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'Largest Ever' Offshore Wind Financial Close Reached for World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

18 hours ago

Equinor and SSE have announced a financial close on the first two phases of the world's largest offshore wind farm project - the Dogger Bank in the UK North Sea.Dogger Bank wind farm is a joint venture between SSE Renewables, who are leading the construction of the offshore wind farm, and Equinor, who will operate the 3.6GW project during its lifetime of at least 25-years. When completed, Dogger Bank will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm…

Tokyo Gas Joins Chiba Offshore Wind Partnership

Nov 25, 2020

Japan's largest provider of city gas Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. has joined the joint venture established by Shizen Energy Inc. and Northland Power Inc. in 2019 for the development of offshore wind projects in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, the partners announced Wednesday…

Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Jacket Transport Completed

Nov 25, 2020

On November 25, 2020, MV Hawk discharged her final jacket foundation for the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm.OHT’s heavy transportation vessel carried its second load of 10jackets from Lamprell’s fabrication site in Hamriyah, UAE, arriving at the Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth on November 12…

SATH Floating Wind Concept Gets EC Funding Infusion

Nov 25, 2020

Saitec Engineering won $2.9m funding by the European Commission 'Blue Economy Window' call, funding that will help to further develop its Offshore Floating Wind energy concept.Funding for the SATHScale project will allow to address the challenge…

Olympic, Safeway Team Up for Offshore Wind Farm Gig with JDR

Nov 24, 2020

Offshore vessel owner Olympic Shipping and gangway provider Safeway are cooperating on the Sandbank wind farm project off Germany, under a contract by subsea power cable provider JDR Cables.Olympic Shipping's multi-purpose offshore vessel Olympic…

Damen Delivers Crew Supply Vessel to Total Offshore

Nov 24, 2020

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards has delivered a Fast Crew Supplier 1204 to Total Offshore B.V. a little over a month after the vessel was ordered.The crew transfer vessel is the first in the Total Offshore fleet. The company will use the FCS 1204…

Power Purchase Deals Signed for World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 24, 2020

SSE Renewables and Equinor, partners in the development of the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm complex in the UK North Sea, have signed 15-year offtake Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for the first two phases of what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm…

Ørsted Plans to Build 1.6GW Offshore Wind Projects Near Incheon, South Korea

Nov 24, 2020

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted on Tuesday said it would develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6GW off the coast of Incheon City. Ørsted said its projects in Incheon could provide clean energy to 1…

NKT Selected as Preferred Cable Supplier for European Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 23, 2020

Power cable supplier NKT has been selected as the preferred turnkey supplier for a high-voltage offshore wind farm project in Europe, the company said Monday, without sharing the identity of the client.As the main contractor, NKT will deliver…

RCG Appoints Floating Wind Expert

Nov 23, 2020

Advisory company Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has appointed floating offshore wind specialist Dan Kyle Spearman to lead its global floating offshore wind practice.'As floating offshore wind will be a key renewable energy technology in the energy transition to net zero carbon emissions…

Seacat Services Orders Two Crew Transfer Vessels

Nov 23, 2020

UK-based offshore wind farm support vessel operator, Seacat Services has ordered two more Chartwell 24 crew transfer vessels.The two vessels – to be named Seacat Sceptre and Seacat Sovereign – are designed by Chartwell Marine, and will be the…

RWE Sells 49% Stake in Humber Gateway Wind Farm for $863M

Nov 23, 2020

Renewable energy giant RWE has agreed to sell to Greencoat a 49% stake in the Humber Gateway wind farm offshore the UK for GBP 648 million ($863 million). 'The disposal is part of RWE’s capital rotation program and the proceeds will be used to finance further growth in the renewable energy business…

Video: In Offshore Wind, Size Matters

Nov 20, 2020

The offshore wind industry has made great strides to become a cost-competitive option for grid and off-grid energy solutions. And today, the industry is growing faster than ever before, both in the well-established European market and in newer ones such as in China…

SeaMar Group Nets Long-Term Charter with MMT in U.S. Offshore Wind Space

Nov 20, 2020

Swedish marine survey company MMT has awarded a long-term contract for SeaMar Group's Deep Helder offshore support vessel.To contract comes following the recent six-month deal previously awarded for the vessel for work on the east coast of the U…

ORE Catapult Invests in Innovative Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing Facility

Nov 20, 2020

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, UK-based innovation center for offshore renewable energy, is looking to lower costs and speed up the production of the wind turbine blade designs of the future with investment in a prototype blade manufacturing facility…

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