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Tennet: Borssele Beta Platform Ready for Operation

Jul 31, 2020

Tennet's Borssele Beta offshore transformer platform for offshore wind farms Borssele III, IV and V in the Dutch North Sea is ready for use. 'Blauwwind (Borssele III & IV) and Two Towers (Borssele V) can connect the wind turbines to the high voltage grid one month earlier than planned…

Japan Aims at 10 GW Offshore Wind Capacity by 2030, up to 45 GW in 2040

Jul 31, 2020

The Japan Wind Power Association said on Thursday it aims to expand the country's offshore wind power installed capacity to 10 gigawatts(GW) in 2030 and 30-45 GW in 2040.Offshore wind power currently provides only a tiny fraction of Japan's electricity supply but is set to grow after a law…

ABS Updates Offshore Wind Guidance

Jul 30, 2020

Classification society ABS said it has updated its guides addressing both floating and bottom-founded offshore wind turbines.The revised guides incorporate updated industry best practices and industry feedback, lessons learned from a range of…

OHT Enters Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Business

Jul 30, 2020

Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT), a company specializing in, well, offshore heavy transport, has decided to diversify its offering and dive into the offshore wind turbine generator installation business.OHT said Thursday it had entered into a…

Siemens Gamesa Slashes 2020 Revenue Forecast on COVID-19 Impact

Jul 30, 2020

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa expects the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic will cut 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) from its sales revenue in the full year, the German-Spanish manufacturer said on Thursday.The company said the impact will be harsher than previously expected…

CrossWind Hires Van Oord for 759 MW Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Jul 30, 2020

Dutch offshore services giant Van Oord has won a construction contract for the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm from CrossWind.The contract follows the announcement on Wednesday that CrossWind, a Shell-Eneco JV, had won a tender to…

Shell, Eneco JV Wins Hollandse Kust Noord Wind Farm Tender

Jul 29, 2020

CrossWind, a joint venture Shell and Eneco, has won the tender for the subsidy-free offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust (Noord) in the Netherlands. The consortium plans to have Hollandse Kust (Noord) operational in 2023 with an installed capacity of 759 MW…

UK: Fugro Starts Site Survey at East Anglia Hub

Jul 28, 2020

Dutch offshore surveying services provider Fugro has started the geophysical survey phase of a large multidisciplinary site investigation contract for East Anglia offshore wind hub project in the UKThe contract with ScottishPower Renewables…

East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind Farm Project Complete

Jul 28, 2020

East Anglia ONE, a £2.5 billion offshore wind farm 43km off the coast of Suffolk, UK, has been completed, ScottishPower Renewables has informed.All 102 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines – situated 43km off the Suffolk coast – are now fully operational…

Geoquip Marine Supports US Offshore Wind Project

Jul 27, 2020

Switzerland-based offshore geotechnical engineering and drilling company Geoquip Marine said it has secured a contract to work on the development of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project being developed by Dominion Energy off the coast of Virginia Beach…

US Wind Farm Support Vessel Gets Bow Extension

Jul 27, 2020

A bow extension will allow Cape Henry Launch Services' workboat Delta Escape to push up against offshore wind turbines to support the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot program off Virginia Beach.Naval architecture and marine engineering firm DLBA…

UK's SSE Sticks to $9.4B Low-Carbon Spending Plan

Jul 16, 2020

British renewable power generator and network operator SSE Plc said on Thursday it will stick with plans to invest 7.5 billion pounds ($9.4 billion) in low-carbon projects over the next five years, and also maintain its dividend schedule.'Whilst…

Siemens Gamesa to Service Senvion Wind Turbines at TWB II Wind Farm

Jul 16, 2020

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will maintain offshore wind turbines at Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) wind farm, offshore Germany, under a five-year contract.SGRE said It is the first time for Siemens Gamesa to win an…

Palfinger's Cranes and Lifeboats for Østensjø Offshore Wind Vessel Fleet

Jul 15, 2020

Crane manufacturer Palfinger will equip Østensjø Group's new offshore wind support vessels with lifting solutions as well as lifesaving appliances.The vessels, to be built by Spanish shipyards Gondán Shipbuilders and Balenciaga Shipyard, have been ordered by owner Edda Wind/Østensjø Rederi…

Offshore Wind Spending Hits Record High, Despite Covid-19

Jul 14, 2020

The offshore wind industry had by far its busiest half-year ever for final investment decisions in 1H 2020, surpassing the full-year figures from 2019, according to the latest report from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).Offshore wind financings in 1H 2020 totaled $35 billion…

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