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Estonia Blocks $1.9B Offshore Wind Project

Apr 12, 2019

The Estonian government has refused to start the permitting process for the building of a $1.9 billion, 600-MW offshore wind farm off the west coast of the island of Saaremaa, citing national security concerns.The Estonian developer Saare Wind Energy OU had been drawing up plans for four years and had applied for a 50-year building permit for 100 six-megawatt turbines off the island of Saaremaa, said a report in Bloomberg…

Offshore Wind Farms Boom in Netherlands

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The Netherlands is about to witness the emergence of significantly larger offshore wind farms, said the Port of Amsterdam.In addition to resulting in estimated double revenues for the wind energy industry by 2030, this will lead to the creation of around 25…

EnFAIT Tidal Project Claims Success

May 23, 2019

Enabling Future Arrays in Tidal (EnFAIT), the flagship EU tidal energy project, has reduced the cost of tidal energy by 15 per cent and grown its supply chain from four to 14 EU countries, just 18 months after its launch.EnFAIT is an academic…

RWE Open to Partnerships in US Wind

May 15, 2019

German utility RWE would consider teaming up with peers and oil companies to make a move in the U.S. wind market, its chief financial officer Markus Krebber said on Wednesday.RWE will become Europe's third-largest renewable group following a deal to acquire the green energy units of E…

First US-Built CTV Built to Class Requirements

May 09, 2019

WindServe Marine has contracted DNV GL to classify a crew transfer vessel (CTV) which will be the first offshore wind vessel built in the US to class requirements. The purpose-built CTV is being built for Ørsted North America by Workboats in Hubert…

Vattenfall Starts Hollandse Kust Zuid

May 09, 2019

Development of the first unsubsidized offshore wind farm is well underway off the Dutch coast after bouts of bad weather delayed the project earlier this year, said Swedish power company Vattenfall.The European energy company is building the…

DNV GL Urges Interest in Wind-Powered Oil Recovery

May 08, 2019

DNV GL says its WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) technology is now ready for prototype development after two joint industry projects have shown the concept to be technically feasible and cost efficient. WIN WIN was conceived in 2013 by DNV GL…

Vestas CEO to Step Down

May 07, 2019

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas on Tuesday said that its chief executive, Anders Runevad, would step down in August as part of its long-term succession planning.Runevad is to be replaced by Henrik Andersen, a Vestas board member and CEO of Danish coatings company Hempel. Reporting by Stine Jacobsen

Keppel FELS, Aibel Ink Major Renewables Gig

May 07, 2019

Singapore-based Keppel FELS and Norway's Aibel have together secured a contract to build and install a new 900 MW offshore high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter station for the DolWin 5 cluster offshore wind farms. Under a contract from…

GAC Opens Offices in Harwich & Ramsgate

May 06, 2019

Gulf Agency Company (GAC),  a global provider of shipping, logistics, and marine services, has opened two new branches, in Harwich and Ramsgate, to meet the increased demand in oil, gas and renewables work in the South of England.Both locations are actively servicing projects within their areas…

Orsted Reports Positive Start to 2019

May 01, 2019

Orsted on Wednesday reported higher first-quarter earnings from its offshore wind farms, in a positive sign for the Danish company's focus on renewables after selling its oil and gas business in 2017.Earnings from Orsted's core wind business…

E.ON, Kyuden Mirai to Develop Offshore Wind in Japan

Apr 24, 2019

Germany-headquartered energy company E.ON and Japanese renewable energy company Kyuden Mirai Energy signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Japan.A press release from the European holding company based in…

Offshore Wind Developers Invests in Rhode Island

Apr 23, 2019

Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind and Eversource pledged $4.5 million Monday to talent and workforce development in Rhode Island based on the Revolution Wind project.Governor Gina M. Raimondo said: 'Ørsted and Eversource's commitments, as part of their Revolution Wind offshore wind farm…

DPU Approves Vineyard Wind Contracts

Apr 18, 2019

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved long-term contracts for 800MW of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and the Commonwealth’s electric distribution companies.The DPU green signal is a crucial approval needed…

385-MW German Offshore Wind Farm Opened

Apr 17, 2019

Germany has inaugurated its biggest wind farm in the Baltic Sea between Germany's Isle of Rügen and the Danish island of Bornholm.385 MW farm was officially inaugurated in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg…

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