giant Shell has taken over full control over the Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm in the Netherlands, buying out Vattenfall from the NoordzeeWind joint venture.Offshore wind farm Egmond aan Zee started operating in 2007, supplying electricity to more than 100…

MP Quantum to Deploy Ocean Sun's Floating Solar Tech in Greece and Cyprus

Mar 30, 2021

Ocean Sun, a Norway-based developer of floating solar technology, has signed an agreement with MP Quantum Group to deploy Ocean Sun's floating solar solution in Greece and Cyprus.Børge Bjørneklett, CEO and founder of Ocean Sun said: “We are…

Money, Time and Politics: How Pemex's Wings got Clipped on Production Goals

Mar 30, 2021

Shortly before taking office late in 2018, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed to boost crude oil production at Mexican giant Pemex by nearly half, following more than a dozen years of decline.The ambitious goal of increasing the state-run company's oil output from 1…

Scottish Renewables Names Energy Transition and Supply Chain Manager

Mar 30, 2021

Scottish Renewables, Scotland's renewable energy industry association, has created a new role aimed at strengthening the renewable energy industry’s voice in the transition to a net-zero energy system.The organization’s new Energy Transition…

Ørsted and NOAA Ink Data Sharing Agreement

Mar 29, 2021

NOAA and offshore wind development company Ørsted have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to share physical and biological data in Ørsted-leased waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction. NOAA, said the MOA is the first of its kind with an offshore…

OHT Sees Uptick in Demand to Transport Offshore Wind Equipment to China

Mar 29, 2021

Oslo-listed Offshore Heavy Transport has said it has recently experienced an uptick in demand for the transportation of offshore wind equipment to China.'OHT’s fleet of semi-submersible heavy transportation vessels have been busy transporting offshore wind equipment to China…

Australia's MMA Offshore Scores Offshore Wind Hat-trick in Taiwan

Mar 29, 2021

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has secured three new contracts in the offshore wind market in Taiwan.The contracts are for the vessels MMA Pride, MMA Crystal, and MMA Responder.'These three contracts, with firm periods totaling 270 days…

Aker Offshore Wind, Hexicon Exploring Floating Wind Options in Sweden

Mar 29, 2021

Norway's Aker Offshore Wind and Swedish firm Hexicon have signed an agreement to jointly explore and realize floating wind opportunities offshore Sweden, that could generate 'several gigawatts' of renewable power.'The two companies have agreed…

Sembcorp Marine, GE Firm Up $826M Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Contract

Mar 29, 2021

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine and GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions have secured a firm contract from RWE Renewables for the supply to supply the high voltage direct current (HVDC) electrical transmission system for the Sofia offshore wind farm…

Subsea 7 Forms Floating Wind JV with Simply Blue Energy

Mar 29, 2021

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 has entered into a joint venture with Ireland-based marine developer Simply Blue Energy, to further develop its Salamander floating wind farm concept, off the northeast coast of Scotland.'Salamander…

European Investment Bank Grants $412M Loan for French Offshore Wind Farm Project

Mar 26, 2021

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a €350 million (~$412 million) credit line to a consortium building a wind farm off the coast of Courseulles-sur-Mer in France. This financing, granted to the consortium made up of EDF Renouvelables…

Ashtead Technology Creates Role to Push Renewables Drive

Mar 26, 2021

Subsea services and technology contractor Ashtead Technology has created a new role to head up its increasing activities in renewable energy.For this Ashtead Technology appointed Scott Stephen to oversee and enhance its service offering to support the global renewables market…

UK: Offshore Wind Industry to Support Almost 70,000 Jobs by 2026

Mar 25, 2021

The UK offshore wind industry could create more than 69,800 jobs by 2026, a significant increase compared to today's 26,000, according to research published by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC).According to OWIC, most of the jobs will…

RWE Sanctions Development of 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 24, 2021

Renewables giant RWE has taken the Financial Investment Decision on its 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK, its largest offshore wind project to date. The project will feature the largest ever offshore wind turbines.RWE said the project…

Damen, MO4 In Pact to Further Digitalize Offshore Wind Ops

Mar 24, 2021

Dutch Damen Shipyards Group has teamed up with technology firm MO4 specializing in offshore motion prediction, to take a step towards the digitalization of offshore wind farm operations. 'This strategic alliance pairs Damen’s Triton monitoring platform with MO4 motion forecasting knowledge…

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