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USA: Twelve Offshore Wind R&D Projects Selected for Funding

Jun 08, 2020

The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC) has selected twelve projects for contract negotiation, completing its first solicitation for offshore wind research and development technology projects. The twelve awards totaling $10…

Faroe Islands: Minesto Installs Foundation for Tidal Kite System

Jun 08, 2020

Tidal energy developer Minesto has completed the first offshore installation phase of its tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands, as the gravity-based foundation for the powerplant has been installed at the site in Vestmannasund.David Collier…

Eni Splits Business into Renewables and Oil & Gas

Jun 05, 2020

Italian oil major Eni said on Thursday it was creating a division to focus on renewable energy, as part of a corporate reorganization.The overhaul, which Reuters reported on Wednesday, follows industry-wide upheaval as the coronavirus pandemic…

Innogy Shares to be Delisted as E.ON Completes Takeover

Jun 03, 2020

Shares in Innogy, once Germany's No.1 energy group by market cap, are expected to be delisted this week, as rival E.ON said it completed a buy-out of minority shareholders as part of a broader deal to break up the firm.'In the months ahead,…

ENGIE Fabricom, Iemants JV to Build Hollandse Kust (North) Substation

Jun 02, 2020

A consortium of the Belgian companies ENGIE Fabricom and Iemants will supply the offshore substation platform for the Hollandse Kust (North) wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, TenneT has informed.A wind farm with a total installed capacity of…

Walney Extension Sells Transmission Assets

Jun 02, 2020

Walney Extension Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50%), PKA (25%) and PFA (25%), and the operator of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK, has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to Diamond Transmission Partners Walney Extension…

Boskalis, Bouygues, Saipem JV to Build Fécamp OWF GBS

Jun 02, 2020

A consortium of Bouygues, Saipem, and Boskalis has been awarded the contract for design, construction, and installation of 71 concrete Gravity-Based Structures (GBS) which will serve as foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm turbines in Normandy…

Siemens Gamesa Confirms Fécamp Wind Turbine Deal

Jun 02, 2020

After EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd on Tuesday announced the sanctioning of the $2,2 billion Fécamp offshore wind project in France, Siemens Gamesa has confirmed it has received the firm order for the supply of wind turbines for the project…

Seastar Wind Farm Connected to Elia's MOG

Jun 01, 2020

Belgium’s high-voltage transmission system operator Elia has informed said that the connection of the Seastar offshore wind farm marked the completion of Elia’s offshore power hub Modular Offshore Grid (MOG), Located 40 km off the Belgian coast…

Norway Earmarks $369M for Green Industry Investments

May 29, 2020

The Norwegian government proposes spending 3.6 billion Norwegian crowns ($369 million) on investments to make its economy greener as it gradually emerges from coronavirus lockdowns, the government said on Friday.'The crisis we are now in hasn't…

Deme Offshore Joins Neptune's Hydrogen Project

May 29, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Deme Offshore has joined Neptune Energy's PosHYdon pilot, the world’s first offshore green hydrogen project, being developed in the Dutch North Sea.Part of the Belgian Deme Group,  the company joins as a partner…

First Turbine Installed at Borssele III/IV Offshore Wind Project

May 28, 2020

The first offshore wind turbine has been installed at the Borssele III/IV wind project in the Dutch North Sea, the turbine builder MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has said.'The first turbine at the 731.5 MW Borssele III/IV offshore wind project has…

RWE, Kyuden Mirai in Japan Offshore Wind Pact

May 28, 2020

RWE Renewables Japan, a Japanese branch of Germany's RWE Renewables, and Kyuden Mirai Energy Company, a Kyushu Electric Power company, have signed a Joint Bidding Agreement to enter into a full-scale feasibility study for the offshore wind power project planned off the coast of Yurihonjo City…

Prysmian's Inter-array Cables for Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm

May 28, 2020

Italian marine cable installation company Prysmian has won an €80 million contract to provide the submarine inter-array cable systems for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France.Under the contract awarded by the wind farm developer Ailes…

Northern Offshore Services, SEA O.G Form CTV JV for U.S. Offshore Wind Space

May 27, 2020

Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) and SEA O.G have entered into an agreement to provide marine services and CTV operations to the offshore wind industry in the United States.The partnership will combine the forces of N-O-S, the crew transfer vessel operator in Europe…

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