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BP Buys into Equinor's U.S. Offshore Wind Business for $1.1B

Sep 10, 2020

Norwegian company Equinor and the British oil giant BP have entered into a strategic partnership to develop offshore wind projects in the US. Under the agreement, BP will buy a 50% stake in Equinor's Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the US east coast for a total consideration before adjustments of USD 1.1 billion, marking the UK-based oil giant's entry into offshore wind.Through this transaction…

Iberdrola, Macquarie Enter Offshore Wind JV in Japan

Sep 17, 2020

Iberdrola has bought Japan-based renewables developer Acacia and signed a joint venture deal with Macquarie's Green Investment Group to develop an offshore wind farm portfolio, the Spanish energy company said on Thursday.Iberdrola and its new…

Wilhelmsen Buys Into Østensjø's Offshore Wind Business

Sep 15, 2020

Wilhelmsen, one of the world's largest shipping companies, has agreed to acquire a 25% stake in Østensjø Group’s growing offshore wind business Edda Wind.Wilhelmsen has also secured an option to buy another 25% before June 2021. Launched in 2018…

Photo: First Nacelle Built for France's First Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 15, 2020

The first offshore wind turbine generator nacelle has been completed for what will be France's first offshore wind farm - the Saint-Nazaire project - wind turbine maker GE Renewable Energy said Tuesday.The nacelle, which contains the generator…

Chinese Oil Firm CNOOC Brings Online Its First Offshore Wind Project

Sep 15, 2020

Chinese offshore oil company CNOOC has said that its first offshore wind project has started producing electricity. The company said Tuesday that its offshore wind power project had connected to the grid and begun to generate power. The 300MW…

OHT Inks Deal for More Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Work

Sep 14, 2020

Norwegian firm Offshore Heavy Transports has secured more work at Equinor's and SSE's giant Dogger Bank offshore wind development project in the UK.To remind, OHT had in July signed a contract for the transportation and installation of foundations at Dogger Bank A…

Huisman to Deliver Crane for First Jones Act Compliant Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Sep 02, 2020

Dutch offshore crane specialist Huisman will build the crane for the United States’ first Jones Act compliant offshore wind installation vessel.Huisman joins a consortium of a Dominion Energy-led offshore wind consortium aim of which is to build a Jones Act compliant vessel…

All Turbines Installed for Borssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 02, 2020

Deme Offshore has completed the installation of 94 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines at Ørsted's 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.This is the first time that Siemens Gamesa's 8 MW offshore wind turbines will be used for a commercial project…

RWE: All Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations in Place

Aug 26, 2020

German energy company RWE has informed that it has completed the installation of all 90 turbine foundations and two 50-kilometer long export cables connecting offshore and onshore electrical systems at its Triton Knoll offshore wind farm site…

Silva Tapped to Lead Corpower Ocean Portuguese Ops

Aug 25, 2020

CorPower Ocean, designer of wave energy systems, appointed Miguel Silva as head of its Portuguese operation.The news comes shortly after CorPower revealed plans for a new $18.1m R&D, Manufacturing and Service Center in Viana do Castelo, Portugal…

Saipem Joins Italian Offshore Wind Farm Project

Aug 25, 2020

Italian engineering and construction company Saipem, known for its offshore oilfield and drilling services, is increasing its involvement in the offshore wind sector.After securing several offshore wind installation contracts for its Saipem 7000 heavy lift vessel…

RWE Eyes Renewables Deals as Part of $8.4 B Expansion

Aug 20, 2020

Germany's largest power producer RWE plans to spend part of its 7 billion euro ($8.4 billion) war chest on growing its 24.7 gigawatt pipeline of renewables projects, its CFO said, just weeks after BP announced a major low-carbon push.'A pipeline needs to be worked on constantly…

Deme Offshore Wins 'Largest ever' Offshore Wind Inter-array Cable Order

Aug 20, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation services company Deme Offshore will deliver and install subsea cables for the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm, off the North East coast of EnglandUnder a contract which Deme Offshore described as 'substantial'…

Second Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Substation Installed

Aug 18, 2020

Offshore installation contactor DEME Offshore has installed the second offshore substation platform (OSP) for the Moray East wind farm in the Moray Firth in Scotland. The 950MW wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL)…

Xodus Launches Study to Boost Bankability of Floating Offshore Wind

Aug 13, 2020

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus Group has launched a three-year study on the costs around floating offshore wind with the aim of helping developers make their projects attractive to investors.The collaborative research project, led by Xodus through the IDCORE program…

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