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DNV to Support Construction of Taipower's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 23, 2021

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has signed a USD 17.7 million (NOK 150 million) contract to be the 'Owner’s Engineer' for Taipower Offshore Wind Project Phase II (Changhua Phase II) in Taiwan. It is the largest offshore…

Ørsted Starts Offshore Construction at 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farms in Taiwan

Mar 19, 2021

Denmark-based offshore wind installation company Ørsted, said Friday it was kicking off full-scale offshore construction activities of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan.Ørsted said it would start laying export…

Vattenfall Finds First Buyer for Hollandse Kust Zuid Power

Mar 18, 2021

Swedish power company Vattenfall has signed its first power contract for the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid, located in the Dutch North Sea.Under the contract, Air Liquide will purchase 100GWh of electricity per year from the wind farm located off the Dutch coast…

Iberdrola Enters 600MW Seihoku-oki Offshore Wind Project in Japan

Mar 17, 2021

Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola has added another offshore wind project to its Japanese portfolio as it has agreed with Cosmo Eco Power and Hitz to jointly develop the 600MW Seihoku-oki wind project in Aomori prefecture, in the northwest of the country…

Offshore Wind Delays: Scotland Could Lose Billions, Scottish Renewables Warns

Mar 16, 2021

Continued disruption to Scotland’s offshore wind sector risks the loss of billions of pounds of long-term investment and the country's 'vital 2045 climate change target,' Scottish Renewables, a body representing interests of the Scottish renewable energy industry has warned…

Climate Change: $131 Trillion Clean Energy Investments Needed to Avert Catastrophe, Report Says

Mar 16, 2021

Planned investment in clean energy must increase by 30% to a total of $131 trillion by 2050 to avert catastrophic climate change, with the need to massively scale up hydrogen production particularly acute, according to a study published on Tuesday…

Minesto, Schneider Electric to Build "Ocean Energy Farms"

Mar 12, 2021

Tidal energy developer Minesto said Friday it had signed an agreement with Schneider Electric to work together to develop and build ocean energy farms based on Minesto’s Deep Green technology.The collaboration between Minesto and Schneider Electric…

UK to Invest $132M in New Offshore Wind Services Facilities

Mar 11, 2021

Britain will invest 95 million pounds ($132 million) in the construction of two new facilities to service a big expansion in offshore wind farms, creating around 6,000 jobs in the north of England, the government said on Wednesday.Able Marine Energy Park…

Siemens Gamesa Picks Cadeler to Transport and Install Giant 14MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Mar 10, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Cadeler said Wednesday it had won the largest contract in its history.Cadeler, previously known as Swire Blue Ocean, said that offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa had awarded Cadeler a contract of valued at around $90 million…

Report: Japanese Renewables Company JRE Up for Sale

Mar 09, 2021

Japanese renewables group JRE has been put up for sale by its owners, including Goldman Sachs, three people familiar with the matter said, a deal expected to draw interest from European firms eager to enter Japan's green power market.Japan Renewable…

Huge Growth Expected for Global Offshore Wind O&M Market

Mar 09, 2021

The global offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to grow 16% annually to reach US$12 billion (€10 billion) by 2029, with opportunities for both existing and new players, energy intelligence group Wood Mackenzie said in a report on Tuesday…

CorPower Joins Simply Blue Energy's Western Star Project Off Ireland

Mar 05, 2021

Wave energy company CorPower has said it is joining Simply Blue Energy's Western Star floating wind and wave energy project off Ireland's west coast.'CorPower is joining EIT Innoenergy to support project developer Simply Blue Energy, marking…

Offshore Wind is at “inflection point” for Growth, BP Exec Says

Mar 05, 2021

Offshore wind is at an “inflection point” for growth as costs for the renewable power source fall and technologies advance, BP’s zero carbon energy executive said at a conference on Thursday.“The offshore wind potential is global and (we) should expect more countries around the world to follow suit…

Aker Solutions Awarded $80M in Offshore Wind Arbitration Case

Mar 05, 2021

Aker Solutions has been awarded some 67 million euros (USD 80 million) in damages by an arbitration tribunal in Germany in a case related to Kvaerner's work on RWE's Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm delivered back in 2013.To remind, Kvaerner last…

Solstad Offshore CSVs Net Offshore Wind, Seismic Survey Contracts

Mar 04, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel provider Solstad Offshore said Thursday it had won new contracts for two of its subsea construction vessels (CSV), the Normand Fortress and the Normand Mermaid, in offshore wind and seismic sectors, respectively.The…

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