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Minesto inks Subsea Riser Products order

May 05, 2016

Swedish wave energy firm Minesto has entered into a supplier agreement with Subsea Riser Products (SRP), within which Minesto has ordered a modified version of SRP’s product Rocksteady for its tidal energy power plant Deep Green. Delivery is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017…

OTC16: Wind powered water injection feasible

May 03, 2016

Wind powered water injection is a technically feasible project for suitable fields, according to the results of a joint industry project (JIP), revealed at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston today.  The DNV GL-led WIN WIN JIP would also be capable of meeting performance targets…

Statoil enters German wind market

Apr 25, 2016

Statoil has entered into the German offshore wind market, through a 50% acquisition of the Arkona offshore wind farm. Statoil and E.ON also announce the final investment decision on the 385 MW project. The estimated total investment for the project will be in excess of US$1…

Siemens wins Baltic wind farm order

Apr 25, 2016

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation, and commissioning of 60 direct-drive offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 6MW. The customer for the project is a consortium between the German power provider E.ON, based in Essen…

Atlantis eyes Indonesia tidal energy project

Apr 21, 2016

Tidal energy firm Atlantis is looking to form a joint venture to develop a 150MW tidal stream site off Indonesia.  The firm is joining forces with SBS, a privately owned international marine, subsea and renewable energy developer, which…

Class approval for floating turbine

Apr 15, 2016

Classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation. WindFloat is designed by Principle Power and consists of a ballasted floating platform which supports a multi-megawatt wind turbine generator…

Houlder in Rampion wind farm tool delivery

Apr 07, 2016

Houlder delivered the first of two offshore pile upending tools for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm development, off the UK’s Sussex coast. Image of Houlder's offshore pile upending tools, from Houlder…

Fugro completes EOWDC site work

Apr 04, 2016

Fugro has completed offshore works undertaken in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) at Aberdeen Bay, Scotland. The geotechnical site investigation took place at 11 turbine locations to assess the seabed…

Aqualis lands Race Bank gig

Mar 30, 2016

Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by A2SEA to perform engineering consultancy services for its offshore wind farm installation work at the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm offshore the UK. Aqualis…

BOEM approves wind energy research facility off Virginia

Mar 24, 2016

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced its approval of the first wind energy Research Activities…

Statoil to launch Batwind

Mar 21, 2016

Statoil’s Batwind, a new battery storage solution for offshore wind energy, will be piloted in the world’s first floating wind farm, the Hywind pilot park off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Batwind illustration…

Fugro lands DONG Walney survey

Mar 14, 2016

DONG Energy has appointed Fugro to perform offshore pre-construction surveys at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the UK’s Cumbria coast. The pre-construction and engineering survey will provide detailed information to the Walney Extension project team…

DONG picks UK trio for Race Bank

Mar 10, 2016

DONG Energy has placed contracts with three UK firms for the array cables at its 580 MW Race Bank offshore wind farm, off coast of Norfolk, England. The array cables for Race Bank will be supplied by JDR from its base in Hartlepool. The…

DONG splits Hornsea wind park in four

Mar 08, 2016

DONG Energy has reached an agreement with The Crown Estate to reconfigure the Hornsea zone as part of the Round 3 offshore wind development zones.   Following its acquisition of the remainder of the Hornsea zone from Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Financial Services in 2015…

Boskalis to buy VolkerWessels units

Mar 07, 2016

Dutch firm Boskalis has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire offshore activities from VolkerWessels. Under the offer, Boskalis will acquire maritime and offshore wind energy related activities of VolkerWessels, namely VBMS, Stemat and VSI (Volker Stevin International)…

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