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Equinor Sticks to Renewables Profit Goal amid Bottlenecks and Competition

Dec 02, 2022

Norwegian energy firm Equinor's renewables business faces rising supply chain bottlenecks and strong rivalry for new projects, but will not compromise on its 4-8% investment return target, the head of the unit told Reuters.While still largely an oil and gas producer…

UK: ORE Catapult, NZTC Team Up to Help Power Oil & Gas Platforms with Floating Wind

Dec 01, 2022

The UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Net Zero Technology Centre said Thursday they'd examine potential pathways for the delivery of innovative floating offshore wind technology integrated with existing energy infrastructure…

New JV Eyes Floating Wind Projects in Sweden, Finland

Nov 30, 2022

Offshore wind developers Eolus and Simply Blue Group have created a joint venture, SeaSapphire, under which they plan to develop floating offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea. SeaSapphire is starting the early development of four commercial…

Thirteen Firms Team Up to Develop Next-gen Floating Wind Tech

Nov 30, 2022

Technip Energies is leading a 13-partner consortium that is working to roll out the next generation of floating wind technology 'for a competitive, more scalable and industrial deployment.'The initiative, called NextFloat, launched in Paris earlier this month…

The Future is Bright for Floating Wind in the U.S.

Nov 29, 2022

Intelatus’ director of research, Phil Lewis, discusses the promising future for floating offshore wind in the United States.

Mainstream, Maple Power to Bid for Celtic Sea Floating Wind Farm Rights

Nov 29, 2022

Mainstream Renewable Power ('Mainstream'), a renewable energy company majority-owned by Aker Horizons, and offshore wind developer Maple Power are jointly exploring the upcoming Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind Tender in the UK, which will be launched in 2023…

Shell, Hexicon JV Selects Vestas' 15MW Turbines for S. Korea Floating Wind Project

Nov 29, 2022

MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and Swedish floating wind technology developer Hexicon, has named the wind turbine maker Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1.3 GW MunmuBaram floating offshore wind project in South Korea…

DOF Charters Havila Phoenix CSV. Wins Contracts in Atlantic Region

Nov 28, 2022

Offshore vessel operator DOF Group is pleased to announce multiple new contracts in the Atlantic region and the long-term charter of the construction support vessel Havila Phoenix.In the Atlantic region, DOF said it had secured an Integrated…

Eidesvik Offshore Sells Viking Neptun CSV to DEME

Nov 28, 2022

Eidesvik Offshore, a Norwegian offshore vessel owner, has today completed the sale of the construction support vessel Viking Neptun to DEME.Gitte Gard Talmo, President & CEO of Eidesvik, said: 'The sale of Viking Neptun substantially improves our balance sheet…

Celtic Sea Cluster Launches Strategy to Maximize Floating Wind Tech Benefits for Wales and South West England

Nov 23, 2022

The Celtic Sea Cluster, formed last year Welsh Government and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership to help drive market creation for floating wind, has now launched its new Regional Strategy, outlining how Wales and South…

BV to Certify Floating Wind Farm in S. Korea

Nov 22, 2022

Bureau Veritas, a testing, inspection, and certification company, will work with the Korean Register (KR) to certify Bada Energy's Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm project in Ulsan, South Korea.Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm is a product of a partnership between Corio Generation…

Lhyfe and Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port In Pact to Develop Offshore Renewable Hydrogen

Nov 21, 2022

Green hydrogen firm Lhyfe has signed a partnership deal with Nantes - Saint Nazaire Port, France’s fourth largest seaport, to develop the offshore renewable sector and ramp up energy transition on the Loire Estuary.'Hydrogen is able to draw…

American Offshore Energy Launches Novel Floating Wind Turbine Design

Nov 18, 2022

American Offshore Energy (AOE) has this week announced novel patents in the floating wind turbine industry including a vertical axis wind turbine which, the company says, can be deployed quickly, and even submerged in the wake of a hurricane…

Equinor Selects COWI as Owner’s Engineer at South Korean Floating Wind Project

Nov 16, 2022

The Norwegian energy industry giant Equinor has awarded international engineering firm COWI a contract to serve as “Owner’s Engineer” for the Firefly floating wind project offshore Ulsan, South Korea. The Firefly project is located 70 km off…

'World's Largest': First Power Produced from Equinor's Hywind Tampen Floating Wind Farm

Nov 14, 2022

First power was produced from the first turbine at Equinor's floating wind farm Hywind Tampen in the Norwegian part fo the North Sea. The milestone was achieved at 12:55 CET on November 13. The power was delivered to the Gullfaks A platform in the North Sea…

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