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Floating Wind: DemoSATH Floater Launched in Spain (VIDEO)

Jul 20, 2022

Spanish offshore engineering firm Saitec Offshore Technologies and renewables giant RWE on Wednesday marked the completion and the launching operation of their DemoSATH floating wind unit. SATH Technology is based on a concrete platform concept with a plug-and-play Single Point Mooring, the same technology used for FPSOs.The DemoSATH project uses a 2MW turbine in a full-scale prototype that will be deployed offshore Bilbao and will be the first floating turbine connected to the Spanish grid…

Prysmian's Subsea Power Cables to Connect Canary Islands, Ceuta to Spanish Mainland

Jul 18, 2022

Prysmian, the Italian energy and telecom cable systems provider, has won two contracts worth approximately €250 million (around $253,3 million) by Red Eléctrica de España, S.A.U., the transmission system operator of the Spanish power grid.The…

First of Nine: Edda Wind Takes Delivery of Edda Breeze Vessel

Jun 01, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind services firm Edda Wind has taken delivery of its first CSOV, the Edda Breeze. The vessel was built by Astilleros Gondán shipyard in Spain.The hydrogen-ready vessel is the first to be delivered as part of a nine-vessel newbuilding program…

ACCIONA Energía Buys Into French Floating Wind Tech Firm Eolink

May 30, 2022

Spanish company ACCIONA Energía has acquired 24% of the capital of the French company Eolink, which specializes in the development of floating foundations for offshore wind energy. With the acquisition, Acciona Energia has become the main shareholder in Eolink…

Snam, Enagas to Study Spain-Italy Offshore Gas Pipeline

May 13, 2022

Italian gas group Snam has agreed with Spain's Enagas to explore the construction of an offshore pipeline between the two countries, as Europe scrambles to diversify its energy supply mix and wean itself off Russian gas.Spain has the largest…

Eco Wave Power to Install Wave Energy Power Plant in Spanish Port

May 05, 2022

Wave energy technology firm Eco Wave Power has entered an official agreement with Port Adriano, Spain, for the potential construction of a wave energy power plant of up to 2MW. According to the terms of the agreement, Port Adriano will assign…

Morocco Considers Onshore, Offshore Options for LNG Import Facility

Apr 18, 2022

Morocco is studying options at several ports to build a floating or land-based facility to import liquefied natural gas (LNG), Energy Minister Leila Benali said on Friday.Morocco relied for much of its gas needs - about 1 billion cubic meters…

Equinor, Naturgy Partner Up for Floating Wind Projects in Spain

Apr 06, 2022

Norwegian energy company Equinor has partnered up with Naturgy, with the two firms entering a development agreement prior to Spain’s first upcoming offshore wind auction off the coast of the Canary Islands.The Spanish government plans to develop up to 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030…

Ørsted, Repsol Eye Floating Wind Turbine Deployment Offshore Spain

Apr 05, 2022

Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted and Spanish oil company Repsol have partnered up to explore joint deployment of floating wind turbines offshore Spain.'After several years of concept development and small-scale testing, floating offshore wind is now on the brink of commercialization…

Edda Wind's New CSOV Launched in Spain

Mar 22, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind vessel operator Edda Wind last Saturday launched Commissioning Service Operation vessel (CSOV) C490 at Astilleros Gondan Shipyard in Spain. The vessel will serve the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.The newbuild…

Spain Detains Yacht Thought to Be Owned by Rosneft CEO

Mar 16, 2022

Spanish authorities on Wednesday detained a mega-yacht called 'Crescent' that is believed to belong to Igor Sechin, the sanctioned chief executive of Russian oil giant Rosneft, a police source told Reuters.The 135-metre-long yacht, described…

VIDEO: DemoSATH Floater Manufacturing Accelerating in Spain

Dec 17, 2021

Manufacturing works on DemoSATH, Saitec Offshore’s & RWE Renewables concrete floating wind platform project, are accelerating in the Spanish Port of Bilbao, with the latest milestone being the handling operation of the prototype, Saitec Offshore said Friday…

Greenalia Gets AESA Nod for Floating Wind Project in Canary Islands

Dec 02, 2021

Greenalia, a Spanish firm working to build a 50MW floating wind farm off the Canary Islands, has received authorization in terms of aeronautical easements by AESA (State Aviation Safety Agency) for the assembly of the four wind turbines of the Gofio wind farm…

Iberdrola's Net Profit Falls 10% on High Energy Costs, Taxes

Oct 27, 2021

Global wind power leader Iberdrola reported a 10% fall in net profit on Wednesday but beat market expectations for a turbulent nine months on energy markets which saw its home government in Spain swoop on utilities' earnings.Power and gas prices…

Shell's Upstream Boss Moves to Gas and Renewables Division

Oct 15, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Wael Sawan as head of its integrated gas and renewables division, replacing Maarten Wetselaar who will leave the energy company after 25 years.Sawan currently heads Shell's oil and gas production, or upstream…

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