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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…

SSE Merges Two Projects into 4.1GW Mega Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 17, 2021

UK-based renewable energy firm SSE Renewables has decided to merge two proposed offshore wind farms in Scotland into one 'super project development.'Berwick Bank and Marr Bank offshore wind farms, off the east coast of Scotland, have been brought…

EDF, Maple Power Partner Up with BW Ideol for Floating Wind Work in France

Sep 16, 2021

Oslo-listed floating wind tech developer BW Ideol has partnered up with EDF Renewables, and Maple Power, to cooperate on the design of the technical solution for the floating foundations in the context of France’s first commercial-scale floating wind tender…

Solstad Offshore Installs Subsea Cable for TetraSpar Floater

Sep 16, 2021

Solstad Offshore said Thursday its Far Sapphire vessel has completed the installation of the inter-array cable for the TetraSpar floating wind turbine in Norway.The TetraSpar floating foundation, fitted with an offshore wind turbine, was recently…

Vattenfall, Partners Prequalify for French Floating Wind Tender

Sep 16, 2021

Swedish power company Vattenfall has said it has, with partners wpd and BlueFloat Energy, prequalified for the upcoming 250MW floating offshore wind tender off the coast of South Brittany in France, the first commercial floating tender in France…

Vineyard Wind Secures $2.3 Bln Loan, Allowing Construction to Start

Sep 15, 2021

Vineyard Wind, which is on track to be the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, closed on a $2.3 billion loan and will begin construction in Massachusetts later this year, its owners said on Wednesday.The senior debt financing allows the project…

Harland & Wolff, Navantia, and Windar Target Joint Offshore Wind Work in UK

Sep 15, 2021

InfraStrata, a UK-based company that will soon be renamed Harland & Wolff, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Spanish companies Navantia and Windar to target specific fixed and floating wind projects primarily within the UK…

InfraStrata Proposes Name Change to Harland & Wolff

Sep 14, 2021

InfraStrata, the UK quoted company focused on strategic infrastructure projects and physical asset lifecycle management, has applied to Companies House to trade under the name Harland & Wolff Group Holdings plc.The company, which in 2019 bought Harland & Wolff…

How an Offshore Drilling Contractor Ended Up in the Renewables Business

Sep 14, 2021

A little over a year ago, Norwegian offshore drilling company Odfjell Drilling announced its entry into the offshore renewables space, through its investment in Oceanwind AS, a company working on developing harsh environment floating offshore wind turbines…

Ampelmann First to Deploy Motion-Compensated Gangway in China's Offshore Wind Sector

Sep 14, 2021

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed its first contract offshore China, to provide the A-type gangway to Guangdong Safety New Energy for the offshore wind works off Guangdong province. Ampelmann said it was able to secure this…

Siemens Gamesa Opens Offshore Wind Nacelle Assembly Plant in Taiwan

Sep 14, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated its new offshore facility in Taichung, Taiwan, the company’s first offshore nacelle assembly facility outside of Europe. The facility will now be starting regular operations…

DEME, Quair, Aspiravi JV Reveal ScotWind Bid

Sep 14, 2021

A consortium composed of DEME Concessions NV, Qair Marine SAS, and Aspiravi International NV called Thistle Wind Partners (TWP) has revealed its participation in Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind seabed leasing process. ScotWind is a seabed leasing round…

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