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Thistle Wind Partners Win 2GW Worth of Offshore Wind Option Areas in Scotland

Jan 17, 2022

Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium of DEME Concessions (Wind) NV (42,5%), Qair Marine SAS (42,5%), and Aspiravi International NV (15%), had been awarded 2GW worth of option areas in Scotland’s highly competitive ScotWind seabed leasing process…

Scottish Offshore Wind Sale Nets Nearly $1B with Shell, BP Among Winners

Jan 17, 2022

BP, Shell, and utility Iberdrola were among the winners of seabed rights to develop Scottish offshore wind projects, in an auction that raised nearly 700 million pounds ($958 million) for public spending.Competition for offshore wind sites has…

Offshore Wind: First Steel Cut for IWS Fleet's Construction Service Operation Vessel

Jan 17, 2022

Norway-based offshore shipowner IWS Fleet said Monday that the first steel had been cut in China for its Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV).The steel cutting ceremony was held at the China Merchants Heavy Industry facility in Jiangsu…

ScotWind: Iberdrola's ScottishPower, Shell to Develop 5GW of Floating Wind Power in Scotland

Jan 17, 2022

ScottishPower, part of the Spanish renewables firm Iberdrola, and Shell have secured joint offers for seabed rights to develop large-scale floating wind farms as part of Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing. The partners have won two sites…

Ørsted, Falck, BlueFloat Win Rights to Build Large Floating Wind Farms in Scotland

Jan 17, 2022

Ørsted, Falck Renewables, and BlueFloat Energy have won the seabed rights off the northeast coast of Scotland to an up to 1GW floating offshore wind site. This will be Ørsted’s first large-scale floating wind development project anywhere in the world…

ScotWind: SSE, Marubeni, CIP Win Rights to Construct 2.6GW Floating Wind Farm

Jan 17, 2022

As part of Crown Estate Scotland's ScotWind seabed leasing round, the SSE Renewables-Marubeni-CIP partnership has secured rights to 858 square kilometers of seabed that will support the development of a new giant floating offshore wind farm offshore Scotland…

Floating Energy Allyance Secures Rights to Build 1GW Floating Wind Farm Off Scotland

Jan 17, 2022

The Floating Energy Allyance, comprising of BW Ideol, Elicio, and BayWa r.e. has secured the rights to develop a floating offshore wind farm with an approximate capacity of 1GW off the northeast coast of Scotland through Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing round…

ScotWind: BP, EnBW Win Bid to Build 2.9GW Morven Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 17, 2022

BP and EnBW have been awarded a lease option off the east coast of Scotland to develop a major offshore wind project — to be named Morven. The award was made in the highly competitive ScotWind leasing round, the results of which were announced by Crown Estate Scotland today…

DSME Orders Huisman Crane for Eneti's Second WTIV

Jan 17, 2022

Dutch crane builder Huisman has signed a contract with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) for the delivery of another 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC). The deal follows a previous order, in July last year…

Kongsberg Propulsion for Norwind Offshore's New Vessels

Jan 17, 2022

Norwind Offshore, a new offshore wind-focused ship-owning company recently established in Norway by Farstad, Volstad, and Kleven, will install Kongsberg equipment to its two new Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs), to be built by VARD…

Vietnam Firm Launches $220M Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 17, 2022

Vietnam's leading renewables firm Trung Nam Group has launched its first offshore wind farm amid the Southeast Asian country's drive for clean energy, the company said on Monday.The 5 trillion dong ($220.17 million) farm in the southern province…

Equinor, BP Hit Key Milestone for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Jan 14, 2022

Equinor and BP on Friday announced the finalization of the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 offshore wind projects.Empire Wind…

Hellenic Cables Delivers Inter-array Cables for Dominion Energy's CVOW Project

Jan 14, 2022

Hellenic Cables has completed cable manufacturing and loading for shipment, as part of the contract with the U.S. renewables firm Dominion Energy for the partial supply of inter-array cables for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project…

German Energy Regulator Approves Network Capacity Plan Until 2035

Jan 14, 2022

Germany has agreed plans for the country's power grid stretching out until 2035, the energy regulator said on Friday, as Europe's largest economy exits nuclear, cuts back on coal, and makes way for more renewables.The authority, called the Bundesnetzagentur…

BOEM Preparing Draft EA for Future Offshore Wind Operations in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 14, 2022

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has this week said it is preparing a draft environmental assessment (EA) to consider the impacts of potential offshore wind leasing in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.The area that will…

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