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Five Firms Selected For North of Tyne Offshore Wind Innovation Program

Jun 03, 2021

Five companies in the North of Tyne region of England have been selected to present their offshore wind solutions to the offshore energy industry players EDF Renewables and Equinor as part of the Technology, Innovation & Green Growth for Offshore…

Acteon Secures Work with Saipem at Calvados Offshore Wind Farm in France

Jun 03, 2021

Offshore services company Acteon has secured an integrated project with Saipem for casing installation and drilling support on the Calvados offshore wind farm (Courseulles-sur-Mer). The contract was signed by LDD, a company in Acteon's foundations and cables segment…

Awind's Newbuild Vessel to Support Construction of Dogger Bank Wind Farm

Jun 02, 2021

Norwegian-based Awind has secured a charter contract for its first “walk-to-work” Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.The contract at what will become the world's largest offshore wind farm will start in the second quarter of 2023…

Ulstein Delivers Nexans Aurora Cable Layer

Jun 02, 2021

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has this week delivered the cable-laying vessel Nexans Aurora to its owner Nexans.The vessel will be used for the transfer and installation of subsea high voltage cables and a variety of subsea construction jobs…

AFK, Ferd Create Offshore Wind JV Targeting Norwegian Tender

Jun 02, 2021

Investment firms Arendals Fossekompani (AFK) and Ferd have formed an offshore wind joint venture named Seagust to seek acreage in an upcoming tender in their native Norway, the companies said on Wednesday.The venture will join several others that plan to bid in Norway's first offshore wind tender…

Ørsted to Invest $57B by 2027 to Become Global Leader in Green Energy

Jun 02, 2021

Ørsted, the world's largest offshore wind farm developer, is ramping up its investment in renewables to $57 billion by 2027, seeking to become a global leader in green energy and fend off growing competition.The Danish firm, which sold its oil and gas business in 2017…

Ørsted, Eversource to Charter U.S. First Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Jun 01, 2021

Offshore wind developersØrsted and Eversource have agreed to charter Dominion Energy's Charybdis, the first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel in the United States, for the construction of two offshore wind farms in the Northeast…

Cerulean Plans to Build 200-turbine Floating Wind Farm to Power UK Offshore Oil Platforms

Jun 01, 2021

Low-carbon infrastructure developer Cerulean Winds said on Tuesday it has submitted plans to develop a floating wind turbine project in the British North Sea.An application for a lease for the 10 billion pound ($14 billion) project has been submitted to Marine Scotland…

Bureau Veritas to Certify Moray West Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 01, 2021

Testing, inspection, and certification firm Bureau Veritas has been selected to carry out project certification for the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.The offshore wind farm is expected to be fully operational by 2024, with up to…

ODE Selected as Owner's Engineer for Codling Wind Park Offshore Ireland

Jun 01, 2021

Engineering and technical service provider Offshore Design Engineering Ltd (ODE) has been selected as Owner’s Engineer for Codling Wind Park, set to become one of the largest offshore wind farms in Ireland.Executing its first renewables contract in Ireland…

The Future of Offshore Wind: Size Matters

Jun 01, 2021

Ambitions for offshore wind are ramping up across the globe. Final investment decisions hit an all-time high last year, a record number of new alliances were formed and markets including the EU, China, Japan, and South Korea committed to new or more ambitious climate targets…

Despite Growth, Renewable Energy Use in The Netherlands Falls Short of EU Target

May 31, 2021

The use of renewable energy in the Netherlands increased by almost a fifth last year but still fell short of European standards, the Dutch national statistics office said on Monday.Solar, wind, biomass and other sustainable sources together delivered 11…

Danish Energy Agency Approves Thor Wind Farm Plan

May 31, 2021

The Danish Energy Agency has approved the plan for the development of the Thor offshore wind farm, at a site west of Thorsminde.Also, as a result of the site evaluations, the Danish Energy Agency has reduced the size of the wind farm site from 440 km2 to 286 km2…

Ørsted Wraps Sale of Offshore Wind Farm Stake to Norwegian Oil Fund

May 31, 2021

Danish offshore wind farm giant Ørsted said Monday it had completed the sale of 50% of the Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm in the Netherlands to Norges Bank Investment Management.Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), an entity running Norway's $1…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Brings in $151M in Offshore Wind Contracts

May 28, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) said Friday it had over the previous two months signed three new turbine transport and installation contracts with a combined value of up to 124 million euros ($151 million)…

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