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Van Oord Orders WTIV for 20MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Oct 01, 2021

Dutch marine and offshore services company Van Oord has ordered a new offshore wind turbine installation vessel that will be able to install next-generation wind turbines of up to 20MW. The vessel will be built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard in China…

European Investment Bank Grants €500M Loan to Offshore Wind Farm Developer Ørsted

Sep 30, 2021

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has secured a €500 million (~$580M) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB).EIB said the loan was to support Ørsted's increased capex program on renewable energy projects, and the conclusion of the Borssele 1 & 2 wind farms off the Dutch coast…

SSE, Pacifico Energy Team Up to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Japan

Sep 29, 2021

UK-based renewables firm SSE Renewables will, together with the Japanese renewable energy developer Pacifico Energy, form a joint venture firm that will explore offshore wind project development in Japan.As part of the agreement, SSE Renewables…

TotalEnergies, Partners Bid to Build 2GW Offshore Wind Farm West of Orkney

Sep 29, 2021

TotalEnergies, a French oil major working to increase its involvement in the renewable energy industry, has with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and Scottish developer RIDG, announced their bid for an offshore wind project in an area west of the Orkney Islands…

TotalEnergies to Boost Renewables Spend. Plans $1.5B Share Buyback

Sep 28, 2021

TotalEnergies plans to buy back $1.5 billion of its shares in the fourth quarter and boost its investment in renewable energy with the help of high oil prices, the French energy major said on Tuesday.'TotalEnergies is confident in its ability to combine energy transition and shareholder return…

UK Gov't Joins Floating Wind Development Center

Sep 28, 2021

The UK government has joined the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWC0E) as a strategic partner, through its Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).The center's…

UK: JDR to Build $176M Subsea Cable Manufacturing Plant

Sep 28, 2021

Offshore cable maker JDR Cable Systems on Tuesday announced plans for UK government-backed Northumberland-based manufacturing facility, creating 170 UK jobs.The subsea cable and umbilical supplier and servicer, part of the TFK Group, will open a  subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois…

Floating Dreams: Portugal Bets on Offshore Wind, Solar Farms

Sep 28, 2021

From a colossal wind farm floating amid choppy ocean waves to hundreds of solar panels on the surface of a dammed reservoir, Portugal is exploring innovative ways to boost renewable energy.Mass use of such projects may still be too pricey, but…

Havfram Set to Order Giant Wind Turbine Installation Vessel for U.S. Market

Sep 27, 2021

Norwegian firm Ocean Installer, best known for its subsea installation services in the oil and gas sector, in December 2020 changed its name to Havfram - Ocean Forward in Norwegian - saying the name change reflected the company's growing commitment to offshore wind…

Offshore Wind: Siemens Gamesa’s Service Business Nets One of Largest Deals in Its History

Sep 27, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa has secured an extension of the original contract term for servicing the 714 MW East Anglia ONE wind farm in the UK.Siemens Gamesa said the contract, among the biggest in Siemens Gamesa’s Service business unit’s history…

ABS Awards AIP for Ned Project's Hydrogen-ready WTIV Design Aimed for U.S. Offshore Wind Market

Sep 24, 2021

Classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted its Approval in Principle (AIP) to Ned Project Inc. for its hydrogen-ready wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) design.The NP20000X ULAM design is intended to be Jones Act…

World's Largest Floating Wind Farm Goes Online

Sep 22, 2021

The construction of the world’s largest floating wind farm Kincardine, in the UK, is now complete, marking the start of the long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed in 2018 between Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Ltd. (KOWL’s) joint venture and Statkraft…

Iberdrola Buys CIP Out of Two U.S. Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 22, 2021

Iberdrola has taken full control of two wind projects it has been developing off the U.S. coast with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), as part of a global ramp-up of its offshore business.The European wind power leader's U.S. unit Avangrid will pay $167…

HonuWorx, ORE Catapult Working on Ridley - Subsea Mothership for Offshore Wind ROVs, AUVs

Sep 20, 2021

UK-based technology developer HonuWorx and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult working to develop a submersible mothership that will 'make subsea robotics a sustainable and cost-effective solution for offshore wind farms.'The project…

German Food Retailer to Buy Electricity from Ørsted's Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 20, 2021

Germany-based food retailer REWE has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Ørsted to procure 100 MW of electricity from Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm which is set to become operational in 2025.The deal marks REWE Group’s…

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