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Jan De Nul's 'Les Alizés' to Debut at Ørsted's German North Sea Wind Farms

Oct 13, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Jan De Nul for the transport and installation of 107 monopile foundations and one offshore substation topside at Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea.The transport and installation will start in 2023 and will be the first assignment for Les Alizés, Jan De Nul's next generation offshore installation vessel…

INEOS to Invest $2.3B in Green Hydrogen Plants

Oct 18, 2021

- INEOS, Europe's largest Hydrogen producer, said on Monday it would invest more than 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion) on electrolysis plants to make zero-carbon green hydrogen across Europe.The first plants will be built in Norway, Germany and Belgium over the next 10 years…

ZE PAK, Ørsted to Create JV for Offshore Wind Projects in Poland

Oct 15, 2021

Poland’s largest privately-owned energy producer ZE PAK, which is looking to shift from coal to renewables, and Denmark's Ørsted world's largest offshore wind developer have signed a letter of intent to jointly take part in the upcoming auction for seabed leases in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea…

X1 Wind Installs Rotor on its 'Downwind' Floating Wind System

Oct 13, 2021

Spanish floating wind technology company X1 Wind has completed the rotor assembly for its 'downwind' floating wind system.'Fitted with a specially adapted V29 Vestas turbine, the unique ‘downwind’ system is able to ‘weathervane’ and orientate passively with the wind to maximize energy yields…

IEA: World Must Triple Renewable Energy Spending by 2030 to Curb Climate Change

Oct 13, 2021

Investment in renewable energy needs to triple by the end of the decade if the world hopes to effectively fight climate change and keep volatile energy markets under control, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.'The world is not investing enough to meet its future energy needs…

Avangrid Names Co-CEOs of Renewables Business

Oct 13, 2021

Avangrid, a U.S. subsidiary of the Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola, has appointed Bill White and Jose Antonio Miranda as Co-Presidents & CEOs of Avangrid Renewables. White will serve as Offshore President & CEO and Miranda will serve as Onshore President & CEO effective immediately…

Vattenfall to Stop Sending Wind Turbine Blades to Landfills. Looks to Recycle All Used Blades by 2030

Oct 13, 2021

Vattenfall aims to recycle all of its used wind turbine blades by 2030, the Swedish utility said on Tuesday, and will immediately stop disposing of them in landfill sites.The decision applies to the wind farms that it owns and commits Vattenfall to re-use…

GE's LM Wind Power Launches Second 107-meter Wind Turbine Blade Mold in Cherbourg, France

Oct 12, 2021

GE Renewable Energy's LM Wind Power, a designer and manufacturer of rotor blades for wind turbines, has launched its second 107-meter wind turbine blade mold at its Cherbourg factory in France, to address the industry’s demand for offshore wind turbine blades…

GE to Deliver 13MW Turbines for U.S. First Utility-scale Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 12, 2021

GE Renewable Energy has received an order from Vineyard Wind in the U.S. to supply Haliade-X turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S.GE was announced as the preferred turbine supplier for the project in December of 2020…

Van Oord Hires Cadeler to Assist with Hollandse Kust Noord Offshore Wind Farm Work

Oct 12, 2021

Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has selected Danish offshore installation specialist Cadeler to assist it with executing the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project in the Netherlands.Hollandse Kust Noord will be completed in 2023 and will have 69 x 11MW turbines…

OWPL Wants to Build Large, Offshore Wind-powered, Green Hydrogen Plant in Orkney

Oct 12, 2021

A large-scale offshore wind-powered green hydrogen facility could be built in Orkney, UK, if a proposal by the Offshore Wind Power Limited (OWPL) consortium receives necessary approvals.The consortium formed by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group…

Fugro to Install Wind Lidar Buoys at Danish Energy Islands Sites

Oct 12, 2021

Dutch offshore services company Fugro has won a contract with Denmark's Energinet to provide floating wind lidar measurements for what will be the world’s first offshore artificial energy islands, which is being built for the Danish Government…

Semco, PTSC M&C JV to Delivers Substations for Hai Long Offshore Wind Projects

Oct 12, 2021

Semco Maritime and PTSC M&C consortium has been selected by Hai Long Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan as the Preferred Supplier for two offshore substations for the Hai Long 2 and Hai Long 3 offshore wind projects.The projects will be established…

Eco Wave Power Signs MoU with CIMC for Deployment of Wave Energy Tech in China

Oct 11, 2021

CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (CIMC OEI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power.CIMC OEI is an engineering company that designs and builds offshore marine structures such as offshore drilling rigs…

First Jacket Installed at Scotland's Largest Wind Farm

Oct 11, 2021

The first offshore wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at Seagreen – Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm under construction - using Saipem 7000 crane vessel.Loaded on a barge at Global Energy Group’s Port of Nigg in the Highlands of Scotland…

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