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Siemens Gamesa Wind Turbines for Saint Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm

May 29, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received the firm order from Ailes Marine, an affiliate of Iberdrola, for 62 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines for 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm.SGRE said…

Turbine Foundations Shipped for Virginia Offshore Wind Farm

May 27, 2020

The first foundations for Dominion Energy's Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind pilot project have been shipped from Germany to Canada for eventual installation 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va.On March 31, the foundation components for…

Northern Offshore Services, SEA O.G Form CTV JV for U.S. Offshore Wind Space

May 27, 2020

Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) and SEA O.G have entered into an agreement to provide marine services and CTV operations to the offshore wind industry in the United States.The partnership will combine the forces of N-O-S, the crew transfer vessel operator in Europe…

UK: All-Energy Event Postponed Again

May 26, 2020

UK’s renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference All-Energy and the co-located Dcarbonise 2020, are now scheduled to take place on Wednesday 4 - Thursday 5 November at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow. The events were originally scheduled for 13-14 May 2020…

SMD Delivers Pre-Lay Plow to Boskalis

May 20, 2020

U.K.-based manufacturer Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) said it handed over a purpose-built pre-lay plow to marine service providers Boskalis, for use at Ørsted’s offshore wind farm Hornsea Two.The multifunctional pre-lay plow will be used to…

Iberdrola to Enter $8B Offshore Wind Project in UK

May 20, 2020

Iberdrola will enter a 6.5 billion pound ($8 billion) offshore wind project in Britain's renewable auction next year, the company's offshore wind head told Reuters.Britain, the world's largest offshore wind market accounting for around 40% of global capacity…

U.S. Tops List of Most Attractive Countries for Renewables Investments. Overtakes China

May 19, 2020

The United States has overtaken China as the most attractive country in the world for renewables investment and the global clean energy sector is expected to bounce back quickly despite the coronavirus pandemic, research showed on Tuesday.In…

OWC Sets Up Shop in Japan

May 18, 2020

International offshore wind consultancy and advisory firm OWC (Offshore Wind Consultants) has said it will set up an office in Tokyo to support the fast-growing offshore wind market in Japan.'The Japanese government has announced big ambitions…

ESVAGT Delays Investments, Cuts Salaries

May 12, 2020

Danish offshore vessels owner ESVAGT will cut executive and staff pay, and delay investments in response to the low oil prices and the COVID-19 pandemic.Peter Lytzen, the CEO of the company that provides emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV) and service operation vessels (SOV)…

Denmark's Vestas Breaks Wind Turbine Installation Record, Woodmac Says

May 11, 2020

Danish wind farm turbine builder Vestas became the first wind turbine manufacturer to install more than 10 GW of wind capacity in a single year (2019), according to new analysis from Wood Mackenzie.The Danish OEM’s grid-connected capacity of 11…

WindEnergy Hamburg Postponed Due to Covid-19

May 07, 2020

WindEnergy Hamburg, a large international trade fair focused on the offshore and onshore wind industry, will be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.The organizers said Thursday that the event, originally scheduled to take place in Hamburg…

Liebherr: Broken Hook Cause of Orion Crane Collapse

May 06, 2020

The article was updated to include a statement by a Deme spokesperson who said that the Orion delivery would be delayed following the accident.Following last week's crane collapse on offshore installation vessel Orion at Liebherr's yard in Rostock in Germany…

HydroWing, Tocardo Working on Tidal-Energy-to-Hydrogen Project

May 06, 2020

UK-based HydroWing and Dutch tidal energy developer Tocardo are working on a solution that will convert tidal energy into hydrogen, store it and offload it - similar to an FPSO in the oil and gas industry - to overcome the intermittency as well as the transportation issues…

Van Oord to Install Saint-Brieuc Wind Farm Foundations

May 06, 2020

Dutch offshore contractor Van Oord has won a contract for installation and transportation of components for the offshore wind farm development in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, France.Under the contract awarded by the wind farm developer Ailes Marines…

Vestas Posts Operating Loss, Hit by Higher Costs

May 06, 2020

Leading wind turbine maker Vestas posted an unexpected first-quarter operating loss despite strong sales and a healthy order book, weighed down by project delays as well as higher costs that were partly down to the COVID-19 pandemic.But the…

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