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RWE and Masdar Form 3GW Dogger Bank South Offshore Wind Pact

Mar 04, 2024

Masdar, the UAE’s clean energy powerhouse, has acquired a 49% stake in the UK Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind projects as part of the agreement with RWE.The partners will now jointly forge ahead with the delivery of these flagship projects. RWE, with a 51% stake, will lead development, construction and operation throughout the life cycle of the projects.Located in shallow waters in the North Sea over 100 km from the east coast of England…

Salamander Floating Wind Project Embarks on Marine Environment Study

3 hours ago

Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7, has partnered with two Scottish universities to investigate any potential impact of floating windfarms on marine ecosystems.The PREDICT 2.0 initiative forms part of a…

COWI Secures Pre-FEED Contracts for Two Scottish Offshore Wind Farms

4 hours ago

International engineering firm COWI has been awarded a contract by Thistle Wind Partners (TWP) -  a joint venture involving DEME, Qair and Aspiravi – to provide Pree-FEED study for Ayre and Bowdun offshore wind projects in Scotland.Under the contract…

American Offshore Services Takes Delivery of Its First CTV

Mar 04, 2024

American Offshore Services (A-O-S) has taken delivery of its first crew transfer vessel (CTV), Gripper, purpose built to support the U.S. offshore wind industry. The vessel is scheduled to be christened during an official ceremony later this month…

Ramboll to Support Development of Renewable Energy Hub in Adriatic Sea

Mar 04, 2024

Danish engineering group Ramboll has been selected by Italian company Agnes to deliver advisory and technical support for a 600MW offshore wind project in the Adriatic Sea, that will also feature floating solar units, battery storage and hydrogen production plant…

Nautical SUNRISE to Test 5MW Offshore Solar Plant at Dutch Wind Farm

Mar 04, 2024

Nautical SUNRISE consortium partners have launched the EU-backed project whose aim is to facilitate research and development of offshore floating solar systems and its components.The Nautical SUNRISE project, supported with $7.35 million of Horizon Europe funding…

Prysmian, Hitachi, BAM Get Cable and Converter Stations Contracts for UK Subsea Link

Mar 04, 2024

Eastern Green Link 2 (EGL2), a joint venture between SSEN Transmission and National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET), has awarded contracts for the development of ‘subsea electricity superhighway’ to Prysmian, Hitachi Energy and BAM.EGL2 will see the creation of a 525kV…

New Grid-Scale Offshore Wind-Solar Project Planned for Italy

Mar 01, 2024

SolarDuck, Green Arrow Capital and New Developments have agreed to collaborate on the development of a floating photovoltaic (PV) farm integrated with a floating offshore wind farm.The Corigliano offshore hybrid wind-solar farm will be located…

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…

New York Awards Equinor and Orsted New Offshore Wind Contracts

Feb 29, 2024

New York officials on Thursday awarded provisional contracts to two proposed offshore wind projects under a program meant to support the embattled industry and keep the state's clean energy goals on track.The state selected a planned 810-megawatt project…

Ørsted Installs All Offshore Wind Turbines for 900MW Projects in Taiwan

Feb 29, 2024

All 111 offshore wind turbines, forming Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms, have been installed offshore Taiwan.The developer behind the projects, Danish energy giant Ørsted, informed about the milestone in a social media post shared on February 29…

Odfjell Oceanwind Launches Foundations Production Unit for Floating Wind

Feb 29, 2024

Odfjell Oceanwind and Prodtex have established a joint venture for the manufacturing of foundations for floating wind turbines in an effort to address what is expected to become one of the biggest bottlenecks in scaling the floating offshore wind industry…

Orsted Appoints CFO, Head of Operations

Feb 28, 2024

Denmark's Orsted announced a new chief financial officer and head of operations on Tuesday as the world's largest offshore wind farm developer looks to bounce back from a string of losses and project cancellations.Rising inflation, interest…

RTS Wind Extends Blade Maintenance Contract for Belgian Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 28, 2024

RTS Wind, a specialist service provider in the renewable energy sector, has secured a multi-year framework agreement with C-Power to continue blade maintenance at Thornton Bank wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.The award is an extension that…

ClassNK Greenlights Multi-Functional Floating Wind Support Vessel Design

Feb 28, 2024

ClassNK has awarded an approval in principle (AiP) for the design of a multi-functional floating offshore wind farm support vessel (MFSV) developed by K Line Wind Service, together with Japan Marine United Corporation, and Nihon Shipyard.The…

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