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Danish Firm Wants to Build 3GW Offshore Wind Farm in Australia

Aug 12, 2022

Denmark-based renewables company Copenhagen Energy has released details of a proposed offshore wind farm in Commonwealth and State waters north of Geraldton in Western Australia.The Midwest Offshore Wind Farm will comprise up to 200 turbines and six substations delivering 3GW of renewable electricity, enough to power three million homes and businesses, for up to 50 years. Based on the planned capacity…

EEW SPC Delivers 'Heaviest' Monopile for Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 12, 2022

Germany's EEW SPC has delivered a 1,421-tonne monopile for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, breaking its record for the heaviest monopile set six years ago when EEW SPC manufactured the 1302.5t monopile for the Veja Mate project at its Rostock site…

DEME Offshore's Flagship Vessel 'Orion' Installs Fécamp Substation

Aug 12, 2022

Belgium-based offshore installation firm DEME Offshore has installed the offshore substation of the Fécamp offshore wind farm, offshore France, using its new flagship vessel 'Orion.'The  DP3 installation vessel Orion is equipped with a 5,000-tonne crane…

HydrogenOne Invests in Thermoplastic Composite Pipe Maker Strohm

Aug 12, 2022

HydrogenOne Capital Growth, dubbed the first LSE-listed investment fund dedicated to clean hydrogen, has agreed to invest £8.4m (EUR 10m) in Strohm, a company manufacturing Thermoplastic Composite Pipes (TCP) for offshore energy applications…

ScottishPower Starts Work on East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 11, 2022

ScottishPower Renewables has started the onshore construction of its East Anglia THREE offshore windfarm, which will power around 1.3 million homes, it said on Thursday.East Anglia THREE, off the Suffolk coast in England, will have a capacity of 1…

Deutsche Windtechnik Wins 'Cluster' Subsea Inspection Work

Aug 11, 2022

Deutsche Windtechnik announced it has signed several contracts for underwater inspections at offshore wind farms in the North Sea and Baltic Sea. As part of a cluster campaign approach, more than 300 annual inspection reports will be generated…

Big Oil Set to Cash in On Trillion-dollar Offshore Wind Prize

Aug 11, 2022

By Akif Chaudhry, Principal Analyst, Corporate Research, Wood MackenzieNo longer in its infancy, offshore wind is a proven technology on course to play a key role in the decarbonisation of the global economy. Over the next decade, the industry will attract almost US$1 trillion in new investment…

Eidesvik Offshore to Manage DEME's Viking Neptun Construction Vessel

Aug 11, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore will manage the construction support vessel Viking Neptun it recently agreed to sell to DEME.The company has now signed a two-year ship management agreement with DEME under which Eidesvik will provide full technical management…

TotalEnergies, Corio Tap ODE as Owner’s Engineer for 1.5GW North Sea Wind Farm

Aug 11, 2022

Offshore Design Engineering Ltd (ODE) has won a contract to deliver Owner’s Engineer support to the pre-FEED stage of the 1.5GW Outer Dowsing offshore wind farm in the Southern North Sea. The Owner’s Engineer contract was awarded to ODE by Outer Dowsing Offshore Wind (ODOW)…

Ørsted Raises 2022 Outlook Despite Disappointing Offshore Wind Business Performance

Aug 11, 2022

Renewables firm Ørsted raised its full-year outlook on Thursday thanks to high power prices, after a disappointing showing in its offshore wind business led to weaker-than-expected second-quarter core earnings, which knocked its shares.Europe's power crunch…

California Sets Big Offshore Wind Targets

Aug 11, 2022

California on Wednesday set ambitious new targets for offshore wind development, saying turbines along its storied coastline would power some 25 million homes by 2050.In a unanimous vote, the five-member California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted a goal of 3…

Crown Estate Scotland Opens Process to Cut UK North Sea Oil and Gas Emissions

Aug 10, 2022

Crown Estate Scotland opened on Wednesday the registration window for an offshore wind leasing process that aims to lower emissions from Britain's North Sea oil and gas production.The public corporation's Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas…

Wood Thilsted Wins Offshore Wind Engineering Work in U.S.

Aug 10, 2022

Engineering consultancy Wood Thilsted has been appointed as a detailed design engineer for US Wind’s MarWin project, the company’s first offshore wind project to be constructed off the coast of Maryland, U.S..Apart from being responsible for the delivery of the detailed foundation design for MarWin…

Wind Turbine Maker Vestas Says Price Power Improving, Shares Jump

Aug 10, 2022

Wind turbine maker Vestas expects to deliver more positive results next year, its chief executive said on Wednesday, as high costs from raw materials and transport, which hit second-quarter results, are passed on to customers.Shares in Vestas…

Vietnam Needs $8B -$14B Power Investment a Year Through 2030 - minister

Aug 10, 2022

Vietnam will need investment of between $8 billion and $14 billion a year through to 2030 to develop new power plants and expand its grid, its deputy industry minister said on Wednesday.Of the amount, 75% would be spent on new power plants, with priority given to renewable sources…

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