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Have Your Say: Irish Gov't Invites Views on South Coast Offshore Wind Projects

Aug 02, 2023

The Irish government has launched a public information and engagement period seeking the views of local South Coast communities to help determine where future offshore wind energy developments may take place. This follows the publication of…

Iberdrola Raises 2023 Outlook After 21% Profit Increase

Jul 28, 2023

Spanish power company Iberdrola on Thursday raised its 2023 profit outlook for the second time after a strong performance in Europe and Britain drove a 21% increase in first-half net profit.The green energy giant is investing heavily in renewable capacity and network assets…

German Offshore Wind Capacity Up 3.1% in H1, Manufacturers Demand Law Amendments

Jul 26, 2023

Germany raised installed offshore wind capacity by 3.1% to 8,385 megawatts (MW) in the first half of 2023, industry lobbies said on Tuesday, demanding better revenue guarantees to maintain a build-out pace and ensure it will reach a 30,000 MW target by 2030…

Iberdrola Sells 49% stake in Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm to Abu Dhabi's Masdar

Jul 26, 2023

Spanish utility Iberdrola has sold a 49% stake in its 476 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm in German waters in the Baltic Sea to Abu Dhabi's Masdar for about 375 million euros ($414.5 million), it said on Wednesday. Iberdrola said that the deal…

Senesco Launches Jones Act CTV WindServe Genesis

Jul 21, 2023

Senesco Marine on Friday launched the new Jones-Act-compliant crew transfer vessel WindServe Genesis.WindServe Marine, a sister company to the North Kingstown, R.I. shipbuilder—both part of the Reinauer Group—will operate the CTV. The vessel…

British Royal Family to Receive Less from Crown Estate after Offshore Wind Boom

Jul 20, 2023

The British government said on Thursday it would cut the proportion of funds going to the royal family from the Crown Estate next year, after King Charles said he wanted bumper windfarm profits to go to the 'wider public good'. Each year, the…

European Duo Partners Up to Support Floating Wind Farm Development in Nova Scotia

Jul 20, 2023

Dutch firm SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest FPSO suppliers, has teamed up with Irish renewable energy firm DP Energy to pursue floating offshore wind energy opportunities off Nova Scotia with their now formalized new joint venture.The…

Wave-Wind Offshore Platform with Hydrogen: Floating Power Plant's SEAWORTHY Selected for EU Grant

Jul 18, 2023

Danish technology developer and integrator Floating Power Plant A/S said Tuesday it had been selected to negotiate a significant grant by the European Commission to support its SEAWORTHY project at the PLOCAN test site.SEAWORTHY is an acronym…

Orsted Opts Out of German Offshore Wind Auction over 'Record high prices'

Jul 13, 2023

Global offshore wind firm Orsted chose to exit a German seabed lease auction, its top executives said on Thursday, after the company expressed concerns about high prices.Germany on Wednesday announced the results of the tender for 7 gigawatts (GW) of capacity in the auction…

SeaRenergy Supports Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Jul 13, 2023

Offshore wind service provider SeaRenergy has won a contract with the Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea for two different service scopes. While SeaRenergy announced the news Thursday…

BP, Total Win in $14B German Offshore Wind Site Tender

Jul 12, 2023

Oil majors BP and TotalEnergies emerged as the winners in a 7 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind site auction in Germany worth 12.6 billion euros ($13.96 billion), highlighting the appeal of renewable assets across Europe.The move comes as European…

North Star Welcomes Caspar Blum as European Renewables Lead

Jul 12, 2023

UK-based offshore vessel operator North Star has appointed Caspar Blum to the newly created role of European renewables lead. Based in Hamburg, at the Hanseatic Trade Center at the Am Sandtorkai 74 building, he will be the main focal point for the business within the region…

Former BOEM Head Amanda Lefton Joins RWE

Jul 10, 2023

German energy company RWE announced it has hired Amanda Lefton as Vice President of Offshore Development, U.S. East.Lefton was previously Director of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) during a period of sigificant growth for the U…

Bernhard Schulte Offshore Orders Two Ulstein CSOVs

Jul 06, 2023

Germany-based Bernhard Schulte Offshore has awarded Norway's Ulstein Verft a contract for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) of the ULSTEIN SX222 design. The contract includes options for four additional vessels…

US Approves Construction for Orsted's Ocean Wind Project off New Jersey

Jul 05, 2023

The Biden administration on Wednesday approved construction of an offshore windfarm that will generate 1,100 megawatts of power from up to 98 turbines off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, becoming the third such project in the United States…

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