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UK: Eleven-I and Innvotek Join Offshore Wind Robotics Challenge

Jun 07, 2021

Two UK-based firms have been awarded an opportunity to develop and showcase their innovative robotic solutions with GE Renewable Energy and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.Eleven-I and Innvotek have both successfully applied to a robotics innovation call…

Edda Wind Lands Dogger Bank Wind Farm Contract for Newbuild CSOV

Jun 03, 2021

Offshore wind vessel firm Edda Wind said Wednesday it had won a contract to support the commissioning and construction of the first two phases of the giant Dogger Bank wind farm in the UK.'Edda Wind and Dogger Bank Wind Farm have agreed on a new contract for the newbuild CSOV Edda TBN C490…

Awind's Newbuild Vessel to Support Construction of Dogger Bank Wind Farm

Jun 02, 2021

Norwegian-based Awind has secured a charter contract for its first “walk-to-work” Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.The contract at what will become the world's largest offshore wind farm will start in the second quarter of 2023…

Headwinds: Offshore Wind will Take Years to Carry Factory Jobs to U.S.

May 27, 2021

When U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration approved the country’s first major offshore wind farm this month, it billed the move as the start of a new clean energy industry that by the end of the decade will create over 75,000 U.S. jobs.Industry executives and analysts do not contest that claim…

GE Researchers Unveil 12 MW Floating Wind Turbine Concept

May 24, 2021

GE researchers are working on a project to design and develop advanced controls to support a 12-megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind turbine, in an effort to enable larger, more powerful turbines to be installed deeper waters unlocked by floating wind technologies…

GE, Toshiba Bringing Giant Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbine to Japan

May 14, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker GE Renewable Energy has signed a deal with Japan's Toshiba Energy Systems to localize crucial manufacturing phases of GE's giant 12-14 MW Haliade-X offshore wind turbine and to support the turbine's commercialization in Japan…

LDD to Deliver Grouting Services at Saint-Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm

May 13, 2021

Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), an Acteon company specializing in marine drilling and grouting services, has signed a contract to deliver grouting services for DEME Offshore’s installation of foundations at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm off the coast of the Guérande Peninsula…

Dogger Bank – Who's Who in the World's Largest Offshore Wind Project

Apr 28, 2021

Dogger Bank is not simply an offshore windfarm project, it is THE offshore windfarm project. Dogger Bank is an offshore wind farm site in the UK North Sea that will, once fully built, be the world's largest and most innovative. Here Offshore…

Favorable Offshore Winds Blowing from the Biden Administration

Apr 06, 2021

As part of his Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad (EO 14008)—issued on the first day he took office—President Biden made significant commitments to renewable energy. These commitments include collaborating with…

Keel Laid for Jan De Nul's Giant Offshore Installation Unit

Mar 25, 2021

Offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has informed that the keel-laying ceremony was held in China for its offshore installation vessel Voltaire. The vessel will, once delivered, be able to install the world's largest offshore wind turbines…

GE to Hire 300 Workers at Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing Site in France

Mar 16, 2021

GE Renewable Energy plans to recruit 300 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France, in 2021. 'Every new hire will go through an intensive training program at the factory's ‘Center of Excellence' to learn wind turbine blade manufacturing processes…

GE to Open Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Construction Facility in UK

Mar 11, 2021

GE Renewable Energy said Wednesday it would open a new blade manufacturing facility in Teesside in the North East of England. GE's subsidiary LM Wind Power plans to set up and operate this plant which will be dedicated to the production of its 107-meter- long offshore wind turbine blades…

Eni Officially Enters Giant Offshore Wind Project in UK

Feb 26, 2021

Italian oil and gas company Eni has completed the acquisition of a 20% stake in total in the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind projects in the UK, which are part of the world's largest offshore wind project in development.As previously reported…

Aibel, Hitachi ABB Power Grids Win Dogger Bank Phase 3 Deal

Feb 17, 2021

Aibel and Hitachi ABB Power Grids have secured contracts to deliver the offshore platform and associated transmission link for the third phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the Dogger Bank in the UK.The Dogger Bank wind farm(s)…

Vestas to Launch Giant 15MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Feb 10, 2021

Danish wind turbine builder Vestas has introduced a giant 15 MW offshore wind turbine - V236-15.0 MW- joining GE's and Siemens' 'bigger is better' party.Vestas said the new turbine will have the world’s largest swept area exceeding 43,000 m2…

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