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Tekmar Energy to Protect Cables at Two Offshore Wind Farms in China

Feb 17, 2021

Tekmar Energy has said it has won contracts to provide cable protection systems for two offshore wind farm projects located in the coastal province of Guangdong in southeast China.Under the contracts with unnamed clients, Tekmar Energy will…

Unique Floating Wind Turbine Set for Middle East Debut

Feb 17, 2021

The Middle East might soon be home to a unique floating wind turbine project led by a group of European companies. Namely, unlike the other floating wind projects currently developed or being worked on, aimed purely at producing electricity…

Iberdrola Looking to Spend $1.2 B on 'Industrial-scale' Floating Wind Farm

Feb 16, 2021

Energy group Iberdrola plans to spend more than 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on an industrial-scale floating wind power farm off the Spanish coast if it secures help from a fund that seeks to lift Europe out of a coronavirus recession.The…

2020 Was a Record Year of Offshore Wind Investments, RCG Says

Feb 15, 2021

The global financial investment for offshore wind capacity set records in 2020, with total capacity investment as well as cash amount earmarked surpassing that of 2018, the previous record year, according to The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG)…

Jumbo Delivers Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm Goods

Feb 09, 2021

Dutch heavy lift and transportation firm Jumbo has recently completed the transportation part of what is the company's largest-ever job - the Transportation and Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.Jumbo said Tuesday it had mobilized its heavy lift vessels…

BP, EnBW Picked as Preferred Bidders for 3GW Offshore Wind Leases in Irish Sea

Feb 08, 2021

British oil major BP and its partner EnBW, an energy company from Germany, have been selected as preferred bidders for two 60-year advantaged leases in UK’s first offshore wind leasing round in a decade.The partners have been selected as preferred…

Pipe Laying for Nord Stream 2 Restarts in Danish Waters

Feb 07, 2021

The consortium behind the Russia-led Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline has resumed laying pipes in the waters of Denmark, it said on Saturday, despite mounting pressure on the project from Washington.Construction of the link, which would double…

U.S. to Monitor Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Activity, State Dept. Says

Feb 04, 2021

The United States will monitor activity to complete or certify the Nord Stream 2 pipeline intended to transport Russian natural gas to Europe and, if such activity takes place, will make a determination on sanctions, the U.S. State Department spokesman said on Wednesday…

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline: 'We won't meddle in Germany's energy choices,' French FM says

Feb 03, 2021

France will not put pressure on Germany about its plans for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to pump more Russian gas to Europe, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.A junior French minister said this week that Europe should consider…

Dutch End Exclusive Talks with Germany over TenneT Grid Stake Sale

Feb 03, 2021

The Dutch government said on Tuesday that talks on Germany taking an equity stake in grid company TenneT have stalled over the question of which would control the company's German subsidiary.Talks with Germany are continuing but no longer on an exclusive basis…

Siemens Gamesa: Biden Election a Boost for U.S. Wind Industry

Feb 01, 2021

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa on Friday said U.S. President Joe Biden's promise to tackle climate change had boosted the industry's prospects, identifying more openings for itself in an American market transformed by his election.Prior to Biden's victory…

Denmark: First Turbine Installed at Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 27, 2021

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall has informed that the first wind turbine has been installed at its Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish sector of the Baltic Sea.'On 27 January, the tower, nacelle, and blades were installed for the…

Biden Sees Nord Stream 2 Pipeline as 'Bad deal' for Europe

Jan 27, 2021

President Joe Biden believes the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline is a 'bad deal for Europe' and his administration will be reviewing restrictions on the project included in a bill that passed during the Trump administration, the White House said on Tuesday…

Study: Green Hydrogen Imports Feasible Solution for Belgium's Climate Efforts

Jan 27, 2021

A study published Wednesday by the Belgian hydrogen import coalition – a collaboration between DEME, ENGIE, Exmar, Fluxys, Port of Antwerp, Port of Zeebrugge, and WaterstofNet – has found that importing green hydrogen from abroad is is both…

Stena Drilling Finds UKCS Work for Stena Don Semi-sub

Jan 25, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling has signed a drilling contract for its Stena Don semi-submersible drilling rig with the oilfield services giant Petrofac.Stena Drilling said in a social media post on Monday that the drilling operations were due to start in July…

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