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Ørsted, GIP JV Sells Hornsea 1 Transmission Assets to DTP

Mar 04, 2021

Hornsea 1 Limited, a joint venture owned by Ørsted (50 %) and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) (50 %), which operates the giant Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm, located 120km off the Yorkshire Coast, the UK, has struck a deal to sell its transmission assets…

Allseas to Use MENCK Hammers for German Offshore Wind Project

Mar 04, 2021

Acteon's pile-driving operating company MENCK has won a contract with offshore installation company Allseas to deliver piledriving and handling equipment for the installation of TenneT’s DolWin6 offshore converter platform in the German sector of the North Sea…

Poland: PGE Baltica Hires DNV to Assist with Offshore Wind JV with Ørsted

Mar 04, 2021

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has been retained by Poland-based offshore wind developer PGE Baltica, to assist with the setting up of an offshore wind joint venture between PGE and Ørsted.DNV, which on Thursday officially changed its name from DNV GL to DNV…

Floating Wind Company BW Ideol Seeks Euronext Growth Listing

Mar 03, 2021

BW Ideol, a company created last month after FPSO firm BW Offshore announced its investment into floating wind company Ideol, has applied for listing on Euronext Growth.'Oslo Børs has received an application for admission to trading on Euronext Growth from BW Ideol AS…

Ocean Winds, Terna Energy Looking to Build Floating Wind Farms Offshore Greece

Mar 03, 2021

Ocean Winds, a JV created by EDP Renewables and Engie last year, has signed a deal with Terna Energy to work on the development of floating offshore wind projects in the Greek seas.Ocean Winds, which has an offshore wind portfolio comprised of 1…

Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

Mar 02, 2021

RWE's Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK has generated renewable electricity for the first time, the company said Monday.The project is located over 32 kilometres off the Lincolnshire coast, with a turbine array that covers an area of 145 square kilometres…

Geothermal Energy: A New Life for Old Offshore Oil Wells?

Feb 28, 2021

Old offshore oil wells could be turned into geothermal energy producers under a plan by a new consortium. The group, The Aquarius North Sea Geothermal Consortium, is “actively” working with North Sea operators to see if old wells could be used to generate geothermal energy for existing platforms…

Shell Accelerating Renewables Push in Germany

Feb 26, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell in Germany aims to produce aviation fuel and naphtha made from crops and renewable power and to increase to commercial scale an electrolysis plant that makes fossil-free hydrogen, as it seeks to move away from crude oil.The…

Denmark Might Not Reach Its 2030 Emissions Reduction Goal as It 'Relies on Unproven Tech'

Feb 26, 2021

Denmark risks not reaching its goal to cut carbon emissions by 70% by 2030 because it is too reliant on unproven technology, an independent council monitoring the effort said on Friday.The Nordic country in 2020 set one of the most ambitious…

Eni Officially Enters Giant Offshore Wind Project in UK

Feb 26, 2021

Italian oil and gas company Eni has completed the acquisition of a 20% stake in total in the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind projects in the UK, which are part of the world's largest offshore wind project in development.As previously reported…

Blue Gem Wind Pressing Ahead with Valorous Floating Wind Farm

Feb 24, 2021

Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between French firm Total and Irish-based Simply Blue Energy, has filed an environmental scoping report for Valorous, a proposed 300 MW floating offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea, off Wales.Valorous is the second…

DEME Offshore to Install Giant Monopiles for Baltic Sea Wind Farm

Feb 23, 2021

Belgian offshore installation company DEME Offshore has been awarded a substantial contract to deliver foundations for Parkwind's offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, offshore Germany.DEME Offshore will be responsible for engineering, procurement…

Poland in Race Against the Clock to Approve Baltic Offshore Wind Subsidies

Feb 22, 2021

Poland is racing against the clock to authorize subsidies for Baltic offshore wind power projects totaling 5.9 gigawatts by mid-2021, the climate minister said on Monday, as the country tries to shift away from its heavy dependence on coal.The…

Vattenfall Awards Van Oord a 4-Year Offshore Wind Contract

Feb 22, 2021

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall has awarded the Dutch-based offshore installation contractor Van Oord a 4-year operations & maintenance (O&M) contract.Working through its MPI Offshore organization, Van Oord will provide jack-up and associated…

Siemens Gamesa Confirms Courseulles-sur-Mer Wind Turbine Supply Deal

Feb 22, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has confirmed it has been awarded the firm order from the EDF Renewables-Enbridge-wpd consortium for the 448 MW Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind power project in France.The confirmation…

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