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Belgian Firms Unveil Harsh-environment Offshore Floating Solar Tech

Mar 08, 2023

The Belgian companies DEME, Tractebel, and Jan De Nul on Wednesday introduced a new harsh-environment offshore floating solar technology called SEAVOLT.According to the three firms, SEAVOLT technology (patent pending) can withstand harsh offshore conditions while creating large surfaces that are protected from the waves. 'The modular design allows for easy adaptation to different sites and demands…

New England Offshore Wind Auction Draws Multiple Bidders

Mar 27, 2024

Several offshore wind developers bid in a combined Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island offshore wind solicitation on Wednesday, including units of European energy firms Iberdrola and Orsted.The U.S. offshore wind industry is booming so far this year…

US Offshore Wind: Down but Not Out

Mar 01, 2024

“The winds of change are blowing wild and free.” – Bob DylanIn the U.S. offshore wind industry, developments over recent months have placed an exclamation point on the word “wild”. Yes, the wind still blows “free”, but mounting challenges have…

Deep Wind and Hydepoint Partner Up for Offshore Wind Hydrogen Production

Jan 31, 2024

Norway-based company Deep Wind Offshore has entered into collaboration with Hydepoint to explore offshore hydrogen production from offshore wind.The two companies will work together to explore best possible integration of offshore wind and hydrogen…

Offshore Wind Vessels Charging Study Gets Underway in Irish Sea

Jan 23, 2024

Maersk’s offshore vessel-charging venture Stillstrom has launched a collaborative study with EnBW and BP, the developers of the Morgan and Mona offshore wind farms, to assess the viability of integrating offshore charging solutions for service and crew transfer vessels for the two projects…

MMA Offshore Expands Fleet with 2016-Built Vessel "Offshore Solution"

Nov 09, 2023

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has acquired the vessel “Offshore Solution” to supplement its multi-purpose support vessel fleet. The Offshore Solution is a 2016 European-built, 54-meter, DP-2 multi-purpose support vessel fitted with two deck cranes…

Tugdock and Salamander Offshore Wind Team Up to Accelerate Floating Wind Energy Development

Sep 28, 2023

UK-based company Tugdock has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Salamander floating offshore wind farm to collaborate on innovation for floating offshore wind energy in Scotland.Tugdock, based in Cornwall, UK, has patented marine buoyancy…

Octopus Energy Dives into Norwegian Offshore Wind Market with Deep Wind Offshore Partnership

Sep 07, 2023

Deep Wind Offshore, a Norwegian offshore wind developer, said Thursday that that Octopus Energy would become a co-owner of the company together with the existing industrial owners Knutsen OAS, Haugaland Kraft, and Sunnhordland Kraftlag.Deep Wind Offshore…

BOEM Announces Three Final Wind Energy Areas Offshore Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia

Aug 01, 2023

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Monday announced three final Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.These areas, BOEM said, were developed following extensive engagement and feedback from states…

INTOG: Salamander Signs Exclusivity Agreement for 100 MW Floating Offshore Wind Project

May 23, 2023

Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group, and Subsea7, has signed an exclusivity agreement as part of Crown Estate Scotland’s Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round.The 100 MW Salamander floating offshore wind project…

French Gov't Selects Corio, Qair JV for Two Offshore Wind Tenders

Mar 27, 2023

The French government has selected Energies du Méridien, a new offshore wind consortium comprising Corio Generation and Qair, to take part in upcoming offshore wind project tenders totaling about 2.5 GW.French Directorate General for Energy…

WFO Launches Offshore Wind to Hydrogen Committee

Oct 26, 2022

World Forum Offshore Wind said Wednesday it had launched new Offshore Wind to Hydrogen Committee chaired by DNV’s hydrogen segment lead Magnus Killingland.'World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) and its members believe that hydrogen production from…

RWE, Latvenergo Team Up to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Latvia

Sep 16, 2022

Renewable energy firm RWE and Latvia state-owned electric utility company Latvenergo have partnered up to develop, construct and operate offshore wind projects off the Latvian coast. 'The equal partnership represents a strong combination of experience and expertise in offshore wind development…

American Offshore Services Hires Romano as Vessel Superintendent

Aug 15, 2022

American Offshore Services said it has hired Michael Romano as vessel superintendent focused on new building and operations as the Massachusetts-based crew transfer vessel owner/operator ramps up to support America's burgeoning offshore wind industry…

UK Renewables Subsidies Auction to Support Record 11 GW of New Capacity

Jul 07, 2022

Britain's latest subsidy auction to help support new renewable energy projects awarded contracts to projects capable of generating a record 11 gigawatts (GW) of electricity, the government said on Thursday.The 11 GW of clean energy capacity…

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