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Seaplace's CROWN Spar Floating Wind Platform Concept Gets DNV Nod

Mar 24, 2021

Spanish ship design and offshore engineering company Seaplace has won a DNV Statement of Feasibility for its CROWN Spar offshore wind floating platform concept.DNV said that its Statement of Feasibility verifies new concepts and opens the door…

Bourbon to Install TetraSpar Floating Wind Turbine Offshore Norway

Mar 23, 2021

Offshore vessel operator Bourbon Subsea Services has won a contract with TetraSpar Demonstrator ApS, to manage the transportation and installation of the 3,6 MW Floating Wind Turbine prototype, off Norway.'This new turnkey stage includes project management…

UK: Equinor's Floating Wind Farm Sets New Record

Mar 23, 2021

Norwegian energy company Equinor said Tuesday its Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm in the UK has, for the third consecutive year, reached the highest average capacity factor for any wind farm in the UK.With an average capacity factor of 57…

DNV to Support Construction of Taipower's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 23, 2021

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has signed a USD 17.7 million (NOK 150 million) contract to be the 'Owner’s Engineer' for Taipower Offshore Wind Project Phase II (Changhua Phase II) in Taiwan. It is the largest offshore…

Offshore Wind Webinar: A Look Into the Emerging US Market

Mar 19, 2021

Join speakers from ABB, Lloyd’s Register, Equinor and World Energy Reports as we explore why 2021 is the year for offshore wind in the United States.WHEN: Thursday,  March 25, 2021, 11 a.m. EDT (US).REGISTER NOW!From eight turbines for 42MW of capacity at the end of 2020…

Ørsted Starts Offshore Construction at 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Mar 19, 2021

Denmark-based offshore wind installation company Ørsted, said Friday it was kicking off full-scale offshore construction activities of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan.Ørsted said it would start laying export…

Vattenfall Finds First Buyer for Hollandse Kust Zuid Power

Mar 18, 2021

Swedish power company Vattenfall has signed its first power contract for the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid, located in the Dutch North Sea.Under the contract, Air Liquide will purchase 100GWh of electricity per year from the wind farm located off the Dutch coast…

Northstar Partners with Laredo Offshore to Support US Offshore Wind

Mar 17, 2021

New Jersey-based Northstar Marine announced Wednesday it is gearing up to support emerging offshore wind development projects in the Northeast U.S., having recently acquired a pair of specialized support vessels and formed a partnership with with Laredo Offshore Services…

Iberdrola Enters 600MW Seihoku-oki Offshore Wind Project in Japan

Mar 17, 2021

Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola has added another offshore wind project to its Japanese portfolio as it has agreed with Cosmo Eco Power and Hitz to jointly develop the 600MW Seihoku-oki wind project in Aomori prefecture, in the northwest of the country…

Crowley, ESVAGT Partner to Service the US Offshore Wind Industry

Mar 16, 2021

U.S.-based Crowley and Danish shipping company ESVAGT are teaming up to build and operate purpose-built, Jones Act vessels to support the emerging U.S. offshore wind energy market.As the U.S. offshore wind industry continues to gain momentum at pace…

Offshore Wind Delays: Scotland Could Lose Billions, Scottish Renewables Warns

Mar 16, 2021

Continued disruption to Scotland’s offshore wind sector risks the loss of billions of pounds of long-term investment and the country's 'vital 2045 climate change target,' Scottish Renewables, a body representing interests of the Scottish renewable energy industry has warned…

Climate Change: $131 Trillion Clean Energy Investments Needed to Avert Catastrophe, Report Says

Mar 16, 2021

Planned investment in clean energy must increase by 30% to a total of $131 trillion by 2050 to avert catastrophic climate change, with the need to massively scale up hydrogen production particularly acute, according to a study published on Tuesday…

Bechtel, Hexicon in UK Floating Wind Team-up

Mar 15, 2021

Engineering and construction firm Bechtel is partnering with windfarm developer Hexicon to demonstrate innovative twin-turbine floating offshore wind technology for large-scale floating power generation projects off the coast of the U.K. 'The…

RWE Beefs Up Stake in UK Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 12, 2021

Renewable energy company RWE has increased its share in the Rampion offshore wind farm in the UK.The company said Friday it had taken over a further 20% stake in the wind farm from E.ON, meaning RWE, which has been the operator of the wind farm already…

VIDEO: Diverse Marine Delivers Offshore Wind CTV to Turner Iceni

Mar 12, 2021

UK-based workboat constructor Diverse Marine has delivered the offshore wind crew transfer vessel ‘Iceni Valour’ to Turner Iceni.'The vessel arrived successfully ahead of schedule in North Wales, to commence her 10-year charter in the Liverpool Bay area…

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