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Northland Power Gives Up on Mono Bucket Demo at Deutsche Bucht OWF

Mar 17, 2020

Offshore wind farm developer Northland Power has decided to give up on the Demonstrator Project - the installation of two turbines using mono bucket foundations - at its Deutsche Bucht wind project in the North Sea.The company in February said Demonstrator Project had been paused in the fourth quarter of 2019 following the identification of technical issues. It then warned that, while a thorough evaluation was ongoing…

Belgium: Offshore Wind Farms Break Record

8 hours ago

Offshore wind farms in the Belgium North Sea had a record winter when it comes to electricity production.According to the Belgian Offshore Platform, during the Nov 2019 – March 2020 winter period, offshore wind farms in Belgium produced 60% more electricity compared to the 2019 winter…

Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Project Fully Complete

10 hours ago

Canada-based Northland Power has informed that its 252 megawatt (MW) Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project in Germany has achieved full completion.The offshore wind project is located in the North Sea, more than 100 kilometers from the mainland…

Minesto Gets OK for Tidal Kite Installation in Faroe Islands

12 hours ago

Marine energy developer Minesto has said it been granted all necessary permits and consents for the installation of two grid-connected tidal kite systems in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands.The granted permits and consents cover two DG100 tidal…

Borssele Beta Topside Sails Away

Mar 31, 2020

Dutch state-owned grid operator Tennet has informed that the Borssele Beta offshore substation has sailed away to the Borssele Area in the Dutch North Sea, where it will be placed on a subsea jacket by a crane vessel later this week.The topside is 25 meters high…

Huisman Crane for Penta-Ocean's Wind Turbine Installation Rig

Mar 31, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment manufacturer Huisman has signed a contract with PaxOcean Engineering for the delivery of a 1,600mt Leg Encircling Crane. The crane will be installed on the new self-elevated platform (SEP) of Japanese company Penta-Ocean Construction…

Italian Marine Cable Laying Firm to Cut Dividend

Mar 31, 2020

Italian marine cable installation company Prysmian plans to cut the dividend by 50 percent, citing the effect of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on the global economy.Citing the spread of the pandemic and its potential duration, and…

Seajacks Clinches Japanese Offshore Wind Farm Gig

Mar 30, 2020

UK-based firm Seajacks, an offshore wind power installation specialist, has signed a foundation installation contract with Kajima Corporation for an offshore wind farm project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, northern Japan…

FairWind Completes 59 Transition Pieces for Borssele 1+2 OWF

Mar 27, 2020

Wind industry solutions provider FairWind has completed its largest electrical and high voltage project in company history, completing 59 transition pieces (TP’s) for client Bladt.The TP segments were assembled in Aalborg harbor in Denmark, to be installed at Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm…

Vestas Scores More Offshore Wind Farm Work in Vietnam

Mar 27, 2020

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has won an order to deliver V150-4.2 MW wind turbines to be installed in Vietnam's Mekong Delta and has also secured a 20-year service contract - the longest such contract in Vietnam for a wind turbine manufacturer…

Tidal Power Firm gets Funding from Scottish Gov't

Mar 25, 2020

Tidal energy developer MeyGen Ltd has been awarded a £1.545 million grant from the Scottish Government's Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund.The proceeds will be used to develop a subsea tidal turbine connection hub for the next phase of development of the MeyGen tidal power array…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to Install CFXD Wind Turbines

Mar 23, 2020

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has been awarded a contract to transport and install wind turbines selected for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms (CFXD) in Taiwan.The contract for the transportation and installation of MHI Vestas Offshore V174-9…

Saipem, Equinor Working on Floating Solar Panels

Mar 20, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem, and Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor are teaming up to develop a floating solar panel park solution for near coastal applications and rough weather conditions.According to a statement by Saipem, the…

Ørsted, TEPCO in Offshore Wind JV

Mar 18, 2020

Japan's largest power company TEPCO, and Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted, have set up a joint venture company.The JV company, named Choshi Offshore Wind Farm K.K., has been formed with the intention of working towards a joint bid in the Choshi-city offshore wind promotion area…

DEME Installs Second SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm Substation

Mar 18, 2020

Offshore installation company DEME has installed the second offshore substation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.In a social media post on Wednesday,  Deme said: 'The two substations for the SeaMade offshore wind farm have been successfully…

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