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Japan's Marubeni Starts Commercial Ops at Akita Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 31, 2023

Japanese trading firm Marubeni Corp started commercial operation based on the feed-in tariff program for renewable energy at Akita Port offshore wind farm on Tuesday, it said in a statement.Japan's offshore wind power market, part of the country's goal to be carbon neutral by 2050…

Delta-shaped Foundation for Giant Floating Wind Turbines Gets ABS Approval

Jan 31, 2023

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has approved in principle the Bassoe D-Floater, a floating offshore wind turbine foundation.It is said that the Bassoe D-Floater foundations will be able to handle 15 megawatt offshore turbines, which will be among the world's largest…

Nova Innovation Double Size of Offshore Tidal Power Array

Jan 31, 2023

Edinburgh-based tidal energy company Nova Innovation has achieved another world-first by doubling the size of its Shetland Tidal Array. In 2016, the array of three underwater tidal turbines was the first of its kind and has been powering homes and businesses in Shetland ever since…

Oceaneering, Kontiki Winds ink MoU to Electrify Offshore Assets with Renewables

Jan 30, 2023

Oceaneering International said that its Norwegian subsidiary, Oceaneering AS, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kontiki Winds AS (a Havfram AS company) to jointly pursue the application of floating offshore wind for remote microgrid…

German Cabinet OKs Emergency Measures to Fast-track Renewables Expansion

Jan 30, 2023

Germany's cabinet on Monday approved measures to accelerate the expansion of wind and solar power by simplifying licensing and setting deadlines for permitting procedures, the economy ministry said.Berlin aims to generate 80% of electricity from renewables by 2030…

Ørsted and Eversource Bid for New Offshore Wind Farm in New York

Jan 27, 2023

Ørsted and Eversource have submitted a joint proposal in response to New York State’s third round of offshore wind solicitations. 'Delivering clean, renewable power for at least 1 million New York homes, this submission includes multiple bids…

4,600 Good-paying jobs: RWE, National Grid JV Bids for New York Offshore Wind Rights

Jan 27, 2023

A joint venture between RWE Renewables and National Grid called Community Wind has submitted a proposal to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to provide New York State with electricity from 1.3 GW of offshore wind capacity to power nearly 500…

Offshore Winds BLOWing in Bulgaria

Jan 27, 2023

Under an EU-backed scheme, Bulgaria will see a 5 MW floating wind turbine demonstrator installed off its coast in the Black Sea within the next two years, as part of the Black Sea Floating Offshore Wind (BLOW) project. The project, which will see the turbine connected to an offshore gas platform…

OX2 Plans to Build 1.4GW Offshore Wind Farm in Finland

Jan 27, 2023

Sweden-based OX2 said Friday it had started the development of the offshore wind farm Tyrsky in the Gulf of Bothnia in the Finnish economic zone. The project is expected to have a total installed capacity of 1,4GW.OX2 received a research permit…

Leading Light Wind Bids for New York Offshore Wind Contract

Jan 27, 2023

Leading Light Wind submitted its bid for an offshore wind power contract to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) as part of New York's third competitive offshore wind solicitation.Leading Light Wind, led by Chicago-based Invenergy and New York-based energyRe…

Equinor and BP Jointly Bid for New York's Third Offshore Wind Solicitation

Jan 27, 2023

Norway's Equinor and UK's BP on Thursday jointly bid into New York’s third offshore wind solicitation (NY3).The bid was submitted to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in response to the state’s most recent offshore wind energy solicitation…

EEW SPC to Build Monopiles for 1.4GW UK Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 26, 2023

Germany's EEW Special Pipe Constructions ( EEW SPC) has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Van Oord to manufacture 100 monopile foundations for RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be located in the UK North Sea.The Sofia Offshore…

Sarens PSG Bags Moray West Monopiles Contract

Jan 26, 2023

Sarens PSG, a joint venture between Sarens and PSG Marine & Logistics established in summer 2022, has won a contract to undertake the marshalling work at Invergordon of 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm offshore the UK…

Highland Council Grants Planning Permission for Pentland Floating Wind Farm's Onshore Infrastructure

Jan 26, 2023

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners-led Pentland floating offshore wind farm has been granted planning permission in principle from Scotland's Highland Council for its onshore infrastructure.To be located 7.5km off the coast of Dounreay in Caithness…

First Sea Cable Installed for TenneT's West Alpha Offshore Substation

Jan 26, 2023

Jan de Nul Group and LS Cable & System have completed the installation of the first sea cable for West Alpha offshore wind substation for Dutch grid operator TenneT. The offshore installation contractors used the cable-laying vessel Connector…

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