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Congress Passes Bill Supporting Jones Act Enforcement in Offshore Wind

Sep 27, 2020

The U.S House of Representatives passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act (H.R. 4447) aiming to reform U.S. energy policy and authorize significant investment in the transition to greater use of low-carbon energy.The legislation, which addresses a wide range of energy topics and initiatives, includes an amendment by Congressman John Garamendi (D-Calif.) which would enforce Jones Act requirements for all offshore wind development…

Total to Spend $3B a Year on Renewables

10 hours ago

France's Total on Wednesday said it would hike its annual investments in renewable energy and electricity by 50% as it cuts its reliance on oil and aims to become a major low-carbon power producer.Faced with gloomy long-term prospects for oil demand…

VIDEO: Power On at Two Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Turbines

11 hours ago

Dominion Energy and Orsted have brought online two offshore wind turbines, which are part of the 12-megawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project, offshore Virginia Beach, USA. 'We're excited that the two CVOW wind turbines are…

Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

12 hours ago

Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, is expanding its renewables fleet with a second cable lay vessel.The company, which has access to Subsea 7's pool of vessels, said Wednesday that the Seven Phoenix vessel would be converted…

Taiwan: First Steel Cut for 'Green Jade' Offshore Installation Vessel

17 hours ago

The first steel cutting ceremony was held in Taiwan Wednesday for the Green Jade DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan.The vessel has been commissioned by CDWE, a joint venture between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME…

Sumitomo, RWE Team Up in UK Offshore Wind Farm Project

Sep 29, 2020

Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corp said on Tuesday it had tied up with RWE AG for the German utility's 353-megawatt Five Estuaries offshore wind farm project in the UK, with an aim to start commercial operations in 2030.RWE said on Monday…

GIEK Banks on Renewable Energy

Sep 28, 2020

Wenche Nistad, CEO of the Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK) pulls no punches in assessing the appetite for investment in traditional offshore oil and gas today: “The money has disappeared; nobody wants to invest in oil and gas anymore…

SLPE to Design Foundations for Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 28, 2020

UK-based engineering company Sea and Land Project Engineering (SLPE) has won the bid for the provision of a wind turbine foundation concept design for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland, UK.The Inch Cape offshore wind farm project is being developed by Red Rock Power Limited subsidiary…

RWE Signs Deals to Expand Lease Areas of Four Offshore Wind Farms in UK

Sep 28, 2020

Renewables giant RWE has, together with its partners, signed agreements in the UK to expand the existing offshore wind farms Gwynt y Môr, Galloper, Greater Gabbard, and Rampion. The granted seabed leases comprise extension projects with a combined potential installed capacity of around 1…

OPITO Ventures into Renewables

Sep 28, 2020

OPITO, a UK-based skills and workforce body whose main focus has been offshore oil and gas - as its full name Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization suggests - is shifting its course and venturing into renewables.The organization…

OHT Starts Trading on Merkur Market

Sep 28, 2020

Offshore heavy transport and installation contractor OHT has been admitted to trading on Merkur Market in Norway under the ticker code OHT-ME.OHT, which apart from its traditional heavy lift and transportation business is increasingly shifting focus on offshore wind…

Offshore Installation Works Set to Kick Off at Ørsted’s Giant Hornsea Two Wind Farm

Sep 28, 2020

Offshore construction works are expected to begin next month at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two giant offshore wind farm project in the UK.Ørsted’s Hornsea Two wind farm will surpass its predecessor Hornsea One by generating 1.4 GW of electricity once complete in 2022…

Maersk Supply Service, Ørsted Working on Offshore Charging Buoy

Sep 28, 2020

Danish offshore vessel specialist Maersk Supply Service and its compatriot offshore wind developer Ørsted have teamed up to test a prototype offshore charging buoy.The buoy will act as a safe mooring point and a charging station for vessels…

OHT set for Merkur Market Debut

Sep 25, 2020

Shares of Offshore Heavy Transport, a maritime heavy lift and transportation company with growing involvement in the offshore wind space, will start trading at Norway's Merkur Market on Monday, September 28.The shares have been approved for…

Denmark Launches Tender for Its Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 25, 2020

Denmark on Friday launched the tendering process for what will be its largest offshore wind farm - Thor.Thor will have a capacity of 800-1000 MW when it is fully installed and connected to the grid, which is expected to happen by 2027, at the latest…

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Total to Spend $3B a Year on Renewables

Total to Spend $3B a Year on Renewables

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VIDEO: Power On at Two Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Turbines

Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

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Husky Energy Completes Liuhua 29-1 Gas Project Offshore China

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