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Siemens Gamesa Loses UK Patent Dispute over GE Offshore Wind Turbines

9 hours ago

General Electric Co has fended off a patent lawsuit over its Haliade-X turbines brought by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S in a London court.Judge Richard Meade of London's High Court on Wednesday said Siemens, which had sued GE claiming that the Haliade-X infringed its European patent related to the use of bearings in rotor hubs for wind turbines, did not have a valid patent.And even if the patent were valid…

EnCap Backs Houston-based Firm to Build Jones Act WTIVs

8 hours ago

Houston-based Bleutec Industries, a company which describes itself as the builder, owner, and operator of Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessels, said Thursday it had secured 'a significant capital commitment' from EnCap Investments L…

HST Marine Orders Three Battery-powered Fast Crew Suppliers from Damen

13 hours ago

Offshore energy industry services provider High Speed Transfers (HST) Marine has ordered three Fast Crew Suppliers 2710s from Damen Shipyards for an undisclosed fee.Damen Shipyards said that the vessels would be fitted with 190kW battery arrays…

Germany Plans to Buy Majority Stake in Unit of Dutch Grid Operator TenneT - sources

15 hours ago

The German government wants to buy either a majority stake or all of the German subsidiary of Dutch power grid operator TenneT as part of Berlin's planned transition towards sustainable energy use, two German government sources told Reuters…

New JV Eyes Floating Wind Projects in Sweden, Finland

Nov 30, 2022

Offshore wind developers Eolus and Simply Blue Group have created a joint venture, SeaSapphire, under which they plan to develop floating offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea. SeaSapphire is starting the early development of four commercial…

Offshore Wind: BAR Targets U.S. Crew Transfer Vessel Deployment for 2024

Nov 30, 2022

Marine engineering consultancy, BAR Technologies (BAR), said Wednesday that its low-emission crew transfer vessel (CTV) design, the BARTech 30, will be available for the first U.S. offshore wind projects in 2024, following quotes at several U…

UTEC Showcases New Unmanned Catamaran for Offshore Wind Surveys

Nov 29, 2022

Survey, positioning, and data management firm UTEC, part of the Acteon Group, is targeting the offshore wind survey and inspection market with a new uncrewed surface vessel (USV).Torsten Marten, lead surveyor, UTEC, outlined the new design at the Marine Autonomous Technology Showcase (MATS)…

Mainstream, Maple Power to Bid for Celtic Sea Floating Wind Farm Rights

Nov 29, 2022

Mainstream Renewable Power ('Mainstream'), a renewable energy company majority-owned by Aker Horizons, and offshore wind developer Maple Power are jointly exploring the upcoming Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind Tender in the UK, which will be launched in 2023…

Shell, Hexicon JV Selects Vestas' 15MW Turbines for S. Korea Floating Wind Project

Nov 29, 2022

MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and Swedish floating wind technology developer Hexicon, has named the wind turbine maker Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1.3 GW MunmuBaram floating offshore wind project in South Korea…

Eidesvik Offshore Sells Viking Neptun CSV to DEME

Nov 28, 2022

Eidesvik Offshore, a Norwegian offshore vessel owner, has today completed the sale of the construction support vessel Viking Neptun to DEME.Gitte Gard Talmo, President & CEO of Eidesvik, said: 'The sale of Viking Neptun substantially improves our balance sheet…

Google to Buy Electricity From Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 24, 2022

French energy company ENGIE  and technology giant Google said they had agreed to undertake a 12-year 100 MW corporate power purchase agreement to support Scotland's Moray West offshore wind development project. As part of this deal, ENGIE will…

Schottel to Propel Four China-built Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Nov 24, 2022

Schottel azimuth thrusters will propel four newly built wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) for Ouyang Offshore in Shanghai.The first vessel will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2022, and these vessels will be able to install giant 16 MW wind turbines…

Ocean Winds, Bord na Móna Want to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Ireland

Nov 23, 2022

Renewable energy firm Ocean Winds has partnered up with the Irish company Bord na Móna to jointly identify, co-own, and develop offshore wind energy opportunities around the coast of Ireland.  The joint venture initially incorporates two potential projects…

Pryme Group Launches Specialist Tooling Systems for Offshore Wind Installation

Nov 23, 2022

Engineering firm Pryme Group said Wedneday it had launched two specialist tooling systems - Pile Fixation Tool (PFT) and PileProp - for offshore wind installations, via Caley Ocean Systems. The company said the tools were designed to support…

France's First Commercial Offshore Wind Farm Fully Operational

Nov 23, 2022

France's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm started operating on Wednesday, adding 480 megawatts of capacity to the grid at a time when Europe is scrambling to secure energy supplies following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Saint-Nazaire wind farm…

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