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First Turbine Installed at World's First Subsidy-free Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 21, 2022

The first turbine was installed earlier this week at Vattenfall's Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, Jochen Eickholt, CEO of wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, said in a social media post.Eickholt said: 'In a milestone moment yesterday…

Greater Changhua 1 & 2a: Taiwan's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Delivers First Power

Apr 21, 2022

Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farm, Taiwan's largest, has delivered first power, Ørsted, the developer of the wind farm said Thursday.Located 35-60 kilometers off Taiwan’s west coast, Greater Changhua 1 & 2a has a total capacity of 900 MW…

World Bank: The Philippines has Potential to Install 21GW of Offshore Wind by 2040

Apr 20, 2022

The Philippines has the potential to install 21 gigawatt of offshore wind power by 2040, equivalent to about a fifth of its electricity supply by then, according to a study released by the Department of Energy and the World Bank on Wednesday…

Siemens Gamesa Buffeted by Rising Costs as Turbine Launch Problems Deepen

Apr 20, 2022

Siemens Gamesa is trying to raise wind turbine prices to cope with lofty raw materials costs and iron out complex internal procedures that have delayed new products and helped trigger a huge quarterly loss, Chief Executive Jochen Eickholt said on Wednesday…

Subsea Cable Installation: Boskalis Bags 'Significant' Offshore Wind Contract

Apr 20, 2022

Dutch offshore services provider Boskalis has said it has won a contract for the transportation and installation of the export cables for a large offshore wind farm development. The value of this contract for Boskalis is considered to be ‘significant'…

RWE Selects O&M Base for Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 20, 2022

Renewable energy company RWE has selected Port of Thorsminde from which to carry out the operation and maintenance of its Thor offshore wind farm. With a planned capacity of 1,000 megawatts (MW) Thor will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date…

What to Expect from the US Offshore Wind Market This Year

Apr 18, 2022

After many false starts, the U.S. offshore wind market is building strong roots for a solid future. But as the market develops from its current northeast and mid-Atlantic niche new opportunities and challenges arise.The U.S. offshore wind market…

Loaded with 11MW Turbines, Cadeler's Wind Osprey Jack-Up Sets Off for HKZ Wind Farm

Apr 18, 2022

Danish Offshore wind turbine installation firm Cadeler is set to start installing giant 11MW wind turbines at Vattenfall's Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.Cadeler over the weekend said that the Wind Osprey…

Ping Petroleum's Avalon Field Plan Gets 'No Objection' Letter, with FPSO, Floating Wind Planned

Apr 18, 2022

Oil and gas company Ping Petroleum's proposed development concept for the Avalon discovery in the UK Central North Sea, has received a letter of “no objection” from the North Sea Transition Authority (“NSTA”).The concept comprises a tie-back…

Proposed Tidal Energy Array Could Supply 40% of Faroe Islands' Electricity Consumption

Apr 15, 2022

Tidal energy technology developer Minesto this week launched a plan for large-scale build-out of tidal energy arrays in the Faroe Islands.The plan includes four new verified sites that would supply 40% of the nation’s growing electricity consumption…

Le Pen's Renewables Ban Plan is an 'aberration', Macron Says

Apr 15, 2022

Marine Le Pen's plan to ban wind turbines is an 'aberration', Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday as France's presidential election campaign moved away from the two candidates accusing each other of being authoritarian to focus on concrete policies…

CoensHexicon Changes Name

Apr 15, 2022

Swedish floating wind technology developer Hexicon has informed that its joint venture CoensHexicon Co., Ltd. has changed its name. The new name is Hexicon Korea Co., Ltd. with the change taking effect from Friday, April 15, 2022. 'The change…

First Turbine Installed at France's First Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 13, 2022

The very first wind turbine for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm was installed on 12-13 April.©Parc éolien en mer de Saint-Nazaire - Production CAPA CorporateThe first wind turbine has been installed at the St. Nazaire offshore wind farm in France…

NextGeo Taps PanGeo For Detailed Survey on Hollandse Kust West Beta Cable Routes

Apr 13, 2022

Marine geoscience and offshore construction support service provider NextGeo has selected PanGeo Subsea, a Kraken Robotics Company, to provide its Sub-Bottom Imager (SBI) technology to conduct a detailed survey in the Dutch North Sea along the…

Report: Iberdrola Seeks to Sell Minority Stakes in German Offshore Wind Farms

Apr 13, 2022

Spanish power utility Iberdrola is seeking buyers for minority stakes in its three offshore wind projects in the German Baltic Sea, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.Iberdrola earns most of its income from renewable energy and power…

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