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20 New Jobs: Peterson Wins Sofia, Dogger Bank C Offshore Wind Farm Work

Nov 09, 2022

Peterson, a provider of logistics services for the energy industry, has won a contract to provide facilities management for shared access to the onshore converter stations for two large offshore wind farms, Dogger Bank C and Sofia, in the UK…

Iberdrola to Invest $47B in Energy Transition in 2023-25. Nearly Half Of It in Offshore Wind

Nov 09, 2022

Spain's Iberdrola plans to invest 47 billion euros ($47 billion) in its electricity networks, renewable energy production and customer businesses in 2023-2025 alongside an expected rise in profits, it said on Wednesday. Iberdrola is pushing…

Rovco, HOM Partner Up for Offshore Wind Work in Japan

Nov 09, 2022

UK-based subsea robotic services firm Rovco, has signed an agreement with Japan's Horizon Ocean Management (HOM) for through-life subsea asset integrity and balance of plant survey solutions for the Japanese offshore wind market.HOM is a subsidiary…

Equinor Doubles Share of Investment in Renewables

Nov 09, 2022

Norwegian energy giant Equinor is on track to almost double its share of its investment in renewable energy this year, despite walking away from expensive offshore wind deals, the chief executive said on Tuesday. Around 20% of company's gross investments in 2022 will be in renewable energy…

Offshore Wind: Heerema Marine Contractors Tests C1 Wedge Connection Offshore

Nov 08, 2022

Dutch offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors has recently tested C1 Connections' C1 Wedge Connection offshore.The C1 Wedge Connection is said to be a high-capacity connection that can be installed faster and safer than conventional bolted flange connections…

Massachusetts Denies Motion to Delay Offshore Wind Contracts

Nov 08, 2022

Massachusetts utility regulators denied offshore wind power company Commonwealth Wind's motion to suspend its power purchase agreement with state electric utilities, raising questions about the future of Commonwealth's proposed offshore wind project…

US Offshore Wind Update: New Construction Kicks Off

Nov 07, 2022

October saw the first offshore construction activity for a commercial scale U.S. offshore wind farm. Two cable layers have commenced the laying of Vineyard Wind’s export cable. This important milestone was also accompanied by complaints around…

BlueFloat Energy Selects K2M as Owner's Engineer for Taiwan Floating Wind Project

Nov 07, 2022

Floating wind developer BlueFloat Energy has selected K2 Management as owner's engineer for the development of its first offshore floating wind project in Taiwan ahead of the upcoming round three market auction.With a planned capacity of 1 GW…

Sandbrook Acquires Majority Stake in Havfram

Nov 07, 2022

Sandbrook Capital has acquired a majority stake in the the Norwegian offshore installation services company Havfram and has committed $250 million to fund the company's future growth.The new capital will be used to build a fleet of vessels for…

Equinor Looks to Celtic Sea for Floating Wind Development

Nov 07, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas major Equinor  on Monday said it was interested in developing a 'gigawatt scale' floating offshore wind project off the coast of Britain in the Celtic Sea in connection with an upcoming seabed leasing round. The project…

Consortium Wants to Build 900MW Offshore Wind Farm in South Taranaki, New Zealand

Nov 04, 2022

A consortium created in 2021 wants to build an offshore wind farm 22 kilometers off the coast of South Taranaki, New Zealand.The consortium, comprising BlueFloat Energy, Energy Estate and Elemental Group, says this is the first of its four offshore…

Specialty Chemicals Firm Evonik to Buy Electricity from EnBW's He Dreiht Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 04, 2022

Specialty chemicals company Evonik has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for wind energy with the energy supplier EnBW. The PPA provides Evonik with 100 megawatts (MW) of electricity per year from the new 900-MW He Dreiht wind farm in the German North Sea…

DNV Completes Lenders’ Technical Due Diligence on Ørsted’s Hornsea 2

Nov 04, 2022

Energy industry expert and assurance provider DNV has completed Lenders’ Technical Due Diligence on Ørsted’s Hornsea 2 project, the world’s largest offshore wind farm in operation.DNV performed an independent energy yield assessment and carried…

Offshore Wind: Ørsted Taps Sembmarine for Hornsea 2 Preventative Maintenance

Nov 04, 2022

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine said Friday its subsidiary Sembmarine SLP had won a Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) contract with the Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm, one of the world’s largest…

Cable Installation Kicks Off at U.S. First Commercial Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 03, 2022

Cable installation has kicked off at Vineyard Wind, the U.S. first commercial scale offshore wind farm, at a site located 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard.  Vineyard Wind, the company developing the namesake wind farm, also announced that…

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