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First Turbine Stands Tall at Iberdrola’s 476MW Offshore Wind Farm

May 09, 2024

The first of a total of 50 wind turbines has been installed at the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, a joint venture between Iberdrola and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), located off the German Baltic coast.Working in partnership with Vestas…

Hollandse Kust West Beta Export Cables to Come Ashore Next Week

May 08, 2024

The first export cable for the Hollandse Kust West Beta offshore wind farm will come ashore next week as the work progresses to connect the 700 MW project to the Dutch grid.According to an update from transmission system operator TenneT, several…

Onshore Tests Start for PosHYdon Offshore Green Hydrogen Pilot

May 08, 2024

The onshore tests for the PosHYdon project, which aims to produce green hydrogen on an operational gas platform in the Dutch North Sea, have started in the Netherlands.The PosHYdon pilot kicked off the onshore test successfully at the premises of InVesta…

RWE Inks Deals for Three HVDC Offshore Wind Substations with Hitachi Energy and Aibel

May 08, 2024

German energy giant RWE has signed framework agreements with Hitachi Energy and Aibel for the joint supply of three high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems for its offshore wind farms.The agreements are long-term in nature as the secured…

TGS Launches Multi-Client Wind and Metocean Surveys Off Germany

May 07, 2024

Norwegian seismic firm TGS has started its latest multi-client wind measurement campaign using two LiDAR buoys offshore Germany in the North Sea.The buoys are equipped with a multitude of sensors, allowing detailed measurements of wind, metocean and environmental data…

New Jersey Launches Fourth Offshore Wind Call

May 06, 2024

The U.S. state of New Jersey has opened the fourth solicitation for offshore wind development, seeking to award up to 4 GW of new generation capacity.The application window for the fourth solicitation has been opened on April 30, and will accept application until July 10…

Van Oord’s Heavy-Lift Installation Vessel Gets Major Upgrade

May 03, 2024

Van Oord’s Svanen vessel has received a major upgrade which increased its total height to 125 meters, making it one of the largest heavy-lift vessels in the world suitable for handling the next generation of monopile foundations for offshore wind…

California’s First Floating Wind Project Steps Closer to PPA

May 03, 2024

CADEMO Corporation, established by Floventis, and California Community Power (CC Power) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate the development of the 60 MW floating wind project off the California coast.The MoU is intended…

Hitachi, Chantiers de l'Atlantique Sign $4.8B Deal for French Offshore Substations

May 03, 2024

France's energy grid operator RTE has signed a $4.8 billion contract with Hitachi Energy and Chantiers de l'Atlantique for the construction of several offshore power platforms and converter stations for two offshore wind farms to be built in France…

CIP Bags Two Licenses for 4.4GW Offshore Wind Farms in Australia

May 02, 2024

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of its Flagship Funds, has been awarded two licenses for the development of offshore wind projects in Australian state of Victoria, whose combined capacity is up to 4.4 GW.CIP has secured exclusivity…

Mainstream Renewable Power Welcomes Australia’s 2.5GW Offshore Wind License

May 02, 2024

Mainstream Renewable Power, as part of the Gippsland Skies Offshore Wind consortium, has secured a feasibility license from the Australian government for a fixed-bottom 2.5 GW offshore wind project off the Gippsland region of Victoria.The feasibility…

Ørsted Secures First and Lines Up Second Multi-GW Offshore Wind License in Australia

May 02, 2024

The Australian government has granted a feasibility license for Ørsted’s first offshore wind project in Australia and intends to grant a license for a second project, subject to consultation. The combined potential capacity of the two projects stands at 4…

Balmoral Comtec Gets Hornsea 3 Cable Protection Job

May 02, 2024

UK-based offshore energy supply chain company Balmoral Comtec has secured a multi-million-dollar contract from for Ørsted for the supply of cable protection systems (CPS) for its Hornsea 3 offshore wind project.The scope of work includes design…

Windward Offshore to Equip CSOV Newbuild Duo with Seaonics’ Cranes

Apr 30, 2024

German shipowner Windward Offshore has ordered 3D Electric Controlled Motion Compensated (ECMC) cranes from Seaonics for two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) being built by Norwegian shipbuilder VARD.The order marks Seaonics' first equipment delivery to Windward Offshore…

Petrobras Eyes Offshore Wind Pilot in Northeastern Brazil

Apr 30, 2024

Petrobras has signed a memorandum of understanding with the State of Rio Grande do Norte for studies on the feasibility of implementing an offshore wind pilot project in Brazil’s northeastern state.The value of the investment and the generation capacity will be assessed as the project develops…

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