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Heerema to Transport and Install Offshore Converter Platform for Sofia Wind Farm

Apr 12, 2021

Dutch offshore installation specialist Heerema Marine Contractors has signed a deal with Singapore's Sembcorp Marine to transport and install an HVDC offshore converter platform for RWE's 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK.Sembcorp Marine’s…

Siemens Energy Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities in U.S.

Apr 09, 2021

German engineering group Siemens Energy aims for a slice of the $2.3 trillion U.S. President Joe Biden plans to spend on infrastructure, including power grids and renewables, as the company targets higher sales in its biggest market.Biden last week set out his plans for a transformation of the U…

Ocean Energy Europe Names Co-Presidents, Directors

Apr 09, 2021

Marine renewable energy group Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) has appointed CorPower Ocean CEO Patrik Möller and Simon De Pietro from DP Energy as its new Co-Presidents. 'This pairing brings together both technology and project development perspectives…

OHT CEO Discusses Offshore Wind Push and Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Role

Apr 08, 2021

Norwegian company Offshore Heavy Transport, specializing in ocean transportation of heavy structures with its fleet of open deck semi-submersible heavy transportation vessels, is diversifying.The company is now building a fleet of vessels for…

Halfway There: Jan De Nul Installs 36th Offshore Wind Turbine at Kriegers Flak

Apr 08, 2021

Luxembourg-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul, tasked with installing wind turbines at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark, said Thursday it had reached the midpoint of the campaign with 36 of 72 wind turbines installed…

Poland Awards CfD for Giant Offshore Wind Project

Apr 08, 2021

The Polish Energy Regulatory Office has awarded a Contract for Difference to the Baltica 3 and Baltica 2 offshore wind farms with a total capacity of up to 2.5 GW, Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted said Wednesday evening.'Baltica 3 and 2…

Reuters Factbox: Global Offshore Wind Tenders and Auctions in 2021

Apr 07, 2021

Global competition for offshore wind power is so hot that licence auctions now resemble the oil and gas competitions of just a few years ago, and some of the names are familiar too as global oil majors move aggressively into renewable energy…

Norway's Oil Fund to Buy 50% Stake in Dutch Offshore Wind Farm from Danish Firm Ørsted

Apr 07, 2021

Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), an entity running Norway's $1.3 trillion sovereign wealth fund - popularly known as the oil fund - has agreed to acquire 50 percent in the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands from the…

Global Offshore Completes Cable Installation at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak Wind Farm

Apr 06, 2021

Global Offshore, an offshore trenching and cable installation specialist, has completed a cable installation campaign at Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, off Denmark.The first phase of work, finished last year…

Winds of Change: How Enel and Iberdrola Powered Up for the Energy Transition

Apr 06, 2021

Europe's biggest utilities Enel and Iberdrola saw the clean energy transition coming decades ago when others baulked at the high cost of producing energy from the sun and wind and instead stuck with coal and oil.Thanks to early decisions to buy power grids and build renewable plants…

Ocean Winds Looks to Build Offshore Wind Farms in Ireland

Apr 05, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ocean Winds said Monday it was eyeing the expansion of its global offshore wind portfolio to include Ireland.Ocean Winds' current offshore wind portfolio includes 1.5GW in construction and 4GW in development.The company…

Van Oord Confirms 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Installation Deal

Apr 01, 2021

Dutch offshore installation company Van Oord on Thursday confirmed it had secured a contract to deliver and install monopile foundations and array cables for RWE's 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK.The contract comes a little over a…

Japan: JERA Opens Office for Akita Offshore Wind Projects

Apr 01, 2021

Japan's JERA has opened an office in the city of Akita as a base for offshore wind projects off the coast of Akita Prefecture, Japan.Favorable wind conditions along the Japan Sea from Hokkaido to Tohoku make it a promising area with many locations suitable for offshore wind power generation…

World's First: DNV Launches Floating Solar Power Recommended Practice

Mar 31, 2021

DNV, energy industry expertise and assurance provider on Wednesday published what it said was the world’s first recommended practice (RP) for floating solar power projects following a collaborative joint industry project (JIP) involving 24 industry participants…

Vattenfall Sells Stake in First Dutch Offshore Wind Farm to Partner Shell

Mar 31, 2021

Energy giant Shell has taken over full control over the Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm in the Netherlands, buying out Vattenfall from the NoordzeeWind joint venture.Offshore wind farm Egmond aan Zee started operating in 2007, supplying electricity to more than 100…

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