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Tidal Energy System Powers Up in Nova Scotia

Jun 13, 2022

A tidal energy system has officially powered up and is now delivering clean electricity to Nova Scotia’s power system, making it the first to deliver in-stream tidal power to the grid in Canada. “This marks an incredible milestone in our journey…

UK Offshore Wind Workforce Growing to Meet Demand -Report

Jun 13, 2022

The number of people working in the U.K. offshore wind industry is expected to surge following an expansion of the pipeline of projects at all stages of development over the past 12 months, according to a report published Monday by the Offshore Wind Industry Council…

Innovative CTV Launched for Seacat Services

Jun 13, 2022

A first-of-its-kind crew transfer vessel (CTV) has been launched by U.K. shipbuilder Diverse Marine for offshore crew transfer specialist Seacat Services.The multihull newbuild, Seacat Columbia, is the first BARTech30 CTV designed by BAR Technologies in partnership with Chartwell Marine…

Corio Generation Wants to Build 2.5 GW Wind Farm Offshore Victoria, Australia

Jun 10, 2022

Corio Generation, a recently established offshore wind branch of Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG), is planning a major new offshore wind project in Australia, named Great Eastern Offshore Wind.If approved for construction following ongoing…

Focus on Net-Zero: AREG to Launch Energy Futures Event in Aberdeen

Jun 09, 2022

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) said Thursday it would launch its first Energy Futures Conference and Exhibition on November 15, 2022, focused on latest technology developments and the fast pace of change required to reach net zero.According to AREG…

Vineyard Wind Taps ThayerMahan for Subsea Survey

Jun 08, 2022

Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc. and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), announced a partnership with autonomous maritime solutions company ThayerMahan for seabed and infrastructure…

DEME Offshore's Flagship Vessel Orion Installs First Monopile at German Offshore Wind Project

Jun 08, 2022

DEME Offshore's recently delivered flagship offshore installation vessel Orion has installed the first monopile at Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm site in the German Baltic Sea to the northeast of Rügen island. Arcadis Ost 1 is a 257 MW offshore wind project developed by Parkwind…

First Substation Installed at Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 08, 2022

The first of two offshore electricity substations was installed at the site of the project at Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, under construction 15km off the coast of Fife, Scotland.This milestone means NnG can be fully connected…

Seaway 7 Tapped for Seagreen 1A Offshore Wind Farm Work

Jun 07, 2022

Offshore wind installation contractor Seaway 7, part of Subsea 7, has been selected by Seagreen 1 Limited as a preferred supplier for the Seagreen 1A offshore wind project, offshore Scotland. Seagreen 1A lies adjacent to the existing Seagreen 1…

Ørsted, ATP Pen Deal with GlobalConnect to Make North Sea Energy Island "a cross-border digital hub"

Jun 07, 2022

Denmark-based offshore wind developer Ørsted and ATP, Denmark’s largest institutional investor, which want to build an energy island offshore Denmark have signed an agreement with digital infrastructure and connectivity player GlobalConnect…

World's Largest Floating Wind Farm: Norwegian Prime Minister Visits Turbine Assembly Site

Jun 07, 2022

Norwegian prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre on Tuesday visited Wergeland Base in Gulen in Vestland County, Norway, to see the construction of floating wind turbines for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm - the world's largest of the type.'Four…

BOEM to Conduct Environmental Review of First Proposed Offshore Wind Project in Maryland

Jun 07, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior said Monday that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) would conduct an environmental review of the first proposed wind energy project offshore Maryland, in line with the country's goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030…

Avangrid Appoints CEO

Jun 07, 2022

Pedro Azagra Blázquez has officially assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of Avangrid, a U.S. subsidiary of the Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola.Avangrid, which is building the first major offshore wind farm in the U.S., said that Azagra…

Masdar Wants to Develop 10GW of Wind, Solar, Hydrogen Projects in Azerbaijan

Jun 07, 2022

Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has signed agreements with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to develop clean and renewable energy projects in the country with a combined confirmed capacity of 4,000 megawatts (MW) as an exclusive concession…

China's Dajin to Build Monopiles for Moray West Offshore Wind Farm in UK

Jun 06, 2022

China's Dajin Heavy Industry has signed a binding contract for the construction and delivery of XXL monopiles for the 860MW Moray West offshore wind farm in the UK.According to Dajin, the XXL Monopiles will be 'one of the largest to be installed…

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