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Second Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Substation Installed

Aug 18, 2020

Offshore installation contactor DEME Offshore has installed the second offshore substation platform (OSP) for the Moray East wind farm in the Moray Firth in Scotland. The 950MW wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL)…

Xodus Launches Study to Boost Bankability of Floating Offshore Wind

Aug 13, 2020

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus Group has launched a three-year study on the costs around floating offshore wind with the aim of helping developers make their projects attractive to investors.The collaborative research project, led by Xodus through the IDCORE program…

AqualisBraemar to Oversee Construction of Offshore Wind Vessels in China

Aug 13, 2020

Offshore energy consultancy AqualisBraemar will oversee the construction of two self-elevating wind turbine installation vessels in China.The jack-up units will be constructed at Chinese shipyard Dayang Offshore Equipment. The vessels will be built for OuYang Offshore Co…

RWE to Sell Stake in Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm?

Aug 13, 2020

RWE aims to sell a minority stake in British offshore wind farm Humber Gateway, as the German utility seeks to release cash for expansion in renewable energy, two people familiar with the matter said.Morgan Stanley plans to launch the deal, which could value the asset at more than 1…

PHOTO: Saitec's BlueSATH Floating Wind Platform Installed in Spain

Aug 11, 2020

Saitec Offshore Technologies' BlueSATH floating wind platform has been installed and commissioned in its final deployment site in El Abra del Sardinero, Santander, Spain. The BlueSATH was towed from Astander's Dock Pontejos towards its destination 800 meters away off the Cantabrian coast…

Rovco to Survey Proposed 96MW Floating Wind Farm Site

Aug 11, 2020

Subsea survey services and ROV provider Rovco has won a contract to carry out survey work on Erebus, a planned 96MW offshore floating wind farm 45 km off the coast of Pembrokeshire, in the southwest of Wales.Rovco said Monday that Blue Gem Wind…

AFRY's Engineering Services for Vietnam Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 04, 2020

AFRY has been awarded engineering services assignment for Tra Vinh Offshore Wind Farm, a 48 MW wind farm project located in Tra Vinh Province, Vietnam. The project is owned by Truong Thanh Tra Vinh Wind Power JSC, an affiliated company of Thailand's Sermsang Power Corporation (SSP)…

CrossWind Hires Van Oord for 759 MW Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Jul 30, 2020

Dutch offshore services giant Van Oord has won a construction contract for the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm from CrossWind.The contract follows the announcement on Wednesday that CrossWind, a Shell-Eneco JV, had won a tender to…

East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind Farm Project Complete

Jul 28, 2020

East Anglia ONE, a £2.5 billion offshore wind farm 43km off the coast of Suffolk, UK, has been completed, ScottishPower Renewables has informed.All 102 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines – situated 43km off the Suffolk coast – are now fully operational…

UK's SSE Sticks to $9.4B Low-Carbon Spending Plan

Jul 16, 2020

British renewable power generator and network operator SSE Plc said on Thursday it will stick with plans to invest 7.5 billion pounds ($9.4 billion) in low-carbon projects over the next five years, and also maintain its dividend schedule.'Whilst…

Siemens Gamesa to Service Senvion Wind Turbines at TWB II Wind Farm

Jul 16, 2020

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will maintain offshore wind turbines at Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) wind farm, offshore Germany, under a five-year contract.SGRE said It is the first time for Siemens Gamesa to win an…

Palfinger's Cranes and Lifeboats for Østensjø Offshore Wind Vessel Fleet

Jul 15, 2020

Crane manufacturer Palfinger will equip Østensjø Group's new offshore wind support vessels with lifting solutions as well as lifesaving appliances.The vessels, to be built by Spanish shipyards Gondán Shipbuilders and Balenciaga Shipyard, have been ordered by owner Edda Wind/Østensjø Rederi…

Saitec to Install Bird Monitoring System at BlueSATH

Jul 14, 2020

Floating wind turbine developer Saitec Offshore Technologies is installing bird monitoring collision risk reduction system at its BlueSATH testing project, Saitec's first offshore wind deployment in Spain.BlueSATH testing project will take place…

Taiwan: MHI Vestas to Source Fasteners and Cables Locally

Jul 13, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is further boosting Taiwan's local offshore wind supply chain with the decision to source fasteners and cables locally.The company has previously announced contracts in Taiwan for local supply of blades…

Steelwind Monopile Foundations for Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Jul 13, 2020

German construction company Steelwind will build monopile foundations for Parkwind's the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.Under the contract, signed earlier this month, Steelwind will deliver 27 WTG and one OSS next-generation XXL-Monopile units…

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