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Offshore Wind Cable Market to Grow 57% by 2023

Oct 16, 2019

The value of the global market for subsea power cables needed to build offshore wind farms will grow by 57% from GBP 717 million this year to over GBP 1.13 billion by 2023, according to a new report by RenewableUK.The study – 'Offshore Wind Cables Installation and Manufacturing Forecast 2019-2029' – also shows that subsea wires covering over 16,300km in length will be needed over the next five years to build new projects worldwide…

Corvus, Kawasaki Pact for Novel ESS for Offshore Vessels

Sep 26, 2019

Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) and Corvus Energy have reached a licensing agreement for a novel lithium-ion capacitor (LiC) technology developed by Corvus for KHI.The LiC-based energy storage systems (ESS) to be sold by Corvus to offshore vessels and oil rigs globally…

Taiwan OWP Produces First Power

Sep 11, 2019

Danish power company Ørsted has announced the production of first power on the second phase of Formosa 1 offshore windfarm in Taiwan.The first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan began flowing power, with six of the 20 Siemens Gamesa…

Tekmar Wins Hornsea Two Gig

Aug 05, 2019

Tekmar Energy,  a provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services, has signed a contract with the world’s largest offshore wind developer Ørsted, to provide Cable Protection Systems for Hornsea Two offshore wind farm…

First Power From Deutsche Bucht OWF

Jul 30, 2019

The first turbine at developer Northland’s 269MW Deutsche Bucht wind farm off Germany has started delivering power to the country’s grid.“This is a great achievement for our Deutsche Bucht project,” said Jens Poulsen, Project Director of Northland Deutsche Bucht GmbH…

Drydocks World to Build North Sea Platform

Jul 30, 2019

Dubai-based Drydocks World has signed a contract with Petrofac and end-client TenneT to build a High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) platform in the Netherlands sector of the North Sea.The service provider to the marine, offshore, oil, gas…

UK-Denmark Subsea Power Cable Gig Awarded

Jul 24, 2019

The Italian electric power transmission specialists Prysmian, German multinational conglomerate Siemens and Swedish cable manufacturer have secured contracts worth a total 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) to build the world’s longest subsea power cable…

LDA Wins French Offshore Wind Work

Jul 24, 2019

French maritime firm Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) Group announced that its subsidiary Louis Dreyfus TravOcean has signed its first contract related to the development of offshore windfarms in France.The transport and logistics company said that the contract for supply…

JGC Containers Ready for Moray East OWF

Jul 19, 2019

UK engineering company JGC Engineering and Technical Serviceshas, on behalf of Siemens, completed the construction of high voltage equipment containers for the Moray East offshore substation platforms.'The Moray East offshore windfarm project…

ABB Transformers for Moray East

Jun 27, 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has contracted Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation ABB to supply transformers for the turbines at the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland.ABB will manufacture 100 WindStar transformers at its factory in Vaasa…

Danska Commodities Inks PPA with Hywind Scotland

Jun 21, 2019

Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland.Hywind Scotland, the world's first commercial-scale floating wind farm, was officially opened in October 2017…

Manor to Power East Anglia ONE OWF

May 20, 2019

The provider of temporary power and engineering solutions, UK-based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) to provide the full temporary power package of generators, personnel and vessels, during the turbine installation phase of the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm…

OPT Wave Power System Reaches Milestone

May 14, 2019

US-owned renewable energy company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) announced that the Company's PB3 PowerBuoy deployed in the Adriatic Sea has produced more than one MegaWatt-hour (MWh) cumulative energy to date.  The cost-effective ocean energy…

MRE Bags Hohe See Offshore Contract from EnBW

Apr 10, 2019

The engineering solutions company Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) Ltd has signed a contract with EnBW to provide the full temporary power package of generators, personnel and vessels for the Hohe See offshore wind farm turbine installation phase…

Offshore Wind to Provide 30% of UK’s Power

Mar 08, 2019

Clean, green offshore wind is set to power more than 30% of British electricity by 2030, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry announced yesterday (7 March 2018) with the launch of the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal…

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