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Iv Offshore to Design Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Substation

Jul 28, 2020

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms has awarded the early works contract to Iv-Offshore & Energy for the engineering of the offshore wind farm Sofia high voltage direct current (HVDC) platform.Once operational, the RWE-operated Sofia…

Xodus, E&E to Jointly Offer Offshore Wind Advisory Services in Japan

Jul 28, 2020

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus Group has partnered up Japanese consultancy E&E Solutions to deliver advice and analysis for the developing offshore wind market in Japan.E&E Solutions has the local market knowledge, including an extensive…

TenneT: German Offshore Wind Output Up 21.1%

Jul 27, 2020

Power production from German North Sea wind farms from January to June totaled 11.51 terawatt-hours (TWh), 21.1% more than in the same 2019 period, grid company TenneT GmbH said on Monday.TenneT, the largest operator of electricity grids in Germany and the Netherlands <IPO-TTH…

VIDEO: Offshore Wind Turbine Blade Knocks Off Jack-Up Vessel's Gangway

Jul 27, 2020

A video has emerged online showing a wind turbine blade knocking an offshore installation vessel's gangway into the sea.The incident happened on July 2, at the under-construction Otary-operated SeaMade wind farm offshore Belgium, with no injuries to personnel reported…

World’s First Semi-submersible Floating Wind Farm Now Online

Jul 27, 2020

WindFloat Atlantic, dubbed the world's first floating semi-submersible floating wind farm, is now fully operational and has started delivering electricity to the Portuguese grid in full capacity.The 25MW wind farm, consisting of three wind turbines…

Construction Kicks Off for Arcadis Ost 1 Offshore Substation Topsides

Jul 24, 2020

The construction of the upper part of the offshore substation for the Arcadis 1 Ost offshore wind farm has kicked off.The facility is being built at the former Lenin Shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. The news of the construction start was shared by Belgium’s high-voltage transmission system operator Elia…

Massachusetts Institutions Get Grants for Offshore Wind Workforce Training

Jul 24, 2020

Massachusetts' Baker-Polito administration has this week announced $1.3 million in grants to nine Massachusetts institutions and organizations to establish or expand workforce training and development programs that support the state’s emerging offshore wind industry…

Bluestream Nets Inspection Gig at Gemini Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 24, 2020

Dutch offshore and subsea services firm Bluestream has won more work at the Gemini offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.In a social media post on Thursday, Blueastream said it has won a contract for the inspection of above water support structures on the Gemini wind farm off the Dutch coast…

Tekmar Energy's Cable Protection for Offshore Wind Farms in Japan

Jul 24, 2020

Subsea protection equipment provider Tekmar Energy will provide cable protection for the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farm project in Japan.The wind farms, set to be the first utility-scale offshore wind project in Japan, will be delivered by Akita Offshore Wind Corporation…

Struggling Oilfield Services Firms May Find Some Respite in Renewables Markets

Jul 23, 2020

Some oilfield services providers struggling to find work due to the oil industry downturn might replace some of the revenue by providing services in the renewable energy markets. For those in the SURF, maintenance, construction, and installation segments…

EDPR, Engie Create Offshore Wind JV

Jul 23, 2020

Wind energy firms EDP Renewables and Engie have formed a 50-50 joint venture company Ocean Winds (OW) focused on offshore wind developments.The formation of the JV company announced this week, has been in the making since May 2019, when the…

New York Launches Up To 2,500MW Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jul 22, 2020

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday announced offshore wind solicitation aimed at developing up to 2,500 Megawatts of renewable energy and complementary multi-port infrastructure investment.The solicitation includes a multi-port strategy…

Saipem Scores Offshore Wind Hat-Trick

Jul 22, 2020

Italian engineering and construction company Saipem has firmed up its growing presence in the offshore wind supply chain by securing three contracts worth 90 million euros in total at major wind farms being developed in the UK and France.In England…

Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Pin Piles Arrive in Taiwan

Jul 22, 2020

BBC Onyx multipurpose heavy-lifter has arrived in Taiwan carrying the first batch of foundation components for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm.'Formosa 2 offshore wind farm loaded-in the first set of foundation components, including pin piles…

Video: 'Hawk' Brings In Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Jackets

Jul 21, 2020

OHT’s heavy transport vessel Hawk arrived on Tuesday at Global Energy’s facility at the Port of Nigg, carrying 10 offshore wind jackets destined for the Moray East offshore wind farm, off the Aberdeenshire coast in Scotland.The vessel arrived…

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