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MHI Vestas Confirms Scotland Offshore Wind Order

Dec 06, 2018

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will supply 100 turbines for the 950-megawatt (MW) Moray East offshore wind farm in waters off the northeast coast of Scotland.Under the contract, MHI Vestas will deliver one hundred of its V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbines for the project in the Moray Firth…

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Backs Offshore Wind

Dec 02, 2018

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) is remaining committed to supporting the state’s goals of generating 3.5GW of offshore wind by 2030 and reaching 100% of renewable energy by 2050.The Offshore Wind Supply Chain Networking Event…

Orsted Plots $30 Bln Green Energy Investment

Nov 28, 2018

Denmark's Orsted will invest $30 billion in green energy up to 2025, it said on Wednesday, as it seeks to become one of a handful of future 'renewable majors' leading a global transition from fossil fuels to green energy.While renewable energy…

Petronas Sets Up Team for Renewables Push

Nov 27, 2018

Malaysian state-owned oil and gas firm Petroliam Nasional Berhad, or Petronas, has set up a new business within the group to make a push into renewable energy, the head of the new venture said on Tuesday.Petronas has expressed interest over…

Norway Eyes Offshore Wind to Power Gas Plant

Nov 26, 2018

Norwegian gas system operator Gassco and Canadian energy firm Enbridge are working on reviving a 350 megawatt (MW) offshore wind project to boost power supply security at Norway's Nyhamna gas processing plant, they told Reuters.The project, which would be the country's first offshore wind farm…

Damen: New Fast Crew Supplier for US Market

Nov 26, 2018

Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled a new vessel design geared toward the developing offshore wind market in North America: the Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV).The new design builds on Damen designs…

EDP Renewables Opens Wind Farm in Spain

Nov 25, 2018

Portuguese renewables company EDP Renewables (EDPR) has inaugurated the Muxía Wind Farm in the homonymous municipality, in the Autonomous Spanish Region of Galicia.A press release from the wind energy producer said that its CEO Jõao Manso Neto…

European Energy Erects Zinkgruvan First Turbine at Zinkgruvan

Nov 25, 2018

The first turbine has been erected at European Energy's Zinkgruvan wind project in Sweden marking an important milestone in the offshore wind sector.The project is located approximately 70 km north of Linköping, near the northern end of the Vättern Lake…

Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Substation Nears Completion

Nov 21, 2018

Ten months after the final assembly of the offshore substation (OSS) for the new Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm started at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSV), the substation topside has now been moved outside the construction hall so that further outfitting can take place…

Construction Begins at Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 19, 2018

A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Harwich International Port, North Sea seaport in Essex, to mark the official start of construction of the GBP 10 million operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.Representatives from the wind farm…

Nexans Wins Hornsea 2 Contract

Nov 19, 2018

Nexans announced Monday it has secured a contract to supply of over 200 kilometers of the high voltage alternating current (HVAC) subsea export cable system for the near shore section of  the world's largest offshore wind farm. The contract…

COWI Expands in US Offshore Wind Energy

Nov 15, 2018

In a major developement, international consulting group COWI announced it plan to increase its presence in the USA significantly with the consultancy contract with Vineyard Wind in Massachusetts – the first major US offshore wind energy project…

Wind to be EU's Largest Power Source in Ten Years

Nov 13, 2018

Wind power is set overtake coal, nuclear and gas to become the EU’s largest power source well before 2030. This is according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2018 World Energy Outlook.According to the IEA’s projections, wind energy will become the EU’s largest power source in 2027…

Ørsted Awards Jacket Foundation Contract

Nov 12, 2018

Sing Da Marine Structure Corporation (SDMS) has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract to construct the jacket foundations for Ørsted’s 900MW Greater Changhua offshore wind project off Taiwan.During 2020 and 2021 SDMS will supply 56 jacket…

EnBW Cuts Renewables Outlook

Nov 12, 2018

German energy group EnBW on Monday cut the outlook for its renewables division after low wind and water levels hurt the output at its hydroelectric power plants and wind parks.The group said adjusted core earnings (EBITDA) at its renewables unit would develop in a range of -10 to +5 percent…

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