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Orsted Selects Siemens Gamesa or Typhoon-Proof Turbines

Oct 23, 2018

Danish wind power company Ørsted has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as the preferred supplier for the first 900MW Greater Changhua offshore wind farms.The project is subject to certain conditions such as the signing of a power…

Simec Atlantis Energy Completes Offshore Operations

Oct 23, 2018

The owner and operator of sustainable energy projects Simec Atlantis Energy announced that it successfully completed offshore operations on MeyGen Phase 1A with two Andritz 1.5MW turbines returned to service and the Atlantis 1.5MW turbine successfully retrieved for ancillary systems maintenance…

Siemens Gamesa Plans Assembly Plant in Taiwan

Oct 22, 2018

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa will build an assembly plant in Taiwan if it gets a firm order from Denmark's Orsted to supply its 900-megawatt Greater Changhua offshore wind farm, the German-Spanish company said on Monday.Siemens Gamesa,…

U.S. Announces Major Offshore Wind Developments

Oct 22, 2018

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced three major developments in American offshore wind energy spanning from coast to coast.The Secretary spoke at the American Wind Energy Association’s Offshore Wind Conference and announced 1…

Goldwind, DNV GL to Digitalize Certification Tools

Oct 18, 2018

One of the leading wind turbine manufacturers globally Goldwind and DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on the development of…

MHI Vestas to Provide Turbines for EDF Renewables New Jersey Offshore

Oct 17, 2018

EDF Renewables North America has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as the preferred supplier for the Nautilus Offshore Wind project off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey.The pioneering offshore wind project, the first in New Jersey, has plans to feature three V164-8…

Aeolus Energy Pact with Ulstein for Jones Act SOV

Oct 17, 2018

Florida based Aeolus Energy awarded Ulstein the design contract to develop the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind Service Operations Vessel (SOV), said a press release from Norway-based Ulstein Group ASA.The contract marks Ulstein’s entry into the U…

Nexans Wins Cable Contract for Northwester 2 Wind Farm

Oct 16, 2018

Nexans said it will supply a subsea power cable and associated accessories for the 219 MW Northwester 2 wind farm 46 km offshore from Zeebrugge, Belgium.The French based company has been awarded a contract from Northwester 2 developer Parkwind to design…

Siemens Gamesa Reshuffles Top Management

Oct 16, 2018

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa announced a reshuffle of its top management on Tuesday, part of a bid to advance an ambitious cost-saving plan after a year-long board battle over issues ranging from suppliers to leadership.David Mesonero, currently managing director of corporate development…

Semco Maritime Booked for Deutsche Bucht

Oct 16, 2018

Danish-based Semco Maritime has been awarded a 5-year service contract for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, owned by Northland Power. Alongside, Semco Maritime doubles staffing at offshore centre in Norddeich due to increasing activity…

DNV GL to Update Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap

Oct 16, 2018

DNV GL, the resource of independent energy experts and certification body, leads a consortium to update the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology.The other members of the consortium are Frazer Nash Consultancy…

EDS HV Group Completes Scotland’s Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 14, 2018

High voltage engineering specialist, EDS HV Group (EDS), part of the UK’s leading marine services company – James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed its scope of work at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm…

ZITON Completes Decommissioning of Utgrunden Offshore Windfarm

Oct 11, 2018

Offshore wind O&M specialist ZITON has completed the decommissioning of the Utgrunden Offshore Windfarm off the east coast of Sweden.Contracted by Vattenfall on turn-key terms, ZITON has delivered the project on time and to budget. ZITON jack…

Njord Offshore Bags Taiwan Charter

Oct 10, 2018

UK-based offshore wind crew transfer vessel operator Njord Offshore Ltd will be managing a new purpose built 35-m Service Accommodation and Transfer Vessel (SATV) on long term charter to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S for Formosa 1 offshore wind power plant in Taiwan…

Ørsted Proposals for Hornsea Project Four

Oct 10, 2018

Hornsea Project Four is a new offshore wind farm which Ørsted is proposing to develop in the North Sea, approximately 65 km off Flamborough Head on the Yorkshire Coast.Ørsted is investigating an offshore wind farm area for a project of up to 860km2…

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