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Equinor to Increase Spending on Renewables. Oil Output Continues to Rise

Jun 15, 2021

Equinor will increase the share of investment it dedicates to renewable energy and so-called low-carbon solutions as it seeks to broaden its business, the Norwegian oil and gas producer said in a strategy update on Tuesday.The majority state-owned firm, under pressure from private investors as well as some members of Norway's parliament to show it can adapt to a low-carbon future, still expects to see rising oil and gas production in the medium term…

Poland Awards CfD for 1,2 GW Baltic Power Offshore Wind Project

Jun 15, 2021

Northland Power said Tuesday that Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office had awarded a contract for difference (“CfD”) for Northland and PKN ORLEN’s (“ORLEN”) Baltic Power offshore wind project.Under the 25-year contract, the project will receive…

Bilfinger Salamis, Sabik Offshore Team Up to Offer Offshore Wind Marking Service

Jun 15, 2021

Offshore operations, maintenance, and asset integrity contractor Bilfinger Salamis UK has partnered with Sabik Offshore to upgrade and retrofit offshore wind marking systems in the UK and northwest Europe.'Strengthening the company’s offshore wind operations and maintenance portfolio…

Swire Energy Services Becomes Major Shareholder of Wind O&M Tech Firm BladeInsight

Jun 14, 2021

Energy services provider, Swire Energy Services (SES) said Monday it had invested in Portugal-based wind O&M technology start-up, BladeInsight, becoming a majority shareholding, with options for further future investment.Founded in 2015 by André Moura…

Biden Administration Proposes Offshore Wind Lease Sale near NY, NJ

Jun 14, 2021

The Biden administration on Friday said it was seeking buyers for offshore wind energy leases in the shallow waters between Long Island and New Jersey as part of its effort to ramp up the share of offshore wind generation over the next decade…

BP, Aker, Statkraft in Norwegian Offshore Wind Team-up

Jun 14, 2021

Oil giant BP, working to reimagine itself and become a wider energy company, has joined Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind in a ‎consortium bidding to develop offshore wind energy in Norway.The partnership – in which bp, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind will each hold a 33…

RWE Kicks Off Construction of Massive 1.4GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 11, 2021

Offshore wind developer RWE said Friday it had started construction of its flagship 1.4 gigawatts Sofia offshore wind farm project in the UK. The Sofia is the largest project currently in construction across the company's entire renewables portfolio…

Halfway There: 50th Turbine Installed at Moray East Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 11, 2021

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's Blue Tern offshore installation vessel on Thursday evening at 22.40, installed the 50th Vestas V164-9.5MW turbine at the Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK,  which marked halfway point of the project.The first…

Kongsberg Maritime to Design, Equip Awind's New Offshore Wind Vessels

Jun 11, 2021

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has secured contracts with China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) to design and equip two construction service operation vessels (CSOV) for Awind AS.Awind AS is a Norway-based offshore ship owner and a subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions AS…

Topside Construction Starts for Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) Offshore Substation

Jun 11, 2021

Construction has started of the topside for the offshore transformer station to be deployed at the Hollandse Kust (west Alpha) wind farm zone offshore the Netherlands.The joint venture between ENGIE Solutions and Iemants (a subsidiary of Smulders) and…

Data & Design: The Twin Approach to Solving Subsea Cable Failure

Jun 10, 2021

In past decades, the UK has established itself as an underwater technology pioneer with 40% of the global market share. The North Sea oil and gas sector has fueled a great deal of this innovation to date. Still, as the energy transition accelerates…

Parkwind Taps JDR for Arcadis Ost 1 Subsea Cables

Jun 10, 2021

Offshore wind developer Parkwind has granted subsea cable manufacturer JDR a contract to provide, test, and terminate 33kV subsea cables for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany.JDR, part of TFKable Group, will supply the 45km of 33kV array cable that will connect the 27 wind turbines…

SeaMar's Deep Helder Vessel Deployed at Equinor's Beacon Wind Site

Jun 09, 2021

Dutch offshore vessel owner SeaMar has informed that its MV Deep Helder has been deployed by MMT on the 2021 export cable route surveys for the Equinor “Beacon Wind” offshore wind farm.SeaMar’s Deep Helder is supporting MMT on this renewable energy project during the Geophysical…

Gibb Group to Provide PPE for Vattenfall's 11 Wind Farms in UK

Jun 09, 2021

Energy firm Vattenfall has awarded Norfolk-based Gibb Safety & Survival, part of Gibb Group, a contract to provide protective clothing, safety, and survival equipment to keep workers safe across its eleven UK wind farms.Under the three-year contract…

Ørsted Joins Norwegian Offshore Wind Venture to Compete in Upcoming Bid Round

Jun 09, 2021

Ørsted, the world's largest offshore wind developer, has joined a consortium with Fred. Olsen Renewables and Hafslund Eco with the aim to compete in Norway's upcoming application round for offshore wind areas.'The Norwegian part of the North…

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