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National Grid Seeks Approval of Revolution Wind

Feb 17, 2019

National Grid, which provides power to Northeastern United States, filed for regulatory approval of a 20-year contract for energy from a new offshore wind farm – Revolution Wind.Revolution Wind is a next-generation 400-megawatt offshore wind…

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

Feb 17, 2019

The first turbine of the 1,218-MW Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm in the North Sea, the world’s biggest such facility, has been installed and is now generating power.Matthew Wright, UK managing director of Danish energy group Ørsted A/S, described…

SeaMade Consults Waves Group on Offshore Wind Farms

Feb 17, 2019

Belgian offshore wind developer SeaMade NV has selected Waves Group to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor services for the construction of two Belgian sector offshore wind farms, Mermaid and Seastar.'We are currently providing Marine Warranty Surveyor services for the installation of foundations…

Welcon to Build World's First TetraSpar Foundation

Feb 17, 2019

Denmark’s Welcon has received the order to produce the first TetraSpar floating offshore foundation for a consortium comprising Shell, Innogy and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies.We are very proud to be involved in this exciting project, which…

Equinor Lines Up Floating Wind in S.Korea

Feb 15, 2019

Equinor and South Korea's state-owned National Oil Corporation (KNOC) will explore opportunities to develop commercial floating offshore wind farms in South Korea, the Norwegian company said on Friday.South Korea aims to reduce its dependence on nuclear and coal power…

Consortium Buys Veja Mate Offshore Wind

Feb 14, 2019

A consortium led by asset manager Commerz Real AG, WPD Invest, KGAL and IKEA franchisee Ingka Group will acquire an 80% stake in the 402-MW Veja Mate offshore wind park in the German North Sea.Veja Mate offshore wind park in the North Sea  is…

Offshore Wind: Good Supply, Growing Demand

Feb 13, 2019

In its 2019 “Annual Energy Outlook” the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that electric generation from renewables (wind, solar, hydro) will go from 500 billion KWh in 2018 to 1500 billion KWh in 2050, just 30 years from now…

Europe Offshore Wind Capacity Up 18% in 2018

Feb 12, 2019

Europe installed a total of 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of new offshore wind capacity in 2018, an 18% increase which takes the region to a total capacity of 18.5 GW.According to new figures published this week by the region’s wind energy trade body, WindEurope…

Denmark Rethinks Offshore Project

Feb 10, 2019

The Energy Board of Appeal has cancelled and withdrawn the part of the construction licence for the Vattenfall's Vesterhav Syd Offshore Wind Farm concerning assessment of environmental impacts, with a view to renewed processing by the Danish Energy Agency (DEA)…

Ørsted Sells Half of US Offshore Wind Assets

Feb 10, 2019

Denmark’s Ørsted is selling a 50% stake in a portfolio of offshore wind assets to New England utility Eversource Energy, for about $225 million.'Ørsted and Eversource have been partners in the Massachusetts Bay State Wind offshore wind project and with this announcement…

European Offshore Wind Capacity up 18%

Feb 07, 2019

Europe installed 2.6 GW of new offshore wind energy capacity in 2018, according to statistics released by the European Wind Energy Association, WindEurope. That translates to a 18% increase in Europe’s offshore wind capacity.According to WindEurope…

Naval Energies Enters 3D Realm

Feb 07, 2019

French marine contractor Naval Energies  deploys the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to develop new offshore floating wind turbines for wind farm projects and Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) solutions to value deep water resourcesNaval Energies will use the ‘Designed for Sea’ application…

France's First Offshore Wind Project Launched

Feb 06, 2019

Offshore wind service provider LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group, a leading international marine and engineering consulting firm, has successfully overseen the launch of France’s first offshore wind project.LOC Renewables supplied marine warranty surveying services (MWS) across the project…

Offshore Wind Energy Market to Grow 20%

Feb 05, 2019

Global offshore wind energy market was valued at $2,727 thousand in 2019, and is expected to reach $11,334 thousand by 2025, registering a CAGR of +20% from 2019 to 2025, said a study.The global offshore wind energy market has been set blazing…

Contract Awarded for Hywind Tampen

Feb 05, 2019

Gulen Industrial Harbour in Sogn og Fjordane county has been awarded the contract for assembly site for the floating Hywind Tampen wind turbines before they are transported to the field in the North Sea.No work will commence prior to an investment decision for Hywind Tampen…

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